On This Day March 29

Celebrity Birthdays

1790 – Tenth U.S. President John Tyler, who was the first VP to succeed a president that died, and the first president to wed while in office (d. 1862)

1867 – Legendary pitcher Cy Young, after whom Major League Baseball named its annual top honor for pitching (the Cy Young Award) (d. 1955)

1918 – Entrepreneur and Walmart/Sam’s Club founder Sam Walton (d. 1992)

1918 – Tony Award-winning actress-singer Pearl Bailey (“Carmen Jones,” “House of Flowers,” “Hello, Dolly!,” “Porgy and Bess”) (d. 1990)

1940 – Brazilian singer Astrud Gilberto, who sang the popular, Grammy-winning 1964 hit, “The Girl From Ipanema”

1943 – Comedian, actor and author Eric Idle, best known as part of the creative team behind the “Monty Python” comedy franchise and its Broadway spinoff, “Spamalot”

1945 – Retired NBA star Walt “Clyde” Frazier 

1955 – Pro football Hall of Fame running back and 1977 Heisman Trophy winner Earl Campbell, who played for the NFL’s Houston Oilers and New Orleans Saints

1955 – Actor-director Brendan Gleeson, who played Alastor “Madeye” Moody in the “Harry Potter” movies (“In Bruges,” “28 Days Later,” “Live Die Repeat: Edge of Tomorrow,” “The Ballad of Buster Scruggs,” Paddington 2″)

1960 – Actress Annabella Sciorra (“Cadillac Man,” “Jungle Fever,” “The Hand That Rocks The Cradle,” “The Sopranos”)

1964 – Supermodel and actress Elle Macpherson 

1976 – Former pro tennis star Jennifer Capriati 

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