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Art Fleming

Art Fleming was an American television host. He is best known as the original host of the game show Jeopardy! from 1964 until 1975 and again from 1978 to 1979. on 1964 to 1979 The All New Jeopardy Before Alex Trebek or Other Art Fleming Born on M ...

                                               

C. Everett Koop

Charles Everett Koop was an American physician who became well known as a pediatric surgeon at the Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia. He was an early name in todays pediatric surgery. He then served as the Surgeon General of the United States an ...

                                               

Jim McKay

James Kenneth McManus, better known by his professional name of Jim McKay, was an American television sports journalist. McKay is best known for hosting ABCs Wide World of Sports 1961–1998. He covered 12 Olympic Games. He earned respect for his m ...

                                               

Don McNeill

He was born in 1934. He was from St. Johns, Newfoundland and Labrador. He studied at Memorial University of Newfoundland, the Technical University of Nova Scotia, and Oxford University. At Oxford, he played basketball for an unofficial team he st ...

                                               

Joan Rivers

Joan Alexandra Molinsky, known professionally as Joan Rivers, was an American comedian, talk show host, businesswoman, and celebrity. She was known for her tough manner and loud voice with a heavy New York accent. She was the National Chairwoman ...

                                               

Cliff Robertson

Clifford Parker Cliff Robertson, III was an American actor with a long movie and television career. Robertson played the role of John F. Kennedy in the 1963 movie PT 109. He won the 1968 Academy Award for Best Actor for his role in the movie Char ...

                                               

Richard Rodgers

Richard Charles Rodgers was an American composer. His lasting fame rests on the blockbuster Broadway musicals he wrote with Oscar Hammerstein II. These include Oklahoma!, Carousel, South Pacific, The King and I, the television musical, Cinderella ...

                                               

Mickey Rooney

Mickey Rooney was an American movie actor and entertainer. In his career, he won many awards, such as an Oscar, a Golden Globe and an Emmy Award. Best known for his work as the Andy Hardy character, Rooney had one of the longest movie careers of ...

                                               

Chris Schenkel

Christopher Eugene "Chris" Schenkel was an American sportscaster. In 1947, he called the first American football game ever broadcast on television. It was a Harvard-Army game. In 1952 he began calling New York Giants games. In 1956, he began to a ...

                                               

Robert Vaughn

Without being listed in the credits, Robert Vaughn appeared in The Ten Commandments 1956. This was his first job in movies. Two years later he starred in the science fiction movie Teenage Cave Man. In 1959, he was nominated for an Academy Award, ...

                                               

Claudette Colbert

Claudette Colbert was an American actress. She won an Academy Award for It Happened One Night. Colbert was famous for her light comedy as well as emotional drama. She became one of the biggest box-office stars of her time. In 1999, she was ranked ...

                                               

Rutger Hauer

Hauers career began during the year 1969 with the role in a popular Dutch television series Floris, directed by Paul Verhoeven. His notable works include Flesh & Blood, Blind Fury, Blade Runner, The Hitcher, Nighthawks, Wedlock, Sin City, Confess ...

                                               

Anthony Quinn

Anthony Quinn was a Mexican-American actor, as well as a painter and writer. He is famous in the United States for his roles in two Hollywood films, the star role in Zorba the Greek and Viva Zapata!. He won two Academy Awards during his very long ...

                                               

Marian Anderson

Marian Anderson was an American contralto singer. She was the first African American to sing at the Metropolitan Opera House in New York City.

                                               

The Band

The Band was a rock music band from 1964 to 1976 and again from 1983 to 1999. The original group was made up of four Canadians and one American. This band was the subject of the 1978 movie The Last Waltz.

                                               

Beastie Boys

The Beastie Boys were an American rap group. According to an interview with Charlie Rose, the word "Beastie" is the backronym of Boys Entering Anarchic States Towards Internal Excellence. They formed in 1981 as a punk rock band. Their most famous ...

                                               

Thomas Beecham

Sir Thomas Beecham was an English conductor. He was one of the most famous conductors of his time. He came from a very rich family and was able to use his money to pay orchestras that he formed. He formed the London Philharmonic Orchestra and the ...

                                               

Karl Bohm

Karl Bohm was an Austrian conductor. He was one of the greatest conductors of the 20th century, especially famous for his conducting of the music of Mozart, Wagner and Richard Strauss.

                                               

Bon Iver

Bon Iver is an American indie folk band. The band was started in Eau Claire in 2007 by Justin Vernon. The band has seven members. Their most well known song is "Skinny Love".

                                               

Clannad

Clannad are a musical group from Gweedore, in County Donegal, which is in the north-west of Ireland. They are very famous for their haunting sound that has been used in many Hollywood movies. They have sold over 20 million albums all over the wor ...

                                               

Coldplay

Coldplay is an English rock band formed in London in 1996. The bands members are vocalist/pianist Chris Martin, guitarist Jonny Buckland, bass player Guy Berryman and drummer Will Champion. Coldplay became famous around the world with their 2000 ...

                                               

Natalie Cole

Stephanie Natalie Marie Cole, better known as simply Natalie Cole, was an American singer-songwriter. She was a daughter of Nat King Cole and Maria Cole and the niece of Freddy Cole. She became successful during the mid to late 1970s as an R& ...

                                               

Elizabeth Cotten

She was born as Elizabeth Nevills in Carrboro, North Carolina. She was the youngest of five children of a musical family. At the age of seven she started playing her older brothers banjo. In her early teens she bought her own guitar and started w ...

                                               

Rodney Dangerfield

Rodney Dangerfield was an American comedian, movie, television, stage, radio, voice actor, writer, and singer. He was known for his catchphrase "I dont get no respect!" He was in the movies Easy Money, Caddyshack, and Back to School. He won a Gra ...

                                               

Evanescence

Evanescence is an American alternative metal/rock band. It was founded in 1995 in Little Rock, Arkansas by singer Amy Lee and former-guitarist Ben Moody. The band gained local popularity and released a number of EPs before signing a record deal w ...

                                               

Tennessee Ernie Ford

Ernest Jennings Ford was an American country music and gospel singer and actor. He served in World War II as a bombardier and flew missions over Japan. He made 57 studio albums and had 83 singles during the course of his musical career. In 1955 h ...

                                               

Glenn Frey

Glenn Lewis Frey was an American singer, songwriter, producer and actor. He was best known as a founding member of rock band the Eagles. During the seventies, Frey played guitar with the band, as well as piano and keyboards. Frey was one of the p ...

                                               

The Funk Brothers

The Funk Brothers were a group of Detroit soul musicians who performed the backing to most Motown recordings from 1959 until the company moved to Los Angeles in 1972. They are thought to be one of the most successful groups of studio musicians in ...

                                               

Jimi Hendrix

James Marshall Hendrix, was an American guitarist, singer and songwriter. Hendrix was a major influence on other rock and roll musicians. Initially gaining recognition in England, Hendrix became famous throughout the world after appearances at th ...

                                               

Sterling Holloway

Sterling Price Holloway Jr. was an American actor and voice actor who appeared in over 100 films and 40 television shows. He was also a voice actor for The Walt Disney Company, well known for his distinctive tenor voice and is perhaps best rememb ...

                                               

Korn

Korn is a Grammy Award-winning band from Bakersfield, California. The band was first called Creep and had another singer. People often say they created the nu metal genre. Along with other bands of the time, they were influences for a wave of nu ...

                                               

Ethel Merman

Ethel Merman was an American actress and singer. She was known for her powerful voice and roles in musical theatre. She was the first to sing many famous Broadway songs. "Theres No Business Like Show Business" became her theme song. One of Merman ...

                                               

Nickel Creek

Nickel Creek was an American acoustic musical group. Although the groups music has roots in bluegrass, Nickel Creek now calls itself "progressive acoustic". The band has three people: Chris Thile, Sean Watkins, and Sara Watkins. A fourth member a ...

                                               

Nine Inch Nails

Nine Inch Nails, or NIN, is the name of a famous industrial metal band. Trent Reznor writes all the bands songs and plays most of the music himself. He started the band in 1988 in Cleveland, Ohio, USA. Nine Inch Nails have been nominated for twel ...

                                               

Outkast

Outkast are two American hip-hop musicians, "Andre 3000" Benjamin and Antwan "Big Boi" Patton. At first they were known as Two Shades Deep. Their early music was a mixture of Southern hip hop and G-funk. Their later music includes rock, electroni ...

                                               

Radiohead

Radiohead are an English rock band from Abingdon, Oxfordshire. The lead singer and lyrics writer of the band is Thom Yorke, who also plays guitar and piano. Thom is known for his high voiced singing style and the band is known for their different ...

                                               

Doug Sahm

Douglas Wayne Sahm, was an American musician. He was born in San Antonio, Texas. He was a child prodigy in country music. He later became best known in roots rock, tejano music, Americana and other genres. He was the lead singer of a popular 1960 ...

                                               

Sherman Brothers

The Sherman Brothers were an American songwriting duo that wrote music for musical movies. They were Robert B. Sherman and Richard M. Sherman. The Sherman Brothers wrote more motion-picture musical song scores than any other songwriting team in m ...

                                               

Shel Silverstein

Sheldon Allan "Shel" Silverstein was an American writer, poet, singer-songwriter, musician, composer, cartoonist, screenwriter, and a childrens author who is mostly known for his childrens book The Giving Tree. He has won two Grammy Awards. Altho ...

                                               

Slipknot

Slipknot is an American heavy metal band from Des Moines, Iowa. Slipknot has eight members in the band. The current band members are Sid Wilson, Jim Root, Craig Jones, Shawn Crahan, Mick Thomson, Corey Taylor, Alessandro Venturella and Jay Weinbe ...

                                               

Space Jam

Space Jam is a 1996 live-action/animated movie comedy movie that was produced by Ivan Reitman, Joe Medjuck, and Daniel Goldberg, directed by Joe Pytka, and stars former basketball star Michael Jordan and Looney Tunes. The movie won a Grammy Award ...

                                               

System of a Down

System of a Down is an American metal band. They started in 1995 in Los Angeles, California by four members of Armenian descent, Serj Tankian, Daron Malakian, Shavo Odadjian and drummer Andy Khachaturian. The band has four albums: Mezmerize 2005 ...

                                               

Warren Zevon

Warren William Zevon was an American rock singer-songwriter and musician known for including his strange and somewhat critical opinions of life in his lyrics. Zevon wrote many songs that were humorous and often political Many famous musicians hav ...

                                               

Fahrenheit 451

Fahrenheit 451 is an American dystopian fiction novel. It was written by Ray Bradbury and first published in 1953. The novel is about a future American society in which people are hedonistic meaning they live only for pleasure, and reading is aga ...

                                               

Grumpier Old Men

Grumpier Old Men is a 1995 romance-comedy movie. The movie is about a feud between two old men that has cooled. The movie is the sequel to Grumpy Old Men.

                                               

Bill Haley

William John Clifton Haley was an American singer-songwriter and musician. He was one of the first to make rock and roll music popular in the 1950s with his band Bill Haley & His Comets. He sold 25 million records worldwide with hits such as "Roc ...

                                               

Talking Heads

Talking Heads was a rock band from the United States. The band first became popular in the late 1970s. Talking Heads had an early influence on other musical groups by combining the sounds of punk, art rock, funk, dance and world music with an ava ...

                                               

Tico Torres

Hector Samuel Juan Tico Torres is an American musician, artist, and entrepreneur, best known as the drummer, percussionist, and a songwriter for American rock band Bon Jovi. In 2018, Torres was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a me ...

                                               

Jackie Wilson

Jack Leroy "Jackie" Wilson, Jr. was an American singer and performer. He was called Mr. Excitement ". Wilson helped to change rhythm and blues into soul. He was a master showman, and a dynamic singers. He was a member of the R&B vocal group B ...

                                               

Harry Dean Stanton

Harry Dean Stanton was an American actor, musician, and singer. He was known for his roles in Paris, Texas, Kellys Heroes, Dillinger, Straight Time, Alien, Repo Man, Pretty in Pink, The Last Temptation of Christ, Wild at Heart, The Green Mile, Th ...