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Abbott Lawrence-LOWELL
Born: on December 13, 1856

Abbott Lawrence LOWELL

American educator and legal scholar, President of Harvard University


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Nicole, Erica and Jaclyn-DAHM

AmericanNicole, Erica and Jaclyn DAHM 

1977
American identical triplets

The triplets grew up in Jordan, Minnesota, and attended Jordan's public schools. All three also attended the University of Minnesota.

They are the Playmates centerfold for the Girls of the Big Ten December 1998 issue of Playboy[...]

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Author - Architect & Designer

Pauline-DE ROTHSCHILD

AmericanPauline DE ROTHSCHILD born Pauline Fairfax POTTER

1908 - 1976
American writer and fashion designer

She was born Pauline Potter at 10 rue Octave Feuillet in the Paris neighborhood of Passy, to wealthy expatriate American parents of Protestant background. Her mother was Gwendolen Cary, a great-grand-niece of Thomas Jefferson and a distant[...]

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Singer & Musician

WOLFMAN JACK

AmericanWOLFMAN JACK born Robert Weston SMITH

1938 - 1995
American disc jockey

Smith was born in Brooklyn on January 21, 1938, the younger of two children of Anson Weston Smith, an Episcopal Sunday school teacher, writer, editor, and executive vice president of the Financial World, and his wife Rosamond Small. They lived[...]

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Sciences - Other

Florence-VAN STRATEN

AmericanFlorence VAN STRATEN born Florence Wilhelmina VAN STRATEN

1913 - 1992
American aerological engineer known for advancing the science of naval meteorology during and after World War II

Van Straten was born in 1913 in Darien, Connecticut, the daughter of Dutch immigrants. Her mother spoke six languages and was the highest paid officer in the Netherlands before she came over to the United States. Jacques van Straten, her father,[...]

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Phil-MCGRAW

AmericanPhil MCGRAW born Phillip Calvin MCGRAW

1950
American television personality, author, psychologist, and the host of the television show Dr. Phil

McGraw was born in Vinita, Oklahoma, the son of Anne Geraldine "Jerry" (née Stevens) and Joseph J. "Joe" McGraw, Jr. He grew up with two older sisters, Deana and Donna, and younger sister Brenda in the oilfields of North Texas where his father[...]

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Tom-ARNOLD

AmericanTom ARNOLD born Thomas Duane ARNOLD

1959
American actor and comedian

Born Thomas Duane Arnold in Ottumwa, Iowa, the son of Linda Kay (née Graham) and Jack Arnold. He has six siblings. His mother abandoned the family when he was a child, and he and his siblings were raised by their father. He was sexually abused[...]

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