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December 7 celebrity birthdays

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This morning's birthday list includes a who's who from the NBA, the NFL and Major League Baseball.

He led the Celtics to three NBA titles and was named MVP three times.  Many consider "Larry the Legend" as one of the greatest players in NBA history. Larry Bird is 59 today.

He was a six time pro bowl wide receiver who played for the 49ers, the Eagles and the Cowboys.  He's the first player to catch a touchdown pass against all 32 teams.  Terrell Owens is 42 today.

Many consider him the best all around catcher who ever played the game.  He was named to 14 All Star games and helped lead the Reds to back to back World Series Championships in 1975 and 76. Johnny Bench is 68 today.

She was one of the top leading ladies of the 1970's.  She won a Best Actress Oscar for her role in 1974, Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore.  She won a Best Supporting Actress Oscar for her performance in 1971's The Last Picture Show.  And who can forget her role as the mother of a demon possessed child in The Exorcist.  Ellen Burstyn is 83 today.

This raspy-voiced singer-songwriter was inducted to the Rock 'N' Roll Hall of Fame in 2011. Tom Waits is 66 today.

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