August 21

Today's:


Birthdays


Aubrey Beardsley 1872


William Count Basie 1904


Chris Schenkel 1923


Jack Weston 1924


Art Farmer 1928


Elmo Langley 1928


Princess Margaret (Britain) 1930


Melvin Van Peebles 1932 - Actor, director


Wilt Chamberlain 1936


Kenny Rogers 1938 - Country singer


James Burton 1939


Clarence Williams III 1939 - Actor ("The Mod Squad," "Purple Rain")


Harold Reid (The Statler Brothers) 1939


Ernie Maresca 1939 - Musician


Jackie DeShannon 1944 - Singer


Peter Weir 1944 - Film director


Willie Lanier 1945


Patty McCormack 1945


Carl Giammarese (The Buckinghams) 1947


Harry Smith 1951 - Broadcast journalist


Joe Strummer (The Clash) 1952


Nick Kane (The Mavericks) 1954


Kim Cattrall 1956 - Actress


Kim Sledge (Sister Sledge) 1957


Budgie (Siouzie and the Banshees) 1957


Jim McMahon 1959


Carrie-Anne Moss 1970 - Actress


Liam Howlett (Prodigy) 1971


Alicia Witt 1975 - Actress


Hayden Panettiere 1989 - Actress ("Heroes," "Nashvilled")


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