Many of Hollywood's stars were born today. And so was Eliot Ness, the infamous lawman who finally put away the gangster, Al Capone. Check out who else was born today.

  1. 1320 - King Peter I of Portugal (d. 1367)
  2. 1452 - King Ferdinand II of Aragon (d. 1504)
  3. 1903 - Eliot Ness, American lawman (d. 1957) infamous for putting away the gangster Al Capone
  4. 1721 - Roger Sherman, signer of the U.S. Declaration of Independence (d. 1793)
  5. 1832 - José Echegaray y Eizaguirre, Spanish writer, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1916)
  6. 1874 - Ernst Rüdin, Swiss psychiatrist, geneticist, and eugenicist (d. 1952)
  7. 1912 - Glenn Seaborg, American chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1999)
  8. 1919 - Merce Cunningham, American dancer and choreographher
  9. 1941 - Alan Price, English Musician (The Animals), (The Alan Price Set)
  10. 1944 - Bernie Worrell, American keyboardist (P Funk)
  11. 1948 - Rick Miller, American baseball player
  12. 1965 - Suge Knight, American record producer and major player in the Tupac/Biggie saga
  13. 1949 - Larry Walters, American "lawn chair" pilot
  14. 1930 - Dick Sargent, American actor (d. 1994)
  15. 1949 - Paloma Picasso, French/Spanish jewelry designer, fashion designer and businesswoman; daughter of artist Pablo Picasso
  16. 1931 - Walter Stewart, Canadian journalist (d. 2004)
  17. 1951 - Jóannes Eidesgaard, Prime Minister of the Faroe Islands
  18. 1968 - Ashley Judd, American actress from movies including "Double Jeopardy"
  19. 1932 - Dickie Goodman, American humorist (d. 1989)
  20. 1953 - Ruby Wax, British television personality
  21. 1960 - Frank Viola, baseball player
  22. 1962 - Al Unser, Jr., American race car driver
  23. 1976 - Scott Padgett, NBA basketball player
  24. 1935 - Dudley Moore, English actor, musician, comedian, composer (d. 2002)
  25. 1966 - Osamu Matsuda, Japanese professional wrestler
  26. 1978 - James Franco, American actor from the Spiderman trilogy
  27. 1967 - Steven H Silver, American science fiction editor
  28. 1979 - Kate Hudson, American actress in movies like "How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days" and "Skeleton Key"
  29. 1937 - Elinor Donahue, American actress
  30. 1970 - Luis Miguel, Mexican pop-singer
  31. 1981 - Hayden Christensen, Canadian actor, best known for playing Anakin Skywalker "Darth Vader" in the new Star Wars trilogy
  32. 1937 - Joseph Estrada, actor and President of the Philippines
  33. 1972 - Rivaldo, Brazilian footballer
  34. 1981 - Troy Polamalu, NFL football player on the Super Bowl winning Pittsburgh Steelers
  35. 1940 - Genya Ravan, American vocalist (Goldie & the Gingerbreads, Ten Wheel Drive)
  36. 1981 - Kasie Head, American actress and model
  37. 1986 - Candace Parker, American basketball player
  38. 1987 - Maria Sharapova, Russian tennis player known for being a young gorgeous, tall blonde
  39. 1996-Elijah Madison The best american kid in the world,and a very good a basketball player,actually the best