On This Day

Famous People Born in October 1980

  • Oct 2 Shane Andrus, National Football League kicker
  • Oct 3 Danny O'Donoghue, Irish rock singer-songwriter (The Script - "For The First Time"), born in Dublin
  • Oct 4 Jimmy Workman, actor (Pugsley-Addams Family)
  • Oct 4 Sarah Fisher, American auto racer and team owner (first woman to claim a pole position in a major American open-wheel race, IRL 2002), born in Columbus, Ohio
  • Oct 4 Tim Peper, American actor
  • Oct 4 Tomáš Rosický, Czech soccer midfielder (105 caps; Borussia Dortmund, Arsenal), born in Prague, Czech Republic
  • Oct 5 Paul Thomas, American bassist (Good Charlotte), born in Waldorf, Maryland
  • Oct 6 Abdoulaye Méïté, French footballer
  • Oct 6 Elvis Hammond, Ghanaian footballer (Woking), born in Accra, Ghana
  • Oct 7 Edison Chen, Canadian-born actor, born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Oct 8 The Miz [Michael Gregory Mizanin], American professional wrestler, born in Parma, Ohio

Person of interestNick Cannon

Oct 8 Nick Cannon, American actor and rapper (Love Don't Cost a Thing), born in San Diego, California

Actor & Rapper Nick Cannon
Actor & Rapper
Nick Cannon
  • Oct 9 Ibrahim Fazeel, Maldivian footballer (Victory Sports Club), born in Malé, Maldives
  • Oct 9 Henrik Zetterberg, Swedish ice hockey player, born in Njurunda, Sweden
  • Oct 10 Tim Maurer, American singer (Suburban Legends)
  • Oct 10 Sherine [Abdel-Wahab], Egyptian singer, born in Cairo, Egypt
  • Oct 10 Julié Pomagalski, French snowboarder (World C'ship gold snowboard cross 1999), born in La Tronche, France (d. 2021)
  • Oct 11 Nyron Nosworthy, English-Jamaican footballer, born in Brixton, England
  • Oct 12 Ledley King, English soccer defender (England 21 caps), born in London, England
  • Oct 13 Magne Hoseth, Norwegian footballer, born in Averøy, Norway
  • Oct 13 Ashanti, American singer (Always On Time), born in Glen Cove, Long Island, New York
  • Oct 13 Scott Parker, English footballer (West Ham United), born in Lambeth, England
  • Oct 13 Jon Micah Sumrall, American singer (Kutless), born in Ashland, Oregon
  • Oct 14 Paul Ambrosi, Ecuadorian footballer
  • Oct 14 Niels Lodberg, Danish footballer
  • Oct 14 Terrence McGee, American football player
  • Oct 14 Ben Whishaw, English actor (A Very English Scandal), born in Clifton, England
  • Oct 15 Tom Boonen, Belgian cyclist
  • Oct 15 Siiri Nordin, Finnish singer (Killer)
  • Oct 16 Jeremy Jackson, actor (Shout, Baywatch), born in Newport Beach, California
  • Oct 16 Sue Bird, American basketball guard (record 508 WNBA games, Seattle Storm; Olympic gold 2004, 08, 12, 16), born in Syosset, New York
  • Oct 16 Timana Tahu, Australian Rugby League player
  • Oct 17 Alessandro Piccolo, Italian racing driver
  • Oct 17 Ekaterina Gamova, Russian volleyball player
  • Oct 19 Benjamin Salisbury, actor (Brighton Sheffield-Nanny), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Oct 20 Gary Jarman, English musician
  • Oct 20 Jose Veras, Dominican baseball player

Person of interestKim Kardashian

Oct 21 Kim [Kimberly] Kardashian, American TV personality (Keeping Up with the Kardashians), born in Los Angeles, California

TV Personality and Model Kim Kardashian
TV Personality and Model
Kim Kardashian
  • Oct 21 Brian Pittman, American Christian rock bassist (Relient K), born in Canton, Ohio
  • Oct 22 Garrett Tierney, American musician (Brand New)
  • Oct 23 Jade Davidson, Australia, gymnast (Olympics 1996)
  • Oct 23 Pedro Liriano, Dominican baseball player
  • Oct 24 James Killian, American football player, born in Caldwell, Kansas
  • Oct 24 Monica, American (The Boy is Mine), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Oct 24 Matthew Amoah, Ghanaian footballer, born in Tema, Greater Accra, Ghana
  • Oct 24 Zac Posen, American fashion designer, born in NYC, New York
  • Oct 25 Ilana Goldfogel, American pairs skater (with partner Erik Schulz), born in Denver, Colorado
  • Oct 25 Mehcad Brooks, American actor (Necessary Roughness) and fashion model, born in Austin, Texas
  • Oct 26 Cristian Chivu, Romanian footballer, born in Reșița, Romania
  • Oct 27 Tanel Padar, Estonian singer (46th Eurovision Song Contest winner), born in Uhtna, Estonia
  • Oct 28 Kanzi, Bonobo, most literate non-human, born at Georgia State University
  • Oct 28 Alan Smith, English footballer
  • Oct 28 Christy Hemme, American professional wrestler
  • Oct 28 Dimitri Liakopoulos, Greek actor
  • Oct 29 Ben Foster, American actor, born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Oct 29 B.J. Sams, American football player
  • Oct 30 Sarah Carter, Canadian actress (Falling Skies), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Oct 30 Choi Hong-man, South Korean kickboxer and mixed martial artist, born in Jeju, South Korea
  • Oct 31 Eddie Kaye Thomas, American actor (American Pie, American Wedding), born in NYC, New York
  • Oct 31 Samaire Armstrong, American actress (It's A Boy Girl Thing), born in Tokyo, Japan
  • Oct 31 Alondra de la Parra, Mexican-American conductor (Queensland Symphony, 2015-present), and founder and artistic director of the New York-based Philharmonic Orchestra of the Americas (2004-11), born in NYC, New York

About October 1980

How Old? 40 years old
Generation: Generation X
Leap Year: Yes

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