Famous Birthdays Today- Hockey Great Mario Lemieux Is 55

October 5th


  • Karen Allen is 69 (“Indiana Jones: Raiders of the Lost Ark,” “The Sandlot,” “Poster Boy,” “The Perfect Storm,” “Cruising”)
  • Daniel Baldwin is 60 (“Homicide: Life on the Street,” “Mulholland Falls,” “Grey Gardens.” “Celebrity Big Brother 16”)
  • Josie Bissett is 50 (“Melrose Place,” “Secret Life of the American Teenager,” “The Wedding March”)
  • Jesse Eisenberg is 37 (“The Squid and the Whale,” “Adventureland,” “The Education of Charlie Banks,” “Zombieland,” “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice”)
  • Parminder Nagra is 45 (“Bend It Like Beckham,” “E.R.,” “The Blacklist”)
  • Guy Pearce is 53 (“A. Confidential,” “The King's Speech,” “The Hurt Locker,” “The Count of Monte Cristo”)
  • Kate Winslet is 45 (“Sense and Sensibility,” “Titanic,” “Iris,” “Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind,” “Little Children”)
  • The late Jeff Conaway(1950 – 2011)…he would have been 70(“Grease,” “Taxi,” “Babylon 5”)
  • The late Larry Fine(1902 – 1975)("The Three Stooges")
  • The late Bernie Mac(1957 – 2008)…he would have been 63(“The Bernie Mac Show”)


  • Bob Geldof is 69 (born Robert Frederick Zenon Geldof)
  • AC/DC’s Brian Johnson is 73
  • Steve Miller is 77
  • Pentatonix’s Kevin Olusola is 32
  • Girls Aloud’s Nicola Roberts is 35
  • Maroon 5’s James Valentine is 42
  • Betty Who is 29 (born Jessica Anne Newham)


  • Author Clive Barker is 68 (“Books of Blood” series, “Hellraiser” and “Candyman”)
  • NBA star Grant Hill is 48 (7-time NBA All-Star who was selected 3rd overall by the Detroit Pistons in the 1994 NBA Draft after winning two NCAA titles at Duke University)
  • Celebutante and entrepreneur Nicky Hilton Rothschild is 37 (Her first clothing line debuted in 2004, while her pricier second clothing line Nicholai was unveiled in 2007)
  • Hockey great Mario Lemieux is 55 (Legendary Pittsburgh Penguins center who was known as Super Mario. He won two Stanley Cup Championships and scored 690 goals in his Hall of Fame career)
  • Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson is 62 (He played a major role in dismissing Pluto's classification as a planet.)
  • The late American President Chester Arthur(1829 – 1886)(The 21stpresident of the United States who ascended to office following the assassination of President James A. Garfield)
  • The late McDonald's honcho Ray Kroc(1902 – 1984)(Responsible for turning McDonald's into the world's dominant fast-food chain. He joined the company in 1954)

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