1921 - Carl Neumann Degler
American historian, winner of the 1972 Pulitzer Prize for History for "Neither Black nor White."
1940 - Tom Brokaw
American television journalist, most well known as an author for his book The Greatest Generation.
1947 - Daniel Yergin
American author and economic researcher, winner of the 1992 Pulitzer Prize for Non-fiction for "The Prize."
1955 - Michael Pollan
American author whose work centers on food and culture.
1963 - Kevin Trudeau
American author of the "'They Don't Want You to Know About" series.
1989 - Barbara Tuchman
1994 - Jack Kirby
1995 - James Merrill