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August 14 Events and Birthdays

Today in History- August 14th

Happy Birthday!
1851 Doc Holliday, gun fighter in the Old West
1903 John Ringling North, circus director
1941 David Crosby, singer/guitarist from Crosby, Stills, Nash, and Young (Deja Vu)
1945 Steve Martin, comedian, actor (Father of the Bride, Three Amigos, The Jerk)
1946 Susan Saint James, actress (Kate from Kate & Allie, McMillan and Wife)
1947 Danielle Steel, romance author (Family Album, Daddy)
1948 Antonio Fargas, actor (Huggy Bear from Starsky and Hutch (TV) (some say 1946)
1950 Gary Larson, cartoonist for The Far Side
1952 Carl Lumbly, actor (Marcus from Alias)
1956 Rusty Wallace, NASCAR driver
1959 Magic Johnson, basketball star
1959 Marcia Gay Harden, actress (Mona Lisa Smile, Welcome to Mooseport)
1961 Susan Olsen, actress (Cindy from The Brady Bunch)
1968 Halle Berry, actress (X-Men, Monster's Ball, Catwoman)(some say 1966)
1983 Mila Kunis, actress (Jackie on That '70s show)

1951 William Randolph Hearst, journalist

1935 Social Security Act passed.
1945 Japan surrenders in World War II.

History Lesson:
Steve Martin was not a cast member on Saturday Night Live. He was a guest star so many times though he was his own Saturday Night Live: The Best of Steve Martin collection.

Mila Kunis is from the Ukraine and learned English by watching the Price is Right.

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