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Peggy Lee

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After getting her big break as a singer with Benny Goodman's band, Peggy Lee went on to a career that mixed jazz and pop singing ...

Rene Zellweger

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Zellweger was born in Baytown, Texas, an eastern suburb of Houston. Between junior school and high school her family moved to Katy, Texas, a western ...

Ronnie James Dio

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Ronnie James Dio was born Ronald James Padovano, an only child to an Italian family. The family moved to Cortland, New York early in his ...

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! ...

Queen Latifah

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Latifah started her career beatboxing for the rap group Ladies Fresh.[3] Latifah was one of the members of the original version of the Flavor Unit, ...

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Lord_Robert_Stephenson_Smyth_Baden_Powell Lord Robert Stephenson Smyth Baden Powell
Biography of Lord Robert Stephenson Smyth Baden Powell: English general, youth leader, and Boer War hero. 1857 - Born on the 22nd of February in London.  1884-1885 - Became noted for his use of observation balloons in warfare in Bechuanaland (now Botswana) and the Sudan. 1899 - Wrote military manual "Aids to Scouting", held Mafeking during 217-day siege by Boers. 1900-1903 ...


William_Baffin William Baffin
Biography of William Baffin: 1584 - William Baffin navigator, probably born in London, UK. 1612 - William Baffin is a pilot of the "Patience," one of the vessels that accompanied James Hall in his voyage of discovery to Greenland. 1613 - William Baffin entered the service of the Muscovy Company and became chief pilot of seven ...


Walter_Bagehot Walter Bagehot
Biography of Walter Bagehot: 1826 - Born on the 23rd of February at Langport, Somerset England. English economist, social theorist, and literary critic.1839-1842 - Entered Bristol College, Walter Bagehot was deeply influenced by studying anthropology with J. C. Prichard.1851 - Bagehot sent letters back from a holiday trip in Paris which were published in ...


Sir_Charles_Bagot Sir Charles Bagot
Biography of Sir Charles Bagot: 1781 - Born on the 23rd of September in Blithfield Hall, England.  He was the descended from aristocratic English families.   1801 - Admitted to Lincoln's Inn but, disliking law, Sir Charles Bagot abandoned his studies within a year. Sir Charles Bagot took his MA at Oxford. 1806 - Sir Charles Bagot ...


Nathan_Bailey Nathan Bailey
Biography of Nathan Bailey: English philologist and lexicographer. 1691 - Became a Seventh Day Baptist had a school at Stepney. 1730 - Compiled a Dictionarium Britannicum: a more complete universal etymological English dictionary. Author of Dictionarium Domesticum and several other educational works.     ...


Francis_Baily Francis Baily
Biography of Francis Baily: 1774 - Born on the 28th of April at Newbury, Berkshire. 1799 - Francis Baily entered the London Stock Exchange.  1802 - The successive publication of Tables for the Purchasing and Renewing of Leases.  1808 - The Doctrine of Interest and Annuities.  1810 - The Doctrine of Life-Annuities and Assurances.  1820 ...


Beryl_Margaret_Bainbridge Beryl Margaret Bainbridge
Biography of Beryl Margaret Bainbridge: 1934 - Born on the 21st of November in Lancashire.  1967 - Her first published novel, A Weekend with Claude. 1968 - Her second novel The Wood published this year. 1973 - The Dressmaker published 1973 and adapted to be a film in 1989. 1974 - The Bottle Factory Outing won the Guardian Fiction ...


Sir_Benjamin_Baker Sir Benjamin Baker
Biography of Sir Benjamin Baker: English Civil Engineer. 1840 - Born on the 31st of March in Keyford, Somerset, England.  1868 - Designed the elevated railroad in New York.  1870 - Published a timely book on Long Railway Bridges.  1877-1878 - Sir Benjamin Baker took part in the construction of the Metropolitan railway (London), and in ...


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