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Today's Birthdays – January 9, 2012

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Notable Birthdays

1735 – John Jervis, 1st Earl of St Vincent Royal Navy, Admiral of the Fleet 1745 – Caleb Strong, 6th and 10th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1819) 1839 – John Knowles Paine, American composer (d. 1906) 1870 – Joseph B Strauss, American civil engineer (d. 1938) (Golden Gate Bridge) 1879 – John Broadus Watson, American psychologist (d. 1958) 1886 – Lloyd Loar, Acoustical engineer and inventor of the Gibson F-5 mandolin (d. 1943) 1900 – Richard Halliburton, American adventurer (presumed dead 1939) 1901 – Chic Young, American cartoonist (d. 1973) (Blondie) 1913 – Richard Milhouse Nixon, 37th President of the United States (1969-1974) (d. 1994) 1915 – Fernando Lamas, Argentine actor (d. 1982) 1915 – Les Paul, guitarist/inventor of the solid body electric guitar (Les Paul Guitar) 1917 – Herbert Lom, Czech actor (Pink Panther Strikes Again, Dorian Gray) 1925 – Lee Van Cleef, American actor (d. 1989) (For a Few Dollars More, Escape from New York) 1928 – Judith Krantz, American author (Scruples, I’ll Take Manhattan, Princess Daisy, Dazzle) 1934 – Bart Starr, Hall of Fame NFL Quarterback (Green Bay Packers) (Won first two Super Bowl games) 1935 – Bob Denver, American actor (d. 2005) (Gilligan-Gilligan’s Island, Maynard G. Krebs-Dobie Gillis) 1935 – Dick Enberg, American sportscaster 1938 – Stuart Woods, American novelist 1939 – Susannah York, British actress (d. 2011) (A Man for All Seasons, Tom Jones) 1941 – Joan Baez, American singer and activist 1942 – K Callan, American actress (This House Possessed, Splendor in the Grass, Martha-Lois & Clark) 1944 – Jimmy Page, British musician and producer (Led Zeppelin) 1948 – Cassie Gaines, backup Singer (Lynyrd Skynyrd) (d. 1977) 1950 – David “Buster Poindexter” Johansen, American singer (Hot! Hot! Hot!) 1951 – Crystal Gayle, American singer (Don’t it Make My Brown Eyes Blue) 1956 – Kimberly Beck, American actress (Kim-Peyton Place) 1957 – Phil Lewis, American singer (L.A. Guns) 1959 – Mark Martin, American Nascar driver 1965 – Joely Richardson, British actress (Julia-Nip/Tuck, Queen Catherine-The Tudors) 1965 – Muggsy Bogues, American basketball player 1967 – Carl Bell, American guitarist (Fuel-Bad Day) 1967 – Dave Matthews, South African singer and musician (Dave Mathews Band) 1968 – Joey Lauren Adams, American actress (Mallrats, Chasing Amy) 1976 – Todd Grisham, American professional wrestling interviewer 1989 – Nina Dobrev, Bulgarian actress (Elena/Katherine-The Vampire Diaries) 1993 – Ashley Argota, American actress (Lulu-True Jackson VP, Kelly-Bucket & Skinner’s Epic Adventures)]]]]> ]]>

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