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1979     Virginia Ledgerwood, Chester, Virginia, rhythmic gymnast 1996 Olympics
1978     Marissa Perez, Miss Connecticut Teen USA 1996
1978     Louise Woodward, British Celebrity
1977     Aki-Petteri Berg, NHL defenseman, Team Finland, Kings, Bronze Medal 1998 Olympics
1977     Debbie Koegel, Norristown, Pennsylvania, dance skater
1976     Angie Kennedy, Nambour QLD Australia, swimmer 1996 Olympics
1976     Ali Larter, Cherry Hill, New Jersey, actress, fashion model, appeared in 'Heroes', 'Dawson's Creek' television series
1975     Azhar Mahmood, cricket pace bowler, Pakistani ODI 1996
1974     Katie Allen, Australian field hockey full back/half back 1996 Olympics
1974     Kevin Abrams, cornerback, Detroit Lions
1974     Michael Manasseri, actor, License to Drive
1974     Michael Swift, WLAF CB for the Rhein Fire
1973     Demetrice Martin, WLAF cornerback for the Scotland Claymores
1973     Denard Walker, cornerback for the Tennessee Oilers
1973     Eric Lindros, London Ontario, NHL center for the Philadelphia Flyers
1973     Gary Walker, NFL defensive tackle/defensive end for the Houston Oilers
1973     Henry Bailey, NFL wide receiver/kick returner for the Pittsburgh Steelers
1972     Melisa Moses, born in Jacksonville, Florida, diver, Olympics-4th-96
1972     Scott Gragg, NFL tackle for the New York Giants
1972     Rory Cochrane, American Actor
1971     John Buchanan, actor, Sidekicks, Black Stallion, Family Man
1970     Jan Varholik, hockey defenseman, Team Slovakia 1998
1970     Mika Stromberg, Helsinki FIN, hockey defenseman, Team Finland
1970     Noureddine Morceli, Algeria, 1500m runner, 1996 Olympics gold
1969     Elisa Fiorillo, singer, Forgive Me For Dreaming
1969     Robert Sean Leonard, New Jersey, actor, Dead Poets Society, Mr. and Mrs. Bridge
1969     Shawn McEachern, Waltham, Massachusetts, NHL forward, Boston Bruins, Senators
1968     J T Snow, U.S. baseball 1st baseman, New York Yankees, California Angels
1968     Mike Milchin, born in Knoxville, Tennessee, pitcher for the Minnesota Twins
1967     Antone Davis, NFL tackle, Atlanta Falcons, Philadelphia Eagles
1967     Jeff[rey] Pfaendtner, Detroit, rower, Olympics-bronze-1996
1967     Marcus Lillington, rock guitarist, Breathe-All I Need
1966     Erik van Kessel, Dutch soccer player for the FC Utrecht
1966     Jan Varholik, born in Kosice, Czechoslovakia, hockey defenseman, Team Slovakia
1966     Tim Goad, NFL defensive tackle for the Cleveland Browns
1966     Vincent Askew, NBA guard and forward, Seattle Supersonics, Trailblazers
1965     Duane Ferrell, NBA forward, SF Warriors, Indiana Pacers
1965     Mikko Makela, Tampere Finland, NHL right wing for the New York Islanders
1962     Angela Bailey, England, Canadian 4X100m relayer 1984 Olympics silver
1962     Chunli Li, Auckland New Zealand, table tennis player 1996 Olympics
1962     Rae Dawn Chong, born in Edmonton, Alberta, actress, Quest for Fire
1962     Steve Tsujiura, hockey forward, Team Japan 1998
1961     Wayne Smith, Albany, Washington, Australasia golfer
1960     Dorothy Stratten, Vancouver BC, playmate, August, 1979, Galixina
1960     Barry McGuigan, born in Clones, County Monaghan, Republic of Ireland, professional boxer, world featherweight champion
1959     Sydney P Mufamadi, South African leader, SACP
1958     Christine Lathan-Brehmer, born in East Germany, 400m runner, Gold Medal 1976 Olympics
1958     Mark Pavelich, NHLer for the New York Rangers
1958     Jack Abramoff, American Criminal
1957     Cindy Wilson, Athens Georgia, rock vocalist, B-52's-Love Shack
1957     Ian Smith, cricket wicket-keeper, New Zealand of the 80's
1957     Ian Stanley, born in High Wycombe, England, keyboardist, musician, songwriter, record producer, member of Tears for Fears band
1957     Jeff Woodland, Papua New Guinea, Nike golfer, 1991 Dakota Dunes Open
1957     John Turturro, born in Brooklyn, actor, Brain Donor, Color of Money, Jungle Fever
1957     Phil Gould, rock percussionist, Level 42-Hot Water
1955     Adrian Dantley, born in Washington, D.C., NBA forward, Gold Medal 1976 Olympics, Utah Jazz
1955     Gilbert Gottfried, comedian, Beverly Hills Cop
1955     Randy Jackson, New Orleans, guitarist, Zebra-Tell Me What You Want
1953     Ricky "Dragon" Steamboat, Richard Blood, wrestler, NWA/WWF/WCW/AWA
1953     Paul Krugman, born in New York, economist, liberal, political columnist, author, op-ed columnist for 'The New York Times'
1952     Cristina Raines, Tina Herazo, Manila Phil, actress, Sentinel
1952     Eddie Manion, born in America, Eddie 'Kingfish' Manion, saxophonist, tenor and baritone sax, session musician
1952     Jennie Lynn, born in San Diego, California, actress, Love and Marriage
1952     Melissa Babish, South Carolina, swimmer, Olympic
1951     Gustavo Thoeni, Italy, giant slalom, Gold Medal 1972 Olympics
1951     Karsan Ghavri, cricketer, Indian lefty medium pacer early 80s
1950     Ilene Graff, born in Brooklyn, New York, actress, Marsha-Mr Belvedere
1950     Stephen Chatman, born in Faribault, Minnesota, Canadian composer
1948     Bernadette Peters, Queens, New York, actress, Jerk
1948     Mercedes Ruehl, Queens, New York, actress, Lost in Yonkers, Crazy People
1948     Steven Chu, American Scientist
1948     Kenneth Blackwell, American Politician
1948     Mike Figgis, English Director
1947     Stephanie Beacham, England, Devil's Widow, Schizo, Dallas, Colbys


1946     Graham Vivian, cricketer, son of Giff, 5 Tests for New Zealand 1965-72
1946     Robin Cook, Scottish Politician
1945     Charles "Bubba" Smith, Texas, NFLer for the Baltimore Colts/actor, Police Academy
1945     Mimsy Farmer, born in Chicago, Illinois, actress, Devil's Angel, Road to Salina
1945     Ronnie Rosman, rocker, Tommy James Shondells-Crystal Blue Persuasion
1945     Bubba Smith, American Athlete
1944     Colin Nutley, director and writer, Such is Life, Black Jack
1944     Kelly Bishop, CO, actress, Unmarried Woman, Advice to Lovelorn
1943     Barbara Acklin, Allen, Chicago, R&B singer, Love Makes a Woman
1943     Hans F Dijkstal, Dutch minister of the Interior, VVD, 1994-
1943     Donnie Iris, born in Ellwood City, Pennsylvania, musician, guitarist, famous for Wild Cherry's hit 'Play That Funky Music'
1942     Brian Jones, rock guitarist, Rolling Stones-Brown Sugar
1942     Frank Bonner, Little Rock AR, actor, WKRP, Hoax, You Can't Hurry Love
1941     Marty Sanders, rock vocalist
1940     Joe South, Atlanta, guitarist/songwriter/singer, Games People Play
1940     Mario Andretti, race-car driver, 1969 Indianapolis 500
1939     Charles Brown, Cin, Ohio, featherweight boxer 1964 Olympics bronze
1939     John Fahey, singer, Transfiguration of Blind Joe Death
1939     Tommy Tune, born in Wichita Falls, Texas, dancer and choreographer, Boyfriend
1938     Martin Olav Sabo, born in Crosby, North Dakota, Representative-D-Minnesota 1979 - 2007
1937     Jeff Farrell, U.S. swimmer, Olympics-2 gold-1960
1935     Clive Halse, cricketer, South Africa fast bowler on 1963-64 Australia/New Zealand tour
1934     Willie Bobo, New York City, jazz drummer, Cos
1932     Brian Moore, British commentator, Big Match
1932     Don Francks, Vancouver, actor, Terminal Choice, Finian's Rainbow
1931     Gavin MacLeod, Mount Kisco, New York, actor, Murray-Mary Tyler Moore, Love Boat
1931     Gustav Thoni, Italy, skiier, World Cup-1971, 72, 73, 75
1930     Frank Malzone, baseball player
1930     Leon Cooper, U.S. physicist, Nobel 1972
1929     Frank Gehry, American Architect
1929     Hayden Fry, American Coach
1928     Bettye Ackerman, Cottageville, South Carolina, actress, Maggie Graham-Ben Casey
1928     Tom Aldredge, born in Dayton, Ohio, actor in What About Bob, Nurse, Mind Snatchers
1927     Bernard Frank, oriental scholar/writer
1927     John Swire, British aircraft magnate, Cathay Pacific
1926     Seymour Shifrin, composer
1926     Stanley Glasser, composer
1926     Svetlana Alliluyeva, daughter of Josef Stalin/author, My Life
1925     Harry H Corbett, Rangoon Burma, actor, Steptoe and Son, Jabberwacky
1925     James E. Burke, American Businessman
1924     Robert A. Roe, born in Wayne, New Jersey, Representative-D-New Jersey 1969 - 1993
1923     Charles Durning, Highland Falls, New York, actor, Fury, Sting, Tootsie
1921     John Bouber, Blom, actor/author, Fool of Heideloo
1921     Vladimir Sommer, composer
1920     Edward Kassner, music publisher
1920     Jim Olin, born in Chicago, Illinois, Representative-D-Virginia 1983 - 1993
1920     Marjorie M Sweeting, English geomorphologist
1918     Alfred Burke, born in London, England, actor, Backfire
1917     Hans Deutgen, Sweden, world champion archer
1917     John B. Connally, Gov/Sen-D/R-Tx, took a bullet with John F. Kennedy
1915     Peter Medawar, England, zoologist, immunologist, Nobel 1953
1915     Zero "Samuel" Mostel, Brooklyn, actor, Fiddler on the Roof
1914     Jim Boles, Lubbock, Texas, actor, Joe-One Man's Family
1912     Helmut Coing, German lawyer/director, Max-Planck-institute
1911     Amir Hamzah, Indonesian poet, Njanji Sunji
1910     Roman Maciejewski, composer
1910     Vincente Minnelli, born in Chicago, Illinois, director, American in Paris, Gigi
1909     Olan Soule, La Harpe, Illinois, actor, My 3 Sons, Arnie
1909     Stephen Harold Spender, England, poet and critic, Vienna, Edge of Darkness
1907     Milton Caniff, Hillsboro Ohio, Dutch cartoonist, Terry and Pirates
1906     Bugsy Siegel, gangster created casinos in Las Vegas
1901     Linus Pauling, chemist/peace worker, Nobel 1954, 1962
1901     Rudolf W. Nilsen, Norwegian poet, Hverdagen
1900     Laura Z. Hobson, writer
1899     Frederick Denison Maurice Hocking, pathologist
1898     Molly Picon, Yiddish actress, Milk and Honey
1896     Philip Showalter Hench, Pittsburgh, physician, cortisone-Nobel
1895     Guiomar Novaes, Brazil, pianist, Brazilian Order of Merit
1895     Marcel Pagnol, French playwright/director, Marchands de Gloire
1893     Ben Hecht, New York City, novelist/playwright/screenwriter, Front Page
1890     Vaslav Nijinsky, born in Kiev, Ukraine, ballet dancer, 3/12 NS
1889     Victor Sutherland, Paducah, Kentucky, actor, Captive City
1887     William Zorach, Lithuania, U.S. sculptor, Spirit of the Dance
1886     Jose Gutierrez Solana, Spanish painter/author, Madrid Escenas
1886     Max Vasmer, German slavic, La Tertulia de Pombo
1882     Geraldine Farrar, U.S. soprano/actress, Story of American Singer
1882     Jose Vasconcelos, Oaxaca Mexico, politician/essayist/philosopher
1882     Richard Heinrich Stein, composer
1877     Sergei Bortkiewicz, composer
1876     John Alden Carpenter, born in Chicago, Illinois, composer, Sea Drift
1875     Viliam Figus, composer
1874     Soledad Jiminez, Santander Spain, actor, Phantom ofthe Range
1866     Vyacheslav I Ivanov, Russian philosopher/classical/poet
1865     Arthur Symons, Welsh poet, critic and co-founder Savoy
1865     Wilfred Grenfell, England, medical missionary
1858     Jacob P Vis, Dutch industrialist, founder NV Royal Salt Industries
1857     Gustave Adolph Kerker, composer
1857     Alfred Loisy, French Clergyman
1854     Juliusz Zarebski, composer
1850     Hermann Schell, German theologist/philosopher, Gott und Geist
1833     Alfred von Schlieffen, Count/Prussian general-Field Marshal
1825     Quincy Adams Gillmore, Major General Union volunteers
1824     Charles Blondin, France, acrobat/aerialist
1824     John Creed Moore, Brigadier General Confederate Army
1823     Ernest Renan, French philosopher/historian/scholar of religion
1822     Matthew Duncan Ector, Brigadier General Confederate Army
1820     John Tenniel, England, cartoonist/illustrator, Alice in Wonderland
1817     James Craig, Brigadier General Union volunteers
1812     Berthold Auerbach, German author, Schwarzwalder Dorfgeschichten
1810     Reinier C Bakhuizen van de Brink, Dutch historian
1799     Johann von Dollinger, German Old Catholic theologian/historian
1797     Mary Lyon, U.S., educator, Mount Holyoke, Hall of Fame
1797     W Frederik K, prince of Netherlands/general/admiral, 10 day campaign
1792     Henriette ALF countess d'Oultremont de Wegimont, wife of King Willem I
1792     Karl Earnest Ritter von Baer, Estonian/German embryologist
1786     D. Francois J. Arago, French astronomer, physicist, and politician
1771     French Jozef Kinsoen, Flemish portrait painter
1764     Robert Haldane, Scottish theologist/philanthropist
1750     Ignacy Potocki, Polish foreign minister
1747     Justin Morgan, composer
1712     Louis Joseph de Montcalm de Saint-Veran, France, general
1690     Aleksei P Romanov, Russia, son of Peter the Great
1683     Rene-Antoine de Reaumur, France, biologist/engineer
1663     Thomas Newcomen, English co-inventor, steam engine
1632     Jean-Baptiste Lully, Florence Italy, composer
1616     Kaspar Forster, composer
1612     John Pearson, British Theologian
1573     Elias Hill, German architect/city builder, Augsburg
1552     Jobst Burgi, Justus Byrgius, Swiss/German mathematician
1533     Michel de Montaigne, France, essayist/philosopher





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