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I Remember Birthdays Of Great People

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    David Niven, Javier Bardem

    Born on March 1James David Graham Niven: (1910-1983): British actor and novelist. Known for his roles in 'Around the World in 80 days,' he won  the Oscar for 'Separate Tables' in 1958. He is much remembered for his roles in the Pink Panther series. Other films include 'Mutiny...
    lonelycloud36 lonelycloud36 41-45, M 2 Responses Feb 28, 2011

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    Hans Christian Andersen

    BORN ON APRIL 2 Hans Christian Andersen (1805-1875): Danish author known world-wide for his fairy tales, most notably the Ugly Duckling..His other children stories include The Snow Queen, The Little Mermaid. His stories have been translated in 150 languages and many have been...
    lonelycloud36 lonelycloud36 41-45, M Apr 1, 2012

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    Peter O'Toole, James Baldwin

    BORN ON AUGUST 2 ------------------------Peter O'Toole (Born 1932): Who can forget the man who played Lawrence of Arabia? This Irish-born English stage and screen actor donned many roles ranging from characters in Shakespeare to that of Tiberius Julius Caesar Augustus in...
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    Emerson

    BORN ON MAY 25Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882): American essayist and poet who lead the Transcendentalist movement and who spoke of individualism and opposed societal pressures. His thoughts were laid out in his 1836 essay Nature followed my many _  Essays: First Series and...
    lonelycloud36 lonelycloud36 41-45, M May 26, 2012

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    Bob Marley, Ronald Reagan

    Born on February 6Nesta Robert 'Bob' Marley (1945-1981): Jamaican singer-songwriter. Was guitarist and lead singer for the Wailers and later Bob Marley and the Wailers. He was a key figure in spreading Jamaican music and the Rastafarian movement. His hits include, I Shot the...
    lonelycloud36 lonelycloud36 41-45, M Feb 6, 2011

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    Tarantino

     Born on March 27 Quentin Tarantino (1963): American film director, scriptwriter  who used the nonlinear narrative in his films. Reservoir Dogs, Pulp Fiction, Kill Bill, Inglourious Basterds are among his films. He has an Academy Award,  A Golden Globe, a BAFTA and the...
    lonelycloud36 lonelycloud36 41-45, M Mar 27, 2012

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    Bertrand Russel, Capra

    BORN ON 18Bertrand Russel (1872-1970): British philosopher, logician, mathematician and historian. He is considered one of the founders of analytic philosophy and was an anti-war activist and spoke of nuclear disarmament. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature.Frank Capra...
    lonelycloud36 lonelycloud36 41-45, M May 18, 2012

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    Muhammad Ali

    .....'.No Viet Cong ever called me ******' on refusing to be conscripted into Uncle Sam's army. Happy Birthday champ
    sharpTresHombre sharpTresHombre 41-45, M 1 Response Jan 16, 2012

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    Ursula Andress

    Born on March 19 Ursula Andress (1936): Swiss actress who became an international sex icon when she emerged from the sea in a bikini in the 1962 James Bond film Dr. No. She won a Golden Globe for that film and later appeared in another Bond film Casino Royale. In 1995 she was...
    lonelycloud36 lonelycloud36 41-45, M Mar 19, 2012

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    Sartre

    Born on June 21 Jean-Paul Charles Aymard Sartre (1905-1980): A French existentialist writer, Sartre was a key literary figure during the 20th century. He was chosen for the Nobel prize in 1964 but declined to accept it. He had a relationship with feminist author Simone de...
    lonelycloud36 lonelycloud36 41-45, M Jun 20, 2011

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    Martin Luther

    Born on November 10 Martin Luther (1483-1546) German priest and professor of theology who initiated Protestant reformation. Richard Burton: (1925-1984); Welsh actor nominated seven times for the Academy Award without winning once. Married Elizabeth Taylor. Apart from...
    lonelycloud36 lonelycloud36 41-45, M Nov 10, 2010

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    Ayn Rand, James Joyce

    BORN ON FEBRUARY 2 -----------Ayn Rand (1905-1982): Russian-American novelist. Shot to fame through her 1943 novel Fountainhead. Atlas Shrugged, 1957, is considered her magnus opus. Her writings spoke of individual rights, opposed collectivism, including fascism and communism...
    lonelycloud36 lonelycloud36 41-45, M Feb 2, 2011

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    Scorsese, Danny De Vito

                                              BORN ON NOVEMBER 17Danny de Vito (Born 1944): American actor and director. Acted in One Flew Over The Cukcoo's Nest, Terms of Endearment, Romancing The Stone, Ruthless People, etc. His directorial ventures include...
    lonelycloud36 lonelycloud36 41-45, M Nov 16, 2010

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    Arthur Miller, Navratilova

    Born on October 17 Arthur Asher Miller (1915-2005): All My Sons, Death of a Salesman, The Crucible, are some of the works of this  American playwright who was married to Marilyn Monroe. He won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1949.Born on October 18 Martina Navratilova (1956...
    lonelycloud36 lonelycloud36 41-45, M Oct 18, 2011

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    Henry Fonda, Sabatini

    Born on May 16Gabriella Sabatini (1970): Argentine tennis player during the 80s and 90s who won the women's singles in the US open in 1990 and the women's doubles in Wimbledon, beating Steffi Graf. She won a Silver medal in the Seoul Olympics in 1988.Henry Fonda (1905-1982...
    lonelycloud36 lonelycloud36 41-45, M May 16, 2012

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    Bob Dylan

    Born on May 24Bob Dylan (Robert Allen Zimmerman) (1941): American pop singer and songwriter whose songs -  Blowin in the Wind, The Times They Are a-Changin - were popular among the US civil right and anti-war groups. In his career spread over 50 years, he received numerous...
    lonelycloud36 lonelycloud36 41-45, M May 25, 2012

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    Haydn

    BORN ON MARCH 31 Franz Joseph Haydn (1732-1809): Austrian composer of the classical period and is also called the 'Father of the Symphony and string quartet'. Haydn was a friend of Mozart and the two had mutual respect for each other's work and another great, Beethoven, was his...
    lonelycloud36 lonelycloud36 41-45, M Mar 31, 2012

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    Akira Kurosawa

    Born on March 23 Akira Kurosawa (1910-1998): Japanese movie director and producer who influenced many the world over with his 30 films. Notable among his films is Rashomon released in 1950, which won the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival. He got the Academy Award for...
    lonelycloud36 lonelycloud36 41-45, M Mar 23, 2012

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    Weissmuller, Hardy

    BORN ON JUNE 2Johnny Weissmuller (1904-1984):Austro-Hungarian-born American swimmer and actor who won five Olympic gold medals and a bronze medal. He donned the role of Tarzan in 12 films, beginning with Tarzan the Ape Man in 1932 and invented the Tarzan yell which has been...
    lonelycloud36 lonelycloud36 41-45, M 1 Response Jun 2, 2011

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    John Updike

    Born on March 18 John Updike (1932-2009):American novelist and poet among other things, known for his Harry Rabbit Angstrom series. His novels include Rabbit, Run, Rabbit Redux, Rabbit is Rich, Rabbit is Rich. He received the Pulitzer Prize twice. He published 20 novels and...
    lonelycloud36 lonelycloud36 41-45, M Mar 18, 2012

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    Erica Jong, Robert Frost

    Born on March 26Erica Jong (born 1942):  American writer of fiction and poetry whose Fear of Flying (1973) created a flutter with its open expression of women's sexual desires. Her books are loaded with pyshcological and literary references apart from feminity.Her other books...
    lonelycloud36 lonelycloud36 41-45, M Mar 25, 2012

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    Swami Vivekananda

    BORN ON JANUARY 12Swami Vivekananda (1863-1902):  A prominent Indian spiritual leader who introduced Hinduism to the Western world. His speech at the Parliament of the World's Religions at Chicago which began "Sisters and brothers of America" evoked a standing ovation for two...
    lonelycloud36 lonelycloud36 41-45, M Jan 11, 2012

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    Dustin Hoffman, Federer

    BORN ON AUGUST 8Dustin Hoffman (Born 1937): This American actor won the hearts of the audience with his roles in Kramer vs Kramer, Rain Man (Oscar awards), Papillon and Tootsie.  His other films are The Graduate, Midnight Cowboy, Marathon Man, Hook, Wag the Dog and Meet the...
    lonelycloud36 lonelycloud36 41-45, M Aug 8, 2011

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    Muhammad Ali, Chekhov

    BORN ON JANUARY 17Muhammad Ali (1942): Born Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr. is a former American boxer, who won the World Heavyweight championship. Nicknamed 'The Greatest', Ali refused to take part in the Vietnam war and is a philanthropist and social activist. He fought matches...
    lonelycloud36 lonelycloud36 41-45, M 1 Response Jan 16, 2012

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    JFK, Chesterton

    Born on May 29 John F. Kennedy (1917-1963):  JFK was the 35th President of the U.S. who was in office from 1961 to 1963. He did military service and later entered the Senate as a Democrat. He defeated the Republican candidate Richard Nixon in 1960 and was President during the...
    lonelycloud36 lonelycloud36 41-45, M May 31, 2012

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    Van Gogh, Clapton

    Born on March 30Vincent Willem Van Gogh (1853-1890): Dutch post-Impressionist painter is known for his use of  bold color and rough beauty. The Old Mill, Starry Night Over the Rhone, White House at Night, Cypresses (a series of paintings), and 37 self-portraits constitute his...
    lonelycloud36 lonelycloud36 41-45, M Mar 30, 2012

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    Abraham Lincoln (February 12,

    1809), "Honest Abe". Thanks b 2 God 4 his existence, Becoz here n the State of California, it's a legal Holiday!! Gr8 job Mr. President, Sir..🇺🇸
    pyeito pyeito 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 8

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    Ian Fleming

    Born on May 28Ian Lancaster Fleming: (1908-1964) Creator of the fictional spy James Bond who figured in 12 novels and short stories. His books have sold over 100 million copies world over. His books were made into films which have an international fan following, He was a...
    lonelycloud36 lonelycloud36 41-45, M May 28, 2012

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    Volta, Travolta, Forman

    FEBRUARY 18 --------------------Alessandro Volta: (1745-1827) : Italian physicist credited with inventing the battery in 1800. Volta, after whom the electrical unit volt was named, taught in various universities. He also invented the remotely operated pistol and discovered the...
    lonelycloud36 lonelycloud36 41-45, M Feb 18, 2011

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    Lucille Ball

    Born on August 6Lucille Ball (1911-1989):  Who would not have laughed whenever this American comedian appeared on television serials such as I Love Lucy, The Lucy Show, Here's Lucy etc. She had the longest career on television and got 13 Emmy Award nominations, winning four...
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    Bernardo Bertolucci

    Bernardo Bertolucci (1941): Italian film director whose films include The Conformist, Last Tango in Paris, and the Last Emperor among others. His Last Emperor won nine Oscars. He received the Golden Lion Award at the Venice Film Festival and the Palma d/Oro award at the Cannes...
    lonelycloud36 lonelycloud36 41-45, M Mar 16, 2012

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    Margaret Mitchell

    Margaret Mitchell (1900-1949) American author who won the Pulitzer Prize in 1937 for her novel Gone With The Wind. It became the most popular book of all time, selling more than 30 million copies. It was made into a film with Clark Gable as Rhett  Butler and Vivien Leigh as...
    lonelycloud36 lonelycloud36 41-45, M Nov 7, 2010

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    Beethoven, Jane Austen

    Ludwig van Beethoven (1770 1827): German composer and pianist who suffered a hearing loss in his late twenties. His compositions include the famous  Symphony No 5, which is among the nine symphonies, as well as piano, violin concerts and overtures.Jane Austen (1775-1817...
    lonelycloud36 lonelycloud36 41-45, M Dec 15, 2011

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    RL Stevenson And Whoopi Goldberg

                                                                                     BORN ON FEBRUARY 13...
    lonelycloud36 lonelycloud36 41-45, M Nov 13, 2010

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    Fairbanks Sr.

    Born on May 23 Douglas Fairbanks Sr. (1883-1939): American actor who also directed and produced films. He made a mark as a swashbuckler in films such as The Thief of Baghdad, Robin Hood and The Mark of Zorro (all silent films). His first talkie was The Taming of the...
    lonelycloud36 lonelycloud36 41-45, M 1 Response May 23, 2012

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    Conan Doyle, Wagner, Laurence Olivier

    Born on May 22Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1930): Scottish physician and writer who created the character of detective Sherlock Holmes. His works include science fiction stories, plays and non-fiction. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, The Sign of Four, The Hound of Baskervilles...
    lonelycloud36 lonelycloud36 41-45, M May 22, 2012

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    Burt Lancaster, Marie Antoinette

    November 2 =============== Burt Lancaster (Born 1913-1994): Ttis Hollywood actor was nominated four times for the Academy awards and won once. Known well for the 1953 film From Here to Eternity. Marie Antoinette (1755- 1793) Archduchess of Austria and Queen of...
    lonelycloud36 lonelycloud36 41-45, M 1 Response Nov 3, 2010

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    Nadia Comaneci, Rodin

    BORN ON NOVEMBER 12 Nadia Comaneci: (Born 1961) Romanian gymnast won three Olympic gold medals in 1976. She is the first ever gymnast to score a perfect 10. Grace Patricia Kelly (1956-1982): American actress and princess consort of Monaco. Shot to fame with the 1953...
    lonelycloud36 lonelycloud36 41-45, M Nov 11, 2010

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    Christopher Lee

    BORN ON MAY 27Christopher Lee (1922): English actor who became famous for his  role as Count Dracula in many movies and as Scaramanga in the Bond film The Man With the Golden Gun. Jinnah, Hamlet, The Curse of Frankenstein,   A Tale of Two Cities,  The Hound of Baskervilles...
    lonelycloud36 lonelycloud36 41-45, M May 27, 2012

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    Houdini

    BORN ON MARCH 24Harry Houdini (1874-1926): Hungarian-born American magician, escapologist among other things. Known as the Handcuff King he staged escapes from jails, handcuffs, ropes and straitjacket. Later, he began escaping from a locked water-filled milk can.  He also...
    lonelycloud36 lonelycloud36 41-45, M Mar 24, 2012

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    Pablo Picasso, Georges Bizet

    Two great people were born on October 25__ Picasso and Georges Bizet. Picasso (25 October 1881- 8 April 1973) was a Spanish painter and co-founded the Cubist movement. His works include, La Vie, The Frugal Repast, Les Demoiselles d'Avignon and Guernica. He painted in...
    lonelycloud36 lonelycloud36 41-45, M Oct 25, 2010

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    Harold Robbins

    Harold Robbins (1916-1997): American author who wrote 25 best-sellers which sold over 750 million copies in many languages.His books include Never Love a Stranger, Carpetbaggers, The Dream Merchants, A Stone for Danny Fisher, Stilletto, Never Leave Me, Dreams Die First. His...
    lonelycloud36 lonelycloud36 41-45, M May 21, 2012

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    Edison, Sidney Sheldon

    Born on February 11 Thomas Alva Edison: (1847-1931): American inventor and scientist. Phonograph, light bulb and motion picture camera are among his inventions. He died out of complications from diabetes on October 18,1931Sidney Sheldon: (1917-2007): Academy award winning...
    lonelycloud36 lonelycloud36 41-45, M Feb 10, 2011

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    Louis L'amour

    Born on March 22 Louis Dearborn L'Amour (1908-1988): Prolific American author of Western fiction who has about 105 works to his credit. He also wrote historical fiction including The Walking Drum and science fiction (The Haunted Mesa) as well as poetry and short story collections...
    lonelycloud36 lonelycloud36 41-45, M Mar 21, 2012

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    Nureyev, Cole

    Born on March 17Rudolf Nureyev (1938-1993): Russian dancer said to be one of the most celebrated dancers of the 20th century. A non-conformist, he defected to the West in 1961. Nureyev's best partner was Margot Fonteyn who, he said, danced with him like 'one body, one soul...
    lonelycloud36 lonelycloud36 41-45, M Mar 17, 2012

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    Magellan

    Ferdinand Magellan (1480-1521): Portuguese explorer who under King Charles I of Spain set out in search of the Spice Islands in Indonesia. His 1519-1522 expedition from the Atlantic Ocean into the Pacific was the first one to cross the Pacific. This expedition was the first to...
    lonelycloud36 lonelycloud36 41-45, M May 19, 2012

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    Frida Lyngstad

                                               BORN ON NOVEMBER 15 Frida Lyngstad: (Born 1945): Swedish singer of Norwegian and German origin. One of the members of pop group ABBA.
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    Elton John

    BORN ON MARCH 25Elton John (1947):  English rock singer-song writer who has sold 250 million records in a career of four decades. He rewrote his own 'Candle in the Wind' in 1997 as a tribute to Princess Diana and it sold 33 million copes worldwide.  Six Grammy Awards,  4 Brit...
    lonelycloud36 lonelycloud36 41-45, M Mar 25, 2012

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    Bismarck, Mifune

    Born on April 1Toshiro Mifune (1920-1997): Japanese actor who has to his credit 170 films of which 16 were directed by Akira Kurosawa, including Rashomon, Seven Samurai, Throne of Blood and Yojimbo. Born in Qingdao, China, his role in the Samurai Trilogy set the trend for samurai...
    lonelycloud36 lonelycloud36 41-45, M Apr 1, 2012

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    Indira Gandhi, Art Buchwald

                                                     BORN ON NOVEMBER 19Indira Gandhi (1917-1984): Daughter of India's first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru. She became Indian Prime Minister in 1966 and then again in 1971. Known for...
    lonelycloud36 lonelycloud36 41-45, M Nov 19, 2010

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    Bach, Senna

    Born on March 21Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750): German composer and violinist  of the Baroque Period whose compositions had artistic beauty and intellectual depth. His works include cantatas, chorales and arias.Ayrton Senna (1960-1994): Brazilian racing driver and three-time...
    lonelycloud36 lonelycloud36 41-45, M Mar 21, 2012

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