March 31

Today's:

Birthdays


Rene Descartes 1596 - Philosopher, "I think, therefore I am"


Andrew Marvell 1621 - Poet


Nikolai Gogol 1809 - Playwright, novelist


Edward Fitzgerald 1809 - Author


Robert Wilhelm Bunsen 1811


Mary Chestnut 1823 - Author


Sir Dugald Clerk 1854 - Engineer


Jack Johnson 1878 - Boxer, author


Henry Morgan 1915 - Comedian


Tommy Bolt 1918 - Golfer


Richard Kiley 1922 - Actor ("The Thorn Birds")


Leo Buscaglia 1924


Cesar Chavez 1927 - Labor leader, founder of National Farm Workers Association


William Daniels 1927 - Actor ("St. Elsewhere," voice of KITT on "Knight Rider")


Gordie (Gordon) Howe 1928 - Hockey player (Detroit Red Wings, Hartford Whalers)


Lefty (William Orville) Frizzell 1928 - Country musician


Liz Claiborne 1929 - Fashion designer


Miller Barber 1931 - Golfer


John Jakes 1932 - Author ("California," "In the Big Country")


John D. Loudermilk 1934 - Country singer and songwriter


Shirley Jones 1934 - Singer, Actress ("The Partridge Family")


Richard Chamberlain 1934 - Actor ("The Bourne Identity")


Judith Rossner 1935 - Novelist


Billy Hicke 1938 - Hockey player


Herb Alpert 1935 - Musician


Christopher Walken 1943 - Actor ("The Deerhunter," "Pulp Fiction")


Rod Allen 1944 - Musician (The Fortunes)


Gabe Kaplan 1945 - Actor ("Welcome Back Kotter"), comedian


Al Nichol 1946 - Musician (The Turtles)


Al Gore 1948 - U.S. Vice President under President Bill Clinton


Rhea Perlman 1948 - Actress ("Cheers"), comedian


Mick Ralphs 1948 - Musician (Bad Company, Mott the Hoople)


Ed Marinaro 1950 - Football player (Minnesota Vikings), Actor ("Hill Street Blues")


Sean Hopper 1953 - Musician (Huey Lewis and The News)


Angus Young 1955 - Guitar player (AC/DC)


Marc McClure 1957 - Actor ("Freak Friday")


William McNamara 1965 - Actor


Pavel Bure 1971 - Hockey player


Ewan McGregor 1971 - Actor ("Star Wars" movie series, "Moulin Rouge")


Jessica Szohr 1985 - Actress ("Gossip Girl")


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