Famous Birthdays on 3rd August

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1509 - Étienne Dolet, French scholar (d. 1546)
1645 - August Kuhnel, composer
1692 - John Henley, English clergyman (d. 1759)
1748 - Carl Ludwig Junker, composer
1770 - Frederik Willem III, reactionary king of Prussia (1797-1840)
1801 - Joseph Paxton, English landscape architect (Crystal Palace)
1808 - Hamilton Fish, American politician (d. 1893)
1811 - Elisha Graves Otis, inventor (safe elevator)
1816 - John Eugene Smith, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1897
1817 - Albrecht FR, arch duke of Austria (Battle at Custozza)
1818 - HM Jozef Schadde, Flemish architect (New Stock exchange Antwerp)
1820 - Luther Orlando Emerson, composer
1820 - William Miller, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1909
1823 - Thomas Francis Meagher, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1867
1824 - William Burnham Woods, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
1832 - Ivan Zajc, composer
1833 - Auguste Schmidt, German teacher/feminist
1847 - Jan de Louter, lawyer/tutor of Dutch Queen Wilhelmina
1850 - Paul A Daum, Dutch writer/founder/editor (Batavian Newspaper)
1850 - Reginald Heber Roe, 2nd Headmaster of Brisbane Grammar School (d. 1926)
1851 - Isabella Caroline Somerset, temperance leader
1854 - Fernand de La Tombelle, composer
1855 - Joe Hunter, Former Australian cricketer (d. 1891)
1856 - Alfred Deakin, 2nd Prime Minister of Australia (d. 1919)
1860 - W. K. Dickson, Scottish inventor (d. 1935)
1867 - Stanley Baldwin, (C) British PM (1923-24, 1924-29, 1935-37)
1871 - Vernon Louis Parrington, author (Romantic Revolution, Pulitzer 1928)
1872 - Haakon VII, Charlottenlund Denmark, King of Norway (1905-57)
1873 - Albert MLA de Bassompierre, Belgian ambassador to Tokyo (1921-39)
1874 - Eugene Baie, Belgian author (Sub rosa et sub umbra)
1878 - Constantino Gaito, composer
1882 - Charles O'Neill, composer
1882 - Segundo Luis Moreno Andrade, composer
1884 - Louis Gruenberg, near Brest Litovsk Poland, composer (Daniel Jazz)
1885 - Naphtali Siegfried Salomon, composer
1887 - Rupert Brooke, British WW I poet (1914)
1892 - Oscar van Hemel, composer
1894 - Harry Heilmann, SF Cal, baseball hall of famer outfielder (Detroit)
1894 - John H van Maarseveen, Dutch minister of Justice/Internal minister
1895 - Marguerite Nichols, American actress (d. 1941)
1898 - Brother Adam [Kehrle], benedictine monk/beekeeper
1899 - Sally Benson, novelist
1899 - Louis Chiron, Monegasque race car driver (d. 1979)
1900 - Arnoldus J N M Struycken, Dutch lawyer
1900 - Ernie Pyle, England, correspondent during WW II
1900 - John T Scopes, Tennessee teacher convicted for teaching evolution
1901 - Bernard Reichel, composer
1901 - John Stennis, (Sen-D-Miss)
1901 - Stefan Wyszynski, Polish cardinal
1902 - Habib Bourguiba, 1st president of Tunisia (1957-87)
1902 - Judson Laire, NYC, actor/singer (Papa-Mama, Adm Broadway Revue)
1902 - Ray Block, France, orchestra leader (Ed Sullivan, Jackie Gleason)
1902 - Regina Jonas, German first woman rabbi (d. 1944)
1904 - Clifford D[onald] Simak, US, sci-fi author (Hugo, Empire, Way Station)
1905 - Maggie Kuhn, activist/co-founder (Gray Panthers)
1906 - Leonard Huizinga, Dutch journalist/writer (Adriaan & Olivier)
1907 - Adrienne Ames, Fort Worth TX, actress (Death Kiss, Panama Patrol)
1907 - Ernesto Geisel, politician
1907 - Irene Tedrow, Denver Colorado, actress (Lucy-Dennis the Menace, Mr Novak)
1907 - Lawrence Brown, US trombonist (Duke Ellington Orchestra)
1908 - Dolores del Rio, silent screen actress (Deseada, Bugambilia)
1911 - Karel G Bakker, Dutch actor (Lady Windermere's Fan)
1911 - Alex McCrindle, Scottish actor (d. 1990)
1913 - Mel Tolkin, Ukrainian-born television comedy writer (d. 2007)
1914 - Rick Slabbinck, Flemish painter
1915 - Sal Santen, Dutch writer
1916 - Shakeel Badayuni, Indian poet and lyricist (d. 1970)
1916 - José Manuel Moreno, Argentine footballer (d. 1978)
1917 - Jordan Whitfield, PA, actor (Swamp Fox)
1918 - James MacGregor Burns, political writer (The Lion & the Fox)
1918 - Sidney Gottlieb, American CIA official (d. 1999)
1918 - Larry Haines, American actor (d. 2008)
1920 - Maria Karnilova, Hartford Ct, actress (Olga-Ivan the Terrible)
1920 - P D James, mystery writer (Cover Her Face)
1920 - Phyllis D "P D" James, English thriller writer (Innocent Blood)
1920 - Charlie Shavers, American trumpet player (d. 1971)
1920 - Elmar Tampõld, Estonian-Canadian architect
1921 - Alec Wyton, composer
1921 - Hayden Carruth, Waterbury Ct, novelist (Crow & Heart)
1921 - Marilyn Maxwell, actress (East of Sumatra)
1921 - Richard Adler, NYC composer (Pajama Game, Damn Yankees)
1922 - Robert Sumner, American evangelist and author
1923 - Anne Klein, fashion designer (Anne Klein II)
1923 - Roger Foulon, French/Belgian poet
1923 - Shenouda III of Alexandria, Pope of the Coptic Christianity, (d. 2012)
1924 - Leon Uris, Baltimore, novelist (Exodus, QB VII, Battle Cry)
1924 - Max van der Stoel, Dutch Foreign minister (PvdA)
1926 - Tony Bennett, Queens NY, singer (Left a body part in SF)
1927 - Enrique Pinella, composer
1927 - Gordon Scott, Portland Oregon, actor (Tarzan & the Trappers)
1928 - Cécile Aubry, French actress
1929 - Bethel Leslie, NYC, entertainer (Capt Newman MD, Rabbit Trap)
1930 - James Komack, NYC, writer/director/actor (Courtship of Eddie's Father)
1931 - Alex Cord, [Viespi], NYC, actor (Brotherhood, Fire, Street Asylum)
1932 - Elsa Martinelli, Grosseto Italy, actress (Indian Fighter)
1932 - Mario Montes de Oca, Mexican poet
1933 - Pat Crawford, cricketer (Australian pace bowler 1956)
1933 - The Tjong King, Dutch illustrator of children books (Miep Diekman)
1934 - Haystacks Calhoun, American professional wrestler (d. 1989)
1935 - Georgi Stepanovich Shonin, Odessa USSR, cosmonaut (Soyuz 6)
1935 - Richard D Lamm, (Gov-D-Colo)
1935 - Vic Vogel, Canadian pianist, composer and bandleader
1936 - Edward Petherbridge, English actor
1937 - Duncan Sharpe, cricketer (3 Tests for Pakistan 1959-60)
1937 - Steven Berkoff, English actor
1937 - Diane Wakoski, Whittier, California, American poet (Motorcycle Betrayal)
1938 - George Memmoli, NYC, actor (Earl-Hello Larry)
1938 - Terry "5 Wigs" Wogan, British talk show host (Irish Days)
1939 - A K Sen Gupta, cricketer (Test India v WI 1959 without distinction)
1940 - John W Carlin, (Gov-D-KS)
1940 - Joseph Dorfman, composer
1940 - Lance Alworth, Houston Texas, NFL hall of famer (Charger, Cowboys)
Actor Martin SheenActor Martin Sheen (1940) 1940 - Martin Sheen, [Ramon Estevez], NY, actor (Subject Was Roses, Wall St)
1941 - Beverly Lee, Passaic NJ, singer (Shirelles-Soldier Boy)
1941 - Martha Stewart, New Jersey, business magnate and TV personality, founder of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia
1941 - Wayne Hussey, rocker
1945 - Ron Hendren, Pinehurst NC, TV host (Entertainment Tonight)
1945 - Eamon Dunphy, former Irish footballer
1946 - John Klemmer, rocker
1946 - Jack Straw, British politician
1948 - Pierre Lacroix, National Hockey League executive
1949 - Morris "B B" Dickerson, Torrence Ca, bassist (War, Low Rider, Outlaw)
Business Magnate and TV Personality Martha StewartBusiness Magnate and TV Personality Martha Stewart (1941) 1949 - Reed Waller, American comic book author
1949 - Valeri Vasiliev, Gorky Soviet Union, ice hockey defenceman (2x oly gold), (d. 2012)
1950 - JoMari Payton Noble, Albany GA, actress (Harriette-Family Matters)
1950 - Waldemar Cierpinski, German DR, marathoner (Olympic-gold-1976, 80)
1950 - John Landis, Chicago IL, director (Animal House, Michael Jackson's Thriller video)
1951 - Jon Graham, rock guitarist/vocalist (Earth Wind & Fire-Celebrate)
1951 - Marcel Dionne, Quebec, NHL center (LA Kings, NY Rangers)
1952 - Aleksandr A Volkov, Russian colonel/cosmonaut
1952 - Jay North, North Hollywood California, actor (Dennis the Menace, Maya)
1952 - Wojtek Fibak, Poland, tennis star
1952 - Osvaldo Ardiles, Argentine soccer player
1952 - Frank Schaeffer, American author
1952 - Loles León, Spanish actress
1954 - Denise Craig, WBL forward (Dayton Rockettes, NY Stars)
1954 - Gary Peters, English footballer
1955 - Corey Burton, American voice actor
1956 - Kirk Brandon, rocker (Theatre of Hate, Spear of Destiny-Outland)
1956 - Abhisit Vejjajiva, Thai politician
1956 - Todd Christensen, Bellefonte, PA, NFL player (Oakland) and sportscaster, (d. 2013)
1957 - Mani Shankar, Indian film maker
1958 - Cindy Nixon, Nashville Tenn, singer (Girls Next Door-Don't Be Cruel)
1958 - Ana Kokkinos, Greek-Australian film director
1959 - Martin Atkins, rocker
1959 - Victoria Jackson, Miami Fla, actress (Casual Sex, Saturday Night Live, UHF)
1959 - Koichi Tanaka, Japanese scientist, Nobel laureate
1960 - Gopal Sharma, Indian cricket off-spinner (2 Tests 1984-85)
1960 - Tim Mayotte, Springfield Mass, tennis player (Olympic-silver-1988)
1961 - Ken Wark, Australian field hockey fullback (Oly-4th/silver-88, 92, 96)
1961 - Lee Rocker, [Leon Drucker], rock bassist (Stray Cats-Gonna Ball)
1961 - Molly Hagan, American actress
1962 - Alberto Tous, Spain, tennis star
1962 - Lucky Dube, South African reggae singer
1962 - Tina Lehtola, Finland, women's ski jumper (world's record holder)
1963 - Carlo Imperato, Bronx, actor (Fame)
Metallica Rocker James HetfieldMetallica Rocker James Hetfield (1963) 1963 - James Hetfield, Downey California, heavy metal rocker (Metallica-Helpless)
1963 - Libor Pimek, Czech, tennis star
1963 - Kyoko Chan Cox, American musician, daughter of Yoko Ono
1963 - Isaiah Washington, American actor
1964 - Joan E Higginbotham, Chicago Il, astronaut
1964 - Johnny Thomas, NFL cornerback (Cleveland Browns, San Diego Chargers)
1964 - Kevin Elster, San Pedro CA, infielder (Texas Rangers)
1964 - Nate McMillan, NBA guard/forward (Seattle Supersonics)
1966 - Christine Richters, Fullerton Ca, playmate (May, 1986)
1966 - Eric Esch, American boxer
1967 - John Femia, Brooklyn New York, American actor (Square Pegs, Hello Larry)
1968 - Rod Beck [Rodney Roy], Burbank, California, American MLB relief pitcher (SF Giants-1994 NL Rolaids Relief Man of the Year)
1969 - Doug Overton, NBA guard (Phila 76ers, Denver Nuggets)
1970 - Darren Mickell, NFL defensive end (KC Chiefs, NO Saints)
1970 - Masahiro Sakurai, Japanese video game developer
1970 - Stephen Carpenter, American musician (Deftones)
1971 - Moira C Dunn, Utica NY, LPGA golfer (1995 SAFECO Classic-6th)
1971 - Forbes Johnston, Scottish footballer (d. 2007)
1972 - Alain Bolduc, Montreal Quebec, yachter (Olympics-96)
1972 - Jeff Nygaard, Madison Wisc, volleyball middle blocker (Olympics-96)
1972 - John Lilley, Wakefield Mass, US hockey forward (Olympics-1994)
1972 - Sandis Ozolinsh, Riga Lat, NHL defenseman (Colorado Avalanche)
1972 - Travis Hall, defensive tackle (Atlanta Falcons)
1973 - Kari Litton, Pontotoc Miss, Miss America (Mississippi-Top 10-1997)
1973 - Kurt Grote, US, 100m/200m breaststroke (Olympics-6th-96)
1973 - Nikos Dabizas, Greek footballer
1973 - Patrick Wilson, American actor
1973 - Jay Cutler, American bodybuilder
1974 - Blaine Wilson, Columbus Ohio, gymnast (Olympics-5th-96)
1974 - Jenny Beck, actress (Claire Carroll-Guns & Paradise)
1975 - Ndukwe Kalu, defensive end (Philadelphia Eagles)
1975 - Trevor Pryce, NFL defensive tackle (Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32)
1975 - Aryiro Strataki, Greek heptathlete
1975 - Chris Nevin, Former New Zealand cricketer
1976 - Sarybel Velila, Miss Universe-Puerto Rico (1996)
1976 - Troy Glaus, Tarzana CA, baseball infielder (Olympics-bronze-96)
NFL Quarterback Tom BradyNFL Quarterback Tom Brady (1977) 1977 - Tom Brady, American football player
1977 - Tómas Lemarquis, Icelandic actor
1977 - Óscar Pereiro, Spanish cyclist
1978 - Mariusz Jop, Polish footballer
1979 - Kris Jenkins, American football player
1979 - Evangeline Lilly, Canadian model/actress
1980 - Brandan Schieppati, American singer (Bleeding Through)
1980 - Dominic Moore, Canadian ice hockey player

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