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Terry Bradshaw
(American Former Professional Football Player Who Played as a Quarterback)
Terry Bradshaw
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 2, 1948
Sun Sign: Virgo
Drafted by Pittsburgh Steelers in 1970, Terry Bradshaw went on to become a dominant NFL quarterback and led the Steelers to four Super Bowl championships. His career halted after an injury, but Bradshaw soon established himself as a prominent television football analyst for Fox NFL Sunday. Later, he ventured into acting, writing and music.
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Johnnie Cochran
(American Lawyer and Civil Activist Best Known for Defending and Acquitting 'O. J. Simpson')
Johnnie Cochran
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: October 2, 1937
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: March 29, 2005
Johnnie Cochran was an American civil activist and lawyer. Cochran played an important role in the acquittal of former football player O. J. Simpson in connection with the murder of the latter's ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson. Cochran had also represented other celebrities like Michael Jackson, Sean Combs, Tupac Shakur, Snoop Dogg, Riddick Bowe, and Jim Brown to name a few.
 3 
Robert Parish
(Basketball Player)
Robert Parish
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 30, 1953
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 7'1" (216 cm)
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Hank Williams Jr.
(Country Music Singer, Musician and Son of Legendary Singer Hank Williams)
Hank Williams Jr.
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 26, 1949
Sun Sign: Gemini

Hank Williams Jr. is a musician and singer-songwriter. Although he initially gained fame for imitating his father Hank Williams' style, he later established his own style, winning several awards like Grammy Awards. In 2017, he was included in Rolling Stone's 100 Greatest Country Artists of All Time list. In 2020, he was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame.  

 5 
Fred Hampton
(American Activist and Deputy Chairman of the National Black Panther Party)
Fred Hampton
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Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: August 30, 1948
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: December 4, 1969

Fred Hampton was considered an activist and a revolutionary socialist working for social change. He was the deputy chairman of the national Black Panther Party. He founded the Rainbow Coalition, aiming to help the Chicago street gangs to end infighting. The FBI considered him as a major threat and he was shot and killed in December 1969 during a raid.

 6 
Joe Dumars
(Basketball player)
Joe Dumars
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 24, 1963
Sun Sign: Gemini

Joe Dumars is an American former basketball player who played in the National Basketball Association, representing the Detroit Pistons. He helped his NBA team win two championship titles in 1989 and 1990. He also represented the United States basketball team in the 1994 FIBA World Championship where he helped his team win the gold medal.

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Faith Jenkins
(Attorney)
Faith Jenkins
5
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: 1977 AD
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 8 
Kenny Wayne Shepherd
(Singer, Composer, Guitarist)
Kenny Wayne Shepherd
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: June 12, 1977
Sun Sign: Gemini
 9 
Colleen Clinkenbeard
(Voice Actress)
Colleen Clinkenbeard
1
Birthdate: April 13, 1980
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 10 
James Dobson
(One of America's Most Influential Evangelical Leaders Ever)
James Dobson
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Birthdate: April 21, 1936
Sun Sign: Taurus

The founder of the Focus on the Family, Dr. James Dobson is a qualified psychologist and has also had long stints with a children’s hospital and as a professor of pediatrics. Known for his popular radio program Family Talk, he has penned countless books, such as the bestseller Bringing Up Girls.

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Antawn Jamison
(Basketball player)
Antawn Jamison
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 12, 1976
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 6'9" (206 cm)
 12 
Faron Young
(Singer-songwriter)
Faron Young
3
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: February 25, 1932
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: December 10, 1996
 13 
Tommy Maddox
(American Football Quarterback)
Tommy Maddox
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 2, 1971
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 14 
K. D. Aubert
(Actress, Model, Singer)
K. D. Aubert
5
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: December 6, 1978
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
 15 
Van Cliburn
(American Pianist Who Achieved Worldwide Recognition When He Won the International Tchaikovsky Piano Competition in Moscow in 1958)
Van Cliburn
6
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: July 12, 1934
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: February 27, 2013
 16 
Kevyn Aucoin
(American Make-up Artist, Photographer and Author)
Kevyn Aucoin
4
Birthdate: February 14, 1962
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: May 7, 2002
 17 
Albert Belle
(Baseball player)
Albert Belle
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 25, 1966
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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Tre'Davious White
(Football player)
Tre'Davious White
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 16, 1995
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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Robert Williams
(Basketball player)
Robert Williams
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 17, 1997
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 6'8" (203 cm)
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Morris Claiborne
(American football player)
Morris Claiborne
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 7, 1990
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 21 
Hal Sutton
(American Professional Golfer)
Hal Sutton
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 28, 1958
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 22 
D. J. Fontana
(Musician, Drummer)
D. J. Fontana
1
Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: March 15, 1931
Sun Sign: Pisces
 23 
Taijuan Walker
(Baseball player)
Taijuan Walker
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 13, 1992
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 24 
Freddie Spencer
(One of the Greatest Motorcycle Racers of the Early 1980s)
Freddie Spencer
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 20, 1961
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
 25 
Floyd Cramer
(Pianist, Songwriter)
Floyd Cramer
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: October 27, 1933
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: December 31, 1997
 26 
John David Booty
(American football player)
John David Booty
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 3, 1985
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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Greedy Williams
(American Football Player)
Greedy Williams
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 3, 1997
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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Jerry Pournelle
(Fiction writer)
Jerry Pournelle
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Birthdate: August 7, 1933
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: September 8, 2017
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Jerry Tillery
(American football player)
Jerry Tillery
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 8, 1996
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
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Evelyn Ashford
(American Retired Track and Field Athlete)
Evelyn Ashford
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 15, 1957
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
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Vernon Wells
(Baseball player)
Vernon Wells
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 8, 1978
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 32 
Stromile Swift
(Basketball player)
Stromile Swift
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 21, 1979
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 6'10" (208 cm)
 33 
Seth Lugo
(Baseball player)
Seth Lugo
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 17, 1989
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
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Charcandrick West
(American Football Player)
Charcandrick West
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 2, 1991
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Malik Newman
(Basketball player)
Malik Newman
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 21, 1997
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
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J.R. Martinez
(He played the role of Brot Monroe on the ABC daytime drama All My Children)
J.R. Martinez
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 14, 1983
Sun Sign: Gemini
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Donovan Wilson
(American football player)
Donovan Wilson
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 21, 1995
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 38 
Stan Humphries
(American football player)
Stan Humphries
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 14, 1965
Sun Sign: Aries
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Alana Beard
(Basketball player)
Alana Beard
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 14, 1982
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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David Woodley
(American football player)
David Woodley
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 25, 1958
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: May 4, 2003
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 41 
Reggie Smith
(Baseball Player)
Reggie Smith
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 2, 1945
Sun Sign: Aries
 42 
Marquez Stevenson
(American football player)
Marquez Stevenson
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 26, 1998
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Christian Harrison
(Tennis player)
Christian Harrison
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 29, 1994
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 44 
Ryan Harrison
(Tennis player)
Ryan Harrison
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 7, 1992
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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Ar'Darius Washington
(American football player)
Ar'Darius Washington
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 2, 1999
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
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Willie Jones
(American Country Singer)
Willie Jones
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 23, 1994
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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Mighty Joe Young
(Musician)
Mighty Joe Young
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 23, 1927
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: March 24, 1999
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Kendrick Farris
(American Weightlifter)
Kendrick Farris
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 2, 1986
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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Miller Barber
(American Professional Golfer)
Miller Barber
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 31, 1931
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: June 11, 2013

Miller Barber was an American golfer who won 11 PGA Tour events. He also enjoyed significant success on the Senior PGA Tour where he won 24 events, the sixth-highest number of victories on the tour. Miller Barber also represented the U.S. national team and helped his team win the 1969 and 1971 Ryder Cups.

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Charles Harrison
(Industrial designer)
Charles Harrison
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: September 23, 1931
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: November 29, 2018