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  • Hal Drake: Born: 1930-01-27 - Died: 2013-01-27
    Hal Drake was a famous reporter, spending most of his career covering the news for Star and Stripes, the editorially independent news body working inside the Department of Defense. Stars and Stripes covers matter affecting those involved with the U.S. Armed Forces. Drake was a noted reporter during the Vietnam War, and his career spanned […]
    Tony Blankley: Born: 1948-01-01 - Died: 2012-01-07
    Blankley was a conservative commentator, editorial page editor of the Washington Times, and Ronald Reagan speechwriter. At the time of his death Blankley was the executive vice president of the Edelman public relations firm in Washington. He was also a newspaper columnist, and on-air political commentator, for NPR, NBC, and CNN.
    Ronnie James Dio: Born: 1942-07-10 - Died: 2010-05-16
    Ronnie James Dio is one of the legends of heavy metal, who’s influence can be seen in the last five decades of the twentieth century. He had been performing in bands since the late 1950’s, and the experience would eventually culminate into a band called Elf.
    Tsutomu Yamaguchi: Born: 1916-03-16 - Died: 2010-01-04
    Yamaguchi, a Japanese man, was the only person officially recognized as a survivor of both the Hiroshima and Nagasaki atomic bombings, which took place near the end of World War II. On August 6, 1945 Yamaguchi had just arrived in Hiroshima on business when the atomic bomb, Little Boy, was dropped over the city just […]
    Roy E. Disney: Born: 1930-01-10 - Died: 2009-12-16
    Disney was a successful businessman, philanthropist, filmmaker, and award-winning sailor, who played a key role in the revitalization of The Walt Disney Company and Disney’s animation legacy. He was associated with the Company over a 56-year period, and from 1984 – 2003, served as vice chairman of the Company’s board of directors, and chairman of […]
    John Wayne: Born: 1907-05-26 - Died: 1979-06-11
    The most famous american actor of western movies. Duke, as he was also known, was involved in more than 200 films and won an oscar for best actor for “True Grit” (1969).
    Napoleon Bonaparte: Born: 1769-08-15 - Died: 1821-05-05
    Emperor of the French. He is remembered by many as a military genius.