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02-10-1893 – 06-05-1953 Bill Tilden II – Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was an American tennis player who was the World No. 1 player for seven years. He won Wimbledon…

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Feb 10
2021
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2021

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02-09-1944 Alice Walker – Born in Putnam County, Georgia. She is an American writer and activist. She wrote the novel, The Color Purple (1982), which won the National Book Award…

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02-08-1931 – 09-30-1955 James Dean – Born in Marion, Indiana. He was an American actor best known for his role in Rebel Without a Cause. He had starring roles in…

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Feb 8
2021
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2021

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02-07-1962   Garth Brooks – Born in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He is an American singer and songwriter. As of 2019, Brooks is the only artist in music history to have released…

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02-06-1899 – 10-30-1968 Ramon Novarro – Born in Durango, Mexico. He was a Mexican film, stage, and television actor who began his career as a leading man in silent films…

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Feb 6
2021
Feb 5
2021

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02-05-1914 – 08-02-1997 William S. Burroughs – Born in St. Louis, Missouri. He was an American novelist, short story writer, satirist, painter, and spoken word performer. He was a primary…

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11-25-1942 Rosa von Praunheim (born Holger Mischwitzky) – Born in Riga, Latvia Central Prison during the German occupation of Latvia in World War II. His mother died in 1946 and…

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2016
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2016

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1900 – 12-18-1993 Betty Carstairs (Marion Barbara “Joe” Carstairs) – Born in Mayfair, London, England (DOB unknown). She was a wealthy British power boat racer known for her speed and…

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