Famous Birthdays on 19th May

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1469 - Giovanni della Robbia, Italian sculptor
1611 - Innocent XI, [Benedetto Odescalchi], Italy, 240th Pope (1676-89)
1616 - Johann Jakob Froberger, German singer/organist/composer
1700 - José de Escandón, Spanish colonial governor (d. 1770)
1724 - Augustus Hervey, 3rd Earl of Bristol, British admiral and politician (d. 1779)
1744 - Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (d. 1818)
1746 - Johann Friedrich Peter, composer
1755 - Gabriele Prota, composer
1762 - Johann G Fichte German philosopher (Wissenschaftslehre)
1770 - Antoine-Charles Glachant, composer
1773 - Arthur Aikin, English mineralogist (d. 1854)
1795 - Johns Hopkins, philanthropist, founded Johns Hopkins University
1797 - Maria Isabel of Portugal, queen of Spain (d. 1818)
1808 - Samuel Jameson Gholson, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1883
1812 - Felix Kirk Zollicoffer, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1862
1815 - John Gross Barnard, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1882
1827 - Paul-Armand Challemel-Lacour, French statesman (d. 1896)
1828 - Adin Ballou Underwood, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
1839 - Alice Mary Smith, composer
1857 - John Jacob Abel, Cleveland Ohio, American Pharmacologist (endocrine glands)
1858 - Roland Napoleon Bonaparte, French officer/traveller (Surinam)
1860 - Victor E Orlando, Italy's premier (1917-19)
1861 - Dame Nellie Melba, Australian opera singer (d. 1931)
1862 - Mikhail Nesterov, Russian painter (d. 1942)
1864 - Carl Ethan Akeley, US, naturalist, devoleped animal mount process
1868 - John Fillmore Hayford, Rouses Point New York, American Geodesist who established the theory of isostasy and founded the modern science of geodesy (precise measurements of the shape of the earth)
1869 - Jules Poncelet, Belgian minister of State
1869 - Henry Horatio Dixon, Dublin, Irish Biologist who originated the cohesion-tension theory of water and mineral movement in plants
1870 - Albert Fish, American serial killer (d. 1936)
1871 - Reginald Aldworth Daly, Napanee Ontario, Canadian-American Geologist who independently developed the theory of magmatic stopping
1873 - Federico Gerdes, composer
1874 - Gilbert Laird Jessop, cricketer (The Croucher)
1876 - William King Gregory, Greenwich Village New York, American palaeontologist (mammalian teeth, evolutionary theory)
1878 - Adam von Ahn Carse, composer
1879 - Nancy Witcher Langhorne Astor, US/Eng's feminist/ex of Waldorf Astor
1880 - Allard R Hulshoff, architect of Amsterdam (1924)
1881 - Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, 1st President of Turkey (d. 1938)
1882 - Mohammed Mosaddeq, Prime Minister of Iran (d. 1967)
1883 - Henricus WJM Keuls, Dutch lawyer/poet (Dancing Lamp)
1884 - Arthur Meulemans, Belgian composer (Adriaan Brouwer) (or 5/10)
Vietnamese Communist Revolutionary Ho Chi MinhVietnamese Communist Revolutionary Ho Chi Minh (1890) 1890 - Ho Chi Minh [Nguyễn Sinh Cung], Nghệ An Province, French Indochina, Vetnamese communist revolutionary and President of North Vietnam (1946-69)
1891 - Oswald Boelcke, German World War I pilot (d. 1916)
1892 - Konstatin G Paustovski, Russian author (Povestj Zjizni) [OS]
1895 - Albert Hay Malotte, composer
1895 - Cecil Gray, composer
1896 - Michael Balcon, Birmingham England, producer/father of Jill Balcon
1897 - Frank Luke, American World War I pilot (d. 1918)
1898 - Julius Evola, Italian philosopher (d. 1974)
1899 - Leonid Maksimovich Leonov, novelist/playwright
1901 - Ivo Cruz, composer
1904 - Anthony Bushell, Kent England, actor (Journey's End)
1904 - Sven Thofelt, Sweden, pentathlete (Olympic-gold-1928)
1906 - Bruce Bennett, Tacoma, Washington, American athlete and actor (Before I Hang, Sahara)
1908 - Percy Williams, Canadian athlete (d. 1982)
1909 - Schlomo Joffe, composer
1909 - Nicholas Winton, British Humanitarian
1910 - Alan Melville, cricketer (graceful South African batsman 1938-49)
1913 - Albert Hardy, photographer
1913 - Neelam Sanjiva Reddy, president of India
1914 - Max Perutz, Austrian-born molecular biologist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry (d. 2002)
1914 - Go Seigen, Japanese Go player
1914 - Alex Shibicky, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 2005)
Swimmer Florence ChadwickSwimmer Florence Chadwick (1918) 1918 - Florence Chadwick, San Diego, swimmer (1st to swim English Channel both ways), (d. 1995)
1918 - Abraham Pais, Dutch-born American physicist (d. 2000)
1919 - Betty Jameson, Norman OK, LPGA golfer (1947 US Women's Open)
1919 - Mitja Ribičič, Trieste, Italy, Prime Minister of Yugoslavia (1969-71), (d. 2013)
1920 - Tina Strobos, Netherlands, physician and resistor to Nazi occupation, (d. 2012)
1921 - Charles van de Reve, slavic (Belief of Kameraden)
1921 - Daniel Gelin, Angers France, Maria Schneider's dad, actor (Obsession)
1921 - Karel van het Reve, Dutch Slavist (Comrade's Religion)
1922 - David McLean, Akron Oh, actor (Tate-Tate)
1924 - Sandy Galbraith Wilson, composer
African American Activist Malcolm XAfrican American Activist Malcolm X (1925) 1925 - Malcolm X, [Little], [Detroit Red], Omaha Nebraska, human rights activist and founder of the Black Muslims
1925 - Guy Provost, French Canadian actor (d. 2004)
1926 - Paul Cooper, composer
1926 - Swami Kriyananda, Indian teacher and author
1928 - Anthony C B Chapman, England, sports car builder/autoracer (Formula 1)
1928 - Pol Pot, Cambodian dictator (d. 1998)
1928 - Colin Chapman, founder of Lotus Cars (d. 1982)
1928 - Dolph Schayes, New York City New York, American basketball Hall of Famer (Syracuse Nationals/Philadelphia 76ers)
1929 - Harvey Cox, US theologist (Secular City)
1929 - Michael Adamis, composer
1929 - John Stroger Chicago politician
NBA Power Forward and Coach Dolph SchayesNBA Power Forward and Coach Dolph Schayes (1928) 1930 - Hans Kox, composer
1930 - Lorraine Hansberry, playwright (Raisin in the Sun)
1931 - Eric Davidson, comedy scriptwriter
1931 - Ruben Radica, composer
1931 - Eric Tappy, Swiss tenor
1931 - Bob Anderson, British racing driver (d. 1967)
1932 - Alma Cogan, English singer (d. 1966)
1932 - Paul Erdman, American economist and author (d. 2007)
1932 - Claude Blanchard, Quebec comedian and actor (d. 2006)
1934 - David Sinclair, actor (Love & Hate)
1934 - James Charles Lehrer, Wichita Ks, news anchor (McNeil-Lehrer Report)
1934 - Jan Wijn, Dutch pianist
1934 - Ruskin Bond, Indian author
1935 - David Hartman, Pawtucket RI, TV personality (Good Morning America)
1935 - F R Fries, writer
1936 - Elisabeth Schwartz, Austria, pairs figure skater (Olympic-gold-1956)
1937 - Sanne Sannes, Dutch photographer
1937 - Pat Roach, English actor and wrestler (d. 2004)
1938 - James H Bilbray, (Rep-D-Nevada)
1938 - Moisés da Costa Amaral, East Timorese leader (d. 1989)
1939 - 17th earl of Pembroke, English landowner/director (Emily)
1939 - Francis R Scobee, Wash, USAF/astronaut (STS 41C, 51L-Chal disaster)
1939 - James Fox, London, England, actor (The Servant)
1939 - Nancy Kwan, Hong Kong, actress (Flower Drum Song, World of Suzie Wong)
1939 - Richard Lowe Teitelbaum, composer
1939 - Tomasz Sikorski, composer
1939 - Livio Berruti, Italian athlete
1940 - Carlos Diegues, actor (Xica)
1940 - Frank Lorenzo, airline executive (Continental, Texas Air, Eastern)
1940 - Joan Staley, playmate (Nov, 1958)
1940 - Mickey Newbury, rocker
1940 - Jan Janssen, Dutch cyclist
1941 - Jane Brody, writer/nutritionist
1941 - Jimmy Hoffa Jr, son of Jimmy Hoffa/Teamster union leader
1941 - Marc-Antonio Consoli, composer
1941 - Nora Ephron, NY, novelist/screenwriter/director (Michael, Heartburn), (d. 2012)
Computer scientist Gary KildallComputer scientist Gary Kildall (1942) 1942 - Gary Kildall, creator of CP/M
1942 - James Topping, author of CP/M
1942 - Robert Kilroy-Silk, British politician and television presenter
1942 - June 19 1942: Willie Frazier, El Dorado, AR, AFL/NFL tight end (Houston Oilers), (d. 2013)
1944 - Peter Mayhew, British-American actor
1945 - Peter Townshend, England, rock guitarist/vocalist/composer (The Who-Tommy)
1946 - Diedre Lenihan, Atlanta Ga, actress (Wendy-Needles & Pins)
1946 - Mary Bryan, LPGA golfer
1946 - Michele Placido, Foggia Italy, actor (La Lupa, Poliziotti)
Professional Wrestler André the GiantProfessional Wrestler André the Giant (1946) 1946 - André the Giant, French professional wrestler (d. 1993)
1946 - Claude Lelièvre, Belgian commissioner for children's rights
1947 - Jerry Hyman, Bkln, rock singer/trombonist (Blood Sweat & Tears)
1948 - Grace Jones, [Mendoza], Spanishtown Jamacia, singer/actress (Vamp)
1948 - Jean-Pierre Haignere, France, cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-17)
1948 - Tom Scott, LA, saxophonist/bandleader (Pat Sajak Show)
1949 - Dusty Hill, rocker (ZZ Top)
1951 - Joey Ramone, [Jeffrey Hyman], lead singer of the punk rock band The Ramones (Baby I Love You)
1951 - Dick Slater, American professional wrestler
1952 - Barbara Loomis, rocker (BT Express)
1952 - Bert van Marwijk, Dutch football manager
1953 - Henry Lascelles, English grandson of princess Mary
1953 - Shavarsh Karapetyan, Soviet Armenian finswimmer
1953 - Victoria Wood, British comic actress
1953 - Dawud M. Mu'Min, American convicted murderer (d. 1997)
1954 - Rick Cerone, Newark NJ, catcher (Yankees/Red Sox/Mets/Expos)
1954 - Phil Rudd, Melbourne, Australian rock drummer (AC/DC-Rock 'n Roll Damnation)
1955 - Ed Whitson, pitcher (NY Yankees, SD Padres)
1955 - Pierre J Thuot, Groton Conn, Lt Cmdr USN/astronaut (STS 36, 49, 62)
1956 - Althea Gwyn, WBL center (NY Stars)
1956 - Martyn Ware, rocker (Heaven 17-Electric Dreams)
1956 - Steve Ford, actor (Young & Restless)/son of Pres Gerald Ford
1957 - Bill Laimbeer, NBA forward (Cleveland Cavaliers, Detroit Pistons)
1957 - Sophia Crawford, London England, actress (Power Rangers)
1959 - Nicole Brown Simpson, Frankford Germany, Mrs OJ Simpson (murdered)
1960 - Yazz, [Yasmin Evans], London, England, singer (Fine Time)
1961 - Lisa Rathgber, Hillsboro Ill, bowler (LPBT Rookie of Year 1980)
1961 - Lisa Wagner, bowler (3-time LPBT Player of Year, Bowler of Decade)
1961 - Gregory Poirier, American screenwriter and director
1962 - Iain Harvie, Scottish rock guitarist (Nothing Ever Happens)
1963 - Rebecca Bradley, LPGA golfer
1963 - Filippo Galli, Italian footballer
1964 - Michael Dean Standly, Abilene TX, PGA golfer (1993 Freeport-McMoRan)
1965 - Edward Odumbe, cricketer (Kenyan pace bowler 1996 World Cup)
1965 - Joshua Rifkind, actor (Marshall Chronicles)
1965 - Maile Flanagan, American actress
1966 - Keith Jennings, NFL tight end (Chic Bears)
1966 - Marc Bureau, Trois Rivieres, NHL center (Montreal Canadiens)
1966 - Polly Walker, British actress
1966 - Sophia Crawford, English actress and martial artist
1967 - John Friesz, NFL quarterback (Seattle Seahawks)
1967 - Turk Wendell, Pittsfield MA, pitcher (Chicago Cubs)
1967 - Massimo Taccon, Italian painter and sculptor
1968 - James Parrish, NFL outside linebacker (Pittsburgh Steelers)
1968 - Jeanne Basone, Brubank California, wrestler (Hollywood-GLOW)
1968 - Mark Janssens, Surrey, NHL center (Hartford Whalers)
1968 - Paul Justin, NFL quarterback (Indianapolis Colts)
1969 - Cecile Ulbrich Tucker, Warren Maine, rower (Olympics-96)
1969 - David Wharton, Warminster PA, US Olympic swimmer (Olympic-silver-88)
1969 - Kevin Scott, WLAF cornerback (Scotland Claymores)
1969 - Richard Dumas, NBA forward (Phila 76ers)
1970 - Choi Kyung-Ju, South Korean professional golfer
1971 - Darryl Morrison, NFL safety (Washington Redskins)
1971 - Lori Ann Mundt, Yorkton Saskatchawan, volleyball player (Olympics-96)
1971 - Psicosis, Mexican professional wrestler
1972 - Ronald Williams, CFL running back (Winnipeg Blue Bombers)
1972 - Willie Brown, NFL/WLAF linebacker (Seattle Seahawks. Rhein Fire)
1972 - Jenny Berggren, Swedish singer (Ace of Base)
1973 - Andreas Johansson, Hofors SWE, NHL forward (Pitts, NY Islanders)
1974 - Andrew Johns, Australian rugby league footballer
1975 - London Fletcher, American football player
1975 - Masanobu Ando, Japanese actor
1975 - Pretinha, Brazilian footballer
1976 - Kevin Garnett, NBA forward (Minnesota Timberwolves)
1977 - Manuel Almúnia, Spanish footballer
1977 - Brandon Inge, American baseball player
1978 - Marcus Bent, English footballer
1979 - Barbara Nedeljakova, Slovak actress
1979 - Diego Forlán, Uruguayan footballer
1979 - Andrea Pirlo, Italian footballer
1980 - Drew Fuller, American actor/model
1980 - Tony Hackworth, English footballer

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