Todays Celebrity Birthdays - October 21, 2016
|Carrie Fisher (10/21/1956 - )|
American actress, screenwriter and novelist, best known for her role as Princess Leia Organa in the original "Star Wars" trilogy (1977, 1980 & 1983).
|Dizzy Gillespie (10/21/1917 - 01/06/1993)|
African-American jazz trumpeter, band leader, singer, and composer. Gillespie, with Charlie Parker, was a major figure in the development of bebop and modern jazz. The best of his works were produced from 1935-1993.
|Jeremy Miller (10/21/1976 - )|
American actor best known for his portrayal of Ben Seaver on "Growing Pains" and its two reunion movies. The show ran fron 1985 to 1992.
|Alfred B Nobel (10/21/1833 - 12/10/1896)|
Swedish chemist, engineer, innovator, armaments manufacturer and the inventor of dynamite (patented in 1867). In his last will, he used his enormous fortune to institute the Nobel Prizes.
Quiz: Alfred Nobel
|Judy Sheindlin (10/21/1942 - )|
American family court judge, author, and television personality. After retiring as a family court judge in 1996, she became famous by hosting her own syndicated court show, "Judge Judy" (created 1996).