September 29 Events and Birthdays
1547 Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, writer (Don Quixote)
1758 Horatio Nelson, British military hero
1904 Greer Garson, actress (Mrs. Miniver, Julius Caesar)
1907 Gene Autry, singer/actor/ cowboy ("Back in the Saddle Again")
1913 Trevor Howard, actor (Superman, Father Goose)
1913 Stanley Kramer, director/ producer (Inherit the Wind, Guess Who's Coming to Dinner)
1935 Jerry Lee Lewis, singer ("Great Balls of Fire")
1939 Larry Linville, actor (Maj. Frank Burns from M*A*S*H)
1942 Madeline Kahn, actress (Young Frankenstein, Blazing Saddles, Clue)
1942 Ian McShane, actor (Al Swearengen from "Deadwood")
1943 Lech Walesa, Polish leader /Nobel Peace Prize winner
1944 Mike Post, composer ("Law & Order", "Blossom")
1948 Bryant Gumbel, TV host ("Dateline NBC")
1957 Andrew Dice Clay, actor/comedian (The Adventures of Ford Fairlane)
1961 Tom Sizemore, actor (Pearl Harbor, Wyatt Earp, Black Hawk Down, Dreamcatcher, Heart and Souls) (Dates run from 1954- 1964)
1970 Emily Lloyd, actress (A River Runs Through It, In Country)
1967 Carson McCullers, author (The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter)
1970 Edward Everett Horton, actor (Arsenic and Old Lace, Shall We Dance (37)
1973 W. H. Auden, poet/ author ("On the Frontier"
Madeline Kahn died of ovarian cancer in 1999.
Mike Post played guitar for "I Got You, Babe" for Sonny and Cher.
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