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Ed-CASE
Born: on September 27, 1952

Ed CASE

American Democratic politician


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Industrialist, Businessman

Dan-EVINS

AmericanDan EVINS born Danny Wood EVINS

1935 - 2012
American entrepreneur and co-founder of Cracker Barrel Old Country Store

Evins was born in Smithville, Tennessee, on October 11, 1935. He enlisted in the US Army, served in Korea in the Corps of Engineers and attended Auburn University. Evins also worked as an aide for his uncle, U.S. Rep. Joseph L. Evins, before[...]

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Actor

Kit-HARINGTON

EnglishKit HARINGTON born Christopher Catesby HARINGTON

1986
English actor

Harington was born in Acton, London, to Deborah Jane (Catesby), a former playwright, and Sir David Richard Harington, 15th Baronet, a businessman. His mother named him after Christopher Marlowe, whose first name was shortened to Kit, a name[...]

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Sports - Other

Arnold-PALMER

AmericanArnold PALMER born Arnold Daniel PALMER

1929 - 2016
American professional golfer

Palmer was born in Latrobe, Pennsylvania, the son of Doris (Morrison) and Milfred Jerome "Deacon" Palmer. He learned golf from his father, who had suffered from polio at a young age and was head professional and greenskeeper at Latrobe Country[...]

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Actor - Director - Composer

Mel-BROOKS

AmericanMel BROOKS born Melvin James KAMINSKY

1926
American actor, comedian, filmmaker, composer, and songwriter

Brooks was born Melvin James Kaminsky on June 28, 1926, in Brooklyn, New York, to James and Kate (née Brookman) Kaminsky. His father's family were Jews from Danzig, Germany (present-day Gdansk, Poland); his mother's family were Jews from[...]

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Journalist - Television & Radio Host - American

Lester-HOLT

AmericanLester HOLT born Lester Don HOLT

1959
American journalist

Holt was born in Marin County, California, the son of June (DeRozario) and Lester Don Holt, Sr. His maternal grandparents were Jamaican. His maternal grandfather was of half English and half Indian descent.

He graduated from Cordova[...]

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