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Born This Day: Dec. 20

1868: Harvey Firestone, industrialist and tire manufacturer (Columbiana County, OH; died 1938)
1881: Branch Rickey, baseball executive (Lucasville, OH; died 1965)
1894: Sir Robert Gordon Menzies, Australian political leader (Jeparit, Victoria, Australia; died 1978)
1895: Susanne Langer, philosopher (New York, NY; died 1985)
1898: Irene Dunne, actress (Louisville, KY; died 1990)
1902: Sidney Hook, philosopher (New York, NY; died 1989); Max Lerner, journalist (Minsk, Russia; died 1992)
1911: Hortense Calisher, writer (New York, NY)
1922: George Roy Hill, filmmaker (Minneapolis, MN; died 2002)
1928: Bo Diddley, singer/songwriter/musician (McComb, MS)
1935: William Julius Wilson, sociologist, writer (Derry Township, PA)
1942: Bob Hayes, track-and-field champion and professional football star (Jacksonville, FL; died 2002)
1946: Uri Geller, psychic/clairvoyant (Tel Aviv, Israel); John Spencer, actor (New York, NY; died 2005)
1952: Jenny Agutter, actress (London, England)
1966: Kiefer Sutherland, actor (London, England)

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