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Berry-GORDY
Born: on November 28, 1929

Berry GORDY

American record producer, and songwriter, best known as the founder of the Motown record label


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Team sport - Basketball

Kobe-BRYANT

AmericanKobe BRYANT born Kobe Bean BRYANT

1978 - 2020
American professional basketball player

A shooting guard, he spent his entire 20-year career with the Los Angeles Lakers in the National Basketball Association (NBA). Regarded as one of the greatest players of all time, Bryant won five NBA championships, and was an 18-time All-Star, a[...]

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American politician - Industrialist, Businessman

Levi-MANNING

AmericanLevi MANNING born Levi Howell MANNING

1864 - 1935
American politician and businessman, general manager of the Tucson Ice & Electric Light Company, mayor of Tucson, Arizona

Levi H. Manning was born second in a family of four brothers and four sisters in Halifax County, North Carolina to Vannoy Hartrog Manning, a U.S. Representative from Mississippi and an officer in the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia during[...]

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Franklin D.-RICHARDS

AmericanFranklin D. RICHARDS born Franklin Dewey RICHARDS

1821 - 1899
Member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

He served as the quorum's president from 1898 until his death. He was the nephew of apostle Willard Richards, one of two men who survived the mob attack at Carthage Jail that took the life of LDS Church founder, Joseph Smith.

His[...]

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Industrialist, Businessman - American Civil War, Mexican-American War, War of 1812

Edmund Kirby-SMITH

AmericanEdmund Kirby SMITH 

1824 - 1893
United States Army officer who fought in the Mexican–American War, president of the Atlantic and Pacific Telegraph Company

Smith was a career United States Army officer who fought in the Mexican–American War. He later joined the Confederate States Army in the Civil War, and was promoted to general in the first months of the war. He was notable for his command of[...]

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Actor

Edgar-BUCHANAN

AmericanEdgar BUCHANAN born William Edgar BUCHANAN

1903 - 1979
American actor

He is most familiar today as Uncle Joe Carson from the Petticoat Junction, Green Acres, and The Beverly Hillbillies television sitcoms of the 1960s.

The son of Dr. and Mrs. William Edgar Buchanan, he was born in Humansville,[...]

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Actor

Madge-KENNEDY

AmericanMadge KENNEDY 

1891 - 1987
American stage, film and TV actress

Her career began as a stage actress in 1912 and flourished in motion pictures during the silent film era. In 1921, journalist Heywood Broun described her as "the best farce actress in New York".

Kennedy was born in Chicago. Her[...]

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