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Gloria Gaynor born Sept 7 1949
Gloria Gaynor's talent was masked by a musical family. It was not until she sang her first solo that her confidence grew and she seriously began to think about a career in music.
Martha Stewart Born August 3, 1941
Martha Stewart is best known as the homemaking diva that took became famous for napkin folding and unique decorating. But it was her financial life that rocked her world when she was arrested for financial obstruction of justice and conspiracy.
Bobby Sherman Born July 22
Teen idol Bobby Sherman skyrocketed to fame after playing the role of Jeremy Bolt on the tv series "Here Come The Brides". He remained the teenage heart throb for much of the 1960's and 1970's, but it was his appearance on the tv series "Emergency!" that turned his life around.
Dart Man Arrested July 11, 1980
Jerome Wright, nicknamed "The Dart Man" was arrested for shooting darts into the businesswomen's backsides as they walked the streets of Manhattan. Although the story always leads to a snicker there was not a woman out there who wanted to be targeted.
Jack Lemmon Dies June 27, 2001
Jack Lemmon played the role of the sweet guy struggling to get ahead. Despite a tremendously successful acting career, his personal life included alcholism and sadness.
John Hinckley Declared Not Guilty
On June 20, 1982 John Hinckley was found not guilty of attempted assassination of President Reagan by reason on insanity. The country was outraged that justice was not served. Ironically, the country later paid experts to prove that Hinckley actually was insane so he could remain locked up.
Colin Farrell born May 31, 1976
Colin Farrell is proud of his Irish heritage but he rarely gets roles speaking with his natural Irish accent. And, while many of his movies were not blockbuster hits, he is still a highly desirable commodity in Hollywood who never seems at a loss for getting new roles.
Beverly Sills Born May 25, 1929
Beverly Sills began her career by winning a radio show contest-- at age 3. By twelve she began to pursue a career in opera. Her career life progressed like a fairy tale, but her family life had heart wrenching struggles.
Billy Joel Born May 9, 1949
Billy Joel earned his nickname as "The Piano Man" by having top ten hits for three separate decades. Even though he was classically trained, his love for Broadway Musicals, Jazz, and Rhythm and Blues found their way into many of his songs.
Leonardo da Vinci died May 2, 1519
Leonard da Vinci was the first "Renaissance Man". He was talented with diverse knowledge and taught future researchers about science, math, and artistry. To this day it is still amazing the information and the unique lifestyle that he chose for himself. Did you know he could sing well?
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