Who Was Born Today – September 19 Birthdays

Who Was Born Today – September 19 Birthdays

Important and famous people from throughout history born on this day

Born on September 19
1894 Rachel Field, novelist and playwright who wrote All This and Heaven Too and And Now Tomorrow.
1904 Bergen Evans, educator and author who wrote Dictionary of Contemporary American Usage.
1911 William Golding, novelist best known for Lord of the Flies.
1915 Elizabeth Stern, Canadian pathologist who first published a case report linking a specific virus to a specific cancer.
1926 Masatoshi Koshiba, Japanese physicist who jointly won the Nobel Prize in Physics (2002); his work focused on subatomic particles known as neutrinos.
1927 Helen Carter, singer, member of the pioneering all-female country group Mother Maybelle and the Carter Sisters.
1928 Adam West, actor (Batman in campy Batman TV series).
1930 Bettye Lane, photographer noted for documenting major events of the feminist, civil rights and gay rights movements in the US.
1932 Mike Royko, journalist, syndicated columnist; won Pulitzer Prize for commentary (1972).
1933 David McCallum, actor, musician (The Man from U.N.C.L.E, NCIS TV series).
1934 Brian Epstein, music entrepreneur, manager of the The Beatles.
1940 Paul Williams, composer, singer, songwriter, director, actor (“Evergreen,” “Rainy Days and Mondays”).
1947 Tanith Lee, author, screenwriter; first woman to win British Fantasy best novel award (Death’s Master, 1980).
1948 Jeremy Irons, actor; won Tony Award for Best Actor (The Real Thing, 1984) and Academy Award for Best Actor (Reversal of Fortune, 1990).
1949 Twiggy, model known for her thin build and androgynous look .
1949 Barry Sheck, co-founder of Innocence Project dedicated to using DNA testing to exonerate wrongly convicted people.
1950 Joan Lunden, journalist, author, co-host of ABC’s Good Morning America for 17 years (1980–1997).
1964 Trisha Yearwood, Grammy and Country Music Association award-winning singer-songwriter (“How Do I Live”), actress (JAG TV series recurring role).
1974 Jimmy Fallon, actor, comedian, musician, TV host (Late Night with Jimmy Fallon; currently scheduled to replace Jay Leno as host of The Tonight Show in 2014).

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