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Henry-KAISER
Born: on September 19, 1952

Henry KAISER

American guitarist and composer


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Actor

Margaret-HAMILTON

AmericanMargaret HAMILTON born Margaret Brainard HAMILTON

1902 - 1985
American film character actress

Hamilton was born to Walter J. Hamilton, and his wife, Jennie (née Adams), in Cleveland, Ohio, and was the youngest of four children. She later attended Hathaway Brown School, while the school was located at 1945 East 93rd Street in[...]

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Actor - Author - Singer & Musician

Paul-PETERSEN

AmericanPaul PETERSEN born William Paul PETERSEN

1945
American actor, singer, novelist, and activist

Petersen began his show business career at the age of ten as a Mouseketeer on the Mickey Mouse Club. He appeared in the 1958 movie Houseboat with Sophia Loren and Cary Grant, but achieved stardom playing teenager Jeff Stone from 1958 to 1966 on[...]

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Author

Elizabeth-GASKELL

EnglishElizabeth GASKELL born Elizabeth Cleghorn STEVENSON

1810 - 1865
British novelist and short story writer during the Victorian era

Gaskell was born Elizabeth Cleghorn Stevenson on 29 September 1810 at 93 Cheyne Walk, Chelsea. She was the youngest of eight children; only she and her brother John survived infancy. Her father, William Stevenson, was a Scottish Unitarian[...]

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American politician

Cordell-HULL

AmericanCordell HULL 

1871 - 1955
American politician, 47th United States Secretary of State

Hull was born in a log cabin in Olympus, Tennessee, which is now part of Pickett County, Tennessee, but was then part of Overton County. He was the son of Elizabeth (née Riley) and William Pascal Hull. He became the elected chairman of[...]

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Sciences - Other

Luther-BURBANK

AmericanLuther BURBANK 

1849 - 1926
American botanist, horticulturist and pioneer in agricultural science

Born in Lancaster, Massachusetts, Burbank grew up on a farm and received only an elementary school education. The thirteenth of fifteen children, he enjoyed the plants in his mother's large garden. His father died when he was 21 years old, and[...]

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American football

Tom-LANDRY

AmericanTom LANDRY born Thomas Wade LANDRY

1924 - 2000
American football player and coach

Born in Mission, Texas, to Ray (an auto mechanic and volunteer fireman) and Ruth Landry, Tom was the second of four children (Robert, Tommy, Ruthie and Jack). Landry's father had suffered from rheumatism, and relocated to the warmer climate of[...]

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