Thursday, September 20, 2018

6word Portrait: Sophia Loren

Iconic Italian beauty of Two Women



Born this day in 1934



Wednesday, September 19, 2018

6word Portrait: Jarvis Cocker

With Pulp he championed "Common People"



Born 55 years ago today.



Tuesday, September 18, 2018

6word Portrait: Scotty Bowman

NHL coach with most all-time wins.



Born 85 years ago today. 


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Monday, September 17, 2018

6word Portrait: Hank Williams

"I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry"



Born 95 years ago today (d. 1953)



Sunday, September 16, 2018

6word Portrait: B.B. King

King of the Blues caressed Lucille



Born this day in 1925 (d. 2015)



Saturday, September 15, 2018

6word Portrait: Agatha Christie

British detective novelist/playwright devised The Mousetrap.



Born this day in 1890 (d. 1976)



Friday, September 14, 2018

6word Portrait: Clayton Moore

Masked man was TV's Lone Ranger.



Born this day in 1914 (d. 1999)



Thursday, September 13, 2018

6word Portrait: Claudette Colbert

Her longstanding popularity Happened One Night.



Born this day in 1903 (d. 1996)

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Wednesday, September 12, 2018

6word Portrait: Barry White

Smooth, soulful singer with seductive bass-baritone. 



Born this day in 1944 (d. 2003)



Tuesday, September 11, 2018

6word Portrait: Paul "Bear" Bryant

Coached Alabama to six national championships.


Born 105 years ago today (d. 1983)

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Monday, September 10, 2018

6word Portrait: José Feliciano

Blind Puerto Rican guitarist/singer; "Feliz Navidad"


Born this day in 1945




Sunday, September 9, 2018

6word Portrait: Leo Tolstoy

Russian novelist created War and Peace



Born 190 years ago today (d. 1910)



Saturday, September 8, 2018

6word Portrait: Peter Sellers

British comic genius of Pink Panther.



Born this day in 1925 (d. 1980)

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Friday, September 7, 2018

6word Portrait: Sonny Rollins

Saxophone Colossus active across seven decades. 


Born this day in 1930.

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Thursday, September 6, 2018

6word Portrait: Roger Waters

Pink Floyd bassist/lyricist built The Wall.


Born 75 years ago today.



Wednesday, September 5, 2018

6word Portrait: Bob Newhart

Star of sitcoms bearing his name.



Born this day in 1929.

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Tuesday, September 4, 2018

6word Portrait: Ken "Hawk" Harrelson

White Sox announcer; soon "He gone!"


Born 77 years ago today.



Monday, September 3, 2018

6word Portrait: Caryl Churchill

Long-renowned contemporary British playwright; Top Girls



Born 80 years ago today. 

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Sunday, September 2, 2018

6word Portrait: Terry Bradshaw

Steelers QB won four Super Bowls.



Born 70 years ago today.



Saturday, September 1, 2018

6word Portrait: Lily Tomlin

Laugh-In, Nashville, Shrinking Woman, Grandma. Incredible.



Born this day in 1939


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