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Performing Aritsts
1913 Mary Martin (Texas-born Actress) Texas Performing Artists Actors Biography
1935 Woody Allen (New York City-born Actor) Woody Allen Actors Filmmakers Internet Movie Database
Lou Rawls (Chicago-born African-American Popular Musician) Chicago Performing Artists Popular Musicians African-American Performing Attists Internet Movie Database
1940 Richard Pryor (Illinois-born African-American Comedian, Actor) Illinois Actors Film Notable African Americans Biography.com
1945 Bette Midler (Hawaiian-born Singer, Actress) Hawaii Actors Film Biography.com
1961 Jeremy Northam (English Actor) English Performing Artists Actors Film Internet Movie Database
Sports Figures
1939 Lee Trevino (Texas-born Latin-American Member of the Golf Hall of Fame) Texas Sports Figures Latin-American Studies Golf Hall of Fame Biography
Deaths
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
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1906 Fred Beell, of Marshfield, Wisconsin, Wins the American Heavyweight Wrestling Championship in New Orleans New Orleans, Louisiana Wisconsin Sports Figures Wrestling Wisconsin Historical Society
1934 Benny Goodman Debuts As a Regular on Radio Variety Show Let's Dance Benny Goodman Radio Dance History Channel
1989 Jaguar Shareholders Approve Buyout by Ford Ford Motors Automobiles Business & Economics Official Website

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