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Notable Birthdays for May 24

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Those born on this date include:

- Polish inventor Gabriel Fahrenheit in 1686
- French journalist/revolutionary Jean-Paul Marat in 1743
- British Queen Victoria in 1819
- U.S. Supreme Court Justice Benjamin Cardozo in 1870
- H.B. Reese, inventor of the Reese's Peanut Butter Cup, in 1879
- hostess/party-giver Elsa Maxwell, credited with introducing the scavenger hunt, in 1883
- actor Lilli Palmer in 1914
- comedian Tommy Chong in 1938 (age 81)
- musician Bob Dylan, born Robert Zimmerman, in 1941 (age 78)
- actor Gary Burghoff in 1943 (age 76)
- singer Patti LaBelle, born Patricia Louise Holte, in 1944 (age 75)
- actor/businesswoman Priscilla Presley in 1945 (age 74)
- actor Jim Broadbent in 1949 (age 70)
- actor Alfred Molina in 1953 (age 66)
- singer Rosanne Cash in 1955 (age 64)
- actor Kristin Scott Thomas in 1960 (age 59)
- actor John C. Reilly in 1965 (age 54)
- soccer player Eric Cantona in 1966 (age 53)
- rapper/actor Heavy D, born Dwight Errington Myers, in 1967
- stock car racer Joey Logano in 1990 (age 29).

 

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