May 20

Today's:

Birthdays


William Thornton 1759 - Inventor, painter, designed the United States Capitol, first Superintendent of the United States Patent Office


Dolley Payne Madison 1768 - U.S. First Lady, wife of 4th President James Madison


Honore de Balzac 1799 - Novelist


John Stuart Mill 1806 - Editor, philosopher


William George Fargo 1818 - Organizer of Wells, Fargo & Company


Henri Julien Felix Rousseau 1844 - French painter


Wladyslaw Sikorski 1888 - Polish military and political leader


Jimmy Stewart 1908 - Actor (Philadelphia Story [1940]; The Glenn Miller Story, Itís a Wonderful Life, Mr. Smith Goes to Washington)


William R. Hewlett 1913 - Co-founder of Hewlett-Packard Company (HP)


Patrick Ellis (Leftwich) 1916 - Actress


George Goble 1919 - Comedian, Actor (Harper Valley P.T.A.)


Vic Ames (Urick) 1920 - Singer (The Ames Brothers)


Edith Fellows 1923 - Actress (The Grace Kelly Story, In the Mood)


Bob Sweikert 1926 - Auto racer, won Indianapolis 500 in 1955


Bud (Henry) Grant 1927 - Football player and coach


David Hedison (Ara David Heditsian) 1928 - Actor (Licence to Kill, Live and Let Die)


James McEachin 1930 - Actor (The Dead Donít Die, Double Exposure)


Kenton Boyer 1931 - Baseball player


Constance Towers 1933 - Actress (On Wings of Eagles)


Anthony Zerbe 1936 - Actor (North and South, They Call Me Mr. Tibbs, Cool Hand Luke)


Dave Hill 1937 - Golfer


Stan Mikita 1940 - Hockey player


Joe Cocker 1944 - Singer, songwriter


Cher (Cherilyn Sarkisian LaPierre) 1946 - Singer (Sonny & Cher), actress (Moonstruck [1987]; The Witches of Eastwick, Silkwood, Mask)


Bobby (Ray) Murcer 1946 - Baseball player


Dave Thomas 1949 - Comedian, actor


Cullen Bryant 1951 - Football player


Warren Cann 1952 - Musician (Ultravox)


Dean Butler 1956 - Actor


Ronald Prescott Reagan 1958 - Dancer, talk show host, son of U.S. President Ronald Reagan


Jane Wiedlin 1958 - Singer (Go-Go's, Frosted)


Bronson Pinchot 1959 - Actor (Courage Under Fire, Beverly Hills Cop series, Risky Business)


Tony Goldwyn 1960 - Actor (The Pelican Brief, Ghost, Gaby: A True Story)


Susan Cowsill 1960 - Singer (The Cowsills, Continental Drifters, Psycho Sisters)


Nick Heyward 1961 - Musician (Haircut 100)


Brian Nash 1963 - Musician (Frankie Goes to Hollywood)


Mindy Cohn 1966 - Actress


Tom Gorman 1966 - Musician (Belly)


Busta Rhymes 1972 - Musician


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