Birthdays of Personalities on December 5

xxxx :Johnny Douglas, rocker (Kik Tracee-Hot Wire)
1545 :Janus Dousa, [Johan van de Does], Dutch politician/poet
1547 :Ubbo Emmius, [van Embden], Dutch-Frisian humanist/historian
1661 :Robert Haley, earl of Oxford/English premier (Whig, 1710-14)
1782 :Martin Van Buren, Kinderhook NY, (D) 8th pres (1837-41)
1786 :Henry Drummond, English banker/apostole
1824 :Titian James Coffey, Atty Gen (Union), died in 1867
1826 :John Benjamin Sanborn, Bvt Mjr Gen (Union volunteers), died in 1904
1830 :Christina Rossetti, London, poet (Winter Rain, Passing Away)
1839 :George Armstrong Custer, Mjr General (Union volunteers), died in 1876
1861 :Armando V Diaz, Italian marshal/minister of War (1922-24)
1863 :Paul P Painlev‚, French PM (1917, 1925), mathematician [OS]
1867 :Antti Aarne, Finnish sociologist (Verzeichnis is der M„rchentypen)
1872 :Harry N Pillsbury, US chess player
1880 :Alexander Schmuller, Russian/Neth violinist/conductor
1884 :Evert Cornelis, Dutch conductor/pianist
1885 :Dirk H W Filarski, Dutch painter/lithographer (Bergense School)
1886 :Pieter J Old, lawyer/minister of Finance/mayor of Rotterdam (1945-52)
1890 :Fritz Lang, Germany, director (M, Metropolis)
1896 :(Lady Huxley) Juliette Baillot, author
1896 :Willem F M Lampe, Dutch ambassador of the Dutch Antilles
1899 :Sonny Boy Williamson, [Aleck Miller], blues player
1901 :Grace Moore, US, soprano (One Night to Live)
1901 :Walter Elias Disney, Chicago, animator (Mickey Mouse)
1901 :Werner Heisenberg, German physicist/discovered uncertainty (Nobel 32)
1902 :[Steve James] Strom Thurmond, (Sen-D/R-SC)
1903 :Cecil Frank Powell, England, physicist, discovered pion (Nobel 1950)
1905 :Otto Preminger, Austria, director/producer (Laura, Exodus)
1907 :Lin Piau, Chinese politician
1910 :Abraham L Polonsky, US writer/director (Tell them Willie Boy is Here)
1911 :Alfred Manessier, French painter (leaded windows)
1912 :Maisie Fitter, editor/conservationist
1915 :Carl Donnell "Kansas" Fields, drummer
1917 :Simone Gallimard, publisher
1919 :Victor Collin Matthews, businessman
1921 :George Henderson, priest/politician
1923 :Tendrjakow, writer
1925 :Anastasio "Tachito" Somoza Debayle, president of Nicaragua (1967..79)
1927 :Rama IX, [Bhumibol Adulyadej], Mass, king of Thailand (1946- )
1932 :Little Richard [Wayne Penniman], Macon Ga, rocker (Tutty Fruity)
1934 :Joan Didion, US novelist/journalist (Salvador)
1935 :Calvin Trillin, author (New Yorker)
1938 :John J Cale, Oklahoma City, rock guitarist (After Midnight)
1939 :Horst Bastian, writer
1941 :David Wilson, English contractor/multi-millionaire
1941 :Peter Gruntvig Theander, Copenhagen Denmark, XXX director (Candy Film)
1945 :J W "Corkey" Fornof, New Orleans, stunt coordinator (Octopussy)
1945 :Jocelyn, Italian entertainer
1946 :Andy Kim, [Andrew Joachim], rocker
1946 :Jos‚ Carreras, Barcelona Spain opera tenor (I Lombardi, Three Tenors)
1947 :Jim Messina, rocker (Loggins & Messina-Your Mamma Don't Dance)
1947 :Jugderdemidjin Gurragcha, Mongolia, cosmonaut (Soyuz 39)
1949 :Bruce E Melnick, NYC, Cmdr USCG/astronaut (STS 41, STS 49)
1952 :Bobby Barth, rocker vocalist/guitarist (Axe)
1953 :Jonathan Lewis, trombonist (Atlantic Star-Touch a 4 Leaf Clover)
1953 :Larry Zbyszko, [Living Legend, Whistler], wrestler (WCW/AWA/NWA/WWF)
1957 :Phil Collen, English heavy-metal guitarist (Def Leppard-Love Bites)
1959 :Nikki Gianulias, Vallejo Calif, bowler (LPBT Rookie of Year 1979)
1960 :Jack Russell, rocker (Great White-Twice Shy)
1960 :Les Nemes, rock bassist (Haircut 100)
1963 :Carrie Hamilton, Carol Burnett's daughter/actress (Fame)
1964 :Pablo Morales, Chic, butterfly swimmer (Oly-3 gold/2 silver-1984, 92)
1966 :Patricia Kaas, French pop singer (Mademoiselle Chant)
1967 :Ann Schirman, San Diego, WPVA volleyballer (National-17th-1994)
1967 :Ren‚ Shuman, [Shumans], rockabilly-bandleader/singer
1970 :Heather Crickard, Miss Oklahoma USA (1996)
1971 :Joe Fleming, CFL defensive end (BC Lions)
1971 :Marrio Grier, fullback (New England Patriots)
1972 :Cliff Floyd, Chicago IL, outfielder/1st base (Montreal Expos)
1972 :Randolph Ross, Shelby NC, 110m hurdler
1973 :Shalom Harlow, Toronto Canada, model (House of Style, Harper's Bazaar)
1977 :Michelle Marie Jefferson, Miss Wyoming Teen USA (1996)
1994 :Emily Marie Estefan, daughter of Gloria & Emilio



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