Famous Birthdays Today

FRANK SINATRA (1915-1998)

Swing-era singing icon who won 11 Grammy Awards, including the Legend Award and the Lifetime Achievement Award for his timeless hits.

BOB BARKER 90

The famous host of Truth or Consequences and The Price Is Right.

DIONNE WARWICK 73

Singer who was in a partnership with Burt Bacharach and who was also a Psychic Friends spokesperson.

JENNIFER CONNELLY 43She appeared in Blood Diamond and won a Best Supporting Actress Academy Award for her role in A Beautiful Mind (2001).

BILL NIGHY 64

He portrayed Davy Jones in the second and third Pirates of the Caribbean films.

CONNIE FRANCIS 75

Country singer who released the 1958 hit “Who’s Sorry Now?” and who appeared in many movies, including Looking for Love.

CATHY RIGBY 61

Olympic gymnast and actress who starred in a production of Peter Pan, which was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Revival of a Musical.

SHEILA E. 56

Singer who worked with Prince on the hit “The Glamorous Life.”

ED KOCH (1924-2013)

Politician who served New York as it’s Mayor for three terms and served as a judge on The People’s Court from 1997 to 1999.

EDWARD G. ROBINSON (1893-1973)

Actor who played tough guys such as mobster Little Caesar.

TRACY AUSTIN 51

Youngest inductee into the International Tennis Hall of Fame and youngest winner of the US Open female singles championship.

MORGAN EASTWOOD 17

Daughter of Clint Eastwood who has found reality stardom on Mrs. Eastwood & Company.

ROBERT NOYCE (1927-1990)

Co-inventor, with Jack Kilby, of integrated circuits; made possible microprocessors and the electronic revolution.

William L. Marcy, (1786-1857)

American politician, 21st United States Secretary of State

William Lloyd Garrison, (1805-1879)

American journalist and activist, founded The Liberator

Henry Wells, (1805-1878)

American businessman, co-founded Wells Fargo and American Express

William Kissam Vanderbilt, (1849-1920)

American businessman and horse breeder

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