29 October: today's birthdays

  • Richard Dreyfuss - American actor, born Richard Stephen Dreyfuss. He won an Oscar for Best Actor for starring inThe Goodbye Girl, in 1978
  • Necmettin Erbakan - Turkish politician
  • Jean Giraudoux - French novelist, playwright and diplomat. He wrote The Madwoman of Chaillot, Ondine, Duel of Angels, and The Trojan War Will Not Take Place
  • Joseph Paul Goebbels - German politician and journalist, he was a Nazi hierarch
  • ​Primož Roglič - Slovenian racing cyclist
  • Tracee Ellis Ross - American actress, born Tracee Joy Silberstein. She is the daughter of American singer Diana Ross
  • Winona Ryder - American actress, born Winona Laura Horowitz. She starred in Heathers, Reality Bites, The Crucible, and Girl, Interrupted
  • Niki de Saint Phalle - French sculptor, painter and filmmaker, born Catherine-Marie-Agnès Fal de Saint Phalle
  • Henry John Temple - English politician best known as Lord Palmerston. He served twice as as Prime Minister in Great Britain
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