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  Art Laboe
American radio personality
08/07/1925
  William Labov
American sociolinguist
12/04/1927
  Raffaele La Capria
Italian writer, The Mortal Wound
10/03/1922
  Bernard Ładysz
Polish opera singer and actor
07/24/1922
  Robert J. Lagomarsino
American politician, California representative (1975-1993)
09/04/1926
  Cleo Laine
English singer and actress, Broadway's The Mystery of Edwin Drood
10/28/1927
  Robert Langbaum
American writer and literary critic
02/23/1924
  Angela Lansbury
English-born American actress, Gaslight, Broadway's Mame, TV's Murder, She Wrote
10/16/1925
  Lyndon LaRouche
American economist and conservative political activist
09/08/1922
  Anita Lasker-Wallfisch
German Holocaust survivor, member of the Women's Orchestra of Auschwitz
07/17/1925
  Tommy Lasorda
American baseball player and manager
09/22/1927
  Elliot Lawrence
American jazz pianist, composer, conductor, and bandleader
02/14/1925
  Mary Wells Lawrence
American advertising executive
05/25/1928
  Peter Lax
Hungarian-born American mathematician
05/01/1926
  Lê Đức Anh
Vietnamese president (1992-1997)
12/01/1920
  Cloris Leachman
American Oscar-winning actress, The Last Picture Show, Young Frankenstein
04/30/1926
  Norman Lear
American motion picture and television producer, All in the Family, Maude, The Jeffersons
07/27/1922
  Jim Leavelle
American police detective, Lee Harvey Oswald's escort when shot by Jack Ruby
08/23/1920
  Leon Lederman
American Nobel Prize-winning physicist
07/15/1922
  Bill Lee
American jazz musician and composer
07/23/1928
  Stan Lee
American comic book writer, co-created Spider-Man, Fantastic Four, and X-Men
12/28/1922
  Lee Teng-hui
Taiwanese president (1988-2000)
01/15/1923
  Tsung-Dao Lee
Chinese-born American Nobel Prize-winning physicist
11/24/1926
  Tom Lehrer
American singer, songwriter, and satirist
04/09/1928
  Miguel León-Portilla
Mexican anthropologist and historian
02/22/1926
  Jean-Marie Le Pen
French nationalist, founded and led the National Front political party (1972–2011)
06/20/1928
  Lawrence LeShan
American psychologist, pioneer of mind-body therapy
09/08/1920
  William Leuchtenburg
American historian, author of Franklin D. Roosevelt and the New Deal
09/28/1922
  Marv Levy
American football coach
08/03/1925
  Yegor Ligachev
Russian Communist Party official
11/29/1920
  Ted Lindsay
Canadian hockey player
07/29/1925
  James Lipton
American actor and television host, Inside the Actors Studio
09/19/1926
  Norman Lloyd
American producer, director, and actor, Saboteur, TV's St. Elsewhere
11/08/1914
  June Lockhart
American actress, TV's Lassie, Lost in Space
06/25/1925
  Gina Lollobrigida
Italian actress, Beat the Devil, Buona Sera, Mrs. Campbell
07/04/1927
  Eduardo Lourenço
Portuguese literary and cultural critic
05/29/1923
  Jim Lovell
American astronaut
03/25/1928
  James Lovelock
English atmospheric chemist, originated the Gaia theory
07/26/1919
  Joseph Lowery
American civil rights activist, Southern Christian Leadership Conference co-founder
10/06/1921
  Bernard Lown
Lithuanian-born American cardiologist and Nobel Peace Prize recipient
06/07/1921
  Christa Ludwig
German opera singer
03/16/1928
  Johnny Lujack
American football player
01/04/1925
  Manuel Lujan, Jr.
American politician, New Mexico representative (1969-1989), and Secretary of the Interior (1989-1993)
05/12/1928
  John Lukacs
Hungarian-born American historian, author of The Hitler of History
01/31/1924
  Alison Lurie
American writer, Foreign Affairs
09/03/1926
  Don Lusk
American animator and animation director
10/28/1913
  Jimmy Lydon
American motion picture producer and actor, the Henry Aldrich film series
05/30/1923
  Betty Lynn
American actress, Cheaper by the Dozen, TV’s The Andy Griffith Show
08/29/1926
  Vera Lynn
English singer, "We'll Meet Again", "The White Cliffs of Dover"
03/20/1917
  Phyllis Lyon
American gay rights activist
11/10/1924
  Katherine MacGregor
American actress, TV's Little House on the Prairie
01/12/1925
  Bill Macy
American actor, The Late Show, TV's Maude
05/18/1922
  Johnny Maddox
American ragtime pianist
08/04/1927
  Judith Magre
French actress, The Lovers, Elle
11/20/1926
  George Maharis
American actor, TV's Route 66
09/01/1928
  Fumihiko Maki
Japanese architect
09/06/1928
  Jean Malaurie
French cultural anthropologist and geographer
12/22/1922
  Johnny Mandel
American composer, arranger, and songwriter, "The Shadow of Your Smile", "Suicide Is Painless"
11/23/1925
  Emil Mangelsdorff
German jazz saxophonist
04/11/1925
  Gino Marchetti
American football player
01/02/1927
  Rudolph A. Marcus
Canadian-born American Nobel Prize-winning chemist
07/21/1923
  Harry Markowitz
American Nobel Prize-winning economist
08/24/1927
  John O. Marsh, Jr.
American politician, Virginia representative (1963-1971), and Secretary of the Army (1981-1989)
08/07/1926
  Peter Marshall
American singer and game show host, The Hollywood Squares
03/30/1926
  Elizabeth "Betita" Martínez
American activist and feminist
12/12/1925
  Charlie Maxwell
American baseball player
04/08/1927
  Robert D. Maxwell
American World War II Medal of Honor recipient
10/26/1920
  Marilyn Maye
American singer
04/10/1928
  Arno J. Mayer
Luxembourgian-born American historian, author of Why Did the Heavens Not Darken?
06/19/1926
  Friederike Mayröcker
Austrian poet
12/20/1924
  Amadou-Mahtar M'Bow
Senegalese educator, UNESCO Director-General (1974-1987)
03/20/1921
  Roberta McCain
American political figure, mother of 2008 presidential candidate John McCain
02/07/1912
  Pete McCloskey
American politician, California representative (1967-1983)
09/29/1927
  James McCord
American CIA agent and electronics expert, leader of the Watergate burglars
07/26/1924
(Some sources cite 01/26/1924)
  Mike McCormack
American politician, Washington representative (1971-1981)
12/14/1921
  Robert McGinnis
American illustrator, created Breakfast at Tiffany's and James Bond movie posters
02/03/1926
  Biff McGuire
American actor, Serpico, TV's All My Children
10/25/1926
  Christine McGuire
American singer, member of the McGuire Sisters trio
07/30/1926
  Fay McKenzie
American actress, Down Mexico Way
02/19/1918
  Michael Medwin
English motion picture producer and actor, TV's The Army Game, Shoestring
07/18/1923
  Carrie P. Meek
American politician, Florida representative (1993-2003)
04/29/1926
  Howie Meeker
Canadian hockey player, sports announcer, and politician
11/04/1923
  Jonas Mekas
Lithuanian-born American avant-garde filmmaker
12/24/1922
  Jan Merlin
American actor, TV's Tom Corbett, Space Cadet, The Rough Riders
04/03/1925
  W. S. Merwin
American poet, Poet Laureate of the United States (2010-2011)
09/30/1927
  J. William Middendorf
American government official, Secretary of the Navy (1974-1977)
09/22/1924
  Mary Midgley
English moral philosopher
09/13/1919
  Sylvia Miles
American actress, Midnight Cowboy, Farewell, My Lovely
09/09/1924
  J. Hillis Miller
American literary critic
03/05/1928
  Mark Miller
American actor, TV's Please Don't Eat the Daisies
11/20/1925
  Mildred Miller
American opera singer
12/16/1924
  Norma Miller
American swing dancer
12/02/1919
  William Milliken
American politician, Michigan governor (1969-1983)
03/26/1922
  Brenda Milner
English-born Canadian clinical neuropsychologist
07/15/1918
  Newton Minow
American government official, Federal Communications Commission Chair (1961-1963)
01/17/1926
  Walter Mirisch
American motion picture producer, Hawaii, In the Heat of the Night
11/08/1921
  Hiroshi H. Miyamura
American Korean War Medal of Honor recipient
10/06/1925
  Mahathir Mohamad
Malaysian prime minister (1981-2003)
07/10/1925
  Daniel arap Moi
Kenyan president (1979-2002)
09/02/1924
  Jürgen Moltmann
German theologian
04/08/1926
  Walter Mondale
American vice president (1977-1981) and 1984 Democratic presidential nominee
01/05/1928
  Francisco Morales Bermúdez
Peruvian president (1975-1980)
10/04/1921
  Max Morath
American ragtime pianist
10/01/1926
  Jane Morgan
American singer, "Fascination", "The Day the Rains Came"
05/03/1924
  Robert M. Morgenthau
American lawyer, New York County District Attorney (1975-2009)
07/31/1919
  Edgar Morin
French philosopher and sociologist
07/08/1921
  Desmond Morris
English zoologist and sociobiologist, author of The Naked Ape
01/24/1928
  Jan Morris
English-born Welsh travel writer
10/02/1926
  Stanley Moss
American poet, editor, and publisher
06/21/1925
  Ben Roy Mottelson
American-born Nobel Prize-winning nuclear physicist (Holds dual American/Danish citizenship)
07/09/1926
  Philip Mountbatten (aka Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh)
Greek-born English royal, consort of Queen Elizabeth II
06/10/1921
  Hosni Mubarak
Egyptian prime minister (1981-1982) and president (1981-2011)
05/04/1928
  Roger Mudd
American journalist and television correspondent
02/09/1928
  Lisel Mueller
German-born American poet, The Need to Hold Still
02/08/1924
  Robert Mugabe
Zimbabwean prime minister (1980-1987) and president (1987-present)
02/21/1924
  K. Alex Müller
Swiss Nobel Prize-winning physicist
04/20/1927
  Charlie Munger
American businessman and investor, financial partner of Warren Buffet
01/01/1924
  Walter Munk
Austrian-born American oceanographer
10/19/1917
  Tomiichi Murayama
Japanese prime minister (1994-1996)
03/03/1924
  David H. Murdock
American businessman, CEO of Dole Food Company
04/11/1923
  Thea Musgrave
Scottish-born composer, Harriet, the Woman Called Moses
(Holds dual Scottish/American citizenship)
05/27/1928
  Ali Hassan Mwinyi
Tanzanian president (1985-1995)
05/08/1925

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