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Sam Cooke

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His first pop single, "Lovable" (1956), was released under the alias of "Dale Cooke" in order to not alienate his fan base; there was a ...

Ronnie James Dio

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Ronnie James Dio was born Ronald James Padovano, an only child to an Italian family. The family moved to Cortland, New York early in his ...

Whoopi Goldberg

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She is one of only thirteen people who have won an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar, and a Tony Award, including Daytime Emmy Awards. Whoopi ...

Talia Shire

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Shire first became famous for her role of Connie Corleone in The Godfather and its sequels. Later Talia Shire portrayed Adrian Pennino (named afrer Francesco ...

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 ...

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Jacobus_Nicolaas_Boshoff Jacobus Nicolaas Boshoff
Biography of Jacobus Nicolaas Boshoff: 1808 - Jacobus Nicolaas Boshoff was born in Kogmanskloof, Montagu on the 31st of January.1827 - Jacobus Nicolaas Boshoff married Adriana Petronella Gertruida Van Aswegen on the 3rd of November.1855-1859 - Jacobus Nicolaas Boshoff was the second President of the Orange Free State.1881 - Jacobus Nicolaas Boshoff died in Weston, ...


Francois_Bozize Francois Bozize
Biography of Francois Bozize: 1946 - Born on the 14th of October in Gabon, Africa.1978 - Francois Bozize was appointed brigadier-general by Emperor Jean-Bédel Bokassa.1979 - After Bokassa was ousted by David Dacko, Bozizé was appointed Minister of Defense. 1981 - Following Dacko's ouster by André Kolingba in September, Bozizé was appointed Minister of ...


Cyprian_Bhekuzulu_Nyangayezizwe_kaSolomon Cyprian Bhekuzulu Nyangayezizwe kaSolomon
Biography of Cyprian Bhekuzulu Nyangayezizwe kaSolomon: 1924 - Cyprian Bhekuzulu kaSolomon was born on the 4th of August. Zulu nation King. Cyprian Bhekuzulu Nyangayezizwe kaSolomon was the son of Solomon.1933-1968 - Reigned as the Zulu chief in South Africa.1944 - Cyprian Bhekuzulu Nyangayezizwe kaSolomon succeeded his father, king Solomon kaDinuzulu, after a lengthy succession dispute which ...


George_Washington_Carver George Washington Carver
Biography of George Washington Carver: 1864 - Born in Diamond, Missouri. An American agricultural scientist, chemist, and inventor.  1887 - Accepted into Simpson College.  1891 - Transferred from Simpson College to Iowa State University. George Washington Carver became the first black student and the first black faculty member at ISU.  1896 - Accepted the invitation ...


Wentworth_Cheswell Wentworth Cheswell
Biography of Wentworth Cheswell: 1746 - Born on the 11th of April in New Market, New Hampshire. 1765 - Wentworth Cheswell purchased his first parcel of land from his father. 1767 - Wentworth Cheswell was an established landowner, educated, and held a pew in the meetinghouse. - Wentworth Cheswell married 17-year-old Mary Davis of ...


John_Maxwell_Coetzee John Maxwell Coetzee
Biography of John Maxwell Coetzee: 1940 - John Maxwell Coetzee, born on the 9th of February in Cape Town. John Maxwell Coetzee often called J.M. Coetzee, is a South African author (now living in Australia) and academic. 1960 - John Maxwell Coetzee attended St. Joseph's College, a Catholic school in the Cape Town suburb of ...


Kamau_wa_Ngengi Kamau wa Ngengi
Biography of Kamau wa Ngengi: 1894 - Born on October 20th in Ichaweri, British East Africa (now in Kenya).  African statesman and nationalist, the first prime minister and then the first president of independent Kenya.1904 - Kamau became seriously ill with jigger infections in his feet and one leg, and Kamau wa Ngengi underwent successful ...


Nadine_Gordimer Nadine Gordimer
Biography of Nadine Gordimer: 1923 – Nadine Gordimer was born on the 23rd day of November this year in Springs, Gauteng, Johannesburg, South Africa. Nadine Gordimer was educated at a Catholic convent school, but was largely homebound, as a child because of her mother's "strange reasons of her own" apparently, fears that Gordimer had ...


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