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Born: on January 19, 1939


American country-influenced rock and roll singer

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AmericanJessica CHASTAIN 

American actress and film producer

Chastain was born on March 24, 1977 in California, to Jerri Renee Hastey (née Chastain) and rock musician Michael Monasterio. Her parents were both teenagers when she was born. Chastain is reluctant to publicly discuss her family[...]

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Industrialist, Businessman


AmericanAmos ENO born Amos Richards ENO

1810 - 1898
American real estate investor and capitalist

Amos Richards Eno was born November 1, 1810 in Simsbury, Connecticut.

He married Lucy Jane Phelps. Their children included: Amos F. Eno, Mary Eno (who married James W. Pinchot), William Phelps Eno (the creator of road safety), Henry[...]

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American politician


AmericanBernie SANDERS born Bernard SANDERS

American politician

Sanders was born on September 8, 1941, in Brooklyn, New York City. His father, Elias Ben Yehuda Sanders, was born on September 14, 1904, in Slopnice, Poland (then the Austro-Hungarian province of Galicia), to a Jewish family; in 1921, the[...]

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Industrialist, Businessman


AmericanGary GODDARD born Garry Wayne GODDARD

American producer, founder and CEO of The Goddard Group

Goddard has produced several shows on and off Broadway, including the 2009 revival of Hair (Tony Award winner, Best Revival of a Musical), Neil LaBute's reasons to be pretty (Tony Award nominee, Best Play), Jekyll & Hyde, Jesus Christ Superstar[...]

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Actor - Humorist


AmericanPat PAULSEN born Patrick Layton PAULSEN

1927 - 1997
American comedian and satirist

Paulsen was born in South Bend, Washington, a small fishing town in Pacific County. He was the son of Beulah Inez (née Fadden) and Norman Inge Paulsen, a Norwegian immigrant who worked for the Coast Guard. When he was 10, the family moved[...]

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Philanthropist - Industrialist, Businessman


AmericanJohn DE MENIL born Jean Marie Joseph MENU DE MENIL

1904 - 1973
American businessman, philanthropist, and art patron

John de Ménil was born Baron Jean Marie Joseph Menu du Ménil in Paris, France. After emigrating to the United States during WWII, he began using the name 'John Menu de Ménil' which is an anglicized version of 'Jean Menu du[...]

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