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Lindsay-LOHAN
Born: on July 02, 1986

Lindsay LOHAN

American actress, singer, songwriter, model, director and producer


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Inventor - Industrialist, Businessman

Ruth-GRAVES WAKEFIELD

AmericanRuth GRAVES WAKEFIELD born Ruth Jones GRAVES

1903 - 1977
Inventor of the Toll House Cookie, the first chocolate chip cookie, which she created c. 1938

Wakefield was educated at Framingham State Normal School Department of Household Arts in 1924. Then, she worked as a dietitian and lectured about foods. In 1928, she and her husband Kenneth Donald Wakefield (1897 – 1997) had a son, Kenneth[...]

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Singer & Musician

PRINCE

AmericanPRINCE born Prince Rogers NELSON

1958 - 2016
American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, and actor

Prince Rogers Nelson was born in Minneapolis, the son of Mattie Della (née Shaw; 1933–2002) and John Lewis Nelson (1916–2001). His parents were both African American, and his family ancestry is centered in Louisiana; all four of his[...]

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Lawyer, Magistrate - American politician

Charles Christopher-SHEATS

AmericanCharles Christopher SHEATS 

1839 - 1904
American attorney and politician

Born to a planter family in Walker County, Alabama, Sheats was educated in a local school for the gentry.

Becoming involved in politics, at the age of 21, Sheats was elected as a member of the secession convention in 1860 but he[...]

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Singer & Musician - World Wars & Contemporary Wars

George T.-BABBITT

AmericanGeorge T. BABBITT born George Thornton BABBITT

1942
Retired United States Air Force four-star general, original drummer for The Ventures rock group

As a teenager in the late 1950s, Babbitt became the original drummer for The Ventures rock group. Just before the band gained fame with their huge hit "Walk Don't Run" in 1960, Babbitt had to drop out because he was not old enough to play the[...]

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Inventor - Industrialist, Businessman

Paul Weeks-LITCHFIELD

AmericanPaul Weeks LITCHFIELD 

1875 - 1959
President of the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company

He was an executive of the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company who came to the Phoenix area in 1916 in search of suitable land to farm a long-staple cotton that had previously been available only from the Sea Islands off the coast of Georgia and from[...]

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Actor

Joyce-DEWITT

AmericanJoyce DEWITT born Joyce Anne DEWITT

1949
American actress

Joyce DeWitt was born April 23, 1949 in Wheeling, West Virginia, and grew up in Speedway, Indiana, a suburb of Indianapolis. She is of Italian descent on her mother's side, and Dutch from her father. She competed in speech and debate through the[...]

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