Sarah Josepha Buell Hale
Sarah Josepha Buell Hale (October 24, 1788 – April 30, 1879) was an American writer and an influential editor. She is the author of the nursery rhyme “Mary Had a Little Lamb”. (d. 1879)
James Schoolcraft Sherman
James Schoolcraft Sherman (October 24, 1855 – October 30, 1912) was a United States Representative from New York and the 27th Vice President of the United States (1909–1912), under President William Howard Taft. To date, Sherman is the last Vice President to have died in office. (d. 1912)
Basil Dignam (24 October 1905 – 31 January 1979) was an English character actor. Basil Dignam was born in Sheffield, West Riding of Yorkshire. He acted on film and television between 1951 and 1975. He often appeared as an authority figure, such as a police officer, army general or peer. (d. 1979)
English journalist, radio panellist and novelist. Born in Manchester, England.
American comic book artist and writer, credited as the creator of the DC Comics superhero Batman. Born in New York City, New York.
Albert B. Feldstein
Albert B. Feldstein (born October 24, 1925) is an American writer, editor, and artist, best known for his work at EC Comics and, from 1956 to 1985, as the editor of the satirical magazine Mad.
Commonly known as The Big Bopper, he was an American disc jockey, singer, and songwriter. Richardson was killed in a plane crash in Iowa, along with Buddy Holly and Ritchie Valens. Born in Sabine Pass, Texas.
English musician best known as the bass guitarist for the rock and roll band the Rolling Stones from 1962 until 1993. Born in Lewisham, South London.
David Oswald Nelson
David Oswald Nelson (October 24, 1936 – January 11, 2011) was an American actor, director, producer. He was the elder son of bandleader/TV actor Ozzie Nelson and singer Harriet Hilliard and the older brother of singer Eric “Ricky” Nelson. (d. 2011)
Barry George Davies
Barry George Davies MBE (born 24 October 1937 in London, England) is a British sports commentator and television presenter. He has covered a wide range of sports in a long career, primarily for the BBC.
American stage and film actor. An Academy Award winner for his supporting role in the comedy hit Fish Called Wanda, AA Fish Called Wanda, he also won two Tony Awards and was nominated for five Golden Globe Awards, two BAFTA Awards, and an Emmy Award. Born in St. Louis, Missouri.
Australian professional golfer, who is best known for winning The Open Championship in 1991. Born in Nambour, Queensland, Australia.
American actor. Born in San Francisco, California.
Irish television and stage actress famous for roles in British television shows which included Ballykissangel and Goodnight Sweetheart. Born in Churchtown, Dublin, Ireland.
American born model, actress, television personality and businesswoman. Grew up in Hacienda Heights, California.
American model and television personality. Born in Singapore.
Natalie Jane Anderson
Natalie Jane Anderson (born 24 October 1981) is an English actress best known for her roles as Alicia Harding in the ITV soap opera Emmerdale and Stella Davenport in the medical drama The Royal.
Katie Elizabeth McGrath
Katie Elizabeth McGrath (born 24 October 1983) is an Irish actress and model from Ashford, County Wicklow, Ireland, best known for playing Morgana in the BBC One TV series Merlin.