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Those born on this date include:

- Pope Leo XI in 1535
- Martha Washington, the first U.S. first lady, in 1731
- French writer Marquis de Sade in 1740
- Pope St. Pius X in 1835
- English novelist Thomas Hardy in 1840
- English composer Edward Elgar in 1857
- first lady Helen Taft in 1861
- actor/composer Max Showalter in 1917
- astronaut Charles Pete Conrad in 1930
- author Carol Shields in 1935
- actor Sally Kellerman in 1937 (age 83)
- drummer Charlie Watts 1941 (age 79)
- actor Stacy Keach in 1941 (age 79)
- actor Charles Haid in 1943 (age 77)
- composer/pianist Marvin Hamlisch in 1944
- actor Jerry Mathers in 1948 (age 72)
- political commentator Frank Rich in 1949 (age 71)
- NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman in 1952 (age 68)
- comedian Dana Carvey in 1955 (age 65)
- TV personality Andy Cohen in 1968 (age 52)
- comedian Wayne Brady in 1972 (age 48)
- actor Wentworth Miller in 1972 (age 48)
- actor Zachary Quinto in 1977 (age 43)
- actor Dominic Cooper in 1978 (age 42)
- first South Korean astronaut in space Yi Soyeon in 1978 (age 42)
- actor Justin Long in 1978 (age 42)
- actor Morena Baccarin in 1979 (age 41)
- Olympic gold medal soccer player Abby Wambach in 1980 (age 40)
- rapper/actor Awkwafina, born Nora Lum, in 1988 (age 32)
- actor Jeremy Ray Taylor in 2003 (age 17).

 

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