Who Was Born Today – September 5 Birthdays

Who Was Born Today – September 5 Birthdays

Important and famous people from throughout history born on this day

Born on September 5
1568 Tommasso Campanella, Italian philosopher and poet, who wrote City of the Sun.
1638 Louis XIV, “The Sun King” of France who built the palace at Versailles.
1842 Jesse James, legendary outlaw of the American West.
1897 A.C. Nielson, founder of the Nielson Ratings.
1905 Arthur Koestler, Hungarian novelist and essayist who wrote about communism in Darkness at Noon and The Ghost in the Machine.
1912 John Cage, inventive composer, writer, philosopher, and artist.
1912 Franklin “Frank” Thomas, one of the “Nine Old Men” among Walt Disney’s team of animators.
1921 Jack Valenti, an American film executive who created the MPAA (Motion Picture Association of America) voluntary system for rating film content as a guide for parents.
1929 Bob Newhart, deadpan standup comedian and TV actor (The Bob Newhart Show).
1934 Carol Lawrence, actress and singer (Maria in Broadway version of West Side Story).
1940 Raquel Welch, actress (One Million Years B.C., Myra Breckinridge).
1942 Werner Herzog (Stipetic), director, producer, screenwriter, actor; a leading figure in New German Cinema (Heart of Glass, Encounters at the End of the World).
1945 Al Stewart, singer, songwriter, musician (“Year of the Cat,” “Roads to Moscow”).
1950 Cathy Guisewite, cartoonist, creator of Cathy.
1953 Victor Davis Hanson, military historian, columnist; received National Humanities Award (2007).
1989 Katerina Graham, actress, model, singer, dancer (The Vampire Diaries TV series).

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