Born On This Day...

In 1710 Composer, Wilhelm Friedemann Bach (son of J.S. Bach)
In 1819 Novelist, George Eliot (Silas Marner)
In 1859 Publisher/editor, Cecil James Sharp
In 1868 John Nance Garner, 32nd U.S. vice president (1933-41)
In 1890 French president, Charles de Gaulle (1948-69)
In 1898 American aviator, Wiley Post (first to fly solo around the world)
In 1899 Actor/songwriter, Hoagie Carmichael (Stardust, Lazybones)
In 1901 Cartoonist, Roy Crane (Captain Easy, Buz Sawyer) [d: 1977]
In 1904 Actor, Roland Winters (Charlie Chan, Meet Millie) [d: 10-22-89]
In 1906 Actress, Lee Patrick (The Maltese Falcon, Topper) [d: 11-21-82]
In 1912 Philanthropist, Doris Duke [d: 10-28-93]
In 1913 English composer, Benjamin Britten [d: 12-4-76]
In 1921 Actor/comedian, Rodney Dangerfield (Caddyshack) [d: 10-5-04]
In 1924 Actress, Geraldine Page (Summer & Smoke, The Beguiled) [d: 6-13-87]
In 1927 Jazz trombonist/composer, Jimmy Knepper [d: 6-14-03]
In 1928 U.S. diver, Juno Stover-Irwin (Olympic-Silver-1956) [d: 7-2-11]
In 1930 Astronaut, Owen K. Garriott (Skylab 3, STS-9) [d: 4-15-19]
In 1932 Actor, Robert Vaughn (The Man From U.N.C.L.E., The A-Team) [d: 11-11-16]
In 1935 Actor, Michael Callan (Peter-Occasional Wife, Scruples) (84)
In 1939 Actor, Allen Garfield (The Candidate, Beverly Hills Cop II) (80)
In 1940 Writer/director, Terry Gilliam (Monty Python & the Holy Grail) (79)
In 1941 Actor, Tom Conti (Reuben Reuben) (78)
In 1941 Playwright, Nichola Dante (co-wrote A Chorus Line) [d: 5-21-91]
In 1941 Folk singer, Jesse Colin Young (Youngbloods) (78)
In 1942 Astronaut, Guion S. Bluford (first black astronaut) (STS-8) (77)
In 1942 Singer, Steve Caldwell (The Orlons) [d: 1-28-02]
In 1942 Sports sociologist, Harry Edwards (77)
In 1942 Drummer, Floyd Chester Sneed (Three Dog Night) (77)
In 1943 Tennis Hall-of-Famer, Billie Jean King (6-time Wimbeldon champ) (76)
In 1946 Bassist, Aston Barrett (Bob Marley & the Wailers) (73)
In 1947 Guitarist, Rod Price (Foghat) [d: 3-22-05]
In 1950 Baseball player, Greg Luzinski (Phillies, White Sox) (69)
In 1950 Bassist, Steven Van Zandt (E. Street Band) (69)
In 1950 Bassist, Tina Weymouth (Talking Heads) (69)
In 1955 Basketball player, James Edwards (64)
In 1955 Cyclist, Sue Novara (1975 World Sprint Champion) (64)
In 1956 Actor, Richard Kind (Mad About You, Spin City, Gotham) (63)
In 1958 Actress, Jamie Lee Curtis (Trading Places, True Lies) (61)
In 1961 Actress, Mariel Hemingway (Star 80, Personal Best, Civil Wars) (58)
In 1963 Actor, Winsor Harmon (Del Henry-All My Children) (56)
In 1963 Football player, Hugh Millen (56)
In 1963 Actor, Brian Robbins (Head Of The Class, Norbit) (56)
In 1963 Comedian, Corinne Russell (Benny Hill Show) (56)
In 1964 Actor, Stephen Geoffreys (Fraternity Vacation) (55)
In 1965 Actor, Mads Mikkelsen (Casino Royale, Rogue One) (54)
In 1966 Actor, Nicholas Rowe (Young Sherlock Holmes) (53)
In 1967 Tennis player, Boris Becker (Wimbeldon 1985, 86, 89) (52)
In 1967 Actor, Mark Ruffalo (The Last Castle, The Avengers) (52)
In 1977 Actor, Joe Nieves (How I Met Your Mother, Day Break) (42)
In 1977 Actress, Devyn Puett (Kids Incorporated) (42)
In 1979 Singer, Scott Robinson (Five Guys) (40)
In 1984 Actress, Scarlett Johansson (Lost in Translation, The Avengers) (35)
In 1988 Actor, Jamie Campbell Bower (Twilight, Harry Potter) (31)
In 1990 Football player, Brock Osweiler (Broncos, Texans) (29)
In 1993 Drummer, Vinny Mauro (Motionless in White) (26)
In 1993 Actor, Nathan McLeod (The Good Witch) (26)
In 1994 Actor, Dacre Montgomery (Power Rangers, Stranger Things) (25)
In 1995 Guitarist, Miranda Miller (Hey Violet) (24)
In 1995 Actress, Katherine McNamara (Shadowhunters, Girl vs. Monster) (24)
In 1998 Actor, Eric Unger (Monster Mutt, Opposite Day) (21)

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