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10-01-1903 – 11-05-1989 Vladimir Horowitz – Born in Kiev, the Russian Empire ( now the capital of Ukraine). He was a classical pianist and composer. In 1939, Horowitz settled in…

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2019
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2019

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09-30-1935 Johnny Mathis – Born in Gilmer, Texas. He is one of the most popular American singers of popular music and jazz. In 1958, Johnny’s Greatest Hits was released. The…

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09-29-1922 – 01-31-2015 Lizabeth Scott – Born in Scranton, Pennsylvania. She was a sultry leading woman of film noir and also a lesbian that was outed by Confidential magazine in…

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Sep 29
2019
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2019

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09-28-1881 – 03-16-1968 Eleonora “Eleo” Sears – Born in Boston, Massachusetts into a wealthy family. Her father was a shipping and real-estate tycoon. Her cousin, James Dwight brought the game…

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09-27-1965 Rhona Cameron – Born in Dundee, Scotland. She is a Scottish comedian. Her memoir, Nineteen Seventy-Nine: A Big Year in a Small Town, she tells about growing up as…

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Sep 27
2019
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2019

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09-26-1942 – 05-15-2004 Gloria E. Anzaldúa – Born in Rio Grande Valley, Texas. She was an American scholar of Chicana cultural theory, feminist theory, and queer theory. She loosely based…

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09-25-1949 Pedro Almodóvar – Born in Calzada de Calatrava, Ciudad Real, Spain. He is a Spanish film director, screenwriter, producer, composer, and former actor. Almodovar achieved international recognition for his…

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Sep 25
2019
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2019

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09-24-1951 Mark Leno – Born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He is an American politician, representing California’s 11th State Senate district. He was first elected to the State Senate in 2008 and…

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09-23-1949 Bruce Springsteen – Born in Long Branch, New Jersey. He is known as “the Boss.” He is an American singer-songwriter and humanitarian. Springsteen has been an outspoken advocate for…

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Sep 23
2019
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2019

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09-22-1958 Joan Jett – Born in Wynnewood, Pennsylvania. She is an American rock guitarist, singer-songwriter, producer, and occasional actress, best known for her work with Joan Jett & the Blackhearts,…

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