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Today's Birthdays – July 17, 2011




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Celebrity Birthdays

1744 Elbridge Gerry (DR) 5th VP (Mass-Gov), invented gerrymandering1763 John Jacob Astor Germany, richest man in US, banker/fur trader1859 Luis Mu¤oz Rivera Puerto Rico, journalist (founded Federalist Party)1876 Rosa Jackson Lumpkin Georgia, lived to be 115 (died in 1991)1889 Erle Stanley Gardner author (created Perry Mason)1900 James Cagney actor, A yankee doodle dandy, hold that grapefruit1917 Phyllis Diller Lima Ohio, comedienne (Boy, Did I Get a Wrong Number)1920 Bill Monroe New Orleans La, newscaster (NBC-TV, Congressional Report)1934 Donald Sutherland Canada, actor (M*A*S*H, Body Snatchers)1934 Pat McCormick comedian (Don Rickles Show, New Bill Cosby Show)1935 Diahann Carroll Bronx, actress (Julia, Claudine, Dominique-Dynasty)1941 Daryle Lamonica Oakland Raider QB (AFL leading passer 1967)1942 Connie Hawkins Harlem Globetrotter/NBA (Phoenix Suns, ABA MVP 1968)1948 Brian Glascock drummer (Motels-Only the Lonely)1949 Terry “Geezer” Butler bassist (Black Sabbath)1951 Lucie Arnaz LA Calif, actress (Kim-Here’s Lucy, Jazz Singer)1952 David Hasselhoff Balt Md, (Revenge of the Cheerleaders, Night Rider)1952 Phoebe Snow singer (Theme from “It’s a Different World”)1960 Scott Norwood NFL kicker (Buffalo Bills-Superbowl XXV goat)1963 Denise Miller Brooklyn NY, actress (Billie-Archie Bunker’s Place)1964 Heather Langenkamp actress (Marie-Just the 10 of Us)1970 Mandy Smith England, rocker (I Just Can’t Wait) wife of Bill Wyman 1986 Lacey Von Erich Professional wrestler]]]]> ]]>

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