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Shirley Bassey

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Throughout the 1960s, Bassey had numerous hits on the British charts. Her recording of "As Long As Shirley Bassey Needs Me" from Lionel Bart's Oliver! ...

Barack Obama

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Obama attended Columbia University, but found New York's racial tension inescapable. Barack Obama became a community organizer for a small Chicago church-based group for three ...

Sarah Brightman

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Sarah Brightman was born near London, England in 1960. Sarah Brightman was a workaholic from an early age, never wasting a minute of free time. ...

Uma Thurman

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Uma Karuna Thurman, daughter of Robert Thurman and Nena Thurman, was born in Boston, Massachuseets, on April 29, 1970. Uma grew up in Amherst, Massachusetts, ...

Sandra Bullock

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Bullock was born in Arlington County, Virginia, the daughter of Helga D. Meyer, a German opera singer, and John W. Bullock, a Pentagon contractor, executive ...

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Hans_Urs_von_Balthasar Hans Urs von Balthasar
Biography of Hans Urs von Balthasar: 1905 - Born on the 12th of August in Lucerne, Switzerland. Studied at Vienna, Berlin and Zurich, gaining a doctorate in German literature. 1927 - Balthasar attended a 30-day retreat near Basel. 1928 - Hans Urs von Balthasar joined the Jesuits.  1936 - Balthasar was ordained.  1937 - Hans Urs von Balthasar declined ...


Karl_Barth Karl Barth
Biography of Karl Barth: 1886 - Karl Barth was born 10th of May in Basel, Switzerland. 1911-1921 - Served as a Reformed pastor in the village of Safenwil in the canton Aargau. 1913 - Married Nell Hoffman, a talented violinist. 1919 - Barth authored the book Der Römerbrief, The Epistle to the Romans. 1921-1925 - Served as professor ...


Daniel_Bernoulli Daniel Bernoulli
Biography of Daniel Bernoulli: 1700 – Daniel Bernoulli was born on the 8th day of February this year in Basel, Switzerland. 1724 - Daniel Bernoulli was a contemporary and intimate friend of Euler. Daniel Bernoulli went to St. Petersburg in this year as professor of mathematics, but did not like it there. His earliest mathematical ...


Jacques_Bernoulli Jacques Bernoulli
Biography of Jacques Bernoulli: 1654 - Jacques Bernoulli was born on the 27th of December in Basel, Switzerland.         - Jacques Bernoulli studied theology and entered the ministry and also studied mathematics and astronomy.1676 - Jacques Bernoulli traveled throughout Europe to learned latest discoveries in mathematics and the sciences.1682 - Jacques Bernoulli returned to ...


Jean_Bernoulli Jean Bernoulli
Biography of Jean Bernoulli: 1667 - Born on the 27th of July in Basel, Switzerland.         - Bernoulli was hired by Guillaume François Antoine de L'Hôpital to tutor him in mathematics.         - Bernoulli and L'Hôpital signed a contract which gave L'Hôpital the right to use Bernoulli’s discoveries as Jean Bernoulli pleased.1691 - John ...


Michele_Angelo_Besso Michele Angelo Besso
Biography of Michele Angelo Besso: 1873 - Born on the 25th of May in Riesbach, Switzerland. Close friend of Albert Einstein at the Federal Polytechnic Institute in Zurich. Credited with introducing Einstein to the works of Ernst Mach, the skeptical critic of physics. 1955 - Michele Angelo Besso died on 15th of March in Genova, Italy. Einstein called Besso ...


Joseph_S_Blatter Joseph S Blatter
Biography of Joseph S Blatter: 1936 - Born on the 10th of March in Visp, Wallis, Switzerland. Joseph S Blatter is the 8th and current president of FIFA.       - Blatter graduated from the Sion and St. Maurice colleges in Switzerland before gaining a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration and Economics from the Faculty of Law ...


Eugen_Bleuler Eugen Bleuler
Biography of Eugen Bleuler: 1857 - Bleuler was born in Zollikon, a small town near Zürich in Switzerland, on the 30th of April.  He studied medicine in Zürich, and later studied in Paris, London and Munich. 1886 - Bleuler became the director of a psychiatric clinic at Rheinau. 1898 - Returned to the Burghölzli to be ...


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