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Written by Barry Kowal   
Apr 08, 2020 at 06:14 PM
Hello people,
    we have twelve (12) birthdays today;two singers,three actresses,a beauty pageant winner,an actor,a clarinetist,a politician,a model,a television hostess and a former professional boxer.
   Let's start with the singers.


 1) Born on Wednesday,May 23,1928 in Maysville,Kentucky,USA (Died:June 29,2002 in
Beverly Hills) was a singer and actress.She had three #1 singles on the US Billboard primary single chart,One of them spent eight (8) weeks at #1 on the Cash Box Magazine's singles chart.This song was from the musical play "The Pajama Game". The song ranked as Cash Box Magaxine's #2 song for the entire year of 1954 on their end of year chart.According to my analysis it was #1 for 1954.
       She is the aunt of George Clooney. 

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 2) Born on Thursday,May 23,1974 in Payson,Utah,USA is a singer-songwriter, musician,producer,actress,author and poet.She has received four Grammy Award nominations and as of 2008,has sold over 30 million albums worldwide.
   In 1997 the second single from her first album went on to receive a great deal of recognition.It became a hit and reached #2 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 for 2 weeks, held off by "Can't Nobody Hold Me Down" by Puff Daddy & Mase and "Hypnotize" by The Notorious B.I.G.This song ranked at number 15 on Billboard's All Time Top 100 in 2008.When the All Time chart was retabulated for the chart's 60th anniversary in 2018,it came in at number 20.
The song also won an MTV Video Music Award for Best Female Video in 1997.



3) Also born on Thursday,May 23,1974 in Atlanta,Georgia,USA is an actress and model.
She's of mixed Dutch,Irish,Spanish,Cherokee and Polynesian heritage.Her husband James
encouraged the exotic beauty to try out for a "Playboy" pictorial called "Girls of
Atlanta." Although she was not featured in said pictorial,she was nonetheless tabbed
as a potential centerfold as a result of the audition.She was the Playmate of the
Month in the February,1997 issue of "Playboy." Moreover, West was the Playmate of the
Month in the January, 1998 issue of the German edition of "Playboy." She has
appeared in several "Playboy" videos and posed for a few "Playboy" newsstand special
editions.She has not only made guest appearances on episodes of the TV shows "Mike
Hammer,Private Eye," "Silk Stockings," "L.A. Heat," and "Black Scorpion," but also
has acted in the films "Warm Texas Rain," "Dish Dogs," and "Sting of the Black
Scorpion." She has a son named Taylor.

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 4) Born on Tuesday,May 23,1933 in London is an actress,author and columnist.
In 1981,she landed the role of Alexis Colby,the vengeful and scheming ex-wife of
John Forsythe's character,in the 1980s soap opera "Dynasty", winning a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in 1982;she is credited with the success of "Dynasty",which was the most-watched television series in the United States during the 1984-85 broadcast season.She also received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1983 for career achievement.

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Joan Collins

 5) Born on Sunday,May 23,1976 in Philadelphia,Pennsylvania,U.S.A. is an actress,
model,reality television contestant and winner of Dancing with the Stars in Season 1.Since 2003,she has played the character of Sam McCall on General Hospital.
In April 1997,she became the Playboy Playmate of the Month.She made cover
appearances in other magazines such as FHM and Maxim.She also awarded her 13th place on their annual Hot 100 List in May 2006.

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Kelly Marie Monaco

 6) Born on Tuesday,May 23,1950 in Memphis,Tennessee,USA is a songwriter/lyricist, former actress and beauty pageant winner.She was married to then Olympic decathlon champion Bruce Jenner and David Foster,musician,record producer,composer, songwriter and arranger.She also dated the "king of rock & roll" for 4 years.

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Linda Thompson

 7) Born on Friday,May 23,1958 in Cleveland,Ohio,USA is a is an actor,comedian,
sports executive and game show host.He gained popularity starring in his own sitcom.He has hosted the game show "The Price Is Right" since 2007 on CBS.

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8) Born on Monday,May 23,1910 in New York City (Died:December 30,2004 in Thousand
Oaks,California.USA) was a clarinetist,composer,bandleader and actor.He was also an author,he wrote both fiction and non-fiction.
In the 1940s he spent 13 weeks at #1 on US Billboard's Best Selling Popular Retail
Records chart.

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9) Born on Monday,May 23,1949 in Lima,Peru (Died:April 17, 2019 in Lima,Peru) was
a politician who served as President of Peru from 1985 to 1990 and again from 2006
to 2011.He was the second leader of the Peruvian Aprista Party and the only party
member ever to have served as President.

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10) Born on Saturday,May 23,1942 in Hollywood,California,U.S.A. is a model.In
October 1960,she became the Playboy Playmate of the Month.
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Kathy Douglas
11) Born on Saturday,May 23,1992 in Fuzhou,China is a Hong Kong Cantopop singer,
hostess and actress.She is currently a singer with Voice Entertainment and an
actress with TVB.She was born in Mainland China and emigrated to Hong Kong along
with her family at the age of nine.She has risen to prominence since 2014 as she
performed several theme songs and hosted TV programs for TVB.
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12) Born on Sunday,May 23,1954 in Newark,New Jersey,USA (Died:March 13,2021 in
Bartlett,New Hampshire,USA) was a is a former professional boxer who competed from
1973 to 1987.He reigned as the undisputed middleweight champion from 1980 to 1987,
making twelve defenses of that title,and currently holds the highest knockout
percentage of all undisputed middleweight champions, at 78%,while also holding the
second longest unified championship reign in boxing history at twelve consecutive
defenses.At six years and seven months,his reign as undisputed middleweight
champion is the second longest of the last century,behind only Tony Zale,who reigned
during World War II.
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