Monday, October 18, 2010

October 18 Birthdays

Births

* 1127 – Emperor Go-Shirakawa of Japan (d. 1192)
* 1405 – Pope Pius II (d. 1464)
* 1517 – Manoel da Nóbrega, Portuguese Jesuit in Brazil (d. 1570)
* 1547 – Justus Lipsius, Flemish humanist (d. 1606)
* 1569 – Giambattista Marini, Italian poet (d. 1625)
* 1595 – Edward Winslow, Plymouth Colony founder (d. 1655)
* 1634 – Luca Giordano, Italian artist (d. 1705)
* 1653 – Abraham van Riebeeck, Governor-General of the Dutch East Indies (d. 1713)
* 1662 – Matthew Henry, English non-conformist minister (d. 1714)
* 1668 – John George IV, Elector of Saxony (d. 1694)
* 1679 – Ann Putnam, Jr., American accuser in the Salem Witch Trials (d. 1716)
* 1701 – Charles le Beau, French historian (d. 1778)
* 1706 – Baldassare Galuppi, Italian composer (d. 1785)
* 1741 – Pierre Choderlos de Laclos, French general and author (d. 1803)
* 1777 – Heinrich von Kleist, German writer (d. 1811)
* 1785 – Thomas Love Peacock, English satirist (d. 1866)
* 1831 – Emperor Friedrich III of Germany (d. 1888)
* 1854 – Billy Murdoch, Australian cricketer (d. 1911)
* 1859 – Henri Bergson, French philosopher, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Literature (d. 1941)
* 1865 – Arie de Jong, Dutch linguist (d. 1957)
* 1865 – Logan Pearsall Smith, American essayist and critic (d. 1946)
* 1868 – Ernst Didring, Swedish author (d. 1931)
* 1870 – Daisetz Teitaro Suzuki, Japanese scholar (d. 1966)
* 1873 – Ivanoe Bonomi, Prime Minister of Italy (d. 1951)
* 1882 – Lucien Petit-Breton, Argentine-French cyclist (d. 1917)
* 1893 – Georges Ohsawa, Japanese founder of Macrobiotics (d. 1966)
* 1894 – H. L. Davis, American author (d. 1960)
* 1897 – Isabel Briggs Myers, American psychological theorist (d. 1980)
* 1898 – Lotte Lenya, Austrian singer and actress (d. 1981)
* 1902 – Miriam Hopkins, American actress (d. 1972)
* 1902 – Pascual Jordan, German physicist (d. 1980)
* 1903 – Lina Radke, German athlete (d. 1983)
* 1904 – A. J. Liebling, American journalist (d. 1963)
* 1904 – Haim Shirman, Russian-born Israeli professor of medieval Spanish Jewish poetry (d. 1981)
* 1905 – Jan Gies, Dutch resistance fighter (d. 1993)
* 1905 – Félix Houphouët-Boigny, first President of Côte d'Ivoire (d. 1993)
* 1906 – James Brooks, American painter (d. 1992)
* 1909 – Norberto Bobbio, Italian philosopher and legal theorist (d. 2004)
* 1914 – Raymond Lambert, Swiss mountaineer (d. 1997)
* 1915 – Victor Sen Yung, American actor (d. 1980)
* 1918 – Bobby Troup, American musician (d. 1999)
* 1919 – Ric Nordman, Canadian politician (d. 1996)
* 1919 – Anita O'Day, American singer (d. 2006)
* 1919 – Pierre Elliott Trudeau, 15th Prime Minister of Canada (d. 2000)
* 1920 – Melina Mercouri, Greek actress and Minister for Culture of Greece (d. 1994)
* 1921 – Jesse Helms, American politician (d. 2008)
* 1924 – Hugh Allan "Buddy" MacMaster, Canadian musician
* 1925 – Ramiz Alia, political leader of Albania
* 1926 – Chuck Berry, American musician
* 1926 – Klaus Kinski, German actor (d. 1991)
* 1927 – George C. Scott, American actor (d. 1999)
* 1928 – Keith Jackson, American football commentator
* 1929 – Violeta Chamorro, President of Nicaragua
* 1931 – Chris Albertson, American jazz historian
* 1932 – Vytautas Landsbergis, Lithuanian politician
* 1933 – Forrest Gregg, American football player
* 1934 – Calvin Lockhart, Bahamian actor (d. 2007)
* 1934 – Inger Stevens, Swedish actress (d. 1970)
* 1934 – Chuck Swindoll, American evangelist
* 1935 – Peter Boyle, American actor (d. 2006)
* 1938 – Dawn Wells, American actress
* 1939 – Mike Ditka, American football player, coach, and commentator
* 1939 – Lee Harvey Oswald, alleged assassin of John F. Kennedy (d. 1963)
* 1939 – Flavio Cotti, member of the Swiss Federal Council
* 1940 – Cynthia Weil, American songwriter
* 1942 – Larry Pickering, Australian newspaper cartoonist
* 1943 – Birthe Rønn Hornbech, Danish politician
* 1945 – Chris Shays, Former member of the United States Congress from Connecticut
* 1945 – Huell Howser, American TV host
* 1945 – Yıldo, Turkish famous showman and football player
* 1946 – James Robert Baker, American novelist, screenwriter
* 1946 – Howard Shore, Canadian film composer
* 1946 – Frank Beamer, American football coach Virginia Tech Hokies football
* 1947 – Job Cohen, Dutch politician, mayor of Amsterdam
* 1947 – Joe Morton, American actor
* 1947 – Laura Nyro, American singer and songwriter (d. 1997)
* 1947 – Paul Chuckle, British comedian
* 1948 – Ntozake Shange, American author
* 1948 – Hans Köchler, Austrian philosopher
* 1949 – Joe Egan, British musician (Stealers Wheel)
* 1949 – George Hendrick, baseball player
* 1949 – Gary Richrath, American musician (REO Speedwagon)
* 1950 – Om Puri, Indian actor
* 1950 – Wendy Wasserstein, American playwright (d. 2006)
* 1950 – Sheila White, English actress
* 1951 – Mike Antonovich, American ice hockey player and executive
* 1951 – Terry McMillan, American author
* 1951 – Pam Dawber, American actress
* 1952 – Patrick Morrow, Canadian mountaineer, first to complete the Seven Summits
* 1952 – Bảo Ninh, Vietnamese novelist
* 1952 – Jerry Royster, American baseball player
* 1954 – Liz Burch, Australian actress
* 1954 – Arliss Howard, American actor
* 1955 – Timmy Mallett, British TV presenter
* 1955 – David Twohy, American movie director and screenwriter
* 1955 – Rita Verdonk, Dutch politician
* 1955 – Vanessa Briscoe Hay, American singer and songwriter (Pylon (band) & Supercluster)
* 1956 – Martina Navrátilová, Czech-American tennis player
* 1956 – Craig Bartlett, American animator
* 1956 – Jim Talent, American politician
* 1957 – Jon Lindstrom, American actor
* 1957 – Catherine Ringer, French singer and songwriter (Les Rita Mitsouko)
* 1958 – Corinne Bohrer, American actress
* 1958 – Thomas Hearns, American boxer
* 1958 – Kjell Samuelsson, National Hockey League defenseman
* 1959 – Kirby Chambliss, Aerobatic pilot
* 1959 – Milčo Mančevski, Macedonian film director and screenwriter
* 1959 – John Nord, former American pro wrestler
* 1959 – Chris "Mad Dog" Russo, American sports talk show host
* 1959 – Steve Swayne, Dartmouth Professor
* 1960 – Jean-Claude Van Damme, Belgian actor
* 1960 – Erin Moran, American actress
* 1961 – Wynton Marsalis, American jazz musician
* 1961 – Rick Moody, American author
* 1962 – Vincent Spano, American actor
* 1964 – Dan Lilker, American musician, bassist for Anthrax, S.O.D., Nuclear Assault, and Brutal Truth
* 1964 – Charles Stross, British speculative-fiction author
* 1965 – Curtis Stigers, American jazz vocalist and saxophonist
* 1965 – Zakir Naik, Indian Islamic speaker and doctor
* 1966 – Slavi Trifonov, Bulgarian showman
* 1967 – Eric Stuart, American voice actor and singer
* 1969 – Volker Neumüller, German music manager
* 1969 – Nelson Vivas, Argentine former footballer
* 1970 – José Padilla, American former gang member and alleged supporter of terrorism
* 1970 – Doug Mirabelli, American baseball player
* 1972 – Alex Tagliani, Quebec racing driver
* 1973 – Michalis Kapsis, Greek footballer
* 1974 – Robbie Savage, Welsh footballer
* 1974 – Peter Svensson, Swedish musician (The Cardigans)
* 1974 – Candy Lo, Hong Kong singer-songwriter and actress
* 1975 – Alex Cora, Puerto Rican baseball player
* 1976 – Zhou Xun, Chinese actress and singer
* 1977 – Ryan Nelsen, New Zealand footballer
* 1977 – David Vuillemin, pro motocross rider
* 1978 – Wesley Jonathan, American actor
* 1978 – Mike Tindall, English rugby union player
* 1978 – Priyanka Trivedi, Indian actress
* 1978 – Jake Farrow, American actor
* 1979 – Jothika, Indian actress
* 1980 – Josh Gracin, American singer
* 1981 – Greg Warren, American football player
* 1982 – Ne-Yo, American R&B singer
* 1982 – Thierry Amiel, French singer
* 1984 – Lindsey Vonn, American alpine skier
* 1984 – Freida Pinto, Indian actress and model
* 1985 – Derrick Tribbett, American musician (Twisted Method)
* 1987 – Zac Efron, American actor
* 1987 – Freja Beha Erichsen, Danish model
* 1989 – Joy Lauren, American actress
* 1990 – Bristol Palin, American political figure
* 1990 – Carly Schroeder, American actress
* 1991 – Tyler Posey, American actor
* 1998 – Julia Wróblewska, Polish actress
* 2001 – Annelise Manojlovic, English actress

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