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1981     Lauri Illy, born in Virginia Beach, Virginia, rhythmic gymnast 1996 Olympics
1980     Corey Carrier, actor, Young Indiana Jones
1978     Sanna Lankosaari, ice hockey right wing, Finland, 1998 Olympics
1974     Denesha Reid, Miss USA-Georgia 1997
1972     Derrick Alston, NBA forward for the Philadelphia 76ers
1971     Bernard Whittington, defensive end for the Indianapolis Colts
1971     Brett Bech, wide receiver for the New Orleans Saints
1971     Ke Huy Quan, Saigon Vietnam, actor, Sam-Together We Stand
1971     Kevin Hickman, NFL tight end, Detroit Lions
1971     Oronde Gadsden, NFL wide receiver for the Dallas Cowboys
1971     David Walliams, born in Surrey, England, actor, appeared on 'Little Britain', 'Neighbours', 'Capturing Mary', television shows
1970     Els Callens, Antwerp Belgium, tennis star, 1996 quarterfinalist Essen
1970     Jay McNeil, CFL guard for the Calgary Stampeders
1970     John Carmack, born in Roeland Park, Kansas, game programmer
1970     Fred Durst, American Musician
1969     Bart Spark, soccer player, Veendam, South Carolina Heerenveen
1968     Sandy Brondello, Australian basketball guard 1996 Olympics bronze
1967     Andy Benes, born in Evansville, Indiana, pitcher for the St. Louis Cardinals
1967     Michael "Sean" Hall, Williamsburg, Virginia, rower 1996 Olympics
1966     Courtney Gibbs, Miss USA, 1988, actress, Baywatch
1966     Greg Jackson, NFL strong safety, Philadelphia Eagles, San Diego Chargers
1966     Steven Finn, Laval, NHL defenseman for the Los Angeles Kings
1964     Giuseppe Giannini, Rome, Italy, soccer player, Rome A Team
1963     Bruce Hick, Australian rower 1996 Olympics
1962     Duffy James Joseph Waldorf, Jr., born in Los Angeles, California, PGA golfer, 1995 LaCantera Tx
1962     Loretta Alderete, born in Los Angeles, California, LPGA golfer, 1992 Oldsmobile-14th
1962     Robert Meyer, Sacramento Cal, Canadian Tour golfer, 1994 Morningstar
1962     James Marsters, American Actor
1961     Linda Mantz, New York City, actress, Frankie-Dorothy
1961     Greg Egan, born in Perth, Western Australia, author, science fiction, books include, 'Permutation City', 'Diaspora', 'Incandescence'
1960     Elizabeth Alda, daughter of Alan Alda, actress, Beth-Four Seasons
1960     Mark Langston, born in San Diego, California, pitcher for the California Angels
1959     Missie McGeorge, Pueblo CO, LPGA golfer, 1994 PING-Cellular One
1958     Lenny Henry, British comedian, 3 of a Kind
1957     Cindy Nicholas, Canada, swimmer, swam English Channel 19 times
1957     Jim "Bullseye" Bowen, British TV game show host
1957     Mike Dodd, Manhattan Beach California beach volleyballer, 1996 Olympics silver
1957     Scott Ayakatubby, beach volleyball champ
1956     Alvin Greenidge, cricketer, WI opener, no relation to Gordon or Geoff
1956     Joan Allen, Illinois, actress, Peggy Sue Got Married, Tucker, In Country
1956     Rick Olsen, rock guitarist, Berlin-Take My Breath Away
1955     Jay Acovone, Mahopac, New York, actor, Det Rado-Hollywood Beat
1955     Ned Overend, Taipei Taiwan, cyclist 1996 Olympics
1955     Rob Wiedijk, Dutch rock vocalist, Bob Color
1954     Al Roker, Queens, New York, weatherman, NBC, Today
1954     Theresa Saldana, born in Brooklyn, New York, actress, Rachel Scali-Commish
1954     William Quinn Buckner, Phoenix, Illinois, basketballer 1976 Olympics gold
1953     Peter Horton, Bellevue Wash, actor, Gary-30 Something
1952     John Emburey, England cricket off-spinner, 1978-95, captain 1988
1952     John Hiatt, U.S. singer and songwriter, Have a Little Faith in Me
1952     Rudy Gatlin, Olney, Texas, country singer, Gatlin Bros-Broken Lady
1951     Greg[ory Dale] Bear, U.S., sci-fi author, 2 Hugos, Eon, Eternity
1951     Phil Lynott, Dublin Ireland, rock bassist, Thin Lizzy
1951     Svetlana Oktyabrevna Omelchenko, Russia, cosmonaut
1951     Greg Bear, American Writer
1948     Robert Plant, English rock vocalist, Led Zeppelin-Whole Lotta Love
1947     James Pankow, born in St. Louis, Missouri, rocker, Chicago
1946     Connie Chung, TV news anchor, NBC, CBS
1944     Graig Nettles, 3rd baseman, New York Yankees, San Diego Padres, Cleveland Indians
1944     Rajiv Gandhi, Prime Minister of India, 1984-89
1942     Hans-Joachim Klein, born in West Germany, 100m swimmer 1964 Olympics bronze
1942     Isaac Hayes, born in Memphis, Tennessee, singer, songwriter, musician, producer, actor, Academy-Award winner
1941     Slobodan Milocevic, premier Serbia
1941     William H. Gray, born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Representative-D-Pennsylvania 1979 - 1991
1940     Rex Sellers, Australia cricketer leg-spinner, bowled 5 overs in Tests
1940     Sam Melville, Utah, actor, Mike Danko-Rookies, Roughnecks
1940     Ruben Hinojosa, American Politician
1940     Bill McCartney, American Celebrity
1939     Fernando Poe, Jr., Filipino Actor
1938     Jean-Loup Jaques Marie Chretien, France, cosmonaut, T-6, TM-7, STS-86
1937     Corrie E Moret-de Jong, Dutch MP, CDA
1937     George Thoma, born in West Germany, cross country ski jumper 1960 Olympics gold
1936     Carla Fracci, Milan Italy, ballerina


1935     Charles Shere, born in Berkeley, California, composer, music critic, Music Director for radio KPFA, Berkeley
1935     J. J. Malone, U.S. soul singer, It's a shame
1935     Justin Tubb, born in San Antonio, Texas, country singer, Grand Ole Opry
1935     Ron Paul, American Politician
1933     Don Fuqua, born in Jacksonville, Florida, Representative-D-Florida 1967 - 1987
1933     George J. Mitchell, born in Waterville, Maine, Senator-D-Maine 1980 - 1995 and Senate Whip 1989 - 1995
1933     George J. Mitchell, American Politician
1931     Bernhard Becher, photographer, industrialist builder 19th/20th
1929     Norma Connolly, born in Boston, Massachusetts, actress, Ruby Anderson-General Hospital
1924     Jim Reeves, U.S. country singer and actor, Gun Fury, Kimberley Jim
1921     Jack Wilson, cricket slow left-armer, Test for Australia 1956
1921     Jacqueline Susann, Philadelphia Pennsylvania, author, Valley of the Dolls
1920     Istvan Szivos, Hungary, water polo player 1976 Olympics gold
1914     Kitei Sohn, Korean marathon runner/coach 1936 Olympics gold
1913     Conrad Hermann Hubertius Maria Apollinaris Josten, jazz guitarist
1912     Philip Kapleau, founder, Rochester Zen Center in New Haven
1911     Ronald Udell, England, production designer, Pinewood Studios
1910     Eero Saarinen, Finnish/U.S. architect, IBM Building, MIT Chapel
1909     Albert Roberts, cricketer, New Zealand pace bowler in 5 Tests 1932-37
1909     Andre Morell, born in London, England, actor, Hound of the Baskervilles
1908     Alfonso Lopez, baseball player, AL Manager of the year 1959
1908     Jeanne Stern, writer
1908     John Reginald Bevins, politician
1908     Kingsley Davis, sociologist/demographer, coined, population explosion
1908     Al Lopez, American Coach
1907     Alan Reed, New York City, actor, Mr Adams and Eve, voice, Fred Flintstone
1907     Anatole Fistoulari, conductor
1907     Shirley Booth, Thelma Booth Ford, New York City, actress, Hazel
1907     Stanley Devon, photographer
1905     Duncan Macrae, born in Glasgow, Scotland, actor, Casino Royale, Kidnapped
1905     Jack [Weldon J] Teagarden, U.S. trombonist/actor, Meet Band Leaders
1904     Jaap Burger, chairman, PvdA
1902     Ernest Charles Melvin Patrick Ekundio Marke, club owner
1901     Salvatore Quasimodo, Italy, poet, critic and translator Nobel 1959
1900     Edward J "Murt" O'Donoghue, snooker player, 1st witnessed 147 break
1899     Hanns Lilje, German Lutherian bishop/antifascist, Church und Welt
1898     G Kraus, director Santpoort, Insanity in Netherlands
1898     Leopold Infeld, Polish nuclear physicist, Whom the God's Love
1897     Tarjei Vesaas, Norwegian author, Det Store Spelet
1892     George Aiken, born in Dummerston, Vermont, Governor of Vermont 1937 - 1941, Senator-R-Vermont, 1941 - 1975
1890     H. P. Lovecraft, American Novelist
1889     Witold Friemann, composer
1888     George Sklavos, composer
1886     Paul Tillich, German/U.S. theologist, Die sozial Entscheidung
1885     Dino Campana, Italian poet, Canti orfici
1881     Edgar Albert Guest, born in Detroit, Michigan, poet/newspaperman
1881     Nikolay Yakovlevich Myaskovsky, composer
1873     Eliel Saarinen, Finland, architect, GM Tech Institute, Michigan
1873     William Henry Bell, composer
1860     Raymond Poincare, France, president/PM, 1912
1856     Innokenti F Annenski, Russian poet/interpreter, Laodania
1842     Juliaan de Vriendt, Flemish painter
1833     Benjamin Harrison, born in North Bend, Ohio, R, 23rd President, 1889-1893
1832     Thaddeus Sobieski Constantine Lowe, inventor
1824     Absalom Baird, Major General Union Army
1820     Adolfe Louis Eugene Fetis, composer
1811     Gilman Marston, Brigadier General Union volunteers
1802     Cadwalader Ringgold, Commander Union Navy
1799     Heinrich WA Freiherr von Gagern, German liberal politician
1788     Jose Bernardo Alcedo, composer
1785     Oliver Hazard Perry, U.S. Naval hero, "We have met the enemy"
1779     Freiherr Jons J Berzelius, Swedish chemist, atomic weight
1778     Bernardo O'Higgins, won independence for Chile
1764     Charles F Bentinck, Dutch minister of Colonies
1756     Bernardo Bittoni, composer
1720     Bernard de Bury, composer
1710     Thomas Simpson, English mathematician, rules of Simpson
1702     Stepan F graaf Apraksin, Russian general-Field Marshal
1666     Alphonse d' Eve, composer
1665     Bernardus Smijtegelt, vicar, Gekrookte Reed
1637     Cornelis Van Aerssen, Dutch governor/co-owner of Surinam
1625     Thomas Corneille, French playwright
1561     Jacopo Peri, composer
1526     Peter Opmeer, church historian/humanist, Historia Martyrum
1517     Antoine Perrenot de Granvelle, cardinal/viceroy of Naples, 1571-75





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