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Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

LOCATION

Official Website:
http://www.winnipeg.ca/

Population:
619,544 (2001)

Founding Date:
8-Nov-1873 (incorporated)

NEWSPAPERS

Newspaper
The Winnipeg Sun

SCHOOLS

SchoolFounded
University of Manitoba
 

MUSEUM

MuseumFounded
Canadian Museum for Human Rights
2010
Naval Museum of Manitoba
1980
Manitoba Museum
1932
Winnipeg Art Gallery
1912

COMPANY HEADQUARTERS

CompanyFounded
CanWest Global Communications
1974

BIRTHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Randy Bachman
Musician
27-Sep-1943   Bachman-Turner Overdrive
Cameron Bancroft
Actor
17-May-1967   Joe Bradley on Beverly Hills 90210
Ashleigh Banfield
Journalist
29-Dec-1967   MSNBC anchor and correspondent
Andy Bathgate
Hockey
28-Aug-1932   NHL Hall of Famer
Greg Bryk
Actor
1972   Weston Field on ReGenesis
Len Cariou
Actor
30-Sep-1939   Sweeney Todd
Deanna Durbin
Actor
4-Dec-1921 28-Apr-2013 It Started with Eve
Aaron Funk
Electronic Musician
11-Jan-1975   Venetian Snares
Joanna Gleason
Actor
2-Jun-1950   Crimes and Misdemeanors
Monty Hall
Game Show Host
25-Aug-1921   Let's Make a Deal
Doug Henning
Magician
3-May-1947 7-Feb-2000 Extremely flamboyant magician
Terry Jacks
Singer/Songwriter
29-Mar-1944   Seasons in the Sun
Jack Kruschen
Actor
20-Mar-1922 2-Apr-2002 The Apartment
Mimi Kuzyk
Actor
21-Feb-1952   Judith Parker on Sophie
Guy Maddin
Film Director
28-Feb-1956   The Saddest Music in the World
Tom McCamus
Actor
25-Jul-1955   I Love a Man in Uniform
Gerald T. McCaughey
Business
1956   CEO of CIBC
Belinda Montgomery
Actor
23-Jul-1950   Katherine Howser on Doogie Howser, M.D.
Lee Montgomery
Actor
3-Nov-1961   Ben
Anna Paquin
Actor
24-Jul-1982   The Piano and X-Men
Leonard Peikoff
Philosopher
15-Oct-1933   Proseletyzer of objectivism
Ernest S. Rady
Business
28-Aug-1937   CEO of WestCorp, 1978-2006
David Reimer
Victim
1965 4-May-2004 Boy raised as a girl
Irv Robbins
Business
6-Dec-1917 5-May-2008 Co-Founder of Baskin-Robbins
Terry Sawchuk
Hockey
28-Dec-1929 31-May-1970 Goalie, NHL Hall of Famer
Fred Shero
Hockey
23-Oct-1925 24-Nov-1990 Flyers and Rangers Head Coach
Louis Slotin
Physicist
1-Dec-1910 30-May-1946 Died tickling the dragon's tail
David Steinberg
Comic
9-Aug-1942   Second City alumnus
Fred Turner
Musician
16-Oct-1943   Bachman-Turner Overdrive
Nia Vardalos
Actor
24-Sep-1962   My Big Fat Greek Wedding
Adele Wiseman
Author
21-May-1928 1-Jun-1992 The Sacrifice

DEATHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Izzy Asper
Business
11-Aug-1932 7-Oct-2003 Founder, CanWest Global
Ralph Connor
Author
13-Sep-1860 31-Oct-1937 Canadian pulp author, Black Rock
David Reimer
Victim
1965 4-May-2004 Boy raised as a girl



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