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July 26 Events and Birthdays

Today in History- July 26th

Happy Birthday!
1856 George Bernard Shaw, playwright
1875 Carl Jung, analytical psychology
1894 Aldous Huxley, writer (Brave New World)
1895 Gracie Allen, actress (The Burns and Allen Show)
1909 Vivian Vance, actress (I Love Lucy)
1922 Jason Robards Jr., actor (The Ice Man Cometh, All the Presidentís Men, Magnolia)
1926 James Best, actor (Sheriff Rosco from The Dukes of Hazzard, Ode to Billy Joe)
1928 Stanley Kubrick, director (2001: A Space Odyssey, A Clockwork Orange, Full Metal Jacket)
1943 Mick Jagger, singer the Rolling Stones (Paint It Black, Jumpin' Jack Flash)
1944 Kiel Martin, actor (Hill Street Blues, Second Chance)
1945 Helen Mirren, actress (Prime Suspect, The Hawk, White Knights, Calendar Girls)
1956 Dorothy Hamill, figure skater
1959 Kevin Spacey, actor (American Beauty, The Usual Suspects)
1964 Sandra Bullock, actress (Speed, Hope Floats, Miss Congeniality, Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood)
1965 Jeremy Piven, actor (Ellen, Black Hawk Down, Entourage, Serendipity)
1966 Jennifer Ashe, actress (As the World Turns)
1973 Kate Beckinsale, actress (Pearl Harbor, Serendipity, Van Helsing, The Aviator)
1993 Taylor Momsen, actress (How the Grinch Stole Christmas)


Deaths:
1863 Sam Houston, president of the Republic of Texas
1925 William Jennings Bryan, Scopes Trial lawyer

Events:
1908 FBI formed.
1945 Winston Churchill leaves office.

History Lesson:
Sandra Bullock donated $1 million to the Red Cross after 9-11 and the tsunami-disaster.

Jeremy Piven is one of my favorite actors. I love him as the slimy agent on Entourage.

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