This Week's Birthdays - Week of May 5

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Wednesday, May 7 2014 by

May 5, 1813 – Søren Aabye Kierkegaard was a Danish philosopher, theologian, poet, social critic, and religious author.

Statue of Søren Kierkegaard (StreetView)
Statue of Søren Kierkegaard

May 6, 1961 – George Timothy Clooney is an American actor, film director, producer, and screenwriter.

George Clooney (StreetView)
George Clooney

May 7, 1901 – “Frank James Cooper, known professionally as Gary Cooper was an American film actor.

Gary Cooper (StreetView)
Gary Cooper

May 8, 1884 – Harry S. Truman was the 33rd President of the United States (1945–1953).

Harry S. Truman (StreetView)
Harry S. Truman

May 9, 1860 – Sir James Matthew Barrie, 1st Baronet OM, more commonly known as J. M. Barrie, was a Scottish author and dramatist.

'Barrie's Birthplace' (StreetView)
'Barrie's Birthplace'

May 10, 1960 – Paul David Hewson, most commonly known by his stage name Bono, is an Irish singer, musician, and humanitarian best known for being the main vocalist of the Dublin-based rock band U2.

U2 (StreetView)

May 11, 1904 – Salvador Domingo Felipe Jacinto Dalí i Domènech, 1st Marqués de Dalí de Pubol, known as Salvador Dalí, was a prominent Spanish surrealist painter.

Salvador Dalí (StreetView)
Salvador Dalí