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Saoirse Ronan
(American-Born Irish Actress Known for Her Work in Period Dramas)
Saoirse Ronan
97
Birthdate: April 12, 1994
Sun Sign: Aries

Saoirse Ronan is noted for her roles in period dramas since she was in her teens. Her breakthrough came when in 2007 she played a precocious teenager in the film Atonement. Since then she has acted in several successful movies. She’s also a stage artist and was featured by Forbes in two of their 30 Under 30 lists in 2016.

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Mary J. Blige
(Rapper, and Actress Known as "Queen of Hip-Hop Soul")
Mary J. Blige
67
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 11, 1971
Sun Sign: Capricorn

Mary J. Blige is a popular singer-songwriter and actress. Having sold 80 million records worldwide, she is one of the best-selling female artists of all time. Referred to as the Queen of Hip-Hop Soul, Mary is credited with influencing the fusion of R&B and hip hop. She often gets featured in lists like The 100 Greatest Women in Music.

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Lauren Bacall
(One of the Greatest Female Star of Classic Hollywood Cinema)
Lauren Bacall
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Birthdate: September 16, 1924
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: August 12, 2014

Known for her sultry looks and distinctive voice, Lauren Bacall was an important actress from the Golden Age of Hollywood. As part of a publicity stunt, Bacall was asked to sit on the piano that was being played by Vice President Harry Truman at the National Press Club. The picture of Bacall sitting on the piano remains an iconic photograph.

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Lindsay Lohan
(Best Known for Her Films: 'The Parent Trap', 'Mean Girls' and 'Herbie: Fully Loaded)
Lindsay Lohan
75
Birthdate: July 2, 1986
Sun Sign: Cancer

Beginning her career as a beloved child artist, Lindsay Lohan is a Hollywood favourite who went on to star in some of the high-grossing big-screen productions. Her praise-worthy performances in high school dramas earned her the title of a teen idol, before her career took a downward turn because of alcohol and substance abuse.

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James Caan
(Best Known for His Role as ‘Sonny Corleone’ in the Film ‘The Godfather’)
James Caan
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Birthdate: March 26, 1940
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: July 6, 2022

Best known for playing the iconic character of Sonny Corleone in the movie, The Godfather, James Caan is a practising martial artist, apart from being an actor and director. He has trained under Japanese-American master of karate, Takayuki Kubota, for almost 30 years. For his contributions to arts, he was inducted into the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

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Ralph Lauren
(Fashion Designer, Executive Chairman and Chief Creative Officer of the ‘Ralph Lauren Corporation’)
Ralph Lauren
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: October 14, 1939
Sun Sign: Libra

Fashion designer and businessman Ralph Lauren is the founder of the Ralph Lauren Corporation, a global multibillion-dollar fashion enterprise. Beginning his career as a salesman for a tie company, he went on to launch his own fashion lines and established himself as a popular name in the fashion industry within years. He is known to be a generous philanthropist.

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Lea Michele
(Actress and Singer Known for Role as ‘Rachel Berry’ on the Fox Series ‘Glee’)
Lea Michele
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Birthdate: August 29, 1986
Sun Sign: Virgo

Lea Michele is an American actress and singer. She began her career as a child actress on Broadway and is best known for the role of Rachel Berry on the comedy-drama series Glee. She won many awards and was critically acclaimed for it. However, Lea has also been accused of being rude to her co-actors on the sets of Glee.

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Peter Falk
(Best Known for His Role as ‘Lieutenant Columbo’ in the TV Series ‘Columbo’)
Peter Falk
15
Birthdate: September 16, 1927
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: June 23, 2011
Best known for his Golden Globe- and Emmy-winning performance in Columbo, Peter Falk was one of TV Guide’s 50 Greatest TV Stars of All Time. He also held art exhibitions and loved chess. He suffered from Alzheimer's disease before death. His plight inspired the passage of the Peter Falk's Law.
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Kerry Washington
(Actress and Producer Famous for Her Portrayal of ‘Olivia Pope’ in the Drama Series ‘Scandal’)
Kerry Washington
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Birthdate: January 31, 1977
Sun Sign: Aquarius

American actress, Kerry Washington, attained fame when she starred in the television series, Scandal, which ran from 2012 to 2018. She was also commended for her role in the television film, Confirmation, and for the miniseries, Little Fires Everywhere. She has also acted in films like The Last King of Scotland, Django Unchained, Our Song, The Dead Girl and American Son.

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Larry Ellison
(Co-Founder of Oracle)
Larry Ellison
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: August 17, 1944
Sun Sign: Leo
Oracle co-founder Larry Ellison was Forbes’s sixth-wealthiest person in the world in 2019. He has been associated with Apple and Tesla, too. He once owned the world’s 12th-largest yacht. He is a certified pilot and also owns a tennis facility. A devoted philanthropist, he has taken The Giving Pledge.
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Cuba Gooding Jr.
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Birthdate: January 2, 1968
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Cuba Gooding Jr., son of soul singer Cuba Gooding Sr., shot to fame with his Academy Award-winning role of Rod Tidwell in Jerry Maguire. He has played real-life characters O.J Simpson and Ben Carson on TV. His other notable projects include Pearl Harbor and As Good As It Gets.
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Fred Trump
(American Real Estate Developer and Father of Former US President 'Donald Trump')
Fred Trump
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 11, 1905
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: June 25, 1999
Fred Trump, father of Donald Trump, was a well-known real estate developer who built more than 27 thousand apartments in New York. Having lost his father early, Fred ventured into construction business with his mother when he was fifteen. Determined, he built himself a huge fortune but controversies surrounded him too including an investigation for not renting to black families.
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Sonia Sotomayor
(Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States )
Sonia Sotomayor
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: June 5, 1954
Sun Sign: Gemini

Sonia Sotomayor, the Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of America, entered the record books when in August 2009 she became the first Hispanic and the fourth woman to be appointed to the court. She’s a strong defendant of the rights of accused and has raised her voice against misdemeanors by the police and the prosecutors, and abuses in prisons.

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Calvin Klein
(American Fashion Designer and Founder of 'Calvin Klein Inc')
Calvin Klein
7
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: November 19, 1942
Sun Sign: Scorpio

Known for designing tight-fitting signature jeans, the award-winning American designer is the co-founder of the New York-headquartered fashion brand 'Calvin Klein Inc'. Calvin Klein featured in The International Best-Dressed Hall of Fame. Father of noted television producer, Marci Klein, Calvin has funded Democratic Party candidates and made financial contributions to the Political Action Committee.

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Alfonso Ribeiro
(Actor, Director, and TV Personality)
Alfonso Ribeiro
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Birthdate: September 21, 1971
Sun Sign: Virgo

Alfonso Ribeiro is an American actor, television personality, and dancer who got to dance alongside Michael Jackson for a Pepsi commercial when the former was just a kid. Since then, Ribeiro has not looked back and later used his dancing skills to become an actor. He currently hosts one of the most beloved TV shows ever, America's Funniest Home Videos.

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Lil TJAY
(Rapper)
Lil TJAY
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 30, 2001
Sun Sign: Taurus

Tione Jayden Merritt, better known as Lil Tjay, soared to fame with his Billboard Hot 100-charting tracks Brothers and F.N. He initially gained prominence on SoundCloud. He is also known as the Bronx Justin Bieber. Fans love his signature use of the auto-tune feature in his songs. 

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Garry Marshall
(Screenwriter, Actor, Film Director & Producer)
Garry Marshall
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Birthdate: November 13, 1934
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: July 19, 2016

Garry Marshall was an American screenwriter, actor, and filmmaker. He is credited with creating the popular television series Happy Days and its several spin-offs. He is also credited with co-creating other TV series like Laverne & Shirley and Mork & Mindy. Makin' It, a 1979 sitcom starring David Naughton, was also co-created by Garry Marshall.

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Jerry Orbach
(Actor, Singer)
Jerry Orbach
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Birthdate: October 20, 1935
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: December 28, 2004
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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Kemba Walker
(Basketball player)
Kemba Walker
12
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 8, 1990
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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Stephen A. Smith
(Sports Television Personality and Commentator on ESPN's ‘First Take’)
Stephen A. Smith
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Birthdate: October 14, 1967
Sun Sign: Libra

Stephen A. Smith is an American sports journalist, sports radio host, and sports television personality. Known for his use of popular catchphrases, such as stay off the weed and blasphemous, Smith has been playing a major role in the success of ESPN's First Take. He also appears on SportsCenter and hosts his own radio show, The Stephen A. Smith Show.

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Romeo Santos
(Lead Member and Vocalist of the Bachata Group 'Aventura')
Romeo Santos
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 21, 1981
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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Vin Scully
(One of the Greatest Baseball Broadcaster of All Time)
Vin Scully
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Birthdate: November 29, 1927
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: August 2, 2022
Vincent Edward Scully, or Vin Scully, is best remembered for his 67-season stint of calling games with the MLB team Los Angeles Dodgers, making him the longest-tenured broadcaster of a single team in the history of sports. He  also served as the lead play-by-play announcer for NBC
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Chazz Palminteri
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Birthdate: May 15, 1952
Sun Sign: Taurus

Chazz Palminteri is an American actor, playwright, screenwriter, and producer. He is best known for playing Cheech in the 1994 black comedy crime film, Bullets over Broadway, for which he received an Academy Award nomination. Also a restaurateur, Chazz Palminteri opened a restaurant named, 'Chazz Palminteri Ristorante Italiano'in the USA.

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Prince Royce
(Singer-songwriter)
Prince Royce
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 11, 1989
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
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Dion DiMucci
(Singer-songwriter)
Dion DiMucci
6
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 18, 1939
Sun Sign: Cancer
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Rachel Ticotin
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Birthdate: November 1, 1958
Sun Sign: Scorpio

Rachel Ticotin is best known for her roles in movies such as Total Recall, The Bronx, and Con Air. She has also appeared as Lt. Arleen Gonzales in the police-procedural series Law & Order: LA and has voiced Capt. Maria Chavez in the animated series Gargoyles.

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Martin Balsam
(American Actor Who Played Character Roles in Films, in Theatre, and on Television)
Martin Balsam
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Birthdate: November 4, 1919
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: February 13, 1996
Martin Balsam established himself as a Tony-winning stage actor. He is best remembered for his Academy Award-winning role of Arnold Burns in A Thousand Clowns. He also played Juror #1 in 12 Angry Men and Milton Arbogast in Psycho, and was part of the series Archie Bunker's Place.
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Heather Dubrow
(Actress)
Heather Dubrow
3
Birthdate: January 5, 1969
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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Judy Reyes
(Actress)
Judy Reyes
10
Birthdate: November 5, 1967
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
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Jerry Wexler
(American Music Producer and Music Journalist)
Jerry Wexler
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 10, 1917
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: August 15, 2008
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Jonathan Harris
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Birthdate: November 6, 1914
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: November 3, 2002
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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Karl Glusman
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Birthdate: January 3, 1988
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Karl Glusman is best known for his appearance in director Gaspar Noé’s film Love, which had unsimulated sex scenes, and sold out at its 2015 Cannes premiere in just 6 minutes. Glusman has also appeared in Nocturnal Animals and Greyhound, and has modeled for Adidas in the past.
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Leslie Grace
(Latin Grammy Award-nominated artist whose self-titled Leslie Grace album rose to # 4 on the Billboard Latin Albums)
Leslie Grace
1
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 7, 1995
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
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Afrika Bambaataa
(DJ, Rapper, Producer)
Afrika Bambaataa
5
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: April 17, 1957
Sun Sign: Aries
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Vincent Pastore
(Actor)
Vincent Pastore
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Birthdate: July 14, 1946
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Ronnie Ortiz-Magro
(Television personality)
Ronnie Ortiz-Magro
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Birthdate: December 4, 1985
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
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Murray Rothbard
(Economist)
Murray Rothbard
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Birthdate: March 2, 1926
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: January 7, 1995
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Shari Lewis
(Former Children's puppeteer and cheerful TV personality whose character's, Lamb Chop and Charlie Horse)
Shari Lewis
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Birthdate: January 17, 1933
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: August 2, 1998
Height: 5'0" (152 cm)
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Yaki Kadafi
(Rapper)
Yaki Kadafi
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 9, 1977
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: November 10, 1996
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
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Lynda Lopez
(Journalist)
Lynda Lopez
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Birthdate: June 14, 1971
Sun Sign: Gemini
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Jim Jones (Rapper)
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: July 15, 1976
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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Inspectah Deck
(Rapper)
Inspectah Deck
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 6, 1970
Sun Sign: Cancer
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Jharrel Jerome
(He is best known for appearing in Barry Jenkins's acclaimed drama film Moonlight)
Jharrel Jerome
2
Birthdate: October 9, 1997
Sun Sign: Libra
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Margaret Bourke-White
(American Photographer and Photojournalist)
Margaret Bourke-White
5
Birthdate: June 14, 1904
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: August 27, 1971
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Nick Vallelonga
(Actor)
Nick Vallelonga
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Birthdate: September 13, 1959
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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Divya Narendra
(Co-founded ConnectU)
Divya Narendra
4
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: March 18, 1982
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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Peter Wolf
(Musician)
Peter Wolf
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 7, 1946
Sun Sign: Pisces
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Rhenzy Feliz
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Birthdate: October 26, 1997
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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Andre Royo
(Actor)
Andre Royo
3
Birthdate: July 18, 1968
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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Bobby Van
(Actor)
Bobby Van
5
Birthdate: December 6, 1928
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: July 31, 1980