Born On This Day...

In 1633 Italian composer, Arcangelo Corelli

In 1766 English economist/demographer, Thomas Malthus

In 1774 American painter, Raphael Peale

In 1781 Physician, Rene-Theophile-Hyacinthe Laennec (invented stethoscope)

In 1843 Businessman, Aaron Montgomery Ward (founded Montgomery Ward)

In 1857 Irish-American newspaper editor, Samuel McClure

In 1864 Singer, Arthur Collins (Alexander's Ragtime Band)

In 1874 Industrialist, Thomas J. Watson, Sr. (founded IBM)

In 1884 Comedian, Joe Smith (Smith & Dale)

In 1888 Physicist, Otto Stern (Nobel-1943)

In 1896 Opera singer, Marian Anderson

In 1905 Singer, Orville "Hoppy" Jones (Ink Spots) [d: 10-18-44]

In 1908 Sports announcer "Red" Barber (Dodgers, Yankees) [d: 10-22-92]

In 1910 Actor/singer Marc Lawrence (Man With The Golden Gun) [d: 11-28-05]

In 1914 Actor, Arthur Kennedy (Fantastic Voyage, Peyton Place) [d: 1-5-90]

In 1914 Actor, Wayne Morris (Star of Texas, Lord of the Jungle) [d: 9-14-59]

In 1916 Actor, Raf Vallone (Rosebud, The Godfather III) [d: 10-31-02]

In 1919 Actress, Kathleen Freeman (Flo-Beverly Hillbillies) [d: 8-23-01]

In 1922 Singer, Tommy Edwards (It's All In The Game) [d: 10-23-69]

In 1924 Writer/singer, Margaret Truman-Daniel (Murder at FBI) [d: 1-29-08]

In 1925 Actor, Hal Holbrook (All The President's Men, The Firm) [d: 1-23-21]

In 1926 Composer, Lee Hoiby (1957 Arts & Letters) [d: 3-28-11]

In 1929 Author, Chaim Potok (The Chosen) [d: 7-23-02]

In 1933 Singer, Bobby Lewis (Tossin' & Turnin') [d: 4-28-20]

In 1934 Actor, Alan Bates (Zorba the Greek, Unmarried Woman) [d: 12-27-03]

In 1934 Australian TV host Barry Humphries (Dame Edna Everage) (88)

In 1935 Actress, Christina Pickles (St. Elsewhere, Ross's mom-Friends) (87)

In 1936 Football Hall-of-Famer, Jim Brown (Cleveland Browns) (86)

In 1936 Actor/singer John Leyton (The Great Escape) (86)

In 1938 Country singer Buck Trent (Hee Haw) (84)

In 1939 Actress, Mary Ann Mobley (Miss America 1959/Diff'rent Strokes) [d: 12-9-14]

In 1941 Singer, Gene Pitney (Only Love Can Break A Heart) [d: 4-5-06]

In 1942 Activist, Huey Newton (co-founded Black Pathers) [d: 8-22-89]

In 1944 Actor, Patricia Morrow (Rita-Peyton Place, I Led Three Lives) (78)

In 1945 Actress, Zina Bethune (Gail-The Nurses) [d: 2-12-12]

In 1945 Actress, Brenda Fricker (My Left Foot, Home Alone 2) (77)

In 1946 Actor, Andre Dussollier (3 Men And A Cradle) (76)

In 1946 Actress, Dodie Stevens (Mary Hartman Mary Hartman) (76)

In 1954 Actress, Rene Russo (Get Shorty, Tin Cup, Thomas Crown Affair) (68)

In 1955 Model/author Janice Dickinson (Vogue) (67)

In 1956 Actor, Richard Karn (Al Borland-Home Improvement) (66)

In 1958 Actress, Heidi Hagman (Linda-Archie Bunker's Place) (64)

In 1959 U.S. swimmer Ambrose Rowdy Gaines (Olympic-Gold-1984, NBC) (63)

In 1962 Actor, Lou Diamond Phillips (La Bamba, Young Guns) (60)

In 1963 Comedian, Daniel Lawrence Whitney (Larry the Cable Guy) (59)

In 1963 Basketball player Michael Jordan (Bulls) (59)

In 1963 TV host Rene Syler (The Early Show) (59)

In 1966 Singer, Melissa Brooke-Belland (Voice of the Beehive) (56)

In 1967 Singer/actress Chante Moore (55)

In 1970 Skiier, Tommy Moe (won 2 Olympic Alpine Medals in one year) (52)

In 1970 Actor, Dominic Purcell (Prison Break) (52)

In 1971 Actress, Denise Richards (Wild Things, The World is Not Enough) (51)

In 1972 Singer/guitarist Billie Joe Armstrong (Green Day) (50)

In 1972 Drummer, Taylor Hawkins (Foo Fighters) (50)

In 1974 Actor, Jerry O'Connell (Quinn-Sliders, Standy By Me) (48)

In 1974 Country singer Bryan White (48)

In 1977 Actress, Erin Cardillo (Passions, The Suite Life on Deck) (45)

In 1980 Actor, Jason Ritter (Freddy Vs. Jason, Joan of Arcadia) (42)

In 1981 Actor, Joseph Gordon-Levitt (3rd Rock From The Sun, Looper, Snowden) (41)

In 1981 Heiress/actress Paris Hilton (The Simple Life) (41)

In 1989 Actress, Chord Overstreet (Glee) (33)

In 1991 Singer, Ed Sheeran (The A-Team) (31)

In 1991 Actor, Jeremy Allen White (Shameless) (31)

In 1991 Actress, Bonnie Wright (Ginny-Harry Potter) (31)

In 1996 Actress, Sasha Pieterse (Pretty Little Liars) (26)


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