Famous Person of the Day

John-WAYNE
Born: on May 26, 1907

John WAYNE

American film actor, director and producer


Famous People born on

Calendar

Friday May 26, 2017 - Name Day: Felipe

Recently added (8 438 Famous People so far)

Actor

Leonardo-DICAPRIO

AmericanLeonardo DICAPRIO born Leonardo Wilhelm DICAPRIO

1974
American actor, film producer, and environmental activist

Leonardo Wilhelm DiCaprio was born on November 11, 1974, in Los Angeles, California. He is the only child of Irmelin (née Indenbirken), a legal secretary, and George DiCaprio, an underground comix artist and producer and distributor of[...]

View Family Tree

Television & Radio Host - American

Roger-AILES

AmericanRoger AILES born Roger Eugene AILES

1940 - 2017
American television executive and media consultant, founder and former Chairman and CEO of Fox News

Ailes was born and grew up in the factory town of Warren, Ohio, the son of Donna Marie (née Cunningham) and Robert Eugene Ailes, a factory maintenance foreman. Ailes suffered from hemophilia and was often hospitalized as a youth. He[...]

View Family Tree

Physicist

Nevill-MOTT

EnglishNevill MOTT born Nevill Francis MOTT

1905 - 1996
English physicist who won the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1977

Mott was born in Leeds to Lilian Mary Reynolds and Charles Francis Mott and grew up first in the village of Giggleswick, in the West Riding of Yorkshire, where his father was Senior Science Master at Giggleswick School. His mother also taught[...]

View Family Tree

Actor

Erin-MORAN

AmericanErin MORAN born Erin Marie MORAN

1960 - 2017
American actress, best known for playing Joanie Cunningham on the television sitcom Happy Days

Erin Marie Moran was born on October 18, 1960, in Burbank, California, and raised in nearby North Hollywood. She was the second youngest of six children born to Sharon and Edward Moran. Her father was a finance manager, and her interest in[...]

View Family Tree

American politician

George W. P.-HUNT

AmericanGeorge W. P. HUNT born George Wylie Paul HUNT

1859 - 1934
American politician and businessman, 1st Governor of Arizona

Hunt was born in Huntsville, Missouri, to George Washington and Sarah Elizabeth (Yates) Hunt on November 1, 1859. His family was originally well-to-do, with the town of Huntsville having been named for Hunt's grandfather, but lost its fortune as[...]

View Family Tree

Singer & Musician - Philanthropist

Annie-LENNOX

ScottishAnnie LENNOX born Ann LENNOX

1954
Scottish singer, songwriter, political activist and philanthropist

Annie Lennox was born on Christmas Day 1954 in Summerfield Maternity hospital, Aberdeen, the daughter of Dorothy (née Ferguson) and Thomas Allison Lennox.

In the 1970s, Lennox won a place at the Royal Academy of Music in[...]

View Family Tree