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Born: on August 25, 1958


American film director, producer, artist, writer, poet and stop motion artist

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American politician


AmericanVince FOSTER born Vincent Walker FOSTER

1945 - 1993
American politician

Foster was born in Hope, Arkansas, to Alice Mae and Vincent W. Foster. His father became prosperous from real estate sales and development. Vincent had two sisters, Sheila and Sharon. He was a childhood neighbor and friend of Bill Clinton for[...]

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Singer & Musician


AmericanBobby HART born Robert Luke HARSHMAN

American songwriter

Hart's father was a church minister and he himself served in the Army after leaving high school. Upon discharge, he travelled to Los Angeles seeking a career as a singer.

Boyce met Hart in 1959, and the following year played guitar[...]

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Singer & Musician


EnglishMick FLEETWOOD born Michael John Kells FLEETWOOD

British musician and actor, best known for his role as the drummer and co-founder of the rock band Fleetwood Mac

Fleetwood was born in Redruth, second child to John Joseph Kells Fleetwood and Bridget Maureen (née Brereton) Fleetwood. His elder sister Susan Fleetwood, who died of cancer in 1995, became an actress. In early childhood Fleetwood and his[...]

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Religion - Other - American politician


AmericanDaniel WALDO 

1762 - 1864
American clergyman, Chaplain of the House of Representatives

Born in Windham, Connecticut, Waldo served in the American Revolutionary War and later became a missionary and clergyman. In 1856, at the age of 94, Waldo was named Chaplain of the House of Representatives.

It is recorded that he[...]

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Inventor - Industrialist, Businessman


AmericanRuth GRAVES WAKEFIELD born Ruth Jones GRAVES

1903 - 1977
Inventor of the Toll House Cookie, the first chocolate chip cookie, which she created c. 1938

Wakefield was educated at Framingham State Normal School Department of Household Arts in 1924. Then, she worked as a dietitian and lectured about foods. In 1928, she and her husband Kenneth Donald Wakefield (1897 – 1997) had a son, Kenneth[...]

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AmericanNoel NEILL born Noel Darleen NEILL

1920 - 2016
American actress

Noel Darleen Neill was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, the daughter of journalist David Holland Neill and stage dancer Lavere Gorsboth. When she was 4 years old, her parents enrolled her at "a school for aspiring performers." During her teen[...]

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