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Edgar Allan Poe

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Author Profession: US writer
Born: 1809-01-19
Died: 1849-10-07

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Edgar Allan Poe

I became insane, with long intervals of horrible sanity.
Shawn Mathis Wayans

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Author Profession: American actor, DJ, producer, writer and comedian
Born: 1971-01-19
Died: —

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Shawn Mathis Wayans

Im sorry it's just a little case of PMS that's all...Im just one big emotional wreck...Could you guys go get me some Midol and a Snicker
Robert E. Lee

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Author Profession: US general
Born: 1807-01-19
Died: 1870-10-12

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Robert E. Lee

Never do a wrong thing to make a friend-or to keep one.
Dolly Parton

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Author Profession: US singer-songwriter
Born: 1946-01-19
Died: —

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Dolly Parton

If your actions create a legacy that inspires others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, then, you are an excellent leader.
Alexander Woollcott

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Author Profession: US writer
Born: 1887-01-19
Died: 1943-01-23

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Alexander Woollcott

All the things I really like to do are either immoral, illegal or fattening.
Diane Garnick

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Author Profession: US Businessman
Born: 1967-01-19
Died: —

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Diane Garnick

One of the biggest challenges is for women to find an organization thats willing to accept them back after they leave the work force to raise children without taking a cut in compensation and responsibility.
Gregorio Sablan

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Author Profession: US Politician
Born: 1955-01-19
Died: —

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Gregorio Sablan

Ive always had this core belief in public service. Even before I became a citizen, I volunteered in the Army.
Javier Camara

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Author Profession: Spanish Actor
Born: 1967-01-19
Died: —

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Javier Camara

Sometimes, rehearsals are not worth it if you do not have an accurate cast, and that is one of the most difficult parts about a film.
John Raitt

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Author Profession: US Actor
Born: 1917-01-19
Died: 2005-02-20

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John Raitt

If I can talk, I can sing.
Katey Sagal

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Author Profession: US Athlete
Born: 1954-01-19
Died: —

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Katey Sagal

Ive certainly experienced physical pain in my life.
Minnesota Fats

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Author Profession: US Celebrity
Born: 1913-01-19
Died: 1996-01-15

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Minnesota Fats

Gleason used to rack balls for me when he was a kid in Brooklyn and in Long Island.
Robert Adamson

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Author Profession: Scottish Philosopher
Born: 1852-01-19
Died: 1902-02-08

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Robert Adamson

Its just that if youre not disruptive everything seems to be repeated endlessly - not so much the good things but the bland things - the ordinary things - the weaker things get repeated- the stronger things get suppressed and held down and hidden.
Robert MacNeil

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Author Profession: Canadian Journalist
Born: 1931-01-19
Died: —

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Robert MacNeil

The greatest luxury is being able to go to movies and plays now and then in the afternoons.
Robert Palmer

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Author Profession: British Musician
Born: 1949-01-19
Died: 2003-09-26

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Robert Palmer

My access to music when I was growing up was through pirate radio, you know, transistor radio under the pillow, listening to one more and then just one more until your favourite track comes on.
Shelley Fabares

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Author Profession: US Actress
Born: 1944-01-19
Died: —

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Shelley Fabares

We need to appreciate how precious life is.
Stefan Edberg

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Author Profession: Swedish Athlete
Born: 1966-01-19
Died: —

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Stefan Edberg

You lose some, you win some. Nothing wrong with that at all.
Ziaur Rahman

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Author Profession: Bangladeshi Politician
Born: 1936-01-19
Died: 1981-05-30

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Ziaur Rahman

We shall fight to the last to free our Motherland.
Edgar Allan Poe

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Author Profession: Horror, Poetry, Mystery & Thrillers
Born: 1809-01-19
Died: 1849-10-07

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Edgar Allan Poe

I became insane, with long intervals of horrible sanity. Edgar Allan Poe
Julian Barnes

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Author Profession: Literature & Fiction Influences Flaubert, Turgenev, Hawthorne, John Updike
Born: 1946-01-19
Died: —

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Julian Barnes

Books say: She did this because. Life says: She did this. Books are where things are explained to you, life is where things aren't. I'm not surprised some people prefer books. Julian Barnes, Flaubert's Parrot
Paul Cezanne

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Author Profession: French painter
Born: 1839-01-19
Died: 1906-10-22

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Paul Cezanne

The day is coming when a single carrot, freshly observed, will set off a revolution.
Richard Lester

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Author Profession: US director
Born: 1932-01-19
Died: —

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Richard Lester

Film-making has become a kind of hysterical pregnancy.
Tippi Hedren

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Author Profession: US actor
Born: 1935-01-19
Died: —

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Tippi Hedren

Alfred Hitchcock thought of himself as looking like Cary Grant. That's tough, to think of yourself one way and look another.
Janis Joplin

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Author Profession: US singer
Born: 1943-01-19
Died: 1970-10-04

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Janis Joplin

Fourteen heart attacks, and the son of a bitch has to croak in my week. In MY WEEK.

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