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Written by Barry Kowal   
Nov 23, 2020 at 06:43 PM

Hello people,
   we have sixteen (16) birthdays and a trivia fact on this date;3 singers,3 actresses,a radio and TV personality,a political scientist,two comedians,three models,two politicians and an asshole.
    We'll start with the trivia question.


Trivia) On the night of Monday,December 8th,1980 rock legend John Lennon was
assassinated in New York City.

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1) Born Onika Tanya Maraj on Wednesday,December 8,1982 in Saint James,Trinidad and
Tobago,(raised in New York City) is a rapper,singer,songwriter and actress.She has
had two number one albums on the US Billboard 200 album chart.
She was the first female artist included on MTV's Annual Hottest MC List,with a New
York Times editor saying that some consider her to be "the most influential female
rapper of all time".In 2016,she was included on the annual Time 100 list of the most
influential people in the world.Her rapping is distinctive for its fast flow and the
use of alter egos and accents,primarily British cockney.Early in her career,she was
known for her colorful costumes and wigs.She has the most Billboard Hot 100 entries
for a female artist in the chart's history,while being ninth overall.She has received
ten Grammy nominations throughout her career and has won six American Music Awards,
eleven BET Awards,three MTV Video Music Awards,four Billboard Music Awards and was the
recipient of Billboard's Women in Music 2011 Rising Star award.She has endorsed Adidas,
MAC Cosmetics and Pepsi.She is the best-selling female rapper of all time,having sold
20 million singles as a lead artist,60 million singles as a featured artist and over
five million albums worldwide.

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Nicki Minaj

 2) Born on Thursday December 8,1966 in Glenageary,Republic of Ireland is a singer
who had a song that was written by "Prince" that spent 4 weeks at #1 on the US
Billboard Hot 100 in 1990.This song also went to #1 in the UK,Canada,Australia, Ireland,New Zealand Austria,Belgium,Finland,Germany,Netherlands,Norway,Poland, Sweden and Switzerland.
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 3) Very easy: Born on Wednesday,December 8,1943 in Melbourne,Florida,USA (died on
July 3,1971 in Paris) is a singer who was the lead singer of a very famous rock band that formed in Venice Beach,California in 1965 and had two #1 singles on the US Billboard Hot 100.
   Our birthday boy was ranked #47 on Rolling Stone's list of the "100 Greatest Singers of All Time",and number 22 on Classic Rock magazine's "50 Greatest Singers in Rock.".In 1993,he,as a member of this band,was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

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 4) Born on Tuesday,December 8,1964 in Palo Alto,California,USA is an actress, writer,presenter,singer and former NFL cheerleader.She is known for portraying Lois Lane on the ABC series Lois & Clark:The New Adventures of Superman (1993-97), as Paris Carver in the James Bond film "Tomorrow Never Dies" and as Susan Mayer on the television series "Desperate Housewives" (2004-12),for which she won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Musical or Comedy,three Screen Actors Guild Awards and a Primetime Emmy nomination for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series.

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Teri Hatcher

 5) Born on Saturday,December 8,1945 in Los Angeles (died on April 9,2004 in Ukiah,California,U.S.A.) is a model,actress and photographer.She was Playboy magazine's December 1963 Playmate of the Month and 1964 Playmate of the Year.
   She has appeared in such movies as "Beach Blanket Bingo" (1965),"The Man from
U.N.C.L.E." (1964) and "Agent for H.A.R.M." (1966).
   She was married to David M. Ronne from 1963-67.

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Donna Michelle

 6) Born on Tuesday,December 8,1953 in Athens,Georgia,USA is an actress,singer and
former fashion model.She was married to Alec Baldwin from 1993-2002.She was "Bond girl" Domino Petachi in the 1983 film "Never Say Never Again".She played "Vicki Vale" in Tim Burton's blockbuster Batman (1989),which remains the highest-grossing film of her career.For her role in "L.A. Confidential},she also won the Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actress.In the movie "8 Mile" she played Eminem's mother.

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Kim Basinger

 7) Also born on Tuesday,December 8,1953 but in Las Vegas,Nevada,USA is one of the most recognized and respected Radio and TV personalities in Las Vegas.A graduate of the University of Nevada-Las Vegas,her radio career spans many years as a lead in Mornings and also top rated midday show.She has interviewed everyone under the sun ( stars and moon!) Comedians,Rock Stars,Politicians,Authors and Actors... from Sam Kinison to Bill Clinton,to Fleetwood Mac and Robert Plant to name a few.She is loved and adored by her many fans.She hosted the award winning TV show "THE HOMESHOW..." for over 12 years and produced and developed the award winning "GOING VERTICAL".She was also a columnist for "What's On" magazine for many years.
    She is truly a multi-dimensional talent.She has made many personal appearances and hosted numerous events,infomercials,voice over's and webcast interviews and a former Follies Bergere showgirl too...she does it all!
    She had a deep intimate relationship for several years with Kevin DuBrow,lead vocalist of the heavy metal band Quiet Riot (a band that achieved success by doing cover versions of "Slade" songs)for 7 years breaking up shortly before his death in November of 2007.
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Lark Williams

 8) Also born on Tuesday,December 8,1953 but in New York City is a political scientist,activist,professor and author. His primary fields of research are the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and the politics of the Holocaust.He is a graduate of Binghamton University and received his Ph.D in political science at Princeton University.He has held faculty positions at Brooklyn College,Rutgers University,Hunter College,New York University and DePaul University where he was an assistant professor from 2001 to 2007.   
    In 2007,after a highly publicized feud between him and Alan Dershowitz,an academic opponent,his tenure bid at DePaul was denied.He was placed on administrative leave for the 2007-08 academic year and on September 5,2007,he announced his resignation after coming to a settlement with the university on largely undisclosed terms.An official statement from DePaul strongly defended the decision to deny him tenure,stated that outside influence played no role in the decision.In 2008,he was banned from entering Israel for 10 years.

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 9) Also born on Tuesday,December 8,1953 but in Yakima,Washington,USA (died:April 10,1992 in Needles,California,USA) is a stand-up comedian and actor. A former Pentecostal preacher,he performed stand-up routines that were characterized by intense sudden tirades, punctuated with his distinctive scream,similar to charismatic preachers.Initially performing for free, Kinison became a regular fixture at the Comedy Store where he met and eventually befriended such comics as Robin Williams and Jim Carrey.Hus comedy was crass observational humor,especially towards women and dating and his popularity grew quickly,earning him appearances on Late Night with David Letterman and Saturday Night Live.
 He died in 1992 due to internal injuries after an automobile crash in California.
 He received a Grammy nomination in 1988 for one of his singles off one of his album "Live from Hell" that was a posthumous win in 1994 for Best Spoken Comedy Album.
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10) Born on Friday,December 8,1933 in Jersey City,New Jersey,USA (died on November 25,1998 in Malibu,California,USA) is a comedian and actor best known for his television appearances during the late 1960s and the 1970s.From 1970 to 1974,he hosted his own weekly variety series,and introduced viewers to his recurring character "Geraldine".

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11) Born on Friday,December 8,1989 in New York City is a model and a 2011 graduate
of the University of Michigan who is the Playboy Playmate of the Month for June 2014.

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Jessica Ashley

12) Born on Tuesday,December 8,1987 in Tyler,Texas,USA is a model and is the Playboy Playmate of the Month for November 2009.

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Kelley Thompson

13) Born on Saturday,December 8,1984 in Henderson,Nevada,USA is a model and is the
Penthouse Pet Of The Month November 2005.

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Renee Diaz

14) Born on Friday,December 8,1967 in Windsor,Berkshire,England is an English liberal democrat local politician,journalist,children's book author and former model and actress.She was chosen as Playboy's Playmate of the Month for March 1987.As an actress,she is known for appearing in "Man From China" (1990), "Casanova" (1987) and "Playboy:Wet & Wild" (1989).
   She is presently the 33rd Chair of the Lewes district council,where she represents the coastal communities of East Saltdean and Telscombe Cliffs,just five miles east of the cosmopolitan hub of Brighton in Sussex.She has also served as the mayoress of Telscombe and during the 2005 General Election she stood (unsuccessfully) for Parliament in the Brighton Kemptown as a Liberal Democrat.(2006)
   She has been married to Lee Pepper since 1997.They have two children.

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Marina Augusta Pepper

 15) Born on Monday,December 8,1952 in San Francisco is a politician,trade unionist
and environmental activist. A co-founder of the Green Party of the United States,
he was the party's presidential nominee in the 2020 US presidential election.

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16) Born on Friday,December 8,1961 in New York City is an asshole,a conservative
social and political commentator,writer,syndicated columnist and lawyer.She was raised in New Canaan,Connecticut.She deepened her conservative interests while studying history at Cornell University,where she helped found The Cornell Review.She subsequently embarked on a career as a law clerk before rising to prominence in the 1990s as an outspoken critic of the Clinton administration.Her first book concerned the Bill Clinton impeachment and sprang from her experience writing legal briefs for Paula Jones's attorneys,as well as columns she wrote about the cases.
    Her syndicated column for Universal Press Syndicate appears in newspapers and is featured on conservative websites.

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