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Famous birthdays for May 9: Dave Gahan, Noah Centineo

Famous birthdays for May 9: Dave Gahan, Noah Centineo

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May 9 (UPI) -- Those born on this date are under the sign of Taurus. They include: -- Abolitionist John Brown in 1800 -- Harriet Lane, niece/first lady of President James Buchanan, in 1830 -- Scottish novelist J.M. Barrie in 1860 -- Howard Carter, the British Egyptologist who discovered the tomb of Tutankhamen, in 1874 -- Industrialist Henry J. Kaiser in 1882 -- Spanish philosopher Jose Ortega y Gasset in 1883 -- TV journalist Mike Wallace in 1918 -- Tennis champion Richard "Pancho" Gonzales in 1928 -- Actor Albert Finney in 1936 -- Actor Glenda Jackson in 1936 (age 86) File Photo by John Angelillo/UPI -- TV producer/filmmaker James L. Brooks in 1940 (age 82) -- Former U.S. Attorney Gene...
Famous birthdays for Jan. 9: Joan Baez, Dave Matthews

Famous birthdays for Jan. 9: Joan Baez, Dave Matthews

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Jan. 9 (UPI) -- Those born on this date are under the sign of Capricorn. They include: Advertisement -- Pope Gregory XV in 1554 -- Women's suffrage and peace movement leader Carrie Chapman Catt in 1859 -- French novelist Simone de Beauvoir in 1908 -- Entertainer Gypsy Rose Lee in 1911 -- Richard Nixon, 37th president of the United States, in 1913 -- Author Judith Krantz in 1928 -- Football Hall of Fame member Bart Starr in 1934 -- Actor Bob Denver in 1935; sportscaster Dick Enberg in 1935 -- Actor Susannah York in 1939 -- Singer Joan Baez in 1941 (age 80) -- Musician Jimmy Page in 1944 (age 77) File Photo by John Angelillo/UPI -- Country singer Crystal Gayle in 1951 (age 70) -- Actor J.K...
PDC World Championship 2021: Dave Chisnall beats Michael van Gerwen 5-0

PDC World Championship 2021: Dave Chisnall beats Michael van Gerwen 5-0

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Venue: Alexandra Palace, London Date: 15 December 2020 - 3 January 2021Coverage: Daily reports on the BBC Sport website and app, plus live text coverage of the final on 3 JanuaryEighth seed Dave Chisnall produced a superb performance to stun world number one Michael van Gerwen 5-0 and reach the PDC World Championship semi-finals.Chisnall had not beaten the three-time world champion in their last 27 matches but raced to a first world semi-final.The 40-year-old averaged 107, hitting 14 180s, and faces two-time champion Gary Anderson in the last four.Stephen Bunting will play Gerwyn Price in the other semi after Price edged Northern Ireland's Daryl Gurney 5-4.Chisnall produced finishes of 141 and 95 to take the opening set against Van Gerwen and had a total of three 100-plus checkouts, hittin...
Washington Nationals, manager Dave Martinez agree to extension

Washington Nationals, manager Dave Martinez agree to extension

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Sept. 25 (UPI) -- The Washington Nationals and manager Dave Martinez have reached an agreement on a multiyear contract extension. League sources told ESPN and USA Today Sports on Friday that Martinez agreed to a three-year extension worth about $ 7.5 million. The team has yet to confirm the agreement. Advertisement Martinez had an option on his contract for the 2021 season, but the new deal will replace that and keep him with the Nationals organization through the 2023 season. Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo -- who signed a new contract earlier this season -- previously said that re-signing Martinez was a priority for the club. "That's priority one is to get Davey taken care of," Rizzo told reporters earlier this month. "My plan is, and my preference is, to not pick up the option and...
Brits 2020: Dave wins and calls PM ‘racist’

Brits 2020: Dave wins and calls PM ‘racist’

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London rapper Dave won album of the year at the Brits, moments after calling the prime minister a "racist".The star took home the night's main award for his provocative, personal album Psychodrama, which also won last year's Mercury Prize.But it was his fiery performance of the single Black which stole the show.In a newly-written verse, he called out the government response to Grenfell and said: "The truth is our prime minister is a real racist".Brit Awards: Red carpet in picturesHe also attacked tabloid coverage of the Duchess of Sussex, and made a reference to London Bridge terror attack victim Jack Merritt. Two years after Stormzy demanded "where's the money for Grenfell?" on the Brits stage, Dave updated the lyric, saying: "Grenfell victims still need...