Famous People Born On October 2nd

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Mahatma Gandhi
(Indian Freedom Fighter who Employed Non-violent Resistance & Known as 'Father of the Nation')
Mahatma Gandhi
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Birth Year: 1869
Birthplace: Porbandar, India
Died: January 30, 1948

An Indian lawyer and anti-colonial nationalist, Mahatma Gandhi was a major figure in India’s fight for independence from British rule. He is renowned for his employment of non-violent resistance and civil disobedience methods. Despite his popularity, he had numerous detractors as well and was assassinated in 1948. He is widely considered the Father of the Nation in India.

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Sting
(Musician & Singer)
Sting
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Birth Year: 1951
Birthplace: Wallsend, England

Sting is an English singer-songwriter, musician, and actor. Credited with co-founding the popular rock band, The Police, Sting played an important role in the band's success from 1977 to 1984 during which he served as the band's bassist, lead singer, and principal songwriter. Also known for his work as an activist, Sting has shown interest in political and social issues.

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Roberto Firmino
(Footballer)
Roberto Firmino
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Birth Year: 1991
Birthplace: Maceió, Alagoas
Roberto Firmino started his career with Figueirense and Hoffenheim, before joining Liverpool, with whom he won the Champions League, the UEFA Super Cup, the FIFA Club World Cup, and a Premier League. Known for his no-look goals and Matador-style celebration, he was part of the 2019 Copa America-winning Brazil team
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Lorraine Bracco
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Birth Year: 1954
Birthplace: Bay Ridge, New York, United States

An acclaimed actress, Lorraine Bracco is best known for her role in the HBO series The Sopranos. She is active in both TV shows and films and has been nominated for several awards, including an Academy Award, in her career. She practices Shotokan Karate. She loves to write and has authored a self-help book on weight loss.

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Nat Turner
(Leader of Slave Rebellion)
Nat Turner
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Birth Year: 1800
Birthplace: Southampton County, Virginia, United States
Died: November 11, 1831
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Groucho Marx
(One of America's Greatest Comedians of His Era)
Groucho Marx
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Birth Year: 1890
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: August 19, 1977
Groucho Marx is best remembered for his roles in the 13 Marx Brothers films he made with his siblings, Harpo, Zeppo, Chico, and Gummo. Considered one of America’s best comedians, he is also the man behind the Groucho Glasses, inspired by his signature glasses, big nose, bushy eyebrows, and mustache.
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Johnnie Cochran
(American Lawyer and Civil Activist Best Known for Defending and Acquitting 'O. J. Simpson')
Johnnie Cochran
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Birth Year: 1937
Birthplace: Shreveport, Louisiana, United States
Died: March 29, 2005
Johnnie Cochran was an American civil activist and lawyer. Cochran played an important role in the acquittal of former football player O. J. Simpson in connection with the murder of the latter's ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson. Cochran had also represented other celebrities like Michael Jackson, Sean Combs, Tupac Shakur, Snoop Dogg, Riddick Bowe, and Jim Brown to name a few.
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Kelly Ripa
(Actress, Dancer)
Kelly Ripa
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Birth Year: 1970
Birthplace: Stratford, New Jersey, United States
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Camilla Belle
(Known for Her Lead Role in the Film '10000 BC')
Camilla Belle
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Birth Year: 1986
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Camilla Belle is best known for her roles in The Lost World, The Patriot, When a Stranger Calls, and 10,000 BC. She has earned multiple Young Artist Award nominations, including those for the film Practical Magic and the series Walker, Texas Ranger. She is known to have dated Joe Jonas.
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Lal Bahadur Shastri
(Prime Minister of India (1964-66))
Lal Bahadur Shastri
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Birth Year: 1904
Birthplace: Mughalsarai, Uttar Pradesh, India
Died: January 11, 1966

The second prime minister of India, Lal Bahadur Shastri, was known for his environmental campaigns and his support for the White Revolution. His slogan "Jai Jawan, Jai Kisan,” during the 1965 Indo-Pakistan War, became immensely popular. He ended the war by signing the Tashkent Agreement, but died a day later.

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Huda Kattan
(YouTuber, Beauty Vlogger)
Huda Kattan
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Birth Year: 1983
Birthplace: Oklahoma
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Annie Leibovitz
(Photographer)
Annie Leibovitz
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Birth Year: 1949
Birthplace: Waterbury, Connecticut, United States

Anna-Lou Leibovitz is an American portrait photographer whose career is defined by intimate photographs of celebrities, as exemplified by her famous portrait of John Lennon and Yoko Ono, hours before the English musician’s murder. The Rolling Stone magazine provided the platform for her photographic talent during the early years of her career. She was involved in a controversy over an apparent topless photo of Miley Cyrus.

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Richard III of England
(King of England)
Richard III of England
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Birth Year: 1452
Birthplace: Fotheringhay Castle, Northamptonshire, England
Died: August 22, 1485

Richard III was King of England from 1483 to 1485. His defeat and subsequent death marked the demise of the Middle Ages in England. He is the subject of William Shakespeare's famous play Richard III. He has also been an inspiration for several other works of literature and films.

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Alisson
(Brazilian Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Goalkeeper)
Alisson
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Birth Year: 1992
Birthplace: Novo Hamburgo, Brazil
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Avery Brooks
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Birth Year: 1948
Birthplace: Evansville, Indiana, United States
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Don McLean
(Singer-songwriter)
Don McLean
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Birth Year: 1945
Birthplace: New Rochelle, New York, United States
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Chris LeDoux
(Singer-songwriter)
Chris LeDoux
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Birth Year: 1948
Birthplace: Biloxi, Mississippi, United States
Died: March 9, 2005
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Henry Graham Greene
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Birth Year: 1904
Birthplace: Berkhamsted, England
Died: April 3, 1991

English author Henry Graham Greene, better known as Graham Greene, is remembered for his pathbreaking Catholic novels and thrillers. He was shortlisted for the Nobel Prize in Literature. His works include The Third Man and The Human Factor, and his Academy Award-nominated script of the film The Fallen Idol.

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Vogue Williams
(Television presenter)
Vogue Williams
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Birth Year: 1985
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland

Reality TV star Vogue Williams soared to fame with the show Fade Street. Initially a DJ, Vogue had also worked for Stellar magazine. She later won Bear Grylls: Mission Survive. She also once launched her own fitness bootcamp. Vogue is married to TV personality Spencer Matthews.

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Proof
(musician, rapper, actor, songwriter)
Proof
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Birth Year: 1973
Birthplace: Detroit
Died: April 11, 2006
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Bud Abbott
(Comedian)
Bud Abbott
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Birth Year: 1897
Birthplace: Asbury Park, New Jersey, United States
Died: April 24, 1974
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Tiffany Darwish
(Singer-songwriter, Actress)
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Birth Year: 1971
Birthplace: Norwalk, California, United States
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Yokozuna
(Professional wrestler)
Yokozuna
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Birth Year: 1966
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Died: October 23, 2000
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Tammy Abraham
(Association football player)
Tammy Abraham
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Birth Year: 1997
Birthplace: Camberwell, England

Tammy Abraham is an English footballer. He currently plays as a striker for Serie A club Roma and the England national team. He is an academy graduate of Chelsea and made his first-team debut for the club in 2016. Since then, he has played for Bristol City and Aston Villa, scoring 25 goals in a single campaign for the team. 

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Lene Nystrøm
(Singer-songwriter and Female Lead Vocalist of the Danish-Norwegian Eurodance Group 'Aqua')
Lene Nystrøm
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Birth Year: 1973
Birthplace: Tønsberg Municipality, Norway

The 1990s’ superhit dance track Barbie Girl made both the Danish-Norwegian band Aqua and its lead singer, Lene Nystrøm, international sensations. While Lene dated fellow band member René, she later married another band member, Søren. She later appeared in the Varg Veum film franchise and also reunited with her band.

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Tyson Chandler
(Basketball Player)
Tyson Chandler
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Birth Year: 1982
Birthplace: Hanford, California, United States
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Kay Kay Menon
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Birth Year: 1966
Birthplace: Kerala, India
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Maria Ressa
(Journalist)
Maria Ressa
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Birth Year: 1963
Birthplace: Manila

Filipino-American journalist and author Maria Ressa is the co-founder and CEO of Rappler, an online news website. She was a lead investigative reporter in Southeast Asia for CNN for almost two decades.  A court in Manila found her guilty of cyber libel in 2020. This move was condemned by human rights activists as an attack on press freedom. 

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Michy Batshuayi
(Association football player)
Michy Batshuayi
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Birth Year: 1993
Birthplace: Brussels
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Asha Parekh
(One of the Most Successfull and Leading Actresses of the Indian Cinema in the 1960s and 1970s)
Asha Parekh
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Birth Year: 1942
Birthplace: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Asha Parekh is an Indian actress best known for her work in the Hindi film industry. Parekh was one of the most successful and highest-paid actresses of the 1960s and 1970s. She is also regarded as one of the most influential Bollywood actresses of all time. In 1992, she was honored with India's fourth-highest civilian award, the Padma Shri.

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Brittany Howard
(Musician)
Brittany Howard
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Birth Year: 1988
Birthplace: Athens, Alabama Athens, Alabama, United States
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Jack Parsons
(Researcher)
Jack Parsons
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Birth Year: 1914
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: June 17, 1952

Rocketry pioneer Jack Parsons is best remembered as one of the founders of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory. He also co-established the Aerojet Engineering Corporation and developed the first rocket engine that used a propellant. He was also known for his multiple sexual affairs and sex cult rituals.

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Lasha Talakhadze
(Weightlifter)
Lasha Talakhadze
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Birth Year: 1993
Birthplace: Sachkhere, Georgia
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Laura Rutledge
(Reporter)
Laura Rutledge
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Birth Year: 1988
Birthplace: St. Petersburg, Florida
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T. J. Yeldon
(American Football player)
T. J. Yeldon
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Birth Year: 1993
Birthplace: Daphne, Alabama, United States
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Jana Novotná
(Czech Tennis Player Who Won The 1998 Wimbledon Singles Title)
Jana Novotná
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Birth Year: 1968
Birthplace: Brno, Czech Republic

Jana Novotná was a tennis player best remembered for winning the 1998 Wimbledon singles title. She was also renowned as a doubles player as she won 12 Grand Slam doubles titles, achieving the Career Grand Slam twice in the process. Novotná also competed in other important tournaments like the Olympics where she won two silver medals and one bronze medal. 

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Mathilde Warnier
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Birth Year: 1991
Birthplace: Rosny-sous-Bois, France
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Lovlina Borgohain
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Birth Year: 1997
Birthplace: Golaghat, Assam, India

Indian boxer Lovlina Borgohain was born into a poor family in Assam and was initially interested in Muay Thai. The Arjuna Award winner made waves after winning a bronze at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. She has also won medals at the Asian Championship and the World Championship.

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Romina Power
(Actress)
Romina Power
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Birth Year: 1951
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
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Persis Khambatta
(Actress, Model)
Persis Khambatta
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Birth Year: 1948
Birthplace: Mumbai, India
Died: August 18, 1998
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Michel Trudeau
(Pierre Trudeau's son)
Michel Trudeau
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Birth Year: 1975
Birthplace: Ottawa, Canada
Died: November 13, 1998

Michel Trudeau was a Canadian amateur skier and the younger brother of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. On November 13, 1998, Michel died in an avalanche while skiing with his friends in Kokanee Glacier Provincial Park. In the 2010 World Rose Festival, a varietal of rose named Michel Trudeau Memorial Rosebush was presented by his Aunt Betsy Dening.

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Violet Jessop
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Birth Year: 1887
Birthplace: Bahía Blanca, Argentina
Died: May 5, 1971
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Verka Serduchka
(Comedian)
Verka Serduchka
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Birth Year: 1973
Birthplace: Poltava, Ukraine
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Efren Ramirez
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Birth Year: 1973
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
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Moses Gunn
(Actor)
Moses Gunn
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Birth Year: 1929
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Died: December 16, 1993
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Marion Bartoli
(Tennis player)
Marion Bartoli
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Birth Year: 1984
Birthplace: Le Puy, France
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Donna Karan
(Fashion designer)
Donna Karan
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Birth Year: 1948
Birthplace: New York City
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Mike Rutherford
(Guitarist)
Mike Rutherford
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Birth Year: 1950
Birthplace: Portsmouth, Hampshire, England, UK
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Joe Profaci
(Founder of the 'Colombo Crime Family')
Joe Profaci
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Birth Year: 1897
Birthplace: Villabate, Italy
Died: June 6, 1962

Joe Profaci was an Italian-born New York City mafia boss. He founded what later became the Colombo crime family in 1928 and was the family's boss for over three decades. It was the last of the Five Families to be organized. Besides his illegal activities, he also maintained several legitimate businesses. He died of liver cancer in 1962.

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Paul Teutul Jr.
(Motorcycle designer and builder)
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Birth Year: 1974
Birthplace: United States of America

The probability of the personality of individuals with October 2nd birthday is marked by the influence of two celestial bodies, Venus and Moon. These two planets together make up for the distinctive characteristic of those born on this date. While Venus brings upon the need for harmony, sociability and beauty, Moon results in alert senses, mindful friendliness and fairness. People born on this date are efficient, amiable and equitable. They are just in their dealings and have a balanced approach towards everything. However, October 2nd individuals need to learn to control their feelings and emotions. They need to learn when to express and when to hold back. Also, October 2nd are prone to constant changes and indecision and need to get over with the same

Personality Traits & Characteristic of Famous People Born on October 2

Personality
October 2nd born individuals are charming and attractive folks with a witty mind. They are creative and imaginative and endowed with astute diplomacy and cleverness. Unlike others, these Librans love to be in a social setting and tend to get depressed when isolated or lonely. What is interesting to note is that October 2nd born individuals have the ability to solve problems and disagreements and bring order and peace using creativity and diplomacy. They have a knack for learning and identifying the finer things in life. in terms of appearance, these individuals are blessed with good looks and have a strong sense of style.

Health
Health of individuals with October 2nd birthday is mostly sound, with a few hiccups here and there. These people are mostly aware of their shortcomings and inadequacies.  Though they have good intentions, they do not take an effort to carry out the same dutifully. October 2nd borns love to walk to keep themselves fit and healthy. Most October 2nd born individuals are blessed with a sweet tooth. As such, these individuals need to watch out the health and wellness of their teeth and gums.

Finance
Though individuals with this birthday are blessed with a steady income, they aren’t adept at saving. Instead, these people love to splurge money lavishly on the finer things of life. As such, saving for a rainy day or using money wisely is never a concern for October 2nd borns. Due to this, they mostly face financial difficulties and problems in life.

Career
Endowed with an absorptive and imaginative mind, October 2nd born individuals have a great potential for learning newer things. As such, these people do well in any kind of work. Since individuals born on this date are sensitive, they do not prefer a noisy, ugly or unpleasant working environment. Also, they cannot work up to their full potential in solitude as well. A place where they can share harmonious bond with working mates is the most preferable option for those born on this date. October 2nd born do well in artistic jobs as they are talented in the same. Most of the times, these people make their hobbies their profession and do extremely well.

Relationships, Marriage & Children
October 2nd individuals strive hard to maintain harmonious relationship with everyone close to them. Whether it is friends, family or associates, they understand themselves better through their connection with others. In matters of romance, these people wear their heart on their sleeves. They fall in and out of love quickly. In the process, they face severe heartbreaks as they usually bond up with people who are not at all compatible with them. However, once they have found their true soul mate, October 2nd born are loyal and trustworthy. They are also affectionate and caring towards them. Being in love is the greatest joy experienced by those born on this date. Parenthood comes naturally to Librans with this birthday. They are concerned about fulfilling the needs, desires and wants of the little ones. However, in the aim to do so, they do not make their children undisciplined.

Lucky Color: Cream, White, Green
Lucky Numbers: 2, 11, 20, 29, 38, 47
Lucky Days (of the week): Monday, Thursday, Sunday
Lucky Days (of the month): 2, 11, 20