Hubert Horatio Humphrey, Jr. (May 27, 1911 – January 13, 1978), served under President Lyndon B. Johnson as the 38th Vice President of the United States. Humphrey twice served as a United States Senator from Minnesota, and served as Democratic Majority Whip. He was a founder of the Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party and Americans for Democratic Action. He also served as Mayor of Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1945–1949. In 1968, Humphrey was the nominee of the Democratic Party in the 1968 presidential election but lost to the Republican nominee, Richard Nixon.
Vincent Leonard Price, Jr. (May 27, 1911 – October 25, 1993) was an American actor, well known for his distinctive voice. In the 1950s, he moved into horror films, with a role in House of Wax (1953), the monster movie The Fly (1958) and The Tingler. In the 1960s, Price had a number of low-budget successes with Roger Corman including the Edgar Allan Poe adaptations House of Usher (1960), The Pit and the Pendulum (1961) and The Raven (1963). In 1968 Price portrayed witchhunter Matthew Hopkins in Witchfinder General.
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Erich Wasicky was a pharmacist at the Mauthausen concentration camp.
Torolf Elster was a Norwegian newspaper and radio journalist, magazine editor, novelist and crime writer.
Oleg Oshenkov was a Russian football player.
Teddy Kollek was mayor of Jerusalem from 1965 to 1993.
Fritz Knoechlein was an SS-Obersturmbannführer who was convicted and executed for war crimes.
Salvador P. López born in Currimao, Ilocos Norte , is an Ilokano writer.