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Tom Clancy MP (1947 - 2013)

Thomas Leo "Tom" Clancy, Jr. (April 12, 1947 – October 1, 2013) was an American author best known for his technically detailed espionage and military science storylines that are set during and i...

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Jim Parsons MP

Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States

Jim Parsons is an American actor. He is best known for playing Sheldon Cooper on the CBS sitcom The Big Bang Theory , with his performance often cited as a significant reason for the program's success....

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William Randolph Hearst MP (1863 - 1951)

William Randolph Hearst - From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from New York's 11th district In office March 4, 1903 – March 3, 1907 Preceded by W...

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Jean Stapleton MP (1923 - 2013)

Jean Stapleton (born Jeanne Murray ; January 19, 1923 – May 31, 2013) was an American character actress of stage, television and film. She was best known for her portrayal of Edith Bunker on the...

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Joan Rivers MP

Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, United States

Joan Alexandra Molinsky (born June 8, 1933), better known by her stage name Joan Rivers , is an American television personality, comedian, writer, film director, and actress. She is known for her ribal...

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Thomas Mann MP (1875 - 1955)

Thomas Mann (6 June 1875 – 12 August 1955) was a German novelist, short story writer, social critic, philanthropist, essayist, and 1929 Nobel Prize laureate, known for his series of highly symbo...

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Richard Georg Strauss MP (1864 - 1949)

Richard Georg Strauss (11 June 1864 – 8 September 1949) was a leading German composer of the late Romantic and early modern eras. He is known particularly for his operas, which include Der Ros...

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Maurice Sendak MP (1928 - 2012)

One of the most successful illustrators of the 20th century. Since 1951 his 90-odd titles have sold nearly 30m copies in the US alone. His renowned work Where the Wild Things Are (1963), with worldwi...

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Lucy Christiana, Lady Duff Gordon MP (1863 - 1935)

Lady Duff-Gordon (Lucy Christiana Sutherland), was born on 13 June 1863 , the daughter of Douglas Sutherland, a Toronto engineer. Her sister was Elinor Glyn, the writer. She would later write that she ...

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Anastasia Nikolaevna Romanov, Grand Duchess of Russia MP (1901 - 1918)

Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikolaevna of Russia (Russian: Великая Княжна Анаст...

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Ígor Fiódorovich Stravinsky MP (1882 - 1971)

Igor Stravinsky conducts The Firebird (L'Oiseau de Feu) Igor Fyodorovich Stravinsky (sometimes spelt Strawinsky or Stravinskii; Russian: Игорь Фё&#x...

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James Gandolfini MP (1961 - 2013)

James Joseph Gandolfini, Jr. (September 18, 1961 – June 19, 2013) was an American actor best known for his role in The Sopranos as Tony Soprano, which won him the Primetime Emmy Award for Outsta...

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Lou Gehrig (1903 - 1941)

Baseball Hall of Fame member Lou Gehrig, nicknamed "The Iron Horse" for his durability, was an American Major League Baseball first baseman. He played his entire 17-year baseball career for the New Yor...

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Jack Dempsey MP (1895 - 1983)

William Harrison "Jack" Dempsey (June 24, 1895 – May 31, 1983), known as the The Manassa Mauler, was an American professional boxer. He was a cultural icon of the 1920s. He held the World Heavyw...

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Henry VIII, King of England MP (1491 - 1547)

Henry VIII of England Henry VIII was King of England from 21 April 1509 until his death. He was also Lord of Ireland (later King of Ireland) and claimant to the Kingdom of France. Henry was the secon...

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Andrew (Andy) Murray MP

Andy Murray is a Scottish professional tennis player. Murray is the first British player to reach the Wimbledon men's singles final in the open era for over 75 years, as well as the first British p...

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P. T. Barnum MP (1810 - 1891)

Phineas Taylor Barnum (July 5, 1810 – April 7, 1891) was an American showman, businessman, and entertainer, remembered for promoting celebrated hoaxes and for founding the circus that became t...

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Elias Howe, Jr. (1819 - 1867)

Inventor of the sewing machine Descendant of John Howe, of Sudbury, who became a freeman of Massachusetts Bay Colony in May l640 and died at Marlboro in l680. Elias Howe went to school occasionally i...

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E. B. White MP (1899 - 1985)

Elwyn Brooks White, known as "E.B." and "Andy," was an American writer. A long-time contributor to "The New Yorker" magazine, he also wrote many famous books for both adults and children, such as the p...

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Rembrandt van Rijn MP (1606 - 1669)

Rembrandt Famous works: Danaë, 1636; Jacob de Gheyn III; 1632, Anatomy Lesson of Dr. Nicolaes Tulp, 1632; Belshazzar's Feast, 1635; Night Watch, 1642 Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn (Dutch pr...

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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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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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Col. Samuel Colt MP (1814 - 1862)

Samuel Colt (July 19, 1814 – January 10, 1862) was an American inventor and industrialist. He was the founder of Colt's Patent Fire-Arms Manufacturing Company (now known as Colt's Manufacturin...

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Emma Lazarus MP (1849 - 1887)

Emma Lazarus wrote her own poems. Her most famous work is "The New Colossus", is inscribed on the pedestal of the Statue of Liberty. She is known as an important forerunner of the Zionist movement. She...

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Kelly Brianne Clarkson MP

Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States

Kelly Clarkson is an American singer, songwriter, and occasional actress. In 2002, she came to prominence after winning the first season of American Idol , and has since been established as "The Origin...

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Franz Amshel Kafka MP (1883 - 1924)

Franz Kafka ; ( 3 July 1883 – 3 June 1924) was a German-language novelist, one of the most influential of the 20th century, whose works came to be regarded after his death as one of the major ac...

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Mel Blanc MP (1908 - 1989)

Mel Blanc (May 30, 1908 – July 10, 1989) is best remembered for his work with Warner Bros. during the "Golden Age of American animation" (and later for Hanna-Barbera television productions) as...

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Jim Thorpe MP (1888 - 1953)

Jacobus Franciscus "Jim" Thorpe (Sac and Fox (Sauk): Wa-Tho-Huk, translated to Bright Path) (May 28, 1888 – March 28, 1953) was an American athlete of mixed ancestry (mixed Caucasian and Ameri...

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Bob Dylan MP

wikipedia - Bob Dylan (born Robert Allen Zimmerman ; Hebrew name: Shabtai Zisel ; May 24, 1941) is an American musician, singer-songwriter, music producer, artist, and writer. He has been an influentia...

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Arthur Ignatius Conan-Doyle MP (1859 - 1930)

Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle was born on May 22, 1859, in Edinburgh, Scotland. The Doyles were a prosperous Irish-Catholic family, who had a prominent position in the world of Art. Charles Altamont Do...

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Honoré de Balzac MP (1799 - 1850)

Honoré de Balzac , né Honoré Balzac à Tours le 20 mai 1799[4] et mort à Paris le 18 août 1850, est un écrivain français. Il fut romancier, dramat...

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Rainn Wilson MP

Agoura Hills, Los Angeles, California, United States

Rainn Dietrich Wilson (born January 20, 1966) is an American actor and comedian. He is well known for his Emmy-nominated role as the egomaniacal Dwight Schrute on the American version of the television...

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Thomas Gainsborough, the painter MP (1727 - 1788)

Thomas Gainsborough (christened 14 May 1727 – 2 August 1788) was an English portrait and landscape painter. He was born the youngest son of John Gainsborough, a weaver in Suffolk, and, in 1740...

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Victoria Woodhull (Claflin) MP (1838 - 1927)

Victoria Claflin Woodhull, later Victoria Woodhull Martin, (September 23, 1838 – June 9, 1927) was an American leader of the woman's suffrage movement. Woodhull was an advocate of free lov...

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Rainier III, Prince of Monaco MP (1923 - 2005)

--------------------Rainier III (Rainier Louis Henri Maxence Bertrand Grimaldi; 31 May 1923 – 6 April 2005) ruled the Principality of Monaco for almost 56 years, making him one of the longest ...

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H. Gordon Selfridge, Sr., retail entrepreneur MP (1858 - 1947)

Harry Gordon Selfridge was born in 1858 in Ripon, Wisconsin, on January 11, 1858, but within months of his birth moved to Jackson, Michigan. His father did not return home after the Civil War, although...

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Robert Browning MP (1812 - 1889)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Robert Browning (7 May 1812 – 12 December 1889) was an English poet and playwright whose mastery of dramatic verse, especially dramatic monologues, made h...

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Catherine II "the Great", Empress of All Russia MP (1729 - 1796)

Sophie Friederike Auguste princess of Anhalt-Zerbst By marriage Ekaterina Alexseivna Romanov Catherine II(Russian: Екатерина II A...

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José de Alencar MP (1829 - 1877)

José Martiniano de Alencar (Messejana, 1 de maio de 1829 — Rio de Janeiro, 12 de dezembro de 1877) foi um jornalista, político, advogado, orador, crítico, cronista, polemist...

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Willem-Alexander, Koning der Nederlanden, Prins van Oranje-Nassau MP

Wassenaar, Wassenaar, South Holland, The Netherlands

Willem-Alexander (Willem-Alexander Claus George Ferdinand, Jonkheer van Amsberg; born 27 April 1967) is King of The Netherlands since April 30, 2013. He is the eldest child of Queen Beatrix and Prince ...

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Egbert Roscoe Murrow MP (1908 - 1965)

Edward Roscoe Murrow, KBE (born Egbert Roscoe Murrow April 25, 1908 – April 27, 1965) was an American broadcast journalist. He first came to prominence with a series of radio news broadcasts...

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Milton S. Hershey (founder of The Hershey Chocolate Co.) MP (1857 - 1945)

Milton Snavely Hershey (September 13, 1857 – October 13, 1945) was an American confectioner, philanthropist, and founder of The Hershey Chocolate Company and the “company town” o...

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Alexander Joy Cartwright, Jr. MP (1820 - 1892)

Alexander Joy Cartwright, Jr. (April 17, 1820 – July 12, 1892) is one of several people sometimes referred to as a "father of baseball". Cartwright is thought to be the first person to draw a ...

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Gustav Vigeland MP (1869 - 1943)

Gustav Vigeland (11 April 1869 – 12 March 1943) was a Norwegian sculptor. Gustav Vigeland occupies a special position among Norwegian sculptors, both in the power of his creative imagination and...

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F. Scott Fitzgerald MP (1896 - 1940)

Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald (September 24, 1896 – December 21, 1940) was an American author of novels and short stories, whose works are the paradigm writings of the Jazz Age, a term he coine...

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Annette Funicello MP (1942 - 2013)

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Annette Joanne Funicello (October 22, 1942 – April 8, 2013) was an American actress and singer. Beginning her professional career as a child performer at the...

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Roger Joseph Ebert MP (1942 - 2013)

Roger Joseph Ebert (pron.: /ˈiːbərt/) (June 18, 1942 – April 4, 2013) was an American journalist, film critic and screenwriter, who was described by Forbes as "the most powe...

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Anthony Perkins MP (1932 - 1992)

An shy, slender actor whose name became virtually synonymous with legendary screen Psycho Norman Bates despite numerous solid performances in films outside the Hitchcock originated series, Anthony Perk...

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Henry Mancini MP (1924 - 1994)

He was an American composer, conductor and arranger, best remembered for his film and television scores. He won a record number of Grammy Awards (20), including a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 1...

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Jayne Mansfield MP (1933 - 1967)

She was an American actress working both on Broadway and in Hollywood. One of the leading blonde sex symbols of the 1950s, Mansfield starred in several popular Hollywood films that emphasized her plati...

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Bettie Page MP (1923 - 2008)

With locks as dark as midnight and a smile as bright as day, Bettie Page was much more than a beautiful pinup model, she was simply the best. A legend as much today as during her modeling days, every f...

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Andrew Lloyd Webber, Baron Lloyd-Webber MP

He is an English composer of musical theatre. He started composing at the age of six, and published his first piece at the age of nine. Lloyd Webber has achieved great popular success, with several m...

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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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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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Mariska Magdolna Hargitay MP

She is an American actress. She is the daughter of the late actor and professional bodybuilder Mickey Hargitay and late actress Jayne Mansfield. After winning the Miss Beverly Hills 1982 beauty pageant...

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Hugh Marston Hefner MP

Hugh Hefner, otherwise known as "Hef," is known the world over as the founder, primary owner, Chief Creative Officer and editor-in-chief of Playboy Enterprises. His daughter, Christie Hefner, was chair...

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Bob Marley MP (1945 - 1981)

Nesta Robert Marley, OM (6 February 1945 – 11 May 1981), more widely and commonly known as Bob Marley, was a Jamaican singer-songwriter and musician. He was the lead singer, songwriter and guita...

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Eminem MP

He is better known by his stage name Eminem (often styled "EMINƎM"), is an American rapper, record producer and actor. Eminem quickly gained popularity in 1999 with his major-label debut album, ...

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Chelsea Clinton MP

United States

Chelsea Victoria Clinton was born on February 27, 1980 in Little Rock, Arkansas and is the daughter of former US President Bill Clinton and US Senator Hillary Clinton. Bill and Hillary named their daug...

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Marcus Lecky Oswald Hornby Birley MP (1930 - 2007)

He was known as Mark Birley, was an British entrepreneur known for his investments in the hospitality industry. He was educated at Eton where he excelled at drawing, after doing his National Service he...

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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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Galileo Galilei MP (1564 - 1641)

He was an Italian physicist, mathematician, astronomer and philosopher who played a major role in the Scientific Revolution. His achievements include improvements to the telescope and consequent astron...

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Stevie Nicks MP

Famed for her mystical chanteuse image, singer/songwriter Stevie Nicks (born Stephanie Lynn Nicks) enjoyed phenomenal success not only as a solo artist but also as a key member of Fleetwood Mac. Nick...

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Andy Warhol MP (1928 - 1987)

Andrew Warhola known as Andy Warhol, was a Rusyn-American painter, printmaker, and filmmaker who was a leading figure in the visual art movement known as pop art. After a successful career as a commerc...

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Isabella Rossellini MP

She is an Italian-Swedish actress, filmmaker, author, philanthropist, and model. Rossellini is noted for her 14-year tenure as a Lancôme model, and for her roles in films such as Blue Velvet and...

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Konstantin Päts MP (1874 - 1956)

Konstantin Päts VR I/1 ja III/1 (23. veebruar 1874 Tahkuranna vald – 18. jaanuar 1956 Kalinini oblast, Buraševo) oli Eesti riigitegelane, elukutselt jurist. Ta oli Eesti Vabariigi ...

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Eva Longoria MP

Eva Jacqueline Longoria (née Eva Jacqueline Longoria; March 15, 1975) is an American actress. She is best known for portraying Gabrielle Solis on the ABC television series Desperate Housewives. ...

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Anna Helene Paquin MP

Canadian-born New Zealand actress Anna Paquin's first critically successful film was The Piano, for which she won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress in 1994 at the age of 11 – the sec...

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Jason Bateman MP

He is an American actor. After appearing in several 1980s and 1990s sitcoms, Bateman came to prominence in the 2000s for playing Michael Bluth on Arrested Development, for which he won a TV Land, a Gol...

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Jennifer Aniston MP

Jennifer Joanna Aniston is an American actress. She became famous in the 1990s for her role as Rachel Green in the US sitcom Friends, a role for which she won an Emmy Award, a Golden Globe Award, and a...

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Michael Joseph Jackson, Sr. MP (1958 - 2009)

Member of the Jackson 5 who later became a successful solo artist. Michael Jackson is known as the "King of Pop." He is one of the most commercially successful and influential entertainers of all time.

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Jane Marie Lynch MP

She is an American comedian, actress and singer. She is known for her roles in comedies such as Best in Show and The 40-Year-Old Virgin, and for her recurring roles as lawyer Joyce Wischina in The L Wo...

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Paul Cézanne MP (1839 - 1906)

Paul Cézanne was a French artist and Post-Impressionist painter whose work laid the foundations of the transition from the 19th century conception of artistic endeavor to a new and radically dif...

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Iman MP

Manhattan and London

She is professionally known as Iman (which means "faith" in Arabic), is a Somali-American model, actress and entrepreneur. A pioneer in the field of ethnic cosmetics, she is also noted for her charitab...

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Jack Kerouac MP (1922 - 1969)

Everything you wanted to know about Jack Kerouac: -------------------- 12 Generations TO DO (1) Wikipedia (2) SOURCES (1)

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Justin Drew Bieber MP

Pop singer Justin Bieber was barely into his teens when he was discovered on YouTube by Scooter Braun, a talent agent. Bieber was flown to Atlanta for a test recording and, after a bidding war, signed ...

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Charlotte Rampling MP

She is an English actress. Her career spans four decades in English-language as well as French and Italian cinema. Early Life: Rampling was born in Sturmer, Essex, the daughter of Anne Isabelle (n&...

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Fred Kavli MP (1927 - 2013)

Fred Kavli (born 1927) is a Norwegian and naturalized American physicist, business leader, inventor, and philanthropist. He was born in the village of Eresfjord, Nesset municipality in Møre og R...

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Sophie Dahl MP

Sophie Dahl (born Sophie Holloway, 15 September 1977) is an English author, cookbook writer and former model. She was born in London, the daughter of actor Julian Holloway and writer Tessa Dahl. Her ma...

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Padma Parvati Lakshmi MP

She is an Indian American cookbook author, actress, and model. She has been the host of the US reality television program Top Chef since season two. In 2010 she was nominated for an Emmy Award and won ...

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Alanis Nadine Morissette MP

Everything you wanted to know about Alanis Morissette. Alanis Nadine Morissette (born June 1, 1974) is a Canadian singer-songwriter, guitarist, record producer and actress. She has won 16 Juno Awar...

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James MacArthur (adopted) MP (1937 - 2010)

In a career that spanned more than four decades, James MacArthur was most recognized for his role as Detective Danny "Danno" Williams on "Hawaii Five-0," which aired from 1968 to 1980. Episodes often e...

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Bristol Sheeran Marie Palin MP

Bristol Sheeran Marie Palin (born October 18, 1990) is the second child and eldest daughter of the 11th Governor of Alaska Sarah Palin and her husband, Todd. After becoming a teenage single parent, B...

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Jessica Gavigan MP

Jessica Capshaw is an American actress best known for her role as Jamie Stringer in The Practice and her role as Dr. Arizona Robbins in Grey's Anatomy. Capshaw is the daughter of actress and producer...

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William Alan Shatner MP

Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, CA, USA

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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M. Night Shyamalan MP

USA

He is known professionally as M. Night Shyamalan, is an Indian American filmmaker and screenwriter who resides and works primarily in the United States, known for making movies with contemporary supern...

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Britney Jean Spears MP

Thousand Oaks, Ventura County, California, United States

More than any other single artist, Britney Spears was the driving force behind the return of teen pop in the late '90s. Not only did she sell millions of records, she was a media fixture regardless of ...

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Kim Richards MP

Kim Richards is an actress best known for films roles during the 1970's such as "Escape to Witch Mountain", "No Deposit, No Return" and the sequel, "Return from Witch Mountain". Richards will be joinin...

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Kyle E. Umansky MP

Kyle E. Richards is an American actress best known for her film and television roles in the 1970's and the early 1980's such as "Halloween", "Little House on the Prairie", "The Car", "Eaten Alive" and ...

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Benjamin Harrison, 23rd President of the USA MP (1833 - 1901)

Benjamin Harrison (August 20, 1833 – March 13, 1901) was the 23rd President of the United States, serving one term from 1889 to 1893. Harrison was born in North Bend, Ohio, and at age 21 moved t...

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George 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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Uma Thurman MP

She is an American actress. She has performed in leading roles in a variety of films, ranging from romantic comedies and dramas to science fiction and action thrillers. She is best known for her work u...

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Daniel Leroy Baldwin MP

Daniel Leroy Baldwin is an American actor, producer and director. He is the second oldest of the four Baldwin brothers, all of whom are actors. His acting debut was in the TV movie Too Good to Be Tru...

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Madonna MP

Originally born Madonna Louise Ciccone after her mother. On Madonna's first communion, they added Veronica to her middle name. At the age of six, Madonna was devastated when her mother died.  ...

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Javier Ángel Encinas Bardem MP

He is a Spanish actor. He has garnered critical acclaim for roles in films such as Jamón, jamón, Carne tremula, Boca a boca, Los Lunes al sol and Mar adentro. Bardem has been awarded an...

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Simon Philip Cowell MP

Simon Phillip Cowell is an English music executive, television producer and entrepreneur. He is known in the United Kingdom and in the United States for his role as a talent judge on TV shows such as P...

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Seán Taro Ono Lennon MP

Sean Taro Ono Lennon was born in New York, New York, on October 9, 1975. He is the only child of the founding member of the English rock band The Beatles, John Lennon, and his avant-garde artist wife, ...

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William J. Clinton, 42nd President of the USA MP

Chappaqua, Westchester, New York, United States

Bill Clinton was born "William Jefferson Blythe III" in Hope, Arkansas. His father, William Jefferson Blythe, Jr., was a traveling salesman who died in an automobile accident three months before Bill w...

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John von Neumann MP (1903 - 1957)

Neumann János Wikipedia, Magyar / Hungarian John von Neumann Wikipedia, English John von Neumann (1903 - 1957) is generally regarded as one of the greatest mathematicians in modern history...

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Barbara Lillian Billingsley MP (1915 - 2010)

She is an American film, television, voice and character actress of stage, who in her five decades of television came to prominence in the 1950s in the big screen in The Careless Years opposite Natalie...

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