#646 Peggy Fleming / Betty Thomas – 27 July 1948

Peggy Fleming

Peggy Fleming

Peggy Gail Fleming (born July 27, 1948) is an American figure skater. She is the 1968 Olympic Champion in Ladies’ singles and a three-time World Champion (1966–1968). Fleming has been a television commentator on figure skating for over 20 years, including several Winter Olympic Games. Born in San Jose, California.

Betty Thomas

Hill Street Blues - Season 3

Betty Thomas (born July 27, 1948) is an American actress, director of television, and motion pictures. She is known for her Emmy-award winning role as Lucy Bates on the television series Hill Street Blues. Born Betty Lucille Nienhauser in St. Louis, Missouri.


Also born on this day:
Juliet Marillier is a New Zealand -born writer of fantasy.
Hans Rosling is a Swedish medical doctor, academic, statistician and public speaker.
Moss Keane was a rugby union footballer.
James Munby is a British judge who is President of the Family Division of the High Court of England.
Christopher Jackson is a Canadian organist , harpsichordist , and choral conductor.
Innocent Anaky is an Ivorian politician and the President of the Movement of the Forces of the Future (MFA).
Fred Popovici is a Romanian composer.
Greg Gagne  is a former professional wrestler.
Henny Vrienten is a Dutch composer of TV- and film-scores.
Guy Stroumsa is Martin Buber Professor Emeritus of Comparative Religion at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
Pavlos Sidiropoulos was a Greek musician.
Doug Grant is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey goalie.
Laura Shapiro Kramer is a US author, producer and film maker.
Peter Grossman is the Clarence Efroymson Professor of Economics at Butler University in Indianapolis.
Wenying Zhuang is a Chinese mycologist.

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