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Oliver Reed

Oliver Reed was a force of nature on screen, a British actor whose booming voice, imposing stature, and talent for…

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Born 19 May 1925 – Malcolm X

Malcolm X, born Malcolm Little on May 19, 1925, in Omaha, Nebraska, was a powerful figure in the American civil…

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Born 18 May 1868 – Tsar Nicholas II

Nicholas II, the last Tsar of Russia, was born Nikolai Alexandrovich Romanov on May 18, 1868, in Tsarskoye Selo, near…

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Born 17 May 1936 – Dennis Hopper

Dennis Lee Hopper, a prolific American actor, director, and artist, was born in Dodge City, Kansas on May 17, 1936.…

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Born 16 May 1861 – H. H. Holmes

Herman Webster Mudgett, better known by the alias H. H. Holmes, was an American serial killer and con artist born…

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Born 15 May 1909 – James Mason

James Neville Mason, a distinguished English actor, was born on May 15, 1909, in Huddersfield, Yorkshire. After studying architecture at…

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Born 14 May 1553 – Margaret of Valois

Margaret of Valois, also known as Queen Margot, was a French princess born on May 14, 1553, at the Château…

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Born 13 May 1914 – Joe Louis

Joseph Louis Barrow, better known as “The Brown Bomber,” was born in rural Alabama on May 13, 1914. Raised in…

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Gus March-Phillipps

Gustavus Henry March-Phillipps, known affectionately as Gus, was a British military officer whose life, though tragically short, was marked by…

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Born 12 May 1907 – Katharine Hepburn

Katharine Hepburn, a legendary actress who defied Hollywood convention, was born Katharine Houghton Hepburn on May 12, 1907, in Hartford,…

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Born 11 May 1888 – Irving Berlin

Irving Berlin, a musical titan who shaped the Great American Songbook, was born Israel Beilin on May 11, 1888, in…

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Born 10 May 1838 – John Wilkes Booth

John Wilkes Booth, a notorious figure in American history, was born on May 10, 1838, near Bel Air, Maryland. He…

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Born 9 May 1874 – Howard Carter

Howard Carter, a renowned British archaeologist and Egyptologist, was born in Kensington, London on May 9, 1874. Although lacking formal…

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Born 8 May 1884 – Harry S. Truman

Harry S. Truman, the 33rd president of the United States, was born on May 8, 1884, in Lamar, Missouri. After…

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Born 7 May 1919 – Eva Perón

Eva Perón, born María Eva Duarte on May 7, 1919, in Los Toldos, Argentina, rose from humble beginnings to become…

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Born 6 May 1915 – Orson Welles

Orson Welles, born George Orson Welles on May 6, 1915, in Kenosha, Wisconsin, was a child prodigy who blossomed into…

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