Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Born On This Day...

In 1611 English mathematician, John Pell (introduced the division sign)

In 1810 Polish composer/pianist, Frederic Chopin

In 1837 Novelist/critic, William Dean Howells

In 1848 Sculptor, Augustus Saint-Gaudens (designed 1907 $20 gold piece)

In 1882 Actress, Ida Moore (RCA Victor Show)

In 1886 Avant-garde artist, Oskar Kokoschia

In 1895 Edmund Fitzgerald (ship named after him sunk in Lake Superior)

In 1904 American bandleader, Glenn Miller [d: 12-15-44]

In 1904 Actor, Paul Hartman (Bert-Petticoat Junction) [d: 10-2-73]

In 1910 Actor, David Niven (Casino Royale, The Rogues) [d: 7-29-83]

In 1914 Jazz drummer, Barrett Deems [d: 9-15-98]

In 1914 Author, Ralph Waldo Ellison (Invisible Man) [d: 4-16-94]

In 1917 Journalist, Ralph Gleason (co-founded Rolling Stone) [d: 6-3-75)

In 1917 Poet, Robert Lowell (Lord Weary's Castle, Near the Ocean) [d: 9-12-77]

In 1917 Singer, Dinah Shore (Dinah Shore Show) [d: 2-24-94]

In 1917 Bassist/songwriter, Cliffie Stone (Popcorn Song) [d: 1-17-98]

In 1918 Actor, Roger Delgado (Dr. Who) [d: 6-19-73]

In 1920 Baseball announcer, Harry Caray (White Sox, Cubs) [d: 2-18-98]

In 1921 Poet, Richard Wilbur (Ceremony, Walking to Sleep) (96)

In 1922 Publisher, William M. Gaines (Mad Magazine) [d: 6-3-92]

In 1922 Israeli Prime Minter, Yitzhak Rabin [d: 11-4-95]

In 1924 Astronaut, Donald "Deke" Slayton (Apollo XVIII) [d: 6-13-93]

In 1925 Former baseball player, Al "Flip" Rosen (AL MVP 1953, Yankees) (92)

In 1926 Bass singer, Roy Carter (Chuck Wagon Gang) [d: 8-4-97]

In 1926 Actor, Robert Clary (LeBeau-Hogan's Heros) (91)

In 1926 Actor, Cesare Danova (Viva Las Vegas) [d: 3-19-92]

In 1926 NFL commissioner, Pete Rozelle (1960-89) [d: 12-6-96]

In 1927 Singer, Harry Belafonte (Banana Boat [Day-O], Jamaica Farewell) (90)

In 1927 Former U.S. Supreme Court nominee, Robert Bork [d: 12-19-12]

In 1930 Actor, Raymond Saint Jacques (Rawhide, Falcon Crest) [d: 8-27-90]

In 1934 Country singer/TV host, Jim "Ed" Brown (Nashville on the Road) [d: 6-11-15]

In 1935 Actor, Jed Allan (Scott Turner-Lassie, Love American Style) (82)

In 1935 Actor, Robert Conrad (The Wild Wild West, Conrad) (82)

In 1935 Novelist, Judith Rossner (Looking for Mr. Goodbar) [d: 8-9-05]

In 1941 Astronaut, Michael L. Lampton (STS-9, STS-45) (76)

In 1942 Singer, Jerry Fisher (Blood Sweat & Tears) (75)

In 1944 Singer/pianist, Mike D'Abo (Manfred Mann) (73)

In 1944 Singer/actor, Roger Daltry (The Who, Tommy) (73)

In 1945 Actor, Dirk Benedict (Starbuck-Battlestar Galactica, A-Team) (72)

In 1946 Keyboardist/singer, Tony Ashton (Family) (71)

In 1946 Tennis Hall-of-Famer, Jan Kodes (71)

In 1946 Actress, Lana Wood (Diamonds Are Forever, Peyton Place) (71)

In 1947 Actor, Alan Thicke (Growing Pains, Hope & Gloria) [d: 12-13-16]

In 1950 Country singer, Connie Eaton (67)

In 1951 Talk show host/psychologist, Barbara DeAngelis (66)

In 1952 Golfer, Alice Ritzman (65)

In 1954 Actress, Catherine Bach (Daisy Duke-Dukes of Hazzard) (63)

In 1954 Country singer, Janis Gill (Sweethearts of the Rodeo) (63)

In 1954 Actor/director, Ron Howard (Andy Griffith Show, Happy Days) (63)

In 1955 Country singer, Jimmy Fortune (Statler Brothers) (62)

In 1956 Actor, Timothy Daly (Joe Hackett-Wings) (61)

In 1957 Singer/guitarist, Jon Carroll (Starland Vocal Band) (60)

In 1958 Singer/songwriter, Nik Kershaw (Wouldn't It Be Good) (59)

In 1961 Country singer/guitarist, Davis Daniel (56)

In 1961 Former football player, Mike Rozier (56)

In 1962 Bassist, Bill Leen (Gin Blossoms) (55)

In 1963 Drummer, Robert Affuso (Skid Row) (54)

In 1963 Actor, Maurice Benard (All My Children, Sonny-General Hospital) (54)

In 1963 Actor, Russell Wong (Romeo Must Die, Twisted) (54)

In 1964 Country singer/violinist, Clinton Gregory (53)

In 1965 Actor, Chris Eigeman (Gilmore Girls, Malcolm in the Middle) (52)

In 1966 Chef, Paul Hollywood (The Great British Bake Off) (51)

In 1966 Director, Zack Snyder 300, Watchmen, Man of Steel) (51)

In 1967 Actor, George Eads (Savannah, Nick Stokes-CSI, McGyver) (50)

In 1969 Actor, Javier Bardem (No Country For Old Men) (48)

In 1973 Guitarist, Ryan Peake (Nickelback) (44)

In 1973 Former basketball player, Chris Webber (44)

In 1974 Actor, Mark-Paul Gosselaar (Saved By The-Bell, NYPD Blue) (43)

In 1978 Actor, Jensen Ackles (Days of Our Lives, Dark Angel, Smallville) (39)

In 1978 Actress, Alicia Leigh Willis (Another World) (39)

In 1978 TV host, Donovan Patton (Blues Clues) (39)

In 1981 Actor, Adam Lacorgna (Milk Money) (36)

In 1981 Guitarist, Sean Woolstenhulme (Lifehouse) (36)

In 1983 Actress, Lupita Nyong'o (12 Years a Slave) (34)

In 1983 Actor, Shawn Toovey (Brian-Dr. Quinn Medicine Woman) (34)

In 1987 Singer, Kesha ("Tik Tok") (30)

In 1989 Actress, Daniella Monet (Victorious) (28)

In 1994 Singer, Justin Bieber (23)

In 2000 Actress, Ava Allan (The Middle, Bad Teacher) (17)

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