Friday, September 8, 2017

Born On This Day...

In 1157 King Richard I of England (1189-99)

In 1573 Italian painter, Michelangelo da Caravaggio

In 1841 Composer, Anton Dvorak

In 1889 Senator, Robert A. Taft Sr. ("Mr. Republican")

In 1896 Lyricist/songwriter, Howard Dietz

In 1897 Country singer/guitarist, Jimmy Rodgers ("Father of Country Music")

In 1900 Congressman, Claude D. Pepper (fought for elderly) [d: 5-30-89]

In 1903 Country singer, Milton Brown (Music Brownies) [d: 4-18-36]

In 1905 Actor, Henry Wilcoxon (F.I.S.T., The Bishop-Caddyshack) [d: 3-6-84]

In 1907 Actor, Leon Askin (General Burkhalter-Hogan's Heros) [d: 6-3-05]

In 1907 Actor, Gavin Muir (Hollister-Betty Hutton Show) [d: 5-24-72]

In 1907 Actor, Sid Tomack (The Life Of Reily, My Firend Irma) [d: 11-12-62]

In 1908 Cartoonist, Austin Eugene Briggs (Jungle Jim) [d: 10-10-73]

In 1914 Actress, Hillary Brooke (My Little Margie) [d: 5-25-99]

In 1922 Comedian/actor, Sid Caesar (Your Show of Shows) [2-12-14] (95)

In 1922 Political activist, Lyndon Larouche Jr. (95)

In 1924 Actress, Denise Darcel (Dangerous When Wet) [d: 12-23-11]

In 1925 Actor, Peter Sellers (Dr. Strangelove, Pink Panther) [d: 7-24-80]

In 1929 Actor, Severn Darden (Popesco-Mary Hartman) [d: 5-27-95]

In 1929 Country singer/songwriter, Harlan Howard [d: 3-3-02]

In 1932 Singer, Patsy Cline (Crazy, I Fall To Pieces) [d: 3-5-63]

In 1935 Jazz saxophonist, James Clay [d: 1-6-95]

In 1937 Journalist/actress, Barbara Frum [d: 3-25-92]

In 1938 Senator, Sam Nunn (D-GA) (1972-1997) (79)

In 1940 Ventriloquist, Willie Tyler (Lester) (77)

In 1941 Actor, Christopher Connelly (Norman-Peyton Place) [d: 12-7-88]

In 1941 Actor, Alan Feinstein (Max-Berrengers, Family Tree) (76)

In 1941 Senator, Bernie Sanders (I-VT) (2007-) (76)

In 1942 Singer/bassist, Brian Cole (The Association) [d: 8-2-73]

In 1944 Folk singer/arrnager, Peter Franklyn Bellamy [d: 9-24-91]

In 1945 Bassist, Kelly Groucutt (ELO) [d: 2-19-09]

In 1945 Keyboardist, Ron "Pigpen" McKernan (Grateful Dead) [d: 3-8-73]

In 1945 Hockey player, Rogie Vachon (Canadiens, Kings) (72)

In 1947 Author, Ann Beattie (New Yorker Magazine) (70)

In 1951 Tennis player, Tom Gullikson (U.S. mixed Doubles, 1984) (66)

In 1954 Opera singer, Marilyn Mims (63)

In 1954 Actor, Clayton Norcross (Bold & Beautiful, Santa Barbara) (63)

In 1956 Basketball player, Maurice Cheeks (Knicks, '76ers) (61)

In 1957 Actress, Heather Thomas (Jody-Fall Guy, Coed Fever) (60)

In 1958 Guitarist/keyboardist, Michael Lardie (Great White) (59)

In 1958 Guitarist, David Lewis (Atlantic Star) (59)

In 1960 Singer, Aimee Mann (Til' Tuesday) (57)

In 1960 Bassist/keyboardist, David Steele (Fine Young Cannibals) (57)

In 1961 Actress, Frannie Michel (Apple's Way) (56)

In 1964 Singer, Marc Gordon (Levert) (53)

In 1964 Actor, Mitchell Whitfield (My Cousin Vinny, Minor Adjustments) (53)

In 1971 Actor, David Arquette (Scream, Scream II, Never Been Kissed) (46)

In 1971 Actress/TV host, Brooke Burke (Wild On) (46)

In 1971 Actor, Martin Freeman (The Hobbit, Sherlock, Fargo) (46)

In 1971 Playmate, Cristy Thom (February-1991) (46)

In 1972 Actress, Cari Shayne (General Hospital, 90210, Party of Five) (45)

In 1974 Singer, Kevin Osgood (Mickey Mouse Club 90's) (43)

In 1975 Actor, Laurenz Tate (Royal Family, Why Do Fools Fall in Love) (42)

In 1979 Singer, Pink (Get The Party Started) (38)

In 1981 Actor, Jonathan Taylor Thomas (Randy-Home Improvement) (36)

In 1982 Reality host, Austin 'Chumlee' Russell (Pawn Stars) (35)

In 1985 Singer, Phil Bozeman (Whitechapel) (32)

In 1986 Actor, Brandon Farmer (Chip-Santa Barbara) (31)

In 1987 Rap singer, Wiz Khalifa ("Black and Yellow") (30)

In 1988 Guitarist, Alex Garcia (Mayday Parade) (29)

In 1990 Actress, Dianne Doan (Vikings, Descendants) (27)

In 1991 Singer, Alex Kinsey (Alex & Sierra) (26)

In 1997 Actress, Sydney Scotia (Some Assembly Required) (20)

In 1999 Actor, Amir Mitchell-Townes (Girl Meets World) (18)

In 2002 Actor, Gaten Matarazzo (Stranger Things) (15)

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