Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Born On This Day...

In 1472 Florentine Renaissance painter, Fra Bartolomeo

In 1811 St. John Nepomucene Neumann

In 1836 Businessman, Frederick Pabst (Pabst Brewing Company)

In 1862 French leader, Aristide Briand (Nobel 1926)

In 1878 Civil rights leader, Arthur Spingarin (founded NAACP)

In 1891 Conductor/bandleader Paul "Pops" Whiteman (Goodyear Revue)

In 1893 Film executive, Spyros Skouras (introduced CinemaScope)

In 1899 Businessman, August Anheuser Busch Jr. (Budwiser)

In 1903 Pianst, Rudolf Serkin (Marlboro School of Music) [d: 5-8-91]

In 1905 TV host, Marlin Perkins (Wild Kingdom) [d: 6-14-86]

In 1906 Cowboy actor, Tex Allen [d: 10-9-98]

In 1909 Novelist, Nelson Algren (Man With The Golden Arm) [d: 5-9-81]

In 1914 U.S. Secretary of State, Edmund Muskie (1980) [d: 3-26-96]

In 1915 Composer/lyricist, Jay Livingston [d: 10-17-01]

In 1920 Actor, Sir Dirk Bogarde (Death In Venice, Servant) [d: 5-8-99]

In 1923 Trumpeter/bandleader, Thad Jones (Count Basie) [d: 8-20-86]

In 1924 Actor, Freddie Bartholomew (David Copperfield) [d: 1-23-92]

In 1925 Actress, Dorothy "Echo" DeBorba (Our Gang) [d: 6-2-10]

In 1926 Actor, Stanley Grover (Judge-LA Law) [d: 8-24-97]

In 1928 Former national security adviser, Zbigniew Brzezinski (Carter) (89)

In 1933 Jazz pianist, Tete Montoliu [d: 8-24-97]

In 1940 Former basketball player/coach, Kevin Loughery (77)

In 1941 Harmonica player/singer, Charlie McCoy (Hee Haw) (76)

In 1942 Broadcast journalist, Bill Greenwood (ABC News) (75)

In 1943 Actress, Conchata Ferrell (BJ and the Bear, LA Law, Two and Half Men) (74)

In 1944 Basketball Hall-of-Famer, Rick Barry (Nets, Warriors) (73)

In 1944 Actor/director, Ken Howard (White Shadow, Dynasty) [d: 3-23-16]

In 1945 Bassist, Chuck Portz (The Turtles) (72)

In 1946 Astronaut, Wubbo J. Ockels (STS-22) [d: 5-18-14]

In 1948 Drummer, John Evans (Box Tops, Jethro Tull) (69)

In 1948 Actress, Dianne Wiest (Hannah & Sisters, Bullets Over Broadway) (69)

In 1948 Keyboardist/singer, Milan Williams (Commodores) [d: 7-9-06]

In 1949 U.S. runner, Ronnie Ray Smith (Olympic-Gold-1968) [d: 3-31-13]

In 1950 Keyboardist, Rupert Greenall (The Fixx) (67)

In 1955 Country singer/actress, Reba McEntire (62)

In 1957 U.S. runner, Harvey Glance (Olympic-Gold-1976) (60)

In 1957 Singer, Oran Jones aka Juice (60)

In 1958 U.S. gymnist, Bart Conner (Olympic-2 Gold-1984) (59)

In 1959 Actor, Todd Curtis (Capitol, Skip-Young & Restless) (58)

In 1961 Basketball player, Bryon Scott (Lakers) (56)

In 1963 Activist, Bernice King (daughter of Martin Luther King Jr.) (54)

In 1966 Singer, Cheryl James aka Salt (Salt 'n Pepa) (51)

In 1967 Actress, Tracey Needham (Life Goes On, Lt. Meg Austin-JAG) (50)

In 1968 Actor, Max Perlich (J.H. Brodie-Homocide) (49)

In 1969 Country singer, Rodney Atkins (48)

In 1970 Actor, Vince Vaughn (Jurassic Park: The Lost World, Psycho '98) (47)

In 1971 Rap singer, Mr. Cheeks (Lost Boyz) (46)

In 1972 Actor, Nick Frost (Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz, Attack the Block) (45)

In 1975 Reality star, Kate Gosselin (Jon & Kate Plus Eight) (42)

In 1976 Singer, Angelo Garcia (ex-Menudo) (41)

In 1981 Actress, Julia Stiles (Save The Last Dance, Jason Bourne) (36)

In 1985 Actor, Zachary Browne (Jake Leeds-ER) (32)

In 1986 Singer/songwriter, Lady Gaga (31)

In 1988 Actress, Josh Gray (EastEnders) (29)

In 1991 Football player, Derek Carr (Raiders) (26)

In 1994 Rapper, Dreezy (Schizo) (23)

In 1997 Singer, Lacey Turner (HomeTown) (20)

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