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01-26-1944 Angela Davis – Born in Birmingham, Alabama. She is an American political activist, academic scholar, and author. During the 1960s, she was a prominent counterculture activist leader. One of…

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Jan 26
2020
Jan 26
2020

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01-26-1958 Ellen DeGeneres – Born in Metairie, Louisiana. She is an American comedian, television host, actress, writer, and television producer. She was the star in the popular sitcom Ellen from…

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01-25-1882 – 03-28-1941 Virginia Woolf (born Adeline Virginia Stephen) – Born in Kensington, London, England. She was an English writer and one of the foremost modernist of the twentieth century….

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2020
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2020

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01-24-1944 – 08-06-1983 Klaus Nomi (b. Klaus Sperbern) – Born in Immenstadt, Bavaria, Germany. He was a German countertenor noted for his wide vocal range and flamboyant stage persona. His…

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01-23-1932 James Rado (James Alexander Radomski) – Born in Venice Beach, California. He is an American actor, playwright, director, writer, and composer, best known as the co-author, along with Gerome…

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Jan 23
2020
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2020

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01-22-1788 – 04-19-1824 Lord Byron (George Gordon Byron) – Born in London, England. He was an English writer and poet, and a leading figure in the Romantic movement. Byron is…

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01-21-1885 – 05-08-1978 Duncan Grant – Born in Rothiemurchus, Aviemore, Scotland. He was a British painter and designer of textiles, pottery, theatre sets, and costumes. Grant was a member of…

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Jan 21
2020
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2020

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01-20-1956 Bill Maher – Born in New York City, New York. He is an American stand-up comedian, host of Real Time, political commentator, satirist, author, and actor. He is a…

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01-19-1943 – 10-04-1970 Janis Joplin – Born in Port Arthur, Texas. She was an American singer-songwriter. She rose to fame in the late 1960s as the lead singer of the…

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Jan 19
2020
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2020

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01-18-1904 – 11-29-1986 Cary Grant (b. Archibald Alec Leach) – Born in Bristol, England. He was an English-American actor, known as one of Hollywood’s leading men. At the age of…

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