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NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
King Abdullah
Royalty
1-Aug-1924   King of Saudi Arabia
Joss Ackland
Actor
29-Feb-1928   White Mischief
Bhumibol Adulyadej
Head of State
5-Dec-1927   King of Thailand
Charles Alderton
Inventor
21-Jun-1857 29-May-1941 Invented Dr Pepper
Richard Aldington
Poet
8-Jul-1892 27-Jul-1962 Death of a Hero
Muhammad Ali
Boxing
17-Jan-1942   Floated like butterfly, stung like bee
James B. Allen
Politician
28-Dec-1912 1-Jun-1978 US Senator from Alabama, 1969-78
Rowan Atkinson
Actor
6-Jan-1955   Mr. Bean
Alec Baldwin
Actor
3-Apr-1958   A Baldwin Brother
Klaus Barbie
Government
25-Oct-1913 25-Sep-1991 The Butcher of Lyon
Charles Barkley
Basketball
20-Feb-1963   NBA player scored over 23,000 points
Alan Bean
Astronaut
15-Mar-1932   Apollo 12, Skylab Mission II astronaut
Tony Bennett
Singer
3-Aug-1926   Left his heart in San Francisco
Hugo Black
Judge
27-Feb-1886 25-Sep-1971 US Supreme Court Justice, 1937-71
Harry Blackmun
Judge
12-Nov-1908 4-Mar-1999 US Supreme Court Justice, 1970-94
Joe E. Brown
Actor
28-Jul-1892 6-Jul-1973 Some Like It Hot
Larry Brown
Basketball
14-Sep-1940   NBA and NCAA Coach
Sherrod Brown
Politician
9-Nov-1952   US Senator from Ohio
Warren Burger
Judge
17-Sep-1907 25-Jun-1995 US Chief Justice, 1969-86
Robert Byrd
Politician
20-Nov-1917 28-Jun-2010 US Senator, former klan member
Sid Caesar
Comic
8-Sep-1922   Your Show of Shows
Maria Callas
Singer
2-Dec-1923 16-Sep-1977 Operatic Soprano
George Carlin
Comic
12-May-1937 22-Jun-2008 Seven Dirty Words
Prince Charles
Royalty
14-Nov-1948   Heir to the throne of Britain
Lawton Chiles
Politician
3-Apr-1930 12-Dec-1998 Florida Governor and Senator
Winston Churchill
Head of State
30-Nov-1874 24-Jan-1965 WWII Prime Minister of England
Joseph Sill Clark
Politician
21-Oct-1901 21-Jan-1990 US Senator from Pennsylvania, 1956-69
Montgomery Clift
Actor
17-Oct-1920 23-Jul-1966 From Here to Eternity
Gary Cooper
Actor
7-May-1901 14-May-1961 High Noon
Hume Cronyn
Actor
18-Jul-1911 15-Jun-2003 Cocoon
Jamie Lee Curtis
Actor
22-Nov-1958   True Lies
Moshe Dayan
Politician
20-May-1915 16-Oct-1981 Israeli military leader
Ken Dodd
Comic
8-Nov-1927   British comedian, ventriloquist
John Foster Dulles
Government
25-Feb-1888 24-May-1959 Eisenhower's Secretary of State
Nelson Eddy
Singer
29-Jun-1901 6-Mar-1967 Phantom of the Opera
King Edward VIII
Royalty
23-Jun-1894 28-May-1972 King of England, 1936
Duke Ellington
Jazz Musician
29-Apr-1899 24-May-1974 It Don't Mean a Thing If It Ain't Got That Swing
Brett Favre
Football
10-Oct-1969   Minnesota Vikings QB
Edna Ferber
Novelist
15-Aug-1885 16-Apr-1968 Show Boat and Giant
Daniel J. Flood
Politician
26-Nov-1903 28-May-1994 Congressman from Pennsylvania, 1945-80
Henry Ford
Business
30-Jul-1863 7-Apr-1947 Founder of Ford Motors
Vicente Fox
Head of State
2-Jul-1942   President of Mexico, 2000-06
Eduardo Frei
Head of State
24-Jun-1942   President of Chile, 1994-2000
Melissa Gilbert
Actor
8-May-1964   Little House on the Prairie
Dwight Gooden
Baseball
16-Nov-1964   Pitcher, New York Mets
Martha Graham
Dancer
11-May-1894 1-Apr-1991 Innovator of modern dance
Frank L. Greene
Politician
10-Feb-1870 17-Dec-1930 US Senator from Vermont, 1923-30
Alec Guinness
Actor
2-Apr-1914 5-Aug-2000 Obi-Wan Kenobi in Star Wars
W. Averell Harriman
Diplomat
15-Nov-1891 26-Jul-1986 Ambassador to USSR, Governor of NY
Prince Harry
Royalty
15-Sep-1984   2nd son of Princess Diana
Vaclav Havel
Head of State
5-Oct-1936 18-Dec-2011 Playwright President of Czechia
Matthew Henson
Explorer
8-Aug-1866 9-Mar-1955 Possibly first to reach North Pole
Grant Hill
Basketball
5-Oct-1972   Orlando Magic
Chester Himes
Author
19-Jul-1909 12-Nov-1984 Lonely Crusade
Alfred Hitchcock
Film Director
13-Aug-1899 29-Apr-1980 Master of Suspense
Edward Hopper
Painter
22-Jul-1882 15-May-1967 American realist painter, Nighthawks
Hubert Humphrey
Politician
27-May-1911 13-Jan-1978 US Vice President, 1965-69
Saddam Hussein
Head of State
28-Apr-1937 30-Dec-2006 President of Iraq, 1979-2003
Charles Ives
Composer
20-Oct-1874 19-May-1954 Third Symphony (The Camp Meeting)
Lyndon B. Johnson
Head of State
27-Aug-1908 22-Jan-1973 36th US President, 1963-69
Jim Jordan
Actor
16-Nov-1896 1-Apr-1988 Fibber McGee
David Justice
Baseball
14-Apr-1966   Outfielder, ex-husband of Halle Berry
Gene Kelly
Actor
23-Aug-1912 2-Feb-1996 Singin' in the Rain
Rose Kennedy
Relative
22-Jul-1890 22-Jan-1995 Kennedy Matriarch
Jack Kevorkian
Doctor
26-May-1928 3-Jun-2011 Euthanasia enthusiast
Ed Koch
Politician
12-Dec-1924 1-Feb-2013 Mayor of New York City, 1978-89
Melvin Laird
Government
1-Sep-1922   US Secretary of Defense, 1969-73
Sugar Ray Leonard
Boxing
17-May-1956   Retired six times
Douglas MacArthur
Military
26-Jan-1880 5-Apr-1964 General of the Army
Madonna
Singer/Songwriter
16-Aug-1958   Like a Virgin
Nelson Mandela
Head of State
18-Jul-1918   President of South Africa, 1994-99
Simon Mann
Military
26-Jun-1952   Executive Outcomes
W. Somerset Maugham
Novelist
25-Jan-1874 16-Dec-1965 Of Human Bondage
Donovan McNabb
Football
25-Nov-1976   Long-time NFL Quarterback
Richard M. Nixon
Head of State
9-Jan-1913 22-Apr-1994 37th US President, 1969-74
David Obey
Politician
3-Oct-1938   Congressman from Wisconsin, 1969-2011
Hakeem Olajuwon
Basketball
21-Jan-1963   Houston Rockets
Ehud Olmert
Politician
30-Sep-1945   Prime Minister of Israel, 2006-09
Michael Owen
Soccer
14-Dec-1979   Soccer great
Greg Page
Singer
16-Jan-1972   Former lead vocals, The Wiggles
Claude Pepper
Politician
8-Sep-1900 30-May-1989 Congressman from Florida, 1963-89
Prince Philip
Royalty
10-Jun-1921   Duke of Edinburgh
Augusto Pinochet
Head of State
25-Nov-1915 10-Dec-2006 Overthrew Chile with CIA's help
Lewis F. Powell, Jr.
Judge
19-Sep-1907 25-Aug-1998 US Supreme Court Justice, 1972-87
James Earl Ray
Assassin
10-Mar-1928 23-Apr-1998 Pled guilty in Martin Luther King's assassination
Burt Reynolds
Actor
11-Feb-1936   Moustached Cannonball Run actor
Joely Richardson
Actor
9-Jan-1965   Julia McNamara on Nip/Tuck
Hyman Rickover
Military
27-Jan-1900 8-Jul-1986 Built the nuclear navy
The Rock
Actor
2-May-1972   Yeah, yeah -- we smell it
Ed Rollins
Government
19-Mar-1943   GOP political strategist
Ernest Rutherford
Physicist
30-Aug-1871 19-Oct-1937 Father of nuclear physics
Joe Sakic
Hockey
7-Jul-1969   Colorado Avalanche
Jeremy Shockey
Football
18-Aug-1980   NY Giants Tight End
Horace Silver
Jazz Musician
2-Sep-1928   Song For My Father
Raymond A. Spruance
Military
3-Jul-1886 13-Dec-1969 US Navy Admiral during WWII
Gene Stallings
Football
2-Mar-1935   Crimson Tide Head Coach, 1990-96
Maureen Stapleton
Actor
21-Jun-1925 13-Mar-2006 Won an Oscar for playing Emma Goldman
Jon Stewart
Comic
28-Nov-1962   Anchor of The Daily Show
Michael Stipe
Musician
4-Jan-1960   Lead singer of R.E.M.
Robert W. Straub
Politician
6-May-1920 27-Nov-2002 Governor of Oregon, 1975-79
Alfredo Stroessner
Head of State
3-Nov-1912 16-Aug-2006 Dictator of Paraguay, 1954-89
Tommy Thompson
Government
19-Nov-1941   Governor of Wisconsin, 1987-2001
Spencer Tracy
Actor
5-Apr-1900 10-Jun-1967 Two consecutive Best Actor Oscars
Harry S. Truman
Head of State
8-May-1884 26-Dec-1972 33rd US President, 1945-53
Jim Valvano
Basketball
10-Mar-1946 28-Apr-1993 NCSU Basketball Coach, 1980-89
Dick Vitale
Sports Journalist
9-Jun-1939   Highly excitable sportscaster
William Walton
Composer
29-Mar-1902 8-Mar-1983 Troilus and Cressida
Andy Warhol
Artist
6-Aug-1928 22-Feb-1987 Pop Art movement
Pete Williams
Politician
10-Dec-1919 17-Nov-2001 US Senator snagged in ABSCAM
Ron Wood
Guitarist
1-Jun-1947   Guitarist for The Rolling Stones
Richard Wright
Author
4-Sep-1908 28-Nov-1960 Native Son
Tammy Wynette
Country Musician
5-May-1942 6-Apr-1998 Stand By Your Man


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