Birthdays of Personalities on December 13

xxxx :Berton Averre, rocker
xxxx :Lenny Schultz, Bronx NY, comedian (Ball Four, Laugh-in Revival)
1521 :Sixtus V, [Felice Peretti/"Montalto"], bishop of Fermo/Pope (1585-90)
1533 :Erik XIV Wasa, king of Sweden (1560-69)
1553 :Henry IV, 1st Bourbon-king of Navarre/France (1572/89-1610)
1724 :Aepinus, [Franz UT Hoch], German physician/physicist
1797 :Heinrich Heine, Germany, poet/lyricist (Schubert, Liszt)
1810 :Clark Mills, US, sculptor (Freedom, Armed Liberty)
1816 :Clement Claiborne Clay, MC (Confederacy), died in 1882
1816 :E Werner von Siemens, German artillery officer/inventor
1818 :Mary Todd Lincoln, 1st lady (1861-65)
1863 :Johannes Weiss, German New Testament scholar
1871 :Herman T Colenbrander, Dutch historian
1871 :Russell W Porter, Vermont, explorer (Alaska)
1874 :Ludwig Curtius, German archaeologist (Die antike Kunst)
1886 :Lambertus J van Apeldoorn, lawyer (martial law)
1890 :Marc Connelly, McKeesport Pa, playwright (One Minute Please)
1892 :Brand Dirck Ochse, filmer/co-founder (Polygoon)
1897 :Drew Pearson, Evanston Ill, newscaster (Drew Pearson)
1899 :Harold Guinzburg, publisher (founder of Literary Guild)
1901 :Georg M Rimski-Korssakov, Russian musicologist/theory [OS]
1901 :John Wijga, painter/illustrator
1902 :Talcott Parsons, US sociologist
1903 :Carlos Montoya, Madrid Spain, guitarist (Suite Flamenco 1966)
1903 :Jewgeni Petrow, writer
1903 :John Piper, British writer (US Churches in WW I)/official war painter
1906 :Laurens jan van der Post, soldier/explorer/conservationist
1910 :Lillian Roth, [Rutstein], singer/actress (Animal Crackers)
1911 :Kenneth Patchen, US, poet/novelist (Cloth of the Tempest)
1913 :Archie Moore, light-heavyweight boxing champ (1952-60)
1913 :Jimmy Carroll, NYC, pianist (Most Important People)
1913 :John Wyndham Pope-Hennessy, English art historian
1914 :Alan L Bullock, British historian
1914 :George "Tiger" Haynes, guitarist/actor (Land Without Music, Guv'nor)
1915 :Balthazar Johannes Vorster, Prime Minister of South Africa (1966-77)
1915 :Ross MacDonald, detective novelist (Goodbye Look)
1920 :Frits Noske, Dutch musicologist (Signifier & the Signified
1920 :George P Schultz, US Secretary of State (1982-89)
1920 :Kaysone Phomvihane,/premier/president Laos (Pathet Lao) (1991-92)
1922 :Halina Czerny-Stef nska, Polish pianist (Chopin)
1923 :Fred van der Spek, Dutch 2nd chamber member (PSP)
1925 :Henry C Gordon, USAF/astronaut (Dynasoar)
1928 :W Gordon Smith, playwright
1934 :Richard Darryl Zanuck, film producer/executive
1935 :Bonno Spieker, Dutch 2nd Chamber member (PvdA)
1935 :Karim Aga Khan, prince/billionaire/husband of Rita Hayworth
1935 :Thomas Wakefield, writer
1937 :Rob Houwer, Dutch director/producer/actor (OK, Professor Columbus)
1938 :Tony Gomez, rocker (Foundations)
1939 :Clive Brain, educationalist
1941 :John Davidson, Pitts, TV host (Hollywood Squares, That's Incredible)
1943 :Arturo Ripstein, director (El Lugar Sin Limites, Foxtrot)
1948 :Jeff "Skunk" Baxter, guitarist (Steely Dan-Deacon Blues)
1948 :Ted Nugent, Detroit, guitarist (Cat Scratch Fever, Damn Yankees)
1949 :Nana Alexandria, USSR, International Woman's Chess Grandmaster (1976)
1949 :Randy Owen, Fort Payne Ala, country music star (Alabama-Mt Music)
1949 :R[oberta] A[nn] MacAvoy, US, sci-fi author (Damiano's Lute, Raphael)
1949 :Tom Verlaine, [Miller], Mt Morris NJ, rock vocalist (Television)
1949 :Walter "Clyde" Owen, rocker
1950 :Davey O'List, rocker (Roxy Music)
1952 :John Francome, English jockey
1953 :Tom Sanders, Jackson Wyoming, aerial cameraman (Living Daylights)
1954 :John Anderson, Apopka Fla, country singer/actor (Lone Wolf McQuade)
1954 :Steve Forbert, rocker
1958 :Dana Strum, Wash DC, rock bassist (Slaughter-Stick it Live)
1959 :Marianne Gravatte, Hollywood CA, playmate of year (Oct, 1982)
1960 :Richard Dent, defensive end (Philadelphia Eagles)
1965 :Stacy Sunny, San Bernadino Ca, female infielder (Colo Silver Bullets)
1967 :Deborah Driggs, Oakland Ca, playmate (Mar, 1990)
1967 :Jamie Foxx, comedian (In Living Color)
1967 :Mike Mordecai, Birmingham AL, infielder (Atlanta Braves)
1970 :Elizabeth Patricia Reilly, North Providence RI, Miss America-RI (1996)
1970 :George Van Os Jr, Houston TX, team handball left back (Oly-1996)
1970 :Tonja Yevette Buford-Bailey, Dayton OH, 400m hurdler (Oly-bronze-96)
1971 :Johnny Dixon, WLAF safety (Frankfurt Galaxy)
1971 :Miguel Angel Martinez Soto, mariachi
1972 :GiGi Gordon, Butler PA, Miss America-Pennsylvania (1997)
1974 :Chris Lewis, CFL safety (Calgary Stampeders)
1975 :Sarah Brady, Miss Universe-New Zealand (1996)
1979 :Christina Todd, Miss Ohio Teen USA (Miss Congeniality-1997)



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