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Born: on December 12, 1745

John JAY

American statesman, Patriot, diplomat, a Founding Father of the United States, signer of the Treaty of Paris, and the first Chief Justice of the United States

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Thursday December 12, 2019 - Name Day: Finley, Guadalupe

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Actor - Director


AmericanEmily DESCHANEL born Emily Erin DESCHANEL

American actress, director and producer

Deschanel was born in Los Angeles, California, to cinematographer and director Caleb Deschanel and actress Mary Jo Deschanel (née Weir). Her younger sister is actress and singer-songwriter Zooey Deschanel. Her paternal grandfather was French,[...]

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Actor - Model


AmericanMaya HAWKE born Maya Ray THURMAN HAWKE

American actress and model

Hawke was born on July 8, 1998, in New York City, the older of two children born to actors Ethan Hawke and Uma Thurman. Her parents met on the set of Gattaca (1997), married in May 1998, and divorced in 2005. Hawke's brother was born in 2002.[...]

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AmericanJoan CUSACK 

American actress and comedian

Cusack was born on October 11, 1962 in New York City, New York, and was raised in Evanston, Illinois. Her mother, Ann Paula "Nancy" (née Carolan), is a former mathematics teacher and political activist. Her father, Dick Cusack (1925–2003),[...]

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Actor - Director - Photographer


AmericanAlexandra HEDISON born Alexandra Mary HEDISON

American photographer, director, and actress

Born in Los Angeles, California, on July 10, 1969, she is the daughter of Bridget (Mori) and the actor David Hedison. Hedison is of Italian and Armenian heritage. She attended the State University of New York at Purchase and University of[...]

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Team sport - American football


AmericanErnie CADDEL born Ernest Wiley CADDEL

1911 - 1992
American football running back

Caddel was born in Granite, Oklahoma in 1911 and was raised near Fresno, California.

Caddel was given the name "Ee-Dub" after his father's initials E.W., as was the custom in those days. He enrolled at Stanford University in 1929[...]

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Actor - Model


AmericanKaia GERBER born Kaia Jordan GERBER

American model and actress

Gerber is the daughter of model-turned-businessman Rande Gerber and supermodel Cindy Crawford. Her father is Jewish; her mother, who is of German, English, French, and Danish descent, is Christian. Her older brother is model Presley Gerber. When[...]

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