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1963 – Jennifer Beals was born 19th of December in Chicago, Illinois.   Graduated from Francis W. Parker School and Yale University, receiving a B.A. in American Literature.   1983 – Played as Alexandra "Alex" Owens in the movie Flashdance.   Portrayed Bette Porter a lesbian themed drama series The L Word.   1986-1996 – ..

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1636 – Born in Versailles, France. French ballet dancer and teacher whose contributions to the development of ballet include the definition of the five basic positions of the feet. 1661 – Beauchamp was appointed director of the Académie Royale de Danse. 1672 – Under the composer Jean-Baptiste Lully became a part of the Académie Royale ..

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1948 – Mikhail Nikolaevitch Baryshnikov was born 28th of January in Riga, Latvia. 1963 – He applied to the famous Vaganova Ballet Academy. 1966 – Joined Leningrad’s Kirov Ballet.          – Won the very prestigious gold medal at the Varna, Bulgaria and International ballet competition.          – He became the youngest dancer to ..

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1935 – Candy Barr was born 6th of July in Edna, Texas. An American stripper, burlesque exotic dancer. 1951 – She appeared in one of the most famous underground pornographic movies, Smart Alec.          – She said she was forced at 16 to play the lead in a grainy black-and-white erotic movie titled "Smart ..

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1906 – Born on the 3rd of June in St. Louis, Missouri. 1917 – She survived in the riots in East St. Louis, Illinois. 1919 – Began dancing in vaudeville and on Broadway. 1925 – Went to Paris where, after the jazz revue La Revue Nègre failed, her comic ability and jazz dancing drew attention ..

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1897 – Born on the 14th of April. 1920 – She studied at the Royal Swedish Ballet School and with Fokine in Copenhagen. 1923 – She was ballerina with Les Ballets Suédois. 1938 – She then embarked on a solo career but also choreographed several works for the Paris Opéra Comique and created the leading ..

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1950 – Allen was born in Houston, Texas on January 16, 1950. 1970 – Received her bachelor’s degree from Howard University. 1975 – Married Win Wilford and divorced him after eight years. 1979 – Received the Drama Desk Award. 1980 – Played the role of Lydia Grant in the movie Fame. 1982 – Directed the ..

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1962 – She was born on the 19th of June in San Fernando, California. American singer, dancer and actress. 1970 – Her parents divorced.          – She started her dance lessons around the age of eight and showed a natural talent for it. 1977 – She received a scholarship to a dance camp near ..

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1979 – Aaliyah Dana Haughton, born on the 16th of January in Brooklyn, New York. Raised in Detroit, Michigan. She is known professionally as Aaliyah, was an American R&B singer, dancer, model and actress. She was also a Grammy and Academy Award-nominated singer.   1990 – The young singer competed unsuccessfully on the television program ..

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