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1884 – Cuppy was born in Auburn, Indiana on August 23, 1884. 1902 – Cuppy graduated from Auburn High School and went on to the University of Chicago. He was a member of Phi Gamma Delta, acted in amateur theater and worked as a campus reporter for the Record-Herald and the Daily News. 1907 – ..

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1961 – Hicks was born in Valdosta, Georgia on December 16, 1961. 1976 – Bill met Dwight Slade and became best of friends. Both of them are into comedy. He idolized Johnny Carson and the stand-up comedy of Woody Allen. Worried about Bill’s love for comedy that his parents took him to a psychoanalyst. They ..

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1554 – Gosson was born in the month of April and was baptized on April 17, 1554. 1572 – Entered Corpus Christi College, Oxford. 1577 – Became an actor and playwright in London. 1579 – Gosson turned against the stage in a pamphlet he wrote, The School of Abuse, attacked to the immoral consequences of ..

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1740 – Almeida was born in Lisbon on September 10, 1740. 1760 – Studied law at the University of Coimbra for three years and diverted his time in teaching rhetoric. 1776 – Almeida was sent to Lisbon to fill a certain post. 1777 – Almeida was named professor of rhetoric and his interest shifted from ..

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1931 – Born in Bow, London on January 10, 1931. 1951 – Attended Marling School in Stroud, Gloucestershire. 1968 – Achieved fame with his baroque comedy, The Ruling Class, which debuted at the Nottingham Playhouse. 1969 – Portrayed Da Vinci being prematurely declared dead in the play, "Leonardo’s Last Supper". 1978 – The play "Laughter!" ..

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1934 – Johnson was born in Moline, Illinois on April 28, 1934. 1957 – Got her BA at the University of Utah. 1966 – Got her Master’s degree at the University of California, Los Angeles. 1968 – Finished her PhD at the University of California, Los Angeles. 1968-1987 – Taught english at the University of ..

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1758 – Hamilton was born in Belfast on July 25, 1758. 1759 – Hamilton’s father died leaving their mother widow with three children. 1762 – Hamilton was sent to her paternal aunt in Stirlingshire, Scotland. Elizabeth was also an intellectually active girl. She had a taste for good literature and was widely read. 1788 – ..

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1951 – Bell was born on the 26th of February in Walthanmstow, London. 1970 – Bell took a degree course in Fine Arts at Leeds University. 1974 – Graduated with a degree in Fine Arts. Worked in a bookshop and other jobs and occasional day’s teaching drawing and doing video projects at Jacob Kramer College. ..

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1962 – Palahniuk was born in Pasco, Washington on February 21, 1962. 1982 – Attended the University of Oregon taking up Journalism. While studying, he worked as an intern for National Public Radio’s KLCC in Eugene, Oregon. 1986 – Graduated with a degree in Journalism at the University of Oregon. 1988 – Quit his job ..

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