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1978     Kristin Link, born in Fairfax, Virginia, diver 1996 Olympics
1978     Lorrie Fair, born in Los Altos, California, soccer defender 1996 Olympics
1976     Germain Wattamaleo, soccer player, Sparta
1975     Ami Foster, actress, Margaux-Punky Brewster
1975     Erin Gingrich, born in Yuma, Arizona, Miss America-Arizona 1997
1974     Frankie Hejduk, born in La Mesa, California, soccer defender, 1996 Olympics gold
1974     Jamie Lynn Bolding, born in Lakeland, Florida, Miss America-Florida 1997
1974     Jason Shelley, WLAF wide receiver for the Frankfurt Galaxy
1973     Brendan Todd, Australian mistral yachter 1996 Olympics
1973     Ed Burman, WLAF linebacker for the London Monarchs
1972     Aaqib Javed, cricketer, Pakistani pace bowler 1989-
1972     Arthur Reid, born in Nashville, Tennessee, pairs skater, & Jennifer Darst
1972     Darryl Yung, Victoria BC, badminton player 1996 Olympics
1972     John Wasdin, Ft. Belvoir, Washington, pitcher for the Oakland A's
1971     Perry Carter, cornerback for the Oakland Raiders
1971     Valeri Karpov, Chelyabinsk Rus, NHL left wing, Anaheim Mighty Ducks
1970     Andy Antoine, CFL receiver, Montreal Alouettes
1970     Everett McIver, NFL guard, New York Jets, Miami Dolphins
1970     Travis Moore, CFL receiver for the Calgary Stampeders
1969     Halle Cioffi, born in Cleveland, Ohio, tennis star
1969     James Fuller, NFL/WLAF safety, N O Saints, Frankfurt Galaxy, Scotland
1969     Robert Scott, Australian rower 1996 Olympics
1969     Vasbert Conniel Drakes, cricketer, Barbados fast bowler, WI ODI 1995
1969     Venkatesh Prasad, cricketer, consistent Indian Test pace bowler 1996-
1968     Andreas Lupzig, Straubing GER, hockey forward, Team Germany 1998
1968     John Olerud, born in Seattle, Washington, infielder for the Toronto Blue Jays
1968     Terri Clark, Canadian Musician
1967     Mike Fox, NFL defensive end for the Carolina Panthers
1966     Jonathan Silverman, actor, Brighton Beach Memoirs, Single Guy
1965     M V Sridhar, cricketer, score 366 for Hyderabad vs. Andhra Pradesh 1994
1964     M C A, Adam Yauch, rapper, Beastie Boys
1963     James Wilder, born in Cleveland, Ohio, actor, Scorchers, Zombie High, Murder 1
1962     Otis Thorpe, NBA forward, Vancouver Grizzlies, Detroit Pistons
1962     Patrick Ewing, born in Jamaica, NBA center, New York Knicks, Gold Medal 1984, 1992 Olympics
1962     Richard De Groen, cricketer, New Zealand medium pacer 1993-
1962     William Roberts, NFL guard, New York Jets, New England Patriots
1961     Athula Samarasekera, cricketer, Sri Lankan batsman
1961     Tawny Kitaen, SD California, actress, Bachelor Party, Witchboard
1960     Heidi Sorenson, Vancouver BC, playmate, Jul, 1981
1959     Pete Burns, rocker, Dead or Alive-Spin Me Round
1957     Andrei Yevgeniyevich Zaitsev, cosmonaut
1957     Pavel V Vinogradov, Russian cosmonaut, Soyuz TM-26
1956     Ferdi Bolland, Dutch singer/guitarist, Bolland and Bolland
1956     Maureen McCormick, actress, Marcia-Brady Bunch
1954     Eddie "Fingers" Ojeda, Bx, New York, Twisted Sister-We're Not Gonna Take It
1953     Samantha Sang, born in Melbourne, Australia, singer, pop genre, hit song at age 15 titled, 'You Made Me What I Am'
1952     Hun Sen, born in Peam Koh Sna, Cambodia, politician, Cambodian People's Party, Prime minister of Cambodia
1950     Holly Palance, born in Los Angeles, California, actress, Thorn Birds, Ripley's Believe It
1950     Rosi Mittermaier, born in West Germany, slalom/downhill 1976 Olympics gold
1948     Tony DiCicco, Wethersfield, Connecticut, U.S. women's soccer coach 1996 Olympics
1947     Rick Derringer, rocker, I am the Real American, Hulk Hogan's theme
1946     Erika Slezak, born in Hollywood, California, actress, Viki-One Life to Live
1946     Rick van der Linden, Dutch keyboardist, Ekseption
1945     Jacob Reitsma, economist/Dutch MP, CDA
1945     Jo Collins, born in Oregon, Playboy playmate, Dec, 1964
1944     Loni Anderson, born in St. Paul, Minnesota, actress, Jennifer-WKRP in Cincinnati
1943     Sammi Smith, born in Orange County, California, born Jewel Faye Smith, musician, songwriter
1942     Rick Huxley, guitarist, Dave Clark 5-Glad All Over
1941     Leonid Denissovich Kizim, U.S.S.R., cosmonaut, Soyuz T-3, T-10, T-15
1939     Irene, Princess of Netherlands
1938     Hayes Wendell Jones, born in Sturksville, Michigan, 110m hurdler, Gold Medal 1964 Olympics
1938     Ja'net Dubois, born in Philadelphia, actress, Willona-Good Times, Beverly Hill 90210
1937     Herb Brooks, American Coach
1936     John Dancy, born in Jackson, Texas, newscaster, Prime Time Sunday
1935     John McCartan, born in St. Paul, Minnesota, ice hockey player, Gold Medal 1960 Olympics
1935     John Saxon, born in Brooklyn, actor, Bees, Nightmare on Elm St, Electric Horseman
1935     Zakes Mokae, Johannesburg South Africa, actor, Comedians
1934     Vern Gosdin, Woodland Al, country singer, Set 'em Up Joe
1934     Wendell Berry, American Poet
1933     Joan Weldon, SF, actress, So This is Love, Them
1932     Sister Vince Otto, mental health activist
1932     Tera de Marez Oyens, composer
1930     Neil Armstrong, born in Ohio, X-15 pilot, 1st Moonwalker, Gemini 8, Apollo 11


1929     Al Alvarez, English Poet
1927     Gunnar Bucht, composer
1926     Betsy Jolas, born in Paris, France, composer, studied at the Conservatoire national superieur de Musique, wrote vocal music
1926     Lewis Thompson Preston, American Businessman
1925     Cor Witschge, Dutch actor, Pipo the Clown
1923     Richard Kleindienst, attorney general, 1972
1921     Nazar Mohammad, cricketer, Mudassar's pop, Pakistan's 1st centurion
1920     Gillespie V. Montgomery, born in Meridian, Mississippi, Representative-D-Mississippi 1967 - 1997
1920     Selma Diamond, London Ontario, comedienne, Selma-Night Court
1914     Anita Colby, Washington D.C., model/actress, Pepsi Cola Playhouse
1914     David Brian, New York City, actor, Accussed of Murder, Dawn at Sorocco
1914     Stjepan Sulek, Croatian violinist and composer, Coriolan
1913     Nelly Aenders, Petronella Meyer, Dutch actress, Spanish Fly
1912     Abbe Pierre, born in Lyon, France, French Catholic priest, founded Emmaus movement aiding poor, homeless, refugees
1911     Robert Taylor, Filley, Nebraska, actor, Death Valley Days
1910     Jacquetta Hawker, English archaeologist/author, A Country
1910     Nan Gindele, U.S. javelin thrower, World Record 1932-38
1910     [Johan] Erik Lindegren, Swedish poet/librettist, Aniara
1908     Harold Holt, Prime Minister of Australia, 1966-67, ; supported U.S. in Vietnam
1908     Harold Edward Holt, Australian Politician
1907     Ernestine "Tiny" Davis, jazz vocalist/trumpeter
1906     Francis Walder, Francois Waldburger, Belgian author
1906     John Huston, born in Nevada, Missouri, director and writer, African Queen, Chinatown
1906     Wassely Leontief, Russian/U.S. economist, Nobel 1973
1904     Kenneth Thimann, botanist
1901     Juan Carlos Paz, composer
1900     Bodi Rapp, Johanna PAC Goetmakers, Dutch mezzo-soprano/teacher
1899     Conrad Aiken, U.S., poet/short story writer/critic, Selected Poems
1891     Donald Kerr, born in Eagle Grove, Iowa, actor, Carnival Lady, Devil Bat
1890     Erich Kleiber, born in Vienna, Austria, conductor, NBC Symphony 1945-46
1890     Hans Gal, born in Brunn am Gebirge, Austria, pianist, composer, teacher, director, Mainz Conservatory
1890     Naum Gabo, Pevsner, Russian/US sculptor, Stillife Flower
1889     Conrad P Aiken, U.S., poet and writer, Ushant/Conversation
1888     Victor Francen, Belgium, actor, J'Acusse, San Antonio
1887     Reginald Owen, born in Wheathampstead, England, actor, Dr. Watson-Sherlock Holmes
1886     Oscar Espla, composer
1886     Bruce Barton, American Author
1882     Joe English, Irish/Flemish signaler, WW I
1880     Gertrude E Durden Rush, U.S. composer/playwright, Black Girls Burden
1876     Mary R. Beard, born in Indianapolis, historian, Woman as a Force in History
1868     Oskar Merikanto, composer
1866     Alfred Holy, composer
1864     Resurreccion Maria de Azkue, composer
1860     Joseph Carey Merrick, "Elephant Man"
1856     Achad Ha'am, Asjer Ginsberg, Hebrew philosopher and writer
1850     Anton Simon, composer
1850     Guy de Maupassant, born in France, author, Boule de Suif
1843     James Scott Skinner, composer
1830     James A. Healy, 1st black bishop in America
1829     Heinrich Franz Daniel Stiehl, composer
1829     Milo Smith Hascall, Brigadier General Union volunteers
1828     Giovanni Rossi, composer
1828     WFAA Louisa/Lovisa, queen of Sweden/Norway/princess of Netherlands
1823     Joseph E Labbe, French lawyer
1822     Johann Georg Herzog, composer
1815     Edward J Eyre, British explorer/governor, Jamaica
1813     Carnot Posey, Confederate Brigadier-General
1813     Ivar A. Aasen, Norwegian linguistic/poet
1811     C L Ambroise Thomas, French composer, Caid, Francoise de Rimini
1802     Niels H Abel, Norwegian mathematician, Abel's Comparisons
1797     Friedrich August Kummer, composer
1749     Thomas Lynch, signer, Declaration of Independence
1711     Johan Lulofs, Dutch physicist, philosopher, and astronomer
1694     Leonardo Ortensio Salvatore de Leo, composer
1624     William, Jamestown, Virginia, 1st black child born in English America
1623     Antonio Cesti, composer
1607     Philipp Friedrich Boddecker, composer
1604     John Eliot, "Apostle to Indians," Bible translator, baptized
1540     Joseph Justice Scaliger, proposed Julian dating





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