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Beyonce with honey-colored hair, tossing her head and glancing at the camera


Beyoncé’s 2003 solo debut album, Dangerously in Love, won her five Grammy Awards and set the stage for her long run as one of pop music’s leading divas. Beyoncé was already …..

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William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare is the grand literary figure of the Western world. During England’s Elizabethan period he wrote dozens of plays which continue to dominate world theater more than 400 years …..

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W. Somerset Maugham

W. Somerset Maugham was a prolific and popular writer of plays, novels and short stories during the first six decades of the 20th century. His passionate semi-autobiographical novel Of Human Bondage (1915) is …..

Prince (1984).


A striking and influential star of the late 20th century, Prince wrote and produced funky pop songs that had cross-genre appeal, including the top-sellers 1999, When Doves Cry and Kiss. …..

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Chyna was a female star of professional wrestling at the end of the 1990s, following closely in the footsteps of World Wrestling Federation trailblazer Sable. Chyna began with the WWF in …..

Who Was Born on My Birthday?

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