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Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Born On This Day...

   In 1632 English philosopher, John Locke
   In 1780 French painter, Jean Ingres
   In 1809 Author/poet, Oliver Wendell Holmes (Old Ironsides)
   In 1811 Humanitarian, Henry Bergh (founded ASPCA)
   In 1815 American writer, Anna Ella Carroll
   In 1817 English cartoonist, John Leech (Punch Magazine)
   In 1826 Politician, George Frisbie Hoar (helped organize Republican Party)
   In 1876 Inventor, Charles F. Kettering (automobile self-starter)
   In 1904 Physician, Werner Forssmann (heart research pioneer) [d: 6-1-79]
   In 1905 Cartoonist, Al Taliaferro (Donald Duck) [d: 2-3-69]
   In 1906 Actress, Lurene Tuttle (Father of the Bride, Julia) [d: 5-28-86]
   In 1909 Actor, George MacReady (Peyton Place, Perry Mason) [d: 7-2-73]
   In 1912 Actor, Barry Sullivan (Rich Man Poor Man) [d: 6-6-94]
   In 1915 Actress, Ingrid Bergman (Casablanca, Cactus Flower) [d: 8-29-82]
   In 1915 Scientist, Nathan Pritikin (studied nutrition) [d: 2-21-85]
   In 1916 Actor, George Montgomery (Battle of the Bulge) [d: 12-12-00]
   In 1917 Actress, Isabel Sanford (The Jeffersons) [d: 7-9-04]
   In 1920 Jazz saxophonist/composer, Charlie "Bird" Parker [d: 3-12-55]
   In 1923 Actor/director, Sir Richard Attenborough (Jurassic Park) [d: 8-24-14]
   In 1924 Jazz singer, Dinah Washington [d: 12-14-63]
   In 1927 Gospel singer, Marion Williams (influenced Aretha) [d: 7-2-94]
   In 1928 Actor, Charles Gray (Rawhide, Diamonds Are Forever) [d: 3-7-00]
   In 1928 Actor, Dick O'Neill (Charlie-Cagney & Lacey) [d: 11-17-98]
   In 1935 Director, William Friedkin (Exorcist, French Connection) (83)
   In 1936 U.S. senator, John McCain (R-AZ) [d: 8-25-18]
   In 1938 Actor, Elliott Gould (Trapper John-M*A*S*H, ER, Friends) (80)
   In 1938 Broadcast journalist, Peter Jennings (ABC World News Tonight) [d: 8-7-05]
   In 1940 Former presidential press secretary, James Brady (Brady Bill) [d: 8-4-14]
   In 1940 Auto racer, Gary Gabelich (first speed record: 622mph) [d: 1-16-84]
   In 1940 World judo champion, Wilhelm Ruska Neth (Olympic-Gold-1972) [d: 2-14-15]
   In 1941 Actress, Ellen Geer (Jimmy Stewart Show) (77)
   In 1941 TV host, Robin Leach (Lifestyles of Rich & Famous) [d: 8-24-18]
   In 1942 Singer/bassist, Sterling Morrison (Velvet Underground) [d: 8-30-95]
   In 1943 Keyboardist/singer, Dick Halligan (Blood Sweat & Tears) (75)
   In 1945 Bassist/keyboardist, Chris Copping (Procol Harum) (73)
   In 1945 U.S.runner, Wyomia Tyus (Olympic-Gold-1964, 68) (73)
   In 1946 U.S. broad jumper, Bob Beamon (Olympic-Gold-1968) (72)
   In 1947 Bassist, Dave Jenkins (Pablo Cruise) (71)
   In 1947 Tennis player, Bob Lutz (71)
   In 1948 Astronaut, Charles D. Walker (STS-41D, 51D, 61B) (70)
   In 1952 Actress, Deborah Van Valkenburgh (Jackie-Too Close for Comfort) (66)
   In 1956 Dancer/choreographer, Mark Morris (62)
   In 1956 Keyboardist, Dan Truman (Diamond Rio) (62)
   In 1958 Singer, Michael Jackson (Thriller, Bad, HIStory) [d: 6-25-09]
   In 1959 Actress, Rebecca De Mornay (Hand That Rocks The Cradle) (59)
   In 1960 Guitarist, Tony MacAlpine (58)
   In 1962 Football player, Carl Banks (Giants) (56)
   In 1963 Singer/songwriter, Liz Fraser (Cocteau Twins) (55)
   In 1965 Basketball player, William Edward Perdue (Bulls) (53)
   In 1966 Country singer/guitarist, Shawn Camp (52)
   In 1968 Singer/songwriter, Me'Shell NdegeOcello (50)
   In 1971 Actress, Carla Gugino (Spin City, Spy Kids, Sin City) (47)
   In 1977 Actor, John Hensley (Witchblade) (41)
   In 1980 Bassist, David Desrosiers (Simple Plan) (38)
   In 1981 Rap singer, Andre Levins (aka A+) (37)
   In 1983 Actress, Jennifer Rachel Landon (Gwen-As the World Turns) (35)
   In 1984 Singer, Paul McDonald (The Grand Magnolias) (34)
   In 1985 Actor, Jeffrey Licon (Luis-Second Noah) (33)
   In 1986 Actress, Lea Michele (Glee) (32)
   In 1990 Actress, Nicole Anderson (Beauty and the Beast, Ravenswood) (28)
   In 1993 Singer, Liam Payne (One Direction) (25)
   In 1993 Baseball player, Noah Syndergaard (Mets) (25)

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