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Whoopi Goldberg

Whoopi_Goldberg

She is one of only thirteen people who have won an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar, and a Tony Award, including Daytime Emmy Awards. Whoopi ...

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 ...

Mariah Carey

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Following her separation from Mottola in 1997, Carey introduced elements of hip hop into her album work, to much initial success, but her popularity was ...

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 ...

Madonna

Madonna

Madonna made her acting debut with the low-budget film A Certain Sacrifice (1979) and went on to star in the 1985 box office hit Desperately ...

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Andrew_Bell Andrew Bell
Biography of Andrew Bell: 1726 - Andrew Bell was born is a Scottish engraver and printer. Co-founded Encyclopedia Britannica with Colin Macfarquhar. 1793 - After Macfarquhar died, Andrew Bell became sole owner of the Britannica. He quarreled with his son-in-law, Thomas Bonar, and refused to speak with him. 1809 - Andrew Bell died with a great contribution to ...


Joseph_Bell Joseph Bell
Biography of Joseph Bell: 1837 - Born on the 2nd of December. 1877 - Arthur Conan Doyle met Bell and served as his clerk at the Edinburgh Royal Infirmary. Served as personal surgeon to Queen Victoria. Inspiration for character Sherlock Holmes.   ...


James_Gordon_Bennett James Gordon Bennett
Biography of James Gordon Bennett: US (Scottish-born) journalist and newspaper editor 1795 - Born on the 1st September in New Mill, Scotland. Bennett immigrated to Nova Scotia, where James Gordon Bennett taught bookkeeping, then to Portland, Maine. 1820 - James Gordon Bennett was in Boston and worked as a proofreader and bookseller.          - Charleston Courier hired him ...


Joseph_Black Joseph Black
Biography of Joseph Black: Scottish (French-born) chemist 1728 - Joseph Black was born on the 16th of April. 1746 - Joseph Black entered the University of Glasgow.  Studied at Edinburgh University and then thoroughly studied properties of carbon dioxide.  1755 - Discovered the carbon dioxide. 1756 - Joseph Black described how carbonates become more alkaline when they ...


Thomas_Blacklock Thomas Blacklock
Biography of Thomas Blacklock: 1721 - Born on the 10th of November in Annan, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland. 1733 - Thomas Blacklock began to write poetry at the age of 12. Appointed Minister of Kirkcudbright, but was objected to by the parishioners on account of his blindness. 1750s - Sponsored by the empiricist philosopher David Hume. 1767 - ...


William_Blackwood William Blackwood
Biography of William Blackwood: 1776 - William Blackwood was born on the 20th of November. Scottish publisher and founder of the firm of William Blackwood & Sons.1790 - At the age of 14, William Blackwood was apprenticed to a firm of booksellers in Edinburgh.1804 - Returned to Edinburgh and opened a shop in South ...


Hugh_Blair Hugh Blair
Biography of Hugh Blair: Scottish critic and Presbyterian clergyman 1718 - Born on the 7th of April in Edinburgh, Scotland. 1741 - Blair received his license as a Presbyterian preacher.  1743 - Elected as the second charge of the Church of Canongate. 1754 - Appointed to the charge of Lady Yester's Church. 1757 - Presented with an honorary ...


David_Bogue David Bogue
Biography of David Bogue: 1750 - Born on February 18th in the parish of Coldingham, Berwickshire, Scotland. British Congregational minister.1721 - Preached at the Church of Scotland, and David Bogue went to London to teach in schools at Edmonton, Hampstead and Camberwell.1750 - David Bogue was one of the founders of the London Foreign ...


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