Happy Birthday Mr. Shakespeare! And, you know, Happy Death Day, too….I guess.
Quick AP link to other stuff that happened on this day. Some big, some small.
Other folks who share this illustrious birthday:
Actress-turned-diplomat Shirley Temple Black is 81. Actor Alan Oppenheimer is 79. Actor David Birney is 70. Actor Lee Majors is 70. Irish nationalist Bernadette Devlin McAliskey is 62. Actress Blair Brown is 61. Writer-director Paul Brickman is 60. Actress Joyce DeWitt is 60. Actor James Russo is 56. Filmmaker-author Michael Moore is 55. Actress Judy Davis is 54. Actress Jan Hooks is 52. Actress Valerie Bertinelli is 49. Actor Craig Sheffer is 49. Actor George Lopez is 48. Rock musician Gen is 45. U.S. Olympic gold medal skier Donna Weinbrecht is 44. Actress Melina Kanakaredes is 42. Rock musician Stan Frazier (Sugar Ray) is 41. Country musician Tim Womack (Sons of the Desert) is 41. Actor Scott Bairstow is 39. Actor Barry Watson is 35. Actor Kal Penn is 32. Actress Jaime King is 30. Actor Aaron Hill is 26. Actress Rachel Skarsten is 24. Tennis player Nicole Vaidisova is 20. Actor Dev Patel ("Slumdog Millionaire") is 19. Actor Matthew Underwood is 19. Actor Camryn Walling is 19.