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Friday, May 12, 2017

Born On This Day...

In 1812 English author/poet, Edward Lear (wrote limericks)

In 1820 Social reformer, Florence Nightengale (founded modern nursing)

In 1842 French composer, Jules Massenet

In 1845 French composer, Gabriel Faure

In 1850 U.S. senator/diplomat, Henry Cabot Lodge

In 1880 Explorer, Lincoln Ellsworth (first to cross Artic/Anartic by plane)

In 1888 English playwright, William Inge

In 1895 Chemist, William Giauque (temperatures near absolute zero)

In 1901 Country singer, Whitey Ford [d: 6-20-86]

In 1903 Actor, Wilfred Hyde-White (My Fair Lady, Peyton Place) [d: 5-6-91]

In 1907 British author, Leslie Charteris (The Saint) [d: 4-15-93]

In 1907 Actress, Katharine Hepburn (African Queen, Golden Pond) [d: 6-29-03]

In 1910 Scientist, Dorothy Hodgkin (vitamim B-12 research) [d: 7-29-94]

In 1912 Clarinetist, Marshall Royal (Count Basie) [d: 2-3-95]

In 1914 Broadcast journalist, Howard K. Smith (ABC) [d: 2-15-02]

In 1915 Mary Kay Ash (founded Mary Kay Cosmetics) [d: 11-22-01]

In 1921 Country guitarist, Joe Maphis ("King of the Strings") [d: 6-27-86]

In 1925 Baseball Hall-of-Famer, Yogi Berra (Yankees, Mets, Astros) [d: 9-22-15]

In 1925 Author/critic, John Simon (NY Times) (92)

In 1928 Composer, Burt Bacharach (I'll Never Fall In Love Again) (89)

In 1930 U.S. diver, Patricia Keller McCormick (Olympic-Gold-1952, 56) (87)

In 1936 Talk show host, Tom Snyder (Tomorrow, Late Late Show) [d: 7-29-07]

In 1936 Artist, Frank Stella (81)

In 1937 Comedian/actor, George Carlin (Bill & Ted's Excellent Adv) [d: 6-22-08]

In 1937 Actress, Susan Hampshire (Vanity Fair, Living Free) (80)

In 1938 Actress, Millie Perkins (Jane-Knots Landing) (79)

In 1939 White House press secretary, Ron Ziegler (Nixon) [d: 2-10-03]

In 1942 Singer/guitarist, Ian Dury [d: 3-27-00]

In 1942 Singer, Billy Swan (I Can Help) (75)

In 1943 Actress, Linda Dano (Felicia-Another World) (74)

In 1944 Singer, James Purify (I'm Your Puppet) (73)

In 1945 Actress, Linda Carlson (Bev-Newhart) (72)

In 1945 Keyboardist, Ian McLagan (Faces) [d: 12-3-14]

In 1945 Singer, Willie Parnell (Archie Bell & the Drells) (72)

In 1946 Drummer, Bob MacVittie (Sugarloaf) (71)

In 1948 Actress, Lindsay Ann Crouse (Slapshot, The Verdict) (69)

In 1948 Singer/songwriter, Steve Winwood (Higher Love, Roll With It) (69)

In 1950 Actor, Bruce Boxleitner (Scarecrow & Mrs. King, Babylon 5) (67)

In 1950 Actor, Gabriel Byrne (The Usual Supsects, End Of Days) (67)

In 1950 Singer, John Marcellino (Sha Na Na) (67)

In 1950 Singer, Billy Squier (Everybody Wants You, In The Dark) (67)

In 1955 Country singer/songwriter, Kix Brooks (Brooks & Dunn) (62)

In 1957 Singer, Shannon [Shannon Brenda Greene] (Let The Music Play) (60)

In 1957 Baseball player, Louis Whitaker (Tigers) (60)

In 1958 Actress, Beth Maitland (Traci-Young & Restless) (59)

In 1958 Drummer, Eric Singer (Kiss) (59)

In 1959 Actor, Ving Rhames (Rosewood, Con Air, Out Of Sight, Don King) (58)

In 1961 Guitarist/songwriter, Billy Duffy (The Cult) (56)

In 1961 Actor/comedian, Bruce McCulloch (Kids In The Hall, SNL) (56)

In 1962 Golfer, Amy Benz (55)

In 1962 Actor, Emilio Estevez (Young Guns, Stakeout, Mighty Ducks) (55)

In 1964 U.S. badminton player, Joy Ellen Kitzmiller (Olypmics-1992) (53)

In 1965 Singer/guitarist, Eddie Kilgallon (Ricochet) (52)

In 1966 Actor, Stephen Baldwin (Threesome, The Usual Suspects) (51)

In 1968 Skateboarding master, Tony Hawk (49)

In 1968 Actress, Catherine Tate (Doctor Who) (49)

In 1969 Actress, Kim Fields (Tootie-Facts of Life, Fresh Prince) (48)

In 1970 Actress, Samantha Mathis (Broken Arrow, American President) (47)

In 1971 Actress, Jamie Luner (Just The Ten Of Us, Savannah, Profiler) (46)

In 1972 Actor, Christian Campbell (Malibu Shores, All My Children) (45)

In 1972 Actor, Paul Stout (Phillip-Scarecrow & Mrs. King) (45)

In 1973 Actor, Mackenzie Astin (Facts of Life, Garbage Pail Kids) (44)

In 1973 Actor, Forbes March (Scott-All My Children) (44)

In 1976 Actor, Matthew P. Newmark (Joseph-Guns of Paradise) (41)

In 1977 Actress, Rebecca Herbst (Elizabeth-General Hospital) (40)

In 1978 Actress, Malin Akerman (Watchmen, Trophy Wife) (39)

In 1978 Actor, Jason Biggs (Drexell's Class, Pete-American Pie) (39)

In 1978 Actress, Amy Wheaton (The Curse, Loving Annabelle) (39)

In 1981 Actor, Rami Malek (Mr. Robot) (36)

In 1983 Actor, Domhnall Gleeson (Ex Machina, The Force Awakens) (34)

In 1986 Reality star, Cara Maria Sorbello (MTV) (31)

In 1986 Actress, Emily Van Camp (Radio Active, Everwood, Revenge) (31)

In 1992 Actor, Malcolm David Kelley (You Got Served) (25)

In 1995 Actor, Luke Benward (Minutemen, Cloud 9) (22)

In 1995 Actor, Kenton Duty (Shake It Up, Lost) (22)

In 1995 Actor, Sawyer Sweeten (Geoffrey-Everybody Loves Raymond) [d: 4-23-15]

In 1997 Singer, Brandon Hudson (The Heirs) (20)

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