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Basic Today in Birthdays and Deaths August 15

Last Updated 08-16-2019

🎭Ben Affleck -- is 47 in the year 2019 and 48 in the year 2020; b.8/15/1972
Actor, Producer
TV Shows: The Runner (producer)
Movie Titles: Armageddon, Shakespeare in Love, Forces of Nature, Reindeer Games, Pearl Harbor, Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back, Changing Lanes, The Sum of All Fears, Daredevil, Paycheck, Jersey Girl, Surviving Christmas, Hollywoodland, State of Play, Argo, Good Will Hunting, Gone Girl, The Town

🎵🎸Tommy Aldridge -- is 69 in the year 2019 and 70 in the year 2020; b.8/15/1950
Heavy Metal Drummer
Group Names: Gary Moore, Ted Nugent, Thin Lizzy, House of Lords, Whitesnake, Pat Travers Band, Black Oak Arkansas, Ozzy Osbourne

🎭Anthony Anderson -- is 49 in the year 2019 and 50 in the year 2020; b.8/15/1970
Actor, Comedian, Producer
TV Shows: All About the Andersons (as Anthony Anderson), The Shield (as Antwon Mitchell), K-Ville, Law and Order (as Detective Kevin Bernard), Hang Time (as Theodore "Teddy" Brodis), Black-ish (as Andre "Dre" Johnson)
Movie Titles: Transformers, "Me, Myself and Irene", The Departed, My Baby's Daddy

🎵Floyd Ashton -- is 86 in the year 2019 and 87 in the year 2020; b.8/15/1933
Soul Singer
Group Names: The Tams

🎭🎵Belinda -- is 30 in the year 2019 and 31 in the year 2020; b.8/15/1989
Actress, Cartoon Voice Actress, Pop Singer, Spanish
Group Names: The Cheetah Girls
Movie Titles: Tad the Lost Explorer

🏆🏈Bert Berry -- is 44 in the year 2019 and 45 in the year 2020; b.8/15/1975
NFL Linebacker

🏆🏈Eric Bieniemy -- is 50 in the year 2019 and 51 in the year 2020; b.8/15/1969
NFL Coach, NFL Runningback, College Football Coach, College Football Player

🏆🏒Martin Biron -- is 42 in the year 2019 and 43 in the year 2020; b.8/15/1977
NHL Goaltender, Canadian

🎭Barbara Bouchet -- is 74 in the year 2019 and 75 in the year 2020; b.8/15/1945
Actress, Czech
Movie Titles: Gangs of New York, Don't Torture a Duckling, Caliber 9, Casino Royale

Stephen Breyer -- is 81 in the year 2019 and 82 in the year 2020; b.8/15/1938
Supreme Court Justice

🏆🏈Bubby Brister -- is 57 in the year 2019 and 58 in the year 2020; b.8/15/1962
NFL Quarterback

🏆⚾Scott Brosius -- is 53 in the year 2019 and 54 in the year 2020; b.8/15/1966
MLB Third Baseman
Misc: Gold Glove, World Series MVP in 1998
Sports Teams: New York Yankees

🎵🎷Bobby Caldwell -- is 68 in the year 2019 and 69 in the year 2020; b.8/15/1951
Composer, Songwriter, Pianist, Saxophonist, Jazz Singer/Guitarist, Soul Musician

🎭🏆Heather Carolin -- is 37 in the year 2019 and 38 in the year 2020; b.8/15/1982
Actress, Model, Playmate
Misc: April 2002

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⚛🎭Tom Colicchio -- is 57 in the year 2019 and 58 in the year 2020; b.8/15/1962
Chef, Personality
TV Shows: Top Chef (head judge), Best New Restaurnt (producer)

📰🎭Chris Costello -- is 72 in the year 2019 and 73 in the year 2020; b.8/15/1947
Biographer, Movie Actress
Names/Places: Lou's daughter

🏆⚾Joe Cowley -- is 61 in the year 2019 and 62 in the year 2020; b.8/15/1958
MLB Pitcher

🏆🏈Sam Cunningham -- is 69 in the year 2019 and 70 in the year 2020; b.8/15/1950
Hall of Famer, NFL Fullback, College Football Player
Misc: Pro Bowl (1978); in the College Football Hall of Fame
Sports Teams: University of Southern California, New England Patriots (1973-1982)

🎭🎮🎵Jim Dale -- is 84 in the year 2019 and 85 in the year 2020; b.8/15/1935
Movie/Stage Actor, Comedian, Video Game Voice Actor, Songwriter, Singer, English
Names/Places: RLN:Smith
TV Shows: Pushing Daisies (narrator)
Movie Titles: Pete's Dragon (1977), Barnum, My One & Only
Video Games: Harry Potter (series)

🎭🏆Abby Dalton -- is 87 in the year 2019 and 88 in the year 2020; b.8/15/1932
Actress, Panelist, Model
Names/Places: b. in Las Vegas
TV Shows: The Hollywood Squares (occasional panel), Hennesey (as Nurse Martha Hale), The Joey Bishop Show (as Ellie Barnes), Jonathan Winters Show, Falcon Crest (as Julia Cumson), Young & The Restless (as Lydia Summers)

🏆⚾Duffy Dyer -- is 74 in the year 2019 and 75 in the year 2020; b.8/15/1945
MLB Pitcher

🏆🏁Carl Edwards -- is 40 in the year 2019 and 41 in the year 2020; b.8/15/1979 N.S.
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✍📰🎭Linda Ellerbee -- is 75 in the year 2019 and 76 in the year 2020; b.8/15/1944
Author, Newscaster, Journalist, Commentator, Producer
Names/Places: b. in Bryan, TX; RMLN:Jane Smith
Misc: Maxwell House commercials, And so it goes...
TV Shows: Weekend, NBC Overnight, Our World

🎵Tim Foreman -- is 41 in the year 2019 and 42 in the year 2020; b.8/15/1978 N.S.
Bassist, Christian/Rock Performer
Group Names: Switchfoot

💰Melinda Gates -- is 55 in the year 2019 and 56 in the year 2020; b.8/15/1964 N.S.
Philanthropist

🏆🏈Leo Goeas -- is 53 in the year 2019 and 54 in the year 2020; b.8/15/1966
NFL Linebacker, NFL Tackle

Tessa Gourin -- is 25 in the year 2019 and 26 in the year 2020; b.8/15/1994
Celebrity Daughter
Names/Places: Jennine Gourin and Jack's daughter

🎭🎵Michael Graham -- is 47 in the year 2019 and 48 in the year 2020; b.8/15/1972
Actor, Music Producer, Songwriter, Pop Singer, Irish
Names/Places: aka Mikey
Group Names: Boyzone

🎵William "Bill" Griffin -- is 69 in the year 2019 and 70 in the year 2020; b.8/15/1950 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Songwriter, Rhythm and Blues Singer
Group Names: The Miracles

🎵Willie "Beaver" Hale -- is 74 in the year 2019 and 75 in the year 2020; b.8/15/1945 N.S.
Rhythm and Blues Guitarist

🎭Tess Harper -- is 69 in the year 2019 and 70 in the year 2020; b.8/15/1950
Actress
Names/Places: b. in Mammoth Springs, AK; RN:Tessie Jean Washam
TV Shows: Christy (as Fairlight Spencer)
Movie Titles: No Country for Old Men, The Jackal, The Man in the Moon, Amityville 3D, Tender Mercies

🎭🏆🏈Mike Henry -- is 83 in the year 2019 and 84 in the year 2020; b.8/15/1936
Actor, NFL Linebacker
Misc: retired from acting in 1987
Movie Titles: Smokey and the Bandit (series), Soylent Green, The Longest Yard, Outrageous Fortune, Tarzan (1966-68 movies)

🎭Natasha Henstridge -- is 45 in the year 2019 and 46 in the year 2020; b.8/15/1974
Actress, Canadian
TV Shows: She Spies (as Cassie McBain), Eli Stone (as Taylor)
Movie Titles: Ghosts of Mars, Species, The Whole Nine Yards

🎭Peter Hermann -- is 52 in the year 2019 and 53 in the year 2020; b.8/15/1967
Actor, Producer
TV Shows: Law and Order: Special Victims Unit, Younger (as Charles Brooks)
Movie Titles: Philomena, Our Idiot Brother, United 93

🎵🎷Stix Hooper -- is 81 in the year 2019 and 82 in the year 2020; b.8/15/1938
Songwriter, Jazz Drummer
Names/Places: MN:Nesbert
Group Names: The Crusaders

🎭Courtney Hope -- is 30 in the year 2019 and 31 in the year 2020; b.8/15/1989 N.S.
Actress

🏆🎳Alvin "Bud" Horn -- is 82 in the year 2019 and 83 in the year 2020; b.8/15/1937 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Bowler

🏆⚾Jeff Huson -- is 55 in the year 2019 and 56 in the year 2020; b.8/15/1964
MLB Player

✍🎭Alejandro González Iñárritu -- is 56 in the year 2019 and 57 in the year 2020; b.8/15/1963 N.S.
Screenwriter, Producer/Director, Mexican
TV Shows: The One Percent (producer)
Movie Titles: The Revenant, Birdman, Biutiful, Babel

🎭Željko Ivanek -- is 62 in the year 2019 and 63 in the year 2020; b.8/15/1957
Actor, Producer, Yugoslav
Names/Places: pron: ZEHL'-koh eh-VON'-ehk
TV Shows: Hannibal, Heroes, Homicide: Life on the Street, Oz, Damages, Big Love, The Event, The Mob Doctor, Madam Secretary
Movie Titles: Argo, Donnie Brasco, In Bruges

🏆⚾Mike James -- is 52 in the year 2019 and 53 in the year 2020; b.8/15/1967
MLB Player
Names/Places: RN:Michael Elmo James

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🎵Paul Jefferson -- is 58 in the year 2019 and 59 in the year 2020; b.8/15/1961
Country Singer/Guitarist

🏆Kerri Walsh Jennings -- is 41 in the year 2019 and 42 in the year 2020; b.8/15/1978 N.S.
Olympic Athlete, Volleyball Player
Names/Places: aka LN: Walsh-Jennings

🎵🎸Tom Johnston -- is 71 in the year 2019 and 72 in the year 2020; b.8/15/1948
Keyboardist, Rock & Roll Singer/Guitarist
Group Names: Doobie Brothers (lead)

🎵🎸Matt Johnson -- is 58 in the year 2019 and 59 in the year 2020; b.8/15/1961
Songwriter, Alternative Rock Singer/Guitarist
Group Names: The The

🎵Joe Jonas -- is 30 in the year 2019 and 31 in the year 2020; b.8/15/1989
Pop Singer
Group Names: The Jonas Brothers

🏆🏈🥊Marcus Jones -- is 46 in the year 2019 and 47 in the year 2020; b.8/15/1973
NFL Tackle, Mixed Martial Arts

Alexandra Zahra Jones -- is 19 in the year 2019 and 20 in the year 2020; b.8/15/2000
Celebrity Daughter
Names/Places: Iman and David Bowie's daughter

Vernon Eulion Jordan Jr. -- is 84 in the year 2019 and 85 in the year 2020; b.8/15/1935
Civil Rights Leader
Misc: prez National Urban League 1970s

🎭🎵Emily Kinney -- is 34 in the year 2019 and 35 in the year 2020; b.8/15/1985 N.S.
Actress, Singer
TV Shows: Conviction, The Walking Dead (as Beth Greene)
Movie Titles: It's Complicated, Love on the Sidelines, Concussion

🏆⛸Jennifer Kirk -- is 35 in the year 2019 and 36 in the year 2020; b.8/15/1984
Figure Skater

🎵Frederick Knight -- is 75 in the year 2019 and 76 in the year 2020; b.8/15/1944
Music Producer, Songwriter, Rhythm and Blues Singer, Soul Singer
Song Titles: I've Been Lonely So Long

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🎭Mark Labbett -- is 54 in the year 2019 and 55 in the year 2020; b.8/15/1965 N.S.
Game Show Host, English

🎭Jennifer Lawrence -- is 29 in the year 2019 and 30 in the year 2020; b.8/15/1990
Actress, Producer
TV Shows: The Bill Engvall Show (as Lauren Pearson)
Movie Titles: The Hunger Games (series), Silver Linings Playbook

🎵Danelle Leverett -- is 36 in the year 2019 and 37 in the year 2020; b.8/15/1983
Country Guitarist
Group Names: The Jane Dear Girls

🎭Natalie Lowe -- is 39 in the year 2019 and 40 in the year 2020; b.8/15/1980 N.S.
Dancer, Australian
TV Shows: Strictly Come Dancing, Dancing with the Stars (Australian version)

🏆🏒Craig MacTavish -- is 61 in the year 2019 and 62 in the year 2020; b.8/15/1958
NHL Player, Canadian

🏆🏈Jason Maniecki -- is 47 in the year 2019 and 48 in the year 2020; b.8/15/1972
NFL Tackle, Polish

✍🎭Mike Markowitz -- is 58 in the year 2019 and 59 in the year 2020; b.8/15/1961
Writer, Producer
TV Shows: Becker (producer), Duckman: Private Dick/Family Man (producer)
Movie Titles: Horrble Bosses (series, writer)

🎭Larry Mathews -- is 64 in the year 2019 and 65 in the year 2020; b.8/15/1955
TV Actor
Names/Places: RN:Larry Mazzeo
TV Shows: The Dick Van Dyke Show (as Ritchie "ROSEBUD, see an episode for an explanation" Petrie)

🎭Debra Messing -- is 51 in the year 2019 and 52 in the year 2020; b.8/15/1968
TV/Movie Actress, Producer
TV Shows: The Starter Wife (as Molly Kagan), NYPD Blue (as Dana Abandando), Ned and Stacey (as Stacey Colbert), Seinfeld (as Beth 1996-97), Will and Grace (as Grace Adler), The Mysteries of Laura (as Laura Diamond)
Movie Titles: The Wedding Date, Along Came Polly

🏆⚾Ramón Morel -- is 45 in the year 2019 and 46 in the year 2020; b.8/15/1974
MLB Pitcher, Dominican Republican

🎭Danielle Morrow -- is 26 in the year 2019 and 27 in the year 2020; b.8/15/1993 N.S.
Actress, Comedienne
TV Shows: iCarly (as Nora)

🎭🏆Lori Nelson -- is 86 in the year 2019 and 87 in the year 2020; b.8/15/1933
TV/Movie Actress, Model
Names/Places: Johnny Mann's wife
Movie Titles: Bend of the River, Day the World Ended, Revenge of the Creature, How To Marry A Millionaire

🎭Nicole Paggi -- is 42 in the year 2019 and 43 in the year 2020; b.8/15/1977
Actress
TV Shows: Hope & Faith (as Sydney Shanowski), One on One (as Sara)

🎭🎵Carlos Pena Jr. -- is 30 in the year 2019 and 31 in the year 2020; b.8/15/1989
Actor, Director, Singer, American
Names/Places: RN: Carlos Roberto Pena Jr.; aka Carlos PenaVega
TV Shows: Big Time Rush (as Carlos Garcia)
Movie Titles: Big Time Movie, Pixies, Spare Parts

🎭Vince Poletto -- is 47 in the year 2019 and 48 in the year 2020; b.8/15/1972
Actor, Australian
TV Shows: Heartbreak High (as Matt Logan)
Movie Titles: Mr. Nice Guy

🎭Pat Priest -- is 83 in the year 2019 and 84 in the year 2020; b.8/15/1936
Actress
Names/Places: Ivy Baker's daughter
TV Shows: The Munsters (as Marilyn Munster)
Movie Titles: Easy Come Easy Go, The Incredible 2-Headed Transplant

👑🏆Princess Anne Elizabeth Alice Louise Windsor -- is 69 in the year 2019 and 70 in the year 2020; b.8/15/1950
Princess, Sports Figure, Olympic Athlete, English
Names/Places: Queen Elizabeth II's daughter; Capt. Mark Phillips' ex-wife, Tim Laurence's wife
Misc: Horsewoman; Princess of Britian

🎭Angela Rae -- is 53 in the year 2019 and 54 in the year 2020; b.8/15/1966
Actress

🎭Ann Ryerson -- is 70 in the year 2019 and 71 in the year 2020; b.8/15/1949
Actress
TV Shows: Pvt. Benjamin (as Pvt. Carol Winter), Curb Your Enthusiasm (as Ann Funkhouser)
Movie Titles: Minority Report, Constantine, Caddyshack, Blast from the Past

🎵Marshall Schofield -- is 57 in the year 2019 and 58 in the year 2020; b.8/15/1962
Music Figure
Group Names: The Fall

🎭David Sheinkopf -- is 49 in the year 2019 and 50 in the year 2020; b.8/15/1970
Actor
TV Shows: Falcon Crest (as Danny Sharpe)
Movie Titles: Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2, Newsies

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🎭Rondell Sheridan -- is 61 in the year 2019 and 62 in the year 2020; b.8/15/1958
Actor, Comedian, Director
TV Shows: Minor Adjustments (as Dr. Ron Aimes), That's So Raven (as Victor Baxter), Cory in the House (as Victor Baxter), Cousin Skeeter (as Andre Walker)
Movie Titles: Rites of Passage

Aoki Lee Simmons -- is 17 in the year 2019 and 18 in the year 2020; b.8/15/2002
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: Kimora and Russell's son

Eliana Sophia Slater -- is 18 in the year 2019 and 19 in the year 2020; b.8/15/2001
Celebrity Daughter
Names/Places: Ryan Haddon and Christian's daughter

🏆🏈Freddie Solomon -- is 47 in the year 2019 and 48 in the year 2020; b.8/15/1972
NFL Wide Receiver

🎭Lucille Soong -- is 81 in the year 2019 and 82 in the year 2020; b.8/15/1938 N.S.
Actress, Chinese
TV Shows: Fresh Off the Boat (as Grandma Huang)

Frederick Heschel Stone -- is 11 in the year 2019 and 12 in the year 2020; b.8/15/2008 N.S.
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: Maylim Bialik and Michael's son

🏆🏈Fred Strickland -- is 53 in the year 2019 and 54 in the year 2020; b.8/15/1966
NFL Linebacker

🏆🏈Lionel Taylor -- is 83 in the year 2019 and 84 in the year 2020; b.8/15/1936
NFL Coach, NFL Wide Receiver

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🎵Kate Taylor -- is 70 in the year 2019 and 71 in the year 2020; b.8/15/1949
Songwriter, Folk Singer
Names/Places: James' sister

🎭🏆Priscilla Lee Inga Taylor -- is 43 in the year 2019 and 44 in the year 2020; b.8/15/1976
Actress, Model, Playmate
Misc: March 1996; some say b. 1971

🏆🏈Yancey Thigpen -- is 50 in the year 2019 and 51 in the year 2020; b.8/15/1969
NFL Wide Receiver
Misc: 2x Pro Bowl, 2x All-Pro

🏆🏒Ger Unterluggauer -- is 43 in the year 2019 and 44 in the year 2020; b.8/15/1976
Hockey Figure

🎵🎷Geraldo Velez -- is 72 in the year 2019 and 73 in the year 2020; b.8/15/1947
Jazz Performer, Congo, Puerto Rican
Names/Places: NN: Jerry
Group Names: Spyro Gyra

🎵🎸Peter Vettese -- is 63 in the year 2019 and 64 in the year 2020; b.8/15/1956
Music Producer, Arranger, Songwriter, Keyboardist, Rock & Roll Musician, Scotish
Group Names: Jethro Tull

🏆🏈Ken Walter -- is 47 in the year 2019 and 48 in the year 2020; b.8/15/1972
NFL Kicker

Maxine Waters -- is 81 in the year 2019 and 82 in the year 2020; b.8/15/1938
Congressperson

🎵Jimmy Webb -- is 73 in the year 2019 and 74 in the year 2020; b.8/15/1946
Music Producer, Composer/Songwriter, Organist, Pianist, Adult-Pop Singer
Misc: wrote a lot of songs for Glen Campbell, also wrote MacArthur Park, which "Weird Al" skewered into "Jurassic Park"; also wrote "Up, Up and Away"; some say b. Aug 5

Kathryn Whitmire -- is 73 in the year 2019 and 74 in the year 2020; b.8/15/1946
Mayor
Misc: the first female Mayor of the city of Houston, Texas

🏆🏒Mike Wilkinson -- is 52 in the year 2019 and 53 in the year 2020; b.8/15/1967
NHL Player, Canadian

🎭Tom Williams -- is 90 in the year 2019 and 91 in the year 2020; b.8/15/1929
Actor, Producer
TV Shows: Nobody's Perfect, Adam-12 (assistant, executive producer), Dragnet 1967 (assistant to producer)

🎵🎸Pete York -- is 77 in the year 2019 and 78 in the year 2020; b.8/15/1942
Songwriter, Rock & Roll Drummer, English
Group Names: Spencer Davis Group

🎵DJ Smoove da General -- is 29 in the year 2019 and 30 in the year 2020; b.8/15/1990 N.S.
Rapper
Group Names: Cali Swag District

🎭Bil Baird -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/15/1904 d.3/18/1987 (82)
Puppeteer
Names/Places: FN:William B.
TV Shows: Jack Paar Show (semi-regular)

🎭Ethel Barrymore -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/15/1879 d.6/18/1959 (79)
TV/Movie/Stage Actress
Names/Places: b. in Philadelphia; First Lady of the American Theater; RLN:Mae Blythe; Maurice's daughter; John & Lionel's sister

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Robert Abram Bartlett -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/15/1875 d.4/28/1946 (70)
Explorer

🎨Leonard Baskin -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/15/1922 d.6/3/2000 (77)
Sculptor
Misc: bleak but impressive portrayals of the human figure.

Elizabeth Bolden -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/15/1890 d.12/12/2006 (116)
Misc: reportedly the world's oldest person when she died

Robert Bolt -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/15/1924 d.2/20/1995 (70)
Dramatist/Playwright, Screen/Scriptwriter, British
Names/Places: Sarah Miles' ex-ex-hubby
Misc: some say b. Aug 25
Movie Titles: Dr. Zhivago, A Man for All Seasons, Lawrence of Arabia

🎵Jackie Brenston -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/15/1930 d.12/15/1979 (49)
Songwriter, Singer, Saxophonist
Misc: his "Rocket 88" song in 1951 was considered to be the first rock 'n roll record
Song Titles: Rocket 88

🎭Estelle Brody -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/15/1900 d.6/11/1995 (94)
Movie Actress, Dancer

🎵Buster Brown -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/15/1911 d.1/31/1976 (64)
Songwriter, Harmonicaist, Blues Singer

🎵Bobby Byrd -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/15/1934 d.9/12/2007 (73)
Hall of Famer, Singer, Pianist
Group Names: The Famous Flames (backing band for James Brown)

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🎵Emma Calve -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/15/1853 d.1/6/1942 (88)
Opera Soprano
Misc: famed for her performances in the title role of Georges Bizet's Carmen.

Walter Campbell -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/15/1887 d.12/25/1957 (70)
Writer

🏆⛸Roger Campbell -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/15/1942 d.2/15/1961 (18)
Hall of Famer, Figure Skater

🎭Fran Carlon -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/15/1913 d.10/4/1993 (80)
TV/Movie/Stage/Radio Actress

Lillian Carter -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/15/1898 d.10/30/1983 (85)
Celebrity Relative
Names/Places: President Jimmy's mother

🏆🎳Martin Cassio -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/15/1904 d.12/20/1972 (68)
Hall of Famer, Bowler
Misc: won 15 tournament titles.

✍⚛🎭🎵Julia Child -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/15/1912 d.8/12/2004 (91)
Hall of Famer, Author, Chef, Teacher, TV Hostess, Pianist
Names/Places: b. in Pasadena, California
Misc: Cookbook author; permanently immoralized not only in the Culinary Institute of America's Hall of Fame, but also by Dan Aykroyd parodying her on a Saturday Night Live skit.
TV Shows: The French Chef

John Chisum -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/15/1824 d.12/23/1884 (60)
Pioneer
Misc: Rancher; Cattler

Conor Clapton -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/15/1986 d.3/20/1991 (4)
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: Lori Del Santo & Eric's son
Misc: he was killed when he fell from the window of of mother's 53rd-floor apartment in New York.

Louise Colet -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/15/1810 N.S. d.3/9/1876 N.S. (65)
Novelist, Poet, French

🎵Samuel Coleridge-Taylor -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/15/1875 d.9/1/1912 (37)
Composer, English

📰Ferdinand Columbus -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/15/1488 d.??/??/1539
Biographer, Spanish
Names/Places: Christopher's son
Misc: estimated date of birth

💰🏆⚾Charles Albert "Charlie" Comiskey -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/15/1859 N.S. d.10/26/1931 N.S. (72)
Hall of Famer, Executive, MLB First Baseman
Names/Places: RN:Charles Albert Comiskey; NN:Commy or The Old Roman
Misc: founding owner of the Chicago White Sox Comiskey Park
Sports Teams: St. Louis Brown Stockings/Browns (1882-1889), Chicago Pirates (1890), St. Louis Browns (1891), Cincinnati Reds (1892-1894), St. Louis Browns (manager, 1883-1889, 1891), Chicago Pirates (manager, 1890), Cincinnati Reds (manager, 1892-1894), Chicago White Sox (owner, 1901-1931)

🎭Mike Connors -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/15/1925 d.1/26/2017 N.S. (91)
Actor, Producer
Names/Places: b. in Fresno, CA; RN:Kreker "Kirk" Ohanian
TV Shows: Tightrope, Mannix (as Joe Mannix), Todays FBI
Movie Titles: The Ten Commandments, Sudden Fear

🏆🥊Eugène Criqui -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/15/1893 d.7/7/1977 (83)
Hall of Famer, Boxer, French

Leo Crowley -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/15/1889 d.??/??/1972
Presidential Aide
Misc: 1st FDIC Chairman

🎭Frank Daniels -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/15/1856 d.1/12/1935 (78)
Movie Actor

Sir James Douglas -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/15/1803 d.8/2/1877 (73)
Governor, Canadian
Misc: the first governor of British Columbia

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🎖👑Emperor Napoleon I -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/15/1769 d.5/5/1821 (51)
General, King, French
Names/Places: b. on the island of Corsica; LN:Bonaparte
Misc: French emperor 1804-13/1814-15; not the "They're Coming to Take Me Away, HA-HAAA!" dementoid; died in exile on the island of St. Helena.

🏆⚾Nino Espinosa -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/15/1953 d.12/24/1987 (34)
MLB Player

Edna Ferber -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/15/1885 N.S. d.4/16/1968 N.S. (82)
Novelist, Short Story Writer, Playwright
Book Titles: So Big, Showboat, Cimarron, Giant, American Beauty

🎵Lukas Foss -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/15/1922 d.2/1/2009 (86)
Conductor/Composer, Pianist

🎵Joe Garland -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/15/1903 d.4/21/1977 (73)
Arranger, Reeds

🎭Charlie Gemora -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/15/1903 d.8/19/1961 (58)
Movie Actor
TV Shows: King Kong (as King Kong)

🏆🏈Malcolm Glazer -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/15/1928 d.5/28/2014 (85)
NFL Owner
Sports Teams: Tampa Bay Buccaneers (owner)

📰⚖Duff Green -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/15/1791 d.6/10/1875 (83)
Journalist, Politician
Misc: an influential member of President Andrew Jackson's inner advisory circle, the "kitchen cabinet."

🎭Huntz Hall -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/15/1920 d.1/30/1999 (78)
TV/Movie Actor
Names/Places: RN:Henry Hall
Movie Titles: The Bowery Boys (as dumbest Dead End Kid)

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Florence King De Wolfe Harding -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/15/1860 N.S. d.11/21/1924 N.S. (64)
First Lady
Names/Places: Warren's wife

🎭Signey Hasso -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/15/1915 d.6/8/2002 (86)
Movie/Stage Actress, Swedish
TV Shows: QBVII (TV mini-series)

🏆🏁🏊John Gatenby "Jack" Hatfield -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/15/1893 N.S. d.3/30/1965 N.S. (71)
Hall of Famer, Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, English

🎭Jill Haworth -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/15/1945 d.1/3/2011 (65)
Actress, English

🎵Bobby Helms -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/15/1933 d.6/19/1997 (63)
Songwriter, Singer/Guitarist, Country-Pop Performer
Misc: was the first singer to tie in Christmas with rock 'n roll despite David Letterman's objections; some say b. 1935
Song Titles: Jingle Bell Rock

🎭Dame Wendy Hiller -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/15/1912 d.5/14/2003 (90)
Movie/Stage Actress, English
Movie Titles: Separate Tables (1958), A Man for All Seasons, Making Love, Murder on the Orient Express, Pygmalion, The Elephant Man, Toys in the Attic, David Copperfield

🎵Nipsey Hussle -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/15/1985 N.S. d.3/31/2019 N.S. (33)
Rapper, American
Names/Places: RN: Ermias Asghedom

Elvin Morton Jellinek -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/15/1890 d.10/22/1963 (73)
Physiologist
Misc: a pioneer in the scientific study of alcoholism.

🎭Georgiann Johnson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/15/1926 N.S. d.6/4/2018 N.S. (91)
Actress
TV Shows: Mr. Peepers (as Marge Weskit), Our Family Honor, Trials of Rosie O'Neill (as Charlotte O'Neill)
Movie Titles: Midnight Cowboy

🎭Lani Kai -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/15/1936 d.8/24/1999 (63)
Actor

🎭Elizabeth Kerr -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/15/1912 d.1/13/2000 (87)
Actress
TV Shows: Mork & Mindy (as Cora Hudson)

🎭Jim Lange -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/15/1932 d.2/25/2014 (81)
Game Show Host
TV Shows: The Dating Game (host 1966-80)

✍📰Stieg Larssson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/15/1954 N.S. d.11/9/2004 N.S. (50)
Writer, Journalist, Swedish

✍🎖🎭Lawrence Of Arabia -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/15/1888 d.5/19/1935 (46)
Author, Soldier, Actor, Welsh (Wales), Gay
Names/Places: b. in Tremadoc; Officer; RN:Thomas Edward Lawrence/Shaw
Misc: died in England from injuries sustained in a motorcycle crash

Tom Mboya -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/15/1930 d.7/5/1969 (38)
Politician
Misc: Major political leader in Kenya until his assassination six years after his country had achieved independence.

✍🎭🎵Paul McDowell -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/15/1931 N.S. d.5/2/2016 N.S. (84)
Comedy Writer, Actor, Pop Singer, English
Movie Titles: National Lampoon's European Vacation, Chemical Wedding, The Thirty-Nine Steps, Doing Time

🏆🥊Ken Overlin -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/15/1940 N.S. d.7/24/1969 N.S. (28)
Hall of Famer, Boxer, American

🎭Phil Perlman -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/15/1919 d.4/29/2015 N.S. (95)
TV/Movie Actor, Cameraperson
Names/Places: Rhea's father
TV Shows: Cheers (barfly at the end wearing glasses)
Movie Titles: Man on the Moon, Out of Sight, The War of the Roses, Throw Momma from the Train

🎵🎷Oscar Peterson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/15/1925 d.12/23/2007 (82)
Composer, Pianist, Bandleader, Jazz Performer, Canadian

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🎵Billy Pinkney -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/15/1925 N.S. d.7/4/2007 N.S. (81)
Hall of Famer, Bass Singer/Basso
Names/Places: or Bill Pinckney?
Group Names: The Drifters

🎵Don Rich -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/15/1941 d.7/17/1974 (32)
Country Singer/Guitarist
Group Names: The Buckaroos (Buck Owens' backup band)
TV Shows: Hee Haw

🎭Nicolas Roeg -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/15/1928 N.S. d.11/23/2018 N.S. (90)
Director, Cinematographer, English
Movie Titles: Walkabout, Don't Look Now, The Witches, The Man Who Fell to Earth

🎭🎵Rose Marie -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/15/1923 d.12/28/2017 N.S. (94)
Actress, Radio Actress, Comedienne, Panelist, Singer
Names/Places: b. in New York City; NN:Baby Rose Marie; LN:Mazetta
Misc: likely born in 1923
TV Shows: The Dick Van Dyke Show (as Sally Rogers), The Doris Day Show (as Myrna), Hollywood Squares

🎭Johnny Roventini -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/15/1910 d.11/30/1998 (88)
Announcer
Misc: radio and TV ad pitchman in the 30's and 40's

🎭Janice Rule -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/15/1931 d.10/17/2003 (72)
Actress
Names/Places: b. in Norwood, Ohio

✍💰Phyllis Stewart Schlafly -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/15/1924 d.9/5/2016 N.S. (92)
Author, Leader, Political Activist
Misc: antifeminist; Eagle Forum Pres

🏆⚾Barney Schultz -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/15/1926 N.S. d.9/6/2015 N.S. (89)
MLB Coach, MLB Pitcher
Misc: was strictly a relief pitcher, appearing in 227 games overall without any starts. He was an early specialist in the knuckleball.
Sports Teams: St. Louis Cardinals (1955), Detroit Tigers (1959), Chicago Cubs (1961-1963), St. Louis Cardinals (1963-1965)

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Sir Walter Scott -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/15/1771 d.9/21/1832 (61)
Novelist, Poet, Scotish
Book Titles: Lady of Lake

🎵Mike Seeger -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/15/1933 d.8/7/2009 (75)
Music Producer, Singer, Multi-instrumentalist, Folk Performer
Group Names: New Lost City Ramblers

🎵Charles Tobias -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/15/1898 d.7/7/1970 (71)
Songwriter

🎨Jack Tworkov -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/15/1900 d.9/4/1982 (82)
Painter
Misc: an exponent of the Abstract Expressionist movement

🏆🏈Gene Upshaw Jr. -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/15/1945 d.8/20/2008 (63)
Hall of Famer, NFL Guard
Names/Places: RN:Eugene Thurman Upshaw Jr.
Misc: 2-time All-AFL and 3-time All-NFL selection with Oakland; helped lead Raiders to 2 Super Bowl titles in 1976 and '80 seasons; executive director of NFL Players Assn. since 1987; agreed to application of salary cap in 1994.
Sports Teams: Oakland Raiders (1967-1981)

🎵Ned Washington -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/15/1901 d.12/20/1976 (75)
Lyricist
Movie Titles: Pinocchio, Dumbo, High Noon

🎵Hugo Winterhalter -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/15/1909 d.9/17/1973 (64)
Arranger, Bandleader, Conductor
Misc: RCA Musical Director

🎭🎵Florian Zabach -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/15/1918 d.2/25/2006 (87)
TV Host, Composer, Violinist
Song Titles: The Hot Canary

Louis de Broglie -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/15/1892 d.3/19/1987 (94)
Physicist, French

🎵Licia Albanese -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/22/1913 d.8/15/2014 (101)
Opera Soprano, Italian
Misc: New York Metropolitan Opera

🏆🏋Paul Anderson -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/17/1932 d.8/15/1994 (61)
Weightlifter
Misc: one of America's greatest light super heavyweight lifter (Olympic-gold-1956)

Dick Assman -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/14/1934 d.8/15/2016 N.S. (82)
Canadian
Names/Places: RN: Richard Arthur Assman
Misc: Canadian gas station attendant; got fame after appearing on The Late Show with David Letterman due to his unusual name

💰🏆🏒Donald Henderson "Dan" Bain -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/14/1874 d.8/15/1962 (88)
Hall of Famer, Merchant, NHL Center, Canadian
Sports Teams: Winnipeg Victorias (possibly 1894-1902)

🎭Nina Bara -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/3/1920 d.8/15/1990 (70)
TV Actress
TV Shows: Space Patrol (as Tonga)

🎨Alfred Hamilton Barr Jr. -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/28/1902 d.8/15/1981 (79)
Artist, Scholar
Misc: art historian; museum director

🎖Richard Bassett -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/2/1745 d.8/15/1815 (70)
Revolutionary
Misc: Constitution signer

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🎨Walter Berndt -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/22/1899 d.8/15/1979 (79)
Cartoonist
Misc: Smitty

⛪⚖Julian Bond -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/14/1940 d.8/15/2015 N.S. (75)
Quaker, Politician, Civil Rights Leader, Political Activist
Misc: former NAACP Chairman

Pierre Bouger -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/16/1698 N.S. d.8/15/1758 N.S. (60)
Astronomer, Mathematician, French
Misc: best remembered as one of the founders of photometry, the measurement of light intensities.

Pierre Bouguer -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/16/1698 N.S. d.8/15/1758 N.S. (60)
Astronomer, Geophysicist, Mathematician, French
Names/Places: NN: The Father of Naval Architecture

🎨Ernie Bushmiller -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/23/1905 d.8/15/1982 (76)
Comic Strip Cartoonist
Misc: Nancy

🎵🎸Robert Calverd -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/9/1944 d.8/15/1988 (44)
Rock & Roll Singer, Alternative Rock Singer, British
Group Names: Hawkind

🏆🏒Joe Carveth -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/21/1918 d.8/15/1985 (67)
NHL Forward
Misc: scored 20 or more goals in three seasons.

🎖Clifton Clowers -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/30/1891 d.8/15/1994 (102)
Hero
Misc: celebrated in the hit song Wolverton Mountain, really exists

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🎵🎷Rudy Collins -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/24/1934 d.8/15/1988 (54)
Drummer, Jazz Performer

🎵Lew C. DeWitt -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/8/1938 d.8/15/1990 (52)
Hall of Famer, Songwriter, Tenor, Country Singer, Country Guitarist
Misc: some say b. 1939
Group Names: The Statler Brothers

Grazia Deledda -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/27/1875 d.8/15/1936 (60)
Novelist, Italian
Book Titles: Old Man of the Mountain (1926 Nobel)

🎭Charles Eaton -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/22/1910 d.8/15/2004 (94)
Stage Actor
Misc: Broadway star of the 1920s

🎵🎸Jackie Edwards -- Death Anniversary -- b.??/??/1938 d.8/15/1992
Songwriter, Reggae Singer, Jamaican

Julie Forsythe -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/20/1919 d.8/15/1994 (74)
Celebrity Spouse
Names/Places: John's wife

Harry Harrison -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/12/1925 d.8/15/2012 (87)
Sci-fi Writer
Book Titles: Deathworld (trilogy of novels)

🎵🎷Jane Harvey -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/6/1925 d.8/15/2013 (88)
Jazz Singer

🎭🎵Ray Heatherton -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/1/1909 d.8/15/1997 (88)
Actor, Commercial Actor, Dancer, Singer
Names/Places: Joey's father
Misc: 1950s Merry Mailman, Tropicana Orange Juice

🎵🎷Bobby Hutcherson -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/27/1941 d.8/15/2016 N.S. (75)
Marimba, Vibraphonist, Jazz Musician

🏆🏒Edward John "Eddie" Jeremiah -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/4/1905 N.S. d.8/15/1967 N.S. (61)
Hall of Famer, NHL Player, Hockey Coach
Sports Teams: Dartmouth (1926-1930), New Haven Eagles (1930-1933), New York Americans (1931-1932), Boston Bruins (1931-1932), Boston Cubs (1931-1932), Philadelphia Arrows (1933-1934), Cleveland Falcons (1934-1935), Boston Olympics (coach 1935-1936), Dartmouth (coach 1937-1942, 1945-1963, 1964-1967)

🎨Al Kilgore -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/19/1927 d.8/15/1983 (55)
Comic Strip Cartoonist
Misc: Bullwinkle

📰James Jackson Kilpatrick -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/1/1920 d.8/15/2010 (89)
Journalist, Commentator, Columnist
TV Shows: 60 Minutes (Point-Counterpoint Conservative debater 1971-79)

🎵🎷Irene Kral -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/18/1932 d.8/15/1978 (46)
Jazz Singer

Bert Lance -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/3/1931 d.8/15/2013 (82)
Government Official
Misc: the former state highway director who helped Jimmy Carter climb to the presidency and then joined his White House administration.

Elias Loomis -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/7/1811 d.8/15/1889 (78)
Mathematician, Physicist

🎭Paul Lukas -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/26/1887 d.8/15/1971 (84)
TV/Movie/Stage Actor, American, Hungarian
Names/Places: RLN:Lucacs

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👑Macbeth -- Death Anniversary -- b.??/??/???? d.8/15/1057
King, Scotish

🎨René Magritte -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/21/1898 d.8/15/1967 (68)
Painter, Surrealist Artist, Belgiumese

✍⚖Lawrence Mumford -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/11/1903 d.8/15/1982 (78)
Librarian, Government Official
Misc: Librarian of Congress

✍📰Gorham Munson -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/26/1896 d.8/15/1969 (73)
Author, Critic, Editor, American

Skylar Lynnae Neil -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/26/1991 d.8/15/1995 (4)
Celebrity Daughter
Names/Places: Sharise & Vince Neil's daughter

✍📰🎵Paul Oliver -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/25/1927 d.8/15/2017 N.S. (90)
Hall of Famer, Writer, Historian, Musicologist, English
Misc: writer on the blues and other forms of African-American music.

🎵Thomas Wayne Perkins -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/22/1940 d.8/15/1971 (31)
Singer

🎵Norman Petty -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/25/1927 d.8/15/1984 (57)
Music Producer, Composer, Songwriter, Pianist
Misc: Recording studio owner where Buddy Holly and The Crickets recorded their hits

🏆🏒Sam Pollock -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/25/1925 d.8/15/2007 (81)
Sports Executive, NHL Player, Canadian
Misc: Hockey GM; managed NHL Montreal Canadiens to 9 Stanley Cups in 14 years (1965-78).

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Wiley Post -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/22/1899 d.8/15/1935 (35)
Adventurer, Aviator
Misc: Parachutist; first pilot to fly solo around the world

✍📰🎭Will Rogers -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/4/1879 d.8/15/1935 (55)
Writer, Humorist, Philosopher, Columnist, Movie Actor, Producer
Names/Places: b. near Oologah, Indian Territory, OK; RFN:William Penn Adair

🎭Tim Russ -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/22/1956 d.8/15/2007 (51)
TV Actor
TV Shows: Star Trek: Voyager (as Vulcan tactical/security officer Tuvok), General Hospital (as Dr. Trent)

🎵Artur Schnabel -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/17/1882 d.8/15/1951 (69)
Pianist, Austrian

🎭🎵Joe Seneca -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/14/1919 d.8/15/1996 (77)
Actor, Singer
Group Names: The Verdict

📰🎭John Cameron Swayze -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/4/1906 d.8/15/1995 (89)
Newscaster, Journalist, Commentator, Panelist
Names/Places: b. in Wichita, Ks.
Misc: Timex watch spokesman who made them take a licking and kept on ticking
TV Shows: Who Said That?, Camel News Caravan, Steve Allen Show

Hugh Theorell -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/6/1903 d.8/15/1982 (79)
Biochemist, Swedish
Misc: studied enzymes (Nobel 1955)

🎵Jo Walker-Meador -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/16/1924 d.8/15/2017 N.S. (93)
Hall of Famer, Music Executive
Misc: the long-time executive director of the Country Music Association; in the Country Music Hall of Fame

🏆🏀W. R. Clifford "Cliff" Wells -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/17/1896 N.S. d.8/15/1977 N.S. (81)
Hall of Famer, Basketball Coach
Misc: As a high school basketball coach in Indiana he led his teams to winning more than 50 tournaments, including two Indiana state championships in 1919 and 1934.
Sports Teams: Tulane University (coach 1945-1963)

📰💰🎵Jerry Wexler -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/10/1917 N.S. d.8/15/2008 N.S. (91)
Hall of Famer, Journalist, Executive, Music Producer, Arranger, Songwriter
Misc: Instrumental in popularizing soul music to white audiences. Worked with Aretha Franklin, Bob Dylan, Wilson Pickett, Sam & Dave, and many others.

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The Holiday Almanacs August 15, 2020

What's Today?

Today is Sat Aug the 15 in the year 2020 , a leap year
Jan 1 began on a Wed
This is day 228 of the year
Serialnumber = 44046
Julian date = 2459065 O.S.= 8 - 2 - 2020

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Holidays

Assumption Of The blessed Virgin Mary. Commerating the taking of Mary into heaven after death.
International Heroes Week Begins (8 Days)
[USA] 60s Music Appreciation Weekend (Woodstock 8-15-17-1969) (prop by D.T.)
[USA] National Hippie Day
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist Week Ends
Don't Wait...Celebrate Week Ends
National Apple Week Ends
[Bahrain-1971, Chad, Congo-1960, India-1947] Independence Day
[Costa Rica] Mother's Day
[Grenada, Liechtenstein, Corsica] National Day
[India] Independence Day (1950)
[Laos] Memorial Day
[Pakistan] Independence Day (1947)
[South Korea] Liberation Day (1945? 1948?)
[USA] National Relaxation Day.
National Relaxation Day
National Homeless Animals Day
Weird Contest Week (Day 6)

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Astrological sign: Leo: The Lion (7-23 thru 8-22); Ruling Planet: Sun. Element: Fire. Traits: Forceful, generous, creative, well-organized. Body part associated with this sign: The heart. Occupations: Supervisor, actor, king, activities requiring physical strength, bartender.
Astrological sign: Virgo: The Virgin (8-23 thru 9-22); Symbol: The Virgin. Ruling Planet: Mercury. Element: Earth. Traits: Analytical, discriminating, modest, neat. Body part associated with this sign: The belly. Occupations: Editor, medicine, chemistry, research, accounting.
Flowers: gladiolus and poppy
Gems: sardonyx and peridot
Full Moon: Sturgeon Moon and Barley Moon?
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National Parks Month
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Science, Medicine and Technology Books Month
Dog Days Of Summer Ends (began 7-3).
Kappa Cygnid meteor shower, radiant in Cygnus (thru 8-20)
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