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Performing Artists
1894 Fred Allen (Massachusetts-born Member of the Radio Hall of Fame) Massachusetts Performing Artists American Performing Artists Radio Radio Hall of Fame
1908 Don Ameche (Wisconsin-born Actor) Wisconsin Performing Artists American Performing Artists Film Biography.com
1922 Denholm Elliott (English Character Actor of Stage, Screen, Television) English Performing Artists Actors Internet Movie Database
1930 Clint Eastwood (San Francisco-born Actor, Academy Award-Winning Director) Clint Eastwood American Performing Artists Filmmakers Academy Awards
1938 Peter Yarrow (New York City-born Folk Singer: Peter, Paul & Mary) Peter Yarrow Folk Musicians
1965 Brooke Shields (New York City-born Model, Actress) New York City Performing Artists Actors Film Television Biography.com
1976 Colin Farrell (Irish Actor) Irish Performing Artists Actors Film Biography.com
Sports Figures
1943 Joe Namath (Pennsylvania-born Member of the Professional Football Hall of Fame) Pennsylvania Sports Figures Professional Football Hall of Fame Biography.com
Deaths
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
2000 Tito Puente (New York City-born Latin-American Percussionist, Bandleader) Tito Puente American Performing Artists Latin-American Performing Artists
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1759 Pennsylvania Outlaws the Performance of Plays in Response to Religious Groups Who Consider Theatrical Performances Immoral Pennsylvania Government Stage and Theater Religion Laws and Legal Resources History Channel
1930 Georgia Golfer, Bobby Jones, Wins the British Amateur Championship Bobby Jones Golfing Hall of Fame British Amateur Championship University of Georgia
1967 A.J. Foyt Wins the Indianapolis 500 Texas Sports Figures Indianapolis 500 Indianapolis Motor Speedway History Channel
1985 England's Football Association Bans English Soccer Clubs from Playing in Europe English Sports Figures Soccer BBC
1990 Seinfeld Debuts on Television Television Historic Firsts Internet Movie Database

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