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October 4 Events and Birthdays

Today in History- October 4

Happy Birthday!
1822 Rutherford B. Hayes, 19th U.S. President
1861 Frederic Remington, American West artist
1895 Buster Keaton, actor (A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum)
1924 Charlton Heston, actor (Ben-Hur, The Ten Commandments, Planet of the Apes)
1937 Anne Rice, author (Interview with a Vampire)
1941 Jackie Collins, author (Hollywood Wives, Hollywood Husbands)
1945 Clifton Davis, actor (Don't Look Back: The Story of Leroy 'Satchel' Paige, "Amen")
1946 Susan Sarandon, actress (Dead Man Walking, Thelma and Louise, Witches of Eastwick, Bull Durham)
1949 Armand Assante, actor (Mambo Kings, Hoffa, Striptease)
1950 Alan Rosenberg, actor ("The Guardian", "Cybill")
1961 Jon Secada, singer ("Just Another Day (Without You)")
1967 Liev Schreiber, actor (Sunshine Boys, Ransom, Scream series, The Manchurian Candidate, The Hurricane)
1976 Alicia Silverstone, actress (Clueless, "Miss Match", Batman & Robin)
1979 Rachael Leigh Cook, actress (She's All That)
1980 Jimmy Workman, actor (Pugsley from The Addams Family (91), Addams Family Values)

1669 Rembrandt, painter (The Night Watch)
1970 Janis Joplin, singer ("Mercedes Benz", "Me and Bobby McGee")
1989 Graham Chapman, author (Life of Brian, The Meaning of Life)

1957 Sputnik I is launched by the Soviet Union.

History Lesson:

Charlton Heston is the father of director Fraser Clarke Heston. (Needful Things)

Jackie Collins is the sister of actress Joan Collins. (Alexis from "Dynasty")

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