19 March: today's birthdays

  • ​François Bidard - French cyclist
  • Richard Francis Burton - English explorer, translator and writer
  • Glenn Close - American actress, born Glenda Veronica Close. She starred in Fatal Attraction and Dangerous Liaisons
  • Wyatt Earp - American historical figure
  • Egon Krenz - German former politician
  • Gualtiero Marchesi - Italian chef, one of the most mportant in the world
  • Philip Roth - American writer, born Philip Milton Roth. He wrote American PastoralGoodbye, ColumbusOperation Shylock, and I Married a Communist
  • Michel Sabbah - Israeli bishop
  • Saint-Loup - Pen name of French writer Marc Augier
  • Albert Speer - German architect
  • Harvey Weinstein - American film producer. He was the co-founder of Miramax and produced such films as Pulp Fiction, The Crying Game, and Sex, Lies, and Videotape. He won an Oscar for Best Picture producing Shakespeare in Love with his new company. He was recently fired after a number of actresses accused him of sexual harassment 
  • Bruce Willis - American actor born in Germany, born Walter Bruce Willis. He was married to American actress Demi Moore
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