Share Share Share October 23, 2017 October Birthdays October 23rd Birthdays If you were born on October 23rd, you share a birthday with these famous people: Chi Chi Rodriguez is 82 (nee Juan Antonio Rodriguez) Octogenarian Puerto Rican senior citizen, World Golf Hall of Fame 8-time PGA Tour title winner, Senior PGA Tour golfer, philanthropist and founder of the Chi-Chi Rodriguez Youth Foundation, born October 23, 1935. (Chi Chi Rodriguez Photo: Chi Chi Rodriguez Youth Foundation) Pelé is 77 (nee Edson Arantes do Nascimento) Retired Brazilian football (soccer) player voted FIFA & World Player of the Century (IFFH) and Athlete of the Century (IOC & Reuters), with 3 FIFA World Cup wins (1958, 1962, 1970), born October 23, 1940. (Pelé 1962 Photo: Joop van Bilson / Dutch National Archives | Wikimedia CC 3.0) (Photo: Chad Kirchoff) Happy Birthday to everyone celebrating their birthday on October 23rd, 2017! And remembering Johnny Carson American Emmy and Peabody Award-winning comedian, TV talk and game show host and personality (The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson; To Tell the Truth; The Johnny Carson Show; Who Do You Trust) (born Oct. 23, 1925 - died Jan. 23, 2005; age 79). Johnny Carson had emphysema and died of respiratory failure. (Johnny Carson 1965 Photo: NBC TV | Wikimedia PD) Michael Crichton American sci-fi, thriller, and medical fiction author (Jurassic Park; The Andromeda Strain; Timeline; The Great Train Robbery), Emmy Award-winning producer, director and screenwriter (Coma) (born Oct. 23, 1942 - died Nov. 4, 2008; age 66). Michael Crichton died of lymphoma. (Michael Crichton 2002 Photo: Jon Chase | Harvard News Office | Wikimedia CC 3.0) Hayden Rorke (nee William Henry Rorke) American actor on TV (Dr. Alfred Bellows on I Dream of Jeannie; Mr. Adams and Eve; No Time for Sergeants) & movies (Project Moon Base; Tammy Tell Me True; Francis Goes to the Races) (born Oct. 23, 1910 - died Aug. 19, 1987; age 76). Hayden Rorke died of multiple myeloma. (Hayden Rorke 1968 I Dream of Jeannie Photo: NBC TV | Wikimedia PD) Robert Bray American actor on TV (Lassie; Stagecoach West; The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp; Lone Ranger) and in movies (My Gun is Quick; Bus Stop; The Accursed; Return of the Bad Men; The Arizona Ranger) (born Oct. 23, 1917 - died Mar. 7, 1983; age 65). Robert Bray died of an accidental gunshot wound. (Robert Bray 1962 Perry Mason Photo: CBS Television | Wikimedia PD) Warren Burton American septuagenarian senior citizen, voice actor and Daytime Emmy Award-winning actor in films and on television (All My Children; Another World; Guiding Light; Santa Barbara; Valley of the Dolls) & in movies (Poison Ivy; Gettysburg) (born Oct. 23, 1944 - died Oct. 2, 2017; age 72). Warren Burton's cause of death is unknown. (Warren Burton Photo: Imperium-7) Ellie Greenwich (nee Eleanor Louise Greenwich) American singer and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame songwriter with Ben Raleigh (Tell Laura I Love Her), Tony Powers (Today I Met the Boy I'm Gonna Marry), and husband Jeff Barry (Be My Baby; Leader of the Pack) (born Oct. 23, 1940 - died Aug. 26, 2009; age 68). Ellie Greenwich died of a heart attack.