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Aaron Allston

Aaron Dale Allston (December 8, 1960 – February 27, 2014) was an American game designer and author of many science fiction books, notably Star Wars novels.

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Abdullah Ercan

Abdullah Ercan (born 8 December 1971 in Istanbul, Turkey) is a retired Turkish international footballer.

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Adolph Menzel

Adolph Friedrich Erdmann von Menzel (December 8, 1815 – February 9, 1905) was a German artist noted for drawings, etchings, and paintings.

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Aegean Sea

The Aegean Sea (Αιγαίο Πέλαγος; Ege Denizi or Adalar Denizi) is an elongated embayment of the Mediterranean Sea located between the Greek and Anatolian peninsulas, i.e., between the mainlands of Greece and Turkey.

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AKB48

AKB48 (pronounced A.K.B. Forty-eight) is a Japanese idol girl group named after the Akihabara (Akiba for short) area of Tokyo, where the group's theater is located, and its original roster of 48 members.

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Albert Üksip

Albert Üksip (December 8, 1886 in Narva-August 10, 1966 in Tallinn) was an Estonian actor and botanist.

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Aleksandra Olsza

Aleksandra Olsza (8 December 1977) is a retired Polish tennis player.

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Alfredo Aceves

Alfredo Aceves Martínez (born December 8, 1982) is a Mexican professional baseball pitcher in the Sultanes de Monterrey in the Mexican League.

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Algeria

Algeria (الجزائر), officially People's Democratic Republic of Algeria, is a country in North Africa on the Mediterranean coast.

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Alonso Edward

Alonso Reno Edward Henry (born 8 December 1989), commonly known as Alonso Edward, is a Panamanian sprinter who specialises in the 100 and 200 metres.

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Amanda McKittrick Ros

Anna Margaret Ross (née McKittrick; 8 December 1860 – 2 February 1939), known by her pen-name Amanda McKittrick Ros, was an Irish writer.

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Amir Khan (boxer)

Amir Khan (born 8 December 1986) is a British professional boxer and two-time former world champion, having held the WBA and IBF light welterweight titles.

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An Lushan Rebellion

The An Lushan Rebellion was a devastating rebellion against the Tang dynasty of China.

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André Kamperveen

Rudi André Kamperveen (September 27, 1924 - December 8, 1982) was a Surinamese football player, sports administrator, politician and businessman.

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Andrew Edge

Andrew Edge (born David Andrew Edge) is a musician from Leeds, England.

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Andrius Kubilius

Andrius Kubilius (born 8 December 1956) is a Lithuanian politician who was Prime Minister of Lithuania from 1999 to 2000 and again from 2008 to 2012.

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Andy Kapp

Andreas "Andy" Kapp (born December 8, 1967) is a German curler from Unterthingau.

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Anita Weyermann

Anita Weyermann (born 8 December 1977 in Wynigen) is a Swiss former middle- and long-distance runner.

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Ann Coulter

Ann Hart Coulter (born December 8, 1961) is an American conservative social and political commentator, writer, syndicated columnist, and lawyer.

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AnnaSophia Robb

AnnaSophia Robb (born December 8, 1993) is an American actress and model.

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Anne Marshall

Anne Marshall (fl. 1661 – 1682), also Mrs.

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Antônio Carlos Jobim

Antônio Carlos Brasileiro de Almeida Jobim (January 25, 1927December 8, 1994) — also known as Tom Jobim — was a Brazilian songwriter, composer, arranger, singer, and pianist/guitarist.

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Ants Oras

Ants Oras (8 December 1900 in Tallinn – 21 December 1982 in Gainesville, Florida) was an Estonian translator and writer.

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Anwar Siraj

Anwar Siraj (born 8 December 1978 in Ethiopia) is retired Ethiopian footballer.

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Apostolic constitution

An apostolic constitution (Latin constitutio apostolica) is the highest level of decree issued by the Pope.

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Arbor Day

Arbor Day (or Arbour; from the Latin arbor, meaning tree) is a holiday in which individuals and groups are encouraged to plant and care for trees.

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Archduke Maximilian Francis of Austria

Archduke Maximilian Francis of Austria (8 December 1756 in Vienna – 26 July 1801 in Vienna) was Archbishop and Elector Spiritual of Cologne (and as such Chancellor of the Holy Roman Empire for Italy), Grand Master of the Teutonic Knights and the last child of the Habsburg ruler of Austria Maria Theresa and her husband, Francis I, Holy Roman Emperor.

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Aristide Maillol

Aristide Joseph Bonaventure Maillol (December 8, 1861 – September 27, 1944) was a French sculptor, painter, and printmaker.

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Arne Næss, Jr.

Arne Næss, Jr. (born Arne Rudolf Ludvig Raab; 8 December 1937 – 13 January 2004) was a Norwegian businessman, shipping magnate and mountaineer.

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Arnulf of Carinthia

Arnulf of Carinthia (850 – 8 December 899) was the Carolingian King of East Francia from 887, the disputed King of Italy from 894 and the disputed Holy Roman Emperor from 22 February 896 until his death at Regensburg, Bavaria.

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Arthur Leslie

Arthur Leslie Scottorn Broughton (8 December 1899 – 30 June 1970), better known as Arthur Leslie, was a British actor and playwright, best known for playing public house landlord Jack Walker in television soap Coronation Street.

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Ashmyany

Ashmyany (Ашмя́ны, Łacinka: Ašmiany, Ошмя́ны, Oshmyany; Oszmiana, אָשמענע, Oshmene, Ašmena) is a town in Grodno Region, Belarus, located at 50 km from Vilnius, capital of the Ašmiany raion.

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Astorre II Manfredi

Astorre II Manfredi (December 8, 1412 – March 12, 1468) was lord of Imola from 1439 and of Faenza from 1443.

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Atoms for Peace

"Atoms for Peace" was the title of a speech delivered by U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower to the UN General Assembly in New York City on December 8, 1953.

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Attack on Pearl Harbor

The attack on Pearl Harbor was a surprise military strike by the Imperial Japanese Navy against the United States naval base at Pearl Harbor, in the United States Territory of Hawaii, on the morning of December 7, 1941.

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August Belmont

August Belmont, Sr. (December 8, 1813 – November 24, 1890) was German-American politician, financier, foreign diplomat, and party chairman of the Democratic National Committee during the 1850s, and later a horse-breeder and racehorse owner, who established the Belmont Park racecourse on Long Island, New York.

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Australia Post

Australia Post provides postal services in Australia and its overseas territories.

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Auto-da-fé

An auto-da-fé or auto-de-fé (from Portuguese auto da fé, meaning "act of faith") was the ritual of public penance of condemned heretics and apostates that took place when the Spanish Inquisition, Portuguese Inquisition or the Mexican Inquisition had decided their punishment, followed by the execution by the civil authorities of the sentences imposed.

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Azra Akın

Azra Akın (born 8 December 1981) is a Dutch-Turkish actress, model and beauty queen who was crowned Miss World 2002 and Miss Turkey 2002.

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Édson Ribeiro

Édson Luciano Ribeiro (born December 8, 1972) is a Brazilian sprinter competing mostly in 100 metres.

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Étienne Fourmont

Étienne Fourmont (23 June 1683 – 8 December 1745) was a French scholar and Orientalist who served as professor of Arabic at the Collège de France and published grammars on the Arabic, Hebrew, and Chinese languages.

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Švitrigaila

Švitrigaila (Świdrygiełło; before 1370 – 10 February 1452) was the Grand Duke of Lithuania from 1430 to 1432.

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Badr Hari

Badr Hari(Amazigh: ⴱⴰⴷⵔ ⵀⴰⵔⵉ; Arabic: بدر هاري, born 8 December 1984 in Morocco) is a Moroccan-Dutch super heavyweight kickboxer from the Netherlands, fighting out of Mike's Gym in Oostzaan.

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Baghdad

Baghdad (بغداد, Iraqi pronunciation) is the capital of the Republic of Iraq, as well as the coterminous Baghdad Province.

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Balochistan

Balochistan or Baluchistan (بلوچستان, lit. Land of the Baloch) is an arid desert and mountainous region on the Iranian plateau in south-western Asia, northwest of the Arabian Sea.

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Barthélemy d'Herbelot

Barthélemy d'Herbelot de Molainville (14 December 1625 – 8 December 1695) was a French Orientalist.

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Battle of Canhe Slope

Battle of Canhe Slope (參合陂之戰) refers to a battle in 395 where the Chinese/Xianbei state Later Yan, then ruling over northern and central China, had launched a punitive campaign against its former vassal Northern Wei, also of Xianbei extraction.

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Battle of Hong Kong

The Battle of Hong Kong (8–25 December 1941), also known as the Defence of Hong Kong and the Fall of Hong Kong, was one of the first battles of the Pacific campaign of World War II.

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Battle of the Falkland Islands

The Battle of the Falkland Islands was a British naval victory over the Imperial German Navy on 8 December 1914 during the First World War in the South Atlantic.

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Belarus

Belarus (Белару́сь, tr.,; bʲɪlɐˈrusʲ), officially the Republic of Belarus, is a landlocked country in Eastern Europe bordered by Russia to the northeast, Ukraine to the south, Poland to the west, and Lithuania and Latvia to the northwest.

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Benazir Bhutto

Benazir Bhutto (Urdu: بینظیر بھوٹو) (Sindhi: بينظير ڀٽو) (June 21, 1953 – 27 December 2007) was the 11th Prime Minister of Pakistan, serving two non-consecutive terms in 1988–90 and then 1993–96.

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Benjamin Constant

Henri-Benjamin Constant de Rebecque (25 October 1767 – 8 December 1830), or simply Benjamin Constant, was a Swiss-French political activist and writer on politics and religion.

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Berry van Aerle

Hubertus "Berry" Aegidius Hermanus van Aerle (born 8 December 1962) is a retired Dutch footballer who played mainly as a right defender.

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Betty Holberton

Frances Elizabeth "Betty" Holberton (March 7, 1917 – December 8, 2001) was one of the six original programmers of ENIAC, the first general-purpose electronic digital computer.

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Big Walter Horton

Walter Horton, better known as Big Walter Horton or Walter "Shakey" Horton, (April 6, 1921 – December 8, 1981) was an American blues harmonica player.

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Bill Bryson

William McGuire "Bill" Bryson, OBE, FRS (born December 8, 1951) is a best-selling American author of humorous books on travel, as well as books on the English language and science.

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Bill Hewitt

Foster William Alfred "Bill" Hewitt (8 December 1928 – 25 December 1996) was a Canadian radio and television sportscaster.

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Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson

Bjørnstjerne Martinius Bjørnson (8 December 1832 – 26 April 1910) was a Norwegian writer who received the 1903 Nobel Prize in Literature "as a tribute to his noble, magnificent and versatile poetry, which has always been distinguished by both the freshness of its inspiration and the rare purity of its spirit", becoming the first Norwegian Nobel laureate.

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Blue Öyster Cult

Blue Öyster Cult (often abbreviated BÖC) is an American rock band from Long Island, New York, whose most successful work includes the hard rock and heavy metal songs "(Don't Fear) The Reaper", "Godzilla" and "Burnin' for You".

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Bob Arum

Robert "Bob" Arum (born December 8, 1931 in New York City) is an American lawyer, boxing promoter and businessman.

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Bob Bell (actor)

Robert Lewis Bell (January 18, 1922 – December 8, 1997), better known as Bob Bell, was famous for his alter-ego, Bozo the Clown.

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Bob Brown (offensive lineman)

Robert Stanford "Bob" Brown (born December 8, 1941), nicknamed "The Boomer" is a former American football offensive tackle in the National Football League from 1964 through 1973.

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Bob Greene (fitness)

Bob Greene (born December 8, 1958) is an American exercise physiologist and certified personal trainer specializing in fitness, metabolism, and weight loss.

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Bobby Elliott

Robert Hartley "Bobby" Elliott (born 8 December 1941) is an English rock drummer, best known for playing with The Hollies, who has been described as "one of the very finest drummers in all of pop/rock".

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Bodhi Day

Bodhi Day is the Buddhist holiday that commemorates the day that the historical Buddha, Siddhartha Gautauma (Shakyamuni), experienced enlightenment, also known as bodhi in Sanskrit and Pali.

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Bodo Tümmler

Bodo Tümmler (born 8 December 1943) is a German former middle-distance runner.

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Boeing 707

The Boeing 707 is a mid-size, long-range, narrow-body four-engine jet airliner built by Boeing Commercial Airplanes from 1958 to 1979.

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Boeing 737

The Boeing 737 is a short- to medium-range twinjet narrow-body airliner.

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Bohuslav Martinů

Bohuslav Martinů (December 8, 1890 – August 28, 1959) was a prolific Czech composer of modern classical music.

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Bram Behr

Abraham Maurits "Bram" Behr (18 January 1951 in Curaçao – 8 December 1982 in Paramaribo) was a Surinamese journalist.

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Brant Alyea

Garrabrant Ryerson Alyea (born December 8, 1940) was a Major League Baseball outfielder from to.

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Brettina

Brettina (born December 8, 1976) is a Bahamian jazz singer-songwriter, model, and SAG actress, who lives in metropolitan Los Angeles.

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British Army

The British Army is the United Kingdom's principal land warfare force.

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Brookings Institution

The Brookings Institution is an American think tank based on Embassy Row in Washington, D.C., USA.

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Bruce Kimmel

Bruce Kimmel (born December 8, 1947), also known as Guy Haines, is an actor, writer, director, composer, and Grammy-nominated CD producer.

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Buck Clayton

Wilbur Dorsey "Buck" Clayton (Parsons, Kansas, November 12, 1911 – New York City, December 8, 1991) was an American jazz trumpet player who was a leading member of Count Basie’s "Old Testament" orchestra and a leader of mainstream-oriented jam session recordings in the 1950s.

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Buena Vista Social Club

The Buena Vista Social Club was a members' club in Havana, Cuba, that closed in the 1940s, as well as a 1990s band, a 1997 album, a 1999 film, and an unofficial brand name representing the musical spirit of the original Havana club.

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Cacophony (band)

Cacophony was an American heavy metal band formed in 1986 by guitarists Marty Friedman and Jason Becker, and signed to Shrapnel Records.

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Calendar of saints

The calendar of saints is a traditional Christian method of organizing a liturgical year by associating each day with one or more saints and referring to the day as the feast day or feast of said saint.

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Calendar of saints (Church of England)

The Church of England commemorates many of the same saints as those in the General Roman Calendar, mostly on the same days, but also commemorates various notable (often post-Reformation) Christians who have not been canonised by Rome, with a particular though not exclusive emphasis on those of English origin.

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Calendar of saints (Episcopal Church)

The veneration of saints in the Episcopal Church is a continuation of an ancient tradition from the early Church which honors important people of the Christian faith.

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Camille Claudel

Camille Claudel (8 December 1864 – 19 October 1943) was a French sculptor and graphic artist.

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Camille Jenatzy

Camille Jenatzy (1868, Schaerbeek – 8 December 1913, Habay la Neuve) was a Belgian race car driver.

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Caribbean Community

Established in 1973, the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) is an organization of 15 Caribbean nations and dependencies.

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Carina Lau

Carina Lau Kar-ling (born 8 December 1965) is a Chinese-born Hong Kong actress.

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Carmen Martín Gaite

Carmen Martín Gaite (8 December 1925 – 23 July 2000) was an award winning Spanish author.

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Carol Victor, Hereditary Prince of Albania

Carol Victor, Hereditary Prince of Albania (19 May 19138 December 1973) was the only son of William, Prince of Albania and briefly heir to the Principality of Albania.

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Chang'an

Chang'an is an ancient capital of more than ten dynasties in Chinese history, today known as Xi'an.

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Charles III, Prince of Monaco

Charles III (8 December 1818 – 10 September 1889) was Prince of Monaco and Duke of Valentinois from 20 June 1856 to his death.

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Charles Lightoller

Charles Herbert Lightoller DSC & Bar, RD, RNR (30 March 1874 – 8 December 1952) was the second mate (second officer) on board the, and the most senior officer to survive the Titanic disaster.

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Charles Radclyffe

Charles Radclyffe (3 September 1693 – 8 December 1746) titular 5th Earl of Derwentwater, who claimed the title Fifth Earl of Derwentwater.

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Chava Alberstein

Chava Alberstein (חוה אלברשטיין, born December 8, 1947 in Szczecin, Poland) is an Israeli singer, lyricist, composer, and musical arranger.

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Chevrolet

Chevrolet, colloquially referred to as Chevy and formally the Chevrolet Division of General Motors Company, is an American automobile division of the American manufacturer General Motors (GM).

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Chicanery

Chicanery, an American experimental rock band, is a collaboration between Warren Cuccurullo and Neil Carlill.

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Chigusa Nagayo

is a Japanese female professional wrestler best known for her mainstream popularity in the 1980s as a member of the tag team The Crush Gals with long-time partner Lioness Asuka.

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Chrisette Michele

Chrisette Michele Payne (born December 8, 1982), known professionally as Chrisette Michele, is an American R&B and soul singer-songwriter.

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Christian Emil Krag-Juel-Vind-Frijs

Count Christian Emil Krag-Juel-Vind-Frijs (8 December 1817 – 12 October 1896) was a Danish nobleman and politician.

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Christian Wilhelmsson

Christian Ulf Wilhelmsson (born 8 December 1979), nicknamed Chippen, is a Swedish retired footballer who played as a left winger.

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Christmas on Campus

Christmas on Campus is an annual event at the University of Dayton in which children are invited to campus to celebrate the Christmas holiday.

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Claude Balbastre

Claude Balbastre (December 8, 1724 – May 9, 1799) was a French composer, organist, harpsichordist and fortepianist.

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Clement of Ohrid

Saint Clement of Ohrid (Κλήμης, gen. Κλήμεντος, Bulgarian and Macedonian: Свети Климент Охридски) (ca. 840 – 916) was a medieval Bulgarian saint, scholar, writer and enlightener of the Slavs.

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Commonwealth of Independent States

The Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS; r; also called the Russian Commonwealth) is a regional organisation whose participating countries are former Soviet Republics, formed during the breakup of the Soviet Union.

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Concha Piquer

Concha Piquer (8 December 1908 – 12 December 1990), born María de la Concepción Piquer López, was a Spanish singer and actress, sometimes billed as Conchita Piquer.

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Conjoined twins

Conjoined twins are identical twins joined in utero.

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Conseslus Kipruto

Conseslus Kipruto (born 8 December 1994) is a Kenyan long-distance runner who competes in the steeplechase.

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Constitution of Romania

The Constitution of Romania was adopted on 21 November 1991.

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Corey Taylor

Corey Todd Taylor (born December 8, 1973) is an American musician, author, and actor, best known as the lead singer and lyricist of Slipknot and Stone Sour.

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Cotton gin

A cotton gin is a machine that quickly and easily separates cotton fibers from their seeds, allowing for much greater productivity than manual cotton separation.

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Cristian Castro

Cristian Castro (born Cristian Sáez Castro or Cristian Valdez on December 8, 1974 in Mexico City), referred to as Christian Castro or Cristian is a Mexican pop singer.

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Cuba

Cuba, officially the Republic of Cuba, is a country in the Caribbean comprising the main island of Cuba, the Isla de la Juventud and several archipelagos.

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Cusco

Cusco, often spelled Cuzco (Cuzco,; Qusqu or Qosqo), is a city in southeastern Peru, near the Urubamba Valley of the Andes mountain range.

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Cusco Declaration

The Cusco Declaration, formally titled Preamble to the Foundation Act of the South American Union, is a two-page declaration of intent signed by 12 South American countries during the Third South American Summit on 8 December 2004 in Cusco, Peru.

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Damageplan

Damageplan was an American heavy metal band from Dallas, Texas that formed in 2003.

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Dan Hartman

Daniel Earl "Dan" Hartman (December 8, 1950 – March 22, 1994) was an American musician, singer, songwriter and record producer, best known for such songs as: "Free Ride" with The Edgar Winter Group and the solo hits,"Instant Replay" "I Can Dream About You", "We Are The Young", "Second Nature".

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Daniel Fitzhenry

Daniel Fitzhenry (born 8 December 1979) is an Australian former professional rugby league footballer of the 2000s.

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Dariush Mehrjui

Dariush Mehrju'i (داریوش مهرجویی., born 8 December 1939 in Ilam), also spelled as Mehrjui, Mehrjoui, and Mehrjuyi, is an Iranian director, screenwriter, producer, and film editor.

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Darren Sheridan

Darren Stephen Sheridan (born 8 December 1967) is an English footballer and manager.

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David Carradine

David Carradine (born John Arthur Carradine; December 8, 1936 – June 3, 2009) was an American actor and martial artist, best known for his leading role as a Shaolin peace-loving monk, Kwai Chang Caine, in the 1970s television series Kung Fu.

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David Harewood

David Harewood, MBE (born 8 December 1965), is an English actor.

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Death of John Lennon

John Lennon was an English musician who gained worldwide fame as one of the members of the Beatles, for his subsequent solo career, and for his political activism and pacifism.

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December 2009 Baghdad bombings

The 8 December 2009 Baghdad bombings were attacks in Baghdad, Iraq which resulted in the deaths of at least 127 people and injuries to at least 448 more.

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December 7

No description.

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December 8 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)

Dec 7 - Eastern Orthodox Church calendar - Dec 9 All fixed commemorations below celebrated on December 21 by Orthodox Churches on the Old Calendar.

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December murders

The December Murders (Dutch: Decembermoorden) refers to the murders on 7, 8, and 9 December 1982, of fifteen prominent young Surinamese men who had criticized the military dictatorship then ruling Suriname.

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DeeDee Trotter

De'Hashia Tonnek ("DeeDee") Trotter (born December 8, 1982) is an American athlete.

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Def Leppard

Def Leppard are an English rock band formed in 1977 in Sheffield as part of the New Wave of British Heavy Metal movement.

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Delmore Schwartz

Delmore Schwartz (December 8, 1913 – July 11, 1966) was an American poet and short story writer.

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Desdemona

Desdemona is a character in William Shakespeare's play Othello (c. 1601–1604).

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Dharmendra

Dharmendra (born Dharam Singh Deol on 8 December 1935) is an Indian film actor.

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Diego Rivera

Diego María de la Concepción Juan Nepomuceno Estanislao de la Rivera y Barrientos Acosta y Rodríguez, known as Diego Rivera (December 8, 1886 – November 24, 1957) was a prominent Mexican painter and the husband of Frida Kahlo.

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Dimebag Darrell

Darrell Lance Abbott (August 20, 1966 – December 8, 2004), also known as Diamond Darrell and Dimebag Darrell, was an American guitarist and songwriter best known as a founding member of two bands, Pantera and Damageplan, alongside his brother, Vinnie Paul.

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Dominic Monaghan

Dominic Monaghan (born 8 December 1976) is an English actor.

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Don Mitchell (actor)

Don Michael Mitchell (March 17, 1943 – December 8, 2013) was an American actor, best known for appearing with Raymond Burr in the NBC television series Ironside (1967-1975).

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Don Tennant

Donald G. Tennant (November 23, 1922 – December 8, 2001) was an American advertising agency executive.

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Doriano Romboni

Doriano Romboni (8 December 1968 in Lerici, Italy – 30 November 2013 in Latina, Italy) was an Italian Grand Prix motorcycle road racer.

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Doron Bell

Doron Bell Jr. (born December 8, 1973 in Montreal, Quebec) is a Canadian actor, musician, and singer.

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Douglas DC-6

The Douglas DC-6 is a piston-powered airliner and transport aircraft built by the Douglas Aircraft Company from 1946 to 1958.

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Dragon (spacecraft)

Dragon is a partially reusable spacecraft developed by SpaceX, an American private space transportation company based in Hawthorne, California.

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Drew Doughty

Drew Doughty (born December 8, 1989) is a Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman who currently plays for the Los Angeles Kings of the National Hockey League (NHL).

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Du Fu

Du Fu (Wade–Giles: Tu Fu;; 712 – 770) was a prominent Chinese poet of the Tang dynasty.

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Duke Cunningham

Randall Harold Cunningham (born December 8, 1941), usually known as Randy or Duke, is a United States Navy veteran and former Republican member of the United States House of Representatives from California's 50th Congressional District from 1991 to 2005.

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Dumb Blondes

The Dumb Blondes were an English glam rock band.

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Duran Duran

Duran Duran are an English rock band formed in Birmingham in 1978.

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Dutch East Indies campaign

The Dutch East Indies campaign of 1941–42 was the conquest of the Dutch East Indies (Indonesia) by forces from the Empire of Japan in the early days of the Pacific Campaign of World War II.

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Dwight D. Eisenhower

Dwight David "Ike" Eisenhower (pronounced,; October 14, 1890 – March 28, 1969) was the 34th President of the United States from 1953 until 1961, and the last U.S. President to have been born in the 19th century.

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Dwight Howard

Dwight David Howard (born December 8, 1985), usabasketball.com, accessed February 24, 2008.

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E. C. Segar

Elzie Crisler Segar (December 8, 1894 – October 13, 1938), known professionally as E. C. Segar, was an American cartoonist, best known as the creator of Popeye, a pop culture character who first appeared in 1929 in Segar's comic strip Thimble Theatre.

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Ed Brinkman

Edwin Albert Brinkman (December 8, 1941 – September 30, 2008) was a Major League Baseball (MLB) shortstop.

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Edgar Winter

Edgar Holland Winter (born December 28, 1946) is an American rock and blues musician.

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Eleni Ourani

Alkis Thrylos (Greek: Άλκης Θρύλος, born Eleni Ourani (Ελένης Ουράνη) in 1896 – December 8, 1971) was a Greek writer.

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Eli Whitney

Eli Whitney (December 8, 1765 – January 8, 1825) was an American inventor best known for inventing the cotton gin.

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Eliza Poe

Elizabeth "Eliza" Arnold Hopkins Poe (1787 – December 8, 1811) was an English-born American actress and the mother of the American author Edgar Allan Poe.

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Elizabeth Charlotte, Princess Palatine

Princess Palatine Elizabeth Charlotte (Pfalzprinzessin Elisabeth Charlotte; 27 May 1652 – 8 December 1722) was a German princess and, as Madame, the wife of Philippe I, Duke of Orléans, younger brother of Louis XIV of France, and mother of France's ruler during the Regency.

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Elkton, Maryland

The town of Elkton is the county seat of Cecil County, Maryland, United States.

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Elsa Benítez

Elsa Benítez Yáñez (born on December 8, 1977 in Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico) is a Mexican model and television host, perhaps best known for her appearances in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue, including appearing on the cover in 2001.

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Emi Wakui

is a Japanese actress.

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Emma Green

Emma Anna-Maria Green, also known as Emma Green Tregaro (born 8 December 1984) is a Swedish high jumper.

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Emperor Xuanzong of Tang

Emperor Xuanzong of Tang (8 September 685 – 3 May 762), also commonly known as Emperor Ming of Tang, personal name Li Longji, known as Wu Longji from 690 to 705, was the seventh emperor of the Tang dynasty in China, reigning from 712 to 756.

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Erez Crossing

The Erez Crossing (מעבר ארז) is a pedestrian/cargo terminal on the Israeli Gaza Strip barrier.

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Ernest Lehman

Ernest Paul Lehman (December 8, 1915 – July 2, 2005) was an American screenwriter.

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Ernst Krenkel

Ernst Teodorovich Krenkel (Эрнст Теодо́рович Кре́нкель) (Bialystok – 8 December 1971, Moscow) was a Soviet Arctic explorer, radio operator, doctor of geographical sciences (1938), and Hero of the Soviet Union (1938).

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Ernst Moro

Ernst Moro (8 December 1874 in Laibach, Duchy of Carniola, Austria-Hungary, today Ljubljana, Slovenia – 1951) was an Austrian physician and pediatrician who discovered the infant reflex which was named after him (Moro reflex). Moro studied medicine in Graz, Austria, getting his M.D. in 1899. From 1901 to 1902 he worked with Theodor Escherich (1857–1911) in Vienna, the discoverer of the Escherichia coli bacterium. He was habilitated for pediatrics in Munich in 1906, and became a professor of pediatrics in the University of Heidelberg in 1911. Besides the Moro reflex he became also known for the following.

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Estrellas de Areito

Estrellas de Areito (The Stars of Areito) was an ensemble involving over thirty of Cuba's musicians, including Rubén González, Richard Egües, Nino Rivera, Félix Chappotín, Miguelito Cuní, Pío Leyva, Arturo Sandoval, Tata Güines and Paquito D'Rivera.

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Eucharius

Saint Eucharius is venerated as the first bishop of Trier.

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Fairchild Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II

The Fairchild Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II is an American twin-engine, straight wing jet aircraft developed by Fairchild-Republic in the early 1970s.

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Falcon 9

Falcon 9 is a family of two-stage-to-orbit launch vehicles designed and manufactured by SpaceX.

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Feast of the Immaculate Conception

The Feast of the Immaculate Conception celebrates the solemn belief in the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary.

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Ferdie Pacheco

Dr.

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Festival of Lights (Lyon)

The Festival of Lights (French: Fête des Lumières) in Lyon, France expresses gratitude toward Mary, mother of Jesus on December 8 of each year.

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First Intifada

The First Intifada or First Palestinian Intifada (also known as simply as "the intifada" or "intifadah") was a Palestinian uprising against the Israeli occupation of the West Bank and Gaza,Lockman; Beinin (1989), p. which lasted from December 1987 until the Madrid Conference in 1991, though some date its conclusion to 1993, with the signing of the Oslo Accords.

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Flip Wilson

Flip Wilson (December 8, 1933 – November 25, 1998) was an African American comedian and actor.

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Francis Cecil Campbell Balfour

Lieutenant-Colonel Francis Cecil Campbell Balfour (8 December 1884 - 16 April 1965) was a British military officer and colonial administrator.

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Francis I, Holy Roman Emperor

Francis I (German: Franz Stefan; Italian: Francesco Stefano; English: Francis Stephen; 8 December 1708 – 18 August 1765) was Holy Roman Emperor and Grand Duke of Tuscany, though his wife effectively executed the real powers of those positions.

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Frank Shamrock

Frank Shamrock (born Frank Alisio Juarez, III; December 8, 1972) is a retired Mexican-American mixed martial arts fighter.

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Franklin D. Roosevelt

Franklin Delano Roosevelt (his own pronunciation, or) (January 30, 1882 – April 12, 1945), commonly known by his initials FDR, was an American statesman and political leader who served as the 32nd President of the United States.

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František Xaver Dušek

František Xaver Dušek (German: Franz Xaver Duschek; baptised 8 December 173112 February 1799) was a Czech composer and one of the most important harpsichordists and pianists of his time.

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Frédéric Piquionne

Frédéric Piquionne (born 8 December 1978) is a French footballer who currently plays as a forward for Mumbai City FC in Indian Super League.

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Frederik Buch

Frederik Buch (8 December 1875 – 13 April 1925) was a Danish film actor of the silent era in Denmark.

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Friedrich Glauser

Friedrich Glauser (4 February 1896 in Vienna – 8 December 1938 in Nervi) was a German-language Swiss writer.

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Frits Pirard

Frits Pirard (Breda, 8 December 1954) was a Dutch professional road bicycle racer.

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Gama Singh

Gadowar Singh Sahota (born December 8, 1954) is a professional wrestler known as Gama Singh.

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Gary Thain

Gary Mervin Thain (15 May 1948 – 8 December 1975) was a rock bassist, best known for his work with British band, Uriah Heep.

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Gasoline (band)

Gasoline are a southern rock band and side project for former Pantera member Vinnie Paul.

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Gérard Blanc

Gérard Blanc (8 December 1947 – 24 January 2009) was a French singer, guitarist and actor.

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Gérard Souzay

Gérard Souzay (8 December 1918 – 17 August 2004) was a French baritone, regarded as one of the very finest interpreters of mélodie (French art song) in the generation after Charles Panzéra and Pierre Bernac.

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General Motors

General Motors Company, commonly known as GM, is an American multinational corporation headquartered in Detroit, Michigan, that designs, manufactures, markets and distributes vehicles and vehicle parts and sells financial services.

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General of The Salvation Army

General is the title of the international leader of The Salvation Army, a Christian denomination with extensive charitable social services that gives quasi-military rank to its ministers (who are therefore known as officers).

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Gentle Giant

Gentle Giant were a British progressive rock band active between 1970 and 1980.

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Geoff Hurst

Sir Geoffrey Charles "Geoff" Hurst MBE (born 8 December 1941) is a former England international footballer.

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George Baker (Dutch singer)

George Baker (born Johannes Bouwens, 8 December 1944) is a Dutch singer and songwriter who, with his band George Baker Selection, scored two international hits in the 1970s, "Paloma Blanca" and "Little Green Bag".

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George Boole

George Boole (2 November 1815 – 8 December 1864) was an English mathematician, philosopher and logician.

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George Lloyd (bishop of Saskatchewan)

George Exton Lloyd (January 6, 1861 – December 8, 1940) was an Anglican bishop and theologian who helped found Lloydminster, a city on the border of the provinces of Alberta and Saskatchewan in Canada.

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Georges Feydeau

Georges Feydeau (8 December 1862 – 5 June 1921) was a French playwright of the era known as the Belle Époque.

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Georges Méliès

Marie-Georges-Jean Méliès, known as Georges Méliès (8 December 1861 – 21 January 1938), was a French illusionist and filmmaker famous for leading many technical and narrative developments in the earliest days of cinema.

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Georgiy Zhzhonov

Georgiy Stepanovich Zhzhonov (Гео́ргий Степа́нович Жжёнов,; March 22, 1915 – December 8, 2005) was a Soviet actor and writer.

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Gerardo García Pimentel

Gerardo Israel García Pimentel (1983 – December 8, 2007) was a Mexican journalist and crime reporter.

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German Empire

The German Empire (Deutsches Kaiserreich), variously referred to as the German Reich or Realm, or Imperial Germany, was the historical German nation state that existed from the unification of Germany in 1871 to the abdication of Kaiser Wilhelm II in November 1918, when Germany became a federal republic.

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German Imperial War Council of 8 December 1912

The German Imperial War Council of 8 December 1912 was an informal conference of some of the highest military leaders of the German Empire.

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Girl (band)

Girl were an English glam metal band formed in London, UK in 1979, which split up in 1982 with band members going on to join Def Leppard and L.A. Guns among others.

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Gitarkameratene

Gitarkameratene is the name of a group of well-known Norwegian recording artists when they tour together.

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Gladys George

Gladys George (September 13, 1904 – December 8, 1954) was an American actress.

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Golda Meir

Golda Meir (earlier Golda Meyerson, born Golda Mabovitch, Голда Мабович; May 3, 1898 – December 8, 1978) was an Israeli teacher, kibbutznik, politician and the fourth Prime Minister of Israel.

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Governor of Massachusetts

The Governor of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts is the head of the executive branch of Massachusetts's state government and serves as commander-in-chief of the state's military forces.

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Gratien Gélinas

Gratien Gélinas, (December 8, 1909 – March 16, 1999) was a Canadian author, playwright, actor, director, producer and administrator who is considered one of the founders of modern Canadian theatre and film.

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Greek republic referendum, 1974

A referendum on retaining the republic was held in Greece on 8 December 1974.

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Greg Halford

Gregory "Greg" Halford (born 8 December 1984) is an English footballer.

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Greg Howe

Gregory "Greg" Howe (born December 8, 1963) is an American guitarist and composer.

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Gregg Allman

Gregg Allman (born Gregory LeNoir Allman, December 8, 1947) is an American singer-songwriter and musician.

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Guarulhos

Guarulhos is a Brazilian municipality.

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Gustaf V of Sweden

Gustaf V (Oscar Gustaf Adolf 16 June 1858 – 29 October 1950) was King of Sweden from 1907.

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Halil Altıntop

Halil Altıntop (born 8 December 1982) is a Turkish footballer who plays for FC Augsburg.

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Hamit Altıntop

Hamit Altıntop (born 8 December 1982) is a Turkish professional footballer who plays for Galatasaray in the Süper Lig.

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Hans Molisch

Hans Molisch (December 6, 1856, Brünn, Habsburg Moravia - December 8, 1937, Wien, Austria) was a Czech-Austrian botanist.

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Harold Hongju Koh

Harold Hongju Koh (born December 8, 1954) is an American lawyer and legal scholar.

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Hawaii (band)

Hawaii was a heavy metal band formed in 1981 by former Deuce guitarist Marty Friedman, originally called Vixen (not to be confused with the 80's female band of the same name).

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Head Wound City

Head Wound City is an American noisegrind supergroup consisting of Jordan Blilie and Cody Votolato of The Blood Brothers, Nick Zinner from Yeah Yeah Yeahs, and Justin Pearson and Gabe Serbian, both from The Locust and Holy Molar.

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Henry Pierrepont, 1st Marquess of Dorchester

Henry Pierrepont, 1st Marquess of Dorchester, PC, FRS (March 1606 – 8 December 1680) was an English peer, the son of the Robert Pierrepont, 1st Earl of Kingston-upon-Hull.

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Herbert Spencer

Herbert Spencer (27 April 1820 – 8 December 1903) was an English philosopher, biologist, anthropologist, sociologist, and prominent classical liberal political theorist of the Victorian era.

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High Seas Fleet

The High Seas Fleet (Hochseeflotte) was the battle fleet of the German Imperial Navy and saw action during World War I. The formation was created in February 1907, when the Home Fleet (Heimatflotte) was renamed as the High Seas Fleet.

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HIV

The human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is a lentivirus (a subgroup of retrovirus) that causes HIV infection and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS).

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Holy day of obligation

In the Catholic Church, holy days of obligation or holydays of obligation or holidays of obligation or feasts of precept, are the days on which, as of the Code of Canon Law states: The obligation is attached to the holy day, even if transferred, as sometimes happens in the Roman Rite, to another date because of coinciding with a higher-ranking celebration.

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Horace

Quintus Horatius Flaccus (December 8, 65 BC – November 27, 8 BC), known in the English-speaking world as Horace, was the leading Roman lyric poet during the time of Augustus (also known as Octavian).

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Horatio Walpole, 1st Baron Walpole

Horatio Walpole, 1st Baron Walpole, PC (8 December 1678 – 5 February 1757), English diplomatist, was a son of Robert Walpole of Houghton, Norfolk, and a younger brother of the Prime Minister of Great Britain Sir Robert Walpole.

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Hour Glass (band)

The Hour Glass were a 1960s rhythm and blues band based in Los Angeles, California between 1967 and 1968.

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Howard Rollins

Howard Ellsworth Rollins, Jr. (October 17, 1950 – December 8, 1996) was an American stage, film and television actor.

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Hung Sin-nui

Kuang Jianlian (25 December 1924 – 8 December 2013) better known by her stage name Hung Sin-nui, aliases Hong Xian-nu, Hong Sin-lui, Hung Hsien-nu, Hong Sin-loi, was a national treasure level Cantonese opera master and movie actress in China and Hong Kong.

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Ian Somerhalder

Ian Joseph Somerhalder (born December 8, 1978) is an American actor, model and director.

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IKAROS

IKAROS (Interplanetary Kite-craft Accelerated by Radiation Of the Sun) is a Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) experimental spacecraft.

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Immaculate Conception

The Immaculate Conception, according to the teaching of the Catholic Church, was the conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary in the womb of her mother, Saint Anne, free from original sin by virtue of the foreseen merits of her son Jesus Christ.

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Indian Navy

The Indian Navy (IN; Hindi: भारतीय नौ सेना (Devanāgarī), Bhāratīya Nau Senā (Latin)) is the naval branch of the armed forces of India.

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Indo-Pakistani War of 1971

The Indo-Pakistani War of 1971 was the direct military confrontation between India and Pakistan during the Bangladesh Liberation War in 1971.

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Indrek Allmann

Indrek Allmann (born December 8, 1972 in Viljandi, Estonia) is an Estonia architect.

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Ineffabilis Deus

Ineffabilis Deus (Latin for "Ineffable God") is an Apostolic constitution by Pope Pius IX.

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Infamy Speech

The Infamy Speech was a speech delivered by United States President Franklin D. Roosevelt to a Joint Session of Congress on December 8, 1941, one day after the Empire of Japan's attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.

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Ingrid Michaelson

Ingrid Ellen Michaelson (born December 8, 1979) is an American singer and songwriter.

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Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty

The Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF) is a 1987 agreement between the United States and the Soviet Union.

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Iraq

Iraq (or; العراق, Kurdish: Êraq), officially the Republic of Iraq (Arabic: جمهورية العراق; كۆماری عێراق), is a country in Western Asia.

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Irish Free State

The Irish Free State (Saorstát Éireann; 6 December 192229 December 1937) was the state established in 1922 as a Dominion of the British Commonwealth of Nations under the Anglo-Irish Treaty signed by British and Irish representatives exactly twelve months beforehand.

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Israel–Gaza barrier

The Israel−Gaza security barrier is a border barrier first constructed by Israel in 1994 between the Gaza Strip and Israel.

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Ivan Gundulić

Đivo Franov Gundulić (also Gianfrancesco Gondola; 8 January 1589 – 8 December 1638; Nickname: Mačica), better known today as Ivan Gundulić, was the most prominent Croatian Baroque poet from the Republic of Ragusa.

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J. Alden Weir

Julian Alden Weir (August 30, 1852 – December 8, 1919) was an American impressionist painter and member of the Cos Cob Art Colony near Greenwich, Connecticut.

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Jacques Hadamard

Jacques Salomon Hadamard ForMemRS (8 December 1865 – 17 October 1963) was a French mathematician who made major contributions in number theory, complex function theory, differential geometry and partial differential equations.

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Jagannathan (actor)

Jagannathan (1938 – 8 December 2012) was a noted Malayalam actor.

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Jakov Ignjatović

Jakov Ignjatović (Serbian Cyrillic: Јаков Игњатовић, 8 December 1822 – 5 July 1889) was a Serbian 19th century novelist and prose writer from Hungary.

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James Blundell (singer)

James Blundell (born 8 December 1964) is an Australian country music singer.

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James Cama

James Cama Sr.

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James Galway

Sir James Galway, (born 8 December 1939) is an Irish virtuoso flute player from Belfast, nicknamed "The Man With the Golden Flute".

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James MacArthur

James Gordon MacArthur (December 8, 1937 – October 28, 2010) was an American actor best known for the role of Danny "Danno" Williams, the reliable second-in-command of the fictional Hawaiian State Police squad in the long-running television series Hawaii Five-O.

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James Tate (writer)

James Vincent Tate (December 8, 1943 – July 8, 2015) was an American poet whose work earned him the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award.

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James Thurber

James Grover Thurber (December 8, 1894 – November 2, 1961) was an American cartoonist, author, journalist, playwright, and celebrated wit.

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Jan Eggum

Jan Eggum (born 8 December 1951 in Bergen, Norway) is a Norwegian singer-songwriter who has been active since 1975.

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Jan Ingenhousz

Jan Ingenhousz or Ingen-Housz FRS (December 8, 1730 – September 7, 1799) was a Dutch physiologist, biologist and chemist.

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Jana Juricová

Jana Juricová (born 8 December 1987 in Piešťany) is a Slovak tennis player.

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Janari Jõesaar

Janari Jõesaar (born 8 December 1993) is an Estonian basketball player who plays at the forward position.

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Japanese invasion of Malaya

The Japanese Invasion of Malaya began just after midnight on 8 December 1941 (local time) before the attack on Pearl Harbor.

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Japanese invasion of Thailand

The Japanese invasion of Thailand occurred on 8 December 1941.

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Jean Denis Attiret

Jean Denis Attiret (31 July 1702 – 8 December 1768) was a French Jesuit painter and missionary to China.

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Jean Ritchie

Jean Ritchie (December 8, 1922 – June 1, 2015) was an American folk music singer, songwriter, and Appalachian dulcimer player.

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Jean Sibelius

Jean Sibelius, born Johan Julius Christian Sibelius (8 December 186520 September 1957), was a Finnish violinist and composer of the late Romantic and early-modern periods.

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Jeff George

Jeffrey Scott George (born December 8, 1967) is a former American college and professional football player in the National Football League (NFL) for thirteen seasons during the 1990s and early 2000s.

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Jen Ledger

Jennifer Carole "Jen" Ledger (born 8 December 1989) is an English drummer and co-vocalist for the American Christian rock/hard rock band Skillet.

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Jeremy Accardo

Jeremiah Lee Accardo (born December 8, 1981) is an American professional baseball pitcher who is currently a free agent.

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Jerry Brown (American football)

Jerome "Jerry" Brown, Jr., (October 20, 1987 – December 8, 2012) was an American football linebacker who played for five different teams combined in the National Football League, Arena Football League and Canadian Football League.

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Jerry Butler

Jerry Butler, Jr. (born December 8, 1939) is an American soul singer and songwriter.

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Jim Morrison

James Douglas "Jim" Morrison (December 8, 1943 – July 3, 1971) was an American singer songwriter, and poet best remembered as the lead singer of The Doors.

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Jimmy Rave

James Guffey (born December 8, 1982) is an American professional wrestler, better known by his ring name, Jimmy Rave.

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Jimmy Smith (musician)

James Oscar "Jimmy" Smith (December 8, 1925 or 1928 – February 8, 2005) was an American jazz musician who achieved the rare distinction of releasing a series of instrumental jazz albums that often charted on Billboard.

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Johan Forssell (politician, born 1979)

Carl Johan Henrik Forssell (born 8 December 1979) is a Swedish Moderate Party politician who is a Member of the Swedish Parliament for Stockholm Municipality since 2010.

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Johannes Aavik

Johannes Aavik (in Randvere, Laimjala Parish, Saare County – 18 March 1973 in Stockholm) was an Estonian philologist and Fennophile who played a significant role in the modernization and development of the Estonian language.

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John A. Volpe

John Anthony Volpe (December 8, 1908November 11, 1994) was an American politician and member of the Republican Party who served as the 61st and 63rd Governor of Massachusetts from 1961 to 1963 and 1965 to 1969, as the United States Secretary of Transportation from 1969 to 1973 and as the United States Ambassador to Italy from 1973 to 1977.

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John Banville

William John Banville (born 8 December 1945), who writes as John Banville and sometimes as Benjamin Black, is an Irish novelist, adapter of dramas, and screenwriter.

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John Cornforth

Sir John Warcup "Kappa" Cornforth, Jr.,, NNDB AC, CBE, FRS, FAA (7 September 1917 – 8 December 2013), was an AustralianBritish chemist who won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1975 for his work on the stereochemistry of enzyme-catalysed reactions,Encyclopædia Britannica.

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John Davies (poet)

Sir John Davies (16 April 1569 (baptised)8 December 1626) was an English poet, lawyer, and politician who sat in the House of Commons at various times between 1597 and 1621.

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John Gowans

John Gowans (13 November 1934 – 8 December 2012) was the 16th General of The Salvation Army from 1999 to 2002, succeeding General Paul Rader.

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John Lennon

John Winston Ono Lennon (born John Winston Lennon; 9 October 1940 – 8 December 1980) was an English singer and songwriter who rose to worldwide fame as a co-founder of the band the Beatles, the most commercially successful band in the history of popular music.

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John Mayall & the Bluesbreakers

John Mayall & the Bluesbreakers are a pioneering English blues band, led by singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist John Mayall, OBE.

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John Oster

John Morgan Oster (born 8 December 1978) is an English-born Welsh former professional footballer, who last played as a midfielder for Conference Premier side Gateshead.

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John Pym

John Pym (1584 – 8 December 1643) was an English parliamentarian, leader of the Long Parliament and a prominent critic of Kings James I and then Charles I. He was one of the Five Members whose attempted arrest by King Charles I in the House of Commons of England in 1642 sparked the Civil War.

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John Qualen

John Qualen (born Johan Mandt Kvalen, December 8, 1899 – September 12, 1987) was a Canadian-American character actor of Norwegian heritage who specialized in Scandinavian roles.

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John Rubinstein

John Arthur Rubinstein (born December 8, 1946) is an American film, Broadway, and television actor, a composer of film and theatre music, and a director in theatre and television.

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Johnny Lira

Johnny Lira (1951 – December 8, 2012) was a professional lightweight and welterweight boxing contender who was born and died in Chicago, Illinois.

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Jordan Obita

Jordan John Obita (born 8 December 1993) is an English professional footballer who plays for Championship club Reading.

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Jordon Ibe

Jordon Ashley Femi Ibe (born 8 December 1995) is an English professional footballer who plays for Liverpool as an attacking midfielder or winger.

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José Luis González (athlete)

José Luis González Sánchez (born December 8, 1957 in Villaluenga de la Sagra, Toledo) was one of the world's fastest 1500 metres runners of the 1980s.

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José Peña (sprinter)

José Peña Quevedo (born December 8, 1979) is a Venezuelan track and field sprinter.

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José Uribe

José Altagracia González Uribe (January 21, 1959 – December 8, 2006) was a Dominican Major League Baseball shortstop from until.

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Joseph B. Keenan

Joseph Berry Keenan (11 January 1888 in Pawtucket, Rhode Island - 8 December 1954 in Asheboro, North Carolina) was a United States political figure.

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Josh Donaldson

Joshua Adam Donaldson (born December 8, 1985) is an American professional baseball third baseman for the Toronto Blue Jays of Major League Baseball.

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Josip Štadler

Josip Štadler (24 January 1843 – 8 December 1918) was a Croatian priest, the first modern archbishop of Vrhbosna and the founder of the religious order of the Servants of the Infant Jesus (Služavke Maloga Isusa).

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Julia Robinson

Julia Hall Bowman Robinson (December 8, 1919 – July 30, 1985) was an American mathematician best known for her work on decision problems and Hilbert's Tenth Problem.

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Julian Critchley

Sir Julian Michael Gordon Critchley (8 December 1930 – 9 September 2000) was a British Conservative Party politician.

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Junk Beer Kidnap Band

The Junk Beer Kidnap Band is an American rock band from Des Moines, Iowa, formed in 2009.

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Junkie XL

Tom Holkenborg (born December 8, 1967), better known as Junkie XL or occasionally JXL, is a Dutch multi-instrumentalist, composer, producer, and engineer.

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Karachi

Karachi (ڪراچي, کراچی / ALA-LC) is the capital of the province of Sindh, as well as the largest and most populous metropolitan city of Pakistan.

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Kashiwado Tsuyoshi

Kashiwado Tsuyoshi (柏戸 剛, November 29, 1938 - December 8, 1996) was a sumo wrestler from Japan.

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Kasim Sulton

Kasim Sulton (born December 8, 1955) is an American bass guitarist, keyboardist and vocalist.

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Kate Voegele

Kate Elizabeth Voegele (born December 8, 1986) is an American singer-songwriter and actress.

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Kateryna Yushchenko (scientist)

Kateryna Lohvynivna Yushchenko (Екатерина Логвиновна Ющенко, Катерина Логвинівна Ющенко, December 8, 1919, Chigirin - died August 15, 2001) was an Ukrainian computer and information research scientist, corresponding member of USSR Academy of Sciences (1976), and member of The International Academy of Computer Science.

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Kati-Claudia Fofonoff

Kati-Claudia Fofonoff (8 December 1947 in Ivalo – 12 June 2011) was an author and translator who wrote in Skolt Sámi and Finnish.

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Katie Stevens

Katherine Mari "Katie" Stevens (born December 8, 1992) is an American actress and singer best known for finishing in eighth place on the ninth season of American Idol.

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Keith Holyoake

Sir Keith Jacka Holyoake (11 February 1904 – 8 December 1983) was the 26th Prime Minister of New Zealand, serving for a brief period in 1957 and then from 1960 to 1972, and also the 13th Governor-General of New Zealand, serving from 1977 to 1980.

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Kenneth Biros

Kenneth Biros (June 24, 1958 – December 8, 2009) was an American convicted murderer who was sentenced to death and executed for the aggravated murder, attempted rape, aggravated robbery and felonious sexual penetration of a young woman.

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Keratea

Keratea (Κερατέα) is a town in East Attica, Greece.

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Kerryn McCann

Kerryn McCann (2 May 1967 – 7 December 2008) was an Australian athlete.

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Kevin Harvick

Kevin Michael Harvick (born December 8, 1975) is an American professional stock car racing driver.

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Khan Sarwar Murshid

Khan Sarwar Murshid (খান সারওয়ার মুরশিদ; 1 July 1924 – 8 December 2012) was a Bangladeshi educationist, diplomat and intellectual.

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Khaw Boon Wan

Khaw Boon Wan (born 8 December 1952) is a Malaysian-born Singaporean politician.

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Kim Basinger

Kimila Ann "Kim" Basinger (often mispronounced; born December 8, 1953) is an American actress and former fashion model.

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Kimberly Bergalis

Kimberly Ann Bergalis (January 9, 1968 – December 8, 1991) was one of six patients infected with HIV after visiting David J. Acer, a dentist who had AIDS.

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Kings of Rhythm

The Kings of Rhythm are an American rhythm & blues and soul group formed in the late 1940s in Clarksdale, Mississippi and led by Ike Turner through to his death in 2007.

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Knut Nystedt

Knut Nystedt (3 September 1915 – 8 December 2014) was a Norwegian orchestral and choral composer.

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Kotono Mitsuishi

(born December 8, 1967) is a Japanese voice actress and narrator from Tokyo.

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Larry Martin

Larry Martin (December 8, 1943 - March 9, 2013) was an American vertebrate paleontologist and curator of the Natural History Museum and Biodiversity Research Center at the University of Kansas.

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Later Yan

The Later Yan (384-407 or 409) was a Murong–Xianbei state, located in modern-day northeast China, during the era of Sixteen Kingdoms in China.

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Lee J. Cobb

Lee J. Cobb (December 8, 1911February 11, 1976) was an American actor.

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Les Ferdinand

Leslie "Les" Ferdinand MBE (born 8 December 1966) is an English former footballer and current football coach and Director of Football at his former club Queens Park Rangers.

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Lesslie Newbigin

Bishop James Edward Lesslie Newbigin (8 December 1909 – 30 January 1998) was a British theologian, missiologist, missionary and author.

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Lightning

Lightning is a sudden electrostatic discharge during an electrical storm between electrically charged regions of a cloud (called intra-cloud lightning or IC), between that cloud and another cloud (CC lightning), or between a cloud and the ground (CG lightning).

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Lim Guan Eng

Lim Guan Eng (born 8 December 1960) is a Malaysian politician who has been Chief Minister of Penang since 2008 and Secretary-General of the Democratic Action Party (DAP) since 2004.

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Lionel Gilbert

Lionel Arthur Gilbert OAM (8 December 1924 – 28 January 2015) was an Australian historian, author, curator, lecturer, and biographer, specializing in applied, natural, and local history.

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Lisa Kelly (trucker)

Lisa Kelly is an American trucker who has been featured on the History channel reality television series Ice Road Truckers and its spinoff series IRT: Deadliest Roads.

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List of ambassadors of the United Kingdom to France

The Ambassador of the United Kingdom to France (French: L'Ambassadeur britannique en France) is the United Kingdom's foremost diplomatic representative in France, and is the head of Britain's diplomatic mission in Paris.

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List of Chief Ministers of Penang

The Chief Minister of Penang is the head of government in the Malaysian state of Penang.

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List of governors of American Samoa

This is a list of governors, etc.

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Lithuanian Civil War (1431–35)

The Lithuanian Civil War of 1431–1435 was a conflict over the succession to the throne of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania, after Vytautas the Great died in 1430 without leaving an heir.

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Little India, Singapore

Little India (Tamil: லிட்டில் இந்தியா) is a Singaporean neighbourhood east of the Singapore River—across from Chinatown, located west of the river—and north of Kampong Glam.

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Liu Song (snooker player)

Liu Song (born 8 December 1983 in Tianjin) is a former professional snooker player from Tianjin, China.

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Lord Lieutenant of Ireland

The Lord Lieutenant of Ireland was the British monarch's official representative and head of the Irish executive during the Lordship of Ireland (1171–1541), the Kingdom of Ireland (1541–1800) and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland (1801–1922).

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Louis XV of France

Louis XV (15 February 1710 – 10 May 1774), known as Louis the Beloved (Louis le bien aimé), was a monarch of the House of Bourbon who ruled as King of France from 1 September 1715 until his death.

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Lucian Freud

Lucian Michael Freud, OM, CH (8 December 1922 – 20 July 2011) was a German-born British painter.

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Lucio and Simplicio Godina

Lucio Godina (March 8, 1908 – November 24, 1936) and Simplicio Godina (March 8, 1908 - December 8, 1936) were pygopagus conjoined twins from the island of Samar in the Philippines.

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Luis Caffarelli

Luis A. Caffarelli (born December 8, 1948) is an Argentine mathematician and leader in the field of partial differential equations and their applications.

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Luis Días (composer)

Luis Díaz Portorreal best known as Luis Días was a musician, composer and performer of popular music born in the Dominican Republic.

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Luis de Carabajal the younger

Luis de Carabajal the younger (d. December 8, 1596, Mexico City), son of Doña Francisca Nuñez de Carabajal and nephew of Luis de Carabajal y Cueva, governor of Nuevo León, was the first Jewish author in America.

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Luther Adler

Luther Adler (May 4, 1903 – December 8, 1984) was an American actor best known for his work in theatre, but who also worked in film and television.

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Madame du Barry

Jeanne Bécu, comtesse du Barry (19 August 1743 – 8 December 1793) was the last Maîtresse-en-titre of Louis XV of France and one of the victims of the Reign of Terror during the French Revolution.

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Man Raze

Manraze are a 3-piece alternative rock band from London, England, featuring Phil Collen, Simon Laffy and Paul Cook.

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Marco Abreu

Marco Paulo Coimbra de Abreu (born 8 December 1974) is an Angolan retired footballer who played as a left back.

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Marcus Lee Hansen

Marcus Lee Hansen (December 8, 1892 in Neenah, Wisconsin – May 11, 1938 in Redlands, California) was a noted American historian, who won the 1941 Pulitzer Prize for History for The Atlantic Migration, 1607–1860 (1940).

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Margaret Geller

Margaret J. Geller (born 1947) is an American astrophysicist at the Harvard–Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics.

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Margaret Hughes

Margaret Hughes (c. 1630 – 1 October 1719), also Peg Hughes or Margaret Hewes, is often credited as the first professional actress on the English stage.

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Maria Anna of Bavaria (1574–1616)

Maria Anna of Bavaria (8 December 1574 – 8 March 1616), was German princess member of the House of Wittelsbach by birth and Archduchess of Innes Austria by marriage.

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Maria Josepha of Austria

Maria Josepha of Austria (Maria Josepha Benedikta Antonia Theresia Xaveria Philippine, Maria Józefa; 8 December 1699 – 17 November 1757) was born an Archduchess of Austria, and from 1711 to 1717 was heiress presumptive to the Habsburg Empire.

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Marie Anne de Mailly

Marie Anne de Mailly-Nesle, duchesse de Châteauroux (5 October 1717 – 8 December 1744) was the youngest of the five famous de Nesle sisters, four of whom would become the mistress of King Louis XV of France.

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Mark David Chapman

Mark David Chapman (born May 10, 1955) is an American prison inmate who murdered John Lennon on December 8, 1980.

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Mark Steyn

Mark Steyn (born December 8, 1959) is a Canadian-born writer and conservative political commentator.

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Martha Tilton

Martha Tilton (November 14, 1915 – December 8, 2006) was an American popular singer during America's swing era and traditional pop period.

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Marthe Vinot

Martha Vinot (8 December 1894 – 13 July 1974) was a French actress whose film career began in the early years of silent film and lasted until the early 1920s.

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Marty Friedman

Martin Adam "Marty" Friedman (born December 8, 1962) is an American guitarist, known for his tenure as the lead guitarist for heavy metal band Megadeth which spanned nearly the full decade of the 1990s.

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Marty Robbins

Martin David Robinson (September 26, 1925 – December 8, 1982), known professionally as Marty Robbins, was an American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and racing driver.

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Mary (mother of Jesus)

According to the New Testament, Mary (Miriam: מרים; BC – AD), also known as Saint Mary or the Virgin Mary, was a Galilean Jewish woman of Nazareth and the mother of Jesus.

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Mary Gordon (writer)

Mary Catherine Gordon (born December 8, 1949) is an American writer and is the McIntosh Professor of English at Barnard College.

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Mary Woronov

Mary Woronov (born December 8, 1943) is an American actress, published author and figurative painter.

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Mary, Queen of Scots

Mary, Queen of Scots (8 December 1542 – 8 February 1587), also known as Mary Stuart or Mary I of Scotland, was Queen of Scotland from 14 December 1542 to 24 July 1567 and Queen consort of France from 10 July 1559 to 5 December 1560.

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Maximilian Schell

Maximilian Schell (8 December 1930 – 1 February 2014) was an Austrian and Swiss film and stage actor, who also wrote, directed and produced some of his own films.

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Maximilian von Spee

Maximilian Reichsgraf von Spee (22 June 1861 – 8 December 1914) was a naval officer of the German Kaiserliche Marine (Imperial Navy), who famously commanded the German East Asia Squadron during World War I. Spee entered the navy in 1878 and served in a variety of roles and locations, including on a colonial gunboat in German West Africa in the 1880s, the East Africa Squadron in the late 1890s, and as commander of several warships in the main German fleet in the early 1900s.

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McDonald Bailey

Emmanuel McDonald Bailey (8 December 1920 – 4 December 2013) was a British athlete, who was born in Williamsville, Trinidad.

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Me Phi Me

Me Phi Me (born La-Ron K. Wilburn, December 8, 1970) is a multiplatinum selling American rapper from Flint, Michigan.

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Meagan Duhamel

Meagan Duhamel (born December 8, 1985) is a Canadian pair skater.

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Megadeth

Megadeth is an American thrash metal band from Los Angeles, California.

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Melbourne

Melbourne is the capital and most populous city in the Australian state of Victoria, and the second most populous city in Australia and Oceania.

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Melchior Anderegg

Melchior Anderegg (28 March 1828 – 8 December 1914), from Zaun, Meiringen, was a Swiss mountain guide and the first ascensionist of many prominent mountains in the western Alps during the golden and silver ages of alpinism.

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Mendele Mocher Sforim

Mendele Mocher Sforim (מענדעלע מוכר ספֿרים, מנדלימוכר ספרים) (January 2, 1836, Kapyl – December 8, 1917, Odessa) (also known as Moykher, Sfarim;; "Mendele the book peddler"), originally Sholem Yankev Abramovich (שלום יעקב אַבראַמאָװיטש) (Соломон Моисеевич Абрамович – Solomon Moiseyevich Abramovich) or S. J. Abramowitch, was a Jewish author and one of the founders of modern Yiddish and Hebrew literature.

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Michael Cole (wrestling)

Michael Sean Coulthard (born December 8, 1968) better known by his stage name Michael Cole, is an American professional wrestling commentator, show host, and former journalist.

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Michael Craze

Michael Craze (29 November 1942 – 8 December 1998) was a British actor noted for his role of Ben Jackson, a companion of the Doctor, in the long-running BBC science fiction television series Doctor Who.

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Michael Hobson

Michael Hobson (born 8 December 1936) is the former publisher of both Marvel Comics and Scholastic Books.

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Michel Ferté

Michel Ferté (born 8 December 1958 in Falaise, Calvados) is a professional racing driver.

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Midway International Airport

Chicago Midway International Airport, is an airport in Chicago, Illinois, United States, on the city's southwest side, eight miles (13 km) from the Loop.

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Mike Mussina

Michael Cole Mussina (born December 8, 1968), nicknamed Moose, is a former Major League Baseball right-handed starting pitcher.

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Mike Ruiz

Mike Ruiz (born 1964) is a Canadian-born photographer, director, television personality, former model, spokesperson, creative director, and actor.

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Mikey Robins

Mikel Mason "Mikey" Robins (born 8 December 1961) is an Australian media personality, comedian and writer.

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Milenko Zablaćanski

Milenko Zablaćanski, (Миленко Заблаћански), (Bogatić, Serbia, — Belgrade, Serbia), was a Serbian actor, director, and screenwriter.

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Ministry of Health (Singapore)

The Ministry of Health (Abbreviation: MOH; Kementerian Kesihatan; Chinese: 新加坡卫生部; சுகாதார அமைச்சு) is a ministry of the Government of Singapore responsible for providing information, raising health awareness and education, ensuring the accessibility of health services, and monitoring the quality of health services provided to citizens and visitors in the Republic of Singapore.

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Mirosław Okoński

Mirosław Okoński (born 8 December 1958 in Koszalin) is a retired Polish professional footballer who played in Poland for Lech Poznań and Legia Warsaw, in Germany for Hamburger SV, and in Greece for AEK Athens and Korinthos.

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Mirza Delibašić

Mirza Delibašić (January 9, 1954 – December 8, 2001) was a Bosnian professional basketball player.

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Miss World 2002

Miss World 2002, the 52nd edition of the Miss World pageant, was held on 7 December 2002 at the Alexandra Palace in London, UK.

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Missing Persons (band)

Missing Persons is an American band that plays a blend of new wave and hard rock.

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Monarchy of Greece

The Monarchy of Greece (Μοναρχία της Ελλάδας) or Greek Monarchy (Ελληνική Μοναρχία) was the government in which a hereditary monarch was the sovereign of the Kingdom of Greece from 1832 to 1924 and 1935 to 1973.

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Monarchy of Sweden

The Monarchy of Sweden concerns the monarchical head of state of Sweden,See the Instrument of Government, Chapter 1, Article 5.

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Mother's Day

Mother's Day is a modern celebration honoring one's own mother, as well as motherhood, maternal bonds, and the influence of mothers in society.

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Nancy Meyers

Nancy Jane Meyers (born December 8, 1949) is an American film director, producer and screenwriter.

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Narcisa de Jesús

Narcisa de Jesús Martillo y Morán (29 October 1832 – 8 December 1869) is a Roman Catholic saint from Nobol, Ecuador.

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Nathan Alcock

Nathan Alcock (September 1707 – 8 December 1779) was an English physician.

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Nedunuri Krishnamurthy

Nedunuri Krishnamurthy (10 October 1927 – 8 December 2014) was an Indian Carnatic vocalist.

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Neel Jani

Neel Jani (born 8 December 1983) is a Swiss professional racing driver of Indian Gujarati origin.

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Nick Zinner

Nicholas Joseph "Nick" Zinner (born December 8, 1974) is the guitarist for the New York rock band Yeah Yeah Yeahs.

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Nicki Minaj

Onika Tanya Maraj (born December 8, 1982), professionally known by her stage name Nicki Minaj, is a Trinidadian-born American rapper, singer-songwriter and actress.

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Nikos Gatsos

Nikos Gatsos (Νίκος Γκάτσος; 8 December 1911 – 12 May 1992) was a Greek poet, translator and lyricist.

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Nikos Karageorgiou

Nikos Karageorgiou (born 8 December 1962 in Eratino, Kavala) is the manager of Cypriot football club Enosis Neon Paralimni FC.

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NMB48

NMB48 (read "N.M.B. Forty-eight") is a Japanese idol girl group that debuted in 2011 as the second sister group to AKB48, produced by Yasushi Akimoto.

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Noël Chabanel

Noël Chabanel (February 2, 1613 – December 8, 1649) was a Jesuit missionary at Sainte-Marie among the Hurons, and one of the Canadian Martyrs.

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Nobel Prize in Chemistry

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry (Nobelpriset i kemi) is awarded annually by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences to scientists in the various fields of chemistry.

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Nobel Prize in Literature

Since 1901, the Nobel Prize in Literature (Nobelpriset i litteratur) has been awarded annually to an author from any country who has, in the words of the will of Alfred Nobel, produced "in the field of literature the most outstanding work in an ideal direction" (original Swedish: den som inom litteraturen har producerat det mest framstående verket i en idealisk riktning).

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Noelle Pikus-Pace

Noelle Pikus-Pace (born December 8, 1982) is a retired American skeleton racer who began her career in 2001.

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Norman Finkelstein

Norman Gary Finkelstein (born December 8, 1953) is an American political scientist, activist, professor, and author.

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Northern & Shell

Northern & Shell is a British publishing and television group.

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Northern Wei

The Northern Wei, also known as the Tuoba Wei (拓跋魏), Later Wei (後魏), or Yuan Wei (元魏), was a dynasty founded by the Tuoba clan of the Xianbei, which ruled northern China from 386 to 534 (de jure until 535).

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Not Yet (band)

Not Yet (stylized as Not yet, pronounced as) is a sub-unit of the all-female Japanese pop group AKB48.

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Oleksiy Pecherov

Oleksiy Pecherov (Олексій Печеров; born December 8, 1985) is a Ukrainian professional basketball player who currently plays for the Denver Nuggets of the National Basketball Association (NBA).

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Oliver Postgate

Richard Oliver Postgate (12 April 1925 – 8 December 2008) was an English animator, puppeteer and writer.

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Olympic Airlines

Olympic Airlines (Ολυμπιακές Αερογραμμές, Olympiakés Aerogrammés – OA), formerly named Olympic Airways for at least four decades, was the flag carrier airline of Greece with their head office in Athens.

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Olympic Airways Flight 954

Olympic Airways Flight 954 was a Douglas DC-6B aircraft that crashed into a mountain near Keratea (approx. coordinates 37°48' N, 23°57' E), Greece.

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Operation Python

Operation Python, a follow-up to Operation Trident, was a code name of a naval attack launched on West Pakistan's port city of Karachi by the Indian Navy during the Indo-Pakistani War of 1971.

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Original sin

Original sin, also called ancestral sin, is the Christian doctrine of humanity's state of sin resulting from the fall of man, stemming from Adam's rebellion in Eden.

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Oscar II of Sweden

Oscar II (21 January 1829 – 8 December 1907), baptised Oscar Fredrik, was King of Sweden from 1872 until his death and King of Norway from 1872 until 1905.

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Othello

Othello (The Tragedy of Othello, the Moor of Venice) is a tragedy by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written in the year 1603, and based on the short story Un Capitano Moro ("A Moorish Captain") by Cinthio, a disciple of Boccaccio, first published in 1565.

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Paddy O'Byrne

Paddy O'Byrne (8 December 1929 – 4 December 2013) was an Irish radio broadcaster and actor who became one of the best-known radio personalities in South Africa.

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Pafnuty Chebyshev

Pafnuty Lvovich Chebyshev (p) (–) was a Russian mathematician.

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Pakistan Peoples Party

The Pakistan People's Party (پاکستان پیپلز پارٹی, commonly referred to as the PPP) is a centre-left, socialist-progressive, and social democratic political party in Pakistan.

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Palestinian refugee

The term "Palestine refugee", originally included both Arabs and Jews whose normal place of residence was in Mandatory Palestine but were displaced and lost their livelihoods as a result of the 1948 Palestine war.

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Pan Am Flight 214

On December 8, 1963, Pan Am Flight 214, a Boeing 707, crashed near Elkton, Maryland while en route from Baltimore to Philadelphia, after being hit by lightning, killing all 81 on board.

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Panama

Panama (Panamá), officially called the Republic of Panama (República de Panamá), is a country in Central America situated between North and South America.

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Pantera

Pantera was an American heavy metal band from Arlington, Texas.

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Papal infallibility

Papal infallibility is a dogma of the Catholic Church that states that, in virtue of the promise of Jesus to Peter, the Pope is preserved from the possibility of error "When, in the exercise of his office as shepherd and teacher of all Christians, in virtue of his supreme apostolic authority, he defines a doctrine concerning faith or morals to be held by the whole Church." This doctrine was defined dogmatically in the First Vatican Council of 1869–1870, but had been defended before that, existing already in medieval theology and being the majority opinion at the time of the Counter-Reformation.

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Partition of Ireland

The partition of Ireland (críochdheighilt na hÉireann) was the division of the island of Ireland into two distinct territories, Northern Ireland and Southern Ireland.

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Paul Ladmirault

Paul Ladmirault (8 December 1877 – 30 October 1944) was a French composer whose music expressed his devotion to Brittany.

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Péter Kuczka

Péter Kuczka (Székesfehérvár, Hungary, March 1, 1923 - Budapest, Hungary, December 8, 1999) was a Hungarian writer, poet and science fiction editor.

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Peru

Peru (Perú; Piruw; Piruw), officially the Republic of Peru, is a country in western South America.

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Peter Andreas Hansen

Peter Andreas Hansen (born December 8, 1795 Tønder, Schleswig, Denmark – died March 28, 1874 Gotha, Thuringia, Germany) was a danish astronomer.

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Peter Tali Coleman

Peter Tali Coleman (December 8, 1919 – April 28, 1997) was the first person of Samoan descent to be appointed Governor of American Samoa and later became the territory's first popularly elected governor.

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Phil Collen

Philip Kenneth "Phil" Collen (born 8 December 1957) is the co-lead guitarist and one of the backing vocalists for the English rock band Def Leppard.

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Philip Rivers

Philip Michael Rivers (born December 8, 1981) is an American football quarterback for the San Diego Chargers of the National Football League (NFL).

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Philippe van Lansberge

Johan Philip Lansberge (25 August 1561 – 8 December 1632) was a Dutch Calvinist Minister, astronomer and Mathematician.

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Philippines Campaign (1941–42)

The Philippines Campaign (Filipino:Labanan sa Pilipinas) or the Battle of the Philippines was the invasion of the Philippines by Japan in 1941–1942 and the defense of the islands by Filipino and United States forces.

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Plastic Ono Band

Plastic Ono Band is a band formed by John Lennon and Yoko Ono in 1969 as a vehicle for their collaborative and solo projects.

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Pope Pius IX

Pope Pius IX (Pio IX; 13 May 1792 – 7 February 1878), born Giovanni Maria Mastai-Ferretti, reigned from 16 June 1846 to his death in 1878.

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Popeye

Popeye the Sailor Man is a cartoon fictional character, created by Elzie Crisler Segar,.

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Priit Narusk

Priit Narusk (born 8 December 1977) is a retired Estonian cross-country skier.

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Prime Minister of Denmark

The Prime Minister of Denmark (Statsminister; literally "Minister of State") is the head of government in the Kingdom of Denmark.

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Prime Minister of Israel

The Prime Minister of Israel (רֹאשׁ הַמֶּמְשָׁלָה, Rosh HaMemshala, lit. Head of the Government, Hebrew acronym: רה"מ) is the head of the Israeli government and the most powerful figure in Israeli politics.

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Prime Minister of Lithuania

The Prime Minister of Lithuania is the head of Lithuania's government, and is chosen by the Lithuanian parliament, the Seimas.

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Prime Minister of New Zealand

The Prime Minister of New Zealand (in Māori: Te Pirimia o Aotearoa) is New Zealand's head of government consequent on being the leader of the party or coalition with majority support in the New Zealand Parliament.

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Prime Minister of Thailand

The Prime Minister of Thailand (นายกรัฐมนตรีไทย) is the head of government of Thailand.

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Public holidays in Albania

Below is a list of public holidays in Albania.

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Public holidays in Romania

Following is a list of holidays in Romania.

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Public holidays in Uzbekistan

Holidays in Uzbekistan:;Fixed date:;Variable date.

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Queen Street massacre

The Queen Street massacre was a spree-killing–suicide that occurred on 8 December 1987 at the Australia Post offices at 191 Queen Street in Melbourne, Victoria.

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Raheem Sterling

Raheem Shaquille Sterling (born 8 December 1994) is an English professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Manchester City and the England national team.

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Ray Shulman

Raymond Shulman (born 8 December 1949) is a Scottish musician, and the youngest of three brothers in progressive rock band, Gentle Giant.

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Raymond Lam

Raymond Lam (born 8 December 1979) is a Chinese actor and singer based in Hong Kong.

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Rüdiger von der Goltz

Gustav Adolf Joachim Rüdiger, Graf von der Goltz (December 8, 1865 – November 4, 1946) was a German Army general during the First World War.

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Red Berenson

Gordon Arthur "Red, The Red Baron" Berenson (born December 8, 1939) is a former Canadian professional ice hockey centre and is currently in his 30th year as head coach of the Michigan Wolverines men's ice hockey team.

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Reed Johnson

Reed Cameron Johnson (born December 8, 1976) is an American professional baseball outfielder for the Washington Nationals of Major League Baseball (MLB).

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Remscheid

Remscheid is a city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.

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Richard Baxter

Richard Baxter (12 November 1615 – 8 December 1691) was an English Puritan church leader, poet, hymn-writer, theologian, and controversialist.

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Richard Desmond

Richard Clive Desmond (born 8 December 1951) is an English publisher and businessman.

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Richard Fleischer

Richard O. Fleischer (December 8, 1916 – March 25, 2006) was an American film director.

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Richard S. Williamson

Richard Salisbury Williamson (May 9, 1949 – December 8, 2013) was an American lawyer, diplomat and pedagogue.

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Rick & the Ravens

Rick & the Ravens (the "and" is always written with an ampersand character), founded in 1961, was the band Ray Manzarek was in before he joined the Doors.

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Rick Baker (makeup artist)

Richard A. "Rick" Baker (born December 8, 1950) is an American special make-up effects creator known for his creature effects.

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RMS Titanic

RMS Titanic was a British passenger liner that sank in the North Atlantic Ocean in the early morning of 15 April 1912 after colliding with an iceberg during her maiden voyage from Southampton, UK, to New York City, US.

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Rob Byrnes

Rob Byrnes is a 21st-century gay American, novelist and blogger, whose fiction focuses primarily on gay men and other sexual minorities.

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Rob Curling

Rob Curling (born 8 September 1957, Kuala Lumpur, Malaya) is a British television presenter and journalist.

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Robert Jay Mathews

Robert Jay Mathews (January 16, 1953 – December 8, 1984) was an American neo-Nazi terrorist and the leader of The Order, an American white supremacist militant group.

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Robert Prosky

Robert Prosky (December 13, 1930 – December 8, 2008) was an American actor and comedian.

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Robert S. Brookings

Robert Somers Brookings (January 22, 1850, Cecil County, MarylandNovember 15, 1932, Washington, D.C.) was an American businessman and philanthropist, known for his involvement with Washington University in St. Louis and his founding of the Brookings Institution.

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Robert Sternberg

Robert Sternberg (born December 8, 1949) is an American psychologist and psychometrician.

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Romaric

Saint Romaric (died 653) was a Frankish nobleman who lived in Austrasia from the late 6th century until the middle of the 7th century.

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Roy Firestone

Roy Firestone (born December 8, 1953 in Miami Beach, Florida) is an American sports commentator and journalist.

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Royal Navy

The Royal Navy (RN) is the United Kingdom's principal naval warfare force.

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Rubén González (pianist)

Rubén González Fontanills (May 26, 1919 – December 8, 2003) was a renowned Cuban pianist.

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Rudolph Pariser

Rudolph Pariser (born December 8, 1923) is a physical and polymer chemist.

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Russ Kemmerer

Russell Paul Kemmerer (November 1, 1930 – December 8, 2014) was an American professional baseball player.

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Ryan Newman

Ryan Newman (born December 8, 1977), nicknamed "Rocket Man", is an American professional stock car racing driver.

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Salvador, Bahia

Salvador, formerly São Salvador da Bahia de Todos os Santos ("Holy Savior of the Bay of All Saints") and known colloquially as Bahia or Salvador da Bahia, is the largest city and the third-largest urban agglomeration on the northeast coast of Brazil; it is the capital of the Northeastern Brazilian state of Bahia.

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Sam Hunt (musician)

Sam Lowry Hunt (born December 8, 1984) is an American singer, songwriter and former college football player.

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Sam Kinison

Samuel Burl "Sam" Kinison (December 8, 1953 – April 10, 1992) was an American stand-up comedian and actor.

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Sammy Davis Jr.

Samuel George "Sammy" Davis Jr. (December 8, 1925 – May 16, 1990) was an American entertainer.

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Sarit Thanarat

Field Marshal Sarit Thanarat (Thai: สฤษดิ์ ธนะรัชต์, alternatively spelled Dhanarajata), (June 16, 1908 – December 8, 1963) was a Thai career soldier who staged a coup in 1957, thereafter serving as Thailand's Prime Minister until his death in 1963.

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Savage Progress

Savage Progress was a pop group in the 1980s from England that had hits in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

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Sándor Szokolay

Sándor Szokolay (30 March 1931 – 8 December 2013) was a Hungarian composer and professor of the Liszt Ferenc Academy, Budapest.

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Sébastien Chabal

Sébastien Chabal, born 8 December 1976 in Valence, Drôme, is a retired French rugby union player.

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Shanghai International Settlement

The Shanghai International Settlement originated following the defeat of the Qing dynasty of China by the British Empire in the First Opium War (18391842) and the subsequent signature of the Treaty of Nanking.

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Sharmila Tagore

Sharmila Tagore (also known as Begum Ayesha Sultana; born 8 December 1946) is an Indian film actress known for her works predominantly in Hindi cinema.

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Sigismund Kęstutaitis

Sigismund Kęstutaitis (Žygimantas I Kęstutaitis; Zygmunt Kiejstutowicz; c. 1365 – 20 March 1440) was the Grand Duke of Lithuania from 1432 to 1440.

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Simon Dupree and the Big Sound

Simon Dupree and the Big Sound were a British psychedelic rock/psychedelic pop band formed by three Scottish brothers, Derek Shulman, born 1947 (vocals), Phil Shulman, born 1937 (vocals, saxophone, trumpet), and Ray Shulman, born 1949 (guitar, violin, trumpet, vocals); also known for their later prog rock band, Gentle Giant.

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Simon Finnigan

Simon Finnigan (born 8 December 1981 in Warrington, England) is a second row for the Leigh Centurions rugby league team.

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Sinéad O'Connor

Sinéad Marie Bernadette O’Connor (born 8 December 1966) is an Irish singer-songwriter who rose to fame in the late 1980s with her debut album The Lion and the Cobra.

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Singapore

Singapore, officially the Republic of Singapore, and often referred to as the ''Lion City'', the ''Garden City'', and the ''Red Dot'', is a leading global city-state and island country in Southeast Asia.

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Skeleton (sport)

Skeleton is a fast winter sliding sport in which a person rides a small sled down a frozen track while lying face down (prone), during which the rider experiences forces up to 5g and reaches speeds over 130 km/h (80 mph).

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Skillet (band)

Skillet is a Christian rock band formed in Memphis, Tennessee in 1996 and based in the United States.

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Slick (wrestling)

Kenneth "Ken" Johnson (born December 8, 1957) is an American professional wrestling manager, better known by his ring name, Slick.

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Slim Pickens

Louis Burton Lindley, Jr. (June 29, 1919December 8, 1983), known by the stage name Slim Pickens, was an American rodeo performer and film and television actor who epitomized the profane, tough, sardonic cowboy, but who is best remembered for his comic roles, notably in Dr. Strangelove and Blazing Saddles.

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Slipknot (band)

Slipknot is an American heavy metal band from Des Moines, Iowa.

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Soko Richardson

Soko Richardson (December 8, 1939 – January 29, 2004) was an American rhythm and blues drummer.

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Solar sail

Solar sails (also called light sails or photon sails) are a form of spacecraft propulsion using the radiation pressure (also called solar pressure) from stars to push large ultra-thin mirrors to high speeds.

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Soviet Union

The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (a) abbreviated to USSR (r) or shortened to the Soviet Union (p), was a Marxist–Leninist state on the Eurasian continent that existed between 1922 and 1991.

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Spacecraft

A spacecraft is a vehicle, or machine designed to fly in outer space.

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SpaceX

Space Exploration Technologies Corporation (SpaceX) is an American aerospace manufacturer and space transport services company with its headquarters in Hawthorne, California, USA.

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SpaceX COTS Demo Flight 1

SpaceX COTS Demo Flight 1 in 2010 was the unmanned first spaceflight of the SpaceX Dragon spacecraft, the Dragon C1, which orbited the Earth, and the second overall flight of the SpaceX Falcon 9.

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Spanish Inquisition

The Tribunal of the Holy Office of the Inquisition (Tribunal del Santo Oficio de la Inquisición), commonly known as the Spanish Inquisition (Inquisición española), was established in 1478 by Catholic Monarchs Ferdinand II of Aragon and Isabella I of Castile.

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Stephen Jefferies

Stephen Jefferies (born 8 December 1959) was a South African cricketer.

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Steve Atkinson (cricketer)

Stephen Robert "Steve" Atkinson (born 8 December 1952) is an English-born cricketer who has represented both the Netherlands and Hong Kong in international competition.

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Steve Elkington

Stephen John Elkington (born 8 December 1962) is an Australian professional golfer who plays on the PGA Tour.

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Steve Van Wormer

Steve Van Wormer (born December 8, 1969) is an American actor and comedian.

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Stone Sour

Stone Sour is an American rock band formed in Des Moines, Iowa in 1992, performing for five years, before disbanding in 1997.

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Sun Li-jen

Sun Li-jen (December 8, 1900–November 19, 1990) was a Chinese Nationalist (KMT) General, a graduate of Virginia Military Institute, best known for his leadership in the Second Sino-Japanese War and the Chinese Civil War.

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Suriname

Suriname (or, also spelled Surinam), officially known as the Republic of Suriname (Republiek Suriname), is a sovereign state on the northeastern Atlantic coast of South America.

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Symphony No. 7 (Beethoven)

The Symphony No.

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Tadjena massacre

The Tadjena massacre was an incident resulting in 81 deaths.

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Tatiana Zatulovskaya

Tatiana Yakovlevna Zatulovskaya (טטיאנה זטולובסקיה; Татьяна Яковлевна Затуловская; born 8 December 1935, in Baku) is a Soviet, Russian, and Israeli chess player, Woman Grandmaster, and the 1993 and 1997 Senior Women's World Chess Champion.

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Teala Dunn

Teala Dunn (born December 8, 1996) is an American actress, comedian and singer.

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Ted Irvine

Edward Amos "Ted" Irvine (born December 8, 1944) is a Canadian retired NHL hockey player.

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Teri Hatcher

Teri Lynn Hatcher (born, 1964) is an American actress, writer, presenter, and former NFL cheerleader.

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The Allman Brothers Band

The Allman Brothers Band were an American rock band formed in Jacksonville, Florida in 1969 by brothers Duane Allman (slide guitar and lead guitar) and Gregg Allman (vocals, keyboards, songwriting), as well as Dickey Betts (lead guitar, vocals, songwriting), Berry Oakley (bass guitar), Butch Trucks (drums), and Jai Johanny "Jaimoe" Johanson (drums).

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The Beatles

The Beatles were an English rock band, formed in Liverpool in 1960.

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The Dakota

The Dakota (also known as Dakota Apartments) is a cooperative apartment building located on the northwest corner of 72nd Street and Central Park West in the Upper West Side of Manhattan in New York City, United States.

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The Doors

The Doors were an American rock band formed in 1965 in Los Angeles, with vocalist Jim Morrison, keyboardist Ray Manzarek, guitarist Robby Krieger and drummer John Densmore.

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The Hollies

The Hollies are an English pop/rock group known for their pioneering and distinctive three part vocal harmony style.

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The Impressions

The Impressions are an American music group from Chicago, originally formed in 1958.

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The New Cars

The New Cars were a band formed in 2005 with two of the original members of the 1970s/1980s new wave band The Cars.

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The Order (group)

The Order, also known as the Brüder Schweigen (German for Brothers Keep Silent) or Silent Brotherhood, was a white supremacist revolutionary terrorist organization active in the United States between September 1983 and December 1984.

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The Quarrymen

The Quarrymen (also written as "the Quarry Men") were a British skiffle/rock and roll group, formed by John Lennon in Liverpool in 1956, which eventually evolved into the Beatles in 1960.

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Theo Maassen

Theodorus Wilhelmus (Theo) Maassen (born 8 December 1966 in Oegstgeest, Zuid-Holland) is a Dutch comedian and actor who grew up in the village of Zijtaart (municipality of Veghel) in the Dutch province of North Brabant.

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Think tank

A think tank or policy institute, research institute, etc.

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Thomas Cech

Thomas Robert Cech (born December 8, 1947) is an American chemist who shared the 1989 Nobel prize in chemistry with Sidney Altman, for their discovery of the catalytic properties of RNA.

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Thomas Corneille

Thomas Corneille (20 August 1625 – 8 December 1709) was a French dramatist.

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Thomas De Quincey

Thomas Penson De Quincey (15 August 1785 – 8 December 1859) was an English essayist, best known for his Confessions of an English Opium-Eater (1821).

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Thompson Twins

Thompson Twins were a British music group that formed in April 1977 and disbanded in May 1993.

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Thongchai McIntyre

Thongchai "Bird" McIntyre (ธงไชย แมคอินไตย์) (born Albert Thongchai McIntyre, December 8, 1958) is a Thai pop singer who released his debut album in 1986.

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Tim Foli

Timothy John Foli (born December 8, 1950), nicknamed Crazy Horse, is an American former professional baseball player, coach and minor league manager.

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Tom Gosnell

Thomas Charles Gosnell (1951 – December 8, 2014), commonly called "Tom", was a mayor of London, Ontario, Canada from December 1, 1986 to December 1, 1994.

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Tony Simmons (American football)

Tony De'Angelo Simmons (born December 8, 1974) is a former American football player.

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Top Rank

Top Rank, Inc. is a Paradise, Nevada-based boxing promotion company founded by Jabir Herbert Muhammad and Bob Arum, which was incorporated in 1973.

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Toshiaki Kawada

(born December 8, 1963) is a Japanese semi-retired professional wrestler who is most known for his work in All Japan Pro Wrestling (AJPW).

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Tris Speaker

Tristram E. Speaker (April 4, 1888 – December 8, 1958), nicknamed "The Grey Eagle", was an American baseball player.

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Tush (band)

TUSH were an English rock band from London active during the mid-1970s, and at one time featured Def Leppard and Man Raze guitarist Phil Collen.

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TV Mania

TV Mania was a British-American electronic band founded in 1995 that consisted of keyboardist Nick Rhodes and guitarist Warren Cuccurullo (both of Duran Duran), long-time Duran Duran keyboard tech and collaborator Mark Tinley (aka Mark Ty-Wharton) and producer/multi-instrumentalist Anthony J. Resta.

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Tylen Jacob Williams

Tylen Jacob Williams (born December 8, 2001) is an American actor born in Westchester County, New York.

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Tyler Mane

Daryl Karolat (born December 8, 1966) is a Canadian actor and former professional wrestler, better known by the name Tyler Mane.

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Ukraine

Ukraine (Україна, tr. Ukraina) is a country in Eastern Europe, bordered by Russia to the east and northeast, Belarus to the northwest, Poland and Slovakia to the west, Hungary, Romania, and Moldova to the southwest, and the Black Sea and Sea of Azov to the south and southeast, respectively.

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Ulric Neisser

Ulric Gustav Neisser (December 8, 1928 – February 17, 2012) the “father of cognitive psychology”, was born in Kiel, Germany, December 8, 1928.

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Union of South American Nations

The Union of South American Nations, USAN; (Unión de Naciones Suramericanas, UNASUR; União de Nações Sul-Americanas, UNASUL; Unie van Zuid-Amerikaanse Naties, UZAN) is an intergovernmental regional organization comprising 12 South American countries.

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United Airlines Flight 553

United Airlines Flight 553 was a Boeing 737-222 that crashed on approach to Chicago Midway International Airport at 2:28 p.m. CST, on December 8, 1972.

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United States Air Force

The United States Air Force (USAF) is the aerial warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the seven American uniformed services.

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United States Ambassador to the Netherlands

The United States diplomatic mission to the Netherlands consists of the embassy located in The Hague and a consular office located in Amsterdam.

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United States declaration of war upon Japan

On December 8, 1941, the United States Congress declared war upon the Empire of Japan in response to its surprise attack on Pearl Harbor the prior day.

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University of Dayton

The University of Dayton (UD) is an American private Roman Catholic national research university in Ohio's sixth-largest city, Dayton.

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UNRWA

Created in December 1949, the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) is a relief and human development agency, originally intended to provide jobs on public works projects and direct relief for 652,000 Arab Palestinians who fled or were expelled from their homes during the fighting that followed the end of the British mandate over the region of Palestine.

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Uriah Heep (band)

Uriah Heep are an English rock band formed in London in 1969.

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Uropa Lula

Uropa Lula was a British pop group, consisting of David Lloyd (vocals and guitar), Allan Dias (bass guitar), Pete Fromm (keyboards), Andrew Edge (drums/percussion), Chester Kamen (guitar), and Carol Isaacs (keyboards).

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Utopia (American band)

Utopia is an American rock band.

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Valéry Mézague

Válery Mézague (8 December 198315 November 2014) was a Cameroonian footballer.

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Venus

Venus is the second planet from the Sun, orbiting it every 224.7 Earth days.

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Vernon Wells

Vernon Michael Wells III (born December 8, 1978) is an American former professional baseball center fielder.

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Vince MacLean

Vincent James MacLean (born December 8, 1944)Normandin, PG Canadian Parliamentary Guide, 1977 was leader of the Nova Scotia Liberal Party in 1985 and again from 1986 to 1992.

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Vladimir Shatalov

Vladimir Aleksandrovich Shatalov (Владимир Александрович Шаталов; born December 8, 1927 in Petropavlovsk) is a former Soviet cosmonaut who flew three space missions of the Soyuz programme: Soyuz 4, Soyuz 8, and Soyuz 10.

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Ward Morehouse

Ward Morehouse (November 24, 1895 – December 7, 1966) was an American theater critic, newspaper columnist, playwright, and author.

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Warren Cuccurullo

Warren Bruce Cuccurullo (born December 8, 1956 in Brooklyn, New York) is an American rock musician who first worked with Frank Zappa during the 1970s, then, he was a founding member of Missing Persons in the 1980s, finally in 1986, he joined Duran Duran, becoming a long term member of the band until 2001.

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Władysław Kozakiewicz

Władysław Kozakiewicz (born 8 December 1953) is a Polish pole vault jumper, an Olympic champion at the 1980 Summer Olympics.

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Wendell Pierce

Wendell Edward Pierce (born December 8, 1963) is an American actor.

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West Pakistan

West Pakistan (مغربی پاکستان,; পশ্চিম পাকিস্তান) was one of the two exclaves created at the formation of the modern State of Pakistan following the 1947 Partition of India.

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Western Hemisphere

The Western Hemisphere is a geographical term for the half of the Earth that lies west of the Prime Meridian (which crosses Greenwich, London, United Kingdom) and east of the Antimeridian, the other half being called the Eastern Hemisphere.

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Wifredo Lam

Wifredo Óscar de la Concepción Lam y Castilla (December 8, 1902 – September 11, 1982), better known as Wifredo Lam, was a Cuban artist who sought to portray and revive the enduring Afro-Cuban spirit and culture.

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William C. Durant

William Crapo "Billy" Durant (December 8, 1861 – March 18, 1947) was a leading pioneer of the United States automobile industry, who created the system of multi-brand holding companies with different lines of cars; and the co-founder of General Motors with Frederic L. Smith, and of Chevrolet with Louis Chevrolet.

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William Henry Vanderbilt

William Henry "Billy" Vanderbilt (May 8, 1821 – December 8, 1885) was an American businessman and philanthropist.

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William Shawn

William Shawn (August 31, 1907 – December 8, 1992) was an American magazine editor who edited The New Yorker from 1952 until 1987.

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William Stanhope, 1st Earl of Harrington

William Stanhope, 1st Earl of Harrington, PC (c.1683 – 8 December 1756) was a British statesman and diplomat.

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World War I

World War I (WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War or the Great War, was a global war centered in Europe that began on 28 July 1914 and lasted until 11 November 1918.

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World War II

World War II (WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, though related conflicts began earlier.

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Yeah Yeah Yeahs

Yeah Yeah Yeahs are an American indie rock band formed in New York City in 2000.

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Yevgeny Minayev

Yevgeny Gavrilovich Minayev (Евгений Гаврилович Минаев, 21 May 1933 – 8 December 1993) was a Russian weightlifter who competed for the Soviet Union.

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Yui Yokoyama

is a singer, actress and member of the Japanese idol girl group AKB48, in which she serves as the captain of Team K. She is a former member of AKB48 sister group NMB48.

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Yuliya Krevsun

Yuliya Krevsun (born Yuliya Gurtovenko on 8 December 1980) is a Ukrainian middle-distance running athlete who specialises in the 800 metres.

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1412

Year 1412 (MCDXII) was a leap year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.

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1432

Year 1432 (MCDXXXII) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.

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1542

Year 1542 (MDXLII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.

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1560

Year 1560 (MDLX) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.

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1574

Year 1574 (MDLXXIV) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.

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1596

1596 (MDXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar and a leap year starting on Thursday of the 10-day slower Julian calendar.

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1626

Year 1626 (MDCXXVI) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Sunday of the 10-day slower Julian calendar.

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1632

Year 1632 (MDCXXXII) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar and a leap year starting on Sunday of the 10-day slower Julian calendar.

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1638

Year 1638 (MDCXXXVIII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Monday of the 10-day slower Julian calendar.

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1643

Year 1643 (MDCXLIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Sunday of the 10-day slower Julian calendar.

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1649

Year 1649 (MDCXLIX) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Monday of the 10-day slower Julian calendar.

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1660

Year 1660 (MDCLX) was a leap year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar and a leap year starting on Sunday of the 10-day slower Julian calendar.

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1678

Year 1678 (MDCLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Tuesday of the 10-day slower Julian calendar.

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1680

Year 1680 (MDCLXXX) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar and a leap year starting on Thursday of the 10-day slower Julian calendar.

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1691

Year 1691 (MDCXCI) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Thursday of the 10-day slower Julian calendar.

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1695

Year 1695 (MDCXCV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Tuesday of the 10-day slower Julian calendar.

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1699

Year 1699 (MDCXCIX) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Sunday of the 10-day slower Julian calendar.

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1708

Year 1708 (MDCCVIII) was a leap year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar and a leap year starting on Thursday of the 11-day slower Julian calendar.

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1709

Year 1709 (MDCCIX) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Saturday of the 11-day slower Julian calendar.

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1722

Year 1722 (MDCCXXII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Monday of the 11-day slower Julian calendar.

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1724

Year 1724 (MDCCXXIV) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar and a leap year starting on Wednesday of the 11-day slower Julian calendar.

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1730

Year 1730 (MDCCXXX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Thursday of the 11-day slower Julian calendar.

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1731

Year 1731 (MDCCXXXI) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Friday of the 11-day slower Julian calendar.

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1744

Year 1744 (MDCCXLIV) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar and a leap year starting on Sunday of the 11-day slower Julian calendar.

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1745

Year 1745 (MDCCXLV) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Tuesday of the 11-day slower Julian calendar.

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1746

Year 1746 (MDCCXLVI) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Wednesday of the 11-day slower Julian calendar.

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1756

Year 1756 (MDCCLVI) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar and a leap year starting on Monday of the 11-day slower Julian calendar.

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1765

Year 1765 (MDCCLXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Saturday of the 11-day slower Julian calendar.

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1768

Year 1768 (MDCCLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar and a leap year starting on Tuesday of the 11-day slower Julian calendar.

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1779

Year 1779 (MDCCLXXIX) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Tuesday of the 11-day slower Julian calendar.

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1793

Year 1793 (MDCCXCIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Saturday of the 11-day slower Julian calendar.

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1795

1795 (MDCCXCV) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Monday of the 11-day slower Julian calendar.

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1811

Year 1811 (MDCCCXI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Sunday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar.

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1813

Year 1813 (MDCCCXIII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Wednesday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar.

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1815

Year 1815 (MDCCCXV) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Friday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar.

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1816

Year 1816 (MDCCCXVI) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar and a leap year starting on Saturday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar.

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1817

Year 1817 (MDCCCXVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Monday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar.

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1818

Year 1818 (MDCCCXVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Tuesday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar.

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1822

Year 1822 (MDCCCXXII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Sunday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar.

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1830

Year 1830 (MDCCCXXX) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Wednesday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar.

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1832

Year 1832 (MDCCCXXXII) was a leap year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar and a leap year starting on Friday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar.

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1854

Year 1854 (MDCCCLIV) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Friday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar.

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1859

Year 1859 (MDCCCLIX) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Thursday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar.

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1860

Year 1860 (MDCCCLX) was a leap year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar and a leap year starting on Friday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar.

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1861

Year 1861 (MDCCCLXI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Sunday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar.

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1862

Year 1862 (MDCCCLXII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Monday of the 12-day later Julian calendar.

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1864

Year 1864 (MDCCCLXIV) was a leap year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar and a leap year starting on Wednesday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar.

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1865

Year 1865 (MDCCCLXV) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Friday of the 12-day behind Julian calendar.

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1869

Year 1869 (MDCCCLXIX) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Wednesday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar.

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1874

Year 1874 (MDCCCLXXIV) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Tuesday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar.

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1875

Year 1875 (MDCCCLXXV) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Wednesday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar.

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1877

Year 1877 (MDCCCLXXVII) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Saturday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar.

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1880

Year 1880 (MDCCCLXXX) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar and a leap year starting on Tuesday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar.

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1884

Year 1884 (MDCCCLXXXIV) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar and a leap year starting on Sunday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar.

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1885

Year 1885 (MDCCCLXXXV) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Tuesday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar.

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1886

Year 1886 (MDCCCLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Wednesday of the 12-day offset Julian calendar.

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1890

Year 1890 (MDCCCXC) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Monday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar.

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1892

Year 1892 (MDCCCXCII) was a leap year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar and a leap year starting on Wednesday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar.

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1894

Year 1894 (MDCCCXCIV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Saturday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar.

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1899

Currently, it is the latest year, when officially written in Roman numerals, to have the letter D. The upcoming year is as late as 2400.

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1900

Year 1900 (MCM) was an exceptional common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar and a leap year starting on Saturday of the Julian calendar.

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1902

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1903

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1907

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1908

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1909

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1911

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1912

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1913

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1914

This year saw the beginning of what became known as World War I and also saw the first airline to provide scheduled regular commercial passenger services with heavier-than-air aircraft with the St. Petersburg-Tampa Airboat Line.

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1915

Below, the events of World War I have the "WWI" prefix.

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1916

Below, the events of World War I have the "WWI" prefix.

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1917

Below, events of World War I have the "WWI" prefix.

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1918

Below, events of World War I have the "WWI" prefix.

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1919

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1920

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1922

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1923

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1924

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1925

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1927

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1928

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1929

This year marked the end of a period known in American history as the Roaring Twenties after the Wall Street Crash of 1929 ushered in a worldwide Great Depression.

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1930

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1931

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1933

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1935

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1936

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1937

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1938

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1939

This year also marks the start of the Second World War, the deadliest human conflict in history.

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1940

Below, the events of World War II have the "WWII" prefix.

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1941

Below, the events of World War II have the "WWII" acronym.

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1943

Below, events of World War II have the "WWII" prefix.

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1944

Below, events of World War II have the "WWII" prefix.

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1945

Below, events of World War II have the "WWII" prefix.

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1946

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1947

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1948

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1948 Palestinian exodus

The 1948 Palestinian exodus, also known as the Nakba (النكبة, "al-Nakbah", lit. "disaster", "catastrophe", or "cataclysm"), occurred when more than 700,000 Palestinian Arabs fled or were expelled from their homes, during the 1948 Palestine war.

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1949

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1950

It is also the index year, or year 0, that scientists use for Before Present figures.

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1951

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1952

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1953

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1954

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1955

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1956

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1957

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1958

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1959

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1960

It is also known as the "Year of Africa" because of major events—particularly the independence of seventeen African nations—that focused global attention on the continent and intensified feelings of Pan-Africanism.

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1961

As MAD Magazine pointed out on its cover for the March 1961 issue, this was the first "upside-up" year — i.e., one in which the numerals that form the year look the same as when the numerals are rotated upside down, a strobogrammatic number — since 1881.

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1962

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1962–63 New York City newspaper strike

The 1962–63 New York City Newspaper Strike ran from December 8, 1962, until March 31, 1963, lasting for a total of 114 days.

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1963

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1964

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1965

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1966

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1967

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1968

This is the year of the Protests of 1968.

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1969

The year is associated with the first manned landing on the Moon (Apollo 11).

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1970

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1971

The world population increased by 2.1% this year; the highest it ever did in history.

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1972

Within the context of Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) it was the longest year ever, as two leap seconds were added during this 366-day year, an event which has not since been repeated.

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1973

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1974

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1975

It was also declared the International Women's Year by the United Nations and the European Architectural Heritage Year by the Council of Europe.

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1976

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1977

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1978

2007.

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1979

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1980

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1981

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1982

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1983

The year 1983 saw both the official beginning of the Internet and the first mobile cellular telephone call.

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1984

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1985

The year 1985 was designated as the International Youth Year by the United Nations.

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1986

The year 1986 was designated as the International Year of Peace by the United Nations.

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1987

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1987 Alianza Lima air disaster

The 1987 Alianza Lima air disaster took place on December 8, 1987, when a Peruvian Navy Fokker F27-400M chartered by Peruvian football club Alianza Lima plunged into the Pacific Ocean six miles short of its destination, off the Ventanilla District of the city of Callao.

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1988

In the 20th century, the year 1988 has the most Roman numeral digits (11).

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1988 Remscheid A-10 crash

The 1988 Remscheid A-10 crash occurred on December 8, 1988, when a United States Air Force attack jet, an A-10 Thunderbolt II crashed onto a residential area in the city of Remscheid, West Germany.

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1989

It was a historical turning point for the wave of revolutions that swept the Eastern Bloc, starting in Poland that summer with the beginning of a move towards private enterprise, coming to a head with opening of the Berlin Wall in November, embracing the overthrow of the communist dictatorship in Romania in December and ending in December 1991 with the dissolution of the Soviet Union.

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1991

It was the year that is usually considered the final year of the Cold War that had begun in the late 1940s.

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1992

The year was designated as the "International Space Year" by the United Nations.

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1993

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1994

The year 1994 was designated as the "International Year of the Family" and the "International Year of Sport and the Olympic Ideal" by the United Nations.

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1995

This was the year that the Internet entered public consciousness and also the year it was completely privatized and the United States Government no longer funded it with public money - in April 1995 the NSFNET was retired.

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1996

1996 was designated as.

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1997

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1998

1998 was designated as.

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1999

1999 was designated as.

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2001

2001 was designated as.

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2003

2003 was designated the.

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2004

2004 was designated as.

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2005

2005 was designated as.

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2006

2006 was designated as.

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2007

2007 was designated as.

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2008

2008 was designated as.

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2009

2009 was designated as.

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2010

2010 was designated as.

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2012

2012 was designated as.

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2013

2013 was designated as.

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2013 Little India riot

The 2013 Little India riot occurred on 8 December 2013 after a fatal accident occurred at SST 21:23 at the junction of Race Course Road and Hampshire Road in Little India, Singapore, causing angry mobs of passersby to attack the bus involved and emergency vehicles that had by then arrived at the location.

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2014

2014 was designated as.

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395

Year 395 (CCCXCV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.

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65 BC

Year 65 BC was a year of the pre-Julian Roman calendar.

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757

Year 757 (DCCLVII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.

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899

Year 899 (DCCCXCIX) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/December_8

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