Thursday, September 17, 2009

Famous Birthdays

September 17th...

1857: Konstantin Tsiolkovsky, pioneer in rocketry
1907: Warren Burger, Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court
1923: Hank Williams, country singer
1927: George Blanda, NFL Hall of Famer
1928: Roddy McDowell, actor
1931: Anne Bancroft, actress
1935: Ken Kesey, author ("One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest")
1948: John Ritter, actor
1955: Rita Rudner, comedienne
1985: Alex Ovechkin, holder of the Hart, Pearson, and Richard trophies in the NHL

...happy birthday, Alex.

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