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Born: on August 07, 1944


American lawyer and civil servant who was the sixth Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation

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Singer & Musician


AmericanJames TAYLOR born James Vernon TAYLOR

American singer-songwriter and guitarist

A five-time Grammy Award winner, he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2000. He is one of the best-selling music artists of all time, having sold more than 100 million records worldwide.

James Vernon Taylor was[...]

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Team sport - Baseball


AmericanWally HEBERT born Wallace Andrew HEBERT

1907 - 1999
American Major League Baseball starting pitcher

Hebert played for the Springfield Midgets in 1930, going 15–16 in 36 games. He rose to the big leagues quickly, making his debut on May 1, 1931, with the Browns. That season, Hebert went 6–7 with a 5.07 ERA in 23 games (13 starts). In 103[...]

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American politician


AmericanTony CARDENAS born Antonio CARDENAS

American politician, United States Representative for California's 29th congressional district

Cárdenas was born March 31, 1963 in Pacoima, Los Angeles. He is one of 11 children of Andrés Cárdenas and María Quezada, who immigrated to the United States shortly after marrying in Jalisco, Mexico in 1946. Andrés Cárdenas was a farm[...]

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AmericanGustavo ARELLANO born Gustavo Miranda ARELLANO

American writer

He is a featured writer for the Los Angeles Times and the former publisher and editor of Orange County's alternative weekly OC Weekly, and the author of the column ¡Ask a Mexican!, which is syndicated nationally. Arellano has won numerous[...]

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Singer & Musician


AmericanCarly SIMON born Carly Elisabeth SIMON

American singer-songwriter, musician, and children's author

She first rose to fame in the 1970s with a string of hit records; her 13 Top 40 U.S. hits include "Anticipation" (No. 13), "You Belong to Me" (No. 6), "Coming Around Again" (No. 18), and her four Gold certified singles "Jesse" (No. 11),[...]

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Lawyer, judge


AmericanJohn BOUVIER born Jean BOUVIER

1787 - 1851
American jurist and legal lexicographer

He is known for his legal writings, particularly his Law Dictionary Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States of America and of the Several States of the American Union (1839). It is believed to be the first legal dictionary to[...]

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