Famous Birthdays on this Day, May 13:

1024 - Hugh of Cluny, French saint (d. 1109)
1254 - Maria of Brabant, queen of France (d. 1321)
1314 - Sergius of Radonesh, Russian saint
1588 - Ole Worm, Danish physician (d. 1654)
1592 - John Cloppenburg, vicar/theologist
1638 - Richard Simon, French Biblical critic (d. 1712)
1655 - Innocent XIII, [Michelangiolo dei Conti], Italy, 244th Pope (1721-24)
1699 - Marquis of Pombal, Prime Minister of Portugal (d. 1782)
1707 - Carl von Linné, Swedish scientist (d. 1778)
1712 - Johann Hartwig Ernst, Count von Bernstorff, Danish statesman (d. 1772)
1717 - Maria Theresa, Empress of Austria (Wife of emperor Franz I)
1729 - Henry William (Baron) Stiegel, early American glassmaker
1730 - Charles Watson-Wentworth 2nd marquis of Rockingham, Engl PM (1765-76)
1730 - Marquess of Rockingham, (Whig), British PM (1765-66, 1782)
1735 - Horace Coignet, composer
1742 - Archduchess Maria Christina, Duchess of Teschen (d. 1798)
1746 - Oliver Brownson, composer
1753 - Lazare Carnot, French general, politician, and mathematician (d. 1823)
1756 - Wojciech Zywny, composer
1761 - Adrian Loosjes Pzn, publisher/writer (Mauritius Lijnslager)
1776 - Charles Ots, composer
1776 - Rodrigo Ferreira da Costa, composer
1792 - Pius IX "Pio Nono", [Giovanni-Maria Mastai-Ferretti], Pope (1846-78)
1794 - Louis-Leopold Robert, French painter (d. 1835)
1795 - Joshua Ratoon Sands, Commander (Union Navy), died in 1883
1795 - Gérard Paul Deshayes, French geologist (d. 1875)
1822 - Francis of Assisi of Bourbon, King Consort of Spain (d. 1902)
1828 - Josephine Elizabeth Butler, social reformer
1830 - Zebulon Baird Vance, Governor (Confederacy), died in 1894
1831 - Willem baron of Goltstein of Oldenaller, Dutch minister of Colonies
1840 - Alphonse Daudet, writer
1840 - L-M Alphonse Daudet, French writer (Tartarin of Tarascon)
1842 - Arthur Seymour Sullivan, London England, composer (Gilbert & Sullivan)
1843 - Count Paul J Smet de Naeyer, Belgian politician
1847 - Johannes Haarklou, composer
1854 - Louis H Chrispijn, Dutch director (Lost & Found, Silvia Silombra)
1854 - Paul Klengel, composer
1856 - Peter Henry Emerson, 1st to promote photography as an independent art
1856 - Tom O'Rourke, American boxing manager (d. 1938)
1857 - Ronald Ross, England, pathologist (Nobel 1902)
1859 - Eugust Enna, composer
1866 - Ottokar Eugen Novacek, composer
1867 - Frank Brangwyn, Wales, painter/muralist/cartoonist (Willam Morris)
1868 - Paolo Gallico, composer
1874 - Henry Clough-Leiter, composer
1876 - Raoul Laparra, composer
1881 - Ilona Durigo, Hungarian singer
1882 - Georges F Broque, French cubist painter (Bike)
1883 - Henk JFM Sneevliet, leader RSAP/editor Spartacus (Dutch-Indies)
1883 - Georgios Papanikolaou, Greek doctor, inventor of the Pap smear (d. 1962)
1886 - Joseph Achron, Latvia/US violinist/composer (Golem suite)
1891 - Fritz Rasp, Bayreuth Germany, actor (Diary of a Lost Girl)
1894 - Ásgeir Ásgeirsson, 2nd President of Iceland (d. 1972)
1896 - Charles F Pahud de Mortanges, Dutch equestrian (Olympic-gold-1928, 32)
1898 - Justin Tuveri, Italian veteran of the First World War (d. 2007)
1900 - Jos Panhuysen, author (Pornographer)
1903 - Alfred Pugsley, civil engineer
1903 - Paul Page, Birmingham AL, actor (Girl From Havana, Moth)
1904 - Alfred Earle Birney, poet
1904 - Tim Wall, cricketer (18 Tests for Australia 1928-34)
1906 - Thomas Mitchell, architect/engineer
1907 - Austin Whitaker, schoolmaster classical scholar/archivist
1907 - Daphne du Maurier, English writer (Rebecca, Parasites)
1907 - Laurence Kirwan, archaeologist
1908 - Michael Richardson, commandant (Home for Disabled Sailors)
1911 - Maxine Sullivan, [Marietta Williams], US singer/actress (Going Places)
1911 - Robert Middleman, Cin Oh, actor (Barney-Monroes)
1911 - Robert Middleton, American film and television actor (d. 1977)
1912 - Helen Craig, San Antonio TX, actress (Snake Pit, They Live by Night)
1912 - Gil Evans, Canadian musician (d. 1988)
1912 - Judah Nadich, American rabbi (d. 2007)
1913 - Sanjiva Reddy, president (India)
1913 - William R Tolbert, president Liberia (1971-80)
1913 - Lambros Konstantaras, Greek actor (d. 1985)
1914 - Joe Louis, world heavyweight boxing champion (1937-49)
1914 - Joe Louis, American boxer (d. 1981)
1915 - John Habakkuk, principal (Jesus College in Oxford)
1917 - Paul Osmond, British senior civil servant
1917 - Wilhelmus C Wijen, [Broeder Pius], social worker (Curacao)
1918 - John Johnston, British diplomat (Rhodesia, Malaysia)
1918 - T. Balasaraswati, Bharatanatyam dancer (d.1984)
1920 - Ratu Kasmisere Mara, PM of Fiji (1960-70, 70- )/pres (1994- )
1920 - Gareth Morris, British flautist (d. 2007)
1921 - Syd[ney G] Vincent, British mine workers leader
1922 - Michael Ainsworth, British cricketer (d. 1978)
1922 - Beatrice Arthur, American actress
1924 - Harry Schwarz, South African MP and Ambassador to the US
1924 - Theodore Mann, American theatre producer and director
1926 - Beatrice Arthur, [Frankel], NY, actress (Maude, Dorothy-Golden Girls)
1926 - Wallace Breem, British author
1927 - Clive Barnes, drama critic (NY Times, NY Post)
1927 - Herbert Ross, director/choreographer (Footloose)
1927 - Archie Scott-Brown, English race car driver (d. 1958)
1928 - Édouard Molinaro, French film actor, director and screenwriter
1928 - Enrique Bolaños, President of Nicaragua
1928 - Jim Shoulders, Champion rodeo cowboy (d. 2007)
1930 - Mike Gravel, (Sen-R-Alaska)
1930 - Vernon Shaw, former president of Dominica
1931 - Eileen Diss, theatrical designer (August, Secret Places, Betrayal)
1931 - Jim Jones, reverend, poisoned over 100 in Guyana (Jonestown Massacre)
1931 - Sydney Lipworth, CEO (Monopolies & Mergers Commission)
1931 - William Utting, chief inspector (British Social Services)
1931 - Jim Jones, American cult leader (d. 1978)
1933 - Alden Ashforth, composer
1933 - Sid Morrison, (Rep-R-WA, 1981- )
1933 - Stig Gustav Schonberg, composer
1934 - Adolf Muschg, writer
1934 - Leon Wagner, baseball player (d. 2004)
1935 - Nigel Butterley, composer
1935 - Yizhak Sadai, composer
1935 - Dominic Cossa, American baritone
1936 - Alan Rayfield, governor (Long Latin Prison)
1936 - Rafael Campos, Santiago Dominican Republic, actor (Tonka)
1937 - John Cope, MP/Paymaster General
1937 - Judith Somogi, NYC, conductor (Frankfurt Opera-1982)
1937 - Roger [Joseph] Zelazny, sci-fi author (6 Hugos, Chronicles of Amber)
1937 - Zohra Lampert, NYC, actress (Doctor's Hospital)
1937 - Roch Carrier, Canadian novelist
1937 - Trevor Baylis, English inventor of the wind-up radio
1938 - Buck Taylor, Hollywood Calif, actor (Monroes, Gunsmoke)
1938 - Laurent Beaudoin, French Canadian businessman (Bombardier)
1938 - Giuliano Amato, Italian politician
1939 - Anthony Hide, racehorse trainer
1939 - Harvey Keitel, actor (Taxi Driver, Pulp Fiction, Reservoir Dogs)
1939 - Terry Dill, Forth Worth TX, PGA golfer (1992 Bank One Senior Classic)
1939 - William W Cobey Jr, (Rep-R-NC, 1985-87)
1939 - Hildrun Claus, German athlete
1940 - Bruce Chatwin, England, writer (On the Black Hill)
1940 - Richard Brooks, singer (Impressions)
1941 - Joe Brown, singer/guitarist
1941 - Ritchie Valens, singer (Donna, La Bamba)
1941 - Senta Berger, Vienna Austria, actress (Cast a Giant Shadow)
1942 - Jim Douglas, jazz guitarist
1942 - Vladimir A Dzhanibekov, USSR, cosmo (Soyuz 27, 39, T-6, T-12, T-13)
1943 - Mary Wells, Detroit, singer (My Guy)
1944 - Betsy Finley Ashton, broadcast journalist/author/lecturer
1944 - Carolyn Franklin, US singer/songwriter (Baby Baby Baby, Angel)
1944 - Clive Radley, cricketer (England batsman in 8 Tests 1978)
1944 - Crispin Agnew of Lochnaw, British explorer/genealogist
1944 - Armistead Maupin, American author
1945 - Magic Dick, [Richard Salwitz], harmonicaist (J Geils Band-Centerfold)
1945 - Sam Anderson, American actor
1946 - Danny Klein, NYC, rock bassist (J Geils Band-Centerfold)
1946 - Tim Pigott-Smith, actor (Sweet William, Jewel in Crown)
1947 - David Hughes, cricketer
1947 - Pete "Overend" Watts, rock bassist (Mott The Hoople-All Young Dudes)
1947 - Stephen R Donaldson, US, sci-fi author (Lord Foul's Bane)
1947 - Edgar Burcksen, Dutch film editor
1949 - Franklin Ajaye, BKln NY, comedian/actor (Jazz Singer, Car Wash)
1949 - John Glover, conductor
1949 - Overend Watts, rock bassist (Mott the Hoople-All the Young Dudes)
1949 - Zoe Wanamaker, actress (Raggedy Rawney)
1950 - Danny Kirwan, rocker (Fleetwood Mac)
1950 - John "Jocko" Marcellino, rocker/actor (Tagget, Hot to Trot, Rain Man)
1950 - Peter Gabriel, rocker (Genesis-Against All Odds)
1950 - Stevie Wonder, singer/songwriter (You are the Sunshine of My Love)
1951 - Paul Thompson, rock drummer (Roxy Music)
1951 - Selina Scott, TV newscaster (West 57th)
1951 - Jim Douglas, American politician, governor of Vermont
1952 - John R Kasich, (Rep-R-OH, 1983- )
1952 - Manfred Langer, Austrian/Dutch disco builder
1952 - Sew Shivnarine, cricketer (3 Tests for WI 1978, later USA captain)
1954 - Johnny Logan, Irish singer and songwriter
1956 - Aleksandr Yuriyevich Kaleri, Russia, cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-14)
1956 - Darius Rucker, lead vocalist (Hootie & the Blowfish-Let Her Cry)
1956 - Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, Founder of the Art of Living Foundation
1957 - Claudie Andre-Deshays, France, cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-24)
1957 - Eloise Broady, Houston Tx, playmate (Apr, 1988)
1957 - Alan Ball, American screenwriter, director, and producer
1957 - Andrea Klump, German terrorist
1958 - Frances Barber, Wolverhampton England, actress (Castaway)
1959 - Robert Earnshaw, racehorse trainer
1960 - Richard M "Dick" van de Toorn, actor (Pastorale)
1960 - Shannon Vessup-Millen, LA Calif, WPVA volleyballer (National-9th-1991)
1961 - Dennis Rodman, NBA forward (Chicago Bulls)
1962 - Eduardo Palomo, Mexican actor (d. 2003)
1962 - Kathleen Jamie, Scottish poet
1962 - Sean McDonough, American sports newscaster
1962 - Paul McDermott, Australian comedian
1963 - Julian Brookhouse, rocker (Curiosity Killed Cat-Keep Your Distance)
1963 - Wally Masur, England, tennis star
1964 - Sam Randolph, Santa Barbara CA, Nike golfer (1993 New England-2nd)
1964 - Sara Gomer, England, tennis star
1964 - Stephen Colbert, American comedian and actor
1964 - Ronnie Coleman, American bodybuilder
1964 - Tom Verica, American actor
1965 - Chris Washburn, NBAer
1965 - José Antonio Delgado, Venezuelan mountain climber (d. 2006)
1965 - Hikari Ota, Japanese comedian
1965 - Tasmin Little, English violinist
1965 - Lari White, American country music singer
1966 - Kamen Vodenicharov, Bulgarian entertainer
1966 - Darius Rucker, American singer (Hootie & the Blowfish)
1966 - Nikos Aliagas, Greek TV show host
1967 - Chuck Schuldiner, American musician (Death, Control Denied) (d. 2001)
1967 - Melanie Thornton, African American German pop singer, former member of La Bouche. (d. 2001)
1968 - Annette DeLuca, North Bergen NJ, LPGA golfer
1968 - James Harris, NFL defensive end (Minn Vikings)
1968 - Alison Goldfrapp, English musician
1968 - Buckethead, Guitarist
1968 - Miguel Ángel Blanco, Spanish politician (d. 1997)
1968 - PMD, American rapper
1969 - Lyle Mouton, Lafayette Louisiana, outfielder (Chic White Sox)
1969 - André Schmechta, German musician (X Marks the Pedwalk)
1970 - Doug Evans, NFL defensive back (Green Bay Packers-Superbowl 31)
1970 - Giuseppe Busillo, hockey forward (Team Italy 1998)
1970 - Mark Beaufait, Royal Oak Mich, US hockey forward (Olympics-1994)
1970 - Mitch Lyons, NFL tight end (Atlanta Falcons, Pittsburgh Steelers)
1970 - Selwyn Jones, NFL defensive back (Seahawks, Den Broncos-Superbowl 32)
1971 - Hamish Pepper, Auckland NZ, laser single handed yachter (Olympics-96)
1971 - Michael Sirotka, Chicago IL, pitcher (Chic White Sox)
1971 - Rob Fredrickson, NFL linebacker (Oakland Raiders)
1971 - Tom Nalen, NFL center (Denver Broncos-Superbowl 32)
1972 - Darryl Sydor, Edmonton, NHL defenseman (Dallas Stars)
1972 - Josh Heinrich, NFL/WLAF defensive end (Lions, Barcelona Dragons)
1972 - Stefaan Maene, Belgian swimmer
1973 - Brooke Jennifer Gambrell, Boise Idaho, Miss America-Idaho (1996)
1973 - Michelle Mouser, Miss USA-Ohio (1997)
1974 - Albert Connell, wide receiver (Washington Redskins)
1974 - Lisa Jacob, 800m freestyle relay (Olympics-96)
1974 - Brian Geraghty, American actor
1974 - Tim McMahon, American hardcore singer (Mouthpiece, Hands Tied, Triple Threat)
1975 - Chris Crawford, NBA forward (Atlanta Hawks)
1976 - Mark Delaney, Welsh footballer
1977 - Diane Halber, Torrance Calif, fig skater (1996 Natl Collegiate champ)
1977 - Sara DeCosta, ice hockey goalie (USA, Oly-98)
1977 - Ilse DeLange, Dutch singer
1977 - Neil Hopkins, American actor
1977 - Samantha Morton, English actress
1977 - Robby Hammock, baseball player
1978 - Mike Bibby, American basketball player
1978 - Ryan Bukvich, American baseball player
1978 - Barry Zito, American baseball player
1978 - Steve Mildenhall, English football player
1978 - Dilshan Vitharana, Sri Lankan cricketer
1979 - Prince Carl Philip of Sweden
1979 - Michael Madden, American musician (Maroon 5)
1980 - Waka Inoue, Japanese gravure idol and actress
1980 - Mau Marcelo, Filipino singer
1981 - Sunny Leone, Canadian model
1981 - Jimmy Yang, American wrestler
1981 - Rebecka Liljeberg, Swedish actress
1982 - Yoko Kumada, Japanese gravure idol
1982 - Oguchi Onyewu, American footballer
1983 - Yaya Touré, Ivorian footballer
1983 - Casey Donovan, Australian singer
1983 - Grégory Lemarchal, French singer (d. 2007)
1983 - Anita Görbicz, Hungarian handball player
1984 - Caitlin Murphy, Australian actress and Model
1985 - Travis Zajac, Canadian ice hockey player
1986 - Giuliana Marino, Playboy Playmate of the Year, Germany 2005
1986 - Robert Pattinson, English actor
1986 - Scott Sutter, Swiss footballer
1986 - Robert Pattinson, British actor
1987 - Hunter Parrish, American actor
1993 - Debby Ryan, American actress
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