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  Ralph Hall
American politician, Texas representative (1981-2015)
05/03/1923
  Anna Halprin
American dancer and choreographer
07/13/1920
  Gail Halvorsen
American Air Force pilot, nicknamed the Berlin Airlift "Candy Bomber"
10/10/1920
  Catherine Hamlin
Australian obstetrician and gynecologist, co-founded Ethiopia's Addis Ababa Fistula Hospital
01/24/1924
  Chuck Harmon
American baseball player
04/23/1924
  Sheldon Harnick
American lyricist, Broadway's Fiorello!, Fiddler on the Roof
04/30/1924
  Estelle Harris
American actress, the Toy Story film series, TV's Seinfeld
04/04/1928
  Rosemary Harris
English actress, Tom & Viv, the Spider-Man film series
09/19/1927
  Hau Pei-tsun
Chinese premier (1990-1993)
07/13/1919
  Bill Hayes
American singer and actor, TV's Days of Our Lives
06/05/1925
  Roy Haynes
American jazz drummer
03/13/1925
  Thomas B. Hayward
American admiral, Chief of Naval Operations (1978-1982)
05/03/1924
  Jimmy Heath
American jazz saxophonist
10/25/1926
  David Hedison
American actor, License to Kill, TV's Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea
05/20/1927
  Józef Hen
Polish screenwriter and novelist, Nowolipie Street
11/08/1923
  Gloria Henry
American actress, TV's Dennis the Menace
04/02/1923
  Carmen Herrera
Cuban-born American painter
05/31/1915
  Antony Hewish
English Nobel Prize-winning radio astronomer
05/11/1924
  Edgar Hilsenrath
German writer, The Nazi and the Barber
04/02/1926
  Barron Hilton
American business magnate and hotel heir
10/23/1927
  Gertrude Himmelfarb
American historian, author of Darwin and the Darwinian Revolution
08/08/1922
  E. D. Hirsch
American educator and literary critic, author of Cultural Literacy: What Every American Needs to Know
03/22/1928
  Pat Hitchcock
English-born American actress, Strangers on a Train, Psycho
07/07/1928
  Hal Holbrook
American actor, Mark Twain Tonight, All the President's Men, Into the Wild
02/17/1925
  Earl Holliman
American actor, The Rainmaker, TV's Police Woman
09/11/1928
  Ernest "Fritz" Hollings
American politician, South Carolina governor (1959-1963) and senator (1966-2005)
01/01/1922
  Bill Holman
American jazz saxophonist, composer, and arranger
05/21/1927
  Nick Holonyak
American engineer, created the first visible light-emitting diode (LED)
11/03/1928
  Linwood Holton
American politician, Virginia governor (1970-1974)
09/21/1923
  Frank Horvat
Italian photographer
04/28/1928
  Robert Hossein
French actor, motion picture director, and screenwriter, Night Is Not for Sleep
12/30/1927
  Joan Hotchkis
American actress, TV's My World and Welcome to It, The Odd Couple
09/21/1927
  A. E. Hotchner
American writer, Papa Hemingway, King of the Hill, and philanthropist
06/28/1917
  Amo Houghton
American politician, New York representative (1987-2005)
08/07/1926
  Harry Hughes
American politician, Maryland governor (1979-1987)
11/13/1926
  Kathleen Hughes
American actress, It Came from Outer Space
11/14/1928
  Shirley Hughes
English children's writer and illustrator, the Alfie series
07/16/1927
  Marsha Hunt
American actress, Pride and Prejudice, Blossoms in the Dust
10/17/1917
  Dick Hyman
American jazz pianist and composer
03/08/1927
  Lee Iacocca
American businessman, president and CEO of the Chrysler Corporation (1978-1992)
10/15/1924
  Robert Irwin
American painter and sculptor
09/12/1928
  James Ivory
American motion picture producer, director, Howard's End, and screenwriter, Call Me by Your Name
06/07/1928
  Philippe Jaccottet
Swiss poet and translator
06/30/1925
  Joe M. Jackson
American Vietnam War Medal of Honor recipient
03/14/1923
  Randy Jackson
American baseball player
02/10/1926
  Al Jaffee
American cartoonist, Mad magazine
03/13/1921
  Byron Janis
American classical pianist
03/24/1928
  Conrad Janis
American jazz trombonist and actor, TV's Mork & Mindy
02/11/1928
  Dawda Jawara
Gambian prime minister (1962-1970) and president (1970-1994)
05/16/1924
  Jean, Grand Duke of Luxembourg
Luxembourgian ruler (1964-2000)
01/05/1921
  Zizi Jeanmaire
French ballet dancer
04/29/1924
  Ella Jenkins
American singer and songwriter, nicknamed "The First Lady of Children's Music"
08/06/1924
  Norman Jewison
Canadian motion picture producer and director, In the Heat of the Night, Moonstruck
07/21/1926
  Jiang Zemin
Chinese president (1993-2003)
08/17/1926
  Glynis Johns
South African-born Welsh actress, Mary Poppins, Broadway's A Little Night Music
10/05/1923
  George E. Johnson, Sr.
American entrepreneur, founded Johnson Products Company, manufacturer of Afro Sheen
06/12/1927
  Katherine Johnson
American physicist and mathematician, portrayed in the film Hidden Figures
08/26/1918
  Jonathan
Seychellois-hatched St. Helenian giant tortoise, world's oldest known living animal
c. 1832
  Dub Jones
American football player
12/29/1924
  Freddie Jones
English actor, The Elephant Man, Dune, TV's Emmerdale
09/12/1927
  L. Q. Jones
American actor, The Wild Bunch, The Ballad of Cable Hogue
08/19/1927
  Tom Jones
American lyricist and librettist, The Fantasticks
02/17/1928
  Bernard Kalb
American journalist
02/04/1922
  Irving Kanarek
American defense attorney, represented Charles Manson and "Onion Field" killer Jimmy Lee Smith
05/12/1920
  John Kander
American songwriter, "Cabaret", "New York, New York", collaborator with Fred Ebb
03/18/1927
  Matti Kassila
Finnish motion picture director, The Harvest Month
01/12/1924
  Alex Katz
American painter and printmaker
07/24/1927
  Elihu Katz
American sociologist and communication scientist
05/31/1926
  Kenneth Kaunda
Zambian president (1964-1991)
04/28/1924
  Margaret Keane
American painter
09/15/1927
  Diana Kennedy
English-born Mexican culinary writer
03/03/1923
  Ethel Kennedy
American human rights activist and political figure, widow of Senator Robert Kennedy
04/11/1928
  Tom Kennedy
American game show host, You Don't Say!, Name That Tune
02/26/1927
  William Kennedy
American writer, Ironweed, Roscoe
01/16/1928
  Judith Kerr
German-born English children's writer and illustrator, The Tiger Who Came to Tea, the Mog series
06/14/1923
  Wahiduddin Khan
Indian Islamic scholar and peace activist
01/01/1925
  Marlen Khutsiev
Georgian-born Russian motion picture director and screenwriter, I Am Twenty, July Rain
10/04/1925
  Yuriko Kikuchi
American dancer and choreographer
02/02/1920
  Terry Kilburn
English-born American actor, A Christmas Carol, Goodbye, Mr. Chips
11/25/1926
  Kim Yong-nam
North Korean government official, ceremonial head of state (1998-present)
02/04/1928
  Gershon Kingsley
German-born American electronic music composer, "Popcorn"
10/28/1922
  Thomas Kinsella
Irish poet
05/04/1928
  Everett Raymond Kinstler
American portrait painter
08/05/1926
  Henry Kissinger
German-born American statesman, Secretary of State (1973-1977), and Nobel Peace Prize recipient
05/27/1923
  Joseph Kittinger
American Air Force colonel, first person to conduct stratospheric space diving
07/27/1928
  Gerda Weissmann Klein
Polish-born American Holocaust survivor, humanitarian, and writer
05/08/1924
  William Klein
American-born French photographer and filmmaker
04/19/1928
  Aaron Klug
Lithuanian-born English Nobel Prize-winning chemist and biophysicist
08/11/1926
  Hilary Knight
American illustrator, the Eloise book series
11/01/1926
  Florence Knoll
American architect and furniture designer
05/24/1917
  Lee Konitz
American jazz saxophonist and composer
10/13/1927
  Masatoshi Koshiba
Japanese Nobel Prize-winning physicist
09/19/1926
  Christopher Kraft
American NASA engineer and manager
02/28/1924
  Judith Krantz
American writer, Scruples, Princess Daisy
01/09/1928
  Herbert Kroemer
German Nobel Prize-winning physicist
08/25/1928
  Hardy Krüger
German actor, The Flight of the Phoenix
04/12/1928
  Dilip Kumar
Indian actor and politician
12/11/1922
  Hans Küng
Swiss theologian
03/19/1928
  Kirsi Kunnas
Finnish poet and children's writer
12/14/1924
  György Kurtág
Hungarian composer
02/19/1926

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