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Written by Barry Kowal   
Sep 15, 2020 at 05:36 PM
Hello people,
    we have nine (9) birthdays and an event on this date;three singers,a tennis player,a model,an actor and three actresses.
    Let's start with the three singers.

October 16:On Tuesday,October 16,1962 the Cuban missile crisis began,that for 13 days
put the world on the brink of a nuclear war.

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1) Born on Sunday,October 16,1977 in Bridgeport,Connecticut,USA is this singer-songwriter,
guitarist and producer.
Though he started his career mainly performing acoustic rock,he began moving towards
the blues genre that had originally influenced him as a musician.By 2005,he was
collaborating with blues artists such as B. B. King,Buddy Guy and Eric Clapton.Forming
a trio,he released a live album in 2005 and his third studio album in 2006.Both albums
received wide critical acclaim,and his 2006 album earned him a 2007 Grammy Award for
Best Pop Vocal Album.He also won Best Male Pop Vocal Performance.That album was
followed in 2009,a return to pop, with a number-one grossing tour.
He has had 3 number one albums on the US Billboard 200.He has never married,but has
been romantically involved with some hotties like Jennifer Love Hewitt,Jessica Simpson,
Minka Kelly,Jennifer Aniston,Katy Perry,and singer Taylor Swift.Currently he resides
in Montana.

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2) Born on Tuesday,October 16,1984 in Manchester,England is an English singer and
actor of Irish Traveller Heritage,who rose to fame as the winner of the second series of The X Factor.His debut single,was released in the United Kingdom on December 21,2005 and reached number one on the UK Singles Chart spending four (4) weeks in that position.It sold 313,000 copies on its first day of sales,making it the third fastest-selling single of all time in the UK,behind Elton John's "Candle in the Wind 1997" and Will Young's "Evergreen", which sold 685,000 and 400,000 copies in their first days of sale respectively.
    He was the first X Factor winner to release an original song as his winner's single.His prize,as winner,was a recording contract with Simon Cowell's Syco record label,which is co-owned by Sony Music.His eponymous debut album was released in April 2006.It debuted at number one on both the Irish and UK Albums Charts,going 4x Platinum in Ireland and Platinum in the UK.It spawned two hit singles.

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3) Born on Thursday,October 16,1947 in San Francisco is a singer,musician and songwriter best known as a founding member of a very famous tock band that had Jerry Garcia as one of their members.

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4) Born on Thursday,October 16,1997 in Osaka,Japan is a Japanese professional tennis player.She is the reigning Australian Open champion in women's singles.She has been ranked No. 1 by the Women's Tennis Association, and is the first Asian player to hold the top ranking in singles.
   In September of 2018,she won the 2018 US Open,defeating 23-time Grand Slam champion Serena Williams in the final and becoming the first Japanese player to win a Grand Slam singles tournament.
   She has an aggressive playing style,with a powerful serve that can reach 125 miles per hour (200 km/h).

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5) Born on Sunday,October 16,1983 in Baltimore,Maryland,USA is a model.She has a
master's degree in clinical psychology from Towson University in Towson,Maryland. She previously attended Frostburg State University,in Frostburg,Maryland Where she was a member of Alpha Xi Delta sorority.Hurt was Miss Cumberland Maryland in 2005 and a finalist in the Miss Maryland contest.She is most well known for her nude modeling work for Playboy.
   She was Playboy's Coed of the Week on the fourth week of July 2006 and was voted Coed of the Month for September 2006.She was Cyber Girl of the Week for the first week of February 2007 and was then voted June 2007 Cyber Girl of the Month.She is the shortest ever Cyber Girl at 4 feet 11 inches,equalling the height of the shortest ever Playmates Sue Williams (April 1965) and Karla Conway (April 1966).

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Jennifer Hurt

6) Born on Thursday,October 16,1958 in West Covina,California,USA. is an actor,screenwriter,director,producer and musician.He is best known for 
his portrayal of Andy Dufresne in the prison drama film The "Shawshank Redemption".
Who turns 62 years old today?
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7) Born on Wednesday,October 16,1946 in San Bruno,California,USA is this actress,
author,singer,businesswoman and health spokesperson;best known for her television
roles as "Chrissy Snow" on "Three's Company" and as "Carol Foster Lambert" on "Step
By Step".

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Suzanne Somers

8) Born on Friday,October 16,1925 in London is an English-American-Irish actress who has appeared in theatre,television and film,as well as a producer and singer.Her career has spanned seven decades,much of it in the United States and her work has attracted international acclaim.
  She achieved worldwide fame as fictional writer and sleuth Jessica Fletcher in the American whodunit series "Murder,She Wrote" which ran for twelve seasons from 1984 until 1996,becoming one of the longest-running and most popular detective drama series in television history.

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9) Born on Thursday,October 16,1952 in Cleveland,Ohio,USA is an actress and model.
She attended Michigan State University.She has starred in movies,such as "National
Lampoon's Animal House" and has appeared in several TV series as a guest star.She
was a regular on the adventure series "Scarecrow and Mrs. King" and appeared as a
frequent panelist on The "$25,000 Pyramid".In July 1973,she was chosen Playboy
magazine's Playmate of the Month.

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