Happy Birthday to these Libra's who were born on October 5th.

  1. 1520 - Alessandro Cardinal Farnese, Italian cardinal (d. 1589)
  2. 1641 - Françoise-Athénaïs, marquise de Montespan, French mistress of King Louis XIV of France (d. 1707)
  3. 1658 - Mary of Modena, queen of James II of England (d. 1718)
  4. 1695 - John Glas, Scottish minister (d. 1773)
  5. 1703 - Jonathan Edwards, American minister (d. 1758)
  6. 1712 - Francesco Guardi, Italian painter (d. 1793)
  7. 1713 - Denis Diderot, French philosopher and encylopedist (d. 1784)
  8. 1715 - Victor de Riqueti, marquis de Mirabeau, French economist (d. 1789)
  9. 1717 - Marie-Anne de Mailly-Nesle duchess de Châteauroux, French mistress of King Louis XV of France (d. 1744)
  10. 1781 - Bernard Bolzano, Czech mathematician and philosopher (d. 1848)
  11. 1795 - Alexander Keith, brewer (d. 1873)
  12. 1824 - Henry Chadwick, baseball writer and statistician (d. 1908)
  13. 1829 - Chester A. Arthur, 21st President of the United States (d.1886)
  14. 1848 - Guido von List, German writer (d. 1919)
  15. 1864 - Louis Lumière, French film pioneer (d. 1948)
  16. 1878 - Louise Dresser, American actress (d. 1965)
  17. 1879 - Francis Peyton Rous, American pathologist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (d. 1970)
  18. 1882 - Robert Goddard, American rocket scientist (d. 1945)
  19. 1887 - René Cassin, French judge, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (d. 1976)
  20. 1889 - Teresa de la Parra, Venezuelan writer (d. 1936)
  21. 1894 - Bevil Rudd, South African athlete (d. 1948)
  22. 1902 - Larry Fine, American actor and comedian (d. 1975)
  23. 1902 - Ray Kroc, American fast food entrepreneur (d. 1984)
  24. 1903 - M. King Hubbert, American geophysicist (d. 1989)
  25. 1904 - John Hoyt, American film and television actor (d. 1991)
  26. 1905 - Harriet E. MacGibbon, American actress (d. 1987)
  27. 1907 - Mrs. Miller, American singer (d. 1997)
  28. 1908 - Joshua Logan, American film director and writer (d. 1988)
  29. 1911 - Flann O'Brien, Irish humorist (d. 1966)
  30. 1917 - Allen Ludden, American television game show host (d. 1981)
  31. 1919 - Donald Pleasence, English actor (d. 1995)
  32. 1921 - Bill Willis, American football player
  33. 1922 - José Froilán González, Argentine race car driver
  34. 1922 - Bil Keane, American cartoonist
  35. 1922 - Jock Stein, Scottish footballer and manager (d. 1985)
  36. 1923 - Albert Guðmundsson, Icelandic professional football player and politician (d. 1994)
  37. 1923 - Glynis Johns, British actress
  38. 1924 - Bill Dana, American actor and comedian
  39. 1925 - Gail Davis, American actress (d. 1997)
  40. 1925 - Bob Thaves, American cartoonist (Frank and Ernest) (d. 2006)
  41. 1926 - Willi Unsoeld, American climber (d. 1979)
  42. 1928 - Louise Fitzhugh, American author (d. 1974)
  43. 1929 - Richard F. Gordon, Jr., American astronaut
  44. 1930 - Anne Haddy, Australian actress (d. 1999)
  45. 1930 - Pavel Popovich, Soviet cosmonaut
  46. 1930 - Reinhard Selten, German economist, Nobel Prize laureate
  47. 1933 - Diane Cilento, Australian actress
  48. 1934 - Angelo Buono, Jr., American serial killer (d. 2002)
  49. 1936 - Václav Havel, playwright and President of the Czech Republic
  50. 1937 - Barry Switzer, American football coach
  51. 1938 - Teresa Heinz Kerry, American philanthropist, wife of John Kerry
  52. 1939 - Marie Laforêt, French singer and actress
  53. 1939 - Marie-Claire Blais, French Canadian author and playwright
  54. 1941 - Eduardo Duhalde, President of Argentina
  55. 1942 - Richard Street, American r&b singer (The Temptations)
  56. 1943 - Steve Miller, American musician
  57. 1945 - Brian Connolly, English rock singer (Sweet (band)) (d. 1997)
  58. 1946 - Zahida Hina, Pakistani columnist and story writer
  59. 1946 - Jean Perron, National Hockey League coach
  60. 1947 - Brian Johnson, American singer (AC/DC) after replacing Bon Scott's death in 1980
  61. 1948 - Tawl Ross, American musician (P Funk)
  62. 1948 - Zoran Živkovic, Serbian writer
  63. 1949 - Ralph Goodale, Canadian politician
  64. 1949 - B.W. Stevenson, American country pop singer (d. 1988)
  65. 1950 - Jeff Conaway, American actor
  66. 1950 - Edward P. Jones, American writer
  67. 1951 - Karen Allen, American actress
  68. 1951 - Bob Geldof, Irish singer & songwriter (The Boomtown Rats)
  69. 1952 - Clive Barker, English writer
  70. 1952 - Duncan Regehr, Canadian actor
  71. 1957 - Mark Geragos, American attorney
  72. 1958 - André Kuipers, Dutch astronaut
  73. 1958 - Bernie Mac, American actor and comedian
  74. 1960 - Daniel Baldwin, American actor
  75. 1962 - Michael Andretti, American race car driver
  76. 1963 - Caron Keating, Irish television personality (d. 2004)
  77. 1964 - Keiji Fujiwara, Japanese seiyu (voice actor)
  78. 1965 - Mario Lemieux, Canadian hockey player
  79. 1965 - Patrick Roy, Canadian hockey player
  80. 1967 - Guy Pearce, Anglo-Australian actor
  81. 1970 - Agnes Barley, American artist
  82. 1970 - Josie Bissett, American actress
  83. 1972 - Grant Hill, American basketball player
  84. 1974 - Colin Meloy, American singer songwriter (The Decemberists)
  85. 1974 - Heather Headley, Caribbean r&b singer & actress
  86. 1975 - Kate Winslet, English actress
  87. 1975 - Bobo Balde, Guinean footballer
  88. 1975 - Parminder Nagra, English actress
  89. 1976 - Song Seung-hun, South Korean actor and model
  90. 1976 - J. J. Yeley, American race car driver
  91. 1978 - Shane Ryan, Irish Gaelic Footballer
  92. 1978 - Morgan Webb, television presenter and magazine columnist
  93. 1978 - James Valentine, American guitarist (Maroon 5)
  94. 1979 - Curtis Sanford, Canadian Hockey Goalie
  95. 1979 - Vince Grella, Australian footballer
  96. 1980 - Paul Thomas, American musician (Good Charlotte)
  97. 1981 - Kelvin Tan Wei Lian, Singaporean singer
  98. 1983 - Nicky Hilton, American heiress
  99. 1985 - Nicola Roberts, English singer (Girls Aloud)
  100. 1987 - Javier Villa, Spanish racing driver