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NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Ansel Adams
Photographer
20-Feb-1902 22-Apr-1984 Yosemite photographer
Lucille Ball
Actor
6-Aug-1911 26-Apr-1989 I Love Lucy
Jerry Barber
Golf
25-Apr-1916 23-Sep-1994 Winner, 1961 PGA Championship
Grady Booch
Computer Programmer
27-Feb-1955   Unified Modeling Language
Joseph Brodsky
Poet
24-May-1940 28-Jan-1996 "Social parasite" turned Poet Laureate
R. L. Burnside
Musician
23-Nov-1926 1-Sep-2005 A Ass Pocket of Whiskey
Barbara Bush
First Lady
8-Jun-1925   Wife of US President George H.W. Bush
Drew Carey
Comic
23-May-1958   The Drew Carey Show
Frank Carson
Comic
11-Jun-1926 22-Feb-2012 Irish comedian
June Carter Cash
Country Musician
23-Jun-1929 15-May-2003 Country singer, wife of Johnny Cash
Francis Cherry
Politician
5-Sep-1908 15-Jul-1965 Governor of Arkansas, 1953-55
Daniel Clowes
Cartoonist
14-Apr-1961   Eightball, Ghost World, David Boring
Jackie Cochran
Aviator
11-May-1906 9-Aug-1980 First woman to break the sound barrier
Rocky Colavito
Baseball
10-Aug-1933   Denies having cursed Cleveland
Bobby Darin
Singer
14-May-1936 20-Dec-1973 Mack the Knife
Michael DeBakey
Doctor
7-Sep-1908 11-Jul-2008 Father of cardiovascular surgery
Dan Devine
Football
22-Dec-1924 9-May-2002 Packers, NCAA head coach
King Diamond
Musician
14-Jun-1956   Death metal pioneer, Mercyful Fate
Dirk Dirksen
Business
25-Aug-1937 20-Nov-2006 Godfather of San Francisco punk
Spencer Dryden
Drummer
7-Apr-1938 11-Jan-2005 Jefferson Airplane drummer
Will Eisner
Cartoonist
6-Mar-1917 3-Jan-2005 Turned comic book authors into Sequential Artists
Myron Floren
Musician
5-Nov-1919 23-Jul-2005 Accordionist for Lawrence Welk
James Garner
Actor
7-Apr-1928   Jim Rockford on Rockford Files
Bob Graham
Politician
9-Nov-1936   US Senator from Florida, 1987-2005
George Habash
Activist
2-Aug-1926 26-Jan-2008 Founder of the PFLP
Irma P. Hall
Actor
3-Jun-1935   Soul Food
William F. Harrah
Business
2-Sep-1911 30-Jun-1978 Founder of Harrah's Casino
Ed Helms
Comic
24-Jan-1974   The Daily Show
A. Leon Higginbotham, Jr.
Judge
25-Feb-1928 14-Dec-1998 Chief Justice, 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals
Richard C. Holbrooke
Diplomat
24-Apr-1941 13-Dec-2010 US Envoy to Afghanistan and Pakistan
Ferlin Husky
Singer
3-Dec-1925 17-Mar-2011 On the Wings of a Dove
Henry Hyde
Politician
18-Apr-1924 29-Nov-2007 Congressman from Illinois, 1975-2007
Kate Jackson
Actor
29-Oct-1948   Sabrina Duncan on Charlie's Angels
Roy Jenkins
Politician
11-Nov-1920 5-Jan-2003 Twice UK Home Secretary
George Jones
Country Musician
12-Sep-1931 26-Apr-2013 Country singer, White Lightning
Krzysztof Kieslowski
Film Director
27-Jun-1941 13-Mar-1996 Trois Couleurs
Kathryn Kuhlman
Religion
9-May-1907 20-Feb-1976 Faith healer, I Believe In Miracles
Jim Lehrer
Journalist
19-May-1934   PBS NewsHour
Peter W. Likins
Educator
1936   President, University of Arizona, 1997-2006
Brian Littrell
Singer
20-Feb-1975   The Backstreet Boys
Jeanette MacDonald
Actor
18-Jun-1903 14-Jan-1965 The Merry Widow
Lester Maddox
Politician
30-Sep-1915 25-Jun-2003 Governor of Georgia, 1967-71
John Marley
Actor
17-Oct-1907 22-May-1984 Godfather horsehead recipient
Harpo Marx
Actor
23-Nov-1888 28-Sep-1964 Silent harp-playing Marx Brother
Claude Pepper
Politician
8-Sep-1900 30-May-1989 Congressman from Florida, 1963-89
Prince Philip
Royalty
10-Jun-1921   Duke of Edinburgh
Bo Pilgrim
Business
8-May-1928   Co-Founder of Pilgrim's Pride
Tito Puente
Musician
20-Apr-1923 31-May-2000 Popular Latin bandleader
Pat Robertson
Religion
22-Mar-1930   The 700 Club
Charlie Rose
Talk Show Host
5-Jan-1942   Charlie Rose Show
Soupy Sales
Comic
8-Jan-1926 22-Oct-2009 Inveterate pie thrower
Francis W. Sargent
Politician
29-Jul-1915 21-Oct-1998 Governor of Massachusetts, 1969-75
Arnold Schwarzenegger
Actor
30-Jul-1947   Governor of California, 2003-11
Paul Simon
Politician
29-Nov-1928 9-Dec-2003 US Senator, one-time Presidential candidate
Cleon Skousen
Activist
20-Jan-1913 9-Jan-2006 The Naked Communist
Jeff Smith
Chef
22-Jan-1939 7-Jul-2004 Former TV chef, alleged child molester
Rod Steiger
Actor
14-Apr-1925 9-Jul-2002 In The Heat of the Night
John C. Stennis
Politician
3-Aug-1901 23-Apr-1995 US Senator from Mississippi, 1947-89
John Stonehouse
Politician
28-Jul-1925 14-Apr-1988 British MP, faked his own death
Gladys Swarthout
Singer
25-Dec-1900 8-Jul-1969 Operatic mezzo-soprano
Herman Talmadge
Politician
9-Aug-1913 21-Mar-2002 Senator and Governor from Georgia
Mother Teresa
Religion
26-Aug-1910 5-Sep-1997 Missionaries of Charity
Studs Terkel
Author
16-May-1912 31-Oct-2008 Working
Skeet Ulrich
Actor
20-Jan-1970   Nobody's Baby
John Vivyan
Actor
31-May-1915 20-Dec-1983 Mr. Lucky
John Wayne
Actor
26-May-1907 11-Jun-1979 The Duke
Ted Williams
Baseball
30-Aug-1918 5-Jul-2002 Cryonically preserved .400 hitter


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