Birthdays of Personalities on October 6

xxxx :Anne Bashkiroff, Alzheimer's disease activist
xxxx :Tony Cavazo, rocker (Hurricane-I'm On To You)
1552 :Matteo Ricci, Italian missionary (China)
1618 :Miguel Gomez Camargo, composer
1706 :Pieter Steyn, Dutch grand pensionary (1749- )
1777 :William Russell, composer
1806 :Andreas Randel, composer
1808 :Frederik VII, 1st constitutional king of Denmark (1848-63)
1816 :William Batchelder Bradbury, composer
1818 :Joseph Rummel, composer
1819 :Willem A Scholten, Dutch potato-flour manufacturer
1820 :Jenny Lind, Sweden, soprano/nightingale (Agathe-Freischtz)
1824 :Henry Chadwick, baseball pioneer, developed 1st rule book
1827 :Cark Reidel, composer
1831 :J W Richard Dedekind, Ger mathematician (Nature & Meaning of Numbers)
1846 :George Westinghouse, responsible for alternating current in US
1847 :Adolf von Hildebrand, German sculptor
1849 :Basil Zaharoff, arms dealer, "merchant of death"
1860 :Oscar L Helfrich, Dutch governor (Cura‡ao)
1860 :Reneke de Marees van Swinderen, Dutch foreign minister (1908-13)
1862 :Albert Jeremiah Beveridge, US, politician/author (Progressive)
1866 :Reginald Aubrey Fessenden, broadcast 1st program of voice & music
1873 :Oscar George Theodore Sonneck, composer
1880 :Julia Culp, mezzo-soprano
1882 :Karol Maciej Szymanowski, Timoshovka Ukraine, composer (Stabatmater)
1884 :Lloyd Spooner, US, marksman (Olympic-4 gold/1 silver/2 bronze-1920)
1887 :George Brown, cricketer (legendary England batsman/keeper of 20's)
1887 :Le Corbusier, Switzerland, architect/city planner/artist (Urbanisme)
1887 :Maria Jeritza, [Jedlicka], Austria, singer (Vienna Opera)
1887 :Mart”n Luis Guzm n, Mexico, novelist (Eagle & the Serpent)
1888 :Li Ta-chao, co-founder with Mao Tse-tung (Chinese Communist Party)
1888 :Max Butting, composer
1889 :Maria Dabrowska, Polish writer (Noce I Dnie)
1895 :Caroline Gordon, Kentucky, writer (Green Centuries)
1896 :Otto Siegl, composer
1897 :Jerome Cowan, NYC, actor (Mr Dithers-Blondie, Tab Hunter Show)
1902 :Mihovil Logar, composer
1904 :Horst Lange, writer
1905 :Helen N Willis Moody, tennis pro (8 Wimbledon titles 1927-1938)
1906 :Janet Gaynor, Philadelphia, actress (Sunrise, A Star Is Born)
1906 :Louis Borell, Amsterdam Neth, actor (Over the Moon, Queer Cargo)
1909 :Carol Lombard, Ft Wayne IN, actress (My Man Godfrey, In Name Only)
1912 :Anthony Cuthbert Baines, writer/curator
1913 :Meret Oppenheim, writer
1914 :Thor Heyerdahl, Norway, anthropologist/explorer (Kon Tiki, Aku-Aku)
1915 :Edgardo Martin, composer
1915 :Harry van Doorn, [Henri W], CRM minister/Dutch politician (KVP/PPR)
1916 :Tommy Lawton, footballer
1917 :Robert Mitchum, actor (2 for the Seesaw, Ryan's Daughter)
1925 :Shana Alexander, NYC, journalist (60 Minutes)
1926 :Alan Copeland, LA Calif, orch leader/singer (Your Hit Parade)
1926 :Cyril Reuben, violinist
1927 :Alice Bauer, LPGA golfer
1927 :Paul Badura-Skoda, Vienna Austria, pianist (Mozart Interpretation)
1929 :Les Favell, cricketer (stoic Australian batsman late 50's)
1930 :Hafez al Assad, president (Syria)
1930 :Richie Benaud, cricket capt (great Aussie leg-spinner, commentator)
1931 :Fred Graham, newscaster/journalist (CBS News, Court TV)
1932 :Gloria Lane, educator/author/founder (Women's International Center)
1933 :Horst Bingle, writer
1936 :Anna Quayle, actress (Mistress Pamela)
1936 :Glenn Hild, race horse trainer
1936 :Rob Touber, [Robert J Noordervliet], cabaret director (Capers)
1939 :Douglas K Bereuter, (Rep-R-Nebraska, 1979- )
1939 :John J LaFalce, (Rep-D-NY, 1975- )
1940 :Boris Dmitriyevich Andreyev, Russia, cosmonaut
1940 :Ellen Travolta, Englewood NJ, actress (Grease, Charles in Charge)
1940 :Wyche Fowler Jr, (Rep-D-GA, 1977-87)
1942 :Britt Ekland, Stockholm Sweden, actress (Wicker Man, Asylum)
1942 :Fred Travalena, NYC, comedian/impressionist (Buy & Cell)
1943 :Cees Veerman, pop guitarist/singer (Cats-Sure He's a Cat)
1943 :Michael Durrell, Bkln NY, actor (Shannon, V, Alice, Chiefs)
1943 :Udo Zimmermann, composer
1944 :Merzak Allouache, director (Salut Cousin, Amour a Paris)
1945 :Domonic Barber, attorney (Howard Stern, Jessica Hahn, Joe Buttafucco)
1946 :Gary Gentry, baseball player (NY Mets)
1946 :Tony Greig, South Africa, cricketer (English all-rounder 1972-77)
1947 :Aleksandr Stepanovich Andryushkov, Russian colonel/cosmonaut
1947 :Klaus Dibiasi, Italy, platform diver (Olympic-gold-1968, 72, 76)
1948 :Dan Hamburg, (Rep-D-California)
1949 :Bobby Farrell, Jamaica, rock vocalist
1950 :David Brin, US, sci-fi author (Hugo, Nebula, Sundiver, Postman)
1950 :Thomas McClary, US soul guitarist (Commodores-Still)
1951 :Kevin Cronin, Champaign Ill, rock vocalist (REO Speedwagon)
1956 :Stephanie Zimbalist, NYC, actress (Remington Steele, Centennial)
1957 :Dom Galluscio, race horse trainer
1957 :Shahzad Altaf, cricketer (UAE off-spinner 1996 World Cup)
1959 :John Mackin, programmer
1959 :Jordan Lee, Dallas TX, XXX actress (Anal All Stars)
1959 :Robyn Maher, Australian basketball guard (Olympics-bronze-96)
1959 :Walter Ray Williams Jr, bowler (twice Player of the Year)
1959 :[Dennis Ray] "Oil Can" Boyd, baseball pitcher (Boston Red Sox)
1960 :Albert Lewis, NFL cornerback (Oakland Raiders)
1960 :Jeffrey Trachta, Staten Island NY, actor (Thorne-Bold & Beautiful)
1960 :Richard Jobson, British TV person/rocker (Skids-Scared to Dance)
1960 :Scott Stevens, jockey
1961 :Kathrin D”rre, East German marathoner (Olympic-bronze-1988)
1961 :Tim Burgess, rocker
1964 :Pam Kometani, Honolulu HI, LPGA golfer (1992 Welch's Classic-27th)
1964 :Thomas "Tom" Hunter, US 50M FREESTYLE swimmer (world record)
1965 :Cynthia Meyer, NY, Canadian trap shooter (Olympics-96)
1965 :David Spaulding, Newport Beach Calif, canoe (alt-Olympics-96)
1965 :Jim Sharp, US rodeo rider (Las Vegas 1988)
1965 :Ruben Sierra, Rio Piedras Puerto Rico, outfielder (NY Yankees)
1966 :Archi Cianfrocco, Rome NY, infielder (San Diego Padres)
1966 :Jimmie Johnson, NFL tight end (Phila Eagles)
1966 :Julianne McNamara, Flushing NY, gymnist (Olympic-gold-1984)
1966 :Oscar Caballos, jockey
1969 :Byron Black, Zimbabwe, tennis star
1969 :Jeff Lay, Ottawa Ontario, rower (Olympics-96)
1969 :Martha Richards, Hudson WI, LPGA golfer (1995 Safeco Classic-21st)
1969 :Robert Person, St Louis MO, pitcher (NY Mets)
1970 :Darren Oliver, Kansas city MO, pitcher (Texas Rangers)
1971 :Chris Hudson, NFL strong safety (Jacksonville Jaguars)
1972 :J J Stokes, NFL wide receiver (SF 49ers)
1973 :Rebecca Lobo, Mass, WNBA center (Olympics-gold-96)/(NY Liberty)
1974 :Brian Kelly, Mission Viejo Calif, soccer midfielder (Olympics-gold-96)
1974 :Geert Jelle de Vries, Dutch soccer player (SC Heerenveen)
1974 :Kenny Jonsson, Angelholm SW, NHL defenseman (Team Sweden, NY Islander)
1975 :Ines Sainz, Miss Spain Universe (1997)
1975 :Jan Harm Schippers, Dutch soccer player: SC Heerenveen, Veendam
1975 :John Harm Skippers, soccer player (SC Heerenveen)



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