22 October


 Franz Liszt
Hungarian composer, pianist, conductor and teacher. Composer of “Hungarian Rhapsody”. Born in Doborján, Sopron County, Hungary.


 Sarah Bernhardt
French stage and early film actress, and has been referred to as “the most famous actress the world has ever known”. Known as The Divine Sarah. Born in Paris as Rosine Bernardt.


 Alfred Douglas
British author, poet and translator, better known as the intimate friend and lover of the writer Oscar Wilde. Born at Ham Hill House in Worcestershire.


 Curly Howard
American comedian and vaudevillian. He is best known as a member of the American slapstick comedy team The Three Stooges. Born Jerome Lester Horwitz in the Bensonhurst section of Brooklyn, New York City.


 Constance Bennett
Actress . Born in New York City.


 Joan Fontaine
British American actress born Joan de Beauvoir de Havilland. Won Best Actress Oscar for Hitchcock’s “Suspicion”. Born in Tokyo.


 Doris Lessing
British novelist, poet, playwright, librettist, biographer and short story writer. Born in Kermanshah, Iran. (d. 2013)


 Timothy Leary
American psychologist and writer, known for his advocacy of psychedelic drugs. Born in Springfield, Massachusetts.


 Bert Trautmann
German former professional footballer who played for Manchester City from 1949 to 1964. Played last 15 minutes of an FA Cup final despite having broken his neck. Born in West Bremen.


 Dory Previn
American lyricist, singer-songwriter and poet. Born in Rahway, New Jersey as Dorothy Veronica Langan.


 Christopher Lloyd
Character actor from “Taxi”, “Back to the Future” and “The Addams Family”. Born in Stamford, Connecticut.
 Sir Derek Jacobi
English actor and film director. Founder member of the Royal National Theatre. Born in Leytonstone, London.


 George Cohen
English footballer. Right back for England in the side which won the 1966 World Cup. Born in Kensington, London.


 Annette Funicello
American actress and singer. One of the most popular “Mouseketeers” on the original Mickey Mouse Club. Born in Utica, New York.


 Catherine Deneuve
French actress in “Belle de jour” and “The Umbrellas of Cherbourg”. Born in Paris, France.


 Kelvin MacKenzie
English media executive and former newspaper editor. Born in London.


 Lee Meredith
American actress. Born in River Edge, New Jersey.


 Lynette “Squeaky” Fromme
American member of the Manson Family. She was sentenced to life imprisonment for attempting to assassinate U.S. President Gerald Ford in 1975. Born in Santa Monica, California.


 Arsene Wenger
French manager of the English Premier League team Arsenal. Born in Strasbourg, France.


 Jeff Goldblum
American actor. “Jurassic Park” and “The Fly” star. Born in West Homestead, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.


 Brian Boitano
American figure skater. Won 1988 Olympic gold medal in figure skating. Born in Mountain View, California.


 Valeria Golino
Italian-Greek film and television actress. Featured in many films in Italy as well as the films “Hot Shots!” and “Rain Man” in the U.S. Born in Naples, Italy.


Jamaican-American Grammy Award-winning reggae singer and rapper. Born in Kingston, Jamaica.


 Spike Jonze
American director, producer, screenwriter and actor. Born in Rockville, Maryland as Adam Spiegel.


 Saffron Burrows
English Actress appearing in film and television. Born in London.


 Jesse Tyler Ferguson
Jesse Tyler Ferguson (born October 22, 1975) is an American actor known for portraying Mitchell Pritchett on the ABC sitcom Modern Family, which has earned him four nominations for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series.


 Michael Fishman
American actor who played D.J. Conner on the long-running series Roseanne. Born in Long Beach, California.


 Zac Hanson
American musician, best known as a drummer of the pop rock band Hanson. Born in Arlington, Virginia.


 Jonathan Lipnicki
American actor best known for his childhood roles in the Hollywood films Jerry Maguire, Stuart Little. Born in Westlake Village, California.

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