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Written by Barry Kowal   
Oct 12, 2020 at 12:30 PM

Hello people,
     we have nine (9) birthdays today and two trivia facts on this date:three actresses,a politician,two deceased actors,a musician,a model and a tennis player.
    Let's start with the two trivia facts.


Trivia 1) On Friday,November 22,1963 in Dallas,Texas,USA US President John F.Kennedy
was assassinated.

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Trivia 2) On Thursday,November 22,1990 UK Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher resigns.

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Now to the birthdays.

1) Born on Thursday,November 22,1984 in New York City to a Danish father and Polish
mother is an actress and singer.She was among the world's highest-paid actresses
from 2014 to 2016,has made multiple appearances in the Forbes Celebrity 100,
and has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
In 2003 she performed in "Lost in Translation" (for which she won a BAFTA Award
for Best Actress) and "Girl With A Pearl Earring". She was nominated for four Golden
Globe Awards for these films,and for playing an estranged teenager in the drama "A
Love Song For Bobby Long" (2004), and a seductress in the psychological thriller
"Match Point" (2005).Other films during this period include the mystery thriller "The
Prestige" (2006) and the comedy-drama "Vicky Cristina Barcelona" (2008).She also
released two albums:Anywhere I Lay My Head (2008) and Break Up (2009),both of which
charted on the Billboard 200.
She has been married twice,to the Canadian actor Ryan Reynolds from 2008 to 2011
and the French businessman Romain Dauriac (with whom she has a daughter) from 2014 to 2017. 

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Scarlett Johansson

2) Born on Saturday,November 22,1958 in Santa Monica,California,USA is an actress
and author.She made her film debut in 1978 by starring as Laurie Strode in John
Carpenter's "Halloween".A big hit,the film established her as a notable actress in
horror and she subsequently starred in "Halloween II"(1981),"The Fog" (1980),"Prom
Night"(1980),"Terror Train" (1980), and "Roadgames" (1981),gaining the status of
"scream queen" to mainstream audiences.She has since compiled a body of work that
spans many film genres,including the cult comedy films "Trading Places" (1983),for
which she won a BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role, "A Fish Called
Wanda" (1988), and "True Lies" (1994),(she play's Arnold Schwarzenegger's wife) for which she won a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress-Motion Picture Musical or Comedy.
    She is the daughter of the actress Janet Leigh and actor Tony Curtis.She is married to actor,screenwriter and director "Christopher Guest".

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Jamie Lee Curtis

3) Born on Wednesday,November 22,1961 in Mill Valley,California,USA is an actress. She began acting at age 14 with a Golden Globe-nominated breakout role in Lipstick (1976)and received Academy and BAFTA Award nominations for her performance in Woody Allen's Manhattan (1979).
    She is also known for her leading roles in Personal Best (1982) and Star 80 (1983),as well as in the TV series Civil Wars,for which she received a Golden Globe nomination.Amid mental health struggles,her career dwindled in the 1990s.She has starred in and co-produced videos about yoga and holistic living.She published a yoga memoir,"Finding My Balance",in 2002 and another more general one,"Out Came The Sun",in 2015.

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Mariel Hemingway

4) Born on Saturday,November 22,1890 in Lille,France (died on November 9,1970 in
Colombey-les-Deux-Eglises,France)was a French general and statesman.He was the leader of Free France (1940-44) and the head of the Provisional Government of the French Republic (1944-46).In 1958,he founded the Fifth Republic and was elected as the President of France,a position he held until his resignation in 1969.He was the dominant figure of France during the Cold War era and his memory continues to
influence French politics.The biggest airport in Paris bears his name.

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5) Born on Tuesday,November 22,1932 in New York City (died on November 11,2016 in
Ridgefield,Connecticut,U.S.A.)was an actor noted for his stage,film and television
work.His best-known television roles include the suave spy Napoleon Solo in the 1960s series "The Man From U.N.C.L.E.".

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6) Born on Tuesday,November 22,1921 in Deer Park,New York,USA (died on October 5,2004 in Los Angeles) was an actor,stand-up comedian,voice artist,filmmaker,musician and author known for his self-deprecating one-liners humor,his catchphrase "I get no respect!" and his monologues on that theme.

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7) Born on Wednesday,November 22,1950 in Winthrop,Massachusetts,USA is a musician
and actor,who frequently goes by the stage names Little Steven or Miami Steve.
He is a member of Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band,in which he plays guitar and

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Steven Van Zandt

8) Born on Friday,November 22,1996 in Tucson,Arizona,USA is a model and television
personality.She trained as a ballet dancer,but ended that career due to an injury.She has been featured in major ads for Guess,Ralph Lauren and Tommy Hilfiger.She is an award show host.She is a daughter of Stephen Baldwin and niece of Alec Baldwin.In 2018 she married a very very famous Canadian singer.

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Hailey Rhode Bieber

9) Born on Wednesday,November 22,1967 in Leimen,Germany is a German former world
No. 1 professional tennis player.He was successful from the start of his career,
winning the first of his six major singles titles aged 17.He also won five year-end
championships,13 Masters Series titles and an Olympic gold medal in doubles.Tennis
magazine ranked him the 11th best male player of the period 1965-2005.

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