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October 3 Events and Birthdays

Today in History- October 3rd

Happy Birthdays:
1900 Thomas Wolfe, author (You Canít Go Home Again)
1916 James Herriot, veterinarian/author (All Creatures Great and Small)
1924 Harvey Kurtzman, cartoonist/founder of Mad magazine
1925 Gore Vidal, writer/actor (Caligola, With Honors)
1938 Eddie Cochran, singer ("Summertime Blues")
1941 Chubby Checker, singer ("The Twist")
1944 Roy Horn, illusionist from Siegfried & Roy
1951 Dave Winfield, baseball player
1954 Al Sharpton, reverend
1954 Stevie Ray Vaughan, guitarist ("Pride and Joy")
1959 Jack Wagner, actor ("General Hospital", "Melrose Place", "The Bold and the Beautiful" )
1959 Fred Couples, golfer
1962 Tommy Lee, drummer from Motley Crue ("Girls, Girls, Girls")
1969 Janel Moloney, actress (Donna from "The West Wing", Amber Frey: Witness for the Prosecution)
1969 Gwen Stefani, singer from No Doubt ("Just A Girl")
1973 Neve Campbell, actress (Scream, Julia from "Party of Five")
1976 Seann William Scott, actor (Stifler from American Pie, Bo Duke from The Dukes of Hazzard (2005)

1936 John Heisman, football coach/ Heisman Memorial Trophy named for him.
1965 Zachary Scott, actor (Mildred Pierce)
1998 Roddy McDowall, actor (Planet of the Apes)
2002 Bruce Paltrow, director ("St. Elsewhere")
2004 Janet Leigh, actress (Psycho, The Manchurian Candidate, Bye Bye Birdie)

1995 OJ Simpson found not quilty.

History Lesson:
Roy Horn was attacked by one of their tigers in 2003.

Janet Leigh had Jamie Lee Curtis (Freaky Friday, Halloween, A Fish Called Wanda) with Tommy Curtis (Some Like It Hot)

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