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1912 Gordon Parks (Kansas-born African-American Writer, Photographer, Filmmaker) Gordon Parks African-American Artists, Architects & Designers Photography Filmmakers American Authors
Performing Artists
1915 Brownie McGhee (Tennessee-born African-American Blues Singer, Guitarist, Pianist, Songwriter) Tennessee Performing Artists Jazz African-American Performing Artists African American Registry
1929 Joan Ganz Cooney (Arizona-born Producer of Sesame Street Arizona Performing Artists Museum of Broadcast Communication
Dick Clark (New York-born Disc Jockey, Television Producer) New York Performing Artists Television Popular Music Biography
1937 Ridley Scott (English Actor) English Performing Artists Actors Filmmakers Internet Movie Database
1952 Mandy Patinkin (Chicago-born Actor) Chicago Performing Artists Actors Film Internet Movie Database
1955 Billy Idol (English Popular Musician) English Performing Artists Popular Music Biography
1965 Ben Stiller (New York-born Actor) New York Performing Artists Actors Film Internet Movie Database
1978 Clay Aiken (North Carolina-born Popular Musician) North Carolina Performing Artists Popular Music Internet Movie Database
Sports Figures
1935 Sandy Koufax (Ohio-born Member of the Baseball Hall of Fame) Ohio Sports Figures Baseball Hall of Fame
1962 Bo Jackson (Alabama-born African-American 1985 Heisman Trophy Winner) Alabama Sports Figures African-American Sports Figures 1985 Heisman Trophy Winner Football Hall of Fame
Deaths
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
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1886 Folies Bergıre Stages First Revue Paris Stage and Theater Dance Historic Firsts History Channel
1902 U. Chicago Ends U. Michigan 56-game Win Streak with 2-0 Victory. Football University of Michigan Football University of Chicago Football USA Today
1940 Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz Are Married Lucille Ball Television TVLand
1952 First Full-Length 3-D Movie, Bwana Devil, Opens in New York New York City Film Internet Movie Database
1956 Floyd Patterson Defeats Archie Moore for World Heavyweight Championship Boxing Hall of Fame Boxing Hall of Fame USA Today
1959 Production Begins on Alfred Hitchcock's Classic Thriller Psycho Alfred Hitchcock Psycho History Channel
1974 USC Defeats Notre Dame 55-24 After Trailing 24-0 at Half University of Southern California Football Notre Dame USA Today
1977 Lenny Wilkens Is Hired As Coach of the Seattle Supersonics Washington Basketball Hall of Fame African-American Sports Figures History Link
1979 Sugar Ray Leonard Defeats Wifred Benitez: World Welterweight Championship Boxing Hall of Fame Boxing Hall of Fame USA Today
1987 Bo Jackson Rushes for 221 Yards, 3 TDs for Oakland Raiders on 25th Birthday Alabama Sports Figures African-American Sports Figures 1985 Heisman Trophy Winner Football Hall of Fame USA Today

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