On this date- October 9

Today Lorna Raver is 75, Michael Paré is 60, and Peter Docter is 50. Today is also the birthday of Guillermo del Toro, Tony Shalhoub, Sharon Osbourne, Brandon Routh, Scott Bakula, Chris O’Dowd, Steve McQueen, Nick Swardson, John O’Hurley, Robert Wuhl, Brian Blessed, Tyler James Williams, Jodelle Ferland, Steve Burns, Melissa Villaseñor, Sean Ono Lennon, and the late John Lennon, Jacques Tati, Alastair Sim, Fyvush Finkel, Edward Andrews, Lila Kedrova, who would be 100, Hank Patterson, Jason Wingreen, and Donald Sinden. Miriam Hopkins died 46 years ago in 1972 at age 69. Andrzej Wajda died two years ago in 2016 at age 90. Jean Rochefort died one year ago in 2017 at age 87.

On this date- October 8

Today Chevy Chase and R.L. Stine are 75, and Angus T. Jones is 25. Today is also the birthday of Matt Damon, Sigourney Weaver, Darrell Hammond, Bruno Mars, Paul Hogan, Jeremy Davis, Peter Greene, Nick Cannon, Bella Thorne, Ian Hart, Jesse Jackson, Robert Kelly, Edward Zwick, David Yates, Jean-Jacques Beineix, Burr Steers, Shira Piven, Sal Governale, Soon-Yi Previn, and the late Frank Herbert and Rouben Mamoulian. Larry Semon died ninety years ago in 1928 at age 39.

On this date- October 7

Today Thom Yorke is 50, and Omar Benson Miller is 40. Today is also the birthday of John Mellencamp, Joy Behar, Yo-Yo Ma, Desmond Tutu, Dylan Baker, Shawn and Aaron Ashmore, Mary Badham, Simon Cowell, Nicole Ari Parker, Amber Stevens West, Andrew Dominik, Bree Olson, Vladimir Putin, and the late June Allyson, Andy Devine, Al Martino, Elijah Muhammad, and Robert Z. Leonard. Edgar Allan Poe died 169 years ago in 1849 at age 40. Charles Rocket died thirteen years ago in 2005 at age 56.

On this date- October 6

Today is the birthday of Elisabeth Shue, Ioan Gruffudd, Britt Ekland, Olivia Thirlby, Jeremy Sisto, Wendy Robie, Jsu Garcia, Craig Zobel, Matt Porterfield, Leslie Moonves, and the late Carole Lombard, Janet Gaynor, Fay Spain, Jerome Cowan, and Mitchell Leisen. Tod Browning died 56 years ago in 1962 at age 82. Dennis Price died 45 years ago in 1973 at age 58. Bette Davis died 29 years ago in 1989 at age 81. Denholm Elliott died 26 years ago in 1992 at age 70. Richard Farnsworth died eighteen years ago in 2000 at age 80.

On this date- October 5

Today Glynis Johns is 95, and Neil deGrasse Tyson is 60. Today is also the birthday of Kate Winslet, Guy Pearce, Jesse Eisenberg, Karen Allen, Jacob Tremblay, Clive Barker, Parminder Nagra, Daniel Baldwin, Laura Gemser, Tom Hooper, Ti West, Scott Weinger, and the late Larry Fine, Donald Pleasence, Bernie Mac, Louis Lumière, Jeff Conaway, Bill Dana, Diane Cilento, Gail Davis, Skip Homeier, John Hoyt, and Allen Ludden. Jean Vigo died 84 years ago in 1934 at age 29. Barbara Nichols died 42 years ago in 1976 at age 47. Gloria Grahame died 37 years ago in 1981 at age 57. Rodney Dangerfield died fourteen years ago in 2004 at age 82. Steve Jobs and Charles Napier died seven years ago in 2011. Jobs was 56. Napier was 75. Geoffrey Holder died four years ago in 2014 at age 84. Chantal Ackerman died three years ago in 2015 at age 65.

On this date- October 4

Today Mick Jackson is 75, and Melissa Benoist is 30. Today is also the birthday of Susan Sarandon, Liev Schreiber, Christoph Waltz, Alicia Silverstone, Dakota Johnson, Anne Rice, Russell Simmons, Caitriona Balfe, Armand Assante, Vicky Krieps, Abraham Benrubi, Sarah Lancashire, Stephen Gyllenhaal, and the late Buster Keaton, Charlton Heston, Jackie Collins, George Sidney, John Larch, Scotty Beckett, Philip Van Zandt, and Stan Dragoti. Janis Joplin died 48 years ago in 1970 at age 27. Graham Chapman died 29 years ago in 1989 at age 48. Buddy Lester died sixteen years ago in 2002 at age 87.

On this date- October 3

Today Alicia Vikander is 30. Today is also the birthday of Clive Owen, Neve Campbell, Seann William Scott, Tessa Thompson, Denis Villeneuve, Lena Headey, Chubby Checker, Tommy Wiseau, John Patrick Shanley, Al Sharpton, Greg Proops, Gwen Stefani, Janel Moloney, Tommy Lee, and the late Gore Vidal, Leo McCarey, Henry Hull, Warner Oland, Michael Hordern, Charles Middleton, Julien Duvivier, and Gertrude Berg. Woody Guthrie died 51 years ago in 1967 at age 55. Roddy McDowall died twenty years ago in 1998 at age 70. Janet Leigh died fourteen years ago in 2004 at age 77.