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Born: on October 30, 1735


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Author - Journalist - Television & Radio Host - American


AmericanJoan LUNDEN born Joan Elise BLUNDEN

American journalist, an author, and a television host

Lunden was the co-host of ABC's Good Morning America from 1980 to 1997, and has authored eight books. She has appeared on the Biography program and Biography Channel.

As of 2014, Lunden is a special correspondent for NBC's Today.

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Singer & Musician


AmericanGrandpa JONES born Louis Marshall JONES

1913 - 1998
American banjo player and "old time" country and gospel music singer

Jones was born in the small farming community of Niagara in Henderson County, Kentucky, the youngest of 10 children in a sharecropper's family. His father was an old-time fiddle player, and his mother was a ballad singer and herself adept on the[...]

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American politician - Publisher, Producer


AmericanFrank KNOX born William Franklin KNOX

1874 - 1944
American politician, newspaper editor and publisher. He was also the Republican vice presidential candidate in 1936, and Secretary of the Navy under Franklin D. Roosevelt during most of World War II

On December 7, 1941, Knox flanked by his assistant John O’Keefe walked into Roosevelt’s White House study at approximately 1:30 p.m. EST announcing that Japan had attacked Pearl Harbor. Knox was mentioned by name in Adolf Hitler's speech of[...]

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Philanthropist - Industrialist, Businessman


AmericanLaurene POWELL JOBS born Laurene POWELL

American billionaire heiress, businesswoman, executive and the founder of Emerson Collective

Laurene Powell Jobs is an American billionaire heiress, businesswoman, executive and the founder of Emerson Collective, an organization that, among other investing and philanthropic activities, advocates for policies concerning education reform,[...]

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World Wars & Contemporary Wars

Earl Winfield-SPENCER JR.

AmericanEarl Winfield SPENCER JR. 

1888 - 1950
Pioneering U.S. Navy pilot, first husband of Wallis Simpson, who later went on to marry Edward VIII

Known as Win, he was born in Kinsley, Kansas, son of Earl Winfield Spencer Sr., a socially prominent Chicago stockbroker, and the former Agnes Lucy Hughes of Jersey. He attended Racine College in Racine, Wisconsin. He graduated from the United[...]

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Journalist - Television & Radio Host - American


AmericanCharles HURT born Henry Charles HURT

American journalist and political commentator

He is currently the opinion editor of The Washington Times, Fox News contributor, Breitbart News contributor, and a Drudge Report editor.

Hurt began his newspaper career during college at Hampden-Sydney College in Virginia with[...]

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