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Darrell Jackson
Darrell Jackson, American football player

#Darrell_Jackson

Piero Piccioni
Piero Piccioni, Italian lawyer, pianist, and composer (d. 2004)

#Piero_Piccioni

Alberto Contador
Alberto Contador, Spanish cyclist

#Alberto_Contador

Aaron Sandilands
Aaron Sandilands, Australian footballer

#Aaron_Sandilands

Johann Christoph Bach
Johann Christoph Bach, German organist and composer (d. 1703)

#Johann_Christoph_Bach

Claude Fleury
Claude Fleury, French historian and author (d. 1723)

#Claude_Fleury

Robb Royer
Robb Royer, American guitarist, keyboard player, and songwriter

#Robb_Royer

David L. Spector
David L. Spector, American biologist and academic

#David_L._Spector

Richard Hanson (Australian politician)
Richard Hanson, English-Australian politician, 4th Premier of South Australia (d. 1876)

#Richard_Hanson_(Australian_politician)

Otto Graham
Otto Graham, American football player and coach (d. 2003)

#Otto_Graham

Dave Brubeck
Dave Brubeck, American pianist and composer (d. 2012)

#Dave_Brubeck

Johnny Manziel
Johnny Manziel, American football player

#Johnny_Manziel

Joyce Kilmer
Joyce Kilmer, American soldier, author, and poet (d. 1918)

#Joyce_Kilmer

Randy Rhoads
Randy Rhoads, American guitarist, songwriter, and producer (d. 1982)

#Randy_Rhoads

Robbie Gould
Robbie Gould, American football player

#Robbie_Gould

Gunnar Myrdal
Gunnar Myrdal, Swedish sociologist and economist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1987)

#Gunnar_Myrdal

Tim Cahill
Tim Cahill, Australian footballer

#Tim_Cahill

Alberto Spencer
Alberto Spencer, Ecuadorian-American soccer player (d. 2006)

#Alberto_Spencer

William S. Hart
William S. Hart, American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 1946)

#William_S._Hart

Janus Dousa
Janus Dousa, Dutch historian and noble (d. 1604)

#Janus_Dousa

Ève Curie
Ève Curie, French-American journalist and pianist (d. 2007)

#Ève_Curie

Wilhelm Rudolph Fittig
Wilhelm Rudolph Fittig, German chemist (d. 1910)

#Wilhelm_Rudolph_Fittig

Barbara Radziwi??
Barbara Radziwi??, queen of Poland (d. 1551)

#Barbara_Radziwi??

William Arnott (biscuit manufacturer)
William Arnott, Australian biscuit manufacturer and founder of Arnott's Biscuits (d. 1901)

#William_Arnott_(biscuit_manufacturer)

Helen Greiner
Helen Greiner, American businesswoman and engineer

#Helen_Greiner

Judd Apatow
Judd Apatow, American director, producer, and screenwriter

#Judd_Apatow

Felix Schiller
Felix Schiller, German footballer

#Felix_Schiller

Max Müller
Max Müller, German-English philologist and orientalist (d. 1900)

#Max_Müller

Geoff Hoon
Geoff Hoon, English academic and politician, Minister of State for Europe

#Geoff_Hoon

Eleanor Holm
Eleanor Holm, American swimmer and actress (d. 2004)

#Eleanor_Holm

Craig Newmark
Craig Newmark, American computer programmer and entrepreneur; founded Craigslist

#Craig_Newmark

Joe Hisaishi
Joe Hisaishi, Japanese pianist, composer, and conductor

#Joe_Hisaishi

Alain Tanner
Alain Tanner, Swiss director, producer, and screenwriter

#Alain_Tanner

Manuel Reuter
Manuel Reuter, German race car driver

#Manuel_Reuter

Sean Edwards (racing driver)
Sean Edwards, English race car driver (d. 2013)

#Sean_Edwards_(racing_driver)

Keke Rosberg
Keke Rosberg, Finnish race car driver

#Keke_Rosberg

Miroslav Vitouš
Miroslav Vitouš, Czech-American bassist and songwriter

#Miroslav_Vitouš

Natascha Badmann
Natascha Badmann, Swiss triathlete

#Natascha_Badmann

Tautau Moga
Tautau Moga, Australian-Samoan rugby league player

#Tautau_Moga

George Monck, 1st Duke of Albemarle
George Monck, 1st Duke of Albemarle, English general and politician, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland (d. 1670)

#George_Monck,_1st_Duke_of_Albemarle

Don Nickles
Don Nickles, American businessman and politician

#Don_Nickles

Guy Drut
Guy Drut, French hurdler and politician

#Guy_Drut

George Porter
George Porter, English chemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2002)

#George_Porter

Ben Watt
Ben Watt, English singer-songwriter, musician, author, DJ, and radio presenter

#Ben_Watt

Ewan Birney
Ewan Birney, Director of the European Bioinformatics Institute in Cambridge, UK

#Ewan_Birney

Franco Carraro
Franco Carraro, Italian politician and sports administrator

#Franco_Carraro

Guillaume-Chrétien de Lamoignon de Malesherbes
Guillaume-Chrétien de Lamoignon de Malesherbes, French minister and politician (d. 1794)

#Guillaume-Chrétien_de_Lamoignon_de_Malesherbes

Satoru Iwata
Satoru Iwata, Japanese game programmer and businessman (d. 2015)

#Satoru_Iwata

John McDonald (Victorian politician)
John McDonald, Scottish-Australian politician, 37th Premier of Victoria (d. 1977)

#John_McDonald_(Victorian_politician)

Helen Cornelius
Helen Cornelius, American country singer-songwriter and actress

#Helen_Cornelius

Torri Higginson
Torri Higginson, Canadian actress

#Torri_Higginson

Kevin Cash
Kevin Cash, American baseball player and coach

#Kevin_Cash

Hans Molisch
Hans Molisch, Czech-Austrian botanist and academic (d. 1937)

#Hans_Molisch

Marie Adélaïde of Savoy
Marie Adélaïde of Savoy (d. 1712)

#Marie_Adélaïde_of_Savoy

Osbert Sitwell
Osbert Sitwell, English-Italian captain, poet, and author (d. 1969)

#Osbert_Sitwell

Wendy Ellis Somes
Wendy Ellis Somes, English ballerina and producer

#Wendy_Ellis_Somes

Matt Niskanen
Matt Niskanen, American ice hockey player

#Matt_Niskanen

Kamleshwar (writer)
Kamleshwar, Indian author, screenwriter, and critic (d. 2007)

#Kamleshwar_(writer)

Mark Reckless
Mark Reckless, English politician

#Mark_Reckless

Richard Krajicek
Richard Krajicek, Dutch tennis player

#Richard_Krajicek

Tony Lazzeri
Tony Lazzeri, American baseball player and manager (d. 1946)

#Tony_Lazzeri

John Brunt
John Brunt, English captain, Victoria Cross recipient (d. 1944)

#John_Brunt

Pierre Graber
Pierre Graber, Swiss lawyer and politician, 69th President of the Swiss Confederation (d. 2003)

#Pierre_Graber

Giannis Antetokounmpo
Giannis Antetokounmpo, Greek basketball player

#Giannis_Antetokounmpo

Homer N. Wallin
Homer N. Wallin, American admiral (d. 1984)

#Homer_N._Wallin

Lynn Fontanne
Lynn Fontanne, British actress (d. 1983)

#Lynn_Fontanne

Philippe Bouvard
Philippe Bouvard, French journalist and radio host

#Philippe_Bouvard

Stephen Muggleton
Stephen Muggleton, English computer scientist and engineer

#Stephen_Muggleton

Willy van der Kuijlen
Willy van der Kuijlen, Dutch footballer and manager

#Willy_van_der_Kuijlen

Peter Handke
Peter Handke, Austrian author and playwright

#Peter_Handke

Karl Haas
Karl Haas, German-American pianist, conductor, and radio host (d. 2005)

#Karl_Haas

Masami Kurumada
Masami Kurumada, Japanese author and illustrator

#Masami_Kurumada

August von Mackensen
August von Mackensen, German field marshal (d. 1945)

#August_von_Mackensen

Evelyn Underhill
Evelyn Underhill, English mystic and author (d. 1941)

#Evelyn_Underhill

JoBeth Williams
JoBeth Williams, American actress

#JoBeth_Williams

Graeme Hughes
Graeme Hughes, Australian cricketer, rugby league player, and sportscaster

#Graeme_Hughes

Frankie Beverly
Frankie Beverly, American soul/funk singer-songwriter, musician, and producer (Maze)

#Frankie_Beverly

Gabriel Duvall
Gabriel Duvall, American jurist and politician (d. 1844)

#Gabriel_Duvall

Princess Sofia, Duchess of Värmland
Princess Sofia, Duchess of Värmland

#Princess_Sofia,_Duchess_of_Värmland

Rick Buckler
Rick Buckler, English drummer, songwriter, and producer

#Rick_Buckler

Tom Hulce
Tom Hulce, American actor

#Tom_Hulce

Bruce Nauman
Bruce Nauman, American sculptor and illustrator

#Bruce_Nauman

Ferdinand IV of Castile
Ferdinand IV of Castile (d. 1312)

#Ferdinand_IV_of_Castile

Nick Park
Nick Park, English animator, director, producer, and screenwriter

#Nick_Park

Agnes Moorehead
Agnes Moorehead, American actress (d. 1974)

#Agnes_Moorehead

Elvia Carrillo Puerto
Elvia Carrillo Puerto, Mexican politician (d. 1968)

#Elvia_Carrillo_Puerto

David Lovering
David Lovering, American drummer

#David_Lovering

Henryk Górecki
Henryk Górecki, Polish composer and academic (d. 2010)

#Henryk_Górecki

Niccolò Zucchi
Niccolò Zucchi, Italian astronomer and physicist (d. 1670)

#Niccolò_Zucchi

Yoshio Nishina
Yoshio Nishina, Japanese physicist and academic (d. 1951)

#Yoshio_Nishina

James Elphinston
James Elphinston, Scottish philologist and linguist (d. 1809)

#James_Elphinston

Ulrich Thomsen
Ulrich Thomsen, Danish actor and producer

#Ulrich_Thomsen

Kamal Jumblatt
Kamal Jumblatt, Lebanese lawyer and politician (d. 1977)

#Kamal_Jumblatt

Joseph Louis Gay-Lussac
Joseph Louis Gay-Lussac, French physicist and chemist (d. 1850)

#Joseph_Louis_Gay-Lussac

Edmund Andros
Edmund Andros, English courtier and politician, 4th Colonial Governor of New York (d. 1714)

#Edmund_Andros

Kenneth Copeland
Kenneth Copeland, American evangelist and author

#Kenneth_Copeland

Federico Balzaretti
Federico Balzaretti, Italian footballer

#Federico_Balzaretti

Adrian Fenty
Adrian Fenty, American lawyer and politician, 6th Mayor of the District of Columbia

#Adrian_Fenty

Angel?na Ku?va?ska
Angel?na Ku?va?ska, Latvian figure skater

#Angel?na_Ku?va?ska

Sean Ervine
Sean Ervine, Zimbabwean cricketer

#Sean_Ervine

Baldassare Castiglione
Baldassare Castiglione, Italian courtier, diplomat, and author (d. 1529)

#Baldassare_Castiglione

Per-Ulrik Johansson
Per-Ulrik Johansson, Swedish golfer

#Per-Ulrik_Johansson

Bobby Van
Bobby Van, American actor, dancer, and singer (d. 1980)

#Bobby_Van

Susie Wolff
Susie Wolff, Scottish race car driver

#Susie_Wolff

David Ossman
David Ossman, American writer and comedian

#David_Ossman

Winifred Lenihan
Winifred Lenihan, American actress, writer, and director (d. 1964)

#Winifred_Lenihan

Stephen Hepburn
Stephen Hepburn, English politician

#Stephen_Hepburn

Bill Thomas
Bill Thomas, American academic and politician

#Bill_Thomas

William Cavendish, 1st Duke of Newcastle
William Cavendish, 1st Duke of Newcastle (d. 1676)

#William_Cavendish,_1st_Duke_of_Newcastle

Nils Petersen
Nils Petersen, German footballer

#Nils_Petersen

Ryan Carnes
Ryan Carnes, American actor and producer

#Ryan_Carnes

Ulf Ekberg
Ulf Ekberg, Swedish singer-songwriter, keyboard player, and producer

#Ulf_Ekberg

Mall Nukke
Mall Nukke, Estonian painter

#Mall_Nukke

Mike Smith (Dave Clark Five)
Mike Smith, English singer-songwriter, keyboard player, and producer (d. 2008)

#Mike_Smith_(Dave_Clark_Five)

Charles Martin Hall
Charles Martin Hall, American chemist and engineer (d. 1914)

#Charles_Martin_Hall

Anne Begg
Anne Begg, Scottish educator and politician

#Anne_Begg

Richard Edlund
Richard Edlund, American visual effects designer and cinematographer

#Richard_Edlund

Britt Assombalonga
Britt Assombalonga, Congolese footballer

#Britt_Assombalonga

Peter Buck
Peter Buck, American guitarist, songwriter, and producer

#Peter_Buck

Dean Hess
Dean Hess, American minister and colonel (d. 2015)

#Dean_Hess

Gary Ward (outfielder)
Gary Ward, American baseball player and coach

#Gary_Ward_(outfielder)

Jens Pulver
Jens Pulver, American mixed martial artist and boxer

#Jens_Pulver

Heather Mizeur
Heather Mizeur, American lawyer and politician

#Heather_Mizeur

Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Nikolaus Harnoncourt, German-Austrian cellist and conductor (d. 2016)

#Nikolaus_Harnoncourt

Henry VI of England
Henry VI of England (d. 1471)

#Henry_VI_of_England

Lawrence Bergman
Lawrence Bergman, Canadian lawyer and politician

#Lawrence_Bergman

Cyril Washbrook
Cyril Washbrook, English cricketer (d. 1999)

#Cyril_Washbrook

Wally Cox
Wally Cox, American actor (d. 1973)

#Wally_Cox

Nick Bockwinkel
Nick Bockwinkel, American wrestler, sportscaster, and actor (d. 2015)

#Nick_Bockwinkel

Eliot Porter
Eliot Porter, American photographer and academic (d. 1990)

#Eliot_Porter

Kristján Eldjárn
Kristján Eldjárn, Icelandic educator and politician, 3rd President of Iceland (d. 1982)

#Kristján_Eldjárn

William II of the Netherlands
William II of the Netherlands (d. 1849)

#William_II_of_the_Netherlands

Adam Eaton (outfielder)
Adam Eaton, American baseball player

#Adam_Eaton_(outfielder)

Deborah Estrin
Deborah Estrin, American computer scientist and academic

#Deborah_Estrin

Richard Speck
Richard Speck, American murderer (d. 1991)

#Richard_Speck

Fred Duesenberg
Fred Duesenberg, German-American businessman, co-founded the Duesenberg Automobile & Motors Company (d. 1932)

#Fred_Duesenberg

Warren Bardsley
Warren Bardsley, Australian cricketer (d. 1954)

#Warren_Bardsley

Donald J. Kutyna
Donald J. Kutyna, American general

#Donald_J._Kutyna

Arthur Henry Adams
Arthur Henry Adams, Australian journalist and author (d. 1936)

#Arthur_Henry_Adams

Dwight Stones
Dwight Stones, American high jumper and sportscaster

#Dwight_Stones

Baby Face Nelson
Baby Face Nelson, American gangster (d. 1934)

#Baby_Face_Nelson

Frédéric Bazille
Frédéric Bazille, French painter and soldier (d. 1870)

#Frédéric_Bazille

Carlos Takam
Carlos Takam, Cameroonian-French boxer

#Carlos_Takam

Tamira Paszek
Tamira Paszek, Austrian tennis player

#Tamira_Paszek

Sandra Nurmsalu
Sandra Nurmsalu, Estonian singer and violinist

#Sandra_Nurmsalu

Chuck Baker
Chuck Baker, American baseball player

#Chuck_Baker

Shekhar Kapur
Shekhar Kapur, Indian director, producer, and screenwriter

#Shekhar_Kapur

Steven Wright
Steven Wright, American actor, comedian, and screenwriter

#Steven_Wright

Akihiro Yano
Akihiro Yano, Japanese baseball player

#Akihiro_Yano

Hasan al-Askari
Hasan al-Askari, Arabian 11th of the Twelve Imams (d. 874)

#Hasan_al-Askari

Hans Kammerlander
Hans Kammerlander, Italian mountaineer and guide

#Hans_Kammerlander

Lawrence Cannon
Lawrence Cannon, Canadian businessman and politician, 9th Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs

#Lawrence_Cannon

Albert Bond Lambert
Albert Bond Lambert, American golfer and pilot (d. 1946)

#Albert_Bond_Lambert

Zeki Müren
Zeki Müren, Turkish singer-songwriter and actor (d. 1996)

#Zeki_Müren

Noel Clarke
Noel Clarke, English actor, director, and screenwriter

#Noel_Clarke

Jonathan King
Jonathan King, English singer-songwriter, record producer, music entrepreneur, television/radio presenter, and convicted sex offender

#Jonathan_King

Maria Josepha Amalia of Saxony
Maria Josepha Amalia of Saxony (d. 1829)

#Maria_Josepha_Amalia_of_Saxony

John S. Mosby
John S. Mosby, American colonel (d. 1916)

#John_S._Mosby

Larry Bowa
Larry Bowa, American baseball player and manager

#Larry_Bowa

Dan Harrington
Dan Harrington, American lawyer and poker player

#Dan_Harrington

Davide Calabria, Italian football player
Pedro Rafael Amado Mendes, Portuguese footballer
Jasprit Bumrah, Indian cricketer
Coco Vandeweghe, American tennis player
Nobunaga Shimazaki, Japanese voice actor
Rudra Pratap Singh, Indian cricketer
Aristeidis Grigoriadis, Greek swimmer
Shannon Bobbitt, American basketball player
Nora Kirkpatrick, American actress and musician
Syndric Steptoe, American football player
Steve Lovell, English footballer
Danielle Downey, American golfer and coach (d. 2014)
Ramiro Pez, Argentine rugby player
Chris Ba?ak, American baseball player
Paul McVeigh, Irish footballer
Andrew Flintoff, English cricketer, coach, and sportscaster
Adrian García Arias, Mexican footballer
Nick Stajduhar, Canadian ice hockey player
Rick Short, American baseball player
Carole Thate, Dutch field hockey player
Naozumi Takahashi, Japanese singer and voice actor
Craig Brewer, American director, producer, and screenwriter
Jeff Rouse, American swimmer
Arnaldo Mesa, Cuban boxer (d. 2012)
Gordon Durie, Scottish footballer and manager
Jonathan Melvoin, American musician (d. 1996)
Masahiko Katsuya, Japanese journalist and photographer (d. 2018)
Adrian Borland, English singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer (d. 1999)
Tony Woodcock, English footballer
Chris Stamey, American singer-songwriter, musician, and music producer
Gary Goodman, Australian cricketer and coach
Sue Carroll, English journalist (d. 2011)
Jeff Schneider, American baseball player
Shio Sat?, Japanese illustrator (d. 2010)
Charles Salvador, English boxer and criminal
Joe Harris, American football player
Nicolas Bréhal, French author and critic
Maurice Hope, Caribbean-English boxer
Helen Liddell, Baroness Liddell of Coatdyke, Scottish journalist and politician, Secretary of State for Scotland
Peter Willey, English cricketer and umpire
Doug Marlette, American author and cartoonist (d. 2007)
Linda Creed, American singer-songwriter (d. 1986)
Linda Barnes, American author, playwright, and educator
Jean-Paul Ngoupandé, Central African politician, Prime Minister of the Central African Republic (d. 2014)
Henk van Woerden, Dutch-South African painter and author (d. 2005)
Ron Kenoly, American Christian worship leader singer and songwriter
Keith West, English rock singer-songwriter and music producer
Patrick Bauchau, Belgian-American actor
Bill Ashton, English saxophonist and composer
Jean Lapointe, Canadian actor, singer, and politician
Daniel Lisulo, Zambian banker and politician, 3rd Prime Minister of Zambia (d. 2000)
Frank Springer, American author and illustrator (d. 2009)
Jim Fuchs, American shot putter and discus thrower (d. 2010)
Benjamin A. Gilman, American soldier and politician (d. 2016)
Peter Dimmock, English sportscaster and producer (d. 2015)
Paul de Man, Belgian-born philosopher, literary critic and theorist (d. 1983)
Skippy Baxter, Canadian-American figure skater and coach (d. 2012)
Tauba Biterman, Polish Holocaust survivor
Irv Robbins, Canadian-American businessman, co-founded Baskin-Robbins (d. 2008)
Hugo Peretti, American songwriter and producer (d. 1986)
Yekaterina Budanova, Russian captain and pilot (d. 1943)
David M. Potter, American historian, author, and academic (d. 1971)
Alan McGilvray, Australian cricketer and sportscaster (d. 1996)
Rulon Jeffs, American religious leader (d. 2002)
Herta Freitag, Austrian-American mathematician (d. 2000)
Miklós Szabó, Hungarian runner (d. 2000)
John Barkley Rosser Sr., American logician (d. 1989)
Elizabeth Yates, American journalist and author (d. 2001)
Alfred Eisenstaedt, German-American photographer and journalist (d. 1995)
Ira Gershwin, American songwriter (d. 1983)
Sylvia Townsend Warner, English author and poet (d. 1978)
Rudolf Schlichter, German painter and illustrator (d. 1955)
Dion Fortune, Welsh occultist, psychologist, and author (d. 1946)
Will Hay, English actor, director, and screenwriter (d. 1949)
Joseph Lamb, American pianist and composer (d. 1960)
Cornelia Meigs, American author, playwright, and academic (d. 1973)
Haraprasad Shastri, Indian historian and scholar (d. 1931)
Robert Spear Hudson, English businessman and philanthropist (d. 1884)
Jean Eugène Robert-Houdin, French magician (d. 1861)