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Famous birthdays for Oct. 23: Pele, Amandla Stenberg

Oct. 23 (UPI) — Those born on this date are under the sign of Scorpio.

They include:

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— Adlai E. Stevenson I, U.S. vice president under Grover Cleveland, in 1835

— Pioneering college football coach John Heisman, for whom the Heisman Trophy is named, in 1869

— William Coolidge, inventor of the X-ray tube, in 1873

— Vaudevillian Milton “Gummo” Marx in 1893

— Gertrude Ederle, the first woman to swim the English Channel, in 1905

— Former Tonight Show host Johnny Carson in 1925

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— Pro golfer Juan “Chi Chi” Rodriguez in 1935 (age 85)

— Brazilian soccer star Pele, born Edson Arantes do Nascimento, in 1940 (age 80)

— Author Michael Crichton in 1942

— Filmmaker Ang Lee in 1954 (age 66)

— Singer Dwight Yoakam in 1956 (age 64)

— Civil rights activist Martin Luther King III in 1957 (age 63)

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— Singer “Weird Al” Yankovic in 1959 (age 61)

— Television talk show host Nancy Grace in 1959 (age 61)

— Former football star Doug Flutie in 1962 (age 58)

— Medical reporter Sanjay Gupta in 1969 (age 51)

— Actor Kate del Castillo in 1972 (age 48)

— Actor Ryan Reynolds in 1976 (age 44)

— Rocker Matt Shultz in 1983 (age 37)

— Author/television personality Meghan McCain in 1984 (age 36)

— Singer Miguel Pimentel in 1985 (age 35)

— Actor Emilia Clarke in 1986 (age 34)

— Model Ireland Baldwin in 1995 (age 25)

— Actor Amandla Stenberg in 1998 (age 22)

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