June 3

Today's:


Birthdays



William Hone 1780 - Writer, satirist, bookseller, fought against government censorship in England


Richard Cobden 1804 - Manufacturer, English politician


Jefferson Davis 1808/1808 - American soldier, politician, President of the Confederate states of America during the U.S. Civil War


Maurice Evans 1901 - Actor (Movies: "Planet of the Apes," TV: "Bewitched")


Jan Peerce 1904 - Operatic tenor


Josephine Baker 1906 - Dancer, singer and Actress


Ellen Corby 1911 - Actress (TV: "The Waltons")


Paulette Goddard 1910 - Actress ("So Proudly We Hail!"), child fashion model


Leo Gorcey 1916/1917 - Stage and movie actor


Lily St. Cyr (Willis Marie VanSchaack) 1918 - Burlesque stripteaser, actress


Tony Curtis (Bernard Schwartz) 1925 - Actor ("Sweet Smell of Success," "Some Like it Hot," father of actresses Jamie Lee Curtis and Kelly Curtis


Allen Ginsberg 1926 - Writer, poet


Colleen Dewhurst 1924 - Actress


Boots Randolph 1927 - Musician, his saxophone hit became Benny Hill's signature tune


Chuck Barris 1929 - Producer, creater and game show host ("The Gong Show")


Dakota Staton (Aliyah Rabia) 1930 - Jazz vocalist


Larry McMurtry 1936 - Author ("Lonesome Dove")


Curtis Mayfield 1942 - Singer, songwriter, record producer


Billy Cunningham 1943 - Basketball player


Emmit Thomas 1943 - Football player


Michael Clarke 1946 - Musician (The Byrds)


Ian Hunter 1946 - Musician (Mott the Hoople)

Michael Burton 1947 - Swimmer


Too Slim 1948 - Musician (Riders in the Sky)


Suzi Quatro 1950 - Singer


Deniece Williams 1951 - Actress


Billy Powell 1952 - Musician (Lynyrd Skynyrd) - Lynyrd Skynyrd Merchandise


Dan Hill (Daniel Grafton "Dan" Hill IV) 1954 - Singer, songwriter


Scott Valentine 1958 - Actor


Charles Hart 1961 - Lyricist, songwriter, musician


Mike Gordon 1965 - Musician (Phish)


Anderson Cooper 1967 - Broadcast journalist


Gabriel Hernandez 1971 - Singer, dander (No Mercy)


Ariel Hernandez 1971 - Singer, dancer (No Mercy)


Rafael Nadal 1986 - Tennis player

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