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  Olive Thomas (b. October 20, 1894 – d. Septmeber 10, 1920) was an American socialite and actress during the early days of the silent era. She was a Ziegfield girl and the first original flapper. She is best know for her marriage to Jack Pickford and her untimely death.   1894 – Born Olivia ..

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Kathryn Grayson was born in Winston-Salem, North Carolina on February 9, 1922. Her childhood was spent in St. Louis where she studied voice before training with Frances Marshall of the Chicago Civic Opera and later was signed by RCA Red Seal records at the age of 15. Her opera career was nipped in the bud ..

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1928 – Keith Jackson (born October 18,, in Roopville, Georgia) is a former American sportscaster, known for his long career with ABC Sports television, his coverage of college football as well as his style of folksy, down-to-earth commentary and deep voice.     1952 – Jackson began his career as a broadcaster at Washington State, when he ..

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1921 – Born, September 24, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, better known by his professional name of Jim McKay, was an American television sports journalist.   McKay is best known for hosting ABC’s Wide World of Sports (1961-1998). His "Spanning the globe to bring you the constant variety of sports… the thrill of victory… and the agony of defeat… ..

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1924 – born – June 28th, Pensacola, Florida, is a well known American narrator of television programs, and commercials, including shows such as Nova and more recently Forensic Files. Thomas is known for his crystal clear voice and precise diction. He has been a narrator for over sixty years.     1930’s – Thomas was born to ..

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1940 – Born in August, 26th – Duluth, Minnesota.     A performer aptly named "The King of Voiceovers" for his everpresent vocal work (especially on movie trailers), Don La Fontaine ultimately grew so prolific that the sound of his voice became a veritable staple of American pop culture.     1950’s-1960’s  –  La Fontaine’s distinguished ..

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1970 – Born on March 28th in Minneapolis, Minnesota. American actor. 1988 – Attended Lake Forest High School. 1993 – He made his first credited role in the film "Rudy" where he met his friend Jon Favreau, who was writing a script detailing his life as an out-of-work actor. 1997 – Steven Spielberg saw him ..

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1972 – Born on June 2nd on Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire, England. British-American actor. 1995 – Miller headed to Los Angeles to work in the development department of a small production company specializing in movies made for television. 2002 – Starred in the Hallmark mega-series "Dinotopia". 2003 – Segued to "The Human Stain", a feature film ..

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1906 – Born – April 4th, in  New York, New York, and raised in San Francisco, California     1940s-1950s – a supporting player on radio and early television, as well as a career doing voice work for Warner Bros. cartoons.     1947 – Benaderet began voicing the character of Granny-the sometimes dimwitted, sometimes assertive owner of Tweety ..

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