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Born This Day: Dec. 6

1421 Henry VI, king of England (Windsor, England; died 1471)
1478 Count Baldassare Castiglione, diplomat/soldier/author (Italy; died 1529)
1732 Warren Hastings, British statesman and colonial administrator (Churchill, Oxfordshire, England; died 1818)
1886 Joyce Kilmer, poet (New Brunswick, NJ; died 1918)
1887 Lynn Fontanne, actress (Britain; died 1983)
1896 Ira Gershwin, lyricist (New York, NY; died 1983)
1898 Alfred Eisenstaedt, photojournalist (Dirschau, Prussia; died 1995)
Gunnar Myrdal, economist/sociologist (Sweden; died 1987)
1906 Agnes Moorehead, actress (Clinton, MA; died 1974)
1914 Claude Renoir, film cameraman (Paris, France; died 1993)
1920 Dave Brubeck, jazz musician (Concord, CA)
1927 Patsy T. Mink, liberal Democratic HI congresswoman (Paia, Hawaii; died 2002)
1945 James Naughton, actor (Middletown, CT)
1953 Tom Hulce, actor (Whitewater, WI)
JoBeth Williams, actress (Houston, TX)
1955 Stephen Wright, comedian (New York, NY)
1962 Janine Turner, actress (Lincoln, NE)


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