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Today's Birthdays – July 16, 2011




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Celebrity Birthdays1704 John Kay England, machinist, invented flying shuttle1746 Giuseppe Piazzi discovered 1st asteroid (Ceres)1821 Mary Baker Eddy founded Christian Science (Science & Health)1872 Roald Amundsen Norway, explorer, discovered South Pole1887 “Shoeless” Joe Jackson black sox player (Say it aint so, Joe)1888 Frits Zernike invented phase-contrast microscope (Nobel 1953)1907 Barbara Stanwyck Bkln, actress (Dynasty II, Big Valley, Thorn Birds)1907 Orville Redenbacher popcorn king (Orville Redenbacher’s Gourmet)1911 Ginger Rogers [Virginia McMath], Independence Mo, dancer/actress1932 Richard L Thornburgh Penn, US Attorney General1936 Buddy Merrill Torrey Utah, guitarist (Lawrence Welk Show)1939 Corin Redgrave London, actor (Excalibur, Man For All Seasons1942 Desmond Dekker reggae pioneer (The Aces-Israelites)1949 Cyndy Garvey Detroit, wife of Steve Garvey, talk show host (AM LA)1952 Stewart Copeland drummer (The Police-Roxanne)1953 Philece Sampler San Angelo, Tx, actress (Another World)1963 Phoebe Cates Manhattan NY, actress (Fast Times at Ridgemount High)1969 Rain Pryor actress (Head of the Class)1971 Corey Feldman Encino Calif, actor (License to Drive, Stand by Me)1972 Mindy Carson NYC, vocalist (Club Embassy, Ford Star Revue)]]]]> ]]>

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