King Louis XIV "I could sooner reconcile all Europe than two women."

King Louis XIV
(09/05/1638 – 09/01/1715)
French monarch (died near his birthday)
Lucy Caroline Lyttelton "A dirty man with opium-glazed eyes and rat-taily hair."

Lady Frederick Cavendish
(09/05/1841 – 04/22/1925)
English educator, diarist (daughter of George Lyttelton) , on Alfred, Lord Tennyson
Darryl F. Zanuck "Any of my indiscretions were with people, not actresses."

Darryl F. Zanuck
(09/05/1902 – 12/22/1979)
US film director (relationship with Juliette Gréco)
Arthur Koestler "One may not regard the world as a sort of metaphysical brothel for emotions."

Arthur Koestler
(09/05/1905 – 03/01/1983)
Hungarian writer
John Cage "I can't understand why people are frightened of new ideas. I'm frightened of old ones."

John Cage
(09/05/1912 – 08/12/1992)
US composer
"Everything begins in mysticism and ends in politics."

Charles Peguy
(01/07/1873 – 09/05/1914)
French philosopher
Jack Valenti "I don't know any other business that tells you not to go in and buy their product."

Jack Valenti
(09/05/1921 – 04/26/2007)
US chairman (MPAA) , on movie ratings
"The only thing useful banks have invented in 20 years is the ATM."

Paul Volcker
(09/05/1927 – 12/08/2019)
US economist
George Robert Newhart "I don't like country music, but I don't mean to denigrate those who do. And for the people who like country music, denigrate means 'put down'."

Bob Newhart
(09/05/1929 – )
US comic actor
John Paul Rosenberg "Ride the horse in the direction that it's going."

Werner Erhard
(09/05/1935 – )
US cult founder ("est")
Jo Raquel Tejada "I was asked to come to Chicago because Chicago is one of our fifty-two states."

Raquel Welch
(09/05/1940 – )
US actor
Werner Herzog "When I saw the dancing chicken, I knew I would create a grand metaphor—for what, I don't know."

Werner Herzog
(09/05/1942 – )
German actor , on the ending of "Stroszek"
Farrokh Bulsara "If I didn't do this well, I just wouldn't have anything to do... I can't cook, and I'd be a terrible housewife."

Freddy Mercury
(09/05/1946 – 11/24/1991)
Tanzanian singer (Queen)
Cathy Guisewite "Food, love, career, and mothers, the four major guilt groups."

Cathy Guisewite
(09/05/1950 – )
US cartoonist ("Cathy")
Michael John Douglas "Yeah, I had to change my name because there were two other actors registered at Equity with that name. One of them is doing quite well from what I understand, the other is making cheap porn movies... like 'Basic Instinct'."

Michael Keaton
(09/05/1951 – )
US actor , on his given name (which you can see for anyone on this site by hovering over their picture)
Rose McGowan "There is great love, but our lifestyle difference is, unfortunately, even greater."

Rose McGowan
(09/05/1973 – )
Italian-US actor , on ending engagement with Marilyn Manson
Anjezë Gonxhe Bojaxhiu "I know God will not give me anything I can't handle. I just wish that He didn't trust me so much."

Mother Teresa
(08/26/1910 – 09/05/1997)
Macedonian religious leader
Heywood Hale Broun "Posterity is as likely to be wrong as anybody else."

Heywood Hale Broun
(03/10/1918 – 09/05/2001)
US actor