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Famous birthdays for May 18: Tina Fey, Ai Weiwei

By UPI Staff
Tina Fey arrives on the red carpet at the "Mean Girls" premiere at AMC Lincoln Square Theater on January 8 in New York City. The actor turns 54 on May 18. File Photo by John Angelillo/UPI
1 of 2 | Tina Fey arrives on the red carpet at the "Mean Girls" premiere at AMC Lincoln Square Theater on January 8 in New York City. The actor turns 54 on May 18. File Photo by John Angelillo/UPI | License Photo

May 18 (UPI) -- Those born on this date are under the sign of Taurus.

They include:

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-- Persian poet Omar Khayyam in 1048

-- Russian Czar Nicholas II in 1868

-- English philosopher/mathematician Bertrand Russell in 1872

-- Film director Frank Capra in 1897

-- Musician Big Joe Turner in 1911

-- Musician Perry Como in 1912

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-- Director/screenwriter Richard Brooks in 1912

-- British ballet star Margot Fonteyn in 1919

-- Pope John Paul II, born Karol Wojtyla, in 1920

-- Actor Priscilla Pointer in 1924 (age 100)

-- Actor Robert Morse in 1931

-- Mad magazine cartoonist Don Martin in 1931

-- Baseball Hall of Fame member Brooks Robinson in 1937

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-- Baseball Hall of Fame member Reggie Jackson in 1946 (age 78)

-- Musician Joe Bonsall (Oak Ridge Boys) in 1948 (age 76)

-- Musician Rick Wakeman (Yes) in 1949 (age 75)

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-- Musician Mark Mothersbaugh (Devo) in 1950 (age 74)

-- Country singer George Strait in 1952 (age 72)

-- Actor Chow Yun-Fat in 1955 (age 69)

-- Artist Ai Weiwei in 1957 (age 67)

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-- Actor Tina Fey in 1970 (age 54)

-- Musician Jack Johnson in 1975 (age 48)

-- Actor Allen Leech in 1981 (age 43)

-- Actor Spencer Breslin in 1992 (age 32)

-- Actor Violett Beane in 1996 (age 28)

-- Russian Olympic gold medal figure skater Alina Zagitova 2002 (age 22)

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