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Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Lots of Famous People Born Today!!- Born Today

"Patience is the virtue of an ass, who treads beneath his burden and complains not."
George Granville
(03/09/1666 – 01/29/1735)
English writer
Thomas Paine 
"When we are planning for posterity, we ought to remember that virtue is not hereditary." Thomas Paine
(01/29/1737 – 06/08/1809)
US author, founding father, patriot

King George III "A traitor is everyone who does not agree with me." King George III
(06/04/1738 – 01/29/1820)
British royalty

William McKinley "My wife, be careful, Cortelyou, how you tell her—oh, be careful." William McKinley
(01/29/1843 – 09/14/1901)
US President (25) (see all US Presidents) , to his secretary, on being shot by an assassin

Frederick Delius "Music is an outburst of the soul." Frederick Delius
(01/29/1862 – 06/10/1934)
English composer

Romain Rolland "I know at last what distinguishes man from animals; financial worries." Romain Rolland
(01/29/1866 – 12/30/1944)
French writer

John Davison Rockefeller, Jr. "A friendship founded on business is better than a business founded on friendship." John D. Rockefeller, Jr.
(01/29/1874 – 05/11/1960)
US zillionaire (son of John D. Rockefeller, Sr.; father of Nelson Rockefeller)

William Claude Dukenfield "My illness is due to my doctor's insistence that I drink milk, a whitish fluid they force down helpless babies." W. C. Fields
(01/29/1880 – 12/25/1946)
US comic actor

Edward Lear "There was an Old Man with a beard,
Who said, 'It is just as I feared! -
Two Owls and a Hen,
Four Larks and a Wren,
Have all built their nests in my beard!'"
Edward Lear
(05/12/1812 – 01/29/1888)
English painter, writer (was still working on that limerick thing)

Huddie Ledbetter "Look a here people, listen to me,
Don't try to find no home in Washington, D.C.
Lord, it's a bourgeois town, it's a bourgeois town."
Leadbelly
(01/29/1889 – 12/06/1949)
US singer

Martha Edna Wright Griffiths "The biggest problem in politics is that you help some S.O.B. get what he wants and then he throws you out of the train." Martha Wright Griffiths
(01/29/1912 – 04/22/2003)
US congress (MI)

Victor Mature "I'm no actor—and I have sixty-four pictures to prove it." Victor Mature
(01/29/1916 – 08/04/1999)
US non-actor

Norman Frederick Simpson "Knocked down a doctor? With an ambulance? How could she? It's a contradiction in terms!" N. F. Simpson
(01/29/1919 – )
English writer

Sidney Aaron Chayefski "Now listen to me, goddamnit! The Arabs are simplying buying us! A handful of agas, shahs, and emirs who despise this country and everything it stands for—democracy, freedom, the right for me to get up on television and tell you about it—a couple of dozen medieval fanatics are going to own where you work, where you live, what you read, what you see, your cars, your bowling alleys, your mortgages, your schools, your churches, your libraries, your kids, your whole life...!" Paddy Chayefsky
(01/29/1923 – 08/01/1981)
US writer
Edward Paul Abbey "There is science, logic, reason; there is thought verified by experience. And then there is California." Edward Abbey
(01/29/1927 – 03/14/1989)
US Author

Earl Douglas Haig "[The 17th Earl of Derby] is a very weak-minded fellow I am afraid, and, like the feather pillow, bears the marks of the last person who has sat on him." Earl Douglas Haig
(06/19/1861 – 01/29/1928)
Scottish military

Sara Teasdale "I make the most of all that comes and the least of all that goes." Sara Teasdale
(08/08/1884 – 01/29/1933)
US writer

Germaine Greer "Freud is the father of psychoanalysis. It has no mother." Germaine Greer
(01/29/1939 – )
Australian feminist

William Butler Yeats "Out of our quarrels with others we make rhetoric. Out of our quarrels with ourselves we make poetry." William Butler Yeats
(06/13/1865 – 01/29/1939)
English poet

Robin Morgan "Don't accept rides from strange men, and remember that all men are strange." Robin Morgan
(01/29/1941 – )
US editor (Ms magazine)

William Allen White "Consistency is the paste jewel that only cheap men cherish." William Allen White
(02/10/1868 – 01/29/1944)
US writer

Tom Selleck "I found that prickly stuff above the lip is what women are up against." Tom Selleck
(01/29/1945 – )
US actor , on kissing Kevin Kline in "In and Out"

Ann Jura Nauseda "When I was a teenager, I was Little Miss Gloves... I couldn't say 'Hey, man' to save my life." Ann Jillian
(01/29/1950 – )
US actor , on growing up in the 1960s
"I went from being a Grammy-award winning artist to fifteen minutes later pushing a cart in Ralph's Market and buying some Pampers." Louie Perez
(01/29/1953 – )
US drummer (Los Lobos) , on fame from "La Bamba"

Oprah Winfrey "All my life I have always known I was born to greatness." Oprah Winfrey
(01/29/1954 – )
US TV person

Henry Louis Mencken "If, after I depart this vale, you ever remember me and have thought to please my ghost, forgive some sinner and wink your eye at some homely girl." H. L. Mencken
(09/12/1880 – 01/29/1956)
US writer

Fritz Kreisler "Genius is an overused word. The world has known only about a half dozen geniuses. I got only fairly near." Fritz Kreisler
(02/02/1875 – 01/29/1962)
Austrian composer

Robert Frost "I'm not confused, I'm just well-mixed." Robert Frost
(03/26/1874 – 01/29/1963)
US poet

Alan Ladd "I have the face of an aging choirboy and the build of an undernourished featherweight. If you can figure out my success on the screen you're a better man than I." Alan Ladd
(09/03/1913 – 01/29/1964)
US actor
Edward J. Burns, Jr. "I suffer from Irish-Catholic guilt. Guilt is a good reality check. It keeps that 'do what makes you happy' thing in check." Edward Burns
(01/29/1968 – )
US actor (dated Heather Graham; married to Christy Turlington)

Heather Graham "Whenever I meet people who seem really sweet and unassuming, I kind of wonder about them." Heather Graham
(01/29/1970 – )
US actor

Basil Henry Liddell Hart "The chief incalculable in war is the human will." B. H. Liddell Hart
(10/31/1895 – 01/29/1970)
English military historian

Jimmy Durante, hot cha cha! John Barrymore: "You should play Hamlet."
Jimmy Durante: "To hell with them small towns. I'll stick to New York."
(02/10/1893 – 01/29/1980)
US pianist, singer, actor

Jon Gordon Langseth Jr. "The only things I spend my money on are phone bills and guitars." Jonny Lang
(01/29/1981 – )
US singer, guitarist (his wife Haylie Johnson was born exactly a year earlier)

Willis Marie Van Schaak "Sex is currency. What's the use of being beautiful if you can't profit from it?" Lili St. Cyr
(06/03/1918 – 01/29/1999)
US actor