Died On June 27th

Discover the most famous people who died on June 27. The list includes people like Jack Lemmon, Sam Manekshaw, Giorgio Vasari, William Wyler, Tove Jansson. Famous personalities featured on this list, include novelists, actors, military leaders and mathematicians and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, France & Italy and many more countries.
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Jack Lemmon
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Birthdate: February 8, 1925
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Newton, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 2001
John Lemmon is best remembered for his Academy Award-winning roles in Mister Roberts and Save the Tiger, and his Emmy-winning performance in Tuesdays with Morrie. His narration in Harry S Truman: A Journey to Independence earned him a Grammy nomination. He collaborated with Walter Matthau in many projects.
 2 
John Entwistle
(Musician & Songwriter who was The Bassist ‍for The Rock Band 'The Who')
John Entwistle
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: October 9, 1944
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: London, England, United Kingdom
Died: 2002

John Entwistle was an English singer-songwriter, bass guitarist, and music producer. He is credited with co-founding the popular rock band, The Who, for which he served as the original bass guitarist and backing vocalist. Nicknamed Thunderfingers, Entwistle was named in Rolling Stone magazine's 100 Greatest Bass Players list. He was also inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

 3 
Martin D. Ginsburg
(Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Husband)
Martin D. Ginsburg
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: June 10, 1932
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York City
Died: 2010

Martin D. Ginsburg was one of the most successful tax attorneys and the husband of U.S Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Apart from serving as a lawyer, Martin also taught at several prestigious law schools, such as New York University Law School, Columbia Law School, and Harvard Law School. After representing business magnate Ross Perot in a case, the two became good friends.

 4 
Bobby Womack
(Singer, Songwriter, Musician, and Record Producer)
Bobby Womack
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: March 4, 1944
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Died: 2014

Bobby Womack began his career with his family band The Valentinos, after gaining a record deal with The Soul Stirrers singer Sam Cooke. He later began a solo career and became famous for tracks such as Lookin’ for a Love. He also contributed to the soundtrack of Across 110th Street.

 5 
Michael Nyqvist
(Best Known for His Role as ‘Kurt Hendricks’ in the Film ‘Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol’)
Michael Nyqvist
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Birthdate: November 8, 1960
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden
Died: 2017
Swedish actor Michael Nyqvist is best remembered as Daniel Daréus from the Academy Award for Foreign Language Film-nominated movie As It Is in Heaven. He also played significant roles in the series Beck and Millennium, and the film Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol. He died of lung cancer at 56.
 6 
Shelby Foote
(Writer)
Shelby Foote
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 17, 1916
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Greenville, Mississippi, United States
Died: 2005
 7 
Bud Spencer
(Italian Actor, Professional Swimmer and Water Polo Player)
Bud Spencer
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Birthdate: October 31, 1929
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Naples, Italy
Died: 2016
Italian actor Carlo Pedersoli, or Bud Spencer, gained fame with his Spaghetti Western and action-comedy films, teaming up with Terence Hill. Bud was also a skilled water polo player and an Olympic swimmer who specialized in 100-meter freestyle. He was a certified pilot and an avid philanthropist, too. 
 8 
Albert R. Broccoli
(American Producer Known for His Work on the 'James Bond' Films)
Albert R. Broccoli
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Birthdate: April 5, 1909
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Queens, New York, United States
Died: 1996
Producer Albert R. Broccoli, or Cubby, is best remembered for his work on several James Bond films, such as From Russia with Love and Goldfinger. He was honored with the Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award for his contribution to films. He was also a horse-racing expert.
 9 
Don Grady
(Actor)
Don Grady
3
Birthdate: June 8, 1944
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: San Diego, California, United States
Died: 2012
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 10 
Althea Flynt
(Larry Flynt's Wife)
Althea Flynt
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 6, 1953
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Marietta, Ohio, United States
Died: 1987
 11 
Linda Cristal
(Argentine Actress)
Linda Cristal
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Birthdate: February 23, 1934
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Rosario, Argentina
Died: 2020

Linda Cristal was an Argentine actress remembered for playing important roles in Western films. She then proved her versatility by winning awards for portraying interesting characters in comedy films, such as The Perfect Furlough, which earned her a Golden Globe Award. Also known for her work on TV, Cristal received two Emmy nominations for her performance in The High Chaparral.

 12 
Maharaja Ranjit Singh
(1st Maharaja of the Sikh Empire)
Maharaja Ranjit Singh
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Birthdate: November 2, 1780
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Gujranwala, Pakistan
Died: 1839
Maharaja Ranjit Singh, also known as the "Lion of Punjab" and the “Napoleon of the East,” was a Sikh leader who reigned over the northwest Indian subcontinent in the 19th century. He fought valiantly against the Afghans and introduced many modern reforms. His Khalsa Army included people of all religions.
 13 
Tove Jansson
(Finnish Penwoman and the Author of the Children’s Book Series 'Moomin')
Tove Jansson
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Birthdate: August 9, 1914
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Helsinki, Finland
Died: 2001
Finnish author Tove Jansson was the woman behind the phenomenally successful children’s books and comics on the fictional white hippo-like creatures she called Moomins. While the Moomins books have been translated into more than 50 languages, Jansson’s literary works also include several other novels and short stories.
 14 
Sophie Germain
(French Mathematician Known for Her 'Sophie Germain Prime Numbers')
Sophie Germain
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: April 1, 1776
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Rue Saint-Denis, Paris, France
Died: 1831

French mathematician Sophie Germain had used the pseudonym M. Le Blanc to get hold of notes from the École Polytechnique, as being a woman, she was not allowed to attend the institute. She later contributed to the number theory and also pioneered the elasticity theory. She died of breast cancer.

 15 
Gale Storm
(Actress)
Gale Storm
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 5, 1922
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Bloomington, Texas, United States
Died: 2009
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
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Sam Manekshaw
(The First Indian Army Officer to be Promoted to the Rank of Field Marshal)
Sam Manekshaw
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 3, 1914
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Amritsar, Punjab
Died: 2008
Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw was the Indian Army’s Chief of the Army Staff during the 1971 Indo-Pakistani War, in which India emerged victorious. He had started his military career with the British Indian Army during World War II. He had also been awarded the Padma Vibhushan and the Padma Bhushan.
 17 
Alvin Toffler
(American Writer, Businessman and One of the World’s Outstanding Futurists)
Alvin Toffler
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 4, 1928
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: 2016
 18 
Michael Bond
(Writer)
Michael Bond
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 13, 1926
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Newbury, Berkshire, England
Died: 2017
 19 
Giorgio Vasari
(Artist and Author Best Known for His Biographies of Italian Artists)
Giorgio Vasari
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Birthdate: July 30, 1511
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Arezzo, Italy
Died: 1574

Giorgio Vasari was an Italian architect, painter, writer, engineer, and historian. He is best remembered for his work The Lives, a series of artist biographies, which is regarded as the art-historical writing's ideological foundation. Vasari is also credited with the formulation of the term Renaissance as it was first suggested by Jules Michelet based on Giorgio Vasari's text.

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Lorenzo Charles
(Basketball player)
Lorenzo Charles
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 25, 1963
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: 2011
Height: 6'7" (201 cm)
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Joan Sims
(Actress)
Joan Sims
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Birthdate: May 9, 1930
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Laindon, Essex, England, UK
Died: 2001
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
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Harriet Martineau
(First Female Sociologist)
Harriet Martineau
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Birthdate: June 12, 1802
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Norwich, Norfolk, England
Died: 1876

Regarded by many as the first female sociologist, Harriet Martineau was a prominent 19th-century social theorist, classical economist, and intellectual who penned the iconic work The Positive Philosophy of Auguste Comte. She was partially deaf and had lost her sense of taste and smell in childhood.

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Ashraf Marwan
(Egyptian billionaire who worked as a spy for the Israeli Mossad and deceived Israel in 1973 war.)
Ashraf Marwan
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 2, 1944
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Cairo, Egypt
Died: 2007

Ashraf Marwan was an Egyptian billionaire businessman and diplomat. He is best remembered for his work as a spy for Mossad, Israel's national intelligence agency. In 2002, it was revealed that Ashraf Marwan had been working for Egyptian Intelligence and that he may have misled Mossad with wrong information in the years leading up to the Yom Kippur War.

 24 
Mary Anderson
(inventor)
Mary Anderson
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Birthdate: February 19, 1866
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Greene County
Died: 1953

Mary Anderson was a real estate developer, rancher, and inventor. She is best known for inventing the windshield wiper blade. She received her first patent for an automatic car window cleaning device controlled from inside the car in 1903. She was inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame in 2011, more than half a century after her death.  

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Milada Horáková
(Czech Politician Wrongfully Convicted and Executed on Fabricated Charges by the 'Communist Party of Czechoslovakia')
Milada Horáková
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 25, 1901
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Prague, Czech Republic
Died: 1950
Czech lawyer-politician Milada Horáková remained active in underground resistance-movement during the Second World War. She was convicted on fabricated charges of conspiracy and treason by the Communist Party of Czechoslovakia and executed by hanging. Her trial verdict was posthumously annulled and she was rehabilitated and awarded Order of Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk (1st Class) and Order of the White Double Cross (1st Class).
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Vijaya Nirmala
(Actress)
Vijaya Nirmala
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Birthdate: February 20, 1945
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Tamil Nadu, India
Died: 2019
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Marion Motley
(American football player)
Marion Motley
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 5, 1920
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Leesburg, Georgia
Died: 1999
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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Élisabeth Jacquet de La Guerre
(French Musician, Harpsichordist and Was the First Woman to Compose an Opera in France)
Élisabeth Jacquet de La Guerre
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 17, 1665
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 1729

Elisabeth-Claude Jacquet De La Guerre was a French musician, harpsichordist, and composer. Born into a family of musicians and master instrument-makers, she received her initial musical training from her father. She worked as a musician in the court of Louis XIV, the Sun King. Following her marriage to organist Marin de La Guerre, she taught and composed music. 

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Grand Duke Konstantin Pavlovich of Russia
(Duke)
Grand Duke Konstantin Pavlovich of Russia
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 27, 1779
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Pushkin, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: 1831
 30 
A. J. Ayer
(British Philosopher Known for His Promotion of Logical Positivism)
A. J. Ayer
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Birthdate: October 29, 1910
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: St John's Wood, London, England
Died: 1989

Educated at the prestigious Eton College and the University of Oxford, A.J. Ayer grew up to popularize logical positivism. During World War II, he had been an MI6 spy. Known for his bestselling work Language, Truth, and Logic, he promoted ideas such as emotivist ethics and the verification principle.

 31 
Domino Harvey
(English Bounty Hunter)
Domino Harvey
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 7, 1969
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: London, England, United Kingdom
Died: 2005
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 32 
Walter Dornberger
(Military Officer)
Walter Dornberger
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 6, 1895
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Giessen, Germany
Died: 1980
 33 
Date Masamune
(Regional Ruler of Japan’s Azuchi–Momoyama Period Through Early Edo Period)
Date Masamune
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 5, 1567
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Yonezawa, Yamagata, Japan
Died: 1636
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 34 
Johann Zahn
(Author)
Johann Zahn
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 29, 1641
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Karlstadt am Main, Germany
Died: 1707
 35 
Hermann Buhl
(Austrian Mountaineer and Legendary Alpinist Who Was the First to Conquer the Nanga Parbat)
Hermann Buhl
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 21, 1924
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Innsbruck
Died: 1957

Austrian mountaineer Hermann Buhl was the first man to successfully climb the Nanga Parbat ijn the Himalayas, a mountain 31 people had died trying to conquer before him. He also conquered the Broad Peak in the Karakoram. A legendary alpinist, he also pioneered the use of alpine style mountaineering in the Hiamlayas.

 36 
Nick Nemeroff
(Canadian Stand-up Comedian)
Nick Nemeroff
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Birthdate: December 28, 1989
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Canada
Died: 2022

Nick Nemeroff is a Canadian comedian best known for The Pursuit of Comedy Has Ruined My Life, his most popular comedy album which received a nomination under the Comedy Album of the Year category at the 2021 Juno Awards. Nemeroff has also performed in Halifax Comedy Festival and the Winnipeg Comedy Festival, apart from appearing in TV shows like Conan.

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Georgios Papadopoulos
(Prime Minister of Greece (1967 - 1973), President of Greece (June 1973 - November 1973))
Georgios Papadopoulos
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 5, 1919
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Eleochorion, Greece
Died: 1999

Georgios Papadopoulos was a Greek soldier remembered for leading a military coup d'état in Greece in 1967, which led to a regime of the colonels that ruled Greece from 1967 to 1974. After seizing power in 1967, Papadopoulos remained Greece's dictator until 1973, when he was overthrown by Dimitrios Ioannidis. Papadopoulos also played an important role during World War II.

 38 
Simon Ramo
(Engineer)
Simon Ramo
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: March 7, 1913
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
Died: 2016
 39 
Robert Carrier
(chef)
Robert Carrier
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 10, 1923
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Tarrytown, New York, United States
Died: 2006
 40 
Joséphin Péladan
(Novelist)
Joséphin Péladan
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 28, 1858
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Lyon, France
Died: 1918
 41 
Robert Stolz
(Conductor)
Robert Stolz
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: August 25, 1880
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Graz, Austria
Died: 1975
 42 
Wanda Gág
(Artist)
Wanda Gág
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Birthdate: March 11, 1893
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New Ulm, Minnesota, United States
Died: 1946
 43 
Sancho VI of Navarre
(King)
Sancho VI of Navarre
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Birthdate: April 21, 1132
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kingdom of Navarre
Died: 1194
 44 
George Villiers, 4th Earl of Clarendon
(Diplomat)
George Villiers, 4th Earl of Clarendon
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 12, 1800
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 1870

George Villiers, 4th Earl of Clarendon had earned the nickname The Great Lord Clarendon. A Liberal Party politician, he had been the foreign secretary of Britain under 4 prime ministers. He was also a significant member of the Congress of Paris, which put an end to the Crimean War.

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G. I. Taylor
(British Physicist and Mathematician Who Made Important Discoveries in Fluid Mechanics)
G. I. Taylor
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: March 7, 1886
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: St. John's Wood, Middlesex, England
Died: 1975

G. I. Taylor was a British physicist and mathematician. He was a key figure in fluid dynamics and wave theory. He worked on the development of supersonic aircraft while serving on the Aeronautical Research Committee. Counted among the most notable scientists of the 20th century, he was the recipient of several prestigious awards, including the Franklin Medal. 

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Sarah Helen Power Whitman
(Poet)
Sarah Helen Power Whitman
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 19, 1803
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Providence, Rhode Island, United States
Died: 1878
 47 
Floris V, Count of Holland
(Count of Holland and Zeeland)
Floris V, Count of Holland
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Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Birthdate: June 24, 1254
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Leiden, South Holland, Netherlands
Died: 1296
 48 
Peter L. Berger
(American Sociologist and Protestant Theologian)
Peter L. Berger
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Birthdate: March 17, 1929
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: 2017

Born in Austria, Peter L. Berger initially moved to Palestine and eventually to the U.S. after World War II. While aspiring to be a Lutheran minister, he ended up being a sociologist. He taught at various institutes, such as Boston University, and penned the iconic book The Social Construction of Reality.

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Ilija Petkovic
(Serbian Footballer and Manager)
Ilija Petkovic
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 22, 1945
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Knin, Croatia
Died: 2020
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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James Craig
(Actor)
James Craig
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Birthdate: February 4, 1912
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Nashville, Tennessee, United States
Died: 1985
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)