This Week's Birthdays - Week of September 29

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September 29, 1907 – Orvon Grover Autry, better known as Gene Autry, an American performer who gained fame as a singing cowboy on the radio, in movies, and on television for more than three decades beginning in the early 1930s.

Gene Autry (StreetView)
Gene Autry

September 30, 1928 – Eliezer “Elie” Wiesel, a Romanian-born Jewish-American professor and political activist, the author of 57 books, including Night, a work based on his experiences as a prisoner in the Auschwitz, Buna, and Buchenwald concentration camps.

Elie Wiezel (StreetView)
Elie Wiezel

October 1, 1924 – James Earl “Jimmy” Carter, Jr., an American politician who served as the 39th President of the United States (1977–1981) and was the recipient of the 2002 Nobel Peace Prize,

Jimmy Carter mask (StreetView)
Jimmy Carter mask

October 2, 1890 – Julius Henry “Groucho” Marx, an American comedian and film and television star.

The Marx Brothers (StreetView)
The Marx Brothers

October 3, 1975 – Talib Kweli Greene, an American rapper who performs under the name Talib Kweli.

Yasiin Bey and Talib Kweli (StreetView)
Yasiin Bey and Talib Kweli

October 4, 1946 – Susan Sarandon, American actress, singer, and producer.

Susan Sarandon & Tim Robbins' House (Birds Eye)
Susan Sarandon & Tim Robbins' House

October 5, 1965 – Patrick Jacques Roy, a Canadian former ice hockey goaltender and the current head coach and vice president of hockey operations of the Colorado Avalanche of the National Hockey League.

Patrick Roy jersey (StreetView)
Patrick Roy jersey