Sunday, June 16, 2019

6word Portrait: Irving Penn

Fashion photographer; famed for creative portraits.



Born this day in 1917 (d. 2009)



Saturday, June 15, 2019

6word Portrait: Waylon Jennings

Outlaw country superstar skipped fateful flight.


Born this day in 1937 (d. 2002)

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Friday, June 14, 2019

6word Portrait: Pat Summitt

Coached Lady Vols to 8 titles. 



Born this day in 1952 (d. 2016)

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Thursday, June 13, 2019

6word Portrait: Paul Lynde

Was glibly gay amid Hollywood Squares.



Born this day in 1926 (d. 1982)

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Wednesday, June 12, 2019

6word Portrait: Chick Corea

Jazz pianist, composer "fused" with Miles.



Born this day in 1941

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Tuesday, June 11, 2019

6word Portrait: Peter Dinklage

"Station Agent" at height of Game.



Born 50 years ago today.

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Monday, June 10, 2019

6word Portrait: Howlin' Wolf

"Smokestack Lightning" giant in Chicago blues.


Born (as Chester Arthur Burnett) this day in 1910 (d. 1976)

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Sunday, June 9, 2019

6word Portrait: Cole Porter

"You're the Top" musical theater composer.



Born this day in 1891 (d. 1964)

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Saturday, June 8, 2019

6word Portrait: Jerry Stiller

Comedy legend with wife Anne Meara.



Born this day in 1927

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Friday, June 7, 2019

6word Portrait: Charles Rennie Mackintosh

Scottish architect/designer created sleek modern chairs.



Born this day in 1868 (d. 1928)

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