22 October: today's birthdays

  • Georges Brassens - French singer-songwriter, poet, and writer. His most famous songs are Les copains d'abord, Chanson pour l'Auvergnat, La mauvaise réputation, and Mourir pour des idées
  • Catherine Deneuve - French actress, born Catherine Fabienne Dorléac. She starred in Indochine and Place Vendôme 
  • Jeff Goldblum - American actor. He starred in the film The Fly and in Jurassic Park and its sequel Jurassic Park: The Lost World
  • Valeria Golino - Italian actress and film director. She starred in Rain Man and Hot Shots!
  • Derek Jacobi - English actor, born Derek George Jacobi 
  • Spike Jonze - American director, producer, screenwriter and actor, born Adam Spiegel. He won an Oscar for Writing Original Screenplay, in 2014, for the film Her
  • Joseph Kosma - French name of Hungarian-French composer József Kozma
  • Jozsef Kozma - Hungarian-French composer best known as Joseph Kosma
  • Timothy Leary - American psychologist and writer 
  • Doris Lessing - English writer born in Persia, Nobel Prize in Literature in 2007. She wrote The Golden Notebook, The Grass is Singing, Children of Violence, The Good Terrorist, and The Cleft
  • Franz Liszt - Hungarian pianist and composer
  • Christopher Lloyd - American actor
  • Doniéber Alexander Marangão - Brazilian soccer player best known as Doni
  • Bob Odenkirk - American actor, comedian, screenwriter, and film director, born Robert John Odenkirk
  • Robert Rauschenberg - American artist
  • Arsène Wenger - French soccer coach and former player
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