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Born: on May 22, 1972


American actress, film director, fashion model, and fashion designer

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AmericanElliott GOULD 

American actor

Gould was born in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn, New York. His mother, Lucille (née Raver), sold artificial flowers to beauty shops, and his father, Bernard Goldstein, worked in the garment business as a textiles buyer. His family was Jewish, and his[...]

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British Politician

William Gerard-HAMILTON

EnglishWilliam Gerard HAMILTON 

1729 - 1796
English statesman and Irish politician

He was born in London, the son of William Hamilton, a Scottish bencher of Lincoln's Inn, and succeeded his father in 1754. He was educated at Winchester, Lincoln's Inn and Oriel College, Oxford. With his father's fortune he entered political[...]

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Singer & Musician


AmericanKate SMITH born Kathryn Elizabeth SMITH

1907 - 1986
American singer

Kathryn Elizabeth Smith was born May 1, 1907, in Greenville, Virginia, to Charlotte 'Lottie' Yarnell (née Hanby) and William Herman Smith, growing up in Washington, D.C. Her father owned the Capitol News Company, distributing newspapers and[...]

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Actor - Singer & Musician


AmericanJohnny CRAWFORD born John Ernest CRAWFORD

American actor, singer, and musician

Crawford was born in Los Angeles, the son of Betty (née Megerlin) and Robert Lawrence Crawford, Sr. His maternal grandparents were Belgian; his maternal grandfather was violinist Alfred Eugene Megerlin. In 1959, Johnny, his older brother Robert[...]

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AmericanCalista FLOCKHART born Calista Kay FLOCKHART

American actress

Calista Kay Flockhart was born in Freeport, Illinois, the daughter of Kay Calista, an English teacher, and Ronald Flockhart, a Kraft Foods executive. Her parents are retired and live in Morristown, Tennessee. She has one older brother, Gary. Her[...]

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Industrialist, Businessman - Lawyer, judge


AmericanCharles W. GOODYEAR born Charles Waterhouse GOODYEAR

1846 - 1911
American lawyer, businessman, lumberman, and member of the prominent Goodyear family of New York

Charles W. Goodyear was born in Cortland, New York, on October 15, 1846, to Dr. Bradley Goodyear (1816–1889), who had graduated from Geneva Medical College in 1845, and Esther P. (Kinne) Goodyear (1822–1907). Her ancestors came to the United[...]

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