On this day timelines October 31st

On this day timelines October 31st

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On this day timelines October 31st



1632 – Johannes Vermeer, Dutch painter (d. 1675)

1945 – Russ Ballard, English singer-songwriter and guitarist (Argent)

1949 – Bob Siebenberg, American drummer (Supertramp and Bees Make Honey)

1950 – John Candy, Canadian actor, producer, and screenwriter (d. 1994)

1957 – Robert Pollard, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Guided by Voices)

1959 – Neal Stephenson, American author

1960 – Arnaud Desplechin, French director, cinematographer, and screenwriter

1961 – Peter Jackson, New Zealand actor, director, producer, and screenwriter

1961 – Larry Mullen, Jr., Irish drummer, songwriter, and actor (U2 and Automatic Baby)

1963 – Johnny Marr, English singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Smiths, Modest Mouse, Electronic, and The Cribs)

1964 – Colm Ó Cíosóig, Irish drummer and songwriter (My Bloody Valentine, Mazzy Star, and Hope Sandoval & the Warm Inventions)

1964 – Darryl Worley, American singer-songwriter and guitarist

1966 – Ad-Rock, American rapper, producer, and actor (Beastie Boys and BS 2000)

1967 – Vanilla Ice, American rapper, producer, and actor

1967 – Adam Schlesinger, American bass player, songwriter, and producer (Fountains of Wayne, Ivy and Tinted Windows)


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