Born On This Day...

   In 1571 Astronomer, Johannes Kepler (discovered elliptical orbits)
   In 1654 Mathematician, Jacques Bernoulli (probability and calculus)
   In 1773 Scientist, Sir George Cayley (science of aerodynamics)
   In 1822 French bacteriologist, Louis Pasteur (science of immunology)
   In 1879 Actor, Sydney Greenstreet (The Maltese Falcon, Casablanca)
   In 1901 Actress, Marlene Dietrich (Blue Angel) [d: 5-06-92]
   In 1906 Pianist/composer, Oscar Levant (An American In Paris) [d: 8-14-72]
   In 1915 Author/physician, William Howell Masters (& Johnson) [d: 2-16-01]
   In 1917 Actress, Mary A. Korman (Our Gang) [d: 6-1-73]
   In 1921 Actress, Evelyn Payne Davis (Sesame Street) [d: 1-10-97]
   In 1926 Psychologist/columnist, Dr. Lee Salk [d: 5-2-92]
   In 1930 Journalist, Meg Greenfield (Washington Post) [d: 5-13-99]
   In 1931 Guitarist, Scotty Moore (Elvis Presley) [d: 6-28-16]
   In 1934 Gymnast, Larissa Latynina (Olympic-Gold-1956, 60, 64) (82)
   In 1939 Actor, John Amos (Good Times, Coming To America, Die Hard II) (77)
   In 1941 Pianist/saxophonist, Les Maguire (Gerry & the Pacemakers) (75)
   In 1941 Keyboardist, Mike Pinder (Moody Blues) (75)
   In 1941 College basketball coach, Nolan Richardson (Arkansas) (75)
   In 1943 Broadcast journalist, Cokie Roberts (ABC) (73)
   In 1944 Guitarist/songwriter, Mick Jones (Foreigner) (72)
   In 1948 Guitarist, Larry Byrom (Steppenwolf) (68)
   In 1948 Actor, Gerard Depardieu (Green Card, Columbus) (68)
   In 1950 Singer/drummer, Terry Bozzio (Missing Persons) (66)
   In 1951 Singer/songwriter, Karla Bonoff (New World, Restless Nights) (65)
   In 1952 Guitarist, David Knopfler (Dire Straits) (64)
   In 1953 Broadcast journalist, Arthur Kent (NBC Gulf War coverage) (63)
   In 1953 Actress, Tovah Feldshuh (Holocaust, As The World Turns) (63)
   In 1958 Actress, Barbara Crampton (Body Double, Young & Restless) (58)
   In 1959 Former football player, Andre Tippett (Patriots) (57)
   In 1960 Actress, Maryam d'Abo (The Living Daylights) (56)
   In 1962 Drummer, Jeff Bryant (Ricochet) (54)
   In 1964 Actor, Ian Gomez (Norm Show, Drew Carey Show, Felicity) (52)
   In 1966 Actress, Eva La Rue (All My Children, CSI: Miami) (50)
   In 1968 Actor, Ken Garito (Dave Eagan-As the World Turns) (48)
   In 1972 Actor, Thomas Wilson Brown (Knot's Landing, Silverado) (44)
   In 1972 Guitarist/songwriter, Matt Slocum (Six Pence None the Richer) (44)
   In 1972 Comedian/actress, Brooke Totman (Mad TV) (44)
   In 1973 Actor, William Cruz (My So-Called Life, Victor-Party of Five) (43)
   In 1975 Actress, Heather O'Rourke (Happy Days, Poltergeist) [d: 2-1-88]
   In 1978 Actress, Lisa Jakub (Mrs. Doubtfire , Independence Day) (38)
   In 1981 Actress, Emilie deRavin (Tess Harding-Roswell, Once Upon a Time) (35)


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