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o8-19-1919 – 02-24-1990 Malcomb Forbes – Born in Brooklyn, New York. He was an American publisher of Forbes Magazine (founded by his father) and an entrepreneur. He was known as an…

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Aug 19
2017
Aug 19
2017

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08-19-2014 Hundreds of photographs, papers and historical objects documenting the history of LGBT people are added to the Smithsonian Institution, including items from the popular TV show Will & Grace.

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08-18-1888 – 05-06-1963 Monty Woolley – Born in Manhattan, New York. He was an American stage, film, radio, and television actor. Best known in his role in the stage play…

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Aug 18
2017
Aug 17
2017

People

08-17-1943 Robert De Niro – Born in Manhattan, New York. He is an American actor and producer who has starred in over 90 films. De Niro won the Academy Award for…

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08-17-2012 ParaNorman – American 3D stop-motion animated horror comedy film. Directed by Sam Fell and Chris Butler. Screenplay by Chris Butler. The film was nominated for the 2012 Academy Award…

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Aug 17
2017
Aug 16
2017

People

08-16-1958 Madonna (born Madonna Louise Ciccone) – Born in Bay City, Michigan. She is an American singer, songwriter, actress and business woman. She is the winner of two Grammy Awards,…

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08-16-2013 Reaching for the Moon (Portuguese: Flores Raras) – Brazilian film directed by Bruno Barreto. The film is based on the book Flores Raras e Banalissimas by Carmen Lucia de…

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Aug 16
2017
Aug 15
2017

People

08-15-1876 – 1951 Margaret Jourdain – Born in Ashbourne, Derbyshire, United Kingdom. She was a prominent writer on English furniture and decoration. Her Regency Furniture (1931) covered new ground in…

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08-15-2013 WWE (World Wrestling Entertainment) superstar Darren Young comes out as gay during TMZ interview. He is the first openly gay male wrestler actively participating in the professional sphere. The…

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Aug 15
2017
Aug 14
2017

People

08-14-1876 – 01-13-1960 Sibilla Aleramo – Born Rina Faccio in Alessandria, Italy. She was an Italian author and feminist. She is best known for her autobiographical depictions of life as…

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