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Most common surgical procedures: Appendectomy, Hernia Operation, and Cholecystectomy (gall bladder removal).

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
King Abdullah
Royalty
1-Aug-1924   King of Saudi Arabia
Adele
Singer
5-May-1988   Rolling In The Deep
Alessandra Ambrosio
Model
11-Apr-1981   Brazilian supermodel
Walter Jackson Bate
Critic
23-May-1918 26-Jul-1999 Samuel Johnson
Frank Batten
Publisher
11-Feb-1927 10-Sep-2009 Founder, The Weather Channel
Samuel Beckett
Playwright
13-May-1906 22-Dec-1989 Waiting for Godot
Nancy Benoit
Wrestling
21-May-1964 22-Jun-2007 Wife, murder victim of Chris Benoit
Ernest Bevin
Politician
9-Mar-1881 14-Apr-1951 UK Foreign Secretary, 1945-51
Ernest Bloch
Composer
24-Jul-1880 15-Jul-1959 Schelomo
Roy Blunt
Politician
10-Jan-1950   US Senator from Missouri
Bono
Singer
10-May-1960   Lead singer of U2
Andy Borowitz
Comic
4-Jan-1958   The Borowitz Report
Jerry Brown
Politician
7-Apr-1938   Governor of California
Sergi Bruguera
Tennis
16-Jan-1971   Winner, 1993 and 1994 French Open
Kobe Bryant
Basketball
23-Aug-1978   Embattled Los Angeles Lakers star
Montserrat Caballé
Singer
12-Apr-1933   Operatic soprano
Roy Campanella
Baseball
19-Nov-1921 26-Jun-1993 National League MVP 1951, 1953, and 1955
Frank Carson
Comic
11-Jun-1926 22-Feb-2012 Irish comedian
Brandi Chastain
Soccer
21-Jul-1968   Pioneer of sports-bra exhibitionism
Hugo Chavez
Head of State
28-Jul-1954 5-Mar-2013 President of Venezuela, 1998-2013
Cher
Singer
20-May-1946   Sonny and Cher
Gene Clark
Singer/Songwriter
17-Nov-1944 24-May-1991 The Byrds, No Other
Grover Cleveland
Head of State
18-Mar-1837 24-Jun-1908 22nd & 24th US President, 1885-89 & 1893-97
George M. Cohan
Composer
3-Jul-1878 5-Nov-1942 Yankee Doodle Dandy
Steve Cohen
Business
11-Jun-1956   Hedge fund billionaire
Nat King Cole
Singer
17-Mar-1917 15-Feb-1965 Unforgettable
Seymour Cray
Inventor
28-Sep-1925 5-Oct-1996 Inventor of Cray supercomputers
Jim Daly
Activist
Jul-1961   President and CEO, Focus on the Family
Albert Einstein
Physicist
14-Mar-1879 18-Apr-1955 Theory of relativity
Doug Fieger
Singer/Songwriter
20-Aug-1952 14-Feb-2010 Lead singer of The Knack
Daniel J. Flood
Politician
26-Nov-1903 28-May-1994 Congressman from Pennsylvania, 1945-80
Zsa Zsa Gabor
Actor
6-Feb-1917   Cop-slapping Gabor sister
William Gargan
Actor
17-Jul-1905 17-Feb-1979 Martin Kane, Private Eye
Jeff Garlin
Actor
5-Jun-1962   Jeff Greene on Curb Your Enthusiasm
Al Geiberger
Golf
1-Sep-1937   Winner, 1966 PGA Championship
Robin Gibb
Singer
22-Dec-1949 20-May-2012 Vocalist for the Bee Gees
Sid Gillman
Football
26-Oct-1911 3-Jan-2003 NFL Coach, Hall of Famer
Kate Gosselin
TV Personality
28-Mar-1975   Jon & Kate Plus 8
The Great Khali
Wrestling
27-Aug-1972   WWE wrestler
Joe Haldeman
Novelist
9-Jun-1943   The Forever War
Johnny Hallyday
Singer
15-Jun-1943   French rock star, Souvenirs, Souvenirs
William Stewart Halsted
Doctor
23-Sep-1852 7-Sep-1922 Pioneer of sterile surgical technique
Jeff Hanneman
Guitarist
31-Jan-1964 2-May-2013 Slayer lead guitarist
Don Ho
Singer
13-Aug-1930 14-Apr-2007 Hawaiian crooner, Tiny Bubbles
Gil Hodges
Baseball
4-Apr-1924 2-Apr-1972 Eight-time All-Star
Trevor Hoffman
Baseball
13-Oct-1967   Baseball's all-time saves leader
Edward Hopper
Painter
22-Jul-1882 15-May-1967 American realist painter, Nighthawks
Ferlin Husky
Singer
3-Dec-1925 17-Mar-2011 On the Wings of a Dove
Ron Jeremy
Pornstar
12-Mar-1953   The Hedgehog
Tim Johnson
Politician
28-Dec-1946   US Senator from South Dakota
Lolo Jones
Track and Field
5-Aug-1982   American hurdler, prominent virgin
Steve Kagen
Politician
12-Dec-1949   Congressman from Wisconsin, 2007-11
Kareena Kapoor
Actor
21-Sep-1977   Dev
R. Kelly
Musician
8-Jan-1967   Trapped In The Closet
Ted Kennedy
Politician
22-Feb-1932 25-Aug-2009 US Senator from Massachusetts, 1962-2009
Nicholas D. Kristof
Journalist
27-Apr-1959   New York Times Op-Ed columnist
Gustavo Kuerten
Tennis
10-Sep-1976   Three-time winner of French Open
Lady Gaga
Singer
28-Mar-1986   The Fame
David Lange
Head of State
4-Aug-1942 13-Aug-2005 Prime Minister of New Zealand, 1984-89
Fernando Lugo
Head of State
30-May-1951   President of Paraguay, 2008-12
Buz Lukens
Politician
11-Feb-1931 22-May-2010 Congressman from Ohio, 1987-90
Douglas MacArthur
Military
26-Jan-1880 5-Apr-1964 General of the Army
Nelson Mandela
Head of State
18-Jul-1918   President of South Africa, 1994-99
Joe Mauer
Baseball
19-Apr-1983   Minnesota Twins catcher
John Mayer
Musician
16-Oct-1977   Your Body Is a Wonderland
Cindy Hensley McCain
Relative
20-May-1954   Wife of John McCain
Ed McMahon
Talk Show Host
6-Mar-1923 23-Jun-2009 The Tonight Show
George Michael
Singer/Songwriter
25-Jun-1963   Faith
Bret Michaels
Singer
15-Mar-1963   Poison frontman
Anthony Minghella
Film Director
6-Jan-1954 18-Mar-2008 The English Patient
John Mitchell
Government
15-Sep-1913 9-Nov-1988 US Attorney General, Watergate figure
Peter Mitchell
Chemist
29-Sep-1920 10-Apr-1992 ADP to ATP conversion in mitochondria
James M. Moran
Business
8-Aug-1918 24-Apr-2007 JM Family Enterprises
George Murphy
Actor
4-Jul-1902 3-May-1992 Actor and US Senator from California
Barbara Nichols
Actor
30-Dec-1929 5-Oct-1976 Sweet Smell of Success
Annie Oakley
Performance Artist
13-Aug-1860 3-Nov-1926 Little Sure Shot
Bristol Palin
Relative
18-Oct-1990   Ironic abstinence advocate
Carson Palmer
Football
27-Dec-1980   Oakland Raiders QB
Linus Pauling
Chemist
28-Feb-1901 19-Aug-1994 Scientist and peacenik
Chad Pennington
Football
26-Jun-1976   Miami Dolphins QB
Rick Perry
Politician
4-Mar-1950   Governor of Texas
Brian Piccolo
Football
31-Oct-1943 16-Jun-1970 Bears FB, subject of Brians Song
Giacomo Puccini
Composer
22-Dec-1858 29-Nov-1924 Madame Butterfly
Kirby Puckett
Baseball
14-Mar-1960 6-Mar-2006 Minnesota Twins Hall of Famer
Giuliana Rancic
TV Personality
17-Aug-1975   E! News Anchor
Ayn Rand
Author
2-Feb-1905 6-Mar-1982 Atlas Shrugged
Rachael Ray
TV Personality
25-Aug-1968   30 Minute Meals
Jack Reed
Activist
22-Oct-1887 19-Oct-1920 Ten Days That Shook the World
Burt Reynolds
Actor
11-Feb-1936   Moustached Cannonball Run actor
Lisa Rinna
Actor
11-Jul-1963   Taylor McBride on Melrose Place
Mariano Rivera
Baseball
29-Nov-1969   Yankees Relief Pitcher
Doc Rivers
Basketball
13-Oct-1961   Head Coach, Boston Celtics
Richard Rodgers
Composer
28-Jun-1902 30-Dec-1979 Rodgers and Hammerstein
Andy Rooney
Journalist
14-Jan-1919 4-Nov-2011 60 Minutes' resident crank
Jon Runyan
Politician
27-Nov-1973   Congressman, New Jersey 3rd
Soupy Sales
Comic
8-Jan-1926 22-Oct-2009 Inveterate pie thrower
Malcolm Sargent
Conductor
29-Apr-1895 3-Oct-1967 Conductor, BBC Symphony, 1950-57
Merl Saunders
Pianist
14-Feb-1934 24-Oct-2008 Jazz & New Age keyboardist
Roy Scheider
Actor
10-Nov-1932 10-Feb-2008 Jaws
Shah of Iran
Royalty
26-Oct-1919 27-Jul-1980 Last Shah of Iran
Maria Sharapova
Tennis
19-Apr-1987   Winner of 3 Grand Slam titles
Alexander Shulgin
Chemist
17-Jun-1925   Rediscovered MDMA
Joel Siegel
Critic
7-Jul-1943 29-Jun-2007 Film critic
Sue Simmons
TV Personality
27-May-1943   WNBC-TV News Anchor, 1980-2012
Tony Snow
Government
1-Jun-1955 12-Jul-2008 Fox News pundit, White House press secretary
Norman Spinrad
Author
15-Sep-1940   SF author, Little Heroes
Igor Stravinsky
Composer
17-Jun-1882 6-Apr-1971 The Rite of Spring
James B. Sumner
Chemist
19-Nov-1887 12-Aug-1955 Crystallized enzymes
Joan Sutherland
Singer
7-Nov-1926 10-Oct-2010 "La Stupenda" opera soprano
Kiefer Sutherland
Actor
21-Dec-1966   24
Herman Talmadge
Politician
9-Aug-1913 21-Mar-2002 Senator and Governor from Georgia
Margaret Thatcher
Head of State
13-Oct-1925 8-Apr-2013 UK Prime Minister, 1979-90
Elmer Thomas
Politician
8-Sep-1876 19-Sep-1965 US Senator fom Oklahoma, 1927-51
David Toms
Golf
4-Jan-1967   Winner, 2001 PGA Championship
Mary Travers
Singer
9-Nov-1936 16-Sep-2009 The Mary in Peter, Paul, and Mary
Paul Tsongas
Politician
14-Feb-1941 18-Jan-1997 US Senator from Massachusetts, 1979-85
Keith Urban
Country Musician
26-Oct-1967   Country crooner
Arthur Vandenberg
Politician
22-Mar-1884 18-Apr-1951 US Senator from Michigan, 1928-51
Heitor Villa-Lobos
Composer
5-Mar-1887 17-Nov-1959 Bachianas Brasileiras
Barbara Walters
Journalist
25-Sep-1929   20/20, The View
Earl Warren
Judge
19-Mar-1891 9-Jul-1974 US Chief Justice, 1953-69
Doc Watson
Guitarist
2-Mar-1923 29-May-2012 Two Days in November
Kevin H. White
Politician
25-Sep-1929 27-Jan-2012 Mayor of Boston, 1968-84
Ann Wilson
Musician
19-Jun-1950   Heart
Carnie Wilson
Singer
29-Apr-1968   Wilson Phillips
Charlie Wilson
Politician
18-Jan-1943 14-Apr-2013 Congressman from Ohio, 2007-11


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