Famous Birthdays Today- Chubby Checker Is 79

October 3rd


  • Neve Campbell is 47 (“Party of Five,” “Scream” franchise, “The Company”)
  • Erik von Detten is 38 (“The Princess Diaries,” “Days of Our Lives,” “Brink!”)
  • Lena Headey is 47 (“300,” “The Purge,” “Game of Thrones”)
  • Jessica Parker Kennedy is 36 (“Smallville,” “Santa Baby”) (FAST FACT: She was J.J. Abrams' first choice for the role of Lizzy in the spy series, “Undercovers,” but she was replaced by another actress following the show's pilot episode)
  • Aramis Knight is 21 (“Ender’s Game,” “The Middle”)
  • Kirsten Nelson is 50 (“Fraiser,” “Buffy: The Vampire Slayer,” “Ally McBeal,” “Psych”)
  • Clive Owen is 56 (“Closer,” “Children of Men,” “Chancer,” “Sin City”)
  • Seann William Scott is 44 (“American Pie” series, “Dukes of Hazzard,” “Goon”) (FAST FACT: his job at a local movie theater inspired him to become an actor)
  • Tessa Thompson is 37 (“Veronica Mars,” “Ford Colored Girls,” “Thor: Ragnarok,” “Westworld”) (FAST FACT: She debuted in a fifth-grade stage production that also featured actress, Amber Tamblyn)
  • Alanna Ubach is 45 (“Meet the Fockers,” “Legally Blonde,”Rango”)
  • Jack Wagner is 61 (“General Hospital,” “Melrose Place,” “The Bold and the Beautiful” (FAST FACT: In 2012, he placed 11thon season 14 of “Dancing With The Stars”)


  • Arie is 45
  • Lindsey Buckingham is 71
  • Chubby Checker is 79 (FAST FACT: His song, "The Twist," was in the Hot 100 in 2008, as well as in the year it was first heard, 1958)
  • The Script’s Danny O’Donoghue is 40
  • Red Hot Chili Peppers’ Josh Klinghoffer (Joined RHCP in 2007) is 41
  • Tommy Lee is 58
  • Backstreet Boy Kevin Richardson is 49
  • ASAP Rocky is 32 (born Rakim Mayers)
  • Ashlee Simpson is 36 (FAST FAC: she has legally changed her last name to Ross-Naess,to honor her mother-in-law, Diana Ross)
  • No Doubt’s Gwen Stefani is 51 (FAST FACT: She was diagnosed with Dyslexia and ADHD by her school counselors when she was a child)
  • The late Eddie Cochran(1938-1960)…he would have been 82
  • The late guitarist Stevie Ray Vaughan(1954-1990)… he would have been 66


  • WWE Wrestler John “The Shaman of Sexy” Morrison is 41
  • Comedian Greg Proops is 61
  • TV personality Rev. Al Sharpton is 66 (FAST FACTS: He began his rise to fame as James Brown’s tour manager, and later ran for US Senate and attempted to run for President in 2004)
  • Astronaut Kathryn D. Sullivan is 69 (FAST FACTS: In October 1984, she became the first American woman to walk in space. She went on to serve as the Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere and Administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration under President Obama – and completed her service on January 20, 2017 with the swearing in of President Trump.)
  • The late author James Herriot (“All Creatures Great and Small,” “All Things Bright and Beautiful”)(1916-1995)
  • The late author Gore Vidal (“Myra Breckinridge,” “Ben-Hur”)(1925-2012)…he would have been 95

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