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Whitney Houston

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In the 1980s, Houston was one the first black artists to receive regular rotation on MTV in the network's early years during a white male ...

Reese Witherspoon

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Witherspoon landed her first feature role as the female lead in the movie The Man in the Moon in 1991; later that year Reese Witherspoon ...

Shirley Bassey

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Throughout the 1960s, Bassey had numerous hits on the British charts. Her recording of "As Long As Shirley Bassey Needs Me" from Lionel Bart's Oliver! ...

Timothy Geithner

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Timothy Geithner became the ninth president and chief executive officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York on November 17, 2003. In that capacity, ...

Sigourney Weaver

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Although Weaver has played a number of critically acclaimed roles in movies like Gorillas in the Mist, The Ice Storm, Dave, and The Year of ...

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Walter_Annenberg Walter Annenberg
Biography of Walter Annenberg: Used his wealth to promote conservative political causes and to support education and the arts. 1944-1953: Walter Annenberg founded Seventeen magazine and the immensely successful TV Guide. 1957: Purchased The Philadelphia Daily News. 1969: A prominent Republican, Walter Annenberg served as US ambassador to Britain. ...


Adam_John_Walsh Adam John Walsh
Biography of Adam John Walsh: 1974 - Born on the 14th of November.         - Adam's mother, Revé, let him play video games while Adam John Walsh shopped at a Sears store in Hollywood, Florida, for a lamp. The children were making noise while playing the video game, and a 17-year-old security guard told the ...


Arthur_Wellesley Arthur Wellesley
Biography of Arthur Wellesley: 1769 – Arthur Wellesley was born this year in Dublin.He is most famous for, together with Blücher, defeating Napoleon at Waterloo. 1814 - The titles of Duke of Wellington and Marquess Douro were bestowed upon Arthur Wellesley, 1st Marquess of Wellington, on May 11 of this year.  1815 - The Dukes ...


Barry_William_Blenkhorn Barry William Blenkhorn
Biography of Barry William Blenkhorn: 1954 - Born in Santa Monica, California on the 30th of September.1967 - Barry William Blenkhorn decided as a very young child that Barry William Blenkhorn wanted to be an actor, Barry William Blenkhorn made his television debut in an episode of Dragnet. 1969 - Barry William Blenkhorn played guest ...


Bernard_R_Williams_III Bernard R Williams III
Biography of Bernard R Williams III: 1978 - Bernard R. Williams III, born on the 19th of January in Baltimore, Maryland. Bernard R Williams III is an American athlete.1999 - Bernard R Williams III won the 100 m at the 99' Pan-American Games.2000 - Won the NCAA Championships in 100 m as a University of Florida ...


Brian_Wilson Brian Wilson
Biography of Brian Wilson: US singer and songwriter, lead member of the Beach Boys, Bass player, Organist, Pianist Born- June 20th, 1942- Inglewood, CA High School- Hawthorne High School, Hawthorne, CA 1961- Brian Wilson forms the Beach Boys, with his two brothers Carl and Dennis and cousin Mike Love. 1964- Because of a nervous breakdown, Brian retires in December from touring with ...


Bruno_Walter_Schlesinger Bruno Walter Schlesinger
Biography of Bruno Walter Schlesinger: 1876 - Born in Berlin on the 15th of September.1896 - Walter took a conducting position at the opera house in Breslau a job found for him by Mahler.1897 - Bruno Walter Schlesinger took an opera-conducting position at Pressburg.1898 - Bruno Walter Schlesinger took one in Riga.1901 - Walter accepted ...


Barry_Eugene_Carter Barry Eugene Carter
Biography of Barry Eugene Carter: 1944 - Born on September 12th in Galveston, Texas. An American Soulful and R&B singer.1960 - Barry White first made his mark in the music business as a session musician, even serving for a spell as an A&R man for a small, independent Los Angeles record label. 1973-1974 - Barry ...


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