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1898 Henry Robinson Luce (American Publisher: Time, Life, Fortune, Sports Illustrated) Henry Robinson Luce Journalism Business
Performing Artists
1893 Leslie Howard (English Actor; Ashley Wilkes in Gone with the Wind) English Performing Artists Actors Gone with the Wind Internet Movie Database History Channel
1898 George Jessel (New York City-born Actor, Comedian) New York City Performing Artists Actors Internet Movie Database
1924 Doris Day (Ohio-born Singer, Actress) Ohio Performing Artists Actors Film Television Popular Musicians Internet Movie Database
Marlon Brando (Nebraska-born Actor) Marlon Brando Actors Film
1942 Marsha Mason (Missouri-born Actress) Missouri Performing Artists Actors Film Internet Movie Database
Wayne Newton (Virginia-born Singer, Musician) Virginia Performing Artists Popular Musicians
Billy Joe Royal (Georgia-born Singer) Georgia Performing Artists Popular Musicians University of Georgia
1944 Tony Orlando (New York City-born Latin-American Singer) New York City Performing Artists Popular Musicians Latin-American Performing Artists Internet Movie Database
1958 Alec Baldwin (New York-born Actor) New York Performing Artists Actors Film
1959 David Hyde Pierce (New York-born Actor) New York Performing Artists Actors Television Film Internet Movie Database
1961 Eddie Murphy (New York City-born African-American Comedian, Actor) Eddie Murphy Actors Famous African Americans
1972 Jennie Garth (Illinois-born Actress) Illinois Performing Artists Actors Television Film Internet Movie Database
1986 Amanda Bynes (California-born Actress) California Performing Artists Actors Television Film Internet Movie Database
Sports Figures
1911 Stella Walsh (Stanislawa Walasiewicz) (Polish 100m Gold Medalist, 1932 Olympic Games) Polish  Sports Figures Track and Field 1932  Summer Olympics
1934 Jim Parker (Georgia-born African-American member of the Professional Football Hall of Fame) Georgia  Sports Figures Professional Football Hall of Fame African American Sports Figures
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1988 Milton Caniff (Ohio-born Comic Strip Artist: Steve Canyon) Ohio Cartoons & Comics
1990 Sarah Vaughan (New Jersey-born African-American Singer) Sarah Vaughan Popular Musicians Famous African Americans History Channel
2007 Eddie Robinson (Louisiana-born African-American Football Coach; Member of the College Football Hall of Fame) Eddie Robinson Famous African Americans Football
1932 The Harlem Rens Defeat the Cleveland Rosenblooms to Win the World Basketball Championship Basketball African-American Sports Figures UCLA
1953 "TV Guide" Is First Published Television Journalism TV Forecast
1956 25% of America Watches Elvis Presley on Milton Berle Show Elvis Presley Popular Musicians Television
1958 Long Hot Summer Premieres in New York City New York City Film Internet Movie Database
1967 The Last Track Is Recorded for the Beatles Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band Album Great Britain The Beatles Popular Music
1975 Bobby Fischer Loses World Chess Title for Refusing to Defend Against Russian Challenger Anatoly Karpov Bobby Fischer Chess TV News Archive

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