Famous Birthdays on 30th December

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39 - Titus, 10th Roman Emperor (79-81), conqueror of Jerusalem
1204 - Abû 'Uthmân Sa'îd Hakam al Qurashi, ruler of Minorca (d. 1282)
1552 - Simon Forman, English occultist and astrologer (d. 1611)
1566 - Alessandro Piccinini, composer
1569 - Georg Quitschreiber, composer
1642 - Vincenzo da Filicaja, Italian poet (d. 1707)
1644 - Philips van Almonde, Dutch Zeeuws lt-admiral
1673 - Ahmed III, Ottoman Sultan (d. 1736)
1678 - William Croft, composer
1722 - Charles Yorke, Lord Chancellor of Great Britain (d. 1770)
1740 - Princess Elizabeth Caroline of Wales (d. 1759)
1741 - Bartolomeo Giacometti, composer
1756 - Pavel Vranicky, composer
1774 - Pieter G Witsen Geysbeek, Dutch historian/literary [or Dec 31]
1775 - Heinrich Carl Ebell, composer
1784 - Dorothea von Benckendorff, Baltic monarch of Lieven
1818 - James Cantey, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1874
1819 - John White Geary, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1873
1819 - Theodor Fontane, German writer (Effi Briest)
1828 - Mark Perrin Lowrey, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1885
1847 - John Peter Altgeld, German/US (Gov-Ill)/pardoned Haymarket-anarchists
1848 - Mary Frances Allitsen, composer
1850 - John Milne, Liverpool, British Geologist, Seismologist, and Anthropologist who developed the first modern seismograph
1851 - Asa Griggs Candler, developed Coca-Cola
1853 - Andre-Charles-Prosper Messager, composer
1855 - Heinrich Hart, German writer (Song of Humanity)
1859 - Josef Bohuslav Foerster, composer
1864 - Alessandro Longo, composer
Poet Rudyard KiplingPoet Rudyard Kipling (1865) 1865 - Rudyard Kipling, Bombay, author (Jungle Book, Gunga Din-Nobel 1907), (d. 1936)
1867 - Simon Guggenheim, philanthropist (died aboard Titanic)
1869 - Adolphe Max, Belgian Rep (Lib)
1869 - Stephen Leacock, Canada, economist/humorist/professor
1872 - William A Larned, tennis champ (US Open-1901)
1873 - Al Smith, American politician and first Roman Catholic presidential candidate (D) (d. 1944)
1878 - William Aberhart, Canadian politician (d. 1943)
1879 - Sri Ramana Maharshi, Hindu philosopher/yogi (Maharshi Research Inst)
1880 - Alfred Einstein, German/US musicologist/nephew of Albert Einstein
1883 - Lester Patrick, NHL pioneer
1883 - Mary Forbes, Hornsey England, actress (Terror by Night)
1884 - Karl Heinrich David, composer
1884 - Tojo Hideki, Japanese PM during WW II
1887 - Henry George Ley, composer
1889 - Georg von der Vring, German painter/writer (Soldier Suhren)
1890 - Adolfo Ruiz Cortines, President of Mexico (d. 1973)
1891 - Antoine Pinay, French premier (1952)/minister of Foreign affairs
1892 - Jaromir Fiala, composer
1892 - John Litel, Albany WI, actor (Virginia City, My Hero)
1895 - August De Boodt, Belgian politician
1896 - Tom Keene, Rochester NY, actor (Our Daily Bread)
1897 - Alfredo Bracchi, Italian author (d. 1976)
1898 - Vincent Lopez, Brooklyn New York, American orchestra leader (Welcome Aboard)
1899 - Helge Ingstad, Norwegian explorer (d. 2001)
1904 - Dmitry B Kabalevsky, St Petersburg Russia, composer (In the Fire) [OS 17 Dec]
1905 - Emmanuel Levinas, philosopher
1906 - Carol Reed, motion picture director (3rd Man)
1906 - Johan A earl von Kielmansegg, German general/commandant NATO-Europe
1907 - Christina E "Christine" Auwen, Dutch model/singer (Haghezangers)
1907 - Robert Grant Grant-Ferris, politician
1910 - Dennis Morgan, actor (Cattle Town, Canyon Pass, Waterfront)
1910 - Herman van der Horst, Dutch cinematographer (Faja Lobbi)
1910 - Paul Frederic Bowles, US composer/writer (Shelting Sky)
1911 - Jeanette Nolan, Los Angeles California, actress (Richard Boone Show, Virginian)
1913 - Svend Simon Schultz, composer
1913 - Elyne Mitchell, Australian author (d. 2002)
1914 - Bert Parks, [Jacobson], Atlanta Ga, TV host (Miss America)
1914 - Jo Van Fleet, Oakland, California, American actress (Cool Hand Luke, East Eden)
1917 - Nancy Coleman, Everett WA, actress (Edge of Darkness)
1917 - Seymour Melman, American industrial engineer (d. 2004)
1918 - W Eugene Smith, US photographer (Saipan, Walk to Paradise Garden)
1919 - David Valentine Willcocks, composer
1919 - Dick Spooner, England, cricket wicketkeeper (Godfrey Evans' shadow)
1920 - Aad de Haas, Dutch religious painter/graphic artist/cartoonist
1920 - Michael Allinson, London England (George Washington)
1920 - Jack Lord, American actor (d. 1998)
1921 - Michael Hollings, catholic priest/crusader
1921 - Rashid Karami, Lebanon, 10 time PM: 1955..87 of Lebanon
1923 - Sara A Lidman, Swedish author (Jag Och Min Son, Samtal in Hanoi)
1926 - Stanley Tracey, Denmark Hill, London, jazz composer, (d. 2013)
1927 - Bernard Barrow, NYC, actor (Ryan's Hope, Louie Slavinsky-Loving)
1927 - M Lawrence Antouin, college president (Emeritis)
1928 - Bo Diddley, [Ellas Bates], Miss, rock `n' roll pioneer (Bo Diddley)
1928 - Jack Lord, NYC, actor (Steve McGarrett-Hawaii 5-0, God's Little Acre)
1929 - Barbara Nichols, Jamaica NY, actress (Dear Heart, Disorderly Orderly)
1929 - Bob Bouma, Dutch TV host (For a Postcard in the Front Row)
1929 - Rosalind Hurley, British physician, barrister, ethicist and writer (d. 2004)
1930 - Jerome Theisen, benedictine
1931 - Charles A Bassett II, Dayton Ohio, Captain USAF/astronaut
1931 - Richard Christ, writer
1931 - Skeeter Davis, [Mary Penick], Dry Ridge Ky, singer (End of World)
1931 - Ike Skelton, Lexington, MI, congressman (1977-2011), (d. 2013)
1932 - John Hillerman, Denison Tx, actor (Magnum PI, Blazing Saddles)
1934 - Barry Briggs, NZ auto maker (World Champion 1957, 58, 64, 66)
1934 - Nicolas Coster, Lond, actor (Our Private World, Ryan's Four) [or 12/3]
1934 - Russ Tamblyn, Los Angeles California, actor (Win Place or Steal, Twin Peaks)
1934 - John Norris Bahcall, American physicist (d. 2005)
1934 - Joseph Bologna, American actor
1934 - Joseph P. Hoar, former US Central Command commander
1934 - Del Shannon, American singer (d. 1990)
1935 - Bruno Canino, composer
1935 - Omar [Albert B] Bongo, president of Gabon (1967- )
1935 - Sandy Koufax, Dodger pitcher (Cy Young '63, '65, '66, perfect-1967)
1935 - Jack Riley, American actor
1937 - John Hartford, NYC, country singer (Gentle on My Mind)
1937 - Paul Stookey, singer/musician (Peter, Paul, & Mary)
1937 - Gordon Banks, English footballer
1938 - Joseph Bologna, Brooklyn NY, actor (Citizen Cohn, My Favorite Year)
1939 - Del Shannon, [Charles Westover], Coopersville Mich, rocker (Runaway)
1939 - Doeke Eisma, sociologist/Dutch MP (D66)
1939 - Glenda Adams, Australian author (d. 2007)
1940 - James Burrows, TV producer/director (Mary Tyler Moore Show, Cheers)
1941 - Mel Renfro, American football player
1942 - Fred Ward, SD California, actor (Chain Reaction, Thunderheart, Equinox)
1942 - Michael Nesmith, Houston, rocker (Monkees-Last Train to Clarksville)
1942 - Robert Quine, rocker
1942 - Vladimir Bukovsky, Russian author and dissident
1942 - Guy Edwards, English racing driver
1942 - Janko Prunk, Slovenian historian
1943 - Rolf Gehlhaar, composer
1944 - William J. Fallon, U.S. Navy Admiral, former U.S. Central Command commander
Singer Davy JonesSinger Davy Jones (1945) 1945 - Davy Jones, Manchester England, singer (Monkees-Last Train to Clarksville), (d. 2012)
1945 - John Kevin Moorhouse, test pilot
1945 - Preston Andrew Trombly, composer
1945 - Concetta Tomei, American actress
1945 - Vernon Wells, Australian actor
1946 - Patti Smith, Chicago Il, rock vocalist (Radio Ethiopia)
1947 - Jeff Lynne, rocker (ELO-Telephone Line, Travelling Wilburys)
1947 - Michael Burns, Mineola LI, actor (Barnaby West-Wagon Train)
1947 - Stephanus S "Tian" van Merwe, leader (South Africa Democratic Party)
1948 - Surinder Amarnath, cricketer (son of Lala 124 on debut v NZ 1976)
1949 - Bruce Davidson, equestrian 3-day (Olympics-silver-96)
1949 - Jim Flaherty, Canadian politician
1950 - Yunus I Mahomed, South African attorney/leader (UDF)
1950 - Lewis Shiner, American sci-fi/fantasy author
1951 - Nancy LaMott, singer
1951 - Doug Allder, English footballer
1952 - Larry Bartlett, photographic printer
1952 - Somtow Sucharitkul, [SP Somtow], Thailand, sf author (Utopia Hunters)
1952 - June Anderson, American soprano
1953 - Daniel T Barry, Norwalk Ct, PhD/MD/astronaut (STS 72)
1953 - Bill Kazmaier, American powerlifter
1953 - Harald Schmautz, German-born journalist
1953 - Meredith Vieira, American television journalist
1955 - Dindo Yogo, Congolese musician (d. 2000)
1956 - "Cherie" Samba (Mbimba N'zinga), Zaire painter (Pitie la prostituee)
1956 - Patricia Kalember, actress (Sisters)
1956 - Sheryl Lee Ralph, actress (Moesia, Designing Women)
1956 - Suzy Bogguss, Aledo Ill, singer (I Want to be a Cowboy's Sweetheart)
1957 - Matt Lauer, TV host (Today Show)
1957 - Patricia Kalember, Schnectady NY, actress (Georgie Whitsig-Sisters)
1958 - Brandon Clark, NYC, actor (Sean-The Fitzpatricks)
1958 - Steven L Smith, Phoenix Arizona, astronaut (STS 68, 82)
1958 - Rod Harrington, English darts player
1959 - Tracey Ullman, Slough England, singer/actress (Tracey Ullman Show)
1959 - Josée Verner, French Canadian politician
1960 - Addy Bucek, Australian 470 class yachter (Olympics-9-92, 96)
1961 - Ben Johnson, Falmouth, Jamaica, Canadian 100m runner (Olympic-gold-1988-disqualified)
1961 - Sue Malaxos, Australian marathoner (Olympics-96)
1961 - Douglas Coupland, Canadian author
1962 - Paul Crowder, rocker (The Adventures-Sea of Love)
1962 - Henry Cho, Korean-American comedian
1963 - Alessandra Mussolini, Naples Italy, actress (Ferragosto OK)
1963 - Johnny van 't Schip, Dutch soccer star (Ajax, Genua)
1963 - Milan Srejber, Czech, tennis star
1963 - Robert Jenkins, NFL tackle (Oakland Raiders)
1963 - Chandler Burr, American author
1964 - Kimberly Taylor, [Cindy], model/Penthouse Pet (1990)
1964 - Kris Tschetter, Detroit MI, LPGA golfer (1992 Northgate Computer)
1964 - Duglas T. Stewart, Scottish musician (BMX Bandits)
1965 - Brad McNamara, cricketer (NSW all-rounder)
1965 - David Baker, Sheffield England, UK cyclist
1965 - Tony Jones, WLAF receiver (Amsterdam Admirals, Frankfurt Galaxy)
1965 - Heidi Fleiss, American madam
1967 - Colleen Miller, Winnipeg Manitoba, rower (Olympics-96)
1968 - Kevin Dahl, Regina, NHL defenseman (Calgary Flames)
1968 - Sean Higgins, NBA guard/forward (Phila 76ers, Portland Trailblazers)
1969 - Anthuan Maybank, Georgetown SC, 200m/400m runner
1969 - Jeff Thomason, NFL tight end (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31)
1969 - Michelle McGann, West Palm Beach FL, golfer (1995 Sara Lee Classic)
1969 - Dave England, American television personality
1969 - Jay Kay, English musician (Jamiroquai)
1970 - Grant Carter, CFL defensive end (Winnipeg Blue Bombers)
1970 - Gus Nketia, Auckland NZ, 100m sprint (Olympics-96)
1970 - Kevin Salvadori, NBA center (Sacramento Kings)
1970 - Robert Hall, WLAF wide reciever (Amsterdam Admirals)
1971 - Scotty Lewis, WLAF defensive end (Frankfurt Galaxy)
1971 - Steve Hardin, NFL/WLAF offensive tackle (Ind Colts, Rhein Fire)
1971 - Sylvester Wright, NFL linebacker (Philadelphia Eagles)
1971 - Thomas Strzalkowski, Krakow Poland, US fencer-sabre (Olympics-96)
1971 - Daniel Sunjata, American actor
1972 - Kerry Collins, NFL quarterback (Carolina Panthers)
1972 - Loren Meyer, NBA center (Phoenix Suns, Dallas Mavericks)
1972 - Maureen Flannigan, actress (Evie-Out of This World)
1972 - Paul Keegan, Irish footballer
1973 - Don Reid, NBA guard/forward (Detroit Pistons)
1973 - Robert Walker, Australian rower (Olympics-96)
1973 - Ato Boldon, Trinidadian athlete
1974 - Johanna Sällström, Swedish actress (d. 2007)
Golfer Tiger WoodsGolfer Tiger Woods (1975) 1975 - Eldrick Tont 'Tiger' Woods, Cypress California, golfer (16 Majors and 74 PGA wins)
1976 - Rhoshii Wells, Austin Tx, middleweight boxer (Olympics-bronze-96)
1976 - Solveig Lilja Gudmundsdottir, Miss Iceland Universe (1997)

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