Famous People Born On October 31st

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Christopher Columbus
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Birth Year: 1451
Birthplace: Genoa, Italy
Died: May 20, 1506

An Italian explorer, Christopher Columbus, wanted to discover a direct water route from Europe to Asia. In his four voyages across the Atlantic Ocean from Spain, however, what he ended up discovering was not Asia, but America. Though he was not the first one to land in America, his historical journey began what eventually turned into Spanish colonization of America.

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Marcus Rashford
(Footballer)
Marcus Rashford
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Birth Year: 1997
Birthplace: Manchester, England

Marcus Rashford is a prominent football player for the Manchester United Football Club and England national team. He became the youngest British footballer to score in his debut match for England. He uses his popularity to fight against issues like child food poverty and homelessness in the United Kingdom. He is often praised for his political activism.

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John Candy
(Canadian Actor and Comedian Known Mainly for His Work in Hollywood Films)
John Candy
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Birth Year: 1950
Birthplace: Newmarket, Canada
Died: March 4, 1994

John Candy was an important Canadian comedian and actor. In 2006, he was honored by Canada Post as he was featured on a postage stamp. Also a sports enthusiast, Candy was the co-owner of Toronto Argonauts, a football team that participates in the Canadian Football League. Under his ownership, the team won the 1991 Grey Cup.

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Rob Schneider
(Stand-up Comedian & Veteran of The Comedy Series 'Saturday Night Live')
Rob Schneider
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Birth Year: 1963
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States

A multifaceted personality, Rob Schneider is an actor, comedian, screenwriter, and director. Beginning his career with the NBC sketch comedy series Saturday Night Live, he proceeded to act in films, first appearing in supporting roles and then graduating to starring roles. He is an outspoken critic of childhood vaccinations. His daughter, Elle King, is a popular musician.

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Michael Landon
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Birth Year: 1936
Birthplace: Forest Hills, New York, United States
Died: July 1, 1991

One of the most popular actors of his generation, Michael Landon appeared on the cover of TV Guide on 22 occasions, the most for an actor and second only to Lucille Ball. Also a singer and director, Landon had a major impact on the film industry, so much so that a community building was named after him following his demise.

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Willow Smith
(Singer, Daughter of Actors 'Will Smith' and 'Jada Pinkett Smith')
Willow Smith
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Birth Year: 2000
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

The daughter of popular American actors, Jada Pinkett Smith and Will Smith, Willow Smith has established herself as a singer-songwriter and rapper. Mentored by rapper Jay-Z, Smith became the youngest artist to be signed to the former's label Roc Nation in 2010. In 2019, she came out as bisexual and expressed her desire to be in a polyamorous relationship.

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Peter Jackson
(Director, Writer and Producer of the 'Lord of the Rings' Trilogy & the 'Hobbit' Trilogy)
Peter Jackson
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Birth Year: 1961
Birthplace: Pukerua Bay, New Zealand

New Zealand director/producer Peter Jackson is best known for his three-time Academy Award-winning work in The Return of the King, the third part of the Lord of the Rings trilogy. The third-highest-grossing director ever, he is also the man behind The Hobbit trilogy and the 2005 film King Kong

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Piper Perabo
(Actress)
Piper Perabo
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Birth Year: 1976
Birthplace: Dallas, Texas, United States

Piper Perabo is an American actress who garnered wide acclaim for her portrayal of Violet Sanford in the musical comedy-drama film Coyote Ugly. Since then, Perabo has been an important actress in both film and TV industry. Also known for her political activism, Perabo was arrested twice for participating in protests. She also advocates for women empowerment and LGBT rights.

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Zaha Hadid
(Architect)
Zaha Hadid
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Birth Year: 1950
Birthplace: Baghdad
Died: March 31, 2016
Baghdad-born British-Iraqi architect Zaha Hadid is best remembered for her revolutionary and modern architectural designs, that involved abstraction and relied on curves. She won the Stirling Prize and was the first woman to receive the Pritzker Prize. She designed the Guangzhou Opera House and Rome's MAXXI Museum, among other marvels.
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Michael Collins
(NASA Astronaut, Command Module Pilot for Apollo 11 (the spaceflight that landed the first humans on the Moon))
Michael Collins
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Birth Year: 1930
Birthplace: Rome, Kingdom of Italy
Died: April 28, 2021

Michael Collins is an American astronaut who became the fourth person to perform a spacewalk. He is also the second person to orbit the Moon alone. Collins is best known for flying the Apollo 11 command module Columbia while Buzz Aldrin and Neil Armstrong landed on the Moon. In 1969, Michael Collins was honored with the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

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Vanilla Ice
(Rapper Known for His Debut Album 'To the Extreme')
Vanilla Ice
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Birth Year: 1967
Birthplace: South Dallas, Dallas, Texas, United States
Vanilla Ice shot to fame after his iconic 1990s’ single Ice Ice Baby became the first hip-hop track to top the Billboard Charts. He had ventured into motocross racing and jet skiing, and also survived a suicide attempt. He was also part of the reality show The Vanilla Ice Project.
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John Keats
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Birth Year: 1795
Birthplace: Moorgate, London, England
Died: February 23, 1821
John Keats was one of the leading 19th-century Romantic poets, along with Byron and Shelley, known for his natural imagery and emotions in his poems. Some of his best-known works are Ode on a Grecian Urn, To Autumn, and Ode to a Nightingale. He died of tuberculosis at age 25.
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Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
(Iron Man of India)
Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
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Birth Year: 1875
Birthplace: Nadiad
Died: December 15, 1950

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel was an Indian politician who played an influential role in the Indian independence movement. Dubbed the Iron Man of India and Unifier of India, Sardar Patel played an important role in integrating various princely states into a united, independent nation. In 2018, the world's tallest statue called the Statue of Unity was dedicated to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.

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Dermot Mulroney
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Birth Year: 1963
Birthplace: Alexandria, Virginia, United States

Dermot Mulroney is an American actor best known for his work in the Western, romantic comedy, and drama films. Also an acclaimed cellist, Mulroney has played the cello in movies like Star Trek Into Darkness and Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol. Also known for his looks, he was named in People magazine's Sexiest Men of the Year list in 2005.

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Emiliano Sala
(Footballer)
Emiliano Sala
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Birth Year: 1990
Birthplace: CululĂș, Santa Fe
Died: January 21, 2019

Emiliano Sala was an Argentine football player who played for prominent French clubs like Bordeaux and Nantes. He was renowned for his powerful strike and eye for goal. In 2019, he was included in the Nantes Team of the Decade. Emiliano Sala died in a plane crash on 21 January 2019. His body was recovered four days after the crash.

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Danielle Rose Russell
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Birth Year: 1999
Birthplace: Pequannock Township, New Jersey, United States

Danielle Rose Russell is an American actress known for portraying supporting roles in movies like A Walk Among the Tombstones and Pandemic. After starting her career as a model, Russell pursued regional theater before establishing herself as a film and TV actress. In 2019, she was nominated for a Teen Choice Award for her performance in the TV series, Legacies.

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Johannes Vermeer
(One of the Greatest Painters of the Dutch Golden Age)
Johannes Vermeer
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Birth Year: 1632
Birthplace: Delft, Netherlands
Died: December 15, 1675

Johannes Vermeer was a Dutch painter renowned for his use of light in paintings. Although he did not achieve fame during his lifetime, Vermeer's works gained popularity in the 19th century. Today, Vermeer is often counted among the greatest painters of the Dutch Golden Age. Over the years, Vermeer's work has inspired artists like Wilhelm Hammershoi and Thomas Wilmer Dewing.

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Infanta Leonor of Spain
(Heir presumptive to the throne of Spain as the elder daughter of King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia)
Infanta Leonor of Spain
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Birth Year: 2005
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain
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David Ogden Stiers
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Birth Year: 1942
Birthplace: Peoria, Illinois, USA
Died: March 3, 2018
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Dan Rather
(Journalist)
Dan Rather
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Birth Year: 1931
Birthplace: Wharton, Texas, United States
Dan Rather shot to fame when he saved thousands of people during Hurricane Carla through the first radar weather report. Subsequently, he had a 24-year stint on CBS Evening News. He was fired following the Killian documents controversy and then joined AXS TV, hosting shows such as Dan Rather Reports
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Nadine Lustre
(Actress)
Nadine Lustre
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Birth Year: 1993
Birthplace: Quezon City, Philippines

Nadine Lustre is a Filipina actress, music video director, and singer best known for her portrayal of Eya Rodriguez in the 2014 romantic comedy film, Diary ng Panget. One of the most decorated Filipina celebrities, Lustre has won several prestigious awards, such as the Young Critics Circle award, Asian Academy Creative Award, Myx Music Awards, and Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Award.

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Ansu Fati
(Football forwarder position)
Ansu Fati
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Birth Year: 2002
Birthplace: Bissau, Guinea-Bissau
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Jane Pauley
(TV Host)
Jane Pauley
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Birth Year: 1950
Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
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Letitia Wright
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Birth Year: 1993
Birthplace: Georgetown, Guyana
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Vanessa Marano
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Birth Year: 1992
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
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Eddie Kaye Thomas
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Birth Year: 1980
Birthplace: Staten Island, New York, United States

Eddie Kaye Thomas is an American actor best known for playing Paul Finch in the popular comedy film series, American Pie. His performance in the first film of the series earned him a Young Hollywood Award nomination in 2000. After starting his stage acting career at the age of seven, Thomas went on to establish himself in the film and TV industry.

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Marco van Basten
(Former Dutch Football Star)
Marco van Basten
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Birth Year: 1964
Birthplace: Utrecht, Netherlands
Dutch footballer Marco van Basten is known for his successful stints at Ajax and Milan and won the Champions League thrice with the latter. However, an ankle injury cut his career short. The three-time Ballon d'Or winner later took over as the manager of Ajax and the Dutch national team.
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Randy Jackson
(Singer-songwriter)
Randy Jackson
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Birth Year: 1961
Birthplace: Gary, Indiana, United States
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Chiang Kai-shek
(President of the Republic of China)
Chiang Kai-shek
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Birth Year: 1887
Birthplace: Xikou
Died: April 5, 1975

Chiang Kai-shek was a Chinese revolutionary who led the Republic of China between 1928 and 1975, first in mainland China until 1949 and later on in Taiwan until his death. He is credited with successfully leading the Northern Expedition against the Beiyang government, achieving Chinese unification. He was involved in a civil war with Communist Party of China, which he lost in 1949 and retreated to Taiwan.

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Katsushika Hokusai
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Birth Year: 1760
Birthplace: Edo, Tokyo, Japan
Died: May 10, 1849

Katsushika Hokusai was a Japanese printmaker, ukiyo-e painter, and artist of the Edo period. He is best known as the creator of the monumental Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji, a series of landscape prints, which includes the iconic print, The Great Wave off Kanagawa. He is credited with transforming the ukiyo-e art form to include a much broader style of art.

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Brian Doyle-Murray
(Actor & Comedian)
Brian Doyle-Murray
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Birth Year: 1945
Birthplace: Evanston, Illinois, United States
Brian Doyle-Murray, older brother of comedian Bill Murray, is best known for his roles in movies such as Caddyshack, Ghostbusters II, and Scrooged. He has voiced The Flying Dutchman in SpongeBob SquarePants has also been nominated for three Primetime Emmy Awards for his work on Saturday Night Live.
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Debbie McGee
(Radio performer)
Debbie McGee
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Birth Year: 1958
Birthplace: Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, England, UK
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Norodom Sihanouk
(Former Ruler of Cambodia)
Norodom Sihanouk
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Birth Year: 1922
Birthplace: Royal Palace, Phnom Penh
Died: October 15, 2012
Apart from taking over as the king of Cambodia at 18, Norodom Sihanouk had also been the country’s prime minister later. A multidimensional personality and a Khmer Rouge supporter, he had also composed a number of patriotic tracks and experimented with filmmaking, infusing Western elements into his work.
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Barbara Bel Geddes
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Birth Year: 1922
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: August 8, 2005
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Frank Iero
(Musician)
Frank Iero
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Birth Year: 1981
Birthplace: Belleville, New Jersey, United States
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Stephen Rea
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Birth Year: 1946
Birthplace: Belfast, Northern Ireland
Stephen Rea is best known for his Academy Award-nominated role of Fergus in The Crying Game. He has also appeared in films such as V for Vendetta and Interview with the Vampire. He won a BAFTA for The Honourable Woman and was nominated for one for The Shadow Line.
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Itzan Escamilla
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Birth Year: 1997
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain
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Brian Piccolo
(American football player)
Brian Piccolo
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Birth Year: 1943
Birthplace: Pittsfield, Massachusetts, United States
Died: June 16, 1970
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Holly Taylor
(Actress)
Holly Taylor
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Birth Year: 1997
Birthplace: Middleton, Nova Scotia, Canada
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Denis Irwin
(Football player)
Denis Irwin
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Birth Year: 1965
Birthplace: Cork, Ireland

Known for his 12-year stint with Manchester United, Irish footballer Denis Irwin established himself as a dependable left-back, winning many championships with the club, such as the Premier League and the FA Cup. Post-retirement, he launched a successful media career as a sports presenter on channels such as MUTV.

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Deidre Hall
(Actress)
Deidre Hall
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Birth Year: 1947
Birthplace: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
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Ad-Rock
(Rapper)
Ad-Rock
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Birth Year: 1966
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
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Harry Harlow
(Psychologist)
Harry Harlow
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Birth Year: 1905
Birthplace: Fairfield, Iowa, U.S.
Died: December 6, 1981

Psychologist Harry Harlow proved that monkeys raised without their mothers exhibited abnormal psychological development. He had a long association with the University of Wisconsin–Madison, where he conducted most of his experiments. He was criticized for using dramatic names, such as “pit of despair,” for his experimental devices.

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James Prince
(Music Executive)
James Prince
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Birth Year: 1965
Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States
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Annabella Lwin
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Birth Year: 1966
Birthplace: Yangon, Myanmar (Burma)

Annabella Lwin is an English-Burmese record producer and singer-songwriter. She is known for her association with the new wave band Bow Wow Wow, where she performs as the lead singer. Also known for her humanitarian efforts, Lwin was a featured vocalist during a fundraising concert, which was intended to help the victims of the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami.

Brian Stokes Mitchell
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Birth Year: 1957
Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, USA
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Michael Kitchen
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Birth Year: 1948
Birthplace: Leicester, Leicestershire, England, UK
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Dale Evans
(Actress)
Dale Evans
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Birth Year: 1912
Birthplace: Uvalde, Texas, United States
Died: February 7, 2001
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Patti Harrison
(Known for her supporting role as Ruthie in the television series Shrill)
Patti Harrison
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Birth Year: 1990
Birthplace: Orient, Ohio, United States
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Bernard Edwards
(Musician, Songwriter, Record producer)
Bernard Edwards
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Birth Year: 1952
Birthplace: Greenville
Died: April 18, 1996

Astrologically, the planetary position of Pluto and Uranus are accountable for the probability of the personality traits of individuals born on October 31. While the former reigns the zodiacal group of Scorpio, the latters is the governor of the actual date in which these individuals are born. Together, the two determine the uniqueness of October 31st individuals. Talking about the personality strengths, these people have a quick perception and are overly courageous and strong willed. Additionally, their astuteness, persistence and rationality are all perfect attributes that help them cope effectively with many of life’s challenges. However, these people have their share of weaknesses as well. In unfavourable situations, these people become quickly irritated and show sulky, withdrawn behavior. They may even act in a resentful, stubborn, selfish or criticizing manner.

Personality Traits & Characteristic of Famous People Born on October 31

Personality
The personality trait of individuals born on October 31st include being creative, intuitive and innovative. Endowed with quite an ambitious and fairly persistent mind, these people possess a rational enthusiastic approach to life with the patience and stamina to carefully plan ahead. Naturally caring and generous, these people feel emotionally for people around but face difficulty in expressing their feelings and emotions. These people are intensely observant and have a meticulous approach in handling obstacles and hurdles which come in their way. Overall, these people are principled and morally disciplined individuals with good intentions and purpose.

Health
October 31st individuals have a penchant for self-diagnosis which affects the usual healthiness of these people. They are overly active and alert. As such, to re-energizes themselves, these people need to indulge in sensible nutrition rich diet. Having good food would accommodate the preference for an active lifestyle. Despite physical activeness, exercising is crucial for these folks as it would act as a stress buster and relieve any build-up of stress. The only caution that October 31st individuals need to follow is getting proper adequate sleep. Restful sleep would help in maintaining the general vitality, avoiding common illnesses and generating a sense of overall well-being.

Finance
The financial condition of individuals born on October 31st is dependent on the current state of finances. These people mostly are extremists. They either spend avidly or save generously. Due to this, they may sometimes become frugal and sometimes reckless. They hardly prefer taking a middle route. Endowed with a common sensical mind, it is this that helps these individuals keep financial issues at bay.  

Career
Passion for creativity and innovation is the determining force while making a career choice for individuals born on this date. Endowed with an eye for detail and preciseness, these people are capable of performing well in any type of work which is fast paced and stimulating. Mostly, these people take up numerous vocations that come their way before finding their true calling. This is due to their restless nature and the tendency to get impatient.

Relationships, Marriage & Children
Scorpions born on October 31st are extremely romantic and affectionate. They long to be in the company of a beloved but have an in-built fear regarding long-term commitment due to their doubting and possessive nature. October 31st borns need a partner who is absolutely loving and caring. They hate being ignored or taken for granted. Since these people are emotionally fragile, they take long to commit to a long term relationship but once they are sure regarding the love union, they are exceedingly loyal and devoted. In return, they expect their partner to be equally loving and trustworthy. In matters of love, these people are incredibly truthful, purposeful and passionate. They are thoughtful and love to flatter and praise their partner. As parents, these individuals are caring loving and considerate towards the little ones.

Lucky Color: Electric Blue, Electric White, Multi-Colors
Lucky Number: 4, 13, 22, 31, 40, 49, 58
Lucky Days (of the week): Tuesday, Sunday
Lucky Days (of the month): 4, 13, 22