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  1. Robin Roberts

    Robin Roberts


    Robin René Roberts (born November 23, 1960) is an American television broadcaster. Roberts is the anchor of ABC's Good Morning America.

  2. Billy Graham

    Billy Graham


    William Franklin "Billy" Graham, Jr., KBE (born November 7, 1918) is an American evangelical Christian evangelist, ordained as a Southern Baptist minister, who rose to celebrity status in 1949 reaching a core constituency of middle-class, moderately conservative Protestants. He held large indoor and outdoor rallies; sermons were broadcast on radio and television, some still being re-broadcast today. In his six decades of television, Graham is principally known for hosting the annual Billy Graham Crusades, which he began in 1947, until he concluded in 2005. He also hosted the popular radio show Hour of Decision from 1950 to 1954 (it is now hosted by long-time crusade partner Cliff Barrows).

  3. Teresa Heinz Kerry

    Teresa Heinz Kerry


    Teresa Heinz Kerry (born October 5, 1938), also known as Teresa Heinz, née Maria Teresa Thierstein Simões-Ferreira, is a Mozambican–born American businesswoman and philanthropist of Portuguese descent. She is the widow of former U.S. Senator H. John Heinz III (R-Pennsylvania), and the wife of current U.S. Secretary of State and former U.S. Senator and presidential candidate John Kerry (D-Massachusetts).

  4. Éric Abidal

    Éric Abidal


    Éric Sylvain Abidal (born 11 September 1979) is a French retired professional footballer who played as a left back or a central defender.

  5. Ethan Zohn

    Ethan Zohn


    Ethan Zohn (born November 12, 1973), is a former American professional soccer player, and a reality television series contestant who won $1,000,000 on Survivor: Africa, the third season of the reality TV series Survivor. He also appeared on the All-Stars edition of the show. After winning Survivor he co-founded Grassroot Soccer, which uses soccer to raise money and awareness to fight HIV/AIDS.

  6. Fred Dalton Thompson

    Fred Dalton Thompson


    Fred Dalton Thompson (born Freddie Dalton Thompson; August 19, 1942 – November 1, 2015) was an American politician, actor, attorney, lobbyist, columnist, and radio host. Thompson, a Republican, served in the United States Senate representing Tennessee from 1994 to 2003.

  7. Bryant Gumbel

    Bryant Gumbel


    Bryant Charles Gumbel (born September 29, 1948) is an American television journalist and sportscaster. He is best known for his 15 years as co-host of NBC's The Today Show. He is the younger brother of sportscaster Greg Gumbel.

  8. Tony Gwynn

    Tony Gwynn


    Anthony Keith "Tony" Gwynn, Sr. (May 9, 1960 – June 16, 2014), nicknamed "Mr. Padre", was an American professional baseball right fielder who played 20 seasons (1982–2001) in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the San Diego Padres. The left-handed hitting Gwynn won eight batting titles in his career, tied for the most in National League (NL) history. He is considered one of the best and most consistent hitters in baseball history. He had a .338 career batting average, never hitting below .309 in any full season. Gwynn was a 15-time All-Star, recognized for his skills both on offense and defense with seven Silver Slugger Awards and five Gold Glove Awards. He was the rare player in his era that stayed with a single team his entire career, and he played in the only two World Series appearances in San Diego's franchise history. He was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2007, his first year of eligibility.

  9. Severiano Ballesteros

    Severiano Ballesteros


    Severiano "Seve" Ballesteros Sota (9 April 1957 – 7 May 2011) was a Spanish professional golfer, a World No. 1 who was one of the sport's leading figures from the mid-1970s to the mid-1990s. A member of a gifted golfing family, he won more than 90 international tournaments in an illustrious career, including five major championships between 1979 and 1988: The Open Championship three times, and the Masters Tournament twice. He gained attention in the golfing world in 1976, when at the age of 19 he finished second at The Open. He played a leading role in the re-emergence of European golf, helping the European Ryder Cup team to five wins both as a player and captain. He won the World Match Play Championship a record-tying five times. He is generally regarded as the greatest Continental European golfer of all time.

  10. Dennis Frederiksen

    Dennis Frederiksen


    Dennis Hardy "Fergie" Frederiksen (May 15, 1951 – January 18, 2014) was an American rock singer best known as the former lead singer of Trillion, Angel, LeRoux and Toto, as well as providing backing vocals for Survivor. He was occasionally credited as Fergie Frederiksen or just Fergie. He contributed to hit singles in three consecutive years, all with different bands: Survivor's "American Heartbeat" in 1982, LeRoux's "Carrie's Gone" in 1983 and Toto's "Stranger in Town" in 1984.

  11. Anita Doth

    Anita Doth


    Anita Doth (born 28 December 1971) is a Dutch singer and songwriter best known as the front person of the duo 2 Unlimited, along with rapper Ray Slijngaard.

  12. Arlen Specter

    Arlen Specter


    Arlen Specter (February 12, 1930 – October 14, 2012) was an American lawyer and politician who served as United States Senator from Pennsylvania. Specter was a Democrat from 1951 to 1965, then a Republican from 1965 until 2009, when he switched back to the Democratic Party. First elected in 1980, he represented his state in the Senate for 30 years.

  13. Harmon Killebrew

    Harmon Killebrew


    Harmon Clayton Killebrew (/ˈkɪlɨbr/; June 29, 1936 – May 17, 2011), nicknamed "The Killer" and "Hammerin' Harmon", was an American professional baseball first baseman, third baseman, and left fielder. During his 22-year career in Major League Baseball (MLB), primarily with the Minnesota Twins, Killebrew was a prolific power hitter who, at the time of his retirement, was second only to Babe Ruth in American League (AL) home runs and was the AL career leader in home runs by a right-handed batter (since broken by Alex Rodriguez). He was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1984.

  14. Abdul Qadeer Khan

    Abdul Qadeer Khan


    Abdul Qadeer Khan, i/ˌɑːbˈdʊl kɑːdɪər kɑːn/ (Urdu: ڈاکٹر عبد القدیر خان‎; b. 1 April 1936), and known widely as A. Q. Khan, is a Pakistani nuclear physicist and a metallurgical engineer, and the founder of the uranium enrichment program for Pakistan's atomic bomb project. Khan founded and established the Kahuta Research Laboratories (KRL) in 1976, serving as both its senior scientist and Director-General until his retirement in 2001. Khan was also an early and vital figure in other Pakistani national science projects, making major contributions in research on molecular morphology, the physics of martensite alloys, condensed matter physics and materials physics.

  15. P.J. O'Rourke

    P.J. O'Rourke


    Patrick Jake "P. J." O'Rourke (/rʊərk/; born November 14, 1947) is an American political satirist, journalist, writer, and author. O'Rourke is the H. L. Mencken Research Fellow at the Cato Institute and is a regular correspondent for The Atlantic Monthly, The American Spectator, and The Weekly Standard, and frequent panelist on National Public Radio's game show Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!. Since 2011 O'Rourke has been a columnist at The Daily Beast. In the United Kingdom, he is known as the face of a long-running series of television advertisements for British Airways in the 1990s.

  16. Paul Allen

    Paul Allen


    Paul Gardner Allen (born January 21, 1953) is an American philanthropist, investor, musician, and innovator, best known as the co-founder of Microsoft alongside Bill Gates. As of July 2015, he was estimated to be the 51st richest person in the world, with an estimated wealth of $18.1 billion.

  17. Max Clifford

    Max Clifford


    Maxwell Frank "Max" Clifford (born 6 April 1943) is a former British publicity agent and a convicted sex offender. During his long and successful career as a publicist, he represented a mixed range of clients, and was often considered a controversial figure, due to his representation of unpopular clients (such as those convicted, or accused of crimes) and his work for people wishing to sell "kiss-and-tell" stories to tabloid newspapers.

  18. Than Shwe

    Than Shwe


    Senior General Than Shwe (Burmese: သန်းရွှေ; born 2 February 1933) is a Burmese strongman politician who was the head of state of Burma from 1992 to 2011 as Chairman of the State Peace and Development Council (SPDC). During this period, he held key positions of power including Prime Minister of Burma, Commander-in-chief of Myanmar Defense Services and head of the Union Solidarity and Development Association. In March 2011 he officially stepped down as head of state in favour of his hand-picked successor, Thein Sein, and as head of the Armed Forces, being replaced by general Min Aung Hlaing.

  19. Dawn Upshaw

    Dawn Upshaw


    Dawn Upshaw (born July 17, 1960) is an American soprano. The recipient of several Grammy Awards and Edison Prize-winning discs, she performs both opera and art song, and in repertoire from Baroque to contemporary. Many composers, including Henri Dutilleux, Osvaldo Golijov, John Harbison, Esa-Pekka Salonen, John Adams, and Kaija Saariaho, have written for her, and her artistic achievements are extensive. In 2007, she was awarded a MacArthur Fellowship.

  20. K. V. Rabiya

    K. V. Rabiya


    Kariveppil Rabiya (born. 1966) is a physically handicapped social worker from Vellilakkadu, Malappuram, Kerala in India who rose to prominence through her role in the Kerala State Literacy Campaign in Malappuram district in 1990. Her efforts were recognized at a national level by the Government of India on multiple occasions. In 1994, the Ministry of Human Resource Development of the Government of India had awarded her the National Youth Award for her contributions to society. In January 2001, she was awarded the first Kannagi Sthree Sakthi Puraskar award for the year 1999 for her contribution to upliftment and empowerment of women.

  21. Guy Innes-Ker, 10th Duke of Roxburghe

    Guy Innes-Ker, 10th Duke of Roxburghe


    Guy David Innes-Ker, 10th Duke of Roxburghe (born 18 November 1954), styled Marquess of Bowmont and Cessford until 1974, is a British aristocrat. He was the elder son of the 9th Duke by his second wife (Margaret) Elisabeth McConnel (1918–1993). He succeeded his father to the title of Duke of Roxburghe in 1974.

  22. Herman Finkers

    Herman Finkers


    Hermenegildus "Herman" Felix Victor Maria Finkers [ɦɛrmeːnə'ɣɪɫdəs 'ɦɛrmɑn 'feːlɪks 'vɪktɔr ma'riaː 'fɪŋkərs] (born December 9, 1954 in Almelo, Overijssel) is a comedian from the Dutch region of Twente, who is well known in the Netherlands for his friendly, dry-witted humour and his ambiguous style of storytelling. In his way of telling a story the moral should never be in the way of a good joke or pun. His humor is never at the expense of others, except his brother Wilfried Finkers, who is frequently the target of jokes. Wilfried Finkers co-wrote material and occasionally appeared in his brother's shows. Herman Finkers temporarily stopped performing in 2000, and soon afterwards he was diagnosed with a form of leukemia. He was given an estimate of 10 to 15 years of life left. On August 5, 2006 a Fuchsia was named after him. In 2007 he started playing in theatres again, with a new show called "Na de Pauze" (After the Break).

  23. Vera Katz

    Vera Katz


    Vera Katz (born August 3, 1933) is an American Democratic politician in the state of Oregon. She was the first woman to serve as Speaker of the Oregon House of Representatives and was the 49th mayor of Portland, Oregon's most populous city. Growing up in New York City, she moved to Portland in 1962 and was elected to the Oregon House in 1972. She served as mayor from 1993 to 2005. Since leaving office she has continued to battle cancer.

  24. Barry Ryan

    Barry Ryan


    Barry Edmund Ryan (born January 23, 1948) is an American former Roman Catholic priest who pleaded guilty to repeatedly molesting a six-year-old boy, for which he was sentenced to two years in prison.

  25. Donna Deegan

    Donna Deegan


    Donna Deegan (born February 28, 1961) is an American author, breast cancer awareness advocate, and former weekday television anchor, alongside Jeff Marcu and Shannon Ogden, on First Coast News at WTLV/WJXX in Jacksonville, Florida, United States. Deegan previously co-anchored the weeknight 5:30 and 11 p.m. newscasts of First Coast News.

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