Famous Birthdays on 18th August

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472 - Flavius Ricimer, general of the Western Roman Empire, kingmaker
1414 - Jami, Persian poet (d. 1492)
1450 - Marko Marulic/Marulus/Splichanin/Pechinich, Croatian poet
1579 - Charlotte Flandrina van Nassau, daughter of Willem I of Orange
1587 - 1st English child born in New World (Virginia Dare)
1596 - Jean Bolland, Flemish Jesuit writer (d. 1665)
1605 - Henry Hammond, English churchman (d. 1660)
1606 - Maria Anna of Spain, Holy Roman Empire Empress and Queen of Hungary (d. 1646)
1611 - Ludwika Maria Gonzaga, queen of Poland (d. 1650)
1657 - Ferdinando Galli Bibiena, Italian architect/designer (d. 1743)
1685 - Brook Taylor, England, mathematician, discoverer of Taylor's Theorem
1692 - Louis Henri, Duc de Bourbon, Prime Minister of France (d. 1740)
1720 - Laurence Shirley, 4th Earl Ferrers, English murderer (d. 1760)
1745 - Vaclav Josef Bartolomej Praupner, composer
Composer Antonio SalieriComposer Antonio Salieri (1750) 1750 - Antonio Salieri, Italy, composer (Tatare)
1754 - François, marquis de Chasseloup-Laubat, French general (d. 1833)
1769 - Alexandre Stievenard, composer
1774 - Meriwether Lewis, Charlottsville VA, solider and public administrator (Lewis & Clark Expedition), (d. 1809)
1792 - John, 1st Earl Russell, British Whig PM (1846-52, 1865-66)
1803 - Nathan Clifford, American statesman, diplomat, and Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (d. 1881)
1805 - Josef Danhauser, Austrian painter (Mutterliebe)
1807 - Charles Francis Adams, (Union), died in 1886
1813 - Benjamin Alvord, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1884
Soldier/Public Administrator Meriwether LewisSoldier/Public Administrator Meriwether Lewis (1774) 1818 - William Farquhar Barry, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1879
1819 - Grand Duchess Maria Nikolaievna, Duchess of Leuchtenberg (d. 1876)
1823 - Willem J F Nuyens, Dutch physician/RC historian
1830 - Emperor Franz Josef I of Austria (d. 1916)
1834 - Marshall Field, Conway Massachusetts, owner (Field Dept Store)
1849 - Benjamin Louis Paul Godard, composer
1855 - Alfred Wallis, English artist and mariner (d. 1942)
1856 - Charles Hutchison Gabriel, composer
1856 - Jan Karol Gali, composer
1857 - Libert H. Boeynaems, Belgian Catholic prelate (d. 1926)
1870 - Hugh Bromley-Davenport, England cricketer (d. 1954)
1871 - Johan J Arch, graphic artist (wood cutter)
1873 - Leo Slezak, Austria tenor/actor (Othello)
1873 - Otto Harbach, songwriter (Smoke Gets in Your Eyes)
1875 - Johan E Elias, historian (Amsterdam)
1878 - Fritz Brun, composer
1879 - Aleksandr Rodzyanko, Russian general (d. 1970)
1881 - Hermann Karl Josef Zilcher, composer
1882 - Eugeen Calleen, Flemish sculptor
1882 - Marcel Louis Auguste Samuel-Rousseau, composer
1885 - Nettie Palmer, Australian poet and essayist (d. 1964)
1887 - Nico J Polak, Dutch economist
1890 - Walther Funk, German Nazi politician (d. 1960)
1893 - Ernest MacMillan, composer
1893 - Burleigh Grimes, American baseball player (d. 1985)
1896 - Alan Mowbray, London England, actor (Dante, Colonel Flack)
1896 - Jack Pickford, Canadian-born actor (d. 1933)
1900 - Walter O'Keefe, Hartford Ct, songwriter/TV host (Mayor of Hollywood)
1900 - Glenn Albert Black, American archaeologist (d. 1964)
Indian Politician and Diplomat Vijaya Lakshmi PanditIndian Politician and Diplomat Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit (1900) 1900 - Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit, Allahabad Oudh, Indian diplomat and politician
1902 - Julius Kalas, composer
1902 - Adamson-Eric, Estonian painter (d. 1968)
1903 - Ake Olof Sebastian Udden, composer
1903 - Lucienne Boyer, French singer (d. 1983)
1904 - Max Factor Jr, CEO (Max Factor Cosmetics)
1904 - Sterling W Cole, (Rep-R-NY)
1904 - [Francis] Max Factor, cosmetics manufacturer (Max Factor)
1905 - Peter Paul Kreuder, composer
1906 - Andre Van Gyseghem, England, actor (Search for the Nile)
1907 - Cecilia Grace Hunt Reeves Gillie, Executive (BBC)
1907 - Enoch Light, Canton Ohio, orchestra leader (Gulf Road Show with Bob Smith)
1907 - Howard Swanson, composer
1907 - Otto Mortensen, composer
1908 - Armijn Pane, Indonesian writer (Belenggu)
1908 - Bill Merritt, cricketer (early NZ Test leg-spinner, also Northants)
1908 - Edgar Faure, thriller writer/PM of France (1952, 52-56)
1908 - Milan Ristic, composer
1909 - Miliza Korjus, Warsaw Poland, actress (Great Waltz)
1910 - Charles Wegg-Prosser, solicitor
1910 - Herman Berlinski, composer
1915 - Max Lanier, baseball player
1916 - Elsa Morante, Italy, writer (L'isola di Arturo)
1916 - Moura Lympany, Saltash England, pianist (OBE-1979)
1917 - Casper Weinberger, US Secretary of Defense (1981-87)
1918 - Elsa Morante, writer
1919 - Walter J Hickel, (Gov-R-Alaska)/US Secretary of Interior (1969-71)
1920 - Bob Kennedy, baseball player
1920 - [Thomas] Godfrey Evans, English cricket keeper (1950's)
Actress Shelley WintersActress Shelley Winters (1920) 1920 - Shelley Winters, St Louis Missouri, actress (A Place in the Sun, A Patch of Blue & Poseidon Adventure), (d. 2006)
1921 - Zdzisław Żygulski, Jr., Polish art historian
1922 - Alain Robbe-Grillet, France, novelist (Voyeur)
1922 - Eric William Hunter Christie, barrister
1923 - Jahangir Khan Irani, cricket wicketkeeper for India (1947-8 Aust tour)
1923 - Sadu Shinde, cricketer (Indian leg-spinner late 1940's/early 1950's)
1923 - Jenni Irani, Indian cricketer (d. 1982)
1924 - Mohammad Zia Ul-Haq, pres of Pakistan (1977-88)[or Aug 12]
1925 - Brian W[ilson] Aldiss, UK, sci-fi author (Helliconia Trilogy)
1925 - Tonny Til, rocker
1925 - Pierre Grondin, French Canadian cardiac surgeon (d. 2006)
1927 - Rosalynn Smith Carter, Georgia, 1st lady (1977-1981), Jimmy's lust
1928 - Marge Schott, CEO (Cincinnati Reds)
1929 - Hugues Aufray, French singer
1930 - Carl Barger, Lewistown Pa, baseball pres (Pittsburgh Pirates, Fla Marlins)
1930 - Grant Williams, NYC, actor (Hawaiian Eye, Incredible Shrinking Man)
1930 - Johnny Preston, Port Arthur, Tx, rocker (Feel So Fine)
1930 - Liviu Librescu, Israeli professor, killed in the Virginia Tech massacre
1931 - Henricus AFMO "Hans" van Mierlo, Dutch minister of Defense (D66)
1931 - Bramwell Tillsley, Canadian Salvation Army general
1931 - Dick White, English footballer
1932 - William R. Bennett, Premier of British Columbia
1933 - Roman Polanski, Poland, director (Rosemary's Baby, Chinatown, Pirates)
1933 - Just Fontaine, French footballer
1934 - Rafer Lewis Johnson, Hillsboro Tx, decathlete (Olympic-gold-1960)
Baseball Player Roberto ClementeBaseball Player Roberto Clemente (1934) 1934 - Roberto Clemente, US baseball outfielder (Pittsburgh Pirates)
1934 - Vincent Bugliosi, attorney/author (Helter-Skelter)
1934 - Ronnie Carroll, British singer
1935 - Gail Fisher, Orange NJ, actress (Peggy-Mannix)
1935 - Lajos Papp, composer
1935 - Rafer Johnson, Hillsboro Texas, decathlete (Olympics-gold-60)
1935 - Howard Morrison, New Zealand entertainer
1936 - Robert Redford, Santa Monica California, American actor (Sting, Candidate, Natural, Great Gatsby)
1937 - William George Rushton, London, actor/author/cartoonist (TW3)
1938 - Joe Frank, American radio personality
Actor Robert RedfordActor Robert Redford (1936) 1939 - Joe Azcue, baseball player
1939 - Johnny Preston singer (Running Bear, Cradle of Love)
1939 - Molly Bee, Oklahoma City OK, actress (Pinky Lee Show)
1939 - Harald Heide-Steen Jr., Norwegian actor and comedian (d. 2008)
1939 - Robert Horton, British businessman
1940 - Joan Joyce, Waterbury CT, LPGA golfer (1984 S&H Golf Classic-6th)
1941 - Christopher Jones, Jackson TN, actor (Wild in the Streets), (d. 2014)
1941 - Matt Snell, NFL running back (NY Jets, Super Bowl III)
1943 - Martin Mull, Chicago Illinois, actor/comedian (Bad Manners, Flick, Serial)
1943 - Gianni Rivera, Italian footballer and politician
1944 - Carl Wayne, rocker (Move)
1945 - Sarah Dash, Trenton NJ, rock vocalist (Patti LaBelle & Bluebirds)
1945 - Barbara Harris, US singer (Toys-A Lover's Concerto)
1948 - Carol O'Neal, playmate (July, 1972)
1948 - Rudy Hartono Kurniawan, Indonesia, All-England tennis champ
1948 - Joseph Marcell, British actor
1949 - Nigel Griggs, rocker (Split Enz)
1950 - Candice Earley, Ft Hood TX, actress (Donna Tyler-All My Children)
1950 - Dennis Elliot, London, rock drummer (Foreigner)
1950 - Lynn Adams, Kingsville TX, LPGA golfer
1951 - Greg Pruitt, NFL running back (LA Raiders, Super Bowl XVIII)
1952 - Elayne Boosler, Brooklyn NY, comedienne (Broadway Baby, Party of One)
1952 - Nicholas John, dramaturge
1952 - Patrick Swayze, Houston Texas, actor/dancer (Dirty Dancing, Ghost)
1952 - Ricky Villa, Argentine former footballer
1953 - Louie Gohmert, American politician
1954 - Umberto Guidoni, Rome Italy, PhD/astronaut (STS 75)
1955 - Taher ElGamal, Egyptian scientist
1956 - Sandeep Patil, cricketer (Indian batsman Great 174 v Adelaide 1981)
1956 - John Debney, American composer
1956 - Jon "Bermuda" Schwartz, American musician
1957 - Carole Bouquest, Paris, actress (On Her Majesty's Secret Service)
1957 - Dennis Leary, actor/comic (MTV)
1957 - Ron Strykert, Australia, rock guitarist (Men At Work-Who Can it Be)
1958 - Madeleine Stowe, Los Angeles California, actress (Tropical Snow, Bad Girls)
1959 - Tom Prichard, American wrestler
1960 - Sonny Skinner, Porstmouth VA, Nike golfer (1993 NIKE Shreveport Open)
1961 - John Viscardi, NYC, actor (Father Tony-One Life to Live)
1961 - Bob Woodruff, American journalist, anchor
1962 - Sandra Marie Miller Farmer-Patrick, Kingston Jamaica, 400m hurdler
1962 - Felipe Calderón, President of Mexico
1963 - Luiz Mattar, Brazil, tennis star
1964 - Edith Frost, American singer/songwriter
1964 - Craig Bierko, American actor
1964 - Kenny Walker, American basketball player
1965 - Koji Kikkawa, Japanese singer
1965 - Jim Florentine, American comedian
1966 - Cees Lock of hair, soccer player (NEC)
1966 - Steve Avery, NFL fullback (Pittsburgh Steelers)
1966 - Gustavo Charif, Argentine artist
1966 - Kang Soo-yeon, South Korean actress
1967 - Blas Elias Gomez, Kennedy TX, rock drummer (Slaughter-Stick it Live)
1967 - John Jurkovic, defensive tackle (Jacksonville Jaguars)
1967 - Julie Kristen Smith, Nuhremburg Germany, choreographer (Showgirls)
1967 - Tracy Tracy, rocker (Primitives-Lovely, Lump of Coal)
1967 - Brian Michael Bendis, American comic book writer
1967 - Dan Peters, American musician
1967 - Daler Mehndi, Indian bhangra/pop singer
1968 - Brian Mitchell, NFL running back (Washington Redskins)
1968 - Carolyn Crudgington, Australian softball pitcher (Olympics-bronze-96)
1968 - Greta Lind, Goshen NY, actress (Katie Kennicott-All My Children)
1968 - Griffin Drew, Hazelhurst Georgia, actress (Dinosaur Island)
1968 - John Coyle, West Bloomfield Mich, short track skater (Olympics-1994)
1968 - Justin Strzelczyk, NFL guard/offensive tackle (Pittsburgh Steelers)
1968 - Lee Seung-yeon, South Korean actress
1969 - Christian Slater, actor (Robin Hood, Untamed Heart, Heathers)
1969 - Isaac Austin, NBA center (Miami Heat)
1969 - Masta Killa, American rapper
1969 - Everlast, American musician
1969 - Edward Norton, American actor
1970 - Malcolm Jamal Warner, Jersey City NJ, actor (Theodore-Cosby Show)
1970 - Richie Cunningham, kicker (Dallas Cowboys)
1970 - Robert Higginson, Philadelphia PA, outfielder (Detroit Tigers)
1970 - Greg Dean Schmitz, American online film journalist
1971 - Jada Pinkett, actress (Set it Off, Nutty Professor, Menace II Society)
1971 - Jonathan David Winter, Wellington NZ, 100m backstroker (Olympics-96)
1971 - Kevin Bouie, NFL running back (Philadelphia Eagles, Ariz Cardinals)
1971 - Mindy Czuleger, Inglewood Ca, WPVA volleyballer (Myrtle Bch-17th-1994)
1971 - Trey Ames, Canton Oh, actor (David-A Year in the Life)
1971 - Richard D James, Irish-born musician (Aphex Twin)
1971 - Jacob Vargas, American actor
1972 - Derrick Harris, running back (St Louis Rams)
1972 - Loraine Lambert, Ipswich Queensland, golfer (NZ champ 1991, 92)
1972 - Nate Jones, Chicago Ill, heavyweight boxer (Olympics-bronze-96)

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