Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Born On This Day...

In 1748 French painter, Jacques-Louis David

In 1794 U.S. general, Stephen Kearny (conquered New Mexico)

In 1797 Author, Mary Shelley (created Frankenstein)

In 1822 Merchant, Rowland H. Macy (Macy's department stores)

In 1837 Ellen Lewis Herndon Arthur, wife of U.S. President Arthur

In 1871 Physicist, Ernest Rutherford (discovered the atomic nucleus)

In 1891 Dr. Claire Straith, innovator of plastic and cosmetic surgery

In 1893 Politican, Huey Pierce Long (Kingfish of Louisiana politics)

In 1896 Actor, Raymond Massey (Dr. Kildare, I Spy) [d: 7-29-83]

In 1898 Actress, Shirley Booth (Hazel) [d: 10-16-92]

In 1899 Baseball Hall-of-Famer, Hazen "Kiki" Cuyler

In 1901 Author/journalist, John Gunther (Death Be Not Proud) [d: 5-29-70]

In 1901 Civil rights leader, Roy Wilkins [d: 9-8-81]

In 1905 Actress, Sarah Selby (Father Knows Best, Gunsmoke) [d: 1-7-80]

In 1908 Bandleader, Willie Bryant (Apollo Theatre) [d: 2-9-64]

In 1908 Actor, Fred MacMurray (Steve Douglas-My Three Sons) [d: 11-5-91]

In 1909 Actress, Joan Blondell (Real McCoys) [d: 12-25-79]

In 1917 Actress, Julie Bishop (Sands Of Iwo Jima, My Hero) [d: 8-30-01]

In 1918 Baseball Hall-of-Famer, Ted Williams (Boston Red Sox) [d: 7-5-02]

In 1919 Country singer/guitarist, Kitty Wells (Grand Ole Opry) [d: 7-16-12]

In 1922 Opera singer, Regina Resnik (Sieglinde-Bayreuth) [d: 8-8-13]

In 1923 Tennis Hall-of-Famer, Elias Victor Seixas (94)

In 1926 Businessman, Don Clayton (opened first Putt-Putt Golf) [d: 4-17-96]

In 1927 Fashion designer, Geoffrey Beene [d: 9-28-04]

In 1927 Actor, Bill Daily (Roger Healey-I Dream Of Jeannie, Newhart) (90)

In 1928 Singer/musical director, Johnny Mann (Johnny Mann Singers) [d: 6-18-14]

In 1930 Author, Warren Buffett (The Midas Touch) (87)

In 1931 Astronaut, John L. Swigert, Jr. (Apollo XIII) [d: 12-27-82]

In 1935 Singer/guitarist, John Phillips (Mamas and Papas) [d: 3-18-01]

In 1939 Actress, Elizabeth Ashley (Coma, Freida Evans-Evening Shade) (78)

In 1941 Actor/congressman, Ben Jones (Cooter-Dukes of Hazzard) (76)

In 1941 Singer/guitarist, John McNally (Searchers) (76)

In 1942 Jazz trumpeter/pianist, Kenny Dorham [d: 12-5-72]

In 1943 Cartoonist, Robert Crumb (Fritz the Cat, Father Time) (74)

In 1943 French skier, Jean-Claude Killy (Olympic-3 Gold-1968) (74)

In 1946 Actress, Peggy Lipton (Julie-Mod Squad, Twin Peaks) (71)

In 1950 Guitarist/singer, Micky Moody (Whitesnake) (67)

In 1951 Actor, Timothy Bottoms (Paper Chase, East of Eden) (66)

In 1953 Actor, Robin Harris (House Party) [d: 3-18-90]

In 1953 Former basketball player, Robert Parish (Celtics) (64)

In 1954 Drummer, Ronald Beitle (Wild Cherry) (63)

In 1954 Actor, David Paymer (Quiz Show, American President, Payback) (63)

In 1955 Drummer, Martin Jackson (Swing Out Sister) (62)

In 1959 Actor, John Caponera (John Bowman-The Good Life) (58)

In 1963 Actor, Michael Chiklis (The Commish, Fantastic Four, Gotham) (54)

In 1964 Football player, Stephen Baker (Giants) (53)

In 1964 Playmate, Joan Bennett (January-1985) (53)

In 1966 Actor, Michael Michele (Central Park West, Homicide, ER) (51)

In 1967 Model, Frederique Van Der Wal (50)

In 1972 Actress, Cameron Diaz (Any Given Sunday, Charlie's Angels) (45)

In 1973 TV personality, Lisa Ling (The View, This is Life) (44)

In 1974 Singer/guitarist, Aaron Barrett (Reel Big Fish) (43)

In 1974 Drummer, Matt Taul (Tantric) (43)

In 1975 Singer/actor, Rich Cronin (LFO) [d: 9-8-10]

In 1981 Baseball player, Adam Wainwright (Cardinals) (36)

In 1982 Tennis player, Andy Roddick (35)

In 1984 Actor, Michael Grant Terry (Bones) (33)

In 1986 Guitarist, Ryan Ross (Panic! At the Disco) (31)

In 1987 Actress, Johanna Braddy (Greek, Quantico, Unreal) (30)

In 1987 Actor, Cameron Finley (The Beaver-Leave It To Beaver movie) (30)

In 1996 Actor, Trevor Jackson (Eureka) (21)

In 2001 Actor, Sean Ryan Fox (Henry Danger) (16)

In 2002 Actress, Raffey Cassidy (Tomorrowland, Snow White & the Huntsman) (15)

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