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Notable Birthdays for August 6

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Those born on this date include:

- English poet Alfred, Lord Tennyson in 1809
- First lady Edith Roosevelt in 1861
- Hollywood gossip columnist Louella Parsons in 1881
- Scottish scientist Alexander Fleming, the discoverer of penicillin, in 1881
- basketball Hall of Fame member Henry Iba in 1904
- comedian Lucille Ball in 1911
- actor Robert Mitchum in 1917
- artist Andy Warhol in 1928
- writer Piers Anthony in 1934 (age 86)
- actor Catherine Hicks in 1951 (age 69)
- basketball Hall of Fame member David Robinson in 1965 (age 55)
- film director M. Night Shyamalan in 1970 (age 50)
- singer Geri Halliwell in 1972 (age 48)
- actor Vera Farmiga in 1973 (age 47)
- actor Soleil Moon Frye in 1976 (age 44)
- actor Leslie Odom Jr. in 1981 (age 39)
- model Adrianne Curry in 1982 (age 38)
- actor Ty Simpkins in 2001 (age 19).

 

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