Thursday, August 22, 2019

6word Portrait: Valerie Harper

TV's Rhoda has long battled cancer



Born 80 years ago today

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Wednesday, August 21, 2019

6word Portrait: Friz Freleng

Directed 266 Warner Bros. Looney Tunes



Born this day in 1906 (d. 1995)

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Tuesday, August 20, 2019

6word Portrait: Eero Saarinen

Designed Gateway Arch; followed dad's footsteps



Born this day in 1910 (d. 1961)

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Monday, August 19, 2019

6word Portait: Renée Richards

Tennis player became gender reassignment pioneer. 



Born 85 years ago today. 

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Sunday, August 18, 2019

6word Portrait: Shelley Winters

Film/TV/Stage actress worked across 7 decades



Born this day in 1920 (d. 2006)

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Saturday, August 17, 2019

6word Portrait: Davy Crockett

"King of the Wild Frontier"; Congressman



Born this day in 1786 (d. 1836)

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Friday, August 16, 2019

6word Portrait: Bill Evans

Masterful jazz pianist; played with Miles



Born 90 years ago today (d. 1980)


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Thursday, August 15, 2019

6word Portrait: Ethel Barrymore

First lady of the American theater. 



Born 140 years ago today (d. 1959)

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Wednesday, August 14, 2019

6word Portrait: Magic Johnson

Transcendent point guard survived HIV diagnosis. 



Born 60 years ago today. 

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Tuesday, August 13, 2019

6word Portrait: Annie Oakley

Famed sharpshooter could "do anything better."



Born this day in 1860 (d. 1926)

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