Those born on this day are under the sign of Libra. They include abolitionist Cassius Marcellus Clay in 1810. motion picture pioneer Louis Lumiere in 1862. newspaper columnist Jack Anderson in 1922. English spy novelist John Le Carre, born David Cornwell, in 1931 (age 86). actor Robert Reed in 1932). pop artist Peter Max in 1937 (age 80). actor Michael Gambon in 1940 (age 77). actor John Lithgow in 1945 (age 72). feminist Patricia Ireland in 1945 (age 72). singer Jeannie C. Riley in 1945 (age 72). British writer Philip Pullman in 1946 (age 71). boxer Floyd Mayweather Sr. in 1952 (65). U.S. political figure Grover Norquist in 1956 (age 61). singer Jennifer Holliday in 1960 (age 57). former heavyweight boxing champion Evander Holyfield in 1962 (age 55). television personality Ty Pennington in 1964 (age 53). actor/director Jon Favreau in 1966 (age 51). Amy Carter, daughter of former U.S. President Jimmy Carter, in 1967 (age 50). Trey Parker, co-creater of Southpark, in 1969 (age 48). actor Chris Kattan in 1970 (age 47). actor Desmond Harrington in 1976 (age 41). Canadian director Jason Reitman 1977 (age 40). actor Gillian Jacobs in 1982 (age 35). actor Art Parkinson in 2001 (age 16).
Per The UPI:
Those born on this day are under the sign of Libra. They include toy company founder Frederick August Otto Schwarz in 1836. novelist Fannie Hurst in 1889. former Canadian Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau in 1919. singer Anita O’Day in 1919. Greek actor Melina Mercouri in 1920. rock ‘n’ roll legend Chuck Berry in 1926. sports broadcaster Keith Jackson in 1928 (age 89). actor Peter Boyle in 1935. actor Dawn Wells in 1938 (age 79). Lee Harvey Oswald, assassin of President John F. Kennedy, in 1939. football Hall of Fame member Mike Ditka in 1939 (age 78). composer Howard Shore in 1946 (age 71). singer-songwriter Laura Nyro in 1947. actor Joe Morton in 1947 (age 70). playwright Wendy Wasserstein in 1950. actor Pam Dawber in 1951 (age 66). writer Terry McMillan in 1951 (age 66). tennis Hall of Fame member Martina Navratilova in 1956 (age 61). musician Wynton Marsalis in 1961 (age 56). actor Jean-Claude Van Damme in 1960 (age 57). actor Erin Moran in 1960. recording artist Ne-Yo, born Shaffer Chimere Smith, in 1979 (age 38). Olympic gold medal-winning skier Lindsey Vonn in 1984 (age 33). conservative writer and speaker Milo Yiannopoulos in 1984 (age 33). actor Freida Pinto in 1984 (age 33). actor Zac Efron in 1987 (age 30). television personality Bristol Palin in 1990 (age 27). WNBA star Brittney Griner in 1990 (age 27). actor Tyler Posey in 1991 (age 26).
Today’s Birthdays: Actress Marsha Hunt is 100. Actress Julie Adams is 91. Country singer Earl Thomas Conley is 76. Singer Jim Seals (Seals & Crofts) is 75. Singer Gary Puckett is 75. Actor Michael McKean is 70. Actress Margot Kidder is 69. Actor George Wendt is 69. Actor-singer Bill Hudson is 68. Astronaut Mae Jemison is 61. Country singer Alan Jackson is 59. Movie critic Richard Roeper is 58. Movie director Rob Marshall is 57. Actor Grant Shaud is 57. Animator Mike Judge is 55. Rock singer-musician Fred LeBlanc (Cowboy Mouth) is 54. Actor-comedian Norm Macdonald is 54. Singer Rene’ Dif is 50. Reggae singer Ziggy Marley is 49. Actor Wood Harris is 48. Singer Wyclef Jean (zhahn) is 48. World Golf Hall of Famer Ernie Els is 48. Singer Chris Kirkpatrick (‘N Sync) is 46. Rapper Eminem is 45. Actress Sharon Leal is 45. Actor Matthew Macfadyen is 43. Rock musician Sergio Andrade (an-DRAY’-day) is 40. Actress Felicity Jones is 34. Actor Chris Lowell is 33. Actor Dee Jay Daniels is 29.
Those born on this date are under the sign of Libra. They include Roman poet Virgil in 70 B.C.. German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche in 1844. English writer and humorist P.G. Wodehouse in 1881. author Mario Puzo (The Godfather) in 1920. former Chrysler Corp. Chairman Lee Iacocca in 1924 (age 93). singer Barry McGuire in 1935 (age 82). actor Linda Lavin in 1937 (age 80). actor/director Penny Marshall in 1943 (age 74). Nobel Peace Prize recipient David Trimble in 1944 (age 73). baseball Hall of Fame pitcher Jim Palmer in 1945 (age 72). pop singer Richard Carpenter in 1946 (age 71). singer Tito Jackson in 1953 (age 64). actor Tanya Roberts in 1955 (age 62). Sarah, duchess of York, in 1959 (age 58). chef Emeril Lagasse in 1959 (age 58). singer Ginuwine in 1970 (age 47). singer Keyshia Cole in 1981 (age 36). actor Bailee Madison in 1999 (age 18).
Per The AP:
Today’s Birthdays: Gospel singer Shirley Caesar is 80. Actress Melinda Dillon is 78. Singer-musician Paul Simon is 76. Actress Pamela Tiffin is 75. Musician Robert Lamm (Chicago) is 73. Country singer Lacy J. Dalton is 71. Actor Demond Wilson is 71. Singer-musician Sammy Hagar is 70. Pop singer John Ford Coley is 69. Actor John Lone is 65. Model Beverly Johnson is 65. Producer-writer Chris Carter is 61. Actor Reggie Theus (THEE’-us) is 60. Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., is 59. Singer Marie Osmond is 58. Rock singer Joey Belladonna is 57. Former White House press secretary Ari Fleischer is 57. NBA coach Doc Rivers is 56. Actress T’Keyah Crystal Keymah (tuh-KEE’-ah KRYS’-tal kee-MAH’) is 55. College and Pro Football Hall of Famer Jerry Rice is 55. Actress Kelly Preston is 55. Country singer John Wiggins is 55. Actor Christopher Judge is 53. Actor Matt Walsh is 53. Actor Reginald Ballard is 52. Actress Kate Walsh is 50. Rhythm-and-blues musician Jeff Allen (Mint Condition) is 49. Actress Tisha Campbell-Martin is 49. Classical singer Carlos Marin (Il Divo) is 49. Olympic silver medal figure skater Nancy Kerrigan is 48. Country singer Rhett Akins is 48. Classical crossover singer Paul Potts is 47. TV personality Billy Bush is 46. Actor Sacha Baron Cohen is 46. Rock musician Jan Van Sichem Jr. (K’s Choice) is 45. Rhythm-and-blues singers Brandon and Brian Casey (Jagged Edge) are 42. Actress Kiele Sanchez is 41. NBA All-Star Paul Pierce is 40. DJ Vice is 39. Singer Ashanti (ah-SHAHN’-tee) is 37. Christian rock singer Jon Micah Sumrall (Kutless) is 37. Olympic gold medal swimmer Ian Thorpe is 35. Actor Caleb McLaughlin (TV: “Stranger Things”) is 16.
Today’s Birthdays: Actress Antonia Rey is 90. Former Sen. Jake Garn, R-Utah, is 85. Singer Sam Moore (formerly of Sam and Dave) is 82. Broadcast journalist Chris Wallace is 70. Actress-singer Susan Anton is 67. Rock singer-musician Pat DiNizio is 62. Pop/rock singer/songwriter Jane Siberry is 62. Actor Hiroyuki Sanada is 57. Actor Carlos Bernard is 55. Jazz musician Chris Botti (BOH’-tee) is 55. Rhythm-and-blues singer Claude McKnight (Take 6) is 55. Rock singer Bob Schneider is 52. Actor Hugh Jackman is 49. Actor Adam Rich is 49. Rhythm-and-blues singer Garfield Bright (Shai) is 48. Country musician Martie Maguire (Courtyard Hounds, The Dixie Chicks) is 48. Actor Kirk Cameron is 47. Olympic gold medal skier Bode Miller is 40. Rock singer Jordan Pundik (New Found Glory) is 38. Actor Brian J. Smith is 36. Actor Tyler Blackburn is 31. Actor Marcus T. Paulk is 31. Actor Josh Hutcherson is 25.
Those born on this date are under the sign of Libra. They include clergyman Mason Locke Weems, who invented the story of George Washington and the cherry tree, in 1759. Englishman George Williams, founder of the YMCA, in 1821. food industry pioneer Henry John Heinz in 1844. former first lady and author Eleanor Roosevelt in 1884. writer Elmore Leonard in 1925. football Hall of Fame Coach LaVell Edwards in 1930. actor/singer Ron Leibman in 1937 (age 80). singer Daryl Hall in 1946 (age 71). sports columnist Thomas Boswell in 1947 (age 70). football Hall of Fame member Steve Young in 1961 (age 56). actor David Morse in 1953 (age 64). actor Joan Cusack in 1962 (age 55). actor Lennie James in 1965 (age 52). actor Luke Perry in 1966 (age 51). actor Jane Krakowski in 1968 (age 49). actor Emily Deschanel in 1976 (age 41). actor Matt Bomer in 1977 (age 40). actor Bradley James in 1983 (age 34). actor Michelle Trachtenberg in 1985 (age 32). golfer Michelle Wie in 1989 (age 28). rapper Cardi B in 1992 (age 25). actor Brandon Flynn in 1993 (age 24).