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1927 Patti Page (Oklahoma-born Popular Singer) Oklahoma Performing Artists Popular Musicians Internet Movie Database
1931 Morley Safer (Canadian Broadcast Journalist: 60 Minutes) Canada Television Journalism Internet Movie Database
1933 Esther Rolle (Florida-born African-American Actress) Florida Performing Artists Actors Famous African Americans Internet Movie Database African American Registry
1947 Minnie Ripperton (Chicago-born African-American Vocalist) Chicago Performing Artists Popular Musicians Famous African Americans Internet Movie Database African American Registry
1949 Bonnie Raitt (California-born Popular Singer) Bonnie Raitt Popular Musicians
1953 Alfre Woodard (Oklahoma-born African-American Actress) Oklahoma Performing Artists Television Famous African Americans Internet Movie Database African American Registry
1954 Rickie Lee Jones (Chicago-born Popular Musician) Rickie Lee Jones Popular Musicians
1968 Parker Posey (Maryland-born Actress) Parker Posey Actors Film Internet Movie Database
1942 Angel Cordero, Jr. (Puerto Rican Latin-American Racing Hall of Fame Jockey Angel Cordero, Jr. Horse Racing Hall of Fame Famous Latin Americans
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1880 Sarah Bernhardt Makes First Appearance in New York City New York City Sarah Bernhardt Stage & Theater History Channel
1939 Life with Father Premiers on Broadway Stage & Theater Internet Broadway Database
1956 Ten Commandments Registered in U.S. Patents & Trademarks Film USPTO
1965 Days of Our Lives Debuts on NBC-TV Television Internet Movie Database
1970 New Orleans Saints Tom Dempsey's 63-yard Field Goal Sets Professional Football Record Football National Football League Special Needs Education New York Times

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