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Written by Barry Kowal   
Jul 01, 2020 at 02:32 PM
Hello people,
  We have fifteen (15) birthdays and a trivia question on this date;two singers,two members of royalty,three actors,three models,a prosecutor,an acrobatic dancer,two actresses and a politician.
  Let's start with the trivia question.

Trivia)August 31:In the early morning hours of Sunday,August 31,1997 in a car in a
tunnel in Paris Princess Diana,who did not have her seat belt fastened,died.

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1) Born on Friday,August 31,1945 in Belfast,Northern Ireland is a singer-songwriter,
instrumentalist and producer.In 2016,he was knighted for his musical achievements and
his services to tourism and charitable causes in Northern Ireland.
Much of his music is structured around the conventions of soul music and R&B,such
as many of his popular singles.One of those single he released peaked at #10 on the
US Billboard Hot 100 in September of 1967.
An equal part of his catalogue consists of lengthy,loosely connected,spiritually-inspired
musical journeys that show the influence of Celtic tradition,jazz and stream-of-consciousness
narrative.The two strains together are sometimes referred to as "Celtic soul".He has
received two Grammy Awards,the 1994 Brit Award for Outstanding Contribution to Music
and has been inducted into both the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the Songwriters
Hall of Fame.

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 2) Born on Monday,August 31,1970 in New York City is a singer.She had two #1 singles on the US Billboard Hot 100 with one spending 3 weeks at the summit in 1989.
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 3) Also born on Monday,August 31,1970 but in Kuwait City,Kuwait is the queen consort of a Middle Eastern country (not Kuwait).Since marrying King Abdullah bin Hussein,she has become known for her advocacy work related to education, health, community empowerment,youth,cross-cultural dialogue and micro-finance.She is also an avid user of social media and she maintains pages on Facebook,YouTube,Instagram and Twitter.She has two daughters and two sons and has been awarded various decorations by governments.

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 4)Born on Saturday,August 31,1985 in Jeddah,Saudi Arabia is the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia,also serving as First Deputy Prime Minister,President of the Council for Economic and Development Affairs and Minister of Defense-the world's youngest office holder at the time.

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 5)Born on Tuesday,August 31,1971 in Atlanta is this actor and stand-up comedian.He is known for playing the role of "Smokey" in "Friday" and as "Detective James Carter:in the "Rush Hour" film series which he played along side Jackie Chan.He became a frequent stand up performer on Def Comedy Jam in the 1990s.He also appeared in Luc Besson's "The Fifth Element" Quentin Tarantino's "Jackie Brown", and David O. Russell's "Silver Linings Playbook" and "Money Talks".

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 6) Born on Friday,August 31,1928 in Laurel,Nebraska,USA (Died:November 18,2002 in
Beverly Hills) was an actor.He featured in more than 70 films,largely action roles
and made 100 television appearances during a 45-year career,ultimately winning an Academy Award in 1999 for his supporting role as Glen Whitehouse in "Affliction".
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 7)Born on Wednesday,August 31,1949 in Philadelphia is this very famous actor who
starred in such movies as "American Gigolo" (1980) and "Pretty Woman" (1990)
along side Julia Roberts.

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 8)Also born on Wednesday,August 31,1949 but in White Plains,New York,USA is a model.She was Playboy magazine's Playmate of the Month for the August 1973 issue.

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Phyllis Coleman

 9)Born on Thursday,August 31,1950 in Houston,Texas,USA is a model.She was Playboy
magazine's Playmate of the Month for the April 1969 issue.
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10)Born on Monday,August 31,1987 in Pecs,Baranya,Hungary is a model who was Playmate of the Month in July 2012 for the Hungarian edition of Playboy.

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Mariana Pinter

11) Born on Monday,August 31,1953 in Alameda,California, U.S.A. she was the chief
prosecutor in the OJ Simpson trial 1994-1995.

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12)Born on Sunday,August 31,1986 in Dresden, Germany is a Russian acrobatic dancer and director of two initiatives at Moscow State University:the National Intellectual Development Foundation and the National Intellectual Reserve Centre.She is the daughter of Russian President Vladimir Putin.

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Yekaterina Putina

13)Born on Tuesday,August 31,1976 in Alexandria,Virginia,USA is an actress and model.Her father Beau is Dutch and her mother Susan is of mixed English and Cherokee Indian descent.She began participating in professional competitive horse riding at age seven.An accomplished equestrienne,she was the number one rider in her class for three consecutive years and competed in various shows that include the Washington International Horse Show prior to retiring from horse riding at age fifteen.Following graduation from high school at seventeen,she lived in San Diego,California for four years.She eventually moved to Philadelphia,Pennsylvania to study design and jewelry at the University of the Arts.After college she returned to California and worked for four years as one of the owners of the company "Primary Owners".She then decided do some nude modeling for "Playboy;" she was a Playboy Cyber Girl of the Week in August,2001 and the Playmate of the Month in the February,2003 issue of the famous men's magazine.She not only went on to appear in a couple of "Playboy" videos,but has also appeared as herself on such TV shows as "The Two Coreys" and "MMA: H.E.A.T." She now owns and runs the clothing line company Silver Star Casting Co. with her husband and business partner Luke Burrett and has a son named Jake.

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Charis Boyle

14)Born on Friday,August 31,1979 in San Diego,California,USA is an actress and model.She is the Playboy Playmate of the Month for September 1998.She as an actress is known for appearing as the Scoregirl in a 1997 episode of "Pensacola:Wings Of Gold".

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Vanessa Gleason

15)Born on Friday,August 31,1956 in Taipei,Taiwan is a politician,legal scholar,
attorney and the current President of the Republic of China,commonly known as
President of Taiwan,since May 20,2016.

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