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Andrea de Rossi
Andrea de Rossi, Italian rugby player and coach

#Andrea_de_Rossi

John Renbourn
John Renbourn, English-Scottish guitarist and songwriter (d. 2015)

#John_Renbourn

Matthew Henson
Matthew Henson, American explorer (d. 1955)

#Matthew_Henson

Jostein Gaarder
Jostein Gaarder, Norwegian author

#Jostein_Gaarder

Ferenc Kölcsey
Ferenc Kölcsey, Hungarian poet, critic, and politician (d. 1838)

#Ferenc_Kölcsey

Jimmy Murphy (footballer)
Jimmy Murphy, Welsh-English footballer and manager (d. 1989)

#Jimmy_Murphy_(footballer)

Ron Karkovice
Ron Karkovice, American baseball player and manager

#Ron_Karkovice

Nick Holtam
Nick Holtam, English bishop

#Nick_Holtam

John Gustafson (musician)
John Gustafson, English singer-songwriter and bass player (d. 2014)

#John_Gustafson_(musician)

Donald P. Bellisario
Donald P. Bellisario, American director, producer, and screenwriter

#Donald_P._Bellisario

Pat Noonan
Pat Noonan, American soccer player

#Pat_Noonan

Bill Voce
Bill Voce, England cricketer and coach (d. 1984)

#Bill_Voce

Mike Hindert
Mike Hindert, American singer and bass player

#Mike_Hindert

Anita W?odarczyk
Anita W?odarczyk, Polish track and field athlete

#Anita_W?odarczyk

Jimmy Witherspoon
Jimmy Witherspoon, American jump blues singer (d. 1997)

#Jimmy_Witherspoon

Arthur Bernardes
Arthur Bernardes, Brazilian lawyer and politician, 12th President of Brazil (d. 1955)

#Arthur_Bernardes

Casper (Maya ruler)
Casper, ruler of the Maya city of Palenque

#Casper_(Maya_ruler)

Benny Carter
Benny Carter, American saxophonist, trumpet player, and composer (d. 2003)

#Benny_Carter

Saint Dominic
Saint Dominic, founder of the Dominicans (d. 1221)

#Saint_Dominic

Drew Lachey
Drew Lachey, American singer and actor

#Drew_Lachey

Parker Kligerman
Parker Kligerman, American race car driver

#Parker_Kligerman

Vanessa Amorosi
Vanessa Amorosi, Australian singer-songwriter

#Vanessa_Amorosi

Webb Pierce
Webb Pierce, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 1991)

#Webb_Pierce

Kate Langbroek
Kate Langbroek, Australian talk show host

#Kate_Langbroek

Jack Baldwin (chemist)
Jack Baldwin, English chemist and academic

#Jack_Baldwin_(chemist)

Faye Wong
Faye Wong, Chinese singer-songwriter and actress

#Faye_Wong

Viorica Viscopoleanu
Viorica Viscopoleanu, Romanian long jumper

#Viorica_Viscopoleanu

Robin Quivers
Robin Quivers, American nurse, radio host/personality, and author

#Robin_Quivers

Willie Hall (drummer)
Willie Hall, American drummer and producer

#Willie_Hall_(drummer)

Johnny Balentina
Johnny Balentina, Dutch baseball player

#Johnny_Balentina

Shawn Mendes
Shawn Mendes, Canadian singer-songwriter and guitarist

#Shawn_Mendes

Deborah Norville
Deborah Norville, American journalist

#Deborah_Norville

Craig Breslow
Craig Breslow, American baseball player

#Craig_Breslow

Carl Fredrik Pechlin
Carl Fredrik Pechlin, Swedish general and politician (d. 1796)

#Carl_Fredrik_Pechlin

Dilip Sardesai
Dilip Sardesai, Indian cricketer (d. 2007)

#Dilip_Sardesai

Manjul Bhargava
Manjul Bhargava, Canadian-American mathematician and academic

#Manjul_Bhargava

Brett Ratliff
Brett Ratliff, American football player

#Brett_Ratliff

Jack Renshaw
Jack Renshaw, Australian politician, 31st Premier of New South Wales (d. 1987)

#Jack_Renshaw

Kateryna Bondarenko
Kateryna Bondarenko, Ukrainian tennis player

#Kateryna_Bondarenko

Marcelo Balboa
Marcelo Balboa, American soccer player, coach, and sportscaster

#Marcelo_Balboa

Johnny Temple
Johnny Temple, American baseball player and coach (d. 1994)

#Johnny_Temple

Nicolas Vogondy
Nicolas Vogondy, French cyclist

#Nicolas_Vogondy

Albert Stanley, 1st Baron Ashfield
Albert Stanley, 1st Baron Ashfield, English businessman and politician, President of the Board of Trade (d. 1948)

#Albert_Stanley,_1st_Baron_Ashfield

André Jolivet
André Jolivet, French composer (d. 1974)

#André_Jolivet

Michael Johnson (singer)
Michael Johnson, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer (d. 2017)

#Michael_Johnson_(singer)

Chris Pressley
Chris Pressley, American football player

#Chris_Pressley

Monika Tsõganova
Monika Tsõganova, Estonian chess player

#Monika_Tsõganova

Cecil Calvert, 2nd Baron Baltimore
Cecil Calvert, 2nd Baron Baltimore, English lawyer and politician, Governor of Newfoundland (d. 1675)

#Cecil_Calvert,_2nd_Baron_Baltimore

Mohamed Morsi
Mohamed Morsi, Egyptian engineer, academic, and politician, 5th President of Egypt (d. 2019)

#Mohamed_Morsi

Aleksandra Szwed
Aleksandra Szwed, Polish actress and singer

#Aleksandra_Szwed

George Clifford, 3rd Earl of Cumberland
George Clifford, 3rd Earl of Cumberland, English noble (d. 1605)

#George_Clifford,_3rd_Earl_of_Cumberland

Mel Tillis
Mel Tillis, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2017)

#Mel_Tillis

Anthony Rizzo
Anthony Rizzo, American baseball player

#Anthony_Rizzo

Richard Anderson
Richard Anderson, American actor and producer (d. 2017)

#Richard_Anderson

Huey Morgan
Huey Morgan, American singer-songwriter and guitarist

#Huey_Morgan

James Blanchard
James Blanchard, American diplomat and politician, 45th Governor of Michigan

#James_Blanchard

Connie Stevens
Connie Stevens, American actress and businesswoman

#Connie_Stevens

Rocky Thompson
Rocky Thompson, Canadian ice hockey player and coach

#Rocky_Thompson

Keith Carradine
Keith Carradine, American actor

#Keith_Carradine

Denisse Guerrero
Denisse Guerrero, Mexican singer-songwriter

#Denisse_Guerrero

George Turner (Australian politician)
George Turner, Australian politician, 18th Premier of Victoria (d. 1916)

#George_Turner_(Australian_politician)

Ulrich Maly
Ulrich Maly, German politician, 16th Mayor of Nuremberg

#Ulrich_Maly

Larry Wilcox
Larry Wilcox, American actor, director, and producer

#Larry_Wilcox

Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings
Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, American author and academic (d. 1953)

#Marjorie_Kinnan_Rawlings

Adolf Busch
Adolf Busch, German violinist and composer (d. 1952)

#Adolf_Busch

Sara Teasdale
Sara Teasdale, American poet and educator (d. 1933)

#Sara_Teasdale

The Edge
The Edge, British-Irish musician, singer and songwriter

#The_Edge

Godfrey Kneller
Godfrey Kneller, German-English painter (d. 1723)

#Godfrey_Kneller

Bruce Matthews (American football)
Bruce Matthews, American football player and coach

#Bruce_Matthews_(American_football)

Paul Dirac
Paul Dirac, English-American physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1984)

#Paul_Dirac

Charles Lyttelton, 10th Viscount Cobham
Charles Lyttelton, 10th Viscount Cobham, English cricketer and politician, 9th Governor-General of New Zealand (d. 1977)

#Charles_Lyttelton,_10th_Viscount_Cobham

Rory Calhoun
Rory Calhoun, American actor (d. 1999)

#Rory_Calhoun

Ryan Koolwijk
Ryan Koolwijk, Dutch footballer

#Ryan_Koolwijk

Paul Ludwig Ewald von Kleist
Paul Ludwig Ewald von Kleist, German field marshal (d. 1954)

#Paul_Ludwig_Ewald_von_Kleist

Ron Klain
Ron Klain, American lawyer and politician, Chief of Staff to the Vice President of the United States

#Ron_Klain

Cornelis Vreeswijk
Cornelis Vreeswijk, Dutch-Swedish singer-songwriter, guitarist, and actor (d. 1987)

#Cornelis_Vreeswijk

Scott Stapp
Scott Stapp, American singer-songwriter and producer

#Scott_Stapp

Svetlana Savitskaya
Svetlana Savitskaya, Russian engineer and astronaut

#Svetlana_Savitskaya

Willie Tonga
Willie Tonga, Australian rugby league player

#Willie_Tonga

Brian Harvey
Brian Harvey, English singer-songwriter

#Brian_Harvey

Nigel Mansell
Nigel Mansell, English racing driver

#Nigel_Mansell

Mustafa Balbay
Mustafa Balbay, Turkish journalist and politician

#Mustafa_Balbay

Varghese Payyappilly Palakkappilly
Varghese Payyappilly Palakkappilly, Indian-Syrian priest, founded the Sisters of the Destitute (d. 1929)

#Varghese_Payyappilly_Palakkappilly

Leo Chiosso
Leo Chiosso, Italian songwriter and producer (d. 2006)

#Leo_Chiosso

Roger Penrose
Roger Penrose, English physicist, mathematician, and philosopher

#Roger_Penrose

Ronan Parke
Ronan Parke, English singer-songwriter

#Ronan_Parke

Nélson Oliveira
Nélson Oliveira, Portuguese footballer

#Nélson_Oliveira

Anton Fig
Anton Fig, South African-American drummer

#Anton_Fig

Rikki Rockett
Rikki Rockett, American glam rock drummer

#Rikki_Rockett

Nelson A. Miles
Nelson A. Miles, American general (d. 1925)

#Nelson_A._Miles

Harel Skaat
Harel Skaat, Israeli singer-songwriter

#Harel_Skaat

JC Chasez
JC Chasez, American singer and dancer

#JC_Chasez

Tyrone Peachey
Tyrone Peachey, Australian rugby league player

#Tyrone_Peachey

Sheila Varian
Sheila Varian, American horse breeder (d. 2016)

#Sheila_Varian

Jerry Tarkanian
Jerry Tarkanian, American basketball player and coach (d. 2015)

#Jerry_Tarkanian

Mamoru Oshii
Mamoru Oshii, Japanese director, producer, and screenwriter

#Mamoru_Oshii

Cecilia Roth
Cecilia Roth, Argentinian actress

#Cecilia_Roth

Don Most
Don Most, American actor and director

#Don_Most

Dennis Drew
Dennis Drew, American keyboard player

#Dennis_Drew

Jana Andrsová
Jana Andrsová, Czech actress and ballerina

#Jana_Andrsová

Rashard Lewis
Rashard Lewis, American basketball player

#Rashard_Lewis

Chris Eubank
Chris Eubank, English boxer

#Chris_Eubank

Alija Izetbegovi?
Alija Izetbegovi?, Bosnian lawyer and politician, 1st President of Bosnia and Herzegovina (d. 2003)

#Alija_Izetbegovi?

Jon Turteltaub
Jon Turteltaub, American director and producer

#Jon_Turteltaub

Ken Dryden
Ken Dryden, Canadian ice hockey player, lawyer, and politician

#Ken_Dryden

Kirk Broadfoot
Kirk Broadfoot, Scottish footballer

#Kirk_Broadfoot

Jack Ryder (cricketer)
Jack Ryder, Australian cricketer (d. 1977)

#Jack_Ryder_(cricketer)

Josip Drmi?
Josip Drmi?, Swiss footballer

#Josip_Drmi?

Mark Lazarowicz
Mark Lazarowicz, English politician

#Mark_Lazarowicz

Sylvia Sidney
Sylvia Sidney, American actress (d. 1999)

#Sylvia_Sidney

Chris Foreman
Chris Foreman, English singer-songwriter and guitarist

#Chris_Foreman

Daniel House
Daniel House, American bass player and producer

#Daniel_House

Earle Page
Earle Page, Australian lawyer, academic, and politician, 11th Prime Minister of Australia (d. 1961)

#Earle_Page

Herbert Prohaska
Herbert Prohaska, Austrian footballer and manager

#Herbert_Prohaska

Mick Moss
Mick Moss, English singer-songwriter

#Mick_Moss

Pierre Boulanger
Pierre Boulanger, French actor

#Pierre_Boulanger

Esther Williams
Esther Williams, American swimmer and actress (d. 2013)

#Esther_Williams

Pierre Garçon
Pierre Garçon, American football player

#Pierre_Garçon

Kane Williamson
Kane Williamson, New Zealand cricket captain

#Kane_Williamson

Roger Federer
Roger Federer, Swiss tennis player

#Roger_Federer

Esther Hobart Morris
Esther Hobart Morris, American lawyer and judge (d. 1902)

#Esther_Hobart_Morris

Chester Williams
Chester Williams, South African rugby player and coach

#Chester_Williams

Alexander Watson (diplomat)
Alexander Watson, American diplomat, United States Ambassador to Peru

#Alexander_Watson_(diplomat)

Ernest Lawrence
Ernest Lawrence, American physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1958)

#Ernest_Lawrence

Scott D'Amore
Scott D'Amore, Canadian wrestler and manager

#Scott_D'Amore

Dustin Hoffman
Dustin Hoffman, American actor and director

#Dustin_Hoffman

Doug Melvin
Doug Melvin, Canadian baseball player and manager

#Doug_Melvin

Vladimír Darida
Vladimír Darida, Czech footballer

#Vladimír_Darida

Ladislas Starevich
Ladislas Starevich, Russian-French animator, screenwriter, and cinematographer (d. 1965)

#Ladislas_Starevich

Hipólito Ruiz López
Hipólito Ruiz López, Spanish botanist (d. 1816)

#Hipólito_Ruiz_López

Mark Wills
Mark Wills, American singer-songwriter

#Mark_Wills

Joe Tex
Joe Tex, American soul singer-songwriter (d. 1982)

#Joe_Tex

Ken Kutaragi
Ken Kutaragi, Japanese businessman, created PlayStation

#Ken_Kutaragi

Andy Priaulx
Andy Priaulx, Guernseyan racing driver

#Andy_Priaulx

Ben G. Davis
Ben G. Davis, English chemist and academic

#Ben_G._Davis

David Florence
David Florence, English canoe racer

#David_Florence

Dennis Tito
Dennis Tito, American engineer and businessman, founded Wilshire Associates

#Dennis_Tito

Hannah Miley
Hannah Miley, English-Scottish swimmer

#Hannah_Miley

Sarat Pujari
Sarat Pujari, Indian actor, director, and screenwriter (d. 2014)

#Sarat_Pujari

Conrad Lycosthenes
Conrad Lycosthenes, French-German scholar and author (d. 1561)

#Conrad_Lycosthenes

Guy Burnet
Guy Burnet, English actor and producer

#Guy_Burnet

Emilie Flygare-Carlén
Emilie Flygare-Carlén, Swedish author (d. 1892)

#Emilie_Flygare-Carlén

Lindsay Sloane
Lindsay Sloane, American actress

#Lindsay_Sloane

Laura Slade Wiggins
Laura Slade Wiggins, American actress and singer

#Laura_Slade_Wiggins

Frank Howard (baseball)
Frank Howard, American baseball player and manager

#Frank_Howard_(baseball)

Louis van Gaal
Louis van Gaal, Dutch footballer and manager

#Louis_van_Gaal

Michael Urie
Michael Urie, American actor, director, and producer

#Michael_Urie

Norbert Michelisz
Norbert Michelisz, Hungarian racing driver

#Norbert_Michelisz

Arthur Goldberg
Arthur Goldberg, American jurist and politician, 6th United States Ambassador to the United Nations (d. 1990)

#Arthur_Goldberg

Toby Flood
Toby Flood, English rugby player

#Toby_Flood

Félix Auger-Aliassime
Félix Auger-Aliassime, Canadian tennis player

#Félix_Auger-Aliassime

Thomas Anstey Guthrie
Thomas Anstey Guthrie, English journalist and author (d. 1934)

#Thomas_Anstey_Guthrie

Francis Hutcheson (philosopher)
Francis Hutcheson, Irish philosopher and academic (d. 1746)

#Francis_Hutcheson_(philosopher)

Meagan Good
Meagan Good, American actress and producer

#Meagan_Good

Louis Saha
Louis Saha, French footballer

#Louis_Saha

José Francisco Molina
José Francisco Molina, Spanish footballer and manager

#José_Francisco_Molina

Giuseppe Conte
Giuseppe Conte, Prime Minister of Italy

#Giuseppe_Conte

Achille Varzi
Achille Varzi, Italian racing driver (d. 1948)

#Achille_Varzi

Axel Merckx
Axel Merckx, Belgian cyclist

#Axel_Merckx

Emiliano Zapata
Emiliano Zapata, Mexican general and politician (d. 1919)

#Emiliano_Zapata

Danilo Gallinari
Danilo Gallinari, Italian basketball player

#Danilo_Gallinari

Cécile Chaminade
Cécile Chaminade, French pianist and composer (d. 1944)

#Cécile_Chaminade

Dino De Laurentiis
Dino De Laurentiis, Italian actor and producer (d. 2010)

#Dino_De_Laurentiis

Ken Baumann, American actor and author
Rinku Singh, Indian baseball player
Princess Beatrice of York
Tatjana Malek, German tennis player
James Morgan, Welsh actor and producer
Martrez Milner, American football player
Ross Ohlendorf, American baseball player
Diego Markwell, Dutch baseball player
Sabine Klaschka, German tennis player
Jack Cassel, American baseball player
Richard Lyons, Northern Irish racing driver
Richard Harwood, English cellist
Miho Shiraishi, Japanese actress
Alan Maybury, Irish footballer and coach
Mohammad Wasim, Pakistani cricketer
Darren Manzella, American sergeant (d. 2013)
Ilka Agricola, German mathematician
Gert Olesk, Estonian footballer and manager
Shane Lee, Australian cricketer and guitarist
Steven Tweed, Scottish footballer and manager
Joely Collins, Canadian actress and producer
Trev Alberts, American football player and journalist
Abey Kuruvilla, Indian cricketer and coach
Aldo Calderón van Dyke, Honduran journalist (d. 2013)
Yvie Burnett, Scottish soprano
John Hudek, American baseball player and coach
Angus Fraser, English cricketer, manager, and journalist
Paul Taylor, English cricketer
Scott Sandelin, American ice hockey player and coach
Anastasia M. Ashman, American blogger and author
Stephen Walkom, Canadian ice hockey player, referee, and manager
Emi Shinohara, Japanese voice actress and singer
Hur Jin-ho, South Korean director and screenwriter
Kool Moe Dee, American musician, singer and actor
Caroline Ansink, Dutch flute player, composer, and educator
David Grant, English singer
Michael Roe, Irish racing driver
Diddú, Icelandic singer-songwriter
Sudhakar Rao, Indian cricketer
Randy Shilts, American journalist and author (d. 1994)
Phil Carlson, Australian cricketer
Martin Brest, American director, producer, and screenwriter
Ricardo Londoño, Colombian racing driver (d. 2009)
Margaret Urban Walker, American philosopher
Joe Bethancourt, American singer-songwriter (d. 2014)
Tom O'Carroll, British paedophilia advocate
Simon Taylor, English journalist and author
John C. Holmes, American film actor (d. 1988)
Vardo Rumessen, Estonian pianist and musicologist (d. 2015)
Dennis Canavan, Scottish educator and politician
Jacques Hétu, Canadian composer and educator (d. 2010)
Jan Pie?kowski, Polish-English author and illustrator
John Laws, Papua New Guinean-Australian singer and radio host
Terry Nation, Welsh-American author and screenwriter (d. 1997)
Luis García Meza Tejada, Bolivian general and politician, 68th President of Bolivia (d. 2018)
Larisa Bogoraz, Russian linguist and activist (d. 2004)
Don Burrows, Australian saxophonist, clarinet player, and flute player
Maia Wojciechowska, Polish-American author (d. 2002)
Aziz Sattar, Malaysian actor, comedian, singer and director (d. 2014)
Károly Reich, Hungarian illustrator (d. 1988)
Gertrude Himmelfarb, American historian, author, and academic
Rudi Gernreich, Austrian-American fashion designer, created the Monokini (d. 1985)
William Asher, American director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2012)
John David Wilson, English animator and producer (d. 2013)
James Elliott, American runner and coach (d. 1981)
Rosetta LeNoire, American actress (d. 2002)
Marguerite Bise, French chef (d. 1965)
Hans Egede Budtz, Danish actor (d. 1968)
Bob Smith, American physician and surgeon, co-founded Alcoholics Anonymous (d. 1950)
George Stoneman, Jr., United States Army cavalry officer (d. 1894)
Friedrich Georg Weitsch, German painter (d. 1828)
Hermann Anton Gelinek, German-Italian monk and violinist (d. 1779)
Laurent Belissen, French composer (d. 1762)
John Ker, Scottish spy (d. 1726)
Amalia Catharina, German poet and composer (d. 1697)
Matteo Tafuri, Italian alchemist (d. 1582)
Rudolf II, Duke of Bavaria (d. 1353)
Emperor Horikawa of Japan (d. 1107)