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Happy Birthday RIP Douglas Fairbanks(Ullman 1883–1939) Benjamin “Scatman” Crothers(1910–1986) Rose Mary Clooney(1928–2002) Elizabeth “Betty” Garrett (1919–2011) ; Dame Joan Collins–84 Charles Kimbrough–81 Lea DeLaria–59 Andrew “Drew” Carey–59 Jewel Kilcher–43 Kelly Monaco–41 ; 1934 – notorious bank robbers Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow were shot to death in a police ambush as they were driving a stolen Ford Deluxe along a road in Bienville Parish, Louisiana ; 1995 – The first version of the Java programming language is released (code core for majority of electronics devices including #Android #iPhone )

Happy Birthday RIP Laurence Olivier(1907–1989) Harvey Milk(1930–1978) ; Thomas Boone Pickens–89 Bernard Shaw–77 Barbara Parkins–75 Bernard “Bernie” Taupin–67 Steven Morrissey–58 Brooke Smith–50 Naomi Campbell–47 ; 1973 – U.S. President Richard Nixon confesses his role in Watergate cover-up ; 1980 – Namco releases the highly influential arcade game Pac-Man

Happy Birthday RIP Raymond Burr(1917–1993) Mary “Peggy” Cass(1924–1999) ; Richard Hatch–72 Jonathan Hyde–69 Gerard “Leo” Sayer–69 Alan Franken–66 Lawrence Tureaud(“Mr. T”)–65 Edward “Judge” Reinhold Jr–60 ; 1881 – Clara Barton founded the American Red Cross

Happy Birthday RIP George Gobel(1919–1991) James “Jimmy” Stewart(1908–1997) John “Joe” Cocker(1944–2014) ; Cherilyn “Cher” Sarkisian–71 Jane Wiedlin–59 Matt McCoy–59 Bronson Pinchot–58 Anthony Goldwyn–57 Owen Teale–56 Melinda “Mindy” Cohn–51 Timothy Olyphant–49 Jack Gleeson–25 ; 1873 – Levi Strauss and Jacob Davis receive a U.S. patent for blue jeans with copper rivets.

Happy Birthday RIP Malcolm Little(“X” 1925–1965) André Roussimoff(“the Giant” 1946–1993) Jeffrey Hyman(“Joey Ramone” 1951–2001) ; Peter Mayhew(“Chewbacca”)–73 Peter Townshend–72 Beverly Grace Jones–69 Joseph “Dusty” Hill–68 Andrew Fuller–37 ; 1536 – Anne Boleyn, the second wife of England’s King Henry VIII, was beheaded after being convicted of adultery and incest and treason ; 1911 – Parks Canada, the world’s first national park service, is established as the Dominion Parks Branch under the Department of the Interior

Happy Birthday RIP Francesco “Frank” Capra(1897–1991) Pierino “Perry” Como(1912–2001) Pernell Roberts Jr(1928–2010) Andrew “Andreas” Katsulas(1946–2006) ; “Bill Macy”(Wolf Garber)–95 Robert Morse–86 Reginald “Reggie” Jackson–71 George Strait–65 Chow Yun-Fat(周潤發)–62 Marta “Martika” Marrero–48 Elizabeth “Tina” Fey–47 Allen Leech–36 ; 1860 – Abraham Lincoln wins the Republican Party presidential nomination over William H. Seward, who later becomes the United States Secretary of State

Happy Birthday RIP Dennis Hopper(1936–2010) William “Bill” Paxton(1955–2017) Robert “Bob” Saget–61 “Sugar ” Ray Leonard–61 Eithne Ní Bhraonáin(“Enya”)–56 Craig Ferguson–55 Tabatha Coffey–48 Derek Hough–32 ; 1954 – the Supreme Court issued its landmark Brown vs. Board of Education of Topeka ruling, which declared that racially segregated public schools were inherently unequal.

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