Birthdays of Personalities on August 15

xxxx :Jim Lange, St Paul Mn, TV host (Dating Game, Name the Tune)
xxxx :Jonathan Daniel, rocker (Electric Angels-I Believe, Whiplash
xxxx :Jonathan Daniel, rocker (Electric Angels-I Believe, Whiplash)
xxxx :Matt Kramer, rocker (Saigon Kick-New World)
1432 :Luigi Pulci, Italy, poet (Morgante)
1619 :Hubertus Quellinus, [Quellien], Flemish cartoonist/copper pl
1619 :Hubertus Quellinus, [Quellien], Flemish cartoonist/copper plate
1688 :Frederick-William I, king of Prussia (1713-1740)
1702 :Francesco Zuccarelli, Italian rococo painter/etcher
1740 :M Claudius, writer
1769 :Napoleon Bonaparte, resident of Elba (emperor 1804-13, 1814-
1769 :Napoleon Bonaparte, resident of Elba (emperor 1804-13, 1814-15)
1771 :Walter Scott, Scotland, novelist/poet (Lady of Lake)
1776 :Gottlieb Schick, German painter (Apollo under the Hirten)
1782 :Henri MG earl the Merode, Belgian revolutionary (Souvenirs)
1785 :Thomas De Quincey, Eng, writer (Confessions of English Opium
1785 :Thomas De Quincey, Eng, writer (Confessions of English Opium Eater)
1788 :Carel SW van Hogendorp, Dutch colonial director
1794 :Elias M Fries, Swedish botanist (System mycologicum)
1803 :James Douglas, father of British Columbia
1823 :Orris Sanford Ferry, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
1845 :Walter Crane, England, painter/illustrator (Beauty & Beast)
1856 :J Keir Hardie, 1st Labour representative in British Parliame
1856 :J Keir Hardie, 1st Labour representative in British Parliament
1860 :Florence Kling DeWolfe Harding, 1st lady (1921-23)
1860 :Roosje Vos, Dutch union organizer
1865 :Johan[nes] B Schepers, Frisian writer (Braga)
1866 :Charles-Jean Vall‚e-Poussin, mathematician (d'analyse)
1874 :Joseph Klausner, Polish/Israeli new testament expert
1876 :Aleksandar Belic, Serb linguist
1878 :Pjotr N Wrangel, Russian baron/general (White Armies, WW II)
1885 :Edna Ferber, author, playwright
1887 :Edna Ferber, US, author (American Beauty, Cimarron)
1888 :T E Lawrence Tremadoc, [Lawrence of Arabia], Wales, soldier/
1888 :T E Lawrence Tremadoc, [Lawrence of Arabia], Wales, soldier/writer
1892 :Louis-Victor prince of Broglie, France, physicist (Nobel 192
1892 :Louis-Victor prince of Broglie, France, physicist (Nobel 1929)
1893 :Harlow H Curtice, pres of General Motors (1953-8)
1896 :Leon Theremin, electronic musical instruments inventor
1898 :Lillian Carter, Pres Carter's (1977-1981) mom
1901 :Arias Arnulfo, 3 time president of Panama (1940-41, 49-51, 6
1901 :Arias Arnulfo, 3 time president of Panama (1940-41, 49-51, 68)
1901 :Hans Lorbeer, writer
1902 :Jan RT Campert, writer (Song the 18 dead)
1904 :Bill Baird, Grand Is Nebr, puppeteer (Kukla Fran & Ollie, Mu
1904 :Bill Baird, Grand Is Nebr, puppeteer (Kukla Fran & Ollie, Muppet Show)
1907 :Paul Vincze, medallist
1909 :Raymond O'Malley, teacher
1910 :Josef Klaus, Chancellor of Austria (1966-70)
1912 :Julia Child, Pasadena Calif, chef (French Chef)
1912 :Wijnanda M C "Nan" Aberson, friend of Gerard Reve Sr
1912 :Wijnanda M C Nan Aberson, friend of Gerard Reve Sr
1914 :Peter Nicholson Gunn, writer
1915 :Alma Gardeslan, Surinamese/Dutch folklorist
1915 :Kamiel van Baelen, Flemish author/resistance fighter (Mensch
1915 :Kamiel van Baelen, Flemish author/resistance fighter (Mensch op Weg)
1918 :Fay Honey Knopp, activist
1923 :Simon Peres, [Persky], premier of Israel
1924 :Phyllis Schlafly, St Louis, right-winger/Eagle Forum preside
1924 :Phyllis Schlafly, St Louis, right-winger/Eagle Forum president
1924 :Robert Oxton Bolt, playwright (Man for All Seasons, Dr Zhiva
1924 :Robert Oxton Bolt, playwright (Man for All Seasons, Dr Zhivago)
1925 :Billy Pinkney, Sumter NC, rock bassist/vocalist (Drifters)
1925 :Gertrude Shope, South African head (ANC female section)
1925 :Oscar Peterson
1926 :Lewis T Preston, banker
1930 :Tom Mboya
1932 :Robert L[ull] Forward, US, sci-fi author (Dragon's Egg, Star
1932 :Robert L[ull] Forward, US, sci-fi author (Dragon's Egg, Starquake)
1933 :Bobby Helms, rock vocalist (Jingle Bell Rock)
1933 :Floyd Ashton, US singer (Tams-What Child of Fool)
1934 :Valentin Stepanovich Varlamov, Russian cosmonaut
1935 :Vernon Eulion Jordan Jr, Civil Rights Activist (National Urb
1935 :Vernon Eulion Jordan Jr, Civil Rights Activist (National Urban League)
1937 :Ronnie G Flippo, (Rep-D-NY, 1977- )
1938 :Maxine Waters, (Rep-D-California)
1938 :Stephen Breyer, Supreme Court justice
1939 :Herman van Keeken, Dutch singer (Daddy don't run so fast)
1941 :Viktor Mikhailovich Pisarev, Russian cosmonaut
1942 :Peter York, Cleve, rock drummer (Spencer Davis Group)
1943 :Eni F H Faleomavaega, (Rep-D-American Samoa)
1944 :Frederick Knight, US singer (I've been lonely so long)
1944 :Linda Ellerbee, Bryan Texas, newscaster (Weekend, NBC Overni
1944 :Linda Ellerbee, Bryan Texas, newscaster (Weekend, NBC Overnight)
1945 :Thomas C Sawyer, (Rep-D-Ohio)
1946 :Jimmy Webb, Elk City Okla, songwriter (MacArthur Park, Up Up
1946 :Jimmy Webb, Elk City Okla, songwriter (MacArthur Park, Up Up & Away)
1946 :Kathryn Jean Whitmire, Houston Texas, (4 time Mayor-Houston)
1947 :Brian Hulls, British TV news cameraman
1947 :Geraldo Velez, jazz congas (Spyro Gyra-Morning Dance)
1947 :Manley Lanier "Sonny" Carter Jr, Macon Ga, USN/astro (STS 33)
1947 :Manley Lanier Sonny Carter Jr, Macon Ga, USN/astro (STS 33
1949 :Kate Taylor, rocker
1950 :Thomas Aldrich, country drummer (Black Oak Arkansas)
1950 :William "Bill" Griffin, US singer (Miracles-Love Machine)
1950 :William Bill Griffin, US singer (Miracles-Love Machine)
1951 :Bobby Caldwell, NYC, rocker
1952 :Ger Hoeymakers, Dutch rock guitarist (Franc Boeijen Group)
1956 :Gordon Bruks, England, Dr/cosmonaut
1956 :Vinny Denunzio, rocker
1959 :Scott D Altman, Lincoln Ill, Lt Cmdr USN/astronaut (sk: STS
1959 :Scott D Altman, Lincoln Ill, Lt Cmdr USN/astronaut (sk: STS 90)
1960 :Tommy Aldridge, heavy metal rocker (Ozzy-Diary of a Mad Man)
1961 :Matt Johnson, rocker (The The-Infected Soul Mining)
1964 :MCA, [Adam Yauch], rock vocalist (Beastie Boys-You Gotta Fig
1964 :MCA, [Adam Yauch], rock vocalist (Beastie Boys-You Gotta Fight)
1966 :Fred Strickland, linebacker (Dallas Cowboys)
1966 :Leo Goeas, guard (Baltimore Ravens)
1972 :Jason Maniecki, defensive tackle (Tampa Bay Buccaneers)
1972 :Ken Walter, punter (Carolina Panthers)
1972 :Mikey Graham, Dublin Ireland, Irish singer (Boyzone)
1973 :Marcus Jones, defensive tackle (Tampa Bay Buccaneers)
1975 :Bert Berry, linebacker (Indianapolis Colts)
1976 :Ger Unterluggauer, hockey defenseman (Team Austria 1998)



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