On this day timelines October 28th

On this day timelines October 28th

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On this day timelines October 28th



1909 – Francis Bacon, Irish painter and illustrator (d. 1992)

1941 – Hank Marvin, English singer and guitarist (The Shadows)

1955 – Bill Gates, American businessman, co-founded Microsoft

1956 – Dave Wyndorf, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Monster Magnet)

1957 – Stephen Morris, English drummer (Joy Division, New Order, and The Other Two)

1963 – Eros Ramazzotti, Italian singer-songwriter and guitarist

1967 – Kevin Macdonald, Scottish director, producer, and screenwriter

1967 – Julia Roberts, American actress and producer

1967 – John Romero, American video game designer, co-founded Id Software

1969 – Ben Harper, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Relentless7 and Fistful of Mercy)

1974 – Joaquin Phoenix, American actor and producer


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