#562 Gary Kildall / Robert Kilroy-Silk – 19 May 1942

Gary Kildall

Gary Arlen Kildall (May 19, 1942 – July 11, 1994) was an American computer scientist and microcomputer entrepreneur who created the CP/M operating system and founded Digital Research, Inc. (DRI). Kildall was one of the first people to see microprocessors as fully capable computers rather than equipment controllers and to organize a company around this concept.

Robert Kilroy-Silk

Robert Michael Kilroy-Silk (born 19 May 1942) is an English former politician, former independent Member of the European Parliament, and former television presenter, best known for his daytime talk show Kilroy.


Also born on this day:
Jody Ridley is a former NASCAR driver.
Richard Boyd is an American philosopher
Carla Zampatti is an Italian -Australian fashion designer and businesswoman
Arthur G. Miller is an American art historian, archaeologist and academic.
Frank Froehling is a former American tennis player
Fred “Curly” Neal is an American basketball player best known for his career with the Harlem Globetrotters
Alexandra was the stage name of German singer Doris Nefedov
Carol Eden born in Hollywood, California is an American model
Len Stevens is a retired college basketball coach.
Shirrel Rhoades is an American writer , publisher , professor, filmmaker , and the former executive vice president of Marvel Entertainment.

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