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Notable Birthdays for October 3

Those born on this date include:

- Cherokee Chief John Ross, who led opposition to the forced move of his people to what is now Oklahoma, in 1790
- Historian George Bancroft in 1800
- Actor Warner Oland (Charlie Chan) in 1879
- German pacifist and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Cal von Ossietzky in 1889
- Writers Thomas Wolfe in 1900, James Herriot in 1916 and Gore Vidal in 1925
- Hockey Hall of Fame member Glenn Hall in 1931 (age 81)
- Rock 'n' roll Hall of Fame member Eddie Cochran in 1938
- Rock 'n' roll singer Chubby Checker in 1941 (age 71)
- Rock 'n' roll Hall of Fame member Lindsey Buckingham in 1949 (age 63)
- Activist Rev. Al Sharpton (age 58) and guitarist Stevie Ray Vaughan, both in 1954
- Actor/singer Jack Wagner in 1959 (age 53)
- Rock drummer Tommy Lee in 1962 (age 50)
- Actors Clive Owen in 1964 (age 48) and Neve Campbell in 1973 (age 39)
- And singers India.Arie in 1975 (age 37) and Ashlee Simpson-Wentz in 1984 (age 28).

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