30 October


1735

 John Adams
Second President of the United States. Born in Quincy, Massachusetts

1751

 Richard Sheridan
Irish-born playwright and poet and long-term owner of the London Theatre Royal, Drury Lane. Born in Dublin, Ireland

1839

 Alfred Sisley
Impressionist landscape painter. Born in Paris

1857

 Georges Gilles de la Tourette
French physician who could be classified today as a neurologist who is the eponym of Tourette syndrome. Born in Saint-Gervais-les-Trois-Clochers

1882

 William Halsey, Jr
U.S. Fleet Admiral. He commanded the South Pacific Area during the early stages of the Pacific War against Japan. Born in Elizabeth, New Jersey

1885

 Ezra Pound
American expatriate poet and critic. Born in Hailey, Idaho Territory.

1893

 Charles Atlas
Italian-born bodybuilder, developer of a bodybuilding method and its associated exercise program. Born in Acri

1896

 Ruth Gordon
American actress and writer. She was perhaps best known for her film roles such as Minnie Castevet in Rosemary’s Baby and as the eccentric Maude in Harold and Maude. Born in Quincy, Massachusetts

1914

 Anna Wing
English actress most known for playing Lou Beale on EastEnders. Born in Hackney, London (d. 2013).

1932

 Louis Malle
Award-winning French film director, screenwriter, and producer. Born in Thumeries, Nord, France

1935

 Michael Winner
English retired film director and producer, now known as a food critic. Born in London, England.

1937

 Claude Lelouch
French film director, writer, cinematographer, actor and producer. Born in Paris

1939

 Grace Slick
American singer, songwriter, and former model, best known as one of the lead singers of the rock groups Jefferson Airplane and Jefferson Starship. Born in Chicago.
 Edward Holland Jr.
Eddie Holland was the lyricist in the Holland-Dozier-Holland songwriting team. Born in Detroit, Michigan.

1940

 Ed Lauter
American actor. Born in Long Beach, Long Island, New York. (d.2013)

1945

 Henry Winkler
American actor, director, producer and author. Winkler is best known for his role as Fonzie on the 1970s American sitcom Happy Days. Born in Manhattan, New York City.

1946

 Robert L. Gibson
Captain and Naval Aviator in the United States Navy and a retired NASA astronaut. Born in Cooperstown, New York,

1948

 Rusty Goffe
British dwarf actor and entertainer. Born in Herne Bay, Kent

1951

 Harry Hamlin
American film and television actor, known for his role as Perseus in Clash of the Titans. Born in Pasadena, California

1956

 Juliet Stevenson
English actor of stage and screen. Born in Kelvedon, Essex

1960

 Diego Maradona
Argentine football manager and former player. Born in Lanús

1972

 Jessica Hynes
English actress and writer. Born in Lewisham

1981

 Ivanka Trump
American businesswoman, socialite, heiress, and fashion model. Born in New York

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