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Performing Artists
1901 Lee Strasberg (Ukrainian Actor and Dramatics Educator) Ukraine Performing Artists Actors Education Biography.com New York Times
1912 Harry S. Ackerman (New York City-born Filmmaker) New York Performing Artists Filmmaker Internet Movie Database
1925 Rock Hudson (Illinois-born Actor) Illinois Performing Artists Actors Film History Channel
1942 Martin Scorsese (New York City-born Film Director) Martin Scorsese Film Makers
1943 Lauren Hutton (South Carolina-born Actress) South Carolina Performing Artists Actors Film Internet Movie Database
1944 Lorne Michaels (Canadian Creator of Saturday Night Live) Canadian Performing Artists Television Internet Movie Database
Danny DeVito (New Jersey-born Actor) New Jersey Performing Artists Actors Television Film Makers Biography.com
1958 Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio (Illinois-born Actress) Illinois Performing Artists Actors Film
1966 Daisy Fuentes (Cuban-born Latin-American Television Personality) Cuban Performing Artists Television Latin-American Studies
Sophie Marceau (Parisian Actress) Paris Performing Artists Actors Film
Sports Figures
1944 Tom Seaver (California-born Member of the Baseball Hall of Fame) California Sports Figures Baseball Hall of Fame
1945 Elvin Hayes (Louisiana-born African-American Member of the Basketball Hall of Fame) Louisiana Sports Figures Basketball Hall of Fame Notable African Americans
Deaths
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
2006 Bo Schembechler (Ohio-born Hall of Fame Football Coach at the University of Michigan) Ohio Sports Figures College Football Hall of Fame University of Michigan Football
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1956 Jim Brown Scores 43 Points in His Final Game for Syracuse Jim Brown College Football Hall of Fame Syracuse African-American Sports Figures New York Times
1980 Howard University's WHUT Is First African-American owned PBS Station (as WHMM) Television African American Heritage Historic Firsts Howard University (pdf)

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