14 October: today's birthdays

  • Hannah Arendt (D) - German-born American political philosopher, author and historian, born Johanna Arendt. She wrote Eichmann in Jerusalem: A Report on the Banality of Evil
    Listen to the pronunciation of her name in American Hannah Arendt
  • Hannah Arendt (US) - German-born American political philosopher, author and historian, born Johanna Arendt. She wrote Eichmann in Jerusalem: A Report on the Banality of Evil
    Listen to the correct pronunciation of her name in German Hannah Arendt
  • Sergio Atzeni - Italian journalist and writer. He wrote the book Il Figlio di Bakunin. The two novels Passavamo sulla Terra Leggeri and Bellas Mariposas were published after his death
  • Éamon de Valera - Irish politician, born George de Valero. He was the 3rd President of Ireland
  • Lillian Gish - American actress, star of silent films. She was nicknamed the First Lady of American Cinema
  • Thomas Keller - American chef and cookbook author
  • Udo Kier - German actor. He has performed in more than 200 films
  • Ralph Lauren - American fashion designer, born Ralph Lifshitz
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  • Katherine Mansfield - New Zealand writer, born Kathleen Mansfield Beauchamp. She wrote a collection of short stories The Garden Party: and Other Stories
  • Roger Moore - English actor, born Roger George Moore. He played the British secret agent James Bond in seven feature films between 1973 and 1985
  • Usher - American singer, dancer, and actor, born Usher Terry Raymond IV
  • Mia Wasikowska - Australian actress. She starred in Alice in Wonderland, directed by Tim Burton, an adaptation into film of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, written by Lewis Carroll
  • Ben Whishaw - English actor. He starred in Perfume: The Story of a Murderer, based on Perfume, Patrick Süskind's novel 
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