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1986     Bryton McClure, Lakewood California, actor, Richie-Family Matters
1977     Jake Patellis, actor, Paul Bowman-Good Life
1977     Thierry Henry, French Athlete
1973     A J Wood, born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, soccer forward, Gold Medal 1996 Olympics
1973     Kerry Mock, WLAF linebacker for the Frankfurt Galaxy
1973     Paul Wiggins, offensive linebacker for the Pittsburgh Steelers
1973     Tim Forsyth, Australian high jumper, Olympics-bronze-92, 96
1972     Ernie Conwell, tight end for the St. Louis Rams
1970     Bernard Wilson, NFL defensive tackle for the Arizona Cardinals
1970     Brad Bretz, WLAF quarterback for the Frankfurt Galaxy
1970     Jim Courier, born in Sanford, Florida, tennis champ, 1990, 91 French
1969     Christian Laettner, NBA forward and center, Atlanta Hawks, Gold Medal 1992 Olympics
1969     Donald E Wahlberg, Jr., Boston, rocker, New Kids-Hangin' Tough
1969     Ed Cunningham, NFL center for the Arizona Cardinals
1969     Maria Strandlund, born in Akersberga, Sweden, tennis star, 1987 Futures NOR
1969     Donnie Wahlberg, American Actor
1968     Ed McCaffrey, NFL wide reciever, Denver Broncos Superbowl 32
1968     Vince Marrow, WLAF TE for the Frankfurt Galaxy
1967     James Jenkins, NFL tight end for the Washington Redskins
1967     Kenny Davidson, NFL defensive end for the Houston Oilers
1967     Nelson Emerson, Hamilton, NHL right wing, Hartford Whalers
1966     Cedric Figaro, WLAF linebacker for the Amsterdam Admirals
1966     Zefross Moss, NFL tackle, Detroit Lions, New England Patriots
1965     Dottie Mochrie Pepper, born in Saratoga Springs, New York, golfer, 1992 Dinah Shore
1965     Fred Grim, soccer player, Cambuur L, Ajax
1965     Glen Goldsmith, rocker, What You See is What You Get
1965     Robert Manry, Cleveland newspaper editor/sailed the Atlantic, in craft
1965     Steve Gorman, Hopkinsville, Kentucky, rock drummer, Black Crowes
1964     Pete McCutcheon, born in Boston, Massachusetts, Canadian Tour golfer, 1993 Quebec Open
1963     Carmen Berg, Bismark ND, playmate, July, 1987
1962     Gilby Clarke, U.S. pop guitarist, Guns n' Roses-Civil War
1961     Jamie Macoun, Newmarket, NHL defenseman for the Toronto Maple Leafs
1960     Bruce Penhall, Balboa California, actor, Savage Beach
1960     Sean Penn, born in Santa Monica, California, actor, Fast Times at Ridgemont High
1959     Jonathan Franzen, American Novelist
1958     Belinda Carlisle, born in Hollywood, California, GoGos lead singer, Heaven on Earth
1955     Colin Moulding, English pop guitarist, XTC
1955     Janet Quist Austin, Texas, playmate, Dec, 1978
1955     Kevin Welch, California, country songwriter/actor, Thing Called Love
1953     Kevin Rowlands, rock vocalist, Dexy's Midnight Runners-Come on Eileen
1953     Robert Brent Thirsk, BC Canada, astronaut, STS-78
1952     Guillermo Vilas, Argentina, tennis champ, U.S. Open-1977
1952     Kathryn C Thornton, Montgomery, Alabama, PhD/astronaut, STS-33, 49, 61, 73
1952     Nelson Piquet, auto racer, 3-time Formula One champ, 1981, '83, '87
1952     Thomas J Hennen, Albany Georgia, astronaut, STS-44
1951     Alan Minter, England, light-middleweight boxer 1972 Olympics bronze
1951     Robert Joy, born in Montreal, Quebec, actor, Big Shots, Suicide Club
1949     Sib Hashian, born in Boston, Massachusetts, rock drummer, Boston
1949     Norm Coleman, American Politician
1948     Bo Rucker, born in Tampa, Florida, actor, Superman, Soup for One, Lock Up
1947     Gary Talley, born in Memphis, Tennessee, rock guitarist, Box Tops
1946     Hans Vandenburg, Dutch singer/guitarist, Gruppo Sportivo
1944     Larry Ellison, American Businessman
1943     Edward Cowie, born in Birmingham, England, composer, orchestral, chamber, choral works, conductor, painter, author
1943     Koos Postema, editor-in-chief, Vrije Volk, Dutch TV host
1943     Robert De Niro, born in New York City, actor, Bang the Drum Slowly, Taxi Driver
1943     Yukio Kasaya, Japan, 70m ski jumper, Gold Medal 1972 Olympics
1941     Boog Powell, baseball player, AL MVP 1970
1941     Ibrahim Babangida, president of Nigeria, 1985-
1940     David Price, born in Erwin, Tennessee, Representative-D-North Carolina 1987 - 1995
1940     Thomas Williams, U.S., ice hockey play 1960 Olympics gold
1940     David E. Price, American Politician
1939     Luther Allison, Mayflower, Arkansas, rock guitarist, Bad News is Coming
1939     Josh McDowell, American Writer
1938     Abu Bakar Bashir, Activist
1937     Yevgeni Aleksandrovich Illyin, Russia, cosmonaut
1934     Maureen Connally, champion tennis player, Wimbledon
1932     Chet Allen, Chickasha Oklahoma, actor, Jerry-Bonino, Slats-Troubleshooter
1932     Vidiadhar S Naipaul, Trinidad, novelist, Middle Passage
1932     V. S. Naipaul, Indian Novelist
1930     James Gulliver, businessman
1930     Ted Hughes, British poet laureate


1929     Francis Gary Powers, U.S. spy, U.S.S.R. captures him in 1959 U-2 incident
1928     Jean R Adams, entomologist
1928     Thomas Jefferson Anderson, composer
1928     Willem Duys, Dutch radio/TV host
1927     Bernard "Bernie" Cornfeld, Romanian/U.S. financier, Fund of Funds
1927     Robert Moore, born in Detroit, Michigan, actor, Marshall-Diana
1926     Haakon Barfod, Norway, yachting, Gold Medals 1948, 1952 Olympics
1926     Jean Poiret, French actor and writer, Le Dernier Metro
1925     John Hawkes, U.S. writer, 2nd Skin
1925     John Howard Purnell, scientist
1924     Evan S Connell, U.S. writer
1924     Helen Wallis, cartographer/librarian
1924     John A Emmens, art historian/poet, Kunst and Vliegwerk
1924     Laurence Richard Deniz, jazz guitarist
1923     Anton Kersjes, violinist and conductor, Amsterdam Philharmonic Orchestra
1923     Larry Rivers, Grossberg, New York City, painter, Washington crossing Delaware-1953
1922     Ralph Roberts, Salisbury, North Carolina, actor, Tradition, Gone are the Days
1922     Roy Tattersall, cricketer, brilliant England off-spinner early 50's
1921     Geoffery Rudolph Elton, historiographer
1921     Maureen O'Hara, Fitzsimmons, Dublin, actress, Miracle on 34th St
1920     Georgia Gibbs, Worcester Massachusetts, singer, Ballin the Jack, Kiss of Fire
1918     Mort Marshall, New York City, actor, Cully-Dumplings
1917     P Roger Peyrefitte, French writer, Singular Love
1917     Safa Khulusi, writer
1917     Jiang Zemin, Chinese Leader
1916     Eleanor Steber, opera singer
1916     John de Young, resistance fighter
1914     Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Jr., born in Campobello Island, Canada, Representative-D-New York 1949 - 1955
1913     W. Mark Felt, born in Idaho, U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) agent, Watergate whistleblower "Deep Throat"
1912     Edgar Fernhout, Dutch painter/son of Charley Toorop
1911     Frederik de Merode, Belgian prince
1911     Mikhail Moseyevich Botvinnik, world Chess Champion
1911     Jan Lode Cantens, Flemish dramatist, God's Murderer
1910     Eric Aaltonen, composer
1910     J A Manusama, Moluccan politician
1910     R Peyrefitte, writer
1908     Kurt Hessenberg, composer
1907     Marian Viktorovich Koval, composer
1906     Hazel Bishop, chemist/cosmetics manufacturer
1906     Marcello J das Neves Alves Caetano, premier of Portugal, 1968-74
1905     John Hay Whitney, publisher, New York Herald Trib 1961-67
1903     Abram Chasins, composer
1901     Henri Tomasi, Marseilles France, composer, Don Juan de Manara
1900     Quincy Howe, born in Boston, Massachusetts, newscaster, CBS Weekend News
1898     Gerard Schmook, Flemish librarian/historian/custodian
1896     Henry P de Vries, Dutch painter and poet, Laws of the Americas
1894     Erik A Blomberg, Swedish art historian/poet/author, Jorden
1894     Johan Polet, Dutch sculptor
1892     Mae West, Brooklyn, actress, Go Up and See Her Sometime, Klondike Annie
1890     Harry L Hopkins, U.S. politician, Loan and Lease law
1890     Harry Hopkins, American Diplomat
1888     Monty Wooley, New York City, actor, Pied Piper, Man Who Came to Dinner
1887     Charles I, last emperor of Austria-Hungary, 1916-18
1887     Marcus Garvey, began back-to-Africa movement among U.S. blacks
1885     Clara [G Meijer-]Wichmann, German anarchists/feminist, Wife and society
1885     Kurt Hiller, born in Berlin, Jewish, pacifist, socialist, writer, Oranienburg concentration camp survivor
1882     Samuel Goldwyn, movie producer, MGM
1880     Leo Ascher, composer
1880     Percy Sherwell, cricketer, great South African batsman-keeper-captain
1878     Reg Duff, cricketer, Australian bat, century on debut 1902
1876     Eric Drummond, 1st Secretary-General of League of Nations, 1919 - 1933
1876     Henri G Winkelman, Dutch general/supreme commander/navy 1940
1876     Theodor Daubler, German writer, Northern Lights
1870     Frederick Russell, developed 1st successful typhoid fever vaccine
1856     Violet Paget, Vernon Lee, British author, Satan the master
1851     Henry Drummond, Scottish geologist/evangelist
1844     Menelik II, King of Ethiopia, 1896-1913
1841     Luis NF Varela, Brazilian romantic poet
1840     Wilfrid Scawen Blunt, England, writer, Irish Land League
1839     Hubert Platt Main, composer
1839     Thijs Maris, Dutch painter/etcher
1834     Peter Benoit, Flemish composer and conductor, Leie/Rubens Cantata
1828     George William Warren, composer
1819     James Henry Van Alen, Brigadier General Union volunteers
1817     Joseph baron Kervyn de Lettenhove, Belgian Internal minister, 1870-71
1811     Johannes H Scholten, Dutch theologist, Free Will
1786     Davy Crockett, U.S., frontiersman/adventurer/politician, Alamo
1779     Franz de Paula Roser, composer
1775     Philippe Libon, composer
1761     William Carey, English Clergyman
1720     Charles D J Eisen, French engraver/painter, Contes de La Fontaine
1686     Nicola Antonio Porpora, composer
1586     Johann V Andreae, German vicar/writer, Christenburg





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