Monday, September 11, 2017

Born On This Day...

In 1816 German scientist, Carl Zeiss (manufactured optical instruments)

In 1862 Short story writer, O. Henry [William Sydney Porter]

In 1877 English physicist/astronomer, Sir James H. Jeans

In 1885 English novelist, David Herbert Lawrence (Lady Chatterley's Lover)

In 1892 Cartoon voice, Pinto Colvig (Goofy, Pluto, Bozo the Clown)

In 1902 Singer, Jimmie Davis (You Are My Sunshine) [d: 11-5-00]

In 1902 Singer, Alice Tully (Carnegie Hall) [d: 12-10-93]

In 1909 U.S. Rep. William Natcher (18,401 consecutive votes) [d: 3-29-94]

In 1909 Actress, Anne Seymour (Empire, Tim Conway Show) [d: 12-8-88]

In 1913 Football coach, Paul "Bear" Bryant (Alabama) [d: 1-26-83]

In 1915 Pianist/orchestra leader, Jack Fascinato (Kukla Fran & Ollie) [d: 12-24-94]

In 1917 Actor, Henderson Forsythe (David Stewart-As the World Turns) [d: 4-17-06]

In 1917 Philippines president, Ferdinand Marcos (1965-86) [d: 9-28-89]

In 1917 Writer, Jessica Mitford (American Way of Death) [d: 7-23-96]

In 1923 Actor, Alan Badel (Father Dell'Aqua-Shogun) [d: 3-9-82]

In 1923 Fitness expert, Betsy Drake (Every Girl Should be Married) [d: 10-27-15]

In 1924 Football coach, Tom Landry (Dallas Cowboys, 1960-88) [d: 2-12-00]

In 1926 Author, Alfred Slote (Love & Tennis, Omega Station) (91)

In 1928 Actor, Earl Holliman (Forbidden Planet, Police Woman, Delta) (89)

In 1928 Author/retired priest, William Xavier Kienzle [d: 12-28-01]

In 1929 Journalist, David S. Broder (Pulitzer 1973) [d: 3-9-11]

In 1930 Actress, Cathryn Damon (Mary Campbell-Soap, Webster) [d: 5-4-87]

In 1932 U.S. Senator, Bob Packwood (R-OR) (1969-1995] (85)

In 1935 Cosmonaut, Gherman Titov (Vostok 2) [d: 9-20-00]

In 1936 Actor, Charles Dierkop (Pete Royster-Police Woman) (81)

In 1937 Astronaut, Robert L. Crippen (STS-1, 7, 41C, 41G) (80)

In 1938 Singer, Charles Patrick (Book Of Love-The Monotones) (79)

In 1940 Film director, Brian De Palma (Body Double, Dressed to Kill) (77)

In 1940 Drummer, Bernie Dwyer (Freddie & the Dreamers) [d: 12-4-02]

In 1940 Actress, Julie Payne (The Duck Factory, Spy Hard) (77)

In 1942 Actress/singer, Lola Falona (Mad About You, Hotel) (75)

In 1943 Drummer/singer, Mickey Hart (Grateful Dead) (74)

In 1945 Guitarist/songwriter, Leo Kottke (Ice Water, Greenhouse) (72)

In 1946 Singer/guitarist, Dennis Tufano (Buckinghams) (71)

In 1950 Actress, Amy Madigan (Places in the Heart) (67)

In 1953 Guitarist/singer, Tommy Shaw (Styx, Damn Yankees) (64)

In 1954 Actor, Reed Birney (Walter Trask-Another World) (63)

In 1957 Drummer, Jon Moss (Culture Club) (60)

In 1958 Actress, Roxann Biggs-Dawson (B'Elanna Torres-ST: Voyager) (59)

In 1958 Actor, Scott Patterson (Luke-Gilmore Girls) (59)

In 1958 Keyboardist, Mick Talbot (The Style Council) (59)

In 1961 Actress, Elizabeth Daily (Street Music) (56)

In 1961 Actress, Virginia Madsen (Dune, Class, Designated Survivor) (56)

In 1962 Actor, Andrew Jackson (All My Children, Family Passions) (55)

In 1962 Actress, Kristy McNichol (Buddy-Family, Barbara-Empty Nest) (55)

In 1963 Tennis player, Bonnie Gadusek (French Juniors, 1981) (54)

In 1963 Basketball player, Gerald Wilkins (54)

In 1965 Singer/songwriter, Moby (52)

In 1967 Singer/actor, Harry Connick, Jr. (We Are In Love) (50)

In 1970 Actress, Taraji P. Henson (Person of Interest, Empire) (47)

In 1970 Actress, Laura Wright (Allison Rescott-Loving) (47)

In 1971 Guitarist, Jeremy Popoff (Lit) (46)

In 1975 Singer, Brad Fischetti (LFO) (42)

In 1977 Guitarist, Jonny Buckland (Coldplay) (40)

In 1977 Rap artist, Ludacris (40)

In 1978 Football player, Ed Reed (Ravens) (39)

In 1979 Actress, Ariana Richards (Lex-Jurassic Park, Angus) (38)

In 1981 Singer, Charles Kelley (Lady Antebellum) (36)

In 1982 Actor, Ryan Slattery (JAG, American Dreams) (35)

In 1983 Baseball player, Jacoby Ellsbury (Red Sox, Yankees) (34)

In 1985 Basketball player, Shaun Livingston (Warriors) (32)

In 1987 Actor, Tyler Hoechlin (Teen Wolf, 7th Heaven, Supergirl) (30)

In 1987 Actress, Elizabeth Henstridge (Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.) (30)

In 1988 Baseball player, Mike Moustakas (Royals) (29)

In 1989 Actor, Michael J. Willett (United States of Tara, Faking It) (28)

In 1992 Singer, MacKenzie Bourg ("Everyone's Got a Story") (25)

In 1995 Singer, Francesco Yates ("When I Found You," "Better To Be Loved") (22)

In 1996 Singer, Jon Jumper ("Problem") (21)

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