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Daniel Elliott-HUGER
Born: on June 29, 1779

Daniel Elliott HUGER

United States Senator from South Carolina


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Singer & Musician

Bobby-HART

AmericanBobby HART born Robert Luke HARSHMAN

1939
American songwriter

Hart's father was a church minister and he himself served in the Army after leaving high school. Upon discharge, he travelled to Los Angeles seeking a career as a singer.

Boyce met Hart in 1959, and the following year played guitar[...]

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American politician

Victoria-WOODHULL

AmericanVictoria WOODHULL born Victoria California CLAFLIN

1838 - 1927
American leader of the woman's suffrage movement, the first female to run for President of the United States

She was born Victoria California Claflin, the seventh of ten children (six of whom survived to maturity), in the rural frontier town of Homer, Licking County, Ohio. Her mother, Roxanna "Roxy" Hummel Claflin, was illiterate and was illegitimate.[...]

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Singer & Musician

Ann-WILSON

AmericanAnn WILSON born Ann Dustin WILSON

1950
American musician, best known as the lead singer, flute player, songwriter, and occasional guitar player of the hard rock band Heart

Wilson was born in San Diego, California. Her father was a major in the U.S. Marine Corps. Due to her father's military career, the Wilson family moved frequently. They lived near American military facilities in Panama and Taiwan before settling[...]

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Sciences - Other

Richard-DAWKINS

EnglishRichard DAWKINS born Clinton Richard DAWKINS

1941
English ethologist, evolutionary biologist and author

Dawkins was born in Nairobi, British Kenya, on 26 March 1941. He is the son of Jean Mary Vyvyan (née Ladner) and Clinton John Dawkins (1915–2010), who was an agricultural civil servant in the British Colonial Service in Nyasaland (now[...]

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Singer & Musician - World Wars & Contemporary Wars

George T.-BABBITT

AmericanGeorge T. BABBITT born George Thornton BABBITT

1942
Retired United States Air Force four-star general, original drummer for The Ventures rock group

As a teenager in the late 1950s, Babbitt became the original drummer for The Ventures rock group. Just before the band gained fame with their huge hit "Walk Don't Run" in 1960, Babbitt had to drop out because he was not old enough to play the[...]

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Actor

George-LINDSEY

AmericanGeorge LINDSEY born George Smith LINDSEY

1928 - 2012
American character actor

George Lindsey was born in Fairfield, Alabama in populous Jefferson County, Alabama, and grew up in the small town of Jasper. Lindsey graduated from Walker High School in 1946 and then attended Kemper Military School in Boonville, Missouri, and[...]

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