October 18

Today's:

Birthdays


Giovanni Canaletto 1697 - Landscape artist


Salomon Andree 1854 - Explorer


Henri Bergson 1859 - Philosopher, author


Lotte Lenya (Karoline Blamauer) 1898 - Singer, actress ("From Russia with Love")


Miriam Hopkins 1902 - Actress ("The Children’s Hour")


James Brooks 1906 - Artist


Bobby Troup 1918 - Actor ("Emergency")


Anita O'Day 1919 - Singer


Pierre Elliott Trudeau 1919 - Prime Minister of Canada


Melina Mercouri 1920 - Actress


Chuck Berry (Charles Edward Anderson Berry) 1926 - Singer


George C. Scott 1927 - Actor ("Patton," "Taps")


Keith Jackson 1928 - Sportscaster


Violeta Barrios de Chamorro 1929 - President of Nicaragua


Forrest Gregg 1933 - Football player


Inger Stevens 1934 - Actress


Peter Boyle 1935 - Actor ("The X-Files," "Everybody Loves Raymond")


Ronnie Bright 1938 - Musician (The Coasters)


Mike Ditka 1939 - Football player and coach


Lee Harvey Oswald 1939 - Accused of assassinating U.S. President John F. Kennedy


Willie Horton 1942 - Baseball player


Russ Giguere 1943 - Guitar player, singer (The Association)


Joe Morton 1947 - Actor ("Speed")


Laura Nyro 1947 - Singer, songwriter


Paulette Williams (Ntozake Shange) 1948 - Playwright, poet


Gary Richrath 1949 - Musician (REO Speedwagon)


Wendy Wasserstein 1950 - Writer


Pam Dawber 1951 - Actress ("Mork & Mindy")


Terry McMillan 1951


Jerry Royster 1952 - Baseball player


Martina Navratilova 1956 - Tennis player


Thomas Hearns 1958 - Boxer, known as "Hit Man"


Jean-Claude Van Damme 1960- Actor ("Double Impact," "Hard Target")


Erin Moran 1960 - Actress ("Happy Days," "Joanie Loves Chachi")


Wynton Marsalis 1961 - Musician


Vincent Spano 1962 - Actor


Tim Cross 1966 - Musician (Sponge)


Michael Stich 1968 - Tennis player


Nonchalant (Tanya Pointer) 1973 - Rapper


Peter Svensson 1974 - Guitar player (The Cardigans)


Ne-Yo (Shaffer Chimere Smith, Jr.)1979 - Singer, rapper


Jesse Littleton (Marshall Dyllon) 1981


Zach Effron 1987 - Actor, singer ("High School Musical" movies)


Joy Lauren 1989 - Actress ("Desperate Housewives")


Tyler Posey 1991 - Actor


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