February 27

Today's:

Birthdays


Henry Wadsworth Longfellow 1807 - Poet


Horatio Robinson Storer 1830 - Physician, numismatist, anti-abortion crusader


Hugo (Lafayette) Black 1886 - U.S. Supreme Court Justice


Marian Anderson 1897 - Opera singer


John Steinbeck 1902 - Writer ("The Grapes of Wrath")


Gene Sarazen 1902 - Golfer


James T. Farrell 1904 - Author


Franchot Tone 1905 - Actor ("Mutiny on the Bounty")


Joan Bennett 1910 - Actress ("Little Women [1933]," "House of Dark Shadows")


Ted Horn 1910 - Auto racer


Irwin Shaw (Irwin Gilbert Shamforoff) 1913 - Novelist ("The Young Lions")


John Connally 1917 - Governor of Texas, was shot during the JFK assassination.


James Herlihy 1927 - Actor ("Four Friends"), writer ("Midnight Cowboy")


Joanne Woodward 1930 - Actress ("The Three Faces of Eve")


Elizabeth Taylor 1932 - Actress ("Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?")


Ray Berry 1933 - Football player, coach


Ralph Nader 1934 - Consumer advocate


Chuck Glaser 1936 - Singer (Glaser Brothers), songwriter


Jay Silvester 1937 - Discus athlete, first to throw over 60m


Barbara Babcock 1939 - Actress


Peter Revson 1939 - Auto racer


Howard Hesseman 1940 - Actor ("WKRP in Cincinnati")


Mary Frann (Mary Frances Luecke) 1943 - Actress ("Newhart")


Wil (Wilbur) Jones 1947 - Basketball player, coach


Eddie Gray 1948 - Musician (Tommy James & The Shondells)


Debra Monk 1949 - Actress


Steve Harley (Nice) 1951 - Musician (Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel)


Dwight Jones 1952 - Basketball player


Neal Schon 1954 - Musician (Journey)


Reinhard Fendrich 1955


Garry Christian 1955 - Musician (The Christians)


Johnny Van Zant 1957 - Singer


Adrian Smith 1957 - Musician (Iron Maiden)


Paul Humphreys 1960 - Musician (OMD)


Grant Show 1962 - Actor ("Melrose Place," "Beverly Hills 90210")


Adam Baldwin 1962 - Actor ("Wyatt Earp," "Ordinary People")


Mike Cross 1965 - Musician (Sponge)


Chili 1971 - Singer (TLC)


Roderic Clark 1973


Tony Gonzalez 1976 - Football player


Chelsea Clinton 1980 - Daughter of U.S. President Clinton


Bobby Wilson 1981 - Musician (Mista)


Josh Groban 1981 - Singer
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