25 October


1800

 Thomas Macaulay
British poet, historian, and politician. Born in Leicestershire, England

1825

 Johann Strauss II
Austrian composer. Born in St. Ulrich near Vienna, Austria

1838

 Georges Bizet
French composer. Born in Paris

1881

 Pablo Picasso
Spanish painter and sculptor. Born in Málaga, Spain

1886

 Leo G. Carroll
English actor. Born in Weedon Bec, Northamptonshire

1888

 Richard E. Byrd
American explorer. Born in Winchester, Virginia

1913

 Klaus Barbie
Nazi war criminal. Born in Godesberg, Prussia, German Empire

1924

 Billy Barty
Billy Barty (October 25, 1924 – December 23, 2000) was an American film actor. In adult life he stood three feet, nine inches (114 cm), and because of his short stature he was often cast in movies opposite taller performers for comic effect. Born William John Bertanzetti in Millsboro, Pennsylvania. (d. 2000)

1928

 Marion Ross
American actress. Born in Watertown, Minnesota
 Anthony Franciosa
American actor. Born in New York City, New York

1933

 Eugene “Porky” Lee
American child actor. Born in Fort Worth, Texas

1935

 Russell Schweickart
American astronaut. Born in Neptune Township, New Jersey.

1941

 Helen Reddy
Australian singer. Born in Melbourne, Australia

1944

 Jon Anderson
English singer. Born in Accrington, Lancashire

1947

 Glenn Tipton
English guitarist. Born in Blackheath, England

1956

 John Michie
John Michie (born 25 October 1956) is a Burmese born Scottish television and film actor, known for his roles as DI Robbie Ross in the ITV detective drama series Taggart, and as Karl Munro in Coronation Street.

1957

 Nancy Cartwright
American voice actress. Born in Dayton, Ohio

1958

 Phil Daniels
English actor. Born in Islington
 Kornelia Ender
East German swimmer. Born in Plauen, Saxony
 Sarah Greene
Sarah Greene (born 25 October 1958) is a British television personality, best known for presenting live TV: long-running series such as Blue Peter, from 19 May 1980 until 27 June 1983, Saturday Superstore, Going Live for 10 years and big event/awards shows.

1962

 Nick Hancock
British television presenter. Born in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire
 David James Furnish
David James Furnish (born 25 October 1962) is a Canadian/British filmmaker, former advertising executive, and now a film director and producer most known for his documentary Elton John: Tantrums & Tiaras. He is the civil partner of British singer Elton John.

1963

 Tracy Nelson
American actress. Born in Santa Monica, California

1964

 Michael Patrick Boatman
Michael Patrick Boatman (born October 25, 1964) is an Image Award-nominated American actor and writer. He is best known for his roles as New York City mayoral aide Carter Heywood in the ABC sitcom Spin City, as U.S. Army Specialist Samuel Beckett in the ABC drama series China Beach.

1971

 Craig Phillip Robinson
Craig Phillip Robinson (born October 25, 1971) is an American actor, stand-up comedian, and singer. He is best known for his role as Darryl Philbin on The Office.

1975

 Zadie Smith
British novelist. Born in Brent, northwest London

1979

 Natasha Khan
British singer known as Bat For Lashes. Born in London

1981

 Shaun Wright-Phillips
English footballer. Born in Greenwich, London

1984

 Katy Perry
American singer. Born in Santa Barbara, California

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