Famous People Born On October 16th

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Oscar Wilde
(One of the Greatest Playwrights of the 'Victorian Era')
Oscar Wilde
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Birth Year: 1854
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: November 30, 1900

Widely regarded as one of the most popular writers of all time, Oscar Wilde is best remembered for his plays and epigrams. He was also one of the best-known personalities during his time as he was popular for his conversational skills, flamboyant dressing sense, and biting wit. Imprisoned in 1895 for consensual homosexual acts, Oscar Wilde was pardoned posthumously in 2017.

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John Mayer
(Pop-Rock Singer Known for His Albums 'Room for Squares' and 'Heavier Things')
John Mayer
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Birth Year: 1977
Birthplace: Bridgeport, Connecticut, United States
John Mayer went from working at a gas station to producing the multi-platinum albums Room for Squares and Heavier Things and winning multiple Grammys. He has worked with bands such as the John Mayer Trio and Dead & Company. He has written for Esquire, donates to charities, and collects watches. 
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Angela Lansbury
(Actress Whose Career Spanned Over 80 Years)
Angela Lansbury
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Birth Year: 1925
Birthplace: London, England

Angela Lansbury played a key role in shaping the Golden Age of Hollywood. Recognized as one of the few stars still alive from the Golden Age of Hollywood cinema, Angela Lansbury has received accolades, such as an Honorary Oscar. In 2014, Queen Elizabeth II appointed her a Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire.

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Bryce Harper
(Baseball player)
Bryce Harper
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Birth Year: 1992
Birthplace: Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

Bryce Harper is an American baseball player who currently plays for the Philadelphia Phillies of MLB. Renowned for hitting home runs on Opening Day, Harper holds a unique record of being the first player in the history of MLB to hit five home runs on Opening Days before the age of 25.

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Naomi Osaka
(Japanese Professional Tennis Player and First Asian Player to Hold the Top Ranking in Singles)
Naomi Osaka
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Birth Year: 1997
Birthplace: Chūō-ku, Osaka, Japan

Japanese tennis star Naomi Osaka made history by being the first player of Asian origin to hold the world number one rank in singles. Osaka made headlines when in 2021, she withdrew from the French Open after refusing to be part of a press conference to protect her mental health.

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Manute Bol
(Former Professional Basketball Player and the Tallest Player in the History of the NBA)
Manute Bol
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Birth Year: 1962
Birthplace: Turalei, South Sudan
Died: June 19, 2010

Known for his 7’ 7” frame, Manute Bol made headlines as one of the tallest NBA players ever. Born in Sudan, he was initially a soccer player but quit it because of his height. He later moved to the US to represent basketball teams such as the Golden State Warriors.

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Sue Bird
(One of the Greatest Basketball Players in WNBA History)
Sue Bird
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Birth Year: 1980
Birthplace: Syosset, New York, United States
Sue Bird has won four WNBA championships with the Seattle Storm, four Olympic gold medals, two NCAA Championships with UConn, and four FIBA World Cups, thus becoming one of 11 women to win all four honors. Sue was voted one of the Top 15 Players of All Time by WNBA.
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Flea (Musician)
(Musician, Actor, a Member and Bassist of the Rock Band ‘Red Hot Chili Peppers’)
Flea (Musician)
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Birth Year: 1962
Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia
Michael Balzary, or Flea, is best known as the bassist of the Red Hot Chili Peppers. He has also been part of the supergroup Atoms for Peace, appeared in films such as The Big Lebowski, and voiced Donnie Thornberry in The Wild Thornberrys franchise. He also co-owns a music-oriented non-profit.
Timothy Francis Robbins
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Birth Year: 1958
Birthplace: West Covina, California, United States
Tim Robbins, son of musician Gilbert Lee Robbins, is best known for his portrayal of Andy Dufresne in The Shawshank Redemption and his Academy Award-winning role of Dave Boyle in Mystic River. He was also nominated for an Academy Award for his direction in Dead Man Walking.
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Michael Collins
(Politician)
Michael Collins
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Birth Year: 1890
Birthplace: County Cork, Republic of Ireland
Died: August 22, 1922
Revolutionary leader Michael Collins was a significant figure in the Irish struggle for independence. He was the director of intelligence of the Irish army and was responsible for attacks such as the "Bloody Sunday" killings of British agents. He negotiated the Anglo-Irish Treaty but was assassinated by anti-Treaty rebels.
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Andrei Chikatilo
(Serial Killer)
Andrei Chikatilo
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Birth Year: 1936
Birthplace: Yabluchne, Ukraine
Died: February 14, 1994
Andrei Chikatilo, known as the “Butcher of Rostov” and the “Rostov Ripper,” was a Russian serial killer who confessed to killing 56 people, from the 1970s to the 1990s, and was sentenced to death for 52. He also sexually assaulted his victims, who were all either women or children.
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Zhao Liying
(Chinese Actress)
Zhao Liying
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Birth Year: 1987
Birthplace: Langfang, China
Chinese actor Zhao Liying, or Zanilia Zhao, soared to fame with her roles in series such as Legend of Lu Zhen, The Journey of Flower, and Legend of Fei. She won the 2006 Yahoo Search Star Game and has also appeared in films such as Crazy New Year's Eve
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Kellie Martin
(Actress)
Kellie Martin
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Birth Year: 1975
Birthplace: Riverside, California, United States

Kellie Martin is an American actress known for playing important roles in popular TV series, such as Life Goes On and ER. For her portrayal of Rebecca Thacher in Life Goes On, Kellie Martin won two Young Artist Awards. Kellie Martin is also famous for voicing Daphne Blake in the animated mystery comedy series, A Pup Named Scooby-Doo.

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Suzanne Somers
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Birth Year: 1946
Birthplace: San Bruno, California, United States
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David Ben-Gurion
(Former Prime Minister of Israel)
David Ben-Gurion
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Birth Year: 1886
Birthplace: Płonsk, Poland
Died: December 1, 1973
David Ben-Gurion was the founder of the State of Israel and also served as Israel’s first prime minister. He was the leader of the Jews in British Mandate Palestine and had also been the country’s defense minister and the chairman of the Provisional State Council of Israel.
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Caterina Scorsone
(Known for playing Dr. Amelia Shepherd on the ABC medical drama Grey's Anatomy (2010–present))
Caterina Scorsone
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Birth Year: 1981
Birthplace: Toronto, Canada
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Frankie Edgar
(Mixed martial artist)
Frankie Edgar
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Birth Year: 1981
Birthplace: Toms River, New Jersey, United States
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Inna
(The Best-Selling Romanian Artist)
Inna
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Birth Year: 1986
Birthplace: Mangalia, Romania

Inna is a Romanian songwriter and singer who achieved popularity after releasing her debut studio album Hot, which was certified Platinum and Gold. Over the years, she has received several awards, such as MTV Europe Music Awards, Romanian Music Awards, and Balkan Music Awards. Also a human rights activist, Inna supports LGBT and children's rights. 

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Kenny Omega
(Wrestler)
Kenny Omega
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Birth Year: 1983
Birthplace: Transcona, Winnipeg, Canada

Kenny Omega is the ring name of Tyson Smith, a Canadian-born professional wrestler. He had a successful tenure in New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW) after which he joined All Elite Wrestling (AEW), in which he is an executive vice president as well. He also appears in Lucha Libre AAA Worldwide and Impact Wrestling. He considers himself straight edge. 

 

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Eugene O'Neill
(American Playwright and Winner of the 1936 Nobel Prize in Literature)
Eugene O'Neill
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Birth Year: 1888
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: November 27, 1953

Eugene O'Neill was an American playwright whose works earned him several prestigious awards, including four Pulitzer Prizes for Drama and the 1936 Nobel Prize in Literature. His play Long Day's Journey into Night is frequently named among the 20th century's finest American plays. In the 1981 film Reds, Eugene O'Neill is played by actor Jack Nicholson.

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Angry Grandpa
(YouTuber)
Angry Grandpa
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Birth Year: 1950
Birthplace: Chatham County, Georgia
Died: December 10, 2017
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William O. Douglas
(Former Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States)
William O. Douglas
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Birth Year: 1898
Birthplace: Maine Township, Minnesota, United States
Died: January 19, 1980
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Davina McCall
(Television presenter)
Davina McCall
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Birth Year: 1967
Birthplace: Wimbledon, London, England
After brief stints as a singer and dancer during her early twenties, Davina McCall established herself as a television presenter at MTV and then rose in popularity as the host of Big Brother aired on Channel 4. She presented This Time Next Year on ITV. Born to a French mother and an English father, she is also involved in charity.
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Linda Darnell
(Actress)
Linda Darnell
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Birth Year: 1923
Birthplace: Dallas, Texas, United States
Died: April 10, 1965
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Nico
(Singer Know for Her Song 'The Velvet Underground's' debut album 'The Velvet Underground & Nico')
Nico
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Birth Year: 1938
Birthplace: Cologne, Germany
Died: July 18, 1988

Nico was a German musician, singer, and songwriter. Her work continues to serve as an inspiration to several musicians like Björk, Morrissey, and the English rock band The Cure. In 2017, Susanna Nicchiarelli directed Nico's biographical film titled Nico, 1988. Also an actress, Nico appeared in many films, including Andy Warhol's experimental underground film Chelsea Girls.

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Kim Wayans
(Actress)
Kim Wayans
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Birth Year: 1961
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
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Enver Hoxha
(Former Communist Leader of Albania)
Enver Hoxha
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Birth Year: 1908
Birthplace: Ergiri (Gjirokastër), Janina Vilayet, Ottoman Empire
Died: April 11, 1985

Enver Hoxha was an Albanian politician. From 1944 to 1954, Hoxha served as the prime minister of Albania. He is credited with rebuilding Albania after World War II. He was also responsible for building the country's first railway line, wiping out epidemics, raising the adult literacy rate, and electrification the country.

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Barry Corbin
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Birth Year: 1940
Birthplace: Lamesa, Texas, USA
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Kim Ah-joong
(Actress)
Kim Ah-joong
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Birth Year: 1982
Birthplace: Hwigyeong-dong, Dongdaemun District, South Korea

South Korean actor Kim Ah-joong of 200 Pounds Beauty fame is also a talented singer who has aced charts with tracks such as Beautiful Girl. She was the victim of a death hoax in 2018, when a website spread a rumor that she had been found dead in her house.

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Kordell Stewart
(American Football Players)
Kordell Stewart
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Birth Year: 1972
Birthplace: Marrero, Louisiana, USA
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Shayne Ward
(Singer)
Shayne Ward
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Birth Year: 1984
Birthplace: Manchester
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Paul Sparks
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Birth Year: 1971
Birthplace: Lawton, Oklahoma, United States
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Jacques Kallis
(Cricketer)
Jacques Kallis
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Birth Year: 1975
Birthplace: Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

One of the best all-rounders the world has ever seen, South African cricketer Jacques Kallis was known for his signature cover drive throughout his career. He remains the only cricketer to score over 10,000 runs and take more than 250 wickets in both ODI and Test cricket.

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James II of Scotland
(King of Scots)
James II of Scotland
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Birth Year: 1430
Birthplace: Holyrood Palace
Died: August 3, 1460

James II of Scotland reigned as the king of Scotland from 1437 to 1460. One of the most popular kings of Scotland, James socialized often with the commoners. Renowned for his restless energy, he traveled around the country and proved to be an active king. Thanks to his popularity, James is often depicted in historical novels, plays, and short stories.

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Anirudh Ravichander
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Birth Year: 1990
Birthplace: Chennai

Anirudh Ravichander is an Indian singer and film composer. He achieved international recognition in 2012 when his debut track Why This Kolaveri Di went viral on the internet. Since then, Anirudh has been an important composer in the Tamil film industry. Over the years, he has received several prestigious awards like Edison Awards, Vijay Awards, and Mirchi Music Awards South.

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Noah Webster
(Lexicographer)
Noah Webster
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Birth Year: 1758
Birthplace: Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Died: May 28, 1843

Noah Webster was an American textbook pioneer, lexicographer, political writer, English-language spelling reformer, author, and editor. Dubbed the Father of American Scholarship and Education, Webster's books have been credited with teaching the art of spelling and reading to five generations of American children. Thanks to his work as a spelling reformer, his name became synonymous with dictionary in the US.

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Wendy Wilson
(Singer)
Wendy Wilson
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Birth Year: 1969
Birthplace: Bel Air, Los Angeles, California, United States
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Michael Conrad
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Birth Year: 1925
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: November 22, 1983
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Pamela Bach
(Actress)
Pamela Bach
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Birth Year: 1963
Birthplace: Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States
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Terri J. Vaughn
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Birth Year: 1969
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
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Alice Pearce
(Actress)
Alice Pearce
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Birth Year: 1917
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: March 3, 1966
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Vicente Carrillo Fuentes
(Drug trafficker)
Vicente Carrillo Fuentes
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Birth Year: 1962
Birthplace: Navolato, Sinaloa

Vicente Carrillo Fuentes is a Mexican drug lord and former chief of the drug trafficking organization, Juárez Cartel. One of the most-wanted drug lords until 2014 when he was captured, Vicente was responsible for transporting billions of dollars' worth of narcotic shipments from Mexico to the USA annually. He was portrayed by Fernando Bonilla in the TV series Narcos: Mexico.

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Tim McCarver
(Sportscaster)
Tim McCarver
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Birth Year: 1941
Birthplace: Memphis, Tennessee, United States
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John Grimes
(Irish Singer and One Half of the Pop Duo 'Jedward' Alongside His Twin Brother Edward)
John Grimes
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Birth Year: 1991
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
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Maria Goretti
(Regarded as a Roman Catholic saint and martyr)
Maria Goretti
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Birth Year: 1890
Birthplace: Corinaldo, Italy
Died: July 6, 1902
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Ann Morgan Guilbert
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Birth Year: 1928
Birthplace: Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Died: June 14, 2016
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Amelia Lily
(Singer)
Amelia Lily
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Birth Year: 1994
Birthplace: Middlesbrough, England
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Kala Savage
(Actress)
Kala Savage
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Birth Year: 1978
Birthplace: Glencoe, Illinois, United States
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David Neeleman
(Entrepreneur)
David Neeleman
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Birth Year: 1959
Birthplace: São Paulo, State of São Paulo, Brazil

Brazilian-born Dutch-American David Neeleman has redefined the low-cost commercial airline industry with his five airline brands, including JetBlue and Breeze Airways. A university drop-out, Neeleman had started his career as a freelance travel agent, selling package stays in Hawaii, and had then become an airline entrepreneur at 25.

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Casey Stoner
(Motorcycle racer, Racing driver)
Casey Stoner
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Birth Year: 1985
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia

The probability of the personality of individuals born on October 16 is dependent on the planetary position of two celestial bodies, Venus and Neptune. While Venus rules the zodiacal group of Libra to which these individuals belong, Neptune governs the actual date in which these individuals are born. Together, the two celestial bodies determine the individuality and uniqueness of those born on this date. October 16 individuals are blessed with an intelligent mind and principled morals and conduct. They are kind and unselfish with a sense of practicality, fairness and the will to strongly stick to the opinion. Additional fortes include their wittiness and compassion, problem solving skills and amounts of positivity and cooperation. However, not all is good with those born on this date as they are prone to showing pricky, defensive and difficult behavior. This is mostly stimulated by an emotionally upsetting situation or some kind of disappointment.

Personality Traits & Characteristic of Famous People Born on October 16

Personality
The personality traits of individuals born on October 16 include commonsensical attitude and imaginativeness. They are open-minded and have an instinctive approach to life. These people are highly sociable and full of charm, charisma and enthusiasm. Though October 16 individuals possess the high standard and values like other Librans, their cooperative nature is not as trusting as that of others in the zodiacal group. These people possess a streak of spontaneity and are naturally kind and wise with humanitarian views.  Naturally curious, these people are interested in the mysterious things in life and have an affinity for the unknown. Overall, October 16 individuals are witty, compassionate and understanding. They have an intellectually creative mind which is full of ideas and an emotionally sensitive yet balanced nature which is confident and assertive.

Health
The overall healthiness and vitality of individuals born on October 16 is sound due to their sensible attitude towards exercise and diet requirements. Since these people are conscious about the way they look, to maintain the same, they are cautious about their regular diet and meals. However, October 16 folks need to watch out on their sleep pattern. Also, since these people are susceptible to addiction and a touch of laziness, they need to be alert. Including mind and body activities like martial arts and yoga in the daily routine would be advantageous for maintaining physical and mental energy as well as well-being.

Finance
Financial condition of individuals born on October 16 is usually the rags to riches story. They do earn a decent amount of living in their youth days but since they are prone to impulsive buying and have generous attitude towards money, they tend to spend the whole of it. However, realisation strikes these people in the middle age and it is then that they seriously consider saving significant amount of money for a secure future.

Career
Versatility and common sense are factors that assist in the career choice of individuals born on the sixteenth day of October. These people rely on their natural instinct and enthusiastic curiosity while picking the right job. What’s more, more than a high payscale, it is personal satisfaction that plays a dominant role while working for October 16 folks. If unhappy or bored, these people do not mind changing the entire direction of their occupation.  Only a vocation that they truly enjoy are taken up by these individuals.

Relationships, Marriage & Children
Librans born on October 16 value their relationships and typically seek for meaningful connection while bonding with people. They are strongly attached to their family, friends and associates. In matters of love, these people are practically romantic. They trust their instinctive reaction while choosing a mate. Though October 16 folks are hesitant to fall for long term commitment, once settled, they are devoted and loyal towards their partner. These people maintain a friendly and sincere relationship with their soul mates. They are charming in their mannerism and have a tactful persuasion and easy going nature which makes them get their way with little or no effort. October 16 folks are least compatible with bossy or domineering people. As parents, these people are balanced in their approach. They can be quite playful and spirited with their children but if need be, can act as the strict disciplinarian as well.

Lucky Color: Dark Green Shade
Lucky Number: 7, 16, 25, 34, 43, 52
Lucky Days (of the week): Monday, Thursday
Lucky Days (of the month): 7, 16, 25