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Bob-SEGER
Born: on May 06, 1945

Bob SEGER

American rock singer-songwriter, guitarist and pianist


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Lawyer, Magistrate

Sandra-DAY O'CONNOR

AmericanSandra DAY O'CONNOR born Sandra DAY

1930
Retired Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court

She was born in El Paso, Texas, to Harry Alfred Day, a rancher, and Ada Mae (Wilkey). She grew up on a cattle ranch near Duncan, Arizona. She later wrote a book with her brother, H. Alan Day, Lazy B : Growing up on a Cattle Ranch in the American[...]

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World Wars & Contemporary Wars - American politician

Alexander-HAIG

AmericanAlexander HAIG born Alexander Meigs HAIG

1924 - 2010
United States Army general who served as the 50th United States Secretary of State

Haig was born in Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania, the middle of three children of Alexander Meigs Haig, Sr., a Republican lawyer, and his wife Regina Anne (née Murphy). When Haig was 10, his father, aged 38, died of cancer. His Irish-American[...]

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Actor

Glenn-FORD

AmericanGlenn FORD born Gwyllyn Samuel Newton FORD

1916 - 2006
Canadian-born American actor

Born Gwyllyn Samuel Newton Ford at Jeffrey Hale Hospital in Quebec City, Ford was the son of Anglo-Quebecers Hannah Wood Mitchell and Newton Ford, a railway conductor. Through his father, Ford was a great-nephew of Canada's first Prime Minister[...]

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Actor - Author

Tori-SPELLING

AmericanTori SPELLING born Victoria Davey SPELLING

1973
American actress and author

Victoria Davey Spelling was born on May 16, 1973 in Los Angeles, California. She is the daughter of Candy (née Marer; born 1945) and television and film producer Aaron Spelling (1923–2006). She has a younger brother, Randy, a former[...]

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American politician

Lawrence-EAGLEBURGER

AmericanLawrence EAGLEBURGER born Lawrence Sidney EAGLEBURGER

1930 - 2011
American statesman and career diplomat, who served briefly as the 62nd United States Secretary of State

Eagleburger was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, the son of Helen (née Van Ornum), an elementary school teacher, and Leon Sidney Eagleburger, a physician. He graduated from P J Jacobs High School in Stevens Point, Wisconsin, then attended[...]

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Actor

Eleanor-POWELL

AmericanEleanor POWELL born Eleanor Torrey POWELL

1912 - 1982
American film actress and dancer of the 1930s and 1940s, known for her exuberant solo tap dancing

Powell was born in Springfield, Massachusetts. A dancer since childhood, she was discovered at the age of 11 by the head of the Vaudeville Kiddie revue, Gus Edwards. When she was 17, she brought her graceful, athletic style to Broadway, where[...]

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