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Charles I Biography

His reign was marked by religious and political strife that resulted in civil war. The opposing force, headed by Oliver Cromwell, got the better of Charles’s royalist forces along with the king was beheaded in London, England, on January 30, 1649. He was the 2nd son born to James VI of ...

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Billie Burke Biography

A active character performer for decades next movie, Burke died in California in 1970. The daughter of a circus clown, Burke was immersed in show business from her first years. She made her stage debut in 1902, performing as a vocalist in London’s Pavilion Music Hall. Standing out with her reddish ...

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Steve Holcomb Biography

He won the two-guy and combined World Cup titles in 2007, despite suffering from a state that was eroding his sight and exacting a tremendous psychological cost. After getting a corrective process, Holcomb piloted the U.S. team to the gold medal in the four-man event at the 2010 Winter Olympics. Olympic ...

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V.C. Andrews Biography

In 1979, she released Flowers in the Attic, the initial episode of her Dollanganger show. She went to compose three sequels. In 1985, Andrews released the very first novel of her Casteel series, Heaven. Its sequel hit the stands the next year. After Andrews expired on December 19, 1986, in ...

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George VI Biography

George VI was crowned as king of Great Britain in 1937. He supported Winston Churchill fully and was an important symbolic leader for the British people during the Second World War, even seeing militaries on the battle fronts. King George VI, produced Albert Frederick Arthur George Saxe Coburg Gotha on December ...

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Lorenz Hart Biography

Produced in Nyc on May 2, 1895, Lorenz Hart is famous for his cooperation with Richard Rodgers, including “My Funny Valentine” and “Blue Moon.” Hart played an instrumental part in the American musical along with his raw, haunting and intellectual lyrics. He died in Nyc on November 22, 1943. Nicknamed Larry, ...

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Annie Oakley Biography

Produced Phoebe Ann Moses (or Mosey) on August 13, 1860, in Darke County, Ohio, the girl who’d be known as Annie Oakley acquired her outstanding marksmanship skills as a teenager, bringing in enough to finish paying off the mortgage for her mom’s house. She wed fellow marksman Frank Butler in ...

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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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Robert Graetz Biography

Together with the introduction of the historic citywide bus boycotts, Graetz supported his congregants and participated in activism himself despite dangers to him and his family. He is continued his human rights work and written a memoir. His German grandpa was an impassioned Lutheran who, upon seeing that his own son ...

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D.W. Griffith Biography

He directed the 1915 feature-length work Birth of a Nation, that has been a hit but was also exceptionally racist in content. After work contained Intolerance, Broken Blossoms and Orphans of the Storm. Griffith expired on July 23, 1948. An enthusiastic reader, the youthful Griffith finally worked as a novel clerk ...

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