🎭Lara Parker -- is 83 in the year 2021 and 84 in the year 2022; b.10/27/1938
TV Shows: Dark Shadows (as Angelique the witch)
✍⚖🎭John Cleese -- is 82 in the year 2021 and 83 in the year 2022; b.10/27/1939
Comedy Writer, Attorney/Lawyer, TV/Movie Actor, Comedian, Cartoon Voice Actor, English
Names/Places: b. in Weston-Super-Mare, ex-husband of Connie Booth
TV Shows: Monty Python's Flying Circus, Fawlty Towers
Movie Titles: Monty Pyton & The Holy Grail, Monty Pyton's Life of Brian, Monty Pyton's The Meaning of Life, A Fish Called Wanda, Fierce Creatures, George of the Jungle (as Ape), The Out of Towners, Rat Race, Pinocchio (voice), Shrek 2
🎵Dennis Frazier -- is 82 in the year 2021 and 83 in the year 2022; b.10/27/1939 N.S.
Songwriter, Country Singer
Song Titles: Alley-Oop, There Goes My Everything (written for Jack Greene)
🎵Dallas June Frazier -- is 82 in the year 2021 and 83 in the year 2022; b.10/27/1939
Songwriter, Country Singer
✍Maxine Hong Kingston -- is 81 in the year 2021 and 82 in the year 2022; b.10/27/1940
Author, American, Chinese
Book Titles: The Woman Warrior, The Fifth Book of Peace, Tripmaster
🎵🎷Philip Catherine -- is 79 in the year 2021 and 80 in the year 2022; b.10/27/1942
Jazz Guitarist, Belgiumese, English
🎵Lee Greenwood -- is 79 in the year 2021 and 80 in the year 2022; b.10/27/1942
Names/Places: b. in Los Angeles
🏆🏈John Williams -- is 76 in the year 2021 and 77 in the year 2022; b.10/27/1945
Misc: Super Bowl III, V
Sports Teams: Baltimore Colts
⚖Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva -- is 76 in the year 2021 and 77 in the year 2022; b.10/27/1945
Head of State, Brazilian
Misc: President of Brazil 2003-2010
🎭Peter Martins -- is 75 in the year 2021 and 76 in the year 2022; b.10/27/1946
Choreographer, Ballet Dancer, Danish (Denmark)
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🎭🎵Ivan Reitman -- is 75 in the year 2021 and 76 in the year 2022; b.10/27/1946
Movie Producer/Director, Composer, Canadian, Czechoslovakian
Movie Titles: Up in the Air, No Strings Attached, Ghostbusters, Meatballs, Stripes, Kindergarden Cop, Dave
🏆Gale Olson -- is 74 in the year 2021 and 75 in the year 2022; b.10/27/1947
Misc: August 1968
📰Terry Anderson -- is 74 in the year 2021 and 75 in the year 2022; b.10/27/1947
Misc: was kidnapped in 1985 in Beirut and relased in 1991
🏆🏌Carol Semple Thompson -- is 73 in the year 2021 and 74 in the year 2022; b.10/27/1948
Hall of Famer, Golfer
🎵🎸Byron Allred -- is 73 in the year 2021 and 74 in the year 2022; b.10/27/1948
Rock & Roll Keyboardist
Group Names: The Steve Miller Band
🎭Randolph Dobbs -- is 72 in the year 2021 and 73 in the year 2022; b.10/27/1949
Misc: retired from acting in 1980
Movie Titles: Young Frankenstein, Sunday Lovers, The Blue Hotel, The World's Greatest Lover
🎵🎸Garry Tallent -- is 72 in the year 2021 and 73 in the year 2022; b.10/27/1949
Hall of Famer, Rock & Roll Bassist
Group Names: Bruce Springsteen and the E. St. Band
🎵Jack Daniels -- is 72 in the year 2021 and 73 in the year 2022; b.10/27/1949
Group Names: Highway 101
✍Fran Lebowitz -- is 71 in the year 2021 and 72 in the year 2022; b.10/27/1950
Book Titles: Metropolitan Life, Social Studies, The Fran Lebowitz Reader
🎭Tina Johnson -- is 70 in the year 2021 and 71 in the year 2022; b.10/27/1951
📰🎭🏆Jayne Kennedy -- is 70 in the year 2021 and 71 in the year 2022; b.10/27/1951
Newsperson, Actress, Sportscaster, Model
TV Shows: You Asked For It (assistant)
Movie Titles: Body and Soul, Scream, Scream 2
🎵🎸K. K. Downing -- is 70 in the year 2021 and 71 in the year 2022; b.10/27/1951
Songwriter, Heavy Metal Guitarst, English
Group Names: Judas Priest
✍🎭Roberto Benigni -- is 69 in the year 2021 and 70 in the year 2022; b.10/27/1952 N.S.
Screenwriter, Actor, Comedian, Director, Italian
Movie Titles: Pinocchio, The Monmster, The Tiger and the Snow, Life is Beatutiful
🎭🎵🎸Ted Wass -- is 69 in the year 2021 and 70 in the year 2022; b.10/27/1952
Actor, Producer/Director, Bassist, Rock & Roll Singer
TV Shows: Soap (as Danny Dallas), Blossom (as Nick Russo and director), Les Than Perfect (director), Rules of Engagement (director), Spin City (director)
🏆⚾Pete Vuckovich -- is 69 in the year 2021 and 70 in the year 2022; b.10/27/1952
Misc: AL Cy Young Award winner in 1982
Sports Teams: Milwaukee Brewers
🎭Peter Firth -- is 68 in the year 2021 and 69 in the year 2022; b.10/27/1953
TV Shows: MI-5 (as Harry Pearce), Victoria
Movie Titles: The Hunt for Red October, Lifeforce, Equus, Tess, The English Patient
🎭🎵Robert Picardo -- is 68 in the year 2021 and 69 in the year 2022; b.10/27/1953
TV Shows: China Beach (as Dr. Dick Richard), Wonder Years (as gym teacher Coach Ed Cutlip), Star Trek: Voyager (as Doc Zimmerman the testy holographic ship's doctor)
Movie Titles: Gremlins: The New Batch, Star Trek: First Contact, Total Recall
🏆Gary (Sportswriter) Smith -- is 68 in the year 2021 and 69 in the year 2022; b.10/27/1953 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Sports Journalist
Misc: wrote lengthy human interest stories for Sports Illustrated (1983-2013)
🎭Michael Shamus Wiles -- is 66 in the year 2021 and 67 in the year 2022; b.10/27/1955
Movie Titles: Fight Club, Transformers, Lost Highway, Magnolia
🏆🏌Patty Sheehan -- is 65 in the year 2021 and 66 in the year 2022; b.10/27/1956
Hall of Famer, Golfer
Misc: clinched entry into LPGA Hall of Fame with 30th career win at Phoenix on Mar. 21, 1993
🎵Hazell Dean -- is 65 in the year 2021 and 66 in the year 2022; b.10/27/1956
Songwriter, Singer, Dance-Pop Performer, English
🏆⚽Glenn Hoddle -- is 64 in the year 2021 and 65 in the year 2022; b.10/27/1957
Hall of Famer, Soccer Player, English
Misc: midfielder and manager
🎵🎸Simon LeBon -- is 63 in the year 2021 and 64 in the year 2022; b.10/27/1958
Songwriter, Rock & Roll Singer/Guitarist, English
Names/Places: MN:John Charles; Yasmin's hubby
Group Names: Duran Duran, Arcadia
🎭Russ Anderson -- is 58 in the year 2021 and 59 in the year 2022; b.10/27/1963
🎭🎮Deborah Moore -- is 58 in the year 2021 and 59 in the year 2022; b.10/27/1963
Actress, Video Game Voice Actress, English
Movie Titles: Die Another Day, Chaplin, Into the Sun
Video Games: Star Wars: Battlefront, Dragon Age (series)
🏆⚾Bip Roberts -- is 58 in the year 2021 and 59 in the year 2022; b.10/27/1963
🎭🎵🏆Marla Maples -- is 58 in the year 2021 and 59 in the year 2022; b.10/27/1963
Mistress, Actress, Personality, Singer, Exerciser, Model
Names/Places: MN:Ann; Donald Trump's ex-wife
Movie Titles: Executive Decuision, Destiny of Peace, Happiness, Loving Annabelle
🏆🏁🏊Mary T. Meagher -- is 57 in the year 2021 and 58 in the year 2022; b.10/27/1964 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, American
Names/Places: RN: Mary Terstegge Meagher Plant
Misc: "Madame Butterfly," Olympic gold 1984 medal (3) swimmer (butterfly)
🎵🎸J. D. McFadden -- is 57 in the year 2021 and 58 in the year 2022; b.10/27/1964
Modern Rock Musician
Names/Places: RN:Jerry Dale McFadden
Group Names: Sixpence None The Richer
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✍📰💻Matt Drudge -- is 55 in the year 2021 and 56 in the year 2022; b.10/27/1966
Author, Commentator, Internet Website Editor
Misc: The Drudge Report creator and editor
🏆⚾🏈Timm Rosenbach -- is 55 in the year 2021 and 56 in the year 2022; b.10/27/1966
College Baseball Coach, NFL Quarterback
🏆🏒Brad Lauer -- is 55 in the year 2021 and 56 in the year 2022; b.10/27/1966
NHL Coach, NHL Player, Canadian
🎵🎸Jason Finn -- is 54 in the year 2021 and 55 in the year 2022; b.10/27/1967
Rock & Roll Performer
Group Names: the Presidents of the United States of America
🏆🏀Jaren Jackson -- is 54 in the year 2021 and 55 in the year 2022; b.10/27/1967
NBA Coach, NBA Player
🎨✍📰🎭🏆Katarina Souri -- is 53 in the year 2021 and 54 in the year 2022; b.10/27/1968
Artist, Author, Columnist, Actress, Model, Playmate, Finnish
Names/Places: RN:Minna Katariina Kata Karkkainen
Misc: December 1988
🎭Sean Holland -- is 53 in the year 2021 and 54 in the year 2022; b.10/27/1968 N.S.
TV Shows: Clueless (as Sean Holiday)
Movie Titles: Clueless
🎭Channon Roe -- is 52 in the year 2021 and 53 in the year 2022; b.10/27/1969 N.S.
TV Shows: Murder in the First
Movie Titles: Boogie Nights, Chasing Mavericks
🏆🏈John Kasay -- is 52 in the year 2021 and 53 in the year 2022; b.10/27/1969
🏆🏒Corey Foster -- is 52 in the year 2021 and 53 in the year 2022; b.10/27/1969
NHL Player, Canadian
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🏆🏈Vernon Lewis -- is 51 in the year 2021 and 52 in the year 2022; b.10/27/1970
🏆🏒Mike Ricci -- is 50 in the year 2021 and 51 in the year 2022; b.10/27/1971
NHL Player, Canadian
🏆⚾Brad Radke -- is 49 in the year 2021 and 50 in the year 2022; b.10/27/1972
Sports Teams: Minnesota Twins
✍Zadie Smith -- is 46 in the year 2021 and 47 in the year 2022; b.10/27/1975 N.S.
Novelist, Essayist, Short Story Writer, English
🏆🏈Peerless Price -- is 45 in the year 2021 and 46 in the year 2022; b.10/27/1976
NFL Wide Receiver
🏆⚾Onan Masaoka -- is 44 in the year 2021 and 45 in the year 2022; b.10/27/1977
🎭David Walton -- is 43 in the year 2021 and 44 in the year 2022; b.10/27/1978
TV Shows: New Girl (as Sam Sweeney), About a Boy (as Will)
Movie Titles: Bad Moms, Fired Up!
🎵Vanessa-Mae -- is 43 in the year 2021 and 44 in the year 2022; b.10/27/1978
Violinist, Country Singer, Singaporian
Names/Places: LN:Vanakorn Nicholson
🎭Alex Mendoza -- is 42 in the year 2021 and 43 in the year 2022; b.10/27/1979
🎭Natanya Ross -- is 40 in the year 2021 and 41 in the year 2022; b.10/27/1981
TV Shows: The Secret World of Alex Mack (as Robyn Russo)
Movie Titles: The Baby-Sitters Club, Little Monsters
🎭Patrick Fugit -- is 39 in the year 2021 and 40 in the year 2022; b.10/27/1982
Movie Titles: Almost Famous, Saved!, We Bought a Zoo
🏆🏈Brady Quinn -- is 37 in the year 2021 and 38 in the year 2022; b.10/27/1984 N.S.
🎭🎵🎸Kelly Osbourne -- is 37 in the year 2021 and 38 in the year 2022; b.10/27/1984
Actress, Punk Rock Singer
Names/Places: Ozzy and Sharon's daughter
Song Titles: Papa Don't Preach
TV Shows: The Osbournes, Life as We Know It (as Deborah)
🎭Christine Evangelista -- is 35 in the year 2021 and 36 in the year 2022; b.10/27/1986
TV Shows: The Walking Dead (as Sherry), The Arrangement (as Megan Morrison)
Movie Titles: The Intern
🎭Erica Dasher -- is 35 in the year 2021 and 36 in the year 2022; b.10/27/1986 N.S.
TV Shows: The Lake, Jane by Design (as Jane Quimby)
🏆🏀Lou Williams -- is 35 in the year 2021 and 36 in the year 2022; b.10/27/1986 N.S.
🏆🏀Andrew Bynum -- is 34 in the year 2021 and 35 in the year 2022; b.10/27/1987 N.S.
🏆🏀Evan Turner -- is 33 in the year 2021 and 34 in the year 2022; b.10/27/1988 N.S.
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🎭Bryan Craig -- is 30 in the year 2021 and 31 in the year 2022; b.10/27/1991 N.S.
🎭Troy Gentile -- is 28 in the year 2021 and 29 in the year 2022; b.10/27/1993
TV Shows: The Goldbergs (as Barry Goldberg)
Movie Titles: Good Luck Chuck, Drillbit Taylor
🎭Samantha Logan -- is 25 in the year 2021 and 26 in the year 2022; b.10/27/1996 N.S.
TV Shows: The Fosters (as Tia Stephens)
🏆🏀Lonzo Ball -- is 24 in the year 2021 and 25 in the year 2022; b.10/27/1997 N.S.
Lily Marie Olsen -- is 23 in the year 2021 and 24 in the year 2022; b.10/27/1998
Names/Places: Kathy Ireland and Greg's daughter
Alfonso Riberio Jr. -- is 8 in the year 2021 and 9 in the year 2022; b.10/27/2013
Names/Places: Angels and Alfonso's son
⚛Captain James Cook -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/27/1728 O.S. or 11/7/1728 N.S. d.2/14/1779 (50)
Explorer, Navigator, English
Misc: Sea Captain, South Pacific; discovered the Sandwich Islands; mapped New Zealand, Australia and the Hawaiian Islands
🎵Niccolò Paganini -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/27/1782 N.S. d.5/27/1840 N.S. (57)
Composer, Musician, Guitarist, Violinist, Italian
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⚛Isaac Merrit Singer -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/27/1811 d.7/23/1875 (63)
Misc: continuous-stitch sewing machine 1851
✍Klaus Pontus Arnoldson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/27/1844 d.2/20/1916 (71)
Misc: pacifist and Nobel Peace Prize laureate.
⚖Theodore Roosevelt -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/27/1858 d.1/6/1919 (60)
Hall of Famer, President/Vice President
Names/Places: b. in New York City; d. in Oyster Bay, NY
Misc: 26th U.S. President 1901-09; 25th U.S. Vice President; the first president to ride in an airplane, drive in a car and ride in a submarine; inspired the teddy bear
✍📰Emily Post -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/27/1872 d.9/25/1960 (87)
Author, Journalist, Columnist
Misc: Etiquette authority
🏆🏒Hughie Lehman -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/27/1885 d.4/12/1961 (75)
Hall of Famer, NHL Goaltender, Canadian
Sports Teams: Sault Ste. Marie Marlboros (IPHL), Berlin Dutchmen (OPHL), Galt Professionals (OPHL), New Westminster Royals (PCHA), Vancouver Millionaires (PCHA/WCHL/WHL), Chicago Black Hawks (NHL)
🏆🏁🏊Fanny Durack -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/27/1889 N.S. d.3/20/1956 N.S. (66)
Hall of Famer, Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, Australian
Names/Places: aka Fanny Gately; RN: Sarah Frances Durack
✍Enid Bagnold -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/27/1889 d.3/31/1981 (91)
Novelist, Dramatist/Playwright, English
Book Titles: National Velvet
🏆🥊Charles Ledoux -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/27/1892 d.5/21/1967 (74)
Hall of Famer, Boxer, French
Misc: active from 1909-1926
🎭Peter Blume -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/27/1906 d.11/30/1992 (86)
Alfred Whitney Griswold -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/27/1906 d.4/19/1963 (56)
Misc: Yale University prez 1950-63
🎨Lee Krasner -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/27/1908 N.S. d.6/19/1984 N.S. (75)
🎭Frederick DeCordova -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/27/1910 d.9/15/2001 (90)
Movie Producer, TV Producer/Director
TV Shows: Tonight Show
🎭Jack Carson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/27/1910 d.1/2/1963 (52)
TV/Movie/Radio Actor, Comedian, Canadian
🎭Leif Erickson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/27/1911 N.S. d.1/29/1986 N.S. (74)
Misc: a WWII hero
TV Shows: The High Chaparral (as Big John Cannon)
Movie Titles: Invaders from Mars, On the Waterfront
✍📰C. L. Sulzberger -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/27/1912 N.S. d.9/20/1993 N.S. (80)
Diarist, Correspondent, Journalist, Columnist
Names/Places: RN: Cyrus Leo Sulzberger II
✍Dylan Marials Thomas -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/27/1914 d.11/9/1953 (39)
Author, Dramatist/Playwright, Poet, Welsh (Wales)
Names/Places: b. in Swansea; d. in New York
🎭Harry Saltzman -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/27/1915 d.9/28/1994 (78)
Movie Producer, Canadian
Misc: first nine James Bond films co-produced with "Cubby" Broccoli such as "Dr. No" and "Goldfinger"
Oliver Tambo -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/27/1917 d.4/24/1993 (75)
Misc: African National Congress founder; of South Africa
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🎭Paul Dixon -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/27/1918 d.12/28/1974 (56)
TV Talk Show Host
🎭Teresa Wright -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/27/1918 d.3/6/2005 (86)
Names/Places: b. in New York City
🎭🎵Nanette Fabray -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/27/1920 N.S. d.2/22/2018 N.S. (97)
TV/Movie/Stage Actress, Comedienne, Dancer, Singer
Names/Places: b. in San Diego, CA; Shelley Fabares' aunt; RN:Ruby Bernadette Nanette Fabares; aka Baby Nan
Misc: was not a member of the Our Gang film comedies
TV Shows: Caesar's Hour, One Day at a Time (as Grandma Katherine Romano)
🎭James Pritchett -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/27/1922 d.3/15/2011 (88)
🎭Ruby Dee -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/27/1922 d.6/11/2014 (91)
Names/Places: b. in Cleveland, OH; RN:Ruby Ann Wallace, Ossie Davis' wife
TV Shows: Peyton Place, Roots
🏆⚽George Lewis Young -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/27/1922 d.1/10/1997 (74)
Hall of Famer, Soccer Player, Scottish
🏆⚾Ralph Kiner -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/27/1922 d.2/6/2014 (91)
Hall of Famer, Baseball Announcer, MLB Left Fielder
Misc: 6x All-Star, led the NL in home runs 7 straight years (1946-52) with Pittsburgh; 369 career HRs; first $100,000 NLer; Pirates #4 retired, Mets Hall of Fame
Sports Teams: Pittsburth Pirates (1946-1953), Chicago Cubs (1953-1954), Cleveland Indians (1955), New York Mets (broadcaster)
🎭Nel Wertimer -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/27/1923 d.1/2/2013 (89)
TV Shows: The Jeffersons (as Ralph the Doorman)
🎨Roy Lichtenstein -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/27/1923 d.9/29/1997 (73)
Names/Places: b. in New York City
Misc: pop art painter who painted comic book panels
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🎵🎸Bonnie Lou -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/27/1924 d.12/8/2015 N.S. (91)
Hall of Famer, Country Singer, Rock & Roll Singer
Names/Places: LN:Kath; RN:Sally Carson
Misc: in the Rockabilly Hall of Fame
🎭Jane Connell -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/27/1925 d.9/23/2013 (87)
Misc: a Broadway great
🎭Mary Kay Stearns -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/27/1925 N.S. d.11/17/2018 N.S. (93)
Names/Places: wife of Johnny, Christopher's mom
TV Shows: Mary Kay and Johnny (as herself)
⚖Warren M. Christopher -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/27/1925 d.3/18/2011 (85)
Misc: Secretary of State; minister of Foreign affairs (1993-)
⚖H. R. Halderman -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/27/1926 d.11/12/1993 (67)
Names/Places: b. in Los Angeles; RFMN:Harry Robert
Misc: Watergate figure, White House chief of staff
🏆🏈Kyle Rote -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/27/1928 d.8/14/2002 (73)
Football Announcer, NFL Runningback
Sports Teams: New York Giants
🏆🏈Bill George -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/27/1929 d.9/30/1982 (52)
Hall of Famer, NFL Linebacker
Sports Teams: Chicago Bears (1952-1965), Los Angeles Rams (1966)
🎭Jean-Pierre Cassel -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/27/1932 d.4/19/2007 (74)
Movie Actor, Comedian, French
✍Sylvia Plath -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/27/1932 d.2/11/1963 (30)
🎭David Bailey -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/27/1933 d.11/25/2004 (71)
🎵Floyd Cramer -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/27/1933 d.12/31/1997 (64)
Hall of Famer, Songwriter, Pianist, Country Singer
Misc: Top sessionist of Nashville such as Brenda Lee's "I'm Sorry" hit records; d. Dec 30 or 31?
💰John Gotti -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/27/1940 d.6/10/2002 (61)
🎭Carmen Argenziano -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/27/1943 N.S. d.2/10/2019 N.S. (75)
TV Shows: Stargate SG-1 (as Jacob Carter)
🎵Dick Dodd -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/27/1945 d.11/29/2013 (68)
Misc: a source gives b. Dec 27
Group Names: The Standells
TV Shows: The Mickey Mouse Club
🎭Carrie Snodgress -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/27/1946 d.4/1/2004 (57)
Names/Places: b. in Park Ridge, IL; Neil Young's ex-
Misc: some say b. 1945
🎵Clifford Antone -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/27/1949 d.5/23/2006 (56)
Hall of Famer, Music Figure
Misc: founder of a blues club Antone's that helped start the careers of Texas music artists
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🏆⛸Brian Pockar -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/27/1959 d.4/28/1992 (32)
Figure Skater, Canadian
🎵🎸Scott Weiland -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/27/1967 d.12/3/2015 N.S. (48)
Alternative Rock Singer
Group Names: Stone Temple Pilots, Velvet Revolver
Song Titles: Plush, Wicked Garden, Creep, Big Empty, Interstate Love Song, Vasoline, Unglued, Dancing Days, Big Bang Baby, Tripping on a Hole in a Paper Heart, Lady Picture Show, Tumble in the Rough, Down, Sour Girl, Days of the Week (preceding titles as Stone Temple Pilots), Slither, Fall to Pieces, Dirty Little Thing, She Builds Quick Machines (preceding title as Velvet Revolver)
Album Titles: Core, Purple, Tiny Music...Songs from the Vatican Gift Shop, No. 4, Shangri-La Dee Da, Stone Temple Pilots (previous titles as Stone Temple Pilots), Contraband, Libertad (previous titles as Velvet Revolver)
⚖Czar Ivan III -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/22/1440 Ju-3 d.10/27/1505 Ju+9 (65)
Head of State, Russian
Names/Places: aka Ivan the Great
⚛⛪Michael Servetus -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/29/1509 or 9/29/1511 d.10/27/1553
Misc: no source agrees on birth year
⚛Gilles Personne de Roverval -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/10/1602 N.S. d.10/27/1675 N.S. (73)
Misc: geometry of curves
✍Joseph Emerson Worcester -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/24/1784 d.10/27/1865 (81)
Misc: introduced synonyms to definitions
🏆🏈Percy Duncan Haughton -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/11/1876 d.10/27/1924 (48)
College Football Coach
Misc: Innovative Harvard University football coach whose teams (1908-16) won 71 games, lost 7, and tied 5.
🎵Wilhelm Gericke -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/18/1845 N.S. d.10/27/1925 N.S. (80)
Group Names: Boston Symphony Orchestra
🎵Alma Gluck -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/11/1884 d.10/27/1938 (54)
Opera Soprano, Romanian
Names/Places: RN:Reba Fiersohn; Efrem Zimbalist's wife, Efrem Jr.'s mom, Stephanie's grandmother
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✍⚛Ernest Everett Just -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/14/1883 d.10/27/1941 (58)
Misc: pioneered cell division
🏆🏈🏀Lenny Sachs -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/7/1897 N.S. d.10/27/1942 N.S. (45)
Hall of Famer, NFL Coach, NFL Player, College Basketball Coach
Sports Teams: Loyola University Chicago (basketball coach 1923-?), Louisville Colonels (football coach 1926, player 1926), Chicago Cardinals (1920-1922, 1925), Milwaukee Badgers (1923-1924), Hammond Pros (1924-1925)
🏆⚾Clark Griffith -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/20/1869 N.S. d.10/27/1955 N.S. (85)
Hall of Famer, MLB Owner, MLB Manager, MLB Pitcher
Names/Places: NN:Old Fox
Sports Teams: St. Louis Browns (1891), Boston Reds (1891), Chicago Colts/Orphans (1893-1900), Chicago White Stockings (1901-1902), New York Highlanders (1903-1907), Cincinnati Reds (1909-1910), Washington Senators (1912-1914), Chicago White Stockings (manager, 1901-1902), New York Highlanders (manager, 1903-1908), Cincinnati Reds (manager, 1909-1911), Washington Senators (manager, 1912-1920), Washington Senators (owner, 1920-1955)
🎭Fatso Marco -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/1/1906 d.10/27/1962 (56)
Names/Places: RN:Marco Marcella
TV Shows: The Milton Berle Show
🏆🏒John Bower "Bouse" Hutton -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/24/1877 N.S. d.10/27/1962 N.S. (85)
Hall of Famer, NHL Goaltender, Canadian
Sports Teams: Ottawa Hockey Club (possibly 1898-1909)
🎭Sammee Tong -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/21/1901 d.10/27/1964 (63)
Misc: Oriental; houseboy & cook film characters
TV Shows: Bachelor Father (as Peter Tong)
🎵Peter La Farge -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/30/1931 d.10/27/1965 (34)
🎭Lew Parker -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/28/1907 d.10/27/1972 (64)
TV Shows: That Girl (as Lou Marie)
🎭Allan "Rocky" Lane -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/22/1909 N.S. d.10/27/1973 N.S. (64)
TV/Movie Actor, Voice Actor
Misc: B-movie cowboy star of the 1940s
TV Shows: Red Ryder (star) Mr. Ed (voicist)
🏆🏀Henry Van Arsdale Porter -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/2/1891 N.S. d.10/27/1975 N.S. (84)
Hall of Famer, Educator, Basketball Coach
✍Rex Stout -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/1/1886 d.10/27/1975 (88)
Misc: wrote genteel mystery stories revolving around the elegantly eccentric and reclusive detective Nero Wolfe and his wisecracking aide, Archie Goodwin.
🏆🏁Tony Hulman Jr. -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/11/1901 d.10/27/1977 (76)
Hall of Famer, Sports Executive, Auto Racer
Names/Places: RN:Anton "Big Tone"
Misc: Owner of the Indianapolis Speedway and President who coined "Gentlemen, Start Your Engines!"
✍James M. Cain -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/1/1892 d.10/27/1977 (85)
Book Titles: The Postman Always Rings Twice
⛪Father Charles Edward Coughlin -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/25/1891 d.10/27/1979 (88)
Misc: Roman Catholic radio evangelist
🎵Jimmy Skinner -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/27/1909 d.10/27/1979 (70)
🎵🎸Steven Pereguine Took -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/28/1949 d.10/27/1980 (31)
Singer, Rock & Roll Percussionist, British
Group Names: T-Rex
🎭Jacques Demy -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/5/1931 d.10/27/1990 (59)
✍🎖⚖🎭Elliott Roosevelt -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/23/1910 d.10/27/1990 (80)
Author, General, Mayor, Announcer
Names/Places: Franklin & Eleanor's son, Theodore's great nephew; wed 5x's
Misc: WWII Air Corps
🎭🎵Xavier Cugat -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/1/1900 d.10/27/1990 (90)
Variety Show Host, Composer, Violinist, Bandleader, Spanish
Names/Places: b. in Barcelona; NN:Coogie; Abbe Laine's, then Charo's hubby; wed 5x's
Misc: Latin bandleader; Rhumba Is My Life
TV Shows: Xavier Cugat Show
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🎭🎵🎷Domenic "John" Viotti -- Death Anniversary -- b.??/??/1931 d.10/27/1992 (61)
Movie Actor, Jazz Pianist
🎵Robert White -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/19/1936 d.10/27/1994 (57)
Misc: studio guitarist for Motown's Funk Brothers house band
🎭🎵Frank Devol -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/20/1911 d.10/27/1999 (88)
Actor, Conductor/Composer, Arranger, Alto-sax, Bandleader
Misc: of 1950-60s TV varieties
TV Shows: Dinah Shore, I'm Dickens-He's Fenster, Fernwood 2-Night, My Three Sons (theme song writer)
🎵Wes Berggren -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/3/1971 d.10/27/1999 (28)
Group Names: Tripping Daisy
🎵Walter Berry -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/8/1929 d.10/27/2000 (71)
Names/Places: ex husband of Christa Ludwig
✍🎭André Detoth -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/15/1913 d.10/27/2002 (89)
Screen/Scriptwriter, Producer/Director, Hungarian
🎭🎵Lloyd Stallworth -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/15/1941 d.10/27/2002 (61)
Hall of Famer, Choreographer, Choreographer, Songwriter, Musician, Rhythm and Blues Singer
Names/Places: AKA Baby Lloyd
Group Names: The Famous Flames (backing band for James Brown)
🎵Tom Dowd -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/20/1925 d.10/27/2002 (77)
Hall of Famer, Music Producer
Misc: a music producer and engineer who worked with music legends like Ray Charles, Aretha Franklin, Eric Clapton, Otis Redding, the Allman Brothers and Lynyrd Skynyrd
🎭Rod Roddy -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/18/1937 d.10/27/2003 (66)
Misc: Soap narrator
TV Shows: Price is Right (announcer 1985-2003)
⚖Walter E. Washington -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/15/1915 d.10/27/2003 (88)
Misc: Washington D.C. mayor
🏆⚾Joe Niekro -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/7/1944 d.10/27/2006 (61)
Misc: some say b. Oct 7
🎵🎸Ricky Parent -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/5/1966 d.10/27/2007 (41)
Rock & Roll Drummer
Group Names: Enuff Z'Nuff
🎖Bernard W. Rogers -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/16/1921 d.10/27/2008 (87)
Misc: Supreme Allied Commander
🎭Lisa Blount -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/1/1957 d.10/27/2010 (53)
⚖Owen Pickett -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/31/1930 d.10/27/2010 (80)
🎭🎵🎸Lou Reed -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/2/1942 d.10/27/2013 (71)
Hall of Famer, Actor, Composer/Songwriter, Rock & Roll Singer/Guitarist
Names/Places: b. in New York City; RN:Louis Firbank
Misc: some say b. 1943 or '44
Group Names: The Velvet Underground, soloist
Song Titles: Walk on the Wild Side, Sweet Jane, Vicious, I Love You Suzanne, No Money Down
✍🎭Betsy Drake -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/11/1923 d.10/27/2015 N.S. (92)
Writer, Movie Actress
Names/Places: Cary Grant's ex-wife
Misc: physical fitness expert
🎭🎵John Zacherle -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/26/1918 d.10/27/2016 N.S. (98)
Voice Actor, TV Host, Radio Broadcaster, Novelty Singer
Misc: well known for his long career as a television horror host broadcasting horror movies in Philadelphia and New York City in the 1950s and 1960s
Song Titles: Dinner with Drac (as The Cool Ghoul)
🏆🏁🏊Katalin Szőke -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/17/1935 N.S. d.10/27/2017 N.S. (82)
Hall of Famer, Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, Hungarian
🎵Freddie Hart -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/21/1926 N.S. d.10/27/2018 N.S. (91)
Songwriter, Country Singer/Guitarist
Names/Places: RN:Fred Segrest
Misc: Los Angeles Police Academy self-defense instructor
✍Johanna Lindsey -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/10/1952 N.S. d.10/27/2019 N.S. (67)
Misc: a best-selling romance novelist
⚖John Conyers -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/16/1929 N.S. d.10/27/2019 N.S. (90)
🏆🏈Jimmy Orr -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/4/1935 N.S. d.10/27/2020 N.S. (85)
NFL Wide Receiver
Misc: Super Bowl III, V
Sports Teams: Baltimore Colts, Pittsburgh Steelers
✍⛪Desiderius Erasmus -- Birth Anniversary Conflict -- b.10/27/1469 O.S. or 10/28/1466 O.S. d.7/12/1536 O.S. (66)
Author, Humanist, Religionist, Theologian, Priest, Scholar, Teacher, Dutch (Netherlands)
Names/Places: Desiderius Erasmus Roterodamus, aka Erasmus of Rotterdam, or simply Erasmus; RN:Gerhard Gerhards
Misc: Britticana says b. Oct 27, 1469, Historyguide.org says b. Oct 28, 1466
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In 1682, The city of Philadelphia was founded by William Penn to serve as the capital of the Pennsylvania Colony.
In 1787, The first of the “Federalist Papers,” calling for ratification of the U.S. Constitution, was published in a New York newspaper. The papers, written anonymously by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison and John Jay, argued in favor of a strong national government.
In 1811, Inventor Isaac Merritt Singer, founder of the sewing machine company that bears his name, was born in Pittstown, New York.
In 1829, The first patent for a baby carriage is issued in the U.S.
In 1858, Roland H. Macy opened Macyʹs Department Store in New York City; Gross receipts of $1,106 on the first day of business.
In 1886, (Gregorian Calendar date, October 15 Julian Calendar Old Style Date), the musical fantasy “A Night on Bald Mountain,” written by Modest Mussorgsky (MOHʹ-dest muh-SAWRGʹ-skee) and revised after his death by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, was performed in Saint Petersburg, Russia.
In 1896, The first Pali Road is completed in Hawaii (the Pali is a cliff where the winds are so strong streams flow UP! Honest!).
In 1900, After four years of work, the first section of the New York subway was opened.
In 1904, The first rapid transit subway, the IRT (Interborough Rapid Transit), opened in New York City; subway and bus fare is set at one nickel. The cars operated between the Brooklyn Bridge and 145 and Broadway. Spray paint sales skyrockted.
In 1906, The forward pass was legalized. The first authenticated pass completion in a pro game came on this date when George (Peggy) Parratt of Massillon threw a completion to Dan (Bullet) Riley in a victory over a combined Benwood-Moundsville team.
In 1923, R.C., “Yes! We Have No Bananas” hits number one on the pop singles chart by Ben Selvin.
In 1927, Fox Movie-Tone News, the worldʹs first news film with sound, was released in New York.
In 1938, Du Pont announced a name for its new synthetic fiber yarn: “nylon”.
In 1939, British actor John Cleese born; famed for his roles in “Monty Python,” “Fawlty Towers” and the Oscar-winning feature “A Fish Called Wanda.”
In 1946, The travel show “Geographically Speaking,” sponsored by Bristol-Myers, became the first television program with a commercial sponsor.
In 1947, The radio show “You Bet Your Life,” starring the one and only Groucho Marx, premiered on ABC. (It later became a television show on NBC). You say a secret woid and a duck comes down and awoids ya $100. Why a duck? Because an elephant is too heavy. Now thatʹs the most ridiculous thing I ever hoid! George Fenneman was Grouchoʹs eternal straight man. Fenneman stayed with Marx during the programʹs run on radio (1947 — 1960) and TV (1950 — 1961).
In 1954, Walt Disneyʹs first television anthology program, titled “Disneyland” after his yet-to-be completed theme park, premiered on ABC. It was renamed “Walt Disney Presents” in the fall 1958. It was later renamed as “Walt Disneyʹs Wonderful World of Color,” “The Wonderful World of Disney,” “Disneyʹs Wonderful World” and “Walt Disney”. “Disneyland” will be historically noted as ABCʹs first smash. Many NBC and CBS affiliates in those days took ABC as a second network just to have the “Disneyland” show.
In 1956, R.C., “Just Walking In The Rain” by Johnnie Ray peaked at number two on the pop singles chart.
In 1956, R&B singer Clarence Henryʹs “Ainʹt Got No Home” is put out by Argo Records. Itʹs Henryʹs first hit and because he sings like a frog on it, he earns the nickname “Frogman.”
In 1962, President Kennedy warns the Soviet Union that the U.S. will not tolerate the maintenance of Soviet offensive missiles in Cuba.
In 1962, R.C., “Furthermore” by Ray Stevens peaked at #91 on the pop singles chart.
In 1963, Peter, Paul and Mary held the top two positions on the album chart with “Peter, Paul and Mary” and “In The Wind”.
In 1964, Sonny Bono married Cher LaPierre and she became a Bono in Tijuana, Mexico. They divorced February 20, 1974.
In 1966, R.C., “Reach Out Iʹll Be There” by Four Tops peaked at number one on the United Kingdom pop singles chart.
In 1966, “The Monkees” album by The Monkees was certified Gold by the RIAA
In 1967, Gene Wilder wed Mary Schutz
In 1969, “Abbey Road” album by The Beatles was certified Gold by the RIAA
In 1972, In a Brady Bunch episode called “Fright Night”, The Brady kids try to out-frighten each other as they haunt their own house, the Brady boys frighten their sisters with a manufactured ghost and some weird noises. The girls get even when they bet the boys that they canʹt spend a whole night in the attic.
In 1972, “The London Chuck Berry Session” album by Chuck Berry was certified Gold.
In 1972, A TELEVISION MILESTONE Bob Keeshanʹs “CAPTAIN KANGAROO” has its 5000th episode over CBS-TV
In 1973, On the cover of TV Guide: “Blythe Danner, Ken Howard of Adamʹs Rib”. Other Articles: Steve McQueen, Barbra Streisand
In 1973, R.C., “Knockin' On Heavenʹs Door” by Bob Dylan peaked at #12 on the pop singles chart.
In 1973, R.C., “Midnight Train To Georgia” by Gladys Knight and The Pips peaked at number one on the pop singles chart.
In 1973, ALLAN “ROCKY” LANE, the cowboy actor whoʹd voiced the TV character MR. ED dies in California at age 69
In 1975, Following the release of his breakthrough album “Born To Run”, Bruce Springsteen became the first rock and roll act of any size to appear in the “Newsweek” and “Time” Magazines simultaneously, and also the least-known figure to do so. This move reportedly embarrassed the two competeting newsweeklies and contributed to growing charges of hype associated with the singerʹs breakthrough. This gave his career a tremendous boost.
In 1977, “James At 15”, TV General Drama, aka James at 16; debut on NBC. It aired as a pilot on September 5, 1977. “James at 15” looked at the trials and tribulations of the teenage life of James Hunter (played by Lance Kerwin). A big ratings-grabber for the show is supposed to be Jamesʹs loss of virginity with a Swedish exchange student (yeah, isnʹt that always the way?), but not that many viewers care, and James will lose his show the following summer.
In 1979, R.C., “Dirty White Boy” by Foreigner peaked at #12 on the pop singles chart.
In 1979, R.C., “Hold On” by Ian Gomm peaked at #18 on the pop singles chart.
In 1979, R.C., “Lovin', Touchin', Squeezin'” by Journey peaked at #16 on the pop singles chart.
In 1980, Blockbusters (TV Game Show) first went on the air on NBC.
In 1980, The 1980-81 TV season finally got off the ground due to a delay caused by the four-month Hollywood actors strike.
In 1980, “Gambit (1980 version)” began airing on NBC
In 1980, The first total Internet crash took place in its earliest days when the U.S. defence departmentʹs prototype Internet — ARPANET — caught a virus.
In 1981, “Best Of Blondie” album by Blondie was released
In 1982, IBM ROM is capable of EGA graphics.
In 1983, Paul McCartneyʹs “Pipes of Peace” album was released.
In 1984, R.C., “A Girl In Trouble (Is A Temporary Thing)” by Romeo Void peaked at #35 on the pop singles chart.
In 1984, R.C., “Iʹm So Excited” (new version) by Pointer Sisters peaked at number nine on the pop singles chart.
In 1984, R.C., “On The Dark Side” by John Cafferty and The Beaver Brown Band reentered the chart and peaked at number seven on the pop singles chart.
In 1984, R.C., “Some Guys Have All The Luck” by Rod Stewart peaked at number ten on the pop singles chart.
In 1984, R.C., “Swept Away” by Diana Ross peaked at #19 on the pop singles chart.
In 1987, “Ray Bradbury Theater” TV show debut on USA.
In 1988, “ET” released to home video (14 million presold). Now you can see the best of Mary Hart, John Tesh, and the…oops, sorry, itʹs “ET” the movie about the space alien.
In 1989, Jane Pauley announced that she was leaving NBCʹs Today Show. Her final date was December 29. Deborah Norville replaced her to many fans disapproval, and she too was replaced.
In 1990, R.C., “Black Cat” by Janet Jackson peaked at number one on the pop singles chart.
In 1990, R.C., “Suicide Blonde” by INXS peaked at number nine on the pop singles chart.
In 1990, R.C., “Unchained Melody” by Righteous Brothers peaked at number one on the United Kingdom pop singles chart.
In 1990, “Black Cat” hits number one on the pop singles chart by Janet Jackson.
In 1991, The first Planet Hollywood opened.
In 1992, Frank Zappaʹs album  PLAYGROUND PSYCHOTICS was released (Live material and dialogs '70 — '71.).
In 1992, Tipper Gore (wife of future VP) admits to covering clock on her VCR with black tape so she wouldnʹt have to watch it blink.
In 1993, Glen Frye stars as private detective Cody McMahon. Heʹs working “South Of Sunset,” and the ratings for this debut episode are so far south of CBSʹs expectations, despite heavy publicity, that the network cancels the show immediately. The unaired episodes are aired a few months later when MTV celebrates the reunion of the Eagles.
In 1998, “Sabrina, The Teenage Witch” album soundtrack was released. Are we now starting a Melissa Joan Hart 27 list by any chance? She did work with “Weird Al” Yankovic on a couple of occasions.
In 1999, Korn debuts its new single on the season premiere of “South Park.” Korn members Jonathan Davis, James “Munky” Shaffer, Brian “Head” Welch, Reginald “Fieldy” Arvizu, and David Silveria lend their likenesses and voices — as well as the song “Falling Away From Me” — to the episode that spoofed “Scooby Doo” the cartoon series.
In 2004, “Drawn Together” debut on Comedy Central.
In 2011, “Beavis and Butt-head” returned to be airing new episodes on MTV.
In 2014, “Mike Tyson Mysteries” began airing on Adult Swim
In 2016, “Pure Genius” began airing on CBS
In 2016, “The Great Indoors” began airing on CBS
In 2017, “Unikitty!” began airing on Cartoon Network
In 2019, The 22nd Mark Twain Prize, the nationʹs top prize for humor, was presented to Dave Chappelle during the annual Kennedy Center Celebration of American Humor in Washington, D.C.