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Tippi-HEDREN
Born: on January 19, 1930

Tippi HEDREN

American actress, former fashion model and an animal rights activist


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Criminal

Patty-HEARST

AmericanPatty HEARST born Patricia Campbell HEARST

1954
Granddaughter of American publishing magnate William Randolph Hearst, abducted by a left-wing terrorist group known as the Symbionese Liberation Army

Hearst's grandfather, William Randolph Hearst, created the largest newspaper, magazine, newsreel and movie business in the world. Her great-grandmother was philanthropist Phoebe Hearst. The family was associated with immense political influence[...]

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Actor

Verna-HILLIE

AmericanVerna HILLIE 

1914 - 1997
American film actress

Hillie began acting as a teenager in Detroit, Michigan, where she got a part in a radio drama on station WWJ. Against her wishes, her mother submitted her photo to a national competition for the role of the "Panther Woman" in Paramount's 1932[...]

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Actor - Television & Radio Host - American

Chris-HARDWICK

AmericanChris HARDWICK born Christopher Ryan HARDWICK

1971
American stand-up comedian, voice actor, television host, writer, producer, podcaster and musician

Hardwick was born in Louisville, Kentucky, on November 23, 1971, the son of professional bowler Billy Hardwick (1941–2013) and Sharon Hills (née Facente), a real estate agent in Pasadena, California. His maternal grandfather was Italian[...]

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Criminal

H.H.-HOLMES

AmericanH.H. HOLMES born Herman Webster MUDGETT

1861 - 1896
One of the first documented serial killers in the modern sense of the term

Holmes was born as Herman Webster Mudgett in Gilmanton, New Hampshire, on May 16, 1861, to Levi Horton Mudgett and Theodate Page Price, both of whom were descended from the first English settlers in the area. Mudgett was his parents' third-born[...]

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Sculptor

Paul-REVERE

AmericanPaul REVERE 

1734 - 1818
American silversmith, engraver, early industrialist, and a Patriot in the American Revolution

Revere was born in the North End of Boston on December 21, 1734, according to the Old Style calendar then in use, or January 1, 1735, in the modern calendar. His father, a French Huguenot born Apollos Rivoire, came to Boston at the age of 13 and[...]

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Industrialist, Businessman

Henry J.-HEINZ

AmericanHenry J. HEINZ born Henry John HEINZ

1844 - 1919
American entrepreneur who founded the H. J. Heinz Company

Henry John Heinz was born in Pittsburgh on October 11, 1844, the son of German immigrants John Henry Heinz (1811–1891), of Kallstadt, Kingdom of Bavaria (now part of the Rhineland-Palatinate), Germany, and Anna Margaretha Schmidt[...]

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