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1881 – Louella Parsons, born on the 6th of August in Freeport, Illinois. She was an American gossip columnist. 1914 – She began writing the first movie gossip column in the United States for the Chicago Record-Herald. 1922 – She signed a contract and joined the Hearst newspaper the New York American. 1925 – Contracted ..

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1950 – Born on September 7th in Brooklyn, New York. Speechwriter for Republican presidents Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush, coined A Thousand Points of Light, the Read My Lips, No New Taxes promise, and A Kinder, Gentler Nation. 1968 – Graduated from Rutherford High School, Rutherford, New Jersey. 1974 – Graduated from Fairleigh Dickinson ..

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1960 – Born on January 12th. 1982 – Received his B.A. in Creative Writing from East Carolina University. 1986 – Received his M.A. in English Literature from North Carolina University. 1992 – Won the Golden Wheel Award, Detroit Press Club Foundation. 2002 – He was selected for Houghton Mifflin’s Best American Sports Writing. 2003 – ..

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1863 –  kelly Miller born on the 23rd of July in South Carolina.He was a leading African-American intellectual for more than half a century, and the first African-American to attend the Johns Hopkins University. 1886 – Graduatied from Howard University. 1887 – 1889 – He was admitted to the graduate program in Johns Hopkins University’s ..

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1946 – Born in New York City, USA. 1967 – Educated and earned BS, in Radcliffe College. 1973 – Earned a degree of PhD Molecular Biology, in California Institute of Technology. 1977 – 1979 – She was director of the Office of Global Issues of the National Security Council, covering nuclear proliferation, conventional arms sales ..

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1888 – He was born on Christmas Day of this year in Philadelphia.   1910 – He graduated from Princeton this year.   1912- He went on the road to cover Woodrow Wilson’s campaign.   1913 – He returned to Washington as a White House correspondent.   1915 – He left the AP for a ..

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1918 – Esther Pauline Friedman, born on the 4th of July in Sioux City, Iowa. A wife and mother with no journalism experience, Esther "Eppie" Lederer. She was also the famous twin of rival advice columnist "Dear Abby" (Abigail Van Buren, the pen name of Pauline Esther Phillips), the wife of Budget Rent-a-Car founder Jules ..

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1914 – Mary Leta Dorothy Slaton, born on the 10th of December in New Orleans, Louisiana. She is an American actress and Singer. 1930 – She’d turned her back on the business world and was performing in the Fanchon and Marco vaudeville troupe. 1931 – She became vocalist for the Herbie Kay Band, and soon ..

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1950 – A Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist was born on the 13th day of March this year in New York City.   1970 – He was raised in Montreal where he attended McGill University and obtained an honors degree in political science and economics.   1970 – He was a Commonwealth Scholar in politics at Balliol ..

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