Famous Birthdays on 20th March

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43 BC - Ovid, Roman poet (d. 17)
1469 - Princess Cecily of York (d. 1507)
1477 - Jerome Emser, German theologian (d. 1527)
1502 - Pierino Belli, Italian soldier and jurist (d. 1575)
1634 - Balthasar Bekker, Frisian theologist (Examiner of Comets)
1644 - Ivan Mazepa, Cossack Hetman of the Hetmanate (d. 1709)
1680 - Baron Emanuele d' Astorga, Italian composer (Stabat mater)
1725 - Abdul Hamid I, Ottoman Sultan (d. 1789)
1728 - Franciscus L Kersteman, Dutch lawyer/astrologist
1735 - Torbern Bergman, Swedish chemist (d. 1784)
1737 - Buddha Yodfa Chulaloke, King of Thailand (d. 1809)
1739 - Eligio Celestino, composer
1741 - Jean Antoine Houdon, French sculptor (d. 1828)
1750 - Martinus van Marum, Dutch chemist/physicist (Homo Diluvii Testus)
1770 - Friedrich Hölderlin, German writer (d. 1843)
1774 - John Braham, composer
1799 - Karl August Nicander, Swedish poet (d. 1839)
1804 - Neal Dow, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1897
1811 - George Caleb Bingham, US, politician/painter (Country Election)
1811 - Napoleon FKJ Bonaparte II, Napoleon's son/King of Rome
1812 - George Bibb Crittenden, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1880
1813 - Matthias Keller, Ulm Germany, hymm writer (O Farther un High)
1820 - Alexander J Cuza, monarch of Moldavia/Wallachia/Romania
1823 - John Echols, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1896
1823 - Ned Buntline, American publisher (d. 1886)
1825 - William Nelson Rector Beall, Brigadier General (Confederate Army)
1826 - Carel Vosmaer, Dutch art historian/poet/editor
1828 - Henrik Ibsen, Norway, playwright (Peer Gynt, Hedda Gabler)
1829 - Charles Albert White, composer
1830 - Eugene Asa Carr, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1910
1831 - Solomon L. Spink, U.S. Congressman (d. 1881)
1833 - Henry Southwick Perkins, composer
1834 - Charles William Elliot, Boston, Pres of Harvard (1869-1909)
1836 - Ferris Jacobs, Jr., American politician (d. 1886)
1836 - Sir Edward Poynter, British painter (d. 1919)
1840 - Illarion Pryanishnikov, Russian painter (d. 1894)
1846 - Auguste Bender, writer
1853 - George Godfrey, Chelsea Mass, heavyweight boxer (Old Chocolate)
Mechanical Engineer Frederick Winslow TaylorMechanical Engineer Frederick Winslow Taylor (1856) 1856 - Frederick Winslow Taylor, father of scientific management
1856 - Sir John Lavery, Irish artist (d. 1941)
1863 - Ernesto Nazareth, composer
1868 - Obe Postma, Frisian poet/geography/historian (Frisian Clay Farm)
1870 - Paul von Lettow-Vorbeck, Prussian general/politician (East Africa)
1872 - Bernhard Seklas, composer
1872 - Karin Michaelis, writer
1873 - Sergei V Rachmaninov, Russian/US pianist/composer (Aleko) [NS=Apr 1]
1874 - Börries von Münchhausen, German poet (d. 1945)
1876 - Payne Whitney, American businessman (d. 1927)
1879 - Maud Menten, Canadian biochemist (d. 1960)
1882 - René Coty, Le Harve France, president of France (1953-58)
1883 - Colin Campbell, Falkirk Scot, actress (High Bright Sun, Leather Boys)
1883 - Karl Hasse, composer
1885 - Eugen Herrigel, Germany, philosopher/early pioneer of Zen in Europe
1885 - Hendrik A de Fish, [Henri Pauwels], Flemish philological/sociologist
1888 - S V Vegesack, writer
1890 - Lauritz Melchior, Copenhagen Denmark, baritone tenor (Natl Symphony)
1895 - Fredric Wertham, German-born psychologist (d. 1981)
1896 - Hal Walker, Ottumwa Ia, director (I Married Joan)
1902 - Edgar Buchanan, Humansville Mo, actor (Uncle Joe-Petticoat Junction)
1902 - Kathryn Forbes, short story writer (mama's bank account)
1903 - Vincent Richards, hall of fame tennis pro (elected 1961)
1904 - B[urrhus] F[rederic] Skinner, Pa, Behaviorism pioneer (Skinner box)
1905 - Jean Galia, French rugby footballer (d. 1949)
1906 - Abraham Beame, (Mayor-D-NYC), NYC's 1st Jewish mayor
1906 - Ozzie Nelson, Jersey City NJ, actor (Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet)
1906 - Pavel P Parenago, Russian astronomer
1908 - Frank Stanton, Muskegon Mich, broadcasting executive (CBS)
1908 - Michael Redgrave, Bristol England, actor (Browning Version, Lady Vanishes)
1908 - Philip "Felix" Bekkers, actor (Czardasvorstin)
1911 - Mieke Verstraete, Belgian/Dutch actress (Pleasantly Settled)
1911 - Alfonso García Robles, Mexican diplomat and Nobel laureate (d. 1991)
1913 - Judith Evelyn, Seneca SD, actress (13th Letter, Tingler, Rear Window)
1914 - Wendell Corey, Dracut Mass, actor (11th Hour, Peck's Bad Girl)
1914 - William Baddeley, rector (St Jame's Piccadilly)
1915 - Sviatosiav Richter, Zhitomir Ukraine, pianist (Stalin Prize-1945)
1915 - Rudolf Kirchschläger, President of Austria (d. 2000)
1916 - Pierre Messmer, PM (France)
1917 - Dolf Verspoor, literary/interpreter (M Nijhoff Prize 1958)
1917 - Peter Caddy, founder (Findhorn Community)
1917 - Vera Lynn, singer (Anniversary Waltz)
1918 - Bernd-Alois Zimmermann, German composer (Soldiers)
1918 - Jack Barry, Lindenhurst NY, game show emcee (Joker's Wild)
1918 - Marian McPartland, jazz pianist (Bill Mayer, Jimmy McPartland), (d. 2013)
1918 - Donald Featherstone, British writer and wargamer
1920 - Douglas G Chapman, biomathematical statistician
1920 - Werner Klemperer, Cologne Germany, actor (Col Klink-Hogan's Heroes)
1921 - Amadou-Mahtar M'Bow, Senegal, director general (UNESCO)
1921 - Primoz Ramovs, composer
1922 - Arnold Burgen, college president (Academia Europaea)
Actor & Comedian Carl ReinerActor & Comedian Carl Reiner (1922) 1922 - Carl Reiner, Bronx, comedian (2000 Year Old Man, Dick Van Dyke Show)
1922 - Doug Barnard Jr, (Rep-D-GA, 1977- )
1922 - Jack Kruschen, Winnipeg Canada, actor (Papa-Webster, Busting Loose)
1922 - Larry Elgart, New Haven Ct, bandleader/alto sax (Elgart Orch)
1922 - Ray Goulding, Lowell Mass, comedian (Bob & Ray)
1923 - Shaukat Siddiqui, Pakistani Author, Journalist and Political Activist (d. 2006)
1924 - Jozef Kroner, Slovak actor (d. 1998)
1924 - Hermann Guggiari, Paraguay, engineer and sculptor (Rejas, NNUU)(d.2012)
1925 - James Pickles, judge
1925 - John D Erlichman, Politician (Nixon aide, Watergate)
1926 - Ted Bessell, Flushing NY, actor (Don-That Girl, Frankie-Gomer Pyle)
1927 - John Pierre Herman Joubert, composer (Chamber Music for brass quintet)
1928 - Anthony Blond, British publisher (The Publishing Game, Book Book)
1928 - Christopher Benstead, race horse trainer
1928 - Fred Rogers, Latrobe PA, children's TV host (Mr Rogers' Neighborhood)
TV Host Fred RogersTV Host Fred Rogers (1928) 1928 - Jerome Cousins Biffle, Denver Co, long jumper (Olympic-gold-1952)
1929 - Germán Robles, Spanish actor
1930 - Michel Magne, composer
1931 - Antonio Tauriello, composer
1931 - David Montgomery, chairman (British Forestry Commission)
1931 - Hal Linden, [Harold Lipshitz], actor (Barney Miller, Blacke's Magic)
1931 - John Rae, British educator (Conscience & Politics)
1932 - Tod Dockstader, composer
1933 - David James Moore, educationalist
1933 - Jacquez Guyonnet, composer
1933 - George Altman, American baseball player
1933 - Alexander Gorodnitsky, Russian geologist and poet
1934 - Eric Hebborn, artist/faker
1934 - Marion Conti, arch bishop (Aberdeen England)
1934 - Willie Brown, American politician
1934 - David Malouf, Australian author
1935 - Ted Bessell, American actor (d. 1996)
1936 - Lee "Scratch" Perry, Jamaican Reggae artist
1936 - Vaughn Meader, American comedian (d. 2004)
1937 - Elizabeth Gille, writer translator/editor
1937 - Helmut Recknagel, Germany, 90m ski jump (Olympic-gold-1960)
1937 - Jerry Reed, Atlanta GA, singer/actor (Bat 21, Smokey & the Bandit)
1937 - Joe Rivers, rocker (Johnnie & Joe)
1937 - Mark Saville, QC, British high court judge
1938 - Frans J van der Heijden, Dutch journal/Dutch MP (CDA)
1938 - Sergei Petrovich Novikov, Russian Mathematician, Fields Medalist
1939 - Brian Mulroney, (P-C) 18th PM of Canada (1984-93)
1939 - Earl of Seafield, [Ginger], English large landowner
1940 - Mickey Preger, horse trainer
1940 - Gianpiero Moretti, Milan, Italy, steering wheel designer (Momo), (d. 2012)
1941 - Carlos Lopez, jockey
1941 - Pat Corrales, American baseball player
1943 - Gerard Malanga, American poet and photographer
1943 - Naima Neidre, Estonian graphic artist
1943 - Paul Junger Witt, American TV producer
1945 - Larry Combest, (Rep-R-TX, 1985- )
1945 - Pat Riley, Schenectady NY, NBA coach (Lakers, Knicks, Heat)
1945 - Tim Yeo, British MP/under-sect (State of Environment)
1945 - Henry Bartholomay, American fighter pilot
1945 - Jay Ingram, Canadian television host and author
1946 - Ranger Doug, [Douglas Green], Ill, singer (Riders in Sky-Cowboy Way)
1947 - Carl Palmer, drummer (Asia-Heat of the Moment, Emerson Lake & Palmer)
1947 - John Eastburn Boswell, medievalist
1948 - Bobby Orr, Parry Sound, Ontario, HOF NHL defenseman (Boston Bruins)
1948 - John de Lancie, actor (Q-Star Trek Next Gen, Days of our Lives)
1948 - Pamela Sargent, US, sci-fi author (Venus of Dreams, Cloned Lives)
1949 - Marcia Ball, American singer and pianist
1950 - William Hurt, Wash DC, actor (Big Chill, Children of a Lesser God)
1951 - Guy Perry, rock guitarist/vocalist (Motels-Only the Lonely)
1951 - Jimmie Vaughan, guitarist (Fabulous Thunderbirds)
1951 - Madan Lal, cricketer (Indian medium pacer in the 70's)
1951 - Tanya Boyd, Detroit Mich, actress (Celeste-Days of our Life)
1951 - Curt Smith, American author and media host
1952 - Anand Armitraj, India, tennis player (Brother of ViJay)
1952 - Geoff Brabham, Australian racing driver
1954 - Charlie Simmer, Ontario, NHL left winger (LA Kings)
1954 - Jim Seales, Hamilton Ala, singer (Shenandoah-Sunday in the South)
1954 - Liana Kanelli, Greek journalist and politician
1956 - Phillip Oppenhein, British MP
Director Spike LeeDirector Spike Lee (1957) 1957 - Spike Lee [Shelton Jackson Lee], Atlanta, Florida, American film director (Mo Better Blues, Jungle Fever, Malcolm X)
1957 - Theresa Russell, [Paup], SD California, actress (Black Widow, Razor's Edge)
1957 - Vanessa Bell Calloway, American actress
1957 - David Foster, Australian woodchopper
1958 - Holly Hunter, Conyers Georgia, American actress (Broadcast News, The Piano)
1958 - Rickey Jackson, NFL defensive end (SF 49ers)
1958 - Phil Anderson, Australian cyclist
1959 - Dale Reid, Ladybank Scotland, LPGA golfer (European Solheim Cup team)
1959 - Richard Drummie, rocker (Go West-Call Me, Don't Look Down)
1959 - Steve McFadden, British actor
1959 - Sting, American professional wrestler
1961 - John Clark Gable, Los Angeles California, actor (Bad Jim)
1961 - Kathy Guadagnino, Albany NY, LPGA golfer (1985 US Women's Open)
1961 - Slim Jim Phantom, [Jim Mcdonnell], rock drummer (Stray Cats)
1961 - Jesper Olsen, Danish footballer
1962 - Stephen Sommers, American film director
1963 - Paul Annacone, Southampton NY, tennis star
1963 - Paul Mirkovich, rock keyboardist (Nelson-Love & Affection)
1963 - Ramon Andersson, Middle Swan Australia, canoeist (Olympics-br-92, 96)
1963 - Yelena Romanova, Russian athlete (d. 2007)
1963 - Manabu Suzuki, Japanese racing driver and broadcaster
Actor David ThewlisActor David Thewlis (1963) 1963 - David Thewlis, Blackpool, Lancashire, English actor (Remus Lupin-Harry Potter series)
1964 - Ruth Davidon, Balt MD, rower (Olympics-6th-96)
1964 - Natacha Atlas, Belgian singer
1965 - Chris Hoiles, Bowling Green OH, catcher (Baltimore Orioles)
1965 - Danielle Woodward, Melbourne VIC Australia, canoeist (Olympics-96)
1966 - Blas Minor, Merced CA, pitcher (Seattle Mariners)
1966 - Giulio Caravatta, CFL quarterback (BC Lions)
1966 - Alka Yagnik, Indian singer
1967 - Bryan Genesse, actor, (Rocco-Bold & Beautiful, Grady-Street Justice)
1967 - Dana Rinehart Dalton, Orlando Florida, Miss Florida-America (1991)
1967 - Mookie Blaylock, NBA guard (Atlanta Hawks)
1967 - Randy Gullatt, horse trainer
1968 - Eric Viscaal, Dutch soccer star (PSV/AA Gent)
1968 - Jurgen Rumrich, Miesbach GER, hockey forward (Team Germany 1998)
1968 - Sheree Megan Higgins, Matamata NZ, golfer (1991 Bridgestone)
1969 - Caroline Brunet, Quebec City Quebec, kayaker (Olympics-silver-96)

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