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NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Luis W. Alvarez
Physicist
13-Jun-1911 1-Sep-1988 Particle accelerator, extinction of dinosaurs
Yasser Arafat
Politician
24-Aug-1929 10-Nov-2004 Palestinian leader, former terrorist
Lance Armstrong
Cyclist
18-Sep-1971   7-time Tour De France winner, disqualified
Susan Atkins
Criminal
7-May-1948 24-Sep-2009 Manson Family
Lee Atwater
Politician
27-Feb-1951 29-Mar-1991 RNC Chairman, 1988-90
Joseph Biden
Politician
20-Nov-1942   Vice President of the United States
James Brady
Government
29-Aug-1940   White House Press Secy. shot by John Hinckley
George Burns
Comic
20-Jan-1896 9-Mar-1996 Oh, God!
Gary Busey
Actor
29-Jun-1944   The Buddy Holly Story
Nell Carter
Actor
13-Sep-1948 23-Jan-2003 Housekeeper on Gimme A Break
William Casey
Spy
13-Mar-1913 29-Jan-1987 CIA Director, 1981-87
Rosanne Cash
Country Musician
24-May-1955   Rhythm and Romance
Eldridge Cleaver
Activist
31-Aug-1935 1-May-1998 Black Panther turned Republican
Clarence Clemons
Musician
11-Jan-1942 18-Jun-2011 Bruce Springsteen's saxophonist
Johnnie Cochran
Attorney
2-Oct-1937 29-Mar-2005 Successfully defended O. J. Simpson
Chuck Colson
Government
16-Oct-1931 21-Apr-2012 Minister, former Watergate figure
Paul Coverdell
Politician
29-Jan-1939 18-Jul-2000 US Senator from Georgia, 1993-2000
Celia Cruz
Singer
21-Oct-1924 16-Jul-2003 Queen of Salsa
Rodney Dangerfield
Comic
22-Nov-1921 5-Oct-2004 Never did get no respect
James Dickey
Poet
2-Feb-1923 19-Jan-1997 Deliverance
Larry Dierker
Baseball
22-Sep-1946   Houston Astros Manager, 1997-2001
Wallace J. Eckert
Astronomer
19-Jun-1902 24-Aug-1971 First scientist hired by IBM
Arthur Fiedler
Conductor
17-Dec-1894 10-Jul-1979 Conductor of the Boston Pops
Michael J. Fox
Actor
9-Jun-1961   Back to the Future
Booth Gardner
Politician
21-Aug-1936 15-Mar-2013 Governor of Washington, 1985-93
George Gershwin
Songwriter
26-Sep-1898 11-Jul-1937 Rhapsody In Blue
Billy Graham
Religion
7-Nov-1918   Televangelist
Kathryn E. Granahan
Politician
7-Dec-1894 10-Jul-1979 Congresswoman from Pennsylvania, 1956-63
Scott Hamilton
Figure Skating
28-Aug-1958   Olympic ice skater
Lewis B. Hershey
Military
12-Sep-1893 20-May-1977 Director of Selective Service System
Terry Hoeppner
Football
19-Aug-1947 19-Jun-2007 Hoosiers Head Coach, 2005-07
Tim Johnson
Politician
28-Dec-1946   US Senator from South Dakota
Duke Kahanamoku
Swimmer
24-Aug-1890 22-Jan-1968 Olympic swimmer, five-time medalist
Ted Kennedy
Politician
22-Feb-1932 25-Aug-2009 US Senator from Massachusetts, 1962-2009
Edward J. King
Politician
11-May-1925 18-Sep-2006 Governor of Massachusetts, 1979-83
Hope Lange
Actor
28-Nov-1931 19-Dec-2003 Peyton Place
Jane Lapotaire
Actor
26-Dec-1944   English character actress
Ralph Lauren
Fashion Designer
14-Oct-1939   Founder, Polo Ralph Lauren
Ryan Leaf
Football
15-May-1976   Disappointing NFL Quarterback
Clarence D. Long
Politician
11-Dec-1908 18-Sep-1994 Congressman from Maryland, 1963-85
Meredith MacRae
Actor
30-May-1944 14-Jul-2000 Host of Mid-Morning L.A.
Dexter Manley
Football
2-Feb-1959   Redskins "Secretary of Defense"
Tug McGraw
Baseball
30-Aug-1944 5-Jan-2004 Pitcher for Mets, Phillies
Johnny Mercer
Songwriter
18-Nov-1909 25-Jun-1976 Accentuate the Positive
Ethel Merman
Singer
16-Jan-1908 15-Feb-1984 There's No Business Like Show Business
Mary Tyler Moore
Actor
29-Dec-1936   The Mary Tyler Moore Show
Bobby Murcer
Baseball
20-May-1946 12-Jul-2008 MLB player, Yankees sportscaster
Robert Novak
Columnist
26-Feb-1931 18-Aug-2009 Conservative ideologue, outed Valerie Plame
John Cardinal O'Connor
Religion
15-Jan-1920 3-May-2000 Archbishop of New York, 1984-2000
Johnny Oates
Baseball
21-Jan-1946 24-Dec-2004 Former Orioles and Rangers manager
Jerry Paris
Actor
25-Jul-1925 31-Mar-1986 Jerry Helper on The Dick Van Dyke Show
Slim Pickens
Actor
29-Jun-1919 8-Dec-1983 Tough cowboy actor
Charley Pride
Country Musician
18-Mar-1938   First black country music star
Louis Prima
Singer
7-Dec-1910 24-Aug-1978 King of the Swingers
Maurice Ravel
Composer
7-Mar-1875 28-Dec-1937 Bolero
Ronald Reagan
Head of State
6-Feb-1911 5-Jun-2004 40th US President, 1981-89
Harry Reasoner
Journalist
17-Apr-1923 6-Aug-1991 60 Minutes
Buddy Rich
Drummer
30-Sep-1917 2-Apr-1987 Legendary drummer
Keith Richards
Guitarist
18-Dec-1943   The Rolling Stones
Robert Schuller
Religion
16-Sep-1926   World's most upbeat televangelist
Gene Siskel
Critic
26-Jan-1946 20-Feb-1999 Siskel and Ebert
Arlen Specter
Politician
12-Feb-1930 14-Oct-2012 US Senator from Pennsylvania, 1981-2011
Floyd Spence
Politician
9-Apr-1928 16-Aug-2001 Congressman from South Carolina, 1971-2001
Carl Stalling
Composer
10-Nov-1891 29-Nov-1972 Composer for hundreds of Looney Tunes
Annette Strauss
Politician
26-Jan-1924 14-Dec-1998 Mayor of Dallas 1987-91
Elizabeth Taylor
Actor
27-Feb-1932 23-Mar-2011 Cleopatra
Tammi Terrell
Singer
29-Apr-1945 16-Mar-1970 Singing partner with Marvin Gaye
James Thurber
Author
8-Dec-1894 2-Nov-1961 Short story writer and cartoonist
François Truffaut
Film Director
6-Feb-1932 21-Oct-1984 Last Metro
Wes Watkins
Politician
15-Dec-1938   Congressman from Oklahoma
Russell Watson
Singer
24-Nov-1966   People's Tenor
Ai Weiwei
Artist
18-May-1957   Chinese contemporary artist


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