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Notable Birthdays for May 1

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Those born on this date include:

- Sharpshooter Calamity Jane, born Martha Jane Cannary Burke, in 1852
- U.S. Army Gen. Mark Clark in 1896
- singer Kate Smith in 1907
- actor Glenn Ford in 1916
- television personality Jack Paar in 1918
- author Joseph Heller in 1923
- game show host Art Fleming in 1924
- Mercury astronaut Scott Carpenter in 1925
- singer Judy Collins in 1939 (age 82)
- singer Rita Coolidge in 1945 (age 76)
- Hong Kong film director John Woo in 1946 (age 75)
- actor Joanna Lumley in 1946 (age 75)
- jockey Steve Cauthen in 1960 (age 61)
- singer Tim McGraw in 1967 (age 54)
- filmmaker Wes Anderson in 1969 (age 52)
- actor James Badge Dale in 1978 (age 43)
- actor Jamie Dornan in 1982 (age 39)
- actor Lizzy Greene in 2003 (age 18)
- Gianna Gigi Bryant, NBA star Kobe Bryant's daughter, in 2006.

 

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