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Gene Anthony Ray
Gene Anthony Ray, American actor, dancer, and choreographer (d. 2003)

#Gene_Anthony_Ray

Aharon Lichtenstein
Aharon Lichtenstein, French-Israeli rabbi and author (d. 2015)

#Aharon_Lichtenstein

Princess Marie of Hesse and by Rhine (1874-1878)
Princess Marie of Hesse and by Rhine (d. 1878)

#Princess_Marie_of_Hesse_and_by_Rhine_(1874-1878)

Jim Broadbent
Jim Broadbent, English actor

#Jim_Broadbent

Joe Abreu
Joe Abreu, American baseball player and soldier (d. 1993)

#Joe_Abreu

Rich Rodriguez
Rich Rodriguez, American football player and coach

#Rich_Rodriguez

Marek Sobieski (1628-1652)
Marek Sobieski, Polish noble (d. 1652)

#Marek_Sobieski_(1628-1652)

Shirish Kunder
Shirish Kunder, Indian director, producer, and screenwriter

#Shirish_Kunder

Tracy McGrady
Tracy McGrady, American basketball player

#Tracy_McGrady

Guy Fletcher
Guy Fletcher, English keyboard player, guitarist, and producer

#Guy_Fletcher

Coleman Young
Coleman Young, American politician, 66th Mayor of Detroit (d. 1997)

#Coleman_Young

Billy Gilman
Billy Gilman, American musician

#Billy_Gilman

Harold Budd
Harold Budd, American composer and poet

#Harold_Budd

Mattias Ekholm
Mattias Ekholm, Swedish ice hockey player

#Mattias_Ekholm

Shinichir? Watanabe
Shinichir? Watanabe, Japanese director, producer, and screenwriter

#Shinichir?_Watanabe

Abraham Geiger
Abraham Geiger, German rabbi and scholar (d. 1874)

#Abraham_Geiger

Andrey Borodin
Andrey Borodin, Russian-English economist and businessman

#Andrey_Borodin

Alfred Molina
Alfred Molina, English actor

#Alfred_Molina

Ricky Craven
Ricky Craven, American race car driver and sportscaster

#Ricky_Craven

Giannis Goumas
Giannis Goumas, Greek footballer and coach

#Giannis_Goumas

Andrew Jordan (racing driver)
Andrew Jordan, English race car driver

#Andrew_Jordan_(racing_driver)

Guillaume Latendresse
Guillaume Latendresse, Canadian ice hockey player

#Guillaume_Latendresse

Cody Eakin
Cody Eakin, Canadian ice hockey player

#Cody_Eakin

Andy Lee (comedian)
Andy Lee, Australian comedian, actor, and screenwriter

#Andy_Lee_(comedian)

H. B. Reese
H. B. Reese, American candy maker, created Reese's Peanut Butter Cups (d. 1956)

#H._B._Reese

Kareem McKenzie
Kareem McKenzie, American football player

#Kareem_McKenzie

Rajesh Roshan
Rajesh Roshan, Indian composer

#Rajesh_Roshan

Gary Burghoff
Gary Burghoff, American actor

#Gary_Burghoff

Jimmy Demaret
Jimmy Demaret, American golfer (d. 1983)

#Jimmy_Demaret

Eric Close
Eric Close, American actor

#Eric_Close

Ichir? Ozawa
Ichir? Ozawa, Japanese lawyer and politician, Japanese Minister of Home Affairs

#Ichir?_Ozawa

Réal Giguère
Réal Giguère, Canadian television host and actor

#Réal_Giguère

Johan Holmqvist
Johan Holmqvist, Swedish ice hockey player

#Johan_Holmqvist

Arnold Wesker
Arnold Wesker, English playwright and producer (d. 2016)

#Arnold_Wesker

Jane Byrne
Jane Byrne, American lawyer and politician, 50th Mayor of Chicago (d. 2014)

#Jane_Byrne

Barry O'Farrell
Barry O'Farrell, Australian politician, 43rd Premier of New South Wales

#Barry_O'Farrell

Gian Gastone de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany
Gian Gastone de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (d. 1737)

#Gian_Gastone_de'_Medici,_Grand_Duke_of_Tuscany

William F. Albright
William F. Albright, American archaeologist, philologist, and scholar (d. 1971)

#William_F._Albright

Cathinka Buchwieser
Cathinka Buchwieser, German operatic singer and actress (d.1828)

#Cathinka_Buchwieser

Emerentia von Düben
Emerentia von Düben, Swedish royal favorite (d. 1743)

#Emerentia_von_Düben

Pat Verbeek
Pat Verbeek, Canadian ice hockey player and manager

#Pat_Verbeek

Carlos Hernández (catcher)
Carlos Hernández, Venezuelan-American baseball player and manager

#Carlos_Hernández_(catcher)

Tamer Karada?l?
Tamer Karada?l?, Turkish actor

#Tamer_Karada?l?

John C. Reilly
John C. Reilly, American actor

#John_C._Reilly

Irena Szewi?ska
Irena Szewi?ska, Russian-Polish sprinter

#Irena_Szewi?ska

Maryvonne Dupureur
Maryvonne Dupureur, French runner and educator (d. 2008)

#Maryvonne_Dupureur

Siobhán McKenna
Siobhán McKenna, Irish actress (d. 1986)

#Siobhán_McKenna

Ivan Capelli
Ivan Capelli, Italian race car driver and sportscaster

#Ivan_Capelli

Lionel Conacher
Lionel Conacher, Canadian football player and politician (d. 1954)

#Lionel_Conacher

Eduardo De Filippo
Eduardo De Filippo, Italian actor and screenwriter (d. 1984)

#Eduardo_De_Filippo

Valerie Taylor (computer scientist)
Valerie Taylor, American computer scientist and educator

#Valerie_Taylor_(computer_scientist)

Anthony Minichiello
Anthony Minichiello, Australian rugby league player

#Anthony_Minichiello

Priscilla Presley
Priscilla Presley, American actress and businesswoman

#Priscilla_Presley

Mikhail Sholokhov
Mikhail Sholokhov, Russian novelist and short story writer, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1984)

#Mikhail_Sholokhov

Benjamin N. Cardozo
Benjamin N. Cardozo, American lawyer and judge (d. 1938)

#Benjamin_N._Cardozo

Patti LaBelle
Patti LaBelle, American singer-songwriter and actress

#Patti_LaBelle

Tommy Chong
Tommy Chong, Canadian-American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter

#Tommy_Chong

Emanuel Leutze
Emanuel Leutze, German-American painter (d. 1868)

#Emanuel_Leutze

Will Sasso
Will Sasso, Canadian actor and comedian

#Will_Sasso

Mick Mannock
Mick Mannock, Irish soldier and pilot, Victoria Cross recipient (d. 1918)

#Mick_Mannock

Dominic Grieve
Dominic Grieve, English lawyer and politician, Attorney General for England and Wales

#Dominic_Grieve

Lucian Wintrich
Lucian Wintrich, American political artist and White House correspondent

#Lucian_Wintrich

Jeet Gannguli
Jeet Gannguli, Indian score composer, music director and singer

#Jeet_Gannguli

Jean-Paul Marat
Jean-Paul Marat, Swiss-French physician, journalist, and politician (d. 1793)

#Jean-Paul_Marat

Jason Babin
Jason Babin, American football player

#Jason_Babin

Daniel Finch, 8th Earl of Winchilsea
Daniel Finch, 8th Earl of Winchilsea, English politician, Lord President of the Council (d. 1769)

#Daniel_Finch,_8th_Earl_of_Winchilsea

Chip Ganassi
Chip Ganassi, American race car driver, team owner and businessman

#Chip_Ganassi

Jan Smuts
Jan Smuts, South African lawyer and politician, 2nd Prime Minister of South Africa (d. 1950)

#Jan_Smuts

Arthur Wing Pinero
Arthur Wing Pinero, English actor, director, and playwright (d. 1934)

#Arthur_Wing_Pinero

Lorella Cedroni
Lorella Cedroni, Italian philosopher and theorist (d. 2013)

#Lorella_Cedroni

Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit
Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit, Polish-German physicist and engineer, developed the Fahrenheit scale (d. 1736)

#Daniel_Gabriel_Fahrenheit

Tarjei Sandvik Moe
Tarjei Sandvik Moe, Norwegian actor

#Tarjei_Sandvik_Moe

Prince Buster
Prince Buster, Jamaican singer-songwriter and producer (d. 2016)

#Prince_Buster

Alexei Savrasov
Alexei Savrasov, Russian painter and academic (d. 1897)

#Alexei_Savrasov

Alain Lemieux
Alain Lemieux, Canadian-American ice hockey player and coach

#Alain_Lemieux

Pontormo
Pontormo, Italian painter (d. 1557)

#Pontormo

Joseph Brodsky
Joseph Brodsky, Russian-American poet and essayist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1996)

#Joseph_Brodsky

Rich Robinson
Rich Robinson, American guitarist and songwriter

#Rich_Robinson

Michael Jackson (bishop)
Michael Jackson, Irish archbishop

#Michael_Jackson_(bishop)

Lillian Moller Gilbreth
Lillian Moller Gilbreth, American psychologist and engineer (d. 1972)

#Lillian_Moller_Gilbreth

Queen Victoria
Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom (d. 1901)

#Queen_Victoria

Joe Dumars
Joe Dumars, American basketball player

#Joe_Dumars

Dmitri Kruglov
Dmitri Kruglov, Estonian footballer

#Dmitri_Kruglov

Masahide Kobayashi
Masahide Kobayashi, Japanese baseball player and coach

#Masahide_Kobayashi

Bob Dylan
Bob Dylan, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, artist, writer, and producer; Nobel Prize laureate

#Bob_Dylan

John Maitland, 1st Duke of Lauderdale
John Maitland, 1st Duke of Lauderdale, Scottish politician, Secretary of State, Scotland (d. 1682)

#John_Maitland,_1st_Duke_of_Lauderdale

Jesualdo Ferreira
Jesualdo Ferreira, Portuguese footballer and manager

#Jesualdo_Ferreira

Wilbur Mills
Wilbur Mills, American banker and politician (d. 1992)

#Wilbur_Mills

Alessandro Cortini
Alessandro Cortini, Italian-American singer and keyboard player

#Alessandro_Cortini

Kristin Scott Thomas
Kristin Scott Thomas, English actress

#Kristin_Scott_Thomas

Brad Penny
Brad Penny, American baseball player

#Brad_Penny

John Jewel
John Jewel, English bishop (d. 1571)

#John_Jewel

Richard Ottaway
Richard Ottaway, English lieutenant and politician, Shadow Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

#Richard_Ottaway

Greg Berlanti
Greg Berlanti, American director, producer, and screenwriter

#Greg_Berlanti

George Nakashima
George Nakashima, American woodworker and architect (d. 1990)

#George_Nakashima

Robert Garrett
Robert Garrett, American discus thrower and shot putter (d. 1961)

#Robert_Garrett

Héctor Camacho
Héctor Camacho, Puerto Rican-American boxer (d. 2012)

#Héctor_Camacho

Elizabeth Carey, Lady Berkeley
Elizabeth Carey, Lady Berkeley, English courtier (d. 1635)

#Elizabeth_Carey,_Lady_Berkeley

Kris Draper
Kris Draper, Canadian ice hockey player and manager

#Kris_Draper

Jacob Rees-Mogg
Jacob Rees-Mogg, English politician

#Jacob_Rees-Mogg

Steven Norris
Steven Norris, English engineer and politician

#Steven_Norris

Vladimír Šmicer
Vladimír Šmicer, Czech footballer and manager

#Vladimír_Šmicer

Mark Ballas
Mark Ballas, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, dancer, and actor

#Mark_Ballas

Carmine Infantino
Carmine Infantino, American illustrator and educator (d. 2013)

#Carmine_Infantino

George Grey Barnard
George Grey Barnard, American sculptor (d. 1938)

#George_Grey_Barnard

Alexander von Nordmann
Alexander von Nordmann, Finnish biologist and paleontologist (d. 1866)

#Alexander_von_Nordmann

Magnus Manske
Magnus Manske, German biochemist and computer programmer, developed MediaWiki

#Magnus_Manske

Custódio Castro
Custódio Castro, Portuguese footballer

#Custódio_Castro

Lilli Palmer
Lilli Palmer, German-American actress (d. 1986)

#Lilli_Palmer

Giannis Kontoes
Giannis Kontoes, Greek footballer

#Giannis_Kontoes

Rosanne Cash
Rosanne Cash, American singer-songwriter and guitarist

#Rosanne_Cash

Roden Cutler
Roden Cutler, Australian lieutenant and politician, 32nd Governor of New South Wales (d. 2002)

#Roden_Cutler

Monica Lin Brown
Monica Lin Brown, American sergeant

#Monica_Lin_Brown

José Nasazzi
José Nasazzi, Uruguayan footballer and manager (d. 1968)

#José_Nasazzi

Tansu Çiller
Tansu Çiller, Turkish economist and politician, 22nd Prime Minister of Turkey

#Tansu_Çiller

Aled Davies (field athlete)
Aled Davies, Welsh discus thrower

#Aled_Davies_(field_athlete)

Rose (French singer)
Rose, French singer, songwriter and composer

#Rose_(French_singer)

Gerald Strickland, 1st Baron Strickland
Gerald Strickland, 1st Baron Strickland, Maltese lawyer and politician, 4th Prime Minister of Malta (d. 1940)

#Gerald_Strickland,_1st_Baron_Strickland

Charlie Taylor (mechanic)
Charlie Taylor, American engineer and mechanic (d. 1956)

#Charlie_Taylor_(mechanic)

Bartolo Colón
Bartolo Colón, Dominican-American baseball player

#Bartolo_Colón

Rodrigo (musician)
Rodrigo, Argentinian singer-songwriter (d. 2000)

#Rodrigo_(musician)

Suzanne Lenglen
Suzanne Lenglen, French tennis player (d. 1938)

#Suzanne_Lenglen

William Whewell
William Whewell, English priest and philosopher (d. 1866)

#William_Whewell

Archie Shepp
Archie Shepp, American saxophonist and composer

#Archie_Shepp

Martin Winterkorn
Martin Winterkorn, German businessman

#Martin_Winterkorn

Germanicus
Germanicus, Roman general (d. 19)

#Germanicus

Michael Chabon
Michael Chabon, American novelist, short story writer, and screenwriter

#Michael_Chabon

Patricia Hollis, Baroness Hollis of Heigham
Patricia Hollis, Baroness Hollis of Heigham, English academic and politician

#Patricia_Hollis,_Baroness_Hollis_of_Heigham

Roger Deakins
Roger Deakins , English cinematographer

#Roger_Deakins

Terry Callier
Terry Callier, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2012)

#Terry_Callier

Waddy Wachtel
Waddy Wachtel, American guitarist, singer-songwriter, and record producer

#Waddy_Wachtel

Artem Anisimov
Artem Anisimov, Russian ice hockey player

#Artem_Anisimov

Tim Bridgman, English race car driver
Sarah Hagan, American actress
Woo Seung-yeon, South Korean model and actress (d. 2009)
Pedram Javaheri, Iranian-American meteorologist and journalist
Rian Wallace, American football player
Issah Gabriel Ahmed, Ghanaian footballer
Elijah Burke, American wrestler
Silje Vige, Norwegian singer
Catherine Cox, New Zealand-Australian netball player
Maria Lawson, English singer-songwriter
Marc Gagnon, Canadian speed skater
Sébastien Foucan, French runner and actor
Martin McCague, Northern Irish-English cricketer
Heavy D, Jamaican-American rapper, producer, and actor (d. 2011)
Éric Cantona, French footballer, manager, and actor
Isidro Pérez, Mexican boxer (d. 2013)
Adrian Moorhouse, English swimmer
Liz McColgan, Scottish educator and runner
Bill Harrigan, Australian rugby league referee and sportscaster
Pelle Lindbergh, Swedish-American ice hockey player (d. 1985)
Larry Blackmon, American singer-songwriter and producer
R. B. Bernstein, American constitutional historian
Philippe Lafontaine, Belgian singer and songwriter
Diego Cugia, Italian writer, journalist and author
Richard Dembo, French director and screenwriter (d. 2004)
Mike Reid, American singer-songwriter, pianist, and retired American football player
Mike De Leon, Filipino director, producer, screenwriter and cinematographer
Albert Bouchard, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and drummer
Dominique Lavanant, French actress
Hannu Mikkola, Finnish race car driver
Ali Bacher, South African cricketer and manager
Joan Micklin Silver, American director and screenwriter
William Trevor, Irish novelist, playwright and short story writer (d. 2016)
Stanley Baxter, Scottish actor and screenwriter
Mai Zetterling, Swedish actress and director (d. 1994)
Philip Pearlstein, American soldier and painter
Alan Campbell, Baron Campbell of Alloway, English lawyer and judge (d. 2013)
Sylvia Daoust, Canadian sculptor (d. 2004)
Henri Michaux, Belgian-French poet and painter (d. 1984)
Samuel Irving Newhouse Sr., American publisher, founded Advance Publications (d. 1979)
Paul Paray, French organist, composer, and conductor (d. 1979)
William Gilbert, English physician, physicist, and astronomer (d. 1603)
Margaret of Bohemia, Queen of Hungary (d. 1349)