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02-09-1944 Alice Walker – Born in Putnam County, Georgia. She is an American writer and activist. She wrote the novel, The Color Purple (1982), which won the National Book Award…

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Feb 9
2018
Feb 8
2018

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02-08-1931 – 09-30-1955 James Dean – Born in Marion, Indiana. He was an American actor best known for his role in Rebel Without a Cause. He had starring roles in…

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02-07-1977 Diandrea “Dee” Rees – Born in Nashville, Tennessee. She is an American screenwriter and director. Her feature films include Pariah (2011), Bessie (2015), and Mudbound (2017). She has also…

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Feb 7
2018
Feb 6
2018

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02-06-1899 – 10-30-1968 Ramon Novarro – Born in Durango, Mexico. He was a Mexican film, stage, and television actor who began his career as a leading man in silent films…

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02-05-1914 – 08-02-1997 William S. Burroughs – He was an American novelist, short story writer, satirist, painter, and spoken word performer. He was a primary figure of the Beat Generation….

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Feb 5
2018
Feb 4
2018

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1963 (DOB Unknown) – Mpho Andrea Tutu – Born in London, England. She is the youngest daughter of Desmond Tutu. Her father ordained her a priest of the Episcopal Church…

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02-03-1874 – 07-27-1946 Gertrude Stein – Born in West Allegheny (Pittsburgh), Pennsylvania and raised in Oakland, California. She was an American writer of novels, poetry, and plays. Stein moved to…

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Feb 3
2018
Feb 2
2018

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02-02-1923 – 11-12-2017 Liz Smith (Mary Elizabeth Smith) – Born in Fort Worth, Texas. She was an American gossip columnist. She is known as “The Grand Dame of Dish.” She…

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02-01-1900 – 12-18-1993 Betty Carstairs (Marion Barbara “Joe” Carstairs) – Born in Mayfair, London, England (DOB unknown). She was a wealthy British power boat racer known for her speed and…

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Feb 1
2018
Jan 31
2018

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01-31-1902 – 12-12-1968 Tallulah Bankhead – Born in Huntsville, Alabama. She was an award winning American actress of the stage and screen. Bankhead was also known for her deep voice,…

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