Thursday, December 7, 2017

Born On This Day...

In 1598 Italian sculptor/painter, Gian Bernini

In 1847 Scholar/journalist, Solomon Schechter (Hebrew Jewish Encyclopedia)

In 1863 Businessman, Richard W. Sears (founded Sears Roebuck & Co.)

In 1873 American author, Willa Cather (My Antonia)

In 1878 Japanese poet, Akiko Yosano

In 1888 Writer, Joyce Cary

In 1904 Cartoon voicist, Clarence Nash (Donald Duck) [d: 2-20-85]

In 1905 Astronomer, Gerard Kuiper (Uranus, Neptune moons) [d: 12-23-73]

In 1910 Actor, Rod Cameron (City Detective, State Trooper) [d: 12-21-83]

In 1912 Jazz singer, Louis Prima (That Old Black Magic) [d: 8-24-78]

In 1915 Actor, Eli Wallach (Magnificent 7, The Good Bad & the Ugly) [d: 6-24-14]

In 1918 Actress, Hurd Hatfield [d: 12-25-98]

In 1923 Actor, Ted Knight (Ted-Mary Tyler Moore Show) [d: 8-26-86]

In 1924 Composer/pianist, Bent Fabric (Alley Cat) (93)

In 1926 Businessman, Victor Kermit Kiam II (Remington) [d: 5-27-01]

In 1928 Linguist, Noam Chomsky (transformational grammar) (89)

In 1932 Actress, Ellen Burstyn (Exorcist, The Age of Adaline, Interstellar) (85)

In 1941 Guitarist, Jim Reese (Bobby Fuller Four) [d: 10-26-91]

In 1942 Singer/songwriter, Harry Chapin (Cat's in the Cradle) [d: 7-16-81]

In 1944 Actor, Vincent Baggetta (Lou-Chicago Story, Days Of Our Lives) (73)

In 1947 Baseball Hall-Of-Famer, Johnny Bench (Reds) (70)

In 1947 Actor/director, James Keach (New Swiss Family Robinson) (70)

In 1948 Country singer/actor, Gary Morris (Colbys) (69)

In 1948 Prima ballerina, Yoko Morishita (69)

In 1949 Singer/songwriter/actor, Tom Waits (Blue Valentine/Short Cuts) (68)

In 1954 Actress, Julie Halston (The Juror, The Class) (63)

In 1955 Actress, Priscilla Barnes (Three's Company, License To Kill) (62)

In 1956 Basketball player/coach, Larry Bird (Celtics) (61)

In 1958 Bassist/songwriter, Timothy Butler (Psychedelic Furs) (59)

In 1958 Announcer, Edd Hall (ex-Tonight Show with Jay Leno) (59)

In 1962 Country singer, Andy Childs (55)

In 1963 Golfer, Kristi Albers (54)

In 1963 Singer, Barbara Weathers (Atlantic Starr) (54)

In 1965 Actor, Jeffrey Wright (Casino Royale, Westworld) (52)

In 1966 Actor, C. Thomas Howell (Red Dawn, Tank, Soul Man) (51)

In 1973 Football player, Terrell Owens (49ers, Cowboys) (44)

In 1974 Singer, Nicole Appleton (All Saints) (43)

In 1978 Actress, Shiri Appleby (Liz Parker-Roswell) (39)

In 1978 Rap performer, Kon Artis (D12) (39)

In 1979 Actress, Jennifer Carpenter (Dexter, Limitless) (38)

In 1979 Singer, Sara Bareilles ("Love Song") (38)

In 1979 Actor, Nick Stahl (The Man Without a Face, Thin Red Line) (38)

In 1985 Wrestler, Dean Ambrose (WWE) (32)

In 1987 Singer, Aaron Carter ("I Want Candy") (30)

In 1989 Actor, Nicholas Hoult (X-Men: First Class, Mad Max: Fury Road) (28)

In 1990 Baseball player, Yasiel Puig (Dodgers) (27)

In 1993 Singer, Jasmine Villegas (That's Me Right There) (24)

In 1997 Rap singer, Asian Doll (Drippin In Glo) (20)

In 2001 Actor/singer, Brady Tutton (Fresh Off the Boat, Boy Band) (16)

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