This Week's Birthdays - Week of September 16

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September 16, 1925 – Riley B. King, known by the stage name B.B. King, is an African-American blues songwriter, vocalist and guitarist.

B. B. King (StreetView)
B. B. King

September 17, 1953 – Rita Rudner is an American comedienne, writer and actress.

Rita Rudner (StreetView)
Rita Rudner

September 18, 1961 – James Joseph Gandolfini, Jr. (born September 18, 1961) was an American actor.

James Gandolfini (StreetView)
James Gandolfini

September 19, 1911 – Sir William Gerald Golding, CBE was a British novelist, poet, playwright and Nobel Prize for Literature laureate, best known for his novel Lord of the Flies.

William Golding (StreetView)
William Golding

September 20, 1990 – John Tavares is a Canadian professional ice hockey centre who serves as captain for the New York Islanders of the National Hockey League (NHL). He was selected first overall by the Islanders in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft.

John Tavares (StreetView)
John Tavares

September 21, 1428 – The Jingtai Emperor was Emperor of China from 1449 to 1457.

Jingtailing Tomb, tomb of Emperor Jingtai of China (Google Maps)
Jingtailing Tomb, tomb of Emperor Jingtai of China

September 22, 1958 – Joan Jett is an American rock guitarist, singer, songwriter, producer and occasional actress, best known for her work with Joan Jett & the Blackheart. Jett was a founding member of The Runaways.

The Runaways (StreetView)
The Runaways