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-- b.4/26/1960 N.S.Author, Commentator, Historian, Comedian, Computer Software Programmer, Internet Company Entrepreneur, Novelty Performer, BicyclistMisc: RN:David Tanny; author of Celebrity Birthdays since 1981, Today in All Kinds of History since 1995, novelty recording artist since 1998, founder of davesfunstuff.com in 1995
-- b.2/17/1989 N.S.Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, English
-- b.12/7/1988 N.S.Swimmer, Olympic Athlete
-- b.2/21/1975 d.1/12/2001 N.S. (25)RacehorseMisc: Triple Crown winner
-- b.3/4/1950 d.2/7/1985 (34)Auto Racer, Canadian
-- b.6/16/1913 d.5/5/1984 (70)Auto RacerNames/Places: NN:J.C. or AggieMisc: was an influential figure in American motorsports history. He was a promoter and race car owner.
-- b.11/28/1958Sprinter, Runner, Olympic Athlete, EnglishMisc: 4X400 runner (Olympic-silver-1984)
-- b.12/23/1956 d.4/25/2001 N.S. (44)Auto RacerMisc: formula-1 racer (Ferrari)
-- b.1/29/1981 N.S.Luger, Olympic Athlete, Canadian
-- b.12/3/1937Auto RacerNames/Places: b. in Hueytown, AL; RN:Robert Arthur; father of Davey.Misc: 3-time winner of Daytona 500 (1978,82,88); NASCAR national champ in 1983
-- b.10/20/1964 d.8/13/1992 (27)Auto RacerNames/Places: Bobby's son
-- b.2/25/1961 d.7/13/1993 (32)Auto RacerMisc: NASCAR
-- b.9/7/1939Auto RacerMisc: NASCAR Grand National/Winston Cup circuit; won 10x.
-- b.7/29/1981Auto Racer, SpanishMisc: Formula 1 champion
-- b.7/15/1938 N.S. d.8/9/2016 N.S. (78)Auto Racer, American
-- b.6/13/1944Auto Racer, Drag RacerNames/Places: RN:Jospeh Benjamin Paul Amato Jr.Misc: NHRA top fuel drag racing champion (1991)
-- b.7/20/1943Auto Racer, New Zealand
-- b.3/12/1923 d.3/27/2013 (90)Speed Skater, NorweiganMisc: 1500, 5K, 10K (Oly-gold-1952)
Richard Dean Anderson
-- b.1/23/1950Actor, NHL Player, Auto Racer, SkierNames/Places: b. in Minneapolis, Minn.Misc: Skydiver; some say b. Feb 13 or 1953TV Shows: General Hospital (as Dr. Jeff Webber), Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (as Adam), Emerald Point NAS (as Lt. Simon Adams), MacGyver (as "Angus" MacGyver), Legend (as Ernest Pratt), Stargate SG-1 (as Col. Jonathan "Jack" O'Neill), Stargate: Continuum
-- b.12/22/1965Auto Racer
-- b.4/14/1964Auto RacerNames/Places: Mario's son
-- b.3/12/1963Auto RacerNames/Places: Mario's son
-- b.2/28/1940Auto Racer, ItalianNames/Places: father of Michael and Jeff, uncle of John; a twin; b. in Montona, TriesteMisc: four-time USAC/CART national champion (1965-66,69,84); only driver to win Daytona 500 (1967), Indy 500 (1969) and Formula One world title (1978); Indy 500 Rookie of Year (1965)
Michael Mario Andretti
-- b.10/5/1962Auto RacerMisc: 1992 CART national champion with single season record 8 wins; Indy 500 Rookie of Year (1984); left IndyCar circuit for ill-fated Formula One try in 1993; returned to IndyCar in '94; entered 1994 with 27 career wins; son of Mario.
-- b.1/8/1934 d.11/18/1987 (53)Bicyclist, FrenchMisc: Tour de France bicycle racer (5-time winner).
-- b.1/6/1965 d.12/2/2000 (35)Jockey
-- b.11/2/1960Runner, Track and Field, MoroccanMisc: won gold (5000m) and bronze (800m) in 1984 Olympics; won 5,000m at 1987 World Championships; entered 1993 holding 2 world records recognized by IAAF--2000m and 5000m.
-- b.2/19/1916 d.11/14/1997 (81)Sportscaster, JockeyNames/Places: b. in Cincinnatti; RN:George EdwardMisc: rode 4779 winners, a 2-time Triple Crown winner (Whirlaway in 1941, Citation in '48); won the Kentucky Derby five times, Preakness and Belmont Stakes 6 times each.
-- b.1/11/1857 d.11/8/1886 (29)Jockey, English
-- b.7/7/1925 d.5/23/2012 (86)Auto Racer
-- b.2/3/1926 d.12/3/2007 (81)Auto RacerMisc: Green Monster 1964-536.71 MPH; three-time holder of the world's land-speed record for wheeled vehicles; tractor pulling
-- b.9/18/1971Philanthropist, BicyclistMisc: Tour de France winner
-- b.7/4/1948Auto Racer, FrenchMisc: formula-1 racer (6th place-1980)
-- b.7/13/1918 d.5/26/1955 (36)Auto Racer, ItalianMisc: Formula One
-- b.4/15/1957Runner, Olympic Athlete, Track and FieldMisc: winner of 4 Olympic gold medals--including 100m in 1984, and 4x100m in 1984, '88 and '92; also won silver medal in 100m in '88; member of 5 U.S. Olympic teams (1976-92).
-- b.3/26/1943 d.9/2/1971 (28)Racehorse
-- b.3/20/1969JockeyMisc: Not to be confused with one of the Zombies (born Mar 19)
-- b.6/17/1916 d.5/5/2005 (88)Jockey, CanadianNames/Places: NN:The Slasher
-- b.6/25/1950 d.8/22/2001 (51)Speed Skater, Olympic Athlete, SovietMisc: 1K, 3K (Olympic-gold-1976)
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