Happy birthday Johnny Ramone!
John William Cummings (October 8, 1948—September 15, 2004), better known as Johnny Ramone, was the rhythm guitarist for the American punk rock band The Ramones. He is remembered for coining the loud, short bursts of reverberated guitar that came to define the punk genre.
Happy birthday Le Corbusier!
Charles-Édouard Jeanneret-Gris, or Le Corbusier, (October 6, 1887—August 27, 1965) was a Swiss architect, painter, urban planner, and writer. Much of his work was devoted to modernizing life in urban settings. He was awarded the Frank P. Brown Medal and AIA Gold Medal in 1961.
On God and hurricanes: "Once upon a time, people identified the god Neptune as the source of storms at sea. Today we call these storms hurricanes.... The only people who still call hurricanes acts of God are the people who write insurance forms."
Happy birthday Neil deGrasse Tyson!
Neil deGrasse Tyson (born October 5, 1958) is an American astrophysicist and public educator. He is currently the director of the Hayden Planetarium in New York City. In addition to having hosted two PBS television series on astronomy, he has appeared on numerous television talk shows to explain the complexities of outer space to the general public.
Happy birthday Charlton Heston!
Charlton Heston (October 4, 1923 – April 5, 2008) was an American actor who appeared on stage, on television, and in film. Some of his most notable performances include in The Greatest Show on Earth (1952), The Ten Commandments (1956), and Ben Hur (1959).
"Too much sanity may be madness and the maddest of all, to see life as it is and not as it should be."
Happy birthday Miguel de Cervantes!
Miguel de Cervantes (September 29, 1547 (assumed)—April 22, 1616) was a Spanish writer. He is best known for writing the novel Don Quixote, which is widely considered to be the first modern novel. He also wrote plays and poetry.