#647 – Dobie Gray / Mary Jo Kopechne – 26 July 1940

Dobie Gray

Dobie Gray

Dobie Gray (born Lawrence Darrow Brown on July 26, 1940 – December 6, 2011) was an American singer and songwriter, whose musical career spanned soul, country, pop, and musical theater. His hit records included “The ‘In’ Crowd” in 1965 and “Drift Away”, which was one of the biggest hits of 1973, sold over one million copies.

Mary Jo Kopechne

Mary Jo Kopechne

Mary Jo Kopechne (July 26, 1940 – July 18, 1969) was an American teacher, secretary, and political campaign specialist who died in a car accident at Chappaquiddick Island on July 18, 1969, while a passenger in a car being driven by U.S. Senator Edward M. “Ted” Kennedy, according to his own account.

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dobie_Gray
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mary_Jo_Kopechne
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#646 Peggy Fleming / Betty Thomas – 27 July 1948

Peggy Fleming

Peggy Fleming

Peggy Gail Fleming (born July 27, 1948) is an American figure skater. She is the 1968 Olympic Champion in Ladies’ singles and a three-time World Champion (1966–1968). Fleming has been a television commentator on figure skating for over 20 years, including several Winter Olympic Games. Born in San Jose, California.

Betty Thomas

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Betty Thomas (born July 27, 1948) is an American actress, director of television, and motion pictures. She is known for her Emmy-award winning role as Lucy Bates on the television series Hill Street Blues. Born Betty Lucille Nienhauser in St. Louis, Missouri.

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peggy_Fleming
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Betty_Thomas
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#645 Kym Marsh / Lisa Riley – 13 June 1976

Kym Marsh

Kym-Marsh

Kimberley Gail Marsh (formerly Ryder and Lomas; born 13 June 1976) is a British actress and former singer and songwriter, best known as a member of the group Hear’Say from 2001 until 2002 when she left and released her solo album Standing Tall. In 2006, Marsh joined the cast of the long-running ITV soap opera Coronation Street, where she currently plays Michelle Connor.

Lisa Riley

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Lisa Riley (born 13 June 1976, Bury) is a British television presenter and actress best known for playing the role of Mandy Dingle in the television soap opera Emmerdale and succeeding Jeremy Beadle as presenter of You’ve Been Framed!.

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kym_Marsh
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lisa_Riley

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#644 Morrissey / Graham Fellows – 22 May 1959

Morrissey

Morrissey

Steven Patrick Morrissey (born 22 May 1959), commonly known by his last name, Morrissey, is an English singer and lyricist. He rose to prominence in the 1980s as the lyricist and vocalist of the band the Smiths. The band was highly successful in the United Kingdom but broke up in 1987, and Morrissey began a solo career, making the top ten of the UK Singles Chart on ten occasions. He is widely regarded as an important innovator in the indie music scene.

Graham Fellows

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Graham David Fellows (born 22 May 1959, Sheffield, West Riding of Yorkshire) is an English comedy actor and musician, best known for creating the characters of John Shuttleworth and Jilted John.

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Morrissey
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Graham_Fellows
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#643 Malin Åkerman / Jason Biggs – 12 May 1978

Malin Åkerman

Malin Akerman

Malin Maria Åkerman (born May 12, 1978) is a Swedish Canadian actress, model and singer. She was born in Stockholm, Sweden and moved to Canada at the age of two. As a child, she appeared in several television commercials before going on to win a modelling contract at age sixteen. Åkerman was cast as Silk Spectre II in the 2009 superhero film Watchmen, a role for which she was nominated for a Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress. Since 2012, she has had a recurring role on the sitcom Suburgatory.

Jason Biggs

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Jason Matthew Biggs (born on May 12, 1978) is an American actor best known for his role as Jim Levenstein in the American Pie series of teen comedy films and the current voice of Leonardo in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and plays Larry Bloom in Orange Is the New Black.

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Malin_Åkerman
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jason_Biggs
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#642 Michelle Pfeiffer / Martin Whitmarsh – 29 April 1958

Michelle Pfeiffer

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Michelle Marie Pfeiffer (born April 29, 1958) is an American actress and singer. She made her film debut in 1980 in The Hollywood Knights, but first garnered mainstream attention with her breakout performance in Scarface (1983). Pfeiffer has had her greatest commercial successes with Batman Returns (1992), What Lies Beneath (2000), and Hairspray (2007). During her career, Pfeiffer has won numerous awards including the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Drama, the BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role, and Best Actress awards from theNational Board of Review, the National Society of Film Critics, the New York Film Critics Circle, the Chicago Film Critics Association and the Los Angeles Film Critics Association, as well as Best Supporting Actress awards from the Kansas City Film Critics Circle and the San Diego Film Critics Society. She has received three Academy Award nominations to date: Best Supporting Actress for Dangerous Liaisons (1988), and Best Actress in The Fabulous Baker Boys (1989) and Love Field (1992).

Martin Whitmarsh

Martin Whitmarsh

Martin Whitmarsh (born 29 April 1958) is a British businessman and former CEO of McLaren Racing, a subsidiary company of the McLaren Group and Chief Operating Officer of that group, as well as team principal of Vodafone McLaren Mercedes, following Ron Dennis‘s retirement on 1 March 2009. Whitmarsh was also the chairman of the Formula One Teams Association and therefore had the responsibility of representing the F1 teams’ interests, until the organisation was disbanded in 2014.

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michelle_Pfeiffer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Martin_Whitmarsh
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#641 Sheena Easton / Neil Pearson – 27 April 1959

Sheena Easton

Sheena Easton

Sheena Easton (born Sheena Shirley Orr; 27 April 1959) is a Scottish/American international recording artist and stage and TV/film actress. Easton first came into the public eye as the focus of an episode in the first British reality television programme The Big Time: Pop Singer, which recorded her attempts to gain a record contract and her eventual signing with EMI Records. Easton rose to fame in the early 1980s with the pop hits “9 to 5″ (known as “Morning Train” in the United States), “For Your Eyes Only”, “Strut”, “Sugar Walls”, “U Got the Look” with Prince, and “The Lover in Me”.

Neil Pearson

Neil Pearson

Neil Joshua Pearson (born 27 April 1959) is an English actor, best known for his work on English television, and is an antiquarian book dealer who specialises in the expatriate literary movement of Paris between the wars. It was in the roles of associate editor and office lothario, Dave Charnley, in the sitcom Drop the Dead Donkey and of Detective Superintendent Tony Clark in the thriller Between the Lines, that he made his greatest impact on the viewing public.

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sheena_Easton
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Neil_Pearson
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#640 Camilla Dallerup / Gina Yashere – 6 April 1974

Camilla Dallerup

Camilla Dallerup

Camilla Dallerup (born 6 April 1974) is a British-based Danish ballroom dancer, dance teacher and model. She is probably best known for her appearances on the BBC’s celebrity dance competition, Strictly Come Dancing. Born in Aalborg, Denmark.

Gina Yashere

Gina Yashere

Gina Obedapo Yashere (born 6 April 1974) is a British comedian of Nigerian descent. May be best known for appearing in the comedy series The Lenny Henry Show and numerous appearances on Mock the Week. Born in Bethnal Green, London.

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gina_Yashere
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#639 Nick Mason / Mairead Maguire – 27 January 1944

Nick Mason

Nick Mason

Nicholas Berkeley “Nick” Mason (born 27 January 1944) is an English drummer and composer, best known for his work with Pink Floyd. He is the only constant member of the band since its formation in 1965. Despite solely writing only a few Pink Floyd songs, Mason has co-written some of Pink Floyd’s most popular compositions such as “Echoes” and “Time”. Mason is the only Pink Floyd member to be featured on every one of their albums. It is estimated that as of 2010, the group have sold over 250 million records worldwide, including 74.5 million units sold in the United States. He competes in auto racing events, such as the 24 Hours of Le Mans.

Mairead Maguire

Mairead Maguire

Mairead Maguire (born 27 January 1944), also known as Mairead Corrigan Maguire and formerly as Mairéad Corrigan, is a peace activist from Northern Ireland. She co-founded, with Betty Williams and Ciaran McKeown, the Women for Peace, which later became the Community for Peace People, an organisation dedicated to encouraging a peaceful resolution of the Troubles in Northern Ireland. Maguire and Williams were awarded the 1976 Nobel Peace Prize. Maguire has also won several other awards.

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mairead_Maguire

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#638 Mick Ronson / Simon Hoggart – 26 May 1946

Mick Ronson

Mick Ronson

Michael “Mick” Ronson (26 May 1946 – 29 April 1993) was an English guitarist, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, arranger and producer. He is best known for his work with David Bowie, as one of The Spiders from Mars. Ronson was a busy session musician who recorded with artists as diverse as Bowie and Morrissey, as well as appearing as a sideman in touring bands with performers such as Van Morrison. He also recorded several solo albums, the most notable example of which was Slaughter on 10th Avenue, which reached No. 9 on the UK Albums Chart.

Simon Hoggart

Simon Hoggart

Simon David Hoggart (26 May 1946 – 5 January 2014) was an English journalist and broadcaster. He wrote on politics for The Guardian, and on wine for The Spectator. Until 2006 he presented The News Quiz on Radio 4. His journalism sketches have been published in a series of books.

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mick_Ronson
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Simon_Hoggart

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#637 Louise Brooks / Harley O. Teets – 14 November 1906

Louise Brooks

Louise Brooks

Louise Brooks (November 14, 1906 – August 8, 1985), born Mary Louise Brooks, was an American dancer and actress, noted for popularizing the bobbed haircut. Brooks is best known as the lead in three feature films made in Europe, including two G. W. Pabst films: Pandora’s Box (1929), Diary of a Lost Girl (1929), and Prix de Beauté (Miss Europe, 1930). She starred in seventeen silent films and eight sound films before retiring in 1935. Brooks published her memoir, Lulu in Hollywood, in 1982.

Harley O. Teets

Harley o Teets

Harley Oliver Teets (born on 14 November 1906 in Terra Alta, Preston County, West Virginia)  was the warden of San Quentin State Prison from 1951 until his death in 1957. During that time he presided over executions performed in San Quentin’s notorious gas chamber. Teets is probably best known for seizing the manuscript of one of condemned prisoner Caryl Chessman’s books, arguing that since it was written on death row, it constituted “prison labor”.

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harley_O._Teets

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#636 Leon Trotsky / King Baggot – 7 November 1879

Leon Trotsky

Leon Trotsky

Leon Trotsky ( 7 November 1879 – 21 August 1940) was a Russian Marxist revolutionary and theorist, Soviet politician, and the founder and first leader of the Red Army. On 20 August 1940, Trotsky was attacked in his home in Mexico with an ice axe by undercover NKVD agent Ramón Mercader suffering injuries from which he later died. Born Lev Davidovich Bronshtein in Yanovka, in the Kherson guberniya of the Russian Empire.

King Baggot

King Baggot

William King Baggot (November 7, 1879 – July 11, 1948) was an American actor, director and screenwriter. He was an internationally famous movie star of the silent era. The first individually publicized leading man in America, Baggot was referred to as “King of the Movies,” “The Most Photographed Man in the World” and “The Man Whose Face Is As Familiar As The Man In The Moon.” Baggot appeared in at least 269 motion pictures from 1909 to 1947; wrote 18 screenplays; and directed 45 movies from 1912 to 1928.

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/King_Baggot

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#635 Winston Churchill / Lucy Maud Montgomery – 30 November 1874

Winston Churchill

Winston Churchill

Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill, KG, OM, CH, TD, DL, FRS, Hon. RA (30 November 1874 – 24 January 1965) was a British politician who was Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1940 to 1945 (that is, for most of the Second World War) and again from 1951 to 1955. Widely regarded as one of the greatest wartime leaders of the 20th century, Churchill was also an officer in the British Army, a historian, a writer, and an artist. He is the only British Prime Minister to have received the Nobel Prize in Literature, and was the first person to be made an honorary citizen of the United States.

Lucy Maud Montgomery

Lucy Maud Montgomery

Lucy Maud Montgomery OBE (November 30, 1874 – April 24, 1942), called “Maud” by family and friends and publicly known as L. M. Montgomery, was a Canadian author best known for a series of novels beginning with Anne of Green Gables, published in 1908. Montgomery went on to publish 20 novels as well as 500 short stories and poems.

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lucy_Maud_Montgomery
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#634 Sigmund Freud / Robert Peary – 6 May 1856

Sigmund Freud

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Sigmund Freud (born Sigismund Schlomo Freud; 6 May 1856 – 23 September 1939) was an Austrian neurologist who became known as the founding father of psychoanalysis. Freud developed therapeutic techniques such as the use of free association and discovered transference, establishing its central role in the analytic process.

Robert Peary

Robert E Peary

Robert Edwin Peary, Sr. (May 6, 1856 – February 20, 1920) was an American explorer who claimed to have reached the geographic North Pole with his expedition on April 6, 1909. Peary’s claim was widely credited for most of the 20th century, rather than the competing claim by Frederick Cook, who said he got there a year earlier. Both claims were widely debated in newspapers until 1913.

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Peary

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#633 Tila Tequila / Natalie Anderson – 24th October 1981

Tila Tequila

Tila Tequila

Tila Nguyen (born October 24, 1981), better known by her stage names Tila Tequila and Miss Tila, is a Singaporean-born American model and television personality. She is known for her appearances in the men’s magazines Stuff, Maxim, Penthouse, her role as host of the Fuse TV show featuring performance striptease, Pants-Off Dance-Off and her position as the most popular artist on MySpace (according to page views) circa April 2006. She was raised in Houston, Texas.

Natalie Anderson

Natalie Anderson

Natalie Jane Anderson (born 24 October 1981) is an English actress best known for her roles as Alicia Harding in the ITV soap opera Emmerdale and Stella Davenport in the medical drama The Royal.  Born in Bradford, West Yorkshire, England.

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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Natalie_Anderson

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#632 Béla Lugosi / Margaret Dumont – 20 October 1882

Béla Lugosi

Bela Lugosi

Béla Ferenc Dezső Blaskó (20 October 1882 – 16 August 1956), better known as Béla Lugosi, was a Hungarian-American actor, famous for portraying Count Dracula in the original 1931 film and for his roles in various other horror films.

Margaret Dumont

Margaret Dumont

Margaret Dumont (October 20, 1882 – March 6, 1965) was an American comedic actress. She is remembered mostly for being the comic foil to Groucho Marx in seven of the Marx Brothers films. Groucho called her “practically the fifth Marx brother.”

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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Margaret_Dumont
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#631 Lindsey Vonn / Frieda Pinto / Esperanza Spalding – 18 October 1984

Lindsey Vonn

Lindsey Vonn

Lindsey Caroline Vonn (née Kildow; born October 18, 1984) is an American World Cup alpine ski racer who competed with the United States Ski Team. She has won four overall World Cup championships with three consecutive titles in 2008, 2009, and 2010,plus another in 2012. Vonn won the gold medal in downhill at the 2010 Winter Olympics, the first ever in the event for an American woman. She has also won six consecutive World Cup season titles in the downhill discipline (2008–2013), four consecutive titles in Super G (2009–2012), and three consecutive titles in the combined (2010–2012). Vonn has become the most successful American skier in history.

Freida Pinto

Freida Pinto

Freida Selena Pinto (born 18 October 1984) is an Indian actress and model. Pinto rose to prominence playing the role of “Latika” in the 2008 British Indian drama film Slumdog Millionaire, a film that marked her debut. Her performance was well received, and she won the “Breakthrough Performance Award” at the Palm Springs International Film Festival and Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture. In addition, her work was nominated at various award ceremonies such as British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA) and MTV Movie Awards.

Esperanza Spalding

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Esperanza Spalding (born October 18, 1984) is an American jazz bassist, cellist and singer, who draws upon many genres in her own compositions. She has won three Grammy Awards, including the Grammy Award for Best New Artist at the 53rd Grammy Awards, making her the first jazz artist to win the award.

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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lindsey_Vonn
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frieda_Pinto
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Esperanza_Spalding

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#630 Chevy Chase / R. L. Stine – 8 October 1943

Chevy Chase

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Cornelius CraneChevyChase (born October 8, 1943) is an American comedian, writer, television actor and film actor. He began acting with National Lampoon. He quickly became a key cast member in the inaugural season of Saturday Night Live, where his Weekend Update skit soon became a staple of the show. Chase is also well known for his portrayal of the character Clark Griswold in four National Lampoon’s Vacation films, and for his roles in other successful comedies such as Foul Play (1978), Caddyshack (1980), Seems Like Old Times (1980), Fletch (1985), Spies Like Us (1985), and ¡Three Amigos! (1986).

R. L. Stine

R L Stine

Robert Lawrence Stine (born October 8, 1943), known as R. L. Stine, and Jovial Bob Stine, is an American writer and producer. Stine, who is called the “Stephen King of children’s literature,” is the author of hundreds of horror fiction novels, including the books in the Fear Street, Goosebumps, Rotten School, Mostly Ghostly, and The Nightmare Room series. R. L. Stine’s books have sold over 400 million copies as of 2008.

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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chevy_Chase
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/R.L._Stine

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#629 Brigitte Bardot / Janet Munro – 28 September 1934

Brigitte Bardot

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Brigitte Anne-Marie Bardot (born 28 September 1934) is a French former actress, singer and fashion model, now an animal rights activist. She was one of the best known sex symbols of the 1950s and ’60s. Starting in 1969, Bardot’s features became the official face of Marianne (who had previously been anonymous) to represent the liberty of France.

Janet Munro

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Janet Munro (28 September 1934 – 6 December 1972) was an English actress. Munro starred in three Disney film releases, Darby O’Gill and the Little People (1959), Third Man on the Mountain (1959) and Swiss Family Robinson (1960). Other film credits include science fiction films such as The Trollenberg Terror (1958) and The Day the Earth Caught Fire (1961), and Bitter Harvest (1963).

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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brigitte_Bardot
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Janet_Munro

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#628 Judy Geeson / Margaret Trudeau – 10 September 1948

Judy Geeson

Judy Geeson

Judith Amanda “Judy” Geeson (born 10 September 1948) is an English actress. Geeson’s first major film appearances came in 1967 with To Sir, with Love (alongside Sidney Poitier and pop singer Lulu), and the comedy Here We Go Round the Mulberry Bush. Her other notable films include Prudence and the Pill (1968), Three Into Two Won’t Go (1969), 10 Rillington Place (1970), Doomwatch (1972), Brannigan (1975) and The Eagle Has Landed (1976).

Margaret Trudeau

Margaret Trudeau

Margaret Joan Sinclair Trudeau Kemper (born September 10, 1948) is the former wife of Pierre Trudeau, the 15th Prime Minister of Canada. She is an author, actress, photographer and former television talk show hostess.

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Judy_Geeson
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Margaret_Trudeau

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