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Born: on August 24, 1978


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AmericanPat BUTTRAM born Maxwell Emmett BUTTRAM

1915 - 1994
American character actor, voice-over artist, comedian, musician, and writer

Buttram was born in Addison in Winston County, Alabama, to Wilson McDaniel Buttram, a Methodist minister, and his wife Mary Emmett Maxwell. He had an older brother, Augustus McDaniel Buttram, and five other elder siblings. When "Pat" Buttram was[...]

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Inventor - Industrialist, Businessman


AmericanHenry M. LELAND born Henry Martyn LELAND

1843 - 1932
American machinist, inventor, engineer and automotive entrepreneur, he founded the two premier American luxury automotive marques, Cadillac and Lincoln

Henry M. Leland was born to Leander and Zilpha, the youngest of 8, in Vermont in 1843. Sources differ on the town of his birth (Danville versus Barton); he grew up in Barton. He learned engineering and precision machining in the Brown & Sharpe[...]

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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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Singer & Musician


AmericanTommy BOYCE born Sidney Thomas BOYCE

1939 - 1994
American songwriter

Boyce was separately pursuing a career as a singer. After being rejected numerous times, Boyce took his father's suggestion to write a song called "Be My Guest" for rock and roll star Fats Domino. He waited six hours at Domino's hotel room to[...]

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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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Actor - Model


AmericanMadison PETTIS born Madison Michelle PETTIS

American actress, voice actress and model

Madison Pettis was born on July 22, 1998 in Arlington, Texas to Steven and Michelle Pettis. Her father is African American and her mother is of Italian, French, and Irish descent.

Pettis was first noticed when her mother entered[...]

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