Today in History- October 9
1940 John Lennon, singer from The Beatles ("Can't Buy Me Love", "Hey Jude")
1941 Trent Lott, US Senator
1948 Jackson Browne, singer ("Somebody's Baby", "Running on Empty")
1951 Robert Wuhl, actor (A Kiss Goodnight, Cobb, Bull Durham, Good Morning Vietnam, Flashdance)
1952 Sharon Osbourne, manager and wife of Ozzy Osbourne
1953 Tony Shalhoub, actor ("Monk", "Wings", Men in Black)
1954 Scott Bakula, actor ("Quantum Leap", "Enterprise")
1959 Michael Pare, actor (Streets of Fire, Eddie and the Cruisers, The Greatest American Hero)
1970 Annika Sörenstam, golfer
1973 Steven Burns, actor (Steve from "Blue's Clues")
1975 Sean Lennon, musician and son of John Lennon (Into the Sun)
1981 Zachery Ty Bryan, actor (Brad from "Home Improvement")
1967 Che Guevara, Argentine revolutionary
1974 Oskar Schindler, saved Jews during the Holocaust.
1987 Clare Boothe Luce, author (The Women)
2000 David Dukes, actor ("Sisters")
1936 Hoover Dam starts producing electricity.
Lauren Bacall (actress, Key Largo, How to Marry a Millionaire) lived near John Lennon and heard the shots the night he died.