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Born: on October 20, 1859


American philosopher, psychologist and educational reformer

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Actor - Singer & Musician


AmericanAnne JEFFREYS born Anne Jeffreys CARMICHAEL

1923 - 2017
American actress and singer

Born Anne Carmichael on January 26, 1923 in Goldsboro, North Carolina, Jeffreys entered the entertainment field at a young age, having her initial training in voice (she was an accomplished soprano). "She became a member of the New York[...]

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AmericanClara BOW born Clara Gordon BOW

1905 - 1965
American actress

Bow was born in Prospect Heights, Brooklyn at 697 Bergen Street, in a "bleak, sparsely furnished room above [a] dilapidated Baptist Church". Her birth year, according to the US Censuses of 1910 and 1920, was 1905. The 1930 census indicates 1906[...]

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Actor - American politician


AmericanRex BELL born George Francis BELDAM

1903 - 1962
American actor and politician

Bell made his movie debut in Wild West Romance in 1928, and went on to act in a number of films, mostly Westerns, in which he had the lead role. He left the movie industry in 1936, although he had generally small roles in a few later[...]

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Actor - Model


AmericanJudy GREER born Judith Therese EVANS

American actress, model and author

She was born Judith Therese Evans in Detroit, Michigan. Her mother, Mollie Ann (née Greer), is a hospital administrator, and her father, Rich Evans, is a mechanical engineer. Her mother was once a nun who left the convent after eight[...]

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Philanthropist - Industrialist, Businessman


IrishEdward GUINNESS born Edward Cecil GUINNESS

1847 - 1927
Irish philanthropist and businessman

Born in Clontarf, Dublin, Guinness was the third son of Sir Benjamin Guinness, 1st Baronet, and younger brother of Arthur Guinness, 1st Baron Ardilaun. Educated at Trinity College Dublin, graduating with BA in 1870, he served as Sheriff of[...]

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AmericanEllen POMPEO born Ellen Kathleen POMPEO

American actress and producer

Ellen Kathleen Pompeo was born in Everett, Massachusetts, on November 10, 1969, the daughter of Kathleen B. (née O'Keefe) and Joseph E. Pompeo. Her father was of Italian, English, and Irish descent, while her mother was of Irish ancestry.[...]

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