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Celebrity Birthdays for October 5 – Bob Geldof, Kate Winslet and More

Bob Geldof, Kate Winslet
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Here’s a look at some notable birthdays being celebrated today:

Bob Geldof
Age: 61
Occupation: Singer, Songwriter, and Activist
Known For: Being the lead singer of the 1970s band The Boomtown Rats, co-founding the supergroup Band Aid to raise money for famine relief in Ethiopia, co-writing the best-selling single ‘Do They Know It’s Christmas?,’ and organizing the charity super-concert Live Aid

Kate Winslet
Age: 37
Occupation: Actress
Known For: Films such as ‘Sense and Sensibility,’ ‘Titanic,’ and ‘Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind,’ winning the Academy Award for ‘The Reader,’ and being the youngest actor ever to accrue six Oscar nominations

Steve Miller
Age: 68
Occupation: Singer, Songwriter, and Musician
Known For: His band, the Steve Miller Band, which had numerous hits such as ‘The Joker,’ ‘Take the Money and Run,’ ‘Fly Like an Eagle,’ ‘Jungle Love,’ and ‘Abracadabra’

Karen Allen
Age: 61
Occupation: Actress
Known For: Playing Marion Ravenwood in ‘Raiders of the Lost Ark’ and ‘Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull,’ and other roles in the films ‘National Lampoon’s Animal House,’ ‘The Wanderers,’ ‘Cruising,’ ‘Starman,’ and ‘Scrooged’

Jesse Eisenberg
Age: 29
Occupation: Actor
Known For: Roles in ‘Adventureland’ and ‘Zombieland,’ and an Oscar nomination for his role as Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg in 2010′s ‘The Social Network’

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