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10-21-1942 Judge Judy (Judith Sheindlin) – Born in Brooklyn, New York City, New York. She is an American lawyer, judge, television personality, and author. Since 1996, Sheindlin has presided over…

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Oct 21
2019
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2019

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10-20-1854 – 11-10-1891 Arthur Rimbaud – Born in Charleville-Mézières, France. He was a French poet. He influenced modern literature, the arts, and inspired musicians. His complete prose work, A Season In…

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10-19-1932 – 05-12-1992 Robert Reed – Born in Highland Park, Illinois. He was an American stage, film and television actor, and television director. From 1961 to 1965, he was on…

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Oct 19
2019
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2019

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10-18-1956 Martina Navratilova – Born in Prague, Czech Republic. She is a retired Czech-American professional tennis player. She has won 177 career titles, an all-time record for men or women….

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10-17-1920 – 07-23-1966 Montgomery Clift – Born in Omaha, Nebraska. He was an American film and stage actor. His films include A Place In The Sun with Elizabeth Taylor; From Here To…

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Oct 17
2019
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2019

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10-16-1854 – 11-30-1900 Oscar Wilde – Born in Dublin, Ireland. Irish writer, poet, and playwright. He was one of London’s most popular playwrights in the early 1890s. His play, The…

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10-15-1926 – 06-25-1984 Michael Foucault – Born in Poitiers, France. He was a French philosopher, historian, and literary critic. He was active in a number of left-wing groups involved in…

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Oct 15
2019
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2019

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10-14-1888 – 01-09-1923 Katherine Mansfield – Born in Wellington, New Zealand. She was a prominent modernist writer of short fiction. At 19, Mansfield left New Zealand and settled in the…

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10-13-1925 – 08-03-1966   Lenny Bruce (b. Leonard Alfred Schneider) – Born in Mineola, New York. Bruce was one of the first outspoken allies of the LGBT community. He was an…

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Oct 13
2019
Oct 12
2019

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10-12-1932 – 08-19-2017 Dick Gregory – Born in St. Louis, Missouri. He was an African-American comedian civil rights activist, social critic, writer, and occasional actor. During the 1960s, Gregory became…

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