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Lynda-CARTER
Born: on July 24, 1951

Lynda CARTER

American actress


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American politician

Elbridge-GERRY

AmericanElbridge GERRY 

1744 - 1814
American statesman and diplomat, 5th Vice President of the United States

Elbridge Gerry was born in Marblehead, Massachusetts. His father, Thomas Gerry, was a merchant operating ships out of Marblehead, and his mother, Elizabeth (Greenleaf) Gerry, was the daughter of a successful Boston merchant. Gerry's first name[...]

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Actor

Bing-RUSSELL

AmericanBing RUSSELL born Neil Oliver RUSSELL

1926 - 2003
American actor and baseball club owner

Russell was born Neil Oliver Russell in Brattleboro, Vermont, the son of Ruth Stewart (née Vogel) and Warren Oliver Russell. He always wanted to become an actor and studied drama at Brattleboro Middletown High School. As a boy, he was[...]

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Author

Ward-CHURCHILL

AmericanWard CHURCHILL born Ward Leroy CHURCHILL

1947
American author and political activist

Churchill was born in Urbana, Illinois, to Jack LeRoy Churchill and Maralyn Lucretia Allen. His parents divorced before he was two, and he grew up in Elmwood, where he attended local schools.

In 1966, he was drafted into the United[...]

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Actor

Cary-GRANT

AmericanCary GRANT born Archibald Alexander LEACH

1904 - 1986
English stage and Hollywood film actor who became an American citizen in 1942

Archibald Alexander Leach was born at 15 Hughenden Road, Horfield, Bristol, England, the only surviving child of Elsie Maria (née Kingdon) Leach (1877–1973) and Elias James Leach (1873–1935). Young Archie Leach, whose mother had[...]

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Actor

Tyrone-POWER

AmericanTyrone POWER born Tyrone Edmund POWER

1914 - 1958
American film and stage actor

Power was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, the only son of Helen Emma "Patia" (née Reaume) and the English-born American stage and screen actor Tyrone Power, Sr., often known by his first name 'Fred'. Power was descended from a long theatrical[...]

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Lawyer, Magistrate

Cass-SUNSTEIN

AmericanCass SUNSTEIN born Cass Robert SUNSTEIN

1954
American legal scholar, Administrator of the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs

Sunstein was born in Concord, Massachusetts to Marian (née Goodrich), a teacher, and Cass Richard Sunstein, a builder, both Jewish. He graduated in 1972 from Middlesex School and in 1975 with a B.A. from Harvard College, where he was a[...]

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