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Otis Redding

Otis_Redding

Legendary soul singer whose death at age 26 ended a career just as it was about to blossom. In 1962, Redding, a former choir member, ...

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 ...

Rene Zellweger

Rene_Zellweger

Zellweger was born in Baytown, Texas, an eastern suburb of Houston. Between junior school and high school her family moved to Katy, Texas, a western ...

Toni Braxton

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Toni Michelle Braxton Lewis was born October 7th, 1967 in  Severn, Maryland.  Toni Braxton is the oldest of six children. Toni Braxton began singing early ...

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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Jacques_Henri_Bernardin_de_Saint_Pierre Jacques Henri Bernardin de Saint Pierre
Biography of Jacques Henri Bernardin de Saint Pierre: 1737 - Born on the 19th of January in Le Havre. 1773 - Wrote Voyage à l'Île de France, à l'île Bourbon et au cap de Bonne-Espérance. 1787 - Wrote novel Paul et Virginie.  1790 - Les Voeux d'un solitaire. 1795 - Elected to the Institut de France the predecessor of the Académie ...


Sarah_Bernhardt Sarah Bernhardt
Biography of Sarah Bernhardt: 1844 - Born in October 22nd in Paris , France. The greatest French actress of the 19th century, and one of the best-known figures in the history of the stage.1860 - One of her mother's lovers, the Duke de Morny, Napoleon III's half brother, decided that Sarah Bernhardt should be ...


Pierre_Eugene_Marcelin_Berthelot Pierre Eugene Marcelin Berthelot
Biography of Pierre Eugene Marcelin Berthelot: 1827 - Born on October 27th in Paris, France. French chemist and politician.1854 - Pierre Eugene Marcelin Berthelot made his reputation by his doctoral thesis, Sur les combinaisons de la glycérine avec les acides, which described a series of beautiful researches in continuation and amplification of Michel-Eugène Chevreul's classical work.1859 ...


Louis_Alexandre_Berthier Louis Alexandre Berthier
Biography of Louis Alexandre Berthier: 1753 - Berthier was born on the 20th of February in Versailles. French soldier and the first of Napoleon's marshals.         - Berthier was one of Napoleon's closest comrades and although Louis Alexandre Berthier proved poor at commanding troops on the field of battle Louis Alexandre Berthier excelled at staff ...


Ellsworth_Price_Bertholf Ellsworth Price Bertholf
Biography of Ellsworth Price Bertholf: 1866 - Born on the 7th of April in New York City. American Coast Guard officer.         - Ellsworth Price Bertholf, USRCS, USCG, was the first Commandant of the United States Coast Guard.1885 - Ellsworth Price Bertholf enlisted in the Revenue Cutter Service as a cadet.         - Became the ...


Count_Claude_Louis_Berthollet Count Claude Louis Berthollet
Biography of Count Claude Louis Berthollet: 1748 - Born on the 9th of December in Talloires, near Annecy, France. French chemist.         - Count Claude Louis Berthollet discovered potassium chlorate.         - Studied first at Chambery and afterwards at Turin, where Count Claude Louis Berthollet graduated in medicine.1772 - Became the private physician of Philip, duke ...


Alphonse_Bertillon Alphonse Bertillon
Biography of Alphonse Bertillon: Alphonse Bertillon Worked as records clerk in a police department. 1882: Presented a criminal identification system known as anthropometry for law enforcement. 1884: The system was quickly adopted widely by American and British police forces. 1899: Witnessed for the prosecution in the Dreyfus Affair.       Bertillon standardized the criminal mug shot and the ...


Joseph_Bertrand Joseph Bertrand
Biography of Joseph Bertrand: 1822 - Born on the 11th of March in Paris, France. French mathematician and educator remembered for his elegant applications of differential equations to analytical mechanics, particularly in thermodynamics, and for his work on statistical probability and the theory of curves and surfaces.1836 - Joseph Bertrand received his doctorate, Joseph ...


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