Famous Birthdays on 29th December

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1563 - Francesco Maria Guaitoli, composer
1586 - Francisco de Moncada, Spanish earl of Osuna/marquis of Aytona
1678 - Gotthard Wagner, composer
1709 - Elizabeth of Russia [Elizaveta Petrovna], Kolomenskoye, Moscow, tsarina of Russia (1741-62) and daughter of Peter the Great
1721 - Madame De Pompadour, mistress of French King Louis the 15th
1743 - Alexander van Bylandt, Dutch military officer
1767 - Aime Ambroise Simon Leborne, composer
1776 - Charles Macintosh, Scotland, patented waterproof fabric
1792 - Archibald Alison, Scottish historian (History of Europe)
1796 - Johann Christian Poggendorff, German physicist (d. 1877)
1800 - Charles Goodyear, New Haven, Connecticut, inventor (vulcanization process for rubber), (d. 1860)
17th US President Andrew Johnson17th US President Andrew Johnson (1808) 1808 - Andrew Johnson, Raleigh NC, (Unionist), 17th pres (1865-69)
1808 - Gyorgy Apponyi, Hungarian Parliament member
1809 - Albert Pike, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1891
1809 - William Ewart Gladstone, Liberal British PM (1868-74, '80-86, '92-94), (d. 1898)
1813 - Etienne-Joseph Soubre, composer
1816 - Carl Ludwig, German physician (d. 1895)
1831 - Adam Badeau, Bvt Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1895
1833 - John James Ingalls, (Rep-Ks)
1843 - Elisabeth of Wied (pen name was Carmen Sylva), queen of Romania and writer (d. 1916)
British Prime Minister William GladstoneBritish Prime Minister William Gladstone (1809) 1850 - Tomas Breton y Hernandez, composer
1856 - Thomas J Stieltjes, mathematician (Stieltjes integral)
1859 - Venustiano Carranza, pres of Mexico (1915-20)
1866 - Joseph Limburg, liberal Second-Member of parliament (1905-19)
1869 - Bill Howell, cricketer (Australian bowler at turn of century)
1876 - Pablo Casals, Vendrell Catalonia Spain, cellist/conductor/composer
1879 - Billy Mitchell, aviation hero Gen (WW I)
1880 - Jean-Fernand Vaubourgoin, composer
1881 - Jess Willard, American boxer (d. 1968)
1887 - Kiyoshi Nobutoki, composer
1888 - Joseph Beran, Czech archbishop of Prague/cardinal
1892 - Emory Parnell, St Paul MN, actress (Rocket Man, County Fair)
1896 - David Alfaro Siqueiros, Mexico, painter/muralist (Lib of Chile)
1897 - Hermann Heiss, composer
1898 - Jeanne Leleu, composer
1899 - Nie Rongzhen, People's Liberation Army Chief of General Staff (d. 1992)
1900 - Willie Humphrey, jazz Clarinetist
1902 - Nels Stewart, National Hockey League player (d. 1957)
1903 - Clyde McCoy, jazz trumpeter/bandleader
1907 - James Gardner, designer
1908 - Claire Dodd, AR, actress (Ex-Lady, In the Navy)
1908 - Gerben Sonderman, Dutch test pilot (Fokker)
1910 - Ronald Coase, British economist, Nobel Prize laureate
1912 - Peggy Glanville-Hicks, Melbourne Australia, composer (Triad)
1913 - Laurence Gower, academic
1914 - Billy Tipton, American musician (d. 1989)
1914 - Albert Tucker, Australian artist (d. 1999)
1915 - Charles L[eonard] Harness, US, sci-fi author (Paradox Men, Wolfhead)
1915 - John P W Meefout, Dutch sculptor (Laying Woman)
1915 - Robert Ruark, US writer (Something of Value)
1915 - Bill Osmanski, American football player (d. 1996)
American Politician Tom BradleyAmerican Politician Tom Bradley (1917) 1917 - Tom Bradley, Calvert Texas, American politician (Mayor-D-LA) (1973-1993)
1919 - Pieter Terpstra, Dutch journalist/writer (De dei is forroun/Havank-T)
1919 - Roman Vlad, composer
1920 - Syd Dernley, hangman
1920 - Viveca Lindfors, Uppsala Sweden, actress (Way We Were, Welcome to LA)
1921 - Dobrica Cosic, writer
1921 - Mala Powers, SF California, actress (Cyrano de Bergerac) [or 12/20/31]
1921 - Robert C. Baker, Inventor of the chicken nugget (d. 2006)
1922 - William Gaddis, American writer (d. 1998)
1925 - Pete Dye, American golf course architect
1927 - Jim Simpson, Wash DC, sportscaster (Monday Night Baseball)
1927 - Andy Stanfield, American athlete (d. 1985)
1928 - Bernard Cribbins, Oldham England, actor (Val Doonican Show)
1930 - Willy Giefer, composer
1931 - Prince Gu of Korea, Korean royalty (d. 2005)
1932 - Inga Swenson, Omaha Nebraska, actress (Gretchen-Benson)
1933 - Prez "Kidd" Kenneth, blues singer/guitarist
1934 - Ed Flanders, Minneapolis Mn, actor (Dr Westphall-St Elsewhere)
1934 - Tom Jarriel, LaGrange Ga, newscaster (ABC Weekend News, 20/20)
1935 - Tony Bramall, England, auto dealer/multi-millionaire (Harrogate)
1936 - Ray Nitschke, NFL linebacker (Green Bay Packers)
1936 - Vitaly Alexeyevich Godzyatsky, composer
Actress Mary Tyler MooreActress Mary Tyler Moore (1937) 1937 - Mary Tyler Moore, Bkln, actress (Mary Tyler Moore, Ordinary People)
1937 - Barbara Steele, Birkenhead, Cheshire, English actress (Black Sunday, 8½)
1938 - Jon Voight, Yonkers, NY, actor (Deliverance, Midnight Cowboy)
1938 - Wayne Huizenga, CEO (Waste Management, Blockbuster, Miami Dolphins)
1939 - Maumoon Abdul Gayoom, president of Maldives (1978- )
1940 - Brigitte Kronauer, writer
1940 - Ed Buce, Keiser Ar, country singer (Texas)
1940 - Peter Koelewijn, Dutch writer/vocalist (Come off that Roof)
1941 - Ray Thomas, England, rock vocalist (Moody Blues-Nights in White Satin)
1942 - Rick Danko, Blayney Ontario, Canadain musician (The Band)
1942 - Jerry Summers, rocker
1942 - Rajesh Khanna, Indian actor, (d. 2012)
1943 - JHR Maij-Wegge, Dutch traffic minister (19..-94)
1944 - Rodney Redmond, NZ cricket (opener scored century in Test v Pak 1973)
1945 - Adje Roland, Dutch disc-jockey
1946 - Laffit Pincay Jr, jockey (Ky Derby 1984, Belmont 1982-84, Swale)
1946 - Marianne Faithfull, Hampstead England, vocalist (Money)
1946 - Paul Trible, (Sen-R-Va)
1947 - Cozy Powell, England, rock drummer (Jeff Beck Group, Whitesnake, ELP)
1947 - Ted Danson, SD California, actor (Sam Malone-Cheers, 3 Men & a Baby)
1947 - Vincent Winter, British actor (d. 1998)
1949 - Syed Kirmani, cricketer (Indian keeper after Engineer)
1950 - Jon Polito, Phila, actor (Fire With Fire, Homicide)
1951 - Laurel Masse, Holland Mich, jazz singer (Manhattan Transfer-Operator)
1951 - Yvonne Elliman, US actress/singer (I Don't Know How to Love Him)
1951 - Georges Thurston, Canadian singer (d. 2007)
1952 - Gelsey Kirkland, Bethlehem Pa, ballerina/druggie (Nutcracker)
1952 - Nikolai Andrianov, USSR, gymnist (Olympic-gold-1972, 76, 80)
1953 - Kate Schmidt, US javelin thrower (Olympic-bronze-1972)
1953 - Stanley Tookie Williams, American author/murderer (executed 2005)
1953 - Gali Atari, Israeli singer and actress
1954 - Glenn Myernick, Trenton NJ, US soccer coach (Olympics-gold-96)
1954 - Roger Voudouris, Sacramento Ca, rock vocalist
1954 - Prince Takamado of Japan (d. 2002)
1955 - Jan Pijnenburg, Dutch rock drummer (Doe Maar-Bomb)
1955 - Neil Giraldo, rocker (Pat Benatar Band)
1956 - Dolf de Vries, Dutch musical/director/arranger (Josephine)
1956 - Fred MacAulay, Scottish comedian
1957 - Brad Grey, American film producer
1957 - Paul Rudnick, American screenwriter/playwright
1958 - Curt Allen Byrum, Onida SD, PGA golfer (1989 Hardee's Golf Classic)
1959 - Leslie Graves, Silver City NM, actress (Brenda-Capitol)
1959 - Paula Poundstone, comedienne (Emmy Awards)
1959 - Ritsuko Okazaki, Hashima Island, Nagasaki Prefecture, Japanese singer-songwriter
1960 - Dave Gilbert, cricketer (Aussie pace bowler in 9 Tests 1985-86)
1960 - David Boon, cricketer (short backward square from Tasmania)
1960 - Katerina Didaskou, Greek actress
1960 - Thomas Lubanga, founder and leader of Union of Congolese Patriots
1961 - Robert Louis Tewdwr Moss, journalist/travel writer
1961 - Jim Reid, Scottish singer (The Jesus and Mary Chain, Freeheat)
1962 - Devon White, Kingston Jamacia, outfielder (Florida Marlins)
1963 - Francisco Bustamante, Filipino billiard player
1963 - Dave McKean, British artist and filmmaker
1963 - Sean Payton, American football coach
1964 - Craig Grebeck, Cerritos CA, infielder (Florida Marlins)
1964 - Kimberly Russell, actress (Sarah-Head of the Class)
1965 - David Delfino, hockey goaltender (Team Italy 1998)
1965 - Dexter Holland, American musician (The Offspring)
1966 - Bruce Bulina, Vancouver BC, Canadian Tour golfer (1990 Alberta Open)
1966 - Drew Hartt, Calgary Alta, Canadian Tour golfer (1995 Desert Tour)
1966 - Stefano Eranio, Italian footballer
1967 - Henry Jones, NFL safety (Buffalo Bills)
1967 - Jason Gould, son of Elliot Gould and Barbra Streisand (Prince of Tides)
1967 - Kevin Toth, Cleveland Ohio, shot putter
1967 - Tony Tolbert, NFL defensive end (Dallas Cowboys)
1967 - Ashleigh Banfield, Canadian journalist
1967 - Andy Wachowski, American director
1968 - Carlo H L Ponti Jr, son of Carlo Ponti & Sophia Loren
1968 - Darren Perry, NFL free safety (Pittsburgh Steelers)
1968 - James Mouton, Denver CO, outfielder (Houston Astros)
1969 - Jennifer Ehle, American actress
1969 - Allan McNish, Scottish race car driver
1970 - Yaroslav Ihorovych Pustovyi, Kostroma Ukraine, cosmonaut
1970 - Aled Jones, Welsh singer
1970 - Hidetoshi Mitsusada, Japanese racing driver
1970 - Glen Phillips, American musician (Toad The Wet Sprocket)
1970 - Kevin Weisman, American actor
1971 - Jay Fiedler, Long Island, New York, American NFL quarterback (Amsterdam Admirals)
1971 - Margot Thien, SD California, synchronized swimmer (Olympics-gold-96)
1971 - Mark Montreuil, NFL cornerback (San Diego Chargers)
1971 - Toby Mills, WLAF corner (Frankfurt Galaxy)
1972 - Jessica Lee McMinn, Miss North Carolina USA (1996)
1972 - Malcolm Seabron, NFL wide receiver (Houston Oilers)
1972 - Melissa Hall, Miss USA-Minnesota (1997)
1972 - Randy Neal, NFL linebacker (Cin Bengals)
1972 - Jude Law, British actor
1972 - Evan Seinfeld, American musician (Biohazard) and actor
1973 - Tomas Perez, Barquisimeto Venezuela, infielder (Toronto Blue Jays)
1973 - Theo Epstein, American baseball general manager
1974 - Brad Hodge, cricketer (promising Victorian middle-order batsman)
1974 - James Darling, linebacker (Philadelphia Eagles)
1974 - Tom Knight, cornerback (Arizona Cardinals)
1974 - Mekhi Phifer, American actor
1974 - Richie Sexson, American baseball player
1975 - Kalin Olson, Hot Springs Ark, playmate (Aug 1997)
1975 - Jaret Wright, American baseball player
1976 - Danny R. McBride, American actor, writer, and producer
1977 - Katherine Moennig, American actress
1977 - Jimmy Journell, American baseball player
1978 - Kieron Dyer, English footballer
1978 - LaToya London, American singer
1979 - Laura Larson, Miss Maine Teen USA (1996)
1979 - Mitsuhiro Ishida, Japanese mixed-martial arts fighter
1979 - Ariel Schrag, American Cartoonist
1979 - Diego Luna, Mexican actor
1982 - Gabrielle Destroismaisons, Quebec singer
1983 - Jessica Andrews, American country/pop singer
1985 - Alexa Ray Joel, daughter of Billy Joel & Christie Brinkley
1986 - Kim Ok-bin, South Korean actress and model
1988 - Agnes Szavay, Hungary tennis player
1989 - Nathan Forbes, British footballer
1994 - Princess Kako of Akishino of Japan

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