Now, a few of the more well known people who were born on this day.
- Bernadette of Lourdes – a French Saint who had a vision of the Holy Mother and accomplished miraculous cures at Lourdes spring;
- Charles Addams – macabre cartoonist and creator of the ‘Addams Family’;
- William Peter Blatty – author of ‘The Exorcist’;
- Nicholas Cage – film actor;
- Gerald Durell – naturalist and writer.