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1976     Priscilla Taylor, born in Miami, Florida, playmate March, 1996
1976     Ger Unterluggauer, hockey defenseman, Team Austria 1998
1975     Bert Berry, linebacker for the Indianapolis Colts
1974     Ramon Morel, Villa Gonzalez, Dominican Republic, pitcher for the Pittsburgh Pirates
1974     Natasha Henstridge, Canadian Actress
1973     Marcus Jones, defensive tackle for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers
1972     Ben Affleck, born in Berkeley, California, actor, director, screenwriter, Academy-award winner for Good Will Hunting
1972     Freddie Solomon, NFL wide receiver for the Philadelphia Eagles
1972     Jason Maniecki, defensive tackle for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers
1972     Ken Walter, punter for the Carolina Panthers
1972     Mikey Graham, born in Dublin, Ireland, Irish singer, Boyzone
1971     Perry Carter, NFL cornerback for the Kansas City Chiefs
1970     Dawn Ponte, born in Kent, Rhode Island, dance skater, & Frey-1995 Eastern, Jr. champ
1970     Anthony Anderson, American Actor
1969     Eric Bieniemy, NFL running back for the Cincinnati Bengals
1969     James Black, Regina, NHL center, Chicago Blackhawks
1969     Mark Heese, born in Toronto, Ontario, beach volleyballer 1996 Olympics bronze
1969     Pavel Kamentsev, hockey forward, Team Kazakhstan Olympics-1998
1969     Yancey Thigpen, NFL wide receiver for the Pittsburgh Steelers
1968     Luciana Bemvenuti, born in Porto Alegre, Brazil, golfer, 1994 Jamie Farr-36th
1968     Vassili Pankov, NHL forward, Team Belarus, 1998 Olympics
1968     Debra Messing, born in Brooklyn, New York, actress, appeared on 'Will & Grace', 'The Starter Wife', television shows
1967     Mike James, born in Ft. Walton, Florida, pitcher for the California Angels
1967     Moulay Brahim Boutaib, born in Morocco, 10k runner 1988 Olympics gold
1967     Neil Wilkinson, Selkirk, NHL defenseman for the Pittsburgh Penguins
1966     Fred Strickland, linebacker for the Dallas Cowboys
1966     Leo Goeas, guard for the Baltimore Ravens
1965     Jon Evans, Nottimgham ENG, Australasia golfer
1964     Debi Mazar, born in Queens, New York, actress, Civil Wars, Little Man Tate, LA Law
1964     MCA, Adam Yauch, rock vocalist, Beastie Boys-You Gotta Fight
1963     Greg Adams, Nelson, NHL left wing for the Dallas Stars
1963     Jack Russell, superb England cricket wicket-keeper, 36 Tests 1988-94
1963     Lydia Czuckermann-Hatuel, Israel, Women's foil fencer, 1996 Olympics
1962     Bubby Brister, NFL quarterback, New York Jets, Denver Broncos Superbowl 32
1962     Igor Dorokhin, hockey forward, Team Kazakhstan, 1998 Olympics,
1961     Joan Delk, born in Tampa, Florida, LPGA golfer, 1995 First Bank Edina Realty-66th
1961     Matt Johnson, rocker, The The-Infected Soul Mining
1960     Maureen "Peanut" Louie Harper, SF, tennis player, Denver-1985
1960     Ron van de Berg, soccer player, Sparta
1960     Tommy Aldridge, heavy metal rocker, Ozzy-Diary of a Mad Man
1959     Scott D. Altman, born in Lincoln, Illinois, Lieutenant Commander USN/astronaut, sk: STS-90
1957     Zeljko Ivanek, Lujubljana Yugoslavia, actor, Mass Appeal
1956     Gordon Bruks, England, Dr/cosmonaut
1955     Kenneth Carr, born in Clearwater, Florida, basketball player 1976 Olympics gold
1955     Larry Mathews, born in Burbank, California, actor, Ritchie-Dick Van Dyke Show
1952     Ger Hoeymakers, Dutch rock guitarist, Franc Boeijen Group
1951     Bobby Caldwell, New York City, rocker
1951     John Childs, cricketer, England left-arm spinner, two Tests vs. WI 1988
1950     Anne Elizabeth Alice Louise Windsor, Engl, Princess/olympic equestrian
1950     Tess Harper, Mammoth Sp AR, actress, Amityville 3D, Tender Mercies
1950     Thomas Aldrich, country drummer, Black Oak Arkansas
1950     Andres Serrano, American Photographer
1949     Ann Ryerson, born in Wisconsin, actress, Pvt Carol Winter-Pvt Benjamin
1949     Carlien Brouwer, translator/missing since Jan 6, 1994
1949     Kate Taylor, born in Boston, Massachusetts, singer, songwriter, musical family members include Alex, Livingston, Hugh and James
1947     Brian Hulls, British TV news cameraman
1947     Geraldo Velez, jazz congas, Spyro Gyra-Morning Dance
1947     Manley Lanier "Sonny" Carter, Jr., born in Macon, Georgia, USN/astronaut, STS-33
1946     Jimmy Webb, born in Elk City, Oklahoma, songwriter, MacArthur Park, Up Up and Away
1946     Kathryn Jean Whitmire, Houston Texas, 4 time Mayor-Houston
1945     Charlemagne Palestine, composer
1945     Gene Upshaw, NFL guard, Oakland, NFLPA leader
1945     Thomas C. Sawyer, born in Akron, Ohio, Representative-D-Ohio 1987 - 2003
1945     Khaleda Zia, born in Dinajpur District, India, first female Prime Minister of Bangladesh 1991 - 1996
1944     Frederick Knight, U.S. singer, I've been lonely so long
1944     Linda Ellerbee, born in Bryan, Texas, newscaster, Weekend, NBC Overnight
1943     Barbara Bouchet, born in Reichenberg, Czechoslovakia, actress, Casino Royale
1943     Eni Faleomavaega, born in Vailoatai Village, American Samoa, Representative-D-American Samoa 1989
1942     Peter York, rock drummer, Spencer Davis Group
1941     Don Rich, Olympia Wash, guitarist/country singer, Hee Haw
1941     Viktor Mikhailovich Pisarev, Russian cosmonaut
1939     H Onno C R Ruding, director, Amrobank, Dutch Financial minister, CDA
1939     Herman van Keeken, Dutch singer, Daddy don't run so fast


1938     Maxine Waters, born in St. Louis, Missouri, Representative-D-California 1991 -
1938     Stephen Breyer, Supreme Court justice
1937     Ronnie Flippo, born in Florence, Alabama, Representative-D-New York 1977 - 1991
1936     Geoff Hamilton, gardner/journalist
1935     Abby Dalton, born in Las Vegas Nevada, actress, Joey Bishop Show
1935     Jim Dale, born in Rothwell, England, Broadway actor, Barnum, My One and Only
1935     Vernon Eulion Jordan, Jr., civil rights activist, National Urban League
1934     Reg Scarlett, WI cricket off-spinner, 3 Tests 1960
1934     Valentin Stepanovich Varlamov, Russian cosmonaut
1933     Bobby Helms, rock vocalist, Jingle Bell Rock
1933     Floyd Ashton, U.S. singer, Tams-What Child of Fool
1933     Lori Nelson, born in Santa Fe, New Mexico, actress, Greta-How to Marry a Millionaire
1933     Stanley Milgram, American Psychologist
1932     Robert L[ull] Forward, U.S., sci-fi author, Dragon's Egg, Starquake
1931     Janice Rule, born in Norwood, Ohio, actress, Alvarez Kelly, Doctor's Wife
1931     Mario Kuri-Aldana, composer
1928     Nicolas Roeg, born in London, England, cinematographer/director, Aria, Eureka
1927     Eddie Leadbeater, cricketer, England leg-spinner with an avg of 109
1926     Georgiann Johnson, Decorah Iowa, actress, Marge-Mr Peepers
1926     Lewis T. Preston, banker
1926     Lyutsian Abramovich Prigozhn, composer
1925     Billy Pinkney, Sumter, South Carolina, rock bassist/vocalist, Drifters
1925     Gertrude Shope, South African head, ANC female section
1925     Mike Connors, Krekor Ohanian, Fresno, California, actor, Mannix
1925     Rose Marie, actress/comedienne, Sally Rogers-Dick Van Dyke Show
1925     Oscar Peterson, born in Montreal, Canada, jazz pianist, composer, Grammy Award winner
1924     Phyllis Schlafly, St. Louis, right-winger/Eagle Forum president
1924     Robert Oxton Bolt, playwright, Man for All Seasons, Dr. Zhivago
1924     Robert Bolt, British Playwright
1923     Rose Marie, born in New York City, actress, Sally Rogers-Dick Van Dyke Show
1923     Simon Peres, premier of Israel
1922     Lukas Foss, Fuchs, Berlin Germany, composer, Prairie
1919     Huntz Hall, New York City, actor, Cyclone, Gas Pump Girls, The Rating Game
1918     Fay Honey Knopp, activist
1918     Raymond Gallois-Montbrun, composer
1915     Alma Gardeslan, Surinamese/Dutch folklorist
1915     Kamiel van Baelen, Flemish author/resistance fighter, Mensch op Weg
1915     Signe Hasso, Stockholm Sweden, actress, Johnny Angel, Double Life
1914     Peter Nicholson Gunn, writer
1914     Paul Rand, American Designer
1912     Julia Child, born in Pasadena, California, chef, French Chef
1912     Wendy Hiller, England, actress, Major Barbara, David Copperfield
1912     Wijnanda M C "Nan" Aberson, friend of Gerard Reve Sr
1910     Hugo Winterhalter, composer
1910     Josef Klaus, Chancellor of Austria, 1966-70
1910     Signe Hasso, actress, QB VII, Taxi 13, Black Bird, Crisis
1909     Raymond O'Malley, teacher
1907     Paul Vincze, medallist
1904     Bill Baird, Grand Is Nebr, puppeteer, Kukla Fran and Ollie, Muppet Show
1902     Jan RT Campert, writer, Song the 18 dead
1901     Arias Arnulfo, 3 time president of Panama, 1940-41, 49-51, 68
1901     Hans Lorbeer, writer
1900     Estelle Brody, New York City, actress, Safari, Kitty, Plaything
1898     Lillian Carter, President Carter's, 1977-1981, mom
1897     Marion Eugene Bauer, composer
1896     Leon Theremin, electronic musical instruments inventor
1893     Alexander Vasil'yevich Gauk, composer
1893     Harlow H Curtice, President of General Motors, 1953-8
1893     Harlow H. Curtice, Businessman
1892     Knud Christian Jeppesen, composer
1892     Louis-Victor prince of Broglie, France, physicist, Nobel 1929
1890     Jacques Ibert, born in Paris, France, composer, Escales
1888     Albert Spalding, composer
1887     Edna Ferber, U.S., author, American Beauty, Cimarron
1886     Bill Whitty, cricketer, Australian left-arm bowler 1909-12
1885     Andrey Filippovich Pashchenko, composer
1885     Edna Ferber, author, playwright
1885     Mary Nash, Troy, New York, actress, Philadelphia Story, Till the Clouds Roll By
1879     Ethel Barrymore, Philadelphia, actress, Constant Wife, Corn is Green
1878     Pjotr N Wrangel, Russian baron/general, White Armies, WW II
1876     Aleksandar Belic, Serb linguist
1875     Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, London, composer, Hiawatha's Wedding Feast
1874     Joseph Klausner, Polish/Israeli new testament expert
1872     Harold Fraser-Simson, composer
1872     Rubin Goldmark, composer
1872     Sri Aurobindo, Indian Philosopher
1866     Charles-Jean Vallee-Poussin, mathematician, d'analyse
1865     Johan B. Schepers, Frisian writer, Braga
1860     Florence Kling DeWolfe Harding, 1st lady, 1921-23
1860     Roosje Vos, Dutch union organizer
1860     Florence Harding, American First Lady
1856     J Keir Hardie, 1st Labour representative in British Parliament
1851     [Georgette A] Helena Amelung, Dutch actress, Scapegoat
1845     Walter Crane, England, painter/illustrator, Beauty and Beast
1839     Hugh Archibald Clarke, composer
1829     Eduard de Hartog, composer
1823     Orris Sanford Ferry, Major General Union volunteers
1822     Wilhelm Rust, composer
1822     Henry James Sumner Maine, English Historian
1803     James Douglas, father of British Columbia
1794     Elias M Fries, Swedish botanist, System mycologicum
1791     Duff Green, American Politician
1788     Carel SW van Hogendorp, Dutch colonial director
1787     Alexander Aliabiev, composer
1785     Thomas De Quincey, Eng, writer, Confessions of English Opium Eater
1782     Henri MG earl the Merode, Belgian revolutionary, Souvenirs
1776     Gottlieb Schick, German painter, Apollo under the Hirten
1776     Ignaz Xaver von Seyfried, composer
1771     Walter Scott, Scotland, novelist/poet, Lady of Lake
1769     Napoleon Bonaparte, resident of Elba, emperor 1804 - 1813, 1814 - 1815
1754     Benjamin Hawkins, American Diplomat
1741     Thomas Norris, composer
1740     Matthias Claudius, born in Reinfeld, Germany, pseudonym, Asmus, writer, poet, poem 'Death and the Maiden' used by Franz Schubert
1736     Johann Christoph Kellner, composer
1727     Johann Georg Holzbogen, composer
1725     Ferdinando Bertoni, composer
1702     Francesco Zuccarelli, Italian rococo painter/etcher
1688     Frederick-William I, king of Prussia, 1713-1740
1619     Hubertus Quellinus, Quellien, Flemish cartoonist/copper plate
1432     Luigi Pulci, Italy, poet, Morgante





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