On this day timelines October 8th

On this day timelines October 8th

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On this day timelines October 8th


Paul Hogan, Australian comedian and actor, was born in Lightning Ridge, Australia, U.S.


Chevy Chase, American comedian, writer, and television and film actor, was born in New York City, U.S. 


Ian Hart, British actor, was born in Liverpool, England. 


Johnny Ramone, American guitarist, songwriter, and founding member of the band Ramones, was born in Long Island, New York City, U.S.


Sigourney Weaver, Irish singer-songwriter, author, political activist and lead singer of The Boomtown Rats, was born in Dún Laoghaire, Ireland.


Teddy Riley, American singer-songwriter, musician and producer, was born in New York City, U.S.


Matt Damon, American actor, screenwriter, and producer, was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.


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