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Born: on January 18, 1892

Oliver HARDY

American comic actor famous as one half of Laurel and Hardy

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AmericanRichard HATCH born Richard Lawrence HATCH

1945 - 2017
American actor, writer and producer

Hatch was born on May 21, 1945 in Santa Monica, California to John Raymond Hatch and Elizabeth Hatch (née White). He grew up with 4 siblings. While in high school, he aspired to become an athlete in pole vaulting, and only had a passing[...]

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AmericanMike FARRELL born Michael Joseph FARRELL

American actor

Farrell, one of four children, was born in St. Paul, Minnesota, the son of Agnes Sarah Cosgrove and Michael Joseph Farrell, Sr.

When he was two years old, his family moved from South St. Paul to Hollywood, California, where his[...]

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AmericanBetsy BLAIR born Elizabeth Winifred BOGER

1923 - 2009
American actress of film and stage

Born Elizabeth Winifred Boger on December 11, 1923, in Cliffside Park, NJ, her father, William Kidd Boger, was a partner in a small insurance brokerage firm; her mother, Frederica Ammon, was a schoolteacher. Both were Episcopalians. At the age[...]

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Singer & Musician


AmericanToni TENNILLE born Cathryn Antoinette TENNILLE

American singer-songwriter and keyboardist

Tennille was born and raised in Montgomery, Alabama, and has three younger sisters.:2 Her father Frank owned a furniture store and also served in the Alabama Legislature from 1951 to 1954.:2 He had been a singer with Bob Crosby's Bob-Cats. Her[...]

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American politician

John Francis Hamtramck-CLAIBORNE

AmericanJohn Francis Hamtramck CLAIBORNE 

1809 - 1884
U. S. House of Representatives from Mississippi

Claiborne was named after Jean François Hamtramck, and was a nephew of William Charles Cole Claiborne and Nathaniel Herbert Claiborne, grandnephew of Thomas Claiborne, great-grandfather of Herbert Claiborne Pell, Jr., great-great-grandfather of[...]

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Singer & Musician



American garage rock band

Formed in 1962, the group was originally known as the CoKats, and consisted of brothers Cal (bass guitar, vocals) Keith (lead guitar, vocals), Tim (rhythm guitar, vocals) and Bobby Lewallen (organ, vocals). The band soon recruited Dennis Gamble[...]

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