Birthdays: October 2

Kelly Ripa – tv host and actress – 48

Lorraine Bracco – actress, “The Sopranos” – 64

Sting (Gordon Matthew Thomas Sumner) – singer – 67

Annie Liebovitz – famous “Vanity Fair” photographer – 69

Don Mclean – “American Pie” singer – 73

BORN ON THIS DATE

Johnnie Cochran Jr. – famous lawyer – 1937

Groucho Marx – actor – 1890

Bud Abbott – of Abbott and Costello – 1895

Mahatma Gandhi – peace leader – 1869