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Kelly Miller Biography

The minister attended Johns Hopkins University for postgraduate work, the very first black man to do this. The minister spent his teaching career at Howard University, and eventually expired at his house on the campus, in Washington, D.C., on December 29, 1939. Howard was the sixth of 10 kids. His ...

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Thomas Andrews Biography

Produced on February 7, 1873, Thomas Andrews left school to eventually become an apprentice at his uncle’s shipbuilding company, and afterwards became the main architect for the ill-famed RMS Titanic. In 1912, Andrews boarded the boat for her maiden voyage. When the boat hit an iceberg on April 14, 1912, ...

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Dale Evans Biography

Finally, they married and became one of Hollywood’s best-beloved couples. Her husband Roy appeared together on television for decades and were recognized because of their theme song, “Happy Trails to You,” which Evans wrote. As a chlid, Evans dreamed of stardom, but the future “Queen of the West” fought for ...

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John Hurt Biography

John Hurt was born January 22, 1940 inChesterfield, Derbyshire, England. 1979), Hurt made his film and stage debuts in1962. John had remarkable characters in A Man for All Seasons, Midnight Express, and The Elephant Man; for the latter two films he received Academy Award nominations. John also continued to play ...

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Joseph Cotten Biography

Produced in Petersburg, Virginia, Joseph Cotten was a part of Orson Welles’ Mercury Theater radio ensemble starting in 1937. Cotten’s many other movies contain Gaslight (1944), The Third Man (1949), The Oscar (1966) and Heaven’s Gate (1980). He expired on February 6, 1994 in la. Joseph Cotten was born on ...

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George Carruthers Biography

Produced on October 1, 1939, in Cincinnati, Ohio, scientist George Carruthers constructed his first telescope in age 10. His telescope and image converter was utilized to spot molecular hydrogen in space and his uv camera/spectograph was used by Apollo 16 throughout the flight to the moon. Today, Carruthers educates at ...

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Miguel Biography

Miguel started composing songs as a teen and signed his first recording contract in 2004. He got attention for his 2010 launch All I Want Is You. His dad is Mexican American and his mother is African American. Miguel’s parents divorced when he was 8 years old, after which he ...

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Jeff Timmons Biography

Jeff Timmons was born in Canton, Ohio, in 1973. While in school, he met brothers Nick and Drew Lachey, as well as Justin Jeffre, to form the group 98 Degrees. The boy band got important success in the late 1990s with hit records 98 Degrees and 98 Degrees and Rising ...

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Max Jacob Biography

Jacob was known for his lively wordplay, and his ability with prose poetry was illustrated in the set Le Cornet ds. Writer Max Jacob was born on July 12, 1876, in Quimper, France. The son of Jewish tailors and antique vendors, he felt the sting of anti Semitism as a ...

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Franz Beckenbauer Biography

Produced on September 11, 1945, in Munich, West Germany, Franz Beckenbauer revolutionized football as its first assaulting sweeper. Beckenbauer helped arrange the 2006 World Cup in Germany, and serves as honorary president of Bayern Munich. Sportsman Franz Anton Beckenbauer was born on September 11, 1945, in Munich, West Germany. Like ...

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