07 October: today's birthdays

  • Shawn Ashmore - Canadian actor. He is best known for his role as Bobby Drake (Iceman) in the X-Men film series
  • Milo Baughman - American furniture designer
  • Niels Bohr - Danish physicist and mathematician, Nobel Prize in Physics in 1922
  • Simon Cowell - English TV and music producer. He is best known as a judge on the US and UK TV talent shows Pop Idol and The X Factor. He is also a judge in Britain's Got Talent and America's Got Talent
  • Nélson de Jesus e Silva - Brazilian soccer player known as Dida
  • Dida - Nickname of Brazilian soccer player Nélson de Jesus e Silva
  • Georges Duby - French historian
  • Lapo Elkann - Italian entrepreneur born in New York. He is the grandson of Gianni Agnelli, who was the major shareholder of Fiat 
  • Heinrich Himmler - German Nazi exponent
  • Ronald David Laing - Scottish psychiatrist
  • Robert Z. Leonard - American film director, actor, producer and screenwriter
  • Joe Lhota - American politician. He is the former deputy mayor of New York City
  • Vladimir Putin - Russian politician, 2nd and 4th President of Russia
  • Thom Yorke - English singer and musician. He is the singer of the rock band Radiohead
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