Tuesday, February 19, 2019

6word Portrait: Gabriele Münter

Early German Expressionist who loved Kandinsky.



Born this day in 1877 (d. 1962)

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Monday, February 18, 2019

6word Portrait: John Travolta

Kotter, Fever, Grease, Pulp Fiction star.



Born 65 years ago today.

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Sunday, February 17, 2019

6word Portrait: Jim Brown

Immortal running back for the Browns.



Born this day in 1936.

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Saturday, February 16, 2019

6word Portrait: John McEnroe

"You cannot be serious!" tennis great.


Born 60 years ago.

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Friday, February 15, 2019

6word Portrait: Susan B. Anthony

Activist fought slavery, championed women's suffrage.



Born this day in 1820 (d. 1906)



Thursday, February 14, 2019

6word Portrait: Florence Henderson

Forever she'll be Mrs. Carol Brady.



Born 85 years ago today (d. 2016)

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Wednesday, February 13, 2019

6word Portrait: Eddie Robinson

Grambling football coach for 56 years.



Born 100 years ago today (d. 2007)



Tuesday, February 12, 2019

6word Portrait: Bill Russell

Center led Celtics to 11 titles.



Born 85 years ago today. 



Monday, February 11, 2019

6word Portrait: Burt Reynolds

Forever the Bandit chased by Smokey. 



Born this day in 1936 (d. 2018)

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Sunday, February 10, 2019

6word Portrait: Bertolt Brecht

German playwright/director created The Threepenny Opera.



Born this day in 1898 (d. 1956) 

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