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Mega Today in Birthdays and Deaths by Name August 29

Last Updated 09-05-2018

🏆⚾Aaron Rowand -- Birthdate Conflict -- b.8/29/1977 N.S. or 8/29/1977
MLB Outfielder
Misc: 2x World Series champion, Gold Glove
Sports Teams: Chicago White sox, Philadelphia Phillies, San Francisco Giants

🏆⚾Aaron Rowand -- Birthdate Conflict -- b.8/29/1977 N.S. or 8/29/1977
MLB Outfielder
Misc: 2x World Series champion, Gold Glove
Sports Teams: Chicago White sox, Philadelphia Phillies, San Francisco Giants

🎵A Plus -- is 36 in the year 2018 and 37 in the year 2019; b.8/29/1982
Rap Music Performer
Misc: actually spelled "A+", but my computer database wouldn't accept that for a name

🎵Alex -- is 47 in the year 2018 and 48 in the year 2019; b.8/29/1971
Music Figure
Group Names: Ned's Atomic Dustbin

🏆🏒Peter Andersson -- is 53 in the year 2018 and 54 in the year 2019; b.8/29/1965
NHL Player

🎭Nicole Gale Anderson -- is 28 in the year 2018 and 29 in the year 2019; b.8/29/1990 N.S.
Actress
TV Shows: Beauty and the Beast (as Heather Chandler), Jonas (as Macy Misa), Ravenswood (as Miranda)
Movie Titles: Red Line, Mean Girls 2

🏆🏁🏇Jerry Bailey -- is 61 in the year 2018 and 62 in the year 2019; b.8/29/1957
Hall of Famer, Sports Analyst, Jockey

🏆🏈Carl Banks -- is 56 in the year 2018 and 57 in the year 2019; b.8/29/1962
NFL Linebacker
Sports Teams: New York Giants

🎭Dante Basco -- is 43 in the year 2018 and 44 in the year 2019; b.8/29/1975 N.S.
Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, Producer
Movie Titles: Hook, Avatar: The Last Airbender, Blood and Bone

🏆Bob Beamon -- is 72 in the year 2018 and 73 in the year 2019; b.8/29/1946
Olympic Athlete, Track and Field
Misc: long jumper won the 1968 Olympic gold medal in long jump with world record (29-ft, 2 1/2 in.) that shattered old mark by nearly 2 feet; record finally broken by 2 inches in 1991 by Mike Powell.

🏆Mikivoj Bebić -- is 59 in the year 2018 and 60 in the year 2019; b.8/29/1959 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Olympic Athlete, Water Polo Player, Croatian

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🏆⚾Henry Blanco -- is 47 in the year 2018 and 48 in the year 2019; b.8/29/1971
MLB Coach, MLB Player, Venezuelan

🎵Matt Cahill -- is 30 in the year 2018 and 31 in the year 2019; b.8/29/1988 N.S.
Pop Singer, English

🎵Shawn Camp -- is 52 in the year 2018 and 53 in the year 2019; b.8/29/1966
Songwriter, Country Performer

🏆🏒Jon Casey -- is 56 in the year 2018 and 57 in the year 2019; b.8/29/1962
NHL Goaltender, American

🎭Candis Cayne -- is 47 in the year 2018 and 48 in the year 2019; b.8/29/1971 N.S.
Actress
TV Shows: Dirty Sexy Money
Movie Titles: Meth Head, Stonewall, "To Wong Foo Thanks For Everything, Julie Newmar"

🎭Lauren Collins -- is 32 in the year 2018 and 33 in the year 2019; b.8/29/1986 N.S.
Actress, Producer, Canadian
TV Shows: Degrassi: The Next Generation (as Paige), Kroll Show
Movie Titles: Take the Lead

🎵🎸Kyle Cook -- is 43 in the year 2018 and 44 in the year 2019; b.8/29/1975
Alternative Rock Guitarist
Group Names: Matchbox 20

🎵🎸Chris Copping -- is 73 in the year 2018 and 74 in the year 2019; b.8/29/1945
Songwriter, Organist, Rock & Roll Bassist, English
Group Names: Procol Harum

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🎭Robert Cuthill -- is 45 in the year 2018 and 46 in the year 2019; b.8/29/1973
Actor
Movie Titles: Raw Footage

🏆⚾Doug DeCinces -- is 68 in the year 2018 and 69 in the year 2019; b.8/29/1950
MLB Third Baseman

🎵🎸David Desrosiers -- is 38 in the year 2018 and 39 in the year 2019; b.8/29/1980
Punk Rock Bassist, Canadian
Group Names: Simple Plan

🎵🎷Jerry Dodgion -- is 86 in the year 2018 and 87 in the year 2019; b.8/29/1932
Flautist, Jazz Saxophonist

🎵🎸Rick Downey -- is 65 in the year 2018 and 66 in the year 2019; b.8/29/1953
Drummer, Rock & Roll Singer
Group Names: Blue Oyster Cult

Axl Jack Duhamel -- is 5 in the year 2018 and 6 in the year 2019; b.8/29/2013
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: Fergie and Josh's son

🎵Tony Eyers -- is 71 in the year 2018 and 72 in the year 2019; b.8/29/1947
Music Producer, Songwriter, British

🎵🎷Julio Fernández -- is 64 in the year 2018 and 65 in the year 2019; b.8/29/1954
Jazz Guitarist, Cuban
Group Names: Spyro Gyra

James J. "Jim" Florio -- is 81 in the year 2018 and 82 in the year 2019; b.8/29/1937 N.S.
Governor

🎵🎸Liz Fraser -- is 55 in the year 2018 and 56 in the year 2019; b.8/29/1963
Modern Rock Singer, Scotish
Names/Places: RN: Elizabeth Davidson Fraser
Group Names: Cocteau Twins

🎭Sam Freed -- is 70 in the year 2018 and 71 in the year 2019; b.8/29/1948
Actor
TV Shows: Kate and Allie (as Bob Barsky), All My Children, One Life to Live
Movie Titles: American Gangster, Thinner, Coneheads

✍🎭William Friedkin -- is 83 in the year 2018 and 84 in the year 2019; b.8/29/1935
Screenwriter, Producer/Director
Names/Places: b. in Chicago, Illinois; Jeanne Moreau's, then Kelly Lang's, then Lesley-Anne Down's, then Sherry Lansing's hubby
Movie Titles: Killer Joe, Rules of Engagement, French Connection, The Exorcist, Cruising

✍🎭Ellen Geer -- is 77 in the year 2018 and 78 in the year 2019; b.8/29/1941
Screenwriter, Professor, Actress, Movie Director, Stage Director
Names/Places: Herta Ware and Will's daughter
TV Shows: Jimmy Stewart Show

Neil Gorsuch -- is 51 in the year 2018 and 52 in the year 2019; b.8/29/1967 N.S.
Supreme Court Justice

⛪🎭Elliott Gould -- is 80 in the year 2018 and 81 in the year 2019; b.8/29/1938
Jewish, Actor, Producer
Names/Places: b. in Brooklyn; RLN:Goldstein; Barbara Streisand's hubby 1960s
TV Shows: E/R (as Dr. Howard Sheinfield), Friends (as Ross's dad Jack Geller), Baby Bob (as Sam)
Movie Titles: American History X, Ocean's Eleven, Ocean's Thirteen, The Ten Commandments, M*A*S*H (as Trapper John in movie)

Temple Grandin -- is 71 in the year 2018 and 72 in the year 2019; b.8/29/1947 N.S.
Scientist
Misc: Professor of animal science and advocate for better conditions for livestock.

🏆🏀Greg Grant -- is 52 in the year 2018 and 53 in the year 2019; b.8/29/1966
NBA Guard

🏆🏈Tony Greene -- is 69 in the year 2018 and 70 in the year 2019; b.8/29/1949
NFL Safety

🎭Carla Gugino -- is 47 in the year 2018 and 48 in the year 2019; b.8/29/1971 N.S.
Actress, Producer
TV Shows: Spin City (as Ashley Schaeffer), Karen Sisco (star), Roadies (as Shelli), Entourage (as Amanda Daniels)
Movie Titles: American Gangster, Night at the Museum, Watchmen, San Andreas, Sin City, Spy Kids (series), Race to Witch Mountain

Chris Hadfield -- is 59 in the year 2018 and 60 in the year 2019; b.8/29/1959 N.S.
Astronaut, Canadian
Misc: the first Canadian to walk in space

🎵🎸Dick Halligan -- is 75 in the year 2018 and 76 in the year 2019; b.8/29/1943
Composer, Flutist, Keyboardist, Pianist, Trombonist, Rock & Roll Singer
Group Names: "Blood, Sweat & Tears"

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🏆🥊Stan Hansen -- is 69 in the year 2018 and 70 in the year 2019; b.8/29/1949 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Wrestler
Names/Places: RN:John Stanley Hansen II

🎭Ben Harney -- is 66 in the year 2018 and 67 in the year 2019; b.8/29/1952
Actor, Dancer

🎭🎵Lenny Henry -- is 60 in the year 2018 and 61 in the year 2019; b.8/29/1958
Actor, Comedian, TV Host, Cartoon Voice Actor, Musician, English
TV Shows: Chef! (as Gareth), Big and Small (as Big and Small), Tinga Tinga Tales (as Elephant)
Movie Titles: Bernard and the Genie, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, The Pirates! Band of Misfits, Mirrormask

🎭John Hensley -- is 41 in the year 2018 and 42 in the year 2019; b.8/29/1977
Actor, Director
TV Shows: Nip/Tuck (as Matt McNamara)
Movie Titles: Peoples, Fifty Pills, Teeth, Shutter

🎨Hajime Isayama -- is 32 in the year 2018 and 33 in the year 2019; b.8/29/1986 N.S.
Cartoonist, Japanese
Misc: Attack on Titan (series)

🎨Nathan Jackson -- is 80 in the year 2018 and 81 in the year 2019; b.8/29/1938 N.S.
Artist, Alaskan
Misc: Tlingit artist, best known for totem poles, canoes, jewelry, and other creations.

🎵🎸Dave Jenkins -- is 71 in the year 2018 and 72 in the year 2019; b.8/29/1947
Bassist, Rock & Roll Singer/Guitarist
Group Names: Pablo Cruise

🎭Chris Johnson -- is 41 in the year 2018 and 42 in the year 2019; b.8/29/1977 N.S.
Actor, Producer
TV Shows: Against the Wall, The Vampire Diaries, Betrayal (as Drew Stafford)
Movie Titles: Behind Enemy Lines: Colombia

🎭Jennifer Rachel Landon -- is 35 in the year 2018 and 36 in the year 2019; b.8/29/1983 N.S.
Actress
Names/Places: Cindy & Michael's daughter
TV Shows: Banshee, House

🏆⚾Bill Latham -- is 58 in the year 2018 and 59 in the year 2019; b.8/29/1960
MLB Player

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🎭William Levy -- is 38 in the year 2018 and 39 in the year 2019; b.8/29/1980 N.S.
Actor, Producer, Cuban
Movie Titles: The Single Moms Club

Jacob Lew -- is 63 in the year 2018 and 64 in the year 2019; b.8/29/1955
Government Official
Names/Places: RN: Jacob Joseph Lew; NN: Jack
Misc: former Treasury Secretary; White House Chief of Staff

🎭Jeffrey Licon -- is 33 in the year 2018 and 34 in the year 2019; b.8/29/1985
Actor
TV Shows: The Brothers Garcia (as Carlos Garcia), Second Noah (as Luis)
Movie Titles: Mysterious Skin, Alien Raiders, Wednesday Afternoon

🏆🎾Bob Lutz -- is 71 in the year 2018 and 72 in the year 2019; b.8/29/1947
Tennis Player

🎭Betty Lynn -- is 92 in the year 2018 and 93 in the year 2019; b.8/29/1926
Actress
TV Shows: Andy Griffith Show (as Thelma Loy, Barney File's girlfriend)

🎵🎸Tony MacAlpine -- is 57 in the year 2018 and 58 in the year 2019; b.8/29/1961
Keyboardist, Heavy Metal Guitarst

🎵Carl Martin -- is 48 in the year 2018 and 49 in the year 2019; b.8/29/1970
Rhythm and Blues Singer
Group Names: Shai

🎵🎷Bennie Maupin -- is 78 in the year 2018 and 79 in the year 2019; b.8/29/1940 N.S.
Reeds, Jazz Musician

🏆Kailey Maurer -- is 22 in the year 2018 and 23 in the year 2019; b.8/29/1996 N.S.
Gymnast

🏆🏀Rodney McCray -- is 57 in the year 2018 and 58 in the year 2019; b.8/29/1961
NBA Forward

🎵Paul McDonald -- is 34 in the year 2018 and 35 in the year 2019; b.8/29/1984 N.S.
Songwriter, Pop Singer
Group Names: The Grand Magnolias
TV Shows: American Idol (#8 in 2010)

🎭🎵Lea Michele -- is 32 in the year 2018 and 33 in the year 2019; b.8/29/1986
Actress, Singer
Names/Places: RN: Lea Sarfati
TV Shows: Glee (as Rachel Berry), Scream Queens (as Hester Ulrich)
Movie Titles: New Year's Eve, Legends of Oz: Dororthy's Return

🎭Mark Morris -- is 62 in the year 2018 and 63 in the year 2019; b.8/29/1956
Choreographer, Dancer

🏆🏈Eddie Murray -- is 62 in the year 2018 and 63 in the year 2019; b.8/29/1956
NFL Player

🎭Akkineni Nagarjuna -- is 59 in the year 2018 and 60 in the year 2019; b.8/29/1959 N.S.
Actor, Producer, India

🎵🎸Me'Shell NdegeOcello -- is 50 in the year 2018 and 51 in the year 2019; b.8/29/1968
Songwriter, Bassist, Modern Rock Singer

🏆⚾Roy Oswalt -- is 41 in the year 2018 and 42 in the year 2019; b.8/29/1977 N.S.
MLB Pitcher
Misc: NL LCS MVP 2005
Sports Teams: Houston Astros

🎵Liam James Payne -- is 25 in the year 2018 and 26 in the year 2019; b.8/29/1993 N.S.
Pop Singer, English
Misc: AP says b. in 1990
Group Names: One Direction

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Monte Pearce -- is 2 in the year 2018 and 3 in the year 2019; b.8/29/2016 N.S.
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: Carice van Houten and Guy's son

🎵Pebbles -- is 54 in the year 2018 and 55 in the year 2019; b.8/29/1964
Songwriter, Rhythm and Blues Singer
Names/Places: RN:Perri McKissack

🏆🏀William Edward Perdue -- is 53 in the year 2018 and 54 in the year 2019; b.8/29/1965
NBA Center
Sports Teams: Chicago Bulls

🏆🏉Mike Phillips -- is 36 in the year 2018 and 37 in the year 2019; b.8/29/1982 N.S.
Rugby Player, Welsh (Wales)

David H. Pryor -- is 84 in the year 2018 and 85 in the year 2019; b.8/29/1934
Senator

🎵Eddi Reader -- is 59 in the year 2018 and 60 in the year 2019; b.8/29/1959
Folk Singer, Scotish
Group Names: Fairground Attraction, soloist

🏆⚾John Riedling -- is 43 in the year 2018 and 44 in the year 2019; b.8/29/1975
MLB Player

🎭🎮Charlotte Ritchie -- is 29 in the year 2018 and 30 in the year 2019; b.8/29/1989 N.S.
Actress, Video Game Voice Actress, English
TV Shows: Call the Midwife (as Nurse Barbara Gilbert), Fresh Meat (as Oregon), Siblings (as Hannah)
Video Games: Dreamfall Chapters

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🏆🏈Michael Roan -- is 46 in the year 2018 and 47 in the year 2019; b.8/29/1972
NFL Tight End

🎭🎵Frances Ruffelle -- is 53 in the year 2018 and 54 in the year 2019; b.8/29/1965
Stage Actress, Singer, English

🎭Jay Ryan -- is 37 in the year 2018 and 38 in the year 2019; b.8/29/1981 N.S.
Actor, Producer, New Zealand
Names/Places: RN:Jay Bunyan
TV Shows: Neighbours, Beauty and the Beast, Go Girls, Sea Patrol

🎵Don Schlitz -- is 66 in the year 2018 and 67 in the year 2019; b.8/29/1952
Hall of Famer, Country Music Songwriter

✍🎭Joel Schumacher -- is 79 in the year 2018 and 80 in the year 2019; b.8/29/1939
Screenwriter, Producer/Director
Misc: wrote the screenplay adaption of The Wiz (1978)
Movie Titles: The Incredible Shrinking Woman (1981), St. Elmo's Fire (1985), The Lost Boys (1987), Cousins (1989), Falling Down (1993), The Client (1994), Batman Forever (1995), A Time to Kill (1996), Batman & Robin (1997), Flawless (1999), Phone Booth (2003), Veronica Guerin (2003), The Phantom of the Opera (2004), The Number 23 (2007).

📰🏆🏈Vai Sikahema -- is 56 in the year 2018 and 57 in the year 2019; b.8/29/1962
Correspondent, NFL Runningback
Names/Places: b. in Tonga

🎭🎮Kate Simses -- is 39 in the year 2018 and 40 in the year 2019; b.8/29/1979 N.S.
Actress, Producer, Video Game Voice Actress
TV Shows: Dr. Ken (as Julie)
Movie Titles: What's Your Numner?, That Awkward Moment, Confessions of a Shopaholic
Video Games: Red Dead Redemption

🎵🎸Greg Steele -- is 55 in the year 2018 and 56 in the year 2019; b.8/29/1963
Heavy Metal Guitarst
Group Names: Faster Pussycat

🏆⚾Noah Syndergaard -- is 26 in the year 2018 and 27 in the year 2019; b.8/29/1992 N.S.
MLB Pitcher, American

🏆⚾Chris (Baseball) Taylor -- is 28 in the year 2018 and 29 in the year 2019; b.8/29/1990 N.S.
MLB Player
Misc: NLCS MVP (2017)

🎨Jack Thornell -- is 79 in the year 2018 and 80 in the year 2019; b.8/29/1939
Photographer

🏆⚾Rusty Tillman -- is 58 in the year 2018 and 59 in the year 2019; b.8/29/1960
MLB Player

🎵Dan Truman -- is 62 in the year 2018 and 63 in the year 2019; b.8/29/1956
Country Keyboardist
Group Names: Diamond Rio

🏆🏒Pierre Turgeon -- is 49 in the year 2018 and 50 in the year 2019; b.8/29/1969
NHL Center, Canadian

🏆🏁🏃Wyomia Tyus -- is 73 in the year 2018 and 74 in the year 2019; b.8/29/1945 N.S.
Sprinter, Runner, Olympic Athlete, Track and Field
Misc: the first woman sprinter to win consecutive Olympic gold medals in 100m (1964-68), 3 in all.

🎭Deborah Van Valkenburgh -- is 66 in the year 2018 and 67 in the year 2019; b.8/29/1952
Actress
TV Shows: Too Close for Comfort (as Jackie Rush)
Movie Titles: The Warriors, The Devil's Rejects, Streets of Fire

🏆🏒Shaun Van Allen -- is 51 in the year 2018 and 52 in the year 2019; b.8/29/1967
NHL Player, Canadian

🏆🏀David West -- is 38 in the year 2018 and 39 in the year 2019; b.8/29/1980 N.S.
NBA Player

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🏆⚾Reggie (Baseball) Williams -- is 58 in the year 2018 and 59 in the year 2019; b.8/29/1960
MLB Player

🎭Rebecca de Mornay -- is 59 in the year 2018 and 60 in the year 2019; b.8/29/1959
TV/Movie Actress, Producer
Names/Places: b. in Santa Rosa, CA; Jane Patricia Edgar & Wally George's daughter, Richard's stepdaughter
Misc: some list Aug 29 but Parade listed Nov 29.
TV Shows: ER (as Elaine Nichols)
Movie Titles: Wedding Crashers, Flipped, Runaway Train, The Trip to Bountiful, Backdraft, Risky Business, The Hand That Rocks The Cradle

🎵Gene Allison -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/29/1934 d.2/28/2004 (69)
Rhythm and Blues Singer

🎭Arthur Anderson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/29/1922 N.S. d.4/9/2016 N.S. (93)
Commercial Actor
Names/Places: MN: John Miles
Misc: Lucky Charms commercials voicing Lucky the Leprechaun

🎭Lord Richard Attenborough -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/29/1923 d.8/24/2014 (90)
Movie/Stage Actor, Movie Producer/Director, English
Names/Places: b. in Cambridge
Movie Titles: Miracle On 34th Street (as Santa Claus), Shadowlands, Gandhi (director)

🏆⛸Sherwin Badger -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/29/1901 d.4/8/1972 (70)
Hall of Famer, Figure Skater

💰Henry Bergh -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/29/1813 N.S. d.3/12/1888 N.S. (74)
Philanthropist, Humanitarian
Misc: ASPCA founder 1866 and the first prez

🎭Ingrid Bergman -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/29/1915 d.8/29/1982 (67)
Movie/Stage Actress, Swedish
Names/Places: Roberto Rossellini's ex-
Movie Titles: Cactus Flower, Casablanca, Joan of Arc, Spellbound, Anastasia, Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde, For Whom the Bell Tolls, Murder on the Orient Express

🎭Michael Patrick Bilon -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/29/1947 d.1/27/1983 (35)
Actor

James Brady -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/29/1940 d.8/4/2014 (73)
Presidential Aide
Misc: Press Secretary, Secret Service Agent, D.C. police officer

Anna Ella Carroll -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/29/1815 N.S. d.2/19/1894 N.S. (78)
Writer

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Sir John Charnley -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/29/1911 d.8/5/1982 (70)
Surgeon, British
Misc: pioneered the hip replaceent operation

✍🎭Michael Chekhov -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/29/1891 d.9/30/1955 (64)
Author, Actor, Movie Director, American, Russian

Jean Baptiste Colbert -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/29/1619 N.S. d.9/6/1683 N.S. (64)
Politician, French
Misc: Controller general of finance (from 1665) and secretary of state for the navy (from 1668) under King Louis XIV of France. He carried out the program of economic reconstruction that helped make France the dominant power in Europe.

💰Harry Conover -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/29/1911 d.7/21/1965 (53)
Businessperson

🏆⚾Billy Cox -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/29/1919 d.3/30/1978 (58)
MLB Player

✍🎭Alexander Dovzhenko -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/29/1894 O.S. or 9/10/1894 N.S. d.11/25/1956 (62)
Screen/Scriptwriter, Movie Director, Russian, Ukrainian

🎭🎵Edward M. Favor -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/29/1856 d.1/10/1936 (79)
Movie/Stage Actor, Novelty Singer

🎭Walter Field -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/29/1874 d.6/5/1976 (101)
Entertainment Figure

🎭🎵Sylvia Fine -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/29/1893 d.10/28/1991 (98)
Producer, Lyricist, Songwriter
Names/Places: Danny Kaye's wife

Werner Forssmann -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/29/1904 d.6/1/1979 (74)
Physician, German
Misc: a pioneer in heart research

🏆🏁Gary Gabelich -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/29/1940 d.1/26/1984 (43)
Hall of Famer, Auto Racer
Misc: set a world land speed record of 622.407 miles per hour (1,001.67 km/h) on Oct. 23, 1970 (broken by Stan Barrett in 1979).

🎭Charles Gray -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/29/1928 d.3/7/2000 (71)
Actor, English
TV Shows: Gunslinger, Rawhide (as Clay Forrester)
Movie Titles: You Only Live Twice, For Your Eyes Only, Diamonds Are Forever, The Rocky Horror Picture Show

Thom Gunn -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/29/1929 d.4/25/2004 (74)
Poet, Tribal Chief

🎵Byron G. Harlan -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/29/1861 d.9/11/1936 (75)
Songwriter, Pop Singer

George Frisbie Hoar -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/29/1826 d.9/30/1904 (78)
Politician
Misc: one of the leading organizers of the Republican Party and a lifelong crusader for good government.

✍⚛⚖Oliver Wendell Holmes -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/29/1809 N.S. d.10/7/1894 N.S. (85)
Hall of Famer, Author, Novelist, Poet, Physician, Judge/Jurist
Names/Places: b. in Cambridge, MA; Old Ironsides

🏆🏁James Hunt -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/29/1947 d.6/15/1993 (45)
Auto Racer, British

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🏆🏁James Simon Wallis Hunter -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/29/1947 d.6/15/1993 (45)
Auto Racer

🎨Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/29/1780 d.1/14/1867 (86)
Painter, French

Elisabeth Antoinette Irwin -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/29/1880 d.10/16/1942 (62)
Educator

🎭🎵Michael (Singer) Jackson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/29/1958 N.S. d.6/25/2009 N.S. (50)
Hall of Famer, Vegetarian, Actor, Dancer, Music Producer, Songwriter, Rhythm and Blues Singer
Names/Places: b. in Gary, Indiana; MN:Joe; Lisa Marie Presley's ex-
Misc: the top multi-platinum record seller of the 1980s; Captain EO in Disneyland; "Weird Al" Yankovic parodied his "Beat It" song into "Eat It" in 1984 and his "Bad" into "Fat in 1988.
Group Names: The Jacksons, soloist
Song Titles: Got To Be There, Rockin' Robin, Ben, Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough, Rock With You, Off The Wall, She's Out of My Life, The Girl Is Mine, Billie Jean, Beat It, Wanna Be Startin' Somethin', Human Nature, P.Y.T. (Pretty Young Thing), Thriller, I Just Can't Stop Loving You, Bad, The Way You Make Me Feel, Man in the Mirror, Dirty Diana, Smooth Criminal, Black or White, Remember The Time, You Are Not Alone
Album Titles: Got To Be There, Ben, Off The Wall, Thriller, Bad, Dangerous, HIStory: Past Present and Future Book 1, Invincible
TV Shows: The Jackson 5 (animated, voicist), The Simpsons' prison inmate who thinks he's Michael Jackson

Joseph Jacobs -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/29/1854 d.1/30/1916 (61)
Scholar, Australian
Misc: fairy tales

✍📰Marquis James -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/29/1891 d.11/19/1955 (64)
Author, Journalist, Biographer

🎭Jackie "Butch" Jenkins -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/29/1937 N.S. d.8/14/2001 N.S. (63)
Actor

🏆🏒Aurele Joliat -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/29/1901 d.6/2/1986 (84)
Hall of Famer, NHL Left Wing, NHL Right Wing, Canadian
Names/Places: RN:Aurele Emile "Mighty Atom, Little Giant" Joliat
Sports Teams: Montreal Canadiens (possibly 1922-1938)

🎵Buell H. Kazee -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/29/1900 d.8/31/1976 (76)
Folk Singer

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🎵Istvan Kertesz -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/29/1929 d.4/16/1973 (43)
Conductor, Israeli
Group Names: The London Symphony (the principal conductor)

Charles F. Kettering -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/29/1876 d.11/25/1958 (82)
Engineer, Inventor
Misc: automobile self-starter

🎭Frank Lackteen -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/29/1897 d.7/8/1968 (70)
Actor

Jean Lafitte -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/29/1780 d.??/??/1826
Adventurer, Pirate
Misc: b. ca 1776, d. ca. 1823

Valery Nicolas Larbaud -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/29/1881 d.2/2/1957 (75)
Novelist, Essayist, Translator, French

📰🎭Robin Leach -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/29/1941 N.S. d.8/24/2018 N.S. (76)
Journalist, TV Host, Producer, English
Names/Places: b. in London, England
TV Shows: Fame Fortune & Romance, Lifestyles of the Rich & Famous, Runaway with the Rich & Famous
Movie Titles: She-Devil, Maxed Out, Troop Beverly Hills

Albert Lebrun -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/29/1871 d.3/6/1950 (78)
Head of State
Misc: of France 1932-40

🎨John Leech -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/29/1817 d.10/29/1864 (47)
Editorial Cartoonist, Illustrator, English
Misc: Punch Magazine

🎖⚖Lyman Louis Lemnitzer -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/29/1899 d.11/12/1988 (89)
General, Presidential Aide
Misc: WWII hero, Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman

✍⚛John Locke -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/29/1632 J-LD d.10/28/1704 J-LD (72)
Philosopher, Physician, English
Names/Places: b. in Somerset

🎭George MacReady -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/29/1899 d.7/2/1973 (73)
TV/Movie Actor
Misc: Hollywood villian actor
TV Shows: Peyton Place (as Martin Peyton), Alfred Hitchcock (guest), Perry Mason (guest)

Count Maurice Maeterlinck -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/29/1862 d.5/6/1949 (86)
Dramatist/Playwright, Poet, Philosopher, Belgiumese
Misc: Blue Bird, Nobel 1911

John Sidney McCain III -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/29/1936 N.S. d.8/25/2018 N.S. (81)
Senator

🏆⚾Mickey McDermott -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/29/1929 d.8/7/2003 (73)
MLB Pitcher

Marie-Louise Meilleur -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/29/1880 d.4/16/1998 (117)
Misc: world's oldest documented living person after Jeanne Calment died in 1997

🎭🏆🥊George Montgomery -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/29/1916 d.12/12/2000 (84)
TV/Movie Actor, Stuntman, Movie Director, Boxer
Names/Places: b. in Brady, MT; LN:Letz; Dinah Shore's hubby 1943-62
Misc: Hollywood action films include many westerns
TV Shows: Cimarron City

🎵🎸Sterling Morrison -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/29/1942 d.8/30/1995 (53)
Hall of Famer, Rock & Roll Guitarist, Rock & Roll Bassist
Group Names: The Velvet Underground (founding member)

🎭🎵Lucien Muratore -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/29/1876 d.7/16/1954
Actor, Opera Singer, French

🎭Diana Norwich -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/29/1892 N.S. d.6/16/1986 N.S. (93)
Actress, English

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🎭Dick O'Neill -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/29/1928 d.11/17/1998 (70)
Actor
Misc: some say b. 1918
TV Shows: Cagney & Lacey (as Charlie Cagney)

🎵Johnny Paris -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/29/1940 d.5/1/2006 (65)
Saxophonist, Tenor-sax
Group Names: Johnny & the Hurricanes

🎵🎷Charlie "Bird" Parker -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/29/1920 N.S. d.3/12/1955 N.S. (34)
Composer, Alto-sax, Bandleader, Jazz Performer
Names/Places: aka Yardbird
Misc: bebop co-creator; great jazz improviser

Nathan Pritikin -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/29/1915 d.2/21/1985 (69)
Scientist, Nutritionist

🎵Helge Roswaenge -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/29/1897 d.6/17/1972 (74)
Opera Singer, Danish (Denmark)

🎭Isabel Sanford -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/29/1917 N.S. d.7/9/2004 N.S. (86)
TV Actress
Names/Places: b. in New York City
Misc: some say b. 1933 or 1922
TV Shows: All in the Family (as Louise Jefferson), The Jeffersons (as Louise Jefferson)

🎭Joe Sawyer -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/29/1906 d.4/21/1982 (75)
Actor
TV Shows: The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin (as Sgt. Biff O'Hara)

🏆🏁Wendell Scott -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/29/1921 d.12/23/1990 (69)
Hall of Famer, Auto Racer
Misc: NASCAR

🏆🏈Clyde Scott -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/29/1924 N.S. d.1/30/2018 N.S. (93)
Hall of Famer, NFL Halfback, College Football Player, Olympic Athlete, Track and Field
Names/Places: MN: Luther
Misc: in the College Football Hall of Fame
Sports Teams: Philadelphia Eagles, Detroit Lions

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🎭Susan Shaw -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/29/1920 d.11/27/1978 (58)
Actress, English

🎭Jay R. Smith -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/29/1915 d.10/5/2002 (87)
Movie Actor
Misc: was last seen alive on October 1st, his body found October 5th.
Movie Titles: Our Gang (as Pinky)

🎭🎵Michael Smith -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/29/1945 d.12/3/1982 (37)
Actor, Singer
TV Shows: Mickey Mouse Club

✍🎭Preston Sturges -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/29/1898 d.8/6/1959 (60)
Screenwriter, Satirist, Movie Actor, Movie Director
Names/Places: RN:Edward P. Biden

🎭Barry Sullivan -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/29/1912 d.6/6/1994 (81)
TV/Movie/Stage Actor
Names/Places: b. in New York City; RFN:Patrick Barry
Misc: appeared in hundreds of TV episodes
TV Shows: The Bastard, Once an Eagle, Casino, The Caine Mutiny Court Martial, Rich Man Poor Man

🎨Al Taliaferro -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/29/1905 d.2/3/1969 (63)
Comic Strip Cartoonist
Misc: Donald Duck, Silly Symphonies

🎭Lurene Tuttle -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/29/1906 d.5/28/1986 (79)
TV/Radio Actress
TV Shows: Life with Father, Father of the Bride, Julia (as Hannah Yarby)

📰Richard Valeriani -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/29/1932 N.S. d.6/18/2018 N.S. (85)
Newscaster, Journalist

🎵🎷Dinah Washington -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/29/1924 d.12/14/1963 (39)
Hall of Famer, Blues Singer, Jazz Singer, Jazz Pianist
Names/Places: NN:Queen of the Harlem Blues; RN:Ruth Lee Jones

🎭Willard Waterman -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/29/1914 d.2/2/1995 (80)
TV/Radio Actor

🎭Charles White -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/29/1917 d.6/20/2005 (87)
Actor

🎵Marion Williams -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/29/1927 d.7/2/1994 (66)
Gospel Singer
Misc: whose music influenced the likes of Aretha Franklin

🎨Jack Butler Yeats -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/29/1871 N.S. d.3/28/1957 N.S. (85)
Painter, Irish

💰David T. Abercrombie -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/6/1867 d.8/29/1931 (64)
Businessperson
Misc: the original founder of Abercrombie and Fitch.

🎨✍🎭Dallas Adams -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/17/1947 d.8/29/1991 (44)
Painter, Writer, Actor, British

🎭🎵Lale Andersen -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/23/1905 N.S. d.8/29/1972 N.S. (67)
Stage Actress, Songwriter, Pop Singer, German

🎭Evelyn Ankers -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/17/1918 N.S. d.8/29/1985 N.S. (67)
Movie Actress, British, Chilean
Movie Titles: The Wolf Man

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Atahualpa -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/20/1497 d.8/29/1533 (36)
Head of State
Misc: The last Sapa Inca or soverign emperor of the Tahuantinsuyu

Horace Welcome Babcock -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/13/1912 d.8/29/2003 (90)
Astronomer
Misc: who with his father, Harold Delos Babcock, invented the solar magnetograph.

🎨Alesso Baldovinetti -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/14/1425 O.S. d.8/29/1499 O.S. (73)
Artist, Italian
Misc: Was an Italian early Renaissance painter.

Vicki Baum -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/24/1888 d.8/29/1960 (72)
Author, Novelist, Dramatist/Playwright, Australian

🎭Richard Beebe -- Death Anniversary -- b.??/??/1930 d.8/29/1998 (68)
Radio Broadcaster
Group Names: The Credibility Gap (co-founder)

🎭Ingrid Bergman -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/29/1915 d.8/29/1982 (67)
Movie/Stage Actress, Swedish
Names/Places: Roberto Rossellini's ex-
Movie Titles: Cactus Flower, Casablanca, Joan of Arc, Spellbound, Anastasia, Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde, For Whom the Bell Tolls, Murder on the Orient Express

🎵Lillian Blauvelt -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/16/1873 d.8/29/1947 (74)
Opera Singer, British

🎭Patrick Burr -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/13/1908 d.8/29/1985 (77)
Movie Actor, British
Movie Titles: Octopussy

🎭Archie Campbell -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/17/1914 d.8/29/1987 (72)
Comedian
Names/Places: b. in Bulls Gap, Tennessee
TV Shows: Hee Haw

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🏆🎳Grazio Castellano -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/2/1917 d.8/29/1964 (47)
Hall of Famer, Bowler
Misc: the first to roll a 300 game on live television on October 4, 1953.

🏆🏈Frank Cavanagh -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/28/1876 d.8/29/1933 (57)
Hall of Famer, College Football Coach, College Football Player
Misc: one of football's coaching greats in the College Football Hall of Fame
Sports Teams: Dartmouth College (player 1896-1897), Cincinnati (coach 1898), Denver Athletic Club (coach 1898-1902), Holy Cross (1903-1905), Worcester Academy (1909-1910), Dartmouth College (coach 1911-1916), Boston College (coach 1919-1926), Fordham (coach 1927-1932)

🎭Mary Clare -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/17/1894 d.8/29/1970 (76)
Actress, English

🎵🎷Chris Connor -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/8/1927 d.8/29/2009 (81)
Jazz Singer

🎭Joseph "Joe" Corey -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/26/1927 N.S. d.8/29/1972 N.S. (45)
Actor

🎭Dorian Corey -- Death Anniversary -- b.??/??/1937 d.8/29/1993 (56)
Movie Actor
Misc: no source can find her birthdate

🎵🎸Glenn Cornick -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/24/1947 d.8/29/2014 (67)
Rock & Roll Bassist, English
Group Names: Jethro Tull

Charles Darrow -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/10/1889 d.8/29/1967 (78)
Inventor
Misc: invented the Monopoly board game; d. Aug 28?

🎭Sandy The Dog -- Death Anniversary -- b.??/??/???? d.8/29/1990 (16)
Animal Star
Misc: Annie's stray mutt

Wayne Dyer -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/10/1940 d.8/29/2015 N.S. (75)
Author
Misc: Motivational Speaker
Book Titles: Your Erroneous Zones

🎵David "Honeyboy" Edwards -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/28/1915 N.S. d.8/29/2011 N.S. (96)
Hall of Famer, Blues Singer/Guitarist

🎵Larry Elgart -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/20/1922 d.8/29/2017 N.S. (95)
Alto-sax, Soprano-sax, Bandleader
Misc: 1940s star
Song Titles: Bandstand Boogie (the original rendition for the teen dance show American Bandstand), Hooked on Swing (1982)

🎭Michael Ende -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/12/1929 d.8/29/1995 (65)
Entertainment Figure

✍🎵Lehman Engel -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/14/1910 d.8/29/1982 (71)
Author, Conductor

🎵Paul Anderson "Stump" Evans -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/18/1904 N.S. d.8/29/1928 N.S. (23)
Saxophonist

🎵🎸Charlie Feathers -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/12/1932 d.8/29/1998 (66)
Songwriter, Guitarist, Rockabilly Singer

🏆⚽William J "Tucker" Fryer -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/22/1895 N.S. d.8/29/1960 N.S. (65)
Hall of Famer, Soccer Player, English

🏆🏁Frank Gardner -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/1/1931 d.8/29/2009 (77)
Auto Racer, Australian

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🎭Alexander Gauge -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/29/1914 d.8/29/1960 (46)
Actor
TV Shows: The Adventures of Robin Hood (as Friar Tuck)

Gerald Green -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/8/1922 d.8/29/2006 (84)
Screen/Scriptwriter

🎭Jean Hagen -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/3/1923 d.8/29/1977 (54)
Radio Actress, TV/Movie/Stage Actress
Names/Places: RN:Jeannie Shirley Verhagen
Misc: some say b. 1924 or 25
TV Shows: Danny Thomas Show (as Mrs. Margaret Williams)

💰George Huntington Hartford -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/5/1833 d.8/29/1917 (83)
Businessperson
Misc: founded A&P Grocery chain

🎵Horace Henderson -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/22/1904 d.8/29/1988 (83)
Arranger, Pianist, Bandleader

🎭Rose Hobart -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/1/1906 d.8/29/2000 (94)
Movie Actress

🏆🏒Peter Horeck -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/15/1923 d.8/29/2009 (86)
NHL Player, Canadian

Edmond Hoyle -- Death Anniversary -- b.??/??/1672 d.8/29/1769
Writer
Book Titles: According to Hoyle

🎭Anissa Jones -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/11/1958 d.8/29/1976 (18)
TV Actress
Names/Places: RFN:Mary
Misc: some say b. 12-13, but she was 18 when she died, so this is the wrong DOB
TV Shows: Family Affair (as Buffy)

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Bela Kun -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/20/1886 d.8/29/1938 (52)
Communist
Misc: no source agrees on what year he died with years ranging from 1937 to 1939

🏆🥊Manolete -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/4/1917 d.8/29/1947 (30)
Bullfighter, Spanish
Names/Places: RN:Manuel Rodriguez y Sanchez

🎭Mary Marquet -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/14/1895 d.8/29/1979 (84)
Actress, Russian
Names/Places: RN: Micheline Marguerite Delphine Marquet

⛪🎭Lee Marvin -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/19/1924 d.8/29/1987 (63)
Protestant, TV/Movie Actor
Names/Places: b. in New York City
TV Shows: M Squad (as Lt. Frank Ballinger)
Movie Titles: The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance

🏆🏁Roger McCluskey -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/24/1930 d.8/29/1933 (3)
Auto Racer

🏆⚾John Lester Moss -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/14/1925 d.8/29/2012 (87)
MLB Player

📰💰Samuel I. Newhouse -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/24/1895 d.8/29/1979 (84)
Publisher, Zillionaire
Misc: communications empire (Parade, Vogue, Glamour)

Mary Norton -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/10/1903 d.8/29/1992 (88)
Children's Author, British

🎭Simon Oakland -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/28/1922 d.8/29/1983 (61)
TV/Movie Actor
TV Shows: Toma, Kolchak: The Night Stalker, Baa Baa Black Sheep

✍🎭Frank Perry -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/21/1934 d.8/29/1995 (61)
Novelist, Screen/Scriptwriter, Movie Director
Names/Places: Eleanor Perry's, then Barbara Goldsmith's, then Virginia Brush Ford's hubby
Misc: some say b. 1930 or 1931
Book Titles: Mommie Dearest

Pope Pius VI -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/25/1717 N.S. d.8/29/1799 N.S. (81)
Pope, Italian
Misc: [Giovanni A Braschi], Italian Pope (1775-99)

🎭David Pressman -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/10/1913 d.8/29/2011 (97)
Actor, Director, Russian

🎵Jimmy Reed -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/6/1925 d.8/29/1976 (50)
Hall of Famer, Songwriter, Singer/Guitarist, Harmonicaist, Blues Performer
Names/Places: RN:Mathis James Reed Leland

🎨Jean Schlumberger -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/24/1907 d.8/29/1987 (80)
Artist, Jewelry Designer, French

Christian Friedrich Schonbein -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/18/1799 d.8/29/1868 (68)
Chemist, German
Misc: discovered and named ozone (1840)

🎨Marie Severin -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/21/1929 N.S. d.8/29/2018 N.S. (89)
Hall of Famer, Comic Strip Cartoonist
Misc: known for her work at Marvel Comics and the 1950's EC Comics; in the Will Eisner Comics Hall of Fame

📰🎵Jumpin' Gene Simmons -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/10/1933 d.8/29/2006 (73)
Publisher, Novelty Singer
Song Titles: Haunted House

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Reverend William Archibald Spooner -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/22/1844 d.8/29/1930 (86)
Clergyman, Educator
Names/Places: b. in London, England
Misc: transposed words or syllables in his speech (Spoonerisms)

🎭Victor Sutherland -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/28/1889 d.8/29/1968 (79)
Actor

✍⚛📰Lowell Thomas -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/6/1892 d.8/29/1981 (89)
Hall of Famer, Author, Traveler, Newscaster, Journalist, Commentator, Editor
Names/Places: b. in Woodington, Ohio
Misc: Capital Cities Broadcasting Corp. co-founder; Reporter, Broadcaster, Legendary commentator and adventurer; "So Long Until Tomorrow"; Movietone movie news announcer

✍🎭Paul Tripp -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/20/1911 d.8/29/2002 (91)
Children's Author, TV Host
Book Titles: Tubby the Tuba
TV Shows: Mr. I Magination (star)

🏆⚾Paul G. Waner -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/16/1903 d.8/29/1965 (62)
Hall of Famer, MLB Right Fielder
Names/Places: NN:Big Poison
Misc: NL League Award Winner 1927; outfielder with 3152 hits
Sports Teams: Pittsburgh Pirates (1926-1940), Brooklyn Dodgers (1941), Boston Braves (1941-1942), Brooklyn Dodgers (1943-1944), New York Yankees (1944-1945)

⛪🎭Gene Wilder -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/11/1933 N.S. d.8/29/2016 N.S. (83)
Jewish, Movie Actor, Comedian
Names/Places: b. in Milwaukee, WI; RN:Jerome Silberman; wed to Gilda Radner
Misc: AP says b. 1933 in 2004
Movie Titles: The Producers, Start The Revolution Without Me, Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory, Everything You Always Wanted To Know About Sex But Were Afraid To Ask, Bonnie & Clyde, Blazing Saddles, Young Frankenstein, The Adventures Of Sherlock Holmes' Smarter Brother, Silver Streak, Stir Crazy, Frisco Kid, The World's Greatest Lover, Hanky Panky, Something Wilder, Silver Streak

🎵🎸Bobby Woodman -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/13/1940 d.8/29/2014 N.S. (74)
Rock & Roll Drummer, English
Names/Places: aka Bobbie Clarke; RN: Robert William Woodman
Group Names: Deep Purple

⛪⚖Brigham Young -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/1/1801 d.8/29/1877 (76)
Religious Leader, Religionist, Governor
Names/Places: b. in Whitingham, Vermont; d. in Salt Lake City, Utah
Misc: the second president of the Mormon Church

Éamon de Valera -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/14/1882 d.8/29/1975 (92)
Head of State, Prime Minister
Misc: Ireland's first Prime minister, active revolutionary, led 1916 Easter Rebellion, founded Fianna Fail Party, took Ireland out of Commonwealth and renamed Eire, born in New York, N.Y.; one of Ireland's most prominent figures in its quest for independence; d. at a nursing home near Dublin

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🎨Giorgio di Sant'Angelo -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/5/1933 d.8/29/1989 (56)
Fashion Designer, Argentine

🎨⚛Julius von Payer -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/2/1841 N.S. d.8/29/1915 N.S. (73)
Painter, Explorer, Austrian
Misc: arctic explorer

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