Famous Birthdays on September 19

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Person of interestAntoninus Pius

86 Antoninus Pius [Titus Aurelius], 15th Emperor of Rome (138-161 AD), born in Lanuvium, Italy (d. 161)

Roman Emperor Antoninus Pius
Roman Emperor
Antoninus Pius
  • 866 Leo VI Sophos, Byzantine Emperor (886-912)/writer (Problematica)
  • 1377 Albert IV, Duke of Austria (d. 1404)
  • 1551 Henry III, duke of Anjou/king of Poland/France (1573/4-89)
  • 1655 Jan Luyts, Netherlands, scholar/physicist/mathematician/astronomer
  • 1705 Henri-Jacques de Croes, Flemish composer/band master
  • 1714 Charles Humphreys, American delegate to the Continental Congress (d. 1786)
  • 1737 Charles Carroll, Wealthy Maryland planter who was the last signer of the Declaration of Independence to pass away, born in , Annapolis, Province of Maryland, British America (d. 1832)

Person of interestJean Baptiste Joseph Delambre

1749 Jean Baptiste Joseph Delambre, French mathematician and astronomer (The History of Astronomy), born in Amiens, France (d. 1822)

Mathematician/Astronomer Jean Baptiste Joseph Delambre
Mathematician/Astronomer
Jean Baptiste Joseph Delambre
  • 1754 John Ross Key, commissioned officer in the Continental Army, judge, lawyer and the father of Francis Scott Key (d. 1821)
  • 1759 William Kirby, English entomologist (d. 1850)
  • 1769 Joseph Comb, missionary to Molukkas
  • 1770 Johann G Repsold, German instrument maker
  • 1778 Henry Peter Brougham, Lord High Chancellor of Great Britain (d. 1868)
  • 1796 Hartley Coleridge, English poet (d. 1849)
  • 1799 René Caillé, French explorer (d. 1838)
  • 1800 William Wister McKean, Commander (Union Navy), (d. 1865)
  • 1802 Louis Kossuth, Hungarian President of Hungary (1849)
  • 1803 Maria Anna of Savoy, Empress of Austria and queen of Hungary and Bohemia (d. 1884)
  • 1811 Orson Pratt, American religious leader (d. 1881)
  • 1822 Joseph Rodman West, American senator and Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 1898)
  • 1824 Carl Ignaz Franz Umlauf, composer
  • 1828 Fridolin Anderwert, Swiss Federal Councilor (d. 1880)
  • 1837 Adolf Gustaw Sonnenfeld, composer
  • 1862 Adeline De Walt Reynolds, American actress (Son of Dracula), born in Benton County, Iowa (d. 1961)
  • 1867 Arthur Rackham, English book illustrator (Grimm's Fairy Tales, Rip van Winkle), born in London, England (d. 1939)
  • 1871 Fritz Schaudinn, German animal expert (examined syphilis)
  • 1882 Paul-Marie Masson, composer
  • 1882 Christopher Stone, first disc jockey in the United Kingdom (d. 1965)
  • 1887 Lovie [Cora] Austin, American jazz pianist (Down Hearted Blues), born in Chattanooga, Tennessee (d. 1972)
  • 1887 Lynne Overman, American actor (Reap the Wild Wind), born in Maryville, Missouri (d. 1943)
  • 1888 Porter Hall, American actor (Half-Breed, Double Indemnity), born in Cincinnati, Ohio (d. 1953)
  • 1888 J. W. Alexander, American mathematician (d. 1971)
  • 1889 Ernest Truex, American actor (Fluffy, Scared, His Girl Friday, Pete & Gladys, Mr Peepers), born in Kansas City, Missouri (d. 1973)
  • 1889 Sarah Delany, author/teacher
  • 1894 Cornelis Rijnsdorp, writer (Kings Children)
  • 1898 Giuseppe Saragat, president of Italy (1964-71)
  • 1900 Ricardo Cortez [Jacob Krantz], American actor and director (The Maltese Falcon), born in NYC, New York (d. 1977)
  • 1900 Solomon Pimsleur, composer
  • 1901 Joseph Pasternak, film producer (Anchors Aweigh, Date With Judy)
  • 1902 James Van Alen, created Simplified Scoring System for tennis
  • 1902 Pieter John Bouman, sociologist/historian
  • 1904 Else-Marie Hansen, Danish actress (Hvor går Karl hen?), born in Copenhagen, Denmark (d. 2003)
  • 1904 Bergen Evans, Ohio, English professor ($64,000 Question)
  • 1904 Karen Aabye, Danish author (Less bedstemor there jomfru)
  • 1905 Betty Garde, American actress (Aggie-Real McCoys), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1989)
  • 1905 James Holland, artist/exhibition organiser
  • 1905 Leon Jaworski, American Watergate scandal special prosecutor (d. 1982)
  • 1906 Dalibor Cyril Vackar, composer
  • 1906 Massimo Freccia, composer
  • 1907 Lewis F Powell Jr, Va, Supreme Court justice (1972-87)

  • 1908 Mika Waltari, novelist (Egyptian)
  • 1908 Tatsuo Shimabuku, founder of Isshinryu Karate (d. 1975)
  • 1909 Ferry Porsche, Austrian automobile pioneer (Porsche AG), born in Wiener Neustadt, Austria-Hungary (d. 1998)
  • 1910 Margaret Lindsay, American actress (Take a Guess), born in Dubuque, Iowa (d. 1981)
  • 1910 Arthur Mullard, English actor, comedian and singer (Romany Jones), born in London (d. 1995)
  • 1911 Gustaf Allan Pettersson, composer
  • 1911 Weldon Hart, American composer (d. 1957)

Person of interestWilliam Golding

1911 William Golding, English novelist (Lord of the Flies-Nobel 1983), born in Newquay, Cornwall (d. 1993)

Nobel Laureate and Novelist William Golding
Nobel Laureate and Novelist
William Golding
  • 1912 Kurt Sanderling, Arys Germany, conductor (E Berlin Symph 1960-77)
  • 1913 Frances Farmer, American actress (Son of Fury, Flowing Gold, Among the Living), born in Seattle, Washington (1970)
  • 1914 Rogers Morton, US Secretary of Interior (1968-75), born in Louisville, Kentucky
  • 1915 Tin-Tan [Germán Valdés], Mexican actor, singer and comedian (Spanish dubbing of The Jungle Book, The Aristocats), born in Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico (d. 1973)
  • 1917 Joe Pasternak, Transylvania Hungary, producer (Spinout, Big City)
  • 1919 Blanche Thebom, Monessen Penn, mezzo-soprano (Amneris-Aida)
  • 1919 Harry Shorto, linguist
  • 1920 Karen Khachiturian, composer
  • 1921 Billy Ward, US songwriter/singer/pianist/arranger (Dominoes)
  • 1921 Paulo Freire, Brazilian educator & writer (d. 1997)
  • 1921 Joan Tozzer, American figure skater, born in Dedham, Massachusetts (d. 2012)
  • 1922 Catherine Mary Hall, nurse
  • 1922 Damon [Francis] Knight, American sci-fi author (CV, Beyond the Barrier)
  • 1922 Dana Zatopek, Czechoslavakia, javelin thrower (Olympic gold 1952)
  • 1922 Emil Zatopek, Czechoslavakia, 5K/10K/marathon (Olympic gold 1952)
  • 1924 Ernest Tomlinson, English composer (Light music), born in Rawtenstall, Lancashire (d.2015)
  • 1926 Arthur Wills, composer
  • 1926 Edwin "Duke" Snider, Bkln Dodger centerfielder (406 HRs)
  • 1926 Lurieen Wallace, (Gov-D-Ala, 1966-68)
  • 1926 Pierre Janssen, art museum director
  • 1926 James Lipton, American actor, writer and host of Inside the Actors Studio, born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1927 William Hickey, American actor (Prizzi's Honor, The Nightmare Before Christmas), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1997)
  • 1927 Rosemary Harris, British actress (Spider-Man, The Lion in Winter, Holocaust, Notorious Woman, Tom & Viv), born in Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Leicestershire, England
  • 1928 Adam West [William West Anderson], American actor (Batman, Last Precinct), born in Walla Walla, Washington (d. 2017)
  • 1929 10th duke of Richmond, English large landowner/art collector
  • 1929 Margaret S Roukema, (Rep-R-New Jersey, 1981- )
  • 1929 Timothy Colman, English manufacturer, multi-millionaire (Reckitt & Colman)
  • 1930 Muhal Richard Abrams, composer
  • 1930 Antonio Margheriti, Italian filmmaker (d. 2002)
  • 1930 Bullett Bob Turley, Troy, Illinois, MLB pitcher (World Series MVP, 1958), (d. 2013)
  • 1931 Brook Benton [Benjamin Franklin Peay], American soul vocalist (It's Just a Matter of Time, Rainy Night in Georgia), born in Lugoff, South Carolina (d. 1988)
  • 1931 Raymond "Ray" Danton, American actor and director (Longest Day, Psychic Killer), born in NYC, New York (d. 1992)
  • 1931 Jean-Claude Carrière, French screenwriter and actor, who frequently collaborated with Luis Buñuel on his screen plays (Belle de Jour, The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie, The Phantom of Liberty), born in Colombières-sur-Orb, France
  • 1932 Mike Royko, journalist (Chic Daily News)/author (Boss), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1933 David McCallum, actor (Ilyla Kuryakin-Man From UNCLE), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • 1934 Brian Epstein, rock manager (Beatles)
  • 1935 Esmond Bulmer, English cider brewer/Conservative Lower house leader
  • 1935 Nick Massi, rocker (4 Seasons-Sherry), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • 1935 Robert Kruger, (Sen-D Texas)
  • 1935 Thomas W Ewing, (Rep-R-Illinois)
  • 1935 Benjamin Hacker, American naval aviator (d. 2003)
  • 1936 Al Oerter, American discus thrower (Olympic gold 1956, 60, 64, 68), born in Astoria, New York (d. 2007)
  • 1937 Abner Haynes, American football player
  • 1938 Zygmunt Krauze, composer
  • 1938 Bra Willie [Keorapetse Kgositsile], South African poet and political activist (Point of Departure: Fire Dance Fire Song), born in Johannesburg, South Africa (d. 2018)
  • 1940 Bill Medley, American singer-songwriter (The Righteous Brothers), born in Santa Ana, California
  • 1940 Paul Williams, American singer, actor and composer (Rainy Days and Mondays, Evergreen), born in Omaha, Nebraska
  • 1940 Sylvia Tyson, Canadian singer-songwriter, born in Chatham, Ontario
  • 1941 "Mama" Cass Elliot, rock vocalist (Mamas & The Papas), born in Baltimore Maryland,
  • 1941 Jim Fox, England, pentathlete (Olympics 1972)
  • 1941 Umberto Bossi, Italian politician
  • 1942 Freda Payne, American singer and actress, born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1943 Chris Joyce, photographer
  • 1943 Christi Haas, Austrian downhill skier (Olympic gold 1964)
  • 1943 Joe Morgan, Bonham, Texas, American MLB 2nd baseman (Reds)/commentator (ESPN)
  • 1944 Anders Björck, Swedish politician
  • 1944 Jean Succar Kuri, Lebanese-born Mexican businessman
  • 1945 David Bromberg, musician (Demon in Disguise), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1945 Jane Blalock, American golfer (27 LPGA Tour wins), born in Portsmouth, New Hampshire
  • 1945 Randolph Mantooth, actor (Emergency, Loving), born in Sacramento, California
  • 1946 Hans van de Berg, actor (Ciske the Rat)
  • 1946 John Coghlan, rock drummer (Status Quo), born in London, England
  • 1946 Brian Henton, English racing driver
  • 1947 Lol Creme, [Lawrence Creme], England, rock vocalist/guitarist (10cc)
  • 1947 Larry Brown, NFL runningback (3rd to rush over 4,000 yards)
  • 1947 Steve Bartlett, (Rep-R-TX, 1983- )
  • 1947 Tanith Lee, British sci-fi author (Don't Bite the Sun), born in London

Person of interestJeremy Irons

1948 Jeremy Irons, actor (Reversal of Fortune, The Lion King), born in Isle of Wight, England

  • 1948 Michael Cooper, sodomizer (FBI Most Wanted List), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1948 Nadezhda Tkachenko, USSR, pentathlete (Olympic gold 1980)
  • 1948 Mihai Timofti, Director, actor, musician from Moldova-Chisinau
  • 1949 Twiggy Lawson, [Leslie Hornby], England, model/actress (Boyfriend, W)
  • 1949 Barry Scheck, American lawyer, co-founder Innocence Project
  • 1950 Joan Lunden, Fair Oaks California, news host (Good Morning America)
  • 1950 Rudy Ramos, Lawton Oklahoma, actor (Wind-High Chaparral)
  • 1951 Daniel Lanois, Canadian record producer
  • 1952 Nile Rodgers, rock guitarist (Honeydrippers), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1952 Rhys Chatham, composer
  • 1952 Scott Colomby, actor (Stash-Sons & Daughters, Szysznyk), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1952 Bernard de Dryver, Belgian racing driver
  • 1952 Gunnar Hökmark, Swedish politician
  • 1955 Rex Smith, American actor and singer (Pirates of Penzance, You Take My Breath Away), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • 1955 Richard Burmer, American composer and musician (d. 2006)
  • 1956 Juan Manuel Fangio II, Argentine racing driver
  • 1957 Richard M Linnehan, astronaut (STS 78, sk: 90), born in Lowell, Massachusetts
  • 1958 Lita Ford, vocalist (Kiss Me Deadly, Runaways), born in London, England
  • 1958 Kevin Hooks, actor (Sounder, Aaron Loves Angela), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1958 Azumah Nelson, Ghanaian boxer
  • 1960 Julianna Young, Ft Campbell KY, playmate (Nov, 1993)
  • 1960 Loïc Bigois, French engineer
  • 1962 Randy Myers, Vancouver WA, pitcher (Chicago Cubs, Baltimore Orioles)
  • 1962 Tonja Walker, actress (Alex-One Life to Live), born in Huntington, West Virginia
  • 1962 Cheri Oteri, American actress and comedian
  • 1962 Ken Rosenthal, American sportswriter
  • 1963 Alessandra Martines, Italian entertainer
  • 1963 Jarvis Cocker, English musician (Pulp)
  • 1963 David Seaman, English footballer
  • 1964 Kim Richards, actress (Nanny & Prof, James at 15), born in Long Island, New York
  • 1964 Trisha Yearwood, Monticello GA, country singer (Sweetest Gift)
  • 1964 Patrick Marber, British playwright
  • 1964 Bob Papa, American sportscaster
  • 1965 Debbye Turner, Miss America (1990)
  • 1965 Katrina McClain, basketball forward (Olympic gold 1996), born in Charleston, South Carolina
  • 1965 Alexandra Vandernoot, Belgian actress
  • 1965 Sabine Paturel, French singer
  • 1966 El Samurai, [Osamu Matsuda], wrestler (WAR/NJPW)
  • 1966 Michael Campbell, CFL defensive tackle (Hamilton Tiger Cats)
  • 1966 Soledad O'Brien, American journalist
  • 1966 Eric Robert Rudolph, American criminal
  • 1966 Yoshihiro Takayama, Japanese professional wrestler
  • 1967 Jim Abbott, American MLB pitcher (California Angels, NY Yankees), born in Flint, Michigan
  • 1967 Alexander Karelin, Russian wrestler
  • 1969 Candy Dulfer, Dutch saxophonist (Lily Was Here), born in Amsterdam, Holland
  • 1969 Alkinoos Ioannidis, Greek-Cypriot singer and composer
  • 1969 Tapio Wilska, Finnish singer
  • 1970 Antii Tormenen, Espoo FIN, NHL forward (Finland Olympic bronze 1998, Ottawa)
  • 1970 Takanori Nishikawa, Japanese pop/rock singer
  • 1970 Victor Williams, American actor
  • 1971 Colleen Coyne, ice hockey defenseman (USA, Olympics 1998)
  • 1971 Jeremy Nunley, NFL defensive tackle/defensive end (Houston Oilers)
  • 1971 Sanaa Lathan, American actress
  • 1972 Amy Frazier, tennis star, born in St Louis, Missouri
  • 1972 David Tamburrino, speed skater (Olympics 1994), born in Saratoga Springs, New York
  • 1972 Eric van de Merwe, soccer player (Dordrecht '90)
  • 1972 Fred McCrary, NFL fullback (Philadelphia Eagles)
  • 1973 Jeremy Jordan, American singer and actor, born in Hammond, Indiana
  • 1973 Nick Colgan, Irish footballer
  • 1973 Cristiano da Matta, Brazilian racing car driver
  • 1974 Victoria Silverstedt, Skelleftehamn, Västerbottens län, Swedish model (1997 Playmate of the Year)

Person of interestJimmy Fallon

1974 Jimmy Fallon, American actor and comedian, born in NYC, New York

Comedian and TV Host Jimmy Fallon
Comedian and TV Host
Jimmy Fallon
  • 1976 Alison Sweeney, American actress
  • 1976 Jim Ward, American musician (At the Drive-In, Sparta)
  • 1976 Jessica York, television personality
  • 1977 Ryan Dusick, American drummer (Maroon 5)
  • 1977 Akash Chopra, Indian cricketer
  • 1978 Michelle Alves, Brazilian supermodel
  • 1978 Nick Johnson, baseball player
  • 1978 Nigel Mitchell, Quizmania and Capital Disney presenter
  • 1978 Jorge López Montaña, Spanish footballer
  • 1979 Dannielle Brent, British actress
  • 1979 Noémie Lenoir, French supermodel and actress