May 25

Today's:

Birthdays


Ralph W. Emerson 1803 - Essayist, philosopher, poet


Luther 'Bill' Robinson (Bill "Bojangles" Robinson) 1878 - Tap dancer, actor


Philip Murray 1886 - Steelworker, labor leader


Igor Sikorsky (Igor Ivanovich Sikorsky) 1889 - Pioneer in aviation with helicopters and fixed-wing aircraft


Ginny Simms 1916 - Singer


Claude Akins 1926 - Actor


Lindsey Nelson 1919 - Sportscaster


Hal David 1921 - Lyricist


John Weitz 1923 - Fashion and industrial designer


Jeanne Crain 1925 - Actress


Kitty Kallen 1926 - Singer


Norman Petty 1927 - Musician, songwriter, record producer


Robert Ludlum 1927 - Author (The Jason Borne series of books)


Beverly Sills 1929 - Opera singer


K.C. Jones 1932 - Basketball player


Ron Nessen 1934 - White House Press Secretary for President Gerald Ford


Tom T. Hall 1936 - Country singer, songwriter


Donnie Elbert 1936 - Singer


Raymond Carver 1938 - Short story writer, poet


Dixie Carter 1939 - Actress ("Designing Women," "Desperate Housewives")


Ian McKellen 1939 - Actor


Jessi Colter 1943 - Country musician


Leslie Uggams 1943 - Actress, singer


John "Poli" Palmer 1943 - Musician (Family)


Frank Oz 1944 - Actor, puppeteer (many Muppets characters, Yoda's voice)


Karen Valentine 1947 - Actress ("Room 222")


Mitch Margo 1947 - Musician (Cross Country)


Klaus Meine 1948 - Musician (Scorpions)


Clarence Burke Jr. 1949 - Musician (Five Stairsteps)


Patti D'Arbanville-Quinn 1951 - Actress, model


Connie Sellecca 1955 - Actress, model


John Grimaldi 1955 - Musician (Argent)


Sugar Minott 1956 - Reggae singer


Paul Weller 1958 - Musician (The Jam, Style Council)


Mike Myers 1963 - Actor, comedian, screenwriter, cast member on "Saturday Night Live," ("Austin Powers" movies)


Anne Heche 1969 - Actress ("Volcano")


Jamie Kennedy 1970 - Actor, comedian, rapper


Justin Henry 1971 - Actor ("Kramer vs. Kramer" [1979])


Molly Sims 1973 - Actress


Miguel Tejada 1974 - Baseball player


Cillian Murphy 1976 - Actor


Brian Urlacher 1978 - Football player


Shawne Merriman 1984 - Football player



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