Famous People Born On October 14th

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Dwight D. Eisenhower
(34th President of the United States (1953–1961))
Dwight D. Eisenhower
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Birth Year: 1890
Birthplace: Denison, Texas, United States
Died: March 28, 1969

The 34th president of the United States, Dwight D. Eisenhower held office from 1953 to 1961. An army officer During World War II, he was part of many successful operations. He signed the Civil Rights Act of 1957, and his two terms as president saw widespread economic prosperity in USA. He is ranked high among American presidents.

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Usher
(Singer-Songwriter)
Usher
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Birth Year: 1978
Birthplace: Dallas, Texas, United States
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Ralph Lauren
(Fashion Designer)
Ralph Lauren
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Birth Year: 1939
Birthplace: Bronx, New York, United States

Fashion designer and businessman Ralph Lauren is the founder of the Ralph Lauren Corporation, a global multibillion-dollar fashion enterprise. Beginning his career as a salesman for a tie company, he went on to launch his own fashion lines and established himself as a popular name in the fashion industry within years. He is known to be a generous philanthropist.

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Roger Moore
(Famous for His Portrayal as the Fictional British Secret Agent 'James Bond' in Seven Films)
Roger Moore
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Birth Year: 1927
Birthplace: Stockwell, London, England
Died: May 23, 2017

Widely regarded as one of the most popular actors to play the iconic secret agent James Bond in films, Roger Moore was more than just an actor. He was also well-known for his humanitarian work, so much so that he was knighted in 2003 by Queen Elizabeth II for services to charity.

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Rowan Blanchard
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Birth Year: 2001
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Rowan Blanchard is best known as Rebecca Wilson from Spy Kids: All the Time in the World. Named one of Time’s Most Influential Teens in 2015, she also appeared as Riley Matthews in the Disney series Girl Meets World and was seen in the series The Goldbergs and Snowpiercer, too.
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Lori Petty
(Actress)
Lori Petty
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Birth Year: 1963
Birthplace: Chattanooga, Tennessee
Lori Petty is best known as Lolly from Orange Is the New Black and Daddy from Prison Break. She was a graphic designer in Nebraska before becoming an actor. She has also been seen in films such as A League of Their Own, Tank Girl, and Free Willy
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Stacy Keibler
(Professional Wrestler)
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Birth Year: 1979
Birthplace: Rosedale, Maryland, United States

Actress, dancer, and model, Stacy Keibler, has appeared in many TV shows including What About Brian. Prior to becoming an actress, she was a professional wrestler known for her work with World Championship Wrestling (WCW) and World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE). She has appeared in eleven WWE video games. She is popular for her beauty and is considered a sex symbol.

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Jared Goff
(American football player)
Jared Goff
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Birth Year: 1994
Birthplace: Novato, California
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Steve Coogan
(Actor, Comedian, Screenwriter, Film producer)
Steve Coogan
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Birth Year: 1965
Birthplace: Middleton
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Cliff Richard
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Birth Year: 1940
Birthplace: Lucknow
The third-top-selling artist in UK Singles history, Cliff Richard has sold over 250 million records. He charted 67 top-ten and 14 number-one singles in the U.K. He mostly performed with his backing band, The Shadows, and redefined the rock-and-roll genre with singles such as Move It, which inspired The Beatles.
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Mobutu Sese Seko
(President of Zaire (1965 - 1997))
Mobutu Sese Seko
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Birth Year: 1930
Birthplace: Lisala, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Died: September 7, 1997

Mobutu Sese Seko was a Congolese military officer and politician. From 1965 to 1997, Mobutu served as the president of Zaire. During his long reign as the president, Mobutu garnered notoriety for nepotism and corruption. His life and work inspired Belgian filmmaker, Thierry Michel, to make a three-part documentary titled Mobutu, King of Zaire.

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Harry Anderson
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Birth Year: 1952
Birthplace: Newport, Rhode Island, U.S.
Died: April 16, 2018
Harry Anderson is best remembered for is Emmy-nominated role of Judge Harry Stone in Night Court and for his portrayal of Dave Barry in Dave's World. He was also a skilled magician and participated in magic shows such as Harry Anderson's Sideshow. He has also written several books.
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Farah Pahlavi
(Widow of the last Shah of Iran, Mohammad Reza Pahlavi)
Farah Pahlavi
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Birth Year: 1938
Birthplace: Tehran, Iran

Farah Pahlavi was the Shahbanu of Iran from 1961 to 1979, as the wife of Shah of Iran, Mohammad Reza Pahlavi. Though she was not allowed to hold a political role, she worked for many charities and helped found Iran's first American-style university. She has continued her involvement in charity work even after her husband’s death in 1980. 

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Stephen A. Smith
(Sports Television Personality and Commentator on ESPN's ‘First Take’)
Stephen A. Smith
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Birth Year: 1967
Birthplace: Bronx, New York, United States

Stephen A. Smith is an American sports journalist, sports radio host, and sports television personality. Known for his use of popular catchphrases, such as stay off the weed and blasphemous, Smith has been playing a major role in the success of ESPN's First Take. He also appears on SportsCenter and hosts his own radio show, The Stephen A. Smith Show.

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William Penn
(Writer)
William Penn
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Birth Year: 1644
Birthplace: London, England
Died: July 30, 1718

William Penn was a writer and one of the earliest members of the Quakers. He is credited with founding the Province of Pennsylvania. He also oversaw the planning and development of the city of Philadelphia. Penn has several universities and schools named in his honor, including the William Penn University in Iowa. 

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John Wooden
(Basketball coach)
John Wooden
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Birth Year: 1910
Birthplace: Hall, Indiana, United States
Died: June 4, 2010
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Lin Dan
(Badminton Player)
Lin Dan
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Birth Year: 1983
Birthplace: Longyan

With 666 career wins, including two Olympic and two World Cup golds, Lin Dan is one of the veterans of Chinese badminton. He is the only player to achieve a Super Slam, winning all nine major badminton titles. Known for his fitness and attacking style, Dan retired at 37.

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Lillian Gish
(Actress)
Lillian Gish
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Birth Year: 1893
Birthplace: Springfield, Ohio, United States
Died: February 27, 1993
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E. E. Cummings
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Birth Year: 1894
Birthplace: Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
Died: September 3, 1962
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Ben Whishaw
(Stage actor, Television actor, Film actor, Voice actor)
Ben Whishaw
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Birth Year: 1980
Birthplace: Clifton
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Max Thieriot
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Birth Year: 1988
Birthplace: Los Altos Hills, California, United States
Max Thieriot is best known as Dylan Massett from Bates Motel and as Clay Spenser from SEAL Team. Fans also loved him in movies such as Catch That Kid and House at the End of the Street. He also co-owns a vineyard and distributes wine through the brand Senses.
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James II of England
(King of England (1685-88))
James II of England
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Birth Year: 1633
Birthplace: London, England
Died: September 16, 1701

James II of England reigned as the king of Ireland, Scotland, and England from 1685 to 1688. His deposition as king, caused by the Glorious Revolution of 1688, ended a century of civil and political strife by establishing the principle that Parliament would be preferred over the Crown as opposed to the principles of divine right of kings and absolutism.

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Hannah Arendt
(One of the Most Influential Political Theorists of the 20th Century)
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Birth Year: 1906
Birthplace: Linden - Mitte, Hanover, Germany
Died: December 4, 1975

Hannah Arendt was a political theorist. Widely regarded as one of the 20th century's most prominent political thinkers, Hannah Arendt's articles and books have had a significant influence on philosophy and political theory. Her life and work inspired the 2012 biographical drama film, Hannah Arendt. Her work has also inspired several biographies written by popular authors.

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Jay Pharoah
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Birth Year: 1987
Birthplace: Chesapeake, Virginia, United States
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Alex Scott
(Footballer)
Alex Scott
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Birth Year: 1984
Birthplace: London, England

Alex Scott is an English TV presenter and former professional football player. Apart from playing for popular clubs like Arsenal and Birmingham City, Scott also represented the women's national football team. She also played for Great Britain at the London Olympics. In 2019, she was inducted into the English Football Hall of Fame.

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Jon Seda
(Actor)
Jon Seda
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Birth Year: 1970
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
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Brandon Weeden
(American football player)
Brandon Weeden
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Birth Year: 1983
Birthplace: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States
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Gautam Gambhir
(Cricketer)
Gautam Gambhir
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Birth Year: 1981
Birthplace: New Delhi
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Esra Bilgiç
(Actress)
Esra Bilgiç
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Birth Year: 1992
Birthplace: Ankara, Turkey
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Glenn Maxwell
(Cricketer)
Glenn Maxwell
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Birth Year: 1988
Birthplace: Kew, Victoria

Glenn Maxwell is an Australian professional cricket player who represents the national cricket team in one day internationals and twenty20 internationals. Often referred to as the Big Show, Maxwell is renowned for his improvisation and dramatic, high-risk shot making. Over the years, he has also had a major impact on twenty20 franchise cricket, such as the Indian Premier League (IPL).

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Éamon de Valera
(Former President of Ireland)
Éamon de Valera
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Birth Year: 1882
Birthplace: New York City
Died: August 29, 1975

Irish statesman Éamon de Valera served as the 3rd President of Ireland from 1959 to 1973. An influential political leader in 20th-century Ireland, he played a key role in introducing the Constitution of Ireland. Prior to becoming the president, he served as Taoiseach on three different occasions. He was an austere, stern, and unbending figure.

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Thomas Keller
(American Chef & Restaurateur)
Thomas Keller
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Birth Year: 1955
Birthplace: Camp Pendleton, Oceanside, California, United States
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John Dean
(Author)
John Dean
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Birth Year: 1938
Birthplace: Akron
Katherine Mansfield
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Birth Year: 1888
Birthplace: Wellington
Died: January 9, 1923

Katherine Mansfield was a New Zealand modernist writer best remembered for her short stories. Her life and career inspired several films, plays, novels, and TV series. In 1973, she became the subject of a BBC miniseries titled A Picture of Katherine Mansfield. In 2011, actress Kate Elliott played Mansfield in a TV biopic titled Bliss.

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Sophia of Hanover
(Electress of Hanover)
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Birth Year: 1630
Birthplace: The Hague, Netherlands
Died: June 8, 1714
Sophia of Hanover was the Electress of Hanover, through her marriage to Ernest Augustus. After a long conflict regarding the succession of the throne of England, she died just 2 months before she could become the queen. An art connoisseur, she played a crucial role in creating the Herrenhausen Gardens
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Greg Evigan
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Birth Year: 1953
Birthplace: South Amboy, New Jersey, USA
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Trevor Goddard
(Best Known for His Role as ‘Kano’ in the Martial Arts Action Film ‘Mortal Kombat’)
Trevor Goddard
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Birth Year: 1962
Birthplace: Croydon, Surrey, England
Died: June 7, 2003

Apart from being an actor, best known for the film Mortal Kombat and the series JAG, Trevor Goddard had also been a talented light heavyweight boxer. He also played cricket and football in his youth. He died of an accidental drug overdose at age 40, in his North Hollywood home.

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Tillakaratne Dilshan
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Birth Year: 1976
Birthplace: Kalutara
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Thomas Dolby
(Musician, Blogger, Songwriter)
Thomas Dolby
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Birth Year: 1958
Birthplace: London
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Justin Hayward
(Guitarist, Songwriter, Singer-songwriter, Singer)
Justin Hayward
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Birth Year: 1946
Birthplace: Swindon
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Bahadur Shah I
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Birth Year: 1643
Birthplace: Burhanpur, India
Died: February 27, 1712
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Marcia Barrett
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Birth Year: 1948
Birthplace: Saint Catherine Parish

Jamaican-British singer Marcia Barrett soared to fame as part of the iconic group Boney M. Later, as a solo artist, she released albums such as Survival. She eventually launched her own record label, Xoah Records. She has also struggled with and put her career on hold for ovarian cancer.

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Joseph Plateau
(Mathematician, Physicist, Scientist)
Joseph Plateau
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Birth Year: 1801
Birthplace: Brussels
Died: September 15, 1883
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Matt Le Tissier
(Footballer)
Matt Le Tissier
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Birth Year: 1968
Birthplace: Guernsey, Channel Islands, UK
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C. Everett Koop
(13th Surgeon General of the United States (1982 - 1989))
C. Everett Koop
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Birth Year: 1916
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: February 25, 2013

C. Everett Koop was a pediatric surgeon and public health administrator who served as the 13th Surgeon General of the United States under President Ronald Reagan. Previously, he had been a vice admiral in the Public Health Service Commissioned Corps. He was well-known for his support of the rights of children with disabilities and his work with AIDS patients. 

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Lynn Bowden
(American football player)
Lynn Bowden
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Birth Year: 1997
Birthplace: Youngstown, Ohio, United States
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Joey Travolta
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Birth Year: 1950
Birthplace: Englewood, New Jersey, USA
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Isaac Mizrahi
(Fashion designer)
Isaac Mizrahi
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Birth Year: 1961
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
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Kathleen Rubins
(Astronaut, Biologist)
Kathleen Rubins
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Birth Year: 1978
Birthplace: Farmington

Kathleen Rubins is a microbiologist and NASA astronaut. In 2016, she became the 60th woman to fly in space when she launched on a Russian Soyuz spacecraft. She traveled to the International Space Station and returned to Earth after a few months. She has spent a total of 300 days, 1 hour, and 31 minutes in space. 

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Ferdinand VII of Spain
(Former King of Spain (1813 - 1833))
Ferdinand VII of Spain
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Birth Year: 1784
Birthplace: San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Spain
Died: September 29, 1833

Ferdinand VII of Spain reigned as the king of Spain during the 19th century. Widely regarded as despotic and incompetent, Ferdinand is often criticized by historians and scholars for having failed to disallow the disintegration of the Spanish territories in the Americas. Thus, he is often blamed for the termination of the Spanish rule in the Americas.

The planetary influence of Venus and Mercury determine the personality traits and characteristic features of individuals born on October 14. While the former rules the zodiacal group in which these individuals fall, the latter governs the actual birthdate. Thus, the two together cast an dominating influence on the individuality and uniqueness of those born on this date. October 14 individuals have a myriad of strengths including their kind and considerate nature and high level of tolerance. They are highly expressive and inquisitive which makes them progressive in life. however, not all is good about these individuals as they are prone to showing reserved and unresponsive behavior in an upsetting situation. When emotionally hurt, these people may even behave in a fairly cautious and subdued way.

Personality Traits & Characteristic of Famous People Born on October 14

Personality
Endowed with a fairly idealistic view of life, October 14 folks are kind, considerate and tolerant. They are highly expressive and curious and have a persuasive mind. Due to the sociable nature, these people have a strong dislike for solitude and hate to be alone or lonely. They crave companionship and ordinarily prefer to do everything with moderation. Born under the zodiac sign Libra, balancing comes naturally to these people. They are very well aware of the art of prioritizing things in life and are especially good at compromise. Home loving and family oriented, October 14 born have an optimistic attitude towards life.  

Health
Too much of work or too little food is the main reason for worry for those born on October 14. These people are prone to feeling restless and nervy. This is mostly the result of unfocussed energies. October 14th individuals need to include moderate amount of exercise in their daily routine to stay fit and healthy. As far as dietary requirements are concerned, these people need to choose their food sensibly to enjoy various health benefits and prevent minor illness. Sleeplessness is also a major factor that causes ill-health in those born on this date.

Finance
The financial condition of individuals with this birthday is sound. This is mostly because of their sensible behavior towards spending money cautiously. October 14 individuals do not indulge in impulsive shopping and neither do they have a keen interest in gambling and other financial vices. As such, they never indulge in spending more than what is required. These people also shy away from taking credit and therefore enjoy stable financial condition.

Career
Idealistic approach and independent thinking make October 14 individuals fit for varied type of jobs. They are wonderfully talented people who excel in verbalizing their ideas and thoughts. Works involving use of creativity and ingenuity are favoured options for those with this birthday. However, since these people have a natural penchant for justice and fairness, they make great employees in research and law based organizations as well. High level of organizational skills and curiosity help these individuals outshine in any work they do.

Relationships, Marriage & Children
Librans with October 14 birthdays have a serious and sensitive attitude to romance. They look for a partner who makes them feel genuinely loved and appreciated. It is very necessary to strike a mental rapport and close friendship with a partner before committing to a long term relationship. An ideal partner is one who makes these individuals feel truly cared for and supported. Also, one who has the same frequency of thought and shares interests, liking and beliefs is a true soul mate for October 14 folks. Once committed, these people are extremely, loyal, trustworthy and giving. They shower their special someone with lots of love, romance and passion. As far as parenting is concerned, these people take a balanced approach. They are sensitive towards their children but at the same time strict and stern. They give their children utmost freedom but want the little ones to understand their limitation and responsibilities as well.

Lucky Color: Green
Lucky Number: 5, 14, 23, 32, 41, 50
Lucky Days (of the week): Wednesday, Friday, Saturday
Lucky Days (of the month): 5, 15, 23