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Rachel Weisz

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Rachel was a model when Rachel Weisz was 14 and began acting during her studies at Cambridge University. While there, Rachel Weisz formed a theater ...

Nia Long

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Voted one of the 50 most beautiful people in the World 2000 by People Magazine Nia & beau, Massai Dorsey, have announced that they are expecting ...

Bill Gates

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William (Bill) H. Gates is chairman of Microsoft Corporation, the worldwide leader in software, services and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full ...

Whoopi Goldberg

Whoopi_Goldberg

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 ...

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 ...

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David_Gray David Gray
Biography of David Gray: 1838 - Born on January 29th in Merkland, near Glasglow. A Scottish poet, the son of a hand-loom weaver.1860 - Went to London with Robert Buchanan, with the idea of finding literary employment.1861 - Died on the 3rd of December and was buried in the Auld Aisle Churchyard, Kirkintilloch. ...


John_Law John Law
Biography of John Law: 1671 - A Scottish economist, best known as the originator of the "Mississippi scheme," was born at Edinburgh in April. 1694 - In London John Law gambled, drank and flirted till in April, a love intrigue resulted in a duel with Beau Wilson in Bloomsbury Square. Law killed his antagonist, ...


William_Dunbar William Dunbar
Biography of William Dunbar: 1460 - William Dunbar was born. 1477 - His name appears in the Register of the Faculty of Arts at the University of St Andrews, among the Determinants or Bachelors of Arts 1479 - The masters of the university.1491 - William Dunbar spent a few years in Picardy, and was ...


John_Napier John Napier
Biography of John Napier: 1550 - John Napier was born in Edinburgh, Scotland, into the Scottish nobility. John Napier was a Scottish scholar who is best known for his invention of logarithms, but other mathematical contributions include a mnemonic for formulas used in solving spherical triangles and two formulas known as Napier's analogies.1563 - ...


James_Gregory James Gregory
Biography of James Gregory: 1638 - James Gregory born in November at at Drumoak, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. James Gregory was a Scottish mathematician and astronomer. James Gregory was successively professor at the University of St Andrews and the University of Edinburgh.1663 -  James Gregory published his Optica Promota, in which the compact reflecting telescope known ...


Macbeth Macbeth
Biography of Macbeth: 1031 - Macbeth succeeded his father, Findlaech (Sinel in Shakespeare), as mormaer, or chief, in the province of Moray, in northern Scotland. 1040 - Macbeth established himself on the throne after killing his cousin King Duncan I in battle near Elgin—not, as in Shakespeare, by murdering Duncan in bed on ...


George_Macdonald George Macdonald
Biography of George Macdonald: 1824 – George Macdonald was born at Huntly, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.  1850 – George Macdonald was appointed pastor of Trinity Congregational Church, Arundel. 1872 – George Macdonald was also for a time editor of Good Words for the Young, and lectured successfully in the United States this year until 1873. 1877 – George ...


Charles_Macintosh Charles Macintosh
Biography of Charles Macintosh: 1766 - Born on December 29th in Glasgow, the son of a well-known dyer, Charles Macintosh took an early interest in science.          - His researches in chemistry and as the inventor of waterproof clothing which added his name to the English dictionary. While trying to find uses for ...


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