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1895 Buster Keaton (Kansas-born Silent Film Comedian) Buster Keaton Actors Film Internet Movie Database
1924 Charlton Heston (Illinois-born Actor) Illinois Performing Artists Actors Film Internet Movie Database Biography
1945 Clifton Davis (Chicago-born African-American Actor) Chicago Performing Artists Actors Film African Americans Performing Artists Internet Movie Database
1946 Susan Sarandon (New York City-born Actress) Susan Sarandon Actors Film Internet Movie Database Biography
1967 Liev Schreiber (San Francisco-born Actor) Liev Schreiber Actors Film Internet Movie Database Biography
1976 Alicia Silverstone (San Francisco-born Actress) San Francisco Performing Artists Actors Film Internet Movie Database
1979 Rachael Leigh Cook (Minnesota-born Actress) Minnesota Performing Artists Actors Film Internet Movie Database
1889 John Kelly (Pennsylvania-born Olympic Rowing Champion) Pennsylvania  Sports Figures Rowing 1920 Antwerp Summer Olympic Games
1910 Frankie Crosetti (San Francisco-born Professional Baseball Player) San Francisco Sports Figures Baseball
1934 Sam Huff (West Virginia-born Member of the Professional Football Hall of Fame) West Virginia Sports Figures Football Hall of Fame
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1970 Janis Joplin (Texas-born Member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: Drug Overdose) Janis Joplin Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Illegal Drugs
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1895 First U.S. Open Golf Tournament Is Played at Newport Golf & Country Club, RI Golf Historic Firsts Pinehurst Resort
1931 Dick Tracy First Appears in The New York News Comics & Cartoons Journalism Toonpedia Merriam-Webster
1957 The Brooklyn Dodgers Win Their First World Series New York City Baseball New York Times
Leave It to Beaver Debuts Family Television Internet Move Database History Channel
1959 Los Angeles Dodgers Host First World Series West of St. Louis Los Angeles Baseball Major League Baseball Baseball Almanac
1961 "The Alvin Show" Premieres Cartoons & Comics Family Television Internet Move Database
1983 Richard Noble Breaks 1-mile Land Speed Record: 633.468 mph Auto Racing Historic Firsts Landspeed.com
1986 The Last Show of American Bandstand Airs Popular Music Television Internet Movie Database
2001 Barry Bonds Ties Mark McGwire's Single-season Record with Home Run #70 Baseball African-American Sports Figures New York Times

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