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Famous birthdays for Oct. 8: Matt Damon, Nick Cannon

Matt Damon attends the premiere of Suburbicon at the Regency Village Theatre in the Westwood section of Los Angeles on October 22, 2017. The actor turns 50 on October 8. File Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI
Matt Damon attends the premiere of "Suburbicon" at the Regency Village Theatre in the Westwood section of Los Angeles on October 22, 2017. The actor turns 50 on October 8. File Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI | License Photo

Oct. 8 (UPI) -- Those born on this date are under the sign of Libra.

They include:

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-- Argentine dictator Juan Peron in 1895

-- Gossip columnist Rona Barrett in 1936 (age 84)

-- Tennis Hall of Fame member Fred Stolle in 1938 (age 82)

-- Actor Paul Hogan in 1939

-- The Rev. Jesse Jackson, civil rights leader, in 1941 (age 79)

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-- Author R.L. Stine in 1943 (age 77)

-- Actor Chevy Chase in 1943 (age 77)

-- Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member Johnny Ramone in 1948

-- Actor Sigourney Weaver in 1949 (age 71)

-- Actor Darrell Hammond in 1955 (age 65)

-- Actor Stephanie Zimbalist in 1956 (age 64)

-- Political commentator Steve Coll in 1958 (age 62)

-- Businessman Reed Hastings in 1960 (age 60)

-- Olympic gold medal swimmer Matt Biondi in 1965 (age 55)

-- Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member C.J. Ramone in 1965 (age 55)

-- Actor Karyn Parsons in 1966 (age 54)

-- Actor Emily Procter in 1968 (age 52)

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-- Actor Matt Damon in 1970 (age 50)

-- Actor Anne-Marie Duff in 1970 (age 50)

-- London Mayor Sadiq Khan in 1970 (age 50)

-- Television personality/actor Nick Cannon in 1980 (age 40)

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-- Wrestler Mike "The Miz" Mizanin in 1980 (age 40)

-- Singer Bruno Mars in 1985 (age 35)

-- Actor Molly Quin in 1993 (age 27)

-- Actor Angus Jones in 1993 (age 27)

-- Actor Bella Thorne in 1997 (age 23)

File Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI

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