#210 Barry Manilow / Newt Gingrich – 17 June 1943

Barry Manilow

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Barry Manilow (born June 17, 1943) is an American singer–songwriter, musician, arranger, producer, conductor, and performer, best known for such recordings as “Could It Be Magic”, “Mandy”, “Can’t Smile Without You”, and “Copacabana (At the Copa).”

Newt Gingrich

Newton Leroy “Newt” Gingrich (June 17, 1943) is an American politician who served as the 58th Speaker of the United States House of Representatives from 1995 to 1999. In 1995, Time magazine selected him as the Person of the Year for his role in leading the Republican Revolution in the House, ending 40 years of the Democratic Party being in the majority.


Also born on this day :
Nasser Al-Kharafi was a Kuwaiti businessman.
Peter Doak was an Australian sprint freestyle swimmer of the 1960s.
Peter Orton was a British media entrepreneur.
Frank Shuter was a New Zealand speedway rider.
Ahmed Zein El-Abidin is an Egyptian Olympic fencer.
Brent Hughes is a retired Canadian ice hockey defenceman.
Burt Rutan is an American aerospace engineer.
Fritz Teufel was a prominent figure in the West German political left of the 1960s.
Stephen Clark is a former American swimmer.
Luis Guillermo Vélez was a Colombian lawyer, economist, and politician.
Mario Perez is an award-winning Cuban artist.
Vibeke Sæther is a Norwegian media personality.

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