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Famous birthdays for July 7: Ringo Starr, Jim Gaffigan

Famous birthdays for July 7: Ringo Starr, Jim Gaffigan

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July 7 (UPI) -- Those born on this date are under the sign of Cancer. They include: Advertisement -- Austrian composer Gustav Mahler in 1860 -- Russian painter Marc Chagall in 1887 -- Film director George Cukor in 1899 -- Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher Leroy "Satchel" Paige in 1906 -- Bandleader Doc Severinsen in 1927 (age 93) -- Singer Mary Ford in 1924 -- Historian/author David McCullough in 1933 (age 87) -- Former Beatle Ringo Starr, born Richard Starkey, in 1940 (age 80) -- Film critic Joel Siegel in 1943 File Photo by Laura Cavanaugh/UPI -- Actor Joe Spano in 1946 (age 74) -- Actor Shelley Duvall in 1949 (age 71) -- Actor Billy Campbell in 1959 (age 61) -- Comedian Jim Gaffigan in 19...
Famous birthdays for July 6: Kevin Hart, Geoffrey Rush

Famous birthdays for July 6: Kevin Hart, Geoffrey Rush

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July 6 (UPI) -- Those born on this date are under the sign of Cancer. They include: Advertisement -- John Paul Jones, founder of the U.S. Navy, in 1747 -- Mexican painter Frida Kahlo in 1907 -- Singer LaVerne Andrews of the Andrews Sisters in 1911 -- Former U.S. first lady Nancy Reagan in 1921 -- TV entertainer/producer Merv Griffin in 1925 -- Rock 'n' roll pioneer Bill Haley in 1925 -- Actor Janet Leigh in 1927 -- Singer/actor Della Reese in 1931 -- The Dalai Lama, spiritual leader/Nobel Peace Prize laureate, in 1935 (age 85) His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyasto, speaks during a special lecture for member of the Diet in Tokyo, Japan on November 16, 2016. Photo by Keizo Mori/UPI ...
Trump 4 July message: We’re beating ‘China plague’

Trump 4 July message: We’re beating ‘China plague’

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President Donald Trump says the US is on its way to a "tremendous victory" over the "terrible plague from China", despite a big surge in Covid-19 cases.His upbeat video message to the nation was to mark Independence Day - yet many 4 July events have been cancelled on public health grounds.Beaches have been closed in Florida and California, city parades cancelled and firework displays curtailed. Hundreds are expected to attend a White House party Mr Trump is hosting later. Despite grim US economic figures, including more than 20 million made jobless by the pandemic, the president said in his message that "we are getting close to fighting our way out of it" and "our country is coming back, our jobs numbers are spectacular".The US d...
Famous birthdays for July 4: Post Malone, Eva Marie Saint

Famous birthdays for July 4: Post Malone, Eva Marie Saint

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July 4 (UPI) -- Those born on this date are under the sign of Cancer. They include: Advertisement -- Author Nathaniel Hawthorne in 1804 -- Songwriter Stephen Foster in 1826 -- Circus operator James Bailey in 1847 -- Astronomer Henrietta Swan Leavitt in 1868 -- Calvin Coolidge, 30th president of the United States, in 1872 -- Cartoonist Rube Goldberg in 1883 -- Louis B. Mayer, film mogul /co-founder of MGM, in 1885 -- Actor Gloria Stuart in 1910 -- Advice columnists Ann Landers and Abigail Van Buren, twin sisters, in 1918 -- Actor Eva Marie Saint in 1924 (age 96) File Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI -- Playwright Neil Simon in 1927 -- Actor Gina Lollobrigida in 1927 (age 93) -- Oakland Raiders own...
OWN drama ‘David Makes Man’ to land on HBO Max July 16

OWN drama ‘David Makes Man’ to land on HBO Max July 16

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June 29 (UPI) -- HBO Max announced Season 1 of David Makes Man, a drama series from Moonlight writer Tarell Alvin McCraney, will be available to stream starting July 16. The streaming service said it has obtained exclusive streaming rights for the drama series, which earned a Peabody Award after it premiered on cable network OWN in 2019. Advertisement The Florida-set series was inspired by events from the life of McCraney, who won an Academy Award in 2017 for his screenplay for the film Moonlight. The show stars Akili McDowell as David, a 14-year-old prodigy seeking to help his mother find a way out of poverty while also dealing with the fallout from the death of his closest friend. The series also stars Alana Arenas, Isaiah Johnson, Ade Chike Torbert, Travis Coles, Cayden K. Williams, Na...