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Last Updated 06-14-2018

🎭Joanna Cassidy -- Birthdate Conflict -- b.8/2/1945 or 8/2/1944 N.S.
TV/Movie Actress, Producer
Names/Places: RN:Joanna Virginia Caskey
TV Shows: Shields & Yarnell, Rollergirls, 240-Robert, Family Tree, Codename:Foxfire, Buffalo Bill (as Jo Jo White), Odd Mom Out (as Candace)
Movie Titles: Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead, Chain Reaction, Blade Runner, Who Framed Roger Rabbit?

🎭Joanna Cassidy -- Birthdate Conflict -- b.8/2/1945 or 8/2/1944 N.S.
TV/Movie Actress, Producer
Names/Places: RN:Joanna Virginia Caskey
TV Shows: Shields & Yarnell, Rollergirls, 240-Robert, Family Tree, Codename:Foxfire, Buffalo Bill (as Jo Jo White), Odd Mom Out (as Candace)
Movie Titles: Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead, Chain Reaction, Blade Runner, Who Framed Roger Rabbit?

✍🎭🎮🎵Kim Strauss -- Birthdate Conflict -- b.8/2/1968 or 8/2/1946 N.S. or 8/2/1953 N.S.
Author, Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, Hypnotist, Video Game Voice Actor, Songwriter, Singer
TV Shows: Naruto, Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, Young & The Restless, Babylon 5
Movie Titles: Million Dollar Baby
Video Games: Bleach (series), Blue Dragon (series), Ace Combat (series), Grand Theft Auto V, Tales of Symphonia (series)

✍🎭🎮🎵Kim Strauss -- Birthdate Conflict -- b.8/2/1968 or 8/2/1946 N.S. or 8/2/1953 N.S.
Author, Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, Hypnotist, Video Game Voice Actor, Songwriter, Singer
TV Shows: Naruto, Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, Young & The Restless, Babylon 5
Movie Titles: Million Dollar Baby
Video Games: Bleach (series), Blue Dragon (series), Ace Combat (series), Grand Theft Auto V, Tales of Symphonia (series)

✍🎭🎮🎵Kim Strauss -- Birthdate Conflict -- b.8/2/1968 or 8/2/1946 N.S. or 8/2/1953 N.S.
Author, Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, Hypnotist, Video Game Voice Actor, Songwriter, Singer
TV Shows: Naruto, Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, Young & The Restless, Babylon 5
Movie Titles: Million Dollar Baby
Video Games: Bleach (series), Blue Dragon (series), Ace Combat (series), Grand Theft Auto V, Tales of Symphonia (series)

🎵🎸Butch Vig -- Birthdate Conflict -- b.8/2/1955 or 8/2/1957 N.S.
Music Producer, Alternative Rock Drummer
Group Names: Garbage

🎵🎸Butch Vig -- Birthdate Conflict -- b.8/2/1955 or 8/2/1957 N.S.
Music Producer, Alternative Rock Drummer
Group Names: Garbage

Sawyer Gilbert Adler -- is 11 in the year 2018 and 12 in the year 2019; b.8/2/2007
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: Sara Gilbert and Allison's son

🎭Donna Air -- is 39 in the year 2018 and 40 in the year 2019; b.8/2/1979 N.S.
Actress, English
Movie Titles: The Counselor, The Mummy Returns, Stir Crazy

Isabel Allende -- is 76 in the year 2018 and 77 in the year 2019; b.8/2/1942
Writer, Chilean
Book Titles: The House of Spirits, City of the Beasts

🏆🏒Tony Amonte -- is 48 in the year 2018 and 49 in the year 2019; b.8/2/1970
Hall of Famer, NHL Right Wing
Names/Places: RFMN:Anthony Lewis
Sports Teams: New York Rangers, Chicago Blackhawks, Phoenix Coyotes, Philadelphia Flyers, Calgary Flames

Wylie Quinn Anna Rose Anderson -- is 20 in the year 2018 and 21 in the year 2019; b.8/2/1998
Celebrity Daughter
Names/Places: Apryl Rose and Richard Dean Anderson's daughter

🎭🎵🏆Apollonia -- is 59 in the year 2018 and 60 in the year 2019; b.8/2/1959
TV/Movie Actress, Rhythm and Blues Singer, Model
Names/Places: RN:Patricia Kotero
Misc: descent of German, Hispanic, & Italian; b. in 1960 and 1961 are incorrect
Sports Teams: Los Angeles Rams (cheerleader)
Group Names: Vanity 6 (lead), Apollonia 6 (lead)
Song Titles: Sex Shooter, Take Me With You (featured vocalist on the Prince song)
TV Shows: Falcon Crest (as Apollonia)
Movie Titles: Back to Back, Sex Beach, Black Magic Woman, Purple Rain

🎭Jacinda Barrett -- is 46 in the year 2018 and 47 in the year 2019; b.8/2/1972 N.S.
Actress, Australian

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🏆⚾Manuel Bernal -- is 42 in the year 2018 and 43 in the year 2019; b.8/2/1976
MLB Player

🎭Nadia Bjorlin -- is 38 in the year 2018 and 39 in the year 2019; b.8/2/1980
Actress
TV Shows: Venice: The Series (star)
Movie Titles: Redline, Divorce Invitation, I Know Where Lizzie Is

🏆🏒Leo Boivin -- is 86 in the year 2018 and 87 in the year 2019; b.8/2/1932
Hall of Famer, NHL Coach, NHL Defensive, Canadian
Sports Teams: Toronto Maple Leafs, Boston Bruins, Detroit Red Wings, Pittsburgh Penguins, Minnesota North Stars

🎭🏆Angel Lynn Boris -- is 44 in the year 2018 and 45 in the year 2019; b.8/2/1974
Actress, Model, Playmate
Names/Places: aka Angel Boris Reed
Misc: July 1996
TV Shows: General Hospital

🎭Lisa Brown -- is 64 in the year 2018 and 65 in the year 2019; b.8/2/1954
Actress
TV Shows: As the World Turns, Loving, Guiding Light

🏆⚾Tom Burgmeier -- is 75 in the year 2018 and 76 in the year 2019; b.8/2/1943
MLB Pitcher

🎭Mathieu Carrière -- is 68 in the year 2018 and 69 in the year 2019; b.8/2/1950
Actor, Director, German

✍📰Caleb Carr -- is 63 in the year 2018 and 64 in the year 2019; b.8/2/1955
Author, Novelist, Historian
Book Titles: The Alienist, The Angel of Darkness, The Lessons of Terror: A History of Warfare Against Civilians

🎵Jeremy Castle -- is 44 in the year 2018 and 45 in the year 2019; b.8/2/1974
Country Singer

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🏆🏀Cedric Ceballos -- is 49 in the year 2018 and 50 in the year 2019; b.8/2/1969
NBA Forward, NBA Guard

🎵Charli XCX -- is 26 in the year 2018 and 27 in the year 2019; b.8/2/1992 N.S.
Songwriter, Singer, English
Names/Places: RN: Charlotte Emma Aitchison

🎨🎭🎵John Cohen -- is 86 in the year 2018 and 87 in the year 2019; b.8/2/1932
Photographer, Filmmaker, Musicologist, Folk Musician
Group Names: New Lost City Ramblers

Gabriel Anthony Cohen -- is 27 in the year 2018 and 28 in the year 2019; b.8/2/1991
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: Meredith Viera and Richard's son

🏆🏒John Cullen -- is 54 in the year 2018 and 55 in the year 2019; b.8/2/1964
NHL Player, Canadian

🎭Dingdong Dantes -- is 38 in the year 2018 and 39 in the year 2019; b.8/2/1980 N.S.
Actor, Phillipean

Ron De Lugo -- is 88 in the year 2018 and 89 in the year 2019; b.8/2/1930
Politician
Misc: U.S. delegate

🎵Hank DeVito -- is 70 in the year 2018 and 71 in the year 2019; b.8/2/1948
Music Figure

🎭🏆Susan Denberg -- is 74 in the year 2018 and 75 in the year 2019; b.8/2/1944 N.S.
Actress, Model, Playmate, German
Names/Places: RN:Dietlinde Zechner
Misc: August 1966

🏆🥊Nick Diaz -- is 35 in the year 2018 and 36 in the year 2019; b.8/2/1983 N.S.
Mixed Martial Arts

Hunter William Douglas -- is 21 in the year 2018 and 22 in the year 2019; b.8/2/1997
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: Kym and Jerry's son

📰🎭Dylan Dreyer -- is 37 in the year 2018 and 38 in the year 2019; b.8/2/1981 N.S.
Weatherman, Personality
TV Shows: Today Show

🎵🎸Les Dudek -- is 66 in the year 2018 and 67 in the year 2019; b.8/2/1952
Rock & Roll Singer/Guitarist
Group Names: The Steve Miller Band, The Allman Brothers Band

🎭Tim Dunigan -- is 63 in the year 2018 and 64 in the year 2019; b.8/2/1955
Actor
TV Shows: The A-Team, Mr. Smith, Wizards & Warriors, Captain Power and the Soldiers of the Future (as Captain Jonathan Power)
Movie Titles: Captain Power: The Beginning

🎭Hallie Kate Eisenberg -- is 26 in the year 2018 and 27 in the year 2019; b.8/2/1992
Actress
Movie Titles: The Inside, Bicentennial Man, Paulie, How to Eat Fried Worms

🎵Andy Fairweather-Low -- is 70 in the year 2018 and 71 in the year 2019; b.8/2/1948
Music Producer, Songwriter, Pop Singer/Guitarist, Welsh (Wales)
Group Names: Amen Corner

🎭Angela Faith -- is 58 in the year 2018 and 59 in the year 2019; b.8/2/1960
XXX-rated actress

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✍📰James Fallows -- is 69 in the year 2018 and 70 in the year 2019; b.8/2/1949
Writer, Journalist
Book Titles: National Defense, Looking at the Sun, Breaking the News, Blind Into Baghdad, Postcards from Tomorrow, Square, China Airborne

🎭Julia Foster -- is 75 in the year 2018 and 76 in the year 2019; b.8/2/1943
Actress, English
Movie Titles: Alfie, The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner, Half a Sixpence, The Great McGonagall

🎭🏆⛸Linda Fratianne -- is 58 in the year 2018 and 59 in the year 2019; b.8/2/1960
Hall of Famer, Actress, Figure Skater, Olympic Athlete
Misc: (Olympic-silver-1980)

🎭🎵Edward "Eddie" Furlong -- is 41 in the year 2018 and 42 in the year 2019; b.8/2/1977
Movie Actor, Producer, Musician
Names/Places: MN:Walter
Movie Titles: Terminator 2: Judgment Day, Pecker, Detroit Rock City, American History X

Cassidy Erin Gifford -- is 25 in the year 2018 and 26 in the year 2019; b.8/2/1993
Celebrity Daughter
Names/Places: Kathie Lee & Frank's daughter

🎵🎸Devon Glenn -- is 38 in the year 2018 and 39 in the year 2019; b.8/2/1980
Rock & Roll Performer
Group Names: Buckcherry

🎭Kia Goodwin -- is 45 in the year 2018 and 46 in the year 2019; b.8/2/1973
Actress, Producer
TV Shows: 227 (as Tiffany Holloway)
Movie Titles: Swimfan, The Object of My Affection, Strapped

🎵Dave Govan -- is 78 in the year 2018 and 79 in the year 2019; b.8/2/1940
Music Figure
Group Names: Jayhawks, Vibrations, Marathons

🎭Jason Gray -- is 33 in the year 2018 and 34 in the year 2019; b.8/2/1985 N.S.
Comedian

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Tristan Wayne Gretzky -- is 18 in the year 2018 and 19 in the year 2019; b.8/2/2000
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: Janet and Wayne's son

🎭Kathryn Harrold -- is 68 in the year 2018 and 69 in the year 2019; b.8/2/1950
Actress
TV Shows: The Larry Sanders Show, Chicago Hope, MacGruder & Loud (as Det. Jenny Loud MacGruder), I'll Fly Away (as Christina LeKatzis), Greek (as Mrs. Chambers)
Movie Titles: Raw Deal, The Hunter, Modern Romance

🎭Britt Helfer -- is 59 in the year 2018 and 60 in the year 2019; b.8/2/1959
Actress
Misc: retired from acting in 1992
Movie Titles: Let's Do It!, Alley Cat, The Princess Academy

🎵🎷Steve Hillage -- is 67 in the year 2018 and 68 in the year 2019; b.8/2/1951
Music Producer, Songwriter, Synthesizer, Jazz Guitarist, English
Misc: b. Aug 25?
Group Names: Spyrogyra, soloist

🎵🎸Garth Hudson -- is 81 in the year 2018 and 82 in the year 2019; b.8/2/1937
Hall of Famer, Organist, Rock & Roll Musician, Canadian
Names/Places: b. in Woodstock, NY
Misc: sought-after sessionist; some say b. 1942 or 1943
Group Names: The Band

🎭Melanie Hutsell -- is 50 in the year 2018 and 51 in the year 2019; b.8/2/1968
Actress, Comedienne
TV Shows: Saturday Night Live
Movie Titles: Grown Ups 2, Can't Stop Dancing, Bridesmaids

Lance Ito -- is 68 in the year 2018 and 69 in the year 2019; b.8/2/1950
Judge
Misc: O.J. Simpson trial fame

🎭🏆Victoria Jackson -- is 59 in the year 2018 and 60 in the year 2019; b.8/2/1959
Actress, Comedienne, Gymnast
Misc: some say b. Aug 3
TV Shows: The 1/2 Hour Comedy Hour, Half Nelson (as Annie), Saturday Night Live
Movie Titles: Casual Sex?, Family Business, UHF

🏆⚽Meghan Klingenberg -- is 30 in the year 2018 and 31 in the year 2019; b.8/2/1988 N.S.
Soccer Player, American

🏆🎾Aaron Krickstein -- is 51 in the year 2018 and 52 in the year 2019; b.8/2/1967
Tennis Player
Names/Places: NN: Marathon Man

Paul Laxalt -- is 96 in the year 2018 and 97 in the year 2019; b.8/2/1922
Senator, Governor
Misc: Governor of Nevada 1967-1971, U.S. Senator 1974-1987

🏆Crystal Lee -- is 27 in the year 2018 and 28 in the year 2019; b.8/2/1991 N.S.
Beauty Pagent Contestant

🎵Kathy Lennon -- is 75 in the year 2018 and 76 in the year 2019; b.8/2/1943
Singer
Misc: not b. on August 22, 1942
Group Names: The Lennon Sisters

🎵Jimmy Lowe -- is 63 in the year 2018 and 64 in the year 2019; b.8/2/1955
Country Singer

🏆🏁🏊Simone Manuel -- is 22 in the year 2018 and 23 in the year 2019; b.8/2/1996 N.S.
Swimmer, Olympic Athlete

🏆⚾Matt Miller -- is 46 in the year 2018 and 47 in the year 2019; b.8/2/1972
MLB Player

🏆Tamás Molnár -- is 43 in the year 2018 and 44 in the year 2019; b.8/2/1975 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Olympic Athlete, Water Polo Player, Hungarian

🎵Mark Naftalin -- is 74 in the year 2018 and 75 in the year 2019; b.8/2/1944
Hall of Famer, Music Producer, Composer, Keyboardist, Blues Performer
Group Names: the Paul Butterfield Blues Band

🎵Mojo Nixon -- is 61 in the year 2018 and 62 in the year 2019; b.8/2/1957
Novelty Singer
Song Titles: Elvis is Everywhere, Martha's Muffin, Don Henley Must Die

🏆🏈Brad Ottis -- is 46 in the year 2018 and 47 in the year 2019; b.8/2/1972
NFL Defensive End

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🎭Mary-Louise Parker -- is 54 in the year 2018 and 55 in the year 2019; b.8/2/1964
Actress
TV Shows: Angels in America (TV Mini-series), The West Wing (as Amelia "Amy" Gardner), Weeds (as Nancy Botwin), When We Rise (as Roma Guy)
Movie Titles: RED, Fried Green Tomatoes, Red Dragon

🎭🎵Butch Patrick -- is 65 in the year 2018 and 66 in the year 2019; b.8/2/1953
Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, Novelty Singer
Names/Places: RN:Patrick Allan Lilley
Misc: b. 1954?; (AP says Aug 2)
Song Titles: What Ever Happened To Eddie?
TV Shows: The Real McCoys (as Greg Howard), The Munsters (as Edward Wolfgang "Eddie" Munster), Lidsville

🎭Nehemiah Persoff -- is 99 in the year 2018 and 100 in the year 2019; b.8/2/1919
Actor
Names/Places: b. in Jerusalem, Palestine (now Israel)
Movie Titles: An American Tail, Twins, Some Like It Hot, Al Capone, Yentl

🏆🏈Joe Poplawski -- is 61 in the year 2018 and 62 in the year 2019; b.8/2/1957
CFL Figure, Football Wide Receiver, Canadian
Sports Teams: Winnipeg Blue Bombers

🏆🏀Kristaps Porzingis -- is 23 in the year 2018 and 24 in the year 2019; b.8/2/1995 N.S.
NBA Forward, Latvian

🎭Angelica Rivera -- is 49 in the year 2018 and 50 in the year 2019; b.8/2/1969 N.S.
Actress, Mexican

Steven A. Rosenberg -- is 78 in the year 2018 and 79 in the year 2019; b.8/2/1940
Surgeon
Misc: a leading cancer researcher

🏆🏈Rod Rust -- is 90 in the year 2018 and 91 in the year 2019; b.8/2/1928
NFL Coach, NFL Player

🏆⚾Danny Sheaffer -- is 57 in the year 2018 and 58 in the year 2019; b.8/2/1961
MLB Manager, MLB Catcher

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🏆⚾Grady Sizemore -- is 36 in the year 2018 and 37 in the year 2019; b.8/2/1982
MLB Player
Misc: 3x All-Star, 2x Gold Glove, Silver Slugger; active as of 2015

🎭Madeleine Smith -- is 69 in the year 2018 and 70 in the year 2019; b.8/2/1949
Actress, English
TV Shows: Doctor in the House (as Nurse)
Movie Titles: Let and Let Die, The Vampire Lovers, Frankenstein and the Monster from Hell, Theatre of Blood

🎭🏆Crystal Smith -- is 67 in the year 2018 and 68 in the year 2019; b.8/2/1951 N.S.
Actress, Model, Playmate
Misc: September 1971

✍🎭Kevin (Actor) Smith -- is 48 in the year 2018 and 49 in the year 2019; b.8/2/1970
Screenwriter, Actor, Producer/Director
TV Shows: Comic Book Men (producer)
Movie Titles: Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back, Dogma, Chasing Amy, Mallrats, Clerks

🏆🏈Fernando Smith -- is 47 in the year 2018 and 48 in the year 2019; b.8/2/1971
NFL Defensive End

🎵🎸John Stanier -- is 50 in the year 2018 and 51 in the year 2019; b.8/2/1968
Alternative Rock Drummer
Group Names: Helmet

🎭Aaron Staton -- is 38 in the year 2018 and 39 in the year 2019; b.8/2/1980
Actor
TV Shows: Mad Men (as Ken Cosgrove)
Movie Titles: L.A. Noire, August Rush, Preservation

🎭Cynthia Stevenson -- is 56 in the year 2018 and 57 in the year 2019; b.8/2/1962
TV/Movie/Stage Actress, TV Talk Show Hostess
Names/Places: b. in Oakland, CA
TV Shows: Cheers, My Talk Show, Bob (as Trisha McKay), Hope & Gloria (as Hope Davidson), Oh Baby (as Tracy)
Movie Titles: Case 39, The Player, Forget Paris, Home for the Holidays, Happiness, Air Bud: Golden Receiver

🏆🏀Cederic Stevenson -- is 49 in the year 2018 and 50 in the year 2019; b.8/2/1969
NBA Player

🎭Danica Stewart -- is 35 in the year 2018 and 36 in the year 2019; b.8/2/1983
Actress
TV Shows: General Hospital, Passions (as Jessica for its entire run)
Movie Titles: Darkening Sky, Self Medicated

✍🎭W. K. Stratton -- is 68 in the year 2018 and 69 in the year 2019; b.8/2/1950
Writer, Actor
TV Shows: Baa Baa Black Sheep (as Lt. Lawrence Casey), JAG (as Cmdr. Ted Lindsey)
Movie Titles: Airwolf, The Great Santini

🏆⚾Huston Street -- is 35 in the year 2018 and 36 in the year 2019; b.8/2/1983
MLB Pitcher

🏆🏈Golden Tate -- is 30 in the year 2018 and 31 in the year 2019; b.8/2/1988 N.S.
NFL Player

🏆⚾Scott Taylor -- is 51 in the year 2018 and 52 in the year 2019; b.8/2/1967
MLB Pitcher

🎵🎸Ted Turner -- is 68 in the year 2018 and 69 in the year 2019; b.8/2/1950
Rock & Roll Guitarist
Misc: NOT the CNN guy
Group Names: Wishbone Ash

🎵🎸Joe Lynn Turner -- is 67 in the year 2018 and 68 in the year 2019; b.8/2/1951
Rock & Roll Singer
Group Names: Rainbow

🏆⚾Mike Venafro -- is 45 in the year 2018 and 46 in the year 2019; b.8/2/1973
MLB Pitcher

🏆⚾Tim Wakefield -- is 52 in the year 2018 and 53 in the year 2019; b.8/2/1966
MLB Pitcher

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🎭Roberta Wallach -- is 63 in the year 2018 and 64 in the year 2019; b.8/2/1955
Actress
Movie Titles: Rabbit Hole, Boy Wonder, Where's Daddy!, The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds

🏆🏈Terrence Warren -- is 49 in the year 2018 and 50 in the year 2019; b.8/2/1969
NFL Wide Receiver

🏆⛸Michael Weiss -- is 42 in the year 2018 and 43 in the year 2019; b.8/2/1976
Figure Skater

🎭Derek Wells -- is 51 in the year 2018 and 52 in the year 2019; b.8/2/1967
Actor
TV Shows: The Fitzpatricks, Salage 1

🏆🏈Ed West -- is 57 in the year 2018 and 58 in the year 2019; b.8/2/1961
NFL Tight End

🎭Sam Worthington -- is 42 in the year 2018 and 43 in the year 2019; b.8/2/1976
Actor, Producer/Director, English
Movie Titles: Clash of the Titans, Wrath of the Titans, Avatar, Terminator Salvation

🎭Max Wright -- is 75 in the year 2018 and 76 in the year 2019; b.8/2/1943
Actor
TV Shows: Buffalo Bill (as Karl Shub), Misfits of Science, Alf (as Willie Tanner), The Norm Show (as Max Denby)
Movie Titles: All That Jazz, Reds

🎵Clive Wright -- is 65 in the year 2018 and 66 in the year 2019; b.8/2/1953
Guitarist
Group Names: Cock Robin

🎨✍🎵🎸David Yow -- is 58 in the year 2018 and 59 in the year 2019; b.8/2/1960
Illustrator, Author, Musician, Rock & Roll Singer
Group Names: Scratch Acid, The Jesus Lizard
Album Titles: Tonight You Look Like a Spider

🏆🏀George Zidek -- is 45 in the year 2018 and 46 in the year 2019; b.8/2/1973
NBA Player, Czech

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🏆🏈Elijah Alexander -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/2/1970 d.3/24/2010 (39)
NFL Linebacker

Irving Babbitt -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/2/1865 d.7/15/1933 (67)
Writer, Critic, Teacher, French
Misc: leader of the movement in literary criticism known as the "New Humanism," or Neohumanism.

James Arthur Baldwin -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/2/1924 d.11/30/1987 (63)
Novelist, Dramatist/Playwright, Essayist, Civil Rights Leader, Gay

🏆🏒David Balon -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/2/1938 d.5/29/2007 (68)
NHL Coach, NHL Player, Canadian

🎵Homer Banks -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/2/1941 d.4/3/2003 (61)
Music Producer, Songwriter, Soul Singer

🎭Tom Bell -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/2/1933 d.10/4/2006 (73)
TV Actor
TV Shows: Holocaust

Charles Bennett -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/2/1899 d.6/15/1995 (95)
Dramatist/Playwright, Screen/Scriptwriter, English
Misc: collaborated with Alfred Hitchcock on such suspense classics as "The 39 Steps" and "The Man Who Knew Too Much."

💰Samuel Black -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/2/1883 d.4/15/1941 (57)
Businessperson
Misc: the first electric drill company founder

🎵Sir Arthur Bliss -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/2/1891 N.S. d.3/27/1975 N.S. (83)
Composer, Conductor, English
Names/Places: RN:Edward Drummond

💰Betsy Bloomingdale -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/2/1922 d.7/19/2016 N.S. (93)
Philanthropist, Socialite
Names/Places: Alfred S. Bloomingdale's wife

Albert Brisbane -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/2/1809 d.6/1/1890 (80)
Author, Social Reformer

⚛🎭Bob Burns -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/2/1890 d.2/2/1956 (65)
Inventor, Movie Actor, Comedian
Misc: the Bazooka

🏆🏈Billy Cannon -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/2/1937 N.S. d.5/20/2018 N.S. (80)
Hall of Famer, NFL Player, College Football Player
Misc: Heisman winner in 1959, Louisiana State University's most famous football hero; Superbowl II, 3x AFL champ
Sports Teams: Louisiana State University (LSU), Houston Oilers (1960-1963), Oakland Raiders (1964-1969), Kansas City Chiefs (1970)

🎵Hank Cochran -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/2/1935 d.7/15/2010 (74)
Hall of Famer, Songwriter, Country Singer
Names/Places: RN:Garland Perry
Misc: in the Country Music Hall of Fame in the Songwriting category

🎵Doris Coley -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/2/1941 d.2/4/2000 (58)
Rhythm and Blues Singer
Group Names: The Shirelles

✍🎭Wes Craven -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/2/1939 d.8/30/2015 N.S. (76)
Writer, Actor, Producer, Director
Misc: director of many horror films
Movie Titles: A Nightmare on Elm Street (series), Wes Craven's New Nightmare, A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors, Scream (series), The Hills Have Eyes, The Last House on the Left, The Serpent and the Rainbow, The People Under The Stars, Vampire in Brooklyn, Cursed, Red Eye, My Soul To Take

🎵🎸Pete DeFreitas -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/2/1961 d.6/14/1989 (27)
Music Producer, Songwriter, Rock & Roll Drummer, Trinidad And Tobago
Group Names: Echo and the Bunnymen

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🏆🥊Esteban DeJesus -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/2/1951 d.5/11/1989 (37)
Boxer

🎭John Dexter -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/2/1925 d.3/23/1990 (64)
Stage Director, English
Misc: British theater & opera

🎨Arthur G. Dove -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/2/1880 d.11/23/1946 (66)
Painter

🎭Ann Dvorak -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/2/1912 d.12/10/1979 (67)
Movie Actress, Dancer
Names/Places: b. in New York; RLN:McKim
Movie Titles: Scarface

🎭Louis Falco -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/2/1942 d.3/26/1993 (50)
Choreographer, Dancer

Oscar Fraley -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/2/1914 d.1/6/1994 (79)
Author
Book Titles: the Untouchables

✍⚖Rómulo Gallegos -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/2/1884 d.4/5/1969 (84)
Writer, Head of State, Venezuelan

🎵Andrew Gold -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/2/1951 d.6/3/2011 (59)
Songwriter, Drummer, Guitarist, Pianist, Pop Singer
Names/Places: b. in Burbank
Group Names: Wax, soloist

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🎖John Manners Marguess Of Granby -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/2/1721 d.10/18/1770 (49)
Army Officer, British
Misc: a popular British hero of the Seven Years' War (1756-63).

Elisha Gray -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/2/1835 d.1/21/1901 (65)
Inventor
Misc: Founder of the Western Electric Company, he filed a patent on a telephone device only hours after Alexander Graham Bell.

🎭🏆Albert W. Hall -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/2/1934 d.10/9/2008 (74)
Movie Actor, Olympic Athlete
Misc: hammer throw champion
Movie Titles: Apocalypse Now

🎵Joe Harnell -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/2/1924 d.7/14/2005 (80)
Arranger, Singer, Conductor

✍⚛Holling C. Holling -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/2/1900 d.9/7/1973 (73)
Children's Author, Naturalist

🎵Hans Hopf -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/2/1916 d.6/25/1993 (76)
Opera Singer, German

💰🏆⚽Lamar Hunt -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/2/1932 d.12/13/2006 (74)
Hall of Famer, Executive, Founder, Sports Figure, Soccer Player
Misc: AFL founder & 1st prez, KC Chiefs owner, came up with the term Super Bowl, co-founder of the NASL

🎵"Fat" Larry James -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/2/1949 d.12/5/1987 (38)
Drummer
Group Names: Fat Larry's Band

🎵Johnny Kemp -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/2/1959 d.4/16/2015 (55)
Singer

🎵Doris Kenner -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/2/1941 d.2/4/2000 (58)
Hall of Famer, Rhythm and Blues Singer
Names/Places: Nee: Jackson; b. in Passaic, NJ
Group Names: The Shirelles

✍📰🎭🏆John Kieran -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/2/1892 d.12/10/1981 (89)
Hall of Famer, Author, Journalist, Editor, Columnist, Radio Actor, TV Host, Panelist, Sports Writer
Misc: an intellectual with an encyclopediac knowledge; in the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Hall of Fame
Book Titles: Information Please Almanac
TV Shows: Kieran's Kaleidoscope

👑King Constantine I Of Greece -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/2/1868 d.1/11/1923 (54)
King
Misc: He became king in 1913, was overthrown in 1917, recalled as king in 1920, but deposed again two years later.

🎨🎖⚛Pierre Charles L'Enfant -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/2/1754 d.6/14/1825 (70)
Architect, Revolutionary, Engineer, French
Misc: responsible for the city layout of Washington

🎵Nanny Larsen-Todsen -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/2/1884 d.5/26/1982 (97)
Opera Singer, Swedish

🎭Margaret Lawrence -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/2/1889 d.1/8/1929 (39)
Movie Actress
Misc: died in a murder suicide by Wallace Eddinger possibly also on January 8, 1929.

🎭Myrna Loy -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/2/1905 d.12/14/1993 (88)
TV/Movie Actress
Names/Places: b. in Radersburg, MT; nee Williams
Movie Titles: The Thin Man (series), Jazz Singer

🎭Theo Marcuse -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/2/1920 d.11/29/1967 (47)
Actor

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🎭Gary Merrill -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/2/1914 d.3/5/1990 (75)
TV/Movie Actor
Names/Places: b. in Hartford, CT; Bette Davis' hubby 1950s
Misc: some say b. 1915
TV Shows: Alfred Hitchcock Show (frequent guest)
Movie Titles: Twelve O'Clock High, All About Eve

🎭🎵Helen Morgan -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/2/1900 d.10/8/1941 (41)
Stage Actress, Singer

🎭Ruth Nelson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/2/1905 d.9/12/1992 (87)
Movie/Stage Actress

⛪🎭Carroll O'Connor -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/2/1924 d.6/21/2001 (76)
Hall of Famer, Roman Catholic, TV Actor, TV Producer
Names/Places: b. in New York City; 2x Nancy Fields' hubby
Misc: Some say b. in 1925; auditioned for the Skipper part on Gilligan's Island
TV Shows: All in the Family (as Archie Bunker), Archie Bunker's Place (as Archie Bunker), In the Heat of the Night (as Chief Bill Gillespie), Party Of Five (as Jacob Gordan)

⛪🎭Peter O'Toole -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/2/1932 d.12/14/2013 (81)
Roman Catholic, Movie Actor, Irish
Misc: some say 1933
TV Shows: Masada (as Gen. Flavius Silva)
Movie Titles: The Last Emperor, Lawrence of Arabia, Becket, Venus

🎵Edward (Pip) Patten -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/2/1939 d.2/25/2005 (65)
Hall of Famer, Rhythm and Blues Singer
Names/Places: Gladys Knight's cousin
Group Names: Gladys Knight & the Pips

📰James Westbrook Pegler -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/2/1894 d.6/24/1969 (74)
Journalist, Columnist

Frank Perret -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/2/1867 d.1/12/1943 (75)
Scientist
Misc: Volcanologist

💻John Pinkerton -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/2/1919 d.12/22/1997 (78)
Computer Scientist

🎭Elizabeth Russell -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/2/1916 d.5/4/2002 (85)
Movie Actress

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🎭Randy Schell -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/2/1952 N.S. d.7/8/2017 N.S. (64)
Actor, Narrator
TV Shows: Judge Alex (narrator), Life in Pieces (narrator)

✍🎭Bill Scott -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/2/1920 d.11/29/1985 (65)
Screen/Scriptwriter, Cartoon Voice Actor, Producer
TV Shows: The Bullwinkle Show (voices of Bullwinkle J. Moose, Dudley Doright, & Mr. Peabody)

🎨John French Sloan -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/2/1871 d.9/7/1951 (80)
Cartoonist, Illustrator, Painter, Lithographer, Etcher
Misc: depictions of everyday life in New York City in the early 20th century.

🎵Cesare Sodero -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/2/1886 d.12/16/1947 (61)
Conductor, Italian

🏆🥊Billy Soose -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/2/1915 d.9/5/1998 (83)
Hall of Famer, Boxer

Philippe Soupault -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/2/1897 d.3/11/1990 (92)
Novelist, Poet, French
Misc: instrumental in founding the Surrealist movement.

🎭Beatrice Straight -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/2/1914 N.S. d.4/7/2001 N.S. (86)
TV/Movie/Stage Actress
TV Shows: Beacon Hill, King's Crossing
Movie Titles: Poltergeist

💰Joseph Sturge -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/2/1793 d.5/14/1859 (65)
Philanthropist
Misc: Quaker pacifist, and political reformer who was most important as a leader of the antislavery movement.

📰Moses Coit Tyler -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/2/1835 d.12/28/1900 (65)
Historian

John Tyndall -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/2/1820 d.12/4/1893 (73)
Physicist, Irish
Misc: demonstrated why the sky is blue

Jorge Videla -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/2/1925 d.5/17/2013 (87)
Politician, Argentine
Misc: dictator president of Argentina 1976-81

💰🎭Jack Leonard Warner -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/2/1892 d.9/9/1978 (86)
Businessperson, Film Executive, Canadian
Misc: He was co-founder with his brother Harry of Warner Brothers Pictures Inc.

Jack Whittingham -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/2/1910 d.7/3/1972 (61)
Screen/Scriptwriter, British
Movie Titles: Thunderball

📰Lyle Wilson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/2/1899 d.5/??/1967 (67)
Journalist

🏆⚾Cliff Young -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/2/1964 d.11/4/1993 (29)
MLB Pitcher

Lou Zara -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/2/1910 d.10/5/2001 (91)
Writer

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🎵Joe Allison -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/3/1924 d.8/2/2002 (77)
Hall of Famer, Music Producer, Songwriter, Country Musician

🎵Milton Babbitt -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/10/1916 d.8/2/1965 (49)
Composer

📰Claude A. Barnett -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/16/1889 d.8/2/1967 (77)
Publisher
Misc: Associated Negro Press

🎭Terence Bayler -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/24/1930 N.S. d.8/2/2016 N.S. (86)
Actor, New Zealand
Movie Titles: Monty Python's Life of Brian, Harry Potter (series), The Remains of the Day

Alexander Graham Bell -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/3/1847 d.8/2/1922 (75)
Hall of Famer, Inventor, Scotish
Names/Places: b. in Edinburgh
Misc: inventor of the telephone

Baruj Benacerraf -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/29/1920 d.8/2/2011 (90)
Scientist, Venezuelan

Louis Bleriot -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/1/1872 d.8/2/1936 (64)
Aviator, Engineer, Inventor, French
Misc: the first man to fly an airplane across English Channel

💰Elmer Bobst -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/16/1884 d.8/2/1978 (93)
Businessperson, Executive
Names/Places: NN:The Vitamin King

🎨Francesco Borromini -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/25/1599 d.8/2/1667 (67)
Architect, Italian

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🏆⚾Dennis Joseph "Big Dan" Brouthers -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/8/1858 N.S. d.8/2/1932 N.S. (74)
Hall of Famer, MLB First Baseman
Sports Teams: Troy Trojans (1879-1880), Buffalo Bisons (1881-1885), Detroit Wolverines (1886-1888), Boston Beaneaters (1889), Boston Reds (1890-1891), Brooklyn Grooms (1892-1893), Baltimore Orioles (1894-1895), Louisville Colonels (1895), Philadelphia Phillies (1896), New York Giants (1904)

William S. Burroughs -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/5/1914 d.8/2/1997 (83)
Novelist
Misc: Beat Generation Author (Naked Lunch), alternative music fan; the stone-faced godfather of the "Beat generation"
Book Titles: Naked Lunch

Joe Carcione -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/31/1914 d.8/2/1988 (73)
Naturalist
Misc: The Green Grocer

🎵Enrico Caruso -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/25/1873 d.8/2/1921 (48)
Tenor, Opera Singer, Italian
Names/Places: b. and d. in Naples; RFN:Errico

Raymond Carver Jr. -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/25/1938 d.8/2/1988 (50)
Author, Short Story Writer, Poet

🎵Carlos Chávez -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/13/1899 d.8/2/1978 (79)
Conductor/Composer, Mexican

Roy Cohn -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/20/1927 d.8/2/1986 (59)
Attorney/Lawyer, Gay
Misc: represented Joseph McCarthy

🎵Brian Cole -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/8/1943 d.8/2/1972 (28)
Singer, Bassist
Misc: d. in 1973?
Group Names: The Association

🎵Betty Jack Davis -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/4/1932 d.8/2/1953 (21)
Country Singer
Group Names: Davis Sisters, Skeeter Davis

Sir James Douglas -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/15/1803 d.8/2/1877 (73)
Governor, Canadian
Misc: the first governor of British Columbia

🎭Frank Faylen -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/8/1905 d.8/2/1985 (79)
TV/Movie Actor, Vaudevillan
TV Shows: The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis (as Herbert T. Gillis)

🎭Totie Fields -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/7/1930 d.8/2/1978 (48)
Comedienne
Names/Places: RN:Sophie Feldman
Misc: some say b. 1931

🎭Bert Freed -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/3/1919 d.8/2/1994 (74)
Movie Actor

🎨Thomas Gainsborough -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/14/1727 d.8/2/1788 (61)
Painter, English
Misc: The Blue Boy, one of the best known English portrait and landscape artists

🎵Rudolph Ganz -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/24/1877 d.8/2/1972 (95)
Conductor/Composer, Cellist, Pianist, Swiss

🎖Mordecai Gist -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/22/1742 J-LD or 2/22/1743 Ju-1 d.8/2/1792 (50)
Revolutionary

🎭Charles H. Gray -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/27/1921 d.8/2/2008 (86)
Actor

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Warren Gamaliel Harding -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/2/1865 d.8/2/1923 (57)
President
Names/Places: b. in Corsica, OH; d. in San Francisco.
Misc: 29th U.S. President (1921-23)

🎖🎭🏆Wild Bill Hickok -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/27/1837 d.8/2/1876 (39)
Hero, Entertainment Figure, Gambler, Gunslinger
Names/Places: b. in Troy Grove, Illinois; RN:James Butler Hickok
Misc: Frontier Marshal; some say b. June 19

🎵Rosetta Hightower -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/23/1944 d.8/2/2014 (70)
Rhythm and Blues Singer
Group Names: The Orlons

🏆🏁🏃Kinue Hitoma -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/1/1907 d.8/2/1931 (24)
Runner, Olympic Athlete, Japanese
Misc: 800m runner (Oly-silver-1928)

🎵Josef Holbrooke -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/5/1878 d.8/2/1958 (80)
Conductor/Composer, Pianist, English

🎭David Huddleston -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/17/1930 d.8/2/2016 N.S. (85)
Actor
TV Shows: How the West Was Won, Petrocelli, The Kallikaks, Hizzoner
Movie Titles: Blazing Saddles, Santa Claus The Movie, The Big Lebowski

🎵James Jamerson -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/29/1936 d.8/2/1983 (47)
Hall of Famer, Bassist
Misc: sessionist who played on many Motown classics

🎵Mitch Jayne -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/5/1928 d.8/2/2010 (82)
Country Bassist
Misc: NOT b. 5-7-30
Group Names: The Dillards

🎵Jimmy Jones -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/2/1937 d.8/2/2012 (75)
Falsetto, Pop Singer

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👑King William II Of England -- Death Anniversary -- b.??/??/1056 d.8/2/1100 (43)
King

👑King Henry III Of France -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/19/1551 d.8/2/1589 (37)
King
Misc: also of Poland; reigned 1573-89

🎭Jack Kirkwood -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/6/1894 d.8/2/1964 (69)
Actor
TV Shows: Fibber McGee & Molly (as Fred Nitney), One Happy Family

🎵🎷Roy Kral -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/10/1921 d.8/2/2002 (80)
Arranger, Composer, Pianist, Jazz Singer

⚖🎵Fela Anikolapu Kuti -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/15/1938 d.8/2/1997 (58)
Politician, Composer, Singer, Keyboardist, Pianist, Saxophonist, Trumpeter, Bandleader, Nigerian
Misc: Afrobeat creator

✍⚛Oliver Hazzard Perry La Farge -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/19/1902 d.8/2/1963 (60)
Author, Anthropologist

🎭Fritz Lang -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/5/1890 d.8/2/1976 (85)
Movie Director, Austrian
Misc: his films, dealing with fate and man's inevitable working out of his destiny, are considered masterpieces of visual composition.
Movie Titles: Cloak & Dagger, Metropolis

🏆🎳Hank Lauman -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/16/1916 d.8/2/1993 (77)
Hall of Famer, Bowler

Billie Dean Letts -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/30/1938 N.S. d.8/2/2014 N.S. (76)
Novelist, Educator

✍🎭🎵Shari Lewis -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/17/1933 d.8/2/1998 (65)
Children's Author, TV/Stage Actress, Comedienne, TV Hostess, Puppet Actress, Ventriloquist, Dancer, Singer
Names/Places: b. in New York City; RLN:Hurwitz
Misc: with Lamb Chop; Howard Stern hated puppet shows like hers; some say b. 1934.

Harriet Lothrop -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/22/1844 d.8/2/1924 (80)
Author, Writer

✍💰Horace Mann -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/4/1796 d.8/2/1859 (63)
Hall of Famer, Author, Philanthropist, Educator
Names/Places: NN: The Father of Public Education in the U.S.

✍📰Jim Marrs -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/5/1943 N.S. d.8/2/2017 N.S. (73)
Author, Journalist
Book Titles: Crossfire: The Plot That Killed Kennedy

🎵Pietro Mascagni -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/7/1863 d.8/2/1945 (81)
Composer, Italian

🎭J. Farrell McDonald -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/6/1875 d.8/2/1952 (77)
Actor, Director

🎭Jean-Pierre Melville -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/20/1917 d.8/2/1973 (55)
Movie Director, British

Jacques Etienne Montgolfier -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/7/1745 d.8/2/1799 (54)
Balloonist, Inventor
Names/Places: Joseph's brother
Misc: b. on Jan 6?; he made the first successful flight in a hot-air balloon.

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Willie Morris -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/29/1934 d.8/2/1999 (64)
Writer

Muhammad Ali -- Death Anniversary -- b.??/??/1769 d.8/2/1849
Politician
Misc: Egyptian dynasty founder; Not the boxer

🏆⚾Thurman Lee Munson -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/7/1947 d.8/2/1979 (32)
MLB Catcher
Misc: 3x Gold Glove, AL MVP 1976; d. plane crash in Akron, Ohio
Sports Teams: New York Yankees

🎭Cathleen Nesbitt -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/24/1888 d.8/2/1982 (93)
Movie Actress, English
TV Shows: The Farmer's Daughter (as Agatha Morley)

🎭Fiske O'Hara -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/11/1883 d.8/2/1945 (62)
Actor

🏆🏈Ara Parseghian -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/21/1923 N.S. d.8/2/2017 N.S. (94)
Hall of Famer, Football Announcer, NFL Player, College Football Coach
Misc: in the College Football Hall of Fame
Sports Teams: Miami University (player 1946-1947, coach 1950-1955), Cleveland Browns (coach 1948-1949), Northwestern University (coach 1956-1963), University of Notre Dame (coach 1964-1974)

💰🎭🎵Marguerite Piazza -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/6/1926 d.8/2/2012 (86)
Philanthropist, Actress, Opera Soprano
Misc: some sources give Sep 23, 1921.
TV Shows: Your Show of Shows

🎵Boyd Raeburn -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/27/1913 d.8/2/1966 (52)
Composer, Saxophonist, Bandleader

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Joseph H. Rainey -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/21/1832 d.8/2/1887 (55)
Congressperson
Misc: Former American slave, the first black to serve in the U.S. House of Representatives (1870-79).

💰Monroe Rathbone -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/1/1900 d.8/2/1976 (76)
Businessperson
Misc: president & chairman of Standard Oil Co.

🎵🎸Billy Lee Riley -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/5/1933 d.8/2/2009 (75)
Singer, Multi-instrumentalist, Rockabilly Singer

🎭Al Rosen -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/9/1910 d.8/2/1990 (80)
Actor
Names/Places: RFN:Abraham Albert
TV Shows: Cheers (barfly)

George Shiras Jr. -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/26/1832 d.8/2/1924 (92)
Supreme Court Justice
Misc: Associate justice of the United States Supreme Court (1892-1903).

🎵Leo Soileau -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/19/1904 d.8/2/1980 (76)
Fiddler, Bandleader, Country Singer
Misc: Cajun style

🏆🏈Greg Stemrick -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/25/1951 d.8/2/2016 N.S. (64)
NFL Player

Wallace Stevens -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/2/1879 d.8/2/1955 (75)
Poet

Donald Ogden Stewart -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/30/1894 d.8/2/1980 (85)
Author, Dramatist/Playwright, Screen/Scriptwriter

🎵Redd Stewart -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/27/1923 d.8/2/2003 (80)
Hall of Famer, Pianist, Country Guitarist
Group Names: Golden West Cowboys

Joseph Thomson -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/14/1858 d.8/2/1895 (37)
Explorer, Geologist, Naturalist, Physicist, Scotish

🎭Vivien Tobin -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/12/1902 d.8/2/2002 (99)
Movie Actress
Names/Places: Genvieve Tobin's sister

🎵Ron Townson -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/29/1933 d.8/2/2001 (68)
Rhythm and Blues Singer
Misc: AP says 1933
Group Names: The Fifth Dimension

🏆⚾Pete Van Wieren -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/7/1944 d.8/2/2014 (69)
Sportscaster, Baseball Announcer
Misc: best known for his long career play-by-play for the Atlanta Braves
Sports Teams: Atlanta Braves (sportscaster)

Paul Von Hindenburg -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/2/1847 d.8/2/1934 (86)
Head of State, German
Misc: prez; he died and paved the way for Adolf Hitler's complete takeover.

🎖💰William Williams -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/23/1731 d.8/2/1811 (80)
Revolutionary, Merchant
Misc: Declaration of Independence signer

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