On This Day

Famous People Born in October 1979

Famous Birthdays

  • Oct 1 Gilberto Martínez, Costa Rican footballer
  • Oct 1 Cameron Bruce, Australian rules footballer
  • Oct 1 Rudi Johnson, American football player
  • Oct 1 Marko Stanojevic, English-born Italian rugby union footballer
  • Oct 2 Francisco Fonseca, Mexican footballer
  • Oct 2 Primož Brezec, Slovenian basketball player
  • Oct 2 Maja Ivarsson, lead singer, The Sounds
  • Oct 3 John Hennigan, American professional wrestler
  • Oct 3 Daniel Hollie, American professional wrestler
  • Oct 4 Rachael Leigh Cook, American actress
  • Oct 4 Stefan Booth, British actor
  • Oct 4 Bjorn Phau, German tennis player
  • Oct 4 Adam Voges, Australian cricket batsman (oldest [35] to score a century on Test debut 2015), born in Perth, Western Australia
  • Oct 4 Caitriona Balfe, Irish actress (Outlander), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • Oct 5 Jaime Chambers, American television reporter
  • Oct 5 Curtis Sanford, Canadian ice hockey player

  • Oct 5 Vincenzo Grella, Australian soccer player
  • Oct 5 Yao Chen, Chinese actress and Sina Weibo personality, born in Shishi City, Quanzhourn
  • Oct 6 David Di Tommaso, French footballer (d. 2005)
  • Oct 6 Richard Seymour, American football player
  • Oct 6 Lex Shrapnel, English actor
  • Oct 7 Simona Amânar, Romanian gymnast
  • Oct 7 Aaron Ashmore, Canadian actor
  • Oct 7 Shawn Ashmore, Canadian actor
  • Oct 7 Tang Wei, Chinese actress
  • Oct 8 [Gregori] Chad Petree, American rocker (Shiny Toy Guns), born in Shawnee, Oklahoma
  • Oct 8 Kristanna Loken, American actress (Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines), born in Ghent, New York
  • Oct 8 Paul Burchill, English professional wrestler, born in Guildford, England
  • Oct 9 Gonzalo Sorondo, Uruguayan footballer (Defensor), born in Montevideo, Uruguay
  • Oct 9 Brandon Routh, American actor (Superman Returns), born in Norwalk, Iowa
  • Oct 9 Alex Greenwald, American musician (Phantom Planet), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Oct 9 Todd Kelly, Australian racing driver, born in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • Oct 10 Mya Harrison, American singer (Mýa), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Oct 10 Nicolás Massú, Chilean tennis player, born in Viña del Mar, Chile
  • Oct 10 Wu Chun, Bruneian-Taiwanese actor (The Butterfly Lovers), born in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei
  • Oct 10 Kangta [Ahn Chil Hyun], South Korean lead singer (H.O.T.), born in Seoul, South Korea
  • Oct 11 Bae Doona, South Korean model and actress, born in Seoul, South Korea
  • Oct 11 Andy Douglas, American professional wrestler, born in Kentucky
  • Oct 11 Gabe Saporta, Uruguayan-born American musician (Cobra Starship, Midtown), born in Montevideo, Uruguay
  • Oct 12 Jordan Pundik, American singer (New Found Glory), born in Englewood, New Jersey
  • Oct 13 Wes Brown, English footballer, born in Longsight, Manchester, England

  • Oct 14 Stacy Keibler, American actress / ex-professional wrestler
  • Oct 15 Mahana Ka'ahumanu Walters, Miss Hawaii Teen USA (3rd-1997)
  • Oct 15 Paul Robinson, English football player
  • Oct 15 Māris Verpakovskis, Latvian football player
  • Oct 15 Blue Adams, American Football Player

Person of interestKimi Räikkönen

Oct 17 Kimi Räikkönen, Finnish auto racer (F1 World Champion 2007), born in Espoo, Finland

Formula 1 Driver Kimi Räikkönen
Formula 1 Driver
Kimi Räikkönen
  • Oct 17 Marcela Bovio, Mexican singer and violinist (Stream of Passion)
  • Oct 17 Kostas Tsartsaris, Greek basketball player
  • Oct 18 Ne-Yo [Shaffer Chimere Smith, Jr], American pop and R&B singer and songwriter, born in Camden, Arkansas
  • Oct 19 Brian Robertson, American trombonist
  • Oct 19 José Luis "Parejita" López, Mexican footballer
  • Oct 20 Paul Ifill, Barbadian footballer
  • Oct 20 John Krasinski, American actor
  • Oct 20 Paul O'Connell, Irish rugby player
  • Oct 21 Khalil Greene, American baseball player
  • Oct 21 Gabe Gross, American baseball player
  • Oct 22 Eve Chalom, dance skater (& Gates--1995 Nat Jr champ), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Oct 23 Simon Davies, Welsh footballer
  • Oct 23 Jorge Solís, Mexican professional boxer
  • Oct 24 Ben Gillies, Australian musician (Silverchair)
  • Oct 25 Milena Roucka, Canadian former model current professional wrestler of Czech and Costa Rican descent.
  • Oct 25 Rob Hulse, English footballer
  • Oct 25 Sarah Thompson, American actress
  • Oct 25 Tony Torcato, American baseball player
  • Oct 26 Movsar Barayev, Chechen militant (d. 2002)
  • Oct 27 Melanie Vallejo, Australian TV actress
  • Oct 28 Aki Hakala, Finnish drummer (The Rasmus)
  • Oct 28 Martin Škoula, Czech ice hockey player
  • Oct 29 Ignasi Giménez Renom, Catalan politician
  • Oct 30 Jason Bartlett, American baseball player
  • Oct 30 Yukie Nakama, Japanese actress
  • Oct 31 Simão Sabrosa, Portuguese footballer, born in Vila Real, Portugal
  • Oct 31 Ricardo Fuller, Jamaican footballer, born in Kingston, Jamaica
  • Oct 31 Saaphyri Windsor, American reality TV figure, born in Los Angeles, California

About October 1979

How Old? 39 years old
Generation: Generation X
Leap Year: No

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