It falls about nine months after New Years Eve, so I believe that booze has a lot to do with this. Happy birthday, all you products of champagne-soaked coupling. Auld lang syne, betches.
Clive Barker is among the ranks of the October 5th birthday masses. His parents must've been altered by more than champagne, because Clive's brain works in very gruesome ways.
Clive, you creepy genius, happy birthday.