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Written by Barry Kowal   
Jun 26, 2020 at 01:38 PM

Hello people,
     We have nine (9) birthdays on this date and two trivia questions;a mining magnate,a pitcher,four models,a professional soccer player,a singer and an actress.
     Let's start with the trivia questions.

trivia question 1) On July 5,357 (or 358) the Roman emperor Constantius II issued a
ruling lambasting all magicians as "enemies of the human race".Any found at the  
imperial court were to be punished severely,as were soothsayers,astrologers and
interpreters of dreams.

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trivia question 2)Monday,July 5,1954-Elvis Presley walked into Sun Records Studio
in Memphis,Tennessee.USA and recorded his very first song 65 years ago today.

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1) Born on Tuesday,July 5,1853 in Bishop's,Stortford,UK (Died:March 26,1902 in
Muizenberg,Cape Town,South Africa) was a mining magnate,British businessman and
politician in southern Africa who served as Prime Minister of the Cape Colony from
1890 to 1896.An ardent believer in British imperialism,he and his British South Africa
Company founded the southern African territory of Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe and Zambia),
which the company named after him in 1895.
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2) Born on Tuesday,July 5,1994 in Oshu,Iwate Prefecture,Japan is a Japanese
professional baseball pitcher and designated hitter for the Los Angeles Angels of
Major League Baseball (MLB).He previously played for the Hokkaido Nippon-Ham
Fighters of Nippon Professional Baseball's (NPB) Pacific League.He was the first
pick of the Fighters in the 2012 draft.He has officially recorded the fastest pitch by a Japanese pitcher and in NPB history at 165 kilometres per hour (102.5 mph).

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3) Born on Sunday,July 5,1992 in Vancouver,Washington,USA is a model and Playboy Playmate of the Month for February 2019.
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Megan Moore

4) Born on Friday,July 5,1991 in Fairfax,Virginia,USA is a model who worked as a
Monster Girl,modelling for the energy drink company "Monster Energy". She was also
Playboy's Playmate of the Month for July 2015.

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Kayla Rae Reid

5) Born on Friday,July 5,1946 in Pasadena,California,USA is a model who is known for her appearance as Playboy magazine's Playmate of the Month for its April 1966
issue.She has started going by the name Sachi and became an artist.Due to her concern for the environment,she created a turtle logo for companies to use for bags that they make that are both biodegradable and compostable.
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Karla Conway

6) Born on Saturday,July 5,1941 in Trenton,New Jersey,USA is a a French-American
model who is best known for being Playboy magazine's Playmate of the Month for its
March 1963 issue.

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Adrienne Moreau

7) Born on Friday,July 5,1985 in Redding,California,USA is a professional soccer
midfielder/winger who plays for and captains Reign FC in the National Women's Soccer League.As a member of the United States women's national soccer team,she helped the U.S. win the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup,the gold at the 2012 London Olympics and finish runners-up at the 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup.Since 2018,she co-captains her national team alongside Carli Lloyd and Alex Morgan.
    She is an advocate for numerous LGBT organizations,including the Gay,Lesbian &
Straight Education Network (GLSEN) and Athlete Ally.In 2013,she was awarded the
board of directors Award by the Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Center.
    She has said regarding singing the national anthem at sporting events-"Using this blanketed patriotism as a defense against what the protest actually is was pretty cowardly," and further stated that she would probably never sing the national anthem again.
   If the USA wins the Cup on Sunday,July 7,2019 she said she will decline accepting any invitation to the White House from Donald Trump.

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Megan Rapinoe

8) Born on Wednesday,July 5,1950 in New York City is a is a Grammy-winning American singer,songwriter and actor.He sings lead and plays harmonica for his band,in addition to writing or co-writing many of the band's songs.With his band he has had three #1 singles on the US Billboard Hot 100.

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9) Born on Friday,July 5,1963 in New York City is television,film and stage actress,known for her roles as Diane Whittlesey in the HBO series "Oz" and Carmela Soprano on the HBO series "The Sopranos",for which she received six Emmy nominations,winning three for an "Outstanding Lead Actress" in a Drama Series as well as winning two Golden Globes and five Screen Actors Guild Awards.

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Edie Falco
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