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Magic Johnson
(The Greatest Point Guard of All Time)
Magic Johnson
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 14, 1959
Sun Sign: Leo

Magic Johnson, the now retired American basketball player was one of the most powerful players of the 1980s and led NBA’s Los Angeles Lakers to five championships during his thirteen years career. His real name is Earvin Johnson and he earned his nickname Magic during his high school days. He retired after testing positive for HIV and currently heads Magic Johnson Enterprises.

 2 
Burt Reynolds
(American Actor, Considered An Icon of American Popular Culture During the 1970s & 1980s)
Burt Reynolds
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Birthdate: February 11, 1936
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: September 6, 2018

Called a sex symbol, Burt Reynolds was one of the most charismatic actors to rule the silver screen. The star of movies like The Longest Yard, Boogie Nights and Best Friends was a massive box-office attraction from 1978 to 1982, with Smokey and the Bandit being his biggest hits. However, he really did not get thumbs up from movie critics.

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Larry Page
(Co-founder of Google)
Larry Page
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: March 26, 1973
Sun Sign: Aries

Larry Page is an American Internet entrepreneur and computer scientist. As one of the co-founders of the multinational technology company Google, Larry Page effectively changed the way the world functions today as Google is a synonym for a search engine in many parts of the world. Unsurprisingly, he became a billionaire after co-founding Google.

 4 
Antonio Valencia
(Football player)
Antonio Valencia
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 4, 1985
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 5 
Duncan Edwards
(Football player)
Duncan Edwards
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 1, 1936
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: February 21, 1958
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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Suzanne Malveaux
(Journalist)
Suzanne Malveaux
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Birthdate: December 4, 1966
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
 7 
Steve Huffman
(Co-Founder and CEO of ‘Reddit’, a Social News and Discussion Website)
Steve Huffman
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: November 12, 1983
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Steve Huffman, the CEO and co-founder of Reddit, is also known as spez, his Reddit username. He is also the co-founder of the now-defunct travel search engine Hipmunk. Named to Fortune’s 40 Under 40 list, Steve supports net neutrality. He has often been accused of promoting racism on Reddit.
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Steven Seagal
(Actor and Martial Artist)
Steven Seagal
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Birthdate: April 10, 1952
Sun Sign: Aries

A multi-talented personality, Steven Seagal started his career as a martial artist; he is the first foreigner to run an aikido dojo in Japan. He then showcased his skills in many of his films. Also a skilled guitarist, Seagal has worked with legends like Stevie Wonder. A well-known animal rights activist and environmentalist, Seagal holds American, Russian, and Serbian citizenship.

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The Sheik
(American Professional Wrestler)
The Sheik
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 7, 1926
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: January 18, 2003
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 10 
Denzel Valentine
(Basketball player)
Denzel Valentine
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 16, 1993
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 11 
Bryn Forbes
(Basketball player)
Bryn Forbes
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 23, 1993
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 12 
Josh Lambo
(American Football Placekicker)
Josh Lambo
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 19, 1990
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 13 
Tom Price
(Politician)
Tom Price
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 8, 1954
Sun Sign: Libra
 14 
Muhsin Muhammad
(Former American football wide receiver)
Muhsin Muhammad
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 5, 1973
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 15 
Terry Date
(Record producer, Engineer, Audio engineer, Composer)
Terry Date
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 31, 1956
Sun Sign: Aquarius
 16 
Ricky Berry
(Basketball player)
Ricky Berry
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 6, 1964
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: August 14, 1989
Height: 6'8" (203 cm)
 17 
Dave Cutler
(Computer scientist, Engineer)
Dave Cutler
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: March 13, 1942
Sun Sign: Pisces
 18 
Carolyn Cassady
(Writer, Painter)
Carolyn Cassady
1
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: April 28, 1923
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: September 20, 2013
 19 
Alexa Canady
(American Neurosurgeon and Physician)
Alexa Canady
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Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: November 7, 1950
Sun Sign: Scorpio
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Taylor Moton
(American football player)
Taylor Moton
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 18, 1994
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
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Lebbeus Woods
(Architect, Artist, University teacher)
Lebbeus Woods
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Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: May 31, 1940
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: October 30, 2012

Remembered for his conceptual designs, architect Lebbeus Woods never received a formal degree in architecture. His designs have adorned cities such as New York and Havana. Some of his best-known works were the Light Pavilion in Chengdu, China, and the Terra Nova-DMZ project. He also designed scenes from Alien 3.

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Madden Mobile Gods
(American Gameplay Commentator and YouTuber)
Madden Mobile Gods
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Listed In: YouTubers
Birthdate: May 4, 1998
Sun Sign: Taurus
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David Fairchild
(American Botanist and Plant Explorer Credited With Introducing Over 200,000 Exotic Plants to the United States)
David Fairchild
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: April 7, 1869
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: August 6, 1954

David Fairchild was an American plant explorer and botanist. He is credited with introducing over 200,000 exotic plants to the United States. He also introduced varieties of established crops, including soybeans, mangos, bamboos, dates, and pistachios. In 1933, the National Academy of Sciences honored him with the Public Welfare Medal.