Wednesday, November 14, 2018

6word Portrait: Zhang Yimou

Among most prominent Chinese film directors. 



Born this day in 1950.

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Tuesday, November 13, 2018

6word Portrait: Jean Seberg

Breathless star originally discovered in Iowa. 



Born 80 years ago today (d. 1979)

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Monday, November 12, 2018

6word Portrait: Auguste Rodin

French sculptor of the Thinker, Kiss



Born this day in 1840 (d. 1917)

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Sunday, November 11, 2018

6word Portrait: General George S. Patton

Third Army leadership helped win WWII.



Born this day in 1885 (d. 1945)



Saturday, November 10, 2018

6word Portrait: Ennio Morricone

Brilliant Italian composer for Spaghetti Westerns.

Born 90 years ago today.



Friday, November 9, 2018

6word Portrait: Bob Gibson

Cardinals fireballer with 1.12 1968 ERA.


Born this day in 1935.



Thursday, November 8, 2018

6word Portrait: Patti Page

Best-selling female singer of the '50s.



Born this day in 1927 (d. 2013)



Wednesday, November 7, 2018

6word Portrait: Francisco de Zurbarán

Spanish portraitist captured monks with chiaroscuro.


Born 420 years ago today (d. 1664)



Tuesday, November 6, 2018

6word Portrait: Sally Field

Film/TV actress; Flying Nun, Norma Rae



Born this day in 1946.



Monday, November 5, 2018

6word Portrait: Vivien Leigh

Scarlett in Gone with the Wind.



Born 105 years ago today (d. 1967)