Famous Birthdays on 29th March

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1484 - Johann Spangenberg, composer
1519 - Carlo Caraffa, Italian cardinal
1553 - Vitsentzos Kornaros, Greek Renaissance poet (d. 1613 or 1614)
1561 - Santorio Sanctorius, Trieste Italy, physician/burned at stake/heretic
1584 - Ferdinando Fairfax, 2nd Lord Fairfax of Cameron, English general (d. 1648)
1602 - John Lightfoot, English theologist/literary (Horae Hebraicae)
1616 - Johann Erasmus Kindermann, composer
1636 - Esaias Reusner, composer
1668 - Thomas Coram, Founder of the Foundling Hospital (d. 1751)
1713 - John Ponsonby, Irish politician (d. 1789)
1725 - Joseph Franz Xaver Dominik Stalder, composer
1752 - Edward Jones, composer
1769 - Nicolas Jean de Dieu Soult, French marshal (d. 1851)
10th US President John Tyler10th US President John Tyler (1790) 1790 - John Tyler, Charles City County Virginia, (D/W) 10th Pres (1841-1845)
1799 - Edward Stanley, Earl Derby (C), British PM (1852, 1858-59, 1866-68)
1813 - John Letcher, Gov (Confederacy), died in 1884
1816 - James Gallant Spears, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1869
1817 - Constantine S Aksakov, Russian historian/poet
1819 - Edwin Drake, drilled 1st productive US oil well
1819 - Isaac Mayer Wise, rabbi/founder (American Hebrew Congregations)
1821 - Joshua Thomas Owen, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1887
1822 - Joseph Quinaux, Belgian painter
1824 - Ludwig Büchner, German philosopher and physician (d. 1899)
1826 - Wilhelm Liebknecht, German MP (social-democratic)
1829 - Ritta & Christina, Siamese twins, in Sardinia
1829 - Robert Emmet Rodes, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1864
1831 - Amelia Barr, writer
1848 - Aleksei Kuropatkin, Russian general/minister of War
MLB Pitcher Cy YoungMLB Pitcher Cy Young (1867) 1867 - Cy Young [Denton True Young], Gilmore Ohio, American baseball pitcher (most wins in MLB history)
1867 - Cy [Denton True] Young, Gilmore Ohio, baseball pitcher (511 wins, 1890-1911). Died 1955
1869 - Ales Hrdlicka, US, anthropologist/curator (US National Museum)
1869 - Edwin Lutyens, architect, London
1871 - Tom Hayward, cricketer (great England batsman of the Golden Age)
1873 - Tullio Levi-Civita, Italian mathematician (d. 1941)
1875 - Lou Henry Hoover, 1st lady (1929-33)
1875 - Paul Rubens, composer
1876 - Jan Ingenhoven, composer
1876 - Joseph Schmidlin, German church historian/antifascist
1883 - Donald Dexter Van Slyke, US chemist (Micromanometric analysis)
1883 - Dora Carrington, Hereford UK, British Bloomsbury artist
1886 - Gustaf Adolf Tiburtius Bengtsson, composer
1888 - Adrianus M de Jong, Dutch writer (World Tour of Bulletje & Bonestaak)
1888 - James E Casey, founder (United Parcel Service)
1889 - Howard Lindsay, Waterford NY, playwright/actor/dir (State of Union)
1889 - Warner Baxter, Columbus OH, actor (In Old Arizona, Cisco Kid)
1890 - Harold Spencer Jones, London, English Astronomer and 10th astronomer royal of England whose work led to a more accurate determination of the distance between the Earth and the Sun
1891 - Ivan Goll, writer
1891 - Alfred Neubauer, German racing team manager (Mercedes Benz) (d. 1980)
1892 - Jozsef Mindszenty, [Joseph Prehm], Hungarian cardinal
1895 - Ernst Jünger, German author (d. 1998)
1898 - Cecil Lewis, airman/writer
1900 - John McEwen, eighteenth Prime Minister of Australia (d. 1980)
1900 - Bill Aston, British racing driver (d. 1974)
1901 - Frans U Kailas, Finnish poet
1901 - Andrija Maurovic, Croatian illustrator (d. 1981)
1902 - Onslow Stevens, Los Angeles California, actor (Mr Fisher-This is the Life)
1902 - William Walton, England, composer (Troilus & Cressida, Wise Virgins)
1902 - Marcel Aymé, French writer (d. 1967)
1905 - Philip Ahn, American actor (d. 1978)
1906 - E Power Biggs, Westcliff-on-Sea England, organist/composer (CBS)
1907 - "Braguinha", Brazilian songwriter (d. 2006)
1908 - Arthur O'Connell, NYC, actor (Mr Peepers, Second Hundred Years)
1908 - Dennis O'Keefe, Fort Madison IA, actor/dir (T-Men, Fighting Seabees)
1909 - Moon Mullican, hillbilly pianist (7 Nights of Rock)
1909 - Yvonne Waegemans, Flemish writer (Gnome Patjoepelke)
1911 - Philip Ahn, Los Angeles California, actor (Master Kan-Kung Fu)
1911 - Brigitte Horney, German actress (d. 1988)
1912 - Hanna Reitsch, German test pilot (d. 1979)
1913 - Jack Jones, British trade unionist (CH)
1913 - Niall MacGinnis, Dublin Ireland, actor (Curse of the Demon)
1913 - Phil Foster, Brooklyn New York, American comedian (Frank De Fazio-Laverne & Shirley)
1913 - R. S. Thomas, Welsh poet (d. 2000)
1914 - Chapman Pincher, British journalist/author (about secret service)
1915 - George Chisholm, Scottish jazz trombonist
1916 - Eugene J McCarthy, Watkins Minn, (Sen-D-Minn, pres candidate 1968)
1916 - John Paul, Governor-General (Bahamas)
1917 - Arthur Knight, CEO (Courtaulds)
1917 - Man o' War, American thoroughbred racehorse (winner of 20 out of 21 races & $249,465) (d. 1947)
1918 - John Read, CEO (TSB Group)
1918 - Pearl Bailey, Newport News Va, singer (Hello Dolly)
Founder of Walmart Sam WaltonFounder of Walmart Sam Walton (1918) 1918 - Sam Walton, Kingfisher Oklahoma, billionaire CEO (Wal-Mart)
1919 - Eileen Heckart, Columbus Ohio, actress (Doll's House, Trauma Center)
1920 - John Belk, American head of Belk, Inc. (d. 2007)
1921 - Hugh Neill, Lord-Lieutenant (South Yorkshire)
1921 - Sam Loxton, cricketer (flamboyant Australian batsman of late 40's)
1923 - Julia Montgomery Walsh, political consultant/writer
1924 - Jules de Corte, blind Dutch ballad singer
1925 - Emlen Tunnell, NFL safety (Giants, Packers)
1925 - Lord Justice Beldam
1927 - Arthur Ravenel Jr, (Rep-R-South Carolina)
1927 - John McLaughlin, TV commentator (McLaughlin Group)
1927 - John Vane, FRS/pharmacologist
1927 - Donald Ross [Lord Ross], Dundee, Scottish judge
1928 - Vaclav Felix, composer
1928 - Vincent Gigante, American mafioso (d. 2005)
1929 - Ronald Clive Williams, actor/comedian
1929 - Sheila Kitzinger, author, anthropologist & child birth educator
1929 - Yayoi Kusama, Matsumoto, Nagano, Japanese artist and writer
1929 - Utpal Dutt, Indian actor (d. 1993)
1930 - Donny Conn, rocker (Playmates)
1930 - G R Sunderam, cricket pace bowler (2 Tests India v NZ 1955-56)
1930 - Hugh Seymour, 8th Marquess of Hertford
1931 - Evelyn de Rothschild, English banker/multi-millionaire
1931 - James Weatherhead, moderator (General Assembly of Church of Scotland)
1931 - Lord Tebbit, British CH
1931 - Sylvia Law, British town planner
1932 - William Charette, Ludington, Michigan, United States Navy Hospital Corpsman and Medal of Honour recipient, (d. 2012)
1933 - Jacques Brault, French Canadian poet
1934 - Ernstalbrecht Stiebler, composer
1934 - Paul Crouch, American televangelist
1935 - Ruby Murray, Irish pop singer (Softly Softly)
1936 - Richard Rodney Bennett, Broadstairs Kent England, composer, (d. 2012)
1936 - Mogens Camre, Danish politician
1937 - Anne Stoddart, diplomat
1937 - Billy Carter, Plains Georgia, brother of Pres Carter
1937 - Smarck Michel, Saint-Marc, Haiti, Haitian Prime Minister (1994-5), (d. 2012)
1938 - Bert de Vries, Dutch minister of Social Affairs (CDA)
1938 - Margaret Howard, British broadcaster
1939 - Hanumant Singh, cricketer (14 Tests for India-century on debut)
1939 - Nancy Kwan, Hong Kong, actress (Flower Drum Song, Night Creature)
1939 - Roland Arnall, American businessman and diplomat (d. 2008).
1940 - Raymond Davis, US rock vocalist (Funkadelic-Knee Deep)
1940 - Astrud Gilberto, Brazil, singer (Girl From Ipanema)
1941 - Terence Hill, Venice Italy, actor (Super Fuzz, They Call Me Trinity)
1941 - Eden Kane, British singer
1942 - Larry Pressler, (Sen-R-SD, 1979- )
1943 - Eric Idle, England, comedian/actor (Monty Python)
1943 - John Major, Carshalton, Surrey, British Prime Minister (C, 1990-97)
1943 - Vangelis, [Papathanasiou], composer/keyboardist (Chariots of Fire)
1944 - James Diggle, FBA, classicist
1944 - John Suchet, British TV journalist (Independent TV News)
1945 - Julie Goodyear, British actress (Bet Lynch-Coronation Street)
1945 - Walt "Clyde" Frazier, NBA guard (NY Knicks)
1945 - Willem Ruis, Dutch TV host (Willem Ruis Show)
1946 - Bruce Weber, director (Broken Noses)
1946 - Ronald Farrow, radio producer/priest
1946 - Billy Thorpe, Australian singer (d. 2007)
1947 - Aleksandr Stepenovich Viktorenko, cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-3, 8, 14, 20)
1947 - Bobby Kimball, [Robert Toteaux], Vinton LA, rocker (Toto-Roseann)
1947 - Peter Hinchcliffe, co-founder (Iceland Frozen Foods)
1948 - Bud Cort, New Rochelle NY, actor/director (Electric Dreams, M*A*S*H)
1949 - Michael Brecker, rocker (Brecker Brothers)
1949 - Uton Dowe, cricketer (WI pace bowler 1972-73 "Dowe shall not bowl")
1949 - Keith Simpson, British politician
1951 - Geoff Howarth, cricketer (NZ captain early 80's)
1952 - Teofilo Stevenson, Cuba, heavyweight boxer (Olympic-gold-1972, 76, 80), (d. 2012)
1954 - Karen Anne Quinlan, NJ, famous comatose patient (right to die case)
1955 - Christopher Lawford, actor (Charlie Brent-All My Children)
1955 - Dianne Kay, Phoenix Az, actress (Nancy-8 is Enough, Reggie, Glitter)
1955 - Earl Campbell, NFL running back (Houston, New Orleans, 1977 Heisman)
1955 - Henry Bellingham, MP
1955 - Marina Sirtis, London, English actress (Troi-Star Trek: The Next Generation)
1955 - Brendan Gleeson, Irish actor
1956 - Kurt Thomas, US, gymnist (Olympics), actor (Gymkata)
1956 - Lisa J Allen, TV reporter/lawyer
1956 - Sue Fogleman, LPGA golfer
1957 - Christopher Lambert, actor (Highlander, Subway, Greystoke, Why Me)
1958 - Fiona Reynolds, director/Council for Protection of Rural England
1958 - Victor Salva, American film director
1959 - Brad McCrimmon, Dodsland, NHL defenseman (Hartford Whalers)
1959 - Barry Blanchard, Canadian mountaineer
1959 - Perry Farrell, American musician, (Jane's Addiction, Porno For Pyros)
1961 - Ane-Marie Sanches, newscaster (Suriname TV/Radio)
1961 - Mike Kingery, St James MN, outfielder (Pittsburgh Pirates)
1961 - Amy Sedaris, American actress and comedian
1961 - Gary Brabham, Australian racing driver
1962 - Kirk Alan Triplett, Moses Lake WA, PGA golfer (1992 Shell Houston-2nd)
Supermodel Elle MacPhersonSupermodel Elle MacPherson (1964) 1964 - Elle MacPherson, Sydney, Austrailian super model and actress (Sirens)
1964 - Jill Goodacre Connick, Lubbock Texas, model (Victoria Secrets)
1964 - Michael A. Jackson, Maryland politician
1965 - Emilios T. Harlaftis, Greek astrophysicist (d. 2005)
1965 - William Oefelein, American Astronaut
1965 - Voula Patoulidou, Greek athlete
1966 - Dwayne Harper, NFL cornerback (San Diego Chargers)
1966 - Eric Gunderson, Portland OR, pitcher (Boston Red Sox)
1966 - Robb Thomas, NFL receiver (Seattle Seahawks, Tampa Bay Buccaneers)
1967 - Brian Jordan, Baltimore MD, outfielder (St Louis Cardinals)
1967 - Jerry Olsavsky, NFL linebacker (Pittsburgh Steelers)
1967 - John Popper, American musician
1968 - Chris Calloway, NFL wide receiver (NY Giants)
1968 - James Williams, NFL tackle (Chic Bears)
1968 - Sue Foley, Canadian singer and guitarist
Actress & Singer Lucy LawlessActress & Singer Lucy Lawless (1968) 1968 - Lucy Lawless, New Zealand actress and singer
1969 - Darren Chandler, WLAF receiver (Amsterdam Admirals)
1969 - James Atkin, rocker (EMF-Unbelievable)
1969 - Jeff Blackshear, guard (Baltimore Ravens)
1969 - Jimmy Spencer, NFL cornerback (NO Saints, Cincinnati Bengals)
1969 - Kai Nurminen, Turku FIN, hockey forward (Team Finland)
1969 - [Jane] Kim[berly] Batten, McRae Georgia, 400m hurdler (Oly-silver-96)
1971 - Lennart van Reen, son of author Ton v R/publisher Corrie Zelen
1971 - Ryan Lambert, Cleveland, Ohio, American performer (Kids Incorporated) lead singer (Elephone)
1972 - Alex Ochoa, Miami FL, outfielder (NY Mets)
1972 - John Rothell, Titusville Florida, 400m hurdler
1972 - Paul Michael Kent, Australia, NZ breastroker (Olympics-96)
1972 - Trevor Kidd, Dugald, NHL goalie (Calgary Flames)
1972 - Michel Ancel, French game designer
1972 - Rui Costa, Portugal footballer
1972 - Junichi Suwabe, Japanese voice actor
1973 - Brad Bridgewater, US, 200m backstroke (Olympics-gold-96)
1973 - John Oppio, Sparks Nevada, double trap (Olympics-1996)

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