Famous Birthdays on 3rd December

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1368 - Charles VI, [the Well-Beloved], king of France (1380-1422)
1483 - Nicolaus von Amsdorf, German reformation theologist
1560 - Jan Gruter, Dutch critic (d. 1627)
1576 - Marsilio Casentini, composer
1668 - Casimir Schweizelsperg, composer
1684 - Ludvig Baron Holberg, founder (Danish & Norwegian literature)
1729 - Padre Antonio Francisco J Jose Soler, Olot Spain, composer (Fandango)
1750 - Johann Franz Xaver Sterkel, composer
1752 - Georg-Friederich Fuchs, composer
1753 - Samuel Crompton, English inventor (mule-jenny spinning machine)
1755 - Gilbert Stuart, US, portrait painter (painted Washington)
1758 - Josef Gelinek, composer
1776 - Johann Spurzheim, German neuroscientist (d. 1832)
1795 - Rowland Hill, introduced 1st adhesive postage stamp (1840)
1797 - Francis P Kenrick, Irish/US archbishop of Baltimore
1800 - France Preseren, Slovenian poet (Krst pri Savici)
1806 - Henry Alexander Wise, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1876
1809 - Thomas Alfred Davies, Bvt Mjr General (Union volunteers), died in 1899
1822 - Charles Adam Heckman, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1896
1826 - Edmond van der Straeten, Belgian lawyer/musicologist
Union General George McClellanUnion General George McClellan (1826) 1826 - George McClellan, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Union army major general, (d. 1885)
1829 - Green Berry Raum, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1909
1838 - Cleveland Abbe, US, meteorologist (Father of Weather Bureau)
1838 - Octavia Hill, British reformer, leader of open-space movement
1842 - Ellen Henrietta Richards, US, chemist (Amer Home Economics Association-1st Pres)
1842 - Phoebe Hearst, American socialite (d. 1919)
1842 - Charles Alfred Pillsbury, American industrialist (d. 1899)
1857 - Joseph Conrad, Berdychiv, Poland, novelist (Lord Jim, Heart of Darkness), (d. 1924)
Novelist Joseph ConradNovelist Joseph Conrad (1857) 1862 - Jules Renkin, Belgian jurist/minister/premier (1931-32)
1864 - Herman Heijermans Jr, Dutch writer (Kamertjeszonde, Diamond City)
1875 - Bernhard Lichtenberg, German clergyman/antifascist
1875 - Max Meldrum, Scottish-born Australian painter (d. 1955)
1880 - Fedor von Bock, German field marshal (d. 1945)
1883 - Albert "Tibby" Cotter, cricketer (great Aussie quick of early century)
1883 - Anton (Friedrich Wilhelm) von Webern, Vienna, Austrian 12-tone composer
1884 - Rajendra Prasad, first President of India (d. 1963)
1884 - Walther Stampfli, member of the Swiss Federal Council (d. 1965)
1885 - Marchien Zwitsers, farmer in Lutten (died at 109 years old)
1886 - Manne Siegbahn, Nobel laureate (d. 1978)
1887 - Naruhiko, Prince Higashikuni of Japan (d. 1990)
1888 - Ion Nonna Otescu, composer
1895 - Anna Freud, Austrian/English psychoanalytist/daughter of Sigmund F
1896 - Boleslaw Szabelski, composer
1896 - John Urzidil, Austria/US writer (Die erbeuteten Frauen)
1897 - Kate O'Brien, Irish writer (Without My Cloak)
1898 - Lev Konstantinovich Knipper, composer
1899 - Ikeda Hayato, Prime Minister of Japan (d. 1965)
1900 - Lester Matthews, Nottingham England, (Sir Dennis-Adv of Fu Manchu)
1900 - Richard Kuhn, Austria, biochemist, worked with vitamins (Nobel 1938)
1900 - Ulrich Inderbinen, Swiss mountain guide (d. 2004)
1902 - Willem Arnold de Vries Robbe, composer
1904 - Juan E Yrausquin, founder (Party of Patriot Arubans)/minister
1905 - Leslie Ames, cricketer (England wicket-keeper of 30's Outstanding bat)
1907 - Andrew Hutchings, teachers' leader
1907 - Connee Boswell, New Orleans La, singer (Pete Kelly's Blue)
1908 - Halsey Stevens, Scott NY, composer (Triskelion)
1908 - Nigel M Balchin, [Mark Spade], English author (Business for Pleasure)
1908 - Edward Underdown, English actor (d. 1989)
1910 - Robert Arthur Hughes, missionary/surgeon
1911 - Dana Suesse, songwriter (You Ought to be in Pictures)
1911 - Nino Rota, Milan Italy, composer (Torquemada)
1913 - Omer Vanaudenhoven, Flemish industrial/resistance fighter
1914 - Irving Fine, Boston Mass, composer (Toccata)
1918 - Abdul Haris Nasution, Indonesian general (d. 2000)
1919 - Charles Craig, opera singer
1921 - Hans G Kresse, Dutch cartoonist (Eric the Viking)
1921 - Phyllis Curtin, American soprano
1922 - Sven Nykvist, Swedish cinematographer (d. 2006)
1923 - Tom Fears, NFL end (LA Rams)
1923 - Trevor Bailey, England, cricket all-rounder (batted & ran)
1924 - John Backus, inventor (FORTRAN computer language)
1924 - Roberto Mières, Argentine racing driver
1924 - Francisco Sionil José, Filipino novelist, Philippine National Artist for Literature
1925 - Ken Funston, South African cricket batsman (18 Tests during 1950's)
1925 - Ferlin Husky, American country singer (Born to Lose, Gone)
1925 - Kim Dae Jung, South Korean President, Nobel laureate
1926 - Hans Otte, German composer/pianist (The Book of Sounds, Book of Hours)
1927 - Isabelle Harriet Lucas, actress/singer (Outland, Comics)
1927 - Andy Williams, Wall Lake Iowa, singer (Moon River, Andy Williams Show) (d. 2012)
1929 - Clarence Ford, sax player
1929 - Paul Harris Turok, composer
1929 - Werner Rackwitz, German musicologist (Handel-Renaissance)
1930 - Jean-Luc Godard, French director (Alphaville, Hail Mary, Breathless)
1930 - Phyllis Curtin, Clarksburg WV, soprano (NYC Opera)
1931 - Ellen Blazer, Dutch TV director (Sonja)
1931 - Jaye P Morgan, Mancos Colo, singer/actress (Gong Show, Night Patrol)
1931 - Franz Josef Degenhardt, German author
1932 - Corry Brokken, Dutch singer
1933 - Paul J. Crutzen, Dutch chemist, Nobel laureate
1934 - Nicolas Coster, actor (Robert Delaney-Another World)
1934 - Viktor Vassilyevich Gorbatko, USSR, cosmonaut (Soyuz 7, 24, 37/36)
1937 - Bobby Allison, auto racer (3 time winner of Daytona 500)
1937 - Stephen Rubin, English attorney/shoe manufacturer (Reebok, Adidas)
1937 - Binod Bihari Verma, Indian linguist
1938 - Jose Serebrier, Montevideo Uruguay, conductor/composer (Star Wagon)
1938 - Martyn Taylor, teacher/campaigner
1940 - Jeffrey R. Holland, American religious leader
1941 - Mary Alice, Indianola MS, newscaster (CBS, Lettie-Different World)
1942 - Alice Schwarzer, German journalist
1943 - Valerie Perrine, Galveston Tx, actress (Slaughterhouse 5)
1945 - Laura Dean, Staten Island NYC, composer/choreographer (Drumming)
1946 - Joop Zoetemelk, Dutch cyclist
1948 - Diane Kurys, [Emir Kusturica], Sarajevo, bass guitarist
Rock Vocalist Ozzy OsbourneRock Vocalist Ozzy Osbourne (1948) 1948 - Ozzy Osbourne, Aston, Birmingham, rock vocalist (Black Sabbath-Bark at the Moon)
1949 - Christopher John Seward, aid worker
1949 - Heather Menzies, Toronto Canada, actress (Jessica-Logan's Run)
1949 - Mickey Thomas, rock vocalist (Jefferson Airplane, Starship)
1950 - John Akii-bua, Uganda, 400m hurdler (Olympic-gold-1972)
1950 - Muntu Myeza, South African anti-apartheid activist
1951 - Danger Alberto Juantorena, Cuba, 800m runner (Olympic-gold-1976)
1951 - James Turner Brewer, Maywood Ill, basketball player (Oly-silver-1972)
1951 - Mike Stock, rocker (Stock, Aitken & Waterman-Road Block)
1951 - Rick Mears, Indy-car racer (over 25 wins)
1951 - Riki Chosyu, [Mitsuo Yoshida], wrestler (NJPW/All-Japan)
1951 - Ray Candy, American professional wrestler (d. 1994)
1951 - John and Greg Rice, American twin actors
1951 - Nicky Stevens, British singer (Brotherhood of Man)
1952 - Don Barnes, rock guitarist (38 Special)
1952 - Duane Roland, rock guitarist (Molly Hatchet)
1952 - Mel Smith, author, actor, and comedian (Morons From Outer Space), (d. 2013)
1952 - Benny Hinn, American televangelist
1953 - Franz Klammer, Austria, downhill skier (Olympic-gold-1976)
1954 - Paul Gregg, country singer (Restless Heart-Wheels)
1954 - Grace Andreacchi, American author
1955 - Melody Anderson, Edmonton, actress (Natalie Dillon-All My Children)
1955 - Warren Jeffs, American convicted polygamist
1956 - Hart Bochner, Los Angeles CA, actor/director (Rich & Famous)
1959 - Kathy Jordan, Bryn Mawr PA, tennis player (US Opens Doubles 1981)
1959 - Eamonn Holmes, Northern Irish TV presenter
1960 - Daryl Hannah, Chicago, Illinois, American actress (Splash, Blade Runner)
1960 - Mike Ramsey, US, ice hockey player (Olympic-gold-1980)
Actress Julianne MooreActress Julianne Moore (1960) 1960 - Julianne Moore, Fayetteville North Carolina, American actress (Magnolia, The Kids are Alright)
1961 - Adal Ramones, Mexican television host
1962 - Tammy Jackson, WNBA forward/center (Houston Comets)
1963 - Ashley De Silva, Sri Lankan Cricket wicketkeeper (1993)
1963 - Steve Hegg, Dana Point California, road cyclist (Olympics-16th-84, 96)
1963 - Joe Lally, American musician (Fugazi)
1963 - Terri Schiavo, American right to die figure (d. 2005)
1964 - Darryl Hamilton, Baton Rouge LA, outfielder (Texas Rangers)
1964 - Toi Cook, cornerback (Carolina Panthers)
1965 - Katarina Witt, Staaken GDR, figure skater (Olympic-Gold-1984, 88)
1965 - Tammy Jacques, Auburn Maine, cyclist (Olympics-96)
1965 - Steve Harris, American actor
1965 - Andrew Stanton, American animator
1966 - Lisa Lightfoot, Australian middle distance runner (Olympics-96)
1966 - Flemming Povlsen, Danish footballer
1967 - David Diaz, Melbourne VIC, Australasia golfer
1967 - Greg Sutton, NBA guard (Phila 76ers)
1967 - Katie Henderson, Santa Monica CA, WPVA volleyball (US Open-25th-1993)
1968 - Brendan Fraser, Indianapolis In, actor (School Ties, 20 Bucks)
1968 - Isabel Cueto, West Germany, tennis star
1968 - Kevin Telles, actor (Party Camp)
1968 - Montell Jordan, American singer and record producer
1969 - Ed King, NFL guard (NO Saints)
1969 - Kwamie Lassiter, NFL defensive back (Arizona Cardinals)
1969 - Bill Steer, British guitarist
1970 - Charles Hope, WLAF guard (Frankfurt Galaxy)
1970 - Jennifer Rothschild, [Rubin], actress (Judas Project)
1970 - Laura Schuler, ice hockey forward (Canada, Oly-98)
1970 - Lindsey Hunter, NBA guard (Detroit Pistons)
1970 - Paul Byrd, Louisville KY, pitcher (NY Mets)
1970 - Christian Karembeu, French footballer
1971 - Frank Sinclair, Jamaican footballer
1971 - Keegan Connor Tracy, Canadian actress
1971 - Vernon White, American mixed martial artist
1972 - Eva Nemcova, WNBA forward/guard (Cleveland Rockers)
1972 - Peter Wright, US, 1500m freestyle (Olympics-96)
1972 - Bucky Lasek, American skateboarder
1973 - Andrew McNally, Australian baseball pitcher (Olympics-1996)
1973 - Brian Loyd, Lynwood CA, baseball catcher (Olympics-bronze-96)
1973 - Holly Marie Combs, American actress
1973 - Super Crazy, Mexican professional wrestler
1973 - Sammy Leung, Hong Kong disc jockey
1974 - Ralph Staten, safety (Baltimore Ravens)
1975 - Lauren E Roman, Wilmington NC, actress (Laura Kirk-All My Children)
1975 - Nadine Neumann, Sydney NSW Australia, swimmer (Olympics-96)
1975 - Mickey Avalon, American rapper
1975 - Csaba Czébely, Hungarian drummer (Pokolgép)
1975 - Malinda Williams, American actress
1976 - Gary Glover, American baseball player
1976 - Byron Kelleher, New Zealand rugby union footballer
1976 - Mark Boucher, South African cricketer
1976 - Cornelius Griffin, American football player
1977 - David Sales, cricketer (Northampton batsman, 210 on fc debut 1996)
1977 - Chad Durbin, American baseball player
1977 - Adam Małysz, Polish ski-jumper
1977 - Troy Evans, American football player
1978 - Trina, American rapper
1978 - Jiří Bicek, Slovak ice hockey player
1979 - Daniel Bedingfield, English singer
1979 - Rainbow Sun Francks, Canadian actor
1979 - Rock Cartwright, American football player
1980 - Anna Chlumsky, Chicago Ill, actress (My Girl)
1980 - Jenna Dewan, American actress
1980 - Jim Sorgi, American football player
1981 - Brian Bonsall, actor (Family Ties, Star Trek Next Generation)
1981 - Ioannis Amanatidis, Greek footballer
1981 - David Villa, Spanish footballer
1981 - Tyjuan Hagler, American football player
1982 - Michael Essien, Ghanaian footballer

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