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NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Chinua Achebe
Novelist
16-Nov-1930 22-Mar-2013 Things Fall Apart
Michelangelo Antonioni
Film Director
29-Sep-1912 30-Jul-2007 Professione: reporter
Susan Atkins
Criminal
7-May-1948 24-Sep-2009 Manson Family
Hoyt Axton
Country Musician
25-Mar-1938 26-Oct-1999 Folk singer, songwriter, composer
Lucille Ball
Actor
6-Aug-1911 26-Apr-1989 I Love Lucy
Count Basie
Pianist
21-Aug-1904 26-Apr-1984 Big band pianist
Dirk Bogarde
Actor
28-Mar-1921 8-May-1999 A Bridge Too Far
P. W. Botha
Head of State
12-Jan-1916 31-Oct-2006 President of South Africa, 1984-89
Tom Bradley
Politician
27-Dec-1917 29-Sep-1998 Mayor of Los Angeles, 1973-93
James Brady
Government
29-Aug-1940   White House Press Secy. shot by John Hinckley
Beau Brummell
Socialite
7-Jun-1778 30-Mar-1840 Dandy, 19th c. arbiter of fashion
Roy Campanella
Baseball
19-Nov-1921 26-Jun-1993 National League MVP 1951, 1953, and 1955
Hattie Wyatt Caraway
Politician
1-Feb-1878 21-Dec-1950 First female elected to US Senate
Vic Chesnutt
Singer/Songwriter
12-Nov-1964 25-Dec-2009 Wheelchair-bound folk singer
Chuck Close
Painter
5-Jul-1940   Photo-realist portrait painter, printmaker
Joseph Colombo
Criminal
16-Jun-1923 22-May-1978 Colombo Family Boss, 1964-71
Bull Connor
Government
11-Jul-1897 10-Mar-1973 Birmingham Public Safety Commissioner
Leonardo Da Vinci
Artist
15-Apr-1452 2-May-1519 Mona Lisa, The Last Supper
Ram Dass
Religion
5-Apr-1931   Be Here Now
Dave Davies
Singer/Songwriter
3-Feb-1947   The Kinks
Charles Diebold
Business
24-Oct-1824 5-Mar-1894 Founder of Diebold
William E. Dodd
Diplomat
27-Oct-1869 9-Feb-1940 US Ambassador to Nazi Germany
Bob Dole
Politician
22-Jul-1923   US Senator from Kansas, 1969-96
Kirk Douglas
Actor
9-Dec-1916   Spartacus
John P. East
Politician
5-May-1931 29-Jun-1986 US Senator, committed suicide
James Pollard Espy
Scientist
9-May-1785 24-Jan-1860 The Philosophy of Storms
Dale Evans
Country Musician
31-Oct-1912 7-Feb-2001 Singer and leading lady to Roy Rogers
Robert Evans
Film/TV Producer
29-Jun-1930   The Kid Stays In The Picture
Federico Fellini
Film Director
20-Jan-1920 30-Oct-1993 La Dolce Vita
Larry Fine
Actor
5-Oct-1902 24-Jan-1975 Larry on The Three Stooges
Larry Flynt
Business
1-Nov-1942   Publisher of HUSTLER
Zsa Zsa Gabor
Actor
6-Feb-1917   Cop-slapping Gabor sister
Franz Joseph Gall
Doctor
9-Mar-1758 22-Aug-1828 Invented phrenology
Ava Gardner
Actor
24-Dec-1922 25-Jan-1990 The Barefoot Contessa
Marcus Garvey
Activist
17-Aug-1887 10-Jun-1940 Pan-African black nationalist
Arshile Gorky
Painter
15-Apr-1904 21-Jul-1948 Abstract expressionist
Frank L. Greene
Politician
10-Feb-1870 17-Dec-1930 US Senator from Vermont, 1923-30
Stephen Groombridge
Astronomer
7-Jan-1755 30-Mar-1832 A Catalogue of Circumpolar Stars
Oliver Hardy
Actor
18-Jan-1892 7-Aug-1957 Laurel and Hardy
Nidal Malik Hasan
Military
8-Sep-1970   Fort Hood shooting
Hugh Hefner
Publisher
9-Apr-1926   Founder, Playboy magazine
Earl Holding
Business
29-Nov-1926 19-Apr-2013 Sinclair Oil
Ralph Hopton
Military
1596 Sep-1652 Royalist commander, English Civil War
Roy Horn
Magician
3-Oct-1944   Siegfried and Roy
Curly Howard
Actor
22-Oct-1903 18-Jan-1952 Highest pitched Stooge
Uday Hussein
Royalty
18-Jun-1964 22-Jul-2003 Saddam Hussein's barbarous eldest son
LL Cool J
Rapper
14-Jan-1968   Ladies Love Cool James
Vic Janowicz
Football
26-Jan-1930 27-Feb-1996 Winner, 1950 Heisman Trophy
Edward Jenner
Doctor
17-May-1749 26-Jan-1823 Smallpox Vaccination
George Jessel
Actor
3-Apr-1898 24-May-1981 Toastmaster General of the United States
Sarah Orne Jewett
Author
3-Sep-1849 24-Jun-1909 The Country of the Pointed Firs
Frida Kahlo
Painter
6-Jul-1907 13-Jul-1954 Unibrowed Mexican painter
Graham Kerr
Chef
22-Jan-1934   The Galloping Gourmet
Coretta Scott King
Activist
27-Apr-1927 30-Jan-2006 Widow of Dr. Martin Luther King
Gustav Klimt
Painter
14-Jul-1862 6-Feb-1918 Founder of the Vienna Sezession
Charles Krauthammer
Columnist
13-Mar-1950   Washington Post columnist
Elisabeth Kübler-Ross
Activist
8-Jul-1926 24-Aug-2004 On Death And Dying
Burt Lancaster
Actor
2-Nov-1913 20-Oct-1994 Elmer Gantry
Elsa Lanchester
Actor
28-Oct-1902 26-Dec-1986 Bride of Frankenstein
Fitz Hugh Lane
Painter
19-Dec-1804 14-Aug-1865 American marine painter, luminist
Jim Langevin
Politician
22-Apr-1964   Congressman, Rhode Island 2nd
Stan Laurel
Actor
16-Jun-1890 23-Feb-1965 Laurel and Hardy
Vladimir Lenin
Head of State
22-Apr-1870 21-Jan-1924 Revolutionary leader of Soviet Union
Mark Linkous
Singer/Songwriter
9-Sep-1962 6-Mar-2010 Sparklehorse
John D. MacArthur
Philanthropist
6-Mar-1897 6-Jan-1978 Philanthropist, MacArthur Foundation
Lee Majors
Actor
23-Apr-1939   Six Million Dollar Man
Princess Margaret
Royalty
21-Aug-1930 9-Feb-2002 QEII's sister, the Countess of Snowdon
Guy de Maupassant
Author
5-Aug-1850 6-Jul-1893 French short story writer
William Mulholland
Engineer
11-Sep-1855 22-Jul-1935 Los Angeles Aqueduct
Edvard Munch
Painter
12-Dec-1863 23-Jan-1944 Scream
Patricia Neal
Actor
20-Jan-1926 8-Aug-2010 The Day the Earth Stood Still
Craig H. Neilsen
Business
1941 19-Nov-2006 Ameristar Casinos
Pat Nixon
First Lady
16-Mar-1912 22-Jun-1993 Wife of US President Richard M. Nixon
Annie Oakley
Performance Artist
13-Aug-1860 3-Nov-1926 Little Sure Shot
Nam June Paik
Artist
20-Jul-1932 29-Jan-2006 Korean-American video artist
Minnie Pearl
Singer
25-Oct-1912 4-Mar-1996 Her hat cost $1.98
Teddy Pendergrass
Singer/Songwriter
26-Mar-1950 13-Jan-2010 Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes
William Penn
Government
14-Oct-1644 30-Jul-1718 Founder of Pennsylvania
Carl Perkins
Jazz Musician
9-Apr-1932 19-Jan-1998 Blue Suede Shoes
Susan Peters
Actor
3-Jul-1921 23-Oct-1952 Random Harvest
David Prowse
Actor
1-Jul-1935   Darth Vader, Green Cross Code Man
William Quantrill
Criminal
31-Jul-1837 6-Jun-1865 Quantrill's Raiders
Jack Reed
Activist
22-Oct-1887 19-Oct-1920 Ten Days That Shook the World
Christopher Reeve
Actor
25-Sep-1952 10-Oct-2004 Superman
Max Reinhardt
Theater Director
9-Sep-1873 30-Oct-1943 Filmed A Midsummer Night's Dream
Joshua Reynolds
Painter
16-Jul-1723 23-Feb-1792 English portraitist
Buddy Rich
Drummer
30-Sep-1917 2-Apr-1987 Legendary drummer
Diego Rivera
Painter
8-Dec-1886 24-Nov-1957 Mexican painter
Bobby Robson
Soccer
18-Feb-1933 31-Jul-2009 English soccer manager
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Head of State
30-Jan-1882 12-Apr-1945 US President during WWII
Wiley Rutledge
Judge
20-Jul-1894 10-Sep-1949 US Supreme Court Justice, 1943-49
Albert Sabin
Biologist
26-Aug-1906 3-Mar-1993 Developed oral polio vaccine
David Sanborn
Musician
30-Jul-1945   Saxophone player
Giorgos Seferis
Poet
1-Mar-1900 20-Sep-1971 Imerolóyion katastrómatos
John Shalikashvili
Military
27-Jun-1936 23-Jul-2011 Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff, 1993-97
Willie Shoemaker
Jockey
19-Aug-1931 12-Oct-2003 Greatest 20th century jockey
Otto Skorzeny
Military
12-Jun-1908 5-Jul-1975 Most dangerous man in Europe
Josef Stalin
Head of State
18-Dec-1878 5-Mar-1953 Brutal dictator, Soviet Union
Richard Steele
Author
1672 1-Sep-1729 The Spectator
William H. Stein
Chemist
25-Jun-1911 2-Feb-1980 Amino-acid analyzer
Bram Stoker
Author
8-Nov-1847 20-Apr-1912 Dracula
Eugène François Vidocq
Government
23-Jul-1775 11-May-1857 Criminal-turned-criminologist
Doak Walker
Football
1-Jan-1927 27-Sep-1998 Detroit Lions, Hall of Famer
George Wallace
Politician
25-Aug-1919 13-Sep-1998 Governor of Alabama, crippled by assassin
Mary Wells
Singer
13-May-1943 26-Jul-1992 My Guy
Walt Whitman
Poet
31-May-1819 26-Mar-1892 Leaves of Grass
Woodrow Wilson
Head of State
28-Dec-1856 3-Feb-1924 28th US President, 1913-21
Debra Winger
Actor
16-May-1955   An Officer and a Gentleman


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