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Ezekiel S.-CANDLER JR.
Born: on January 18, 1862

Ezekiel S. CANDLER JR.

American politician, United States Representative from Mississippi


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Anthony-EDEN

EnglishAnthony EDEN born Robert Anthony EDEN

1897 - 1977
British Conservative politician, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

Achieving rapid promotion as a young Member of Parliament, he became Foreign Secretary aged 38, before resigning in protest at Neville Chamberlain's appeasement policy towards Mussolini's Italy. He again held that position for most of the Second[...]

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Actor

Jennifer-JONES

AmericanJennifer JONES born Phylis Lee ISLEY

1919 - 2009
American actress and mental health advocate

Over the course of her career that spanned over five decades, she was nominated for the Oscar five times, including one win for Best Actress, as well as a Golden Globe Award win for Best Actress in a Drama. Jones is among the youngest actresses[...]

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Actor

John-AGAR

AmericanJohn AGAR born John George AGAR

1921 - 2002
American film and television actor

He is best known for starring alongside John Wayne in the films Sands of Iwo Jima, Fort Apache, and She Wore a Yellow Ribbon. In his later career he was the star of B movies, such as Tarantula, The Mole People, The Brain from Planet Arous,[...]

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Author - Architect & Designer - Aviator - World Wars & Contemporary Wars

Deering-DAVIS

AmericanDeering DAVIS born William Deering DAVIS

1897 - 1965
American designer and author who was one of the first American aviators to serve in Italy in World War I

He is also known for his marriages to movie star Louise Brooks and racehorse owner Etti Plesch.

William Deering Davis (known by his middle name) was born in Chicago, Illinois, the son of physician Nathan Smith Davis, Jr. and[...]

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Actor

Louise-BROOKS

AmericanLouise BROOKS born Mary Louise BROOKS

1906 - 1985
American film actress and dancer

She is regarded today as a Jazz Age icon and as a flapper sex symbol due to her bob hairstyle that she helped popularize during the prime of her career.

At the age of fifteen, Brooks began her career as a dancer and toured with[...]

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Actor - Singer & Musician - Publisher, Producer

Roger-DALTREY

EnglishRoger DALTREY born Roger Harry DALTREY

1944
English singer, songwriter, actor and film producer, co-founder and lead singer of the rock band The Who

Daltrey's hit songs with the Who include "My Generation", "Pinball Wizard", "Won't Get Fooled Again", "Baba O'Riley" and "You Better You Bet". He began his solo career in 1973, while still a member of the Who. Since then he has released ten solo[...]

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