Share Share Share October 7, 2017 October Birthdays October 7th Birthdays If you were born on October 7th, you share a birthday with these famous people: Desmond Tutu is 86 Octogenarian South African senior citizen, retired Anglican bishop, author, social rights and anti-apartheid activist, and winner of the 1984 Nobel Peace Prize, born October 7, 1931. (Desmond Tutu 2004 Photo: Wikimedia Commons / Public Domain) Kevin Godley is 72 English musician, singer-songwriter, rock drummer for 10cc, Godley & Creme (Cry), and music video director (Band Aid 2; The Police; Bryan Adams; U2; Sting) born October 7, 1945. (Kevin Godley 1974 10cc Photo: TopPop / Beeld En Geluid Wiki | Wikimedia Commons / Public Domain) John Mellencamp is 66 (AKA John Cougar Mellencamp) American senior citizen, actor, painter, and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame singer-songwriter (Jack & Diane; Hurts So Good; R.O.C.K. in the U.S.A.; Wild Night; Lonely Ol' Night; Paper in Fire; Cherry Bomb) born October 7, 1951. (John Cougar Mellencamp 2007 Photo: Chitapra of Wikipedia in English | PD) Ludmilla Tourischeva is 65 New senior citizen, International Gymnastics Hall of Fame Russian gymnast, 9-time Olympic games medal winner (1972 Munich all-around & team gold, 1968 Mexico City & 1972 Munich team gold) born October 7, 1952. (Ludmilla Tourischeva 1972 Photo: Hans Peters / Dutch National Archives | Wikimedia CC 3.0) Mary Badham is 65 American retired child actress as "Scout" in To Kill a Mockingbird (then-youngest nominee for an Academy Award for Best Actress), sister of director John Badham, and senior citizen born October 7, 1952. (Mary Badham 1962 To Kill a Mockingbird Screenshot) (Photo: Robert Lukeman) Happy Birthday to everyone celebrating their birthday on October 7th, 2017! And remembering June Allyson (nee Eleanor Geisman) American dancer, singer and actress on TV (The DuPont Show with June Allyson) & movies (The Glenn Miller Story, My Man Godfrey; Little Women; Executive Suite; High Barbaree) (born Oct. 7, 1917 - died July 8, 2006; age 88). June Allyson died of acute bronchitis and pulmonary respiratory failure. (June Allyson 1962 The Dick Powell Show Photo: NBC TV | Wikimedia PD) Helen MacInnes Scottish-American espionage thriller novelist (The Venetian Affair; Assignment in Brittany; The Salzburg Connection; The Unconquerable; North From Rome; Decision at Delphi; Prelude to Terror; Ride a Pale Horse) (born Oct. 7, 1907 - died Sept. 20, 1985; age 77). Cause of death for Helen MacInnes is unknown. (Helen MacInnes 1969 Photo: Wikimedia Commons / Public Domain) Al Martino (nee Jasper Cini) American singer (I Love You Because; Here in My Heart; Spanish Eyes) and actor on TV & in movies (The Godfather; The Godfather Saga mini series; The Godfather: Part III) (born Oct. 7, 1927 - died Oct. 13, 2009; age 82). Cause of death for Al Martino was a heart attack. (Al Martino 1952 Photo: Bruno of Hollywood | Wikimedia Commons / Public Domain) Frank Boucher Hockey Hall of Fame NHL hockey player, forward for the Ottawa Senators (1921-1922) & New York Rangers (1926-1938), 7-time winner of the Lady Byng Trophy for most gentlemanly player, later New York Rangers coach & GM (born Oct. 7, 1901 - died Mar. 6, 1977; age 77). Frank Boucher died of cancer.