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Famous Birthdays, May 24th

Queen Victoria of Great Britain, born this date,1819… died 1901 at the age of 81. Actor, comedian Tommy Chong (Grammy winner, of “Cheech and Chong” fame) is 81. Musician, singer, songwriter, actor Bob Dylan (Best Music/Original Song Oscar and Grammy

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Famous Birthdays, May 23rd

Actress Barbara Barrie (Best Supporting Actress Oscar nominee, known for the tv series “Barney Miller” opposite Hal Linden as Liz Miller and “Suddenly Susan” and the films “Private Benjamin” and “Breaking Away”) is 88 (and still active). Actress Dame Joan

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Famous Birthdays, May 22nd

Actor Michael Constantine (know for the tv series “Room 222” as Principal Kaufman, the tv mini-series “Harold Robbins’ 70 Park Avenue” and the films “My Big Fat Greek Wedding” and “ … Wedding 2”) is 92. Pianist, conductor Peter Nero

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Famous Birthdays, May 21st

Singer, actor Ronald Isley (lead singer and founding member of The Isley Brothers) is 78. Singer Marcie Blane (known for the single “Bobby’s Girl”) is 75. Singer, songwriter Leo Sayer is 71. Actress Carol Potter (known for the tv series

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Famous Birthdays, May 20th

Born May 20: Actor Jimmy Stewart (Best Actor Oscar winner, known for the films “Philadelphia Story”, “It’s a Wonderful Life”, “Harvey”, “The Glenn Miller Story”, “The Spirit of St. Louis”, “Vertigo”, “Anatomy of a Murder”, “ The Flight of the

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Famous Birthdays, Today In History, May 18th

Singer, television personality  Perry Como (sold well over 50 million records… had 13 #1 hit songs–the first was “Till The End of Time” in 1945… had the longest stay of any popular artist with RCA Victor Records: 1943-88… other hits

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Famous Birthdays, May 17th

Born May 17th: Television journalist Kathleen Sullivan (of CNN, ABC and NBC News) is 66. Actor, comedian Bob Saget (Grammy nominee, known for the tv series “Full House” “Raising Dad” and “How I Met Your Mother” as narrator and host

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Famous Birthdays, May 16th

Actor Bill Smitrovich (known for the tv series “Crime Story”, “Life Goes On”, “A Nero Wolfe Mystery” and “The Practice” and the films The November Man” with Pierce Brosnan, “Ted” and “Ted 2”) is 72. Actor Pierce Brosnan (known for

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Famous Birthdays, May 15th

Singer, guitarist Trini Lopez (known for such hits as “If I Had a Hammer” and “Lemon Tree”) is 82. Madeleine Albright (first woman to become a U.S. Secretary of State) is 82. Singer Lenny Welch (his biggest hit, “Since I

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Famous Birthdays, Born May 13th

Songwriter, producer, singer, actor Teddy Randazzo (wrote such songs as “Pretty Blue Eyes” “Goin’ Out of My Head”, It’s Gonna Take a Miracle” which was a later hit for Deniece Williams and “Hurt So Bad”) born this date November 21st,

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Famous Birthdays, Today In History, May 11th

Born May 11th: Composer, lyricist Irving Berlin (widely considered one of the greatest songwriters in American history… his songs nominated 8 times for Academy Award… his songs include “White Christmas’, “Happy Holiday”, “I’ve Got My Love To Keep Me Warm”,

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Famous Birthdays, May 10th

Singer, songwriter Donovan (known for such hits as “Sunshine Superman”, “Jenifer Juniper” and “Mellow Yellow”) is 73. Singer-songwriter Dave Mason (known for his single “We Just Disagree) is 72. Singer, songwriter, philanthropist, “Bono” (multiple Oscar nominee, real name, Paul Hewson;

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Famous Birthdays, May 9th

Actor Albert Finney (Supporting Actor Oscar, multiple Best Actor Oscar nominee, known for the films “Tom Jones”, “Two For the Road”, “Scrooge”, “Murder On the Orient Express”, “Annie”, “The Dresser” and “Erin Brockovich”) born this date 1936, died February 9th

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Famous Birthdays, Born May 8th

Environmentalist and veteran broadcaster David Attenborough (brother of late actor, director Richard Attenborough, multiple Primetime Emmy nominee, known for the tv series “Life On Earth”, “The Living Planet” and “Planet Earth”) is 93. (Image: National Geographic) Singer, songwriter Toni Tennille

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Famous Birthdays, May 7th

Actress Robin Strasser (known for the tv soap “Another World” and “One Life to Live” both as Dr. Dorian Lord and the tv series “Knots Landing” and “Passions”) is 74. Singer Thelma Houston (Grammy winner, known for the single “Don’t

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