Famous birthdays for March 31: Ewan McGregor, Christopher Walken

March 31 (UPI) — Those born on this date are under the sign of Aries.

They include:

— French philosopher Rene Descartes in 1596

— German composer Johann Sebastian Bach in 1685

— Austrian composer Franz Joseph Haydn in 1732

— Poet Edward FitzGerald in 1809

— Boxer Jack Johnson, the first African American to hold the heavyweight title, in 1878

— Actor/singer Richard Kiley in 1922

— United Farm Workers President Cesar Chavez in 1927

— Actor William Daniels in 1927 (age 91)

— Hockey Hall of Fame member Gordie Howe in 1928

— Fashion designer Liz Claiborne in 1929

— Author John Jakes in 1932 (age 86)

— Actor Shirley Jones in 1934 (age 84)

— Actor Richard Chamberlain in 1934 (age 84)

— Trumpeter/bandleader/music entrepreneur Herb Alpert in 1935 (age 83)

— Political commentator Michael Savage in 1942 (age 76)

— Actor Christopher Walken in 1943 (age 75)

— Actor Gabe Kaplan in 1945 (age 73)

— Actor Rhea Perlman in 1948 (age 70)

— Former U.S. Vice President Al Gore in 1948 (age 70)

— Actor/former football player Ed Marinaro in 1950 (age 68)

— Guitarist Angus Young (AC/DC) in 1955 (age 63)

— Actor Ewan McGregor in 1971 (age 47)

— Actor Kate Micucci in 1980 (age 38)

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