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NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Robert S. Abbott
Publisher
24-Nov-1868 29-Feb-1940 Chicago Defender
Ian Abercrombie
Actor
11-Sep-1934 26-Jan-2012 Alfred Pennyworth on Birds of Prey
Robert Aldrich
Film Director
9-Aug-1918 5-Dec-1983 The Dirty Dozen
Elizabeth Allen
Actor
25-Jan-1929 19-Sep-2006 The Jackie Gleason Show
Gene Allison
Singer
29-Apr-1934 28-Feb-2004 You Can Make It If You Try
Prospero Alpini
Botanist
23-Nov-1553 23-Nov-1616 De Plantis Aegypti liber
William Robert Anderson
Military
17-Jun-1921 25-Feb-2007 Commander, USS Nautilus
Yuri Andropov
Head of State
14-Jun-1914 9-Feb-1984 Soviet General Secretary, 1982-84
Paul Atkinson
Guitarist
19-Mar-1946 2-Apr-2004 Guitarist for The Zombies
Art Babbitt
Cartoonist
8-Oct-1907 4-Mar-1992 Disney animator, created Goofy
Leonard Baskin
Sculptor
15-Aug-1922 3-Jun-2000 Sculptor and printmaker
Les Baxter
Musician
14-Mar-1922 15-Jan-1996 The Mel-Tones
Emily Morison Beck
Editor
c. 1916 28-Mar-2004 Editor of Bartlett's Quotations
Maurice Béjart
Choreographer
1-Jan-1927 22-Nov-2007 Innovative ballet choreographer
Edgar Bergen
Actor
16-Feb-1903 30-Sep-1978 Radio's greatest ventriloquist
Sarah Bernhardt
Actor
22-Oct-1844 26-Mar-1923 French theatre actress
John Biffen
Politician
3-Nov-1930 14-Aug-2007 Leader, House of Commons, 1982-87
Harry Blackstone
Magician
27-Sep-1885 16-Nov-1965 Vaudeville illusionist
Manute Bol
Basketball
16-Oct-1962 19-Jun-2010 Seven foot seven
Ernest Borgnine
Actor
24-Jan-1917 8-Jul-2012 Marty
Léon Bourgeois
Politician
21-May-1851 29-Sep-1925 French Prime Minister 1895-96
David Braham
Composer
1838 11-Apr-1905 The Mulligan Guards
John Bromfield
Actor
11-Jun-1922 18-Sep-2005 U.S. Marshal
L. Dean Brown
Diplomat
21-Aug-1920 2-May-2001 US Ambassador to Jordan, 1970-73
Art Buchwald
Columnist
20-Oct-1925 17-Jan-2007 Syndicated columnist and humorist
Buffalo Bill
Performance Artist
26-Feb-1846 10-Jan-1917 Wild West showman
Mikhail Bulgakov
Author
3-May-1891 10-Mar-1940 The Master and Margarita
Ralph Bunche
Diplomat
4-Aug-1904 9-Dec-1971 UN Mediator in Palestine 1948
Clarence "Du" Burns
Politician
13-Sep-1918 12-Jan-2002 First black mayor of Baltimore
Harold H. Burton
Judge
22-Jun-1888 28-Oct-1964 US Supreme Court Justice, 1945-58
Ferruccio Busoni
Pianist
1-Apr-1866 27-Jul-1924 Fantasia Contrappuntistica
Pat Buttram
Actor
19-Jun-1915 8-Jan-1994 Mr. Haney on Green Acres
George Catlin
Painter
26-Jul-1796 23-Dec-1872 Portraitist painted Native Americans
Feodor Chaliapin
Singer
13-Feb-1873 12-Apr-1938 Operatic bass
Jack L. Chalker
Author
17-Dec-1944 11-Feb-2005 SF author, wrote Well World series
Michel Chartrand
Labor Leader
20-Dec-1916 12-Apr-2010 Quebec nationalist labor activist
Julia Child
Chef
15-Aug-1912 13-Aug-2004 Haute cuisine with a unique voice
June Christy
Singer
20-Nov-1925 21-Jun-1990 Something Cool
Cassius Marcellus Clay
Politician
19-Oct-1810 22-Jul-1903 Kentucky anti-slavery advocate
Robert Clouse
Film Director
6-Mar-1928 4-Feb-1997 Enter the Dragon
Jerry Colonna
Radio Personality
17-Sep-1904 21-Nov-1986 Sidekick of Bob Hope
Gerty Cori
Scientist
15-Aug-1896 26-Oct-1957 Catalytic conversion of glycogen
James J. Couzens
Politician
26-Aug-1872 22-Oct-1936 US Senator from Michigan, 1922-36
Bob Cummings
Actor
10-Jun-1908 2-Dec-1990 The Bob Cummings Show
Ray Danton
Actor
19-Sep-1931 11-Feb-1992 The Rise and Fall of Legs Diamond
Sandra Dee
Actor
23-Apr-1942 20-Feb-2005 Gidget
Delia Derbyshire
Electronic Musician
5-May-1937 3-Jul-2001 Constructed the Doctor Who theme
Khigh Dhiegh
Actor
1910 25-Oct-1991 Wo Fat on Hawaii 5-O
Emily Dickinson
Poet
10-Dec-1830 15-May-1886 Perplexing American poet
Marlene Dietrich
Actor
27-Dec-1901 6-May-1992 The Blue Angel
Ivan Dixon
Actor
6-Apr-1931 16-Mar-2008 Sgt. Kinchloe on Hogan's Heroes
Denny Doherty
Singer
29-Nov-1940 19-Jan-2007 The Mamas and the Papas
Robert Duncan
Poet
7-Jan-1919 3-Feb-1988 Bending the Bow
Merie Earle
Actor
13-May-1889 4-Nov-1984 Maude Gormley on The Waltons
George Eliot
Novelist
22-Nov-1819 22-Dec-1880 Silas Marner
Albert Ellis
Psychologist
27-Sep-1913 24-Jul-2007 Rational emotive behavior therapy
Guillermo Endara
Head of State
12-May-1936 28-Sep-2009 President of Panama, 1989-94
Maynard Ferguson
Jazz Musician
4-May-1928 23-Aug-2006 Jazz bandleader and trumpeter
Bobby Fischer
Chess Player
9-Mar-1943 18-Jan-2008 Eccentric chess grandmaster
Gail Fisher
Actor
18-Aug-1935 2-Dec-2000 Peggy Fair on Mannix
Paul Fix
Actor
13-Mar-1901 14-Oct-1983 Marshal Torrance on The Rifleman
Arthur S. Flemming
Government
12-Jun-1905 7-Sep-1996 HEW Secretary, 1958-61
Hiram Fong
Politician
15-Oct-1906 18-Aug-2004 US Senator from Hawaii, 1959-77
William A. Fowler
Astronomer
9-Aug-1911 14-Mar-1995 Element generation within stars
Daniel J. Freed
Educator
12-May-1927 17-Jan-2010 Yale Law professor
Magda Gabor
Actor
11-Jun-1914 6-Jun-1997 The least-known Gabor
Daniel Gélin
Actor
19-May-1921 29-Nov-2002 Rendezvous in July
Dexter Gordon
Jazz Musician
27-Feb-1923 25-Apr-1990 Influential bop saxophonist
Ray Goulding
Comic
20-Mar-1922 24-Mar-1990 Half of Bob & Ray
William Russell Grace
Business
10-May-1832 21-Mar-1904 Founder of W. R. Grace & Company
Guy Green
Film Director
5-Nov-1913 15-Sep-2005 A Patch of Blue
Clifford M. Hardin
Government
9-Oct-1915 4-Apr-2010 US Secretary of Agriculture, 1969-71
Florence Harding
First Lady
15-Aug-1860 21-Nov-1924 Wife of US President Warren G. Harding
Jean Harlow
Actor
3-Mar-1911 7-Jun-1937 Bombshell
Allison Hayes
Actor
6-Mar-1930 27-Feb-1977 Attack of the 50 Foot Woman
Bob Hayes
Football
20-Dec-1942 18-Sep-2002 Sprinter, Cowboy, NFH Hall-of-Famer
Ted Healy
Actor
1-Oct-1896 21-Dec-1937 Creator of The Three Stooges
Shirley Hemphill
Actor
1-Jul-1947 10-Dec-1999 Shirley Wilson on What's Happening
Alfred Hitchcock
Film Director
13-Aug-1899 29-Apr-1980 Master of Suspense
Michael Hordern
Actor
3-Oct-1911 2-May-1995 The Slipper and the Rose
John Hubbard
Actor
14-Apr-1914 6-Nov-1988 Dramatic School
Robert M. Hutchins
Educator
17-Jan-1899 17-May-1977 President, University of Chicago, 1929-51
Frederic Eugene Ives
Inventor
17-Feb-1856 27-May-1937 Halftone process
Karl Jansky
Astronomer
22-Oct-1905 14-Feb-1950 Radio waves from outer space
Om Kalsoum
Singer
4-Apr-1904 3-Feb-1975 Star of the East
Raj Kapoor
Actor
14-Dec-1924 2-Jun-1988 Top 20th Century Hindi megastar
Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan
Musician
13-Oct-1948 16-Aug-1997 World-renowned Qawwali vocalist
Theodor Kocher
Doctor
25-Aug-1841 27-Jul-1917 Thyroid surgeon
Walter Lang
Film Director
10-Aug-1896 7-Feb-1972 There's No Business Like Show Business
David Lange
Head of State
4-Aug-1942 13-Aug-2005 Prime Minister of New Zealand, 1984-89
Paul C. Lauterbur
Scientist
6-May-1929 27-Mar-2007 Magnetic resonance imaging
Peter Lawford
Actor
7-Sep-1923 24-Dec-1984 Rat Pack member
Lyman L. Lemnitzer
Military
29-Aug-1899 12-Nov-1988 Supreme Allied Commander, 1963-69
C. S. Lewis
Novelist
29-Nov-1898 22-Nov-1963 Chronicles of Narnia
Solomon Linda
Musician
1909 8-Oct-1962 Wrote The Lion Sleeps Tonight
Jack London
Novelist
12-Jan-1876 22-Nov-1916 Call of the Wild
Konrad Lorenz
Zoologist
7-Nov-1903 27-Feb-1989 Founder of modern ethology
Dorothy Mackaill
Actor
4-Mar-1903 12-Aug-1990 Love Affair
Norman Mailer
Author
31-Jan-1923 10-Nov-2007 Armies of the Night
Ferdinand Marcos
Head of State
11-Sep-1917 28-Sep-1989 Disgraced Philippine dictator
Frank Mars
Business
24-Sep-1883 8-Apr-1934 Invented Milky Way and Snickers bars
Louis B. Mayer
Film/TV Producer
4-Jul-1885 29-Oct-1957 The final M in MGM
Harrison McCain
Business
3-Nov-1927 18-Mar-2004 Frozen french fry billionaire
John McKay
Football
5-Jul-1923 10-Jun-2001 USC Trojans Head Coach, 1960-75
John Merivale
Actor
1-Dec-1917 6-Feb-1990 The List of Adrian Messenger
James A. Michener
Novelist
3-Feb-1907 16-Oct-1997 South Pacific
Spike Milligan
Comic
16-Apr-1918 27-Feb-2002 The Goon Show
Jay Miner
Engineer
31-May-1932 20-Jun-1994 Father of the Amiga Computer
Anna Neagle
Singer
20-Oct-1904 3-Jun-1986 Victoria the Great
Milton Obote
Head of State
28-Dec-1924 10-Oct-2005 Two-time President of Uganda
Kerry Packer
Business
17-Dec-1937 26-Dec-2005 Richest man in Australia
William S. Paley
Business
28-Sep-1901 26-Oct-1990 Chairman of CBS, 1946-83
John O. Pastore
Politician
17-Mar-1907 15-Jul-2000 Governor and Senator from Rhode Island
Luciano Pavarotti
Singer
12-Oct-1935 6-Sep-2007 Operatic tenor
Hy Peskin
Photographer
5-Nov-1915 2-Jun-2005 Sports photojournalist
Oscar Peterson
Jazz Musician
15-Aug-1925 24-Dec-2007 Maharajah of the keyboard
Maurice Pialat
Film Director
21-Aug-1925 11-Jan-2003 À nos amours
William Pierce
Author
11-Sep-1933 23-Jul-2002 The Turner Diaries
Cole Porter
Composer
9-Jun-1891 15-Oct-1964 I've Got You Under My Skin
Billy Preston
Singer/Songwriter
9-Sep-1946 6-Jun-2006 You Are So Beautiful
Howard Pyle
Artist
5-Mar-1853 9-Nov-1911 Art Nouveau children's book illustrator
Rags Ragland
Actor
23-Aug-1905 20-Aug-1946 Panama Hattie
James Earl Ray
Assassin
10-Mar-1928 23-Apr-1998 Pled guilty in Martin Luther King's assassination
Patricia Roc
Actor
7-Jun-1915 30-Dec-2003 When the Bough Breaks
Percy Rodriguez
Actor
13-Jun-1918 6-Sep-2007 Afro-Canadian actor
Dante Gabriel Rossetti
Painter
12-May-1828 9-Apr-1882 English pre-Raphaelite painter
Jacob Schick
Inventor
16-Sep-1877 3-Jul-1937 Electric razor
Richard W. Sears
Business
7-Dec-1863 28-Sep-1914 Sears, Roebuck founder
Compay Segundo
Guitarist
18-Nov-1907 13-Jul-2003 Cuban guitarist, Buena Vista Social Club
Jerome J. Shestack
Attorney
11-Feb-1923 18-Aug-2011 Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis
Richard Stapley
Actor
20-Jun-1923 5-Mar-2010 Man from Interpol
Jack Starrett
Film Director
2-Nov-1936 27-Mar-1989 Cleopatra Jones
Rod Steiger
Actor
14-Apr-1925 9-Jul-2002 In The Heat of the Night
William Still
Activist
7-Oct-1819 14-Jul-1902 Father of the Underground Railroad
Albert Szent-Györgyi
Scientist
16-Sep-1893 22-Oct-1986 Vitamins C and B2
Gloria Talbott
Actor
7-Feb-1931 19-Sep-2000 I Married a Monster from Outer Space
Art Tatum
Jazz Musician
13-Oct-1909 5-Nov-1956 Greatest jazz pianist of all time
Stephen Timoshenko
Engineer
23-Dec-1878 29-May-1972 Mechanical engineering professor at Stanford
Michael Tolan
Actor
27-Nov-1924 31-Jan-2011 The Bold Ones
Leon Uris
Novelist
3-Aug-1924 21-Jun-2003 Battle Cry
Theodore Vail
Business
16-Jul-1845 16-Apr-1920 Founder of AT&T
Silas Warner
Computer Programmer
18-Aug-1949 26-Feb-2004 Castle Wolfenstein
Harry Warren
Composer
24-Dec-1893 22-Sep-1981 Forty-Second Street
August von Wassermann
Biologist
21-Feb-1866 16-Mar-1925 Syphilis test
Barry White
Singer
12-Sep-1944 4-Jul-2003 Soulful R&B singer
Guinn Williams
Actor
26-Apr-1899 6-Jun-1962 Santa Fe Trail
Ellen Wilson
First Lady
15-May-1860 6-Aug-1914 First wife of US President Woodrow Wilson
Monty Woolley
Actor
17-Aug-1888 6-May-1963 The Man Who Came to Dinner
Diana Wynyard
Actor
16-Jan-1906 13-May-1964 Gaslight
Sidney Yates
Politician
27-Aug-1909 5-Oct-2000 Congressman from Illinois, 1949-99



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