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1983     Miguel Cabrera, Venezuelan Athlete
1980     Crystal Carlson, Miss Maine Teen USA 1997
1979     Tram-Anh Tran, actress, Ghostwriters'
1977     Pascal de Vries, soccer player, FC Twente
1976     Nadine Thomas, Miss Jamaica Universe 1997
1975     Trifun Zivanovic, born in Santa Monica, fig skater, 1995 Pac Coast, Jr. champ
1974     James Hamilton, linebacker for the Jacksonville Jaguars
1974     Marcel Nijenhuis, soccer player, NEC
1974     Victoria Beckham, English Musician
1973     Brett Maher, born in Adelaide SA Australia, basketball guard 1996 Olympics
1973     Gene Makowsky, CFL offensive linebacker for the Saskatchewan Roughriders
1973     Jeff Lewis, NFL quarterback, Denver Broncos Superbowl 32
1973     Kenneth Carlsen, Denmark, tennis star
1973     Ross Aloisi, Australian soccer midfielder, Olyroos, 1996 Olympics
1973     Theo Ratliff, NBA forward and center, Detroit Pistons, Philadelphia 76ers
1972     Benjamin Dodwell, Australian rower 1996 Olympics
1972     Gordon Laro, NFL tight end for the Jacksonville Jaguars
1972     Keith Lyle, safety for the St. Louis Rams
1972     Muttiah Muralitharan, cricketer, leading Sri Lankan Test off-spinner
1972     Tony Boselli, NFL offensive tackle for the Jacksonville Jaguars
1972     Jennifer Garner, American Actress
1971     David Oliver, Sechelt, NHL right wing for the Edmonton Oilers
1970     Tony Sacca, WLAF quarterback, Barcelona Dragons
1969     Alexander McQueen, fashion designer
1968     Prince Maurits of Orange-Nassau, van Vollenhoven, born in Utrecht, Netherlands, 10th in line of succession to the Dutch throne
1968     Ritchie Woodhall, born in Woodside, Telford, England, boxer, athlete, television and radio broadcaster
1968     Roger Twose, cricketer, Warwickshire batsman, New Zealand 1995
1967     Aaron Wallace, NFL defensive end/linebacker for the Oakland Raiders
1967     Leslie Bega, born in Los Angeles, California, actress, Maria Tomlinson-Head of the Class
1967     Marquis Grisom, born in Atlanta, Georgia, outfielder, Atlanta Braves, Cleveland Indians
1967     Timothy Gibbs, born in Burbank, California, actor, Father Murphy, Santa Barbara
1967     Liz Phair, American Musician
1966     Lela Rochon, actress, Waiting to Exhale
1966     Susie Redman, born in Salem, Ohio, LPGA golfer, 1995 Nabisco Dinah Shore-2nd
1964     Ken Daneyko, born in Windsor, NHL defenseman for the New Jersey Devils
1964     Raye Hollit, American Gladiator, Zap
1962     Nancy Hogshead, born in Iowa City, swimmer 1984 Olympics gold model, jockey
1961     Boomer Esiason, NFL quarterback, New York Jets, Cincinnati Bengals
1961     Norman Cowans, cricketer, England fast bowler in 19 Tests 1982-85
1961     [Norman] Boomer Esiason, NFL quarterback, Cincinnati Bengals, New York Jets
1960     Michael Whitaker, born in England, equestrian rider, showjumper, award-winner, won team Silver medal in 1984 Olympic Games
1959     David Hearn, born in Washington D.C., slalom single canoe, Olympics-9th-96
1959     Elizabeth Lindsey, actress, China Beach
1959     Stephen Singleton, Sheffield, rocker, ABC
1959     Teri Austin, born in Toronto, Canada, actress, Terminal Choice, Knots Landing
1959     Sean Bean, born in Handsworth, England, actor, television, appeared in series 'Sharpe', films include 'The Lord of the Rings'
1958     Sergei Yuriyevich Vozovikov, Russian major/cosmonaut
1957     Byron Cherry, born in Atlanta, Georgia, actor, Coy-Dukes of Hazzard
1956     Faye Young, WBL forward, New York Stars, New Jersey Stars
1956     Kaye Young, WBL forward, New York Stars, New Jersey Stars
1956     Pillow, Therese Joan Bell, California, bodybuilder, Gold Classic 1983
1955     Pete Shelley, vocal/guitar, Buzzcocks-Going Steady, Love Bites
1955     Rob Bolland, Dutch singer/guitarist, Bolland and Bolland
1954     Kim Tyler, born in Hollywood, California, actress, Kyle-Please Don't Eat Daisies
1954     Riccardo Patrese, driver, Grand Prix
1951     Olivia Hussey, born in Buenos Aires, actress, Romeo and Juliet, Death on Nile
1949     Heini Hemmi, born in Switzerland, giant slalom 1976 Olympics gold
1949     John Oates, born in New York City, rock guitarist and vocalist, Hall and Oates-Rich Girl
1948     Jan Hammer, composer, Escape from TV, Miami Vice
1948     Alexander Hood, 4th Viscount Bridport, 7th Duke of Bronte, investment banker, descendent of William Nelson, 1st Earl Nelson
1947     John Thorn, American Historian
1946     Clare Francis, yachtswoman/novelist, Come Hell or High Water
1946     Henry Kelly, British broadcaster
1946     J R Baines, professor, Egyptologist
1945     Vincent A M van der Burg, Dutch MP, CDA
1944     John Lill, professor/pianist
1943     Roy Estrada, rocker, Morthers Of Invention
1942     Mario Brenta, writer and director, Maicol, Barnabo of the Mountains
1941     Adolphus Hailstork, composer
1941     Billy Fury, Liverpool, singer/guitarist, When Will You Say I Love You
1941     Max Stafford-Clark, artistic director, Royal Court Theatre
1939     Robin Knox-Johnston, yachtsman
1938     David Dilks, vice-chancellor, Hull U


1938     K M P O'Brien, archbishop, St. Andrews and Edinburgh
1938     Kerry Thornley, American Philosopher
1937     Brian Sedgemore, British MP
1937     Eduard N. Stepanov, Russian cosmonaut
1937     Galina Samsova, ballerina
1937     Terry Dicks, born in Britain, politician, Conservative Party, Member of Parliament for Hayes and Harlington 1983 - 1997
1937     Ferdinand Piech, Austrian Designer
1936     Pete Graves, rocker, Moonglows
1934     Don Kirshner, rock and roll producer, invented bubblegum music
1933     Penelope Lively, born in Cairo, Egypt, writer, novelist, won Booker Prize for 'Moon Tiger'
1933     Tim Rathbone, born in England, born John Rankin Rathbone, politician, Conservative Party
1932     Graziella Sciutti, Italian opera singer
1932     Han J A Hansen [Jansen], Dutch journalist, King Comes!
1932     Ramsay Melhuish, diplomat
1931     Joan Clague, director of nursing services, Marie Curie Foundation
1931     John Bartlett, tennis player, Davis Cup captain-Britain
1931     John Chalstrey, alderman/Lord Mayor, London
1931     Ruth Etchells, principal, St. John's College-Durham
1930     Chris Barber, jazz trombonist
1930     Genevieve, born in Paris, France, singer, Jack Paar Show, Scruples
1929     Eileen Stamers-Smith, headmistress, Malvern Girls' College
1929     James Last, orchestra leader/composer/arranger
1929     Lady, James, Mellon, CEO, Volunteer Development Scotland
1928     Cynthia Ozick, U.S., author, Pagan Rabbi and Other Stories
1927     Christopher Whelen, composer
1927     Tadeusz Mazowiecki, premier of Poland, 1989-90
1926     Arthur Hockaday, director-Gen, Commonwealth War Graves Commission
1926     G M Hughes, professor/zoologist
1926     Michael Vernon, CEO, RNLI
1925     Anne Harris, CEO, National Federation of Women's Institutes
1925     John Yates, bishop, Lambeth England
1925     Joyce Buck, actress/interior designer
1924     Patrick Sergeant, founder, Euromoney Publications
1923     Harry Reasoner, Dakota City Iowa, newscaster, 60 Minutes, ABC, CBS
1923     Lindsay Anderson, born in Bangalore, India, director, Thursday's Children
1923     Lloyd Biggle, Jr., U.S., sci-fi author, Silence is Deadly
1923     Norman Potter, cabinetmaker designer/writer
1921     Donald Barron, CEO, Midland Bank
1920     Bengt N. Anderberg, Swedish poet and writer, Kain
1920     Joan "Maudie" Warburton, painter
1918     Anne Shirley, born in UK, actress, Devil and Daniel Webster, Stella Dallas
1918     William Holden, born in Illinois, actor, Stalag 17, Bridge Over River Kwai, SOB
1916     Azijn Banana, Antillean publicist
1916     David Stafford-Clark, psychiatrist
1916     Donald Gibson, British Vice-Admiral
1916     Ryoei Saito, businessman
1916     Sirimavo Bandaranaike, world's 1st woman PM, Sri Lanka, 1960..77
1916     Vinegar Banana, Antillean publicist
1913     Paul Langton, born in Salt Lake City, Utah, actor, Leslie-Peyton Place
1913     Richard Travis, born in Carlsbad, New Mexico, actor, Missile to the Moon
1912     Isador Caplan, lawyer/Aldeburgh Festival Pioneer
1911     Patrick Maitland, born in England, 17th Earl of Lauderdale, journalist, World War II Special Correspondent
1911     Jean-Pierre Herve Bazin, writer
1911     Mikhail Botvinnik, of U.S.S.R., world chess champion, 1948-63
1911     George Seaton, American Playwright
1909     Alain Emile Louis Marie Poher, politician
1909     Humphrey Sims Moore, pacifist/journalist
1909     Patrick Reilly, diplomat
1909     Leonard Peikoff, Canadian Philosopher
1906     M Rooi, editor-in-chief, New Rotterdam Daily
1905     Arthur Lake, born in Corbin, Kentucky, actor, Dagwood-Blondie
1905     Louis Jean Heydt, born in Montclair, New Jersey, actor, Joe-Waterfront
1904     Edward Chodorov, playwright/director, Story of Louis Pasteur
1904     Naoomal Jeoomal, cricketer, pioneer Indian Test opening batsman
1903     Gregor Piatigorsky, born in Ekaterinoslav, Russia, cellist, or 4/20
1903     Nicolas Nabokov, Near Lubcha Minsk Russia, composer, Holy Devil
1902     Anton Beuving, lyricist, Ketelbinkie
1901     George Keyt, born in Sri Lanka, artist, modern painter, cubist style, influenced by Henri Matisse
1899     Vincent Wigglesworth, entomologist
1897     Antonius F "Anton" Coolen, Dutch author, Village by the River
1897     Harald Saeverud, born in Bergen, Norway, composer, Saline,
1897     Thornton Wilder, U.S., novelist/playwright, Our Town
1896     Senor Wences, ventriloquist, his hand acts as a puppet
1895     Bert Wheeler, actor, Nitwits, Hold 'em Jail, High Flyers, Rainmakers
1894     Nikita Khrushchev, born in Kalinovka, Russia, 1st secretary U.S.S.R., 1953 - 1964
1892     Jean PJC Haesaert, Flemish lawyer/sociologist
1890     Art Acord, Glenwood Sevier, Utah, western actor, Arizona Kid, Hard Fists
1886     Otto Lederer, Czechoslovakia, actor, Jazz Singer
1885     Cecil Burleigh, composer
1885     Isak Dinesen, Danish writer, Out of Africa, 7 Gothic Tales
1885     Karen Blixen-Finecke, Dinesen, Danish writer, Out of Africa
1885     Tania Blixen, writer
1883     Hermann Darewsky, composer
1882     Artur Schnabel, Lipnik Austria, pianist, Beethoven Piano Sonatas
1881     Anton Wildgans, writer
1876     Ian Hay, Scotland, novelist/playwright, PIp, Carrying On
1870     Ray Stannard Baker, U.S., journalist, Puliter Prize 1940
1869     Johannes M Meulenhoff, Dutch publisher
1868     Charles R. Gallas, Dutch lexicographer, French dictionary
1863     Johannes P Boskaljon, Curacao composer and conductor
1854     Benjamin Tucker, American Activist
1837     J. P. Morgan, U.S. banker/CEO, US Steel
1827     French C Baeckelmans, Flemish architect, St. Amanduskerk, Antwerp
1820     Gottfried Conradi, composer
1813     Henry Washington Benham, Major General Union Army
1811     Ann Sheppard Mounsey, composer
1809     Philip St. George Cocke, Brigadier General Confederate Army
1797     Jean-Baptiste-Joseph Tolbecque, Belgian composer and conductor
1788     Joseph Gilbert Totten, Major General Union Army
1774     Vaclav Jan Krtitel Tomasek, organist/pianist/composer
1741     Johann Gottlieb Naumann, composer
1741     Samuel Chase, judge, signed Declaration of Independence
1738     Philip Hayes, composer
1719     Christian Gottfried Krause, composer
1715     Johann Wolfgang Kleinknecht, composer
1699     Robert Blair, Scottish poet, Grave
1683     Johann David Heinichen, composer
1676     Frederik I, van Hessen Kassel, King of Sweden, 1720-51
1666     Francois Valentijn, Dutch vicar/writer
1644     Abraham Jansz Storck, painter, baptized
1622     Henry Vaughan, English poet, Silex Scintillans
1587     Marco Ivan Lukacic, composer
1586     John Ford, English dramatist, 'Tis Pity She's a Whore
1573     Maximilian I, duke/ruler of Bayern, Catholic League
1539     Tobias Stimmer, Swiss painter/cartoonist, Comedia





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