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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, ...

Milla Jovovich

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Jovovich began modeling at eleven, when Richard Avedon featured her in Revlon's "Most Unforgettable Women in the World" advertisements, and Milla Jovovich continued her career ...

Veronica Webb

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The youngest of three daughters born to Doug, an electrician who died in 1993. As a youth Webb looked at magazines and admired the freedom ...

Scarlett Johansson

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Johansson was born in New York City. Her father, Karsten Johansson, is a Danish-born architect, and her paternal grandfather, Ejner Johansson, was a screenwriter and ...

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William_Archer William Archer
Biography of William Archer: 1856 - Born on th 23rd of September. 1876 - William Archer was educated at the University of Edinburgh, where William Archer received the degree of M.A.1875 - William Archer became a leader-writer on the Edinburgh Evening News.1879 - William Archer became dramatic critic of the London Figaro. 1880 - ...


Emma_Alice_Margaret_Asquith Emma Alice Margaret Asquith
Biography of Emma Alice Margaret Asquith: 1864 - Born on the 2nd of February in Peeblesshire, Scotland.1894 - Married Herbert Henry Asquith and became a "spur to his ambition".1897 - It was in Cavendish Square that Margot gave birth to Elizabeth Asquith (Princess Bibesco).1920 - The mansion in Cavendish Square was sold and after her husband's ...


Alexander_Bain Alexander Bain
Biography of Alexander Bain: Invented the electric clock, facsimile machine and earth battery. 1818 - Born on the 11th of June in Aberdeen, Scotland.  1836 - Alexander Bain entered Marischal College. 1840 - Became a provider to the Westminster Review (first article "Electrotype and Daguerreotype,"). 1841 - Bain substituted for Dr Glennie, the professor of moral philosophy. 1842 ...


John_Logie_Baird John Logie Baird
Biography of John Logie Baird: 1888 - Born on the 13th of August in Helensburgh, Scotland. 1906 - Studied Electrical Engineering at Glasgow and West of Scotland Technical College. 1911 - Experimented with remote-controlled photography. 1925 - John Logie Baird was able to transmit the 30-line image of a ventriloquist's dummy named Stooky Bill across the room. 1926 - ...


John_de_Balliol John de Balliol
Biography of John de Balliol: 1250-1250 -  Born at an unknown location, possibilities including Galloway, Picardy and Barnard Castle, County Durham.1291 - John de Balliol submitted his claim to the Scottish auditors in an election with King Edward I of England as the arbitrator, at Berwick-upon-Tweed on the 3rd of August.1292 - The Scottish auditors' ...


John_Barclay John Barclay
Biography of John Barclay: 1582 - Barclay was born in Lorraine, France on January 28, 1582.  1601 - Obtained his early education at the Jesuit College. At the age on nineteen, John Barclay was able to write a commentary on the Thebais of Statius. 1605 - Barclay married a french girl, Louise Debonaire. 1609 - Edited ...


George_Nicoll_Barnes George Nicoll Barnes
Biography of George Nicoll Barnes: 1859 - George Nicoll Barnes was born 2nd of January in Lochee, Dundee. 1895 - Barnes joined the Independent Labour Party and unsuccessfully contested Rochdale. 1896-1908 - George Nicoll was apprenticed as an engineer and became General Secretary of the Amalgamated Society of Engineers. 1900 - Barnes was a delegate at the formation ...


Sir_James_Matthew_Barrie Sir James Matthew Barrie
Biography of Sir James Matthew Barrie: Scottish dramatist and novelist 1860 - Born on the 9th of May in Kirriemuir, Angus Scotland. Received his formal education at the Glasgow Academy and the University of Edinburgh.  Became a journalist in Nottingham, then London, and turned to writing novels and subsequently plays. 1891 - Wrote Ibsen's Ghost, a parody of Henrik ...


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