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1983: Actor Jesse Eisenberg ("Zombieland," "The Social Network") is born in Queens, N.Y.
1943: Musician Steve Miller, known for such hits as "The Joker," "Fly Like an Eagle," "Rock'n Me" and "Abracadabra" with the Steve Miller Band, is born in Milwaukee, Wis.
1954: Bob Geldof, who would go on to be the lead singer of the Irish rock band The Boomtown Rats in the late 1970s and early 1980s and starred in Pink Floyd's 1982 film "Pink Floyd - The Wall," is born in Dún Laoghaire, Ireland. Geldof is also known for his activism, including forming the supergroup Band Aid to raise money for famine relief in Ethiopia and organizing the charity super-concert Live Aid in 1985 and the Live 8 concerts in 2005.
1947: Brian Johnson, who replaced the late Bon Scott as the lead singer for the rock band AC/DC in 1980, is born in Dunston, Gateshead, England.
1972: Basketball player Grant Hill was born in Dallas.
1960: Actor Daniel Baldwin was born in Massapequa, New York.
1957: Actor and comedian Bernie Mac, known for roles in "Ocean's Eleven," "Mr. 3000" and "The Bernie Mac Show," is born under the birth name Bernard Jeffrey McCullough in Chicago. He died on Aug. 9, 2008.
1902: Ray Kroc, the American businessman who joined McDonald's in 1954 and built it into a fast food empire, is born in Oak Park, Ill. He died Jan. 14, 1984.
1829: Chester A. Arthur, who would go on to become the 21st president of the United States, is born in Fairfield, Vt. He died Nov. 18, 1886.
1919: Actor Donald Pleasence, best known for his roles in "The Great Escape," "You Only Live Twice" and the "Halloween" series, is born in Worksop, Nottinghamshire, England. He died Feb. 2, 1995.
1902: Actor and comedian Larry Fine, best known as a member of the comedy act The Three Stooges, is born in Philadelphia. He died Jan. 24, 1975.
1922: Cartoonist Bil Keane, known for creating the long-running newspaper comic "The Family Circus," is born in Philadelphia. He died No. 8, 2011.