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An American humorist, author, and screenwriter, he is best known for his many short pieces featured in the… [More] New Yorker. [Less]
1928: Tom Lantos
Representative Tom Lantos was the only Holocaust survivor to have served in the United States Congress.… [More] Lantos represented a California district that included a portion of San Francisco from 1981 until his death in 2008. He was born in Budapest, Hungary. [Less]
1968: Pauly Shore
An American comedian, actor, and stand-up comedian, Shore was raised by his Jewish parents in Beverly… [More] Hills. He starred several comedy films in the 1990s and hosted a video show on MTV in the late 1980s and early 1990s. [Less]