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Written by Barry Kowal   
Nov 06, 2020 at 03:50 PM
Hello people,
we have seventeen (17) birthdays and a three part trivia question
on this date.Yes some people have birthdays on Xmas Day.Sucks you
get less presents than if your birthday was some other time of the
year.We have five singers,four politicians,an actress,a daughter,
an actor,two models,a journalist,a DJ and a a preacher.
Let's start with the three part trivia question.

Three part trivia question) Three very famous singers died on Xmas Day.One of them
died on Xmas Day in 1995,another died on Xmas Day in 2006 and one more died on Xmas Day in 2016.Who were these three famous singers?

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December 25,1995 singer Dean Martin died.("That's Amore")
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December 25,2006 singer James Brown died.("I Got You (I Feel Good)")
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December 25,2016 singer George Michael died.("Faith")

 1) Born on Saturday,December 25,1954 in Aberdeen,Scotland is this female singer.
She was very popular during the 1980s and 1990s. She had a solo career.But she was
more popular as the female half of a male/female duo.
  I traveled the world and the seven seas.
Everybody's looking for something.

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 2) Born on Wednesday,December 25,1946 in Pascagoula,Mississippi,USA is an American musician,songwriter,author,actor and businessman. He is best known for his music,which often portrays an "island escapism" lifestyle.Together with his Coral Reefer Band,he has recorded many hit songs including a song ranked at #234 on the Recording Industry Association of America's list of "Songs of the Century".He has a devoted base of fans known as "Parrotheads".Aside from his career in music, he is also a best-selling writer and is involved in two restaurant chains.He owns the "Margaritaville Cafe" restaurant chain and co-developed the "Cheeseburger In Paradise" restaurant chain.
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 3) Born on Thursday,December 25,1958 in Toronto is a singer who had a song that
spent two weeks at #1 on the US Billboard Hot 100 in 1990.She was sort of a one-hit wonder on the USA charts.

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4) Born on Wednesday,December 25,1957 in Pembury,United Kingdom is an English-born
Irish vocalist and recording artist,best known as the lead singer and songwriter of punk band the Pogues.

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 5) Born on Saturday,December 25,1971 in London is an English singer and songwriter.She attained international success with her debut album that spent seven weeks at #1 on the UK album chart in 2001.It sold over 21 million copies worldwide,and won several awards,including the MTV Europe Music Award for Best New Act,two NRJ Awards for Best New Act and Best Album and two Brit Awards for Best British Female and Best Album.Her next album,that spent ten weeks at #1 on the UK album chart in (2003).In 2004 she performed with other British and Irish artists in the third incarnation of the song "Do They Know It's Christmas?".
    Her first two albums are among the best-selling albums in UK Chart history,and
both are in the top 10 best-selling albums of the 2000s in the UK.


 6) Also born on Saturday,December 25,1971 but in Ottawa,Canada is a Canadian politician serving as the 23rd and current Prime Minister of Canada since 2015 and Leader of the Liberal Party since 2013.He is the second-youngest Canadian Prime Minister,after Joe Clark.

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 7) Born on Monday,December 25,1950 in Denver,Colorado,USA is a Republican political consultant and policy advisor.He was Senior Advisor and Deputy Chief of Staff during the George W. Bush administration until his resignation on August 31,2007.

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 8) Born on Sunday,December 24,1876 in Karachi,Pakistan (Died:September 11,1948 in
Karachi,Pakistan) was a politician,lawyer and the founder of Pakistan.He served as
the leader of the All-India Muslim League from 1913 until Pakistan's independence
on August 14,1947 and then as Pakistan's first Governor-General until his death.He
is revered in Pakistan as Quaid-i-Azam and Baba-i-Qaum.

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 9) born on Sunday,December 25,1949 in Lahore,Pakistan is a businessman and politician who served for three non-consecutive terms as the Prime Minister of Pakistan and for two terms as the Chief Minister of Punjab.

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10) Also born on Sunday,December 25,1949 but in Quitman,Texas,USA is an actress and singer.She began her career in the early 1970s and first gained attention for her role in the film "Badlands" (1973).Her major breakthrough came in 1976 when she played the title character of "Carrie White" in Brian De Palma's horror film "Carrie",based on the first novel by Stephen King,for which she earned an Oscar nomination (a rare feat for an actor or actress in a horror movie).She won the Academy Award for Best Actress for her portrayal of "Loretta Lynn" in the 1980 film "Coal Miner's Daughter",and also earned a Grammy nomination for the song "Coal Miner's Daughter" from the film's soundtrack.She went on to receive further Oscar nominations for her roles in "Missing" (1982), "The River" (1984) and "Crimes Of The Heart" (1986)."Coal Miner's Daughter" and "Crimes Of The Heart" also won her the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Musical or Comedy.

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Sissy Spacek

11) Born on Monday,December 25,1995 in Detroit is the daughter of a very famous
singer who has had ten (10) #1 albums on the US Billboard 200 and five (5) number
one singles on the US Billboard Hot 100.

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12) Born on Sunday,December 25,1899 in New Yotk City (Died:January 14,1957 in Los Angeles) was an American screen and stage actor whose performances in 1940s films noir such as "The Maltese Falcon","Casablanca" and "The Big Sleep" earned him status as a cultural icon.
   "Here's Looking At You Kid."

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13) Born on Sunday,December 25,1983 in Santa Clara,California,U.S.A. is an artist,
writer,comedian,writer,activist, and model.Known as "The Naughty Feminist",in 2017,she began writing for National Lampoon and Weekly Humorist,headlining with her spoof series "The Adventures of Angry Vagina".
   She is the Playmate of the Month for the June 2008 issue of Playboy magazine and wrote the article text that accompanied her pictures.She first posed for Playboy's October 2005 pictorial,"Girls of the Pac-10". In 2006 she was featured in the Playboy Cyber Club as a Coed of the Week (January) and Coed of the Month (March) under a different name.
   She also has written commentary for Music and Literature Review,Whitehot Magazine of Contemporary Art,Playboy and the Huffington Post.

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Juliette Rose Frette

14) Born on Friday,December 25,1959 in Jackson,Mississippi,USA (Died:August 14,2001
in Yazoo City,Mississippi,USA) was an actress and model.
She was the daughter of Becky and Sam Hodges and had two sisters and three brothers.
She was a contestant in the Little Miss Mississippi Pageant at age 10.She attended
both Provine High School and McClure Academy in MississippiShe was the Playmate of
the Month in the April,1979 issue of "Playboy;" she was discovered by "Playboy" through
the magazine's 25th Anniversary Great Playmate Hunt (she was encouraged to enter
this contest by her mother).She did have parts in a handful of movies in the early
80s;she was especially memorable as the college coed taking a shower in the tacky
slasher picture that's shown at the very start of Brian De Palma's superior thriller
"Blow Out." She worked for the Playboy modeling agency in Los Angeles in the 80s.She
moved to both Florida and Canada before eventually settling in her native Mississippi,
where she worked as a property manager in the Jackson area.She was a longtime member
of the Van Winkle Baptist Church.She died in her home in Yazoo City,Mississippi
at the tragically young age of 41 from an adverse reaction to prescription medication
on August 14,2001.

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Amanda "Missy" Hodges Cleveland

15) Born on Saturday,December 25,1983 in Baltimore,Maryland,U.S.A.,raised in Basking Ridge,New Jersey,USA is a model,journalist,philanthropist,Playboy's Playmate of the Year for 2019,Playmate of the Month for December 2018 and Miss Black America New York 2018.She is the first Black Playboy Bunny that later became Playmate of the Year and is a co-founder of the non-profit Women With Voices.Her story has been covered by Ebony,Bossip,Business Insider and E! Online among others.
   She received a degree from the University of Miami,triple majoring in Broadcast
Journalism,Music Business and Art History.After graduating,she moved to New York and pursued a career in journalism and "bringing life to images and converting ideas into thought-provoking video and digital content",contributing content to Hollywood Life and Bossip.She began modeling on a whim,posting "25 Days of Jordan" consecutively on social media,in celebration of her 25th birthday.She has modeled for brands including Rimmel,Cover Girl and Good American.
   She co-founded the non-profit organization Women With Voices which provides communal supportive spaces and resources for women.Women with Voices is a Brooklyn,NY based women's empowerment 501(c)3 non-profit organization she describes the mission as focused on "empowering others"

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Jordan Emanuel

16) Born on Saturday,December 25,1976 in Leiden,Netherlands is a is a Dutch DJ and
record producer.Since 2001,he has hosted A State of Trance (ASOT),a weekly radio
show,which is broadcast to nearly 40 million listeners in 84 countries on over 100
FM radio stations.According to DJs and Festivals,"the radio show propelled him to
stardom and helped cultivate an interest in trance music around the world."
   He has won a number of accolades.He has been ranked the number one DJ by DJ Mag
a record of five times,four years in a row.He was ranked fourth on the DJ Mag Top 100 DJs list in 2015,2016,2019 and 2020 and third in 2017.In 2014,he was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Dance Recording for a single that peaked at #6 in the UK.A single which featured Trevor Guthrie,which makes him the fourth trance artist ever to receive a Grammy Award nomination.In the United States,he holds the record for most entries,twenty-one,on the Billboard Dance/Electronic Albums chart.

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17) Might have been born on December 25,4 B.C. in Bethlehem,Judea,Roman Empire
(Died:30/36 AD im Jerusalem,Judea,Roman Empire) was a first-century Jewish preacher
and religious leader.He is the central figure of Christianity.Most Christians believe
he is the incarnation of God the Son and the awaited Messiah prophesied in the Old
Testament.While the Jews perceive him as another prophet like Moses and believe the
Messiah has yet to come.
Virtually all modern scholars of antiquity agree that he existed historically,
although the quest for the historical version of him has produced little agreement
on the historical reliability of the Gospels and on how closely the image portrayed
in the Bible reflects the historical evidence.His actual birthday is not known but
it is celebrated on December 25.

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