Birthdays of Personalities on October 3

xxxx :Hedy Burress, Alton MO, actress (Wyleen Pritchett-Boston Common)
xxxx :Marc Wallice, XXX actor (Angel of Mercy, Idol, Juicy Lucy, Secrets)
1573 :Entonius Walaeus, Dutch calvinist theologist
1605 :Li Tzu-ch'eng, Chinese revolutionary, dethroned last Ming emperor
1631 :Sebastian Anton Scherer, composer
1647 :Johannes Voet, Dutch lawyer
1647 :John Foot, lawyer
1713 :Antoine Dauvergne, composer
1720 :Johann P Uz, German poet (Lyrische Poem)
1728 :Charles G Chevalier d'Eon de Beaumont, French spy/transvestite
1733 :Fran‡ois Krafft, composer
1761 :Dirk earl van Hogendorp, general/Dutch minister of War [OS]
1789 :Francis Hoyt Gregory, Rear Admiral (Union Navy), died in 1866
1792 :Cipriani Potter, composer
1800 :George Bancroft, historian (Hall of Fame)
1803 :John Gorrie, inventor (cold-air process of refrigeration)
1804 :Townsend Harris, 1st Western consul to reside in Japan
1807 :Heinrich Panofka, composer
1814 :Mikhail Yurevich Lermontov, Russian poet/writer (Demon & other poems)
1828 :Woldemar Bargiel, composer
1834 :Vilem Blodek, composer
1844 :Patrick Manson, "Father of tropical medicine"
1854 :William Crawford Gorgas, US, Surgeon-Gen, help cure yellow fever
1859 :Elenora Duse, Italy, actress (Hedda Gabler)
1860 :Annie EF Horniman, England, theater owner (Abbey Theatre, Dublin)
1862 :John Briggs, cricketer (mighty England all-rounder late 19th century)
1865 :Johannes IJWJ Eilerts de Haan, Dutch sea officer (Lucie R, Suriname)
1866 :Learmont Drysdale, composer
1871 :Stijn Streuvels, [Frank Lateur], Flemish writer (De Valschaard)
1872 :Edward Faber Schneider, composer
1880 :Warner Oland, Umea Sweden, actor (Jazz Singer, Charlie Chan)
1881 :Ludomir Michal Rogowski, composer
1882 :Gnther von Kluge, German fieldmarshal
1886 :Henri Alain-Fournier, French novelist (Great Adventure)
1888 :Carl von Ossietzky, Germany, journalist/pacifist (Nobel 1935)
1888 :Claud Allister, London England, actor (Bulldog Drummond)
1888 :Roy Webb, composer
1889 :Cv Ossietzky, writer
1890 :Henry Hull, Louisville KY, actor (Tobacco Rd, Boys Town, High Sierra)
1893 :Frantisek Picha, composer
1895 :Kurt Schumacher, co-founder/president West German SDP [OS]
1897 :Josephine "Mama Jo" Riley Matthews, midwife (SC)
1897 :Louis Aragon, French poet/writer (Feu de joie, Lesson poŠtes)
1899 :Gertrude Berg, Harlem NYC, actress (Molly Goldberg-Goldbergs)
1900 :Jay Irving, NYC, cartoonist (Draw Me a Laugh)
1900 :Thomas Wolfe, American novelist (Look Homeward Angel)
1901 :Masao Oki, composer
1902 :Arturo da Costa e Silva, marshal/pres of Brazil (1967-69)
1904 :Charles Pedersen, UK, biochemist (Nobel 1987)
1911 :Michael Hordern, Hertfordshire England, actor (Friar Domingo-Shogun)
1914 :Nel Rose, Dutch dance teacher
1916 :Angeles Alvarino Deleira, biologist/oceanographer/writer
1916 :James Alfred Wight Herriot, veterinarian/novelist
1919 :Boyd Bradfield Upchurch, [John Boyd], US, sci-fi author (IQ Merchant)
1919 :Walter Gieseler, composer
1921 :Ray Lindwall, cricketer (Australian fast bowler & St George full-back)
1922 :Marcel van Thienen, composer
1923 :Stanislaw Skrowaczewski, Lwow Poland, conductor (Die Zauberfl”te)
1925 :Gore Vidal, West Point NY, author (Myra Breckinridge, Lincoln)
1925 :W Howard Baker, English publisher
1926 :Marques Haynes, NBA player (World's Greatest Dribbler, Globetrotters)
1928 :Christian d'Oriola, France, foils (Olympic-gold-1952, 56)
1928 :Erik Bruhn, Copenhagen Denmark, dancer (Natl Ballet of Canada)
1928 :Shridath Surendranath "Sonny" Ramphal, Guyanese sec-gen (1975- )
1930 :David Mayer Epstein, composer
1933 :Neale A Fraser, tennis champ (US Open-1959)
1934 :Benjamin Boretz, composer
1934 :Harold Ralph Henning, Johannesburg S Afr, PGA golfer (1966 Texas Open)
1934 :Madlyn Rhue, Wash DC, actress (Bracken's World, Executive Suite)
1935 :Abdon Pamich, Italy, 50K walker (Olympic-gold-1964)
1935 :Charles M Duke Jr, Charlotte NC, Brig Gen USAF/astronaut (Apol 16)
1936 :Steve Reich, NYC, composer (My Name is)
1937 :Boldizsar Csiky, composer
1937 :Eli Jacobs, baseball owner (Baltimore Orioles)
1937 :Ton de Kruyf, composer
1938 :David R Obey, (Rep-D-Wisconsin, 1969- )
1938 :Eddie Cochran, Okla City, rock vocalist/guitarist (C'Mon Everybody)
1940 :Alan O'Day, Hollywood Ca, rocker
1940 :Jean Ratelle, NHL center (NY Rangers, Boston Bruins)
1940 :Mike Troy, US swimmer (Olympics-2 gold-1960)
1941 :Chubby Checker, one-hit-wonder, Sang and danced "The Twist" in the early '60s In an obscure college newspaper from '62, There's a picture of a 5-year-old me with my 4-year-old sister in matching dresses dancing The Twist in front of some bemus
1941 :Chubby Checker, [Ernest Evans], Phila, rock vocalist (Twist)
1943 :Jeff Bingaman, (Sen-D-New Mexico, 1983- )
1944 :Roy Horn, Las Vegas entertainer (Siegfried & Roy)
1945 :Kay Baxter, Woodsfield Ohio, Best Bodybuilder in World (1983-85)
1945 :Rik Kenton, rocker
1945 :Viktor Saneyev, USSR, triple jumper (Olympic-3 gold/1 silv-1968-80)
1946 :Bob Dotson, St Louis Mo, newscaster (Primetime Sunday)
1946 :Tristan Keuris, composer
1947 :7th earl of Bradford, English large landowner/multi-millionaire
1947 :Lindsey Buckingham, rocker (Fleetwood Mac-Rumours, Tusk)
1949 :Yekaterina Aleksandrowna Ivanova, Russian cosmonaut (Soyuz T-15A)
1950 :Laureen Ford, Gympie Queensland, golfer (1992 Alpine Aust Ladies)
1950 :Pamela Hensley, Glendale Calif, actress (Buck Rogers in 25th Century)
1950 :Ronnie Laws, US saxophonist/guitarist (Earth, Wind & Fire)
1951 :Dave Winfield, baseball outfielder (NY Yankees, Blue Jays, Twins)
1951 :Jack Grondin, rock drummer (.38 Special)
1951 :Kathryn D Sullivan, Paterson NJ, PhD/astro (STS 41-G, 28, 31, 45)
1952 :Gary Troup, cricketer (NZ lefty pace bowler in 15 Tests 1976-86)
1954 :Dennis Eckersley, Oakland CA, pitcher (St Louis Cardinals)
1954 :Stevie Ray Vaughan, Dallas TX, guitarist (Sky is Crying, Texas Flood)
1955 :Angela Molina, Madrid Spain, actress (Streets of Gold, Half of Heaven)
1956 :Hart Bochner, Toronto, actor (Aron-East of Eden, Supergirl, Die Hard)
1956 :Peter Frechette, Warwick RI, actor (Paint it Black, George-Profiler)
1958 :Karen Morton Palmdale CA, playmate (Jul, 1978)
1959 :Carmen Russo, Genoa Italy, Miss Teenage Italy (1972)
1959 :Frederick Stephen Couples, Seattle WA, PGA golfer (1983 Kemper Open)
1959 :Jack Wagner, rocker/actor (General Hospital, Melrose Place)
1960 :Cinzia De Ponti, [Fiordeponti], Pescara Italy (Miss Italy 1979)
1962 :Rick Todd, Toronto, Canadian Tour golfer (1992 Ben Hogan Dakota)
1962 :Tommy Lee, Greece, drummer (M”tley Cre), wed H Locklear/Pam Anderson
1963 :Dan Goldie, Sioux City IO, tennis star
1963 :Patrick Flatley, Ontario, right winger (NY Islanders, Oly-4 gold-1988)
1966 :Darrin Fletcher, Elmhurst IL, catcher (Montreal Expos)
1966 :Frank Hannon, rock guitarist (Tesla-Psychotic Supper)
1968 :Greg Foster, NBA center (Utah Jazz)
1968 :Marco Roelofsen, soccer player (SC Heerenveen)
1969 :Carl Thomas, NBA guard (Cleveland Cavaliers)
1969 :Eddie Sutter, NFL linebacker (Cleve Browns, Atlanta Falcons)
1969 :Mike Saunders, CFL running back (Saskatchewan Roughriders)
1969 :Shane Butterworth, actor (Timmy-Bad News Bears)
1969 :Stephen Scahill, Featherston NZ, Australasia golfer
1969 :Travis Hill, NFL linebacker (Carolina Panthers)
1970 :Justine Sowry, Australian field hockey goalie (Olympics-96)
1970 :Manny Martinez, San Pedro DE, outfielder (Seattle Mariners)
1970 :Roger Bailey, Chattahoochee FL, pitcher (Colorado Rockies)
1970 :Tyji Armstrong, NFL tight end (Tampa Bay Bucs)
1971 :Reggie Givens, CFL linebacker (Toronto Argonauts)
1972 :Christian Peter, defensive tackle (NY Giants)
1972 :Denny Vaughn, orch leader (Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour)
1972 :Michael Nylander, Stockholm Swe, NHL center (Calgary Flames)
1972 :Sandy Martinez, Villa Mella Dom Rep, catcher (Toronto Blue Jays)
1973 :Angelica Gavaldon, El Centro Calif, tennis star (1995 quarter Aust)
1973 :Neve Campbell, actress (Party of 5, Scream)
1976 :Kirsi Haenninen, ice hockey defenseman (Finland, Oly-98)
1976 :Nate Johnson, Seattle Wash, canoe (alt-Olympics-96)
1993 :Lindsay Fabes, actor (Charlie Winthrop-Another World)



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