Born On This Day...

Born On This Day...
   In 1017 King Henry III Of Holy Roman & Germany (1046-56)
   In 1467 Dutch author, Desiderius Erasmus
   In 1728 Explorer, Captain James Cook (discovered the Sandwich Islands)
   In 1793 Manufacturer, Eliphalet Remington (Remington Rifles)
   In 1808 Inventor, Horace Smith (Smith and Wesson revolvers)
   In 1842 American orator, Ann Elizabeth Dickinson
   In 1846 French chef/author, Georges Auguste Escoffier
   In 1894 Clyde Pangborn, first to fly nonstop from Tokyo to Washington
   In 1902 Actress, Elsa Lanchaster (The Bride of Frankenstein) [d: 12-26-86]
   In 1903 Author, Evelyn Arthur Waugh (Brideshead Revisited) [d: 4-10-66]
   In 1907 Fashion designer, Edith Head [d: 10-24-81]
   In 1907 Actor/comedian, Lew Parker (Lou Marie-That Girl) [d: 10-27-72]
   In 1909 Irish painter, Francis Bacon [d: 4-28-92]
   In 1914 Polio vaccine inventor, Dr. Jonas Salk [d: 6-23-95]
   In 1915 Actress, Dody Goodman (Mary Hartman, Diff'rent Strokes) [d: 6-22-08]
   In 1915 Actor, Jack Soo (Det. Nick Yemana-Barney Miller) [d: 1-11-79]
   In 1919 Actor/director, Bernhard Wicki (The Longest Day) [d: 12-29-99]
   In 1921 Composer/arranger, Chico O'Farrill [d: 6-27-01]
   In 1926 Baseball commissioner, Bowie Kuhn (1969-83) (89)
   In 1929 Actress, Joan Plowright (Avalon, Enchanted April) (86)
   In 1930 Broadcast journalist, Bruce Morton (CBS) [d: 9-5-14]
   In 1933 Actress/model, Suzy Parker (Chamber of Horrors) [d: 3-3-03]
   In 1934 Runner, Jim Beatty (ran first sub 4-minute indoor mile) (81)
   In 1936 Singer/songwriter, Charlie Daniels (Devil Went Down To Georgia) (79)
   In 1936 Folk/blues singer/guitarist, Ted Hawkins [d: 1-1-95]
   In 1937 Basketball player/coach, Lenny Wilkins (Seattle, Cleveland) (78)
   In 1938 Baseball Hall-of-Famer, Juan Marichal (Giants) (77)
   In 1939 Actress, Jane Alexander (The Betsy, Kramer vs. Kramer) (76)
   In 1940 Soviet cosmonaut, Gennadi M. Strekalov (Soyuz T-3, T-8, T-11) (75)
   In 1941 Singer, Curtis Lee (Pretty Little Angel Eyes) (74)
   In 1941 Guitarist/songwriter, Hank B. Marvin (The Shadows) (74)
   In 1942 Skater, Kees Verkerk (Olympic-Gold-1968) (73)
   In 1944 Actor, Dennis Franz (Die Hard II, Andy Sipowicz-NYPD Blue) (71)
   In 1944 Actor, Ian Marter (Harry-Dr. Who) [d: 10-28-86]
   In 1945 Singer/songwriter, Wayne Fontana (and the Mindbenders) (70)
   In 1947 Actor, Tom Fitzsimmons (Franklin Ford III-The Paper Chase) (68)
   In 1948 Actress/singer, Telma Hopkins (Family Matters, Getting By) (67)
   In 1948 Singer/guitarist, Ricky Lee Reynolds (Black Oak Arkansas) (67)
   In 1949 Reality TV star, Caitland Jenner (66)
   In 1952 Actress, Annie Potts (Mary Jo-Designing Women, Dana-Love & War) (63)
   In 1955 Businessman, Bill Gates (Microsoft co-founder) (60)
   In 1957 Drummer, Stephen Morris (New Order) (58)
   In 1958 Country singer, Ron Hemby (The Buffalo Club) (57)
   In 1959 Inventor, Walther Bauersfeld (planetarium projection system) (56)
   In 1959 Musician, Neville Henry (Blow Monkeys) (56)
   In 1960 Actor, Mark Derwin (Young & Restless, Dale-Party of Five) (55)
   In 1962 Actress, Daphne Zuniga (Gross Anatomy, Fly II, Melrose Place) (53)
   In 1963 Playmate, Veronica Gamba (November-1983) (52)
   In 1963 Actress, Lauren Holly (Picket Fences, Sabrina, NCIS) (52)
   In 1964 Figure Skater, Paul Wylie (51)
   In 1965 Actress, Jami Gertz (Less Than Zero, Crossroads, Twister) (50)
   In 1966 Actress, Chris Bauer (Fred Yokas-Third Watch) (49)
   In 1966 TV co-host, Andy Richter (Late Night With Conan O'Brien) (49)
   In 1967 Actress, Julia Roberts (My Best Friend's Wedding, Notting Hill) (48)
   In 1968 Country singer, Caitlin Cary (Whiskeytown) (47)
   In 1969 Actor, Jeremy Davies (Saving Private Ryan) (46)
   In 1969 Singer/guitarist, Ben Harper (46)
   In 1969 Guitarist, Geno Leonardo (Filter) (46)
   In 1972 Country singer, Brad Paisley (43)
   In 1974 Actor, Joaquin Phoenix (To Die For, Signs, The Village) (41)
   In 1974 Actress, Dayanara Torres (Elise-Young & The Restless) (41)
   In 1977 Actress, Brooke Burns (Baywatch, Shallow Hal, Dog Eat Dog) (38)

   In 1984 Actor, Kyle Sabihy (CJ-Bold & Beautiful) (31)

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