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Famous birthdays for Oct. 10: Ben Vereen, Wendi McLendon-Covey

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Famous birthdays for Oct. 10: Ben Vereen, Wendi McLendon-Covey

Ben Vereen arrives on the red carpet at the 71st Annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall on June 11, 2017, in New York City. The actor turns 75 on October 10. File Photo by John Angelillo/UPI

Ben Vereen arrives on the red carpet at the 71st Annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall on June 11, 2017, in New York City. The actor turns 75 on October 10. File Photo by John Angelillo/UPI | License Photo

Early Newspaper

Oct. 10 (UPI) — Those born on this date are under the sign of Libra.

They include:

— English chemist/physicist Henry Cavendish, discoverer of hydrogen, in 1731

— Italian composer Giuseppe Verdi in 1813

— Sculptor Alberto Giacometti in 1901

— Jazz musician Thelonious Monk in 1917

— Filmmaker Ed Wood in 1924

— Actor Peter Coyote in 1941 (age 80)

— Singer John Prine in 1946

— Entertainer Ben Vereen in 1946 (age 75)

— Actor Jessica Harper in 1949 (age 72)

File Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI

— Writer Nora Roberts in 1950

— Rocker David Lee Roth in 1954 (age 67)

— Country singer Tanya Tucker in 1958 (age 63)

— Actor Bradley Whitford in 1959 (age 62)

— Slain journalist Daniel Pearl in 1963

— Actor Bai Ling in 1966 (age 55)

— California Gov. Gavin Newsom in 1967 (age 54)

— Actor Wendi McLendon-Covey in 1969 (age 52)

File Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI

— Football star Brett Favre in 1969 (age 52)

— Actor Mario Lopez in 1973 (age 48)

— Race car driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. in 1974 (age 47)

— Actor Andrea Navedo in 1977 (age 44)

— Singer Mya Harrison in 1979 (age 42)

— Actor Dan Stevens in 1982 (age 39)

— Actor Rose McIver in 1988 (age 33)

File Photo by John Angelillo/UPI

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Famous birthdays for Oct. 10: Ben Vereen, Wendi McLendon-Covey