Born On This Day...

In 1716 King Charles III of Spain (1759-88)
In 1732 Statesman, Richard Henry Lee (signed Declaration of Independence)
In 1734 Merchant, Robert Morris (signed Declaration of Independence)
In 1760 Charles III, king of Spain (1759-88)
In 1775 Physicist, Andre-Marie Ampere (science of electromagnetism)
In 1811 Engineer, Samuel Keefer (Niagara Falls suspension bridge)
In 1873 Danish novelist, Johannes V. Jensen (Nobel-1944)
In 1891 Violinist, Mischa Elman
In 1892 Actor, Roscoe Ates (1930-40's western films)
In 1894 Cartoonist, Harold Gray (Little Orphan Annie)
In 1896 Actor, George Burns (Burns & Allen Show, Oh God) [d: 3-9-96]
In 1896 Actor, Rolfe Sedan (Mr. Beasley-Burns & Allen)
In 1898 Actor, Colin Clive (Frankenstein)
In 1898 Actress, Norma Varden (Harriet Johnson-Hazel)
In 1903 Actor, Leon Ames (Gordon-Mr. Ed, Father of the Bride) [d: 10-12-93]
In 1904 Ballerina, Alexandra Danilova (Turning Point) [d: 7-13-97]
In 1910 Author/naturalist, Joy Adamson (Born Free) [d: 1-3-80]
In 1914 Actor, Wensley Pithey (Winston Churchill-Ike) [d: 11-10-93]
In 1919 Actor, Lawrence Dobkin (The Ten Commandments) [d: 10-28-02]
In 1920 Director/cartoonist, Federico Fellini (I Clown) [d: 10-31-93]
In 1920 Actor, DeForest Kelly (Dr. Leonard McCoy-Star Trek) [d: 6-11-99]
In 1922 Bandleader/songwriter, Ray Anthony (99)
In 1924 Singer, Otis Dewey "Slim" Whitman (Home on the Range) [d: 6-19-13]
In 1926 Actress, Patricia Neal (Hud, Breakfast at Tiffany's) [d: 8-8-10]
In 1927 Songwriter, Lee Pockriss (Johnny Angel) [d: 11-14-11]
In 1928 Actor, William Berger (Adventures of Hercules) [d: 1993]
In 1929 Actor/comedian, Arte Johnson (Laugh-In, General Hospital) [d: 7-3-19]
In 1930 Astronaut, Edwin 'Buzz' Aldrin Jr. (Gemini XII, Apollo XI) (91)
In 1931 Auto racer, Glenn 'Fireball' Roberts (died in a crash) [d: 7-2-64]
In 1933 Singer, Ron Townson (5th Dimension) [d: 8-2-01]
In 1934 Actor, Tom Baker (Dr. Who) (87)
In 1934 Baseball player, Camilo Pascual (Twins) (87)
In 1935 Actress, Dorothy Provine (Good Neighbor Sam, That Darn Cat) [d: 4-25-10]
In 1940 U.S. figure skater, Carol Heiss Jenkins (Olympic-Gold-1960) (81)
In 1942 Singer, Billy Powell (O'Jays) [d: 5-26-77]
In 1943 Guitarist/songwriter, Rick Evans (Zager and Evans) [d: 2-18]
In 1945 Singer/guitarist, Eric Stewart (Mindbenders, 10cc) (76)
In 1946 Film director, David Lynch (Dune, Eraserhead, Twin Peaks) (75)
In 1948 Astronaut, Jerry L. Ross (STS-61B, 27, 37, 55) (73)
In 1948 Expatriate Soviet dissent/Israeli politician, Natan Sharansky (73)
In 1950 Actor, Daniel Benzali (Ted Hoffman-Murder One, Murder at 1600) (71)
In 1951 Bassist, Ian Hill (Judas Priest) (70)
In 1952 Singer/guitarist, Paul Stanley (Kiss) (69)
In 1953 Actress, Colleen Zenk (Barbara Ryan-As the World Turns) (68)
In 1956 Comedian/TV host, Bill Maher (Politically Incorrect, Real Time) (65)
In 1956 Swimmer, John Naber (Olympic-4 Gold-1976) (65)
In 1958 Actor, Lorenzo Lamas (Falcon Crest, California Fever, Renegade) (63)
In 1963 Actor, Jamie Denton (Mike Defino-Desperate Housewives) (58)
In 1965 Country singer/songwriter, John Michael Montgomery (56)
In 1965 British model/actress, Victoria Sellers (56)
In 1966 Guitarist, Tracii Guns (L.A. Guns) (55)
In 1966 Actor, Rainn Wilson (The Office) (55)
In 1967 Actress, Stacey Dash (Renaissance Man, Dionne-Clueless) (54)
In 1968 Journalist/actress, Melissa Rivers (53)
In 1970 Singer, Edwin McCain (I'll Be) (51)
In 1970 Actor, Skeet Ulrich (Scream, Chill Factor, As Good As It Gets) (51)
In 1971 Singer, Gary Barlow (Take That) (50)
In 1973 Actress, Lisa Vultaggio (Hannah-General Hospital) (48)
In 1979 Drummer, Rob Bourdon (Linkin Park) (42)
In 1985 Country singer, Brantley Gilbert (Country Must Be Country Wide) (36)
In 1987 Actor, Evan Peters (American Horror Story) (34)
In 1989 Football player, Nick Foles (Eagles, Rams, Chiefs, Bears) (32)
In 1991 Actress/model, Ciara Hanna (Power Rangers) (30)
In 2004 Singer, Alex Sampson ("Cold") (17)

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