Thursday, March 21, 2019

6word Portrait: Éric Rohmer

Frenchman directed My Night at Maud's.




Born this day in 1920 (d. 2010)

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Wednesday, March 20, 2019

6word Portrait: Bobby Orr

Bruins defenseman among NHL's all-time best.



Born this day in 1948



Tuesday, March 19, 2019

6word Portrait: Glenn Close

Film/TV/Stage actress nominated for 7 Oscars.



Born this day in 1947

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Monday, March 18, 2019

6word Portrait: Sutton Foster

Tony-winning star of several Broadway musicals.



Born this day in 1975

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Sunday, March 17, 2019

6word Portrait: Nat King Cole

"Unforgettable" pop vocalist and jazz pianist.



Born 100 years ago today (d. 1965)



Saturday, March 16, 2019

6word Portrait: Nancy Wilson

Guitarist of Heart; "Crazy on You"



Born 65 years ago today.

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Friday, March 15, 2019

6word Portrait: Sly Stone

With the Family, was "Everyday People."



Born this day in 1943.

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Thursday, March 14, 2019

6word Portrait: Billy Crystal

Comedian, actor; Analyze This, 700 Sundays



Born this day in 1948



Wednesday, March 13, 2019

6word Portrait: Mike Stoller

Created Brill Building brilliance with Leiber. 



Born this day in 1933

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Tuesday, March 12, 2019

6word Portrait: Liza Minnelli

Cabaret star, and a cabaret star. 



Born this day in 1946

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Monday, March 11, 2019

6word Portrait: Bobby McFerrin

Singer encouraged, "Don't Worry, Be Happy."



Born this day in 1950

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Sunday, March 10, 2019

6word Portrait: Tom Scholz

Boston founder/guitarist, MIT grad, Rockman inventor.



Born this day in 1947

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Saturday, March 9, 2019

6word Portrait: Mickey Spillane

Crime novelist created detective Mike Hammer. 



Born this day in 1918 (d. 2006)

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Friday, March 8, 2019

6word Portrait: Micky Dolenz

With Peter, Davy, Michael, The Monkees.



Born this day in 1945

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Thursday, March 7, 2019

6word Portrait: Bryan Cranston

Established his greatness on Breaking Bad



Born this day in 1956

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Wednesday, March 6, 2019

6word Portrait: Bob Wills

Texas Playboys' King of Western Swing



Born this day in 1905 (d. 1975)



Tuesday, March 5, 2019

6word Portrait: Penn Jillette

Popular magician with his partner Teller. 



Born this day in 1955

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Monday, March 4, 2019

6word Portrait: Knute Rockne

Urged "Win one for the Gipper!"



Born this day in 1888 (d. 1931)



Sunday, March 3, 2019

6word Portrait: Jackie Joyner-Kersee

Dubbed greatest female athlete of all-time.*



Born this day in 1962


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Saturday, March 2, 2019

6word Portrait: Dr. Seuss

Writer/illustrator begat Cat in the Hat.



Born as Theodore Geisel 115 years ago today (d. 1991)



Friday, March 1, 2019

6word Portrait: Roger Daltrey

He who sings for The Who.



Born 75 years ago today.

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