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Notable Birthdays for March 7

Those born on this date include:

- English astronomer John Herschel in 1792
- English painter Edwin Henry Landseer in 1802
- U.S. newspaper publisher and philanthropist William Rockhill Nelson in 1841
- American botanist Luther Burbank in 1849
- Dutch abstract painter Piet Mondrian in 1872
- French composer Maurice Ravel in 1875
- Actor Anna Magnani in 1908
- NBC weatherman Willard Scott in 1934 (age 79)
- Race car driver Janet Guthrie in 1938 (age 75)
- Former Disney executive Michael Eisner (age 71) and TV evangelist Tammy Faye Bakker, both in 1942
- Actors Daniel J. Travanti in 1940 (age 73) and John Heard in 1945 (age 68)
- Musician Townes Van Zandt in 1944
- Football Hall of fame members Franco Harris in 1950 (age 63) and Lynn Swann in 1952 (age 60)
- Czech tennis Hall of Fame member Ivan Lendl in 1960 (age 53)
- Comedienne Wanda Sykes in 1964 (age 49)
- And actor Rachel Weisz in 1970 (age 43).

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