Austrian physicist. Born in Saltzburg. Famous for proposing the The Doppler Effect. (d. 1853)
Louisa May Alcott
American novelist. Born in Germantown, Pennsylvania. Best known as the author of the novel Little Women. (d. 1888)
American film director and choreographer. Born in Los Angeles, California. Famous for his elaborate musical production numbers that often involved complex geometric patterns. (d. 1976)
American actor and stuntman. Born in the Snake River Hills, near Colfax, Washington. His most famous stunt was the stagecoach drop. (d. 1986)
C. S. Lewis
Irish writer. Born in Belfast. Best known for The Chronicles of Narnia. (d. 1963)
English politician. Born in Upper Clapton, London. Became infamous for the “homes for votes” scandal.
British blues musician. Born in Macclesfield, Cheshire. He was the founder of John Mayall & the Bluesbreakers.
Canadian singer. Born in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Widely known as a founding member of the 1960s musical group The Mamas & the Papas. (d. 2007)
American comedian, actor and writer. Born in Chicago, Illinois. He is best known for his work in The Larry Sanders Show.
Howard K. Stern
American attorney and reality TV personality. Born in Los Angeles, California. Famous as former domestic partner of the late Anna Nicole Smith.
Gena Lee Nolin
American actress. Born in Duluth, Minnesota. She is best known for her television appearance in Baywatch.
American actress. Born in Baltimore, Maryland. She is known for her starring role in the Scary Movie film series.