Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Born On This Day...

In 1738 Astronomer, Sir William Herschel (discovered Uranus)

In 1787 Pioneer, Sir Samuel Cunard (trans-Atlantic steam navigation)

In 1816 Astronomer, Lewis Morris Rutherford (celestial photography)

In 1862 Writer, Gerhart Hauptmann (Before Dawn)

In 1879 Actor, Lewis Stone (Prisoner Of Zenda)

In 1887 American artist, Georgia O'Keeffe

In 1891 German field marshall, Erwin Rommel (World War II)

In 1905 Bandleader, Annunzio Paolo Mantovani (Donkey Serenade) [d: 3-29-80]

In 1906 Air Force General, Curtis E. LeMay ("Iron Eagle") [d: 10-1-90]

In 1919 Actress, Carol Bruce (Mrs. Carlson-WKRP in Cincinnati) [d: 10-9-07]

In 1919 Judge, Joseph Albert Wapner (People's Court) [d: 2-27-17]

In 1928 Country singer, C.W. McCall (Convoy, Keep On Truckin' Cafe) (89)

In 1929 Actor, Ed Asner (Mary Tyler Moore Show, Lou Grant) (88)

In 1930 Actress, Adrienne Corri (Lease of Life, A Clockwork Orange) [d: 3-13-16]

In 1930 Actor, Whitman Mayo (Grady-Sanford & Son, Hell Town) [d: 5-22-01]

In 1931 Actor, John Kerr (South Pacific, Peyton Place, Pit & Pendulum) [d: 2-2-13]

In 1932 Singer, Petula Clark (Downtown, My Love, This Is My Song) (85)

In 1933 Actor/comedian, Jack Burns (Warren-Andy Griffith Show) (84)

In 1934 Actress, Joanna Barnes (Parent Trap, Spartacus) (83)

In 1936 Actress, Gloria Foster (Oracle-The Matrix) [d: 9-29-01]

In 1937 Singer/songwriter, Little Willie John (Fever) [d: 5-27-68]

In 1938 Actress, Jean Seberg (Breathless, Paint Your Wagon) [d: 8-30-79]

In 1939 Actor, Yaphet Kotto (Live & Let Die, Lt. Al Giardello-Homocide) (78)

In 1939 Actor, Thalmus Rasulala (What's Happening, Roots) [d: 10-9-91]

In 1940 Actor, Sam Waterston (Jack McCoy-Law & Order, Newsroom) (77)

In 1942 Pianst/conductor, Daniel Barenboim (75)

In 1945 Swedish singer, Anni-Frid 'Frida' Lyngstad (Abba) (72)

In 1949 Bassist, Steve Fossen (Heart) (68)

In 1951 Actress, Beverly D'Angelo (Vacation, European Vacation) (66)

In 1953 Actor, James Widdoes (Animal House, Charles in Charge) (64)

In 1954 Drummer, Tony Thompson (Chic, Power Station) [d: 11-12-03]

In 1955 Actor, Oliver Conant (Summer of '42) (62)

In 1955 Percussionist, Joe Leeway (The Thompson Twins) (62)

In 1956 Playmate, Ashley Cox (December-1977) (61)

In 1957 Bandleader/guitarist, Kevin Eubanks (The Tonight Show) (60)

In 1967 Rap singer, E-40 (50)

In 1967 Singer, Mari Fernandez (Sweet Sensation) (50)

In 1968 Miss America, Brenda Alyce Bassett (1991) (49)

In 1968 Rap singer, ODB (Wu Tang Clan) [d: 11-13-04]

In 1970 Country singer, Jack Ingram (47)

In 1970 Playmates, Karin and Mirjam Von Breeschoteen (September-1989) (47)

In 1972 Actor, Jonny Lee Miller (Sherlock-Elementary) (45)

In 1973 Actress, Sydney Tamiia Poitier (True Crime, Noah's Ark) (44)

In 1974 Drummer, David Carr (Third Day) (43)

In 1975 Drummer, Travis Barker (Blink 182) (42)

In 1976 Actress, Virginie Ledoyen (The Beach) (41)

In 1977 Actor, Sean Murray (Timothy McGee-NCIS) (40)

In 1977 British Prince, Peter Mark Andrew Phillips (40)

In 1980 Singer, Ace Young (37)

In 1982 Model/actress, Yaya Dacosta (Chicago Med) (35)

In 1985 Singer, Nick Fradiani (American Idol-Season 14) (32)

In 1985 Singer, Jeffree Star (Beauty Killer) (32)

In 1986 Tennis player, Sania Mirza (31)

In 1988 Actress, Zena Grey (The Shaggy Dog, My Soul to Take) (29)

In 1991 Actress, Shailene Woodley (Divergent, The Descendants) (26)

In 1998 Actress, Taylor Nicolette (See Dad Run, Dog With a Blog) (19)

In 2002 Actress, Laura Krystine (100 Things to Do Before High School) (15)

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