May 19

Today's:

Birthdays


Johns Hopkins 1795 - entrepreneur, philanthropist, mosted noted for the creation of Johns Hopkins Hospital


Sarah Peale 1800 - Portrait painter


Ho Chi Minh (Nguyen Sinh Cung) 1890 - North Vietnamese Communist revolutionary, prime minister and president


Bruce Bennett 1906 - Shot putter, actor


George Auld 1919 - Musician


Malcolm X (Malcolm Little) 1925 - African-American Muslim minister, public speaker, and human rights activist


Jim Lehrer (James Charles "Jim" Lehrer) 1934 - Journalist, news anchor


David Hartman 1935 - Television personality


James Fox 1939 - Actor


Nancy Kwan 1939 - Actress


Stephen Young (Stephen Levy) 1939 - Actor


Francis Scobee (Francis Richard "Dick" Scobee) 1939 - Astronaut, killed commanding the Space Shuttle Challenger


Mickey Newbury 1940 - Songwriter


Nora Ephron 1941 - Diretor, producer, screenwriter, novelist, journalist


Peter Mayhew 1944 - Actor ("Star Wars")


Pete Townshend 1945 - Musician (The Who)


David Helfgott 1947 - Concert pianist


Dusty Hill 1949 - Musician (ZZ Top)


Grace Jones 1952 - Singer, model, actress


Joey Ramone 1951 - Musician (The Ramones)


Phil Rudd 1954 - Musician (AC/DC)


Steven Ford (Steven Meigs Ford) 1956 - Actor, son of U.S. President Gerald Ford


Martyn Ware 1956 - Musician (The Human League)


Iain Harvie (Del Amitri) 1962


Jenny Berggren 1972 - Musician (Ace of Base)


Kevin Garnett 1976 - Basketball player


Eric Lloyd 1986 - Actor


Sam Smith (Samuel Frederick Smith) 1992 - Singer


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