Celebrity Birthdays, August 16th 2011

T. E. Lawrence, (Lawrence of Arabia), legendary British soldier and writer who led an Arab revolt against Turkey, b.1888

Menachem Begin, former Israeli Prime Minister who shared the Nobel Peace Prize with Egyptian president Anwar Sadat when the pair made peace, b.1913

Stuart Roosa, American astronaut, b. 1933

Frank Gifford, American football player and announcer, 81

Sir Trevor McDonald, British television newscaster, 72

John Craven, British television presenter, 71

Bruce Bereford, Australian director best known for Driving Miss Daisy, 71

Lesley Ann Warren, American actress best known for Pure Country, 65

Katharine Hamnett, British fashion designer, 64

James (J.T.) Taylor, member of American funk group Kool & The Gang, 58

Kathie Lee Gifford, American singer and actress, 58

James Cameron, Canadian Terminator and Titanic director, 57

Tim Farris, guitarist with Australian band INXS, 54

Madonna (Louise Veronica Ciccone), American pop star, 53

Angela Bassett, American actress, 53

Emily Robison, American Dixie Chicks singer, 39

Vanessa Carlton, American singer/songwriter, 31

Rumer Willis, actress and daughter of Bruce Willis and Demi Moore, 23


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