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Rudolph Valentino Biography

Rudolph Valentino, produced on May 6, 1895, was an Italian-American film actor. His star status was apparent after his sudden death in 1926 at only 31 years old, the performer suffered a ruptured ulcer, causing fans to grieve world-wide. He attended military school, however he was rejected in the service. In ...

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Guy-Manuel de Homem Christo Biography

Produced in Paris, France, on February 8, 1974, Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo joined with buddy Thomas Bangalter to become iconic dance/electronica duo Daft Punk. Daft Punk had its first U.S. No. 1 record with 2013’s Random Access Memories, headed by the single “Get Lucky.” Guy-Manuel is the great grandson of Portuguese ...

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Roberta Flack Biography

She is had hits in the ’70s-’90s, including “Killing Me Softly With His Song,” “The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face” and “Where’s the Love,” and she collaborated often with soul superstar Donny Hathaway. Flack in addition has won several Grammys. Produced on February 10, 1937, in Black Mountain, ...

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Ray Davies Biography

Ray Davies was born in London on June 21, 1944. He played his first show along with his brother, Dave Davies, at 16, and at 18 they formed the group that will become The Kinks. In spite of feuds involving the brothers, the group triumphed for 30 years. He got ...

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Derrick Rose Biography

Raised with one mother in a tough section of Chicago, Illinois, Derrick Rose was born on October 4, 1988. Raised with no father in the tough Englewood section of Chicago, Rose and his three older brothers were under the continuous, watchful attention of the strict and affectionate mom, Brenda. “My ...

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Denzel Washington Biography

Produced in Mount Vernon, Ny, on December 28, 1954, Denzel Washington first studied journalism at Fordham University but then found an interest in performing. Celebrity Denzel Hayes Washington was born on December 28, 1954, in Mount Vernon, Ny. Washington is regarded as among the very most engaging leading men of ...

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