Thursday, October 12, 2017

Born On This Day...

In 1994 Actor, Nolan Sotillo (Red Band Society) (23)

In 1537 King Edward VI of England (1547-53)

In 1710 American patriot, Jonathan Trumbull

In 1848 William Leggett, co-organized the first football game in 1869

In 1858 Inventor, Isaac Newton Lewis (Lewis machine gun, WWI)

In 1860 Engineer/inventor, Elmer Sperry (gyrocompass)

In 1872 Composer, Ralph Vaughan Williams

In 1884 Actor, Godfrey Tearle (39 Steps, Mandy, At Dawn We Die)

In 1891 Diplomat/political party hostess, Perle Mesta

In 1896 Italian poet, Eugenio Montale

In 1906 Baseball Hall-of-Famer, Joe Cronin (Pirates, Red Sox) [d: 9-7-84]

In 1908 Actor, Arthur Space (National Velvet, Lassie) [d: 1-13-83]

In 1923 Businessperson/author, Jean Nidetch (founded Weight Watchers) [d: 4-29-15]

In 1925 Equestrian jumper, William Steinkraus (Olympic-Gold-1968) (92)

In 1929 Author, Robert Coles (Anna Freud, Pulitzer 1973) (88)

In 1932 Astronaut, Jake Garn (STS-51D) (85)

In 1932 Comedian/activist, Dick Gregory [d: 8-19-17]

In 1932 Auto racer, Ned Jarrett (50 Grand National victories) (85)

In 1935 Singer, Sam Moore (Sam & Dave) (82)

In 1935 Baseball player/sportscaster, Tony Kubek (NBC) (82)

In 1935 Opera singer, Luciano Pavarotti (Three Tenors) [d: 9-6-06]

In 1939 Football player, Jerry Hill (Colts, Super Bowl III, V) (78)

In 1942 Singer, Melvin Franklin (Temptations) [d: 2-23-95]

In 1942 Actress, Daliah Lavi (Israeli, Casino Royale) [d: 5-3-17]

In 1947 Broadcast journalist, Chris Wallace (Today, Meet The Press) (70)

In 1948 Singer/guitarist, Richard Parfitt (Status Quo) [d: 12-24-16]

In 1949 Football player, Dan Medlin (Raiders; Super Bowl XI) (68)

In 1950 Actress/singer, Susan Anton (Golden Girl, Spring Fever) (67)

In 1950 Astronaut, Ronald E. McNair (second black in space) [d: 1-28-86]

In 1956 Singer, David Vanian (The Damned) (61)

In 1962 Actor, Carlos Bernard (Young and the Restless, Tony-24) (55)

In 1962 Singer, Claude McKnight (Take 6) (55)

In 1962 Baseball player, Sid Fernandez (Mets) (55)

In 1963 Actress, Jo Ann Willette (Constance-Just 10 of Us, Real Genius) (54)

In 1965 Football player, Chris Chandler (Falcons, Rams) (52)

In 1965 Actress, Jill Powell (Marcy-As the World Turns) (52)

In 1965 Singer/guitarist, Bob Schneider (52)

In 1968 Actor, Hugh Jackman (X-Men, Kate & Leopold, Van Helsing) (49)

In 1968 Actor, Adam Rich (Nicholas Bradford-Eight Is Enough) (49)

In 1969 Actor, Todd Babcock (Vin Ramsell-Days of Our Lives) (48)

In 1969 Country singer, Martie Maguire (Dixie Chicks) (48)

In 1970 Actor, Kirk Cameron (Mike Seaver-Growing Pains) (47)

In 1970 Basketball player, Charlie Ward (Knicks) (47)

In 1972 Singer, Tony Borowiak (All 4 One) (45)

In 1972 Playmate, Neriah Davis (March-1994) (45)

In 1974 Country singer, Shane McAnally (43)

In 1979 Country singer, Chris Rupp (Home Free) (38)

In 1981 Actor, Thomas Guiry (Lassie-1994) (36)

In 1983 Actor, Tony Cavalero (School of Rock, The Duff) (34)

In 1983 Reality star, Erica Dixon (Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta) (34)

In 1986 Actor, Tyler Blackburn (Pretty Little Liars) (31)

In 1986 Actor, Marcus T. Paulk (Ray J.-Moesha) (31)

In 1992 Actor, Josh Hutcherson (The Hunger Games, Zathura) (25)

In 1996 Reality star, Jessica Shannon (Here Comes Honey Boo Boo) (21)

In 1998 Actress/singer, Darby Walker (Girl Meets World) (19)

In 2002 Actress, Madison Wolfe (Keanu, The Astronaut Wives Club) (15)

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