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Written by Barry Kowal   
Nov 07, 2020 at 05:17 PM
Hello people,
    we have nine (9) birthdays on this date.Two singers,a tycoon,a TV host,
a politician,an actress,a bandleader,a physician-scientist and an asshole.
    Let's start with the singer.

1) Born on Friday,December 24,1971 in San Juan,Puerto Rico,USA is a Puerto Rican
singer,actor and author.He began his career at age 12 with the all-boy pop group
Menudo.After five years with the group,he released several Spanish-language solo
albums throughout the 1990s.He also acted on stage and on TV in Mexico,where he
achieved modest stardom. In 1994,he appeared on the US TV soap opera "General Hospital",playing a Puerto Rican singer.
    In 1999 he had his signature song that spent five (5) weeks at #1 on the
US Billboard Hot 100.The song received various Grammy Awards nominations and he obtain enormous success inside the United States and worldwide.In 2007,the song was ranked at number 28 on the list of 100 Greatest Songs of the 90's by VH1.The song still maintains a cult following.

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2) Born on Tuesday,December 24,1991 in DoncasterSouth Yorkshire,England is an
English singer and songwriter.He rose to fame as a member of the boy band One Direction.
As a solo recording act he had a song that peaked at #2 in the U.K. in 2016.
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3) Born on Sunday,December 24,1905 in Humble,Texas,USA (Died:April 5, 1976 en route
to Houston,Texas)was an American business magnate,investor,record-setting pilot,film
director and philanthropist,known during his lifetime as one of the most financially
successful individuals in the world.He first made a name for himself as a film producer,
and then became an influential figure in the aviation industry.Later in life,he became
known for his eccentric behavior and reclusive lifestyle-oddities that were caused in
part by a worsening obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD),chronic pain from several
plane crashes and increasing deafness.
A movie directed by Martin Scorsese,in which he is portrayed by Leonardo DiCaprio
was released in the United States on December 25,2004.The film focuses on his personal
life from the making of "Hell's Angels" through his successful flight of the Hercules
or Spruce Goose.Critically acclaimed,it was nominated for 11 Academy Awards,winning
five for Best Cinematography;Best Film Editing; Best Costume Design;Best Art Direction
and Best Actress in a Supporting Role for Cate Blanchett.

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4) Born on Tuesday,December 24,1974 in Atlanta,Georgia,USA is a radio personality,
television host and producer.he is known for hosting the competition show American
Idol and the syndicated countdown program American Top 40.

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5) Born on Wednesday,December 24,1975 in Moscow is the Director of the Information
and Press Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation.A position she has held since August 19,2015.She has a degree of Candidate in Historical Sciences,the Russian equivalent of a PhD.

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6) Born on Sunday,December 24,1922 in Grabtown,Johnston County,North Carolina,USA
(Died:January 25,1990 in London)was an actress and singer.She was signed to a contract with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer in 1941,and appeared mainly in small roles until she drew attention with her performance in "The Killers".She was married to Frank Sinatra from 1951-57.

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7) Born on Tuesday,December 24,1918 in Edgard,Louisiana,U.S.A. (Died:June 23,2019
in Metairie,Louisiana,U.S.A.)is a bandleader,composer,arranger and record producer,prominent in the music of New Orleans throughout the second half of the 20th century.In his induction to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame,he was cited as a key figure in the transition from jump blues and swing to R&B and as "one of the Crescent City's greatest musicians and a true pioneer in the rock and roll revolution." Many musicians have recorded his songs,but his partnership with Fats Domino produced some of his greatest successes.In the mid-1950s they wrote more than forty hits for Imperial Records,including two songs that reached number one on the Billboard R&B chart,"Goin' Home" and "Ain't That a Shame".

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8)  Born on Tuesday,December 24,1940 in New York City is an American physician-scientist and immunologist serving as the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and the Chief Medical Advisor to the US President. 

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9) Born on Tuesday,December 24,1946 in Selma,Alabama,U.S.A. is a politician, lawyer and an asshole who was the 84th Attorney General of the United States,from 2017-2018.

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