Saturday, January 19, 2019

6word Portrait: Edgar Allen Poe

Gothic author/poet quoth the Raven “Nevermore.”



Born 210 years ago today (d. 1949)

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Friday, January 18, 2019

6word Portrait: Danny Kaye

"Kid From Brooklyn" later in Skokie



Born this day in 1911 (d. 1987)

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Thursday, January 17, 2019

6word Portrait: Betty White

TV star longer than any woman. 



Born this day in 1922

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Wednesday, January 16, 2019

6word Portrait: Sade

British Nigerian songstress a "Smooth Operator"



Born 60 years ago today.

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Tuesday, January 15, 2019

6word Portrait: Drew Brees

Saints quarterback; most NFL passing yards



Born 40 years ago today.

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Monday, January 14, 2019

6word Portrait: Andy Rooney

"A Few Minutes with" his thoughts.


Born 100 years ago today (d. 2011)



Sunday, January 13, 2019

6word Portrait: Gwen Verdon

Damn Yankees, Sweet Charity, Chicago actress/dancer


Born this day in 1925 (d. 2000)




Saturday, January 12, 2019

6word Portrait: Haruki Murakami

Wrote Kafka on the Shore, 1Q84



Born 70 years ago today.



Friday, January 11, 2019

6word Portrait: Clarence Clemons

"The Big Man joined the band."



Born this day in 1942 (d. 2011)

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Thursday, January 10, 2019

6word Portrait: George Foreman

The heavyweight champion of electric grills. 



Born 70 years ago today. 

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