On This Day

Famous Birthdays on October 8 (Part 2)

  • 1974 Rashaan Salaam, NFL running back (Chicago Bears, born in San Diego, California (d. 2016)
  • 1974 Rod Manuel, American defensive end (Pittsburgh Steelers), born in Fort Worth, Texas
  • 1974 Fredrik Modin, Swedish hockey player, born in Sundsvall, Sweden
  • 1974 DJ Q-Ball [Harry Dean, Jr.], American musician and actor (Bloodhound Gang), born in Limerick, Pennsylvania
  • 1974 Koji Murofushi, Japanese hammer thrower (Olympic gold 2004), born in Numazu, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan
  • 1976 Galo Blanco, Spanish tennis player, born in Oviedo, Spain
  • 1977 Erna Siikavirta, Finnish musician (Deathlike Silence), born in Espoo, Finland
  • 1977 Anne-Caroline Chausson, French mountain-bike rider, born in Dijon, France
  • 1978 Mick O'Driscoll, Irish rugby player, born in Cork, Ireland
  • 1978 Antonino D'Agostino, Italian football player, born in Turin, Italy
  • 1978 Mike Moreno, American jazz musician (First in Mind), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1979 [Gregori] Chad Petree, American rocker (Shiny Toy Guns), born in Shawnee, Oklahoma
  • 1979 Kristanna Loken, American actress (Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines), born in Ghent, New York
  • 1979 Paul Burchill, English professional wrestler, born in Guildford, England
  • 1980 The Miz [Michael Gregory Mizanin], American professional wrestler, born in Parma, Ohio

Person of interestNick Cannon

1980 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
  • 1981 Princess Juliana Edenia Antonia Guillermo, daughter of Princess Christina of the Netherland, born in Utrecht, Netherlands
  • 1981 Raffi Torres, Canadian ice hockey player, born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1981 Ruby [Rania Hussein Muhammad Tawfiq], Egyptian singer (Do You Know Why) and actress (The BabyDoll Night), born in Cairo, Egypt
  • 1982 Mo Martin, American golfer (Women's British Open 2014), born in Pasadena, California
  • 1983 Michael Fraser, Scottish football goalkeeper, born in Inverness, Scotland
  • 1983 Travis Pastrana, American motorsports competitor, born in Annapolis, Maryland
  • 1985 Eiji Wentz, Japanese American entertainer ( WaT), born in Tokyo, Japan

Person of interestBruno Mars

1985 Bruno Mars [Peter Gene Hernandez], American singer ("Just the Way You Are", "Grenade"), born in Honolulu, Hawaii

Singer Bruno Mars
Bruno Mars
  • 1987 Aya Hirano, Japanese voice actress and singer, born in Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture, Japan
  • 1993 Angus T. Jones, American actor (Two and a Half Men), born in Austin, Texas
  • 1993 Garbiñe Muguruza, Spanish tennis player (French Open 2016, Wimbledon 2017), born in Caracas, Venezuela
  • 1997 Bella Thorne, American actress (Shake It Up), born in Pembroke Pines, Florida