Famous Birthdays on 27th August

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1407 - Ashikaga Yoshikazu, Japanese shogun (d. 1425)
1471 - George the Bearded, Meissen, Germany, Duke of Saxony (1500-39) (d. 1539)
1487 - Anna of Brandenburg, queen of Denmark (d. 1514)
1545 - Alessandro Farnese, Duke of Parma/general/diplomat
1562 - Hans Leo Hassler, composer
1583 - Simon Besler, composer
1630 - Maria van Oosterwijck, Dutch flower painter
1637 - Charles Calvert, 3rd Baron Baltimore, Governor of the Province of Maryland (d. 1715)
1650 - Johann Samuel Welter, composer
1665 - John Hervey, 1st Earl of Bristol, English politician (d. 1751)
1666 - Ivan V, co-tsar of Russia (1682-89)
1669 - Anne Marie of Orléans, queen of Italy (d. 1728)
1677 - Otto Ferdinand von Abensberg und Traun, Austrian field marshal (d. 1748)
1698 - Baal Shem Tov, Founder of the Chasiddic movement {d. 1760)
1719 - John/Jean Nepveu, Dutch governor of Suriname (1768-79)
1724 - John Joachim Zubly, Swiss-born Continental Congressman (d. 1781)
1730 - Hamann, writer
1739 - Michel Delalande, composer
1752 - Herman Muntinghe, Dutch theologist (History of Mankind)
1768 - Anne-Francois Mellinet, French/Belgian general (Maastricht)
1770 - Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel, German philosopher/inventor (dialectic)
1803 - Edward Beecher, American theologian (d. 1895)
1809 - Hannibal Hamlin, (R) 15th VP (1861-65)
1824 - Hiram Gregory Berry, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1863
1826 - Frank Stillman Nickerson, Brigadier General (Union volunteers)
1826 - Hermann Kipper, music teacher/critic/composer
1832 - James Alexander Walker, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1901
1835 - Albijn van de Abeele, Flemish author/mayor/painter
1837 - Heinrich Urban, composer
1839 - Emory Upton, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1881
1847 - Gustave J Waffelaert, Flemish theologist/bishop of Bridge
1849 - Manuel Acuna, Mexican poet (Nocturno)
1856 - Iwan Franko, writer
1858 - Giuseppe Peanoin Cuneo, Piemonte Italy, mathematician
1865 - Charles Gates Dawes, (R) 30th VP (1925-29, Nobel 1925)
1865 - James Henry Breasted, American Egyptologist (d. 1935)
1867 - Umberto Giordano, composer
1869 - Karl Haushofer, soldier/geographer
1870 - Amado Nervo, [Juan C Ruiz de Nervo], Mexican writer/poet
1871 - Theodore Dreiser, US, novelist (Sister Carie, American Tragedy)
1874 - Karl Bosch, German chemist (BASF, Nobel 1931)
1875 - Katharine McCormick, American women's rights activist (d. 1967)
1877 - Charles Stewart Rolls, British auto manufacturer (Rolls-Royce Ltd)
1877 - Lloyd Cassel Douglas, novelist
1877 - Ernst Wetter, member of the Swiss Federal Council (d. 1963)
1878 - Joseph John Richards, composer
1882 - Jaroslav Kricka, composer
1884 - Harry Antrim, Chicago IL, actor (Miracle on 34th St, Devil's Doorway)
1884 - Vincent Auriol, president of France (1947-53)
1886 - Eric Coates, Hucknall Nottinghamshire England, viola player/composer
1886 - Rebecca Clarke, composer
1890 - Man Ray, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, American artist and photographe (Dada)
1894 - Charles Meredith, Knoxville Pa, actor (Court of Last Resort)
1896 - Leon Theremin, electronic musical instruments inventor [o.s. 15-08]
1896 - Faina Ranevskaya, Russian actress (d. 1984)
1897 - Ad van Emmenes, Dutch soccer reporter
1898 - Enny de Leeuwe, [Engelina], actress (Anatevka)/wife of Pierre Mols
1899 - Byron Foulger, Ogden UT, actor (River's Edge, Up in Smoke)
1899 - C.S. (Cecil Scott )Forester, England, historical novelist (Horatio Hornblower). Died. 1966
1901 - Al Ritz, [Joaquim], Newark NJ, actor (Ritz Brothers, Hi Ya Chum)
1901 - Roger Pryor, NYC, actor (Belle of the Nineties, Identity Unknown)
1902 - Herbert Menges, composer
1903 - Xavier Villaurrutia, Mexican poet (Nocturno de los Angeles)
1904 - Norah Lofts, British author (d. 1983)
1904 - John Hay Whitney, American financier (d. 1982)
1905 - Alexander Johnston, CEO (Board of Inland Revenue)
1905 - Frederick O'Neal, Brooksville Miss, actor (Car 54 Where Are You)
Murderer and Body Snatcher Ed GeinMurderer and Body Snatcher Ed Gein (1906) 1906 - Ed Gein, American serial killer (d. 1984)
1908 - Donald [George] Bradman, Australian cricketer (6,996 runs)
1908 - Frank Leahy, O'Neill Nebraska, football coach (Notre Dame)
1908 - Lyndon B. Johnson, Stonewall Texas, (D) 36th US President (1963-1969), (d. 1973)
1908 - Kurt Wegner, German artist (d. 1985)
1909 - Lester W "Pres" Young, US jazz saxophonist
1909 - Sidney R Yates, (Rep-D-IL, 1949-62, 65- )
1909 - Sylveer Maes, Belgian bicylist
1911 - Patience Edney, nurse/communist
1911 - Kay Walsh, British actress (d. 2005)
1912 - Peter Gretton, British vice admiral
36th US President Lyndon B. Johnson36th US President Lyndon B. Johnson (1908) 1913 - Arthur Benfield, head of Cheshire CID
1913 - Donald McKenzie MacKinnon, philosopher
1913 - Stewart Crawford, British diplomat
1914 - Catherine Marshall, editor/writer
1915 - Walter W Heller, economist (Old Myths & New Realities)
1916 - Martha Raye, [Margaret Reed], Butte Mont, actress (Martha Raye Show)
1916 - Tony Harris, cricketer (Springbok 5/8th, Test batsman))
1917 - Peanuts Lowrey, American baseball player (d. 1986)
1918 - Lord Winstanley, physician/British MP (Labour)
1919 - John Cox, Flemish/US painter/dir (Museum of Fine Physician, Boston)
1919 - Lord Dormand, of Eastington, British MP (Labour)
1920 - James Molyneaux, MP (Ulster unionist)
1921 - Georg Alexander, Duke of Mecklenburg, head of the House of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (d. 1996)
1921 - Leo Penn, American film director (d. 1998)
1924 - David Rowbotham, Australian poet
1925 - Ken Grieves, cricketer (NSW leg-spin all-rounder)
1925 - Richard Rutt, bishop of Leicester
1925 - Tony Crombie, drummer/bandleader
1925 - Viscount Rothermere, newspaper owner
1925 - Darry Cowl, French actor (d. 2006)
1926 - Pat Coombs, English actress (d. 2002)
1926 - Kristen Nygaard, Norwegian mathematician (d. 2002)
1927 - Hugh Byatt, British diplomat
1927 - Liselott Linsenhoff, German FR, equestrian (Olympic-gold-1972)
1928 - Jack Thompson, MP (Labour)
1928 - Joan Kroc, wife of Ray Korc/owner (McDonalds & San Diego Padres)
1928 - Mangosuthu Gatsha Buthelezi, premier of Kwazulu (Shaka Zulu)
1928 - Peter Richard Tahourdin, composer
1928 - Othmar Schneider, Lech am, Arlberg, skier (Oly Gld 1952), (d. 2012)
1929 - Ad J Hermes, Dutch MP (KVP/CDA)
1929 - Elizabeta Bagrintseve, USSR, discus thrower (Olympic-silver-1952)
1929 - Ira Levin, author (Rosemary Baby, Boys From Brazil, This Perfect Day)
1930 - John Daly, British trade union leader
1930 - John Watts, chief of defense (Omani Armed Forces)
1931 - Sri Chinmoy, Indian guru (d. 2007)
1931 - Joe Cunningham, American baseball player
1932 - Antonia Fraser, biographer (Mary Queen of Scots)
1932 - Francois Glorieux, composer
1932 - M N Burdayev, cosmonaut
1932 - Mikhail Nikolayevich Burdayev, cosmonaut
1933 - Joke Smit, Dutch feminist
1935 - Frank Yablans, NYC, writer (North Dallas Forty)
1935 - Michael Holroyd, author
1935 - Ernie Broglio, American baseball player
1936 - Joel Kovel, American politician
1937 - Alice Coltrane, jazz musician
1937 - Mark Potter, British court judge
1937 - Phil Shulmon, rocker (Gentle Giant)
1937 - Tommy Sands, Chicago IL, singer/actor (Teenage Rock, Dream With Me)
1940 - David Hart, gen-sect (National Association of Head Teachers)
1940 - Warren Harding "Sonny" Sharrock, American jazz guitarist
1941 - Yuri Vassilyevich Malyshev, USSR, cosmonaut (Soyuz T-2, T-11)
1941 - Harrison Page, American actor
1942 - Daryl Dragon, Pasadena California, keyboardist (Capt & Tennille)
1942 - Brian Peckford, Canadian politician
1943 - Bob Kerrey, (Sen-D Nebraska)
1943 - [Susan] Tuesday Weld, NYC, actress (Dobie Gillis, Wild in Country)
1944 - Barry Conyngham, composer
1944 - Tim Bogert, rocker
1944 - Wim Jurg, corrector/chairman (Werelddambond FMJD)
1944 - G W Bailey, Port Arthur, Texas, American actor (Police Academy, The Closer)
1946 - Tony Howard, cricketer (WI off-spinner one Test v NZ 1972)
1947 - Jacques Arnold, MP (Conservative)
1947 - John Morrison, cricketer ("Mystery" NZ batsman 1973-82)
1947 - Susie McAllister, LPGA golfer
Actress Barbara BachActress Barbara Bach (1947) 1947 - Barbara Bach [Goldbach], Queens, New York, American actress (The Spy Who Loved Me, Force 10 from Navarone)
1947 - Harry Reems, American actor, (d. 2013)
1947 - Ed Herrmann, San Diego, CA, MLB catcher (White Sox), (d. 2013)
1948 - Andy Turnell, horse trainer
1948 - Pavlos Sidiropoulos, Greek musician (d. 1990)
1949 - Andrew McKay, conservative MP
1949 - Douglas Fred Tewell, Baton Rouge LA, PGA golfer (1980 Sea Pines)
1949 - Edith Valckaert, Belgian violinist
1949 - Edmund Weiner, lexicographer
1949 - Jeff Cook, Fort Payne Ala, country guitar/vocalist (Alabama-Mt Music)
1950 - Charles Fleischer, Wash DC, comedian (Roger Rabbit)
1950 - Cynthia Potter, US, springboard diver (Olympic-bronze-1976)
1951 - Don [Sheldon George] Pooley Jr, Phoenix AZ, PGA golfer (1980 BC Open)
Actor Pee-wee HermanActor Pee-wee Herman (1952) 1952 - Pee-wee Herman, [Paul Reubens], NY, actor (Pee-wee's Big Adventure)
1953 - Alex Lifeson, Toronto Canada, rock guitarist (Rush)
1953 - Peter Stormare, Swedish-born actor
1954 - Derek Warwick, race car driver
1954 - John Lloyd, England, tennis star (former husband of Chris Everet)
1954 - Mike Kelley, Wayne, Michigan, artist (More Love Hours Than Can Ever Be Repaid), (d. 2012)
1955 - Diana Scarwid, Savannah GA, actress (Extermites, Psycho 3, Heat)
1955 - Roderick Hopkins Davis, Auckland NZ, yachting Star class (Olympics-96)
1955 - Laura Fygi, Dutch singer
1955 - Robert Richardson, American cinematographer
1956 - Glen Matlock, rock bassist (Sex Pistols)
1957 - Bernhard Langer, golfer
1958 - Sergei Konstantinovich Krikalev, Russia, cosmonaut (TM-7, TM-12, STS 60)
1958 - Yoshinori Mizumaki, Tokyo Japan, PGA golfer (1994 Byron Nelson-2nd)
1958 - Normand Brathwaite, Canadian comedian and television and radio host
1958 - Tom Lanoye, Belgian author
1958 - Stalking Cat [Dennis Avner], Flint, Michigan,body modifier (world record holder in body modification), (d. 2012)
1959 - Gerhard Berger, formula-1 racer (Italian Grand Prix-1988)
1959 - Juan Fernando Cobo, Colombian artist
1960 - Damon Keeve, SF California, heavyweight (209+ lbs) judoka (Olympics-92, 96)
1961 - "Downtown" Julie Brown, TV host (Club MTV, Inside Edition)
1961 - Tom Ford, American fashion designer
1962 - Scott Davis, Santa Monica CA, tennis star
1962 - Vic Mignogna, American voice actor
1963 - Patty Duffek, Woodland Hills California, playmate (May, 1984)
1963 - Downtown Julie Brown, Welsh TV personality and MTV VJ
1964 - Frankie Thorn, American actress
1965 - Michael Perry, NFL defensive tackle (Denver Broncos)
1965 - Patricia Hy-Boulais, Phnom Penh Kampuchea, Canada tennis (Oly-92, 96)
1965 - Wayne James, cricketer (Zimbabwe Test wicketkeeper v Pakistan 1993)
1966 - Deena Wigger, Colorado Springs CO, US shooter (Olympic-92)
1966 - Juhan Parts, Prime Minister of Estonia
1967 - Brian McRae, Bradenton FL, outfielder (Chicago Cubs)
1967 - Rob Burnett, NFL defensive end (Cleveland Browns/Baltimore Ravens)
1967 - Bob Nastanovich, American musician (Pavement, Silver Jews)
1968 - Christine Schaefer, Florence Ky, WPVA volleyballer (US Open-5th-1994)
1968 - Emanual Davis, NBA guard (Houston Rockets)
1968 - Martin Lowenfish, canoe (alt-Olympics-96)
1968 - Michael Long, Cromwell NZ, Australasia golfer
1969 - Kipp Vickers, NFL guard (Indianapolis Colts)
1969 - Mark Ealham, cricketer (Kent & England Test all-rounder 1996)
1969 - Steven Van Randwijck, Wash DC, field hockey player (Olympics-96)
1969 - Cesar Millan, Culiacan Mexico, professional dog trainer
1969 - Chandra Wilson, American actress

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