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Notable Birthdays for February 16

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Those born on this date include:

- French mathematician Pierre Bouguer in 1698
- historian Henry Brooks Adams in 1838
- orchestra leader Wayne King (The Waltz King) in 1901
- actor Chester Morris in 1901
- ventriloquist Edgar Bergen in 1903
- actor Hugh Beaumont in 1909
- singer Patty Andrews of the Andrews Sisters in 1918
- actor Vera-Ellen in 1921
- U.S. Rep. Sonny Bono, R-Calif. (also part of the comedy/song team Sonny and Cher) in 1935
- former North Korean leader Kim Jong Il in 1941
- writer Richard Ford in 1944 (age 73)
- actor William Katt in 1951 (age 66)
- model/actor Margaux Hemingway (granddaughter of Ernest Hemingway) in 1954
- actor/director LeVar Burton in 1957 (age 60), actor-rapper Ice-T, born Tracy Marrow, in 1958 (age 59)
- tennis Hall of Fame member John McEnroe in 1959 (age 58)
- actor Elizabeth Olsen in 1989 (age 28)
- singer-songwriter The Weeknd in 1990 (age 27).

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