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1901 Chic Young (Chicago-born Cartoonist: Blondie) Chic Young Cartoons & Comics
Performing Artists
1903 George Balanchine (Russian-born American Dancer, Choreographer) George Balanchine Ballet
1914 Gypsy Rose Lee (Washington-born Burlesque Performer) Gypsy Rose Lee Actors
1915 Fernando Lamas (Argentine-born Latin-American Actor) Fernando Lamas Actors Film Latin-American Studies
1935 Bob Denver (New York-born Actor: "Gilligan") Bob Denver Actors Television
1941 Joan Baez (New York City-born Folk Singer, Rights Activist) Joan Baez Folk Musicians
1944 Jimmy Page (English Popular Musician) Jimmy Page Popular Musicians
1951 Crystal Gayle (Kentucky-born Country Singer) Crystal Gayle Country & Western Musicians Cherokee Indians
1965 Joely Richardson (English Actress) Joely Richardson Actors Film
1967 Dave Matthews (South African Popular Musician) Dave Matthews Popular Musicians
Sports Figures
1934 Bart Starr (Alabama-born Member of the Professional Football Hall of Fame) Bart Starr Football Hall of Fame
1935 Dick Enberg (Michigan-born Sports Announcer) Dick Enberg Television Journalism
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1949 Tom Longboat (Canadian Native-American Winner of the 1907 Boston Marathon) Tom Longboat Track and Field Native-American Studies
1959 Television Series Rawhide Premieres Television Clint Eastwood History Channel
1976 Filming Begins on Rocky Sylvester Stallone Film History Channel
1977 The Oakland Raiders Defeat the Minnesota Vikings 32-14 for the Vikings 4th Super Bowl Loss in 8 Years California Sports Figures Minnesota Sports Figures Football Super Bowl XI Minnesota Historical Society

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