December 26

Today's:

Birthdays


Thomas Gray 1716


Juan Lovera 1778


Laurent Clerc 1785


Charles Babbage 1792- Mathematician and inventor, he is regarded as the pioneer of modern computers.


Goerge Dewey 1837


Henry Miller (Valentine) 1891 Writer (Tropic of Cancer (1934), Black Spring (1936), Tropic of Capricorn (1939), His Sexus (1949))


Mao Zedong (Tse-tung) 1893- Chinese statesman


Richard Widmark 1914 - Actor


Steve Allen 1921 - Comedian, actor, composer. First host of "The Tonight Show." Films: The Benny Goodman Story (1955), The Comic (1969), Casino (1995). Scores: A Man Called Dagger (1968) and the CBS musical Alice in Wonderland (1985).


Alan King 1927 - Actor, comedian, producer: Films: Enemies, A Love Story and Casino


Donald Moffat 1930 - Actor


Abdul "Duke" Fakir 1935 - Singer (The Four Tops)


Phil Spector 1940 - Songwriter and record producer


Jane Lapotaire 1944


John Walsh 1945 - TV host ("America's Most Wanted")


Joyce Jillson 1946


Carlton Fisk 1947


Ozzie Smith 1954


Brian Westrum 1962 - Country musician (Sons of the Desert)


Lars Ulrich 1963 - Musician (Metallica)


J 1967


Audrey Wiggins 1967 - Country musician


Peter Klett 1969 - (Candlebox)


Jared Leto 1971 - Actor


Andy Biersack 1990 - Singer, musician (Black Veil Brides)


Jade Thirwall 1992 - Singer (Little Mix)


Today's: