Born On This Day...

In 1788 Businessman/diplomat, James Gadsden (railroad pioneer)
In 1856 American newspaperman, Frank Baum (wrote The Wizard of Oz)
In 1859 French chemist/physicist, Pierre Curie (Nobel-1903)
In 1862 Austrian playwright, Arthur Schnitzler
In 1859 Physicist/chemist, Pierre Curie (Nobel-1903)
In 1860 Ellen Louise Wilson, first wife of President Woodrow Wilson
In 1890 American novelist, Katherine Anne Porter
In 1895 Actor/director, Charles Lamont (Abbott & Costello films)
In 1902 Politician, Richard J. Daley (mayor of Chicago) [d: 12-20-76]
In 1904 Game show host, Clifton Fadiman (Information Please) [d: 6-20-99]
In 1905 Actor, Joseph Cotton (Airport 77, The Hearse) [d: 2-6-94]
In 1909 Actor, Tom D'Andrea (Gillis-The Life of Reily) [d: 5-14-98]
In 1909 Actor, James Mason (Heaven Can Wait, Boys From Brazil) [d: 7-27-84]
In 1910 Actress, Constance Cummings (7 Sinners, Glamour) [d: 11-23-05]
In 1911 Writer, Max Frisch (Quieter, Biedermann) [d: 4-4-91]
In 1916 Actor, Bill Williams (Adventures of Kit Carson) [d: 9-21-92]
In 1918 Singer/songwriter, Eddy Arnold (Make The World Go Away) [d: 5-8-08]
In 1918 Actor, Joseph Wiseman (Les Miserables, Dr. No, The Betsy) [d:10-19-09]
In 1923 Fashion photographer, Richard Avedon [d: 10-1-04]
In 1923 Pianist, Ellis Larkins (Mildred Bailey, Ella Fitzgerald) [d: 9-29-02]
In 1924 Actress, Ursula Thiess (Lisa-The Detectives) [d: 6-19-10]
In 1926 Playwright, Peter Shaffer [d: 6-6-16]
In 1930 Sculptor/artist, Jasper Johns (Green Target) (89)
In 1932 Director, John Glen (The Living Daylights, License To Kill) (87)
In 1936 Actress/singer, Anna Maria Alberghetti (Cinderfella) (83)
In 1936 Writer, Paul Zindel (Effect of Gamma Rays on Marigolds) [d: 3-27-03]
In 1937 U.S. Secretary of State, Madeleine Albright (1997-2001) (82)
In 1937 Actor/singer, Trini Lopez (If I Had A Hammer) (82)
In 1940 Actress, Lainie Kazan (The Paper Chase, My Big Fat Greek Wedding) (79)
In 1942 Country singer/songwriter, K.T. Oslin (77)
In 1942 Astronaut, Anthony W. England (STS-51F) (77)
In 1944 Actress, Gunilla Hutton (Billie Jo-Petticoat Junction, Hee Haw) (75)
In 1946 Drummer, Rod Coombes (Cat Stevens, Jeff Beck, Stealers Wheel) (73)
In 1947 Guitarist, Graham Goble (Little River Band) (72)
In 1948 Singer/composer, Brian Eno (Roxy Music) (71)
In 1949 Astronaut, Frank L. Culbertson (STS-38) (70)
In 1950 Actor, Nicholas Hammond (The Amazing Spiderman) (69)
In 1951 Singer, Fergie Frederiksen (Toto) [d: 1-18-14]
In 1952 Actor, Chazz Palminteri (The Usual Suspects, Jade, Diabolique) (67)
In 1953 Baseball player, George Brett (Royals) (66)
In 1953 Composer, Mike Oldfield (Tubular Bells) (66)
In 1955 Actor, Lee Horsley (Nero Wolf, Matt Houston, Unlawful Passage) (64)
In 1961 Reporter, Giselle Fernandez (Access Hollywood) (58)
In 1963 Guitarist, Julian Brookhouse (Curiosity Killed the Cat) (56)
In 1963 Actor, Grant Heslov (True Lies, Good Night & Good Luck) (56)
In 1963 Actress, Kristen Vigard (Joy-One Life to Live) (56)
In 1967 Baseball player, John Smoltz (Atlanta Braves) (52)
In 1968 Actor, Todd Porter (Hamilton-Whiz Kids) (51)
In 1969 Football Hall-of-Famer, Emmitt Smith (all-time NFL rusher) (50)
In 1970 Singer, Prince Be (I'd Die Without You-PM Dawn) [d: 6-17-15]
In 1970 Actor, Brad Rowe (Ty Swindell-Wasteland) (49)
In 1972 Actor, David Charvet (Matt-Baywatch, Craig-Melrose Place) (47)
In 1974 Actor, Ahmet Rodan Emuukha Zappa (Roseanne, Z, Happy Hour) (45)
In 1975 Football player, Ray Lewis (Ravens) (44)
In 1978 Actor, David Krumholtz (Bernard-The Santa Clause, Numbers) (41)
In 1978 Model, Krissy Taylor (Niki's sister) [d: 7-2-95]
In 1980 Actor, Dustin Berkovitz (Evan-Sisters) (39)
In 1981 Actress, Jamie-Lynn Sigler (Meadow-The Sopranos) (38)
In 1982 Actress, Alexandra Breckenridge (Family Guy, Dirt) (37)
In 1985 Actress, Ashlynn Yennie (The Human Centipede) (34)
In 1987 Tennis player, Andy Murray (Olympic-Gold-2012, 2016) (32)
In 1990 Model, Stella Maxwell (Victoria's Secret) (29)
In 1991 Bassist, Jed Elliott (The Struts) (28)
In 1992 Singer, Clark Beckham (American Idol) (27)
In 1997 Rapper, Lil Water (Ski Mask," "6 Rings," "Wokhardt") (22)
In 1940 Singer, Lenny Welch (Since I Fell For You) (79)


Popular posts from this blog

Book discussion group to meet

Fall Book Discussion and Movie Series