Thursday, February 9, 2017

Born On This Day...

In 1773 William Henry Harrison, 9th U.S. president (1841)

In 1834 King Kamehameha IV Of Hawaii

In 1846 Engineer, Wilhelm Maybach (chief designer of first Mercedes)

In 1866 American journalist/humorist, George Ade

In 1874 American critic/poet, Amy Lowell (Patterns)

In 1883 Inventor, John G. Carter (Miniature Golf)

In 1885 Austrian composer, Alban Maria Johannes Berg

In 1891 Actor, Ronald Colman (Tale of Two Cities) [d: 5-19-58]

In 1892 Actress/singer, Peggy Wood (The Sound of Music) [d: 3-18-78]

In 1897 Aviator, Sir Charles Edward Kingsford Smith (mid-Pacific by air)

In 1909 U.S. Secretary of State, Dean Rusk (1961-69) [d: 12-20-94]

In 1909 Actress, Heather Angel (Last of the Mohicans) [d: 12-13-86]

In 1909 Singer/actress, Carmen Miranda (Nancy Goes To Rio) [d: 8-5-55]

In 1914 Actress/stripper, Gypsy Rose Lee [Louise Hovick] [d: 4-26-70]

In 1914 Early baseball club owner, Bill Veeck [d: 1-2-86]

In 1914 Country legend, Ernest Tubb (Walking The Floor) [d: 9-6-84]

In 1923 Irish author, Brendan Behan (The Hostage) [d: 3-20-64]

In 1923 Actress, Kathryn Grayson (Showboat, Kiss Me Kate) [d: 2-17-10]

In 1928 Broadcast journalist, Roger Mudd (CBS, NBC) (89)

In 1939 Singer, Barry Mann (Who Put The Bomp) (78)

In 1939 Actress, Janet Suzman (Nicholas And Alexandra) (78)

In 1940 Drummer, Brian Bennett (The Shadows) (77)

In 1941 Actress, Sheila James Kuehl (Zelda-Dobie Gillis) (76)

In 1942 Singer/composer, Carole King (It's Too Late, So Far Away) (75)

In 1943 Actor, Squire Fridell (Rosetti & Ryan) (74)

In 1943 U.S. basketball player, James King (Olympic-Gold-1968) (74)

In 1943 Singer, Barbara Lewis (Baby I'm Yours, Hello Stranger) (74)

In 1943 Actor, Joe Pesci (Goodfellas, Lethal Weapon 2, My Cousin Vinny) (74)

In 1944 Author, Alice Walker (The Color Purple, Meridian) (73)

In 1945 Former football player, Bill Bergey (Eagles, Super Bowl XV) (72)

In 1945 Actress, Mia Farrow (Rosemary's Baby, Hannah & Her Sisters) (72)

In 1947 Country singer, Joe Ely (70)

In 1947 Singer, Major Harris (Delfonics) [d: 11-9-12]

In 1949 Actress, Judith Light (Angela-Who's The Boss, Dianne-Phenom) (68)

In 1950 U.S. wrestler, Lloyd Keaser (Olympic-Silver-1976) (67)

In 1950 Psychologist, Andrew N. Meltzoff (67)

In 1951 Actress, Penny Peyser (Rich Man Poor Man, Amanda-Knots Landing) (66)

In 1952 Former football player, Danny White (Cowboys) (65)

In 1955 Actor, Jm J. Bullock (Monroe-Too Close For Comfort, Neal-Alf) (62)

In 1955 Actor, Charles Shaughnessy (Maxwell Sheffield-The Nanny) (62)

In 1956 U.S. basketball player, Philip Jackson Ford (Olympic-Gold-1976) (61)

In 1960 Singer/songwriter, William Johnson (Frankie Goes to Hollywood) (57)

In 1961 Former baseball player/broadcaster, John Kruk (56)

In 1963 Country singer/actor, Travis Tritt (54)

In 1964 Actor, Scott Craig (Mickey Mouse Club-1970s) [d: 12-30-03]

In 1965 Actress, Julie Warner (Doc Hollywood, Family Law) (52)

In 1966 Bassist, Rachael Bolan (Skid Row) (51)

In 1967 Former basketball player, Venus Lacey (1996 Women's Dream Team) (50)

In 1970 Country singer, Danni Leigh (47)

In 1970 Country singer, Rich McCready (47)

In 1971 Actress, Sharon Case (As The World Turns, Young & the Restless) (46)

In 1972 Actor, Jason Winston George (Greys Anatomy, Mistresses) (45)

In 1973 Actor, Colin Egglesfield (All My Children, The Client List) (44)

In 1979 Actress, Mena Suvari (American Pie, American Beauty) (38)

In 1981 Actor, Tom Hiddleston (The Avengers, Thor, Midnight in Paris) (36)

In 1985 Actor, David Gallagher (Simon-7th Heaven, Al-Phenomenon) (32)

In 1985 Actress, Rachel Melvin (Days of Our Lives, Dumb & Dumber To) (32)

In 1987 Actor, Michael B. Jordan (The Wire, Friday Night Lights) (30)

In 1987 Actress, Rose Leslie (Game of Thrones) (30)

In 1987 Actress, Marina Malota (The Thin Red Line, Donnie Darko) (30)

In 1990 Actress, Camille Winbush (Berning Mac Show) (27)

In 1996 Actor, Jimmy Bennett (Daddy Day Care, No Ordinary Family) (21)

In 1996 Actress, Kelli Berglund (Lab Rats) (21)

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