This Week's Birthdays - Week of October 15

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October 15, 1953 – Toriano Adaryll ‘Tito’ Jackson, an American singer and lead guitarist and original member of The Jackson 5.

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The Jackson 5

October 16, 1947 – Robert Hall “Bob” Weir, an American singer, songwriter, and guitarist, most recognized as a founding member of the Grateful Dead.

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Grateful Dead

October 17, 1886 – Spring Byington, an American actress.

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Spring Byington

October 18, 1939 – Michael Keller Ditka, Jr., a former American football NFL player, television commentator, and coach.

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Mike Ditka

October 19, 1962 – Evander Holyfield, an American professional boxer.

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Evander Holyfield

October 20, 1971 – Calvin Cordozar Broadus, Jr., an American rapper, singer-songwriter, record producer, and actor, well known by his alter-egos Snoop Doggy Dogg, Snoop Dogg and Snoop Lion.

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Snoop Dogg

October 21, 1917 – John Birks “Dizzy” Gillespie, an American jazz trumpeter, bandleader, composer and, occasionally, singer.

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Dizzy Gillespie