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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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1653 – Oldham was born in Shipton Moyne, Gloucestershire on August 9, 1653.   1674 – Oldham received his B.A. degree from the University of Oxford. Became an usher at Croyden School, where the Earl of Rochester visited him to complimeny him on his poetry.   1678 – Oldham was best known for his works: ..

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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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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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1928 – Sharpe was born in London on March 30, 1928. 1948 – Educated at Lancing College and Pembroke College, Cambridge. 1951 – Sharpe finish his National Service in the Marines before going to South Africa, where he did some social work and teaching in Natal. 1957-1961 – Sharpe had a photographic studio in Pietermaritzburg. ..

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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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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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1775 – James Smith was born in London on February 10, 1775. 1795 – Smith was educated at Chigwell School. 1812 – James and his brother Horace produces a literary parody connected to the Drury Lane that was burnt down by fire, which is titled "The Rejected Addresses". He was reputed one of the best ..

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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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1934 – Bennett was born in Leeds, Yorkshire on May 9, 1934. 1946-1952 – Attended Leeds Modern School. 1954-1957 – Bennett attended and got his bachelor’s degree at Exeter College in Oxford. 1957-1959 – Attended the National service with Joint Services School for Linguists, Cambridge and Bodmin. 1960-1962 – Bennett was a temporary junior lecturer ..

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