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Chris Rock was Born Today, 1965

Chris Rock was born 7th of February 1965.  He is a Comedian, actor, screenwriter, television producer, film producer and director, boy does this guy have skills. Christopher Julius “Chris” Rock III  was voted in the US as the 5th greatest stand-up comedian of all time by Comedy Central.  He was also voted in the UK as the 9th greatest stand-up comic […]

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Rosa Parks was Born Today, 1913

Rosa Parks was born 4th of February 1913.  She was Known as the Best known as the “Mother” of the modern-day civil rights movement. On December 1, 1955 in Montgomery, Alabama, Parks refused to obey bus driver James F. Blake’s order that she give up her seat to make room for a white passenger. Parks’ action was not the […]

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William Artis was Born Today, 1914

  William Ellisworth Artis was born 2nd of February 1914.  He was an African-American Ceramicist and sculptor. He studied sculpture and pottery at Augusta Savage Studios in the early 1930s and was a part of the Harmon Foundation exhibition in 1933. He received the John Hope Prize, which led to a scholarship at the Art Students […]

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Jamie Foxx was Born Today, 1967

Eric Marlon Bishop (born December 13, 1967), professionally known as Jamie Foxx, is an American actor, singer-songwriter, stand-up comedian, and talk radio host. As an actor, his work in the film Ray earned him the Academy Award and BAFTA Award for Best Actor as well as the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a […]

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Dionne Warwick was Born Today, 1940

Dionne Warwick (born December 12, 1940) is an American singer, actress and TV show host, who became a United Nations Global Ambassador for the Food and Agriculture Organization, and a United States Ambassador of Health.     Best known for her partnership with Burt Bacharach and Hal David, Warwick ranks among the 40 biggest hitmakers […]

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