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Calvert-DEFOREST
Born: on July 23, 1921

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American actor and comedian


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American politician

Sanford B.-DOLE

AmericanSanford B. DOLE born Sanford Ballard DOLE

1844 - 1926
Lawyer and jurist in the Hawaiian Islands

Dole was born in Honolulu to Protestant Christian missionaries from Maine in the United States. His father was Daniel Dole (1808–1878) principal at Punahou School and mother was Emily Hoyt Ballard (1808–1844). His mother died from[...]

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Actor - Singer & Musician

Terri-NUNN

AmericanTerri NUNN born Terri Kathleen NUNN

1961
American singer and actress, best known as the lead vocalist of the new wave/synthpop band Berlin

Nunn joined Berlin in 1978 and temporarily left the group the following year to pursue an acting career. In 1981, she rejoined the group as the lead vocalist and soon forged her recording career in the band. Her greatest success in Berlin was[...]

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Actor - Singer & Musician

Carrie-UNDERWOOD

AmericanCarrie UNDERWOOD born Carrie Marie UNDERWOOD

1983
American country music singer, songwriter, and actress

Underwood was born to Stephen and Carole Underwood in Muskogee, Oklahoma. She was raised on her parents' farm in the nearby rural town of Checotah. Her father worked in a sawmill, while her mother taught elementary school. She has two older[...]

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American politician

Andrew-CUOMO

AmericanAndrew CUOMO born Andrew Mark CUOMO

1957
American politician who is the 56th and current Governor of New York

Cuomo was born in Queens, New York, the eldest son of Matilda (née Raffa) and Governor Mario Cuomo, and is a resident of New York State. He is the older brother of CNN journalist Chris Cuomo. His parents are both of Italian descent; his[...]

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Philanthropist

Dorothea-DIX

AmericanDorothea DIX born Dorothea Lynde DIX

1802 - 1887
American activist on behalf of the indigent insane

She was born in the town of Hampden, Maine, and grew up first in Worcester, Massachusetts, and then in her wealthy grandmother's home in Boston. She fled there at the age of twelve, to get away from her alcoholic family and abusive father. She[...]

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Poet

Marilyn-BUCK

AmericanMarilyn BUCK born Marilyn Jean BUCK

1947 - 2010
American Marxist revolutionary, and feminist poet

Buck was born in Midland, Texas, the daughter of Louis Buck, an Episcopalian minister. Her mother was a nurse; both are deceased. The family was active in the civil rights movement; when Dr. Buck opposed segregation at St. Andrew's Episcopal[...]

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