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Written by Barry Kowal   
Sep 24, 2020 at 03:14 PM

Hello people,
   we have sixteen (16) birthdays on this date and a trivia question;six singers,
three television hosts,an editor,two Penthouse Pets,two Playboy Playmates,
a politician,a social rights activist.
     Let's start with the trivia question.

Trivia fact)Sunday.October 7,2001:US invades Afghanistan in retaliation for September
11 attacks when 15 of the 19 hijackers were Saudi citizens.And now the USA defends
Saudi Arabia and the terrorist organization that created the September 11 attack.

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1) Born on Monday,October 7,1968 in Wellingborough,England is a musician and composer
best known as the singer and principal songwriter of a rock band that had six number
one albums in the UK.He mainly plays guitar and piano and works extensively with
synthesizers,sequencers and programming.He is known for his falsetto vocals;in 2008,
Rolling Stone ranked him the 66th greatest singer of all time.For 23 years he has been
married to artist and lecturer Rachel Owen,whom he met at the University of Exeter.

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 2) Born on Sunday,October 7,1951 in Seymour,Indiana,U.S.A,is a singer who had a #1 album and a #1 single on the US Billboard charts in 1982.He has amassed 22 Top 40 hits in the United States.In addition,he holds the record for the most tracks by a solo artist to hit number one on the Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks chart,with seven.He has been nominated for 13 Grammy Awards,winning one.He released his latest album on April 28,2017,to widespread critical acclaim.
   For 18 years he was married to model "Elaine Irwin".After the divorce he dated
"Meg Ryan" and "Christie Brinkley".

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 3)Born on Saturday,October 7,1911 in Akron,Ohio,U.S.A. (died on May 21,1973 in
Stuart,Florida,USA} was a baritone singer,trumpeter,big band leader,actor and
businessman,most popular in the 1940s and 1950s.He has two stars on the Hollywood
Walk of Fame;for recording and radio.He had a song that spent eleven (11) weeks at
#1 on US Billboard's primary single chart and the song was the song that Billboard
ranked as the #1 song for the entire year of 1949 on their end of year countdown.

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 4) Born on Saturday,October 7,1967 in Severn,Maryland,U.S.A, is a singer,songwriter,pianist,record producer,actress,television personality and philanthropist.She had two #1 singles on the US Billboard Hot 100 with one of them spending eleven (11) weeks at the summit.The same song was the song that Billboard Magazine ranked at #4 for the entire year of 1997 in the magazine's end of the year Hot 100 Singles chart for 1997.

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Toni Braxton

 5) Born on Saturday,October 7,1978 in Welwyn Garden City,England is a singer, rapper,model,television presenter and talent show judge.She found fame in 2001 as a member of an all-female R&B/garage trio.The group disbanded in 2005 and she pursued a music career as a solo artist,signing to Polydor Records.One of her songs peaked at #3 in the UK and was the song that the OCC in the UK ranked as the #44 song for the entire year of 2009.

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 6) Born on Monday,October 7,1996 in Glasgow,Scotland,United Kingdom is a singer who recorded a song that in 2019 spent 3 weeks at #1 on the US Billboard Hot 100.He was nominated for the Critics' Choice Award at the 2019 Brit Awards.

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 7) Born on Wednesday,October 7,1942 in New York City is a television host, actress,comedian and writer.She co-hosts the ABC daytime talk show "The View".

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 8) Born on Thursday,October 7,1943 in San Antonio,Texas,USA is a television host,
political commentator,military historian,author and retired United States Marine
Corps lieutenant colonel.He was convicted in the Iran-Contra affair of the late 1980s,but his convictions were vacated and reversed and all charges against him dismissed in 1991.

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 9) Born on Wednesday,October 7,1959 in London is an English television host,reality television judge and producer.He has judged on the British TV talent competition series "Pop Idol","The X Factor" and "Britain's Got Talent" and the American TV talent competition shows "American Idol","The X Factor" and "America's Got Talent".

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10) Also born on Wednesday,October 7,1959 but in New York City is an editor and
publisher.She is the publisher,part-owner and former editor of the progressive
magazine "The Nation". She was the magazine's editor from 1995 until 15 June 2019,
when she was succeeded by D. D. Guttenplan.

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11) Born on Wednesday,October 7,1981 in Los Angeles is a model who is the Penthouse Pet for March 2010

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Jelena Jensen

12) Born on Tuesday,October 7,1986 in Houston is a model who is the Penthouse Pet
for March 2008

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Bree Olson

13) Born on Wednesday,October 7,1942 in Los Angeles is a model who is the Playboy
magazine's Playmate of the Month for its February 1961 issue.She also appeared on
the cover of the September 1961 issue.

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14) Born on Tuesday,October 7,1958 in San Diego,California,USA is a model and actress.She worked as an orthodontist's assistant in Hawaii and was a dancer with the Crazy Horse Revue for two years.She then moved to Los Angles.She was the Playmate of the Month in the March,1986 issue of "Playboy."She was featured in three "Playboy" videos and posed for a handful of "Playboy" newsstand special editions.She hasd small roles in the lowbrow comedy romps "The Sex and Violence Family Hour" and "E. Nick:A Legend In His Own Mind." Besides acting and modeling,she also does acrylic free-style paintings.

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Kim Morris

15) Born on Tuesday,October 7,1952 in Saint Petersburg,Russia is the current president of Russia.

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16)  Born on Wednesday,October 7,1931 in Klerksdorp,South Africa (Died:December 26,2021 in Oasis Care Centre,Cape Town,South Africa)was an anti-apartheid and social rights activist and Anglican bishop.He was the first black Archbishop of Cape Town and bishop of the Church of the Province of Southern Africa.
  He received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1984;the Albert Schweitzer Prize for Humanitarianism in 1986;the Pacem in Terris Award in 1987;the Sydney Peace Prize in 1999;the Gandhi Peace Prize in 2007;and the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2009.
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