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Famous birthdays for May 29: Melissa Etheridge, Laverne Cox

Melissa Etheridge arrives for the MusiCares Person of the Year gala honoring Aerosmith at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles on January 24. The singer-songwriter turns 59 on May 29. File Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI
Melissa Etheridge arrives for the MusiCares Person of the Year gala honoring Aerosmith at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles on January 24. The singer-songwriter turns 59 on May 29. File Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI | License Photo

May 29 (UPI) -- Those born on this date are under the sign of Gemini.

They include:

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-- King Charles II of England in 1630

-- Patriot Patrick Henry in 1736

-- Ebenezer Butterick, inventor of the tissue paper dress pattern, in 1826

-- English novelist G.K. Chesterton in 1874

-- Entertainer Bob Hope in 1903

-- Writer T.H. White in 1906

-- John F. Kennedy, 35th president of the United States, in 1917

-- Physicist Peter Higgs in 1929 (age 91)

-- Actor Anthony Geary in 1947 (age 73)

-- Singer Rebbie Jackson in 1950 (age 70)

-- Musician Danny Elfman in 1953 (age 67)

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-- Singer La Toya Jackson in 1956 (age 64)

-- Actor Annette Bening in 1958 (age 62)

-- Actor Rupert Everett in 1959 (age 61)

-- Actor Adrian Paul in 1959 (age 61)

-- Singer Melissa Etheridge in 1961 (age 59)

-- Actor/singer Lisa Whelchel in 1963 (age 57)

-- Musician Noel Gallagher in 1967 (age 53)

-- Actor Laverne Cox in 1972 (age 48)

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-- Comedian Daniel Tosh in 1975 (age 45)

-- Singer Melanie Brown in 1975 (age 45)

-- Basketball player Carmelo Anthony in 1984 (age 36)

-- Actor Riley Keough in 1989 (age 31)

-- Actor Maika Monroe in 1993 (age 27)

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