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CENTENNIAL BIRTHDAYS

Noted Individuals Who Would Have Turned 100

~ July & August 2021 ~ 

Webmaster's Notes:

~ Living individuals turning 100 this year can be found on the "Born 1921" page. ~

~ Click on each picture below for photo credit information. ~

  Susan Peters
American actress, Random Harvest
07/03/1921 – 10/23/1952
  Nancy Reagan
American actress and First Lady (1981-1989)
07/06/1921 – 03/06/2016
  Eunice Kennedy Shriver
American philanthropist, founded the Special Olympics
07/10/1921 – 08/11/2009
  Acquanetta
American actress, Captive Wild Woman
07/17/1921 – 08/16/2004
  John Glenn
American astronaut and politician, Ohio senator (1974-1999)
07/18/1921 – 12/08/2016
  Rosalyn Sussman Yalow
American Nobel Prize-winning medical physicist
07/19/1921 – 05/30/2011
  Calvert DeForest
American television personality, portrayed Larry "Bud" Melman on Late Night with David Letterman
07/23/1921 – 03/19/2007
  Billy Taylor
American jazz pianist and composer
07/24/1921 – 12/28/2010
  Jean Shepherd
American humorist, radio personality, and screenwriter, A Christmas Story
0726/1921 – 10/16/1999
  Richard Egan
American actor, Love Me Tender, A Summer Place
07/29/1921 – 07/20/1987
  Richard Adler
American composer and lyricist, Broadway's The Pajama Game, Damn Yankees
08/03/1921 – 06/21/2012
  Marilyn Maxwell
American actress, Stand by for Action, The Lemon Drop Kid
08/03/1921 – 03/20/1972
  Herb Ellis
American jazz guitarist
08/04/1921 – 03/28/2010
  Maurice Richard
Canadian hockey player
08/04/1921 – 05/27/2000
  Esther Williams
American actress, Take Me Out to the Ballgame, Neptune's Daughter
08/08/1921 – 06/06/2013
  Alex Haley
American writer, Roots: The Saga of an American Family
08/11/1921 – 02/10/1992
  Gene Roddenberry
American writer and television and film producer, creator of TV's Star Trek
08/19/1921 – 10/241991
  Monty Hall
Canadian-born American game show host, Let's Make a Deal
08/25/1921 – 09/30/2017
  Ben Bradlee
American newspaper editor, The Washington Post (1965-1991)
08/26/1921 – 10/21/2014
  Nancy Kulp
American actress, TV's The Beverly Hillbillies
08/28/1921 – 02/03/1991

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