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Notable Birthdays on September 30th

1980Martina Hingis, Kosice Slovakia, tennis star (1997 Aust/US/Wimb)

1627Robinson Crusoe, fictional character, according to Daniel Defoe

1924Truman Capote, New Orleans Louisiana, American author (In Cold Blood)

1917Buddy Rich, New York, American jazz drummer and band leader (Buddy Rich Band-Away We Go), (d. 1987)

September 30th Birthdays
Date Event
1207
Jalal al-Din Muhammad Rumi, Persian mystic and poet (d. 1273) 
1227
Pope Nicholas IV (d. 1292) 
1530
Geronimo Mercuriali, Italian philologist and physician (d. 1606) 
1550
Michael Maestlin, German mathematician (d. 1631) 
1622
Johann Sebastiani, composer 
1627
Robinson Crusoe, fictional character, according to Daniel Defoe 
1631
William Stoughton, American judge at the Salem witch trials (d. 1701) 
1685
Gunther Jacob Wenceslaus, composer 
1700
Stanisław Konarski, Polish writer (d. 1773) 
1710
John Russell, 4th Duke of Bedford, British statesman (d. 1771) 
1715
Étienne Bonnot de Condillac, French philosopher (d. 1780) 
1732
Jacques Necker, French finance minister of Louis XVI (d. 1804) 
1743
Jeronymo Francisco de Lima, composer 
1752
Justin Heinrich Knecht, composer 
1765
José María Morelos, Mexican revolutionary (d. 1815) 
1800
Decimus Burton, British architect (d. 1881) 
1805
Samuel Peter Heintzelman, Major General (Union volunteers) 
1808
Lambertus GC Ledeboer, Dutch vicar (Folies-old Calvinist communities) 
1811
Augusta of Saxe-Weimar, Queen of Prussia and German Empress (d. 1890) 
1824
Peter Milne, composer 
1827
Carlo A Alfieri, Italian MP (Liberal) 
1827
Kenner Garrard, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1879 
1827
Ellis H. Roberts, American politician (d. 1918) 
1832
Frederick Sleigh "Bobs" Roberts, Brit gov of Natal (Ireland-Boer war) 
1833
Ferdinand von Saar, writer 
1840
Johan Severin Svendsen, composer 
1847
Wilhelmina E Drucker, [Lensing], Dutch feminist 
1852
Charles Villiers Stanford, Irish organist/composer 
1856
Andrejs Jurjans, composer 
1857
Hermann Sudermann, German writer (Honor, That Ehre, Frau Sorge) 
1861
William Wrigley Jr., American industrialist (Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company) (d. 1932) 
1862
Georgy Eduardovich Konyus, composer 
1863
Reinhard Scheer, German admiral (WW I) 
1869
Ernest Jones, cricket pace bowler (marvellous Aust at turn of century) 
1870
Jean Perrin, France, physicist, studied Brownian motion (Nobel 1926) 
1870
Thomas W. Lamont, American banker; father of Corliss Lamont; great-grandfather of Ned Lamont (d. 1948) 
1871
John Fabricius, Neth/English stageauthor (Ring of Prophet) 
1871
Ruben Mattias Liljefors, composer 
1876
Katherine Griffith, SF CA, actress (Pollyanna, Fast Company) 
1879
Ernst Isler, composer 
1879
Henri Casadesus, French violist and composer (Viola d'amour) 
1882
George Bancroft, Phila, actor (Underworld)/wife of Octavia Brooke 
1883
Robert H Lightfoot, English theologist/exegetist (St John's Gospel) 
1883
Bernhard Rust, Nazi education minister (d. 1945) 
1887
Lil Dagover [Marta-Maria Lillits], Madiun, Java, Dutch-born German actress (Spiders) 
1893
Lansdale Sasscer, American politician (d. 1964) 
1894
Dirk J Bush, Dutch/US mathematician (Concise History of Mathematics) 
1895
Lewis Milestone, Russian-born film director (d. 1980) 
1898
Felix Kersten, Baltic-German/Finnish masseuse (Heinrich Himmler) 
1898
Johannes Rontgen, composer 
1898
Renée Adorée, French actress (d. 1933) 
1898
Princess Charlotte of Monaco (d. 1977) 
1899
Hendrik Marsman, Dutch poet/writer/critic 
1900
Otto Roesch, paleontologist 
1902
Piet[er J] "Piet" Lieftinck, Dutch minister of Finance (1945-52) 
1904
Frank Lawton, London England, actor (Devil Doll, Invisible Ray) 
1905
Michael Powell, English director/screen writer/producer (Red Shoes) 
1905
Nevill Francis Mott, physicist 
1905
Ralph Forbes, London England, actor (Romeo & Juliet, Daniel Boone) 
1906
Eamonn O Gallagher, composer 
1906
John I M Stewart, British detective writer (Comedy of Terrors) 
1906
Michael John Innes Mackintosh Stewart Innes, writer 
1907
Arnold Elston, composer 
1908
David Oistrakh, Odessa Russia, violinist/prof (Moscow Conservatory) 
1908
Edzard H Schaper, German/Swiss sailor/UP-correspondent/antifascist 
1912
Oliver Charles Anderson, novelist 
1915
Lester Garfield Maddox, (Gov-D-Ga)/restaurant owner 
1915
Robert Morris, lawyer 
1917
Buddy Rich, New York, American jazz drummer and band leader (Buddy Rich Band-Away We Go), (d. 1987) 
1917
Chung Hee Park, general/pres of South Korea (1961-79), assassinated 
1917
Yuri "Petrovich" Lyubimov, USSR, director (Taganka) 
1918
Lewis Nixon, WWII Veteran (d. 1996) 
1919
Patricia Neway, Brooklyn New York, American soprano (Consul, Maria Golovia), (d. 2012) 
1919
Richard Selwyn Francis Schiling, professor of occupational health 
1919
Roberto Bonomi, Argentine racing driver (d. 1992) 
1920
Donald Keech, entrepreneur 
1920
Ghazar Saryan, composer 
1920
Aldo Parisot, Brazilian-American musician and cellist 
1921
Deborah Kerr, Helensburg Scotland, actress (King & I, Night of Iguana) 
1921
Eileen Zhang Ailing Chang, writer 
1922
Allan Rae, cricketer (prolific WI opening batsman 1948-53) 
1922
Alan Stretton, Australian general 
1924
Charles Quinlivan, Jersey City NJ, actor (7 Guns to Mesa) 
1924
Truman Capote, New Orleans Louisiana, American author (In Cold Blood) 
1925
Gwyn A Williams, historian/socialist 
1926
Peder Holm, composer 
1926
Robin Roberts, pitcher (Phillies, Won 28 in 1952) 
1927
W. S. Merwin, American poet 
1928
Elie Wiesel, Romania, author (Souls on Fire)/Nazi hunter (Nobel 1986) 
1930
Ben Cooper, Hartford CT, actor (Rose Tattoo, Outcast, Arizona Raiders) 
1931
Angie Dickinson, [Angeline Brown], Kulm ND, actress (Police Woman) 
1931
Ray Willsey, Regina Sask, WLAF def coordinator (Frankfurt, Scotland) 
1932
Shintaro Ishihara, Japanese author and politician (Governor of Tokyo) 
1932
Johnny Podres, American baseball player (d. 2008) 
1933
Mars Zakirovich Rafikov, Russian cosmonaut 
1934
Udo Jürgens, Austrian singer 
1934
Anna Kashfi, Welsh actress 
1935
Jill Corey, Avonmore Pa, singer (Your Hit Parade) 
1935
Johnny Mathis, SF, voclaist (Chances Are, 12th of Never) 
1936
Butler Derrick, (Rep-D-SC, 1974- ) 
1936
James R Sasser, (Sen-D-Tenn, 1977- ) 
1937
Jurek Becker, writer 
1937
Valentin Vasil'yevich Sil'vestrov, composer 
1938
Salvatore Michael Caruana, Mass, criminal (FBI Most Wanted List) 
1939
Len Cariou, Winnipeg Manitoba, actor (Four Seasons-Sherry) 
1939
Piet M Blauw, Dutch MP (VVD) 
1940
Harry Winston Jerome, Sask Canada, 100m runner (Olympic-bronze-1964) 
1942
Dewey Martin, Canada, rock vocalist/drummer (Buffalo Springfield) 
1942
Frankie Lymon, NYC, rocker (The Teenagers-Why do Fools Fall in Love) 
1942
Gus Dudgeon, British pop producer (Joan Armatrading, David Bowie) 
1942
Sture Pettersson, Sweden, cyclist (Olympic-silver-1968) 
1943
Jody Powell, press mouthpiece (Jimmy Carter) 
1943
Marilyn McCoo, Jersey City NJ, host/singer (Solid Gold, 5th Dimension) 
1943
Johann Deisenhofer, German chemist, Nobel Prize laureate 
1943
Ian Ogilvy, British Actor 
1944
Diane Dufresne, French Canadian singer 
1945
Ehud Olmert, twelfth Prime Minister of Israel 
1945
Bob Lassiter, American radio personality 
1946
Paul Sheahan, cricketer (dashing Australian Test batsman 1967-74) 
1946
Sylvia Peterson, US vocalist (Chiffons-He's So Fine) 
1946
Héctor Lavoe, Puerto Rican singer (d. 1993) 
1946
Claude Vorilhon, founder of Raelism, a ufo religion 
1946
William Thurston, Washington, mathematician (Fields Medal, 1982), (d. 2012) 
1947
Marc Bolan, London England, rock vocalist (T-Rex-Bang a Gong) 
1947
Rula Lenska, St Neots England, actress (Friends from Europe are here) 
1947
Dave Arneson, American game designer 
1948
Craig Kusick, former Major League Baseball Player 
1949
Michel Tognini, Vincennes France, astronaut (Soyuz TM-15, sk: STS 93) 
1950
Victoria Tennant, London England (All of Me, Chiefs, Winds of War) 
1950
Renato Zero, Italian musician 
1951
Catie Ball, US, 100 m breast stroke swimmer (Olympic-4X4 gold-1968) 
1951
Nicholas Yermakov, US, sci-fi author (Epiphany, Jehad, Clique) 
1951
Barry Marshall, Australian physician, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 
1952
Darrell Hair, cricketer (Australian Test umpire since 1993-94) 
1952
Frank Zincavage, rocker (Romeo Void) 
1952
Jack Wild, British actor (d. 2006) 
1953
Deborah Allen, Memphis Tn, country singer (Jim Stafford Show) 
1953
S.M. Stirling, Canadian-born author 
1954
Barry Williams, Santa Monica California, actor (Greg-Brady Bunch) 
1954
Calvin Levels, Cleveland Ohio, actor (Knightwatch) 
1954
Patrice Rushen, Los Angeles California, rock vocalist 
1955
Frankie Kennedy, flute player 
1956
Maria Esmeralda, Belgian princess/daughter of Leopold III/Lilian Baels 
1957
Fran Drescher, Queens NY, actress (Cadillac Man, Nanny) 
1957
Gladys Portugues, NYC, Mrs Jean-Claude Van Damme/actr (It's Alive 3) 
1957
William Christian, Wash DC, actor (Derek Frye-All My Children) 
1958
Christopher Cass, Cold Spring Harbor NY, actor (Jack Forbes-Loving) 
1958
Marty Stuart, Phila Miss, country singer (Hillbilly Rock) 
1958
Nona Garson, equestrian show jumper (Olympics-96) 
1958
Rodwell Biggie Tembo Marasha, musician 
1959
Basia Trzetrzelevska, Poland, jazz singer (Time & Life) 
1959
Hans Werdekker, Dutch soccer player (Ajax, RKC/Amsterdam Admirals) 
1959
Kim Bauer, New Orleans LA, LPGA golfer (1993 Minn LPGA Classic-30th) 
1959
Ettore Messina, Italian basketball coach 
1960
Mike Herbert, Rogers Ark, kayak (alt-Olympics-96) 
1960
Susan Keith, actress (Shana Vochek-Loving) 
1960
Blanche Lincoln, American politician 
1961
Chandrakant Pandit, Indian cricket wicket-keeper (late 80's) 
1961
Crystal Bernard, Garland TX, actress (Amy-It's a Living, Helen-Wings) 
1961
Eric Stoltz, actor (Anaconda, Pulp Fiction, Mask) 
1961
Eric van de Poele, Belgian racing driver 
1961
Sally Yeh, Hong Kong singer and actress 
1962
Dave Magadan, Tampa FL, 1st baseman (NY Mets, Chicago Cubs) 
1962
Frank Rijkaard, Surinam/Dutch soccer star (Ajax, AC Milan) 
1962
George Jamison, NFL linebacker (KC Chiefs) 
1962
Leon Hutten, soccer player (RKC) 
1962
Shaan, Indian singer 
1963
Cristina Marsillach, Madrid Spain, actress (Barocco) 
1963
Ed Drakich, Windsor Ontario, volleyball player (Olympics-96) 
1963
Reb Beach, rocker (Winger) 
1964
Michael McKay, Australian rower (Olympics-96) 
1964
Stephen N Frick, Pitts PA, Lt Cmdr USN/astronaut 
1964
Trey Anastasio, American musician (Phish) 
1964
Monica Bellucci, Citta di Castello Italy, actress (Dracula) 
1965
Kathleen Madigan, American comedian 
1966
Kerry G. Johnson, African American graphic designer and caricaturist 
1967
Nadine Handford, Adelaide Aust, golfer (1993 T77 Alpine Aust Ladies) 
1967
Yorkis Perez, Bajos de Haina Dom Rep, pitcher (Florida Marlins) 
1969
Chris Von Erich, American professional wrestler (d. 1991) 
1970
Eric Piatkowski, NBA guard/forward (LA Clippers) 
1971
Brentson Buckner, NFL defensive end (Pittsburgh Steelers) 
1971
Jenna Elfman, Los Angeles California, actress (Townies, Dharma & Greg) 
1971
Ron Collins, WLAF tackle (Frankfurt Galaxy) 
1972
Cedric Saunders, NFL tight end (Tampa Bay Bucs, Scotland Claymores) 
1972
Jamal Anderson, NFL running back (Atlanta Falcons) 
1972
Troy Dumas, NFL linebacker (KC Chiefs) 
1972
Ari Behn, Norwegian author 
1974
Jeremy Giambi, American baseball player 
1975
Marion Cotillard, French actress 
1975
Carlos Guillén, Venezuelan baseball player 
1976
Adita Linares, Miami Fla, spanish actress (Clueless, Cookie) 
1977
Maia Brewton, Los Angeles California, actress (Margaret-Lime Street) 
1977
Stacey Storey, Eagle River Alaska, Miss America-Alaska (1996) 
1977
Sun Jihai, Chinese footballer 
1977
Roy Carroll, Northern Irish footballer 
1978
Candice Michelle, American female wrestler 
1979
Andy van der Meyde, Dutch footballer 
1979
Clio-Danae Othoneou, Greek actress, musician and pianist 
1979
Vince Chong, Malaysian singer-songwriter 
1980
Martina Hingis, Kosice Slovakia, tennis star (1997 Aust/US/Wimb) 
1980
Camilla D'Errico, Canadian comic book artist and painter 
1981
Dominique Moceanu, California, gymnast (World-silver-95, Olympics-gold-96) 
1981
Brandon Watson, American baseball 
1982
Lacey Chabert, actress (Party of Five) 
1982
Michelle Marsh, British model 
1982
Kieran Culkin, American actor 
1982
Teal Redmann, American actress 
1982
Ryan Stout, American comedian 
1983
Andreea Răducan, Romanian gymnast 
1984
T-Pain, American rapper/singer 
1987
Denise Laurel, Filipine actress and singer 
1992
Marina CAK Windsor, granddaughter of English prince Edward 
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