May 2

Today's:

Birthdays


Catherine The Great (Ekaterina Alekseevna) 1729 - Russian leader Catherine II


Henry M. Robert 1837 - U.S. Army General, author


Hedda Hopper (Elda Furry) 1890 - Actress and gossip columnist


Vernon Castle 1887 - Dancer, actor ("The Whirl of Life")


Baron Von Richthofen (The Red Baron) 1892 - German fighter pilot


Lorenz Hart 1895 - Composer, lyricist, half of Rodgers & Hart


Brian Aherne 1902 - Actor ("A Night to Remember", "The Best of Everything")


Dr. Benjamin Spock 1903 - Baby doctor, author ("The Common Sense Book of Baby and Child Care")


Bing Crosby 1903 - Singer, according to Bing Crosby his birthday is May 2nd, his birthday is actually May 3, real name: Harry Lillis Crosby


Pinky Lee (Pincus Leff) 1907 - Entertainer ("The Pinky Lee Show"), burlesque


Nigel Patrick 1913 - Actor ("The Jack of Diamonds", "The Mackintosh Man"), director, writer


Theodore Bikel 1924 - Singer, actor ("Fiddler on the Roof", "The African Queen")


Roscoe Lee Browne 1925 - Actor


Françoise Fabian (Michele Cortes De Leon y Fabianera) 1932 - Actress ("Reunion", "Dressmaker")


John Lee "Bunk" Gardner 1933 - Musician (Mothers of Invention)


Link Wray (Frederick Lincoln Wray Jr.) 1935 - Musician, composer (Link Wray and His Ray Men)


Engelbert Humperdinck (Arnold George Dorsey) 1936 - Singer


Lorenzo Music 1937 - Actor, voice of Garfield, producer


Gates (William James) Brown 1939 - Baseball player


Clay (Palmer) Carroll 1941 - Baseball player


Mickey (Lee Oddis) Bass III 1943 - Jazz composer, musician (New York Powerhouse Ensemble)


R.C. Bannon 1945 - Country singer


Bianca Jagger 1945 - Model, human rights activist, was married to Mick Jagger


Goldy McJohn 1945 - Musician (Steppenwolf)


"Rudy" Randy Cain 1945 - Musician (The Delfonics)


Lesley Gore 1946 - Singer


David Suchet 1946 - Actor


Robert Henritt 1946 - Musician (The Kinks)


Gerald Irons 1947 - Football player


Larry Gatlin 1948 - Singer (Gatlin Brothers)


Lou Gramm 1950 - Musician (Foreigner)


Joe Callis 1951 - Musician (Human League)


Christine Baranski 1952 - Actress ("The Good Wife")


Angela Bofill 1954 - Singer


Bruce Robert Howard 1961 - Musician (Blow Monkeys)


Elizabeth Berridge 1962 - Actress


Ty Herndon 1962 - Country singer


Todd Sucherman 1969 - Musician (Styx)


Dwayne Johnson 1972 - Wrestler, actor, known as The Rock


David Beckham 1975 - Soccer player


Jenna Van Oy 1977 - Actress


Gaius Charles 1983 - Actor ("Friday Night Lights")


Sarah Hughes 1985 - Figure skater


Lily Allen 1985 - Singer


Thomas McDonell 1986 - Actor (TV: "The 100")


Kay Panabaker 1990 - Actress


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