March 16

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Birthdays


James Madison 1751 - Fourth president of the United States.
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George S. Ohm 1787 - Physicist and mathematician


Rosa Bonheur 1822 - Artist, sculptor


Andrew S. Hallidie 1836 - Originated the cable railway transportation system in San Francisco


Maxim Gorky 1868 - Writer known as Alexei Maximovich Peshkov


Conrad Nagel 1897 - Actor


Henny Youngman 1906 - Comedian, violinist


Josef Mengele 1911 - Known as the "the Angel of Death" during World War II


Mercedes McCambridge 1918 - Actress


Leo McKern 1920 - Actor


Jerry Lewis 1926 - Actor, comedian


Reuben "Ruby" Braff 1927 - Trumpeter, cornetist


Tommy Flanagan 1930 - Pianist, composer


Betty Johnson 1932 - Singer


R. Walter Cunningham 1932 - Astronaut (Apollo 7)


Bernardo Bertolucci 1940 - Director


Chuck Woolery 1941 - Game show host ("Love Connection", "Lingo")


Jerry Jeff Walker 1942 - Singer, songwriter


Robin Williams 1947 - Country singer


Erik Estrada 1949 - Actor ("CHiPs")


Victor Garber 1949 - Actor


Kate Nelligan 1951 - Actress


Ray Benson 1951 - Country singer (Asleep at the Wheel)


Hollis Stacy 1954 - Golfer


Nancy Wilson 1954 - Musician (Heart)


Isabelle Huppert 1955 - Actress


Ozzie Newsome 1956 - Football player


Flava Flav 1959 - Rapper (Public Enemy)


Jimmy DeGrasso 1963 - Musician (Megadeth)


Patty Griffin 1964 - Folk singer


Rodney Peete 1966 - Football player


Lauren Graham 1967 - Actress ("Gilmore Girls," "Parenthood")


Judah Friedlander 1969 - Actor ("30 Rock")


Alan Tudyk 1971 - Actor ("Firefly")


Brooke Burns 1978 - Actress ("Baywatch"), game show host ("Dog Eat Dog")


Alexandra Daddario 1986 - Actress ("Percy Jackson" film series, "San Andreas," "Baywatch")


Wolfgang Van Halen 1991 - Musician (Van Halen)


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