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Written by Barry Kowal   
Jul 08, 2020 at 06:28 PM

Hello people,
   We have ten (10) birthdays on this date,a vocalist,a retired professional basketball player,five actresses,a model and two politicians.
   Let's start with the vocalist.


 1)Born on Monday,August 24,1942 in Weldon,North Carolina,USA (died:June 25,1988
in Spring Valley,New York,USA) was a vocalist.He is best remembered for his 1963 hit song that spent two weeks at #1 on the US Billboard Hot 100.The song is based on the song "Ugly Woman" by the Trinidadian calypsonian "Roaring Lion" recorded in 1934.

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2) Born on Tuesday,August 24,1965 in Riverside,California,USA is a retired professional
basketball player who played his entire 18-year National Basketball Association career
with the Indiana Pacers.He was known for his precision three-point shooting,especially
in pressure situations and most notably against the New York Knicks,for which he earned
the nickname "Knick Killer".When he retired,he held the record for most career 3-point
field goals made.He is currently second on the list behind Ray Allen.A five-time
All-Star selection,he led the league in free throw accuracy five times and won a gold
medal in the 1996 Summer Olympics.

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 3) Also born on Tuesday,August 24,1965 but in Morton Grove,Illinois,USA is an actress,author and activist.She won the Academy Award for Best Actress for "Children Of A Lesser God" (1986) and to date is the only deaf performer to have won this award.

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Marlee Matlin

4) Born on Saturday,August 24,1985 in Glendora,California,Illinois,USA is a real
estate agent in California,actress and model.She graduated from high school early
when she was only sixteen and moved to Las Vegas,Nevada to pursue a modeling career. She worked as a certified lifeguard at a Las Vegas hotel and won a bikini contest.Moreover, she studied economics and business law at the University of Nevada,Las Vegas.Good friend and "Playboy" Playmate Angela Melini sent photos of her to "Playboy." She was the Playmate of the Month in the January,2005 issue of the famous men's magazine.In 2005 she and fellow Playmates Scarlett Keegan and Jennifer Walcott were given keys to Las Vegas by Mayor Oscar Goodman in appreciation for posing for a swimwear calendar promoting the city.She has appeared as herself not only on the TV show "Paradise City," but also on episodes of the reality TV series "The Girls Next Door" and "Kendra."

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Destiny Davis

 5) Born on Tuesday,August 24,1948 in New York City is an actress and model.Since
her father was in the service,she grew up all over the world before her family
eventually settled in Seatle,Washington.She attended both high school and college
in Seattle.She loves to meditate and read poetry.Her professional name is a pseudonym which means "precious jewel" in Swahili.She was the Playmate of the Month in the June,1975 issue of "Playboy." She holds the distinction of being the fourth African-American woman to be a Playmate.She toured with Sammy Davis, Jr. Moreover,she not only acted in the films "The Killing Of A Chinese Bookie," "Dreamer," "Seed of Innocence," and "Body and Soul," but also made a guest appearance on an episode of the TV series "The Six Million Dollar Man." She still lives in Seattle,Washington.

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Azizi Johari

6) Born on Tuesday,August 24,1937 in Washington,D.C.,USA an actress and model.She
attended a private school for girls in Danville,Virginia.At the age of 21,she was
married to actor Tony Young but she divorced him a few years later and moved to
Florida to be near her family.She was managing the cosmetics department for a large department store in Miami when her parents suggested that she apply for a job at the new Playboy Club.She became a "camera bunny" at the club, making a great deal of money in tips.She was Playboy magazine's Playmate of the Month for its June 1963 issue.Then,she continued working as a model in some TV commercials when she was discovered by director Herschell Gordon Lewis in 1963,she was hired to work in the horror movie Blood Feast (1963) directed by him the same year,there she met actor William Kerwin,they dated a few months and got married in 1964.Suggested by her husband,she played a leading part in the film Two Thousand Maniacs! (1964) also directed by Lewis.After that, she devoted her life to raise her two daughters and continued working in different plays with her husband and children.She also appeared in several movies in small roles.

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Connie Mason

 7) Also born on Tuesday,August 24,1937 but in Ventura,California,U.S.A. is an
actress and model.She as an actress,known for "The Magic Sword" (1962),"The Real
McCoys" (1957) and E! True Hollywood Story (1996).She was Playboy magazine's
Playmate of the Month for the November 1957 issue.

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Marlene Callahan

 8) Born on Thursday,August 24,1944 in Pasadena,California,USA is a model who was
Playboy magazine's Playmate of the Month for its June 1964 issue.

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Lori Winston

 9)Born on Saturday,August 24,1929 in Cairo,Egypt (died:November 11,2004 in Clamart,France) was a Palestinian political leader.He was Chairman of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) from 1969 to 2004 and President of the Palestinian National Authority (PNA) from 1994 to 2004.Ideologically an Arab nationalist,he was a founding member of the Fatah political party,which he led from 1959 until 2004.

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10) Born on Wednesday,August 24,1955 in Hope,Arkansas,USA is a politician, Christian minister,author and commentator who served as the 44th governor of Arkansas from 1996 to 2007.He was a candidate in the United States Republican presidential primaries in both 2008 and 2016.

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