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12/04/1738 - 09/09/1815
John Singleton Copley (1738 – 1815) was an American painter, born presumably in Boston, Massachusetts, and a son of Richard and Mary Singleton Copley, both Irish. He is famous for his portrait paintings of impor...
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10/12/1908 - 04/28/1997
Ann Petry (October 12, 1908 – April 28, 1997) was an American author who became the first black woman writer with book sales topping a million copies for her novel The Street.
Gary Cooper (Frank James Cooper)
05/07/1901 - 05/13/1961
Frank James “Gary” Cooper (May 7, 1901 – May 13, 1961) was an American film actor. He was renowned for his quiet, understated acting style and his stoic, individualistic, emotionally restrained, but at times intense screen person...
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04/04/1979 - 01/22/2008
Heath Andrew Ledger was an Australian television and film actor. After performing roles in Australian television and film during the 1990s, Ledger moved to the United States in 1998. His work encompassed nineteen films, including 10 Things I Hate...
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03/27/1952 - 02/03/2011
Maria Schneider (born Marie Christine Gélin; 27 March 1952 – 3 February 2011) was a French actress. She was best known for playing Jeanne, opposite Marlon Brando, in the 1972 film Last Tango in Paris.
08/03/1946 - 07/06/2004
Syreeta Wright Muhammad (August 3, 1946 – July 6, 2004), who recorded professionally under the single name Syreeta, was a Grammy-nominated American singer-songwriter most notably known for her work with Stevie Wonder...
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03/16/1934 - 12/18/2002
Ramon John Hnatyshyn PC CC CMM CD QC (Can), QC (Sask) FRHSC (hon) ( March 16, 1934 – December 18, 2002), commonly known as Ray Hnatyshyn, was a Canadian politician and statesman who served as Governor General of Canada, the 24th since Canadi...
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06/07/1942 - 10/20/2011
Muammar Muhammad Abu Minyar al-Gaddafi ( 7 June 1942 – 20 October 2011), commonly known as Muammar Gaddafi or Colonel Gaddafi, was the autocratic ruler of Libya from 1969, when he seized powe...
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06/26/1911 - 09/27/1956
Mildred Ella "Babe" Didrikson Zaharias (June 26, 1911 – September 27, 1956) was an American athlete who achieved outstanding success in golf, basketball, and track and field. She was named the 10th Greatest North American Athlete o...
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11/10/1946 - 12/17/2009
Alaina Reed Hall (November 10, 1946 – December 17, 2009) was an American actress best known for her roles as Olivia, Gordon's younger sister, on the long-running children's television series Sesame Street, an...
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01/23/1910 - 05/16/1953
Jean "Django" Reinhardt (23 January 1910 – 16 May 1953) was a pioneering virtuoso jazz guitarist and composer
07/20/1918 - 03/23/2006
Cindy Walker (July 20, 1918 – March 23, 2006) was a prolific American songwriter, as well as a country music singer and dancer. As a songwriter Walker was responsible for a large number of popular and enduring songs recorded by many differen...
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Buck Buchanan (Junious Buchanan)
09/10/1940 - 07/16/1992
Junious "Buck" Buchanan (September 10, 1940 – July 16, 1992) was an American collegiate and professional Football defensive tackle. He played for the Kansas City Chiefs in the American Football League (AFL) and in the National Foot...
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10/05/1957 - 08/09/2008
Bernard Jeffrey McCullough (October 5, 1957 – August 9, 2008), better known by his stage name, Bernie Mac, was an American actor and comedian. Born and raised on the South Side of Chicago, Mac gained popularity as a stand-up comedian. He joi...
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03/17/1969 - 02/11/2010
Lee Alexander McQueen,  (17 March 1969 – 11 February 2010) was a British fashion designer and couturier best known for his in-depth knowledge of bespoke British tailoring, his tendency to juxtapose female strength and sensuality wi...
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