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July 22 Events and Birthdays

Today in History- July 22nd

Happy Birthday!
1784 Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel, German astronomer
1849 Emma Lazarus, poem on the Statue of Liberty
1890 Rose Kennedy, John F. Kennedy's mother
1922 Dan Rowan, Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In
1923 Bob Dole, senator
1928 Orson Bean, comedian/actor (Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman, Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman)
1932 Oscar De La Renta, fashion designer
1936 Tom Robbins, author (Even Cowgirls Get the Blues)
1940 Alex Trebek, game show host (Jeopardy!)
1941 George Clinton, singer from the Parliament-Funkadelic
1946 Danny Glover, actor (Lethal Weapon series, Angels in the Outfield)
1947 Albert Brooks, actor (Broadcast News, Lost in America, Finding Nemo)
1947 Don Henley, drummer/singer from The Eagles (Hotel California)
1948 S.E. Hinton, writer (The Outsiders)
1955 Willem Dafoe, actor (Platoon, Mississippi Burning)
1961 Keith Sweat, singer (Freak Me)
1963 Rob Estes, actor (Melrose Place)
1964 David Spade, comedian/actor (Just Shoot Me, Joe Dirt)
1964 John Leguizamo, actor (Romeo + Juliet, Ice Age, Moulin Rouge!)
1965 Patrick Labyorteaux, actor (JAG, Mame, Little House on the Prairie)
1967 Irene Bedard, actress (Crazy Horse, Lakota Woman, voice-over in Pocahontas, Into the West)
1972 Keyshawn Johnson, football player

1934 John Dillinger, gangster
1967 Carl Sandburg, poet
1998 Alan B. Shepard, astronaut

1991 Jeffrey Dahmer, serial killer, caught.

History Lesson:
Rob Estes is married to his Melrose Place co- star Josie Bissett.

George Clinton was a hairdresser before he became a famous singer. (You can tell by his hair.)

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