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Today is the centenary of the birth of Canadian Mohawk First Nations actor Jay Silverheels. Best known for his role as faithful Indian companion Tonto in the long-running Lone Ranger series, he was also the star of the Canadian national lacrosse team in the 1930s.

Kliph Nesteroff, Tonto via Toronto: The Rise and Fall of Jay Silverheels (WFMU 2009)


It's also the birthday of American composer Moondog (1916), jazz trumpeter Miles Davis (1926), American composer William Bolcom (1938), and Can drummer Jaki Liebezeit (1938).


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