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Paris Hilton

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American model and actress Paris Whitney Hilton was born in New York on February 17, 1981, to a former actress Kathy Richards and a real ...

Sophie Dahl

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As a child, Dahl was the inspiration for the character Sophie (the giant's helper) in her grandfather Roald Dahl's The BFG. Later Sophie Dahl became ...

Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio

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Leaving for New York, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio took part in "West Side Story" in 1981. Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio also made it into movies, starring alongside ...

Rosie ODonnell

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Raised Irish Catholic, O'Donnell lost her mother to cancer as a pre-teen and has consistently stressed values of protecting children and supporting families throughout her ...

Snoop Dogg

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His mother nicknamed him "Snoopy" as a child because of the way Snoop Dogg dressed and because of his love of the cartoon Peanuts; Snoop ...

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John_Pettie John Pettie
Biography of John Pettie: 1839 - born in Edinburgh on the 17th of March.1858-1859 - His first exhibits at the Royal Scottish Academy were A Scene from the Fortunes of Nigel one of the many subjects for which John Pettie sought inspiration in the novels of Sir Walter Scott and two portraits, followed by ...


James_Thomson James Thomson
Biography of James Thomson: 1700 - Born at Ednam in Roxburghshire on the 11th of September. 1725 - James Thomson went to London, living first in East Barnet.1730 - His collected poetry was published as The Seasons, addressed to George Lyttelton, and James Thomson became tutor to the son of Sir Charles Talbot, then ...


Charles_Melville_McLaren Charles Melville McLaren
Biography of Charles Melville McLaren: British industrialist ...


Margaret_Oliphant_Oliphant Margaret Oliphant Oliphant
Biography of Margaret Oliphant Oliphant: 1828 - Margaret Oliphant Oliphant, born on the 4th of April in Wallyford, near Musselburgh, East Lothian. Margaret Oliphant Oliphant was a Scottish novelist and historical writer, daughter of Francis Wilson.1849 - Published her first novel Passages in the Life of Mrs Margaret Maitland.1851 - Margaret Oliphant Oliphant published Caleb ...


James_Robertson James Robertson
Biography of James Robertson: 1958 – James Robertson was born on this year in Scottland. James Robertson grew up in Bridge of Allan, Stirlingshire. 2006 – James Robertson was awarded as Man Booker Prize. ...


Sir_William_Wallace Sir William Wallace
Biography of Sir William Wallace: 1270 - Sir William Wallace, born in Elderslie, near Paisley in Renfrewshire, although it has been suggested that his birthplace was closer to Rowlands Gill, an alternative name for Derwent Park, near Hurlford and Kilmarnock in Ayrshire. Sir William Wallace was a knight and Scottish patriot who led a resistance ...


James_Watt James Watt
Biography of James Watt: 1736 - James Watt Inventor, born in Greenock, Inverclyde, WC Scotland, UK on the 19th of January.1754 - James Watt went to Glasgow to learn the trade of mathematical-instrument maker, and there, after a year in London, James Watt set up in business. 1759 - James Watt was studying steam ...


Alexander_Ross Alexander Ross
Biography of Alexander Ross: 1783 - Alexander Ross, born on the 9th of May in Scottland. Alexander Ross was a fur trader and author.1805 - Alexander Ross emigrated to Upper Canada, Ontario, from Scotland.1811 - Working for John Jacob Astor's Pacific Fur Company, Alexander Ross took part in the founding of Astoria, a fur-trading ...


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