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  Monty Hall
Canadian-born game show host, Let's Make a Deal
08/25/1921
  Ralph Hall
American politician, Texas representative (1981-2015)
05/03/1923
  Morris Halle
Latvian-born American linguist
07/23/1923
  M. A. K. Halliday
English linguist
04/13/1925
  Anna Halprin
American postmodern dancer
07/13/1920
  Gail Halvorsen
American Air Force pilot, known as 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
  Arnold Harberger
American economist
07/27/1924
  Robert Hardy
English actor, the Harry Potter film series, TV's All Creatures Great and Small
10/29/1925
  Chuck Harmon
American baseball player
04/23/1924
  Sheldon Harnick
American lyricist, Broadway's Fiorello!, Fiddler on the Roof
04/30/1924
  Wilson Harris
Guyanese-born English writer, Palace of the Peacock, The Ghost of Memory
03/24/1921
  Julia Hartwig
Polish poet and translator
08/14/1921
  Shinobu Hashimoto
Japanese screenwriter, Rashômon, Ikiru
04/18/1918
  Hau Pei-tsun
Chinese premier (1990-1993)
07/13/1919
  Elizabeth Hawley
American journalist and chronicler of Himalayan expeditions
11/09/1923
  Louise Hay
American self-help writer, motivational speaker, and publisher
10/08/1926
  Bill Hayes
American singer and actor, TV's Days of Our Lives
06/05/1925
  Roy Haynes
American jazz drummer
03/13/1925
  Jimmy Heath
American jazz saxophonist
10/25/1926
  Robert Hébras
French mechanic, survivor of the 1944 Oradour-sur-Glane massacre
06/29/1925
  Hugh Hefner
American magazine publisher, creator of Playboy
04/09/1926
  Bert Hellinger
German psychotherapist, founded Family Constellations therapy
12/16/1925
  Józef Hen
Polish screenwriter and novelist, Nowolipie Street
11/08/1923
  Jon Hendricks
American jazz singer and lyricist
09/16/1921
  Gloria Henry
American actress, TV's Dennis the Menace
04/02/1923
  Bernard Hepton
English actor, TV's The Six Wives of Henry VIII, Secret Army
10/19/1925
  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
  Gertrude Himmelfarb
American historian
08/08/1922
  Philip H. Hoff
American politician, Vermont governor (1963-1969)
06/29/1924
  Hal Holbrook
American actor, Mark Twain Tonight, All the President's Men Into the Wild
02/17/1925
  Ernest "Fritz" Hollings
American politician, South Carolina governor (1959-1963) and senator (1966-2005)
01/01/1922
  Marjorie Holt
American politician, Maryland representative (1973-1987)
09/17/1920
  A. Linwood Holton, Jr.
American politician, Virginia governor (1970-1974)
09/21/1923
  A. E. Hotchner
American writer, Papa Hemingway, King of the Hill, and philanthropist
06/28/1920
  Amo Houghton
American politician, New York representative (1987-2005)
08/07/1926
  Walter "Dee" Huddleston
American politician, Kentucky senator (1973-1985)
04/15/1926
  Thomas J. Hudner, Jr.
American Korean War Medal of Honor recipient
08/31/1924
  Harry Hughes
American politician, Maryland governor (1979-1987)
11/13/1926
  Marsha Hunt
American actress, Blossoms in the Dust, The Valley of Decision
10/17/1917
  Dick Hyman
American jazz pianist and composer
03/08/1927
  Earle Hyman
American actor, TV's The Cosby Show
10/11/1926
  Lee Iacocca
American businessman, president and CEO of the Chrysler Corporation (1978-1992)
10/15/1924
  Philippe Jaccottet
Swiss poet and translator
06/30/1925
  Arthur J. Jackson
American World War II Medal of Honor recipient
10/18/1924
  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
  Arthur Janov
American psychologist and psychotherapist, creator of primal scream therapy
08/21/1924
  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
  Gertrude Jeannette
American actress, playwright, and director
11/28/1914
  Anne Jeffreys
American actress, TV's Topper
01/26/1923
  Ella Jenkins
American singer and songwriter, known as "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
  Jin Yong (aka Louis Cha)
Chinese writer, The Book and the Sword
02/06/1924
  Glynis Johns
South African-born Welsh actress, Mary Poppins, Broadway's A Little Night Music
10/05/1923
  Georgann Johnson
American actress, TV's Mister Peepers, Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman
8/15/1926
  Katherine Johnson
American physicist, space scientist, and mathematician
08/26/1918
  Teddy Johnson
English entertainer, stage partner and spouse of Pearl Carr
09/04/1920
  Jonathan
Seychellois-hatched St. Helenian giant tortoise, world's oldest known living animal
c. 1832
  Dub Jones
American football player
12/29/1924
  Bernard Kalb
American journalist
02/04/1922
  Ingvar Kamprad
Swedish business magnate, founder of the IKEA retail chain
03/30/1926
  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
  James Karen
American actor, Poltergeist, The Return of the Living Dead
11/28/1923
  Matti Kassila
Finnish motion picture director, The Harvest Month
01/12/1924
  Kenneth Kaunda
Zambian president (1964-1991)
04/28/1924
  Thomas Keating
American monk, co-founded the centering prayer movement
03/07/1923
  Donald Keene
American-born Japanese Japanologist and translator
06/18/1922
  Diana Kennedy
English-born Mexican culinary writer
03/03/1923
  Tom Kennedy
American game show host, You Don't Say!, Name That Tune
02/26/1927
  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
  Adolph Kiefer
American Olympic gold medal-winning swimmer
06/27/1918
  Terry Kilburn
English-born American actor, A Christmas Carol, Goodbye, Mr. Chips
11/25/1926
  Kim Jong-pil
South Korean prime minister (1971-1975, 1998-2000)
01/07/1926
  Gershon Kingsley
German-born American electronic music composer, "Popcorn"
10/28/1922
  Henry Kissinger
German-born American statesman, Secretary of State (1973-1977), and Nobel Peace Prize recipient
05/27/1923
  Gerda Weissmann Klein
Polish-born American Holocaust survivor, humanitarian, and writer
05/08/1924
  Aaron Klug
Lithuanian-born British 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
  Marilyn Knowlden
American actress, Little Women, Anthony Adverse, Marie Antoinette
05/12/1926
  Fred Koenekamp
American cinematographer, Patton, The Towering Inferno
11/11/1922
  Mauno Koivisto
Finnish prime minister (1968-1970, 1979-1982) and president (1982-1994)
11/25/1923
  Masatoshi Koshiba
Japanese Nobel Prize-winning physicist
09/19/1926
  Christopher C. Kraft, Jr.
American NASA engineer and manager
02/28/1924
  Frans Krajcberg
Polish-born Brazilian painter and sculptor
04/12/1921
  Dilip Kumar
Indian actor and politician
12/11/1922
  John Kundla
American basketball coach
07/03/1916
  Kirsi Kunnas
Finnish poet and children's writer
12/14/1924
  György Kurtág
Hungarian composer
02/19/1926
  Machiko Kyō
Japanese actress, Rashomon, The Teahouse of the August Moon
03/25/1924

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