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Famous birthdays for July 16: Will Ferrell, Tony Kushner

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Will Ferrell attends the premiere of The House at the TCL Theatre in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles on June 26, 2017. The actor turns 54 on July 16. File Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI
Will Ferrell attends the premiere of "The House" at the TCL Theatre in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles on June 26, 2017. The actor turns 54 on July 16. File Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI | License Photo

July 16 (UPI) -- Those born on this date are under the sign of Cancer.

They include

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-- Mary Baker Eddy, founder of the Christian Science Church, in 1821

-- Journalist/civil rights activist Ida B. Wells-Barnett in 1862

-- Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen in 1872

-- Baseball great/"Black Sox" scandal figure "Shoeless" Joe Jackson in 1887

-- Actor Percy Kilbride ("Pa Kettle") in 1888

-- First U.N. Secretary-General Trygva Lie in 1896

-- Popcorn tycoon Orville Redenbacher in 1907

-- Actor Barbara Stanwyck in 1907

-- Actor/dancer Ginger Rogers in 1911

Actor Ginger Rogers and actor Jimmy Stewart hold their Oscars in 1941. Rogers was born on this day in 1911. UPI File Photo

-- Actor Corin Redgrave in 1939

-- Tennis Hall of Fame member Margaret Court in 1942 (age 79)

-- Football Hall of Fame member Jimmy Johnson in 1943 (age 78)

-- Playwright Tony Kushner in 1956 (age 65)

File Photo by Jason Szenes/UPI

-- Irish dancer Michael Flatley in 1958 (age 63)

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-- Actor Phoebe Cates in 1963 (age 58)

-- Actor Will Ferrell in 1967 (age 54)

-- Football Hall of Fame member Barry Sanders in 1968 (age 53)

-- Actor Rain Pryor in 1969 (age 52)

-- Actor Corey Feldman in 1971 (age 50)

-- Soccer player Carli Lloyd in 1982 (age 39)

-- Actor Rosa Salazar in 1985 (age 36)

-- Singer James Maslow in 1990 (age 31)

-- Actor Alexandra Shipp in 1991 (age 30)

-- Singer Luke Hemmings in 1996 (age 25)

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