October 28 Birthdays in History - October 28 Deaths - October 28 Events



1978 Justin Guarini, American Musician
1977 Lara Antunes, Miss Portugal Universe 1997
1974 Braden Looper, Weatherford, Oklahoma, baseball pitcher 1996 Olympics bronze
1974 Henri Crockett, NFL linebacker for the Atlanta Falcons
1974 Joaquin Leaf Phoenix, PR, actor, Russkies, Space Camp
1974 Leaf Phoenix, PR, actor, Russkies, Space Camp
1974 Joaquin Phoenix, American Actor
1973 Frank Juric, Australian soccer goalie, Olyroos, 1996 Olympics
1972 Calvin Jackson, NFL cornerback for the Miami Dolphins
1972 Chad Folk, CFL cornerback for the Toronto Argonauts
1972 Terrell Davis, NFL running back, Denver Broncos Superbowl 32
1972 Brad Paisley, American Musician
1971 John Coker, NBA center for the Phoenix Suns
1971 Nicole Green, Springfield Ohio, 400m runner
1971 Tracy Hanson, Coeur D'Alene ID, LPGA golfer, 1995 GHP Heartland-4th
1970 Bracey Walker, NFL safety, Cincinnati Bengals, Miami Dolphins
1970 Rob Hitchcock, CFL defensive back for the Hamilton Tiger Cats
1969 Denny Fercho, Ventura California, team handball circle 1996 Olympics
1969 Pete Shufelt, WLAF linebacker for the Rhein Fire
1969 Troy Ridgley, WLAF defensive tackle for the Amsterdam Admirals
1969 Ben Harper, American Musician
1968 Aleksandr Koreshkov, hockey forward, Team Kazakhstan, 1998 Olympics
1968 Chris Oldham, cornerback for the Pittsburgh Steelers
1968 Ernie Mills, NFL wide receiver, Pittsburgh Steelers, Carolina Panthers
1968 Glenn Clear, soccer player, Vitesse
1968 Rodney Thomas, NFL running back for the Houston Oilers
1968 Shawna Molcak, Cardston Alberta, basketball guard 1996 Olympics
1968 Stan Thomas, NFL tackle for the Houston Oilers
1967 James Joseph, NFL running back for the Cincinnati Bengals
1967 Julia Roberts, born in Smyrna, Georgia, actress, Mystic Pizza, Pretty Woman
1967 John Romero, born in Colorado Springs, Colorado, game designer, programmer, co-founder of id Software, games include 'Dangerous Dave', 'Quake', Wolfenstein 3D'
1966 Andy Richter, Yorkville, Illinois, writer/sidekick, Conan O'Brien
1966 Benoit Hogue, Repentigny, NHL center for the Dallas Stars
1966 Juan Guzman, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, pitcher for the Toronto Blue Jays
1966 Kaylynn Hick, Australian rower 1996 Olympics
1966 Steve Atwater, NFL safety, Denver Broncos Superbowl 32
1966 Tim Bogar, born in Indianapolis, Indiana, infielder for the New York Mets
1965 Eric Floyd, NFL guard for the Arizona Cardinals
1965 Jami Gertz, Chicago, actress, Less the Zero, Crossroads, Solarbabies
1965 Mark Carrier, NFL wide receiver for the Carolina Panthers
1964 Lenny Harris, born in Miami, Florida, infielder for the Cincinnati Reds
1964 Paul Wylie, figure skater, Olympic-silver
1963 Eros Ramazotti, Italian pop musician/songwriter, Adesso Te
1963 Kevin Dineen, Quebec City, NHL right wing, Hartford Whalers
1963 Lauren Holly, born in Bristol, Pennsylvania, actress 'Picket Fences' and 'NCIS'
1963 Lisa Bettio, Cleveland, WPVA volleyballer, Ft. Myers Beach-17th-1992
1963 Robert Bailey, cricketer, England batsman in four Tests 1988-90
1963 Veronica Gamba, born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, playmate, November, 1983
1962 Daphne Zuniga, born in San Francisco, California, actress, Jo Reynolds-Melrose Place, Spaceballs
1962 Peter Cantrell, cricketer, Queensland opening bat, Netherlands WC 1996
1960 Mark Derwin, Park Forest, Illinois, actor, AC Mallet-Guiding Light
1960 Robert Pukalovic, hockey defenseman, Team Slovakia 1998
1959 Neville Henry, rocker, Blow Monkeys-Wicked Ways
1958 Jay Don Blake, St. George, Utah, PGA golfer, 1991 Shearson Lehman Open
1957 Stephen Morris, English pop drummer, Joy Division-Atmosphere
1955 Bill Gates, born in Seattle, Washington billionaire CEO, Microsoft
1952 Annie Potts, born in Nashville, Tennessee, actress, Mary Jo-Designing Women
1952 Flavian Aponso, cricketer, rebel Sri Lankan 1982, Netherlands World Cup 1996
1952 Tommy Dobeck, rock drummer, Michael Stanley Band
1951 Ron and Don Gaylon, midwest U.S., siamese twins, Jerry Springer Show
1949 Bruce Jenner, born in Mount Kisco, New York, decathalete 1976 Olympics gold
1949 Robert Mellors, gay activist
1948 Ricki Lee Reynolds, country singer, Black Oak Arkansas
1948 Telma Hopkins, Louisville, singer, Tony Orlando, Family Matters
1948 Valeri Viktorovich Baberdin, Russian colonel/cosmonaut
1947 Tom Fitzsimmons, born in San Francisco, California, actor, Franklin-Paper Chase
1945 Dennis Lillie [sic], cricketer, Queensland leg-spinner 1965-66/80-82
1945 Wayne Fontana, Manchester England, rocker, Groovy Kind of Love
1945 Sandy Berger, American Public Servant
1944 Coluche, Michel Colucci, France, comedian, My Best Friend's Girl
1944 Dennis Franz, Maywood, Illinois, actor, Buntz-Hill Street Blues, New YorkPD Blue
1943 Randy Newman, rock vocalitst, Short People
1942 Kees Verkerk, skater World Champion, 1967, Olympics gold 68
1942 Sharron Moran, LPGA golfer
1941 Curtis Lee, born in Yuma, Arizona, singer, doo-wop and pop recording artist with Phil Spector, partnered with Tommy Boyce, sang 'Under the Moon of Love', 'Pretty Little Angel Eyes'
1941 Glenn Moore, born in Portland, Oregon, rocker, jazz bassist, played with saxophonist Jim Pepper, recorded 'This is It' with Nick Brignola, 'Bird on Wire' with Tim Hardin
1941 Hank Marvin, England, rocker
1940 Gennadi Mikhailovich Strekalov, cosmo, Soyuz T-3, T-8, T-11, TM-21
1939 Jane Alexander, Quigley, Boston, actress, Betsy, Kramer vs Kramer
1938 Peter Carlstein, cricketer, South African Test batsman 1958-64
1937 Lenny Wilkins, NBA player and coach, Seattle, Cleveland, Atlanta
1936 Charlie Daniels, born in Wilmington, North Carolina, singer, Devil Went Down to Georgia
1936 Horst Antes, German painter
1936 Ted Hawkins, singer/guitarist
1935 Folke Rabe, born in Stockholm, Sweden, composer, electronic drone pieces, works include 'What??'
1934 Jim Beatty, track runner, 1st sub 4 minute indoor mile
1930 Harry Gilbert Trythall, composer
1930 John Henry Mayer, composer
1929 Joan Plowright, Brigg England, actress, Brimstone and Treacle
1929 Narotam Puna, cricketer, Bombay New Zealand off-spinner vs. England 1966
1928 Wim van Heumen, coach of Dutch field hockey team
1927 Cleo Laine, Middlesex England, actress and singer, Flesh to a Tiger
1926 Bowie Kuhn, born in Maryland, lawyer, sports administrator, fifth commissioner of Major League Baseball
1925 Leonard Starr, comic strip cartoonist, Little Orphan Annie
1925 Wim Keja, Dutch MP, VVD
1925 Ian Hamilton Finlay, Scottish Poet
1924 Alfonso Montalva Montecino, composer
1921 Peggy Kirk Bell, LPGA golfer
1919 Bernhard Wicki, St. Polten Austria, director/actor, Crime and Passion
1918 Harold Sheperdson, soccer trainer
1916 Jessie Kesson, born in Scotland, Jessie Grant McDonald, author, novelist, radio producer, and playwright
1915 Dody Goodman, Columbus Ohio, comedienne, Mary Hartman!, Max Duggan
1915 Richard Michael Fraser, political Administrator
1914 Jonas Salk, born in New York City, medical reseacher, polio vaccine
1914 Richard Lawrence Millington Synge, British bio-chemist, Nobel 1952
1913 Peter Glenville, actor stage/screen director, Hotel Paradiso, Becket
1910 Arthur Altman, songwriter
1910 Marie Dollinger, Germany, dropped bataan in 1936 Olympic sprint
1909 Adolfs Skulte, composer
1909 Claude Bourdet, human rights activist/journalist
1909 Francis Bacon, born in Ireland, painter, Study for a Pope
1908 Harry Oppenheimer, South African Businessman
1907 Edith Head, fashion designer, MGM
1905 Harry Broadhurst, airman
1904 Louis de Meester, composer
1903 Evelyn Waugh, English Author
1902 Elsa Lanchester, Lewisham London, actress, Bride of Frankenstien
1896 Howard Hanson, Wahoo Nebraska, composer and conductor, Nordic
1893 Christopher K Ingold, English chemist
1892 Eduard J Dijksterhuis, Dutch mathematician/historian, Fall and Throw
1892 Ludwig Strauss, German/Israeli writer, Night Watch
1890 Andres Isasi, composer
1886 Grigory K Ordzhonikidze, Sergo, Russian revolutionary politician
1885 V Chlebnikov, writer
1884 Miloje Milojevic, composer
1879 Conrado del Campo y Zabaleta, composer
1876 Albert E Michotte van den Berck, Belgian psychologist
1869 Ramon M del Valle-Inclan, Spanish playwright, Corte de Amor
1856 Franz Xavier Arens, composer
1855 Ivan V Mitshurin, Russian botanist, new types of fruit
1846 Auguste Escoffier, king of chefs and chef of kings
1842 Anna Elizabeth Dickinson, orator, Joan of Arc of the Civil War
1842 Charles Boissevain, editor Dutch Algemeen Handelsblad, 1885-1908
1834 Dudley McIver DuBose, Brigadier General Confederate Army
1818 Ivan Turgenev, Russia, novelist/poet/playwright, Fathers and Sons,
1810 Adley Hogan Gladden, Brigadier General Confederate Army
1805 John Thomson, composer
1804 Pierre F Verhulst, Belgium, mathematician, logistic curve
1801 Karl Georg Lickl, composer
1798 Henri-Jerome Bertini, composer
1795 Leonardus A Lightenvelt, minister of RC Worship, 1848 . .53
1793 Eliphalet Remington, U.S. gun maker
1789 Johann Schneider, composer
1746 John Vaclav Stich, Giovanni Punto, Bohemian horn player/composer
1733 Ignaz Franz von Beecke, composer
1689 Michel Mathieu, composer
1585 Cornelius Otto Jansen, France, Roman Catholic reform leader
1510 Francisco Borgia, great grandson of pope Alexander VI/theologist/saint
1017 Henry III, Roman Catholic German emperor, 1046 - 1056











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