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Famous birthdays for Feb. 8: Cecily Strong, Mary Steenburgen

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Cecily Strong attends the premiere of Ghostbusters at TCL Chinese Theatre in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles on July 9, 2016. She turns 35 on February 8. File Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI
Cecily Strong attends the premiere of "Ghostbusters" at TCL Chinese Theatre in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles on July 9, 2016. She turns 35 on February 8. File Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI | License Photo

Feb. 8 (UPI) -- Those born on this date are under the sign of Aquarius.

They include:

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-- Civil War-era U.S. Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman in 1820

-- Pioneer science fiction writer Jules Verne in 1828

-- Russian chemist Dmitri Mendeleev, who devised the periodic table, in 1834

-- Author Kate Chopin in 1850

-- Actor Edith Evans in 1888

-- Chester Carlson, inventor of the Xerox copying process, in 1906

-- Actor Lana Turner in 1921

-- Actor Audrey Meadows in 1922

-- Actor Jack Lemmon in 1925

-- Actor James Dean in 1931

-- Oscar-winning composer/conductor John Williams in 1932 (age 86)

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-- Television journalist Ted Koppel in 1940 (age 79)

-- Actor Nick Nolte in 1941 (age 78)

-- Folk singer Tom Rush in 1941 (age 78)

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-- Comedian Robert Klein in 1942 (age 77)

-- Singer Ron Tyson (The Temptations) in 1948 (age 71)

-- Actor Brooke Adams in 1949 (age 70)

-- Actor Mary Steenburgen in 1953 (age 66)

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-- Author John Grisham in 1955 (age 64)

-- Philippine President Benigno Aquino III in 1960 (age 59)

-- Rock vocalist Vince Neil (Motley Crue) in 1961 (age 58)

-- Actor Gary Coleman in 1968

-- Actor Seth Green in 1974 (age 45)

-- Actor Marion "Pooch" Hall in 1977 (age 42)

-- Comedian Cecily Strong in 1984 (age 35)

-- Surfer Bethany Hamilton in 1990 (age 29)

-- Actor Kathryn Newton in 1997 (age 22)

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