Happy Birthday to these Taurus's who were born on May 16th.

  1. 1490 - Duke Albert of Prussia (d. 1568)
  2. 1578 - Everard Digby, English conspirator (d. 1606)
  3. 1611 - Pope Innocent XI (d. 1689)
  4. 1710 - William Talbot, 1st Earl Talbot, English politician (d. 1782)
  5. 1718 - Maria Gaetana Agnesi, Italian mathematician (d. 1799)
  6. 1763 - Louis Nicolas Vauquelin, French pharmacist (d. 1829)
  7. 1788 - Friedrich Rückert, German Poet, Translator and Orientalist (d. 1866)
  8. 1801 - William H. Seward, United States Secretary of State, bought Alaska at 2 ¢/acre (d. 1872)
  9. 1821 - Pafnuty Chebyshev, Russian mathematician (d. 1894)
  10. 1827 - Pierre Cuypers, Dutch architect (d. 1921)
  11. 1845 - Ilya Ilyich Mechnikov, Russian microbiologist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (d. 1916)
  12. 1891 - Richard Tauber, Austrian tenor (d. 1948)
  13. 1898 - Tamara de Lempicka, Polish-born painter (d. 1980)
  14. 1905 - Henry Fonda, American actor (d. 1982)
  15. 1906 - Alfred Pellan, French Canadian painter (d. 1988)
  16. 1906 - Margret Rey, author and illustrator (d. 1996)
  17. 1910 - Olga Berggolts, Russian poet (d. 1975)
  18. 1910 - Aleksandr Ivanovich Laktionov, Russian painter (d. 1972)
  19. 1912 - Studs Terkel, American writer
  20. 1913 - Woody Herman, American musician and band leader (d. 1987)
  21. 1917 - Juan Rulfo, Mexican novelist (d. 1986)
  22. 1917 - James C. Murray, American politician (d. 1999)
  23. 1919 - Liberace, American pianist (d. 1987)
  24. 1920 - Martine Carol, French actress (d. 1967)
  25. 1923 - Merton Miller, American economist, Nobel Prize laureate
  26. 1927 - Nílton Santos, Brazilian football player
  27. 1928 - Billy Martin, baseball player and coach (d. 1989)
  28. 1929 - Adrienne Rich, American writer
  29. 1930 - Betty Carter, American jazz singer (d. 1998)
  30. 1930 - Friedrich Gulda, Austrian pianist (d. 2000)
  31. 1931 - Natwar Singh, Indian politician
  32. 1936 - Roy Hudd, British radio and television actor
  33. 1936 - Karl Lehmann, German Catholic cardinal
  34. 1944 - Billy Cobham, American virtuoso drummer
  35. 1945 - Nicky Chinn, songwriter (The Sweet, Suzi Quatro)
  36. 1946 - Robert Fripp, English guitarist (King Crimson)
  37. 1946 - Roger Earl, British rock drummer (Savoy Brown, Foghat)
  38. 1948 - Judy Finnegan, British TV presenter, Richard & Judy
  39. 1950 - J. Georg Bednorz, German physicist, Nobel Prize laureate
  40. 1950 - Ray Condo, Canadian rockabilly musician
  41. 1952 - James Herndon, American media psychologist
  42. 1953 - Pierce Brosnan, Irish actor
  43. 1955 - Olga Korbut, Russian gymnast
  44. 1955 - Jack Morris, baseball player
  45. 1955 - Hazel O'Connor, British singer
  46. 1955 - Debra Winger, American actress
  47. 1961 - Charles Wright, American professional wrestler known as "The Godfather"
  48. 1963 - Mercedes Echerer, Austrian actress and politician
  49. 1964 - Boyd Tinsley, American violinist (Dave Matthews Band)
  50. 1965 - Krist Novoselic, American bassist (Nirvana)
  51. 1965 - Mehmet Murat Ildan, Contemporary Turkish novelist and playwright
  52. 1966 - Janet Jackson, American singer
  53. 1966 - Scott Reeves, American actor and singer
  54. 1966 - Thurman Thomas, American football player
  55. 1969 - David Boreanaz, American actor
  56. 1969 - Tucker Carlson, American television commentator
  57. 1969 - Tracey Gold, American actress
  58. 1969 - Steve Lewis, American athlete
  59. 1970 - Gabriela Sabatini, Argentine tennis player
  60. 1970 - Danielle Spencer, Australian singer and actress
  61. 1973 - Tori Spelling, American actress
  62. 1974 - Laura Pausini, Italian pop singer
  63. 1974 - Sonny Sandoval, American singer (P.O.D.)
  64. 1975 - Tony Kakko, Finnish singer (Sonata Arctica)
  65. 1977 - Dolcenera, Italian singer
  66. 1977 - Jean-Sebastien Giguere, Canadian hockey player
  67. 1978 - Lionel Scaloni, Argentine footballer
  68. 1979 - McKenzie Lee, British pornographic actress
  69. 1982 - Joo Ji Hoon , Korean actor/model
  70. 1983 - Kyle Wellwood, Canadian hockey player
  71. 1983 - Nancy Ajram, Lebanease singer
  72. 1985 - Anja Mittag, German footballer
  73. 1985 - Corey Perry, Canadian hockey player
  74. 1986 - Megan Fox, American actress
  75. 1987 - Scott Peters, Australian cricketer
  76. 1990 - Thomas Sangster, British actor