FMI: People who share my birthday! 


  

1253 – Ivo of Kermartin, ]])1563 – Jodocus Hondius, Flemish mathematician/cartographer

1577 – Cristofano Allori, Italian painter (Judith)

1582 – Johann Gerhard, German Lutheran leader (d. 1637)

1623 – Francis Turretin, Swiss theologian (d. 1687)

1626 – Simon van Leeuwen, lawyer/historian (Roman-Holland regt)

1688 – Domenico Zipoli, composer

1696 – August III, king of Poland/monarch Frederik August II of Saksen

1704 – Willem Bentinck, orangist

1711 – Jupiter Hammon, Lloyd Harbor NY, slave and poet, 1st African American to publish poetry

1719 – Jacques Cazotte, French writer (d. 1792)

1720 – Maria Teresa Agnesi, composer

1725 – John Wilkes, English journalist/MP (N Briton)

1729 – Pierre-Alexandre Monsigny, composer

1730 – Ernestus Weinrauch, composer

1734 – Grigori G. Orlov, Russian guard officer and favorite of Catherine II

1752 – Nicolas Appert, Châlons-sur-Marne, France, inventor (food canning, bouillon tablet)

1806 – Alphonse LPP de Candolle, Swiss botanist

1811 – Albertus C van Raalte, Dutch/US vicar (owned land in Mich)

1813 – Georg Büchner, German playwright (d. 1837)

1815 – Emanuel Geibel, writer

1817 – Syed Ahmad Khan, Indian Muslim leader, born in Delhi, Mughal Empire

1817 – Samuel Ringgold Ward, Maryland, minister/abolitionist (Fugitive Negro)

1833 – Paul Bert, Auxerre, French Zoologist, Physiologist and pioneer of aerospace medicine whose study of the effects of air pressure on the body, such as altitude sickness and ‘the bends’, made possible space and ocean exploration

1844 – Miguel Nieto, composer

1845 – Franz Ehrle, German prefect of Vatican library

1848 – William “Candy” Cummings, created curve ball

1853 – Grand Duchess Maria Alexandrovna of Russia (d. 1920)

1859 – William “Buck” Ewing, hall of fame catcher (NY Giants, Cin Reds)

1860 – Dionyssios Lavrangas, composer

1864 – Elinor Glyn, British novelist (3 Weeks)

1865 – James Rudolph Garfield, American politician (d. 1950)

1875 – Alfred Polgar, Austrian writer (Yes & No!)

1878 – Andrei N Rimski-Korssakov, Russian musicologist/son of Nikolai

1878 – Henri Mulet, composer

1883 – A S Neill, British headmaster (Summerhill)

1885 – Aaf Bouber-ten Hoope, Dutch actress (Jantjes)/wife of Herman Bouber

1886 – Spring Byington, Colo Springs, actress (Lily Ruskin-December Bride)

1890 – Roy Kilner, English cricketer (d. 1928)

1892 – Herbert Norman Howells, composer

1892 – Otakar Jeremias, composer

1892 – Theodor Eicke, Nazi official (d. 1943)

1893 – Jean Binet, composer

1893 – Fritz Ascher, German Expressionist artist , born in Berlin, Germany

1895 – Doris Humphrey, Oak Park Ill, dancer (Dances of Women)

1898 – Mildred Knopf, cookbook writer

1898 – Shinichi Suzuki, Nagoya, Japanese music teacher (Suzuki Method)

1898 – Simon Vestdijk, Dutch writer/poet (5th Seal)

1900 – Jean Arthur, New York, American actress (Shane, Mr Smith Goes to Washington) (d. 1991)

1903 – Irene Ryan, El Paso Texas, actress (Granny-Beverly Hillbillies)

1903 – Jerry Colona, comedian (Jerry Colona Show), born in Boston, Massachusetts

1903 – Nathanael West, American novelist (Day of the Locusts)

1905 – Franco Albini, Italian architect

1906 – Paul Derringer, American baseball player (d. 1987)

1908 – Red Rolfe, American baseball player (d. 1969)

1909 – Crozy [William] Cole, US jazz drummer

1912 – John Paul I [Albino Luciano], 263rd Roman Catholic pope (1978), born in Canale d’Agordo, Belluno, Veneto region of Northern Italy

1914 – Albert Markos, composer

1914 – Jerry Siegel, comic book writer (Superman)

1914 – John Mosely, recording expert/entrepreneur

1719 – Jacques Cazotte, French writer (d. 1792)

1720 – Maria Teresa Agnesi, composer

1725 – John Wilkes, English journalist/MP (N Briton)

1729 – Pierre-Alexandre Monsigny, composer

1730 – Ernestus Weinrauch, composer

1734 – Grigori G. Orlov, Russian guard officer and favorite of Catherine II

1752 – Nicolas Appert, Châlons-sur-Marne, France, inventor (food canning, bouillon tablet)

1806 – Alphonse LPP de Candolle, Swiss botanist

1811 – Albertus C van Raalte, Dutch/US vicar (owned land in Mich)

1813 – Georg Büchner, German playwright (d. 1837)

1815 – Emanuel Geibel, writer

1817 – Syed Ahmad Khan, Indian Muslim leader, born in Delhi, Mughal Empire

1817 – Samuel Ringgold Ward, Maryland, minister/abolitionist (Fugitive Negro)

1833 – Paul Bert, Auxerre, French Zoologist, Physiologist and pioneer of aerospace medicine whose study of the effects of air pressure on the body, such as altitude sickness and ‘the bends’, made possible space and ocean exploration

1844 – Miguel Nieto, composer

1845 – Franz Ehrle, German prefect of Vatican library

1848 – William “Candy” Cummings, created curve ball

1853 – Grand Duchess Maria Alexandrovna of Russia (d. 1920)

1859 – William “Buck” Ewing, hall of fame catcher (NY Giants, Cin Reds)

1860 – Dionyssios Lavrangas, composer

1864 – Elinor Glyn, British novelist (3 Weeks)

1865 – James Rudolph Garfield, American politician (d. 1950)

1875 – Alfred Polgar, Austrian writer (Yes & No!)

1878 – Andrei N Rimski-Korssakov, Russian musicologist/son of Nikolai

1878 – Henri Mulet, composer

1883 – A S Neill, British headmaster (Summerhill)

1885 – Aaf Bouber-ten Hoope, Dutch actress (Jantjes)/wife of Herman Bouber

1886 – Spring Byington, Colo Springs, actress (Lily Ruskin-December Bride)

1890 – Roy Kilner, English cricketer (d. 1928)

1892 – Herbert Norman Howells, composer

1892 – Otakar Jeremias, composer

1892 – Theodor Eicke, Nazi official (d. 1943)

1893 – Jean Binet, composer

1893 – Fritz Ascher, German Expressionist artist , born in Berlin, Germany

1895 – Doris Humphrey, Oak Park Ill, dancer (Dances of Women)

1898 – Mildred Knopf, cookbook writer

1898 – Shinichi Suzuki, Nagoya, Japanese music teacher (Suzuki Method)

1898 – Simon Vestdijk, Dutch writer/poet (5th Seal)

1900 – Jean Arthur, New York, American actress (Shane, Mr Smith Goes to Washington) (d. 1991)

1903 – Irene Ryan, El Paso Texas, actress (Granny-Beverly Hillbillies)

1903 – Jerry Colona, comedian (Jerry Colona Show), born in Boston, Massachusetts

1903 – Nathanael West, American novelist (Day of the Locusts)

1905 – Franco Albini, Italian architect

1906 – Paul Derringer, American baseball player (d. 1987)

1908 – Red Rolfe, American baseball player (d. 1969)

1909 – Crozy [William] Cole, US jazz drummer

1912 – John Paul I [Albino Luciano], 263rd Roman Catholic pope (1978), born in Canale d’Agordo, Belluno, Veneto region of Northern Italy

1914 – Albert Markos, composer

1914 – Jerry Siegel, comic book writer (Superman)

1914 – John Mosely, recording expert/entrepreneur

Playwright Arthur Miller (1915)

1915 – Arthur Miller, playwright (Death of a Salesman, Crucible), born in NYC, New York (d. 2005)

1916 – Robert Lowery, Kansas City MO, actor (Murder Over NY)

1916 – Tadeusz Paciorkiewicz, composer

1917 – Marsha Hunt, actress (Jennifer-Peck’s Bad Girl, Jigsaw), born in Chicago, Illinois

1917 – Martin Donnelly, cricketer (brilliant lefty bat for NZ post-war)

1917 – Sumner Locke Elliott, Australian-born American novelist (d. 1991)

1918 – Rita Hayworth, NY, [Marguerita C Casino], actress (Gilda, Pal Joey)

1919 – John Moroney, cricketer (Australian opener 1949-51)

1919 – Isaak Markovich Khalatnikov, Russian physicist

1920 – Montgomery Clift, actor (From Here to Eternity), born in Omaha, Nebraska

1920 – Rudolf Hrusinsky, Czech actor (Short Cut, Golden Eels)

1920 – Miguel Delibes, Spanish writer

1921 – George Mackey Brown, poet

1921 – Maria Gorokhovskaya, USSR, gymnist (Olympic-gold-1952)

1921 – Pricilla Lanford Buckly, editor/columnist (National Review)

1921 – Tom Poston, Columbus Ohio, actor (Steve Allen Show, Newhart)

1922 – Louis Benjamin, showman

1922 – Pierre Juneau, Montreal, Canada, film and broadcast executive, (d. 2012)

1922 – Luiz Bonfá, Brazilian composer (d. 2001)

1923 – Barney Kessel, American musician (d. 2004)

1926 – Beverly Garland, Santa Cruz California, actress (My 3 Sons)

1926 – Julie Adams, Waterloo Iowa, actress (Yancy Derringer, Code Red)

1926 – Karl Gordon Henize, Cincinnati Ohio, astronaut (STS 51-F)

1928 – Ivan Marinov, composer

1928 – James “Junior” Gilliam, Dodgers (NL rookie of year 1953)

1928 – Zacharias J de Beer, South African physician/MP (DP)

1929 – Ram Da-Oz, composer

1930 – Angelo Paccignini, composer

1930 – Jimmy Breslin, Queens columnist (NY Post, News, Newsday), born in NYC, New York

1930 – Robert Atkins, American nutritionist (d. 2003)

1931 – Ernst Hinterberger, Austrian writer

1932 – Gundaris Pone, composer

1932 – Paul Anderson, US, light super heavyweight lifter (Olympic-gold-1956)

1932 – William J Hughes, (Rep-D-New Jersey, 1975- )

1933 – William A Anders, Hong Kong, Maj Gen, USAF/astronaut (Apollo 8)

1933 – Jeanine Deckers, Belgian nun (d. 1985)

1934 – Barend P Tammeling, Dutch journalist (Trouw, Groninger Gezinsbode)

1934 – Johnny Haynes, English footballer (d. 2005)

1935 – Alan Brown, cricketer (England opening attack Brown & White vs Pak 1961)

1936 – David Hobson, (Rep-R-Ohio)

1936 – Hiroo Kanamori, Japanese seismologist

1937 – Paxton Whitehead, English actor

Motorcycle Daredevil Evel Knievel (1938)

1938 – Robert “Evel” Knievel, motorcycle daredevil (Snake River Canyon), (d. 2007)

1940 – Peter Stringfellow, British nightclub owner

1940 – Jim Smith, English footballer and manager

1941 – Alan Howard, rock bassist (Brian Poole & The Tremeloes)

1941 – Earl Thomas Conley, Portsmouth Oh, country singer (Too Many Times)

1941 – James Seals, Sidney Tx, singer (Seals & Crofts-Summer Breeze)

1942 – Gary Puckett, vocalist (& Union Gap-Woman Woman, Young Girl)

1943 – Susan Davenny Wyner, New Haven Ct, soprano (Walter Naumberg Prize)

1944 – Carol Cole, West Medford Mass, actress (Ellie-Grady)

1945 – Dave Cutler, CFL place kicker (Edmonton Eskimos)

1946 – Bob Seagren, Pomona California, actor (Soap)/pole vaulter (Olympic-gold-68)

1946 – James Ray Tucker, rock guitarist (Turtles-Eleanor), born in Los Angeles, California

1946 – Vicki Hodge, actress (Confessions of a Sex Maniac), born in London, England

1946 – Sir Cameron Mackintosh, British stage producer

1946 – Adam Michnik, Polish activist

1946 – Drusilla Modjeska, Australian writer and editor

1947 – Charles A Ingene, macromarketing researcher

1947 – Gene Green, (Rep-D-Texas)

1947 – Lesley Sunderland, decorative artist

1947 – Michael McKean, actor (Laverne & Shirley, Saturday Night Live, Spinal Tap), born in NYC, New York

1948 – George Wendt, actor (Norm-Cheers), born in Chicago, Illinois

1948 – Margot Kidder, Yellowknife, actress (Lois Lane, Amityville Horror)

1949 – Bill Hudson, Portland Ore, comedian (Bonkers, Hudson Brothers Show)

1949 – Maurice Willis Wright, composer

1949 – Timothy Bottoms, actor (Adam-East of Eden), born in Santa Barbara, California

1950 – Howard E Rollins Jr, Balt Md, actor (Bannister-Wildside, Another World)

1950 – Michael Lynn Synar, (Rep-D-Oklahoma, 1979- )

1950 – Sandra Reemer, Dutch singer (As Love Goes)

1955 – Sam Bottoms, actor (Prime Risk, Savages), born in Santa Barbara, California

1955 – Georgios Alogoskoufis, Greek politician

Astronaut and Physician Mae Jemison (1956)

1956 – Mae Jemison, Decatur Alabama, MD/astronaut (STS 47) 1st African American woman in space

1956 – Robin LO Linschoten, Dutch ass. secretary of Social Affairs (VVD)

1957 – Vincent Van Patten, Belrose NY, actor (Apple’s Way, 3 for the Road)

1957 – Lawrence Bender, American film producer

1958 – Alan Jackson, Newnan Ga, country singer (Here in the Real World)

1958 – Blaine McCallister, Ft Stockton TX, PGA golfer (1989 Honda Classic)

1958 – France St Louis, ice hockey forward (Canada, Oly-98)

1958 – Gig Gangel Harlingen TX, playmate (Jan, 1980)

1959 – Dolph Lundgren, actor (Rocky 4, Masters of Universe) [or Nov 3]

1959 – Ron Drummond, American writer

1959 – Mark Peel, Australian historian and academic

1959 – Richard Roeper, American film critic

1959 – Russell Gilbert, Australian comedian

1960 – James Patrick Delsing, St Louis MO, PGA golfer (1993 New England-2nd)

1960 – Mandy Yachad, cricketer (South African ODI opening batsman 1991)

1960 – Rob Marshall, American director

1960 – Guy Henry, English actor

1962 – John Dorge, Australian basketball center (Olympics-96)

1962 – Mike Judge, Ecuadoran-born cartoonist

1963 – Vijay Mehra, cricketer (United Arab Emirates batsman 1996 World Cup)

1963 – Sergio Goycochea, Argentine footballer

1963 – Norm MacDonald, Canadian comedian

1965 – Connie Ann Hearn, Anchorage Alaska, actress (New Kind of Family)

1965 – Pinnaduwage Aravinda De Silva, cricket (Sri Lanka’s greatest batsman)

1966 – Danny Ferry, NBA forward (Cleveland Cavaliers)

1966 – Mark Gatiss, English actor and writer

1966 – Tommy Kendall, American race car driver and television personality

1967 – Adrianne Werdel Witmeyer, tennis star (1990 Futures-Chiba), born in Los Angeles, California

1967 – Allen West, US metal guitarist (Obituary, Cause of Death)

1967 – Marianne Werdel Witmeyer, tennis star, born in Los Angeles, California

1967 – Mark Johnson, Worcester MA, infielder (Pittsburgh Pirates)

1967 – Nathalie Tauziat, Bangui Cent Afr Rep, tennis star (1993 Quebec City)

1967 – Reggie Clark, NFL linebacker (Jacksonville Jaguars)

1967 – René Dif, Danish musician (Aqua)

1968 – Heather McDermid, Calgary Alberta, rower (Olympics-96)

1968 – Ziggy Marley, reggae performer and son of Bob Marley

1969 – Alfred Pupunu, NFL tight end (San Diego Chargers)

1969 – Joe Courtney, NBA forward (Cleveland Cavaliers)

1969 – Theodore Ernest Els, Johannesburg South Africa, PGA golfer (1994 US Open)

1969 – Wood Harris, American actor

1969 – Rick Mercer, Canadian comedian

1970 – Anil Kumble, cricketer (great Indian leg-spinner since 1990)

1970 – Jean-Paul de Young, soccer player (FC Utrecht)

1970 – John Mabry, Wilmington DE, outfielder (St Louis Cardinals)

1970 – Marciano Vink, soccer player (Genoa/PSV)

1970 – Shauna O’Brien, Pasco Wash, actress (Showgirls)

1970 – Tasha Tsang, Saskatoon Saskatchwan, rower (Olympics-96)

1971 – Byron Chamberlain, NFL/WLAF tight end Denver Broncos, Rhein Fire)

1971 – Ernest Dixon, NFL linebacker (NO Saints)

1971 – Henry McMillian, NFL defensive tackle (Seattle Seahawks)

1971 – Chris Kirkpatrick, American singer (‘N Sync)

1972 – Vicki Goetze, Michicot WI, LPGA golfer (1995 British Open-12th)

Rapper Eminem (1972)

1972 – Eminem [Marshall Bruce Mathers III], Saint Joseph Missouri, rapper and movie star (‘The Real Slim Shady’, ‘Stan’ and ‘8 Mile’)

1972 – Tarkan, Turkish singer

1972 – Wyclef Jean, Haitian-born singer

1972 – Joe McEwing, American baseball player

1973 – Keith McKenzie, NFL defensive end (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31)

1973 – Lorie Bennett West, Miss Kentucky USA (1996)

1974 – Janne Puurtinen, Finnish keyboarder (HIM)

1974 – Matthew Macfadyen, British actor

1974 – Ariel Levy, American feminist writer

1974 – John Rocker, American baseball player

1975 – Francis Bouillon, American hockey player

1976 – Sebastián Abreu, Uruguayan footballer

1977 – Dudu Aouate, Israeli footballer

1977 – Bryan Bertino, American film director and screenwriter

1979 – Kimi Räikkönen, Finnish race car driver

1979 – Marcela Bovio, Mexican singer and violinist (Stream of Passion)

1979 – Kostas Tsartsaris, Greek basketball player

1980 – Alessandro Piccolo, Italian racing driver

1980 – Ekaterina Gamova, Russian volleyball player

1982 – Nick Riewoldt, Australian rules footballer

1983 – Daniel Booko, American actor

1983 – Ivan Saenko, Russian football player

1984 – Jelle Klaasen, Dutch darts player

1984 – Chris Lowell, American actor

1984 – Randall Munroe, American webcomic author

1987 – Jarosław Fojut, Polish footballer

1987 – Bea Alonzo, Filipina actress

1989 – Phoebe Tonkin, Australian actress

1992 – Sam Concepcion, Filipino performer and actor

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David Watters, a graduate of Napier University, Edinburgh, Trinity College of Music, London and the Institute of Education, University of London, has worked internationally within education and Educational Management for more than 20 years. He has taught extensively within many socially and culturally diverse settings; most recently as a Head of Performing Arts within Further Education. He is a personal and professional development associate with The Pacific Institute (www.pacificinstitute.co.uk), personal coach, freelance writer and founding member of NBI Associates. He is a writer on social equality issues, is a key player in the Equal Love Campaign UK and author of the forthcoming book, NEVER BLEND IN which features key voices from the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender community and which aims to inspire and encourage those who may lack self-esteem or who question their validity. David is currently promoting a youtube campaign"Give 'em Hope"and is asking individuals, couples and groups to make and share videos telling about the benefits of living with personal authenticity. He has shared a platform with Stuart Milk and Peter Tatchell and is a supporter of 17-24-30, The Trevor Project, Schools Out, The Terrence Higgins Trust, The Albert Kennedy Trust and numerous others. His background in arts and education, combined with a solid understanding of Cognitive Behavioural Strategies, and his passion for Equality Advocacy drive every aspect of his work as a personal development facilitator, motivational speaker and writer. View all posts by neverblendin

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