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Famous People Born in October 1981

  • Oct 1 Júlio Baptista, Brazilian soccer forward (47 caps; São Paulo, Sevilla), born in São Paulo, Brazil
  • Oct 1 Johnny Oduya, Swedish NHL defenceman (Stanley Cup 2013, 15; Chicago Blackhawks), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • Oct 2 Luke Wilkshire, Australian soccer defender (80 caps; Dynamo Moscow, Bristol City), born in Wollongong, New South Wales
  • Oct 2 Toro, Taiwanese singer
  • Oct 3 Zlatan Ibrahimović, Swedish soccer striker (116 caps, Ajax, Juventus, Inter Milan, PSG, Man Utd, LA Galaxy), born in Malmö, Sweden
  • Oct 3 Andreas Isaksson, Swedish soccer goalkeeper (133 caps; PSV, Kasımpaşa), born in Smygehamn, Sweden
  • Oct 3 Amanda Walsh, Canadian actress
  • Oct 4 Justin Williams, Canadian NHL right wing (World C’ship gold 2004, 07; Stanley Cup 2006, 12, 14; Carolina Hurricanes, LA Kings), born in Cobourg, Ontario
  • Oct 4 Scott Hammond, American photographer
  • Oct 4 Juka, Japanese singer
  • Oct 4 Ilhan Omar, Somali American politician (Rep-D-Minnesota 2018-) one of first Muslim women elected to US House, born in Mogadishu, Somalia
  • Oct 5 Kelvin Tan Wei Lian, Singaporean singer, born in Singapore
  • Oct 6 Zurab Khizanishvili, Georgian footballer
  • Oct 6 José Luis Perlaza, Ecuadorian footballer
  • Oct 8 Princess Juliana Edenia Antonia Guillermo, daughter of Princess Christina of the Netherland, born in Utrecht, Netherlands
  • Oct 8 Raffi Torres, Canadian ice hockey player, born in Toronto, Ontario

  • Oct 8 Ruby [Rania Hussein Muhammad Tawfiq], Egyptian singer (Do You Know Why) and actress (The BabyDoll Night), born in Cairo, Egypt
  • Oct 9 Zachery Ty Bryan, American actor (Brad-Home Improvement), born in Aurora, Colorado
  • Oct 9 Darius Miles, American basketball player, born in Belleville, Illinois
  • Oct 10 Michael Oliver, American actor (Problem Child), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Oct 11 Beau Brady, Australian actor (Home and Away), born in Sydney, Australia
  • Oct 12 Shola Ameobi, Nigerian footballer (Notts County), born in Zaria, Nigeria
  • Oct 12 Tom Guiry, American actor (The Sandlot), born in Tom's River, New Jersey
  • Oct 12 Brian Kerr, Scottish football manager, born in Dublin, Ireland
  • Oct 12 Sneha, Indian actress (Aanandham), born in Mumbai, India
  • Oct 13 Ryan Ashford, English footballer (Sholing), born in Honiton, Devon, England
  • Oct 13 Kele Okereke, Nigerian-English musician (Bloc Party), born in Liverpool, England
  • Oct 14 Boof Bonser, American baseball player
  • Oct 15 Guo Jingjing, Chinese diver
  • Oct 15 Radoslav Židek, Slovak snowboarder
  • Oct 15 Keyshia Cole, African American R&B singer
  • Oct 15 Elena Dementieva, Russian tennis player
  • Oct 16 Anthony Reyes, starting pitcher for the St. Louis Cardinals
  • Oct 16 Martin Halle, Danish footballer
  • Oct 16 Caterina Scorsone, Canadian actress (Alice, The November Man), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Oct 18 Richard Vuu, actor (Last Emperor)

  • Oct 19 Heikki Kovalainen, Finnish race car driver
  • Oct 20 Dimitrios Papadopoulos, Greek footballer
  • Oct 20 Francisco Javier Rodríguez, Mexican footballer
  • Oct 20 Willis McGahee, American football player
  • Oct 21 Nemanja Vidić, Serbian footballer
  • Oct 22 Michael Fishman, American actor (DJ in Roseanne), born in Long Beach, California
  • Oct 22 Olivier Pla, French racing driver
  • Oct 23 Jeroen Bleekemolen, Dutch racing driver
  • Oct 23 Ben Francisco, American baseball player
  • Oct 24 Mallika Sherawat, Indian actress (Murder), born in Moth, Hisar district, Haryana, India
  • Oct 24 Tila Tequila, American TV personality (A Shot at Love with Tila Tequila), born in Singapore
  • Oct 25 Shaun Wright-Phillips, English footballer (Manchester City), born in Greenwich, England
  • Oct 25 Jerome "Romeo" Jones, American singer (Food for Thought), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Oct 25 Austin John Winkler, American lead vocalist (Hinder), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Oct 26 Guy Sebastian, Malaysian-born Australian singer (Angels Brought Me Here), born in Klang, Malaysia
  • Oct 26 Sam Brown, American comedian (The Whitest Kid U'Know), born in Sandwich, Massachusetts
  • Oct 27 Han Hye-jin, South Korean actress (No Mercy), born in South Korea
  • Oct 27 Kristi Richards, Canadian freestyle skier, born in Penticton, British Columbia
  • Oct 28 Milan Baroš, Czech footballer
  • Oct 28 Solomon Andargachew, Ethiopian footballer
  • Oct 29 Amanda Beard, American swimmer (Olympic gold 100m medley 1996, 200m breaststroke 2004), born in Newport Beach, California
  • Oct 29 Jonathan Brown, Australian rules footballer
  • Oct 29 Reema Sen, Indian actress

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Oct 30 Ivanka Trump, American businesswoman and daughter of Donald Trump, born in New York

Businesswoman and Adviser to Donald Trump Ivanka Trump
Businesswoman and Adviser to Donald Trump
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  • Oct 30 Jun Ji-hyun, South Korean actress (My Sassy Girl), born in Seoul, South Korea
  • Oct 30 Ian Snell, American baseball player (Pittsburgh Pirates), born in Dover, Delaware
  • Oct 31 Irina Denezhkina, Russian writer (Give Me [Songs for Lovers]), born in Yekaterinburg, Russia
  • Oct 31 Frank Iero, American musician (My Chemical Romance, Leathermouth, Pencey Prep; founder of Skeleton Crew), born in Belleville, New Jersey
  • Oct 31 Selina (Jiaxuan) Ren, member of Taiwanese girl-group S.H.E, born in Shilin, Taipei, Taiwan
  • Oct 31 Jon Crocker, American songwriter

About October 1981

How Old? 38 years old
Generation: Millennial
Leap Year: No

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