On This Day

Famous People Born in October 1973

  • Oct 1 Rodney Kite-Powell, historian
  • Oct 2 Verka Serduchka, Ukrainian entertainer
  • Oct 2 Lene Nystrøm, Norwegian Eurodance-pop singer (Aqua), born in Tønsberg, Norway
  • Oct 2 Efren Ramirez, American actor
  • Oct 2 Maria Wetterstrand, Swedish politician

Person of interestNeve Campbell

Oct 3 Neve Campbell, Canadian actress (Party of 5, Scream), born in Guelph Ontario

Actress Neve Campbell
Actress
Neve Campbell
  • Oct 3 Keiko Agena, Japanese-American actress
  • Oct 3 Lena Headey, British actress (Game of Thrones), born in Hamilton, Bermuda
  • Oct 6 Rebecca Lobo, Mass, WNBA center (Olympic gold 1996)/(NY Liberty)
  • Oct 6 Sylvain Legwinski, French footballer
  • Oct 6 Jeff Davis, American comedian
  • Oct 6 Ioan Gruffudd, Welsh actor
  • Oct 7 Gerald McBurrows, American safety (St Louis Rams), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Oct 7 Priest Holmes, American running back (Baltimore Ravens), born in Fort Smith, Arkansas
  • Oct 7 Dida, Brazilian footballer, born in Bahia, Brazil
  • Oct 8 Donnie Abraham, American cornerback (Tampa Bay Buccaneers), born in Orangeburg, South Carolina

  • Oct 8 Toby Haenen, Australian backstroke swimmer (Olympics 1996), born in Launceston, Tasmania
  • Oct 8 Tracy Bonner, American diver (Olympics bronze 1996), born in Webster, Texas
  • Oct 9 A. J. Ofodile, American NFL tight end (Pittsburgh Steelers), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Oct 9 Brandon Pollard, American soccer defender (Olympic gold 1996), born in Richmond, Virginia
  • Oct 9 Dexter McCleon, American football cornerback (St Louis Rams), born in Meridian, Mississippi
  • Oct 9 Terry Balsamo, American guitarist (Evanescence), born in Tampa, Florida
  • Oct 9 Erin Daniels, American actress (The L Word), born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • Oct 9 Fabio Lione, Italian musician (Rhapsody), born in Pisa, Italy
  • Oct 9 Carlos Pavón, Honduran footballer (Real España), born in El Progreso, Honduras
  • Oct 10 Jeff Shantz, Canadian NHL center (Chicago Blackhawks), born in Duchess, Alberta, Canada
  • Oct 10 John Mobley, American NFL linebacker (Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32), born in Chester, Pennsylvania
  • Oct 10 Mario Lopez, American actor (A C Slater-Saved by the Bell), born in San Diego, California
  • Oct 10 Zach Thornton, American soccer goalkeeper (8 caps; MLS GK of the Year: 1998, 2009), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Oct 11 Takeshi Kaneshiro, Taiwanese-Japanese actor and model, born in Taipei, Taiwan
  • Oct 11 Steven Pressley, Scottish football player and manager, born in Elgin, Scotland
  • Oct 11 Mike Smith, American guitarist (Snot, Limp Bizkit), born in Middle River, Maryland
  • Oct 11 Brendan B. Brown (BBB), American musician (Wheatus), born in Northport, New York
  • Oct 12 Rodney Mack, professional wrestler, born in Lafayette, Louisiana
  • Oct 13 Brian Dawkins, American NFL safety (9 × Pro Bowl; 4 × First-team All-Pro; Philadelphia Eagles, Denver Broncos), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • Oct 13 Peter Dumbreck, Scottish race car driver, born in Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland

  • Oct 13 Matt Hughes, American mixed martial artist, born in Hillsboro, Illinois
  • Oct 13 Nanako Matsushima, Japanese actress (Ring), born in Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan
  • Oct 13 Roger Lima [Manganelli], Brazilian ska singer and bassist (Less Than Jake), born in Porto Alegre
  • Oct 14 DeJuan Wheat, NBA guard (Minn Timberwolves)
  • Oct 14 Lasha Zhvania, Georgian politician

Person of interestGeorge Floyd

Oct 14 George Floyd, African American bouncer murdered while restrained in police custody by Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, born in Fayetteville, North Carolina (d. 2020)

Victim of Police Brutality George Floyd
Victim of Police Brutality
George Floyd
  • Oct 15 Susannah Kate Pryde, New Zealand road race cyclist (Olympics 1996), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • Oct 15 Dax Riggs, American musician (Acid Bath), born in Evansville, Indiana
  • Oct 16 Peter Polaco, American professional wrestler
  • Oct 16 David Unsworth, English professional footballer
  • Oct 17 Keith McKenzie, NFL defensive end (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31)
  • Oct 18 Demetrious Maxie, CFL defensive end (Toronto Argonauts)
  • Oct 18 John Baldwin Jr, figure skater (1996 SW Pacific Sr champ), born in Dallas, Texas
  • Oct 18 Michalis Kapsis, Greek footballer
  • Oct 19 Laurent Brancowitz [Mazzalai], French guitarist (Phoenix), born in Versailles, France
  • Oct 19 Robert Tate, wide receiver (Minnesota Vikings)
  • Oct 19 Shi Ting Wang, Tainan Taiwan, tennis star (1994 Taipei)
  • Oct 20 Scott Goodman, Hobart Tasmania Aus, 200m butterfly swimmer (Olympic bronze 1996)
  • Oct 21 Dan Neil, NFL guard (Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32)
  • Oct 21 Derrick Beatty, CFL defensive back (Edmonton Eskimos)
  • Oct 21 Lera Auerbach, Russian-American pianist, composer, and poet, born in Chelyabinsk, Russia
  • Oct 21 Charlie Lowell, American Musician
  • Oct 22 Kathy Butler, Edinburgh Scotld, Canad 3k/5k runner (Olympic-8-92, 96)
  • Oct 22 Andrés Palop, Spanish footballer

Person of interestIchiro Suzuki

Oct 22 Ichiro Suzuki, Japanese baseball right fielder (most career base hits 4,367; AL MVP 2001; MLB All-Star 2001–10; NPB All-Star 1994–2000), born in Kasugai, Japan

Baseball Star Ichiro Suzuki
Baseball Star
Ichiro Suzuki
  • Oct 23 Blaine McElmurry, NFL defensive back (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31)
  • Oct 23 Mac Cozier, soccer forward (Olympic gold 1996)
  • Oct 23 Shawn Wooden, free safety (Miami Dolphins)
  • Oct 23 Sjoerd Sanders, soccer player (PSV/MVV)
  • Oct 24 Kenny Holmes, American football defensive end (Tennessee Oilers), born in Gifford, Florida
  • Oct 24 Levi Leipheimer, American road racing cyclist, born in Butte, Montana
  • Oct 24 Mike Matthews, American baseball player, born in Woodbridge, Virginia
  • Oct 24 Jackie McNamara, Scottish soccer defender (33 caps; Celtic) and manager (Partick Thistle, Dundee United, York City), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • Oct 25 Steve White, American football defensive end (Tampa Bay Buccaneers), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • Oct 26 Brian Smith, American speed skater (Olympics 1994), born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa
  • Oct 26 Róbert Petrovický, Slovak NHL forward (Team Slovakia, Dallas), born in Košice, Czechoslovakia
  • Oct 26 Taka Michinoku, Japanese professional wrestler, born in Morioka, Iwate, Japan

Person of interestSeth MacFarlane

Oct 26 Seth MacFarlane, American animator, television producer (American Dad!, Family Guy) and filmmaker (Ted), born in Kent, Connecticut

  • Oct 27 Monica Louwerens, Canadian-American actress (Power Rangers) and Miss America-Mississippi (Top 10, 1996), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Oct 28 Frank Juric, Australian soccer goalie (Olyroos, Olympics 1996)
  • Oct 28 Alvin Burke, Jr., American professional wrestler
  • Oct 29 Adam Bacher, South African cricket batsman (19 Tests; 13 ODIs), born in Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Oct 29 Robert Pirès, French footballer
  • Oct 30 Ellis Johnson, American NFL defensive back (Indianapolis Colts), born in Wildwood, Florida
  • Oct 30 Edge [Adam Copeland], Canadian professional wrestler, born in Orangeville, Ontario
  • Oct 30 Silvia Corzo, Colombian newscaster, born in Bucaramanga, Santander, Colombia
  • Oct 30 Michael Oakes, English footballer, born in Northwich, England
  • Oct 31 Fiona Smith, Canadian ice hockey defenseman (Canada, Olympics 1998), born in Saskatchewan, Canada
  • Oct 31 Ross Verba, American NFL tackle (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31), born in Des Moines, Iowa
  • Oct 31 Grigorios Georgatos, Greek footballer, born in Piraeus, Greece
  • Oct 31 David Dellucci, American baseball player, born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

About October 1973

How Old? 47 years old
Generation: Generation X
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Signs: Libra (Sep 23 - Oct 22), Scorpio (Oct 23 - Nov 21)