28 October: today's birthdays

  • Mahmoud Ahmadinejad - Iranian politician, 6th President of Iran
  • Francis Bacon - Irish painter
  • Bill Gates - American entrepreneur and computer expert, born William Henry Gates III. He is the co-founder of Microsoft along with Paul Allen
  • Ben Harper - American musician and singer-songwriter
  • Bruce Jenner - Former American gold medalist, now Caitlyn Jenner
  • Caitlyn Jenner - Former American gold medalist, formerly known as Bruce Jenner
  • Joe R. Lansdale - American writer, screenwriter, comics author, and martial arts expert, born Joe Richard Harold Lansdale
  • Camille Muffat - French swimmer
  • Joaquin Phoenix - Puerto Rican-born American actor, producer and musician, born Joaquín Rafael Bottom. He was Commodus in Gladiator and he starred in Two Lovers, in The Yards, and Walk the Line. He starred as Joker in the homonym film directed by Todd Phillips​ in 2019 
  • Eros Ramazzotti - Italian musician and singer-songwriter. He was married to Michelle Hunziker
  • Julia Roberts - American actress and producer. She won an Oscar for her role in Erin Brockovich
  • Jonas Salk - American scientist, bacteriologist, and virologist. He developed the polio vaccine
  • Evelyn Waugh - English author of satirical novels, travel writer, and journalist, born Evelyn Arthur John Waugh. He wrote Black Mischief and A Handful of Dust 
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