Monday, October 23, 2017

Born On This Day...

In 1750 Politician/diplomat, Thomas Pinckney (negotiated with Spain)

In 1752 Food canning inventor, Nicolas Appert

In 1762 Inventor, Samuel Morey (rotary steam engine, windmill)

In 1835 Adlai Stevenson, 23rd U.S. vice president (1893-1897)

In 1844 Poet, Robert Seymour Bridges (The Testament of Beauty)

In 1861 Manufacturer, Marquis M. Converse (Converse Shoe Company)

In 1868 Engineer, Frederick Lanchester (first British gasoline automobile)

In 1869 College football coach, John William Heisman (Heisman Trophy)

In 1873 Inventor, William Coolidge (x-ray tube, incandescent lamp bulb)

In 1904 Golfer/author, Harvey Penick (Little Red Book) [d: 4-2-95]

In 1905 Nuclear physicist, Felix Bloch (Nobel-1952) [d: 9-10-83]

In 1906 U.S. swimmer, Gertrude Ederle (Olympic-Gold-1924) [d: 11-30-03]

In 1910 Actor, Hayden Rorke (Dr. Bellows-I Dream of Jeannie) [d: 8-19-87]

In 1914 Football Hall-of-Famer, Frank Kinard (Brooklyn Dodgers) [d: 9-7-85]

In 1917 Actor, Robert Bray (Corey-Lassie, Stagecoach West) [d: 3-7-83]

In 1918 Actor, James Daly (Dr. Lochner-Medical Center) [d: 7-3-78]

In 1918 Actress, Peggy Moran (Marta-The Mummy's Hand) [d: 10-25-02]

In 1920 Cartonnist, Bob Montana (Archie) [d: 1-4-75]

In 1920 Philadelphia mayor, Frank Rizzo [d: 7-16-91]

In 1922 Actress, Coleen Gray (Apache Drums, Window on Main Street) [d: 8-3-15]

In 1923 Actor, Frank Sutton (Sgt. Carter-Gomer Pyle USMC) [d: 6-28-74]

In 1925 Former talk show host, Johnny Carson (Tonight Show) [d: 1-23-05]

In 1931 Baseball player, Jim Bunning (Phillies, Pirates) [d: 5-26-17]

In 1931 Actress/author, Diana Dors (Berserk!, Steaming) [d: 5-4-84]

In 1932 Actress, Dimitra Arliss (Rich Man Poor Man) [d: 1-26-12]

In 1935 Golf Hall-of-Famer, Juan Chi-Chi Rodriguez (82)

In 1938 Drummer, Eric Budd (The Fireballs)

In 1940 Actor, Jordan Christopher (Return of the Seven) [d: 1-21-96]

In 1940 Songwriter, Ellie Greenwich (Da Doo Ron Ron, Chapel of Love) [d: 8-26-09]

In 1940 Drummer, Freddie Marsden (Gerry & the Pacemakers) [d: 12-9-06]

In 1940 Soccer legend, Pele (New York Cosmos) (77)

In 1942 Author, Michael Crichton (Jurassic Park, Lost World) [d: 11-04-08]

In 1943 Singer, Barbara Ann Hawkins (Chapel of Love-Dixie Cups) (74)

In 1944 Actor, Warren Burton (Guiding Light, Bold & the Beautiful) (73)

In 1947 Bassist, Greg Ridley (Humble Pie) [d: 11-19-03]

In 1948 Broadcast journalist, John Holliman (CNN) [d: 9-12-98]

In 1949 Guitarist, Wurzel [Michael Burston] (Motorhead) [d: 7-9-11]

In 1956 U.S. archer, Darrell Place (Olympic-Gold-1976) (61)

In 1956 Country singer, Dwight Yoakam (Honky Tonk Man) (61)

In 1957 Playmate, Louann Fernald (June-1979) (60)

In 1959 American legal commentator, Nancy Grace (CNN) (58)

In 1959 Singer, Weird Al Yankovic (Eat It, My Bologna) (58)

In 1962 Football player, Doug Flutie (Bears, Patriots, Bills, Chargers) (55)

In 1962 Football player, Mike Tomczak (Bears, Steelers) (55)

In 1963 Playmate, Katherine Hushaw (October-1986) (54)

In 1965 Baseball player, Al Leiter (Toronto Blue Jays) (52)

In 1966 Drummer, Brian Nevin (Big Head Todd & The Monsters) (51)

In 1966 Actress, Yvonne Perry (Rosanna-As the World Turns) (51)

In 1969 Actress, Brooke Theiss (Just the 10 of Us, Beverly Hills 90210) (48)

In 1970 Actor, Steve Wilder (Days of Our Lives, Alex-Melrose Place) (47)

In 1972 Country singer, Jimmy Wayne (45)

In 1974 Actress, Kaleena Kiff (Love Sidney, New Leave It To Beaver) (43)

In 1975 Actress, Boti Bliss (Maxine Valera-CSI Miami) (42)

In 1976 TV host, Cat Deeley (So You Think You Can Dance) (41)

In 1976 Actor, Ryan Reynolds (Green Lantern, Deadpool) (41)

In 1982 Actress, Sarah Laine (Sarah-General Hospital) (35)

In 1983 Singer, Matt Shultz (Cage the Elephant) (34)

In 1984 Actress, Jessica Dunphy (Alison-As the World Turns) (33)

In 1985 Actress, Masiela Lusha (Carmen-George Lopez Show) (32)

In 1985 Singer, Miguel Jontel Pimentel (32)

In 1986 Actress, Emilia Clarke (Game of Thrones, Terminator Genisys, Solo) (31)

In 1986 Actress, Briana Evigan (Sorority Row, Stash House) (31)

In 1986 Actress, Jessica Stroup (90210, Prom Night) (31)

In 1987 Wrestler, Carmella (WWE) (30)

In 1990 Actress, Elise Bauman (Carmilla, Young Badlands) (27)

In 1993 Actress, Taylor Spreitler (Melissa & Joey, Kevin Can Wait) (24)

In 1997 Singer, Drew Ramos (Boy Band) (20)

In 1998 Actress, Amandla Stenberg (The Hunger Games, Sleepy Hollow) (19)

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