Thursday, June 20, 2019

6word Portrait: Audie Murphy

Most decorated WWII hero, turned actor.



Born this day in 1925 (d. 1971)

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Wednesday, June 19, 2019

6word Portrait: Pauline Kael

She changed face of film criticism. 



Born 100 years ago today (d. 2001)

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Tuesday, June 18, 2019

6word Portrait: Lou Brock

938 stolen bases, traded by Cubs.



Born 80 years ago today

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Monday, June 17, 2019

6word Portrait: Kendrick Lamar

Damn, he's a gifted hip hopper. 



Born this day in 1987

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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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