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495 B.C – He was born in the rural deme (small community) of Colonus Hippius in Attica, which would later become a setting for his plays on this year.   443/2 – He served as one of the Hellenotamiai, or treasurers of Athena on this century, helping to manage the finances of the city during ..

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US dramatist   co-wrote play "Come Blow Your Horn" 1960, wrote plays "Barefoot in the Park" 1962 (orig. "Nobody Loves Me"), "The Odd Couple" 1965, "Plaza Suite" 1968, "Last of the Red Hot Lovers" 1969, "The Sunshine Boys" 1972, "Brighton Beach Memoirs" 1982, "Biloxi Blues" 1984, "Broadway Bound" 1986, "Rumors" 1988, "Lost in Yonkers" 1991 ..

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1943 – He was born on the 5th day of November this year in Fort Sheridan, Illinois. His many works are known for being frank and often absurd, and for having an authentic sense of the style and sensibility of the gritty modern American west. Shepard is also a respected actor of stage and motion ..

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US Democratic politician   proposed Peace Corps to John F. Kennedy 1960   governor of Pennsylvania 1971-1979   candidate for Democratic presidential nomination 1976 (1st major Jewish presidential candidate in US) 2.8 / 5 ( ..

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1642 – Born in Norfolk, England. 1660 – Educated at Cambridge and at the Middle Temple, London, after the Restoration. 1668 – Shadwell became one of the court wits and an acquaintance of Sir Robert Howard and his brother, Edward, both of whom he satirized in The Sullen Lovers. 1669 – Shadwell wrote 18 plays, ..

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