Thursday, September 7, 2017

Born On This Day...

In 1533 England's Queen Elizabeth I (1558-1603)

In 1548 Catherine Parr, 6th and last wife of Henry VIII

In 1819 Thomas Andrews Hendricks, 21st U.S. vice president

In 1840 Inventor, Luther Crowell (square-bottomed grocery bag machine)

In 1855 Inventer, William Friese-Greene (first practical movie camera)

In 1860 American painter, Grandma Moses (Anna Mary Moses)

In 1867 Financier, J.P. Morgan (U.S. Steel)

In 1893 Actor/comedian, Roscoe Karns (Walter-Hennesey) [d: 2-6-70]

In 1903 Author, Margaret Landon (Anna & the King of Siam) [d: 12-4-93]

In 1908 Football Hall-of-Famer, Paul Brown (founded Browns) [d: 8-5-91]

In 1908 Artificial heart pioneer, Dr. Michael E. DeBakey [d: 7-11-08]

In 1908 Jazz trumpeter, Max Kaminsky [d: 9-6-94]

In 1909 Film director, Elia Kazan (On The Waterfront) [d: 9-28-03]

In 1912 Engineer, David Packard (co-founded Hewlett-Packard) [d: 3-26-96]

In 1913 Actor, Anthony Quayle (Lawrence of Arabia) [d: 10-20-89]

In 1917 Artist, Jacob Lawrence [d: 6-9-00]

In 1920 Singer/composer, Al Caiola (Bonanza theme) [d: 11-9-16]

In 1921 Pianst/composer, Arthur Ferrante (Ferrante & Tiescher) [d: 9-19-09]

In 1922 Bandleader/singer, Joe Newman (Count Basis) [d: 7-4-92]

In 1923 Actor, Peter Lawford (Mrs. Miniver, Thin Man) [d: 12-24-84]

In 1923 Golf Hall-of-Famer, Louise Suggs (founded LPGA) [d: 8-7-15]

In 1924 Composer, Leonard Rosenman (Marcus Welby M.D. theme) [d: 3-4-08]

In 1926 Cartoon voicist, Don Messick (Astro-The Jetsons) [d: 10-24-97]

In 1929 Actor, T.P. McKenna (Holocaust) [d: 2-13-11]

In 1929 Actor, John Milford (Legend of Jesse James, General Hospital) [d: 8-14-00]

In 1930 King Baudouin I of Belgium (1951-1993) [d: 7-31-93]

In 1931 Sportscaster/coach, Al McGuire (NBC, Marquette) [d: 1-26-01]

In 1934 Baseball owner, Bill Giles (Philadelphia Phillies) (83)

In 1935 Singer, Ronnie Dove (Right Or Wrong, Kiss Away, Cry) (82)

In 1936 Singer/songwriter, Buddy Holly (That'll Be The Day) [d: 2-3-59]

In 1937 Actor, John Philip Law (Barbarella, Love Machine) [d: 5-13-08]

In 1939 Astronaut, S. David Griggs (STS-51D, 33) [d: 6-17-89]

In 1939 Singer, Benjamin Latimore (Joey Dee & the Starlighters) (78)

In 1946 Singer, Alfa Anderson (Chic) (71)

In 1948 Actress, Susan Blakely (Rich Man Poor Man, Towering Inferno) (69)

In 1948 Football player, John Brockington (Packers) (69)

In 1949 Singer, Gloria Gaynor (I Will Survive) (68)

In 1950 Actress, Julie Kavner (Brenda-Rhoda, voice of Marge Simpson) (67)

In 1950 Speechwriter, Peggy Noonan ("a kinder, gentler nation...") (67)

In 1951 Singer/songwriter, Chrissie Hynde (Pretenders) (66)

In 1951 Football player, Bert Jones (Colts) (66)

In 1951 Golfer, Mark McCumber (66)

In 1953 Keyboardist, Benmont Tench (Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers) (64)

In 1954 Actor, Corbin Bernsen (Arnie Becker-LA Law, Ryan's Hope) (63)

In 1955 Actress, Mira Furlan (Ambassador Delenn-Babylon 5) (62)

In 1956 Singer/pianist, Michael Feinstein (61)

In 1956 U.S. hurdler, Danny Harris (Olympic-Silver-1984) (61)

In 1957 Singer/keyboardist, Margot Chapman (Starland Vocal Band) (60)

In 1961 Saxaphonist, Leroi Moore (Dave Matthews Band) [d: 8-19-08]

In 1962 Singer, Jermaine Stewart (Don't Have To Take Our Clothes Off) (55)

In 1963 Rap singer, Eazy-E (N.W.A.) [d: 3-26-95]

In 1965 Olympic hurdler, Danny Harris (Olympic-Silver-1984) (52)

In 1966 Actor, Toby Jones (Infamous, Frost/Nixon) (51)

In 1967 Actress/comedian, Leslie Jones (SNL, Ghostbusters) (50)

In 1968 Guitarist, Kyle Stevens (Bang Tango) (49)

In 1968 Actor, Les Brandt (Rafael-Another World) (49)

In 1969 Actress/model, Angie Everhart (Jade, Love In Paris) (48)

In 1969 TV host, Diane Farr (LoveLine on MTV, Drew Carey Show) (48)

In 1969 Singer, Jimmy Urine (Mindless Self Indulgence) (48)

In 1970 Drummer, Chad Sexton (311) (47)

In 1970 Actor, Tom Everett Scott (That Thing You Do, Philly) (47)

In 1972 Reality star, Chrissy Monroe (Love & Hip Hop) (45)

In 1973 Actress, Shannon Elizabeth (American Pie, Scary Movie) (44)

In 1978 Rap singer, General Austin (Another Bad Creation) (39)

In 1978 Actor, Devon Sawa (Little Giants, Casper) (39)

In 1987 Actress, Evan Rachel Wood (Once and Again, Westworld) (30)

In 1991 Actress, Jennifer Veal (Jessie) (26)

In 1993 Actor, Taylor Gray (Bucket, Skinner's Epic Adventures) (24)

In 1997 Actor, Dean-Charles Chapman (Game of Thrones) (20)

In 2001 Actor, Zac Pullam (Finding Carter) (16)

In 2006 Actor, Ian Chen (Fresh Off The Boat) (11)

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