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Notable Birthdays for September 28

Those born on this date include:

- French writer and alchemist Nicolas Flamel in 1330
- Frances Willard, founder of the Women's Christian Temperance Union, in 1839
- CBS Chairman William Paley and TV variety show host and columnist Ed Sullivan, both in 1901
- Former heavyweight boxing champ Max Schmeling in 1905
- Cartoonist Al Capp (L'il Abner) in 1909
- Actors Peter Finch in 1916, Arnold Stang in 1918, William Windom in 1923 and Marcello Mastroianni in 1924
- Actor and animal rights advocate Brigitte Bardot in 1934 (age 78)
- Musician Ben E. King in 1938 (age 74)
- Football Hall of Fame member and former member of Congress in Steve Largent in 1954 (age 58)
- Hockey Hall of Fame member Grant Fuhr in 1962 (age 50)
- And actors Jeffrey Jones in 1946 (age 66), Janeane Garofalo in 1964 (age 48), Mira Sorvino in 1967 (age 45), Naomi Watts in 1968 (age 44) and Hilary Duff in 1987 (age 25).

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