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Written by Barry Kowal   
Jul 06, 2020 at 06:35 PM

Hello people,
     we have eleven (11) birthdays and a trivia question on this date;a saint,a basketball player,an actor,two model,three actresses and three singers.
    Let's start with the trivia question.


Trivia)August 26:Riots occurred 52 years ago today on Monday,August 26,1968 at the
Democratic National Convention in Chicago.

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 1)Born on Friday,August 26,1910 in Skopje,Macedonia (FYROM) (died:September 5,1997 in Kolkata,India) was an Albanian-Indian Roman Catholic nun and missionary She was born in Skopje,then part of the Kosovo Vilayet of the Ottoman Empire.
    In 1950 she founded the Missionaries of Charity,a Roman Catholic religious congregation which had over 4,500 sisters and was active in 133 countries in 2012.The congregation manages homes for people dying of HIV/AIDS,leprosy and tuberculosis;soup kitchens;dispensaries and mobile clinics;children's-and family-counselling programmes;orphanages and schools.Members,who take vows of chastity,poverty and obedience,also profess a fourth vow:to give "wholehearted free service to the poorest of the poor".
    She received a number of honours,including the 1962 Ramon Magsaysay Peace Prize and 1979 Nobel Peace Prize.She was canonised (recognised by the church as a saint) on September 4,2016 and the anniversary of her death (5 September) is her feast day.

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 2) Born on Saturday,August 26,1989 in Bellflower,California,USA is a professional
basketball player for the Houston Rockets of the National Basketball Association.
He became one of the NBA's most prolific scorers and earned recognition as the best shooting guard in the NBA,as well as one of the top overall players in the league.He was named the NBA Most Valuable Player in 2018.He is a six-time NBA All-Star and has earned All-NBA Team honors five times,including four times to the first team.
   He is a two-time member of the United States national basketball team,winning
gold medals in both the 2012 Summer Olympics and 2014 FIBA World Cup.

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 3) Born on Tuesday,August 26,1980 in New York City is an actor and musician who began his career as a child actor.He is best known for his role as Kevin McCallister in the Christmas films "Home Alone"(1990),for which he was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor-Motion Picture Musical or Comedy and "Home Alone 2:Lost in New York" (1992).

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 4) Born on Monday,August 26,1991 in Austin,Texas,USA is a model.She started modeling in the wake of graduating from college.She was the Penthouse Pet of the Month for July,2017 and, using the pseudonym MkBlondie,the Hustler Honey of the Month for December,2017.She posed for her first nude shoot for Playboy Plus in December,2017.Moreover,she has also worked for the adult websites Zishy and Digital Desire.Outside of modeling,she is also a photographer,longboarder,dog lover and traveler.

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Manda Kay

 5) Born on Sunday,August 26,1928 in Kansas City,Missouri,USA (died:2010 (exact date unknown;body found on April 27,2011) in Los Angeles,California)is a model and actress.She was a blond-haired,blue-eyed American actress,pin-up model and singer.In 1959 she appeared as the Playboy Playmate of the Month for the July issue.She also appeared in several other men's magazines.

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Yvette Iola Vickers

 6) Born on Friday,August 26,1960 in St.Louis,Missouri,USA is a model and actress.She costarred with Michawl Jackson in the short film for "Thriller" in 1983.She modeled for Playboy and was the Playmate of the Month for the June 1980 issue.

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Ola Ray

7) Born on Saturday,August 26,1967 in San Antonio,Texas,USA is a model and actress.
She's of Mexican-American descent.Her grandfather Henry B. Gonzalez was a congressman.
She attended all-girls Catholic elementary and high schools.She was a cheerleader in
high school.She graduated magna cum laude from college with a B.B.A. in finance and
has a law degree from St. Mary's University in San Antonio,Texas.She made her "Playboy"
magazine debut in a pictorial in the July,2000 issue of the famous men's magazine.
She was the Cyber Girl of the Week for the first week of September,2001.She was the
Playmate of the Month in the January,2003 issue of "Playboy;" she has the distinction
of being the oldest woman to ever become a Playmate (she was 35 years old when she
posed for this pictorial).She went on to appear in a couple of "Playboy" videos. One
video she appeared in as herself was the 2001 video"Playboy Cyber Girls".
She now works as a licensed practicing attorney in California.

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Rebecca Anne Ramos

 8) Born on Friday,August 26,1988 in Seattle,Washington,USA is an actress.She did an undergraduate course in journalism at Western Washington University.She started her career at age 18 in Fort Lauderdale,Florida,where she was on a summer vacation while attending college.At her parents' insistence on getting a job,she saw an advertisement for an adult talent agency and sent in her pictures.The agency accepted and,after considering their offer,she accepted and returned to the agency a week later.Her first scene was a solo shaving video for The Score Group,which was filmed in 2007.She was the Penthouse Pet of the Month for December 2008.
She is the first person in history to win two AVN Female Performer of the Year Awards,winning back-to-back years in 2010 and 2011.She also won the 2010 and 2011 XRCO Awards for Female Performer of the Year.In 2010,she was named by Maxim as one of the 12 top female stars in the adult industry.In 2011,she was also named by CNBC as one of the 12 most popular stars in adult entertainment and CNBC noted her role as Catwoman in Vivid Entertainment's Batman XXX: A Porn Parody,as well as her 2010 wins by AVN and XBIZ and 2011 AVN win and XBIZ nomination as Female Performer of the Year.
    She had a guest starring role in episode 3, "Gem and Loan", of season 2 of the
Showtime series Ray Donovan where she played porn star Lexi Steele.She also appeared in the film "L.A. Slasher".
    In 2010,she was named by Loaded magazine as the most facially attractive female performer in the industry.
   She made her directorial debut with a video for Elegant Angels' website,
featuring their Girl of the Month for June 2014, Alina Li.
   On December 16,2011,she announced that she had given birth to a baby boy on October 14 by her fiance,Lyndell Anderson.
  In January 2012,she and her fiance were arrested for domestic battery after getting into an altercation in a Las Vegas hotel.She later released a statement to AVN explaining that the altercation was the result of her intoxication after a night of partying.
   On February 6,2013,she announced on her personal blog that she was four months
pregnant with her second child.
   She has stated in an interview that she has had difficulties having meaningful
personal relationships while working in the adult industry.

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Tori Black

 9) Born on Tuesday,August 26,1986 in New London,Connecticut,USA is a singer, dancer,actress and model.In 2006 she had a song that peaked at #3 on the US Billboard Hot 100.The same song peaked at #6 in the UK,and peaked at #4 in both New Zealand and Australia (ARIA charts).She played Sophie Donovan in the 2008 movie "Step Up 2:The Streets".
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10) Born on Monday,August 26,2002 in New York City is a singer,rapper and songwriter.He gained recognition upon releasing his breakout single,which peaked at number four on the US Billboard Hot 100 in 2019.It also peaked at #2 in the Billboard Canadian Hot 100.

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11) Born on Friday,August 26,1966 in Edinburgh,Scotland,United Kingdom is a singer,songwriter,musician and actress.She is best known as the lead singer of 
a very popular alternative rock band.She gained media attention for her forthright style,rebellious attitude and distinctive voice.The band recorded an album that peaked at #4 on both the US Billboard 200 and the UK (OCC) Chart in 2005.The band also had two albums that peaked at #1 in New Zealand-once in 1995 and again in 2001.

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