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Born: on September 05, 1929


American stand-up comedian and actor

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AmericanEd HELMS born Edward Parker HELMS

American actor and comedian

Helms was born in Atlanta, Georgia. His mother, Pamela Ann (née Parker), was a school administrator, and his father, John A. Helms, was a lawyer and insurance executive. Helms is the youngest of three children. He graduated from The[...]

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AmericanCharles BUTTERWORTH born Charles Edward BUTTERWORTH

1896 - 1946
American actor

He once worked on a newspaper but was fired and then rehired when it was found out that he was courting the daughter of a big local advertiser. He also worked in the legal profession before going on stage and becoming a comedian in vaudeville in[...]

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American politician


AmericanBenjamin HARDIN 

1784 - 1852
Secretary of State of Kentucky

He was born at the Georges Creek settlement on the Monongahela River, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania and then moved with his parents to Washington County, Kentucky in 1788. Hardin attended the schools of Nelson and Washington Counties,[...]

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Religion - Other


IrishOliver PLUNKETT 

1625 - 1681
Roman Catholic Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All Ireland, he was beatified in 1920 and canonised in 1975

Oliver Plunkett was born on the 1st of November 1625 (earlier biographers gave his date of birth as 1 November 1629, but 1625 has been the consensus since the 1930s) in Loughcrew, County Meath, Ireland, to well-to-do parents with Hiberno-Norman[...]

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Author - Painter - Poet


AmericanE. E. CUMMINGS born Edward Estlin CUMMINGS

1894 - 1962
American poet, painter, essayist, author, and playwright

Edward Estlin Cummings was born to Robert Cummings and Whelma Haswell Clarke, who were Unitarian. He exhibited transcendental leanings his entire life. As he grew in maturity and age, Cummings moved more toward an "I, Thou" relationship with[...]

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Actor - Singer & Musician


AmericanJack BLACK born Thomas Jacob BLACK

American actor, comedian, singer, and producer

Thomas Jacob Black was born on August 28, 1969, in Santa Monica, California, the son of two satellite engineers, Judith Love (née Cohen), who worked on the Hubble Space Telescope and is also a writer, and Thomas William Black. His mother[...]

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