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Famous Birthdays, August 13th

Born August 13th: Director Alfred Hitchcock (5-time Best Director Oscar, 3-time Primetime Emmy nominee, Golden Globe and Directors Guild of America Lifetime Achievement winner, known for such films as “The 39 Steps”, “The Lady Vanishes”, Lifeboat”, “Dial M For Murder”,

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Famous Birthdays, August 10th

Born August 10th: Singer Ronnie Spector (known as lead singer of the Ronettes, called “the original bad girl of rock and roll”) is 75. (1943) Singer Patti Austin (Grammy winner) is 70. (1948) Actor Daniel Hugh Kelly (known for the

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Famous Birthdays, August 8th

Born August 8th: Actor Dustin Hoffman (multiple Best Actor Oscar winner, multiple Golden Globe winner, Primetime Emmy winner, multiple Screen Actors Guild nominee, known for such films as “The Graduate”, “Midnight Cowboy”, “Little Big Man”, “Straw Dogs”, Papillon”, “All the

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Famous Birthdays, August 7th

Born August 7th: Actress Verna Bloom (known for such films as “High Plains Drifter”, “Animal House” and “The Last Temptation of Christ”) is 79. (1939) Singer B.J. Thomas (best known for the singles “Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head” and

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Famous Birthdays, August 3rd

Born August 3rd: Singer Tony Bennett (multiple Primetime Emmy and Grammy winner) is 92 (1926) (Image: youtube.com) Actor Alex Cord (known for the tv series “Cassie & Co.” and “Airwolf” as Archangel or Michael Briggs III) is 85. (1933) Actor,

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Famous Birthdays, August 2nd

Born August 2nd: Multi-instrumentalist Garth Hudson (of The Band fame, one of the last two surviving members with Robbie Robertson) is 81. (1937) Musician Kathy Lennon (of The Lennon Sisters) is 75. (1943) Actor Max Wright (known for the tv

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Famous Birthdays, August 1st

Born August 1st: Lawyer, author, Francis Scott Key who wrote the lyrics to the American nationa anthem, “The Star-Spangled Banner”, born this day, 1779, died 1843 Italian actor Giancarlo Giannini (Best Actor Oscar nominee, multiple Golden Globes/Italy winner, known for

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Famous Birthdays, July 31st

Born July 31st: Actor Don Murray (Best Supporting Actor Oscar and Daytime Emmy nominee, of such films as “Bus Stop” with Marilyn Monroe, “A Hatful of Rain” and “Conquest of the Planet of the Apes” and the tv series “The

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Famous Birthdays, July 30th

Born July 30th: Singer Christine McGuire (of The McGuire Sisters) is 92. (1926) Actor Edd “Kookie” Byrnes (known for the films “Johnny Trouble”, “Darby’s Rangers” and “Grease” and the tv series “77 Sunset Strip”) is 85. (1933) Director, actor Peter

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Famous Birthdays, July 27th

Born July 27th: TV producer, writer Norman Lear (Oscar nominee, Primetime Emmy winner, notable for such shows as “All in the Family”, “Sanford and Son”, “One Day at a Time”, “The Jeffersons”, “Good Times” and “Maude”) is 96. (1922) (Image:

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Famous Birthdays, July 26th

Born July 26th: Director Blake Edwards (known for such films as “Breakfast At Tiffany’s”, “The Days of Wine and Roses”, “Darling Lili”, the Pink Panther” series, “10” and “Victor/Victoria)… born this date 1922, passed away at the age of 88,

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Famous Birthdays, July 25th

Born July 25th: Actress Barbara Harris (Best Supporting Actress Oscar and multiple Golden Globe nominee) (known for such films as “Who Is Harry Kellerman and Why Is He Saying All Those Terrible Things About Me”, “Nashville”, “Family Plot” and “Freaky

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Famous Birthdays, July 24th

Born July 24th: Editorial cartoonist Pat Oliphant (his trademark is a small penguin character named Punk, who is often seen making a comment about the subject of the panel) is 83. (1935) Actress, comedian Ruth Buzzi (Golden Globe winner, multiple

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Famous Birthdays, July 23rd

Born July 23rd: Actor Ronny Cox (known for the tv series “Apple’s Way”, “Spencer”, “”St. Elsewhere”, and the films “Deliverance”, “Gray Lady Down”, “Taps”, “Beverly Hills Cop” and its sequel, “Robocop”, “Total Recall” and “Murder At 1600”) is 80. (1938)

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Famous Birthdays, July 20th

Born July 20th: Actress Sally Ann Howes (Grammy nominee, known for the films “Dead of Night”, “Anna Karenina”, and “Chitty, Chitty, Bang, Bang” as Truly Scrumptious) is 88. (1930) Actress Diana Rigg (Golden Globe nominee, Primetime Emmy winner, known for

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