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Jim-CHAPIN
Born: on July 23, 1919

Jim CHAPIN

American jazz drummer and the author of popular texts on jazz drumming


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Lawyer, Magistrate - American politician

Leslie-RUTLEDGE

AmericanLeslie RUTLEDGE born Leslie Carol RUTLEDGE

1976
American lawyer and politician, 56th Attorney General of Arkansas

Rutledge, a native of Batesville, Arkansas, is a graduate of Southside High School, the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville and the University of Arkansas at Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law. She began her legal career as Clerk for[...]

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Singer & Musician

Bobby-HART

AmericanBobby HART born Robert Luke HARSHMAN

1939
American songwriter

Hart's father was a church minister and he himself served in the Army after leaving high school. Upon discharge, he travelled to Los Angeles seeking a career as a singer.

Boyce met Hart in 1959, and the following year played guitar[...]

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Actor - Model

Madison-PETTIS

AmericanMadison PETTIS born Madison Michelle PETTIS

1998
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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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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Actor - Singer & Musician

Dove-CAMERON

AmericanDove CAMERON born Chloe Celeste HOSTERMAN

1996
American actress and singer

Cameron was born in Seattle, Washington as Chloe Celeste Hosterman. She is the daughter of Philip Alan Hosterman and Bonnie Wallace, who later divorced, and has an older sister, Claire Hosterman. She grew up in Bainbridge Island, Washington.[...]

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Industrialist, Businessman

Roy W.-ALLEN

AmericanRoy W. ALLEN 

1882 - 1968
American entrepreneur, founder and namesake for A&W Root Beer and A&W Restaurants

Allen was born in Illinois in 1882 to a Mr. and Mrs (née Davis) Allen. From there he headed west to California, working as a hotelier. During his time as a hotelier, Allen came across a chemist or pharmacist, while doing business in[...]

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