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Notable Birthdays for May 16

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Those born on this date include:

- William Seward, U.S. secretary of state whose purchase of Alaska from Russia in 1867 for $7.2 million was called Seward's Folly, in 1801
- banker Levi Morton, U.S. vice president under Benjamin Harrison, in 1824
- serial killer H. H. Holmes in 1861
- actor Henry Fonda in 1905
- author Louis Studs Terkel in 1912
- entertainer Liberace, born Władziu Valentino Liberace, in 1919
- New York Yankees player/Manager Billy Martin in 1928
- actor Danny Trejo in 1944 (age 78)
- actor Pierce Brosnan in 1953 (age 69)
- Olympic gold medal gymnast Olga Korbut in 1955 (age 67)
- actor Debra Winger in 1955 (age 67)
- actor Mare Winningham in 1959 (age 63)
- rocker Krist Novoselic in 1965 (age 57)
- singer Janet Jackson in 1966 (age 56)
- singer Ralph Edward Tresvant Jr. in 1968 (age 54)
- actor Tracey Gold in 1969 (age 53)
- political commentator Tucker Carlson in 1969 (age 53)
- actor David Boreanaz in 1969 (age 53)
- former tennis player Gabriela Sabatini in 1970 (age 52)
- actor/stunt performer Jason Wee Man Acuna in 1973 (age 49)
- actor Tori Spelling in 1973 (age 49)
- actor Joseph Morgan in 1981 (age 41)
- actor/model Megan Fox in 1986 (age 36)
- model Behati Prinsloo in 1988 (age 34)
- actor Thomas Brodie-Sangster in 1990 (age 32)
- figure skater Ashley Wagner in 1991 (age 31)
- actor Miles Heizer in 1994 (age 28).

 

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