Twenty Sixth President of the US, Theodore Roosevelt born in New York City.
Character actor Jack Carson (Mildred Pierce) born in Manitoba, Canada.
Welsh poet Dylan Thomas born in Swansea, Wales.
Painter Roy Lichtenstein born in New York.
Poet Sylvia Plath (The Bell Jar) born Boston, Mass.
Comic John Cleese (Fawlty Towers), born in Weston-Super-Mare, Somerset, England.
"You Bet Your Life" with Groucho Marx premieres.
Author Fran Lebowitz (Metropolitan Life) born in Morristown, New Jersey.
Founder of the Drudge Report, Matt Drudge born in Takoma Park, Maryland.
Novelist Zadie Smith (White Teeth) born in London.
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