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Carl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim MP (1867 - 1951)

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Milton Friedman, Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences, 1976 MP (1912 - 2006)

American economist, statistician, and economic advisor to President Ronald Reagan. Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient and Nobel laureate.

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Jacob Javits, U.S. Senator MP (1904 - 1986)

Jacob Koppel "Jack" Javits (May 18, 1904 – March 7, 1986) was an American politician who served as United States Senator from New York from 1957 to 1981. A liberal Republican, he was originally ...

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Glenn T. Seaborg, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1951 MP (1912 - 1999)

Glenn Theodore Seaborg (Swedish: Glenn Teodor Sjöberg; April 19, 1912 – February 25, 1999) was an American nuclear chemist who won the 1951 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for "discoveries in th...

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Edward Hopper MP (1882 - 1967)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... Edward Hopper (July 22, 1882 – May 15, 1967) was a prominent American realist painter and printmaker. While most popularly known for his oil paintings, he ...

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Willard Frank Libby, Nobel Prize in Chemistry. 1960 MP (1908 - 1980)

Willard Frank Libby (December 17, 1908 – September 8, 1980) was an American physical chemist noted for his role in the 1949 development of radiocarbon dating, a process which revolutionized arch...

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Edwin Herbert Land, Dr. MP (1909 - 1991)

American scientist and inventor, best known as the co-founder of the Polaroid Corporation. Among other things, he invented inexpensive filters for polarizing light, a practical system of in-camera inst...

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Herman Wouk MP (1915 - d.)

Herman Wouk (pronounced /ˈwoʊk/ "woke"; born May 27, 1915) is a bestselling, Pulitzer Prize-winning Jewish American author with a number of notable novels to his credit, including The Cai...

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The Right Honourable Pierre Elliott Trudeau MP (1919 - 2000)

From Wikipedia (English) : Joseph Philippe Pierre Yves Elliott Trudeau, PC CH CC QC FSRC (/truːˈdoʊ/; French pronunciation: ​[tʁydo]; October 18, 1919 – Sept...

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Warren Edward Buffett MP

Warren Edward Buffett is an American investor, businessman, and philanthropist. He is one of the most successful investors in history, the primary shareholder and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, and in 20...

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Julian Paul Assange MP

Letter re Wiki Leaks Movie Julian Assange, WikiLeaks Founder, Gets Australian Peace Prize Nobel Peace Prize Nomination Julian Assange might run for Australian Senate 2013

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Tom Hanks MP

American leading actor, producer, writer and director Tom Hanks has become one of the most popular stars in contemporary American cinema. Hanks worked in television and family-friendly comedies before ...

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Robert Gates, Director of Central Intelligence, U.S. Secretary of Defense MP

Robert Michael Gates (born September 25, 1943) is the 24th Chancellor of the College of William and Mary and a retired civil servant and university president who served as the 22nd United States Secr...

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Ben Shalom Bernanke MP

Ben Shalom Bernanke born December 13, 1953, is an American economist, and the current Chairman of the Federal Reserve, the central bank of the United States. During his tenure as Chairman, Bernanke has...

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Sonia Sotomayor, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court MP

Washington D.C., DC, USA

Sonia Sotomayor was born on 25 June 1954 in the Bronx, New York City, New York, USA. She is an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, serving since August 2009. Sotomayor is the C...

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Kate Elizabeth Winslet MP

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Sarah Palin, 9th Governor of Alaska MP

Sarah Louise (Heath) Palin February 11, 1964 Parents: Charles Heath March 24, 1938 and Sarah Sheeran October 26, 1940 Husband: Todd Mitchell Palin September 6, 1964 Children: Track 1989 Bri...

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Mark Twain MP (1835 - 1910)

Samuel Langhorne Clemens, better known by the pen name Mark Twain, wrote grand tales about Tom Sawyer, Huckleberry Finn, and the mighty Mississippi River. He became nothing less than a national treasur...

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George Clooney MP

After a decade spent toiling on series television, mostly in roles easily forgotten, actor George Clooney jolted to stardom with his portrayal of the charming, but troubled pediatrician Doug Ross on th...

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John G. Roberts, 17th Chief Justice of the United States MP

John Glover Roberts, Jr. (born January 27, 1955) is the 17th and current Chief Justice of the United States. He has served since 2005, having been nominated by President George W. Bush after the deat...

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William Clay Ford, Jr. MP

. William Clay "Bill" Ford Jr. (born May 3, 1957 in Detroit, Michigan), is the great-grandson of Henry Ford, and serves as the executive chairman of Ford Motor Company, Ford also served as the Presid...

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Melinda Ann Gates MP

Medina, King, WA, USA

Melinda French Gates (born Melinda Ann French on August 15, 1964)[1] is an American philanthropist. She is the co-founder and co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and a former unit manager f...

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John Forbes Kerry, Secretary of State MP

Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States

John Forbes Kerry (born December 11, 1943) is an American politician who is currently serving as the 68th Secretary of State. As the Presidential nominee of the Democratic Party, he was defeated in the...

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Russell Ira Crowe MP

Born in Wellington in April 1964, Russell Crowe started his acting career with parts in Australian television before moving to Hollywood where he co-starred in the acclaimed L.A.Confidential. He has be...

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Johnny Cash MP (1932 - 2003)

Johnny Cash , born John R. Cash , (February 26, 1932 - September 12, 2003) was a Grammy Award-winning American country singer-songwriter. Cash is widely considered to be one of the most influential Ame...

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Arnold Aloïs Schwarzenegger MP

Sacramento, CA, United States

Arnold Alois Schwarzenegger (English pronunciation: /ˈʃwɔrtsənɛɡər/, German: [ˈaɐnɔlt ˈaloʏs ˈʃva%...

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Gov. Howard Dean MP

Vermont, United States

Howard Brush Dean III (born November 17, 1948) is an American politician and physician from Vermont. He served six terms as the 79th Governor of Vermont and ran unsuccessfully for the 2004 Democratic...

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Benjamin Franklin, Signer of the "Declaration of Independence" MP (1706 - 1790)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for Pennsylvania. DAR Ancestor #: A041702 Of all the accomplishment of Ben Franklin you must take into account, his opening remark in his autobiography: "I Benj...

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Keanu Charles Reeves MP

From lamebrained teenage time traveler to metaphysical sci-fi Superman, Keanu Reeves has portrayed just about every character type imaginable. He is best known for his roles in Bill & Ted's Excellent A...

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Trent Lott, U.S. Senator MP

Chester Trent Lott, Sr. (born October 9, 1941), is a former United States Senator from Mississippi and has served in numerous leadership positions in the House of Representatives and the Senate. He e...

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Rudy Giuliani, 107th Mayor of New York City MP

Rudolph William Louis "Rudy" Giuliani (play /ˈruːdi ˌdʒuːliˈɑːni/;[1] born May 28, 1944) is an American lawyer, businessman, and politician from ...

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George Harold Harrison MP (1943 - 2001)

George Harrison was an English rock guitarist, singer-songwriter and film producer who achieved international fame as lead guitarist in The Beatles. Often referred to as "the quiet Beatle", Harrison em...

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Julia Roberts MP

She is an American actress. She is known for starring in the romantic comedy Pretty Woman, which grossed $463 million worldwide. After receiving Academy Award nominations for Steel Magnolias in 1990 an...

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Dale Earnhardt, Sr. MP (1951 - 2001)

American race car driver Dale Earnhardt was best known for his career driving stock cars in NASCAR's top division. Earnhardt is notable for his success in the Winston Cup Series (now the Sprint Cup Ser...

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Kofi Annan MP

Kofi Atta Annan (born 8 April 1938) is a Ghanaian diplomat who served as the seventh Secretary-General of the UN from 1 January 1997 to 31 December 2006. Annan and the United Nations were the co-recipi...

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Kim Victoria Cattrall MP

Screen and stage actress Kim Cattrall was best known for her role as New York PR agent and femme fatale Samantha Jones on the hit HBO series "Sex and the City" (1998-2004). Prior to her lusty adventure...

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Joe Lieberman, U.S. Senator MP

Washington D.C., DC, USA

Joseph Isadore "Joe" Lieberman was the senior United States Senator from Connecticut. A former member of the Democratic Party, he was the party's nominee for Vice President in the 2000 election. Curren...

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Tiger Woods MP

Orlando, FL, USA

American golfer Tiger Woods is the youngest man ever, and the first man of color, to win the Masters Tournament of golf. Born Eldrick Tont Woods in Cypress, California. He is the only child of Earl a...

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Leonardo DiCaprio MP

Leonardo DiCaprio is an American actor, producer and environmentalist who rose to stardom from his role as Jack Dawson in the James Cameron blockbuster Titanic. He is one of Hollywood's leading perform...

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William W. "Bill" Bradley, U.S. Senator MP

William Warren "Bill" Bradley (born July 28, 1943) is an American hall of fame basketball player, Rhodes scholar, and former three-term Democratic U.S. Senator from New Jersey. He ran unsuccessfully ...

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John McCain, U.S. Senator MP

John Sidney McCain III (born August 29, 1936) is the senior United States Senator from Arizona. He was the Republican nominee for president in the 2008 United States election. McCain graduated from t...

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John F. Kennedy, Jr. MP (1960 - 1999)

. Dorothy Willard is John Fitzgerald Kennedy JR's 12th Cousin. John Fitzgerald Kennedy is Dorothy Willard's 11th great grandfather's wife's 11th great grandson. John Fitzgerald Kennedy, Jr is the...

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Nicole Mary Kidman MP

Once relegated to decorative parts for years and long acknowledged as the wife of Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman spent the latter half of the 1990s and the first decade of the new millennium earning much-de...

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Ricky Martin MP

On the edge of the new millennium, Puerto Rican pop sensation Ricky Martin gave Latino music an international face with his electrifying performance at the 1999 Grammy Awards which launched Martin into...

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Thomas Clayton Wolfe MP (1900 - 1938)

Thomas Clayton Wolfe (October 3, 1900 – September 15, 1938) was a major American novelist of the early 20th century. Wolfe wrote four lengthy novels, plus many short stories, dramatic work...

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Jim Carrey MP

Arguably the top screen comedian of the 1990s, Canadian-born entertainer Jim Carrey has combined equal parts of his idol Jerry Lewis, his spiritual ancestor Harry Ritz, and the loose-limbed Ray Bolger ...

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Toni Morrison, Nobel Prize in Literature 1993 MP

USA

Toni Morrison (born Chloe Anthony Wofford on February 18, 1931) is a Nobel Prize and Pulitzer Prize-winning American novelist, editor, and professor. Her novels are known for their epic themes, vivid d...

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Jerry Seinfeld MP

Jerome Allen "Jerry" Seinfeld (born April 29, 1954) is an American stand-up comedian, actor, writer, and television and film producer, best known for playing a semi-fictional version of himself in th...

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Brad Pitt MP

Santa Barbara, Los Angeles, California, United States

William Bradley Pitt, known professionally as Brad Pitt, is an American actor and film producer. Pitt has received two Academy Award nominations and four Golden Globe Award nominations, winning one. He...

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Ellen DeGeneres MP

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Ellen DeGeneres (pronounced /dɨˈdʒɛnərəs/; born January 26, 1958) is an American stand-up comedian, television host and...

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Marshall Applewhite (leader of the Heaven's Gate religious cult) (1931 - 1997)

Marshall Herff Applewhite, Jr. (May 17, 1931 – March 26, 1997), known among his followers as "Do" (pronounced "doe"), was the leader of the Heaven's Gate religious group. A self-proclaimed pro...

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Goldie Jeanne Hawn MP

Goldie Jeanne Hawn is an actress, film director, producer, and occasional singer, whose career has spanned more than four decades. Hawn is perhaps best known for her roles in Private Benjamin, Overboar...

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Christopher Reeve MP (1952 - 2004)

Christopher D'Olier Reeve was an American actor, film director, producer, screenwriter and author. He achieved stardom for his acting achievements, including his notable motion picture portrayal of the...

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Jack Kemp, U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (1935 - 2009)

Jack French Kemp (July 13, 1935 – May 2, 2009) was an American politician and a collegiate and professional football player. A Republican, he served as Housing Secretary in the administration ...

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Magic Johnson MP

One of professional basketball's most popular stars, Magic Johnson won five championships with the Los Angeles Lakers in the 1980s before he retired abruptly in 1991 after announcing that he had contra...

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Pat Buchanan MP

Patrick Joseph "Pat" Buchanan ( /bjuːˈkænɨn/; born November 2, 1938) is an American paleoconservative political commentator, author, syndicated columnist, politician and b...

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Sir Patrick Stewart OBE MP

Patrick Stewart played the dashing chrome-domed Captain Jean-Luc Picard on Star Trek: The Next Generation and in several movies, and the chrome-wheelchair-bound Professor Charles Xavier in the X-Men fi...

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William Shatner MP

Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, United States

Read Wikipedia Bio Perhaps best known for his roles on Boston Legal, T.J. Hooker and Star Trek, William Shatner is one of the most recognizable stars working today. His distinctive voice and cadenc...

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Newt Gingrich, 58th Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives MP

Newton "Newt" Leroy Gingrich (born Newton Leroy McPherson on June 17, 1943) is an American politician and author, who served as the Speaker of the United States House of Representatives from 1995 to 19...

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Orenthal "OJ" James Simpson MP

Orenthal James Simpson was born on July 9, 1947, in San Francisco, California. His aunt gave him the name Orenthal, which supposedly was the name of a French actor she liked. OJ is what he usually goes...

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George Robert Stephanopoulos MP

George Robert Stephanopoulos (born February 10, 1961) is an American television journalist and a former U.S. Democratic Party political advisor.

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Eddie Vedder MP

Lead singer of Pearl Jam Eddie Vedder (born Edward Louis Severson III; later was changed to Edward Jerome Mueller December 23, 1964) is an American musician and singer-songwriter who serves as the ...

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Yitzhak Rabin, Prime Minister Of Israel 5th MP (1922 - 1995)

Yitzhak Rabin 5th Prime Minister of Israel Yitzhak Rabin (Hebrew: יִצְחָק רַבִּין ‎) (1 Marc...

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David Letterman MP

Before he became famous for "stupid pet tricks" and top-ten lists on late-night network television, David Letterman was honing his peculiar sense of humor at radio and TV stations in Indianapolis. Le...

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David Koresh (leader of Branch Davidian religious sect) (1959 - 1993)

David Koresh (August 17, 1959 – April 19, 1993), born Vernon Wayne Howell, was the leader of a Branch Davidian religious sect, believing himself to be its final prophet. Howell legally changed...

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Candice Bergen MP

Candice Patricia Bergen (born May 9, 1946) is an American actress and former fashion model. She is known for starring in two TV series, as the title character on the situation comedy Murphy Brown (19...

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Roger Keith Coleman (1958 - 1992)

Roger Keith Coleman (November 1, 1958 – May 20, 1992) was a Grundy, Virginia, coal miner convicted and executed for the murder of his sister-in-law, Wanda McCoy. Coleman's case drew national a...

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Garth Brooks MP

Troyal Garth Brooks (born February 7, 1962), best known as Garth Brooks, is an American country music artist who helped make country music a worldwide phenomenon. His eponymous first album was releas...

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Gloria Steinem MP

Gloria Marie Steinem (born March 25, 1934) is an American feminist, journalist, and social and political activist who became nationally recognized as a leader of, and media spokeswoman for, the Women's...

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Lamar Alexander, Governor, U.S. Senator and Secretary of Education MP

Andrew Lamar Alexander (born July 3, 1940) is the senior United States Senator from Tennessee and Conference Chair of the Republican Party. He was previously the 45th Governor of Tennessee from 1979 ...

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Susan Sarandon MP

She was born at 2:25 PM. An Oscar-winner for her role in the somber drama Dead Man Walking (1995), Susan Sarandon's early stardom came from her performance as the wide-eyed bride in 1975's midnight-m...

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James Wilson Rouse (1914 - 1996)

James Wilson Rouse was the founder of The Rouse Company, a pioneering American real estate developer, urban planner, civic activist, and later, free enterprise-based philanthropist. He is the maternal ...

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Geena Davis MP

Virginia Elizabeth "Geena" Davis (born January 21, 1956) is an American actress, film producer, writer, former fashion model, and a women's Olympics archery team semi-finalist. She is known for her r...

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Richard B. Cheney, 46th Vice President of the USA MP

District of Columbia, United States

Richard Bruce "Dick" Cheney (born January 30, 1941) served as the 46th Vice President of the United States from 2001 to 2009 under George W. Bush. He briefly served as Acting President of the United ...

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Colin Powell, 65th United States Secretary of State MP

Meridian, Lauderdale, Mississippi, United States

Colin Luther Powell (born April 5, 1937) is an American statesman and a retired four-star general in the United States Army. He was the 65th United States Secretary of State (2001–2005), serving...

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David Lynch MP

Los Angeles, CA, USA

He is an American filmmaker and visual artist. Over a lengthy career, Lynch has employed a distinctive, unorthodox (and now known as "Lynchian") approach to narrative filmmaking that has become instant...

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David Souter, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court MP

David Hackett Souter ( /ˈsuːtər/; born September 17, 1939) served as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States from 1990 until his retirement on June 29, 200...

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Tom Cruise MP

Tom Cruise made a strong impression in the teen comedy Risky Business (1983) and then had his first box-office smash as the fighter jock Maverick in Top Gun (1986). Cruise and his cocky grin were prope...

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Kevin Michael Costner MP

Oscar and Golden Globes winner Kevin Costner made his now-infamous major film debut in director Lawrence Kasdan's "The Big Chill" (1983). He established a reputation in the critically acclaimed films B...

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John Tower, U.S. Senator (1925 - 1991)

John Goodwin Tower (September 29, 1925 – April 5, 1991) was the first Republican United States senator from Texas since Reconstruction. He served from 1961 until his retirement in January 1985...

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Barbara Bush, First Lady MP

Houston, TX, USA

Barbara Pierce Bush (born June 8, 1925) is the wife of the 41st President of the United States George H. W. Bush, and served as First Lady of the United States from 1989 to 1993. She is the mother of...

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Donald John Trump, Sr. MP

Donald John Trump, Sr. (born June 14, 1946) is an American business magnate, author, and television personality. He is the chairman and CEO of The Trump Organization, a real-estate developer based in t...

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Gene Hackman MP

Santa Fe, Santa Fe, New Mexico, United States

He is an American actor and novelist. Hackman has made 80 films. He came to fame in 1967 when his performance as Buck Barrow in Bonnie and Clyde earned him his first Oscar nomination. His major roles...

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James Baker, U.S. Secretary of the Treasury and State MP

James Addison Baker, III (born April 28, 1930) is an American attorney, politician and political advisor. Baker served as the Chief of Staff in President Ronald Reagan's first administration and ...

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James D. Quayle, 44th Vice President of the USA MP

An American politician and was the forty-fourth Vice President of the United States, serving under George H. W. Bush (1989–1993). He also served as a U.S. Representative and U.S. Senator from ...

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Edward James Olmos MP

Edward James Olmos (born February 24, 1947) is an American, with Mexican citizenship, actor and director. Among his most memorable roles are William Adama in the re-imagined Battlestar Galactica, Lt....

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Andrew Lloyd Webber, Baron Lloyd-Webber MP

Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber, Baron Lloyd-Webber (born 22 March 1948), properly styled and widely known as The Lord Lloyd-Webber, is a British composer and impresario of musical theatre. He is an English ...

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Coretta Scott King MP (1927 - 2006)

Coretta Scott King (April 27, 1927 – January 30, 2006) was an American author, activist, and civil rights leader. The widow of Martin Luther King, Jr., Coretta Scott King helped lead the African...

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Janis Lyn Joplin MP (1943 - 1970)

Janis Lyn Joplin (January 19, 1943 – October 4, 1970) was an American singer, songwriter and music arranger. She rose to prominence in the late 1960s as the lead singer of Big Brother and the Ho...

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Bill Cosby MP

An entertainer for many decades, Bill Cosby has starred in live performances and films, recorded albums, written books, and created television shows. His long-running, hugely popular The Cosby Show w...

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Steve Martin MP

A large nose in Roxanne and large families in Parenthood and Cheaper By The Dozen made a big impression on Hollywood. Twenty years after starting out, Steve Martin is still bringing down the house. M...

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Jimmy Lee Swaggart MP

Jimmy Lee Swaggart (born March 15, 1935) is a Pentecostal American pastor, teacher, musician, television host, and televangelist. He has preached to crowds around the world through his weekly telecas...

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Bette Midler MP

Bette Midler is an American singer, actress and comedian, also known (by her informal stage name) as The Divine Miss M. She has starred in films such as The Stepford Wives, The First Wives Club. During...

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Stephen King MP

Bangor, ME, USA

Stephen Edwin King (born September 21, 1947) is an American author of contemporary horror, suspense, science fiction and fantasy fiction. His books have sold more than 350 million copies and have been ...

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John Gotti (1940 - 2002)

John Joseph Gotti, Jr (October 27, 1940 – June 10, 2002) was an American mobster who became the Boss of the Gambino crime family in New York City. Gotti grew up in poverty. He and his brothers...

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Derek Curtis Bok MP

Derek Curtis Bok (born March 22, 1930) is an American lawyer and educator and the former president of Harvard University. He is the son of the prominent Pennsylvania jurist Curtis Bok and Margaret Pl...

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Sigourney Weaver MP

Sigourney Weaver is an American actress best known for her role as Ellen Ripley in the Alien film series, a role for which she has received worldwide recognition. She is also known for her roles in the...

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Mario Cuomo MP (1932 - 2015)

Mario Matthew Cuomo was born on 15 June 1932 in Queens, New York, United States of America. He served as the 52nd Governor of the state of New York from 1983 to 1994, and is the father of Andrew Cuom...

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Vladimir Samoylovich Horowitz MP (1903 - 1989)

Considered one of the greatest pianists of the 20th century. Vladimir Samoylovich Horowitz (Russian: Владимир Само...

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Michael Keith Deaver (1938 - 2007)

Michael Keith Deaver (April 11, 1938 – August 18, 2007) was a member of President Ronald Reagan's White House staff serving as White House Deputy Chief of Staff under James Baker III and Donal...

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