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Written by Barry Kowal   
Jul 16, 2020 at 05:03 PM

Hello people,
    we have fourteen (14) birthdays and four trivia questions on this date;four singers,two actresses,a politician,a television host,a baseball player,two ice hockey players and three Penthouse Pets.
    Let's start with the trivia questions.


Trivia #1) On Tuesday,August 16,1977 Elvis Presley,the "King Of Rock & Roll" died
in Memphis,Tennessee,USA.He was 42.

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Trivia #2) On Monday,August 16,1948 Babe Ruth,the "King Of Baseball" died in
New York City.He was 53.

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Trivia #3) On Thursday,August 16,2018 Aretha Franklin,the "Queen Of Soul" died in
Detroit.She was 76.

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Trivia #4) On The Monday 16 August 1819 the Peterloo Massacre took place at
St Peter's Field,Manchester,Lancashire,England.On this day,the cavalry charged into
a crowd of around 60,000 people who had gathered to demand the reform of
parliamentary representation.

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1) Born on Sunday,August 16,1942 in New Orleans (Died:August 10,2006 in
Chauvin,Louisiana,USA) was an R&B singer.She had the song that Cash Box Magazine
ranked as the #1 song for the entire year of 1962 on the magazine's end of year R&B
chart.It also peaked at #3 on the US Billboard Hot 100.

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 2) Born on Monday,August 16,1915 in Tyro,Mississippi,U.S.A. (Died:April 24,2001 in Chicago) was a singer.He had the song that spent 7 weeks at #1 in 1955 on the US Cash Box Magazine's singles chart.

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 3) Born on Friday August 16,1991 in Atlanta,Georgia,USA is a singer who as part of a duo had a #1 single on the US Billboard Hot 100.

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 4) Born on Saturday August 16,1958 in Midland,Michigan,USA is what many consider
the greatest female pop singer of all-time.She is a singer,songwriter,actress and
businesswoman.A leading presence during the emergence of MTV in the 1980s,she is
known for pushing the boundaries of lyrical content in mainstream popular music,as
well as visual imagery in music videos and live performances.She has also frequently reinvented both her music and image while maintaining autonomy within the recording industry.Her diverse musical productions have been acclaimed by music critics and often generated controversy in media and public.Referred to as the "Queen of Pop",she is widely cited as an influence by other artists.
    Born and raised in Michigan, she moved to New York City in 1977,to pursue a career in modern dance.After performing as a drummer,guitarist and vocalist in the music groups Breakfast Club and Emmy,she signed with Sire Records in 1982 and released her eponymous debut album the next year.She followed it with a series of successful albums,including the global bestsellers.
    Her popularity was further enhanced by her roles in films such as Desperately
Seeking Susan (1985),Dick Tracy (1990),A League of Their Own (1992) and Evita (1996).While the latter earned her a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress,many of her other films received poor reviews.An acclaimed businesswoman,she is the wealthiest woman in the music business according to Forbes.In 1992,she founded her own entertainment company Maverick,including the label Maverick Records.Her other ventures include fashion design,writing children's books,health clubs and filmmaking.
   Having sold more than 300 million records worldwide.She has had 12 #1 singles on the US Billboard Hot 100.She is recognized as the best-selling female recording artist of all time by Guinness World Records.The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) listed her as the second highest-certified female artist in the United States,with 64.5 million album units. According to Billboard,she is the most successful solo act on the US Billboard Hot 100 singles chart,overall second only to the "Beatles".She is also the highest-grossing solo touring artist of all time,earning U.S. $1.31 billion from her concert tickets since 1990.Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in her first year of eligibility,she topped VH1's countdown of 100 Greatest Women in Music. Additionally,Rolling Stone listed her among the 100 Greatest Artists ofAll Time and the 100 Greatest Songwriters of All Time.

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 5) Also born on Saturday August 16,1958 but in New York City is an actress and
activist.She is known for her biographical film roles,most notably her performance
as Tina Turner in the biopic "What's Love Got To Do with It" (1993), for which she
was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress and won a corresponding Golden Globe Award.She has additionally portrayed Betty Shabazz in both "Malcolm X" (1992) and "Panther" (1995),Katherine Jackson in "The Jacksons:An American Dream" (1992),Voletta Wallace in "Notorious" (2009), and Coretta Scott King in "Betty & Coretta" (2013).

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Angela Bassett

 6) Born on Saturday August 16,1969 in Boston,Massachusetts,USA is a model and
actress.An only child,she grew up in Marshfield,Massachusetts.She began her modeling career at age eight as a model for Filene's Department Stores in Boston.At age seventeen she moved to Europe to further pursue her modeling career;she worked and lived in both Asia and Europe modeling swimsuits and lingerie for six years.She eventually moved back to America and took up residence in Miami,Florida prior to returning to her native Boston.She was the Playmate of the Month in the April,1994 issue of "Playboy." She went on to appear in several "Playboy" videos and posed for a handful of newsstand special editions.In 1999 she appeared in an episode of "Howard Stern" TV series.

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Becky DelosSantos

7) Born on Monday August 16,1954 in Dundee,U,K. is a British politician,broadcaster
and writer.Between 1987 and 2015,with a gap in 2010-12, he represented four
constituencies as a Member of Parliament,elected as a candidate for the Labour Party
and later the Respect Party.He supports the Palestinian side in the Israeli-Palestinian
conflict,opposes Zionism, and was involved in the Viva Palestina aid convoys.
A long-standing associate of Jeremy Corbyn,he has supported the Labour leader
since his election campaign and subsequent election victory in September 2015.In
the 2016 EU membership referendum,he advocated a "Leave" vote,campaigning with the
cross-party,pro-Brexit organisation Grassroots Out.

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 8) Born on Sunday,August 16,1953 in Paris,France is an American television host,
singer,songwriter,author,comedian and actress.She is the co-host,with Hoda Kotb,on
her show,during the fourth hour of NBC Today.She is best known for her 15-year run
1985-2000) on the talk show Live! with Regis and Kathy Lee,which she co-hosted with Regis Philbin.

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 9) Born on Thursday,August 16,1990 in Saint Malo,Manitoba,Canada is a Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman currently playing for the Vancouver Canucks of the National Hockey League (NHL).He was drafted 53rd overall by the New York Islanders in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft.

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10) Born on Sunday,August 16,1987 in Vancouver,British Columbia,Canada is a Canadian professional ice hockey goaltender for the Montreal Canadiens of the National Hockey League (NHL).He is considered to be one of the best goaltenders in the world by many colleagues, fans, The Hockey News,and EA Sports;and one of the greatest goaltenders in the history of the Montreal Canadiens by several media outlets.

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11) Born on Saturday,August 16,1986 in Osaka,Japan is a Japanese professional
baseball starting pitcher for the Chicago Cubs of Major League Baseball.He was
considered by many to be the best pitcher in Japanese professional baseball prior
to his arrival in Major League Baseball in 2012.In his first MLB season,he finished third in the American League (AL) Rookie of the Year balloting.The next season,he finished second in the AL Cy Young Award vote as he led the Major Leagues in strikeouts with 277 and finished fourth in the AL in earned run average (ERA) at 2.83.On April 6, 2014,he reached the 500 strikeout mark in fewer innings pitched than any starting pitcher in MLB history.

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12) Also born on Saturday August 16,1986 but in Anaheim,California,USA is an actress.This seductress has German and Italian descent.She started out by doing a photo shoot for Playboy magazine for a special college edition.This actress started acting in movies in 2006 when she started doing explicit scenes.Besides winning the award for Best New Starlet,she continued winning awards that brought to the very top of the adult actresses top lists.She made her appearance in many hardcore movies like Supersize my boobs,"Busty bonitas bon bon" and many others.This adult video star worked for many well-known production houses like Brazzers and Aziani models which made everyone want to host her in her movies.Her huge tits,beautiful brunette hair and a dangerous attitude which made guys and women all over the world worship her like a true goddess of sex.She's one of the rare adult video stars that claims that she never had an orgasm,in both professional and personal life!
     She was the Penthouse Pet for November,2008.

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Audrey Bitoni

13) Born on Wednesday,August 16,1995 in York,Pennsylvania,U.S.A. is an actress.She
grew up in Southern Pennsylvania and moved to Tennessee in 2013.She says "My
recurring fantasy is to have a threesome with Jack and Kate from the TV show Lost."
She was the Penthouse Pet for June,2016.

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Lily Ivy

14) Born on Saturday,August 16,1997 in Beverly Hills,California,U.S.A. is an
actress and model.She's of mixed French,English and Italian descent.A popular
web-can model,she has amassed about 40,000 followers on the internet.She did her
first nude shoot for Playboy in April, 2018.She enjoys traveling,going to music
festivals and listening to classic rock in her spare time.
    She was the Penthouse Pet for May,2018.

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Sabina Rouge

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