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August 16 Events and Birthdays

Today in History- August 16th

Happy Birthday!
1888 T. E. Lawrence, writer (Lawrence of Arabia)
1930 Robert Culp, actor (I Spy)
1930 Frank Gifford, football commentator
1931 Eydie Gorme, singer (Too Close for Comfort)
1933 Julie Newmar, actress (Catwoman on TV's "Batman")
1946 Lesley Anne Warren, actress (Lula from Pure Country, Miss Scarlet
in Clue)
1952 Reginald VelJohnson, actor (Carl Winslow on Family Matters)
1953 Kathie Lee Gifford, singer/ show host (Regis and Kathie Lee)
1954 James Cameron, director/ writer (Titanic, The Terminator, The Abyss, Aliens)
1958 Madonna, singer/ actress (Material Girl, Music, Beautiful Stranger)
1958 Angela Bassett, actress (Waiting to Exhale, What's Love Got To Do With It?, Malcolm X, Mr. 3000)
1960 Timothy Hutton, actor (Beautiful Girls, French Kiss, The General's Daughter)
1980 Vanessa Carlton, singer (A Thousand Miles)

1948 Babe Ruth, baseball player
1949 Margaret Mitchell, author (Gone with the Wind)
1956 Bela Lugosi, actor (Dracula)
1977 Elvis Presley, singer/ actor (Jailhouse Rock, Viva Las Vegas, Blue Hawaii)
1989 Amanda Blake, actress (Miss Kitty from Gunsmoke)

History Lesson:
If you can't visit Graceland, visit Elvis's online grave.

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