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Olcay ?ahan
Olcay ?ahan, Turkish footballer

#Olcay_?ahan

Caitlín R. Kiernan
Caitlín R. Kiernan, Irish-American paleontologist and author

#Caitlín_R._Kiernan

Elisabeth Harnois
Elisabeth Harnois, American actress

#Elisabeth_Harnois

Philippe de Champaigne
Philippe de Champaigne, Dutch-French painter (d. 1674)

#Philippe_de_Champaigne

Arto Bryggare
Arto Bryggare, Finnish hurdler and politician

#Arto_Bryggare

Roy Dotrice
Roy Dotrice, English actor (d. 2017)

#Roy_Dotrice

Adolfo de la Huerta
Adolfo de la Huerta, Mexican politician and provisional president, 1920 (d. 1955)

#Adolfo_de_la_Huerta

François Legault
François Legault, Canadian businessman and politician

#François_Legault

Andrea Catellani
Andrea Catellani, Italian footballer

#Andrea_Catellani

Mehmed III
Mehmed III, Ottoman sultan (d. 1603)

#Mehmed_III

Dan Sarginson
Dan Sarginson, Australian-English rugby league player

#Dan_Sarginson

Josh Thomas (comedian)
Josh Thomas, Australian comedian and actor

#Josh_Thomas_(comedian)

David Meece
David Meece, American singer-songwriter and pianist

#David_Meece

Peggy Lee
Peggy Lee, American singer-songwriter and actress (d. 2002)

#Peggy_Lee

Imants Kalni?š
Imants Kalni?š, Latvian composer

#Imants_Kalni?š

Will Chambers
Will Chambers, Australian rugby league player

#Will_Chambers

Justin Pierre
Justin Pierre, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer

#Justin_Pierre

Katerine Savard
Katerine Savard, Canadian swimmer

#Katerine_Savard

Cliff Drysdale
Cliff Drysdale, South African tennis player and sportscaster

#Cliff_Drysdale

Isaac Slade
Isaac Slade, American singer-songwriter and pianist

#Isaac_Slade

Zola Budd
Zola Budd, South African runner

#Zola_Budd

Raina Telgemeier
Raina Telgemeier, American author and cartoonist

#Raina_Telgemeier

Fernando León de Aranoa
Fernando León de Aranoa, Spanish director, producer, and screenwriter

#Fernando_León_de_Aranoa

Lenny Kravitz
Lenny Kravitz, American singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, producer, and actor

#Lenny_Kravitz

Michel Tornéus
Michel Tornéus, Swedish long jumper

#Michel_Tornéus

Roberto Ravaglia
Roberto Ravaglia, Italian race car driver

#Roberto_Ravaglia

Nicolaus Zinzendorf
Nicolaus Zinzendorf, German bishop and saint (d. 1760)

#Nicolaus_Zinzendorf

Ashley Vincent
Ashley Vincent, English footballer

#Ashley_Vincent

Jay Silverheels
Jay Silverheels, Canadian-American actor (d. 1980)

#Jay_Silverheels

Mary of Teck
Mary of Teck, English-born queen consort of the United Kingdom (d. 1953)

#Mary_of_Teck

Levon Helm
Levon Helm, American singer-songwriter, drummer, producer, and actor (d. 2012)

#Levon_Helm

Fiona Shackleton
Fiona Shackleton, English lawyer

#Fiona_Shackleton

William Petty
William Petty, English economist and philosopher (d. 1687)

#William_Petty

Peter Cushing
Peter Cushing, English actor (d. 1994)

#Peter_Cushing

Luca Toni
Luca Toni, Italian footballer

#Luca_Toni

Diomedes Díaz
Diomedes Díaz, Colombian singer-songwriter (d. 2013)

#Diomedes_Díaz

Matt Busby
Matt Busby, Scottish footballer and manager (d. 1994)

#Matt_Busby

Frederik, Crown Prince of Denmark
Frederik, Crown Prince of Denmark

#Frederik,_Crown_Prince_of_Denmark

Ben Zobrist
Ben Zobrist, American baseball player

#Ben_Zobrist

Jimmy Vesey
Jimmy Vesey, American ice hockey player

#Jimmy_Vesey

Hasan Kabze
Hasan Kabze, Turkish footballer

#Hasan_Kabze

Percy Perrin
Percy Perrin, English cricketer (d. 1945)

#Percy_Perrin

Antonio Barrette
Antonio Barrette, Canadian lawyer and politician, 18th Premier of Quebec (d. 1968)

#Antonio_Barrette

Abraham de Moivre
Abraham de Moivre, French-English mathematician and theorist (d. 1754)

#Abraham_de_Moivre

Eero Loone
Eero Loone, Estonian philosopher and academic

#Eero_Loone

Pam Grier
Pam Grier, American actress

#Pam_Grier

Romas Ubartas
Romas Ubartas, Lithuanian discus thrower

#Romas_Ubartas

Sébastien Vaillant
Sébastien Vaillant, French botanist and mycologist (d. 1722)

#Sébastien_Vaillant

James Arness
James Arness, American actor (d. 2011)

#James_Arness

Sam Posey
Sam Posey, American race car driver and journalist

#Sam_Posey

Robert Copeland
Robert Copeland, Australian footballer

#Robert_Copeland

Neshka Robeva
Neshka Robeva, Bulgarian gymnast and coach

#Neshka_Robeva

Imi Lichtenfeld
Imi Lichtenfeld, Hungarian-Israeli martial artist, boxer, and gymnast (d. 1998)

#Imi_Lichtenfeld

Claude Legault
Claude Legault, Canadian actor and screenwriter

#Claude_Legault

Monika Christodoulou
Monika Christodoulou, Greek singer-songwriter and guitarist

#Monika_Christodoulou

August Kopisch
August Kopisch, German poet and painter (d. 1853)

#August_Kopisch

John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough
John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough, English general and politician, Lord Lieutenant of Oxfordshire (d. 1722)

#John_Churchill,_1st_Duke_of_Marlborough

Masaharu Morimoto
Masaharu Morimoto, Japanese-American chef

#Masaharu_Morimoto

János Kádár
János Kádár, Hungarian mechanic and politician, 46th Prime Minister of Hungary (d. 1989)

#János_Kádár

Lady Mary Wortley Montagu
Lady Mary Wortley Montagu, English writer (d. 1762)

#Lady_Mary_Wortley_Montagu

Damian Williams (wide receiver)
Damian Williams, American football player

#Damian_Williams_(wide_receiver)

Miles Davis
Miles Davis, American trumpet player, composer, and bandleader (d. 1991)

#Miles_Davis

Stephen Curry (comedian)
Stephen Curry, Australian comedian and actor

#Stephen_Curry_(comedian)

Paul E. Patton
Paul E. Patton, American politician, 59th Governor of Kentucky

#Paul_E._Patton

Henry Holland (fashion designer)
Henry Holland, English fashion designer

#Henry_Holland_(fashion_designer)

Denis Lebel
Denis Lebel, Canadian businessman and politician, 29th Canadian Minister of Transport

#Denis_Lebel

Joel Selwood
Joel Selwood, Australian footballer

#Joel_Selwood

Robert W. Chambers
Robert W. Chambers, American author and illustrator (d. 1933)

#Robert_W._Chambers

Adolfo López Mateos
Adolfo López Mateos, Mexican politician, 48th President of Mexico (d. 1969)

#Adolfo_López_Mateos

Monique Gagnon-Tremblay
Monique Gagnon-Tremblay, Canadian academic and politician, Deputy Premier of Quebec

#Monique_Gagnon-Tremblay

Robert Morley
Robert Morley, English actor (d. 1992)

#Robert_Morley

Jack Kevorkian
Jack Kevorkian, American pathologist, author, and assisted suicide activist (d. 2011)

#Jack_Kevorkian

Aldrich Ames
Aldrich Ames, American CIA officer and criminal

#Aldrich_Ames

Lyudmila Petrushevskaya
Lyudmila Petrushevskaya, Russian author and playwright

#Lyudmila_Petrushevskaya

Paul Collingwood
Paul Collingwood, English cricketer and coach

#Paul_Collingwood

Mehmet Okur
Mehmet Okur, Turkish basketball player

#Mehmet_Okur

Demy de Zeeuw
Demy de Zeeuw, Dutch footballer

#Demy_de_Zeeuw

Mick Ronson
Mick Ronson, English guitarist, songwriter, and producer (d. 1993)

#Mick_Ronson

Margaret Colin
Margaret Colin, American actress

#Margaret_Colin

Brent Musburger
Brent Musburger, American sportscaster

#Brent_Musburger

Alan Hollinghurst
Alan Hollinghurst, English novelist, poet, short story writer, and translator

#Alan_Hollinghurst

Dorothea Lange
Dorothea Lange, American photographer and journalist (d. 1965)

#Dorothea_Lange

David Stevens, Baron Stevens of Ludgate
David Stevens, Baron Stevens of Ludgate, English politician

#David_Stevens,_Baron_Stevens_of_Ludgate

Ward Cunningham
Ward Cunningham, American computer programmer, developed the first wiki

#Ward_Cunningham

Lars Frölander
Lars Frölander, Swedish swimmer

#Lars_Frölander

Karin Juel
Karin Juel, Swedish singer, actor, and writer (d. 1976)

#Karin_Juel

Vilasrao Deshmukh
Vilasrao Deshmukh, Indian lawyer and politician, 17th Chief Minister of Maharashtra (d. 2012)

#Vilasrao_Deshmukh

Christfried Burmeister
Christfried Burmeister, Estonian speed skater (d. 1965)

#Christfried_Burmeister

Jason Manford
Jason Manford, English actor, screenwriter, and television host

#Jason_Manford

Nathan Merritt
Nathan Merritt, Australian rugby league player

#Nathan_Merritt

Neil Parish
Neil Parish, English politician

#Neil_Parish

Lauryn Hill
Lauryn Hill, American singer-songwriter, producer, and actress

#Lauryn_Hill

Michael Portillo
Michael Portillo, English journalist and politician, Secretary of State for Defence

#Michael_Portillo

Manorama (Tamil actress)
Manorama, Indian actress and singer (d. 2015)

#Manorama_(Tamil_actress)

John Baird (Canadian politician)
John Baird, Canadian politician, 10th Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs

#John_Baird_(Canadian_politician)

Paula Findlay
Paula Findlay, Canadian triathlete

#Paula_Findlay

Maurice Baquet
Maurice Baquet, French actor and cellist (d. 2005)

#Maurice_Baquet

John Wayne
John Wayne, American actor, singer, director, and producer (d. 1979)

#John_Wayne

Natalya Nazarova
Natalya Nazarova, Russian sprinter

#Natalya_Nazarova

Ba U
Ba U, 2nd President of Burma (d. 1963)

#Ba_U

Jeremy Corbyn
Jeremy Corbyn, British journalist and politician

#Jeremy_Corbyn

Genie Francis
Genie Francis, Canadian-American actress

#Genie_Francis

Catherine Sauvage
Catherine Sauvage, French singer and actress (d. 1998)

#Catherine_Sauvage

Mary Nightingale
Mary Nightingale, English journalist

#Mary_Nightingale

Inge Borkh
Inge Borkh, German soprano (d. 2018)

#Inge_Borkh

Amanda Bauer
Amanda Bauer, American astronomer and academic

#Amanda_Bauer

Louis-Jean Cormier
Louis-Jean Cormier, Canadian singer and songwriter

#Louis-Jean_Cormier

Erica Terpstra
Erica Terpstra, Dutch swimmer, journalist, and politician

#Erica_Terpstra

Josef Manger
Josef Manger, German weightlifter (d. 1991)

#Josef_Manger

Carmen Montejo
Carmen Montejo, Cuban-Mexican actress (d. 2013)

#Carmen_Montejo

Curtis Rona
Curtis Rona, New Zealand rugby league player

#Curtis_Rona

Nikos Chatzivrettas
Nikos Chatzivrettas, Greek basketball player

#Nikos_Chatzivrettas

Jack Cheetham
Jack Cheetham, South African cricketer (d. 1980)

#Jack_Cheetham

Frankie Manning
Frankie Manning, American dancer and choreographer (d. 2009)

#Frankie_Manning

Edmond de Goncourt
Edmond de Goncourt, French author and critic, founded the Académie Goncourt (d. 1896)

#Edmond_de_Goncourt

Simon Armitage
Simon Armitage, English poet, playwright and novelist

#Simon_Armitage

Necip Faz?l K?sakürek
Necip Faz?l K?sakürek, Turkish author, poet, and playwright (d. 1983)

#Necip_Faz?l_K?sakürek

Tarsem Singh
Tarsem Singh, Indian-American director, producer, and screenwriter

#Tarsem_Singh

Black (singer)
Black, English singer-songwriter (d. 2016)

#Black_(singer)

James III, Margrave of Baden-Hachberg
James III, margrave of Baden-Hachberg (d. 1590)

#James_III,_Margrave_of_Baden-Hachberg

Karin Ekelund
Karin Ekelund, Swedish actress (d. 1976)

#Karin_Ekelund

Hank Williams Jr.
Hank Williams Jr., American singer-songwriter and guitarist

#Hank_Williams_Jr.

Al Jolson
Al Jolson, American singer and actor (d. 1950)

#Al_Jolson

Fabio Firmani
Fabio Firmani, Italian footballer

#Fabio_Firmani

Anne McGuire
Anne McGuire, Scottish educator and politician

#Anne_McGuire

Matt Stone
Matt Stone, American actor, animator, screenwriter, producer, and composer

#Matt_Stone

Kay Hagan
Kay Hagan, American lawyer and politician

#Kay_Hagan

Kenny Florian
Kenny Florian, American mixed martial artist and sportscaster

#Kenny_Florian

Paul Lukas
Paul Lukas, Hungarian-American actor and singer (d. 1971)

#Paul_Lukas

Dan Parks
Dan Parks, Australian-Scottish rugby player

#Dan_Parks

Stevie Nicks
Stevie Nicks, American singer-songwriter

#Stevie_Nicks

Mamie Smith
Mamie Smith, American singer, actress, dancer, and pianist (d. 1946)

#Mamie_Smith

Bob Fitzsimmons
Bob Fitzsimmons, English-New Zealand boxer (d. 1917)

#Bob_Fitzsimmons

Pope Clement VII
Clement VII, pope of the Catholic Church (d. 1534)

#Pope_Clement_VII

Ramón Calderón
Ramón Calderón, Spanish lawyer and businessman

#Ramón_Calderón

Paul Stoddart
Paul Stoddart, Australian businessman

#Paul_Stoddart

Ah Young
Ah Young, South Korean singer and actress

#Ah_Young

Sally Ride
Sally Ride, American physicist and astronaut, founded Sally Ride Science (d. 2012)

#Sally_Ride

George Formby
George Formby, English singer-songwriter and actor (d. 1961)

#George_Formby

Jacques Bergerac
Jacques Bergerac, French actor and businessman (d. 2014)

#Jacques_Bergerac

Helena Bonham Carter
Helena Bonham Carter, English actress

#Helena_Bonham_Carter

Garry Peterson
Garry Peterson, Canadian-American drummer

#Garry_Peterson

Wesley Walker
Wesley Walker, American football player and educator

#Wesley_Walker

Bobcat Goldthwait
Bobcat Goldthwait, American actor, director, and screenwriter

#Bobcat_Goldthwait

Herb Trimpe
Herb Trimpe, American author and illustrator (d. 2015)

#Herb_Trimpe

Lara Goodall, South African cricketer
Jason Adesanya, Belgian footballer
Dani Samuels, Australian discus thrower
Juan Guillermo Cuadrado, Colombian footballer
Sten Lassmann, Estonian pianist
Phil Elvrum, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
Misaki Ito, Japanese actress and model
Naomi Harris, Canadian-American photographer
Zaher Andary, Lebanese footballer
Nobuhiro Watsuki, Japanese illustrator
Dominic Mohan, English journalist
Siri Lindley, American triathlete and coach
Steve Sedgley, English footballer and manager
Mika Yamamoto, Japanese journalist (d. 2012)
Philip Treacy, Irish milliner, hat designer
Hazel Irvine, Scottish sportscaster and journalist
Argiris Pedoulakis, Greek basketball player and coach
Jamie Spence, English golfer
Steve Pate, American golfer
Rob Murphy, American baseball player
Masahiro Matsunaga, Japanese race car driver
Dean Lukin, Australian weightlifter
Doug Hutchison, American actor
Ole Bornedal, Danish actor, director, and producer
Ronnie Black, American golfer
Dan Roundfield, American basketball player (d. 2012)
Madeleine Taylor-Quinn, Irish educator and politician
Philip Michael Thomas, American actor
Glenn Turner, New Zealand cricketer
Carol O'Connell, American author and painter
Alistair MacDuff, English lawyer and judge
Jan Kinder, Norwegian ice hockey player (d. 2013)
Phil Edmonston, American-Canadian journalist and politician
Jim Dobbin, Scottish microbiologist and politician (d. 2014)
Teresa Stratas, Canadian soprano and actress
K. Bikram Singh, Indian director and producer (d. 2013)
William Bolcom, American pianist and composer
Edward Whittemore, American soldier and author (d. 1995)
Karim Emami, Indian-Iranian lexicographer and critic (d. 2005)
John Jackson, English lawyer and businessman
Hans Freeman, Australian bioinorganic chemist and protein crystallographer (d. 2008)
Ernie Carroll, Australian television personality and producer
J. F. Ade Ajayi, Nigerian historian and academic (d. 2014)
Alec McCowen, English actor (d. 2017)
Troy Smith, American businessman, founded Sonic Drive-In (d. 2009)
Rubén González, Cuban pianist (d. 2003)
Henriette Roosenburg, Dutch journalist and author (d. 1972)
Antonia Forest, English author (d. 2003)
Vernon Alley, American bassist (d. 2004)
Pierre Daninos, French author (d. 2005)
Henry Ephron, American playwright, screenwriter, and producer (d. 1992)
Nguy?n Ng?c Th?, Vietnamese politician, 1st Prime Minister of the Republic of Vietnam (d. 1976)
Jean Bernard, French physician and haematologist (d. 2006)
Vlado Perlemuter, Lithuanian-French pianist and educator (d. 2002)
Muriel McQueen Fergusson, Canadian lawyer and politician, Canadian Speaker of the Senate (d. 1997)
Ernst Bacon, American pianist, composer, and conductor (d. 1990)
Eugene Aynsley Goossens, English conductor and composer (d. 1962)
W. Otto Miessner, American composer and educator (d. 1967)
Olaf Gulbransson, Norwegian painter and illustrator (d. 1958)
Koreyasu, Japanese prince and sh?gun (d. 1326)