5 May


1813

 Søren Kierkegaard
Danish philosopher (d. 1855)

1818

 Karl Marx
German philosopher (d. 1883)

1830

 John Batterson Stetson
American hat manufacturer, invented the cowboy hat and founded the John B. Stetson Company (d. 1906)

1864

 Nellie Bly
American journalist and author (d. 1922)

1889

 Jack Pierce
Jack Pierce (May 5, 1889 – July 19, 1968) was a Hollywood makeup artist best remembered for creating the iconic makeup worn by Boris Karloff in Universal Studios’ adaptation of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein (1931), along with various other classic monster make-ups for Universal Studios. Born Janus Piccoula in Greece. (d. 1968)

1914

 Tyrone Power
American actor (d. 1958)

1915

 Alice Faye
American actress (d. 1998)

1924

 Joy Beverley
Joy Beverley (5 May 1924 – 31 August 2015) with her sisters, twins Teddie and Babs comprised the trio The Beverley Sisters a British female vocal and light entertainment trio, most popular during the 1950s and 1960s. Their style was loosely modelled on that of their American counterparts, the Andrews Sisters. Their notable successes have included “Sisters”, “I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus” and “Little Drummer Boy”. Born Joycelyn V Chinery in Bethnal Green, London. (d. 2015)

1927

 Pat Carroll
Patricia Ann “Pat” Carroll (born May 5, 1927) is an American actress who is known for being the voice of Ursula from The Little Mermaid. Born in Shreveport, Louisiana, U.S.
 Teddie Beverley
Teddie Beverley (born 5 May 1927) with her sisters, Joy and Babs comprised the trio The Beverley Sisters a British female vocal and light entertainment trio, most popular during the 1950s and 1960s. Their style was loosely modelled on that of their American counterparts, the Andrews Sisters. The sisters are widely credited as having been the highest paid female entertainers in the UK for more than 20 years. Born Hazel P Chinery in Bethnal Green, London.
 Babs Beverley
Teddie Beverley (born 5 May 1927) with her sisters, Joy and Teddie comprised the trio The Beverley Sisters a British female vocal and light entertainment trio, most popular during the 1950s and 1960s. Their style was loosely modelled on that of their American counterparts, the Andrews Sisters. The sisters are widely credited as having been the highest paid female entertainers in the UK for more than 20 years. Born Babette P Chinery in Bethnal Green, London.

1935

 Billy Two Rivers
Billy Two Rivers (Mohawk name Kaientaronkwen), born May 5, 1935, is a retired Canadian professional wrestler. He began wrestling professionally in 1953 and competed until 1977. During his career, he wrestled in the United States, United Kingdom, Japan, and Canada. After retiring from wrestling, he became a leader of the Mohawk nation on the Kahnawake reservation. Born in Kahnawake, Quebec.

1938

 Michael Murphy
American actor.

1940

 Michael Lindsay-Hogg
Sir Michael Edward Lindsay-Hogg, 5th Baronet (born May 5, 1940) is an American director working in film, music video, stage and television. Much of Lindsay-Hogg’s work has been in television, most notably the first six installments of the Granada Television’s highly acclaimed eleven-part series Brideshead Revisited. Born in New York City, New York, U.S.

1942

 Tammy Wynette
American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 1998)

1943

 Michael Palin
Michael Edward Palin CBE FRGS (born 5 May 1943) is an English comedian, actor, writer and television presenter. He was one of the members of the comedy group Monty Python and later made a number of travel documentaries. Before Monty Python, he had worked on other shows such as the Ken Dodd Show, The Frost Report, and Do Not Adjust Your Set. Born Michael Edward Palin in Broomhill, Sheffield, West Yorkshire.
 Dilys Watling
Dilys Watling (born 5 May 1943) is an English actress, best known for appearing on British television (Coronation Street, The Benny Hill Show and The Two Ronnies). Watling was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Leading Actress in a Musical for her Broadway debut in the short-lived Georgy in 1970. Born Dilys Rhys-Jones in Fulmer Chase, Buckinghamshire, England).

1944

 John Rhys-Davies
John Rhys-Davies (born 5 May 1944) is a Welsh actor and voice actor. He portrayed the dwarf Gimli in The Lord of the Rings trilogy and the charismatic Arab excavator Sallah in the Indiana Jones films. Born in Ammanford, Carmarthenshire, Wales.
 Roger Rees
Roger Rees (5 May 1944 – 10 July 2015) was a Welsh actor and director, widely known for his stage work. He won an Olivier Award and a Tony Award for his performance as the lead in The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby. From 1989, he appeared intermittently on the American TV series Cheers and as British Ambassador Lord John Marbury on The West Wing. Born in Aberystwyth, Wales. (d. 2015)

1955

 Melinda Culea
American actress.

1957

 Richard E. Grant
English actor.
 Peter Howitt
English actor and director.

1972

 James Cracknell
English rower.

1976

 Sage Stallone
American actor, director, screenwriter, and producer (d. 2012)

1981

 Craig David
English singer-songwriter.

1983

 Henry Cavill
English actor.

1988

  Adele
English singer-songwriter and musician.

1989

 Chris Brown
American singer-songwriter, dancer, and actor.

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