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Written by Barry Kowal   
Jul 18, 2020 at 05:46 PM

Hello people,
  we have thirteen (13) birthdays and two events on this date:nine actresses,
one actor,a retired basketball player,a singer and a baseball/football player.
   Let's start with the two events.

Event 1:August 14:On Thursday,August 14,1997 the rock group "Phish" began a three
day concert called the "Great Went" in Limestone,Maine,USA.

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Event 2:On Thursday,August 14,1947 Pakistan gained their independence from Britain.
1) Born on Sunday,August 14,1966 in Cleveland,Ohio to a white mother and a black
father is this actress.She won the 2002 Academy Award for Best Actress for her
performance in the romantic drama "Monster's Ball" (2001).As of 2017,she is the only
black woman to have won a Best Actress Academy Award.
She was one of the highest paid actresses in Hollywood during the 2000s and has
been involved in the production of several of the films in which she performed.She
is also a Revlon spokesmodel.Before becoming an actress,she started modeling and
entered several beauty contests,finishing as the 1st runner-up in the "Miss USA
Pageant" and coming in 6th place in the "Miss World Pageant" in 1986.Her breakthrough
film role was in the romantic comedy "Boomerang" (1992),alongside "Eddie Murphy",
which led to roles in films such as the comedy The "Flintstones" (1994),the political
comedy-drama "Bulworth" (1998) and the television film "Introducing Dorothy Dandridge"
(1999),for which she won the Primetime Emmy Award and Golden Globe Award for Best
Actress in a Miniseries or Movie,among many other awards.
In addition to her Academy Award win,she garnered high-profile roles in the 2000s
such as Storm in the X-Men film series (beginning in 2000),the action crime thriller
"Swordfish" (2001),and the spy film "Die Another Day" (2002),where she played
Bond Girl "Jinx".She then appeared in the X-Men sequels, "X2" (2003) and "X-Men:The
Last Stand" (2006).In the 2010s,she appeared in movies such as the science fiction film
"Cloud Atlas" (2012),the
crime thriller "The Call" (2013) and "X-Men:Days of Future Past" (2014).She was formerly
married to baseball player "David Justice",and singer-songwriter "Eric Benet".She
has a daughter by model "Gabriel Aubry", and a son by actor "Olivier Martinez".

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Halle Berry

 2) Born on Tuesday,August 14,1956 in Winston-Salem,North Carolina,USA is an actress,singer,comedian,director and television personality.She is best known for her roles as Sandra Clark,the sexy nemesis of Mary Jenkins (played by Marla Gibbs),on the NBC TV series "227" (1985-90) and as Lisa Landry on the ABC/The WB sitcom "Sister,Sister" (1994-99).She is noted for being the first and currently only African-American to win an Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series.

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 3) Born on Wednesday,August 14,1985 in Santa Fe,New Mexico,USA is a film, TV and
theatrical actress and musician.She was cast as the first non-Japanese heroine of
an NHK Asadora:the series Massan broadcast on Japanese television.

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Charlotte Kate Fox

 4) Born on Wednesday,August 14,1946 in Los Angeles is an actress and activist, most widely known for her work in television during the 1960s,1970s and 1980s, especially the detective series "McMillan & Wife" (1971-1976) and the sitcom "Kate & Allie" (1984-1989).

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 5) Born on Wednesday,August 14,1968 in London is a British-Iranian-American
actress,known for her roles as Major Sarah MacKenzie in the television series "JAG" from 1997 to 2005,Denise Sherwood in the series "Army Wives" from 2007 to 2013,and Cassandra "Cassie" Nightingale in Hallmark's "The Good Witch" films and television series since 2008.

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Catherine Bell

6) Born on Tuesday,August 14,1990 in San Pedro,California,USA is an actress and
model.She was the Playboy Playmate of the Month for April 2011 and the 2012
Playmate of the Year.Her acting career started following her appearance in the
television series "Badass! in 2010". Two years after,she made an appearancein the
TV show Pauly Shore's Pauly-tics.She also starred in Wayne Holloway's 2013 sports
film "Snake and Mongoose".She made her feature film debut starring in the 2015
independent horror film "Muck" and starred as Terra in the sequel "Muck:Feast of
Saint Patrick".In addition, she was included in the "Top 100 Sexiest Women Alive
2013" list.She got breast implants in 2014.

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Jaclyn Swedberg

 7) Also born on Tuesday,August 14,1990 but in Osaka,Japan is a Japanese gravure idol,actress, television personality,AV idol and idol singer.Considered one of the most popular AV idols of her generation,she starred in over 300 adult films since her start in 2010.Once a leading actress for the famous AV studio Alice Japan,she now exclusively performs for S1 No. 1 Style.She was also a former member of the idol group Ebisu Muscats between 2015 and 2018.
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Tsukasa Aoi

 8) Born on Monday,August 14,1989 in Dayton,Ohio,U.S.A. is a model and actress.A
former cheerleader born and raised in Ohio,she studied nursing before making the
transition into adult entertainment in 2009 at the age of 19.
   In September of that year,she signed an exclusive contract with Digital Playground and changed her name to Janie Summers.When the contract ran out, however,she parted ways with the studio and reverted to using her original stage name,under which she'd previously gained considerable notice for her work in a bevy of titles from Girlfriends Films,Immoral Productions,New Sensations and others.She'd made enough of an impression before going contract,in fact,to garner an AVN Best New Starlet nomination in the 2010 class.
    In October 2010,she decided to add anal and interracial to her on-screen repertoire."I have been shooting videos for almost two years and felt it was time that I showed the fans my wild side," she said at the time.Shortly thereafter,she received her very first award, Special Star of the Year, from CAVR (Cyberspace Adult Video Reviews).She was Penthouse Pet for July of 2012.
   She is represented by OC Modeling.

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Heather Starlet

 9) Born on Friday,August 14,1931 in West Memphis,Arkansas,U.S.A.
(Died:August 23,2000 in Los Angeles)was a model and actress.She worked as a showgirl at the El Rancho Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas,Nevada, prior to becoming the Playmate of the Month in the November 1956 issue of "Playboy." In addition to "Playboy," she also posed for a few other men's magazines.She played "Pocahanatas" in the lightweight nudie cutie comedy romp "Not Tonight Henry" (1960) and had a small role in the oddball underground experimental movie "Women in Revolt" (1971). She also acted in several TV commercials.She married adult-film director/producer Harold Lime in 1957;they divorced in 1963,but remarried in 1991.She died of heart failure at age 69 on August 23,2000 in Los Angeles.

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Betty Blue

10) Born on Tuesday,August 14,1945 in Waco,Texas,USA is an actor,comedian,writer,
producer,playwright,author and musician.
He came to public notice in the 1960s as a writer for "The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour" and later as a frequent guest on "The Tonight Show".
   In 1979 he starred in the movie "The Jerk".He starred in the Ron Howard film
"Parenthood" with Rick Moranis in 1989.

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11) Born on Thursday,August 14,1941 in Los Angeles is a singer who was a member of
a band that had two #1 singles on the US Billboard Hot 100 in 1965.One was a song
written by Bob Dylan while the other one came out of the Bible.In the late 1960s he
appeared at Woodstock with another band he was a member of.This group recorded the
album that ranked as Cash Box Magazine's #2 album for the entire year of 1970 in
their year-end countdown in their December 26,1970 issue.
Who becomes an octogenarian today?

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12) Born on Friday,August 14,1959 in Lansing,Michigan,USA is a retired professional
basketball player and current president of basketball operations of the Los Angeles
Lakers of the National Basketball Association.He played point guard for the Lakers
for 13 seasons.
in 1991 after announcing that he had contracted HIV,he returned to play in the
1992 All-Star Game,winning the All-Star MVP Award.After protests from his fellow
players,he retired again for four years,but returned in 1996,at age 36,
to play 32 games for the Lakers before retiring for the third and final time.
His career achievements include three NBA MVP Awards,nine NBA Finals appearances,
twelve All-Star games and ten All-NBA First and Second Team nominations.He led the
league in regular-season assists four times and is the NBA's all-time leader in
average assists per game, at 11.2.
He became a two-time inductee into the Basketball Hall of Fame-being enshrined in
2002 for his individual career,
and again in 2010 as a member of the "Dream Team".He was rated the greatest NBA point
guard of all time by ESPN in 2007.

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13) Born on Friday,August 14,1987 in Manila,Philippines is a former professional
American football quarterback and current professional baseball outfielder in the
New York Mets organization.
    He was selected by the Denver Broncos in the first round of the 2010 NFL Draft
and spent two seasons with the team.He also played for the New York Jets in 2012.
Additionally,he had preseason stints with the New England Patriots and the Philadelphia Eagles in 2013 and 2015 respectively.
    As a member of the Denver Broncos,he started the last three games of his rookie season and became the team's full-time starting quarterback beginning in the sixth game of 2011.The Broncos were 1-4 before he became the starter,but began winning with him on the field,often coming from behind late in the fourth quarter,until they won their first AFC West title and first playoff game since 2005,defeating the Pittsburgh Steelers in overtime.Despite the team's success,however,his potential as a professional level quarterback was called into question due to a perceived lack of passing ability,persistent fumbles and having the lowest passing completion rate in the league.

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