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Sophie Dahl

Sophie_Dahl

As a child, Dahl was the inspiration for the character Sophie (the giant's helper) in her grandfather Roald Dahl's The BFG. Later Sophie Dahl became ...

Sally Field

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Sally Field is a two-time Academy Award-winner for her performances in Robert Benton's Places in the Heart (also capturing a Golden Globe) and Martin Ritt's ...

Meg Ryan

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Ryan then starred in The Doors, and Prelude to a Kiss. Both films were moderately successful. 1993 saw the release of the hugely successful romantic ...

Snoop Dogg

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His mother nicknamed him "Snoopy" as a child because of the way Snoop Dogg dressed and because of his love of the cartoon Peanuts; Snoop ...

Linda Evangelista

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Recieved a special lifetime achievement award at the 1997 VH1 Fashion and Music Awards. Was ranked #2 (after Cindy Crawford) on MTV's "House of Style" (1989) ...

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Leo_Hendrik_Baekeland Leo Hendrik Baekeland
Biography of Leo Hendrik Baekeland: Leo Hendrik Baekeland was a Belgian-American chemist. 1863 - Born 14th of November in Belgium. 1882 - Studied at the University of Ghent and graduate with a doctorate in natural science.  1890 - Taught chemistry at Ghent and Bruges before emigrating to the USA.  1893 - Invented Velox photographic paper. 1907 - Invented ...


Joao_Clemente_Baena_Soares Joao Clemente Baena Soares
Biography of Joao Clemente Baena Soares: 1931 - Born in Belem do Pará has a broad educational background in politics and law. He was General Secretary of the Ministry of External Relations of Brazil when unanimously elected by the OAS's General Assembly to become Secretary General. 1984-1994 - Became the 6th Secretary General of the Organization of American ...


Karl_Ernst_von_Baer Karl Ernst von Baer
Biography of Karl Ernst von Baer: 1792 - Born on the 17th of February in Piep Estonia. 1810 - Karl Ernst von Baer starts his medical studies at the University of Dorpat in Estonia. 1814 - Finished his medical studies and continues his studying at Vienna and Karl Ernst von Baer studied comparative anatomy at the University of ...


Max_Baer Max Baer
Biography of Max Baer: 1909 - Born on the 11th of February in Omaha, Nebraska, USA.  1929 - Baer turned professional, progressing steadily through the ranks.  1930 - Max Baer fought Frankie Campbell on 25th of August,  in San Francisco and in only 2 hits, knocked him out.  1933 - His motion picture debut ...


Johann_Friedrich_Wilhelm_Adolf_von_Baeyer Johann Friedrich Wilhelm Adolf von Baeyer
Biography of Johann Friedrich Wilhelm Adolf von Baeyer: 1835 - Born on the 31st of October in Berlin.1853-1855 - Devoted his first two years as a student at the University of Berlin chiefly to physics and mathematics. 1856- His love for chemistry re-awakened and drew him to Bunsen's laboratory in Heidelberg.  1857 - His studies on methyl chloride resulted ...


Buenaventura_Baez Buenaventura Baez
Biography of Buenaventura Baez: 1812 - Born on the 14th of July was a President of the Dominican Republic five times. 1844 - Helped to lead a successful rebellion against Haiti, which established the independence of the Dominican Republic. 1846 - Went to Europe to convince France to establish a protectorate over the Dominican Republic, but ...


Joan_Chandos_Baez Joan Chandos Baez
Biography of Joan Chandos Baez: 1941 - Born on the 9th of January in Staten Island, New York. 1959 - Recorded her first album for a major label, Joan Baez. 1960 - Became popular with young audiences for her songs and political views. 1961 - Her second release, Joan Baez, Vol. 2 went gold, as did Joan Baez ...


William_Baffin William Baffin
Biography of William Baffin: 1584 - William Baffin navigator, probably born in London, UK. 1612 - William Baffin is a pilot of the "Patience," one of the vessels that accompanied James Hall in his voyage of discovery to Greenland. 1613 - William Baffin entered the service of the Muscovy Company and became chief pilot of seven ...


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