Famous Birthdays on 10th May

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1265 - Emperor Fushimi of Japan (d. 1317)
1536 - Thomas Howard, 4th duke of Norfolk, English Earl Marshall
1604 - Jean Mairet, French dramatist (d. 1686)
1697 - Jean Marie I'aine Leclair, composer
1705 - Gallus Zeiler, composer
1724 - Johan A Zoutman, Dutch lt-admiral (battle of Doggersbank)
1727 - Anne-Robert-Jacques Turgot, French minister of Finance (17.. -76)
1730 - George Ross, US judge (signed Declaration of Independence)
1741 - Johann Michael Schmidt, composer
1746 - Gaspard Monge, French mathematician (d. 1818)
1754 - Asmus Jakob Carstens, painter
1760 - Claude-Joseph Rouget de Lisle, soldier/author/composer (Marseillaise)
1760 - J P Hebel, writer
1769 - Jean Lannes, duc de Montebello, Marshal of France
1770 - Louis Nicholas Davout, French fieldmarshal (defeated Prussians)
1775 - Robert Gray, Sea Captain (d. 1806)
1776 - George Thomas Smart, composer
1780 - Peter Lichtenthal, composer
1783 - Niccola Benvenuti, composer
1788 - Augustin-Jean Fresnel, optics pioneer/physicist
1788 - Catherine Pavlovna of Russia, German queen (d. 1819)
1795 - Jacques-Nicolas-Augustin Thierry, historian
1800 - Nikolay Alexeyevich Titov, composer
1810 - James Shields, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1879
1813 - Montgomery Blair, Franklin County Ky, lawyer (Dred Scot V Sandford)
1822 - August Ritter von Pettenkofen, painter
1823 - John Sherman, MC (Union), died in 1900
1824 - Charles Henry Van Wyck, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1895
1825 - Rudolf Viole, composer
1830 - Francois M Raoult, French physicist/chemist (law of Raoult)
1837 - Pinckney B S Pinchback, Lt gov (Louisiana)
1838 - James, 1st Viscount Bryce, historian/statesman
Assassin John Wilkes BoothAssassin John Wilkes Booth (1838) 1838 - John Wilkes Booth, American stage actor and assassin (President Lincoln)
1840 - Hadzhi Dimitar, Bulgarian revolutionist (d. 1868)
1841 - James Gordon Bennett Jr., American publisher (d. 1918)
1843 - Kaufmann Kohler, reform rabbi/theologian
1843 - Benito Pérez Galdós, Spanish novelist (d. 1920)
1847 - Wilhelm Killing, German mathematician (d. 1923)
1850 - Thomas Johnstone Lipton, Glasgow, yachtsman/tea magnate (Lipton Tea)
1855 - Anatoli Liadov, St Petersburg, Russia, composer (Enchanted Lake) [NS]
1857 - Hendrik Zwaardemaker, Dutch physiologist (olfactometer)
1858 - Frederick Zech Jr, composer
1866 - Léon Bakst, Russian artist (d. 1924)
1867 - Jim Kelly, cricket wicket-keeper (Australian 1896-1905)
1868 - Ed Barrow, American baseball manager (d. 1953)
1872 - Marcel Mauss, French sociologist (d. 1950)
1873 - Carl J Eldh, Swedish sculptor
1873 - Jan Kalf, literary/art historian (Preservation of museums)
1874 - Moses Schorr, Polish rabbi, senator, historian and orientalist (d. 1941)
1876 - Ivan Cankar, Slavs author (Hlapec Jernej-Njegova Pravica)
1877 - Roderich Mojsisovics-Mojsvar, composer
1878 - Gustav Stresemann, German chancellor (1923, Nobel 1926)
1879 - Symon Petlura, Ukrainian statesman (d. 1926)
1882 - Thurston Hall, Boston MA, actor (Roaming Lady, In Society)
1885 - Fritz v Unruh, writer
1885 - Marie Benavente, [Maria Wissink], actress (Scapegoat)
1886 - Karl Barth, Basel Switzerland, theologian/author (Action in Waiting)
1886 - Olaf Stapleton, British religious sci-fi writer (Star Maker)
1886 - Felix Manalo, Founder and 1st Executive Minister of the Iglesia ni Cristo (d. 1963)
1887 - Jacobus C Bloem, Dutch poet (Sintels)
1888 - Max[imilian Raoul Walter] Steiner, Vienna, composer (Gone With Wind)
1889 - Mae Murray, Portsmouth, Virginia, American silent screen actress (d. 1965)
1894 - Dimitri Tiomkin, Russia, composer (Acad Award 1954-High & Mighty)
1897 - Dalton Parry Conyngham, cricketer (one Test South Africa v England 1923)
1897 - Ewart Maurice Levy, 2nd Baronet
1897 - Einar Gerhardsen, Prime minister of Norway (d. 1987)
1898 - Ariel Durant, writer (Story of Civilization)
1898 - Herbert Elwell, Minneapolis Minnesota, composer (Happy Hypocrite)
Actor and Dancer Fred AstaireActor and Dancer Fred Astaire (1899) 1899 - Fred Astaire, Omaha Neb, tap dancer/actor (Easter Parade, Swingtime)
1899 - Dimitri Tiomkin, Ukrainian-born composer (d. 1979)
1901 - Albert Dondeyne, Belgian philosopher/theologist
1902 - David O Selznick, Pittsburgh Pa, producer (Gone With the Wind)
1902 - Joachim Prinz, author/Rabbi of Berlin (1926-37)
1902 - Anatole Litvak, Ukrainian-born film director (d. 1974)
1903 - Kay Petre, early racing driver
1903 - Otto Bradfisch, Nazi leader (d. 1994)
1904 - David Brown, CEO (Aston Martin Lagonda)
1905 - Angus Paton, civil engineer
1905 - Markos Vamvakaris, Greek rebetiko musician and songwriter (d. 1972)
1907 - Harilaos Perpessas, composer
1908 - Carl Albert, (D) speaker of the House
1908 - Henry Diamond, Irish Nationalist MP
1909 - Harold Francis Collison, trade Unionist
1909 - Lord Collison, British union leader (agriculture workers)
Country Singer Maybelle CarterCountry Singer Maybelle Carter (1909) 1909 - Maybelle Carter, Nickelsville Va, country singer (Johnny Cash Show)
1910 - Jimmy Demaret, winner of 44 golf tournaments, but not the Open
1910 - Margot Turner, matron-in-chief (Army Nursing Service)
1911 - Bel Kaufman, American author
1912 - Edward Gardner, Queen's Court/MP
1912 - Erik Jorgensen, composer
1912 - Harold Myers, film journalist
1914 - Charles McGraw, NYC, actor (Michael-Falcon, Smith Family)
1914 - Lord Smith, British surgeon
1915 - Bert van Dongen, [Abraham J Cohen], singer/impressionist/actor
1915 - Denis Thatcher, husband of British PM Margaret (1979-90)
1915 - John Egerton, 6th Duke of Sutherland, British peer
1915 - Monica Dickens, author/founder (US Samaritians)
1915 - Salah Abou Seif, director
1916 - Milton Babbitt, US mathematician/composer (Widow's Lament)
1918 - T Berry Brazelton, doctor (On Being a Father)
1918 - George Welch, American pilot (d. 1954)
1919 - Ella Grasso, (Gov-D-Ct)
1919 - Louis Sen A Kaw, Surinam dam builder
1919 - Tibor Sarai, composer
1920 - Basil Kelly, Lord Justice of Appeals (Northern Ireland)
1921 - Bert Weedon, rocker
1921 - Nancy Walker, Phila, Bounty ads/actress (Rhoda, McMillan & Wife)
1922 - David Orr, deputy chairman (Inchcape)/CEO (British Council, Unilever)
1923 - John Dugdal, Lord-Lt (Salop)
1923 - Heydar Aliyev, Ex-President and Leader of Azerbaijan Republic (d. 2003)
1925 - Edward Fursdon, British Maj-Gen (defense council)
1926 - Duncan Watson, president (World Blind Union)
1926 - Hugo Banzer, Bolivian dictator (d. 2002)
1927 - Nayantara Sahgal, Indian author
1928 - Arnold Rüütel, Estonian president
1929 - Brian Corby, CEO (Prudential)
1929 - Robin Hill, 8th Marquess of Downshire, Irish peer and the Hereditary Constable of Hillsborough Fort
1930 - June Knox-Mawer, British radio host/novelist (World of Islands)
1930 - Pat Summerall, NFLer (NY Giants)/sportscaster (CBS)/alchoholic, (d. 2013)
1930 - Scott Muni, American radio DJ (d. 2004)
1931 - Lord Michael Mustill, of Pateley Bridge, Lord Justice of Appeal
1931 - Ettore Scola, Italian director and screenwriter
1932 - Ian Leslie, 21st Earl of Rothes, Scottish nobleman
1932 - Francoise Fabian, Hussein Dey Algeria, actress (Happy New Year)
1933 - Barbara Taylor Bradford, author
1934 - Cliff Wilson, snooker player
1934 - William Lithgow, Scottish industrialist/multi-millionaire
1934 - Jeanine Basinger, American film scholar
1935 - Henry Fambrough, US singer (Spinners)
1935 - Larry Williams, rocker
1936 - Anthony Mullens, British Lt-Gen (Deputy chief of defense)
1936 - Gary Owens, Mitchell SD, disc jockey/TV host (Laugh In, Gong Show)
1936 - Michael Stone, English broker/multi-millionaire (Man Group)
1936 - Trevor Clay, Gen-Sec (Royal College of Nursing)
1936 - Jayne Cortez, Fort Huachuca, Arizona, poet (I see Chano Pozo), (d. 2012)
1937 - Arthur Kopit, New York NY, US playwright ('Wings', 'Nine')
1937 - Jim Hickman, baseball player (Mets, Dodgers, Cubs)
1937 - Tamara Press, USSR, shot putter/discus thrower (Oly-gold-60)
1938 - Manuel Santana, tennis player (US Open 1965)
1938 - Maxim Shostakovich, Leningrad Russia, conductor (Atlanta Symph)
1938 - Merritt Ranew, baseball player
1938 - Michael Shea, director (Hanson Trust)/Queen's press sect
1938 - Peter Davies, Major-General/Director-General (RSPCA)
1938 - Philip Gordon Winsor, composer
1938 - Jean Becker, French director, screenwriter and actor
1940 - Wayne Dyer, American psychologist and author (Universe Within You)
1940 - Arthur Alexander, US singer/songwriter (Lonely Just Like Me)
1940 - Taurean Blacque, Newark New Jersey, actor (Neal Washington-Hill Street Blues)
1940 - William Cash, MP
1940 - Wayne A. Downing, retired United States Army general
1941 - Danny Rapp, Phila, rocker (Danny & Juniors)
1941 - Ken Berry, baseball player (White Sox, Angels, Brewers, Indians)
1941 - Win Bischoff, CEO (Schroders)
1942 - Bill Coday, US singer (You're Gonna Then Me)
1942 - Ingram Douglas Marshall, composer
1942 - Youssouf Sambo Bâ, Burkinabé politician
1943 - Bruce Raymond, jockey
1943 - James Earl Chaney, US civil rights activist
1943 - Andrzej Badeński, Polish athlete (400 metres) (d. 2008)
1943 - David Clennon, American actor
1943 - Richard Darman, American economist
1944 - Abdul Kadir, cricketer (Pakistani batsman-keeper in 4 Tests 1964-65)
1944 - Jackie Lomax, Liverpool, rocker (Is This What You Want)
1944 - Jim Abrahams, Shorewood WI, director (Hot Shots, Top Secret)
1944 - Kathy Farrer, LPGA golfer
1944 - Marie-France Pisier, Daclat, Vietnam, French actress and writer (Love on the Run, Cousin cousine)
1945 - John Laws, Lord Justice of Appeal (1999- )
1945 - Pamelo Mounk'a, musician
1946 - Graham Gouldman, Manchester England, bassist (10cc-No Milk Today)
1946 - Maureen Lipman, actress (Educating Rita, Wonderworks)
1946 - Dave Mason, Worcester England, singer/songwriter (We Just Disagree)
1946 - Donovan, Scottish musician
1947 - Jay Ferguson, Burbank California, rocker (Spirit-I Got A Line on You)
1947 - Meg Foster, Conn, actress (Sunshine, Cagney & Lacey)
1947 - Paul Nicholas Young, architect
1947 - Caroline Cooney, American author
1947 - Thomas Tessier, American author
1948 - Christopher Gent, CEO (Vodafone Group)
1949 - Miuccia Prada, Milan Italy, Italian fashion designer
1951 - Ron Banks, US R&B singer (Dramatics-Whatcha See is Whatcha Get)
1951 - Steve Gunderson, (Rep-R-WI, 1981- )
1952 - Lee Brilleaux, Durban South Africa, British musician (Dr Feelgood)
1952 - Sly Dunbar, Kingston Jamaica, reggae drummer (Sly & Robbie)
1952 - Kikki Danielsson, Swedish singer
1953 - Barbara Moxness, LPGA golfer
1953 - Lawrence Lau, actor (Jamie Frame-Another World)
1953 - Steve Thomas, rocker (Shooting Star)
1953 - John Diamond, English journalist (d. 2001)
1953 - Tito Santana, Mexican-American professional wrestler
1954 - Jeff Apple, Miami Florida, producer (In the Line of Fire)
1955 - Bruce Hartzler, Wash DC, canoe (alt-Olympics-96)
1955 - Chris Berman, sportscaster (ESPN)
1955 - Mark David Chapman, Forth Work Texas, assassin (John Lennon)
1956 - Vladislav Listyev, Russian television anchor and journalist (d. 1995)
1957 - Phil Mahre, Yakima Wash, alpine slalom skier (Oly-gold/silver-80, 84)
Musician Sid ViciousMusician Sid Vicious (1957) 1957 - Sid Vicious, [John Simon Ritchie], London England, bassist (Sex Pistols)
1957 - Steve Mahre, Yakima Wash, twin alpine slalom skier (Oly-Silver-80, 84)
1958 - Ellen Ochoa, Los Angeles California, PhD/Astronaut (STS 56, 66)
1958 - Jeannette Kohlhaas, LPGA golfer
1958 - Margaret Ward, LPGA golfer

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