Bernie Mac

Bernie Mac (October 5, 1957 – August 9, 2008) was an American stand-up comedian, actor and voice artist. Born and raised on Chicago's south side, Mac gained huge popularity as a stand-up comedian. He joined comedians Steve Harvey, Cedric the Entertainer, and D. L. Hughley in The Original Kings of Comedy which toured the US very successfully. Bernie was a…

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Judy Garland

Judy Garland (born Frances Ethel Gumm, June 10, 1922 – June 22, 1969) was an American singer, actress. She attained international stardom that continued throughout a career spanning more than 40 years as an actress in musical and dramatic roles, as a recording artist, and on concert stages. Garland was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress for her…

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Whitney Houston

Whitney Elizabeth Houston was born into a musical family on 9 August 1963, in Newark, New Jersey, the daughter of gospel star Cissy Houston, cousin of singing star Dionne Warwick and goddaughter of soul legend Aretha Franklin. She began singing in the choir at her church, as a young child and by the age of 15 was singing backing vocals…

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Dean Martin

Dean Martin (born Dino Paul Crocetti; June 7, 1917 – December 25, 1995) was an American singer, actor, comedian, and film producer. One of the most popular and enduring American entertainers of the mid-20th century, Martin was nicknamed the "King of Cool" for his seemingly effortless charisma and self-assuredness.[1][2] He and Jerry Lewis were partners in the immensely popular comedy…

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Nat “King” Cole

Nat “King” Cole (March 17, 1919 - February 15, 1965) conquered the pop charts in the Fifties and early Sixties as a warm-voiced singer of orchestrated ballads like “Mona Lisa” and “Unforgettable”, and breezy, countrified sing-alongs including “Ramblin’ Rose” and “Those Lazy-Hazy-Crazy Days of Summer”. Nathaniel Adams Coles was born in Montgomery, Alabama, in 1919. His mother was a church…

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