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Notable Birthdays for February 9

Those born on this date include:

- William Henry Harrison, ninth president of the United States, in 1773
- Actor Ronald Colman in 1891
- Former Secretary of State Dean Rusk and actor Carmen Miranda, both in 1909
- Country singer Ernest Tubb and baseball entrepreneur Bill Veeck, both in 1914
- Actor Kathryn Grayson in 1922
- Irish playwright Brendan Behan in 1923
- Television journalist Roger Mudd in 1928 (age 85)
- Evangelist Garner Ted Armstrong in 1930
- Nobel laureate South African author J. M. Coetzee in 1940 (age 73)
- Singer/songwriter Carole King in 1942 (age 71)
- Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz in 1943 (age 70)
- Author Alice Walker in 1944 (age 69)
- Actors Joe Pesci in 1943 (age 70), Mia Farrow in 1945 (age 68), Judith Light in 1949 (age 64) Ciaran Hinds in 1953 (age 60) and Charles Shaughnessy in 1955 (age 58)
- Country singer Travis Tritt in 1963 (age 50)
- And actor Tom Hiddleston in 1981 (age 32).

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