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WhoBirthdayAge on Friday, Aug 21 1959
Burr McIntosh
08/21/1862-04/28/1942
97
Died Aged:79
Edmund Mortimer
08/21/1874-05/21/1944
85
Died Aged:69
Léon Berton
08/21/1875-04/19/1957
84
Died Aged:81
Arthur Tauchert
08/21/1877-11/27/1933
82
Died Aged:56
Henry Ainley
08/21/1879-10/31/1945
80
Died Aged:66
Richard Kipling
08/21/1879-03/11/1965
80
Forrest Stanley
08/21/1889-08/27/1969
70
Bert Roach
08/21/1891-02/16/1971
68
Charles Vanel
08/21/1892-04/15/1989
67
Mauritz Strömbom
08/21/1893-03/04/1967
66
Marie Blake
08/21/1895-01/14/1978
64
Herbert Mundin
08/21/1898-03/05/1939
61
Died Aged:40
Basil Poledouris
08/21/1945-11/08/2006
14
Susan Turner-Cray
08/21/????
Roland Culver
08/21/1900-02/29/1984
59
Albert S. Rogell
08/21/1901-04/07/1988
58
Harvey Stephens
08/21/1901-12/22/1986
58
Olive Blakeney
08/21/1903-10/21/1959
56
Count Basie
08/21/1904-04/26/1984
55
John Deering
08/21/1904-01/28/1959
55
Died Aged:54
Léo Joannon
08/21/1904-03/28/1969
55
Rolf Lindau
08/21/1904-07/27/1969
55
Friz Freleng
08/21/1905-5/25/1995
54
Lee Murray
08/21/1905-01/20/1969
54
John Gatrell
08/21/1907-01/13/1981
52
David Farrar
08/21/1908-08/31/1995
51
Bob Jellison
08/21/1908-04/21/1980
51
Tom Tully
08/21/1908-04/27/1982
51
Michel Thomass
08/21/1912
47
Diana Churchill
08/21/1913-10/08/1994
46
John Henry Faulk
08/21/1913-04/09/1990
46
Mitchell Kowall
08/21/1915-05/08/1971
44
Geoffrey Keen
08/21/1916-11/03/2005
43
Bill Lee
08/21/1916-11/15/1980
43
Gayle Mellott
08/21/1916-12/16/1988
43
Jacques Monod
08/21/1918-12/25/1985
41
George Tracy
08/21/1918-11/17/1981
41
Bill Idelson
08/21/1919-12/31/2007
40
Karl Lukas
08/21/1919-01/16/1995
40
Earl Rowe
08/21/1920-02/01/2002
39
Vern Stierman
08/21/1920-06/09/1998
39
Mitchell Jason
08/21/1921-03/11/2014
38
Beatriz Baz
08/21/1923-01/05/2010
36
Larry Grayson
08/21/1923-01/07/1995
36
Jack Weston
08/21/1924-05/03/1996
35
Barry Foster
08/21/1927-02/11/2002
32
Tony Steedman
08/21/1927-02/04/2001
32
Jean Constantin
08/21/1928-05/26/2010
31
Teresa Pellati
08/21/1929-12/23/2010
30
Virgil Frye
08/21/1930-05/07/2012
29
Princess Margaret
08/21/1930-02/09/2002
29
Edward Argent
08/21/1931-07/26/2011
28
Melvin Van Peebles
08/21/1932
27
Claude Debord
08/21/1933-03/07/2010
26
Barry Norman
08/21/1933-06/30/2017
26
Erik Paaske
08/21/1933-06/13/1992
26
Marti Litis
08/21/1935-03/08/2018
24
Christopher Severn
08/21/1935
24
Wilt Chamberlain
08/21/1936-10/12/1999
23
Frances Cuka
08/21/1936
23
Sandy Wirth
08/21/1936-08/26/2007
23
Chuck Traynor
08/21/1937-07/22/2002
22
Kenny Rogers
08/21/1938
21
Clarence Williams III
08/21/1939
20
Howard Lew Lewis
08/21/1941-01/20/2018
18
Michael Stanton Kennedy
08/21/1943
16
Hugh Wilson
08/21/1943-01/14/2018
16
David Lochary
08/21/1944-07/29/1977
15
Patty McCormack
08/21/1945
14
Fermi Reixach
08/21/1946
13
Stephen Nathan
08/21/1948
11
Loretta Devine
08/21/1949
10
George T. Odom
08/21/1950-09/21/2016
9
Elizabeth Alexander
08/21/1952
7
Joe Strummer
08/21/1952-12/22/2002
7
Humbert Balsan
08/21/1954
5
Willow Hale
08/21/1955
4
Anne-Louise Lambert
08/21/1955
4
Kim Cattrall
08/21/1956
3
Ben Onwukwe
08/21/1957
2
Kate Robbins
08/21/1958
1
Bill Roberson
08/21/1958-11/18/2017
1
Ilse von Glatz
08/21/1958-05/02/2014
1
Anne Hobbs
08/21/1959
0
Ralph Marrero
08/21/1959-11/04/1991
0
Catherine Mouchet
08/21/1959
0


Aired on Friday, Aug 21 1959
Emergency Ward-10Episode #1.262
ITV Television PlayhouseThe Midnight Family

Now Showing Friday, Aug 21 1959
UK
Casino
Seven Wonders of the World
Dominion
South Pacific

UK Chart
Friday, Aug 21 1959
Living DollCliff Richard1
Dream LoverBobby Darin2
Lipstick On Your CollarConnie Francis3
The Battle Of New OrleansLonnie Donegan4
Lonely BoyPaul Anka5
Only SixteenCraig Douglas6
A Big Hunk O' LoveElvis Presley7
The Heart Of A ManFrankie Vaughan8
RouletteRuss Conway9
A Teenager In LoveMarty Wilde10
PersonalityAnthony Newley11
SomeoneJohnny Mathis12
I KnowPerry Como13
Ragtime Cowboy JoeDavid Seville & The Chipmunks14
Goodbye Jimmy, GoodbyeRuby Murray15
It's LateRicky Nelson16
Peter GunnDuane Eddy17
Tallahassee LassieTommy Steele18
Tallahassee LassieFreddy Cannon19
Twixt Twelve And TwentyPat Boone20


US Chart
Monday, Aug 17 1959
A Big Hunk O' LoveElvis Presley1
There Goes My BabyThe Drifters2
Lavender-BlueSammy Turner4
Lonely BoyPaul Anka5
What'd I Say (Part I)Ray Charles6
The Three BellsThe Browns7
What A Diff'rence A Day MakesDinah Washington8
Just A Little Too MuchRicky Nelson9
Forty Miles Of Bad RoadDuane Eddy10
TigerFabian11
My Wish Came TrueElvis Presley12
The Battle Of New OrleansJohnny Horton13
Here Comes SummerJerry Keller14
It Was ISkip and Flip15
What Is Love?The Playmates16
WaterlooStonewall Jackson17
Sweeter Than YouRicky Nelson18
Thank You Pretty BabyBrook Benton19
Lipstick On Your CollarConnie Francis20