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1922 – 08-21-1994 Rikki Streicher – Place of birth unknown. She was a leader in San Francisco’s LGBT movement, a co-founder of the international Gay Games, and the owner of…

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2019
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2019

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08-20-1841 – 05-18-1898 Maria Louise Pool – Born in Rockland, Massachusetts into a well-to-do manufacturing family. An American writer, she taught school for a year before settling down to a…

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08-19-1919 – 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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2019
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2019

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08-18-1906 – 10-31-1996 Marcel Carné – Born in Paris, France. He was a French film director. His best-known film, Children of Paradise (1945), is considered one of the greatest films of…

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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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Aug 17
2019
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2019

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

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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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Aug 15
2019
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2019

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08-14-1959 Earvin “Magic” Johnson Jr. – Born in Lansing, Michigan. He is a retired American professional basketball player who played point guard for the Los Angeles Lakers. After a physical…

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08-13-1961 Sam Champion – Born in Paducah, Kentucky. He is an American weather anchor who is best known for his combined 25-year career on ABC’s Good Morning America and weather…

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Aug 13
2019
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2019

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08-12-1880 – 10-07-1943 Radclyffe Hall – Born in Bournemouth, England. She was an English poet and author, best known for the novel The Well of Loneliness. The novel has become…

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