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C. J. Mosley (defensive lineman)
C. J. Mosley, American football player

#C._J._Mosley_(defensive_lineman)

Bulstrode Whitelocke
Bulstrode Whitelocke, English lawyer (d. 1675)

#Bulstrode_Whitelocke

Michelle Yeoh
Michelle Yeoh, Malaysian-Hong Kong actress and producer

#Michelle_Yeoh

Alvin Williams
Alvin Williams, American basketball player and coach

#Alvin_Williams

Emperor Go-Toba
Emperor Go-Toba of Japan (d. 1239)

#Emperor_Go-Toba

John Graves (author)
John Graves, American author (d. 2013)

#John_Graves_(author)

Jean-Baptiste Bessières
Jean-Baptiste Bessières, French general and politician (d. 1813)

#Jean-Baptiste_Bessières

Víctor Zambrano
Víctor Zambrano, Venezuelan baseball player

#Víctor_Zambrano

Ella Raines
Ella Raines, American actress (d. 1988)

#Ella_Raines

Alfred, Lord Tennyson
Alfred, Lord Tennyson, English poet (d. 1892)

#Alfred,_Lord_Tennyson

Andrew Green, Baron Green of Deddington
Andrew Green, Baron Green of Deddington, English diplomat

#Andrew_Green,_Baron_Green_of_Deddington

Barbara Windsor
Barbara Windsor, English actress

#Barbara_Windsor

Chris Bonington
Chris Bonington, English mountaineer and author

#Chris_Bonington

Mike Greenberg
Mike Greenberg, American journalist and sportscaster

#Mike_Greenberg

Alfred, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha
Alfred, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (d. 1900)

#Alfred,_Duke_of_Saxe-Coburg_and_Gotha

Dom Mintoff
Dom Mintoff, Maltese journalist and politician, 8th Prime Minister of Malta (d. 2012)

#Dom_Mintoff

Lajos Vajda
Lajos Vajda, Hungarian painter and illustrator (d. 1941)

#Lajos_Vajda

James Henry Greathead
James Henry Greathead, South African-English engineer (d. 1896)

#James_Henry_Greathead

Cecil Howard Green
Cecil Howard Green, English-American geophysicist and businessman, co-founded Texas Instruments (d. 2003)

#Cecil_Howard_Green

Louise Sorel
Louise Sorel, American actress

#Louise_Sorel

Robert Mitchum
Robert Mitchum, American actor (d. 1997)

#Robert_Mitchum

Hoot Gibson
Hoot Gibson, American actor, director, and producer (d. 1962)

#Hoot_Gibson

Wright Patman
Wright Patman, American lieutenant and politician (d. 1976)

#Wright_Patman

Jason Crump
Jason Crump, English-Australian motorcycle racer

#Jason_Crump

Pat MacDonald (musician)
Pat MacDonald, American singer-songwriter and guitarist

#Pat_MacDonald_(musician)

Tjerk Hiddes de Vries
Tjerk Hiddes de Vries, Dutch admiral (d. 1666)

#Tjerk_Hiddes_de_Vries

Nicolas Malebranche
Nicolas Malebranche, French priest and philosopher (d. 1715)

#Nicolas_Malebranche

Ray Culp
Ray Culp, American baseball player

#Ray_Culp

Johann Bernoulli
Johann Bernoulli, Swiss mathematician (d. 1748)

#Johann_Bernoulli

William Hyde Wollaston
William Hyde Wollaston, English chemist and physicist (d. 1828)

#William_Hyde_Wollaston

Yuki Kajiura
Yuki Kajiura, Japanese pianist and composer

#Yuki_Kajiura

Travis Reed
Travis Reed, American basketball player

#Travis_Reed

Jon Postel
Jon Postel, American computer scientist and academic (d. 1998)

#Jon_Postel

Clem Labine
Clem Labine, American baseball player and manager (d. 2007)

#Clem_Labine

Frank Nicklin
Frank Nicklin, Australian politician, 28th Premier of Queensland (d. 1978)

#Frank_Nicklin

Kevin Mitnick
Kevin Mitnick, American computer hacker and author

#Kevin_Mitnick

Daniel O'Connell
Daniel O'Connell, Irish lawyer and politician, Lord Mayor of Dublin (d. 1847)

#Daniel_O'Connell

Diána Póth
Diána Póth, Hungarian figure skater

#Diána_Póth

Jim McGreevey
Jim McGreevey, American lawyer and politician, 52nd Governor of New Jersey

#Jim_McGreevey

Renate Götschl
Renate Götschl, Austrian skier

#Renate_Götschl

Bill Emmott
Bill Emmott, English journalist and author

#Bill_Emmott

Peter Bonerz
Peter Bonerz, American actor and director

#Peter_Bonerz

Pauline Betz
Pauline Betz, American tennis player (d. 2011)

#Pauline_Betz

Hans Moser (actor)
Hans Moser, Austrian actor and singer (d. 1964)

#Hans_Moser_(actor)

Robin van Persie
Robin van Persie, Dutch footballer

#Robin_van_Persie

Soleil Moon Frye
Soleil Moon Frye, American actress and producer

#Soleil_Moon_Frye

François Fénelon
François Fénelon, French archbishop and poet (d. 1715)

#François_Fénelon

M. Night Shyamalan
M. Night Shyamalan, Indian-American director, producer, and screenwriter

#M._Night_Shyamalan

Paul Claudel
Paul Claudel, French poet and playwright (d. 1955)

#Paul_Claudel

Paolo Bacigalupi
Paolo Bacigalupi, American author

#Paolo_Bacigalupi

Fortunato Baldelli
Fortunato Baldelli, Italian cardinal (d. 2012)

#Fortunato_Baldelli

Geri Halliwell
Geri Halliwell, English singer-songwriter, dancer, and actress

#Geri_Halliwell

Bafétimbi Gomis
Bafétimbi Gomis, French footballer

#Bafétimbi_Gomis

Clarence Richard Silva
Clarence Richard Silva, American bishop

#Clarence_Richard_Silva

Matthew Parker
Matthew Parker, English archbishop (d. 1575)

#Matthew_Parker

Garrett Weber-Gale
Garrett Weber-Gale, American swimmer

#Garrett_Weber-Gale

Danny Collins (footballer)
Danny Collins, English-Welsh footballer

#Danny_Collins_(footballer)

Tara Moore
Tara Moore, British tennis player

#Tara_Moore

John Middleton Murry
John Middleton Murry, English poet and author (d. 1957)

#John_Middleton_Murry

Bob Horner
Bob Horner, American baseball player

#Bob_Horner

Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues
Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues, French author (d. 1747)

#Luc_de_Clapiers,_marquis_de_Vauvenargues

William Slim, 1st Viscount Slim
William Slim, 1st Viscount Slim, English field marshal and politician, 13th Governor-General of Australia (d. 1970)

#William_Slim,_1st_Viscount_Slim

Charlie Haden
Charlie Haden, American bassist and composer (d. 2014)

#Charlie_Haden

David McLetchie
David McLetchie, Scottish lawyer and politician (d. 2013)

#David_McLetchie

Ton Scherpenzeel
Ton Scherpenzeel, Dutch keyboard player, songwriter, and producer

#Ton_Scherpenzeel

Radhia Cousot
Radhia Cousot, French computer scientist and academic

#Radhia_Cousot

Elliott Smith
Elliott Smith, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2003)

#Elliott_Smith

Simon Doull
Simon Doull, New Zealand cricketer and sportscaster

#Simon_Doull

Allan Holdsworth
Allan Holdsworth, English guitarist, songwriter, and producer (d. 2017)

#Allan_Holdsworth

Bobby Petta
Bobby Petta, Dutch footballer

#Bobby_Petta

Scott Nearing
Scott Nearing, American economist and educator (d. 1983)

#Scott_Nearing

Dorian Harewood
Dorian Harewood, American actor

#Dorian_Harewood

Vedad Ibiševi?
Vedad Ibiševi?, Bosnian footballer

#Vedad_Ibiševi?

Vitantonio Liuzzi
Vitantonio Liuzzi, Italian racing driver

#Vitantonio_Liuzzi

Thomas Alexander Browne
Thomas Alexander Browne, English-Australian author (d. 1915)

#Thomas_Alexander_Browne

Max Kellerman
Max Kellerman, American sportscaster and radio host

#Max_Kellerman

Jimmy Nielsen
Jimmy Nielsen, Danish footballer and manager

#Jimmy_Nielsen

Lucille Ball
Lucille Ball, American actress, television producer and businesswoman (d. 1989)

#Lucille_Ball

Catherine Hicks
Catherine Hicks, American actress

#Catherine_Hicks

Dan Walker (politician)
Dan Walker, American lawyer and politician, 36th Governor of Illinois (d. 2015)

#Dan_Walker_(politician)

Seneca Wallace
Seneca Wallace, American football player

#Seneca_Wallace

Abbey Lincoln
Abbey Lincoln, American singer-songwriter and actress (d. 2010)

#Abbey_Lincoln

Adoniran Barbosa
Adoniran Barbosa, Brazilian musician, singer, composer, humorist, and actor (d. 1982)

#Adoniran_Barbosa

Luis Vizcaíno
Luis Vizcaíno, Dominican baseball player

#Luis_Vizcaíno

Vera Farmiga
Vera Farmiga, American actress

#Vera_Farmiga

János Rózsás
János Rózsás, Hungarian author (d. 2012)

#János_Rózsás

George Kenney
George Kenney, Canadian-American general (d. 1977)

#George_Kenney

Marvel Smith
Marvel Smith, American football player

#Marvel_Smith

Norman Granz
Norman Granz, American-Swiss record producer and manager (d. 2001)

#Norman_Granz

Jaime Correa (footballer)
Jaime Correa, Mexican footballer

#Jaime_Correa_(footballer)

Wentworth Beaumont, 2nd Viscount Allendale
Wentworth Beaumont, 2nd Viscount Allendale, English captain and politician, Lord Lieutenant of Northumberland (d. 1956)

#Wentworth_Beaumont,_2nd_Viscount_Allendale

Stuart O'Grady
Stuart O'Grady, Australian cyclist

#Stuart_O'Grady

Charles Ingram
Charles Ingram, English soldier, author, and game show contestant

#Charles_Ingram

Rebecca Peterson
Rebecca Peterson, Swedish tennis player

#Rebecca_Peterson

Anna Haining Bates
Anna Haining Bates, Canadian-American giant (d. 1888)

#Anna_Haining_Bates

Mukhu Aliyev
Mukhu Aliyev, Russian philologist and politician, 2nd President of Dagestan

#Mukhu_Aliyev

Roman Weidenfeller
Roman Weidenfeller, German footballer

#Roman_Weidenfeller

Alexander Fleming
Alexander Fleming, Scottish biologist, pharmacologist, and botanist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1955)

#Alexander_Fleming

Francesco Bellotti
Francesco Bellotti, Italian cyclist

#Francesco_Bellotti

Andy Warhol
Andy Warhol, American painter and photographer (d. 1987)

#Andy_Warhol

Charles VII, Holy Roman Emperor
Charles VII, Holy Roman Emperor (d. 1745)

#Charles_VII,_Holy_Roman_Emperor

Melissa George
Melissa George, Australian-American actress

#Melissa_George

Louise de La Vallière
Louise de La Vallière, French mistress of Louis XIV of France (d. 1710)

#Louise_de_La_Vallière

Richard Prince
Richard Prince, American painter and photographer

#Richard_Prince

Maria Sophia of Neuburg
Maria Sophia of Neuburg (d. 1699)

#Maria_Sophia_of_Neuburg

Norman Gordon
Norman Gordon, South African cricketer (d. 2014)

#Norman_Gordon

Wallace H. White Jr.
Wallace H. White Jr., American lawyer and politician (d. 1952)

#Wallace_H._White_Jr.

Paul Hellyer
Paul Hellyer, Canadian engineer and politician, 16th Canadian Minister of Defence

#Paul_Hellyer

Julie Snyder
Julie Snyder, Canadian talk show host and producer

#Julie_Snyder

Barbara Strozzi
Barbara Strozzi, Italian composer and singer-songwriter (d. 1677)

#Barbara_Strozzi

Herb Moford
Herb Moford, American baseball player (d. 2005)

#Herb_Moford

Gordon Freeth
Gordon Freeth, Australian lawyer and politician, 24th Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs (d. 2001)

#Gordon_Freeth

Claude de Forbin
Claude de Forbin, French general (d. 1733)

#Claude_de_Forbin

Stéphane Peterhansel
Stéphane Peterhansel, French racing driver

#Stéphane_Peterhansel

Leo Carrillo
Leo Carrillo, American actor (d. 1961)

#Leo_Carrillo

Howard Hodgkin
Howard Hodgkin, English painter (d. 2017)

#Howard_Hodgkin

Charles Fort
Charles Fort, American author (d. 1932)

#Charles_Fort

Jean Dessès
Jean Dessès, Greek-Egyptian fashion designer (d. 1970)

#Jean_Dessès

Mickaël Delage
Mickaël Delage, French cyclist

#Mickaël_Delage

Mehmet Akgün
Mehmet Akgün, Turkish footballer

#Mehmet_Akgün

Susie Taylor
Susie Taylor, American writer and first African-American Army nurse (d. 1912)

#Susie_Taylor

Jiao Liuyang, Chinese swimmer
Raphael Pyrasch, German rugby player
Viktoria Baškite, Estonian chess player
Jesse Ryder, New Zealand cricketer
Neil Harvey, English-Barbadian footballer
Luciano Zavagno, Argentinian footballer
Rebecca Maddern, Australian journalist and television host
Leandro Amaral, Brazilian footballer
Shaun Timmins, Australian rugby league player
Adam Ritson, Australian rugby league player
Iain Morris, English screenwriter and producer
Ray Lucas, American football player and sportscaster
Darren Eales, English footballer and lawyer
Jack de Gier, Dutch footballer
Lorna Fitzsimons, English businesswoman and politician
Vince Wells, English cricketer
David Robinson, American basketball player and lieutenant
Kemi Omololu-Olunloyo, Nigerian journalist, activist, social media expert, and pharmacist
Mary Ann Sieghart, English journalist and radio host
Dale Ellis, American basketball player
Rajendra Singh, Indian environmentalist
Randy DeBarge, American singer-songwriter and bass player
Mark Hughes, English-Australian rugby league player
Daryl Somers, Australian television host and singer
Dino Bravo, Italian-Canadian wrestler (d. 1993)
William McCrea, Northern Irish politician
Tony Dell, English-Australian cricketer and soldier
Ron Jones, English director and production manager (d. 1993)
Martin Wharton, English bishop
Michael Mingos, English chemist and academic
Inday Badiday, Filipino journalist and actress (d. 2003)
Byard Lancaster, American saxophonist and flute player (d. 2012)
Egil Kapstad, Norwegian pianist and composer
Bert Yancey, American golfer (d. 1994)
Paul Bartel, American actor, director, and screenwriter (d. 2000)
Baden Powell de Aquino, Brazilian guitarist and composer (d. 2000)
Octavio Getino, Spanish-Argentinian director and screenwriter (d. 2012)
Billy Boston, Welsh rugby player and soldier
Piers Anthony, English-American soldier and author
A. G. Kripal Singh, Indian cricketer (d. 1987)
Charles Wood, English playwright and screenwriter
Michael Deeley, English screenwriter and producer
Chalmers Johnson, American scholar and author (d. 2010)
Roch La Salle, Canadian politician, 42nd Canadian Minister of Public Works (d. 2007)
Mike Elliott, Jamaican saxophonist
Norman Wexler, American screenwriter (d. 1999)
Frank Finlay, English actor (d. 2016)
Elisabeth Beresford, French-English journalist and author (d. 2010)
Samuel Bowers, American activist, co-founded the White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan (d. 2006)
Jess Collins, American painter (d. 2004)
Freddie Laker, English businessman, founded Laker Airways (d. 2006)
Selma Diamond, Canadian-American actress and screenwriter (d. 1985)
Barbara Cooney, American author and illustrator (d. 2000)
Richard Hofstadter, American historian and academic (d. 1970)
Richard C. Miller, American photographer (d. 2010)
Constance Heaven, English author and actress (d. 1995)
Charles Crichton, English director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 1999)
Diana Keppel, Countess of Albemarle (d. 2013)
Helen Jacobs, American tennis player and commander (d. 1997)
Maria Ludwika Bernhard, Polish classical archaeologist and a member of WWII Polish resistance (d. 1998)
Vic Dickenson, American trombonist (d. 1984)
Henry Iba, American basketball player and coach (d. 1993)
Dutch Schultz, American gangster (d. 1935)
Ernesto Lecuona, Cuban pianist and composer (d. 1963)
Dudley Benjafield, English racing driver (d. 1957)
Edward Ballantine, American composer and academic (d. 1971)
Louella Parsons, American journalist (d. 1972)
Hjalmar Kiærskou, Danish botanist (d. 1900)
Petros Mavromichalis, Greek general and politician, 2nd Prime Minister of Greece (d. 1848)
Richard Bennett, English-American politician, Colonial Governor of Virginia (d. 1675)
Fakhr-al-Din II, Ottoman prince (d. 1635)