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Famous birthdays for May 9: Rosario Dawson, Billy Joel

May 9 (UPI) — Those born on this date are under the sign of Taurus.

They include:

— Abolitionist John Brown in 1800

— Harriet Lane, niece/first lady of President James Buchanan, in 1830

— Scottish novelist J.M. Barrie, author of Peter Pan, in 1860

— Howard Carter, the British Egyptologist who discovered the tomb of Tutankhamen, in 1874

— Industrialist Henry J. Kaiser in 1882

— Spanish philosopher Jose Ortega y Gasset in 1883

— TV journalist Mike Wallace in 1918

— Tennis champion Richard “Pancho” Gonzales in 1928

— Actor Albert Finney in 1936

— Actor Glenda Jackson in 1936 (age 83)

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— TV producer/filmmaker James L. Brooks in 1940 (age 79)

— Former U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft in 1942 (age 77)

— Pop singer Tommy Roe in 1942 (age 77)

— Musician Richie Furay in 1944 (age 75)

— Actor Candice Bergen in 1946 (age 73)

— Singer/songwriter Billy Joel in 1949 (age 70)

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— Baseball Hall of Fame member Tony Gwynn in 1960

— Actor John Corbett in 1961 (age 58)

— Rapper Ghostface Killah, born Dennis Coles, in 1970 (age 49)

— Actor Rosario Dawson in 1979 (age 40)

— Actor Chris Zylka in 1985 (age 34)

— Actor Noah Centineo in 1996 (age 23)

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