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Basic Today in Birthdays and Deaths October 15

Last Updated 10-15-2018

🏆🏁Charles "Red" Farmer -- Birthdate Conflict -- b.10/15/1928 N.S. or 10/15/1932 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Auto Racer
Misc: NASCAR; birthdate is disputed, born sometime between 1928 and 1932

🏆🏁Charles "Red" Farmer -- Birthdate Conflict -- b.10/15/1928 N.S. or 10/15/1932 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Auto Racer
Misc: NASCAR; birthdate is disputed, born sometime between 1928 and 1932

🏆🏀Arron Afflalo -- is 33 in the year 2018 and 34 in the year 2019; b.10/15/1985 N.S.
NBA Player

🏆🏀Ron Anderson -- is 60 in the year 2018 and 61 in the year 2019; b.10/15/1958
NBA Forward

🎭Victor Banerjee -- is 72 in the year 2018 and 73 in the year 2019; b.10/15/1946
Actor, India

Egypt Daoud Dean Beatz -- is 8 in the year 2018 and 9 in the year 2019; b.10/15/2010
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: Alicia Keys and Swizz's son

🎵Eric Benét -- is 52 in the year 2018 and 53 in the year 2019; b.10/15/1966
Rhythm and Blues Singer
Names/Places: pron: beh-NAY'

🎭Joy Bisco -- is 43 in the year 2018 and 44 in the year 2019; b.10/15/1975
Actress, Producer
Movie Titles: Ghost World, Couples Retreat, Not Another Teen Movie

✍🎭Asher Brauner -- is 72 in the year 2018 and 73 in the year 2019; b.10/15/1946
Writer, Actor, Producer
TV Shows: BAD Cats
Movie Titles: Merchants of War, Switchblade Sisters, American Eagle

🎭William Brent -- is 23 in the year 2018 and 24 in the year 2019; b.10/15/1995 N.S.
Actor
TV Shows: Lab Rats (as Chase Davenport)

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🎭Jere Burns -- is 64 in the year 2018 and 65 in the year 2019; b.10/15/1954
Actor
TV Shows: Dear John (as Kirk Morris), Bob (as Peter), The Mommies (as Tom), Something So Right (as Jack Farrell), Good Morning Miami (as Frank Alfano)
Movie Titles: Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles

🎵Richard Carpenter -- is 72 in the year 2018 and 73 in the year 2019; b.10/15/1946
Hall of Famer, Music Producer, Songwriter, Keyboardist, Pianist, Adult-Pop Singer
Names/Places: b. in New Haven, CT; Karen's brother
Group Names: The Carpenters

🎭🎵Toran Caudell -- is 36 in the year 2018 and 37 in the year 2019; b.10/15/1982
Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, Composer
Names/Places: aka Lane Toran, RN: Lane Toran Caudell
TV Shows: Hey Arnold!, Recess, 7th Heaven (as Rod)
Movie Titles: RePlay

🎭🏆Sharon Clark -- is 75 in the year 2018 and 76 in the year 2019; b.10/15/1943 N.S.
Actress, Model, Playmate
Misc: August 1970; Playboy Playmate of the Year 1971

🎵🎷Freddy Cole -- is 87 in the year 2018 and 88 in the year 2019; b.10/15/1931 N.S.
Pianist, Jazz Singer

🎵Keyshia Cole -- is 37 in the year 2018 and 38 in the year 2019; b.10/15/1981
Music Producer, Songwriter, Rhythm and Blues Singer

🎵🎸Gerry Cott -- is 64 in the year 2018 and 65 in the year 2019; b.10/15/1954
Songwriter, New Wave Guitarist, Irish
Group Names: The Boomtown Rats

🏆🏈Curtis Cotton -- is 49 in the year 2018 and 50 in the year 2019; b.10/15/1969
NFL Player

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🎭🎵Paige Davis -- is 49 in the year 2018 and 50 in the year 2019; b.10/15/1969
Actress, TV Hostess, Singer
TV Shows: Trading Spaces

🎵🎸Chris DeBurgh -- is 70 in the year 2018 and 71 in the year 2019; b.10/15/1948
Composer, Songwriter, Rock & Roll Singer/Guitarist, Argentine, Irish
Names/Places: RN:Christopher Davidson
Song Titles: The Lady in Red

🏆🎾Elena Dementieva -- is 37 in the year 2018 and 38 in the year 2019; b.10/15/1981
Tennis Player, Russian

✍👑Duchess Sarah -- is 59 in the year 2018 and 60 in the year 2019; b.10/15/1959
Author, Duchess
Names/Places: Duchess of York; aka "Fergie" Ferguison; Prince Andrew's ex-wife

🎭Kellie Flanagan -- is 59 in the year 2018 and 60 in the year 2019; b.10/15/1959
Actress, Producer
Misc: retired from acting in 1970
TV Shows: The Ghost & Mrs. Muir (as Candice Muir)
Movie Titles: Wild in the Streets

Shane Cody Fogerty -- is 27 in the year 2018 and 28 in the year 2019; b.10/15/1991
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: Julie and John's son

🏆🏈Blaine Gabbert -- is 29 in the year 2018 and 30 in the year 2019; b.10/15/1989 N.S.
NFL Quarterback

🏆⚾Carlos García -- is 51 in the year 2018 and 52 in the year 2019; b.10/15/1967
MLB Infielder, Venezuelan

🎭John Getz -- is 71 in the year 2018 and 72 in the year 2019; b.10/15/1947
Actor
TV Shows: MacGruder & Loud (as Det. Malcolm MacGruder)
Movie Titles: Blood Simple, The Fly, The Social Network, Zodiac

🎵Ginuwine -- is 48 in the year 2018 and 49 in the year 2019; b.10/15/1970 N.S.
Rhythm and Blues Singer
Names/Places: RN: Elgin Baylor Lumpkin

Felix Griffiths -- is 10 in the year 2018 and 11 in the year 2019; b.10/15/2008
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: Gillian Anderson and Mark's son

🎭Devon Gummersall -- is 40 in the year 2018 and 41 in the year 2019; b.10/15/1978
Actor, Director
TV Shows: Mad Men, The Last Ship (as Jacob Barnes), My So Called Life (as Brian Krakow)
Movie Titles: Low Fidelity

🏆🏈Bernardo Harris -- is 47 in the year 2018 and 48 in the year 2019; b.10/15/1971
NFL Linebacker

Lettie Louise Higginson -- is 3 in the year 2018 and 4 in the year 2019; b.10/15/2015 N.S.
Celebrity Daughter
Names/Places: KayCee Stroh and Ben's daughter

🏆🏀Fred Hoiberg -- is 46 in the year 2018 and 47 in the year 2019; b.10/15/1972
NBA Coach, NBA Player

✍💰Lido Anthony "Lee" Iacocca -- is 94 in the year 2018 and 95 in the year 2019; b.10/15/1924
Author, Executive
Names/Places: b. in Allentown, PA
Misc: ex-Chrysler CEO/prez/chairman

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🎵"Tito" Jackson -- is 65 in the year 2018 and 66 in the year 2019; b.10/15/1953
Hall of Famer, Guitarist, Rhythm and Blues Singer
Names/Places: b. in Gary, IN; RFMN:Toriano Adaryll
Group Names: The Jacksons

🎭Jeffrey Jacquet -- is 52 in the year 2018 and 53 in the year 2019; b.10/15/1966
Actor
Misc: retired from acting in 1987
TV Shows: Mork & Mindy (as Eugene), Whiz Kids (as Jeremy Saldino)
Movie Titles: Return from Witch Mountain, Wholly Moses!

🏆Guo Jingjing -- is 37 in the year 2018 and 38 in the year 2019; b.10/15/1981 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Diver, Olympic Athlete, Chinese

🎭Renée Jones -- is 50 in the year 2018 and 51 in the year 2019; b.10/15/1968
Actress
TV Shows: Days of Our Lives (as Lexie Carter)

🏆🥊Anthony Joshua -- is 29 in the year 2018 and 30 in the year 2019; b.10/15/1989 N.S.
Boxer, Olympic Athlete, English

🎭🎮Masako Katsuki -- is 59 in the year 2018 and 60 in the year 2019; b.10/15/1959
Actress, Video Game Voice Actress, Japanese
TV Shows: Naruto, Naruto: Shippuden
Movie Titles: Appleseed, The Last: Maruto the Movie
Video Games: Naruto Shippuden (series), Dragon Ball: Xenoverse

🏆🏈George Koonce -- is 50 in the year 2018 and 51 in the year 2019; b.10/15/1968
NFL Linebacker

✍🎭Cathy Ladman -- is 63 in the year 2018 and 64 in the year 2019; b.10/15/1955
Writer, Actress, Comedienne
Movie Titles: White Oleander, Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead, What Planet Are You From, My Fellow Americans

Emeril Lagasse -- is 59 in the year 2018 and 60 in the year 2019; b.10/15/1959
Chef

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🎭Linda Lavin -- is 81 in the year 2018 and 82 in the year 2019; b.10/15/1937
TV/Movie/Stage Actress
Names/Places: b. in Portland, ME
TV Shows: Barney Miller (as Det. Janice Wentworth), Alice (as Alice Hyatt), Room For Two (as Edie)

✍🎭Lynn Lowry -- is 71 in the year 2018 and 72 in the year 2019; b.10/15/1947
Screenwriter, Actress, Producer/Director
Movie Titles: Shivers, The Crazies, Cat People, Talk of the Dead

🎭Bailee Madison -- is 19 in the year 2018 and 20 in the year 2019; b.10/15/1999
Actress, Producer
TV Shows: Good Witch (as Grace Russell)
Movie Titles: Just Go With It, Bridge to Terabithia, Brothers, Don't Be Afraid of the Dark

🎭Katy Manning -- is 67 in the year 2018 and 68 in the year 2019; b.10/15/1951
Actress, English
TV Shows: Doctor Who (as Jo)
Movie Titles: The Quest, When Darkness Falls, Evil Never Dies

🎭Vanessa Marcil -- is 50 in the year 2018 and 51 in the year 2019; b.10/15/1968
Actress, TV Hostess
Names/Places: RLN: Ortez; PRON:Mar-CELL; born in Indio, California
Misc: worked with O|+>; some say b. 1968 or 1969 or 1971
TV Shows: General Hospital (as Brenda Barrett), In Concert (hostess 1994-96); Beverly Hills 90210 (as Gina Kincaid), NYPD Blue (as Carmen Olivera 2001), Las Vegas (as Samamtha Jane Marquez)
Movie Titles: The Rock, The Bannen Way

🎭Penny Marshall -- is 76 in the year 2018 and 77 in the year 2019; b.10/15/1942
TV/Movie Actress, Movie Director
Names/Places: b. in New York City; Rob Reiner's ex-, Garry's sister
Misc: 1961 grad; many say b. 1943 or 1945, unlikely b. in 1945
TV Shows: The Odd Couple (as Myrna Turner), Bob Newhart Show (as Miss Larson), Laverne & Shirley (as Laverne De Fazio), Simpsons (as Miss Botz)

🎭🎮🎵Vincent Martella -- is 26 in the year 2018 and 27 in the year 2019; b.10/15/1992
Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, Video Game Voice Actor, Singer
TV Shows: Everybody Hates Chris (as Greg Wuliger), Phineas and Ferb (as Phineas Flynn), Milo Murphy's Law
Movie Titles: Role Models
Video Games: Disney Infinity (series), Lightning Returns (series)

🎭🎵Barry McGuire -- is 83 in the year 2018 and 84 in the year 2019; b.10/15/1935
Stage Actor, Songwriter, Gospel Singer, Folk Singer
Names/Places: b. in Oklahoma City
Misc: some say b. 1937
Group Names: The New Christy Minstrels, soloist
Song Titles: Eve of Destruction, Hair

🎭Brandon Jay McLaren -- is 38 in the year 2018 and 39 in the year 2019; b.10/15/1980
Actor, Producer
TV Shows: Slasher, Chicago Fire, Graceland, The Killing
Movie Titles: Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce

🎭Larry Miller -- is 65 in the year 2018 and 66 in the year 2019; b.10/15/1953
Actor, Comedian, Cartoon Voice Actor, Producer
Misc: some say b. Nov 13
TV Shows: The Pursuit of Happiness (as Larry), Life's Work (as Jerome Nash), Dilbert (voice)
Movie Titles: Kiss Kiss Bang Bang, 10 Things I Hate Anout You, The Nutty Professor (series)

🎭Camilla More -- is 61 in the year 2018 and 62 in the year 2019; b.10/15/1957
Actress, English
Names/Places: Carey's twin

🎭Carey More -- is 61 in the year 2018 and 62 in the year 2019; b.10/15/1957
Actress, English
Names/Places: Camilla's twin

🏆🏁Bobby Morrow -- is 83 in the year 2018 and 84 in the year 2019; b.10/15/1935 N.S.
Sprinter, Olympic Athlete, Track and Field
Misc: won 3 gold medals at 1956 Olympics (100m, 200m and 4x400m relay).

🎭Mira Nair -- is 61 in the year 2018 and 62 in the year 2019; b.10/15/1957
Actress, Producer/Director, India

⚛🎭🎵Patrick Neve -- is 50 in the year 2018 and 51 in the year 2019; b.10/15/1968
Engineer, Producer, Singer

🎭Chris Olivero -- is 34 in the year 2018 and 35 in the year 2019; b.10/15/1984
Actor
TV Shows: Kyle XY (as Declan McDonough)
Movie Titles: Now You See It..., Seance: The Summoning, By Dawn's Early Light

🎭Zak Orth -- is 48 in the year 2018 and 49 in the year 2019; b.10/15/1970
Actor, Comedian
TV Shows: Revolution (as Aaron Pittman), Casual (as Drew Meyers)
Movie Titles: Wet Hot American Summer (series)

🏆🏈Stephone Paige -- is 57 in the year 2018 and 58 in the year 2019; b.10/15/1961
NFL Wide Receiver
Sports Teams: Kansas City Chiefs

🏆⚾James Alvin "Jim" Palmer -- is 73 in the year 2018 and 74 in the year 2019; b.10/15/1945 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Baseball Announcer, MLB Pitcher
Misc: 4x Gold Glove, 3-time AL Cy Young Award winner (1973, 1975 and 1976); won 20 or more games 8 times with Baltimore; 1991 comeback attempt at age 45 scrubbed in spring training; Orioles #22 retired.
Sports Teams: Baltimore Orioles (1965-1984)
TV Shows: Monday Night Baseball

🎵🎸Mark Reznicek -- is 56 in the year 2018 and 57 in the year 2019; b.10/15/1962
Rock & Roll Musician
Group Names: Toadies

🎭Tanya Roberts -- is 63 in the year 2018 and 64 in the year 2019; b.10/15/1955
TV/Movie Actress
Misc: some say b. 1954
TV Shows: Charlie's Angels (as Julie Rogers), That 70's Show (as Midge Pinciotti)
Movie Titles: A View to a Kill

🏆Christina Santiago -- is 37 in the year 2018 and 38 in the year 2019; b.10/15/1981
Model, Playmate
Misc: August 2002; Playboy Playmate of the Year 2003

🎵Kimberly Schlapman -- is 49 in the year 2018 and 50 in the year 2019; b.10/15/1969
Country Singer
Group Names: Little Big Town

Georgia Gracie Slovin -- is 9 in the year 2018 and 10 in the year 2019; b.10/15/2009
Celebrity Daughter
Names/Places: Amy Ryan and Eric's daughter

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🎭🏆Natalia Sokolova -- is 42 in the year 2018 and 43 in the year 2019; b.10/15/1976
Actress, Model, Playmate, Russian
Misc: April 1999

🎵🎸Don Stevenson -- is 77 in the year 2018 and 78 in the year 2019; b.10/15/1941
Songwriter, Singer, Rock & Roll Drummer
Group Names: Moby Grape

🏆🎾Roscoe Tanner -- is 67 in the year 2018 and 68 in the year 2019; b.10/15/1951
Tennis Player
Names/Places: RFN:Leonard III

David Trimble -- is 74 in the year 2018 and 75 in the year 2019; b.10/15/1944
Politician, British

🎭🎵Jaci Velasquez -- is 39 in the year 2018 and 40 in the year 2019; b.10/15/1979
Actress, Singer, Christian/Contemporary Performer

🎭Dominic West -- is 49 in the year 2018 and 50 in the year 2019; b.10/15/1969
Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, Producer/Director, English
TV Shows: The Affair, The Hour, The Wire, The Gambler
Movie Titles: Finding Dory, 300, Chicago, Star Wars: Episode I -The Phantom Menace, The Forgotten

Auden Wyle -- is 13 in the year 2018 and 14 in the year 2019; b.10/15/2005
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: Tracy and Noah's son

🏆🎳Les Zikes -- is 84 in the year 2018 and 85 in the year 2019; b.10/15/1934
Hall of Famer, Bowler

🎵McHouston "Mickey" Baker -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/15/1925 d.11/27/2012 (87)
Songwriter, Singer, Guitarist
Group Names: Mickey & Sylvia, soloist

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Klaus Barbie -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/15/1913 d.9/25/1991 (77)
Criminal, German
Misc: Nazi war criminal; you'd be a butcher of Lyons too if your surname was that of a doll's!

📰Otto Ludwig Bettmann -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/15/1903 d.5/3/1998 (94)
Historian, German
Misc: picture archivist

🎨Ralph Albert Blakelock -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/15/1847 d.8/9/1919 (71)
Painter

Thomas Joel Bopp -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/15/1949 N.S. d.1/5/2018 N.S. (68)
Astronomer
Misc: co-discoverer with Alan Hale (not the actor) of the comet Hale-Bopp

🎵David Carroll -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/15/1913 d.3/22/2008 (94)
Music Producer, Conductor/Composer, Arranger
Names/Places: b. in Chicago; RN:Nook Schrier
Misc: discovered the Smothers Brothers
Group Names: The Diamonds (producer), The Platters (producer)

🎵🎷Herman Chittson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/15/1908 d.3/8/1967 (58)
Pianist, Jazz Performer

🎭Ina Claire -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/15/1895 d.2/21/1985 (89)
Movie/Stage Actress, Vaudevillaness
Names/Places: RLN:Fagan

📰John Coleman -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/15/1934 d.1/20/2018 N.S. (83)
Weatherman, Meterologist
Misc: co-founder of The Weather Channel in 1982

🎭Melville Cooper -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/15/1896 d.3/29/1973 (76)
Movie Actor, English

🎭Jane Darwell -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/15/1879 d.8/13/1967 (87)
TV/Movie/Stage Actress
Names/Places: RN:Patti Woodward

🎵Lance Dickerson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/15/1948 N.S. d.11/10/2003 N.S. (55)
Drummer
Group Names: Commander Cody & His Lost Planet Airmen

📰🏆Chris Economaki -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/15/1920 d.9/28/2012 (91)
Journalist, Sports Commentator, Sportscaster
TV Shows: ABC Sports

🎭🎵William Edmunson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/15/1902 d.5/28/1979 (76)
Actor, Singer
Group Names: The Southernaries

✍🎭Zoltan Fabri -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/15/1917 d.8/23/1994 (76)
Screen/Scriptwriter, Movie Director, Hungarian

✍🎭Robert E. Fuisz -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/15/1934 d.6/4/2017 N.S. (82)
Writer, Producer
Movie Titles: A Christmas Carol (1984, producer)

✍📰⚖John Kenneth Galbraith -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/15/1908 d.4/29/2006 (97)
Author, Editor, Economist, Diplomat, Educator, Canadian

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🏆⚾George "Mule" Haas -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/15/1903 N.S. d.6/30/1974 N.S. (70)
MLB Player

Asaph Hall -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/15/1829 N.S. d.11/22/1907 N.S. (78)
Astronomer
Misc: discovered Mars' moons, Phobos and Deimos and calculated their orbits

🏆⚾Melvin Harder -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/15/1909 d.10/20/2002 (93)
MLB Pitcher
Names/Places: NN:Chief
Misc: team record for the most games, played longer than anyone else for the Tribe, Beemer, Nebr.
Sports Teams: Cleveland Indians (1928-47)

🎭Peter Haskell -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/15/1934 d.4/12/2010 (75)
Actor
TV Shows: Rich Man Poor Man, Rituals

Evan Hunter -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/15/1926 d.7/6/2005 (78)
Writer, Novelist, Screen/Scriptwriter
Book Titles: The Blackboard Jungle

🎭Pola Illery -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/15/1908 d.2/15/2012 (103)
Actress, Romanian
Misc: long living silent and early talking film actress

Helen Maria Hunt Jackson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/15/1830 d.8/12/1885 (54)
Author, Poet, American

🎭Art James -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/15/1929 N.S. d.3/28/2004 N.S. (74)
Game Show Host
TV Shows: Say When, Fractured Phrases, Pay Cards, Who What or Where, Blank Check, Face the Music, the Magnificent Marble Machine
Movie Titles: Mallrats (played Truth or Dare)

🎵Marv Johnson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/15/1938 d.5/16/1993 (54)
Songwriter, Baritone, Pianist, Rhythm and Blues Singer, Soul Singer
Misc: created the Motown sound with Berry Gordy Jr.

🏆🥊Louis "Kid" Kaplan -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/15/1901 N.S. d.10/26/1970 N.S. (69)
Hall of Famer, Boxer

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🎵🎷Al Killian -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/15/1916 d.9/5/1950 (33)
Jazz Trumpeter

⚖🎵Fela Anikolapu Kuti -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/15/1938 d.8/2/1997 (58)
Politician, Composer, Singer, Keyboardist, Pianist, Saxophonist, Trumpeter, Bandleader, Nigerian
Misc: Afrobeat creator

✍🎭Mervyn Le Roy -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/15/1900 d.9/13/1987 (86)
Writer, Movie Actor, Movie Producer/Director
Movie Titles: Wizard of Oz, Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo, Little Women

✍🎭Robert Edwin Lee -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/15/1918 d.7/8/1994 (75)
Dramatist/Playwright, Producer
Misc: co-wrote hundreds of plays for stage, radio and screen including "Inherit the Wind" and "Auntie Mame."

🎭Mark Lenard -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/15/1928 d.11/22/1996 (68)
Actor
TV Shows: Star Trek (as Ambassador Sarek (Spock's father) & a variety of villians including Romulan Commander), Here Come the Brides (as Aaron), Planet of the Apes

🎭Claire Luce -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/15/1903 d.8/31/1989 (85)
Movie/Stage Actress, Dancer

🏆🏁🏊Shelley Mann -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/15/1937 N.S. d.3/24/2005 N.S. (67)
Hall of Famer, Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, American

Ed McBain -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/15/1926 d.7/6/2005 (78)
Novelist, Mystery Writer

🎭Jan Miner -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/15/1917 d.2/15/2004 (86)
Actress, Commercial Actress
Misc: Best known for her many decades spent playing "Madge" the manicurist in Palmolive dish-washing liquid commercials.

Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/15/1844 d.8/25/1900 (55)
Poet, Philosopher, German
Misc: antisemite who became insane in 1890s; d. in Warsaw

🏆🥊Kay Noble -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/15/1940 N.S. d.4/27/2006 N.S. (65)
Hall of Famer, Wrestler
Names/Places: RN:Mary Charlene Noble
Misc: Her career spanned from the 1950s to the 1980s, during which time she was known for her toughness in the ring.

🏆⚾Mitchell Page -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/15/1951 d.3/12/2011 (59)
MLB Pitcher

📰💰Alicia Patterson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/15/1909 d.7/2/1963 (53)
Publisher, Editor, Businessperson
Misc: Newsday magazine founder

🎭Jean Peters -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/15/1926 d.10/13/2000 (73)
Movie Actress
Names/Places: b. in Canton, OH; Howard Hughes' wife
Movie Titles: Viva Zapata!, Apache, Deep Waters

Mario Puzo -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/15/1920 d.7/2/1999 (78)
Novelist, Screenwriter
Names/Places: b. in New York City
Misc: some say b. 1921
Movie Titles: The Godfather (series), Earthquake, Superman: The Movie, Superman 2, The Cotton Club, Christopher Columbus: The Discovery

🎭José Quintero -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/15/1924 d.2/26/1999 (74)
Director

🎵Joe Sanders -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/15/1896 d.5/14/1965 (68)
Songwriter, Singer, Pianist, Bandleader
Misc: in team with Carleton Coon

✍📰Arthur Meier Schlesinger Jr. -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/15/1917 d.2/28/2007 (89)
Author, Historian, Educator

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🎭Ransom Sherman -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/15/1898 d.11/26/1985 (87)
Comedian, TV Host
TV Shows: Ransom Sherman Show

✍⚛Sir C. P. Snow -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/15/1905 d.7/1/1980 (74)
Author, Novelist, Chemist, Physicist, English
Names/Places: RN:Charles Percy Snow, aka Baron Snow or Lord Snow
Book Titles: Strangers and Brothers, The Two Cultures

🎵Victoria Spivey -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/15/1906 N.S. d.10/3/1976 N.S. (69)
Pianist, Blues Singer

Marie Stopes -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/15/1880 d.10/2/1958 (77)
Scientist, Educator, Scotish
Misc: birth control advicate

🏆🥊John Lawrence Sullivan -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/15/1858 N.S. d.2/2/1918 N.S. (59)
Hall of Famer, Boxer
Misc: the last bareknuckle heavyweight champ 1882-92 and the first heavyweight champ of gloved boxing

🎵Paul Tanner -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/15/1917 d.2/5/2013 (95)
Trombonist
Group Names: Glenn Miller Orchestra

Evangelista Torricelli -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/15/1608 N.S. d.10/25/1647 N.S. (39)
Scientist, Inventor, Mathematician, Italian
Misc: invented the barometer

📰Robert Trout -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/15/1909 d.11/14/2000 (91)
Hall of Famer, Newscaster
Misc: b. 1908?
TV Shows: ABC News

Virgil -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/15/70BC d.9/21/19BC (50)
Poet, Italian, Roman
Names/Places: or Vergil; RN:Publius Vergilius Maro
Misc: was 51?

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🎵Robert Ward -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/15/1938 N.S. d.12/25/2008 N.S. (70)
Hall of Famer, Blues Guitarist, Soul Musician
Group Names: The Falcons

Edith Bolling Galt Wilson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/15/1872 d.12/28/1961 (89)
First Lady
Names/Places: Woodrow's wife #2

🏆Kristine Winder -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/15/1955 d.??/??/2011
Playmate, Canadian
Misc: October 1977

P. G. Wodehouse -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/15/1881 d.2/14/1975 (93)
Novelist, Dramatist/Playwright, Poet, Humorist, British
Names/Places: RFN:Pelham Grenville
Misc: Jeeves creator

✍🎭Manuel de Fonseca -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/15/1911 d.3/11/1993 (81)
Novelist, Poet, Actor, Portuguese

🎭🎵Edie Adams -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/16/1927 d.10/15/2008 (81)
TV/Movie/Stage Actress, Singer
Names/Places: b. in Kingston, PA; RN:Elizabeth Edith Enke; Ernie Kovac's wife & regular on his TV show
Misc: some say b. in 1929 or '31
TV Shows: The Ernie Kovacs Show

💰💻🏆🏈🏀⚽Paul Allen -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/21/1953 N.S. d.10/15/2018 N.S. (65)
Philanthropist, Investor, Computer Company Owner, NFL Owner, NBA Owner, Soccer Owner
Misc: Microsoft co-founder
Sports Teams: Portland Trail Blazers (owner), Seattle Seahawks (owner), Seattle Sounders FC (owner)

🎵🎷Donald "Duck" Bailey -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/26/1933 N.S. d.10/15/2013 N.S. (80)
Jazz Drummer

🏆🎾Lawrence Baker Sr. -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/20/1890 d.10/15/1980 (90)
Hall of Famer, Tennis Player

🏆🎾Karl Behr -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/30/1885 d.10/15/1949 (64)
Hall of Famer, Tennis Player

✍⚖Andrés Bello -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/29/1781 d.10/15/1865 (83)
Author, Poet, Philosopher, Humanist, Diplomat, Scholar, Educator, Chilean

Konrad E. Bloch -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/21/1912 d.10/15/2000 (88)
Scientist, German
Misc: cholestrol research

🎭Derek Bond -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/26/1920 d.10/15/2006 (86)
Actor, Scotish

🎨✍Virginia Burton -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/30/1909 d.10/15/1968 (59)
Illustrator, Children's Author

🎖⚛Antoine De La Mothe Caddillac -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/5/1658 N.S. d.10/15/1730 N.S. (72)
Military Leader, Explorer, French
Misc: founded Detroit,MI

✍📰Vincent Canby -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/27/1924 d.10/15/2000 (76)
Movie Critic, Stage Critic, Journalist
Misc: New York Times

🎭🎵Gus Cannon -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/12/1883 d.10/15/1979 (96)
Hall of Famer, Comedian, Banjoist, Bandleader, Blues Singer

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🎭Frank DeKova -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/17/1910 d.10/15/1981 (71)
Actor
TV Shows: F Troop (as Chief Wild Eagle)

🎭Joe Devlin -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/25/1899 d.10/15/1973 (73)
Actor
TV Shows: Dick Tracy

⚛💰Herbert Henry Dow -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/26/1866 d.10/15/1930 (64)
Chemist, Industrialist
Misc: a pioneer in U.S. chemical industry who founded the Dow Chemical Company.

🎭Betty Driver -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/20/1920 d.10/15/2011 (91)
Actress

🎵Terry Gilkyson -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/17/1916 d.10/15/1999 (83)
Songwriter, Pop Singer
Names/Places: RFN:Hamilton Henry
Group Names: The Easyriders

Hermann Wilhelm Goering -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/12/1893 d.10/15/1946 (53)
Nazi Leader

Sir Daniel Gooch -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/24/1816 d.10/15/1889 (73)
Chef, English
Misc: laid the first successful transatlantic cables

🎭John Hamilton -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/16/1887 d.10/15/1958 (71)
Actor
TV Shows: The Adventures of Superman (as Perry White)

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🎭Mata Hari -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/7/1876 d.10/15/1917 (41)
Spy, Dancer, Dutch (Netherlands)
Names/Places: RN:Gertrude Zelle; NN:Agent H1
Misc: German spy executed by firing squad in Paris.

Robert Herrick -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/24/1591 J-LD d.10/15/1674 J-LD (83)
Author, Poet, English
Book Titles: Hesperides (a book of poems)

🎵Carl Hoff -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/25/1905 d.10/15/1965 (60)
Bandleader
Misc: did many 50s TV variety shows

🏆🥊Stanley Ketchel -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/14/1887 d.10/15/1910 (23)
Hall of Famer, Boxer
Names/Places: NN:Midnight Assassin
Misc: heavyweight champ 1908-10; b. 1886?

🎖Tadeusz Kościuszko -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/12/1746 N.S. or 2/4/1746 N.S. d.10/15/1817 N.S. (71)
Revolutionary, Military Leader, Lithuanian, Polish
Misc: As well as battling the Russians at home, he fought in the American War of Independence; some say b. Feb 4

🎭Rod La Rocque -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/29/1898 d.10/15/1969 (70)
Actor
Misc: silent screen

Pierre Laval -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/28/1883 d.10/15/1945 (62)
Politician, Statesman, French

🎵Bobby Lester -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/13/1930 d.10/15/1980 (50)
Hall of Famer, Singer
Group Names: The Moonglows

Charles Manly -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/24/1876 d.10/15/1927 (51)
Inventor
Misc: The first modern aircraft engine

🏆🏈Chris Mims -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/29/1970 d.10/15/2008 (38)
NFL Player

Carl Mosander -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/10/1797 d.10/15/1858 (61)
Chemist, Mineralologist, Swedish
Misc: his work revealed the existence of numerous rare-earth elements with closely similar chemical properties.

🎭Jack Narz -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/13/1922 d.10/15/2008 (85)
Game Show Host, Announcer
Names/Places: Tom Kennedy's older brother; Bill Cullen's brother-in-law
TV Shows: Beat the Clock, Top Dollar, 7 Keys, Now You See It

🎭Jack Norton -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/2/1882 N.S. d.10/15/1958 N.S. (76)
Movie Actor
Misc: often played a drunk character on stage and in films

🎭Pat O'Brien -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/11/1899 d.10/15/1983 (83)
TV/Movie Actor
Names/Places: b. in Milwaulee, WI; RFMN:William Joseph Jr.
TV Shows: Harrigan & Son (as James Harrigan Sr.)
Movie Titles: Knute Rockne-All American, Some Like It Hot

Raymond Poincare -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/20/1860 d.10/15/1934 (74)
Head of State, French
Misc: French statesman and president 1913-20.; As prime minister in 1912, he largely determined the policy that led to France's involvement in World War One.

✍🎵Cole Porter -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/9/1891 d.10/15/1964 (73)
Dramatist/Playwright, Composer, Composer/Songwriter, Lyricist, Songwriter, Gay
Names/Places: b. in Peru, IN
Misc: 23 broadway musicals
Song Titles: Begin the Begine, Night & Day, You're the Top (and over 1000 other songs)

✍💰Johannes Peter "Hans" Riegel -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/10/1923 d.10/15/2013 (90)
Screen/Scriptwriter, Businessperson
Misc: made rainbow-colored fruit-flavored teddy-bear shaped gelatin sweets known as gummi bears; owned and operated the Haribo gummi bear company since 1946

🎭Johnny Sheffield -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/11/1931 d.10/15/2010 (79)
Movie Actor
TV Shows: Tarzan (as Boy)

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👑Norodom Sihanouk -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/31/1922 d.10/15/2012 (89)
King, Cambodian
Misc: ruled 1941-55

🏆🏌Horton Smith -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/22/1908 d.10/15/1963 (55)
Hall of Famer, Golfer
Misc: PGA President

📰W. Eugene Smith -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/20/1918 d.10/15/1978 (59)
Photojournalist

🏆🏈Jerry Smith -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/19/1943 d.10/15/1986 (43)
NFL Player

🎭🎵Ted Steele -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/9/1917 d.10/15/1985 (68)
TV Host, Singer, Pianist, Bandleader
Misc: radio executive
TV Shows: Perry Como Show

🎵🎷Al Stricklin -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/29/1908 d.10/15/1986 (78)
Hall of Famer, Jazz Pianist, Country Performer
Group Names: Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys

🎨🎭Paul Terry -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/19/1887 d.10/15/1971 (84)
Animator, Cartoonist, Producer
Names/Places: MN:Houlton
Misc: Terrytoons; Created Mighty Mouse, Heckle & Jeckle, Tom Terrific, etc.

💰Henry Towne -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/24/1844 d.10/15/1924 (80)
Manufacturer
Misc: with Linus Yale, founded company based upon Yale's lock invention

🏆⚾Tom Tresh -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/20/1938 N.S. d.10/15/2008 N.S. (70)
MLB Shortstop, MLB Outfielder
Misc: Gold Glove, 1962 AL Rookie of the year
Sports Teams: New York Yankees

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Andreas Vesalius -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/31/1514 d.10/15/1564 (49)
Scientist, Dutch (Netherlands)
Misc: influential Flemish anatomist

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The Holiday Almanacs October 15, 2018

What's Today?

Today is Mon Oct the 15 in the year 2018
Jan 1 began on a Mon
This is day 288 of the year
Serialnumber = 43376
Julian date = 2458395 O.S.= 10 - 2 - 2018

Calendar

Holidays

Feast of St. Gerard Majekla, patron saint of mothers, "the saint of happy childbirth".
Feast of St. Teresa of Avila, first woman doctor of the church.
[USA] National School Lunch Week (Day 2)
National Newspaper Week (Day 2)
National Pet Peeve Week (Day 2)
National School Lunch Week (Day 2)
National YMCA Teen Week (Day 2)
[CT, NY, MA] Dictionary Week (Day 2)
[USA] Sweetest Week (Day 2)
National Pasta Week (Day 3)
World Wildlife Week (Day 2)
Credit Union Week (Day 2)
[Charlotte, NC] Billy Graham Day (1971)
[French Guiana] Cayenne Holiday
[Tunisia] Evacuation Day
[USA] National Grouch Day.
[USA] National Mushroom Day
[USA] White Cane Safety Day
[World] Poetry Day
Gourmet Coffee Week Begins
I Love Lucy Day (prem 1951)
King's Birthday (Afghanistan).
Mushroom Day
White Crane Safety Day
Winter Night (Norse New Year).
World Poetry Day
[Alaska] Alaska Day (1867) (Observed)
[USA] National Y-Teen Week (Day 2)
[Virgin Islands] Hurricane Thanksgiving Day
National Business Women's Week Begins

Reminders

Astrological sign: Libra: The Balance (9-23 thru 10-22); Ruling Planet: Venus. Element: Air. Traits: Charming, diplomatic, idealistic, indecisive. Body part associated with this sign: Reins. Occupations: Acting, the arts, law and legal activities, politics. The abbreviation of pound (lb.) comes from the word Libra because of the scales she holds.
Astrological sign: Scorpio: The Scorpion (10-22 thru 11-21); Ruling Planet: Pluto. Element: Water. Traits: Passionate, intense, secretive, subtle. Body part associated with this sign: Secrets. Occupations: Teaching, work requiring concentration, training animals, psychiatry, surgery, detection.
Flowers: calendula, cosmos and hops
Gems: opal & tourmaline
October's name comes from the Latin word for eight, octo.
The Saxons called October Win Monath - time for making wine.
Full Moon: the Hunters' Moon, and the Blood Moon.
Gems: opal and tourmaline.
Flowers: The hops, calendula and cosmo
Meaning: the sentimental meaning of the opal and the tourmaline is for hope, and the calendula is for constancy.
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Consumer Information Month'
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Italian-American Heritage and Culture Month
Learning Disabilities Awareness Month
Lesbian and Gay History Month
Lock in Safety Month
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Michigan Library Month.
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