May 18

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Birthdays

Frank Capra 1897 - Film director ("It's a Wonderful Life")

Robert Meredith Willson 1902 - Composer, songwriter, conductor, playwright

Big Joe Turner 1911 - Singer, musician

Perry Como 1912 - Singer, television personality

Pierre Balmain 1914 - Fashion designer

Margot Fonteyn (Dame Margot Fonteyn de Arias) 1919 - Ballerina

Pope John Paul II (Karol Józef Wojtyla) 1920

Bill Macy 1922 - Television and stage actor

Kai Winding 1922 - Trombonist, composer

Marquita Rivera 1922 - Actress, singer, dancer, known as the "Queen of Latin Rhythm"

Jack Whitaker 1924 - Sportscaster

Pernell Roberts 1930 - Actor ("Bonanza," "Trapper John, M.D.")

Robert Morse 1931 - Actor ("Mad Men," "How to Succeed in Business ...")

Dwayne Hickman 1934 - Actor

Brooks Robinson 1937 - Baseball player

Rodney Dillard 1942 - Musician (The Dillards)

Albert Hammond 1944 - Singer, songwriter

Reggie Jackson 1946 - Baseball player

Joe Bonsall 1948 - Musician (The Oak Ridge Boys)

Dave Atkins 1949 - Musician, producer

Candice Azzara 1949 - Actress

Rick Wakeman 1949 - Musician (Yes)

Rodney Milburn, Jr. 1950 - Olympic Athlete

James Stephens 1951 - Actor

George Strait 1952 - Country musician

Butch Tavares 1953 - Musician (Tavares)

Wreckless Eric 1954 - Musician

Chow Yun-Fat 1955 - Actor

Michael Cretu 1957 - Musician (Enigma)

Toyah Willcox 1958 - Singer, actress

Page Hamilton 1960 - Musician, singer (Helmet)

Jari Kurri 1960 - Hockey player

Yannick Noah 1960 - Tennis player

Martika 1969 - Singer

Tina Fey 1970 - Actress, comedian ("30 Rock," "Saturday Night Live")

Special Ed (Edward Archer) 1974 - Musician

Jack Johnson 1975 - Singer

Darryl Allen 1980 - Musician (Mista)

Allen Leech 1981 - Actor ("Downton Abbey")

Spencer Breslin 1992 - Actor, musician

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