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1922 Bil Keane (Pennsylvania-born Cartoonist: Family Circus) Bil Keane Cartoons and Comics
1902 Ray Kroc (Illinois-born Business Leader: McDonalds) Ray Kroc McDonalds
Performing Artists
1903 Larry Fine (Pennsylvania-born Actor: The Three Stooges) Pennsylvania Performing Artists Three Stooges Film Internet Movie Database
1908 Joshua Logan (Texas-born Actor, Filmmaker) Texas Performing Artists Actors Filmmakers Internet Movie Database
1918 Allen Ludden (Wisconsin-born Television Gameshow Host) Wisconsin Performing Artists Television Internet Movie Database Wisconsin Historical Society
1919 Donald Pleasence (British Actor) Donald Pleasence Actors Film Internet Movie Database
1935 Diahann Carroll (New York City-born African-American Actress) Diahann Carroll Actors African-American Performing Artists
1943 Steve Miller (Wisconsin-born Popular Musician) Wisconsin Performing Artists Popular Musicians Steve Miller Band Wisconsin Historical Society
1951 Karen Allen (Illinois-born Actress) Illinois Performing Artists Actors Film Internet Movie Database
1975 Kate Winslet (British Actress) British Performing Artists Actors Film Internet Movie Database
Sports Figures
1965 Mario Lemieux (Canadian-born Professional Hockey Player) Canadian Sports Figures NHL
1965 Grant Hill (Texas-born African-American Professional Basketball Player) Texas Sports Figures African-American Sports Figures NBA
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1921 Giants Play the Yankees in the First World Series Game Broadcast on Radio New York City Baseball Radio Historic Firsts Newsday
1961 Breakfast at Tiffany's Opens at Radio City Music Hall in New York New York City Radio City Music Hall Breakfast at Tiffany's
1962 The Beatles Release "Love Me Do" The Beatles Popular Music Complete Beatles Discography
1969 ''Monty Python's Flying Circus'' Debuts on BBC Television Great Britain Television The Internet Movie Database BBC
1989 NC Jury Convicts Television Evangelist Jim Bakker of Defrauding Followers North Carolina Religion Television Crime NY Times
2001 Barry Bonds Hits Homeruns 71 & 72 for New Major League Season Record Baseball NY Times

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