30 September: today's birthdays

  • Monica Bellucci - Italian actress and model. She was married to French actor Vincent Cassel
  • Massimo Bottura - Italian chef
  • Truman Capote - American author, screenwriter, journalist, and actor. He wrote the novels In Cold Blood and Breakfast at Tiffany's, which has been adapted into the homonymous film starring Audrey Hepburn
  • Marco Cecchinato - Italian professional tennis player. He was the lowest-ranked Roland Garros semi-finalist in 19 years when, in 2018, beat the champion Novak Djokovic. Cecchinato was ranked as the world number 16 by the Association of Tennis Professionals in 2019
  • Ta-Nehisi Coates - American writer, journalist, comic book author, and educator, especially active in African-Americans issues
  • Étienne Bonnot de Condillac - French philosopher and encyclopaedist. He wrote Essai sur l'origine des connaissances humaines and Traité des sensations
  • Marion Cotillard - French actress. She won an Oscar for Best Actress in 2008 for her role as Édith Piaf in the film La vie en rose (La Môme)
  • Deborah Kerr - Scottish actress, born Deborah Jane Kerr-Trimmer. She won an Honorary Oscar in 1994
  • Arnold Machin - English artist and sculptor
  • Jochen Mass - Former German racing driver
  • Bobby Pearce - Former Australian-born Canadian rower
  • Frank Rijkaard - Former soccer player and coach
  • Elie Wiesel - Romanian-born American writer, of Jewish culture and French language, born Eliezer Wiesel. He was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1986. He wrote the novel Night.
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