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Edward Seidensticker
Edward Seidensticker, American scholar and translator (d. 2007)

#Edward_Seidensticker

Ottavio Missoni
Ottavio Missoni, Italian hurdler and fashion designer, founded Missoni (d. 2013)

#Ottavio_Missoni

?ubomíra Kalinová
?ubomíra Kalinová, Slovak biathlete

#?ubomíra_Kalinová

Deborah Meaden
Deborah Meaden, English businesswoman

#Deborah_Meaden

Daniel F. Galouye
Daniel F. Galouye, American author (d. 1976)

#Daniel_F._Galouye

José Mari Bakero
José Mari Bakero, Spanish footballer and manager

#José_Mari_Bakero

Rachilde
Rachilde, French author and playwright (d. 1953)

#Rachilde

Ioannis Kapodistrias
Ioannis Kapodistrias, Greek politician, 1st Governor of Greece (d. 1831)

#Ioannis_Kapodistrias

Antony Flew
Antony Flew, English philosopher and academic (d. 2010)

#Antony_Flew

Mike Oxley
Mike Oxley, American lawyer and politician (d. 2016)

#Mike_Oxley

John Surtees
John Surtees, English motorcycle racer and race car driver (d. 2017)

#John_Surtees

Farouk of Egypt
Farouk of Egypt (d. 1965)

#Farouk_of_Egypt

Max Baer (boxer)
Max Baer, American boxer and actor (d. 1959)

#Max_Baer_(boxer)

Isaiah Mustafa
Isaiah Mustafa, American football player and actor

#Isaiah_Mustafa

Helene Kröller-Müller
Helene Kröller-Müller, German-Dutch art collector and philanthropist, founded the Kröller-Müller Museum (d. 1939)

#Helene_Kröller-Müller

Philip Dunne (writer)
Philip Dunne, American director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 1992)

#Philip_Dunne_(writer)

Mick Staton
Mick Staton, American soldier and politician (d. 2014)

#Mick_Staton

Hans-Georg Gadamer
Hans-Georg Gadamer, German philosopher and scholar (d. 2002)

#Hans-Georg_Gadamer

Lloyd Bentsen
Lloyd Bentsen, American colonel and politician, 69th United States Secretary of the Treasury (d. 2006)

#Lloyd_Bentsen

Derek Shulman
Derek Shulman, Scottish singer-songwriter and producer

#Derek_Shulman

Philip II, Metropolitan of Moscow
Philip II, Metropolitan of Moscow (d. 1569)

#Philip_II,_Metropolitan_of_Moscow

Josiah Willard Gibbs
Josiah Willard Gibbs, American physicist, mathematician, and academic (d. 1903)

#Josiah_Willard_Gibbs

Jennifer Aniston
Jennifer Aniston, American actress and producer

#Jennifer_Aniston

Manuel Noriega
Manuel Noriega, Panamanian general and politician, Military Leader of Panama (d. 2017)

#Manuel_Noriega

Roberto Moreno
Roberto Moreno, Brazilian race car driver

#Roberto_Moreno

Paul Bocuse
Paul Bocuse, French chef (d. 2018)

#Paul_Bocuse

Sarah Palin
Sarah Palin, American journalist and politician, 9th Governor of Alaska

#Sarah_Palin

Didier Lockwood
Didier Lockwood, French violinist (Magma) (d. 2018)

#Didier_Lockwood

Mary Quant
Mary Quant, British fashion designer

#Mary_Quant

Otis Clay
Otis Clay, American singer-songwriter (d. 2016)

#Otis_Clay

Vivian Fuchs
Vivian Fuchs, English geologist and explorer (d. 1999)

#Vivian_Fuchs

William Beckett (singer)
William Beckett, American singer-songwriter and guitarist

#William_Beckett_(singer)

Emil Leon Post
Emil Leon Post, Polish-American mathematician and logician (d.1954)

#Emil_Leon_Post

Marzieh Vahid-Dastjerdi
Marzieh Vahid-Dastjerdi, Iranian educator and politician, Iranian Minister of Health

#Marzieh_Vahid-Dastjerdi

William Carstares
William Carstares, Scottish minister and academic (d. 1715)

#William_Carstares

Ken Shamrock
Ken Shamrock, American martial artist and wrestler

#Ken_Shamrock

Eva Gabor
Eva Gabor, Hungarian-American actress, socialite and businesswoman (d. 1995)

#Eva_Gabor

Dennis Skinner
Dennis Skinner, English miner and politician

#Dennis_Skinner

Hank Gathers
Hank Gathers, American basketball player (d. 1990)

#Hank_Gathers

Peter Klashorst
Peter Klashorst, Dutch painter, sculptor, and photographer

#Peter_Klashorst

Budge Patty
Budge Patty, American tennis player

#Budge_Patty

Serge Lama
Serge Lama, French singer-songwriter

#Serge_Lama

Jan Smeekens
Jan Smeekens, Dutch speed skater

#Jan_Smeekens

Billy Halop
Billy Halop, American actor (d. 1976)

#Billy_Halop

Damian Lewis
Damian Lewis, English actor

#Damian_Lewis

Eddie Shack
Eddie Shack, Canadian ice hockey player

#Eddie_Shack

Bernd Meier
Bernd Meier, German footballer and coach (d. 2012)

#Bernd_Meier

Tina Ambani
Tina Ambani, Indian actress

#Tina_Ambani

Carey Lowell
Carey Lowell, American model and actress

#Carey_Lowell

Pope Gregory XIV
Pope Gregory XIV (d. 1591)

#Pope_Gregory_XIV

Ellen van Dijk
Ellen van Dijk, Dutch cyclist

#Ellen_van_Dijk

Sérgio Mendes
Sérgio Mendes, Brazilian pianist and composer

#Sérgio_Mendes

Aubrey O'Day
Aubrey O'Day, American singer-songwriter, dancer, and actress

#Aubrey_O'Day

Carlo Carrà
Carlo Carrà, Italian painter (d. 1966)

#Carlo_Carrà

Maarten Heisen
Maarten Heisen, Dutch sprinter

#Maarten_Heisen

Javier Aquino
Javier Aquino, Mexican footballer

#Javier_Aquino

Varg Vikernes
Varg Vikernes, Norwegian guitarist and songwriter

#Varg_Vikernes

Momus (musician)
Momus, Scottish-Japanese author, journalist, and songwriter

#Momus_(musician)

Fredrik Thordendal
Fredrik Thordendal, Swedish guitarist and songwriter

#Fredrik_Thordendal

Warren Boland
Warren Boland, Australian rugby league player and sportscaster

#Warren_Boland

Burt Reynolds
Burt Reynolds, American actor and director (d. 2018)

#Burt_Reynolds

Else Lasker-Schüler
Else Lasker-Schüler, German poet and author (d. 1945)

#Else_Lasker-Schüler

Honoré d'Urfé
Honoré d'Urfé, French author and playwright (d. 1625)

#Honoré_d'Urfé

Albert Christoph Dies
Albert Christoph Dies, German composer and painter (d. 1822)

#Albert_Christoph_Dies

Hernandez (wrestler)
Hernandez, American wrestler and promoter

#Hernandez_(wrestler)

Q'orianka Kilcher
Q'orianka Kilcher, American actress

#Q'orianka_Kilcher

Sinclair Stevens
Sinclair Stevens, Canadian businessman, lawyer, and politician (d. 2016)

#Sinclair_Stevens

D'Angelo
D'Angelo, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer

#D'Angelo

Jeb Bush
Jeb Bush, American banker and politician, 43rd Governor of Florida

#Jeb_Bush

Tom Veryzer
Tom Veryzer, American baseball player (d. 2014)

#Tom_Veryzer

Steve McManaman
Steve McManaman, English footballer

#Steve_McManaman

Adrian Hasler
Adrian Hasler, Liechtensteiner police officer and politician, 13th Prime Minister of Liechtenstein

#Adrian_Hasler

Mike Shinoda
Mike Shinoda, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer

#Mike_Shinoda

H.R.
H.R., American punk rock singer-songwriter (Bad Brains)

#H.R.

Tammy Baldwin
Tammy Baldwin, American lawyer and politician

#Tammy_Baldwin

Mike Richards
Mike Richards, Canadian ice hockey player

#Mike_Richards

Nick Barmby
Nick Barmby, English footballer and manager

#Nick_Barmby

Yoshihito, Prince Katsura
Yoshihito, Prince Katsura of Japan (d. 2014)

#Yoshihito,_Prince_Katsura

Poggio Bracciolini
Poggio Bracciolini, Italian scholar and translator (d. 1459)

#Poggio_Bracciolini

Natalie Dormer
Natalie Dormer, English actress

#Natalie_Dormer

Mel Carnahan
Mel Carnahan, American lieutenant, lawyer, and politician, 51st Governor of Missouri (d. 2000)

#Mel_Carnahan

Auguste Mariette
Auguste Mariette, French archaeologist and scholar (d. 1881)

#Auguste_Mariette

Pepu Hernández
Pepu Hernández, Spanish professional basketball coach

#Pepu_Hernández

Šárka Strachová
Šárka Strachová, Czech skier

#Šárka_Strachová

Basil Moreau
Basil Moreau, French priest, founded the Congregation of Holy Cross (d. 1873)

#Basil_Moreau

Luca Antonelli
Luca Antonelli, Italian footballer

#Luca_Antonelli

Dansby Swanson
Dansby Swanson, American baseball player

#Dansby_Swanson

Thomas Edison
Thomas Edison, American engineer and businessman, developed the light bulb and phonograph (d. 1931)

#Thomas_Edison

Alexander Büttner
Alexander Büttner, Dutch footballer

#Alexander_Büttner

Jonathan Tah
Jonathan Tah, German footballer

#Jonathan_Tah

Ahmet Tevfik Pasha
Ahmet Tevfik Pasha, Ottoman soldier and politician, 272nd Grand Vizier of the Ottoman Empire (d. 1936)

#Ahmet_Tevfik_Pasha

Rudolf Firkušný
Rudolf Firkušný, Czech-American pianist and educator (d. 1994)

#Rudolf_Firkušný

Keith Holyoake
Keith Holyoake, New Zealand farmer and politician, 26th Prime Minister of New Zealand (d. 1983)

#Keith_Holyoake

Pierre Curzi
Pierre Curzi, Canadian actor, screenwriter, and politician

#Pierre_Curzi

Kim Stanley
Kim Stanley, American actress (d. 2001)

#Kim_Stanley

Tina Louise
Tina Louise, American actress and singer

#Tina_Louise

Ellen Day Hale
Ellen Day Hale, American painter and author (d. 1940)

#Ellen_Day_Hale

Hwang Chan-sung
Hwang Chan-sung, South Korean singer, rapper, and actor

#Hwang_Chan-sung

Catherine Hickland
Catherine Hickland, American actress

#Catherine_Hickland

Yukio Hatoyama
Yukio Hatoyama, Japanese engineer and politician, 60th Prime Minister of Japan

#Yukio_Hatoyama

Andreas Hilfiker
Andreas Hilfiker, Swiss footballer

#Andreas_Hilfiker

Elizabeth of York
Elizabeth of York (d. 1503)

#Elizabeth_of_York

Rafael van der Vaart
Rafael van der Vaart, Dutch footballer

#Rafael_van_der_Vaart

Egidio Duni
Egidio Duni, Italian composer (d. 1775)

#Egidio_Duni

Wesley Strick
Wesley Strick, American director and screenwriter

#Wesley_Strick

Arne Jacobsen
Arne Jacobsen, Danish architect, designed Aarhus City Hall and Radisson Blu Royal Hotel (d. 1971)

#Arne_Jacobsen

Paul McLoone
Paul McLoone, Irish singer, former radio producer, radio presenter, and voice actor

#Paul_McLoone

Taylor Lautner
Taylor Lautner, American actor, model and martial artist

#Taylor_Lautner

Hans Bronsart von Schellendorff
Hans Bronsart von Schellendorff, Prussian pianist and composer (d. 1913)

#Hans_Bronsart_von_Schellendorff

Jacque Vaughn
Jacque Vaughn, American basketball player and coach

#Jacque_Vaughn

Ty Treadway
Ty Treadway, American actor and talk show host

#Ty_Treadway

Georgia May Foote
Georgia May Foote, English actress

#Georgia_May_Foote

Mike Leavitt
Mike Leavitt, American politician, 14th Governor of Utah

#Mike_Leavitt

Marco Marcato
Marco Marcato, Italian cyclist

#Marco_Marcato

Mo Willems
Mo Willems, American author and illustrator

#Mo_Willems

Vlad Moldoveanu
Vlad Moldoveanu, Romanian basketball player

#Vlad_Moldoveanu

Tony Battie
Tony Battie, American basketball player and sportscaster

#Tony_Battie

Brandy Norwood
Brandy Norwood, American singer-songwriter, producer, and actress

#Brandy_Norwood

Henry Fox Talbot
Henry Fox Talbot, English photographer and politician, invented the calotype (d. 1877)

#Henry_Fox_Talbot

Bernard Le Bovier de Fontenelle
Bernard Le Bovier de Fontenelle, French poet and playwright (d. 1757)

#Bernard_Le_Bovier_de_Fontenelle

Ioannis Okkas
Ioannis Okkas, Cypriot footballer and manager

#Ioannis_Okkas

Alexander H. Stephens
Alexander H. Stephens, American lawyer and politician, Vice President of the Confederate States of America (d. 1883)

#Alexander_H._Stephens

Zain Verjee
Zain Verjee, Kenyan-Canadian journalist

#Zain_Verjee

Burhan Ghalioun
Burhan Ghalioun, Syrian academic and politician

#Burhan_Ghalioun

Ian Porterfield
Ian Porterfield, Scottish-English footballer and manager (d. 2007)

#Ian_Porterfield

Kelly Rowland
Kelly Rowland, American singer-songwriter, dancer, and actress

#Kelly_Rowland

Sheryl Crow
Sheryl Crow, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and actress

#Sheryl_Crow

Josh White
Josh White, American blues singer-songwriter, guitarist, actor, and activist (d. 1969)

#Josh_White

José Callejón
José Callejón, Spanish footballer

#José_Callejón

Jaroslav Špa?ek
Jaroslav Špa?ek, Czech ice hockey player and coach

#Jaroslav_Špa?ek

Elsa Beskow
Elsa Beskow, Swedish author and illustrator (d. 1953)

#Elsa_Beskow

Lasse Norman Hansen
Lasse Norman Hansen, Danish track and road cyclist

#Lasse_Norman_Hansen

Peter Hayes (musician)
Peter Hayes, American singer and guitarist

#Peter_Hayes_(musician)

Richard Mastracchio
Richard Mastracchio, American engineer and astronaut

#Richard_Mastracchio

Maxime Talbot
Maxime Talbot, Canadian ice hockey player

#Maxime_Talbot

Giovanni Pacini
Giovanni Pacini, Italian composer and educator (d. 1867)

#Giovanni_Pacini

Melville Fuller
Melville Fuller, American lawyer and jurist, 8th Chief Justice of the United States (d. 1910)

#Melville_Fuller

Andy Lally
Andy Lally, American race car driver

#Andy_Lally

Joseph L. Mankiewicz
Joseph L. Mankiewicz, American director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 1993)

#Joseph_L._Mankiewicz

Otto III, Duke of Bavaria
Otto III, Duke of Bavaria (d. 1312)

#Otto_III,_Duke_of_Bavaria

Lydia Maria Child
Lydia Maria Child, American journalist, author, and activist (d. 1880)

#Lydia_Maria_Child

Leo Szilard
Leo Szilard, Hungarian-American physicist and academic (d. 1964)

#Leo_Szilard

Dieudonné M'bala M'bala
Dieudonné M'bala M'bala, French comedian, actor, and activist

#Dieudonné_M'bala_M'bala

John F. Fitzgerald
John F. Fitzgerald, American politician; Mayor of Boston (d. 1950)

#John_F._Fitzgerald

Otto Ludwig (writer)
Otto Ludwig, German author, playwright, and critic (d. 1865)

#Otto_Ludwig_(writer)

Christian Maggio
Christian Maggio, Italian footballer

#Christian_Maggio

J. W. Hearne
J. W. Hearne English cricketer (d. 1965)

#J._W._Hearne

Brian Matusz
Brian Matusz, American baseball player

#Brian_Matusz

Leslie Nielsen
Leslie Nielsen, Canadian-American actor and producer (d. 2010)

#Leslie_Nielsen

Ben McLemore, American basketball player
Nikola Mirotic, Spanish basketball player
Ebba Busch Thor, Swedish politician
Juanmi Callejón, Spanish footballer
Kees Luyckx, Dutch footballer
Abu Omar al-Shishani, Georgian commander (d. 2016)
Neil Robertson, Australian snooker player
Callum Thorp, Australian cricketer
John Salako, Nigerian-English footballer, manager, and sportscaster
Vicki Wilson, Australian netball player and coach
Bestia Salvaje, Mexican wrestler (d. 2008)
Mitchell Symons, English author and journalist
Philip Anglim, American actor
Al Johnson, American singer-songwriter and producer (d. 2013)
Johnny Manahan, Filipino actor, director, and screenwriter
Joy Williams, American novelist, short story writer, and essayist
Stan Szelest, American keyboard player (d. 1991)
Alan Rubin, American trumpet player (d. 2011)
Joselito, Spanish singer and actor
Gerry Goffin, American songwriter (d. 2014)
Bevan Congdon, New Zealand cricketer (d. 2018)
Phillip Walker, American singer and guitarist (d. 2010)
Bill Lawry, Australian cricketer and sportscaster
Ian Gow, British Member of Parliament who was assassinated by the IRA (d. 1990)
Gene Vincent, American singer and guitarist (d. 1971)
David Taylor, English veterinarian and television host (d. 2013)
Roy De Forest, American painter and academic (d. 2007)
Ivan Hutchinson, Australian film critic and author (d. 1995)
Virginia E. Johnson, American psychologist and academic (d. 2013)
Daniel James, Jr., American general and pilot (d. 1978)
Dorothea Krook-Gilead, Latvian-South African author and translator (d. 1989)
Sidney Sheldon, American author and screenwriter (d. 2007)
Richard Hamming, American mathematician and academic (d. 1998)
Patrick Leigh Fermor, English soldier, author, and scholar (d. 2011)
Matt Dennis, American singer-songwriter and pianist (d. 2002)
Lucile Randon, French supercentanian
J?sei Toda, Japanese educator and activist (d. 1958)
Ellen Broe, Danish nurse, pioneer in nursing education (d. 1994)
Louis Bouveault, French chemist (d. 1909)
Jean Baptiste Charbonneau, American explorer (d. 1866)
Joseph Chénier, French poet and playwright (d. 1811)