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Notable Birthdays for March 6

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Those born on this date include:

- Italian painter/sculptor Michelangelo in 1475
- French dramatist Cyrano de Bergerac in 1619
- English poet Elizabeth Barrett Browning in 1806
- Union Army Gen. Philip Sheridan in 1831
- humorist/short story writer Ring Lardner in 1885
- Texas swing bandleader Bob Wills in 1905
- comic actor Lou Costello in 1906
- television personality Ed McMahon in 1923
- symphony conductor Sarah Caldwell in 1924
- former Federal Reserve Board Chairman Alan Greenspan in 1926 (age 92)
- Mercury astronaut L. Gordon Cooper in 1927
- Colombian writer Gabriel Garcia Marquez in 1927
- former District of Columbia Mayor Marion Barry in 1936
- baseball Hall of Fame member Willie Stargell in 1940
- actor Ben Murphy in 1942 (age 76)
- singer Mary Wilson in 1944 (age 74)
- musician/singer David Gilmour (Pink Floyd) in 1946 (age 72)
- actor/director Rob Reiner in 1947 (age 71)
- high jumper Dick Fosbury, who created the Fosbury Flop, in 1947 (age 71)
- news commentator John Stossel in 1947 (age 71)
- actor Tom Arnold in 1959 (age 59)
- actor D.L. Hughley in 1963 (age 55)
- actor Connie Britton in 1967 (age 51)
- actor Moira Kelly in 1968 (age 50)
- basketball star Shaquille O'Neal in 1972 (age 46)
- rapper Tyler, The Creator, born Tyler Gregory Okonma, in 1991 (age 27).

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