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Born: on June 29, 1944


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AmericanJohnny RINGO born John Peters RINGO

1850 - 1882
Associate of the loosely federated group of outlaw Cochise County Cowboys in frontier Tombstone, Cochise County, Arizona Territory, USA

Johnny Ringo was born in Greens Fork, Indiana, of distant Dutch ancestry. His family moved to Liberty, Missouri in 1856. He was a contemporary of Frank and Jesse James, who lived nearby in Kearney, Missouri, and became a cousin of the Younger[...]

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AmericanGary BUSEY born William Gary BUSEY

American actor of film and television

Busey was born in Goose Creek, Texas, the son of Sadie Virginia (née Arnett), a homemaker, and Delmer Lloyd Busey, a construction design manager.[5] He graduated from Nathan Hale High School in Tulsa, Oklahoma, in 1962. While attending[...]

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AmericanEd SCHIEFFELIN born Edward Lawrence SCHIEFFELIN

1847 - 1897
Indian scout and prospector who discovered silver in the Arizona Territory, which led to the founding of Tombstone, Arizona

Ed Schieffelin was born in a coal-mining region of Wellsboro, Pennsylvania, the son of a prominent New York and Pennsylvania family, in 1847. His great-grandfather Jacob Schieffelin, Sr., born in 1757, joined the Loyalist army and served as[...]

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AmericanFlorence MAYBRICK born Florence Elizabeth CHANDLER

1862 - 1941
American woman convicted in Great Britain of murdering her husband, James Maybrick

She was born Florence Elizabeth Chandler in Mobile, Alabama, the daughter of William George Chandler, a partner in the banking firm of St. John Powers and Company, and at one time mayor of Mobile. Her father died, and her mother Caroline[...]

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EnglishDavid GILMOUR born David Jon GILMOUR

English singer, songwriter, composer, multi-instrumentalist, and record producer, member of the progressive rock band Pink Floyd

David Jon Gilmour was born on 6 March 1946, in Cambridge, England. His father, Douglas Gilmour, eventually became a senior lecturer in zoology at the University of Cambridge, and his mother, Sylvia (née Wilson), trained as a teacher and[...]

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EnglishDavid FROST born David Paradine FROST

1939 - 2013
English journalist, comedian, writer, media personality and television host

David Paradine Frost was born in Tenterden, Kent, on 7 April 1939, the son of a Methodist minister of Huguenot descent, the Rev. Wilfred John "W. J." Paradine Frost, and his wife, Mona (Aldrich); he had two elder sisters. While living in[...]

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