Thursday, November 21, 2019

6word Portrait: Sid Luckman

Quarterback led Bears to four championships.


Born this day in 1916 (d. 1998)

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Wednesday, November 20, 2019

6word Portrait: Chester Gould

Cartoonist created Dick Tracy comic strip.


Born this day in 1900 (d. 1985)

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Online Museum

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

6word Portrait: Jodie Foster

Child star to double-Oscar winner, director


Born this day in 1962

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Monday, November 18, 2019

6word Portrait: Margaret Atwood

Prolific Canadian writer conceived Handmaid's Tale


Born 80 years ago today



Sunday, November 17, 2019

6word Portrait: Rock Hudson

Major '50s star; clandestine AIDS victim


Born this day in 1925 (d. 1985)

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Saturday, November 16, 2019

6word Portrait: Dwight Gooden

Pitching brilliance undermined by personal demons.


Born 55 years ago today.


Friday, November 15, 2019

6word Portrait: Ed Asner

Won five Emmys as Lou Grant


Born 90 years ago today.

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Thursday, November 14, 2019

6word Portrait: Aaron Copland

Fanfare for the Common Man composer


Born this day in 1900 (d. 1990)

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Wednesday, November 13, 2019

6word Portrait: Robert Louis Stevenson

Scotsman authored Treasure Island, created Jekyll/Hyde


Born this day in 1850 (d. 1894)

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The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde online

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

6word Portrait: Grace Kelly

Hollywood royalty became an actual princess.


Born 90 years ago today (d. 1982)

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