Birthdays: October 23, 2018

Amandla Stenberg – actor, “Rue,” Hunger Games – 20

Ryan Reynolds – actor – 42

Sanjay Gupta – CNN medical correspondent – 49

Nancy Grace – CNN legal correspondent – 59

Weird Al Yankovic – parody singer – 59

Dwight Yoakam – country singer – 62

Ang Lee – director, “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon” – 65

Pele – soccer champ – 78

Barron Hilton – of the Hotel fame – 91

BORN ON THIS DATE

Michael Crichton – author, “Jurassic Park” – 1942

Johnny Carson – “Tonight” Show host – 1925

Birthdays: October 22

Zac Hanson – drummer, “Hanson” – 33

Shaggy (Orville Richard Burrell) – Reggae/Pop/R&B singer – 50

Jeff Goldblum – actor – 66

Deepak Chopra – philosopher and writer – 71

Tony Roberts – actor, “Annie Hall” – 79

Christopher Lloyd – actor, “Back to the Future” – 80

BORN ON THIS DATE

Timothy Leary – Harvard professor who encouraged LSD use – 1920

Curly Howard – 1903

Birthdays: October 18, 2018

Bristol Palin – former DWTS star – 28

Zac Efron – High School Musical star – 28

Lindsey Vonn – olympic gold medalist – 34

Jean Claude Van Damme – bodybuilding actor – 58

Pam Dawber – Actress, Mork & Mindy – 67

Mike Ditka – 79

BORN ON THIS DATE

Lee Harvey Oswald – JFK assassin (?) – 1939

Peter Boyle – Actor, Everybody Loves Raymond – 1927

George C. Scott – Actor, Patton – 1927

Chuck Berry – singer – 1926

Jesse Helms – 5-term senator from North Carolina – 1921

Birthdays: October 17, 2018

Marshall Mathers (Eminem) – rapper – 46

Wyclef Jean – Fugees rapper, producer – 46

Chris Kirkpatrick – former N’Syncer – 47

Norm MacDonald – SNL alum and actor – 55

Alan Jackson – country star – 60

George Wendt – Actor, Cheers (Norm) – 70

BORN ON THIS DATE

Howard Rollins – In the Heat of the Night actor – 1950

Margot Kidder – Actress, Superman (Lois Lane) – 1948 (d. May ’18 from overdose)

Evel Knievel – stunt daredevil – 1938

Rita Hayworth – famous 1940s actress – 1918

Birthdays: October 16, 2018

John Mayer –  singer – 41

Flea (Michael Peter Balzary) – Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist; played Needles in Back to the Future – 56

Tim Robbins – actor – 60

Suzanne Somers – actress, “Three’s Company” – 72

Bob Weir – Grateful Dead founder – 71

Angela Lansbury – actress – 93

BORN ON THIS DATE

Oscar Wilde – Irish playwright and poet – 1854

Noah Webster – of Webster’s Dictionary – 1758

Birthdays: October 15

Ginuwine (Elgin Baylor Lumpkin) – rapper – 48

Paige Davis – “Trading Spaces” host – 49

Emeril Lagasse – celebrity chef – 59

Sarah Ferguson – former Duchess of York – 59

Tito Jackson – musician – 65

Larry Miller – actor – 65

Richard Carpenter – singer, with his sister Karen – 72

Penny Marshall – director, former actor, “Laverne and Shirley” – 76

Lee Iacocca – former Chrysler and Ford President and CEO – 94

BORN ON THIS DATE

Mario Puzo – author, “The Godfather” – 1920

John Kenneth Galbraith – Harvard economist, former editor of Fortune, close friend and correspondent of William F Buckley Jr. – 1908

Friedrich Nietzsche – philosopher – 1844

Birthdays: October 12

Josh Hutcherson – Actor, played Peeta Mellark in The Hunger Games – 26

Bode Miller – Olympic skier – 41

Marion Jones – shamed Olympic track star – 43

Kirk Cameron – Actor, Growing Pains – 49

Hugh Jackman – Actor, X-Men – 50

Carlos Bernard – Actor, 24 – 56

Chris Wallace – Fox News Sunday anchor – 71

BORN ON THIS DATE –

Luciano Pavarotti – operatic tenor – 1935

Birthdays: October 11, 2018

Michelle Wie – LPGA golfer – 29

Michelle Trachtenberg – actress, Harriet the Spy – 33

Emily Deschanel – actress, Bones – 42

Artie Lange – Howard Stern staffer and comedian – 51

Luke Perry – actor, Beverly Hills 90210 – 52

Joan Cusack – Actress – 56

Steve Young – 49ers QB – 57

Elmore Leonard – novelist – 93

BORN ON THIS DATE

Eleanor Roosevelt – former first lady – 1884

Henry John Heinz – of the Ketchup fame – 1844

Birthdays: October 9

Bella Hadid – model – 22

Scotty McCreery – singer – 25

Chris O’Dowd – actor – 39

Nick Swardson – comedian – 42

Steve Burns – Steve from “Blues Clues” – 45

Annika Sorenstam – goler – 49

Steve McQueen – director – 49

David Cameron – British PM – 52

Scott Bakula – actor – 64

John O’Hurley – Mr. Peterman – 64

Tony Shalhoub – actor – 65

Sharon Osbourne – 66

BORN ON THIS DATE

John Lennon – 1940

Birthdays: October 8, 2018

Angus T Jones – actor, “Two and a Half Men” – 25

Bruno Mars – singer – 33

Nick Cannon – actor, host of “America’s Got Talent” – 38

Matt Damon – actor – 48

Sigourney Weaver – actress – 69

R.L. Stein – “Goosebumps” author – 75

Chevy Chase – actor – 75

Jesse Jackson – activist – 75

Paul Hogan – actor – 79

BORN ON THIS DATE

Juan Peron – Argentinian President, 1946-55 and ’73-75) – 1895

Birthdays: October 5

Jesse Eisenberg – 35

Nicky Hilton – the other Hilton sister – 35

Paul Thomas – Good Charlotte bassist – 39

James Valentine – Maroon 5 guitarist – 40

Kate Winslet – Actress, Titanic – 44

Grant Hill – former Detroit Pistons forward – 46

Guy Pearce – actor, The Count of Monte Cristo – 51

Neil DeGrasse Tyson – 60

Karen Allen – Actress, Raiders of the Lost Ark – 67

BORN ON THIS DATE

Bernie Mac – Actor, Ocean’s 11; comedian – 1957

Donald Pleasance – Actor, Halloween – 1919

Ray Kroc – McDonald’s pioneer – 1902

Chester Arthur – POTUS 21 – 1829

Birthdays: October 4, 2018

Rachael Leigh Cook – actress – 39

Alicia Silverstone – actress – 42

Liev Schreiber – actor – 51

Russell Simmons – Def Jam records co-founder – 61

Christoph Waltz – 62

Linda McMahon – WWE CEO, 2010 Senate candidate for Connecticut – 70

Susan Sarandon – Actress and Activist – 72

Anne Rice – fantasy author – 77

Jackie Collins – English author, sister of actress Joan – 81

BORN ON THIS DATE

Charlton Heston – prolific actor – 1923

Buster Keaton – silent film actor – 1895

Rutherford B Hayes – POTUS 19 – 1822

Birthdays: October 3, 2018

Ashlee Simpson – pop singer, younger sister to Jessica – 34

Eric von Detten – soap actor – 36

John Morrison – WWE wrestler better known as “The Shaman of Sexy” – 39

Sean William Scott – actor – 42

India.Arie – singer/songwriter – 43

Neve Campbell – Actress: Scream, Party of Five – 45

Kevin Richardson – former Backstreet Boy – 47

Gwen Stefani – – 49

Clive Owen – British Actor, Children of Men – 54

Tommy Lee – Motley Crue drummer – 56

The Reverend Al Sharpton – liberal activist – 64

Roy Horn – of Sigfried and Roy magician duo – 74 (he was the one bitten by the tiger)

Lindsey Buckingham – Fleetwood Mac guitarist – 75

BORN ON THIS DATE

Stevie Ray Vaughan – country blues guitarist – 1954

Gore Vidal – leftist author and writer – 1925

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

Birthdays: October 1

Sarah Drew – actress, “Grey’s Anatomy” – 38

Zach Galifianakis – actor, “the Hangover”  – 49

Mark McGwire – former St. Louis Cardinal – 55

Randy Quaid – actor – 68

Julie Andrews – actress, “The Sound of Music” and “Marry Poppins” – 83

Jimmy Carter – 39th POTUS – 94

BORN ON THIS DATE

Richard Harris – the first Dumbledore – 1930

George Peppard – actor, “The A-Team” – 1928

Tom Bosely – actor, “Happy Days” – 1927

William Rehnquist – former Supreme Court justice – 1924

Walter Matthau – actor, “The Odd Couple” – 1920

Bonnie Parker – of Bonnie & Clyde – 1910

Birthdays: September 28, 2018

Frankie Jonas – the fourth, forgotten brother – 18

Hilary Duff – teen pop sensation – 31

Naomi Watts – Actress, King Kong – 50

Mira Sorvino – Actress, Mighty Aphrodite – 51

Moon Unit Zappa – daughter of Frank Zappa – 51

Janeane Garofolo – left-wing comedienne – 54

Koko Taylor – old school blues singer – 83

Brigitte Bardot – French model – 84

BORN ON THIS DATE

Arnold Stang – Voice Actor, Top Cat – 1925

Ed Sullivan – legendary variety show host – 1901

Birthdays: September 27, 2018

Avril Lavigne – Singer – 34

Anna Camp – actress – 36

Lil’ Wayne – (real name: Dwayne Michael Carter) rapper – 36

Gwyneth Paltrow – actress – 46

Sofia Milos – Actress, CSI: Miami – 53

Stephan Jenkins – Third Eye Blind frontman – 54

Meat Loaf – (real name: Marvin Lee Aday), Singer – 71

Wilford Brimley –  84

BORN ON THIS DATE

Greg Morris – Actor, Mission: Impossible – 1934

William Conrad – Narrator, Rocky and Bullwinkle – 1920

Samuel Adams – 1722