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Mega Today in Birthdays and Deaths by Name October 5

Last Updated 01-07-2020

🎭Karen Allen -- is 69 in the year 2020 and 70 in the year 2021; b.10/5/1951
TV/Movie Actress, Director
Names/Places: b. in Carrollton, IL; Hale Brown's wife
TV Shows: East of Eden (mini series)
Movie Titles: Scrooged, Starman, Raiders Of The Lost Ark, National Lampoon's Animal House, The Perfect Storm

🏆🏁Michael Mario Andretti -- is 58 in the year 2020 and 59 in the year 2021; b.10/5/1962
Hall of Famer, Auto Racer
Misc: 1992 CART national champion with single season record 8 wins; Indy 500 Rookie of Year (1984); left IndyCar circuit for ill-fated Formula One try in 1993; returned to IndyCar in '94; entered 1994 with 27 career wins; son of Mario.

🏆🏈Trace Armstrong -- is 55 in the year 2020 and 56 in the year 2021; b.10/5/1965
NFL Defensive End
Names/Places: RN:Raymond Lester
Sports Teams: Chicago Bears

Caleb Kelechi Asomugha -- is 4 in the year 2020 and 5 in the year 2021; b.10/5/2016 N.S.
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: Kerry Washington and Nnamdi's son

🏆⚾Manuel Aybar -- is 46 in the year 2020 and 47 in the year 2021; b.10/5/1974
MLB Pitcher, Dominican Republican

🎭🏆Penny Baker -- is 55 in the year 2020 and 56 in the year 2021; b.10/5/1965
Actress, Model, Playmate
Misc: January 1984

🎭Daniel Baldwin -- is 60 in the year 2020 and 61 in the year 2021; b.10/5/1960
TV/Movie Actor, Game Show Host, Producer/Director
Names/Places: NN:Dano; Alec's brother
TV Shows: Celebrity Big Brother UK (host), Homicide (as Beau Felton)
Movie Titles: Ned Blessing: The True Story of My Life, Mulholland Falls, Vampires, The Pandora Project, Stealing Candy, Paparazzi, Grey Gardens

🏆🏒Howard Baldwin -- is 55 in the year 2020 and 56 in the year 2021; b.10/5/1965
NHL Owner, NHL Player
Sports Teams: Pittsburgh Penguins (owner)

✍🎭Clive Barker -- is 68 in the year 2020 and 69 in the year 2021; b.10/5/1952
Horror Writer, Actor, Producer/Director, English
Book Titles: Hellraiser (series), Candyman (series)

🎵🎸Leo Barnes -- is 65 in the year 2020 and 66 in the year 2021; b.10/5/1955
Saxophonist, Modern Rock Musician, Irish
Group Names: Hothouse Flowers

🏆⚾Yamil Benítez -- is 48 in the year 2020 and 49 in the year 2021; b.10/5/1972 N.S.
MLB Player, Puerto Rican

🎭Kevin Bigley -- is 34 in the year 2020 and 35 in the year 2021; b.10/5/1986
Actor
TV Shows: Sirens (as Brian)
Movie Titles: The Angry Birds Movie, Game Change, The Dilemma

🎭🏆Josie Bissett -- is 50 in the year 2020 and 51 in the year 2021; b.10/5/1970
TV/Movie Actress, Model
Names/Places: Rob Estes' wife
Misc: many also say b. 1969
TV Shows: Melrose Place (as Jane Mancini), The Secret Life of the American Teenager (as Kathleen)
Movie Titles: Mikey, The Doors

Marie-Claire Blais -- is 81 in the year 2020 and 82 in the year 2021; b.10/5/1939
Novelist, Dramatist/Playwright, Poet, Canadian

Alberta Mary Born -- is 23 in the year 2020 and 24 in the year 2021; b.10/5/1997
Celebrity Daughter
Names/Places: Roberta Bizeau-Weiss and Roscoe Born's daughter

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🎵🎸David Bryson -- is 66 in the year 2020 and 67 in the year 2021; b.10/5/1954
Guitarist, Modern Rock Singer
Group Names: Counting Crows

Yvonne Burke -- is 88 in the year 2020 and 89 in the year 2021; b.10/5/1932
Congressperson

Benjamin L. Cardin -- is 77 in the year 2020 and 78 in the year 2021; b.10/5/1943
Congressperson

🎭Melissa Caulfield -- is 41 in the year 2020 and 42 in the year 2021; b.10/5/1979
Actress, English
Names/Places: Juliet Mills and Max's daughter
TV Shows: Passions (as Phoebe Figalilly)
Movie Titles: Empire Records

🏆🏀Rex Chapman -- is 53 in the year 2020 and 54 in the year 2021; b.10/5/1967
NBA Guard

🎭Thom Christopher -- is 80 in the year 2020 and 81 in the year 2021; b.10/5/1940
Soap Actor
TV Shows: One Life to Live (as Carlo Hesser then Dr. Mortimer Burn), Loving, Guiding Light (as Colonel Dax)
Movie Titles: Blood and Wine, Space Raiders

🎭Inna Churikova -- is 77 in the year 2020 and 78 in the year 2021; b.10/5/1943
Actress, Russian
Movie Titles: Mother, Rebro Adama (Adam's Rib)

🎭Stephanie Cole -- is 79 in the year 2020 and 80 in the year 2021; b.10/5/1941
Actress, English
TV Shows: Tenko, Open All Hours, A Bit of a Do, Waiting For God, Keeping Mum, Doc Martin, Still Open All Hours, Coronation Street

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🎭🎵🎸Phil Cornwell -- is 63 in the year 2020 and 64 in the year 2021; b.10/5/1957 N.S.
Actor, Comedian, Alternative Rock Performer, English
Group Names: Gorillaz (voice of Murdoc Niccals)
TV Shows: King Arthur's Disasters, Meg and Mog, Dead Ringers
Movie Titles: Scoop

🏆🏀Charles Davis -- is 62 in the year 2020 and 63 in the year 2021; b.10/5/1958
NBA Player

🏆🏌Laura Davies -- is 57 in the year 2020 and 58 in the year 2021; b.10/5/1963
Hall of Famer, Golfer, English

🎵🎸Dave Dederer -- is 56 in the year 2020 and 57 in the year 2021; b.10/5/1964
Modern Rock Singer/Guitarist
Group Names: Presidents of the United States of America

🎭Nikki Dial -- is 46 in the year 2020 and 47 in the year 2021; b.10/5/1974
XXX-rated actress

🏆⚾Alan Diaz -- is 52 in the year 2020 and 53 in the year 2021; b.10/5/1968 N.S.
MLB Outfielder

🏆⚾Alex Diaz -- is 52 in the year 2020 and 53 in the year 2021; b.10/5/1968
MLB Player

🎭Jesse Eisenberg -- is 37 in the year 2020 and 38 in the year 2021; b.10/5/1983
Actor
Movie Titles: Now You See Me, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, The Social Network, The Squid and the Whale, Adventureland, Zombieland

🎭Douglas Emerson -- is 46 in the year 2020 and 47 in the year 2021; b.10/5/1974
Actor
Misc: retired from acting in 1991
TV Shows: Beverly Hills 90210 (as Scott Scanlon 1990-91)

🎵Rick Estrin -- is 71 in the year 2020 and 72 in the year 2021; b.10/5/1949 N.S.
Blues Musician

🏆🥊Jeanne Evert -- is 63 in the year 2020 and 64 in the year 2021; b.10/5/1957
Wrestler
Names/Places: Chris's sister

🎵Harold Faltermeyer -- is 68 in the year 2020 and 69 in the year 2021; b.10/5/1952
Music Producer, Arranger, Songwriter, Keyboardist, German
Song Titles: Axel F (for the movie "Beverly Hills Cop")

🎨✍Richard Gehr -- is 66 in the year 2020 and 67 in the year 2021; b.10/5/1954
Cartoonist, Author
Misc: New Yorker
Book Titles: The Phish Book, I Only Read It For The Cartoons

✍🎭🎵🎸Sir Bob Geldof -- is 66 in the year 2020 and 67 in the year 2021; b.10/5/1954
Author, Actor, Music Producer, Songwriter, Rock & Roll Singer, Irish
Misc: Band Aid organizer; some say 1951 or '52
Group Names: Boomtown Rats, soloist
Song Titles: Like Clockwork, Rat Trap, Up All Night, I Don't Like Mondays (previous with the Boomtown Rats), This Is The World Calling, The Great Song of Indifference, Do They Know It's Christmas (songwriter)
Album Titles: The Boomtown Rats, A Tonic For The Troops, The Fine Art of Surfacing, Mondo Bongo
Movie Titles: Pink Floyd-The Wall (as Pink)

🎵🎸Frank Gioeli -- is 53 in the year 2020 and 54 in the year 2021; b.10/5/1967
Rock & Roll Performer

🎵🎸Johnny Gioeli -- is 53 in the year 2020 and 54 in the year 2021; b.10/5/1967
Rock & Roll Singer, Rock & Roll Guitarist
Names/Places: RN:Giovanni Giuseppe Baptista Gioeli
Group Names: Hardline

🎭Judy Graubart -- is 77 in the year 2020 and 78 in the year 2021; b.10/5/1943
Actress, Comedienne
TV Shows: The Electric Company (as Winnie and also in recurring sketches as different characters such as Jennifer of the Jungle and Here's Cooking at You hostess Julia Grownup, whose character was a play on Julia Child the chef and other characters)
Movie Titles: Author! Author!, Simon

🎭🎵Heather Headley -- is 46 in the year 2020 and 47 in the year 2021; b.10/5/1974
Actress, Music Producer, Songwriter, Gospel Singer, Rhythm and Blues Singer, Trinidad

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🏆🏀Grant Hill -- is 48 in the year 2020 and 49 in the year 2021; b.10/5/1972 N.S.
Hall of Famer, NBA Forward, Olympic Athlete
Misc: 1996 Dream Team
Sports Teams: Duke University, Detroit Pistons, Orlando Magic, Phoenix Suns, Los Angeles Clippers

🎨Nicky Hilton -- is 37 in the year 2020 and 38 in the year 2021; b.10/5/1983
Fashion Designer
Names/Places: RN:Nicholai Olivia "Nicky" Rothschild

🏆🏁🏊Ricardo Hoffmann -- is 79 in the year 2020 and 80 in the year 2021; b.10/5/1941
Swimmer
Misc: holder of the record for the greatest distance covered (299 miles) in a continuous swim.

🏆🏈Robert Holmes -- is 75 in the year 2020 and 76 in the year 2021; b.10/5/1945
NFL Runningback
Misc: Super Bowl IV
Sports Teams: Kansas City Chiefs

⚖💰🏆⚾Eli Jacobs -- is 83 in the year 2020 and 84 in the year 2021; b.10/5/1937
Attorney, Financier, MLB Owner
Sports Teams: Baltimore Orioles (owned 1989-1993)

⚛📰🏆⚾Bill James -- is 71 in the year 2020 and 72 in the year 2021; b.10/5/1949
Theorist, Historian, Baseball Writer
Misc: Statistician

🏆🏀Aaron James -- is 68 in the year 2020 and 69 in the year 2021; b.10/5/1952
NBA Player

🎭Myles Jeffrey -- is 30 in the year 2020 and 31 in the year 2021; b.10/5/1990
Actor, Producer
TV Shows: Beverly Hills 90210 (as Zach Reynolds), Early Edition (as Henry Paget)
Movie Titles: Face/Off, Babe: Pig in the City, The Ant Bully, Mom's Got a Date wiht a Vampire

🎭🎵Glynis Johns -- is 97 in the year 2020 and 98 in the year 2021; b.10/5/1923
TV/Movie/Stage Actress, Singer, Pianist, South African
Names/Places: Alys Maude Steel-Payne & Mervyn's daughter
TV Shows: Glynis (as Glynis Granville), Cheers (as Diane's mom)
Movie Titles: While You Were Sleeping, The Court Jester, The Ref, Mary Poppins

🎵🎸Brian Johnson -- is 73 in the year 2020 and 74 in the year 2021; b.10/5/1947
Hall of Famer, Songwriter, Heavy Metal Singer, English
Group Names: AC/DC (replaced the late Bon Scott as lead on 4-3-1980)
Song Titles: You Shook Me All Night Long, Hells Bells, Rock and Roll Ain't Noise Pollution, Let's Get It Up, For Those About To Rock, Who Made Who, Heatseeker, Thunderstruck, Moneytalks, Are You Ready, Big Gun, Hard as a Rock, Stiff Upper Lip, Rock 'n' roll Train
Album Titles: Back in Black, For Those About To Rock, Flick of the Switch, Fly on the Wall, Who Made Who, Blow Up Your Video, The Razor's Edge, Ballbreaker, Stiff Upper Lip, Black Ice, Rock or Bust

🎵George Jones Jr. -- is 84 in the year 2020 and 85 in the year 2021; b.10/5/1936
Singer
Misc: the "Rama Lama Ding Dong", part of the title is heard on David Seville's song "The Witch Doctor" as a lyric
Group Names: The Edsels

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🎭Tamala Georgette Jones -- is 50 in the year 2020 and 51 in the year 2021; b.10/5/1970
Actress
Names/Places: aka Georgette Jones; Tammy Wynette and George Jones' daughter

🏆🏈Travis Kelce -- is 31 in the year 2020 and 32 in the year 2021; b.10/5/1989 N.S.
NFL Tight End

Theresa Heinz Kerry -- is 82 in the year 2020 and 83 in the year 2021; b.10/5/1938
Celebrity Wife
Misc: John's wife

🏆Terri Kimball -- is 76 in the year 2020 and 77 in the year 2021; b.10/5/1944
Model, Playmate
Misc: May 1964

Winston Matthew Kyle -- is -156 in the year 2020 and -155 in the year 2021; b.10/5/2176
Australian, General Fictious Character
Misc: Star Trek character

🎭Mercedes Lambre -- is 28 in the year 2020 and 29 in the year 2021; b.10/5/1992 N.S.
Actress, Argentine
TV Shows: Violetta

🏆🏒Mario Lemieux -- is 55 in the year 2020 and 56 in the year 2021; b.10/5/1965
Hall of Famer, NHL Center, Canadian
Misc: 4-time NHL scoring leader (1988-89,92-93); Rookie of Year (1985); 3-time All-NHL first team (1988-89,93); 2-time regular season MVP (1988,93); 3-time All-Star Game MVP; led Pittsburgh to consecutive Stanley Cup titles (1991 and '92) and was playoff MVP both years; won 1993 scoring title despite missing 24 games to undergo radiation treatments for Hodgkin's disease; missed 62 games during 1993-94 season mostly due to back injuries; announced on Aug. 29, 1994 he would sit out 1994-95 season due to fatigue.
Sports Teams: Pittsburgh Penguins (possibly 1994-1997 and 2000-2006)

🎵Roger Hayward Lewis -- is 79 in the year 2020 and 80 in the year 2021; b.10/5/1941
Baritone-sax
Group Names: Dirty Dozen Brass Band

🏆🏈Chad Lewis -- is 49 in the year 2020 and 50 in the year 2021; b.10/5/1971
NFL Tight End

🎨Maya Lin -- is 61 in the year 2020 and 62 in the year 2021; b.10/5/1959
Architect, Designer, Artist, Sculptor
Misc: designed the Vietnam Memorial in Washington, D.C.

🎵🎸Troy Luccketta -- is 61 in the year 2020 and 62 in the year 2021; b.10/5/1959
Heavy Metal Drummer
Group Names: Tesla

🎭Heather MacRae -- is 74 in the year 2020 and 75 in the year 2021; b.10/5/1946
Actress
Movie Titles: Band the Drum Slowly, Life with Mikey, Everything You Wanted To Know About Sex

🎵🎸Russell Mael -- is 65 in the year 2020 and 66 in the year 2021; b.10/5/1955
Songwriter, Singer, New Wave Musician
Names/Places: RN:Dwight Russell Day
Misc: some say b. 1953 or 1956
Group Names: Sparks

Maceo-Robert Martinez -- is 7 in the year 2020 and 8 in the year 2021; b.10/5/2013
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: Halle Berry and Oliver's son

🎵🎸Brian Mashburn -- is 45 in the year 2020 and 46 in the year 2021; b.10/5/1975
Alternative Rock Performer
Group Names: Save Ferris

🎵Colin Meloy -- is 46 in the year 2020 and 47 in the year 2021; b.10/5/1974
Pop Singer
Group Names: The Decemberists

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🎵🎸Steve Miller -- is 77 in the year 2020 and 78 in the year 2021; b.10/5/1943
Hall of Famer, Music Producer, Composer/Songwriter, Rock & Roll Singer/Guitarist
Names/Places: b. in Dallas
Group Names: Steve Miller Band (lead)
Song Titles: The Joker, Take The Money and Run, Rock'n Me, Fly Like an Eagle, Jet Airliner, Jungle Love, Swingtown, Heart Like a Wheel, Abracadabra
Album Titles: The Joker, Fly Like an Eagle, Book of Dreams, Circle of Love, Abracadabra

🏆⚽Kevin Mirallas -- is 33 in the year 2020 and 34 in the year 2021; b.10/5/1987 N.S.
Soccer Player, Belgiumese

🎭Joshua Logan Moore -- is 26 in the year 2020 and 27 in the year 2021; b.10/5/1994
Actor
TV Shows: Desperate Housewives (as Parker Scavo)
Movie Titles: Almost Kings, Changeling

🎭Wesley Morgan -- is 30 in the year 2020 and 31 in the year 2021; b.10/5/1990 N.S.
Actor, Canadian
TV Shows: Degrassi: The Next Generation, Really Me!, Paradise Falls, Unnatural History
Movie Titles: The Rocker, Harriet the Spy: Blog Wars

🎭Parminder Nagra -- is 45 in the year 2020 and 46 in the year 2021; b.10/5/1975
Actress, English
TV Shows: ER (as Neela Rasgotra), The Blacklist (as Meera Malik)
Movie Titles: Ella Envhanted, Bend It Like Beckham

🎭Isis Nile -- is 51 in the year 2020 and 52 in the year 2021; b.10/5/1969
XXX-rated actress

🏆🏒Fredrik Olausson -- is 54 in the year 2020 and 55 in the year 2021; b.10/5/1966
NHL Player, Swedish

🎭Taylour Paige -- is 30 in the year 2020 and 31 in the year 2021; b.10/5/1990 N.S.
Actress, Dancer
Sports Teams: Los Angeles Lakers (Laker Girl)
TV Shows: Hit the Floor (as Ahsha Hayes)

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🎭Azure Parsons -- is 36 in the year 2020 and 37 in the year 2021; b.10/5/1984
Actress
Movie Titles: 2 Guns, Elvis, Heart of the Storm, Astronaut Wives Club

🎭🎵Guy Pearce -- is 53 in the year 2020 and 54 in the year 2021; b.10/5/1967 N.S.
Movie Actor, Musician, English
Movie Titles: Memento, Ravenous, L.A. Confidential, Priscilla Queen of the Desert, The Proposition, Traitor

🏆🏈Anthony Phillips -- is 50 in the year 2020 and 51 in the year 2021; b.10/5/1970
NFL Player

Grace Moorea Phillips -- is 23 in the year 2020 and 24 in the year 2021; b.10/5/1997
Celebrity Daughter
Names/Places: Kelly and Lou Diamond's twin girl

Isabella Patricia Phillips -- is 23 in the year 2020 and 24 in the year 2021; b.10/5/1997
Celebrity Daughter
Names/Places: Kelly and Lou Diamond's twin girl

🏆🏒Dan Plante -- is 49 in the year 2020 and 50 in the year 2021; b.10/5/1971
NHL Player, American

🎭Nong Poy -- is 34 in the year 2020 and 35 in the year 2021; b.10/5/1986 N.S.
Actress, Thailandian
Names/Places: aka Treechada Malayaporn

🏆🏈Thomas Randolph -- is 50 in the year 2020 and 51 in the year 2021; b.10/5/1970
NFL Player

✍🎭Duncan Regehr -- is 68 in the year 2020 and 69 in the year 2021; b.10/5/1952
Writer, TV/Movie Actor, Canadian
TV Shows: The Blue & the Gray, Wizards & Warriors, Zorro (as Zorro/Don Diego de la Vega)

🏆🎾Richey Reneberg -- is 55 in the year 2020 and 56 in the year 2021; b.10/5/1965
Tennis Player

🎵Nicola Roberts -- is 35 in the year 2020 and 36 in the year 2021; b.10/5/1985 N.S.
Pop Singer, English
Group Names: Girls Aloud

📰Nick Robinson -- is 57 in the year 2020 and 58 in the year 2021; b.10/5/1963 N.S.
Journalist, English

🎵🎸Lucius Ross -- is 72 in the year 2020 and 73 in the year 2021; b.10/5/1948
Rhythm Guitarist, Funk-Rock Performer
Names/Places: NN:Tawl
Group Names: Funkadelic (1968-1971)

🏆🏒Patrick Roy -- is 55 in the year 2020 and 56 in the year 2021; b.10/5/1965
Hall of Famer, NHL Coach, NHL Goaltender, Canadian
Misc: playing career 1985-2003; led Montreal to 2 Stanley Cup titles; playoff MVP as rookie in 1986 and again in '93; has won Vezina Trophy 3 times (1989-90,92).
Sports Teams: Montreal Canadiens, Colorado Avalanche

🎭Kara Royster -- is 27 in the year 2020 and 28 in the year 2021; b.10/5/1993 N.S.
Actress
TV Shows: Hollywood Heights, Faking It, Pretty Little Liars
Movie Titles: Mono

🏆Pat Russo -- is 79 in the year 2020 and 80 in the year 2021; b.10/5/1941 N.S.
Model, Playmate
Misc: November 1965

🎭Maja Salvador -- is 32 in the year 2020 and 33 in the year 2021; b.10/5/1988 N.S.
Actress, Phillipean

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🏆⚾Rey Sánchez -- is 53 in the year 2020 and 54 in the year 2021; b.10/5/1967
MLB Player, Puerto Rican

🎭Noah Segan -- is 37 in the year 2020 and 38 in the year 2021; b.10/5/1983 N.S.
Actor, Producer
TV Shows: Breaking Bad
Movie Titles: Looper, Brick, Deadgirl

Albee Shapiro -- is 3 in the year 2020 and 4 in the year 2021; b.10/5/2017 N.S.
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: Katie Lowes and Adam's son

🎵Margie Singleton -- is 85 in the year 2020 and 86 in the year 2021; b.10/5/1935
Songwriter, Singer, Country Performer

🏆🏀Adrian "Odie" Smith -- is 84 in the year 2020 and 85 in the year 2021; b.10/5/1936 N.S.
NBA Player

🎵Arlene Smith -- is 79 in the year 2020 and 80 in the year 2021; b.10/5/1941
Pop Singer
Group Names: Chantels

Edmund Spencer -- is 17 in the year 2020 and 18 in the year 2021; b.10/5/2003
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: Caroline and Charles' son; Charles is the brother of the late Princess Diana

William True Stevenson -- is 28 in the year 2020 and 29 in the year 2021; b.10/5/1992
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: Kirstie Alley & Parker Stevenson's adopted son

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🏆🏈Barry Switzer -- is 83 in the year 2020 and 84 in the year 2021; b.10/5/1937
NFL Coach, College Football Coach
Misc: coached Oklahoma to 3 national titles (1974-75,85); fourth on all-time winningest list with 157-29-4 record and .837 win percentage; resigned in 1989 after OU was slapped with 3-year NCAA probation and 5 players were brought up on criminal charges; hired as Dallas Cowboys head coach on Mar. 30, 1994.
Sports Teams: Arkansas (player 1956-1960, coach 1961-1965), University of Oklahoma (coach 1966-1988), Dallas Cowboys (coach 1994-1997)

🎵🎸Lee "Kix" Thompson -- is 63 in the year 2020 and 64 in the year 2021; b.10/5/1957 N.S.
Composer, Songwriter, Multi-instrumentalist, Saxophonist, Rock & Roll Singer, English
Group Names: Madness

🎵🎸Paul Thomas -- is 40 in the year 2020 and 41 in the year 2021; b.10/5/1980
Rock & Roll Musician
Group Names: Good Charlotte

🎭Jacob Tremblay -- is 14 in the year 2020 and 15 in the year 2021; b.10/5/2006 N.S.
Actor
Movie Titles: Room

✍⚛Neil DeGrasse Tyson -- is 62 in the year 2020 and 63 in the year 2021; b.10/5/1958
Author, Scientist, Cosmologist, Astrophysicist

🎵James Valentine -- is 42 in the year 2020 and 43 in the year 2021; b.10/5/1978
Pop Performer
Group Names: Maroon 5

🎵Brooke Valentine -- is 35 in the year 2020 and 36 in the year 2021; b.10/5/1985
Rhythm and Blues Singer

🎭🎮Samuel Vincent -- is 49 in the year 2020 and 50 in the year 2021; b.10/5/1971 N.S.
Cartoon Voice Actor, Video Game Voice Actor, Canadian
TV Shows: Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures, Max Steel, Dr. Dimensionpants, SheZow, Voltron Force, Littlest Pet Shop, Ed Edd n Eddy (as Edd), Krypto the Superdog, InuYash (as Peach Man), Ranma 1/2 (as Ghost Cat and Curry Man), X-Men Evolution, Baby Looney Tunes, Storm Hawks, Martin Mystery, Sonic Underground
Video Games: Dead Rising (series), Dynasty Warriors (series), Ed Edd n Eddy (series), Devil Kings

🎭Sal Viscuso -- is 72 in the year 2020 and 73 in the year 2021; b.10/5/1948
Actor
TV Shows: The Montefuscos (as Nunzio Montefusco), Soap (as Father Timothy Flotsky), Port Charles
Movie Titles: Spaceballs, Max Dugan Returns, Fatso

🏆🏉Sam Warburton -- is 32 in the year 2020 and 33 in the year 2021; b.10/5/1988 N.S.
Rugby Player, Welsh (Wales)

🎭🎮Scott Weinger -- is 45 in the year 2020 and 46 in the year 2021; b.10/5/1975
Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, Producer, Video Game Voice Actor
Names/Places: MN:Eric
Misc: some say b. 1976
TV Shows: Full House (as Steve Hale, also on Fuller House), Aladdin (as Aladdin)
Movie Titles: Aladdin (series)
Video Games: Disney Infinity (series), Kinect Disneyland Adventures, Kingdom Hearts II (series)

🏆🏈Chris Whitney -- is 49 in the year 2020 and 50 in the year 2021; b.10/5/1971
NFL Player

🎵Betty Who -- is 29 in the year 2020 and 30 in the year 2021; b.10/5/1991 N.S.
Songwriter, Singer
Names/Places: RN: Jessica Anne Newham

🎭Kate Winslet -- is 45 in the year 2020 and 46 in the year 2021; b.10/5/1975
Actress, English
Movie Titles: Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Revolutionary Road, Titanic the Movie, Iris, Mr. Sunshine, Finding Neverland, The Holiday

🎵Alex Wurman -- is 54 in the year 2020 and 55 in the year 2021; b.10/5/1966
Composer

Auden Wylie -- is 15 in the year 2020 and 16 in the year 2021; b.10/5/2005
Celebrity Daughter
Names/Places: Tracy and Noah's daughter

🏆🏀Cody Zeller -- is 28 in the year 2020 and 29 in the year 2021; b.10/5/1992 N.S.
NBA Player
Sports Teams: Indiana University, Charlotte Bobcats

🎵🎷Don Albert -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/5/1942 d.10/21/2007 (65)
Jazz Trumpeter

🎭John Alton -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/5/1901 d.6/2/1996 (94)
Cinematographer, Hungarian

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Chester Alan Arthur -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/5/1829 N.S. d.11/18/1886 N.S. (57)
President/Vice President, Attorney
Names/Places: b. in Fairfield, VT; d. in New York (some sources list 1830)
Misc: 20th U.S. Vice President; 21st U.S. President 1881-85

🏆⚾James Bagby -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/5/1889 d.7/28/1954 (64)
MLB Player

🎭Robin Bailey -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/5/1919 d.1/14/1999 (79)
Actor, English

Philip Berrigan -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/5/1923 d.12/6/2002 (79)
Religious Leader
Misc: Militant Priest; Activist

🎵🎷Jimmy Blanton -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/5/1918 N.S. d.7/30/1942 N.S. (23)
Jazz Bassist

🎭Peter Brown -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/5/1935 N.S. d.3/21/2016 N.S. (80)
Actor
TV Shows: The Lawman (as Deputy Johnny McKay), Laredo (as Chad Cooper), Days of Our Lives, Young & the Restless, Loving, Bold & the Beautiful

🏆🏈Dennis Byrd -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/5/1966 N.S. d.10/15/2016 N.S. (50)
NFL Defensive

🎨Teok Carrasco -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/5/1916 d.12/28/1993 (77)
Painter, Cuban

Rene Cassin -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/5/1887 d.2/20/1976 (88)
Jurist, Civil Rights Leader, French

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🎭Diane Cilento -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/5/1933 d.10/6/2011 (78)
Actress, Australian
Names/Places: Sean Connery's wife

🎵🎸"Fast" Eddie Clarke -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/5/1950 N.S. d.1/10/2018 N.S. (67)
Songwriter, Heavy Metal Guitarst, English
Group Names: Mötorhead

🏆🏒Roy Gordon Conacher -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/5/1916 d.12/29/1984 (68)
Hall of Famer, NHL Left Wing, Canadian
Misc: played 1938-1951
Sports Teams: Boston Bruins, Detroit Red Wings, Chicago Black Hawks

🎭Jeff Conaway -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/5/1950 d.5/27/2011 (60)
TV/Movie/Stage Actor
TV Shows: Taxi (as Bobby Wheeler), Wizards & Warriors, Babylon 5 (as Zack Allan)

🎵Elva Ruby Connes -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/5/1907 d.6/28/1997 (89)
Novelty Singer
Misc: recorded under the name of Mrs. Miller for her versions of popular songs.

🎵🎸Brian Connolly -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/5/1944 d.2/10/1997 (52)
Songwriter, Rock & Roll Singer, British
Misc: some say b. 1945, 1948 and 1949
Group Names: The Sweet

🎵Carter Cornelius -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/5/1948 d.11/7/1991 (43)
Music Figure
Group Names: Cornelius Brothers & Sister Rose

✍🎭Bill Dana -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/5/1924 d.6/15/2017 N.S. (92)
Comedy Writer, TV/Movie Actor, Comedian
Names/Places: b. in Quincy, MA
Misc: worked for Steve Allen
Song Titles: The Astronaut (as José Jiménez)
TV Shows: No Soap Radio, Bill Dana Show (as Jose Jimenez the Astronaut)

🎭Gail Davis -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/5/1925 d.3/15/1997 (71)
TV/Movie Actress
Misc: she laid the rightful claim to headlining the first western to star a woman.
TV Shows: Annie Oakley (star)

🎨Édouard Detaille -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/5/1848 N.S. d.12/23/1912 N.S. (64)
Artist, Painter, French

Denis Diderot -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/5/1713 N.S. d.7/31/1784 N.S. (70)
Writer, Philosopher, Encyclopediaist, French

🎵Bill Dixon -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/5/1925 d.6/16/2010 (84)
Composer, Flugelhorn, Trumpeter

🎭Louise Dresser -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/5/1878 d.4/24/1965 (86)
Movie Actress
Names/Places: RLN:Kerlin

🎵Johnny Duncan -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/5/1938 d.8/14/2006 (67)
Songwriter, Country Singer

✍⛪Jonathan Edwards -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/5/1703 d.3/22/1758 (54)
Hall of Famer, Philosopher, Religionist, Theologian, Preacher, American

✍🎵John Erskine -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/5/1879 d.6/2/1951 (71)
Author, Poet, Educator, Professor, Pianist

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🎭🎵Larry Fine -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/5/1902 d.1/24/1975 (72)
Movie Actor, Comedian, Violinist
Names/Places: RFN:Louis Feinberg
Movie Titles: The Three Stooges (as Larry 1928-end)

✍⚛Paul Fleming -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/5/1609 N.S. d.4/2/1640 N.S. (30)
Poet, Physician, German

✍⚛Robert Hutchings Goddard -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/5/1882 d.8/10/1945 (62)
Philosopher, Physicist
Names/Places: NN: The Father of Modern American Rocketry

Richard Francis Gordon Jr. -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/5/1929 d.11/6/2017 N.S. (88)
Astronaut
Misc: Gemini 11, Apollo 12

🎨Francesco Guardi -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/5/1712 N.S. d.1/1/1793 N.S. (80)
Painter, Italian

✍⚖Václav Havel -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/5/1936 N.S. d.12/18/2011 N.S. (75)
Dramatist/Playwright, Head of State, Czechoslovakian
Misc: former Czechoslovakia prez

🎭Maxine Elliott Hicks -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/5/1904 d.1/10/2000 (95)
Actress
Misc: silent screen era
TV Shows: Just the Ten of Us (as Sister Ethel)

🏆🏈Drew Hill -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/5/1956 d.3/18/2011 (54)
NFL Wide Receiver

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🎭Janear Hines -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/5/1950 d.3/2/1981 (30)
Actress
TV Shows: Julia (as Roberta)

🎭Skip Homeier -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/5/1930 d.6/25/2017 N.S. (86)
TV/Movie Actor, Director
Names/Places: RFN:George Vincent
TV Shows: The Interns
Movie Titles: The Ghost and Mr. Chicken, The Tall T, Comanche Station, Starbird and Sweet William, Cry Vengeance, The Gunfighter, The Halls of Montezuma

🎭John Hoyt -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/5/1905 N.S. d.9/15/1991 N.S. (85)
TV/Movie/Stage Actor, Producer
Names/Places: RN:John Hoysradt
TV Shows: Gimme a Break (as Grandpa Stanley Kanisky)

James Iredell -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/5/1751 d.10/20/1799 (48)
Supreme Court Justice, British

🏆🏀Renalto William Jones -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/5/1906 d.4/22/1981 N.S. (74)
Hall of Famer, Sports Executive, Basketball Figure, Italian
Misc: co-founder Int'l Basketball Association and MLB exec; a popularizer of basketball in Europe and in Asia

🎨Bil Keane -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/5/1922 d.11/8/2011 (89)
Comic Strip Cartoonist
Book Titles: The Family Circus

🎵Herb Kent -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/5/1928 N.S. d.10/22/2016 N.S. (88)
Hall of Famer, Radio Disc Jock
Misc: the longest-running disc jockey in the history of radio

🎭🎵🎸Shell Kepler -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/5/1958 d.2/1/2008 (49)
Soap Actress, New Wave Singer
TV Shows: General Hospital (as Amy Vining)

🎵🎸Richard Kermode -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/5/1946 d.1/16/1996 N.S. (49)
Rock & Roll Keyboardist
Group Names: Malo, Santana

💰🏆⚾Ray A. Kroc -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/5/1902 d.1/14/1984 (81)
Restaurateur, MLB Owner
Misc: builder of McDonalds empire; McDonald's says Oct 2
Sports Teams: San Diego Padres (owned)

🎭Ronald Leigh-Hunt -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/5/1920 d.9/12/2005 (84)
Actor, British
TV Shows: The Adventures of Sir Lancelot (as King Arthur)

✍🎭Joshua Logan -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/5/1908 d.7/12/1988 (79)
Author, Movie Producer/Director, Stage Producer/Director
Misc: produced South Pacific on Broadway

🎭Allen Ludden -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/5/1917 N.S. d.6/9/1981 N.S. (63)
Game Show Host, TV Producer
Names/Places: Betty White's husband
Misc: his gravestone says b. 1917, some sources give 1918 or 1919
TV Shows: Stumpers, Password, Liar's Club, GE College Bowl

⚛🎭Louis Jean Lumiere -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/5/1864 N.S. d.6/7/1948 N.S. (83)
Inventor, Cinematographer, French
Misc: photography pioneer, with brother Auguste, patented the Cinematographe, the first motion picture machine; made first motion picture in 1895. d. Jun 7?

🎭Bernie Mac -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/5/1957 N.S. d.8/9/2008 N.S. (50)
Movie Actor, Voice Actor, Comedian
Names/Places: b. in Chicago, IL
TV Shows: The Bernie Mac Show (as Bernie Mac MacCollough)
Movie Titles: The Original Kings of Comedy, Charlie's Angels Full Throttle, Bad Santa, Mr. 3000, Ocean's Twelve, Guess Who, Soul Men, Booty Call, Friday, The Players Club, Head of STate, Pride, Transformers, Madagascar Escape 2 Africa

🎭Harriet MacGibbon -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/5/1905 d.2/8/1987 (81)
Actress
TV Shows: The Beverly Hillbillies (as Mrs. Margaret Drysdale), Smothers Brothers Show (as Mrs. Costello)

🎭Tony Marvin -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/5/1912 d.10/10/1998 (86)
Announcer
TV Shows: Arthur Godfrey (TV shows series)

🎵🎸Carlo Mastrangelo -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/5/1937 N.S. d.4/4/2016 N.S. (78)
Bass Singer/Basso, Doo Wop Performer, Rock & Roll Singer, Italian
Misc: Doo-wop and progressive rock singer
Group Names: Dion and the Belmonts

🏆⚾Terry Mathews -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/5/1964 d.2/24/2012 (47)
MLB Player

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🏆🏁🏊Jack Medica -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/5/1914 N.S. d.4/15/1985 N.S. (70)
Hall of Famer, Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, American

Walter Dale Miller -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/5/1925 d.10/5/2015 N.S. (90)
Governor

🎭🎵Abi Ofarim -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/5/1937 N.S. d.5/4/2018 N.S. (80)
Dancer, Musician, Israeli
Misc: of the duo Esther and Abi Ofarim
Song Titles: Cindrella Rockefella

🎭Woodrow Parfey -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/5/1922 d.7/29/1984 (61)
Actor
TV Shows: Time Express
Movie Titles: Papillon

🎖⚛Robert Parker Parrott -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/5/1804 N.S. d.12/24/1877 N.S. (73)
Soldier, Inventor
Misc: the Parrott Gun, the most formiddable cannon of its time.

🎭Donald Pleasence -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/5/1919 d.2/2/1995 (75)
TV/Movie/Stage Actor, Producer, English
Misc: screen's fine villians
TV Shows: The Adventures of Robin Hood (as Prince John), Master of the Game
Movie Titles: Oh God!, You Only Live Twice

Pavel Popovich -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/5/1930 d.9/30/2009 (78)
Cosmonaut, Russian
Misc: piloted the Vostok 4 spacecraft, launched Aug. 12, 1962. He and Andriyan G. Nikolayev, who was launched a day earlier in Vostok 3, became the first two men to be in space simultaneously.

🎵Sean Potts -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/5/1930 d.2/11/2014 (83)
Folk Singer, Irish
Group Names: Chieftains

🎵🎸Billy Lee Riley -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/5/1933 d.8/2/2009 (75)
Singer, Multi-instrumentalist, Rockabilly Singer

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🏆⚾Claude Ritchey -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/5/1873 d.11/8/1951 (78)
MLB Player
Names/Places: NN:Little All Right

🎭🎵Jimmy Ritz -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/5/1904 d.11/17/1985 (81)
Actor, Comedian, Dancer, Singer
Misc: of The Ritz Brothers; some say b. Oct 4

🎵Ismael Rivera -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/5/1931 d.5/12/1987 (55)
Music Producer, Composer, Singer, Percussionist, Bandleader, Puerto Rican

🎭Robert Rockwell -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/5/1921 d.1/25/2003 (81)
TV/Radio Actor
TV Shows: Our Miss Brooks (as Philip Boynton)

⚛⛪William Scoresby -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/5/1789 N.S. d.3/21/1857 N.S. (67)
Scientist, Explorer, Clergyman, English
Misc: pioneered in the scientific study of the Arctic and contributed to the knowledge of terrestrial magnetism.

🎭Myron Selznick -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/5/1898 d.3/23/1944 (45)
Talent Agent, Producer

🎖⚖Walter Bedell Smith -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/5/1895 d.8/9/1961 (65)
General, Diplomat
Misc: administrator, who served as chief of staff for U.S. forces in Europe during World War II.

🏆⚽John "Jock" Stein -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/5/1922 N.S. d.9/10/1985 N.S. (62)
Hall of Famer, Soccer Player, Scottish
Misc: CBE; centre half and manager

🎵B. W. Stevenson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/5/1949 d.4/28/1988 (38)
Songwriter, Singer/Guitarist
Names/Places: RFN:Louis C.

🎵Richard Street -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/5/1942 N.S. d.2/27/2013 N.S. (70)
Hall of Famer, Rhythm and Blues Singer
Group Names: The Temptations

⚖💰Kenneth Douglas Taylor -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/5/1934 d.10/15/2015 N.S. (81)
Ambassador, Diplomat, Businessperson, Educator, Canadian

🎨Bob Thaves -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/5/1924 d.8/1/2006 (81)
Comic Strip Cartoonist
Misc: Frank & Ernest

🎭Clark Tippet -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/5/1954 d.1/28/1992 (37)
Choreographer, Dancer

Edward Livingston Trudeau -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/5/1848 N.S. d.11/15/1915 N.S. (67)
Physician, American

🏆🏁🏇Merlin Volzke -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/5/1925 d.2/21/2013 (87)
Jockey

✍🏆🏀David Walsh -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/5/1889 N.S. d.6/2/1975 N.S. (85)
Hall of Famer, Author, Basketball Referee
Misc: co-authored the first ever Manual of Basketball Officiating

🏆🏈Bill Willis -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/5/1921 d.11/27/2007 (86)
Hall of Famer, NFL Player, College Football Player
Misc: AAFC and NFL Hall of Fame middle guard
Sports Teams: Ohio State University, Cleveland Browns (1946-1953)

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🏆🏒William Wadsworth "Bill" Wirtz -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/5/1929 N.S. d.9/26/2007 N.S. (77)
Hall of Famer, NHL Owner
Misc: was the chief executive officer and controlling shareholder of the family-owned Wirtz Corporation
Sports Teams: Chicago Blackhawks (owned for 41 years)

🎭🎵Renée Adorée -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/30/1898 d.10/5/1933 (35)
Movie Actress, Singer, French
Names/Places: RLN:La Fonte

🎭Chantal Akerman -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/6/1950 d.10/5/2015 N.S. (65)
Actor, Director, Belgiumese

🎵Don Barbour -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/19/1927 d.10/5/1961 (34)
Singer
Group Names: The Four Freshmen

Ballington Booth -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/28/1857 d.10/5/1940 (83)
Social Reformer
Misc: founded Volunteers of America

⛪⚖Louis Dembitz Brandeis -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/13/1856 d.10/5/1941 (84)
Hall of Famer, Jewish, Supreme Court Justice
Misc: the first Jewish member of the nation's highest court (1916-39)

🏆⚾Oscar Charleston -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/14/1896 d.10/5/1954 (57)
Hall of Famer, Baseball Manager, Baseball Player
Misc: Negro Leagues star
Sports Teams: Indianapolis ABCs (1915-1918), Lincoln Stars (1916), Chicago American Giants (1919), Detroit Stars (1919), Indianapolis ABCs (1920), St. Louis Giants (1921), Indianapolis ABCs (1922-1923), Harrisburg Giants (1924-1927), Hilldale Club (1928-1929), Homestead Grays (1930-1931), Pittsburgh Crawfords (1932-1937), Toledo Crawfords (1939), Indianapolis Crawfords (1940), Philadelphia Stars (1941)

🎵Al Cooper -- Death Anniversary -- b.??/??/1911 d.10/5/1981
Reeds

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⚛💻Seymour Cray -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/28/1925 d.10/5/1996 (71)
Engineer, Computer Scientist
Misc: Computer guru; pioneered the use of transistors in computers and later developed massive supercomputers to run business and government information networks

✍🎭Rodney Dangerfield -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/22/1921 d.10/5/2004 (82)
Comedy Writer, Movie Actor, Comedian
Names/Places: b. in Babylon, NY; RN:Jacob Cohen then Jack Roy
Misc: Never gets no respect
Song Titles: Rappin' Rodney
TV Shows: Caddyshack, Back to School, Meet Wally Sparks

💰Thomas C. Durant -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/6/1820 d.10/5/1885 (65)
Financier
Misc: railroad official

🎵Shirley Ellis -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/19/1929 d.10/5/2005 (76)
Songwriter, Novelty Singer, Soul Singer

🏆⚾Andy Etchebarren -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/20/1943 N.S. d.10/5/2019 N.S. (76)
MLB Catcher

Rudolf Flesch -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/8/1911 d.10/5/1986 (75)
Educator
Book Titles: Why Johnny Can't Read

✍⛪Henry Emerson Fosdick -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/24/1878 d.10/5/1969 (91)
Author, Clergyman, Religionist, American

Rosebud Yellow Robe Frantz -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/26/1907 d.10/5/1992 (85)
Native American
Names/Places: Sitting Bull's great-grandniece
Misc: Lakota Sioux

🏆⚾Lee Gamble -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/15/1910 N.S. d.10/5/1994 N.S. (84)
MLB Outfielder

🎵Jan Garber -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/5/1897 d.10/5/1977 (79)
Bandleader

Roland Garros -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/6/1888 d.10/5/1918 (29)
Aviator, Canadian

🎭🎵🎸Wally George -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/4/1931 d.10/5/2003 (71)
TV Talk Show Host, Rock & Roll Singer
Names/Places: NN:Mr. Conservative; Janis' hubby
Misc: Korean war 1951-53; radio show; some of his sound bits pop up in Whimsical Will's Demented News
TV Shows: Hot Seat (host)

🎵🎸Mike Gibbons -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/12/1949 d.10/5/2005 (56)
Heavy Metal Drummer, British
Group Names: Badfinger

🎵Marcello Giordani -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/25/1963 N.S. d.10/5/2019 N.S. (56)
Opera Tenor, Italian

🎭Gloria Grahame -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/28/1925 d.10/5/1981 (55)
TV/Movie Actress
Names/Places: b. in Los Angeles; LN:Hallward
Misc: some say b. 1929
TV Shows: Rich Man Poor Man

🏆🏌Walter C. Hagen -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/21/1892 d.10/5/1969 (76)
Hall of Famer, Golfer
Misc: won 2 U.S. Opens, 5 PGA, & 4 British Opens

Karl G. Heinze -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/17/1926 d.10/5/1993 (66)
Astronaut, Astronomer

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🎨🎭Geoffrey Holder -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/1/1930 d.10/5/2014 (84)
Designer, Painter, TV/Movie/Stage Actor, Director, Choreographer, Dancer, Trinidad
Misc: the 7up Un-cola nut man in commercials; some sources say b. Aug 1 or 20 but does anyone know for sure which?
Movie Titles: Live and Let Die, The Wiz

🎭Morag Hood -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/12/1942 d.10/5/2002 (59)
Actress, Scottish

🎵Bert Jansch -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/3/1943 d.10/5/2011 (67)
Songwriter, Singer/Guitarist, Scottish
Misc: Folk-Jazz-Blues
Group Names: Pentangle

💻Steven Jobs -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/24/1955 N.S. d.10/5/2011 N.S. (56)
Computer Company Owner
Misc: Apple Computer founder

Annie Johnston -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/15/1863 d.10/5/1931 (68)
Children's Author

🎵Joan Marie Johnson -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/15/1944 d.10/5/2016 N.S. (72)
Singer
Group Names: The Dixie Cups

🎭🎵Isaac "Ike" Jones -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/23/1929 d.10/5/2014 N.S. (84)
Actor, Producer, Musician
Names/Places: Inger Stevens' hubby

🎵Dick Jurgens -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/8/1910 d.10/5/1995 (85)
Composer, Trumpeter, Bandleader

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⛪⚖Rabbi Meir Kahane -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/1/1932 d.10/5/1990 (58)
Religious Leader, Jewish, Attorney/Lawyer
Misc: Jewish Defense League founder

🎭Andrew Keir -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/3/1926 d.10/5/1997 (71)
Actor

🎵Eddie Kendrick -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/17/1939 N.S. d.10/5/1992 N.S. (52)
Hall of Famer, Songwriter, Rhythm and Blues Singer
Names/Places: RN:Edward James Kendrick
Misc: d. Oct 5?
Group Names: Temptations (lead singer), soloist
Song Titles: My Girl, Get Ready, Ain't Too Proud To Beg, Beauty Is Only Skin Deep, I Know I'm Losing You, All I Need, You're My Everything, I Wish It Would Rain, Cloud Nine, I'm Gonna Make You Love Me (with Diana Ross and the Supremes), I Can't Get Next To You, Ball of Confusion, Just My Imagination, Papa Was a Rollin' Stone, Masterpiece (all previous as lead of The Temptations), Keep On Truckin' Part 1, Boogie Down, Shoeshine Boy

🎭William Kent -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/29/1886 d.10/5/1945 (59)
Movie/Stage Actor

👑King Henry III Of Holy Roman & Germany -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/28/1016 J+CD d.10/5/1056 J+CD (39)
King
Misc: ruled 1046-56

👑King Phillip III Of France -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/30/1245 O.S. d.10/5/1285 O.S. (40)
King
Misc: ruled 1270-85

🎵Marcel King -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/4/1958 d.10/5/1995 N.S. (37)
Singer, British
Misc: some say b. 1957
Group Names: Sweet Sensation

🏆🏀George King -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/16/1928 d.10/5/2006 (78)
NBA Player

Alfred L. Kroeber -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/11/1876 d.10/5/1960 (84)
Anthropologist
Misc: textbook author

William Lassell -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/18/1799 N.S. d.10/5/1880 N.S. (81)
Astronomer, English
Misc: discoverer of satellites of Uranus and Neptune

🎭Debbie Linden -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/22/1961 d.10/5/1997 (36)
Actress, Scottish
TV Shows: Kenny Everett Show

🎵Booker Little -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/2/1938 d.10/5/1961 (23)
Trumpeter

🎭Hal (B. 1927) Lynch -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/13/1927 N.S. d.10/5/2006 N.S. (78)
Entertainment Figure

🎵George Malone -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/5/1940 d.10/5/2007 (67)
Songwriter, Singer
Group Names: The Monotones

Mike Mansfield -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/16/1903 d.10/5/2001 (98)
Statesman, Ambassador
Misc: ex-Japan ambassador b. 1904?

🎖⚖Charles Marquis -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/31/1738 d.10/5/1805 (66)
General, Soldier, Statesman, British
Misc: "fire when ready, Gridley"; of Cornwallis

🏆🏌Dave Marr -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/27/1933 d.10/5/1997 (63)
Golfer

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Walter Dale Miller -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/5/1925 d.10/5/2015 N.S. (90)
Governor

🎭Charles Napier -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/12/1936 d.10/5/2011 (75)
Actor
TV Shows: The Oregon Trail, The Blue & the Gray

🎭Barbara Nichols -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/30/1929 d.10/5/1976 (46)
Actress, Jamaican

🎭Jane Nigh -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/25/1925 d.10/5/1993 (68)
TV/Movie Actress

🎵Jacques Offenbach -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/20/1819 N.S. d.10/5/1880 N.S. (61)
Composer, Musician, German

🏆⚾Brian Powell -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/10/1973 d.10/5/2009 (35)
MLB Player

🎖👑⚖Prince Potemkin -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/30/1739 Ju-1 or 10/11/1739 N.S. d.10/5/1791 Ju-1 (52) or 10/16/1791 N.S. (52)
Military Leader, Prince, Statesman, Russian
Names/Places: FN:Grigori Aleksandrovich

🎭Denis Quilley -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/26/1927 d.10/5/2003 (75)
Actor, English
TV Shows: Masada

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🎭Leonard Rossiter -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/21/1926 d.10/5/1984 (57)
Actor, English
Movie Titles: 2001

🎵Nini Rosso -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/19/1926 d.10/5/1994 (68)
Songwriter, Trumpeter, Italian

🎭Andrew Rubin -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/22/1946 d.10/5/2015 N.S. (69)
Actor

🏆🏒Wayne Rutledge -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/5/1942 d.10/5/2004 (62)
NHL Player, Canadian

🏆🏀Larry Siegfried -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/22/1939 d.10/5/2010 (71)
NBA Player
Sports Teams: Boston Celtics

Charlie Smith -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/4/1842 N.S. d.10/5/1979 N.S. (137)
World's Oldest Person
Misc: noted for claiming to be the oldest person in the U.S. although his claim has since been debunked; DOB is alleged

🎭Jay R. Smith -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/29/1915 d.10/5/2002 (87)
Movie Actor
Misc: was last seen alive on October 1st, his body found October 5th.
Movie Titles: Our Gang (as Pinky)

🎵Ebe Stignani -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/10/1903 d.10/5/1974 (71)
Opera Singer, Italian
Misc: some sources say b. 1904

🎖⚖Thomas Stone -- Death Anniversary -- b.??/??/1743 d.10/5/1787
Revolutionary, Lawyer
Misc: Declaration of Independence signer

🏆🏈Ken Strong -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/21/1906 d.10/5/1979 (73)
Hall of Famer, NFL Player
Misc: NFL, AFL halfback; the first player in NFL history to attempt and score on a fair catch kick.
Sports Teams: New York University, Staten Island Stapletons (1929-1932), New York Giants (1933-1935), New York Yankees (AFL II, 1936-1937), New York Giants (1939), New York Giants (1944-1947)

🎭🎵Justin "Jud" Strunk Jr. -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/11/1936 N.S. d.10/5/1981 N.S. (45)
Actor, Comedian, Singer
Song Titles: Daisy a Day
TV Shows: Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In

🎵🎷Sam Taylor -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/12/1916 d.10/5/1990 (74)
Tenor-sax, Jazz Musician
Names/Places: NN:Sam the Man

Tecumseh -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/??/1768 d.10/5/1813 (45)
Orator
Misc: Shawnee Indian chief

🎭Lloyd Thaxton -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/31/1927 d.10/5/2008 (81)
TV Host, TV Producer
TV Shows: Lloyd Thaxton Show (host)

🎵Arthur Tracy -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/25/1899 d.10/5/1997 (98)
Singer, Russian
Names/Places: NN:The Street Singer
Misc: AP says 1899, some sources give 1903

Earl S. Tupper -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/28/1907 d.10/5/1983 (76)
Inventor
Misc: Tupperware; buried in a giant Tupperware coffin(?)

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🎭Misty Upham -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/6/1982 d.10/5/2014 (32)
Actress
Misc: her body was found on October 16
Movie Titles: Frozen River

🎭Hal Wallis -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/14/1899 d.10/5/1986 (87)
Movie Producer
TV Shows: Barefoot in the Park
Movie Titles: Maltese Falcon

💰🎭Sam Warner -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/10/1887 d.10/5/1927 (40)
Businessperson, Film Executive, Canadian
Misc: Warner Brothers Co. co-founder

🎵🎷Butch Warren -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/9/1939 d.10/5/2013 (74)
Jazz Bassist
Misc: hard bop genre

🎭David Watson -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/10/1940 d.10/5/2014 N.S. (74)
Actor, English
TV Shows: Rawhide (as Ian Cabot)
Movie Titles: Beneath the Planet of the Apes, The Legend of Robin Hood, Criminal Ways, Paperback Romance

Maurice Wilkins -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/15/1916 d.10/5/2004 (87)
Scientist, Physicist, Biophysicist, New Zealand
Misc: worked with DNA

Sid Yates -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/27/1909 d.10/5/2000 (91)
Congressperson

✍📰🏆🏁Brock Yates -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/21/1933 N.S. d.10/5/2016 N.S. (82)
Hall of Famer, Author, Screenwriter, Journalist, Racing Figure
Misc: longtime executive order of Car and Driver magazine

Lou Zara -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/2/1910 d.10/5/2001 (91)
Writer

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✍🎭António de Macedo -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/5/1931 N.S. d.10/5/2017 N.S. (86)
Writer, Lecturer, Professor, Filmmaker, Portuguese

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