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5 Dec
Happy Birthday! -- December fifth birthdays...

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From: Peter Langston <psl>
Date: Sun,  5 Dec 99 14:23:12 -0800
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Subject: Happy Birthday!  --  December fifth birthdays...

X-Lib-of-Cong-ISSN: 1098-7649  -=[ Fun_People ]=-

1443	Pope Julius II; patron of Michelangelo, Bramante, Raphael
1782	Martin Van Buren, Kinderhook, NY; 8th President (1837-1841)
1830	Christina Rossetti, London; poet (Winter Rain, Passing Away)
1839	General George Armstrong Custer; Little Big Horn
1863	Paul Painleve French PM (1917, 1925), mathematician
1890	Fritz Lang, Germany; director (M, Metropolis)
1901	Walter Elias Disney, Chicago; father of Mickey Mouse.
1901	Werner Heisenberg; discoverer of uncertainty (Nobel 1932)
1902	J Strom Thurmond; (Sen-D/R-SC)
1903	Cecil Frank Powell, England; physicist, discovered pion (Nobel 1950)
1906	Otto Preminger, Vienna, Austria; film director/producer (Laura/Exodus)
1915	Margaret Hayes, Baltimore, MD; actress (Robert Montgomery Presents)
1921	Peter Hansen, Oakland, CA; actor (Parkson-Novak, General Hospital)
1926	George Savalas, Bronx, NY; actor (Kojak)
1927	King Bhumibol Adulyadej Rama IX of Thailand (1950- )
1932	Little Richard [Penniman]; rocker (Tutti Frutti, Lucille)
1934	Joan Didion, US; writer (Salvador)
1935	Calvin Trillin; author (New Yorker)
1938	J.J. Cale, Oklahoma City, OK; rocker (After Midnight)
1942	Randy Kirby, Chicago, IL; actor (Randy-Girl From UNCLE)
1946	Jose Carreras, Barcelona, Spain; actor (I Lombardi)
1947	Jim Messina, Maywood, CA; rocker (Loggins & Messina)
1947	Jim Plunkett, San Jose, CA; NFL quarterback (New England, Oakland)
1947	Jugderdemidyin Gurragcha; 1st Mongolian space traveler (Soyuz 39)
1949	Bruce E Melnick, New York, NY; Cmdr USCG/astronaut
1951	Morgan Brittany, Hollywood, CA; actress (Katherine-Dallas)
1952	Zubin Gillespie; pianotuner, songwriter
1953	Jonathan Lewis; trombonist (Atlantic Star-Touch a 4 Leaf Clover)
1957	Phil Collen; rocker (Def Leppard-Hysteria, Rock of Ages)
1962	Connie Needham Newton, Anaheim, CA; actress (Elizabeth-8 is Enough)
1963	Carrie Hamilton; actress, Carol Burnett's daughter (Fame)
1969 (Implosion Junkie); Fun_People subscriber

[Hmmm... the last time I did this there were only eight people (see and I've added a few
more, but I still get the feeling there's somebody I'm missing...  -psl]

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