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Performing Aritsts
1907 Laurence Olivier (English Stage and Film Actor, Director, Producer) Laurence Olivier Actors Film
1914 Herman "Sonny" Blount (Alabama-born Keyboardist) Alabama Performing Artists Popular Music
1924 Charles Aznavour (French Singer, Composer) French Performing Atists Popular Music Internet Movie Database
1927 Michael Constantine (Pennsylvania-born Actor) Pennsylvania Performing Artists Actors Film Television Internet Movie Database
1934 Peter Nero (New York City-born Pianist, Music Director) New York City Performing Artists Popular Music Internet Movie Database
1938 Susan Strasberg (New York City-born Actress) New York Performing Artists Actors Film Internet Movie Database
Richard Benjamin (New York-born Actor, Director) New York Performing Artists Actors Film Internet Movie Database
Frank Converse (Missouri-born Actor) Missouri Performing Artists Actors Film Television Internet Movie Database
1940 Michael Sarrazin (Canadian Actor) Candian Performing Artists Actors Film Internet Movie Database
Bernard Shaw (Chicago-born African-American Broadcast Journalist) Bernard Shaw Broadcast Journalism Television Notable African Americans
1941 Paul Winfield (Los Angeles-born African-American Actor) Los Angeles Performing Artists Actors Film African American Performing Artists African American Registry
1942 Barbara Parkins (Canadian Actress) Canadian Performing Artists Actors Film Television Internet Movie Database
1970 Naomi Campbell (English Model, Actress) English Performing Artists Actors Biography.com
1972 Alison Eastwood (California-born Actor) California Performing Artists Actors Film Internet Movie Database
Sports Figures
1921 Marshall Teague (Florida-born Auto Racer) Florida Sports Figures Auto Racing
Deaths
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1955 Last Episode (#925) of the Jack Benny Radio Show Airs Jack Benny Radio JackBennyShow.com
1966 Bill Cosby Is the First African-American to Receive the Best Actor Emmy Bill Cosby The Emmy African American History Historic Firsts History Channel African American Registry
1968 Wisconsin's New NBA Franchise Is Named the Milwaukee Bucks Milwaukee, Wisconsin Basketball NBA Wisconsin Historical Society
1977 Janet Guthrie Is the First Female to Qualify for the Indianapolis 500 Indianapolis 500 Women Historic Firsts History Channel New York Times
1980 Pac-Man Is First Relased in Japan Japan Computer Technology Wikipedia
1992 The Final Tonight Show with Johnny Carson Airs Johnny Carson Television New York Times
2003 Annika Sorenstam Is First Women in 58 Years to Compete in a PGA Event Annika Sorenstam The PGA Golf New York Times
Ohio High School Senior, LeBron James, Signs $90 M Contract with Nike Ohio Sports Figures Basketball Economics and Business African-American Sports Figures NewsDay

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