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TODAY IN HISTORY (May 21):
Born on this day:
427 BC - Plato, Greek philosopher (d. 347 BC)
1898 - Armand Hammer, American physician, entrepreneur, oil magnate, and art collector (d. 1990)
1917 - Raymond Burr, American actor (d. 1993)
1921 - Andrei Sakharov, Russian physicist and activist, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (declined) (d. 1989)
1925 - Frank Kameny, founder of Mattachine Society of Washington D.C.
1948 - Leo Sayer, English pop singer & musician
1951 - Al Franken, American comedian and author
1952 - Mr. T, (Birth Name: Laurence Tureaud), American actor and fool-pitier
1959 - Nick Cassavetes, American actor and director
1960 - Jeffrey Dahmer, American serial killer (d. 1994)
1968 - Ron Buckmire, founder of Queer Resources Directory
1972 - The Notorious B.I.G., American musician (d. 1997)
1977 - Ricky Williams, American football player and cry-baby