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Keaton-SIMONS
Born: on July 20, 1978

Keaton SIMONS

American recording and performing artist


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Industrialist, Businessman - Inventor

Will-WRIGHT

AmericanWill WRIGHT born William Ralph WRIGHT

1960
American video game designer (SimCity, The Sims)

After graduating at 16 from Episcopal High School in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, he enrolled in Louisiana State University, transferring two years later to Louisiana Tech. Beginning with a start at an architecture degree, followed by mechanical[...]

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Actor

Adam-DRIVER

AmericanAdam DRIVER born Adam Douglas DRIVER

1983
American actor

Driver was born in Fontana, San Bernardino County, California, on November 19, 1983, the son of Nancy (née Needham) Wright, a paralegal, and Joe Douglas Driver. His father's family is from Arkansas and his mother's family is from Indiana.[...]

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Industrialist, Businessman

Justin Whitlock-DART

AmericanJustin Whitlock DART 

1907 - 1984
American businessman, considered the "boy wonder" of the drug store industry

He was born on August 17, 1907. After marrying Ruth Walgreen, Dart became an executive with his father-in-law's (Charles Walgreen) company, the Walgreens Drugstore chain. At Walgreens, he introduced the concept of placing the pharmacy counter at[...]

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Industrialist, Businessman

Trip-HAWKINS

AmericanTrip HAWKINS born William Murray HAWKINS

1953
American entrepreneur and founder of Electronic Arts

Hawkins designed his own undergraduate major at Harvard University in Strategy and Applied Game Theory.

Hawkins was the Director of Strategy and Marketing at Apple Computer in 1982 when he left to found Electronic Arts (EA), a video[...]

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Author - Lawyer, Magistrate

George-MACKENZIE OF ROSEHAUGH

ScottishGeorge MACKENZIE OF ROSEHAUGH born George MACKENZIE

1636 - 1691
Scottish lawyer, Lord Advocate, essayist and legal writer

Mackenzie, who was born in Dundee, was the son of Sir Simon Mackenzie of Lochslin (died c. 1666) and Elizabeth Bruce, daughter of the Reverend Peter Bruce, minister of St Leonard's, and Principal of St Leonard's Hall in the University of St[...]

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Actor

Meghan-MARKLE

AmericanMeghan MARKLE born Rachel Meghan MARKLE

1981
American actress, humanitarian, and activist

Markle was born and raised in Los Angeles, California. Markle is of mixed race, and self-identifies as such: "My dad is Caucasian and my mom is African American. ...I have come to embrace [it, and] to say who I am, to share where I'm from, to[...]

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