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Talia Shire

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Shire first became famous for her role of Connie Corleone in The Godfather and its sequels. Later Talia Shire portrayed Adrian Pennino (named afrer Francesco ...

Sophie Dahl

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As a child, Dahl was the inspiration for the character Sophie (the giant's helper) in her grandfather Roald Dahl's The BFG. Later Sophie Dahl became ...

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 ...

Paris Hilton

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American model and actress Paris Whitney Hilton was born in New York on February 17, 1981, to a former actress Kathy Richards and a real ...

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! ...

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Sappho Sappho
Biography of Sappho: 630 BC - 612 BC - Was an Ancient Greek lyric poet, born on the island of Lesbos.         - Sappho was also said to have been born in Eresos, another city on Lesbos. 581 BC - When Pittacus was no longer in power, Sappho was able to return to ...


Thales_of_Miletus Thales of Miletus
Biography of Thales of Miletus: 624 BC - Born in the city of Miletus an ancient city on the western coast of Asia Minor, near the mouth of the Maeander River.585 BC - Thales once predicted a solar eclipse which has been determined by modern methods to have been on the 28th of May.546 BC ...


Phidias Phidias
Biography of Phidias: 480 BC - Phidias was born.         - Phidias designed the temple of the goddess Athena on the Athenian Acropolis and the colossal seated Statue of Zeus at Olympia in the 5th century BC.447 BC - The Athenian works were apparently commissioned by Pericles. Pericles used the money from the ...


Thucydides Thucydides
Biography of Thucydides: 460 BC - Thucydides was born in Alimos.431 BC - Thucydides was probably in his twenties when the Peloponnesian War began, in 431 BC.430 BC - 427 BC - Thucydides contracted the plague that ravaged Athens, killing Pericles,424 BC - Thucydides was appointed strategos (general), and given command of a ...


Pindar Pindar
Biography of Pindar: 522 BC – Pindar was probably born on this year in Cynoscephalae a village in Thebes. Pindar was the greatest of the nine lyric poets of ancient Greece. Pindar was the son of Daiphantus and Cleodice. The traditions of his family have left their impression on his poetry, and are ...


Plato Plato
Biography of Plato: 428? BC - Born in Athens, or Aegina, Greece, the son of Ariston and Perictione. An ancient Greek philosopher, the second of the great trio of ancient Greeks—Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle—who between them laid the philosophical foundations of Western culture. 399 BC - The democracy condemned Socrates to death, and ...


Plutarch Plutarch
Biography of Plutarch: 46 A.D – Plutarch was born this year to a prominent family in Chaeronea, Boeotia. Plutarch was best known for his works Morallia and Parallel Lives. 66 A.D - Plutarch is believed to have had a liberal education at Athens, where Plutarch studied physics, rhetoric, mathematics, medicine, natural science, philosophy, Greek, ...


Menippus Menippus
Biography of Menippus: 3 BC - Menippus, of Gadara in Coele-Syria, Greek cynic and satirist.         - Menippus was originally a slave, amassed a fortune as a money-lender, lost it, and committed suicide through grief.          - His works are all lost. Menippus discussed serious subjects in a spirit of raillery, and ...


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