Birthdays & Football!

Joyce Rey is the leader in Beverly Hills Luxury Real EstateTomorrow is my Birthday and I cannot wait to celebrate at the USC vs Stanford football game!  Below is a list of Famous Birthdays on October 29th — recognize any?

1463 – Alessandro Achillini, Italian physician/philosopher
1507 – Fernando Alvarez de Toledo, Spanish viceroy of Neth (1566-73)
1513 – Jacques Amyot, French humanist/translator/abbot of Bellozanne
1562 – George Abbott, English theologist/archbishop of Canterbury
1656 – Edmund Halley, astronomer (Halley’s Comet) [NS=Nov 8]
1682 – Pierre François Xavier de Charlevoix, French historian (d. 1761)
1690 – Martin Folkes, English antiquarian (d. 1754)
1704 – John Byng, British admiral (d. 1757)
1740 – James Boswell, Scotland, Samuel Johnson’s biographer
1815 – Daniel Emmett, American composer (d. 1904)
1815 – Ľudovít Štúr, Slovak politician, author of Slovak language (d. 1856)
1816 – Ferdinand II AFA, king of Portugal
1822 – Joost G Kist, Dutch lawyer/president of High Council (1885-97)
1822 – Mieczysław Halka Ledóchowski, Polish Catholic Cardinal (d. 1902)
1824 – Joseph Horace Lewis, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1904
1827 – Marcellin Berthelot, French chemist (d. 1907)
1837 – Abraham Kuyper, clergyman/Dutch premier (AR, 1908-12)
1837 – Harriet Powers, US, slave/writer (Creation of Animals)
1844 – Albert von Rothschild, Austrian banker
1853 – Josephine B Willson Bruce, US theorist (NACW)
1855 – Paul Bruchési, archbishop of Montreal (d. 1939)
1857 – Conrad Haebler, German historian (Early printers of Spain/Portugal)
1859 – Charles Ebbets, (namesake of Ebbets Field, Brooklyn)
1861 – Andrei Ryabushkin, Russian painter (d. 1904)
1871 – Narziss Ach, German psychologist (Analyse des Willens)
1873 – Guillermo Valencia, Colombia, poet/translator/statesman
1875 – Marie, queen consort of Ferdinand I of Romania (1914-27)
1877 – Wilfred Rhodes, cricketer (Yorks & Eng SLA, played Tests 1899-1930)
1877 – Narcisa de Leon, Filipino film mogul (d. 1966)
1878 – Alex E von Falkenhausen, German general (China, WW II)
1879 – Franz JHMM von Papen, German diplomat/chancellor (1932)
1879 – Alva B. Adams, American politician (d. 1941)
1882 – Jean Giraudoux, French writer (d. 1944)
1883 – Dirk Verbeek, Dutch actor/director (Hofstad Stage)
1884 – Bela Lugosi, Lugos Hungary, horror actor (Dracula, Body Snatcher)
1890 – Claire Goll, writer
1891 – Fanny Brice, NYC, singing comedienne (Ziegeld Follies, Baby Snooks)
1893 – Johannes F “Johan” Bakker Jr, Dutch actor
1897 – Hope Emerson, Hawarden Iowa, actress (I Married Joan, Peter Gunn)
1897 – [Paul] Joseph Goebbels, Nazi propagandist
1898 – Emmanuel Bondeville, composer
1899 – Akim Tamiroff, Tiflis Russia, actor (For Whom the Bell Tolls)
1901 – Daniele Amfiteatrov, composer
1903 – Vivian Ellis, composer
1905 – Laurence Dowdall, lawyer
1906 – Fredric [William] Brown, US, sci-fi author (Martians Go Home)
1907 – Edwige Feuillère, French film actress (d. 1998)
1908 – Stewart Myles MacPherson, broadcaster
1909 – Douglass Montgomery, LA CA, actor (Forbidden, Harmony Lane)
1910 – Alfred J Ayer, England, Neopositivist philosopher/logician
1911 – Phillip Jack Oppenheimer, diamond trader
1915 – Dennis Brookes, cricketer (one Test England v WI 1948, scored 10 & 7)
1917 – Eddie Constantine, US/French actor (Lucky Jo, It Lives Again)
1917 – Henry Carlsson, Sweden, soccer (Olympic-gold-1948)
1918 – Bernard Gordon, American writer and producer (d. 2007)
1920 – Baruj Benacerraf, Venezuelan-born immunologist, Nobel laureate
1920 – Catholicos Baselios Mar Thoma Didymos I, Indian Catholic
1921 – Bill Mauldin, cartoonist (WW II Army grunts)
1921 – Ed Kemmer, Reading Pa, actor (Buzz Corey-Space Patrol)
1921 – William Henry Mauldin, NM, political cartoonist (Pulitzer-1945, 59)
1922 – Francois H L Henrichs, sportscaster/actor (Spider)
1922 – Neal Hefti, Hastings Neb, orch leader (Kate Smith Show)
1922 – Neil Blaney, politician
1923 – Dietrich Manicke, composer
1923 – Carl Djerassi, Austrian chemist
1924 – Zbigniew Herbert, writer
1925 – Betty Evans Grayson, Portland Or, softball pitcher (Hall of Fame 1959)
1925 – Geraldine Brooks, NYC, actr (Faraday & Co, Dumplings, Act of Murder)
1925 – Zoot Sims, rocker
1925 – Dominick Dunne, American author
1925 – Robert Hardy, English actor
1926 – Jon[athan Stewart] Vickers, Prince Albert, Canada, tenor
1927 – Frank A Sedgman, tennis champ (US Open-1951)
1927 – Hugo Schiltz, Flemish politician
1930 – Peter Stampfel, rocker
1930 – Niki de Saint Phalle, French sculptor (d. 2002)
1930 – Natalie Sleeth, American composer (d. 1992)
1930 – Omara Portuondo, Cuban singer
1931 – Franco Interlenghi, Italian actor
1934 – Karl Francis Hettinger, Onion Field survivor
1934 – Pim Jacobs, jazz pianist/Dutch TV host/actor (Gilas)
1934 – Ramon Sender, composer
1934 – Robert E Hughes, NYC, orch leader (Rich Little Show)
1935 – David Allen, cricketer (England off-spinner of 60’s)
1936 – Akiko Kojima, Japanese model
1937 – Michael Ponti, Freiburg Germany, pianist (Boston Competition 1964)
1938 – Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, President of Liberia
1940 – Connie Mack, (Rep-R-FL, 1983- /Sen-R-FL)
1940 – Galen Weston, English/Canadian industrial/multi-millionaire
1940 – John Gotti, mafia head
1940 – Frida Boccara, French singer (d. 1996)
1940 – José Ulises Macías Salcedo, Catholic bishop
1941 – Brian Yuile, cricketer (NZ slow left-armer took 34 wkts in 17 Tests)
1942 – Johan Fleming Ramsland, British broadcaster
1942 – Bob Ross, American artist and television host (d. 1995)
1943 – Donald Simpson, film producer
1944 – Denny Laine, [Brian Hines], rock guitarist (Moody Blues, Wings)
1944 – Fausto Leali, Italian entertainer
1944 – Robbie van Leeuwen, Dutch guitarist (Shocking Blue)
1944 – Otto Wiesheu, German minister
1944 – Claude Brochu, Major League Baseball executive (Montreal Expos)
1945 – Melba Moore, [Beatrice], NYC, singer/actress (Ellis Island)
1946 – Anura Tennekoon, cricketer (Sri Lankan World Cup captain 1975-79)
1946 – Peter Green, [Peter Greenbaum], London, rocker (Fleetwood Mac)
1946 – Strinivasa Moodley, South African anti-apartheid activist
1947 – Richard Dreyfuss, Bkln NY, actor (Jaws, Nuts, Mr Holland’s Opus)
1947 – Helen Coonan, Australian politician
1948 – Kate Jackson, Birmingham Ala, actress (Rookies, Charlie’s Angels)
1948 – Ricky Reynolds, rocker
1949 – Paul Orndorff, wrestler (WCW/SMW/NWA/WWF, Mr Wonderful)
1949 – James Williamson, American guitarist
1951 – Dirk Kempthorne, (Sen-R Idaho)
1951 – Guy Gelso, rock drummer (Zebra)
1951 – Rick Bordia, rock guitarist (Mink Deville)
1952 – Arnell Carmichael, rock keyboardist (Raydio)
1952 – Beth Solomon, LPGA golfer
1952 – Valeri I Tokarev, Russian colonel/cosmonaut
1953 – Denis Potvin, Ottawa Ontario, NY Islander defenseman (Norris trophy)
1954 – Anita Meijer, Dutch singer (Just a Disillusion)
1954 – Herman Ronald Frazier, Phila, 400m/4x400m runner (Olympic-gold-1976)
1955 – Kevin DuBrow, rocker
1955 – Roger O’Donnell, English musician (The Cure)
1955 – Boy Abunda, Filipino journalist and television personality
1956 – Wilfredo Gómez, Puerto Rican boxer
1957 – Dan Castellaneta, American voice actor, Best known as the voice of Homer Simpson
1958 – David Remnick, American writer and editor of The New Yorker
1959 – Finola Hughes, London, actress (Anna-General Hospital, Staying Alive)
1959 – Jesse Barfield, Ill, outfielder (Blue Jays, Yankees, 1986 HR leader)
1959 – Mike Gartner, Ottawa, NHL right wing (Toronto Maple Leafs)
1959 – Tamar Baruch, actress (Small Truth, Q & Q)
1960 – Michael Carter, Dallas Tx, shot putter (Olympic-silver-1984)
1961 – Cornelia Oschkenat, German DR, hurdler (50m indoor)
1961 – Joel Otto, Elk River MN, NHL center (Phila Flyers, Team USA Oly-1998)
1961 – Randy Jackson, Gary In, rocker (Jackson 5-ABC)
1964 – Greg Montgomery, punter (Baltimore Ravens)
1964 – Jackie Pereira, Perth Australia, field hockey center/forward (Oly-96)
1964 – May Allison, Toronto Ontario, marathoner (Olympics-96)
1965 – Andy Beal, Germany, Canadian Tour golfer (1989 West of England Pro)
1965 – Greg Davis, NFL kicker (Arizona Cardinals)
1965 – Steven Sweet, Wadsworth Ohio, heavy metal artist (Warrant-Cherry Pie)
1967 – Greg Gohr, Santa Clara Calif, pitcher (Detroit Tigers)
1967 – Joely Fisher, LA Calif, actress (Paige-Ellen)
1967 – Beth Chapman, Star of Dog the Bounty Hunter
1967 – Rufus Sewell, English actor
1968 – Grayson McCouch, NYC, actor (Morgan Winthrop-Another World)
1968 – Johann Olav Koss, speed skater (Olympics-3 gold-1994)
1968 – Tsunku, Japanese music producer
1969 – Peter Breen, Brockton Mass, dance skater
1969 – Giorgos Donis, Greek footballer
1969 – Eleni Menegaki, Greek TV presenter
1970 – Charles Swann, WLAF cornerback (Scotland Claymores)
1970 – Chris Thorpe, Waukegan Ill, doubles luger (Olympics-1994)
1970 – Dan Ratushny, Nepean, NHL defenseman (Florida Panthers)
1970 – Edwin van der Sar, Dutch soccer goalkeeper (Ajax)
1970 – Marquez Pope, NFL cornerback (SF 49ers)
1970 – Phillip Cocu, Dutch soccer player (Vitesse, PSV)
1971 – Greg Blewett, cricketer (Aust batsman, century on Test debut 1995)
1971 – Matthew Hayden, cricketer (heavy scorer for Queensland, Aust 1994-96)
1971 – Winona Ryder, [Horowitz], Mn, actress (Heathers, Edward Scissorhand)
1971 – Daniel J. Bernstein, American professor
1972 – Rhonda Blades, WNBA guard (NY Liberty)
1972 – Takafumi Horie, Japanese entrepreneur
1972 – Gabrielle Union, American actress
1972 – Tracee Ellis Ross, American actress
1973 – Adam Bacher, cricketer (nephew of Ali S Afr Test batsman 1996- )
1973 – Robert Pirès, French footballer
1974 – Mike Crawford, linebacker (Miami Dolphins)
1974 – R A Dickey, Nashville Tenn, baseball pitcher (Olympics-bronze-96)
1974 – Renata Hornofova, Miss Universe-Czech Republic (1996)
1974 – Michael Vaughan, English cricketer
1975 – Kelly Lin, Chinese actress
1976 – Claudia Dopf, Miss Peru Universe (1997)
1976 – Mohsen Emadi, Iranian Poet
1977 – Brendan Fehr, Canadian actor
1978 – Travis Henry, American football player
1979 – Ignasi Giménez Renom, Catalan politician
1980 – Ben Foster, American actor
1980 – B.J. Sams, American football player
1981 – Amanda Beard, Newport Beach CA, 100m/200m breaststroke (Oly-2 silv-96)
1981 – Jonathan Brown, Australian rules footballer
1981 – Reema Sen, Indian actress
1982 – Chelan Simmons, Canadian actress
1982 – Ariel Lin, Taiwanese actress and singer
1983 – Maurice Clarett, American football player
1983 – Dana Eveland, American baseball player
1983 – Jason Tahincioglu, Turkish racing driver
1983 – Richard Brancatisano, Australian actor
1984 – Eric Staal, Canadian ice hockey player
1985 – Severino Jefferson, Brazilian football player
1987 – Makoto Ogawa, Japanese singer
1990 – Carlson Young,American actress