December 30

Today's:

Birthdays


André Messager (André Charles Prosper Messager) 1853 - Composer, pianist


Rudyard Kipling 1865 - Short-story writer


Simon Guggenheim 1867 - Businessman, politician, philanthropist


Stephen Leacock 1869 - Teacher, scientist, writer, humourist


Hideki Tojo 1884 - General of the Imperial Japanese Army and Prime Minister of Japan during most of World War II


Vincent Lopez 1895 - Bandleader, pianist


Bert Parks (Bertram Jacobson) 1914 - Actor, singer


Marie Wilson (Katherine Elisabeth White) 1916 - Actress


Jack Lord (John Joseph Patrick Ryan) 1920 - Actor ("Hawaii Five-O")


W. Eugene Smith 1918 - Photo journalist


Jo Van Fleet 1922 - Actress


Bo Diddley (Ellas Otha Bates) 1928 - Singer, guitarist, songwriter


Barbara Nichols 1928 - Actress ("Miracle in the Rain")


Skeeter Davis (Mary Frances Penick) 1931 - Singer (The Davis Sister)


Russ Tamblyn 1934 - Actor


Fred Lorenzen, Jr. 1934 - NASCAR driver


Joseph Bologna 1934 - Actor


Sandy Koufax 1935 - Baseball player


Jack Riley 1935 - Actor ("The Bob Newhart Show")


John Hartford 1937 - Musician, composer


Noel Paul Stookey 1937 - Singer (Peter, Paul and Mary)


Joseph Bologna 1938 - Actor


Del Shannon 1939

Felix Pappalardi 1939 - Musician (Mountain)


Fred Ward 1942 - Actor ("Escape from Alcatraz")


Michael Nesmith 1942 - Singer, musician (The Monkees)


Davy Jones 1945 - Singer, musician (The Monkees)


Roger Glover 1945 - Musician, songwriter (Rainbow)


Patti Smith 1946 - Musician


Jeff Lynne 1947 - Singer, songwriter (E.L.O., Traveling Wilburys)


Meredith Vieira 1953 - TV host


Suzy Bogguss 1956 - singer, musician


Sheryl Lee Ralph 1956 - Actress ("Moesha"), singer


Patricia Kalember 1957 - Actress ("Sisters")


Matt Lauer 1957 - TV host ("Today")


Tracey Ullman 1959 - Actress, comedian


Ben Johnson 1961 - Sprinter


Sean Hannity 1961 - TV host, radio show host


Jay Kay (Jamiroquai) 1969 - Musician (Jamiroquai)


Tiger Woods 1975 - Golfer


Meredith Monroe 1969 - Actress ("Dawson's Creek")


Laila Ali 1977 - Boxer, TV personality, daughter of boxer Muhammad Ali


Lucy Punch 1977 - Actress ("Ben and Kate")


Tyrese Gibson 1978 - Singer, actor


Eliza Dushku 1980 - Actress


LeBron James 1984 - Basketball player


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