May 6

Today's:


Birthdays


Maximilien Robespierre 1758 - French revolutionary


Sigmund Freud 1856 - Psychiatrist, originated psychoanalysis


Robert E. Peary, Sr. 1856 - Explorer


Rabindranath Tagore 1861 - Hindu poet, musical composer


Rudolph Valentino (Rodolfo Pietro Filiberto Raffaello Guglielmi di Valentina) 1895 - Actor


Toots Shor (Bernard Shor) 1903 - Restaurateur


Weeb (Wilbur Charles) Ewbank 1907 - Football player


Carmen Cavallaro 1913 - Pianist


(George) Orson Welles 1915 - Actor ("War of the Worlds", "A Man for All Seasons", "Catch-22")


Frederick James 'Freddy' Randall 1921 - Trumpeter, bandleader


Pat Harder 1922 - Football player


Elizabeth Sellars 1923 - Actress ("A Voyage Round My Father", "Never Let Go")


Harry (Percival) Watson 1923 - Hockey player


Marguerite Piazza 1926 - Singer


Willie (Howard) Mays 1931 - Baseball player


Bill (William Alfred) Hands - Baseball player


Bob Seger 1945 - Musician, singer


Jimmie Dale Gilmore 1945 - Singer, actor


Grier Jones 1946 - Golfer


Alan Dale 1947 - Actor


Ben Masters 1947 - Actor ("Noble House", "Dream Lover")


Mary MacGregor 1948 - Singer


Dennis Havig 1949 - Football player


Davey Johnstone 1951 - Musician (Elton John's trio)


Fred McNeil 1952 - Football player


Gregg Henry 1952 - Actor, musician


Tony Blair 1953 - British Prime Minister


Tom Bergeron 1955 - TV Host ("Dancing with the Stars")


Mare Winningham 1959 - Actress, singer


Julianne Phillips 1960 - Model, actress


George (Timothy) Clooney 1961 - Actor (TV: "The Facts of Life", "E/R", Movies: "Batman & Robin", "Ocean's 11"), son of broadcast journalist Nick Clooney, nephew of singer Rosemary Clooney


Stan Cullimore 1962 - Musician, songwriter (The Housemartins)


Roma Downey 1963 - Actress ("Touched by an Angel")


Mark Bryan 1967 - Musician (Hootie and the Blowfish)


Martin Brodeur 1972 - Hockey player


Adrianne Palicki 1972 - Actress ("Friday Night Lights")


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