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Levon Helm Biography

Produced in Arkansas in 1940, Levon Helm grew up in Marvell, Arkansas. He began his musical career performing along with his sister Linda. In 1957, Helm joined Ronnie Hawkins’s group and through Hawkins met the future members of The Band. The Band formed in 1967 and became among the very ...

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Prince Albert Biography

Prince Albert was born in Bavaria, becoming the prince consort of Great Britain and Ireland upon his marriage to Queen Victoria. He served as the queen’s trusted advisor, and he had a hand in both internal and international matters, improving societal problems in britain, masterminding the Great Exhibition of 1851, ...

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Andrew Goodman Biography

Produced in 1943 in nyc, Andrew Goodman became involved in societal and political activism for an early age. He offered to get a particular system to assist African Americans in Mississippi throughout the summer of 1964. That June, Goodman attended a training session for the system in Ohio. There Goodman ...

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Vernons John Biography

Succeeded by Martin Luther King Jr., Johns died on April 11, 1965. Vernon Napoleon Johnswas produced in Darlington Heights, part of Prince Edward County, Virginia, on April 22, 1892, having a sophisticated multiracial family history. Johns worked on the farm growing up and was a voracious reader and student of Western ...

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Devil Anse Hatfield Biography

Produced in 1839, “Devil Anse” Hatfield grew up in what’s now Logan County, West Virginia. He took a leading part in his family’s feud with all the McCoys. In 1882, Hatfield’s brother was murdered and he’d the three McCoys responsible killed. He was indicted for his part in these types ...

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Gregory Hines Biography

Produced in New York in 1946, Gregory Hines studied dance from an early age and performed with family members in the Apollo Theater. In the 1970s he established a Broadway career and later starred in films including The Cotton Club and White Nights. Tap dancer, performer, director, musician. Produced February 14, ...

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Humphrey Bogart Biography

Humphrey Bogart – Casablanca Legend (TV14; 1:08) View a short video about Humphrey Bogart and learn how the playing legend got his hallmark scar on his face. Humphrey Bogart was born on December 25, 1899, in Nyc. He started his career on Broadway in the 1920s. This led to B ...

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Lou Gehrig Biography

Hall of Fame baseball player Lou Gehrig was born in New York in 1903. Within the next 15 years he directed the team to six World Series titles and place the mark for most consecutive games played. He retired in 1939 after becoming diagnosed with ALS. Gehrig passed from the ...

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Cassie Chadwick Biography

Cassie Chadwick was born Elizabeth Bigley on a modest farm in Eastwood, Canada, on October 10, 1857. She had three sisters along with a brother. Her dad was a section leader for the Grand Trunk Railway. Chadwick was known as “Betsy” as a kid, and was said to be a ...

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