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Born: on April 24, 1934


American film and theater actress, singer, dancer, activist and author

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Singer & Musician


AmericanBilly GIBBONS born William Frederick GIBBONS

American musician, singer, songwriter, producer, and actor, best known as the guitarist and lead vocalist of the American rock band ZZ Top

Gibbons was born to Frederick Royal ("Freddie") and Lorraine (née Duffy) Gibbons in the Tanglewood neighborhood of Houston, Texas. His father was an entertainer, orchestra conductor, and concert pianist who worked alongside his second cousin,[...]

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Alfred Matthew-HUBBARD

AmericanAlfred Matthew HUBBARD 

1901 - 1982
Early proponent for the drug LSD during the 1950s

Having read in a scientific journal about the then-obscure drug LSD-25, Hubbard felt this was something that he was destined to learn more about and to be involved with. Hubbard found a researcher who was conducting reported experiments on LSD[...]

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World Wars & Contemporary Wars


AmericanH. R. MCMASTER born Herbert Raymond MCMASTER

United States Army officer, 26th National Security Advisor, serving under President Donald Trump

McMaster was born in Philadelphia on July 24, 1962. His father, Herbert McMaster, was an infantryman who served with the United States Army in the Korean War while his mother, Marie C. "Mimi" McMaster (née Curcio), was a school teacher and[...]

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Journalist - Television & Radio Host - American


AmericanLaura INGRAHAM born Laura Anne INGRAHAM

American conservative television and radio talk show host

Ingraham grew up in Glastonbury, Connecticut, where she was born to Anne Caroline (née Kozak) and James Frederick Ingraham III. Her maternal grandparents were Polish immigrants, and her father was of Irish and English ancestry. She graduated[...]

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Singer & Musician


AmericanDon HENLEY born Donald Hugh HENLEY

American singer-songwriter, producer, drummer and founding member of the Eagles

Donald Hugh Henley was born in Gilmer and grew up in the small northeast Texas town of Linden. He is the son of Hughlene (McWhorter) and C. J. Henley. He has Irish, English and Scottish ancestry. Henley attended Linden-Kildare High School where[...]

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J. Marion-SIMS

AmericanJ. Marion SIMS born James Marion SIMS

1813 - 1883
American physician and a pioneer in the field of surgery

J. Marion Sims (called Marion) was born in Lancaster County, South Carolina, the son of John and Mahala (Mackey) Sims. For his first 12 years, Sims's family lived in Lancaster Village north of Hanging Rock Creek, where his father owned a store.[...]

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