The late Malcolm X was also born on this date in 1925. He’s the iconic African-American Muslim minister and human rights activist who spoke out against white supremacy and the disenfranchisement of African Americans.
Guitarist Pete Townshend was born on May 19th, 1945. He’s the lead guitarist of The Who, the group that released hits like “My Generation.” He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1990.
And the late Andre the Giant was born on May 19th, 1946. He famously played Fezzik in the 1987 film The Princess Bride.