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Written by Barry Kowal   
Nov 17, 2020 at 05:53 PM

Hello people,
    we have fourteen (14) birthdays on this date and a trivia fact:four singers,
royalty,a cop,four actress,a political scientist and two female politicians.
   We'll start with the trivia fact.


Trivia fact)December 14:The Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting occurred on
Friday,December 14,2012 in Newtown,Connecticut,USA,when 20-year-old Adam Lanza shot and killed 26 people,including 20 children between six and seven years old and six adult staff members.

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 1) Born on Wednesday,December 14,1988 in Salinas,California,USA is a actress and
singer.She rose to prominence portraying Gabriella Montez in the High School Musical film series,which brought her significant mainstream success.The success of the first film led to her acquiring a recording contract with Hollywood Records,with whom she released two studio albums.

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Vanessa Hudgens

 2) Easy one for Australians.Born on Friday,December 14,1979 in London (at 2 years
of age she moved to Gold Coast,Australia) is an Australian singer,songwriter, actress,model and radio personality.She was a member of the girl group "Bardot" and released a solo album called "Calendar Girl"."Bardot" had a song that spent two weeks at #1 in Australia.She has appeared in films such as "Date Movie"(2006),"Click" (2006) and "Spring Breakdown"(2009).In 2015,she was declared the winner of the fourth season of "The Celebrity Apprentice Australia".In October 2017,in the finale of "The Bachelorette Australia",she chose publican "Stu Laundy" to be her partner after a six week run of the dating show.

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Sophie Monk

 3) Born on Saturday,December 14,1946 in New York City (Died:March 29,2016 in Coeur d'Alene,Idaho,USA) was an actress,appearing on stage,film and television.She first became known as a teen star,winning an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress at age 16 for her role as "Helen Keller" in "The Miracle Worker" (1962),a role which she had originated on Broadway.The following year she was given her own TV show.She later progressed to more mature roles such as that of "Neely O'Hara" in the film "Valley of the Dolls" (1967).Over the course of her career,she received ten Emmy Award nominations and three Emmy Awards and two Golden Globe Awards.She also served as president of the "Screen Actors Guild" from 1985 to 1988.
   In 1965 she released a single that peaked at #6 on the US Cash Box Magazine's singles chart and at #8 on the US Billboard Hot 100.
   She was diagnosed with bipolar disorder in 1982,after which she devoted much of her time to advocating for and educating the public on mental health issues.

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Patty Duke

 4) Born on Monday,December 14,1992 in Wildomar,California,USA is a singer, songwriter,actress and record producer.She recorded an album that peaked at #2 on the US Billboard 200 in 2015 and a single from that album peaked at #5 in New Zealand in May of 2015.

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Tori Kelly

 5) Born on Saturday,December 14,1895 in York Cottage,Sandringham,England is the
head of state of the United Kingdom from December 11,1936 until his death on
February 6,1952.He was succeeded by the current head of state of the United Kingdom.

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 6) Born on Wednesday,December 13,1960 in Yonkers,New York,USA is the former director of the FBI who refused to file criminal charges against Hillary Clinton and was fired by Donald Trump.

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 7) Born on Sunday,December 13,1975 in Riga,Latvia is a model and actress.She is
Playboy's Playmate of the Month for November,1997 and has appeared in Playboy videos.February 1998,she was on the cover of Russian Playboy.

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Inga Drozdova

 8) Born on Thursday,December 14,1944 in Chicago (Died:March 3,2009 in Los Angeles) was a model.She was Playboy magazine's Playmate of the Month for its July 1968 issue.
   She was working in the Playboy editorial library when she was "discovered" by the magazine as Playmate material.She studied fine art and painting at both the Chicago Academy of Fine Arts and the University of Chicago.
   She died on March 3, 2009 after taking medications that made her unable to breathe following knee surgery and other illnesses.

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Melodye Prentiss

 9) Born on Saturday,December 13,1940 in New York City is a model.She is Playboy's
Playmate of the Month for for its April 1961 issue.

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Nancy Nielsen

10) Born on Thursday,December 13,1950 in Preston,Lancashire,England,UK is a model
and actress.She was featured as Playboy magazine's Playmate of the Month in May 1973.After her Playmate appearance,she became an actress of film and television, perhaps most prominently in her debut role as a lesbian vampire in the British exploitation film classic "Vampyres" (1974),in which she was credited by only her first name.Further acting assignments followed.In the late 1970s,she moved to the USA.She continued her career and married twice.She left the public eye in 1985, however,when she became pregnant with her first child.Eventually,she became a floral designer and owner of a florist shop in Hollywood.She returned to England in 2003 for an appearance in the documentary short "Return of the Vampyres",in which she shares her memories of working on the film.In 2006,she co-wrote a book about flower design,Zen Flowers:Designs to Soothe The Senses And Nourish the Soul.

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Anulka Maria Dziubinska

11)  Born on Monday,December 14,1992 in Kanagawa,Japan is an actress known for "God Tongue:Kiss gaman senshuken The Movie 2 Psychic Love" (2014),"Atypical Crime Investigator,Hinako Todo" (2016) and "The Love Theory" (2015).
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12) Born on Sunday,December 14,1947 in New York City is a political scientist and international relations scholar,who belongs to the realist school of thought.He is the R. Wendell Harrison Distinguished Service Professor at the University of Chicago.He has been described as the most influential realist of his generation.

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13) Also born on Sunday,December 14,1947 but in Belo Horizonte,Minas Gerais,Brazil is a Brazilian economist and politician who was the 36th President of Brazil, holding the position from 2011 until her impeachment and removal from office on August 31,2016,becoming the first democratically-elected female president in the world to be impeached and removed.She was the first woman to hold the Brazilian presidency and had previously served as Chief of Staff to former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva from 2005 to 2010.

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14) Born on Tuesday,December 14,1897 in Skowhegan,Maine,USA (Died:May 29,1995 in
Skowhegan,Maine,USA) was a politician.A member of the Republican Party,she served
as a U.S Representative and a U.S. Senator from Maine.She was the first woman to
serve in both houses of the United States Congress,and the first woman to represent Maine in either.

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