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Galina Prozumenshchikova
Galina Prozumenshchikova, Ukrainian-Russian swimmer and journalist (d. 2015)

#Galina_Prozumenshchikova

Ivan Basso
Ivan Basso, Italian cyclist

#Ivan_Basso

Line Horntveth
Line Horntveth, Norwegian tuba player, composer, and producer

#Line_Horntveth

Gisela Stuart
Gisela Stuart, German-English academic and politician

#Gisela_Stuart

Robert Goulet
Robert Goulet, American-Canadian singer and actor (d. 2007)

#Robert_Goulet

Eric Sevareid
Eric Sevareid, American journalist (d. 1992)

#Eric_Sevareid

Jerry Schemmel
Jerry Schemmel, American sportscaster

#Jerry_Schemmel

Matt Frei
Matt Frei, German-English journalist and author

#Matt_Frei

Rabi Ray
Rabi Ray, Indian activist and politician, 10th Speaker of the Lok Sabha (d. 2017)

#Rabi_Ray

Inge King
Inge King, German-born Australian sculptor (d. 2016)

#Inge_King

Hilary Benn
Hilary Benn, English politician, Secretary of State for International Development

#Hilary_Benn

V. K. Murthy
V. K. Murthy, Indian cinematographer (d. 2014)

#V._K._Murthy

Georgios Tzavellas
Georgios Tzavellas, Greek footballer

#Georgios_Tzavellas

Heinrich Brüning
Heinrich Brüning, German lieutenant, economist, and politician, Chancellor of Germany (d. 1970)

#Heinrich_Brüning

Bob Johnson (outfielder)
Bob Johnson, American baseball player (d. 1982)

#Bob_Johnson_(outfielder)

Tony Verna
Tony Verna, American director and producer, invented instant replay (d. 2015)

#Tony_Verna

Jon Ryan
Jon Ryan, Canadian football player

#Jon_Ryan

Natasha Bedingfield
Natasha Bedingfield, English singer-songwriter and producer

#Natasha_Bedingfield

Keith Ballard
Keith Ballard, American ice hockey player

#Keith_Ballard

Margaret Boden
Margaret Boden, English computer scientist and psychologist

#Margaret_Boden

Maud of Wales
Maud of Wales (d. 1938)

#Maud_of_Wales

Scott Adsit
Scott Adsit, American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter

#Scott_Adsit

Bauke Mollema
Bauke Mollema, Dutch cyclist

#Bauke_Mollema

John McVie
John McVie, English-American bass player

#John_McVie

Jean-Jacques d'Ortous de Mairan
Jean-Jacques d'Ortous de Mairan, French geophysicist and astronomer (d. 1771)

#Jean-Jacques_d'Ortous_de_Mairan

Willis Carrier
Willis Carrier, American engineer, invented air conditioning (d. 1950)

#Willis_Carrier

Robert Battey
Robert Battey, American surgeon and academic (d. 1895)

#Robert_Battey

Stephan Andersen
Stephan Andersen, Danish footballer

#Stephan_Andersen

Charles Adolphe Wurtz
Charles Adolphe Wurtz, Alsatian French chemist (d. 1884)

#Charles_Adolphe_Wurtz

Roman Šebrle
Roman Šebrle, Czech decathlete and high jumper

#Roman_Šebrle

Mary Edwards Walker
Mary Edwards Walker, American surgeon and activist, Medal of Honor recipient (d. 1919)

#Mary_Edwards_Walker

Karan Bilimoria, Baron Bilimoria
Karan Bilimoria, Baron Bilimoria, Indian-English businessman, co-founded Cobra Beer

#Karan_Bilimoria,_Baron_Bilimoria

Boris Yegorov
Boris Yegorov, Russian physician and astronaut (d. 1994)

#Boris_Yegorov

Dave Hughes
Dave Hughes, Australian comedian and radio host

#Dave_Hughes

Olivia Cole
Olivia Cole, American actress (d. 2018)

#Olivia_Cole

Dougray Scott
Dougray Scott, Scottish actor and producer

#Dougray_Scott

Verghese Kurien
Verghese Kurien, Indian engineer and businessman, founded Amul (d. 2012)

#Verghese_Kurien

Garcelle Beauvais
Garcelle Beauvais, Haitian-American actress and singer

#Garcelle_Beauvais

Maven Huffman
Maven Huffman, American wrestler

#Maven_Huffman

Martin Lee (singer)
Martin Lee, English singer-songwriter and guitarist

#Martin_Lee_(singer)

Eugene Istomin
Eugene Istomin, American pianist (d. 2003)

#Eugene_Istomin

John Moore, Baron Moore of Lower Marsh
John Moore, Baron Moore of Lower Marsh, English businessman and politician, Secretary of State for Health

#John_Moore,_Baron_Moore_of_Lower_Marsh

Samuel Reshevsky
Samuel Reshevsky, Polish-American chess player and author (d. 1992)

#Samuel_Reshevsky

Ellen G. White
Ellen G. White, American religious leader and author, co-founded the Seventh-day Adventist Church (d. 1915)

#Ellen_G._White

James Ware (historian)
James Ware, Irish genealogist (d. 1666)

#James_Ware_(historian)

Ryszard Kaczorowski
Ryszard Kaczorowski, Polish soldier and politician, 6th President of the Republic of Poland (d. 2010)

#Ryszard_Kaczorowski

Manolo Gabbiadini
Manolo Gabbiadini, Italian footballer

#Manolo_Gabbiadini

Daniel Davis
Daniel Davis, American actor

#Daniel_Davis

Paris Lenon
Paris Lenon, American football player

#Paris_Lenon

Susanne Marsee
Susanne Marsee, American soprano and educator

#Susanne_Marsee

Des Walker
Des Walker, English footballer

#Des_Walker

Emperor Go-Daigo
Go-Daigo, Japanese emperor (d. 1339)

#Emperor_Go-Daigo

Stanley Long
Stanley Long, English director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2012)

#Stanley_Long

Ferdinand de Saussure
Ferdinand de Saussure, Swiss linguist and author (d. 1913)

#Ferdinand_de_Saussure

Haluk Levent
Haluk Levent, Turkish singer

#Haluk_Levent

Henry Berkeley, 7th Baron Berkeley
Henry Berkeley, 7th Baron Berkeley (d. 1613)

#Henry_Berkeley,_7th_Baron_Berkeley

Gina Kingsbury
Gina Kingsbury, Canadian ice hockey player

#Gina_Kingsbury

Matt Carpenter (baseball)
Matt Carpenter, American baseball player

#Matt_Carpenter_(baseball)

Adrianus Johannes Simonis
Adrianus Johannes Simonis, Dutch cardinal

#Adrianus_Johannes_Simonis

René Goblet
René Goblet, French journalist and politician, 52nd Prime Minister of France (d. 1905)

#René_Goblet

Roger Wehrli
Roger Wehrli, American football player

#Roger_Wehrli

Ruth Patrick
Ruth Patrick, American botanist (d. 2013)

#Ruth_Patrick

Nesuhi Ertegun
Nesuhi Ertegun, Turkish-American record producer (d. 1989)

#Nesuhi_Ertegun

Julien Temple
Julien Temple, English director, producer, and screenwriter

#Julien_Temple

DJ Khaled
DJ Khaled, American rapper and producer

#DJ_Khaled

Berthold Leibinger
Berthold Leibinger, German engineer and philanthropist, founded Berthold Leibinger Stiftung (d. 2018)

#Berthold_Leibinger

Ivory (wrestler)
Ivory, American wrestler and trainer

#Ivory_(wrestler)

Charles M. Schulz
Charles M. Schulz, American cartoonist, created Peanuts (d. 2000)

#Charles_M._Schulz

Avery Bradley
Avery Bradley, American basketball player

#Avery_Bradley

Marian Mercer
Marian Mercer, American actress and singer (d. 2011)

#Marian_Mercer

Hari Singh Gour
Sir Hari Singh Gour, founder and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Sagar (d. 1949)

#Hari_Singh_Gour

Chris Hughes
Chris Hughes, American publisher and businessman, co-founded Facebook

#Chris_Hughes

Chris Osgood
Chris Osgood, Canadian ice hockey player and sportscaster

#Chris_Osgood

Anna Maurizio
Anna Maurizio, Swiss biologist, known for her study of bees (d. 1993)

#Anna_Maurizio

William Sterling Parsons
William Sterling Parsons, American admiral (d. 1953)

#William_Sterling_Parsons

William Cowper
William Cowper, English poet and hymnwriter (d. 1800)

#William_Cowper

Itamar Singer
Itamar Singer, Romanian-Israeli historian and author (d. 2012)

#Itamar_Singer

Antonio Puerta
Antonio Puerta, Spanish footballer (d. 2007)

#Antonio_Puerta

Catherine of Portugal (nun)
Catherine of Portugal (d. 1463)

#Catherine_of_Portugal_(nun)

Ilona Staller
Ilona Staller, Hungarian-Italian porn actress, singer, and politician

#Ilona_Staller

Roz Chast
Roz Chast, American cartoonist

#Roz_Chast

John Harvard (clergyman)
John Harvard, English minister and philanthropist (d. 1638)

#John_Harvard_(clergyman)

Adolfo Pérez Esquivel
Adolfo Pérez Esquivel, Argentinian painter, sculptor, and activist, Nobel Prize laureate

#Adolfo_Pérez_Esquivel

Rich Little
Rich Little, Canadian-American comedian, actor, and singer

#Rich_Little

Harry Carson
Harry Carson, American football player and sportscaster

#Harry_Carson

Mario Elie
Mario Elie, American basketball player and coach

#Mario_Elie

Jun Fukuyama
Jun Fukuyama, Japanese voice actor and singer

#Jun_Fukuyama

Björn von Sydow
Björn von Sydow, Swedish academic and politician, 27th Swedish Minister for Defence

#Björn_von_Sydow

Sarah Moore Grimké
Sarah Moore Grimké, American author and activist (d. 1873)

#Sarah_Moore_Grimké

Major Taylor
Major Taylor, American cyclist (d. 1932)

#Major_Taylor

Eugène Ionesco
Eugène Ionesco, Romanian-French playwright and critic (d. 1994)

#Eugène_Ionesco

John Amaechi
John Amaechi, American-English basketball player and sportscaster

#John_Amaechi

Sulejman Tihi?
Sulejman Tihi?, Bosnian lawyer, judge, and politician (d. 2014)

#Sulejman_Tihi?

Artemas Ward
Artemas Ward, American general and politician (d. 1800)

#Artemas_Ward

Tina Turner
Tina Turner, American-Swiss singer-songwriter, dancer, and actress

#Tina_Turner

Dale Jarrett
Dale Jarrett, American race car driver and sportscaster

#Dale_Jarrett

Rudolph Koenig
Rudolph Koenig, German-French physicist and academic (d. 1901)

#Rudolph_Koenig

Peter Facinelli
Peter Facinelli, American actor, director, and producer

#Peter_Facinelli

Jackie Trail
Jackie Trail, American tennis player

#Jackie_Trail

??ng Thùy Trâm
??ng Thùy Trâm, Vietnamese physician and author (d. 1970)

#??ng_Thùy_Trâm

William Derham
William Derham, English minister and philosopher (d. 1735)

#William_Derham

Chuck Finley
Chuck Finley, American baseball player

#Chuck_Finley

Porter Goss
Porter Goss, American soldier and politician, 19th Director of the CIA

#Porter_Goss

Chip (rapper)
Chip, English rapper

#Chip_(rapper)

Bat Masterson
Bat Masterson, American police officer and journalist (d. 1921)

#Bat_Masterson

Frederik Pohl
Frederik Pohl, American journalist and author (d. 2013)

#Frederik_Pohl

Mari Alkatiri
Mari Alkatiri, East Timorese geographer and politician, 1st Prime Minister of East Timor

#Mari_Alkatiri

Rita Ora
Rita Ora, Kosovan-English singer-songwriter and actress

#Rita_Ora

Norbert Wiener
Norbert Wiener, American-Swedish mathematician and philosopher (d. 1964)

#Norbert_Wiener

Tom Carroll (surfer)
Tom Carroll, Australian surfer

#Tom_Carroll_(surfer)

Keith Vaz
Keith Vaz, Indian-English lawyer and politician, Minister of State for Europe

#Keith_Vaz

John Gummer
John Gummer, English politician, Secretary of State for the Environment

#John_Gummer

Fred Herd
Fred Herd, Scottish golfer (d. 1954)

#Fred_Herd

Marilynne Robinson
Marilynne Robinson, American novelist and essayist

#Marilynne_Robinson

Danny Welbeck
Danny Welbeck, English footballer

#Danny_Welbeck

Shelley Moore Capito
Shelley Moore Capito, American politician

#Shelley_Moore_Capito

Theophilus Cibber
Theophilus Cibber, English actor and playwright (d. 1758)

#Theophilus_Cibber

Elizabeth Blackburn
Elizabeth Blackburn, Australian-American biologist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate

#Elizabeth_Blackburn

Edward Higgins
Edward Higgins, English 3rd General of the Salvation Army (d. 1947)

#Edward_Higgins

Chuck Eddy
Chuck Eddy, American journalist

#Chuck_Eddy

Betta St. John
Betta St. John, American actress, singer and dancer

#Betta_St._John

Natalie Gauci
Natalie Gauci, Australian singer and pianist

#Natalie_Gauci

Arjun Rampal
Arjun Rampal, Indian actor and producer

#Arjun_Rampal

Abdullah Ahmad Badawi
Abdullah Ahmad Badawi, Malaysian civil servant and politician, 5th Prime Minister of Malaysia

#Abdullah_Ahmad_Badawi

Art Shell
Art Shell, American football player and coach

#Art_Shell

Guido Ascanio Sforza di Santa Fiora
Guido Ascanio Sforza di Santa Fiora, Catholic cardinal (d. 1564)

#Guido_Ascanio_Sforza_di_Santa_Fiora

Blake Harnage
Blake Harnage, American singer-songwriter and guitarist

#Blake_Harnage

Seonjo of Joseon
Seonjo of Joseon, King of Joseon (d. 1608)

#Seonjo_of_Joseon

Cengiz Bekta?
Cengiz Bekta?, Turkish architect, engineer, and journalist

#Cengiz_Bekta?

Frances Dee
Frances Dee, American actress and singer (d. 2004)

#Frances_Dee

Jim Mullen
Jim Mullen, Scottish guitarist

#Jim_Mullen

Patricio Aylwin
Patricio Aylwin, Chilean lawyer and politician, 31st President of Chile (d. 2016)

#Patricio_Aylwin

Patrice Lauzon
Patrice Lauzon, Canadian figure skater

#Patrice_Lauzon

Harold Reynolds
Harold Reynolds, American baseball player and sportscaster

#Harold_Reynolds

Kotozakura Masakatsu
Kotozakura Masakatsu, Japanese sumo wrestler, the 53rd Yokozuna (d. 2007)

#Kotozakura_Masakatsu

Lefty Gomez
Lefty Gomez, American baseball player and manager (d. 1989)

#Lefty_Gomez

Karl Ziegler
Karl Ziegler, German chemist and engineer, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1973)

#Karl_Ziegler

Brian Schneider
Brian Schneider, American baseball player and manager

#Brian_Schneider

Rudesind
Rudesind, Galician bishop (d. 977)

#Rudesind

Armand Frappier
Armand Frappier, Canadian physician and microbiologist (d. 1991)

#Armand_Frappier

Slavko Avsenik
Slavko Avsenik, Slovenian singer-songwriter and accordion player (d. 2015)

#Slavko_Avsenik

Henry Beaufort, 2nd Earl of Somerset
Henry Beaufort, 2nd Earl of Somerset (d. 1418)

#Henry_Beaufort,_2nd_Earl_of_Somerset

Art Themen
Art Themen, English saxophonist and surgeon

#Art_Themen

Jamshid Mashayekhi
Jamshid Mashayekhi, Iranian actor

#Jamshid_Mashayekhi

Thomas Playford II
Thomas Playford II, English-Australian politician, 17th Premier of South Australia (d. 1915)

#Thomas_Playford_II

Andreas Augustsson
Andreas Augustsson, Swedish footballer

#Andreas_Augustsson

Shawn Kemp
Shawn Kemp, American basketball player

#Shawn_Kemp

Claes Elfsberg
Claes Elfsberg, Swedish journalist

#Claes_Elfsberg

Shlomo Artzi
Shlomo Artzi, Israeli singer-songwriter and guitarist

#Shlomo_Artzi

Angeline Quinto, Filipina singer and actress
Junior Stanislas, English footballer
Yumi Kobayashi, Japanese model and actress
Alberto Sgarbi, Italian rugby player
Konstadinos Filippidis, Greek pole vaulter
Emiri Kat?, Japanese voice actress and singer
Satoshi Ohno, Japanese singer
Campbell Walsh, Scottish canoe racer
Winky Wright, American boxer and actor
Vicki Pettersson, American author
Kara Walker, American painter and illustrator
Edna Campbell, American basketball player, sportscaster, and nurse
Ridley Jacobs, Antiguan cricketer
Fahed Dermech, Tunisian footballer
Vreni Schneider, Swiss skier
Joe Lydon, English rugby player and coach
Fernando Bandeirinha, Portuguese footballer and manager
Gabriella Gutiérrez y Muhs, American author and academic
Michael Skinner, English rugby player
Félix González-Torres, Cuban-American sculptor (d. 1996)
Don Lake, Canadian actor, producer, and screenwriter
Velupillai Prabhakaran, Sri Lankan rebel leader, founded the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (d. 2009)
Desiré Wilson, South African race car driver
Jacki MacDonald, Australian television host and actress
Wendy Turnbull, Australian tennis player
Elsa Salazar Cade, Mexican-American science teacher and entomologist
Vincent A. Mahler, American political scientist and academic
Peter Wheeler, English rugby player
Marianne Muellerleile, American actress
Raymond Louis Kennedy, American singer-songwriter, saxophonist, and producer (d. 2014)
Michael Omartian, American singer-songwriter, keyboard player, and producer
Joyce Quin, Baroness Quin, English academic and politician, Minister of State for Europe
Jean Terrell, American singer
Dale Sommers, American radio host (d. 2012)
Bruce Paltrow, American director and producer (d. 2002)
Paul Burnett, English radio host
Maki Carrousel, Japanese actor
Quentin Skinner, English historian, author, and academic
Davey Graham, English guitarist and songwriter (d. 2008)
Enrico Bombieri, Italian mathematician and academic
Grey Ruthven, 2nd Earl of Gowrie, Irish-Scottish politician, Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster
Wayland Flowers, American actor and puppeteer (d. 1988)
Rodney Jory, Australian physicist and academic
Bob Babbitt, American bass player (d. 2012)
Jerry Jameson, American director and producer
Richard Holloway, Scottish bishop and radio host
Nishida Tatsuo, Japanese linguist and academic (d. 2012)
Ernie Coombs, American-Canadian television host (d. 2001)
Gregorio Conrado Álvarez, Uruguayan dictator (d. 2016)
George Segal, American painter and sculptor (d. 2000)
Jasu Patel, Indian cricketer (d. 1992)
Daniel Petrie, Canadian-American director and producer (d. 2004)
Ram Sharan Sharma, Indian historian and academic (d. 2011)
Earl Wild, American pianist and composer (d. 2010)
Cyril Cusack, South African-born Irish actor (d. 1993)
Fritz Buchloh, German footballer and manager (d. 1998)
Charles Forte, Baron Forte, Italian-Scottish businessman, founded Forte Group (d. 2007)
K. D. Sethna, Indian poet, scholar, writer, philosopher, and cultural critic (d. 2011)
Alice Herz-Sommer, Czech-English pianist and educator (d. 2014)
Maurice McDonald, American businessman, co-founded McDonald's (d. 1971)
Richard Hauptmann, German-American murderer (d. 1936)
Bill W., American activist, co-founded Alcoholics Anonymous (d. 1971)
James Charles McGuigan, Canadian cardinal (d. 1974)
Scott Bradley, American pianist, composer, and conductor (d. 1977)
Albert Dieudonné, French actor, director, and screenwriter (d. 1976)
Ford Beebe, American director and screenwriter (d. 1978)
Katharine Drexel, American nun and saint (d. 1955)
Henry Dunster, English-American clergyman and academic (d. 1659)
Johannes Bach, German organist and composer (d. 1673)
Edward Hastings, 2nd Baron Hastings, English noble (d. 1506)