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Bill Sharman
Bill Sharman, American basketball player and coach (d. 2013)

#Bill_Sharman

Adam Gontier
Adam Gontier, Canadian singer-songwriter and guitarist

#Adam_Gontier

Matt Murray (ice hockey)
Matt Murray, Canadian ice hockey player

#Matt_Murray_(ice_hockey)

Jamie Kennedy
Jamie Kennedy, American actor, producer, and screenwriter

#Jamie_Kennedy

David Pastr?ák
David Pastr?ák, Czech ice hockey player

#David_Pastr?ák

Robert MacPherson (mathematician)
Robert MacPherson, American mathematician and academic

#Robert_MacPherson_(mathematician)

Robert Croft
Robert Croft, Welsh-English cricketer and sportscaster

#Robert_Croft

Daniel Braaten
Daniel Braaten, Norwegian footballer

#Daniel_Braaten

Jessi Colter
Jessi Colter, American singer-songwriter and pianist

#Jessi_Colter

Norman Petty
Norman Petty, American singer-songwriter, pianist, and producer (d. 1984)

#Norman_Petty

Marco Cappato
Marco Cappato, Italian politician

#Marco_Cappato

Robbie Ross
Robbie Ross, Canadian journalist and art critic (d. 1918)

#Robbie_Ross

Glen Drover
Glen Drover, Canadian guitarist and songwriter

#Glen_Drover

Geoffrey Robinson
Geoffrey Robinson, English businessman and politician

#Geoffrey_Robinson

Kamil Stoch
Kamil Stoch, Polish ski jumper

#Kamil_Stoch

Kendall Gill
Kendall Gill, American basketball player, boxer, and sportscaster

#Kendall_Gill

Toghon Temür
Toghon Temür, Mongolian emperor (d. 1370)

#Toghon_Temür

Philip Murray
Philip Murray, Scottish-American miner and labor leader (d. 1952)

#Philip_Murray

Sarah Marshall (British actress)
Sarah Marshall, English-American actress (d. 2014)

#Sarah_Marshall_(British_actress)

Cillian Murphy
Cillian Murphy, Irish actor

#Cillian_Murphy

Catherine G. Wolf
Catherine G. Wolf, American psychologist and computer scientist

#Catherine_G._Wolf

Claude Buffier
Claude Buffier, Polish-French historian and philosopher (d. 1737)

#Claude_Buffier

Philip Pendleton Barbour
Philip Pendleton Barbour, American farmer and politician, 12th Speaker of the United States House of Representatives (d. 1841)

#Philip_Pendleton_Barbour

Roman Reigns
Roman Reigns, American football player and wrestler

#Roman_Reigns

George Hickenlooper
George Hickenlooper, American director and producer (d. 2010)

#George_Hickenlooper

Jógvan Sundstein
Jógvan Sundstein, Faroese accountant and politician, 7th Prime Minister of the Faroe Islands

#Jógvan_Sundstein

Caroline Ouellette
Caroline Ouellette, Canadian ice hockey player and coach

#Caroline_Ouellette

Gene Tunney
Gene Tunney, American boxer and soldier (d. 1978)

#Gene_Tunney

Blaise Nkufo
Blaise Nkufo, Congolese-Swiss footballer

#Blaise_Nkufo

Aly Raisman
Aly Raisman, American gymnast

#Aly_Raisman

Alistair Burt
Alistair Burt, English lawyer and politician

#Alistair_Burt

Yoan Gouffran
Yoan Gouffran, French footballer

#Yoan_Gouffran

William Muldoon
William Muldoon, American wrestler and trainer (d. 1933)

#William_Muldoon

Ethan Suplee
Ethan Suplee, American actor

#Ethan_Suplee

Matt Utai
Matt Utai, New Zealand rugby league player

#Matt_Utai

K. C. Jones
K. C. Jones, American basketball player and coach

#K._C._Jones

Frank Klepacki
Frank Klepacki, American drummer and composer

#Frank_Klepacki

James McKeen Cattell
James McKeen Cattell, American psychologist and academic (d. 1944)

#James_McKeen_Cattell

Jason Kubel
Jason Kubel, American baseball player

#Jason_Kubel

Kazi Nazrul Islam
Kazi Nazrul Islam, Bengali poet, author, and flute player (d. 1976)

#Kazi_Nazrul_Islam

Paul Weller
Paul Weller, English singer, songwriter and musician

#Paul_Weller

Jeanne Crain
Jeanne Crain, American actress (d. 2003)

#Jeanne_Crain

Stacy London
Stacy London, American journalist and author

#Stacy_London

Louis Franchet d'Espèrey
Louis Franchet d'Espèrey, Algerian-French general (d. 1942)

#Louis_Franchet_d'Espèrey

Basdeo Panday
Basdeo Panday, Trinidadian lawyer and politician, 5th Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago

#Basdeo_Panday

Daz Dillinger
Daz Dillinger, American rapper and producer

#Daz_Dillinger

Igor Sikorsky
Igor Sikorsky, Russian-American aircraft designer, founded Sikorsky Aircraft (d. 1972)

#Igor_Sikorsky

Charles Garnier (missionary)
Charles Garnier, French missionary and saint (d. 1649)

#Charles_Garnier_(missionary)

Emperor Shenzong of Song
Emperor Shenzong of Song (d. 1085)

#Emperor_Shenzong_of_Song

Klaus Meine
Klaus Meine, German rock singer-songwriter

#Klaus_Meine

Amy Klobuchar
Amy Klobuchar, American lawyer and politician

#Amy_Klobuchar

Yahya Jammeh
Yahya Jammeh, Gambian colonel and politician, President of the Gambia

#Yahya_Jammeh

Alan Kippax
Alan Kippax, Australian cricketer (d. 1972)

#Alan_Kippax

Uta Frith
Uta Frith, German developmental psychologist

#Uta_Frith

Bo Dallas
Bo Dallas, American wrestler

#Bo_Dallas

John Stuart, 3rd Earl of Bute
John Stuart, 3rd Earl of Bute, Scottish politician, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (d. 1792)

#John_Stuart,_3rd_Earl_of_Bute

Carlos Bocanegra
Carlos Bocanegra, American soccer player

#Carlos_Bocanegra

Jonny Wilkinson
Jonny Wilkinson, English rugby player

#Jonny_Wilkinson

Anne Heche
Anne Heche, American actress

#Anne_Heche

Jamaica Kincaid
Jamaica Kincaid, Antiguan-American novelist, short story writer, and essayist

#Jamaica_Kincaid

Eve Ensler
Eve Ensler, American playwright and producer

#Eve_Ensler

David Navarro (footballer)
David Navarro, Spanish footballer

#David_Navarro_(footballer)

Theodore Hesburgh
Theodore Hesburgh, American priest, theologian, and academic (d. 2015)

#Theodore_Hesburgh

Miguel Tejada
Miguel Tejada, Dominican-American baseball player

#Miguel_Tejada

Claude Akins
Claude Akins, American actor (d. 1994)

#Claude_Akins

Louise de Broglie, Countess d'Haussonville
Louise de Broglie, Countess d'Haussonville, French essayist and biographer (d. 1882)

#Louise_de_Broglie,_Countess_d'Haussonville

Jean Alexandre Barré
Jean Alexandre Barré, French neurologist and academic (d. 1967)

#Jean_Alexandre_Barré

Tom T. Hall
Tom T. Hall, American singer-songwriter and guitarist

#Tom_T._Hall

Minh M?ng
Minh M?ng, Vietnamese emperor (d. 1841)

#Minh_M?ng

Marie Doro
Marie Doro, American actress (d. 1956)

#Marie_Doro

Barry Windsor-Smith
Barry Windsor-Smith, English painter and illustrator

#Barry_Windsor-Smith

Robert Williams (Trebor Mai)
Trebor Mai (né Robert Williams), Welsh poet (d. 1877)

#Robert_Williams_(Trebor_Mai)

Jack Steinberger
Jack Steinberger, German-Swiss physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate

#Jack_Steinberger

Carl Johan Lind
Carl Johan Lind, Swedish hammer thrower (d. 1965)

#Carl_Johan_Lind

Camillus de Lellis
Camillus de Lellis, Italian saint and nurse (d. 1614)

#Camillus_de_Lellis

Brian Urlacher
Brian Urlacher, American football player

#Brian_Urlacher

Kyle Brodziak
Kyle Brodziak, Canadian ice hockey player

#Kyle_Brodziak

Beverly Sills
Beverly Sills, American soprano and actress (d. 2007)

#Beverly_Sills

John Mott
John Mott, American evangelist and saint, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1955)

#John_Mott

Roger Guerreiro
Roger Guerreiro, Polish footballer

#Roger_Guerreiro

Luke Ball
Luke Ball, Australian footballer

#Luke_Ball

Anthea Turner
Anthea Turner, English journalist and television host

#Anthea_Turner

Gordon H. Smith
Gordon H. Smith, American businessman and politician

#Gordon_H._Smith

Naim Frashëri
Naim Frashëri, Albanian-Turkish poet and translator (d. 1900)

#Naim_Frashëri

Mark Rosewater
Mark Rosewater, Head designer of Magic: the Gathering

#Mark_Rosewater

Charlie Harper (singer)
Charlie Harper, English singer-songwriter and producer

#Charlie_Harper_(singer)

Rash Behari Bose
Rash Behari Bose, Indian soldier and activist (d. 1945)

#Rash_Behari_Bose

Sayed Moawad
Sayed Moawad, Egyptian footballer

#Sayed_Moawad

Jacob Burckhardt
Jacob Burckhardt, Swiss historian and academic (d. 1897)

#Jacob_Burckhardt

Ryan Gallant
Ryan Gallant, American skateboarder

#Ryan_Gallant

Arthur Wint
Arthur Wint, Jamaican runner and diplomat (d. 1992)

#Arthur_Wint

Nikita Filatov
Nikita Filatov, Russian ice hockey player

#Nikita_Filatov

Stan Sakai
Stan Sakai, Japanese-American author and illustrator

#Stan_Sakai

Ian McKellen
Ian McKellen, English actor

#Ian_McKellen

Georgy Grechko
Georgy Grechko, Russian engineer and astronaut (d. 2017)

#Georgy_Grechko

Chris Young (pitcher)
Chris Young, American baseball pitcher

#Chris_Young_(pitcher)

Giuseppe Tosi
Giuseppe Tosi, Italian discus thrower (d. 1981)

#Giuseppe_Tosi

Hal David
Hal David, American songwriter and composer (d. 2012)

#Hal_David

Sam Sodje
Sam Sodje, English-Nigerian footballer

#Sam_Sodje

Bill Robinson
Bill Robinson, American actor and dancer (d. 1949)

#Bill_Robinson

Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ralph Waldo Emerson, American poet and philosopher (d. 1882)

#Ralph_Waldo_Emerson

Bülent Ar?nç
Bülent Ar?nç, Turkish lawyer and politician, Deputy Prime Minister of Turkey

#Bülent_Ar?nç

Erki Pütsep
Erki Pütsep, Estonian cyclist

#Erki_Pütsep

Julian Clary
Julian Clary, English comedian, actor, and author

#Julian_Clary

Shawne Merriman
Shawne Merriman, American football player

#Shawne_Merriman

Stavros Arnaoutakis
Stavros Arnaoutakis, Greek politician

#Stavros_Arnaoutakis

Frank Oz
Frank Oz, English-born American puppeteer, filmmaker, and actor

#Frank_Oz

Dixie Carter
Dixie Carter, American actress and singer (d. 2010)

#Dixie_Carter

Stefan Holm
Stefan Holm, Swedish high jumper

#Stefan_Holm

Pieter Zeeman
Pieter Zeeman, Dutch physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1943)

#Pieter_Zeeman

Justin Hodges
Justin Hodges, Australian rugby league player

#Justin_Hodges

Raymond Carver
Raymond Carver, American short story writer and poet (d. 1988)

#Raymond_Carver

Mike Myers
Mike Myers, Canadian-American actor, singer, producer, and screenwriter

#Mike_Myers

Victoria Shaw (actress)
Victoria Shaw, Australian-born American actress (d. 1988)

#Victoria_Shaw_(actress)

Gaetano Scirea
Gaetano Scirea, Italian footballer (d. 1989)

#Gaetano_Scirea

Samuel Ward (American statesman)
Samuel Ward, American politician, 31st Governor of the Colony of Rhode Island (d. 1776)

#Samuel_Ward_(American_statesman)

Enrico Berlinguer
Enrico Berlinguer, Italian politician (d. 1984)

#Enrico_Berlinguer

Michalis Pelekanos
Michalis Pelekanos, Greek basketball player

#Michalis_Pelekanos

Stefano Baldini
Stefano Baldini, Italian runner

#Stefano_Baldini

Robby Steinhardt
Robby Steinhardt, American rock violinist and singer

#Robby_Steinhardt

Alberto Del Rio
Alberto Del Rio, Mexican-American mixed martial artist and wrestler

#Alberto_Del_Rio

Daniel Passarella
Daniel Passarella, Argentinian footballer, coach, and manager

#Daniel_Passarella

Bill Adam
Bill Adam, Scottish-Canadian racing driver

#Bill_Adam

Geraint Thomas
Geraint Thomas, Welsh cyclist

#Geraint_Thomas

Sonia Rykiel
Sonia Rykiel, French fashion designer (d. 2016)

#Sonia_Rykiel

A. J. Foyt IV
A. J. Foyt IV, American race car driver

#A._J._Foyt_IV

Karan Johar
Karan Johar, Indian actor, director, producer, and screenwriter

#Karan_Johar

Timothy Derijck
Timothy Derijck, Belgian footballer

#Timothy_Derijck

Gert Kams
Gert Kams, Estonian footballer

#Gert_Kams

U Nu
U Nu, Burmese politician, 1st Prime Minister of Burma (d. 1995)

#U_Nu

István Nyers
István Nyers, French-Hungarian footballer (d. 2005)

#István_Nyers

Herb Gray
Herb Gray, Canadian lawyer and politician, 7th Deputy Prime Minister of Canada (d. 2014)

#Herb_Gray

Leslie Uggams
Leslie Uggams, American actress and singer

#Leslie_Uggams

Molly Sims
Molly Sims, American model and actress

#Molly_Sims

Alfred Kubel
Alfred Kubel, German politician, 5th Prime Minister of Lower Saxony (d. 1999)

#Alfred_Kubel

Kagiso Rabada
Kagiso Rabada, South African cricketer

#Kagiso_Rabada

Edward Bulwer-Lytton
Edward Bulwer-Lytton, English author, playwright, and politician, Secretary of State for the Colonies (d. 1873)

#Edward_Bulwer-Lytton

Larry Hogan
Larry Hogan, American politician, 62nd Governor of Maryland

#Larry_Hogan

Demba Ba
Demba Ba, French footballer

#Demba_Ba

Kitty Kallen
Kitty Kallen, American singer (d. 2016)

#Kitty_Kallen

Alastair Campbell
Alastair Campbell, English journalist and author

#Alastair_Campbell

Karen Valentine
Karen Valentine, American actress

#Karen_Valentine

Günther Lütjens
Günther Lütjens, German admiral (d. 1941)

#Günther_Lütjens

Octavia Spencer
Octavia Spencer, American actress and author

#Octavia_Spencer

Bennett Cerf
Bennett Cerf, American publisher and television game show panelist; co-founded Random House (d. 1971)

#Bennett_Cerf

Luciana Abreu
Luciana Abreu, Portuguese singer and actress

#Luciana_Abreu

Ezekiel Kemboi
Ezekiel Kemboi, Kenyan runner

#Ezekiel_Kemboi

Claude Pinoteau
Claude Pinoteau, French film director and screenwriter (d. 2012)

#Claude_Pinoteau

Catherine of Cleves (1417-1479)
Catherine of Cleves, Duchess consort regent of Guelders (d. 1479)

#Catherine_of_Cleves_(1417-1479)

Vladimir Voronin
Vladimir Voronin, Moldovan economist and politician, 3rd President of Moldova

#Vladimir_Voronin

James Porter, English cricketer
Dávid Škutka, Slovak footballer
Moritz Stehling, German footballer
Yves De Winter, Belgian footballer
Takahiro H?j?, Japanese actor and musician
Edewin Fanini, Brazilian footballer
Luke Webster, Australian footballer
Stacey Pensgen, American figure skater and meteorologist
Adam Boyd, English footballer
Andre Anis, Estonian footballer
Miguel Zepeda, Mexican footballer
Dougie Freedman, Scottish footballer and manager
Karen Bernstein, Canadian voice actress
Luc Nilis, Belgian footballer and manager
David Shaw, Canadian-American ice hockey player
Ric Nattress, Canadian ice hockey player, coach, and manager
Rick Wamsley, Canadian ice hockey player and coach
Manolis Kefalogiannis, Greek politician
Dorothy Straight, American children's author
Robert Picard, Canadian ice hockey player
Edward Lee, American author
David P. Sartor, American composer and conductor
Murali, Indian actor, producer, and politician (d. 2009)
Al Sarrantonio, American author and publisher
David Jenkins, Trinidadian-Scottish runner
Nick Fotiu, American ice hockey player and coach
Jeffrey Bewkes, American businessman
Bob Gale, American director, producer, and screenwriter
Marianne Elliott, Northern Irish historian, author, and academic
David A. Hargrave, American game designer, created Arduin (d. 1988)
Chris Ralston, English rugby player
Pierre Bachelet, French singer-songwriter (d. 2005)
Digby Anderson, English journalist and philosopher
John Palmer, English keyboard player
Nobuyoshi Araki, Japanese photographer
Margaret Forster, English historian, author, and critic (d. 2016)
Tom Phillips, English painter and academic
Rusi Surti, Indian cricketer (d. 2013)
W. P. Kinsella, Canadian novelist and short story writer (d. 2016)
Cookie Gilchrist, American football player (d. 2011)
John Ffowcs Williams, Welsh engineer and academic
Ray Spencer, English footballer (d. 2016)
John Gregory Dunne, American novelist, screenwriter, and critic (d. 2003)
Irwin Winkler, American director and producer
Robert Ludlum, American soldier and author (d. 2001)
David Wynne, English sculptor and painter (d. 2014)
Phyllis Gotlieb, Canadian author and poet (d. 2009)
William Bowyer, English painter and academic (d. 2015)
Don Liddle, American baseball player (d. 2000)
Eldon Griffiths, English journalist and politician (d. 2014)
Rosario Castellanos, Mexican poet and author (d. 1974)
Steve Cochran, American film, television and stage actor (d. 1965)
Brian Dickson, Canadian captain, lawyer, and politician, 15th Chief Justice of Canada (d. 1998)
Richard Dimbleby, English journalist and producer (d. 1965)
Heinrich Bär, German colonel and pilot (d. 1957)
Dean Rockwell, American commander, wrestler, and coach (d. 2005)
Theodore Roethke, American poet (d. 1963)
Alain Grandbois, Canadian poet and author (d. 1975)
Ernest "Pop" Stoneman, American country musician (d. 1968)
Miles Malleson, English actor and screenwriter (d. 1969)
Pio of Pietrelcina, Italian priest and saint (d. 1968)
William Stickney, American golfer (d. 1944)
Max Aitken, Lord Beaverbrook, Canadian-English businessman and politician, Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster (d. 1964)
Mathilde Verne, English pianist and educator (d. 1936)
Anders Peter Nielsen, Danish target shooter (d. 1950)
Johann Baptist Singenberger, Swiss composer, educator, and publisher (d. 1924)
Jakobus ("James"), Count of Lichtenburg (d. 1480)
Emperor Suk? of Japan (d. 1398)