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08-11-1993   Alyson Stoner – Born in Toledo, Ohio. She is an American actress, singer, dancer, and model. In 2001, Stoner became the co-host of Disney’s Mike’s Super Short Show….

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Aug 11
2019
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2019

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08-10-1881 – 06-01-1968 Witter Bynner – Born in Brooklyn, New York City, New York. He was an American poet, writer, and scholar. While teaching in Berkeley, he enlisted his former…

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08-09-1963 – 02-11-2012 Whitney Houston – Born in Newark, New Jersey. She was an American singer, actress, producer, and model. She is one of pop music’s best-selling music artists of…

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Aug 9
2019
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2019

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08-08-1951 – 02-17-1994 Randy Shilts – Born in Davenport, Iowa. He was a pioneering gay American journalist and author. He worked as a freelance reporter for both The Advocate and…

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08-07-1956 Sharon Isbin – Born in St. Louis Park, Minnesota. She is an American classical guitarist and multi-Grammy Award winner. Isbin is the founder of the Guitar Department at the…

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Aug 7
2019
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2019

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08-06-1928 – 02-22-1987 Andy Warhol – Born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He was an American artist who was a leading figure in the visual art movement known as Pop Art. After…

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08-05-1907 – 1994 Ernestine “Tiny” Davis – Born in Memphis, Tennessee. She was an African-American jazz trumpet player and vocalist and a member of the all-female band, the International Sweethearts…

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Aug 5
2019
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2019

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08-04-1961 President Barack Obama – Born in Honolulu, Hawaii. Obama was the United States 44th President and the first African American to hold the office. He also was elected for…

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08-03-1887 – 04-23-1915  Rupert C. Brooke – Born in Rugby, England. He was an English poet known for his war sonnets written during WWI, especially The Soldier. The Irish poet…

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Aug 3
2019
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2019

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08-02-1924 – 12-01-1987 James Baldwin – Born in Harlem, New York. He was an American novelist, essayist, poet, and social critic. Baldwin’s first novel, Go Tell It on the Mountain…

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