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Reese Witherspoon

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Witherspoon landed her first feature role as the female lead in the movie The Man in the Moon in 1991; later that year Reese Witherspoon ...

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 ...

Sofia Vergara

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Vergara moved to Bogotá at the age of 20, where Sofia Vergara worked as a model on the runway and on TV. From 1995 to ...

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, ...

Linda Hamilton

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While Hamilton was attending Washington College, the acting professor told her that Linda Hamilton had no hope of earning a living as an actress. After her ...

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James_Wilson James Wilson
Biography of James Wilson: 1742 - The American statesman and jurist James Wilson was born in or near St. Andrews, Scotland, on the 14th of September.1757 - James Wilson matriculated at the University of St. Andrews and was subsequently a student at the universities of Glasgow and Edinburgh.1765-1767 - James Wilson emigrated to America. ...


Sir_George_Adam_Smith Sir George Adam Smith
Biography of Sir George Adam Smith: Scottish (Indian-born) Biblical scholar ...


John_Wilson John Wilson
Biography of John Wilson: 1785 - Born on May 18th in Glasgow. His best-known work is in the Noctes Ambrosianae, an occasional discursive feature of Blackwood's to which John Wilson contributed the majority of the articles.1812 - John Wilson published, The Isle of Palms, followed four years later by The City of the Plague, ...


Mary_Somerville Mary Somerville
Biography of Mary Somerville: 1780 - Born on the 26th of December. 1741 - Mary Somerville was the daughter of Admiral Sir William George Fairfax, and was born at the manse of Jedburgh, in the Borders, the house of her mother's sister, wife of Dr Thomas Somerville, author of My Own Life and Times, ...


George_Stephen George Stephen
Biography of George Stephen: 1829 - Born on June 5th in Dufftown, Banffshire, Scotland. Canadian financier and railroad builder.1850 - George Stephen emigrated to Canada and became a manufacturer.1876 - Was president of the Bank of Montreal.1881-1888 - With his cousin, Lord Strathcona, and others, including James J. Hill, George Stephen helped to construct ...


James_Stirling James Stirling
Biography of James Stirling: 1692 - James Stirling, born on the 22nd of April in Garden, Stirlingshire, Scotland. James Stirling Scottish mathematician, third son of Archibald Stirling of Garden, and grandson of Sir Archibald Stirling of Keir.1710 - At eighteen years of age James Stirling went to Oxford, where, chiefly through the influence of ...


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