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Damian Marley Biography

As a teen, Damian performed against the Shepherds, but worked with his older brother Stephen on his first record, “Mr. Marley.” He is won two Grammy awards and lives in Miami, Florida. Vocalist, songwriter, producer. Produced on July 21, 1978, in Kingston, Jamaica. Just two years old when his dad, ...

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Jonny Moseley Biography

Produced on August 27, 1975, San Juan, Puerto Rico, Jonny Moseley developed right into a skiing prodigy after going to Northern California. He became a star on the heels of his gold medal-winning performance in the moguls contest in the 1998 Winter Olympics, and performed his famous “Dinner Roll” move ...

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Ferenc Puskás Biography

Produced on April 2, 1927, in Budapest, Hungary, Ferenc Pusks starred for Honvd SE and Hungary’s strong national team in the 1950s. After deserting during the Hungarian Revolution, the stocky forward have more success with Spain’s Real Madrid team. Pusks returned to Hungary after 25 years in exile, and saw ...

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Garrincha Biography

Produced on October 28, 1933, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Garrincha beat a set of physical defects to become among his nation’s best soccer players. He starred for the 1958 World Cup winning team, and was named the top player of the tournament when Brazil repeated as champs four years ...

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Marquis de Lafayette Biography

The Marquis de Lafayette was born on September 6, 1757, in Chavaniac, France. He served the Continental Army with distinction throughout the American Revolutionary War, providing tactical direction while ensuring critical resources from France. Lafayette fled his home country through the French Revolution, but the “Hero of Two Worlds” recovered ...

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James Farmer Biography

Produced on January 12, 1920, in Marshall, Texas, James Farmer was a star school debater before going to head the Congress for Racial Equality, which will become among the very obvious organizations of the Civil Rights era. A devotee of Gandhi’s nonviolent strategies, Farmer also formed the historical Freedom Rides, ...

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Neal Cassady Biography

He perished as a result, on February 4, 1968. His mom died when he was 10, and he was raised by his alcoholic dad in Denver, Texas. Cassady snitched autos, hitchhiked, and was in and out of reform schools. He spent a year in jail in the age of 18. In 1946, ...

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Gretchen Bleiler Biography

Produced in Toledo, Ohio, on April 10, 1981, snowboarder Gretchen Bleiler spent the majority of her formative years dwelling in Colorado. She turned professional in 1996 and from the early 2000s was among the best female snowboarders on the planet. A three-time Winter X Games champ, Bleiler got the silver ...

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Mother Pollard Biography

Mother Pollard was part of the African American community in Montgomery, Alabama, through the start of historical 1950s bus boycotts. Despite her advanced years, she refused to take the bus and was determined that she’d walk to see change occur, making the statement, “My feets is tired, but my soul ...

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P.A.M. Dirac Biography

In 1926, he developed the initial complete, conventional mathematical representation of quantum mechanics. In 1928, he released the Dirac equation. Dirac left his professorship in the University of Cambridge in 1969, and taken another in 1971 at Florida State University. His dad, a French teacher, was unpleasant not only with his ...

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