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Born: on March 06, 1905


American Western swing musician, songwriter, and bandleader

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Adventurer - American Civil War, Mexican-American War, War of 1812


AmericanZebulon PIKE born Zebulon Montgomery PIKE

1779 - 1813
American brigadier general and explorer for whom Pikes Peak in Colorado is named

Pike was born during the Revolutionary War on January 5, 1779 near Lamberton (derived from the Indian pronunciation "Alamatunk"), now called Lamington, in Somerset County, New Jersey. Pike would follow in the footsteps of his father, also named[...]

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EnglishMichael REDGRAVE born Michael Scudamore REDGRAVE

1908 - 1985
English stage and film actor, director, manager and author

Redgrave was born in Bristol, Gloucestershire, England, the son of the silent film actor Roy Redgrave and actress Margaret Scudamore. He never knew his father, who left when he was only six months old to pursue a career in Australia. His mother[...]

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Philanthropist - Industrialist, Businessman


AmericanDouglas DAYTON born Douglas James DAYTON

1924 - 2013
American businessman and philanthropist who helped establish Target Corporation

Douglas James Dayton was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota on December 2, 1924. He was youngest of five brothers. His father, George N. Dayton, became the president of the family business, Dayton Dry Goods Company, in 1938. The business, which[...]

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AmericanAmelia KINKADE born Amelia Eileen KINKADE

American actress, animal communicator and self-proclaimed "pet psychic"

She was born in Fort Worth, Texas. She is the niece of Emmy Award-winning actress Rue McClanahan.

Her credits include television appearances on The Other Half, The James Van Praagh Show, VH1's Where Are They Now, London Tonight, The[...]

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EnglishRex HARRISON born Reginald Carey HARRISON

1908 - 1990
English actor of stage and screen

Harrison was born at Derry House in Huyton, Lancashire, the son of Edith Mary (née Carey) and William Reginald Harrison, a cotton broker. He was educated at Liverpool College. After a bout of childhood measles, Harrison lost most of the[...]

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EnglishJack DAVENPORT born Jack Arthur DAVENPORT

English actor

Davenport, the son of actors Nigel Davenport and Maria Aitken, was born in Wimbledon, London, and lived in Ibiza for the first seven years of his life. His uncle is writer and former Conservative MP Jonathan Aitken, his maternal grandmother was[...]

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