Famous Birthdays on 29th August

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1387 - Henry V, king of England (1413-22)/France (1416-19)
1434 - Janus Pannonius, Hungarian poet/translator
1476 - Kano Motonobu, Kyoto Japan, co-founder (Kano school of painting)
1561 - Bartholomeus Pitiscus, German mathematician (Trigonometry)
1609 - Sassoferrato, [Giovanni B Salvi], Italian painter (Madonna)
1619 - Jean-Baptiste Colbert, French minister of Naval/baron
1628 - John Granville, 1st Earl of Bath, English royalist statesman (d. 1701)
1632 - John Locke, Wrington England, empiricist philosopher; disproved substance
1686 - Wilhelm Hieronymus Pachelbel, composer
1694 - Charlotte Christine of Brunswick-Lüneburg (d. 1715)
1725 - Charles Townshend, English politician (d. 1767)
1728 - Maria Anna Sophia of Saxony, Electress of Bavaria (d. 1797)
Philosopher John LockePhilosopher John Locke (1632) 1756 - Heinrich Graf von Bellegarde, Austrian field marshal and statesman (d. 1845)
1756 - Jan Śniadecki, Polish mathematician (d. 1830)
1773 - Raphael G Kiesewetter, Austria musicologist (Arab Music)
1777 - Nikita Yakovlevich Bichurin, founder of Sinology (d. 1853)
1780 - Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, French painter (Valpincon Bather)
1805 - Frederick Maurice, English theologian (d. 1872)
1808 - Hermann Schulze-Delitzsch, German politician/reformer
1809 - Oliver Wendell Holmes, Cambridge MA, physician/author (Old Ironsides)
1811 - Henry Bergh, 1st president of SPCA
1815 - Anna Ella Carroll, US, civil war writer (Reconstruction)
1842 - Alfred Shaw, cricketer (pioneering England Test bowler)
1843 - David B. Hill, Governor of New York (d. 1910)
1844 - Edward Carpenter, English poet (d. 1929)
1849 - Titus A J van Asch van Wijck, Dutch governor Suriname (1891-97)
1851 - Willem M d'Ablaing, Dutch lawyer
1855 - Emil Pauer, composer
1857 - Sandford Schultz, English cricketer (d. 1937)
Author and Nobel Laureate Maurice MaeterlinckAuthor and Nobel Laureate Maurice Maeterlinck (1862) 1862 - Maurice Maeterlinck, Ghent Belgium, poet (Blue Bird, Nobel 1911), (d. 1949)
1862 - Andrew Fisher, 5th Prime Minister of Australia (d. 1928)
1871 - Albert Lebrun, French politician (d. 1950)
1874 - Walter Field
1876 - Charles F Kettering, Ohio, inventor (auto self-starter)
1876 - Kim Gu, President of the Provisional Government of the Republic of Korea (d. 1949)
1877 - Alfred DPR Pound, British admiral/1st Sealord (Jutland, WW II)
1879 - Han Yong-woon, Hongsung County Korea, Zen teacher
1880 - Marie-Louise Meilleur, Canada, lived past 117
1881 - Edvin Kallstenius, composer
1881 - Valery Nicolas Larbaud, France, novelist/translator (Enfantines)
1884 - Ehm Welk, writer
1891 - Michael Chekhov, Russia, actor (Abie's Irish Rose, Rhapsody)
1894 - E Franklin Frazier, sociologist, died in 1962
1898 - Preston Sturges, [Edmund P Biden], Chic, director (Sullivan's Travels)
1899 - George Macready, Providence RI, actor (Martin Peyton-Peyton Place)
1899 - Lyman L Lemnitzer, Marine Corps general (WW II)
1900 - Oscar Nitzchke, German architect (Alcoa building/Centre Pompidou)
1901 - Aurel Joliat, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 1986)
1903 - Ernst Kreuder, writer
1903 - Olive Ann Beech, aircraft industry executive
1904 - Werner Forssman, German urologist (Nobel 1956)
1905 - Lan Adomian, composer
1905 - Martinus A Jansen, Bishop of Rotterdam (1956-70)
1906 - Lurene Tuttle, Pleasant Lake Ind, actress (Father of Bride, Julia)
1907 - Joseph Wechsberg, Austria/US writer (Looking For a Bluebird)
1909 - Francis Henry Smith, librarian
1909 - Roy Reuther, Wheeling WV, labor leader
1910 - Robert Pineda-Duque, composer
1912 - Barry Sullivan, NYC, actor (Duffy's Tavern, Man Called X, Tall Man)
1912 - Emil Schumacher, German painter (Tangible Objects)
1912 - Wolfgang Suschitzky, Austrian/Polish cinematographer
1912 - Sohn Kee-chung, Korean runner (d. 2002)
1913 - Len Butterfield, cricketer (NZ all-rounder, Test)
1915 - Denys Hay, historian
Actress Ingrid BergmanActress Ingrid Bergman (1915) 1915 - Ingrid Bergman, Stockholm, actress (Casablanca, Cactus Flower), (d. 1982)
1915 - Nathan Pritikin, American nutritionist (d. 1985)
1916 - George Montgomery, Brady Mont, actor (Battle of Bulge, Hallucination)
1916 - Leo Horn, Dutch soccer referee/columnist/businessman
1917 - Isabel Sanford, NYC, actress (Louise-Jeffersons/All in the Family)
1918 - Jelle Zijlstra, economist/minister/pres Netherlands Bank
1920 - Charles White, Perth Amboy NJ, actor (Airpot 95, Serpico)
1920 - Charlie "Bird" Parker, US jazz saxophonist
1920 - Susan Damante Shaw, London England, actress (Wilderness Family)
1920 - Joseph Lesniewski, Erie, Pennsylvania, Easy Company soldier in 101st Airborne, (d. 2012)
1922 - Emile Habibi, writer
1922 - Yorgos Sicilianos, composer
1922 - Mr. Blackwell, American fashion critic
1923 - Hirulal Gaekwad, cricket all-rounder (Test for India 1952-53)
1923 - Lester Albert Trimble, composer
1923 - Reinier Braams, Dutch biophysicist/MP (VVD)
1923 - Richard Attenborough, England, actor/director (Gandhi, Young Winston)
1923 - Marmaduke Hussey, BBC Chairman (d. 2006)
1924 - Dinah Washington, Chicago, singer (What a Difference a Day Makes)
1924 - James W Wood, USAF/astronaut (Dynasoar)
1924 - Consuelo Velázquez, Mexican songwriter (d. 2005)
1926 - Betty Lynn, American actress
1926 - María Dolores Pradera, Spanish melodic singer
1927 - Marion Williams, US gospel singers (Stars of Faith)
1928 - Charles Gray, Bournemouth England, actor (Clay-Rawhide)
1928 - Thomas Stewart, San Saba Texas, baritone (La Roche Capriccio)
1929 - Thom Gunn, Kent England, poet (The Wound)
1930 - Marius J J van Amelsvoort, Dutch undersecretary (CDA)
1930 - Jacques Bouchard, Canadian advertising executive (d. 2006)
1931 - Stelios Kazantzidis, Greek singer (d. 2001)
1931 - Lise Payette, Quebec politician, writer and columnist
1933 - Jehan Sadat, 1st lady of Egypt
1933 - Ramses Shaffy, Dutch cabaret actor (Zaak MP, Liefdesbekentenissen)
1933 - Arnold Koller, Swiss Federal Councilor
1934 - David H Pryor, (Sen-D Arkansas, 1979- )
1934 - Gene Allison, US R&B-singer (You Can Make It If You Try)
1934 - Jean-Pierre Guezek, composer
1934 - John Guy, cricketer (solid left-handed batsman for NZ in late 1950's)
1935 - Hugo Brandt Corstius, Dutch essayist/mathematician
1935 - William Friedkin, Chicago, Illinois, American director/producer/writer (The Exorcist, The French Connection)
1936 - John McCain, (Rep-R-Arizona, 1983-86)
1937 - James J Florio, (Rep-D-NJ, 1975-90/Gov-D-NJ, 1990-94)
1938 - Elliott Gould, Queens NY, actor (M*A*S*H, Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice)
1938 - Robert Rubin, United States Secretary of the Treasury
1940 - James Brady, press secretary (wounded during Reagan assassin attempt)
1940 - Wilhelm Ruska, Holland, judo champ (Olympic-gold-1972)
1940 - Earl Gros, American NFL running back (Green Bay), (d. 2013)
1941 - Robin Leach, London England, TV host (Life Styles of Rich & Famous)
1942 - Holmes Sterling Morrison, musician
1942 - James Glennon, American cinematographer (d. 2006)
1942 - John Heuser, Electron microscopist
1943 - Mohamed Amin, cameraman
1943 - Richard Halligan, Troy NY, rock vocalist (Blood Sweat & Tears)
1945 - Chris Copping, Essex England, rock bassist (Procol Harum)
1945 - Wyomia Tyus, Griffin Ga, 100m runner (Olympic-gold-1964, 68)
1946 - Bob Beamon, Jamaica NY, high jumper (Olympics-gold-68, 29' 2½" 8.9m)
1947 - Temple Grandin, American animal welfare and autism expert
1947 - James Hunt, English race car driver (d. 1993)
1948 - Charles David Walker, astronaut (STS 12 STS 16 STS 23)
1949 - Peter John Wiegold, composer
1950 - Mark McHale, WLAF offensive line coach (Amsterdam Admirals)
1950 - Dave Reichert, American politician and sheriff
1952 - Karen Hesse, American children's writer
1953 - Rick Downey, rocker drummer/vocalist (Blue Oyster Cult)
1953 - James Quesada, Nicaraguan/American anthropologist
1954 - Chet Catallo, guitarist (Spyro Gyra-Morning Dance)
1954 - Julio Fernandez, jazz guitarist (Spyro Gyra-Morning Dance)
1954 - Michael P[aul] Kube-McDowell, US, sci-fi author (Enigma, Empery)
1955 - Diamanda Galas, composer
1955 - Frank Hoste, Belgian cyclist
1956 - Edddie Murray, NFL kicker (Washington Redskins, Minnesota Vikings)
1956 - Kelly Murray, Vancouver, Canadian Tour golfer (985 Alberta Open)
1956 - GG Allin, American rock singer (d. 1993)
1957 - Pim Kops, rock musician (Dike, Bloedend Heart)
1957 - Therese Hession, LPGA golfer
1957 - Jerry D. Bailey, American racing jockey
1958 - Lenny Henry, British comedian (3 of a Kind)
King of Pop Michael JacksonKing of Pop Michael Jackson (1958) 1958 - Michael Jackson, Gary Indiana, recording artist and King of Pop (Thriller, Bad), (d. 2009)
1959 - Chris Hadfield, Sarnia Ontario Canada, RCAF/astronaut (STS 74, sk: 99)
1959 - Eddi Reader, rocker (Fairground Attraction-Find My Love)
1959 - Ernesto Rodrigues, Portuguese composer
1959 - Akkineni Nagarjuna, Indian Telugu actor
1959 - Timothy Perry Shriver, member of the Kennedy Family
1959 - Rebecca De Mornay, Santa Rose Cal, actress (Hand that Rocks Cradle)
1961 - Tony MacAlpine, heavy metal rocker (Solo-Edge of Insanity)
1962 - Carl Banks, NFL linebacker (Cleveland Browns, NY Giants)
1962 - Hiroki Kikuta, Japanese composer
1963 - Elizabeth Brown, minister healer/writer
1963 - Greg Holmes, Covina Cal, tennis star
1963 - Greg Steele, rocker (Faster Pussycat-Wake Me When It's Over)
1963 - Elizabeth Fraser, Scottish singer
1964 - Jordi Arrese, Spain, tennis star
1965 - Alphons Arts, Dutch soccer player (Go Ahead Eagles)
1965 - Will Perdue, NBA center (San Antonio Spurs)
1965 - Dina Spybey, American actress
1966 - Dan Truman, St George Utah, singer (Diamond Rio-Meet in the Middle)
1967 - Shaun Van Allen, Shaunavon, NHL center (Anaheim Mighty Ducks)
1967 - Anton Newcombe, American musician (The Brian Jonestown Massacre)
1968 - Darren Joseph, CFL fullback (Saskatchewan Roughriders)
1969 - Brady Katytman, Greece NY, kayak (alt-Olympics-96)
1969 - Jerry Simons, soccer player (Dordrecht '90, Vitesse)
1969 - Me'Shell NdegéOcello, American singer
1969 - Joe Swail, Northern Irish snooker player
1970 - Jacco Elringh, Netherlands, tennis star
1971 - Dennis de Brown, soccer player (Sparta)
1971 - Henry Blanco, Venezuelan baseball player
1971 - Carla Gugino, American actress
1972 - Michael Roan, NFL tight end/halfback (Houston/Tennessee Oilers)
1972 - Bae Yong Joon, South Korean actor
1973 - Devin Wyman, defensive tackle (New England Patriots)
1973 - Jermane Mayberry, guard/tackle (Philadelphia Eagles)
1973 - Joe Carollo, WLAF G (Frankfurt Galaxy)
1973 - Leigh Sherer, Jasper Alabama, Miss America (Alabama-Top 10-1996)
1973 - Olivier Jacque, motorcyclist
1973 - Adam Sessler, American TV show host
1974 - Brad Boston, Sarnia Ontario, soling yachter (Olympics-96)
1974 - Kumi Tanioka, Japanese composer
1974 - Jay Onrait, Athabasca Alberta, Canadian sports broadcaster (TSN, Fox Sports 1)
1975 - Dante Basco, Filipino/American actor
1976 - Chris Renaud, Fredericton New Brunswick, swimmer (Olympics-96)
1976 - Kasia Kulesza, Warsaw Poland, Canadian synchro swimmer (Oly-silver-96)
1976 - Stephanie Worcester, Miss USA-Maine (1997)
1976 - Jon Dahl Tomasson, Danish footballer
1976 - Kevin Kaesviharn, American football player
1976 - Pablo Mastroeni, American soccer player
1977 - John Patrick O'Brien, American footballer
1977 - Aaron Rowand, American baseball player
1977 - Devean George, American basketball player
1977 - Roy Oswalt, American baseball player
1977 - Charlie Pickering, Australian comedian
1977 - Jo Weil, German actor
1978 - Larissa Meek, Miss Missouri Teen USA (1997)
1978 - Celestine Babayaro, Nigerian footballer
1979 - Natasha Fisher, Miss Nebraska Teen USA (1997)
1979 - Chieu Luu, Canadian journalist
1979 - Ryan Shealy, American baseball player

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