1952 Events January Alan Turing pleaded guilty January 8 – West Germany has 8 million refugees inside its borders. January 12 – The University of Tennessee admits its first African-American student. January 26 – Black Saturday in Egypt: Rioters burn Cairo's central business district, targeting British and upper-class Egyptian businesses. February February 2 – A tropical storm forms just north of Cuba, moving northeast. The storm makes landfall in southern Florida the next day. February 6 * George VI dies aged 56, after a long illness. He is succeeded by his daughter Princess Elizabeth, Duchess of Edinburgh as Queen Elizabeth II, who is on a visit to Kenya. * In the United States, a mechanical heart is used for the first time in a human patient. February 7 – Elizabeth II is proclaimed Queen of the United Kingdom at St James's Palace, London, England. February 14 – February 25 – The Winter Olympics are held in Oslo, Norway. February 15 – The funeral of George VI takes place at St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle. February 18 – Greece and Turkey join the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. * The SS Pendleton, a T2 tanker, breaks in half during a nor'easter off the east coast near Massachusetts. Bernard Webber and a crew of four volunteer to rescue 32 of the 41 men aboard. February 20 * Emmett Ashford becomes the first African-American umpire in organized baseball, by being authorized to be a substitute umpire in the Southwestern International League. * Winston Churchill scraps UK compulsory national identity cards. February 21 – In Dhaka, East Pakistan police open fire on a procession of students, killing 4 people and starting a country-wide protest, which leads to the recognition of Bengali as one of the national languages of Pakistan. The day is later declared "International Mother Language Day" by UNESCO. February 25 – The Parícutin active volcano in Michoacán, west central Mexico, ceases its discontinuous eruption after spewing forth a gigaton of lava, and burying San Juan Parangaricutiro. February 26 * United Kingdom Prime Minister Winston Churchill announces that the United Kingdom has an atomic bomb. * Vincent Massey is sworn in, as the first Canadian-born Governor General of Canada. March March 7 – NME goes on sale for the first time in the United Kingdom. March 10 – General Fulgencio Batista re-takes power in Cuba in a coup. March 15 – 16 – 73 inches of rain falls in Cilaos, Réunion, the most rainfall in one day up to that time. March 20 – The United States Senate ratifies a peace treaty with Japan. March 21 * The last two executions in the Netherlands take place. * Dr. Kwame Nkrumah is elected Prime Minister of the Gold Coast. * Tornadoes ravage the lower Mississippi River Valley, leaving 208 dead, through March 22. March 22 – Wernher von Braun publishes the first in his series of articles titled Man Will Conquer Space Soon!, including ideas for crewed flights to Mars and the Moon. March 27 *Konrad Adenauer survives an assassination attempt. *A legislative Assembly election is held in Coorg. March 29 – U.S. President Harry S. Truman announces that he will not seek reelection. April April 4 * In the Hague Tribunal, Israel demands reparations worth $3 billion from Germany. * West Ice accidents: During a severe storm in the West Ice, east of Greenland, 78 seal hunters on 5 Norwegian seal hunting vessels vanish without a trace. April 7 – The American Research Bureau reports that the I Love Lucy episode, "The Marriage License", was the first TV show in history to be seen in around 10,000,000 homes, the evening the episode aired. April 8 – : The U.S. Supreme Court limits the power of the President to seize private business, after President Harry S. Truman nationalizes all steel mills in the United States, just before the Youngstown Sheet & Tube Co. v. Sawyer 1952 steel strike begins. April 9 – Hugo Ballivián's government is overthrown by the Bolivian National Revolution, which starts a period of agrarian reform, universal suffrage and the nationalization of tin mines. April 11 – Battle of Nanri Island: The Republic of China seizes the island from the People's Republic of China. April 15 – The United States B-52 Stratofortress flies for the first time. April 18 * Bolivia National Revolution: A universal vote enables indigenous peoples and women to vote, nationalizes mines and enacts agrarian reform. * West Germany and Japan form diplomatic relations. April 26 – United States Navy aircraft carrier Wasp collides with destroyer Hobson while on exercises in the Atlantic Ocean, killing 175 men. April 28 – The Treaty of San Francisco goes into effect, formally ending the war between Japan and the Allies, and simultaneously ending the occupation of the four main Japanese islands by the Supreme Commander for the Allied Powers. April 29 – Lever House officially opens at 390 Park Avenue in New York City, heralding a new age of commercial architecture in the United States. Designed by Gordon Bunshaft of Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, it is the first International Style skyscraper. May May 1 – East Germany threatens to form its own army. May 2 – The first passenger jet flight route opens between London and Johannesburg. May 3 – U.S. lieutenant colonels Joseph O. Fletcher and William P. Benedict land a plane at the geographic North Pole. May 6 – Farouk of Egypt has himself announced as a descendant of the Islamic prophet, Muhammad. May 13 – Pandit Nehru forms his first government in India. May 15 – Diplomatic relations are established between Israel and Japan at the level of legations. May 18 – Ann Davison becomes the first woman to single-handedly sail the Atlantic Ocean. June June 1 * The Roman Catholic Church bans the books of André Gide. * Navigation opens on the Volga–Don Canal, connecting the Caspian Sea basin with that of the Black Sea. June 13 – "Catalina affair": Soviet MiG-15 fighter planes shoot down a Swedish military Douglas C-47 Skytrain, carrying out signals intelligence gathering operations over the Baltic Sea, killing all 8 crew; three days later they shoot down a Catalina flying boat, searching for possible survivors. June 14 * The keel is laid for the U.S. nuclear submarine USS Nautilus. * Myxomatosis is introduced to Europe, on the French estate of Dr. Paul-Félix Armand-Delille. June 15 – Anne Frank's The is published in English-language translation. Diary of a Young Girl June 19 – The Special Forces are created. June 21 – The Philippine School of Commerce, through a government act, is converted to the Philippine College of Commerce. June 26 – The Pan-Malayan Labour Party is founded in Malaya, as a union of statewide labour parties. June 27 – Decree 900 in Guatemala orders the redistribution of uncultivated land. June 28 – The First Miss Universe was held. Armi Kuusela from Finland wins the title of Miss Universe 1952. July July 3 – The ocean liner SS United States makes her maiden crossing of the Atlantic. July 13 – East Germany announces the formation of its National People's Army. July 19 – August 3 – The 1952 Summer Olympics are held in Helsinki, Finland. July 21 – The 7.3 Kern County earthquake strikes California's southern Central Valley with a maximum Mercalli intensity of XI, killing 12 and injuring hundreds. July 23 * The European Coal and Steel Community is established. * General Mohammed Naguib leads The Free Officers in the overthrow of King Farouk of Egypt. July 25 – Puerto Rico becomes a self-governing commonwealth of the United States. July 26 – Argentine First Lady Eva Peron dies of cancer at age 33 and goes on to achieve saintly status in Argentina August August 5 – The Treaty of Taipei between Japan and the Republic of China goes into effect, to officially end the Second Sino-Japanese War. August 11 – The Jordanian Parliament forces King Talal of Jordan to abdicate due to mental illness; he is succeeded by his son King Hussein. August 12 – Night of the Murdered Poets: 13 Soviet Jewish poets are executed. August 13 – Japan joins the IMF. August 14 – West Germany joins the IMF and the World Bank. August 16 – Lynmouth, North Devon, England is devastated by floods; 34 die. August 22 – The most damaging shock of the 1952 Kern County earthquake sequence strikes with a moment magnitude of 5.8, and a maximum Mercalli intensity of VIII. This event damages several hundred buildings in Bakersfield, California, with total additional losses of $10 million, with two associated deaths and some injuries. August 23 – Kitty Wells is the first woman to score a number 1 hit, with the song "It wasn't God Who Made Honky Tonk Angels". August 26 – A British passenger jet makes a return crossing of the Atlantic Ocean in the same day. August 27 – Reparation negotiations between West Germany and Israel end in Luxembourg: Germany will pay 3 billion Deutsche Marks. August 29 – Composer John Cage's 4′33″, during which the performer does not play, premieres in Woodstock, New York. August 30 – The last Finnish war reparations are sent to the Soviet Union. August 31 – The Grenzlandring racetrack closes in Wegberg, Germany. September September 2 – Dr. C. Walton Lillehei and Dr. F. John Lewis perform the first open-heart surgery, at the University of Minnesota. September 6 – Television debuts in Canada, as the CBC in Montreal, Quebec airs. September 8 – CBC Toronto debuts. September 10 – The European Parliamentary Assembly opens. September 15 – The United Nations cedes Eritrea to Ethiopia. September 18 – The Soviet Union vetoes Japan's application for membership in the United Nations. September 19 – The United States bars Charlie Chaplin from re-entering the country, after a trip to England. September 30 – The Revised Standard Version of the Bible is published. October October 3 – The first British nuclear weapon is detonated in Australia, making the United Kingdom the third nuclear weapons state. October 8 * Negotiations for a ceasefire in Korea are postponed. * The Harrow and Wealdstone rail crash in England kills 112 people. October 12 – The Gamma Sigma Sigma National Service Sorority is founded in New York City, at Panhellenic Tower. October 14 – The United Nations begins work in the new United Nations building in New York City, designed by Le Corbusier and Oscar Niemeyer. October 16 – Limelight opens in London; writer/actor/director/producer Charlie Chaplin arrives by ocean liner; in transit, his re-entry permit to the United States is revoked by J. Edgar Hoover. October 17 – Indonesian troops led by General Nasution surround the presidential palace, seeking the dismissal of the People's Representative Council; Sukarno avoids confrontation. October 19 * Alain Bombard begins to sail from the Canary Islands to Barbados in 65 days; he reaches them December 23. * John Bamford, aged 15, rescues victims of a house fire, and becomes the youngest person to be awarded the George Cross. October 20 – Martial law is declared in Kenya, due to the Mau Mau uprising. November November 1 – Nuclear testing and Operation Ivy: The United States successfully detonates the first hydrogen bomb, codenamed "Mike", at Eniwetok Atoll in the Marshall Islands in the central Pacific Ocean, with a yield of 10.4 megatons. November 4 * The 9.0 Severo-Kurilsk earthquake hits the Kamchatka Peninsula of the Soviet Union with a maximum Mercalli intensity of XI. A tsunami took the lives of more than 2,300 people. * 1952 United States presidential election: Republican General Dwight D. Eisenhower defeats Democratic Governor of Illinois Adlai Stevenson. * The U.S. National Security Agency is founded. * Pace-Finletter MOU 1952: A Memorandum of understanding is signed between "...Air Force Secretary Finletter and Army Secretary Pace that established a fixed wing weight limit of five thousand pounds empty, but weight restrictions on helicopters were eliminated..." November 18 – Jomo Kenyatta is arrested in Kenya, for an alleged connection to the Mau Mau Uprising. November 20 * The first official passenger flight over the North Pole is made, from Los Angeles to Copenhagen. *The first successful sex reassignment surgery is performed in Copenhagen, making George Jorgensen Jr. become Christine Jorgensen. November 25 – Agatha Christie's murder-mystery play The Mousetrap opens at the Ambassadors Theatre in London; as of 2019, it continues next door at the St. Martin's Theatre, and remains the longest continuously running production of a play in history. November 29 – Korean War: U.S. President-elect Dwight D. Eisenhower fulfills a political campaign promise, by traveling to Korea to find out what can be done to end the conflict. December December 1 * Adolfo Ruiz Cortines takes office as President of Mexico. * The New York Daily News carries a front-page story announcing that Christine Jorgensen, a transsexual woman in Denmark, has become the recipient of the first successful sexual reassignment operation. December 4 – The Great Smog of London: A severe air-pollution event. December 14 – The first successful surgical separation of Siamese twins is conducted in Mount Sinai Hospital, Cleveland, Ohio. December 20 – The crash of a U.S. Air Force C-124 Globemaster at Moses Lake, WA kills 86 servicemen. December 25 – One West German soldier is killed, in a shooting incident in West Berlin. December 26 – Joseph Ivor Linton, the first Israeli Minister Plenipotentiary in Japan, presents his credentials to the Emperor of Japan. December 30 – An RAF Avro Lancaster bomber crashes in Luqa, Malta after an engine failure, killing three crew members and a civilian on the ground. Date unknown Nearly 58,000 cases of polio are reported in the U.S.; 3,145 die, and 21,269 are left with mild to disabling paralysis. The Nordic Council agrees to the unrestricted transport of people, goods and services throughout the Nordic Countries. The National Prohibition Foundation is incorporated in Indiana. Supramar launched the first commercial high-speed craft, a hydrofoil. Säynätsalo Town Hall in Finland, designed by Alvar Aalto, is completed. The influential multistory residential building, Unité d'Habitation in Marseille, France, designed by Le Corbusier, is completed. The American Embassy School of New Delhi is founded. Swedish paratrooper training school Fallskärmsjägarna is established. 13-year-old Jimmy Boyd's record of I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus is released, selling 3 million records. Capitol Wrestling Corporation, the professional wrestling promotion that will later evolve into the modern day WWE, is founded by Jess McMahon and Toots Mondt. During the Mau Mau Uprising, the poisonous latex of the African milk bush is used to kill cattle, in an incident of Biological warfare. Births January January 1 * Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, Emir of Qatar * Jury Zacharanka, Belarusian politician January 2 * Makoto Nakajima, Japanese bureaucrat, Commissioner of the Japan Patent Office * Ng Man-tat, Hong Kong actor * Elvira Saadi, Soviet gymnast January 3 – Jim Ross, American wrestling announcer January 7 – Sammo Hung, Hong Kong martial arts superstar, producer and director January 9 – Marek Belka, 11th Prime Minister of Poland January 12 * Charles Faulkner, American life coach, motivational speaker, trader and author * Walter Mosley, American author January 14 * Maureen Dowd, American journalist * Călin Popescu-Tăriceanu, 60th Prime Minister of Romania January 15 – Boris Blank, Swiss musician January 15 – Skay Beilinson, Argentinian guitar player January 16 – H.R.H. Prince Ahmed Fuad Farouk, the last King of Egypt & Sudan, Nubia, Kordofan and Darfur January 17 – Ryuichi Sakamoto, Japanese musician, composer, producer, and actor January 18 – Wim Rijsbergen, Dutch footballer January 19 * Beau Weaver, American male voice actor * Bruce Jay Nelson, American computer scientist * Michel Plante, Canadian ice hockey left winger * Nadiuska, German television actress January 20 – Dave Fennoy, African-American voice actor January 21 * Marco Camenisch, Swiss environmental activist * Louis Menand, American writer, critic January 22 – Ace Vergel, Filipino actor January 24 – Raymond Domenech, French football player, manager January 25 * Sara Mandiano, French singer, songwriter * Peter Tatchell, Australian-born British human rights activist January 27 * Francine, Princess of Montenegro, * Asma Jahangir, Pakistani human rights activist, lawyer January 28 – Tomokazu Miura, Japanese actor January 29 – Klaus-Peter Hanisch, German footballer January 30 – Valery Khalilov, Russian military band conductor January 31 * Jan Hofer, German journalist, broadcast news analyst and television presenter February February 1 – Stan Kasten, American baseball executive, President of the Washington Nationals February 2 – Park Geun-hye, President of South Korea February 4 * Abdalá Bucaram, 38th President of Ecuador * Jenny Shipley, 36th Prime Minister of New Zealand February 5 – Mark Fuhrman, American police detective, author and radio host February 7 * John Hickenlooper, American politician, 42nd Governor of Colorado * Wyngard Tracy, Filipino talent manager * Tony Liu, Chinese actor February 8 * Daisuke Gōri, Japanese voice actor * Nora Miao, Hong Kong actress February 10 – Lee Hsien Loong, 3rd Prime Minister of Singapore February 12 – Simon MacCorkindale, English actor February 14 * Sushma Swaraj, Indian politician * Nancy Keenan, American president of NARAL February 15 * Nikolai Sorokin, Soviet, Russian actor, theatre director * Tomislav Nikolić, 4th President of Serbia February 16 – James Ingram, African-American R&B musician February 17 * Garry Chalk, British voice actor * Javier Urruticoechea, Spanish footballer February 19 * Gary Seear, New Zealand rugby union player * Amy Tan, American novelist February 20 – João Calvão da Silva, Portuguese politician February 21 * Vitaly Churkin, Russian diplomat * Elisha Obed, Bahamian boxer February 22 * William Frist, U.S. Senator, heart surgeon * Saufatu Sopoanga, 8th Prime Minister of Tuvalu * Marcos Caruso, Brazilian author, director, screenwriter and actor February 24 – Maxine Chernoff, American poet, novelist and editor February 25 – Joey Dunlop, Northern Irish motorcycle racer February 29 * Gary the Retard, American member of The Wack Pack * Sharon Dahlonega Raiford Bush, American television's first female African-American primetime weather anchor March March 1 – Martin O'Neill, Northern Irish footballer, manager March 2 – Laraine Newman, American comedian March 4 * Scott Hicks, Australian film director * Ronn Moss, American actor * Umberto Tozzi, Italian singer March 7 – Viv Richards, West Indian cricketer March 10 – Morgan Tsvangirai, Zimbabwean politician, 2nd Prime Minister of Zimbabwe March 11 – Douglas Adams, English author March 13 * Ágnes Rapai, Hungarian writer * Wolfgang Rihm, German composer March 15 – Howard Devoto, British singer March 16 * Philippe Kahn, French-American businessman, inventor * Alice Hoffman, American novelist March 17 – Perla, Paraguayan-Brazilian singer March 19 – Harvey Weinstein, American film producer March 22 – Bob Costas, American sports announcer March 23 * Villano III, Mexican professional wrestler * Rex Tillerson, United States Secretary of State * Kim Stanley Robinson, American author March 25 * Jung Chang, Chinese-born author, historian * Antanas Mockus, Colombian mathematician, politician March 26 – Didier Pironi, French racing driver March 27 – Maria Schneider, French actress March 28 – Keith Ashfield, Canadian politician March 29 – Teofilo Stevenson, Cuban boxer March 30 – Peter Knights, Australian footballer, coach March 31 *Dermot Morgan, Irish actor, comedian *Vanessa del Rio, American actress *Frank De Martini, American architect April April 1 * Poh Ah Tiam, Malaysian politician, businessman and community leader * Annette O'Toole, American actress * Bernard Stiegler, French philosopher April 2 – Lennart Fagerlund, Swedish cyclist April 4 * Rosemarie Ackermann, German athlete * Gary Moore, Northern Irish musician * Karen Magnussen, Canadian figure skater April 5 – Mitch Pileggi, American actor April 6 – Marilu Henner, American actress and writer April 7 – Nichita Danilov, Romanian writer April 10 – Steven Seagal, American actor April 11 * Peter Windsor, British sports reporter * Qamar Zaman, Pakistani squash player April 12 – Ralph Wiley, American sports journalist April 14 – Mickey O'Sullivan, Irish sportsman April 15 * Glenn Shadix, American actor and voice actor * Sam McMurray, American actor April 16 * Bill Belichick, American football coach * Chaz Jankel, English singer, multi-instrumentalist * Billy West, American voice actor April 17 * Joe Alaskey, American voice actor * Željko Ražnatović, Serbian mobster, paramilitary leader April 19 – Alexis Arguello, Nicaraguan boxer, politician April 20 – Eric Pickles, British politician April 21 – Cheryl Gillan, British politician April 22 – Marilyn Chambers, American porn actress April 24 – Jean-Paul Gaultier, French Haute couture, Prêt-à-Porter fashion designer April 25 * Lane Caudell, American actor * Ketil Bjørnstad, Norwegian pianist April 26 – Spice Williams-Crosby, American actress, stunt performer April 27 – George Gervin, American basketball player April 28 *Gerald Barry, Irish composer *Mary McDonnell, American actress April 29 – Dave Valentin, American Latin jazz flautist May May 1 – Michael Thornton, British Member of Parliament for Eastleigh May 2 * Campbell McComas, Australian impersonator, broadcaster * Christine Baranski, American actress * Isla St Clair, Scottish singer May 3 * Leonid Khachiyan, Russian-born mathematician * Allan Wells, Scottish athlete May 4 – Michael Barrymore, British comedian, TV presenter May 6 * Gregg Henry, American actor, musician * Michael O'Hare, American actor May 8 – Ronnie Dapo, American child actor May 10 * Roland Kaiser, German singer * Manuel Mora Morales, Spanish director, writer May 11 * Shohreh Aghdashloo, Iranian actress * Frances Fisher, British-born American actress * Mike Lupica, American sports journalist * Renaud, French composer May 12 – Christopher Gaze, British voice actor May 13 – John Kasich, Governor of Ohio May 14 * Robert Zemeckis, American film director * David Byrne, Scottish singer-songwriter May 15 – Chazz Palminteri, American actor May 18 * Diane Duane, American writer * Ryūzaburō Ōtomo, Japanese voice actor * George Strait, American country musician May 19 – Bert van Marwijk, Dutch football manager May 20 – Roger Milla, Cameroonian footballer May 21 – Mr. T, African-American actor May 23 – Anne-Marie David, French singer, Eurovision Song Contest 1973 winner May 24 – Sybil Danning, Austrian actress May 26 – David Meece, American Christian musician May 28 – Victoria Cunningham, American actress, Playboy Playmate June June 4 * Scott Wesley Brown, American Christian musician * Bronisław Komorowski, President of Poland June 7 * Hubert Auriol, French racing driver * Liam Neeson, Northern Irish actor * Orhan Pamuk, Turkish writer, Nobel Prize winner June 9 – Yukihiro Takahashi, Japanese musician, singer June 14 – Pat Summitt, American basketball coach June 16 * George Papandreou, Greek politician * Gino Vannelli, Canadian singer, songwriter June 17 * Sergio Marchionne, Italian-Canadian executive * Sarbjit Singh Chadha, Indian enka singer * Mike Milbury, American ice hockey player, coach and executive June 18 * Idriss Déby Itno, President of Chad * Carol Kane, American actress * Miriam Flynn, American actress, voice actress * Isabella Rossellini, Italian model, actress June 20 * John Goodman, American actor * Kōichi Mashimo, Japanese anime director * Vikram Seth, Indian novelist June 21 * Dave Downs, American professional baseball player * Jeremy Coney, New Zealand cricket captain * Marcella Detroit, American singer June 22 * Phil Nicholls, English professional footballer * Franco Cucinotta, Italian professional footballer * Graham Greene, Canadian actor * Alastair Stewart, British newsreader * Santokh Singh, Malaysian footballer June 23 * Marv Kellum, American football player * Peter Whiteside, British modern pentathlete June 24 * Ladislas Lozano, French-Spanish football coach, retired player * Stephen Pusey, British-born artist June 25 * Péter Erdő, Hungarian cardinal * Tim Finn, New Zealand singer, songwriter * Leonard Lance, American politician June 26 * Michele McDonald, American nurse, model and beauty pageant titleholder * Simon Mann, British Army officer, mercenary * William Arthur Pailes, American astronaut June 27 – Douglas Unger, American novelist June 28 – Pietro Mennea, Italian athlete June 29 – Joe Johnson, English snooker player June 30 * Stein Olav Hestad, Norwegian footballer * Patrick Pinney, American actor, voice actor * David Garrison, American actor July July 1 * Brian George, Israeli-English actor, voice artist, comedian and singer * David Arkenstone, American composer, performer * Dan Aykroyd, Canadian actor, comedian * Robert Baer, American author * Dale Hayes, South African professional golfer * Leon "Ndugu" Chancler, American drummer July 2 * Linda M. Godwin, American scientist * Ahmed Ouyahia, Algerian politician * Marco Piccinini, Monegasque sport personality, businessman, and politician July 3 * Laura Branigan, American singer, actress * Lu Colombo, Italian singer * Andy Fraser, English musician * Rohinton Mistry, Indian writer July 4 * Álvaro Uribe, President of Colombia * John Waite, English singer, musician July 5 – Hillbilly Jim, American professional wrestler, radio host July 6 * Grant Goodeve, American male voice actor * Adi Shamir, Modern cryptographer * Ani Yudhoyono, 6th First Lady of Indonesia * Kim Chul-soo, South Korean footballer * Jennifer Savidge, American actress July 7 * Li Hongzhi, Chinese-American founder, spiritual leader of Falun Gong * Alain Cortes, French modern pentathlete * Cheryl Gould, American journalist July 8 * Marianne Williamson, American spiritual teacher, author and lecturer * Ahmed Nazif, Prime Minister of Egypt * Knud Arne Jürgensen, Danish music, theater and ballet historian July 9 – John Tesh, American composer, musician, and television host July 10 * Yōko Asagami, Japanese voice actress * Anam Ramanarayana Reddy, Indian politician July 11 – Stephen Lang, American actor July 12 * Voja Antonić, Serbian inventor, writer * Philip Taylor Kramer, American rock musician * Liz Mitchell, Jamaican-born singer July 13 – Ricardo Boechat, Argentine-Brazilian journalist, anchor and radio announcer July 14 * Bob Casale, American keyboardist * Franklin Graham, American evangelist, and son of Billy Graham * Yutaka Mizutani, Japanese actor, singer * Stan Shaw, American actor July 15 * Marky Ramone, American musician * Terry O'Quinn, American actor * Yuriko Koike, Japanese politician * Johnny Thunders, American guitarist, singer and songwriter July 16 – Stewart Copeland, American rock musician July 17 * David Hasselhoff, American actor * Nicolette Larson, American pop singer * Billy Sprague, American Christian musician July 18 – Albert Camille Vital, Malagasy Army officer, politician and civil engineer July 19 – Allen Collins, American rock musician July 20 – Keiko Matsuzaka, Japanese actress July 21 – Ahmad Husni Hanadzlah, Malaysian Minister of Finance July 24 * Kamrul Hasan Bhuiyan, Bangladeshi military officer, writer * Gus Van Sant, American film director July 25 – Eduardo Souto de Moura, Portuguese Architect July 26 — Hezi Leskali, Israeli poet and artist July 27 – Hannu-Pekka Hänninen, Finnish sports commentator July 28 – Vajiralongkorn, King of Thailand July 31 * Chris Ahrens, American ice hockey player * João Barreiros, Portuguese author * Michael Wolff, American jazz pianist August August 1 – Zoran Đinđić, Serbian politician August 2 – Arthur "Art" James, American former MLB baseball outfielder August 3 – Osvaldo Ardiles, Argentine footballer August 4 * Estanislau da Silva, East Timorese politician * Moya Brennan, Irish singer August 5 * Hun Sen, Prime Minister of Cambodia * Louis Walsh, Irish music producer, reality TV show judge August 6 – Wojciech Fortuna, Polish ski jumper August 7 – Alexei Sayle, English comedian August 8 * Jostein Gaarder, Norwegian author * Robin Quivers, African-American radio personality August 9 – Vicki Morgan, American model August 10 – Daniel Hugh Kelly, American actor August 11 – Bob Mothersbaugh, American composer, guitarist '' August 12 *Daniel Biles, American associate justice of the Kansas Supreme Court *Charlie Whiting – British motorsports director August 13 *Herb Ritts, American photographer *Gary Gibbs – American football coach August 16 – Reginald VelJohnson, American actor August 17 – Guillermo Vilas, Argentine tennis player August 18 * Patrick Swayze, American actor, dancer * Pete Richens, British screenwriter August 19 – Jonathan Frakes, American actor August 21 * Joe Strummer, British rock musician * Jiří Paroubek, 6th Prime Minister of the Czech Republic August 23 – Steven Allan Brown, American punk rock musician August 24 – Linton Kwesi Johnson, Jamaican-born musician, poet August 25 — Geoff Downes, British keyboardist August 26 * Bryon Baltimore, Canadian ice hockey player * Michael Jeter, American film, stage, and television actor August 27 * Paul Reubens, American actor, writer and comedian * Roger Stone, American lobbyist August 28 * Rita Dove, American poet * Wendelin Wiedeking, German businessman August 31 * Eli Gorenstein, Israeli actor, voice actor and cellist * Lee Hyla, American composer * Hilary Farr, British-Canadian actress, designer September September 2 * Jimmy Connors, American tennis player * Yuen Wah – Hong Kong martial actor September 4 – Rishi Kapoor, Indian actor September 6 – Lucky Enam, Bangladeshi television, theater actress September 8 – Patrick Prosser, Scottish computer scientist September 9 – Angela Cartwright, British-American child actress, photographer and painter September 10 – Paulo Betti, Brazilian actor September 12 * Sergey Karaganov, Russian political scientist * Neil Peart, Canadian rock drummer September 16 * Karen Muir, South African swimmer * Fatos Nano, Albanian prime minister * Mickey Rourke, American film actor, former boxer September 17 – Harold Solomon, American tennis player September 18 – Nile Rodgers, African-American musician, songwriter, composer, and guitarist September 19 – George Warrington, president of Amtrak ; executive director of NJ Transit September 20 – Manuel Zelaya, President of Honduras September 21 – Anneliese Michel, German Roman Catholic believed possessed by demons September 22 * Oliver Mtukudzi, Zimbabwean musician * Bob Goodlatte, U.S. Congressman from Virginia September 23 * Jim Morrison, American baseball player * Peter Schrank, political cartoonist September 24 * Joseph Patrick Kennedy II, politician * Mark Sandman, American rock musician, artist September 25 * Jimmy Garvin, American professional wrestler * bell hooks, American author, academic, feminist, and social activist * Christopher Reeve, American actor, activist September 26 – Predrag Miletić, Serbian actor September 27 * Didier Dubois, French mathematician * Katie Fforde, British writer September 28 – Sylvia Kristel, Dutch actress September 29 – Max Sandlin, American politician September 30 – Jack Wild, English actor October October 2 – Robin Riker, American actress, author October 5 * Clive Barker, British author * Harold Faltermeyer, German musician * Imran Khan, Prime Minister of Pakistan * Emomali Rahmon, President of Tajikistan * Duncan Regehr, Canadian actor October 6 – Matthew Sweeney, Irish poet October 7 * Ivo Gregurević, Croatian actor * Mary Badham, American actress * Vladimir Putin, 2-Time President of Russia * Ludmilla Tourischeva, Soviet gymnast October 9 – Sharon Osbourne, English actress, TV host and author October 12 – Advent Bangun, Indonesian karateka, actor October 13 * Mundo Earwood, American country music singer, songwriter * Beverly Johnson, African-American model, actress and businesswoman * John Lone, Hong Kong actor October 14 * Harry Anderson, American actor, comedian, and magician * Kaija Saariaho, Finnish composer * Nikolai Andrianov, Soviet gymnast * Rick Aviles, American actor October 16 – Ron Taylor, American actor October 18 * Andy Johnson, American football player * Chuck Lorre, American sitcom creator October 19 – Verónica Castro, Mexican actress, entertainer October 20 – Eliane Giardini, Brazilian actress October 21 – Patti Davis, American actress and author October 22 – Jeff Goldblum, American actor October 23 – Steven Tandy, Australian stage, television and film actor October 24 * Mark Gray, American country singer, songwriter * David Weber, American science-fiction, fantasy author October 26 – Andrew Motion, English poet October 27 * Roberto Benigni, Italian actor, screenwriter, and film director * Hazel Dean, British pop, dance musician * Francis Fukuyama, American political scientist * Topi Sorsakoski, Finnish singer October 28 – Annie Potts, American actress November November 3 * David Ho, Taiwanese-American AIDS researcher * Michael Shea, American child actor * Roseanne Barr, American actress, comedian * Jim Cummings, American voice actor November 4 – Jeff Lorber, American keyboardist, composer, and record producer November 5 * Oleh Blokhin, Ukrainian football player and manager * Brian Muehl, American puppeteer * Bill Walton, American basketball player, commentator November 6 – Michael Cunningham, American writer November 7 * Geraldo Alckmin, Brazilian politician * David Petraeus, American general November 8 * Jan Raas, Dutch professional cyclist * Alfre Woodard, African-American actress, producer, and political activist November 9 – Gladys Requena, Venezuelan politician November 13 – Art Malik, Pakistani-born British actor November 14 * Bill Farmer, American voice actor, comedian * Maggie Roswell, American actress November 15 – Randy Savage, American professional wrestler November 16 * Roger Bisby, English journalist * Shigeru Miyamoto, Japanese game designer November 17 * Ties Kruize, Dutch field hockey player * Cyril Ramaphosa, President of South Africa November 18 – John Parr, English singer, songwriter and guitarist November 23 – Sharon O'Neill, New Zealand singer-songwriter and pianist November 24 – Ilja Richter, German actor, voice actor, television presenter, singer and author November 27 – Buddy Rose, American professional wrestler November 28 – S. Epatha Merkerson, African-American actress November 30 * Keith Giffen, American comic book writer, artist * Mandy Patinkin, American actor, singer December December 1 * Rick Scott, American politician, 45th Governor of Florida, U.S. Senator * Pegi Young, American singer, songwriter, educator, and philanthropist December 2 – Peter Kingsbery, American singer, songwriter December 3 * Bruno Jonas, German Kabarett artist, actor * Wan Azizah Wan Ismail, Malaysian politician December 6 * Chuck Baker, American Major League Baseball player * Nicolas Bréhal, French novelist, literary critic * Charles Bronson, English criminal * Edward Etzel, American Olympic Champion * Joe Harris, American football linebacker * Christian Kulik, Polish football player * Craig Newmark, American businessman, founded Craigslist * Shio Satō, Japanese manga artist * Jeff Schneider, American Major League Baseball pitcher * David L. Spector, American cell, molecular biologist December 8 – Richard Walsh, English actor December 9 – Michael Dorn, African-American actor December 12 * Harbance Singh Dhaliwal, Canadian politician * Sarah Douglas, English actress December 13 * Karl Howman, English actor * Junkyard Dog, American pro wrestler December 15 * Julie Taymor, American film, theater, and opera director, costume designer * Hwang Woo-suk, South Korean biomedical scientist * Allan Simonsen, Danish footballer, coach December 16 – Joel Garner, West Indian cricketer December 20 * Jenny Agutter, English actress * Faisal Al-Fayez, Prime Minister of Jordan * Ray Bumatai, American musician, singer, recording artist and actor December 25 * Youssouf Ouédraogo, 6th Prime Minister of Burkina Faso * Isa Bakar, Malaysian football player December 26 * Jon Glover, British actor * Riki Sorsa, Finnish singer December 27 * Jay Hill, Canadian politician * David Knopfler, British musician * Tovah Feldshuh, American actress December 28 * Arun Jaitley, Indian politician * Hemant Shesh, Indian Hindi Writer December 29 * Efron Etkin, Israeli actor and voice actor * Külliki Saldre, Estonian actress December 30 – June Anderson, American soprano Deaths January
January 1 – Henri Albert Hartmann, French surgeon January 2 – Gustave Francq, Canadian typographer and trade unionist January 4 – Constant Permeke, Belgian painter January 5 – Hristo Tatarchev, Bulgarian revolutionary January 6 – Sofoklis Dousmanis, Greek naval officer January 8 – Antonia Maury, American astronomer January 9 – Andrea Cassulo, Italian Roman Catholic priest and missionary January 11 * Stanisław Stempowski, Polish politician * Jean de Lattre de Tassigny, French general, posthumous Marshal of France January 14 – Almas Ildyrym, Soviet poet January 16 – Paolo Grilli, Italian sculptor and painter January 18 – Curly Howard, American actor and comedian January 19 – Archduke Maximilian Eugen of Austria January 22 – Andrés Luna de San Pedro, Filipino architect January 24 – Duke York, American actor January 25 * Sveinn Björnsson, 1st President of Iceland * François Gagnepain, French botanist * Polly Moran, American actress January 26 * Zubeida Begum, Indian actress * André Cheron, American actor * Khorloogiin Choibalsan, Marshal of the Mongolian People's Republic, Prime Minister of the Mongolian People's Republic January 27 – Fannie Ward, American actress January 28 * Thomas Hicks, American runner * Nicolae Constantin Batzaria, Ottoman statesman, Romanian writer February February 2 * João Guilherme Fischer, Brazilian diplomat and scientist * Charles de Rochefort, French actor * Patriarch Callistratus of Georgia February 3 – Harold L. Ickes, United States Secretary of the Interior February 4 – Federico Henríquez y Carvajal, Dominican writer February 6 * Ioan Carlaonț, Romanian general * King George VI of the United Kingdom February 7 * Sebastião da Gama, Portuguese poet * Philip G. Epstein, American screenwriter * Pete Henry, American football player and a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame February 9 – Arthur Hayes-Sadler, British admiral February 11 – Matija Murko, Yugoslav scholar February 14 * Molly Malone, American actress * John Sheehan, American actor February 15 – Enzo de Muro Lomanto, Italian tenor February 17 – Edvige Carboni, Italian Roman Catholic laywoman, mystic and venerable February 18 – Enrique Jardiel Poncela, Spanish playwright and novelist February 19 * Lawrence Grant, British actor * Knut Hamsun, Norwegian author, Nobel Prize laureate February 20 – Carlos Julio Arosemena Tola, 28th President of Ecuador February 21 – Francis Xavier Ford, American Roman Catholic bishop, missionary, servant of God and reverend February 24 – Tadeusz Vetulani, Polish agriculturalist February 26 * Theodoros Pangalos, Greek general and politician, dictator and President of Greece * Josef Thorak, Austrian-born German sculptor February 27 – Helena Concannon, Irish historian, writer, scholar and politician February 28 - Albert Forster, Gauleiter of Danzig during WW2 executed for war crimes February 29 – Quo Tai-chi, Chinese diplomat March March 1 * Masao Kume, Japanese playwright, novelist and poet * Gregory La Cava, American film director March 2 – Ole E. Benson, American politician March 3 – Antonieta de Barros, Brazilian journalist and politician March 5 – Charles Scott Sherrington, British physiologist, Nobel Prize laureate March 7 – Paramahansa Yogananda, Indian guru March 9 – Alexandra Kollontai, Russian revolutionary March 12 * Hugh Herbert, American actor and comedian * Duke Siegfried August in Bavaria March 13 – Võ Thị Sáu, Vietnamese schoolgirl March 18 – Isaak Mazepa, Soviet politician March 19 – Robert Guérin, French administrator, 1st President of FIFA March 21 – Andries Jan Pieters, Dutch criminal March 22 * Uncle Dave Macon, American musician * Don Stephen Senanayake, 1st Prime Minister of Ceylon March 26 – J.P. McGowan, Australian actor and director March 28 – Sir Fraser Russell, Governor of Southern Rhodesia March 30 – Sir Jigme Wangchuck, King of Bhutan March 31 * Bo McMillin, American football player and coach * Walter Schellenberg, German Nazi intelligence official * Roland West, American film director * Wallace H. White, Jr., U.S. Senator from Maine April April 1 – Ferenc Molnár, Hungarian novelist and dramatist April 2 * Antonio Cortis, Spanish tenor * Julio Enrique Moreno, acting President of Ecuador April 3 – Miina Sillanpää, Finnish politician April 5 * Charles Collett, British chief mechanical engineer * Sir John Tilley, British diplomat April 8 – Tadeusz Estreicher, Polish cryogenics pioneer April 10 – Frederic Austin, British teacher and composer April 15 * Bruno Barilli, Italian actor and composer * Viktor Chernov, Russian revolutionary, leader of the Russian Socialist Revolutionary Party April 21 * Leslie Banks, British actor * Sir Stafford Cripps, British Labour politician, former Chancellor of the Exchequer April 23 * Nikolai Alekseev, Soviet-born Greek Orthodox priest and saint * Julius Freed, American inventor and banker April 27 – Guido Castelnuovo, Italian mathematician April 29 – Manuel Portela Valladares, Spanish political figure April 30 – Shigenori Kuroda, Japanese general May May 2 * Lagertha Broch, Norwegian illustrator * Matrona Nikonova, Soviet Orthodox nun and saint May 3 – Juan Carlos Blanco Acevedo, Uruguayan politician May 5 – Alberto Savinio, Italian writer May 6 – Maria Montessori, Italian educator May 7 – Juan Bautista Pérez, Venezuelan lawyer, magistrate and politician, 43rd President of Venezuela May 8 – William Fox, Austro-Hungarian-born film producer May 9 – Canada Lee, American actor May 10 * Clark L. Hull, American psychologist * Gino Boccasile, Italian illustrator May 11 – Giovanni Tebaldini, Italian composer May 15 * Albert Bassermann, German actor * Tadeusz Breyer, Polish sculptor * Italo Montemezzi, Italian composer May 16 – Antonio Correa Cotto, Puerto Rican outlaw May 18 – Masakazu Nakai, Japanese aesthetician May 19 * Luigi Fabris, Italian sculptor * Bangalore Nagarathnamma, Indian singer May 21 – John Garfield, American actor May 22 – Peter Ermakov, Russian Bolshevik leader May 23 – Georg Schumann, German composer May 29 – Mykhailo Omelianovych-Pavlenko, Soviet army officer June June 1 * John Dewey, American philosopher * Malcolm St. Clair, American filmmaker June 2 – Naum Torbov, Bulgarian architect June 6 – Thomas Walsh, American Roman Catholic archbishop and reverend June 8 – Sergey Merkurov, Soviet sculptor June 9 * Félix Pérez Cardozo, Paraguayan musician * Luigi Puccianti, Italian physicist June 10 * Hilda Hongell, Finnish architect * Frances Theodora Parsons, American naturalist June 12 *Oleksiy Bazyuk, Bosnian Greek-Catholic hierarch *Genovevo de la O, Mexican revolutionary leader June 13 – Emma Eames, American soprano June 14 – Felix Calonder, Swiss politician, 36th President of the Swiss Confederation June 15 – Zofia Kirkor-Kiedroniowa, Polish activist June 17 * Krystyna Skarbek, Polish-born British SOE operative during World War II * Jack Parsons, American rocket engineer June 18 – Heinrich Schlusnus, German baritone June 24 – George Pearce, Australian politician June 26 – Theodor Becker, German actor June 27 – Elmo Lincoln, American actor June 30 – Eugenio de Liguoro, Italian actor and director July July 2 – Ciro Grassi, Italian composer July 3 – Carl Tanzler, German-born radiology technologist July 4 – Walter Long, American actor July 5 – Alison Skipworth, British actress July 10 – Rued Langgaard, Danish composer and organist July 20 – Isabelle LaMal, American actress July 21 * Catherine Chisholm, British physician * Pedro Lascuráin, Mexican diplomat, 34th President of Mexico July 22 * Harry Carter, American actor * Antonio María Valencia, Colombian composer July 24 – Henry Hallett, British actor July 26 * Edward Ellis, American actor * Eva Perón, Argentine political leader, and First Lady to and partner in power of President Juan Perón July 29 – Guillermo Tritschler y Córdova, Mexican Roman Catholic prelate, reverend and servant of God July 31 * Waldemar Bonsels, German writer * Takashi Hishikari, Japanese general August August 1 – Andrew Higgins, American boatbuilder and industrialist August 2 *Charles K. French, American film actor, director and screenwriter *J. Farrell MacDonald, American actor and director August 5 – Sameera Moussa, Egyptian nuclear scientist August 6 *Betty Allan, Australian statistician and biometrician *Francis Pegahmagabow, Canadian military officer August 11 * Riccardo Martin, American tenor * Dave Sands, Australian boxer August 12 – Peretz Markish, Soviet-born Israeli poet August 15 – Armida Barelli, Italian Roman Catholic laywoman and venerable August 18 * Alberto Hurtado, Chilean Jesuit priest and saint * Ralph Byrd, American actor August 22 – Hiranuma Kiichirō, Japanese politician, 24th Prime Minister of Japan August 23 – Henri Coutière, French zoologist August 26 – Giovanni Cazzani, Italian Roman Catholic archbishop and servant of God August 29 * Euphrasia Eluvathingal, Indian Carmelite nun and saint * Anton Piëch, Austrian lawyer, son-in-law of Ferdinand Porsche August 30 – Arky Vaughan, American baseball player and a member of the MLB Hall of Fame August 31 – Henri Bourassa, Canadian political leader and publisher September September 4 * Wilhelmus Zakaria Johannes, Indonesian doctor * Józef Węgrzyn, Polish actor September 5 – Fernando Luis García, American marine September 6 * José Vicente de Freitas, Portuguese military officer and politician, 97th Prime Minister of Portugal * Gertrude Lawrence, English actress September 7 – Maria Shkapskaya, Soviet poet September 9 * Lizinka Dyrssen, Swedish activist * Jonas H. Ingram, American admiral September 13 – Hermann Hummel, German chemist and politician September 16 * Nicolae Păiș, Romanian admiral *Hugo Raudsepp, Estonian playwright September 18 – Maria Matos, Portuguese actress September 22 – Kaarlo Juho Ståhlberg, Finnish jurist and academic, 1st President of Finland September 23 – Ray Mala, American actor September 24 – Eiichi Sugimoto, Japanese economist September 26 – George Santayana, Spanish writer September 30 – Viscount Waldorf Astor, American businessman and politician October October 3 – Zavel Kwartin, Soviet-born Israeli composer October 4 – Sir Keith Murdoch, Australian journalist October 8 – Arturo Rawson, Argentine military officer and politician, 26th President of Argentina October 11 – Jack Conway, American film producer and director October 17 – Julia Dean, American stage and screen actress October 19 *Edward S. Curtis, American photographer, ethnologist, and film director * Huang Jiguang, Chinese soldier * Ernst Streeruwitz, Austrian, businessman and politician, 6th Chancellor of Austria October 20 – Basil Radford, British actor October 21 – Leonardo Ruiz Pineda, Venezuela lawyer and politician October 22 – Ernst Rüdin, Swiss psychiatrist, geneticist, and eugenicist October 23 – Susan Peters, American actress October 24 – Frederick Jacobi, American composer October 25 – Sergei Bortkiewicz, Soviet Romantic composer and pianist October 26 * Hattie McDaniel, American actress * Myrtle McAteer, American tennis player October 27 – Ludwig Fahrenkrog, German writer, playwright and artist October 28 – Billy Hughes, Australian politician, 7th Prime Minister of Australia October 29 – Henri Rouvière, French professor November November 1 – Dixie Lee, American singer November 2 * Mehmet Esat Bülkat, Ottoman general * Henry Edwards, British actor November 3 – Louis Verneuil, French playwright and screenwriter November 6 – Charles de Chambrun, French diplomat and writer November 8 * Harold Innis, Canadian communications scholar * Hugh Prosser, American actor November 9 – Chaim Weizmann, Jewish biochemist, Zionist leader and Israeli statesman, 1st President of Israel November 10 – John Roche, American actor November 11 * Eugene Bossilkov, Bulgarian Roman Catholic priest, bishop, martyr and blessed * Josaphat Chichkov, Bulgarian Orthodox priest, martyr and blessed * Kamen Vitchev, Bulgarian Orthodox and Assumptionist priest, martyr and blessed November 15 * Vasyl Krychevsky, Soviet painter * Vincent Scotto, French composer November 18 – Paul Eluard, French poet November 20 – Benedetto Croce, Italian critic, philosopher, and politician November 21 * Henriette Roland Holst, Dutch poet and socialist * William D. Upshaw, American temperance movement leader November 22 - Otto Dietrich, Nazi SS General November 25 – Antonio Guarnieri, Italian conductor November 26 * Sven Hedin, Swedish explorer, geographer and geopolitician * Carlo Lazzarini, Australian politician November 27 – Zhou Xuechang, Chinese politician November 28 – Elena of Montenegro, Queen of Italy, consort of Victor Emmanuel III November 29 * Vladimir Ipatieff, Soviet chemist * Vida Milholland, American activist November 29 Barbu Alinescu, Romanian general December December 1 – Vittorio Emanuele Orlando, Italian statesman, 23rd Prime Minister of Italy December 2 – Miguel Osório de Almeida, Brazilian physician and scientist December 3 – Vladimír Clementis, Czechoslovak minister, politician, publicist, literary critic and author December 4 * Giuseppe Antonio Borgese, Italian writer and journalist * Karen Horney, German psychoanalyst December 6 * Andrey Aleksandrovich Gershun, Soviet physicist * Louis Lapicque, French neuroscientist * Dumitru Popovici, Romanian historian December 8 – Charles Lightoller, British merchant marine officer, second officer of RMS Titanic December 12 * Erika Aittamaa, Swedish artisan * Billy Cook, American criminal * Bedrich Hrozný, Czech orientalist and linguist December 14 * Teixeira de Pascoaes, Portuguese poet, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Literature * Fartein Valen, Norwegian composer December 15 * Goscombe John, British sculptor * Emmanuel Boleslaus Ledvina, American Roman Catholic prelate, bishop and reverend December 16 – Leonid Yachenin, Soviet politician December 18 * Garimella Satyanarayana, Indian poet * Ernst Stromer, German paleontologist December 19 – Pehr G. Holmes, American politician December 25 * Bernardino Molinari, Italian conductor * Herman Sörgel, German architect December 26 – Lyn Harding, British actor December 27 – Henri Winkelman, Dutch general December 28 * Carlo Agostini, Italian Roman Catholic prelate and reverend * Alexandrine of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Queen consort of Christian X of Denmark December 29 – Fletcher Henderson, American musician December 30 * Luke McNamee, American admiral and Governor of Guam * Gabriel Skagestad, Norwegian theologian, Roman Catholic priest, bishop and reverend Nobel Prizes Physics – Felix Bloch, Edward Mills Purcell Chemistry – Archer John Porter Martin, Richard Laurence Millington Synge Medicine – Selman Abraham Waksman Literature – François Mauriac Peace – Albert Schweitzer
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