Happy Birthday December 25th

 

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SIR ISAAC NEWTON (1642-1727)

He became the most influential scientist of all time for formulating the three basic laws of motion and the law of universal gravitation.

JIMMY BUFFETT 67

Singer-songwriter known for his songs about “island escapism,” including his hit “Margaritaville.”

HUMPHREY BOGART (1899-1957)

Classic actor who played Rick Blaine in Casablanca and Sam Spade in the Maltese Falcon.

ANNIE LENNOX 59

Singer-songwriter of “Sweet Dreams” with the band The Eurythmics and “Walking On Broken Glass” in her solo career.

CLARA BARTON (1821-1912)

Civil War volunteer nurse who founded the American Red Cross.

SISSY SPACEK 64

Coal Miner’s Daughter and Oscar winner who starred in the original version of Carrie.

DidoDIDO 42

English singer-songwriter’s whose debut album No Angel won multiple awards, including the MTV Europe Music Award for Best New Act.

Rod SerlingROD SERLING (1924-1975)

Screenwriter and director who hosted the original The Twilight Zone.

BARBARA MANDRELL 65

Country-pop recording artist, author, and actress who won the Country Music Association’s “Female Vocalist of the Year” in 1979 and 1981.

CAB CALLOWAY (1907-1994)

Jazz bandleader and singer who sang “Minnie the Moocher” and “St. James Infirmary Blues” and performed with one of the best big bands.

CONRAD HILTON (1887-1979)

Entrepreneur built a successful chain of business hotels and was the founder of the Hilton Hotels chain.

ANWAR SADAT (1918-1981)

President of the Arab Republic of Egypt from 1970 to 1981 who led his country in a war against Israel in 1973, which is known as the Yom Kippur War.

LOUIS CHEVROLET (1878-1941)

Engineer and racing car enthusiast who founded the Chevrolet Motor Car Company in 1911 and the Frontenac Motor Corporation in 1916.

ROBERT RIPLEY (1890-1949)

World traveler and cartoonist who created the “Ripley’s Believe It or Not!” franchise.

RICKEY HENDERSON 55

Hall of Fame outfielder who set numerous records during his career, including his 1,406 career stolen bases.

JUSTIN TRUDEAU 42

Canadian Member of of Parliament and the leader of the country’s Liberal Party.

JILLIE MACK 56

Wife of Tom Selleck who had roles in the TV movies Silver Fox and Adventures of Nicholas at Roaring Camp.

MABEL KING (1932-1999)

Veteran actress remembered by television audiences as Mama Thomas on What’s Happening!!.

NELLIE FOX (1927-1975)

15-time MLB All-Star and Hall of Fame second baseman whose career spanned from 1947 to 1965, most of which for the Chicago White Sox.

PUD GALVIN (1856-1902)

One of baseball’s early stars, he was the first pitcher ever to win 300 games.

KARL ROVE 63

Deputy Chief of Staff during President George W. Bush’s administration.

LARRY CSONKA 67

Super Bowl VIII MVP and Hall of Fame fullback for the Miami Dolphins.

KEN STABLER 68

Super Bowl XI MVP who earned the nickname The Snake for his play-making abilities.

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