Born On This Day...

In 1578 Physician, William Harvey (discovered blood circulation)
In 1815 German statesman, Otto von Bismarck
In 1873 Composer, Sergei Rachmaninoff (Prelude In C# Minor)
In 1875 Novelist/playwright, Edgar Wallace (wrote King Kong screenplay)
In 1883 Actor, Lon Chaney (Hunchback of Norte Dame, Phantom of the Opera)
In 1885 Actor, Wallace Beery (Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse)
In 1900 Publisher, William Benton (Encyclopedia Britannica) [d: 3-18-73]
In 1906 Actor Ned Glass (Julia, Bridget Loves Bernie) [d: 6-15-84]
In 1908 Country singer, Bob Nolan (Sons of the Pioneers) [d: 6-16-80]
In 1909 Director/actor, Abner Biberman (Ironside) [d: 6-20-77]
In 1909 Bandleader/pianist, Eddie "Eddy" Duchin [d: 2-9-51]
In 1910 Jazz saxophonist, Harry Carney [d: 10-8-74]
In 1915 Actor, Hans Conried (Uncle Tonoose-Danny Thomas Show) [d: 1-5-82]
In 1915 Singer/actor, Art Lund (Benny Goodman Orchestra) [d: 5-30-90]
In 1917 Actor/game show host, Leon Janney (Think Fast, Hawk) [d: 10-28-80]
In 1920 Actor, Toshiro Mifune (Lord Toranaga-Shogun) [d: 12-23-97]
In 1921 Singer/songwriter, Arthur Smith (wrote Dueling Banjos) [d: 4-3-14]
In 1922 Author, William Manchester (Death Of A President) [d: 6-1-04]
In 1923 Actor, Bobby Jordan (Dead End, Live Wires) [d: 9-10-65]
In 1927 Blues singer/pianist, Amos Milburn [d: 1-3-80]
In 1928 Actor, George Grizzard (Wrong Is Right, Bachelor Party) [d: 10-2-07]
In 1928 Broadcast journalist, Herbert Klein [d: 7-2-09]
In 1929 Singer/actress, Jane Powell (7 Brides For 7 Brothers, Growing Pains) (90)
In 1929 Football coach, Glen Edward "Bo" Schembechler (Michigan) [d: 11-17-06]
In 1930 Actress, Grace Lee Whitney (Yeoman Janice Rand-Star Trek) [d: 5-1-15]
In 1931 Actor, George Baker (Goodbye Mr Chips, Moonraker) [d: 10-7-11]
In 1932 Actor, Gordon Jump (Mr. Carlson-WKRP, Maytag) [d: 9-22-03]
In 1932 Actress/singer, Debbie Reynolds (Singin' in the Rain, Mother) [d: 12-28-16]
In 1934 Actor, Don Hastings (Captain Video, As The World Turns) (85)
In 1936 Baseball player, Ron Perranoski (Los Angeles Dodgers) (83)
In 1939 Singer, Rudolph Isley (Isley Brothers) (80)
In 1939 Actress/model, Ali MacGraw (Love Story, Goodbye Columbus) (80)
In 1939 Baseball Hall-of-Famer, Phil Niekro (Yankees, Braves) (80)
In 1942 Drummer/guitarist, Alan Blakley (Brian Poole & the Tremeloes) [d: 6-10-96]
In 1942 Sci-Fi author, Samuel R. Delany (Dhalgren) (77)
In 1942 Singer/drummer, Phil Margo (The Tokens) (77)
In 1944 Baseball player/sportscaster, Daniel "Rusty" Staub [d: 3-29-18]
In 1945 Drummer, John Barbata (Turtles, Jefferson Airplane, Starship) (74)
In 1945 Actress, Heather Young (Betty Hamilton-Land of Giants) (74)
In 1946 Astronaut, William F. Fisher (STS-51) (73)
In 1946 Bassist/songwriter, Ronnie "Plonk" Lane (Faces) [d: 6-4-97]
In 1948 Reggae singer, Jimmy Cliff (Wonderful World Beautiful People) (71)
In 1948 Drummer/singer, Simon Cowe (The Boomtown Rats, Jack The Lad) [d: 9-30-15]
In 1949 Singer/songwriter, Gil Scott-Heron [d: 5-28-11]
In 1950 Violinist/songwriter, Billy Currie (Ultravox) (69)
In 1952 Actress, Annette O'Toole (Superman III, Lisa-Nash Bridges) (67)
In 1952 U.S. sprinter, Rey Robinson (Olympic-1972) (67)
In 1954 Drummer, Jeff Porcaro (Toto) [d: 8-5-92]
In 1960 Actress, Jennifer Runyon (Gwendolyn-Charles In Charge) (59)
In 1961 Singer, Susan Boyle (I Dreamed a Dream) (58)
In 1961 Football player, Jim Jeffcoat (Cowboys, Bills) (58)
In 1961 Guitarist/songwriter, Mark White (ABC) (58)
In 1964 Basketball player, Kevin Duckworth [d: 8-25-08]
In 1965 Football player, John 'Jumbo' Elliott (Giants) (54)
In 1965 Basketball player, Mark Jackson (54)
In 1965 Bassist, Peter O'Toole (Hothouse Flowers) (54)
In 1968 Actress, Traci Lin-Tavi (Ryan's Hope, F/X, Fright Night) (51)
In 1971 Actress, Jessica Collins (Loving, Jodi-90210) (48)
In 1971 Football player, Ernest Jones (Broncos, Super Bowl XXXII) (48)
In 1973 TV talk host, Rachel Maddow (46)
In 1974 Actor, Colby Donaldson (Young and the Restless) (45)
In 1975 Tennis player, Magdalena Maleeva (44)
In 1980 Actor, Bryan Buffington (Billy Lewis-The Guiding Light) (39)
In 1980 Country singer, Kip Moore (39)
In 1980 Wrestler, Randy Orton (WWE) (39)
In 1980 Singer/actress, Bijou Phillips (39)
In 1981 Singer, Hannah Spearritt (S Club 7) (38)
In 1982 Actor, Sam Huntington (Jungle 2 Jungle, Not Another Teen Movie) (37)
In 1982 Comedian/actor, Taran Killam (Mad TV) (37)
In 1983 Actor, Matt Lanter (90210) (36)
In 1985 Actor, Josh Zuckerman (Austin Powers: Goldmember) (34)
In 1986 Country singer, Hillary Scott (Lady Antebellum) (33)
In 1988 Singer, Ty Turner (The Icarus Account) (31)
In 1997 Actor, Asa Butterfield (Hugo) (22)

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