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Born: on August 23, 1951


American rock vocalist and songwriter, best known as the longtime frontman of rock bands Cobra and platinum-selling Survivor

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AmericanTom born George Thomas SEAVER

Retired Major League Baseball (MLB) pitcher

George Thomas Seaver (born November 17, 1944), nicknamed Tom Terrific and The Franchise, is a retired Major League Baseball (MLB) pitcher. He pitched from 1967 to 1986 for four different teams, but is noted primarily for his time with the New[...]

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AmericanTruman CAPOTE born Truman Streckfus PERSONS

1924 - 1984
American novelist, screenwriter, playwright, and actor.

Truman Garcia Capote (born Truman Streckfus Persons, September 30, 1924 – August 25, 1984) was an American novelist, screenwriter, playwright, and actor. Many of Capote's short stories, novels, plays, and nonfiction are recognized as[...]

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Industrialist, Businessman


AmericanJeff BEZOS born Jeffrey Preston JORGENSEN

American technology and retail entrepreneur, investor, and philanthropist, founder of Amazon.com

Bezos was born as Jeffrey Preston Jorgensen in 1964 in Albuquerque, New Mexico, to Jacklyn (née Gise) and Ted Jorgensen. His maternal ancestors were settlers who lived in Texas, and over the generations acquired a 25,000-acre (101 km2 or[...]

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Singer & Musician

Edward Holcomb-PLUMB

AmericanEdward Holcomb PLUMB 

1907 - 1958
Film composer

Edward Holcomb Plumb (June 6, 1907 – April 18, 1958) (also credited as Edward Plumb and Ed Plumb) was a film composer best known for his work at Walt Disney Studios. He served as musical director of Fantasia and composed the score for Bambi,[...]

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Actor - Singer & Musician


AmericanJimmy BOYD born Jimmy Devon BOYD

1939 - 2009
American singer, musician, and actor

Boyd was born near McComb, Mississippi to father Leslie and mother Winnie Boyd. His father was a farmer and picked cotton to help support the family that eventually included twenty-one children. When Boyd was two years old, his father put Boyd,[...]

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EnglishSean BEAN born Shaun Mark BEAN

English actor

Bean was born in Handsworth, a suburb of Sheffield, which was then part of West Riding of Yorkshire (the County of South Yorkshire was created in 1974). He is the son of Rita (née Tuckwood) and Brian Bean. He has a younger sister named[...]

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