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  • Confucius: Born: 551 BC - Died: 479 BC
    Great chinese philosopher, his teachings originated a way of thought called confucianism in China.
    Plato: Born: 427 BC - Died: 347 BC
    He was a greek philosopher, a student of Socrates and teacher of Aristotle. He founded the Athens academy.
    Jean Stapleton: Born: 19-01-1923 - Died: 31-05-2013
    Jean Stapleton was an American actress most well-known for her role as Edith Bunker on the sitcom “All In The Family”. She also appeared in several Broadway productions and moved from the role that made her famous to several television and film roles.
    Marc Rich: Born: 18-12-1934 - Died: 26-06-2013
    Marc Rich was an international commodities trader, hedge fund manager, financier and businessman who founded the company Glencore. He became well-known in the ’80s for making oil deals with Iran during the Iran hostage crisis, and fled to Switzerland for safety. He was later pardoned by President Bill Clinton.
    Jack Vance: Born: 28-08-1916 - Died: 26-05-2013
    Jack Vance was an American sci-fi author who sometimes wrote under the name Ellery Queen. Vance wrote more than sixty books throughout his career and sometimes crossed genres, moving into the realm of fantasy. He was the recipient of numerous awards for his work and for his memoir, “This Is Me, Jack Vance!”
    Rick Camp: Born: 10-06-1953 - Died: 25-04-2013
    Rick Camp was a pitcher for the Atlanta Braves from 1976-1985. Although he only had one home-run his entire career, it was a memorable one, tying a game against the Mets in the 18th inning. Unfortunately, Camp became mixed up in a Medicaid scam perpetrated against a mental health facility in Augusta and ended up […]
    Yogi Berra: Born: 1925-05-12 - Died: 2015-09-22
    Yogi Berra (real name Lawrence Peter Berra) was a Major League Baseball player, manager, and coach. He played catcher for the Yankees from 1946 to 1963 before playing for the Mets in 1965. As a manager, he worked for the Yankees in ’64, then for the Mets from 1972 to 1975, and again for the […]
    Frank D. Gilroy: Born: 1925-10-13 - Died: 2015-09-12
    Frank D. Gilroy was a playwright, screenwriter, and film producer and director. He won a Tony Award for best Play and the Pulitzer Prize for Drama for his play The Subject Was Roses in 1965. His plays included: The Middle World, The Viewing, Getting In, Who’ll Save the Plowboy?, The Subject Was Roses, Far Rockaway, […]
    Bud Yorkin: Born: 1926-02-22 - Died: 2015-08-18
    Bud Yorkin was a film and TV producer, director, writer, and actor. He is best known for work on showsl ike All in the Family, Maude, The Jeffersons, Sanford and Sons, and Different Strokes.
    Frank Gifford: Born: 1930-08-16 - Died: 2015-08-09
    Frank Gifford was an American football player and sportscaster. He played with the New York Giants for twelve years and called games on ABC’s Monday Night Football.