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NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Jason Alexander
Actor
23-Sep-1959   George Costanza on Seinfeld
Nicholas Amhurst
Author
16-Oct-1697 12-Apr-1742 The Craftsman
Tori Amos
Singer
22-Aug-1963   Little Earthquakes
Jim Backus
Actor
25-Feb-1913 3-Jul-1989 Mr. Howell on Gilligan's Island
Sonny Barger
Criminal
8-Oct-1938   Oakland Hells Angels
Georg Baselitz
Painter
23-Jan-1938   Painter of upside-down motifs
Charles Baudelaire
Poet
9-Apr-1821 31-Aug-1867 Les Fleurs du Mal
Bix Beiderbecke
Jazz Musician
10-Mar-1903 6-Aug-1931 Celebrated jazz cornetist
Richard Belzer
Comic
4-Aug-1944   Munch on Homicide, Law & Order: SVU
Candice Bergen
Actor
9-May-1946   Murphy Brown
Alexander Berkman
Anarchist
21-Nov-1870 28-Jun-1936 A.B.C. of Anarchism
Josh Billings
Author
21-Apr-1818 14-Oct-1885 19th century American humorist
Conrad Black
Business
25-Aug-1944   Rapacious newspaper mogul
George Blaisdell
Inventor
5-Jun-1895 3-Oct-1978 Zippo cigarette lighter
Robert Blake
Actor
18-Sep-1933   Baretta
Charles E. Bohlen
Diplomat
30-Aug-1904 31-Dec-1974 US Ambassador to USSR, 1953-57
Russell Brand
Actor
4-Jun-1975   Mad, Bad and Dangerous to Know
Jim Broadbent
Actor
24-May-1949   Oscar-winning oddball English actor
Preston S. Brooks
Politician
5-Aug-1819 27-Jan-1857 Beat Charles Sumner with a cane
Arthur Brown
Musician
24-Jun-1944   The God of Hellfire
Claude Brown
Author
23-Feb-1937 2-Feb-2002 Manchild in the Promised Land
William S. Burroughs
Author
5-Feb-1914 2-Aug-1997 Naked Lunch
Sir Richard Burton
Explorer
19-Mar-1821 20-Oct-1890 Translated The Arabian Nights
James Branch Cabell
Novelist
14-Apr-1879 5-May-1958 Jurgen, A Comedy of Justice
Peter Camejo
Activist
31-Dec-1939 13-Sep-2008 Persistent Green Party candidate
Christy Canyon
Pornstar
17-Jun-1966   Jugs and Kisses, Your Ass My Tongue
Karel Capek
Author
9-Jan-1890 25-Dec-1938 R.U.R.
George Carlin
Comic
12-May-1937 22-Jun-2008 Seven Dirty Words
Giacomo Casanova
Author
2-Apr-1725 4-Jun-1798 World-renowned paramour
Camilo José Cela
Author
11-May-1916 17-Jan-2002 Spanish novelist and Nobel laureate
Whittaker Chambers
Author
1-Apr-1901 9-Jul-1961 Accuser of Alger Hiss
Chevy Chase
Comic
8-Oct-1943   He is, you're not
James Fenimore Cooper
Novelist
15-Sep-1789 14-Sep-1851 The Last of the Mohicans
David Crosby
Musician
14-Aug-1941   Crosby, Stills, and Nash
Willem Dafoe
Actor
22-Jul-1955   Last Temptation of Christ
Richard Harding Davis
Author
18-Apr-1864 11-Apr-1916 Yellow-era journalist
John Day
Playwright
1574 c. 1640 The Parliament of Bees
Martin R. Delany
Activist
6-May-1812 24-Jan-1885 Black nationalist
Thorold Dickinson
Film Director
16-Nov-1903 14-Apr-1984 Gaslight
J. P. Donleavy
Novelist
23-Apr-1926   The Ginger Man
Al Dubin
Songwriter
10-Jun-1891 11-Feb-1945 Lullaby of Broadway
Harlan Ellison
Author
27-May-1934   I Have No Mouth And I Must Scream
Joseph Ejercito Estrada
Head of State
19-Apr-1937   Deposed president of the Philippines
Rupert Everett
Actor
29-May-1959   My Best Friend's Wedding
George Farquhar
Playwright
1678 29-Apr-1707 The Beaux Stratagem
Robert J. Flaherty
Film Director
16-Feb-1884 23-Jul-1951 Nanook of the North
Errol Flynn
Actor
20-Jun-1909 14-Oct-1959 Robin Hood
Harrison Ford
Actor
13-Jul-1942   Han Solo in Star Wars
Stephen Fry
Actor
24-Aug-1957   Jeeves and Wooster
R. Buckminster Fuller
Architect
12-Jul-1895 1-Jul-1983 Futurist, invented the geodesic dome
William Gaddis
Novelist
29-Dec-1922 16-Dec-1998 A Frolic of His Own
Israel Gelfand
Mathematician
2-Sep-1913 5-Oct-2009 Banach algebras, Lie groups
George Gervin
Basketball
27-Apr-1952   The Iceman
Vo Nguyen Giap
Military
25-Aug-1911   North Vietnamese General, Minister of Defense
Carlo Goldoni
Playwright
25-Feb-1707 6-Feb-1793 Founder of Italian comedy
Carlos de Singuenza y Góngora
Mathematician
20-Aug-1645 22-Aug-1700 Mathematician, historian of the New World
Franklin Graham
Religion
14-Jul-1952   Billy Graham's son
Cary Grant
Actor
18-Jan-1904 29-Nov-1986 North by Northwest
Louis-Christophe-François Hachette
Publisher
5-May-1800 31-Jul-1864 French textbook publisher
Salma Hayek
Actor
2-Sep-1966   Frida
William Randolph Hearst
Business
29-Apr-1863 14-Aug-1951 Newspaper magnate
Richard Hell
Musician
2-Oct-1949   Blank Generation
Seymour Hersh
Journalist
8-Apr-1937   Uncovered the My Lai Massacre
Chester Himes
Author
19-Jul-1909 12-Nov-1984 Lonely Crusade
Raab Himself
Actor
21-May-1980   Jackass and Viva La Bam
H. H. Holmes
Criminal
16-May-1860 7-May-1896 The Devil in the White City
Jack Holt
Actor
31-May-1888 18-Jan-1951 They Were Expendable
Larry Hoover
Criminal
30-Nov-1950   Gangster Disciples
Frederick Hopkins
Scientist
20-Jun-1861 16-May-1947 Discovered vitamins
T. E. Hulme
Poet
16-Sep-1883 28-Sep-1917 Modernist poet and critic
Neil Innes
Musician
9-Dec-1944   The Rutles
Etta James
Singer
25-Jan-1938 20-Jan-2012 Soul Diva
Jon Jost
Film Director
16-May-1943   All the Vermeers in New York
Alan Kay
Computer Programmer
17-May-1940   Father of Object-Oriented Programming
Ted Kennedy
Politician
22-Feb-1932 25-Aug-2009 US Senator from Massachusetts, 1962-2009
Fran Lebowitz
Author
27-Oct-1950   Social satirist, Metropolitan Life
Brandon Lee
Actor
1-Feb-1965 31-Mar-1993 Actor son of Bruce Lee
Jerry Lee Lewis
Musician
29-Sep-1935   Goodness gracious, great balls of fire
Karl von Linde
Engineer
11-Jun-1842 16-Nov-1934 Inventor of refrigeration
Jared Loughner
Assassin
10-Sep-1988   Tucson Safeway shooter
Shane MacGowan
Musician
25-Dec-1957   The Pogues
Patrick Macnee
Actor
6-Feb-1922   Mr. Steed on The Avengers
Lee Majors
Actor
23-Apr-1939   Six Million Dollar Man
Steve Martin
Comic
14-Aug-1945   The Jerk
Guy de Maupassant
Author
5-Aug-1850 6-Jul-1893 French short story writer
Daniel L. McFadden
Economist
29-Jul-1937   Statistical analysis of individual and household behavior
Lyle Menendez
Criminal
10-Jan-1968   Killed parents with brother Erik
Adam Michnik
Activist
17-Oct-1946   Gazeta Wyborcza
Eddie Money
Singer/Songwriter
21-Mar-1949   Take Me Home Tonight
Alan Moore
Author
18-Nov-1953   Created The Watchmen
Grace Moore
Singer
5-Dec-1898 26-Jan-1947 One Night of Love
J. Sterling Morton
Government
22-Apr-1832 27-Apr-1902 US Secretary of Agriculture, 1893-97
Steven W. Mosher
Scholar
9-May-1948   Prominent Sinologist
Bill Murray
Actor
21-Sep-1950   Meatballs, SNL alumnus
Paul Newman
Actor
26-Jan-1925 26-Sep-2008 Salad dressing magnate
Madalyn Murray O'Hair
Religion
13-Apr-1919 Sep-1995 Atheist spokeswoman
John O'Hara
Author
31-Jan-1905 11-Apr-1970 Appointment in Samarra
Chad Ochocinco
Football
9-Jan-1978   NFL wide receiver
Johann Friedrich Overbeck
Painter
3-Jul-1789 12-Nov-1869 German religious painter
Trey Parker
Cartoonist
19-Oct-1969   South Park
Alicia Patterson
Business
15-Oct-1906 2-Jul-1963 Founder of Newsday
Chris Penn
Actor
10-Oct-1965 24-Jan-2006 Nice Guy Eddie in Reservoir Dogs
William Penn
Government
14-Oct-1644 30-Jul-1718 Founder of Pennsylvania
Jody Powell
Government
30-Sep-1943 14-Sep-2009 Jimmy Carter's Press Secretary
André Previn
Pianist
6-Apr-1929   Concert pianist and orchestral conductor
Richard Pryor
Comic
1-Dec-1940 10-Dec-2005 Stand-up comic, Stir Crazy
Robert Purvis
Activist
4-Aug-1810 15-Apr-1898 President of the Underground Railroad
Ted Rall
Cartoonist
26-Aug-1963   Godless heathen cartoonist
Ayn Rand
Author
2-Feb-1905 6-Mar-1982 Atlas Shrugged
Gene Anthony Ray
Dancer
24-May-1962 14-Nov-2003 Leroy Johnson on Fame
Keanu Reeves
Actor
2-Sep-1964   Dude
Andrew Roberts
Historian
13-Jan-1963   Eminent Churchillians
Frederick Rolfe
Author
22-Jul-1860 25-Oct-1913 Baron Corvo
Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen
Physicist
27-Mar-1845 10-Feb-1923 Discovered X-Rays
Mike Rutherford
Guitarist
2-Oct-1950   Guitarist for Genesis
Richard Scaife
Activist
3-Jul-1932   The Republican George Soros
Michael Seaton
Astronomer
16-Jun-1923 29-May-2007 Opacity Project
Charlie Sheen
Actor
3-Sep-1965   The prodigal Sheen
Percy Bysshe Shelley
Poet
4-Aug-1792 8-Jul-1822 Prometheus Unbound
Shel Silverstein
Poet
25-Sep-1930 10-May-1999 Where the Sidewalk Ends
Nikki Sixx
Bassist
11-Dec-1958   Mötley Crüe bassist
Roni Size
Electronic Musician
29-Oct-1969   Drum-n-bass producer, Newforms
Iceberg Slim
Criminal
4-Aug-1918 28-Apr-1992 Pimp-turned-author
South Park Mexican
Rapper
1971   Hispanic rapper / Dope House Records
Robert Southey
Poet
12-Aug-1774 21-Mar-1843 A Vision of Judgment
Nancy Spungen
Victim
27-Feb-1958 12-Oct-1978 Sid Vicious's girlfriend
Scott Stapp
Musician
8-Aug-1973   Singer for Creed
James Stirling
Mathematician
1692 5-Dec-1770 Methodus differentialis
Harlan Fiske Stone
Judge
11-Oct-1872 22-Apr-1946 US Supreme Court Justice, 1925-46
John Tesh
TV Personality
9-Jul-1952   Entertainment Tonight
Tiny Tim
Musician
12-Apr-1932 30-Nov-1996 Tip Toe Thru the Tulips
Mary Travers
Singer
9-Nov-1936 16-Sep-2009 The Mary in Peter, Paul, and Mary
Konstantin E. Tsiolkovsky
Scientist
17-Sep-1857 19-Sep-1935 Astronautics and rocket dynamics pioneer
Ted Turner
Business
19-Nov-1938   Founder of Cable News Network
Steven Tyler
Singer
26-Mar-1948   Frontman for Aerosmith
Mike Tyson
Boxing
30-Jun-1966   Erratic heavyweight champion
Jimmy Van Heusen
Composer
26-Jan-1913 7-Feb-1990 Call Me Irresponsible
Jack Warden
Actor
18-Sep-1920 19-Jul-2006 12 Angry Men
John Waters
Film Director
22-Apr-1946   Hairspray
Rachel Weisz
Actor
7-Mar-1971   The Constant Gardener
Ida B. Wells-Barnett
Activist
16-Jul-1862 25-Mar-1931 Civil rights advocate
George Wendt
Actor
17-Oct-1948   Norm on Cheers
Cornel West
Activist
2-Jun-1953   Prominent blackademic
Nathanael West
Author
17-Oct-1903 22-Dec-1940 The Day of the Locust
William Whiston
Religion
9-Dec-1667 22-Aug-1752 Apostolical Constitutions
Tookie Williams
Criminal
29-Dec-1953 13-Dec-2005 Co-Founder, West Side Crips
Owen Wilson
Actor
18-Nov-1968   Zoolander
Cecil Woodham-Smith
Historian
29-Apr-1896 16-Mar-1977 Florence Nightingale
Robert B. Woodward
Chemist
10-Apr-1917 8-Jul-1979 Synthesized cholesterol, Vitamin B12, etc.
William Wrigley, Jr.
Business
30-Sep-1861 26-Jan-1932 Chewing gum magnate
Efrem Zimbalist, Jr.
Actor
30-Nov-1918   The F.B.I.
Stephanie Zimbalist
Actor
8-Oct-1956   Remington Steele


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