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Those born on this date include:

- Philanthropist Johns Hopkins in 1795
- American-born Nancy Astor, the first female member of the British Parliament, in 1879
- Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, founder of the Republic of Turkey, in 1881
- Vietnamese leader Ho Chi Minh in 1890
- Black Muslim leader Malcolm X, born Malcolm Little, in 1925
- Cambodian dictator Pol Pot in 1925
- playwright Lorraine Hansberry in 1930
- journalist Jim Lehrer in 1934 (age 85)
- actor/TV talk show host David Hartman in 1935 (age 84)
- actor James Fox in 1939 (age 80)
- author Nora Ephron in 1941
- actor Peter Mayhew in 1944
- British rock star Pete Townshend in 1945 (age 74)
- wrestler/actor Andre the Giant, born André René Roussimoff, in 1946
- Jamaican actor/model/singer Grace Jones in 1948 (age 71)
- Archie Manning, member of the College Football Hall of Fame and father of two star NFL quarterbacks, in 1949 (age 70)
- rock musician Joey Ramone in 1951
- actor Rebecca Hall in 1982 (age 37)
- actor Lily Cole in 1987 (age 32)
- actor Eleanor Tomlinson in 1992 (age 27)
- singer/songwriter Sam Smith in 1992 (age 27)
- TV personality/singer JoJo Siwa, born Joelle Joanie Siwa, in 2003 (16).

 

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