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Arthur-MIDDLETON
Born: on March 21, 1742

Arthur MIDDLETON

A signer of the United States Declaration of Independence


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Michael-MOORE

AmericanMichael MOORE born Michael Francis MOORE

1954
American documentary filmmaker and author

Michael Francis Moore was born in Flint, Michigan, and raised in Davison by parents Helen Veronica (née Wall), a secretary, and Francis Richard "Frank" Moore, an automotive assembly-line worker. At that time, the city of Flint was home to many[...]

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Actor - Singer & Musician - Model

Cara-DELEVINGNE

EnglishCara DELEVINGNE born Cara Jocelyn DELEVINGNE

1992
English model, singer and actress

Delevingne was born in Hammersmith, London, the daughter of Pandora Anne Delevingne (née Stevens) and property developer Charles Hamar Delevingne. She grew up in Belgravia, London, one of the wealthiest districts in the world.
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Author - Poet

J. R. R.-TOLKIEN

EnglishJ. R. R. TOLKIEN born John Ronald Reuel TOLKIEN

1892 - 1973
English writer, poet, philologist, and university professor who is best known as the author of the classic high fantasy works The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, and The Silmarillion

John Ronald Reuel Tolkien was born on 3 January 1892 in Bloemfontein in the Orange Free State (now Free State Province in South Africa) to Arthur Reuel Tolkien (1857–1896), an English bank manager, and his wife Mabel, née Suffield[...]

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Singer & Musician

Roger-TAYLOR

EnglishRoger TAYLOR born Roger Meddows TAYLOR

1949
English musician, singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist, best known as the drummer for the rock band Queen

Roger Taylor was born on 26 July 1949 in the West Norfolk & Lynn Hospital, Exton's Road King's Lynn, Norfolk. The new maternity ward was opened by Princess Elizabeth (the future queen, Elizabeth II), where she was introduced to 16 new mothers[...]

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Painter

William Homer-LEAVITT

AmericanWilliam Homer LEAVITT 

1868 - 1951
American portrait painter

William Homer Leavitt was born in Scituate, Massachusetts, to Aaron Littlefield Leavitt and his wife Sarah (Clark) Leavitt. The family subsequently removed in 1880 to Newport, Rhode Island, where William Homer Leavitt, having studied art in[...]

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Singer & Musician

Brian-MAY

EnglishBrian MAY born Brian Harold MAY

1947
English musician, singer, songwriter, and astrophysicist, best known as the lead guitarist of the rock band Queen

Brian Harold May was born on 19 July 1947 in Hampton, Middlesex, the only child of Ruth Irving (Fletcher) and Harold May, who worked as a draughtsman at the Ministry of Aviation. His mother was Scottish, while his father was English. May[...]

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