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01-05-1931 – 12-01-1989 Alvin Ailey Jr. – Born in Rogers, Texas. He was an African-American choreographer and activist who founded the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre in New York City….

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Jan 5
2020
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2020

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01-04-1948 Natalie Goldberg – Born in Brooklyn, New York City, New York. She is an American popular New Age author and speaker, best known for a series of books which explore…

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01-03-1916 – 10-21-1995   Maxene Andrews – Born in Mound, Minnesota. She was one of the Andrew Sisters. With her sisters, Patty and Laverne, they were one of the most…

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Jan 3
2020
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2020

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01-02-1900 – 12-26-1973 William Haines – Born in Staunton, Virginia. He was an American film actor and interior designer. By the end of the 1920s, he had become a popular…

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01-01-1895 – 05-02-1972 J. Edgar Hoover – Born in Washington, D.C. He was the first Director of the Federal Bureau Of Investigation (FBI) of the U.S. Hoover built the FBI…

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2020
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2019

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12-31-1948 – 05-17-2012 Donna Summer – Born in Boston, Massachusetts. She was a prominent gay icon of the underground disco scene. In the mid-1980s, she was embroiled in controversy after…

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12-30-1964 Sophie Ward – Born in London, England. She is an English actress and the daughter of the actor Simon Ward. Her film roles include the part of Elizabeth Hardy…

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Dec 30
2019
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2019

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12-29-1946   Marianne Faithfull – Born in Hampstead, London, England. She is an English singer, songwriter, and actress. The release of her song As Tears Go By in the 1960s…

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12-28-1882 – 09-13-1931 Lili Elbe – Born in Vejle, Denmark. She was a Danish transgender woman and one of the first recipients of sex reassignment surgery. Elbe was born Einer…

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2019
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2019

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12-27-1901 – 05-06-1992 Marlene Dietrich – Born in Schöneberg, Germany. She was a German-American actress and singer. In Berlin during the 1920s, she acted on stage and in silent films. Her…

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