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Born: on January 29, 1982


American singer-songwriter and stage actor

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AmericanWilliam DEERING 

1826 - 1913
American businessman and philanthropist

Deering was born April 25, 1826 in South Paris, Maine. In 1850, he moved to Plano, Illinois and Iowa and invested in the farmland of the area. In 1856 he returned to Portland, Maine, and in the early 1860s he secured a contract producing uniform[...]

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Bandit, burglar, crook, privateer

Joseph Henry-LOVELESS

AmericanJoseph Henry LOVELESS 

1870 - 1916
American bootlegger and accused murderer

Joseph Henry Loveless was born in 1870 in Payson, Utah Territory. His mother, Sarah Jane Scriggins, was from Massachusetts while his father, Joseph Jackson Scriggins, was from Indiana. Both of his parents were early pioneers with the Latter Day[...]

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AmericanRobert HEGYES born Robert Bruce HEGYES

1951 - 2012
American actor

Hegyes was born in Perth Amboy, New Jersey, to a Hungarian-American father, Stephen, and an Italian-American mother, Marie Dominica Cocozza. Hegyes was the oldest of four siblings (Mark, Stephanie, and Elizabeth).

He grew up in[...]

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EnglishHenry CAVILL born Henry William Dalgliesh CAVILL

English actor

Cavill was born the fourth of five boys on Jersey in the Channel Islands. His mother, Marianne (Dalgliesh), was a secretary in a bank, and his father, Colin Cavill, was a stockbroker. He was educated at St Michael's Preparatory School in Saint[...]

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AmericanMamie VAN DOREN born Joanne Lucille OLANDER

American actress, model, singer, and sex symbol

Van Doren was born on February 6, 1931, in Rowena, South Dakota, the daughter of Warner Carl Olander (1908 – 1992) and Lucille Harriet Bennett (1912 – 1995). She is of three-quarters Swedish ancestry; the remainder is mixed English and[...]

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IrishSaoirse RONAN born Saoirse Una RONAN

Irish and American actress

Ronan was born on 12 April 1994 in The Bronx, New York City, U.S. She is the only child of Irish parents Monica (née Brennan) and Paul Ronan, who are both from Dublin. Her father worked in construction and bar work before training as an actor[...]

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