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Christopher-LLOYD
Born: on October 22, 1938

Christopher LLOYD

American actor


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Television & Radio Host - American - Lawyer, judge

Emily-COMPAGNO

AmericanEmily COMPAGNO born Emily Rose COMPAGNO

1979
American attorney, TV host, and former National Football League (NFL) cheerleader

Compagno currently appears as a contributor on Fox News Channel (FNC). While appearing on numerous FNC programs, she most often appears as a semi-regular co-host on The Five.

She graduated with a B.A. in Political Science from the[...]

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Author - Journalist - Television & Radio Host - American

Joan-LUNDEN

AmericanJoan LUNDEN born Joan Elise BLUNDEN

1950
American journalist, an author, and a television host

Lunden was the co-host of ABC's Good Morning America from 1980 to 1997, and has authored eight books. She has appeared on the Biography program and Biography Channel.

As of 2014, Lunden is a special correspondent for NBC's Today.

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Author - Poet

Maya-ANGELOU

AmericanMaya ANGELOU born Marguerite Annie JOHNSON

1928 - 2014
American poet, memoirist, and civil rights activist

She published seven autobiographies, three books of essays, several books of poetry, and is credited with a list of plays, movies, and television shows spanning over 50 years. She received dozens of awards and more than 50 honorary degrees.[...]

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Singer & Musician

Anita-BRYANT

AmericanAnita BRYANT born Anita Jane BRYANT

1940
American singer and anti-gay rights activist

She scored four Top 40 hits in the United States in the late 1950s and early 1960s, including "Paper Roses" that reached No. 5 on the charts. She was also a former Miss Oklahoma beauty pageant winner, and was a brand ambassador from 1969 to 1980[...]

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Industrialist, Businessman - Activist, Syndicalist

Cesar-CHAVEZ

AmericanCesar CHAVEZ born Cesario Estrada CHAVEZ

1927 - 1993
American labor leader, community organizer, businessman, and Latino American civil rights activist

Along with Dolores Huerta, he co-founded the National Farm Workers Association (NFWA), which later merged to become the United Farm Workers (UFW) labor union. Ideologically, his world-view combined leftist politics with Roman Catholic social[...]

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Author - Sciences - Other

Rachel-CARSON

AmericanRachel CARSON born Rachel Louise CARSON

1907 - 1964
American marine biologist, author, and conservationist

Carson began her career as an aquatic biologist in the U.S. Bureau of Fisheries, and became a full-time nature writer in the 1950s. Her widely praised 1951 bestseller The Sea Around Us won her a U.S. National Book Award, recognition as a gifted[...]

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