Birthdays of Personalities on October 2

xxxx :Betty Kennedy, Roswell NM, actress (Andrea-Ladies' Man)
xxxx :Bill Margold, XXX actor (Maxine, Toying Around)
xxxx :Chip McAllister, St Louis Mo, actor (Luther-Better Days)
xxxx :Joey Slotnick, actor (Sam-The Single Guy)
xxxx :Larry Sellers, Tawkhuska OK, actor (Cloud Dancing-Dr Quinn)
xxxx :Wesley Thompson, Chicago Ill, actor (Wardell-He's the Mayor)
1452 :King Richard III, of England (1483-85)
1595 :Jacob Louys, Flemish engraver
1616 :A Gryphius, writer
1619 :Gdon Tallemant des Raux, French author (Historiettes)
1646 :Guillaume Poitevin, composer
1704 :Frantisek Ignac Antonin Tuma, composer
1715 :Peter II, czar of Russia (1727-30)
1737 :Francis Hopkinson, US, writer/lawyer (design Stars & Stripes)
1737 :Franz Schneider, composer
1752 :Samuel Story, Dutch admiral (Battle at Kamperduin)
1756 :Jacob van Strij, Dutch cartoonist/graphic artist
1756 :Josef Jawurek, composer
1792 :Philip Cipriani Hambley Potter, pianist/composer
1800 :Nat Turner, Virginia, leader of major slave rebellion (1831)
1809 :Anton Emil Titl, composer
1817 :Gunnar Wennerberg, composer
1819 :George Washington Getty, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1901
1821 :Alexander Peter "Old Straight" Stewart, Lt Gen (Confederate Army)
1822 :Joannes Kappeyne van de Coppello, Dutch Internal minister (1877-79)
1827 :Edmund Jackson Davis, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1883
1832 :Edward Burnett Tylor, English anthropologist
1832 :Julius von Sachs, botanist/naturalist
1835 :Louis A Ranvier, French anatomist/historian
1839 :Hans Thoma, painter
1847 :Paul Ludwig Hans von Beneckendorf und Hindenburg, German president
1851 :Ferdinand Foch, France, responsible for Allies winning WW I
1852 :William Ramsay, chemist
1857 :Marthinus T Steyn, pres of Orange-Free state (1896-1902)
1866 :Charles de Souzy Ricketts, artist
1869 :Mahatma Karamchand Ghandi, Porbandar Kathiawad India, pacifist
1871 :Cordell Hull, US Sec of State (1933-44), lowered tariffs (Nobel 1945)
1873 :Pelham Warner, cricketer (England 1898-1912, later notable official)
1875 :Henry Fevrier, composer
1878 :Franois C Schlumberger, French physicist
1879 :Wallace Stevens, Reading Pa, poet (Ideas of Order)
1880 :George Alexander Russell, composer
1881 :Fred Barlow, composer
1885 :Ruth Bryan Rohde, US, (Rep), minister to Denmark
1886 :Pieter "Pierre" Balledux, stage manager/Dutch resistance fighter
1890 :Groucho Marx, [Julius], NYC, comedian (Marx Bros, You Bet Your Life)
1891 :H V Porter, basketball pioneer, created fan shape backboard
1893 :Leroy B Shield, US pianist/producer/composer (Laurel & Hardy)
1895 :Bud Abbott, Asbury Pk NJ, comedian (Abbott & Costello)
1895 :Louis Lebeer, Dutch art historian
1896 :Fjodor I Panfjorov, Russian author (Volga) [OS=Sep 20]
1896 :Fritz Eberhard, [Hellmut Rauschenplat], W-German lawyer/resistor (Law)
1901 :Christopher Clarkson, test Pilot
1901 :[Ignatius] Roy [D] Campbell, South African poet (Flowering Rifle)
1902 :Dick Ket, Dutch painter/cartoonist
1902 :Leopold Figl, premier of Austria
1904 :Dermot Boyle, marshal (RAF)
1904 :Godfrey Baseley, radio executive
1904 :Graham Greene, English journalist (3rd Man)
1904 :Shi Lal Bahadur Shastri, India premier (1964-66)
1904 :[Henry] Graham Greene, England, prolific novelist (Brighton Rock)
1906 :John Humphreys Whitfield, scholar of Italian language & literature
1907 :Alexander Robertus, organic chemist
1907 :Lord Todd, chemist
1907 :William Marshall, producer/director/actor/singer (Blackmail)
1911 :Stuart Rose, designer (British Post Office)
1912 :Eric Wilson, VC/British Lt Col
1913 :Vivian Ridler, printer (Oxford University)
1914 :Albe Vidakovic, composer
1914 :Bengt Viktor Johansson, composer
1914 :Charles Drake, Bayside NYC, actor (Air Force, Glenn Miller Story)
1915 :Robert Russell "Chubby" Wise, musician
1917 :Francis Jackson, organist & master of Music/York minister
1917 :William Marshall III, Chicago IL, actor (Blacula, Honky)
1919 :Geoffrey Luttrell, Lord-Lt of Somerset
1919 :Shirley Clarke, film director
1920 :William Cramond, psychiatrist/vice-chancellor (Stirling University)
1921 :A Scott Crossfield, US Test pilot (XS-1)
1921 :Robert Runcie, [Kennedy], Liverpool England, Archbishop of Canterbury
1922 :Otmar Macha, composer
1922 :Thomas T Nkobi, S Afr ANC-leader (Alexandra-bus boycott 1957)
1922 :Wolfhart U Pannenberg, German theologist (Gingham Girl)
1923 :Jack Dellal, English immovables-goedbezitter/multi-millionaire
1924 :Sam Wainwright, deputy chairman (British Post Office)
1925 :Alois Pinos, composer
1925 :Brian Dilton, British lord justice of appeal
1926 :Jan Morris, travel writer (Among the Cities, Hong Kong, Journeys)
1928 :Anthony Tippett, British chief of Fleet Support
1928 :Clay Felker, St Louis, journalist (NY Herald Tribune, Esquire)
1928 :George Emmett McFarland, Dallas, act (Spanky-Our Gang/Little Rascals)
1928 :James Porter, CEO (Commonwealth Institute)
1928 :Robin Duthie, CEO (Britoil)
1929 :John Zochonis, British multi-millionaire soap magnate
1929 :Kenneth Leighton, composer
1929 :Moses Gunn, St Louis Mo, actor (Amityville II, Good Times, Shaft)
1930 :Gunter Kochan, composer
1930 :J M Ghorpade, cricketer (8 Tests for India 1952-59 with little impact)
1932 :Maury Wills, baseball shortstop (LA Dodgers, NL MVP 1962)
1933 :Dimiter Khristov, composer
1933 :Phill Niblock, composer
1934 :Duncan Thompson, keeper (Scottish National Portrait Gallery)
1934 :Geoff Millman, cricketer (England wicket-keeper in 6 Tests 1961-62)
1934 :Richard Scott, British high court judge
1935 :Peter Frankl, pianist
1935 :Robert H Lawrence, Chicago Ill, USAF/astronaut
1936 :Ian McLachlan, cricketer (Cambridge & S Aust bat, later Liberal MP)
1936 :Johnnie Cochran, attorney (OJ Simpson defense attorney)
1936 :Roger Sainsbury, bishop of Barking
1937 :Helga Schtz, writer
1938 :Lloyd Turner, journalist
1938 :Rex Reed, Ft Worth Tx, movie critic/actor (Myra Breckinridge)
1939 :B K Kunderan, cricketer (Indian keeper-batsman of 60's)
1939 :Yuri Nikolayevich Glazkov, USSR, cosmonaut (Soyuz 24)
1940 :Lord Davies, chairman (Welsh National Opera)
1941 :Ron Meagher, rocker
1943 :Anna Ford, British broadcaster/actress (Secret Policeman's Ball)
1943 :Henri SZEPS, Lausanne Switzerland, actor (Mother & Son)
1944 :Peter Hobson, headmaster (Giggleswick School)
1944 :Vernor [Steffen] Vinge, US, sci-fi author (Witling, True Names)
1945 :Don McLean, New Rochelle NY, singer/songwriter (American Pie, Vincent)
1945 :Frank Tejeda, (Rep-D-Texas)
1945 :Neil Frances Tennant, rocker (Pet Shop Boy-West End Girl)
1945 :Vladimir Ivanovich Kozlov, cosmonaut
1946 :Jo-el Sonnier, Rayne La, country singer (Louisiana)
1946 :Roger Jett, Cumberland Maryland, actor (Smithereens)
1948 :Avery Brooks, Evansville Ind, actor (Spenser for Hire, Deep Space 9)
1948 :Chris LeDoux, Biloxi Miss, country singer (Ridin' for a Fall)
1948 :Donna Karan, Forest Hills NY, fashion designer (Coty Award-1977)
1948 :Robert Anderson, cricketer (NZ batsman 1976-78)
1948 :Trevor Brooking, English soccer player
1949 :Lorraine Bracco, Bay Ridge Bkln NY, actress (Valentino
1949 :Richard Hell, [Richard Myers], Lexington Ky, rock bassist (Television)
1950 :Michael Rutherford, English pop bassist (Genesis-Silent Sun)
1950 :Persis Khambatta, Bombay India, actress (Star Trek, Megaforce)
1951 :Romina Power, LA CA, daughter of Tyrone Power/actress (Justine)
1951 :Sting, [Gordon Sumner], rock vocalist (Police-Roxanne)/actor (Dune)
1952 :Clive Barker, writer (Hellraiser, Lord of Illusions)
1952 :George Meegen, England, walked 19,019 miles from Argentina to Alaska
1952 :John Otway, rocker
1952 :Steve Penrod, race horse trainer
1954 :Greg Jennings, Okla City Okla, country singer (Restless Heart-Wheels)
1954 :Lani O'Grady, Walnut Creek Calif, actress (Mary-8 is Enough)
1954 :Lorraine Bracco, Bkln, actress (Someone to Watch Over Me, Dream Team)
1955 :Gary Streeter, MP
1955 :Kathryn Morrison Long Beach CA, playmate (May, 1978)
1955 :Philip Oakey, Sheffield, rock vocalist (Human Leauge-Only Human)
1956 :Freddie Jackson, US R&B singer/songwriter (Rock Me Tonight)
1956 :Murphy Morobe, South Afr UDF leader (spent 3 yrs in Robbeneiland Jail)
1957 :John Neuman Cook, Toledo OH, PGA golfer (1981 Bing Crosby)
1957 :Kimberly Herrin, Santa Barbara Calif, playmate (March, 1981)
1959 :Joe Deegan, jockey
1960 :Django Bates, jazz musician
1960 :Glenn Anderson, Vancouver, NHL right wing (Edmonton Oilers)
1961 :Alan Wells, cricketer (England Test batsman v WI in one Test 1995)
1961 :Pablo Arraya, Argentina, tennis star
1961 :Robbie Nevil, rocker (A Place Like This)
1962 :Esai Morales, Brooklyn NY, actor (Bad Boys, La Bamba)
1962 :Mark Rypien, quarterback (St Louis Rams)
1963 :Libby Wilson, Brisbane Qld, golfer (1988 - Singapore Open)
1964 :Michael Brooks, NFL linebacker (NY Giants)
1964 :Sheila Echols, Memphis Tn, 4x100m runner (Olympic-gold-1988)
1964 :Sherry Arnett, St Louis Mo, playmate (Jan, 1986)
1965 :Darren Cahill, Australia, tennis star
1965 :Francesca Dellera, [Cervellera], Rome Italy, actress (Capriccio)
1965 :Jill Powell, Jacksonville Fla, actress (Marcy-As The World Turns)
1965 :Robert Goff, NFL defensive tackle (NO Saints)
1965 :Roger Dube, hockey forward (Team France 1998)
1965 :Tom Moody, cricket batsman (Australian 1989-92 Ton in 26 mins)
1966 :Yokozuna, [Rodney Anoia], wrestler (WWF/NJPW/AWA, Wild Samoan Kokina)
1967 :Thomas Muster, Leibnitz Austria, tennis star (1995 French Open)
1968 :Craig Kanada, Portland OR, Nike golfer (1994 NIKE SC Classic-3rd)
1968 :Glen Wesley, Red Deer, NHL defenseman (Hartford Whalers)
1968 :Jana Novotna, Brno Czech, tennis star (1995 Aust/Wimbledon doubles)
1968 :Mark James Crear, SF, 110m hurdler (Olympics-silver-96)
1969 :Marcus Robertson, NFL safety/cornerback (Houston/Tenn Oilers)
1969 :Matthew Walbeck, Sacramento CA, catcher (Minn Twins)
1970 :Eddie Guardado, Stockton CA, pitcher (Minn Twins)
1970 :Kelly Ripa, actress (Hayley Vaughan-All My Children)
1971 :Jair Lynch, Amherst Mass, gymnast (Olympics-silver-96)
1971 :Steve McLaughlin, NFL kicker (Atlanta Falcons)
1971 :Tiffany [Renee Darwich], Norwalk Cal, singer (I Think We're Alone Now)
1972 :Aaron McKie, NBA guard (Portland Trail Blazers, Phila 76ers)
1972 :Adrian Van Troost, fast cricket bowler (Somerset & Holland)
1972 :Patricia Gauani, Miss USA-Delaware (1997)
1972 :Rafael Carmona, Rio Piedras Puerto Rico, pitcher (Seattle Mariners)
1972 :Tara Dawn Holland, Overland Park Kansas, Miss America (1997)
1972 :Torey Hunter, CFL defensive back (Montreal Alouettes)
1973 :Bret Hudson, NSW Australia, gymnast (Olympics-96)
1973 :Dalida Chammai, Miss Lebanon Universe (1997)
1974 :Anthony Johnson, NBA guard (Sacramento Kings)
1974 :Ricky Bell, cornerback (Chicago Bears)
1991 :Beau Grayson, son of country singer Tanya Tucker



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