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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 ...

Luciano Pavarotti

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Popular stardom came at the 1990 World Cup in Italy with the performances of Nessun Dorma,sample (help·info) from Turandot and as one of The Three ...

Freddy Adu

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His mother won the Green Card Lottery, and Freddy Adu and his family moved to Washington, D.C. He joined the IMG Soccer Academy, U.S. Soccer's full-time ...

Uma Thurman

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Uma Karuna Thurman, daughter of Robert Thurman and Nena Thurman, was born in Boston, Massachuseets, on April 29, 1970. Uma grew up in Amherst, Massachusetts, ...

Scarlett Johansson

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Johansson was born in New York City. Her father, Karsten Johansson, is a Danish-born architect, and her paternal grandfather, Ejner Johansson, was a screenwriter and ...

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Edward_Gibbon_Wakefield Edward Gibbon Wakefield
Biography of Edward Gibbon Wakefield: 1796 - Born in London, Great Britain on the 20th of March.1816 - Edward Gibbon Wakefield ran off with Eliza Pattle and they were subsequently married in Edinburgh. 1826 - On the 7th of March, assisted by his brother William, Edward Gibbon Wakefield abducted Ellen Turner, the fifteen year old ...


William_Hayward_Wakefield William Hayward Wakefield
Biography of William Hayward Wakefield: English colonial settler in New Zealand founded Wellington 1840 brother of Edward Wakefield ...


Selman_Abraham_Waksman Selman Abraham Waksman
Biography of Selman Abraham Waksman: 1888 - Selman Abraham Waksman was born 22nd of July at Priluka, Ukraine.  1911 - In the autumn Selman Abraham Waksman entered Rutgers College, having won a State Scholarship.  1915 - Selman Abraham Waksman received his degree in Agriculture from Rutgers.         - Selman Abraham Waksman was appointed research assistant ...


Charles_Doolittle_Walcott Charles Doolittle Walcott
Biography of Charles Doolittle Walcott: US geologist and paleontologist secretary of Smithsonian Institution 1907-1927 president of National Academy of Sciences 1917-1923 ...


Derek_Alton_Walcott Derek Alton Walcott
Biography of Derek Alton Walcott: US (St. Lucian-born) dramatist and poet wrote plays "Ione" 1957, "The Joker of Seville" 1978, "O Babylon!" 1978, "The Odyssey" 1992, epic poem "Omeros" 1990, poetry collection "The Bounty" 1997 with Paul Simon, co-wrote musical "The Capeman" 1998 Nobel Prize in Literature 1992 ...


Joe_Walcott Joe Walcott
Biography of Joe Walcott: US boxer  1914 - Born - Merchantville- New Jersey 1930 - Joe Walcott debuted as a professional boxer on September 9, After five straight knockout wins, in 1933, Joe Walcott lost for the first time, beaten on points by Henry Wilson in Philadelphia. 1947 - he was given his first world title try, breaking ...


George_Wald George Wald
Biography of George Wald: 1906 - Born 18th of November in New York City.1927 - George Wald received the degree of Bachelor of Science from Washington Square College of New York University.1932 - Graduated work in zoology at Columbia University, from which George Wald received the Ph.D.         - George Wald was awarded a ...


Lillian_D_Wald Lillian D Wald
Biography of Lillian D Wald: US humanitarian and social worker ...


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