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Born: on January 22, 1880


American real estate developer and promoter

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Industrialist, Businessman


AmericanWilliam DEERING 

1826 - 1913
American businessman and philanthropist

Deering was born April 25, 1826 in South Paris, Maine. In 1850, he moved to Plano, Illinois and Iowa and invested in the farmland of the area. In 1856 he returned to Portland, Maine, and in the early 1860s he secured a contract producing uniform[...]

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Singer & Musician


AmericanLee DORMAN born Douglas Lee DORMAN

1942 - 2012
American bass guitarist best known as a member of the rock band Iron Butterfly

Dorman was from St. Louis, Missouri, and moved to San Diego, California in the 1960s. He began playing bass guitar in his teens. While recording In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida, Dorman assisted Erik Brann with the arrangement of Brann's song "Termination,"[...]

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Singer & Musician


EnglishNoel GALLAGHER born Noel Thomas David GALLAGHER

English singer, songwriter and guitarist, lead guitarist, co-lead vocalist and primary lyricist of the rock band Oasis

Gallagher was born in Longsight, Manchester, to Irish Catholic parents Thomas Gallagher and Peggy Gallagher (Sweeney). Aside from Liam, he also has an elder brother named Paul. Shortly after Liam's birth in 1972, the Gallaghers moved to Ashby[...]

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Actor - Director


AmericanOliver STONE born William Oliver STONE

American filmmaker, director, writer

Stone was born on September 15, 1946, in New York City, the son of a French woman named Jacqueline (née Goddet) and Louis Stone (born Louis Silverstein), a stockbroker. He grew up in Manhattan and Stamford, Connecticut. His parents met during[...]

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Singer & Musician - Philanthropist


AmericanJon BON JOVI born John Francis BONGIOVI

American singer-songwriter, record producer, philanthropist, and actor

John Francis Bongiovi Jr. was born in Perth Amboy, New Jersey, a son of two former Marines, barber John Francis Bongiovi Sr. and Playboy Bunny turned florist Carol (Sharkey). He has two brothers, Anthony and Matthew. His father was of Sicilian[...]

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EnglishSamuel ARNOLD 

1740 - 1802
English composer and organist

Arnold was born in London (his mother is said to have been Princess Amelia; his father was Thomas Arnold. He began writing music for the theatre in about 1764. A few years later he became director of music at the Marylebone Gardens, for which[...]

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