May 11

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Birthdays


Irving Berlin 1888 - Composer, lyricist


Martha Graham 1894 - Dancer, choreographer


William Grant Still 1895 - Classical composer


Salvador Dali (Salvador Domingo Felipe Jacinto Dalí i Domčnech) 1904 - Surrealist painter


Phil Silvers 1912 - Entertainer, comedy actor ("The Phil Silvers Show"), known as "The King of Chutzpah"


Foster Brooks 1912 - Actor, comedian


Doodles Weaver (Winstead Sheffield "Doodles" Weaver) 1914 - Actor, comedian


Denver Dell Pyle 1920 - Actor


Mort Sahl (Morton Lyon "Mort" Sahl) 1927 - Comedian, actor


Stanley Elkin 1930 - Novelist, short story writer, essayist


Louis Farrakhan (Louis Eugene Walcott) 1933 - National Representative of the Nation of Islam


Doug McClure 1938 - Actor


Eric Burdon 1941 - Musician (The Animals)


Les Chadwick 1943 - Musician (Gerry & The Pacemakers)


Dr. Robert Jarvik 1946 - Scientist, researcher, entrepreneur


Frances Fisher 1952 - Actress ("Titanic," "Unforgiven")


Shohreh Adhdashloo 1952 - Actress


Boyd Gaines 1953 - Actor


Mark Herndon 1955 - Musician (Alabama)


J.J. Jeczalik 1955 - Musician (Art of Noise)


Martha Quinn 1959 - One of the original video jockeys on MTV


Natasha Richardson 1963 - Actress


Jeffrey Donovan 1968 - Actor ("Burn Notice")


Austin O'Brien 1980 - Actor


Jonathan Jackson 1982 - Actor


Cory Monteith 1982 - Actor ("Glee")


Matt Leinart 1983 - Football player


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