TODAY: The late Founding Father & President Alexander Hamilton

Birthdays for Friday 1.11.19



  • Kim Coles is 57 (“Living Single,” “Six Feet Under,” “Pay It Off,” “Celebrity Mole”)
  • Aja Naomi King is 34 (“Person of Interest,” “Blue Bloods,” “Deadbeat,” “How to Get Away with Murder”)
  • Phyllis Logan is 63 (“Lovejoy,” "Downton Abbey")
  • Amanda Peet is 47 (“Animal Room,” “Jack and Jill,” “The Whole Nine Yards,” “Togetherness”)
  • Felix Silla is 82 (Cousin Itt on “The Addams Family,” “Buck Rogers in the 25th Century”)
  • The late Rod Taylor (1930 – 2015)…he would have been 89 (“The Time Machine,” “The Birds,” “Inglourious Basterds”)


  • Mary J. Blige is 48
  • Bones is 25 (born Elmo Kennedy O'Connor)
  • No Doubt guitarist Tom Dumont is 51
  • Newton Faulkner is 34 (born Sam Newton Battenberg Faulkner)
  • Jamelia is 38
  • Naomi Judd is 73
  • Robert Earl Keen is 63
  • Lunchmoney Lewis is 31 (His given name, Gamal Lewis)
  • Brianna Perry is 27
  • The Bangles’ guitarist Vicki Peterson is 61
  • The Chemical Brothers’ Tom Rowlands is 48
  • Cody Simpson is 22
  • Lil Twist is 26 (born Christopher Lynn Moore)
  • The late Clarence Clemons (1942 – 2011)…he would have been 77
  • The late Charmayne “Maxee” Maxwell (of Brownstone) (1969 – 2015)…she would have been 50 (Maxee died in a freak accident due to a fall and a wine glass)


  • Reality star Yolanda Hadid is 55 (“Real Housewives of Beverly Hills,” “Making A Model”) (FAST FACT: In the advent of her split from husband, David Foster, she dropped his name in favor of her first husband, Mohammed Hadid. She shares model daughters Bella and Gigi Hadid as well as a son with Mohammed – she never had children with Foster.)
  • Reality star Kyle Richards is 50 (“Real Housewives of Beverly Hills”)
  • TV & film director Joel Zwick is 77 (“Perfect Strangers,” “Full House,” “Family Matters,” “My Big Fat Greek Wedding,” “Second Sight,” “Fat Albert")
  • The late NBA star Darryl Dawkins (1957 – 2015)…he would have been 62 (Nicknamed Chocolate Thunder, he was known for his backboard-shattering dunks, as one of the NBA's first highlight-reel dunkers; played mostly for the Philadelphia 76ers and New Jersey Nets in a career that spanned from 1975 to 1989.) (FAST FACT: He played professional basketball in Italy and for the Harlem Globetrotters after ending his NBA career in 1989)
  • The late Founding Father and President Alexander Hamilton (1757 – 1804) (First Secretary of the Treasury, and aide to George Washington who was famously killed in a duel to the death by Vice President Aaron Burr. He was an active participant in the Philadelphia Convention, which produced the constitution, and he wrote 51 of the 85 installments of the Federalist Papers, which supported the new Constitution.)
  • The late civil rights leader Alice Paul (1885 – 1977) (A leader of the campaign for Women's Suffrage during the early 20th Her work directly lead to the passing of 19th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution, which granted women the right to vote.)

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