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1906 Charles Revson (Massachusetts-born Business Entrepreneur; Founded Revlon Cosmetics Line) Massachusetts Business Leaders Revlon
1918 Jerome Robbins (New York City-born Choreographer) Jerome Robbins Dance
1919 Art Blakey (Pennsylvania-born African-American Jazz Musician) Pennsylvania Performing Artists Jazz Famous African Americans African American Registry
1932 Dottie West (Tennessee-born Country and Western Singer) Tennessee Performing Artists Country & Western Musicians
1936 Billy Higgins (Los Angeles-born African-American Jazz Musician) Los Angeles Performing Artists Jazz African American Performing Artists African American Registry
1941 Lester Bowie (Maryland-born African-American Jazz Trumpeter) Maryland Performing Artists Jazz African American Performing Artists African American Registry
1949 Daryl Hall (Pennsylvania-born Popular Musician) Pennsylvania Performing Artists Popular Musicians Internet Movie Database
1962 Joan Cusack (New York City-born Actress) New York City Performing Artists American Performing Artists Television Film Internet Movie Database
1966 Luke Perry (Ohio-born Actor) Ohio Performing Artists American Performing Artists Television Film Internet Movie Database
1961 Steve Young (Utah-born Member of the Professional Football Hall of Fame) Utah Professional Football Hall of Fame
1969 Orlando "El Duque" Hernandez (Cuban-born Professional Baseball Player) Orlando Hernandez Baseball Latin-American Sports Figures
1989 Michelle Wie (Hawaiian-born Professional Golfer) Michelle Wie Golf Asian-American Sports Figures
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1929 Will Rogers Appears in His First "Talkie" Will Rogers Film History Channel
1939 Coleman Hawkins Records "Body and Soul" Coleman Hawkins Jazz & Blues African-American Performing Artists National Public Radio
1944 To Have and Have Not Premieres Humphrey Bogart Film History Channel
1950 FCC Issues First Color Television Broadcast License to CBS FCC Television Historic Firsts History Channel
1974 After Declaring Bankruptcy, the Detroit Wheels Are Scratched From the Rest of the Schedule of the World Football League Detroit, Michigan Football Business State of Michigan
1975 Saturday Night Live Debuts on NBC - George Carlin Guest Host Televison The Internet Movie Database
1983 Last U.S. Phone Call Using a Hand-crank Phone, Made in Bryant Pond, ME Maine Maine Privateline.com
1984 Mario Lemieux Scores a Goal on His First NHL Shot Ice Hockey NHL Sport News

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