Famous birthdays for Oct. 18: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Mike Ditka

Famous birthdays for Oct. 18: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Mike Ditka

Oct. 18 (UPI) — Those born on this day are under the sign of Libra.

They include:

— Pope Pius II in 1405

— Toy company founder Frederick August Otto Schwarz in 1836

— Novelist Fannie Hurst in 1889

— Former Canadian Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau in 1919

— Singer Anita O’Day in 1919

— Greek actor Melina Mercouri in 1920

— Rock ‘n’ roll legend Chuck Berry in 1926

— Sports broadcaster Keith Jackson in 1928

— Actor Peter Boyle in 1935

— Actor Dawn Wells in 1938 (age 82)

— Lee Harvey Oswald, assassin of President John F. Kennedy, in 1939

— Football Hall of Fame member Mike Ditka in 1939 (age 81)

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— Composer Howard Shore in 1946 (age 74)

— Singer/songwriter Laura Nyro in 1947

— Actor Joe Morton in 1947 (age 73)

— Playwright Wendy Wasserstein in 1950

— Actor Pam Dawber in 1951 (age 69)

— Writer Terry McMillan in 1951 (age 69)

— Tennis Hall of Fame member Martina Navratilova in 1956 (age 64)

— Actor Jean-Claude Van Damme in 1960 (age 60)

— Actor Erin Moran in 1960

— Musician Wynton Marsalis in 1961 (age 59)

— Recording artist Ne-Yo, born Shaffer Chimere Smith, in 1979 (age 41)

— Olympic gold medal-winning skier Lindsey Vonn in 1984 (age 36)

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— Conservative writer and speaker Milo Yiannopoulos in 1984 (age 36)

— Actor Freida Pinto in 1984 (age 36)

— Actor Zac Efron in 1987 (age 33)

— Television personality Bristol Palin in 1990 (age 30)

— WNBA star Brittney Griner in 1990 (age 30)

— Actor Tyler Posey in 1991 (age 29)

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