11 March: today's birthdays

  • Peter Berg - American actor, film director and screenwriter
  • Margherita Boniver - Italian politician
  • Alba de Céspedes - Italian Writer and poet of Cuban descent, born Alba Carla Lauritai de Céspedes y Bertini 
  • Didier Drogba - Ivorian soccer player
  • Maurice Halbwachs - French philosopher and sociologist
  • Tomáš Košický - Slovak soccer player
  • Rupert Murdoch - Australian-born American publisher, entrepreneur and television producer. He is the founder of the American multinational mass media company News Corp (The Sun, The Times, The Wall Street Journal)
  • Takao Osawa - Japanese actor
  • Victor Marius Alphonse Petipa - French dancer and dance teacher
  • Ástor Piazzolla - Argentine composer, one of the greatest in Argentina, born Astor Pantaleón Piazzolla. He is considered the musician who revolutionized the traditional tango
  • Andrew Robertson - Scottish professional footballer
  • Dominique Sanda - French actress, born Dominique Marie-Françoise Renée Varaigne. She starred in Il Giardino dei Finzi-Contini, The ConformistNovecento, and Beyond Good and Evil
  • Qasem Soleimani - Iranian major general killed in the Baghdad International Airport airstrike ordered by American President Donald Trump
  • Josep Maria Subirachs - Catalan sculptor and painter
  • Torquato Tasso - Italian poet, writer, and dramatist. He wrote the epic poem Jerusalem Delivered (La Gerusalemme liberata), which was published for the first time in Venice, in 1575, without his authorization
  • Henry Tate - English entrepreneur
  • Raoul Walsh - American film director
  • Tetsu Watanabe - Japanese actor
  • Willi Weber - German entrepreneur
  • Harold Wilson - English politician
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