On This Day

Famous People Born in October 1978

  • Oct 1 Andrew JC Jackson, Australian surf lifesaver
  • Oct 1 Leticia Cline, American model and TV Personality
  • Oct 2 Ayumi Hamasaki, Japanese singer
  • Oct 3 Gerald Asamoah, German soccer forward (43 caps; Schalke 04 279 games, 44 goals), born in Mampong, Ghana
  • Oct 3 Claudio Pizarro, Peruvian soccer striker (85 caps; Bayern Munich 224 games, 87 goals), born in Callao, Peru
  • Oct 3 Jake Shears, singer (Scissor Sisters)
  • Oct 3 Shannyn Sossamon, American actress
  • Oct 4 Ko Soo, South Korean television and movie actor
  • Oct 4 Kyle Lohse, American baseball pitcher (14th pitcher to beat all 30 MLB teams; Minnesota Twins, St. Louis Cardinals), born in Chico, California
  • Oct 5 Shane Ryan, Irish Gaelic footballer, born in Dublin, Ireland
  • Oct 5 Jesse Palmer, Canadian-born American football player, born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Oct 5 Morgan Webb, American television presenter, born Los Angeles, California
  • Oct 5 James Valentine, American musician (Maroon 5), born in Lincoln, Nebraska
  • Oct 6 Ricky Hatton, English boxer, born in Stockport, England
  • Oct 7 Alesha Dixon, British pop singer (Mis-Teeq), born in Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom
  • Oct 7 Zaheer Khan, Indian cricketer, born in Shrirampur, India

  • Oct 8 Mick O'Driscoll, Irish rugby player, born in Cork, Ireland
  • Oct 8 Antonino D'Agostino, Italian football player, born in Turin, Italy
  • Oct 8 Mike Moreno, American jazz musician (First in Mind), born in Houston, Texas
  • Oct 9 Randy Spelling, American actor (Sean Richards-Sunset Beach), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Oct 9 Nicky Byrne, Irish musician (Westlife), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • Oct 9 Juan Dixon, American basketball player, born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Oct 10 Jodi Lyn O'Keefe, American actress (Cassidy-Nash Bridges), born in Cliffwood Beach, New Jersey
  • Oct 11 Kali, Angolan soccer defender (73 caps), born in Luanda, Angola
  • Oct 12 Baden Cooke, Australian cyclist, born in Benalla, Victoria, Australia
  • Oct 13 Jermaine O'Neal, NBA forward (Portland Trailblazers), born in Columbia, South Carolina
  • Oct 14 Justin Brannan, American musician, writer
  • Oct 14 Ryan Church, American baseball player
  • Oct 14 Paul Hunter, English snooker player (Masters 2001, 02, 04), born in Leeds, Yorkshire, England (d. 2006)
  • Oct 14 Steven Thompson, Scottish footballer

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Oct 14 Usher, American singer (My Way, Confessions) and actor, born in Dallas, Texas

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  • Oct 14 Javon Walker, American football player
  • Oct 14 Justin Brannan, American musician (Most Precious Blood), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Oct 15 Devon Gummersall, Colo, actor (Relativity, Brian-My So Called Life)
  • Oct 15 Takeshi Morishima Japanese professional wrestler
  • Oct 16 Abel Talamantez, Texas, singer (Menudo-Cannonball)

  • Oct 16 Ethan Luck, American musician (The O.C. Supertones, Demon Hunter, Relient K)
  • Oct 18 Wesley Jonathan, American actor
  • Oct 18 Mike Tindall, English rugby union player
  • Oct 19 Chris Sellers, American rapper (Another Bad Creation), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Oct 19 Enrique Bernoldi, Brazilian race car driver
  • Oct 19 Zakhar Dubenskiy, Russian footballer
  • Oct 19 Henri Sorvali, Finnish musician
  • Oct 19 James Roberts, British Ice Hockey Player
  • Oct 20 Virender Sehwag, Indian cricketer
  • Oct 20 Paul Wilson, Irish bass player (Snow Patrol)
  • Oct 20 Michael Johns, American Idol (season 7) finalist
  • Oct 21 Will Estes, American actor
  • Oct 21 Joey Harrington, American football player
  • Oct 22 Chaswe Nsofwa, Zambian footballer (d. 2007)
  • Oct 22 Owais Shah, English cricketer
  • Oct 22 Dion Glover, American basketball player, born in Marietta, Georgia
  • Oct 23 Steve Harmison, English cricketer
  • Oct 23 Jimmy Bullard, English footballer
  • Oct 23 Archie Thompson, Australian footballer
  • Oct 24 Carlos Edwards, Trinidadian footballer (Trinidad and Tobago national football team), born in Diego Martin, Trinidad and Tobago
  • Oct 25 Riley Mants, 200m breaststroker (Olympics 1996), born in Winnipeg, Manitoba
  • Oct 25 Russell Anderson, Scottish footballer (Sunderland), born in Aberdeen, Scotland
  • Oct 26 CM Punk, American professional wrestler and mixed martial artist, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Oct 26 Eva Kaili, Greek TV presenter and politician, born in Thessaloniki, Greece
  • Oct 26 Jimmy Aggrey, English footballer (Torquay United), born in Hammersmith, London
  • Oct 26 Mark Barry, English musician (BBMak), born in Manchester
  • Oct 27 Vanessa-Mae, British musician, born in Singapore
  • Oct 27 Sergei Samsonov, Russian ice hockey player, born in Moscow, Soviet Union
  • Oct 28 Marta Etura, Spanish actress
  • Oct 28 Justin Guarini [Bell], American pop singer and actor (American Idol), born in Columbus, Georgia
  • Oct 28 Gwendoline Christie, English actress (Game of Thrones), born in Worthing, England
  • Oct 29 Travis Henry, American football player
  • Oct 30 Martin Dossett, American football player, born in Portland, Texas
  • Oct 30 Amanda Swafford, American actress and writer (Worst-Case Scenario), born in Hendersonville, North Carolina
  • Oct 31 Emmanuel Izonritei, Nigerian boxer
  • Oct 31 Zachary Knighton, American actor (Happy Endings), born in Alexandria, Virginia
  • Oct 31 Martin Verkerk, Dutch tennis player, born in Leiderdorp, Netherlands

About October 1978

How Old? 41 years old
Generation: Generation X
Leap Year: No

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