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Laura Dern

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The first success for the young Dern came in 1980, with a role in Adrian Lyne's Foxes (1980), a teen movie starring Jodie Foster. Laura ...

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 ...

Matt LeBlanc

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After graduating from high school, Matt LeBlanc spent some time as a photo model in Florida before moving to New York where Matt LeBlanc took ...

Rebecca Alie Romijn Stamos

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Rebecca (in her own words): "I was a freshman at UC Santa Cruz, really poor, and restless to see the world. I used to sit ...

Otis Redding

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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, ...

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William_Miller William Miller
Biography of William Miller: 1955 - William Ferguson Miller, MBE was born on the 2nd day of May in Glasgow.He played in defense. William Miller also won 65 international caps for Scotland and is a member of the Scotland Football Hall of Fame.  1972 - William Miller signed for Aberdeen at the age of ...


Sir_William_David_Ross Sir William David Ross
Biography of Sir William David Ross: 1877 - Born on April 15th in Thurso, Caithness, Scotland. Scottish rationalistic moral philosopher and critic of utilitarianism who proposed a form of “cognitivist nondefinitism” based on intuitional knowledge rather than “naturalism”.1902 - Ross's notable academic and public career included his rise from lecturer to provost at Oriel College.1908 - ...


James_Young James Young
Biography of James Young: 1811 – James Young was born on the 13th day of July this year at Lime field House, Polbeth.  1820 – James Young began to attend evening classes at the nearby Anderson's College (now Strathclyde University).  1832 – James Young became an assistant to Professor Thomas Graham.  1837 – James ...


Robert_Morison Robert Morison
Biography of Robert Morison: 1620 - Born in Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. Scottish botanist whose work, along with that of his contemporary John Ray, served to elucidate and develop the systematic classification of plants.1650-1660 - Morison was the director of the Royal Gardens at Blois, France.1669 - Robert Morison was appointed the first regius professor ...


John_Skinner John Skinner
Biography of John Skinner: 1721 - Born at Balfour, in the parish of Birse, Aberdeenshire, on the 3rd of October.1757 - John Skinner published at London, a "Dissertation on Job’s Prophecy," which received the high approbation of bishop Sherlock.1767 - John Skinner published a pamphlet, vindicating his church against the aspersions of Mr Sievewright, ...


Adam_Smith Adam Smith
Biography of Adam Smith: 1723 - Born on the 5th of June of the Julian calendarand was baptized in Kirkcaldy.1740 - Adam Smith entered Balliol College, Oxford University.1746 - Adam Smith left the university and became a public critic of its process of tenure.1748 - Adam Smith began delivering public lectures in Edinburgh under ...


Adam_Smith Adam Smith
Biography of Adam Smith: 1723 – Adam Smith was born on the 5th day of June of this year in Kirkcadly, Scotland. At around the age of four, a band of Gypsies kidnapped him, but Adam Smith was quickly rescued by his uncle and returned to his mother. 1736 - At the age of 13, ...


Alexander_Smith Alexander Smith
Biography of Alexander Smith: 1830 – Alexander Smith was born this year in a thatched house in Kilmarnock, in the Scottish Lowlands south-west of Glasgow. 1854 – Alexander Smith was one of the leading representatives of what was called the “Spasmodic” School, now fallen into oblivion.  1857 – Alexander Smith also published City Poems this ...


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