Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Born On This Day...

In 1753 Statesman, Edmund Jennings Randolph (help draft U.S. Constitution)

In 1814 Confederate general, John Clifford Pemberton (defended Vicksburg)

In 1821 Financier, Jay Cooke (raised government funds during the Civil War)

In 1823 English illustrator, Charles Keene (Punch magazine)

In 1843 U.S. Supreme Court Justice, Joseph McKenna (1898-1925)

In 1865 Composer, Alexander K. Glazunov

In 1868 German dirigible expert, Hugo Eckener

In 1874 Herbert Hoover, 31st U.S. president (1929-1933)

In 1874 Jockey, James "Tod" Sloan (monkey crouch riding style)

In 1877 Chess champion, Frank Marshall (1909-36)

In 1887 Film executive, Sam Warner (co-founded Warner Brothers)

In 1899 Actor/singer, Jack Haley (Tin Man-The Wizard of Oz)

In 1902 Actress, Norma Shearer (The Divorcee) [d: 6-12-83]

In 1909 Guitar manufacturer, Leo Fender (Stratocater) [d: 3-21-91]

In 1909 Pianist/bandleader, Claude Thornhill [d: 7-1-65]

In 1910 Psychologist, Angus Capbell [d: 12-15-80]

In 1910 Singer, Ernest "Jim" Carter (Chuck Wagon Gang) [d: 1-30-71]

In 1912 Actor, Richard Reeves (Murph-Date With an Angel) [d: 3-17-67]

In 1913 Actor, Noah Beery (Rockford Files, Quest, Doc Elliot) [d: 11-1-94]

In 1913 Bowling Hall-of-Famer, Steven Nagy (first to bowl a 300 on TV) [d: 11-11-66]

In 1914 Actor, Jeff Corey (Superman & the Mole Men) [d: 08-16-02]

In 1918 Jazz saxophonist, Arnett Cobb [d: 3-24-89]

In 1920 Basketball Hall-of-Famer, William Holzman (Knicks) [d: 11-13-98]

In 1923 Actress, Rhonda Fleming (Spellbound) (94)

In 1924 Actress, Martha Hyer (Day of the Wolves, Night of the Grizzly) [d: 5-31-13]

In 1928 Country singer/actor, Jimmy Dean (Diamonds Are Forever) [d: 6-13-10]

In 1928 Singer, Eddie Fisher (Oh My Papa, Lady of Spain) [d: 9-22-10]

In 1933 Former baseball player, Rocky Colavite (hit 4 HRs in one game) (84)

In 1939 Actress, Kate O'Mara (Caress Morell-Dynasty) [d: 3-30-14]

In 1940 Singer, Bobby Hatfield (Righteous Brothers) [d: 11-5-03]

In 1942 Fashion designer, Betsey Johnson (1971 Winnie Award) (75)

In 1943 Singer, Veronica Bennett [Ronnie Spector] (Ronettes) (74)

In 1945 Guitarist/singer, Larry Larden (Every Mothers' Son) (72)

In 1946 Actor, James Reynolds (Abe Carver-Days of Our Lives) (71)

In 1947 Singer/songwriter, Ian Anderson (Jethro Tull) (70)

In 1947 Former football player, George Buehler (Raiders, Super Bowl XI) (70)

In 1949 Singer/keyboardist, Andy Cresswell-Davis (Tears For Fears) (68)

In 1949 Country singer, Gene Johnson (Diamond Rio) (68)

In 1950 Singer, Patti Austin (Baby Come To Me) (67)

In 1951 Actor, Geoffrey C. Ewing (Charles-Loving, Guiding Light) (66)

In 1952 Actor, Daniel Hugh Kelly (Noah Beckett-Second Noah) (65)

In 1959 Actress, Rosanna Arquette (Desperately Seeking Susan) (58)

In 1960 Actor, Antonio Banderas (Desperado, Evita, Mask of Zorro) (57)

In 1961 Actress, Beatrice Alda (Lisa-Four Seasons) (56)

In 1961 Drummer/singer, John Farriss (INXS) (56)

In 1962 Singer, Julia Fordham (55)

In 1964 Singer, Aaron Hall (I Miss You) (53)

In 1965 Actress, Claudia Christian (Commander Susan Ivanova-Babylon 5) (52)

In 1967 Former heavweight champion, Riddick Bowe (Olympic-Silver-1988) (50)

In 1967 Keyboardist, Dan Donovan (Big Audio Dynamite) (50)

In 1967 Guitarist/singer, Todd Nichols (Toad the Wet Sprocket) (50)

In 1967 Singer, Lorraine Pearson (Five Star) (50)

In 1968 Singer, Michael Bivens (New Editon, Bel Biv DeVoe) (49)

In 1968 Comedian, Rickey Smiley (49)

In 1971 Actor, Justin Theroux (The Leftovers) (46)

In 1972 Actress, Angie Harmon (Abbie-Law and Order, Rizzoli & Isles) (45)

In 1973 Country singer, Jennifer Hanson (44)

In 1973 Tennis player, Lisa Raymond (44)

In 1974 Actor, Craig Kirkwood (Running the Halls) (43)

In 1975 Actress, Tessie Santiago (Lucia-Good Morning Miami) (42)

In 1978 Actress, Alison Folland (To Die For, Good Will Hunting) (39)

In 1979 Actress, Krissy Carlson (Amy Nielsen-Sunset Beach) (38)

In 1979 Actress, Joanna Garcia (Cheyenne-Reba) (38)

In 1979 Reality star, June Shannon (Here Comes Honey Boo Boo) (38)

In 1980 Singer, Nikki Bratcher (Divine) (37)

In 1980 Actor, Kaysar Ridha (Young & The Restless) (37)

In 1989 Actor, Brenton Thwaites (Home and Away, Maleficent) (28)

In 1990 Actor, Lucas Till (MacGyver) (27)

In 1992 Simger, Ryn Weaver ("OctaHate") (25)

In 1993 Basketball player, Andre Drummond (Pistons) (24)

In 1996 Singer, Jacob Latimore ("Bestfriend," "Superstar") (21)

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