Who Was Born Today – August 19 Birthdays

Who Was Born Today – August 19 Birthdays

Important and famous people from throughout history born on this day

Born on August 19
1870 Bernard Baruch, U.S. representative to the U.N. Atomic Energy Commission.
1871 Orville Wright, aviation pioneer.
1883 Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel, fashion designer.
1902 Ogden Nash, humorist.
1919 Malcolm Forbes, publisher of Forbes magazine.
1921 Gene Roddenberry, television writer and producer, best known for the series Star Trek.
1931 Willie Shoemaker, record-setting jockey (won 8,833 of 40,350 starts); received Mike Venezia Memorial Award for “extraordinary sportsmanship and citizenship” in 1990.
1940 Jill St John, (Jill Arlyn Oppenheim), Los Angeles California, actress (Diamonds are Forever).
1942 Fred Thompson, US Senator (R-Tenn); minority counsel on Senate Watergate Committee, lobbyist; actor (Law and Order)).
1945 William Jefferson “Bill” Clinton, 42nd President of the United States (1993-2001); first president from the Baby Boomer generation.
1948 Tipper Gore, wife of US Vice President Al Gore (1993-2001); co-founder, Parents Music Resource Center, which lobbied to have parental advisory labels placed on the packaging of music containing violent, sexual or drug-use lyrics.
1952 Jonathan Frakes, actor (Commander William T Riker, Star Trek: The Next Generation); character given same birthdate but in 2335.
1966 Lee Ann Womack, Grammy-winning singer, songwriter (“I Hope You Dance”).

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