Famous birthdays for Oct. 7: Toni Braxton, Vladimir Putin

Oct. 7 (UPI) — Those born on this date are under the sign of Libra.

They include:

— Signer of the Declaration of Independence Caesar Rodney in 1728

— Danish atomic physicist Niels Bohr in 1885

— Nation of Islam leader Elijah Muhammad in 1897

— Actor June Allyson in 1917

— South African archbishop and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Desmond Tutu in 1931 (age 86)

— Television personality Joy Behar in 1942 (age 75)

— Oliver North, the former White House aide who became the center of the Iran-Contra controversy, in 1943 (age 74)

— Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member John Mellencamp in 1951 (age 66)

— Russian President Vladimir Putin in 1952 (age 65)

— Classical cellist Yo-Yo Ma in 1955 (age 62)

— Recording executive and television personality Simon Cowell in 1959 (age 58)

— Democratic National Committee chair Tom Perez in 1961 (age 56)

— Singer Toni Braxton in 1967 (age 50)

— Singer Thom Yorke in 1968 (age 49)

— Singer Taylor Hicks in 1976 (age 41)

— Actor Holland Roden in 1986 (age 31)

— Actor Kira Kosarin in 1997 (age 20)


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