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A. J. Watson

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Aarne Nirk

Aarne Nirk (born 8 May 1987 in Tartu) is an Estonian hurdler.

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Adolphe-Basile Routhier

Sir Adolphe-Basile Routhier (May 8, 1839 – June 27, 1920) was a Canadian judge, author, and lyricist.

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Adriaan Pelt

Adriaan Pelt (8 May 1892, in Koog aan de Zaan – 11 April 1981, in Hermance near Geneva,Switzerland) was a Dutch journalist, international civil servant and diplomat, most famous for drafting the post war constitution of Libya As a reporter for the newspaper De Telegraaf he lived during the First World War in London and Paris.

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Adrian Gonzalez

Adrian Savin Gonzalez (born May 8, 1982), also known by his nicknames A-Gon and Gonzo, is a Mexican-American professional baseball first baseman with the Los Angeles Dodgers of Major League Baseball (MLB).

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Agathius

Saint Agathius (Greek: Ακακιος; died 303), also known as Achatius or Agathonas or Acacius of Byzantium, according to Christian tradition, was a Cappadocian Greek centurion of the imperial army, martyred around 304.

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Ageeda Paavel

Ageeda Paavel (sometimes cited as Ageeda-Andrea Paavel) (born 15 August 1930) is an Estonian woman who, as a schoolgirl, on the night of 8 May 1946, together with her school friend Aili Jürgenson, blew up a Soviet war monument (a wooden memorial topped with a star): the preceding monument to the Bronze Soldier in Tallinn.

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Aili Jõgi

Aili Jõgi (née Aili Jürgenson, born 25 May 1931) is an Estonian schoolgirl who on the night of 8 May 1946, together with her school friend Ageeda Paavel, blew up a Soviet War reburial monument (a wooden memorial topped with a star): the preceding monument to the Bronze Soldier in Tallinn.

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Aircraft carrier

An aircraft carrier is a warship that serves as a seagoing airbase, equipped with a full-length flight deck and facilities for carrying, arming, deploying, and recovering aircraft.

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Ajee' Wilson

Ajee' Wilson (born May 8, 1994) is an American middle distance runner who specializes in the 800 metres.

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Akebono Tarō

is an American-born professional wrestler and former sumo wrestler from Waimānalo, Hawaii.

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Akira Taue

(born May 8, 1961) is a Japanese retired professional wrestler, and the current President of Pro Wrestling Noah.

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Aleksandr Kovalenko

Aleksandr Yuryevich Kovalenko (Александр Юрьевич Коваленко) (born May 8, 1963 in Babruysk, Mahilyow, Belarus) is a retired USSR triple jumper who won the bronze medal at the 1988 Summer Olympics.

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Alex Van Halen

Alexander Arthur "Alex" Van Halen (born May 8, 1953) is a Dutch-born American musician, best known as the drummer and co-founder of the hard rock band Van Halen.

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Alexander Balashov

Alexander Dmitriyevich Balashov (Александр Дмитриевич Балашов) (13 July 1770, Moscow – 8 May 1837) was a Russian general and statesman.

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Alexander Chislenko

Alexander "Sasha" Chislenko (December 2, 1959 – May 8, 2000) was a Russian artificial intelligence theorist and an active member of the transhumanist and extropian communities, contributing many speculative essays on singularity-inspired topics between 1997 and 1999.

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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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Ali Bey al-Kabir

Ali Bey al-Kabir (علي بك الكبير) (1728 – 8 May 1773) was a Mamluk leader of Egypt from 1768 to 1769, 1772, or 1773.

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Ali Hassan Mwinyi

Ali Hassan Mwinyi (born May 8, 1925 in Kivure, Pwani Region, Tanzania) is a Tanzanian politician.

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Aloysius Stepinac

Aloysius Viktor Stepinac (Alojzije Viktor Stepinac, 8 May 1898 –10 February 1960) was a Croatian Catholic cardinal and Archbishop of Zagreb from 1937 to 1960.

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Amato Ronconi

Saint Amato Ronconi (1225 - 8 May 1292) was an Italian who became a member of the Secular Franciscan Order.

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American Civil War

The American Civil War, widely known in the United States as simply the Civil War as well as other sectional names, was a civil war fought from 1861 to 1865 to determine the survival of the Union or independence for the Confederacy.

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American Indian Movement

The American Indian Movement (AIM) is an American Indian advocacy group in the United States, founded in July 1968 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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Ampon Tangnoppakul

Ampon Tangnoppakul (อำพล ตั้งนพกุล;; 1 January 1948 – 8 May 2012), commonly known in Thai as Ah Kong (อากง; meaning 'grandpa') or in English as Uncle SMS, was a Thai national accused of sending four Short Message Service (SMS) messages from his cell phones to Somkiat Khrongwatthanasuk, secretary of then Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva.

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Ana Mulvoy-Ten

Ana Mulvoy-Ten (born 8 May 1992) is an English actress best known for playing the character of Amber Millington on the Egyptian inspired Nickelodeon series House of Anubis.

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Anamaria Tămârjan

Anamaria Tămârjan (born May 8, 1991 in Constanţa) is a Romanian artistic gymnast.

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André Boulerice

André Boulerice (born May 8, 1946 in Joliette, Quebec) is a Québécois politician and gay rights activist.

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André Michel Lwoff

André Michel Lwoff (8 May 1902 – 30 September 1994) was a French microbiologist.

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Andrea Barzagli

Andrea Barzagli, Ufficiale OMRI (born 8 May 1981) is an Italian professional footballer who plays as a centre back for Italian club Juventus.

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Andrew E. Svenson

Andrew E. Svenson (May 8, 1910 – August 21, 1975) was an American children's author, publisher, and partner in the Stratemeyer Syndicate.

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Aneurin Barnard

Aneurin Barnard (born 8 May 1987) is a Welsh stage and screen actor.

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Angelo Italia

Angelo Italia (8 May 1628 – 5 May 1700) was an Italian Jesuit and Baroque architect, who was born in Licata and died in Palermo.

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Anglicanism

Anglicanism is a tradition within Christianity comprising the Church of England and churches which are historically tied to it or hold similar beliefs, worship practices and church structures.

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Anthony Field

Anthony Donald Joseph Field, AM (born 8 May 1963) is an Australian musician and actor.

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Antoine Lavoisier

Antoine-Laurent de Lavoisier (also Antoine Lavoisier after the French Revolution; 26 August 17438 May 1794) was a French nobleman and chemist central to the 18th-century chemical revolution and a large influence on both the history of chemistry and the history of biology.

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Apulia

Apulia (Puglia)From Greek Ἀπουλία; in Puglia, (Demonym: Pugliese). is a region of Italy in Southern Italy bordering the Adriatic Sea in the east, the Ionian Sea to the southeast, and the Strait of Òtranto and Gulf of Taranto in the south.

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Armistice

An armistice is a formal agreement of warring parties to stop fighting.

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Army of the Republic of Vietnam

The Army of the Republic of Viet Nam (ARVN), also known as the South Vietnamese Army (SVA), were the ground forces of the Republic of Vietnam Military Forces, the armed forces of South Vietnam, which existed from 1955 until the Fall of Saigon in 1975.

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Arsenius the Great

Saint Arsenius the Deacon, sometimes known as Arsenius of Scetis and Turah, Arsenius the Roman or Arsenius the Great, was a Roman imperial tutor who became an anchorite in Egypt, one of the most highly regarded of the Desert Fathers, whose teachings were greatly influential on the development of asceticism and the contemplative life.

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Arthur Docters van Leeuwen

Arthur Docters van Leeuwen (born May 8, 1945) is a Dutch politician, jurist and civil servant.

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Arthur Q. Bryan

Arthur Quirk Bryan (May 8, 1899 – November 18, 1959) was an American voice actor and radio personality, remembered best for his longtime recurring role as well-spoken, wisecracking Dr.

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Association football league system in Italy

The Italian football league system, also known as the Italian football pyramid, refers to the hierarchically interconnected league system for the association football in Italy, that consists of 594 divisions having 3332 teams (excluding Seconda and Terza Categoria), in which all divisions are bound together by the principle of promotion and relegation, with one team from San Marino also competing.

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Atanas Semerdzhiev

Atanas Georgiev Semerdzhiev (21 May 1924 – 8 May 2015) was a Bulgarian politician.

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Australian Labor Party

The Australian Labor Party (ALP, also Labor, was Labour before 1912) is a political party in Australia.

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Avery Brundage

Avery Brundage (September 28, 1887 – May 8, 1975) was the fifth president of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), serving from 1952 to 1972.

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Avram Davidson

Avram Davidson (April 23, 1923 – May 8, 1993) was an American writer of fantasy fiction, science fiction, and crime fiction, as well as the author of many stories that do not fit into a genre niche.

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Ayesha Antoine

Ayesha Antoine (born 8 May 1981) is an English actress.

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Étienne François, duc de Choiseul

Étienne-François, comte de Stainville, duc de Choiseul (28 June 1719 – 8 May 1785) was a French military officer, diplomat and statesman.

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Bad News Brown (musician)

Paul Frappier (May 8, 1977February 11, 2011), (in French) better known by his stage name Bad News Brown (at times, also as BNB and Briz Brown), was a Montreal-based Canadian entertainer, musician, and hip hop MC of Haitian origin.

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Battle of Gravia Inn

The Battle of Gravia Inn (Μάχη στο Χάνι της Γραβιάς) was fought between Greek revolutionaries and the Ottoman Empire during the Greek War of Independence.

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Battle of Jinyang

The Battle of Jinyang was fought between the elite families of the State of Jin, the house of Zhao and the house of Zhi (智), in the Spring and Autumn period of China.

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Battle of Palo Alto

The Battle of Palo Alto was the first major battle of the Mexican–American War and was fought on May 8, 1846, on disputed ground five miles (8 km) from the modern-day city of Brownsville, Texas.

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Battle of the Coral Sea

The Battle of the Coral Sea, fought during 4–8 May 1942, was a major naval battle in the Pacific Theater of World War II between the Imperial Japanese Navy and naval and air forces from the United States and Australia.

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Battle of the Kerch Peninsula

Battle of the Kerch Peninsula (Unternehmen Trappenjagd) (Russian Керченско-Феодосийская десантная операция (Kerchensko-Feodosiyskaya desantnaya operatsiya, 'Kerch-Feodosiya landing operation') was a World War II offensive by German and Romanian armies against the Soviet Crimean Front forces defending the Kerch Peninsula, in the eastern part of the Crimea. It was launched on 8 May 1942 and concluded around 18 May 1942 with the near complete destruction of the Soviet defending forces. The Red Army lost over 170,000 men killed or taken prisoner, and three armies (44th, 47th, and 51st) with twenty-one divisions. The operation was one of the battles immediately preceding the German summer offensive, and its successful conclusion made it possible for the Axis to launch a successful assault on Sevastopol in the following months. Some groups of Soviet survivors refused to surrender and fought on for many months, hiding in the catacombs of the quarries. Many of these soldiers were occupying the caves along with many civilians, who had fled the city of Kerch.

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Beatrice Helen Worsley

Beatrice "Trixie" Helen Worsley (October 18, 1921 – May 8, 1972) was the first female computer scientist in Canada.

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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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Benny Yau

Benny Yau (Traditional Chinese: 邱穟恆), born May 8, 1980 in Hong Kong; immigrated to Vancouver, Canada in 1988; is a Canadian television presenter, actor, and singer formerly affiliated with Fairchild TV.

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Bernard Cleary

Bernard Cleary (born May 8, 1937 in Mashteuiatsh, Quebec) is a Canadian politician.

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Bernhard Rust

Bernhard Rust (30 September 1883 in Hanover – 8 May 1945) was Minister of Science, Education and National Culture (Reichserziehungsminister) in Nazi Germany.

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Bershawn Jackson

Bershawn D. Jackson (born May 8, 1983) is an American athlete, who mainly competes in the 400 m hurdles, but is also a capable 400 m runner.

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Bertalan Székely

Bertalan Székely (8 May 1835, Kolozsvár - 21 August 1910, Budapest) was a Hungarian history and portrait painter who worked in the Romantic and Academic styles.

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Beryl Burton

Beryl Burton, OBE (12 May 1937 – 5 May 1996) was an English racing cyclist.

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Bharat Ratna

Bharat Ratna (भारत रत्‍न,; Jewel of India) is the highest civilian award of the Republic of India.

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Bill Cowher

William Laird "Bill" Cowher (born May 8, 1957) is a former professional American football coach and player in the National Football League (NFL).

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Bill de Blasio

Bill de Blasio (born Warren Wilhelm, Jr., May 8, 1961, later renamed temporarily "Warren de Blasio-Wilhelm") is an American politician who is serving as the 109th mayor of New York City.

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Bill Legend

Bill Legend (born William Arthur Fifield, 8 May 1944, Barking, Essex) is the former drummer for glam rock band T.Rex during their most successful period.

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Bill Legend's T. Rex

Bill Legend's T. Rex are a band formed in 2014 by former T. Rex member Bill Legend.

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Bill Lockyer

William Westwood "Bill" Lockyer (born May 8, 1941) is a veteran California politician, who held elective office from 1973 to 2014, as State Treasurer of California, California Attorney General and President Pro Tempore of the California State Senate.

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Billy Burnette

Dorsey William "Billy" Burnette III (born May 8, 1953 in Memphis, Tennessee) is an American guitarist, singer and songwriter who was part of the band Fleetwood Mac from 1987 to 1995.

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Björn Dixgård

Björn Hans-Erik Dixgård (* 8 May 1981 in Falun) is a Swedish musician (vocals, guitar).

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Black Country Communion

Black Country Communion (abbreviated BCC) was an English-American hard rock band based in Los Angeles, California.

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Blackmore's Night

Blackmore's Night is a British/American traditional folk rock duo formed in 1997, consisting of Ritchie Blackmore (acoustic and electric guitar) and Candice Night (lead vocals, lyricist and multi-instrumentalist).

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Bloodline (band)

Bloodline was an American blues rock band composed of the sons of several well-known rock musicians.

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Blue-collar worker

In English-speaking countries, a blue-collar worker is a working class person who performs manual labour.

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Blur (band)

Blur are an English rock band, formed in London in 1988.

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Bob Clampett

Robert Emerson "Bob" Clampett (May 8, 1913 – May 2, 1984) was an American animator, producer, director, and puppeteer best known for his work on the Looney Tunes animated series from Warner Bros., and the television shows Time for Beany and Beany and Cecil.

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Bobby Labonte

Robert Allen "Bobby" Labonte (born May 8, 1964) is an American professional stock car racing driver.

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Box of Frogs

Box of Frogs was a band formed in 1983 by former members of The Yardbirds, who released their first album in 1984.

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Bridgehead

A bridgehead (or bridge-head) is the strategically important area of ground around the end of a bridge or other place of possible crossing over a body of water which at time of conflict is sought to be defended/taken over by the belligerent forces.

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British Army

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

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Bronze Soldier of Tallinn

The Bronze Soldier (Pronkssõdur, Бронзовый Солдат, Bronzovyj Soldat) is the informal name of a controversial Soviet World War II war memorial in Tallinn, Estonia, built at the site of several war graves, which were relocated to the nearby Tallinn Military Cemetery in 2007.

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Brooks Newmark

Brooks Phillip Victor Newmark (born 8 May 1958) was the Conservative Member of Parliament for Braintree between 2005 and 2015.

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Bryan Forbes

Bryan Forbes, CBE (22 July 1926 – 8 May 2013) was an English film director, screenwriter, film producer, actor and novelist, described as a "Renaissance man"Falk Q..

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Buakaw Banchamek

Buakaw Banchamek (Thai: บัวขาว บัญชาเมฆ, born May 8, 1982) is a Thai welterweight Muay Thai kickboxer, who formerly fought out of Por.

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Bud Shrake

Edwin A. "Bud" Shrake, Jr. (September 6, 1931 – May 8, 2009) was an American journalist, sportswriter, novelist, biographer and screenwriter.

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Buddhist crisis

The Buddhist crisis was a period of political and religious tension in South Vietnam between May and November 1963, characterized by a series of repressive acts by the South Vietnamese government and a campaign of civil resistance, led mainly by Buddhist monks.

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Buddhist flag

The Buddhist flag is a flag designed in the late 19th century to symbolise and universally represent Buddhism.

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Busted (band)

Busted were an English pop rock band from Southend-on-Sea, Essex.

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Calabria

Calabria (Calàbbria in Calabrian, Calavría in Calabrian Greek, Καλαβρία in Greek, Kalavrì in Arbëresh), known in antiquity as Bruttium or formerly as Italia, is a region in southern Italy, forming the "toe" of the Italian Peninsula.

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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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California Attorney General

The California Attorney General is the State Attorney General of California.

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Campania

Campania is a region in southern Italy.

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Candice Night

Candice Night (born May 8, 1971) is an American vocalist/lyricist, multi-instrumentalist for the traditional folk rock project Blackmore's Night since its origins in 1997, and wife of British guitarist Ritchie Blackmore.

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Candy Pangilinan

Candy Pangilinan (born May 8, 1972) is a Filipino film and television actress and comedian.

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Captain & Tennille

Captain & Tennille were American recording artists whose primary success occurred in the 1970s.

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Carbonation

Carbonation can refer to two chemical processes involving carbon dioxide.

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Carl Stamitz

Carl Philipp Stamitz ('Karel Stamic'; baptized 8 May 17459 November 1801), who changed his given name from Karl, was a German composer of partial Czech ancestry.

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Carlos Gaviria Díaz

Carlos Emilio Gaviria Díaz (8 May 1937 – 31 March 2015) was a Colombian lawyer, professor and politician.

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Carson Whitsett

Carson Whitsett (May 1, 1945 – May 8, 2007) was an American keyboardist, songwriter, and record producer.

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Casablanca Records

Casablanca Records is an American recording label owned by Universal Music Group and operates under Republic Records.

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Catherine of St. Augustine

The Blessed Mary Catherine of St.

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Chancellor of the Exchequer

The Chancellor of the Exchequer is a senior official as one of the Great Offices of State within Her Majesty's Government and head of Her Majesty's Treasury.

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Charbel Makhluf

Saint Charbel Makhluf, O.L.M. (or Sharbel Maklouf), (مار شربل, May 8, 1828 – December 24, 1898) was a Maronite monk and priest from Lebanon.

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Charles Beauclerk, 1st Duke of St Albans

Charles Beauclerk, 1st Duke of St Albans, KG (8 May 1670 – 10 May 1726) was an illegitimate son of King Charles II of England by his mistress Nell Gwynne.

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Charles Nungesser

Charles Eugène Jules Marie Nungesser, MC (15 March 1892 – presumably on or after 8 May 1927) was a French ace pilot and adventurer, best remembered as a rival of Charles Lindbergh.

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Charles Rebozo

Charles Gregory "Bebe" Rebozo (November 17, 1912, Tampa, Florida – May 8, 1998) was a Florida banker and businessman who became famous for being a friend and confidant of President Richard Nixon.

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Chiaki Takahashi (actress)

is a Japanese voice actress.

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Chief of the General Staff (United Kingdom)

Chief of the General Staff (CGS) has been the title of the professional head of the British Army since 1964.

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China Southern Airlines

China Southern Airlines Company Limited is an airline headquartered in Baiyun District, Guangzhou, Guangdong Province, People's Republic of China.

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China Southern Airlines Flight 3456

China Southern Airlines Flight 3456 (CZ3456) was a flight from Chongqing to Shenzhen Huangtian Airport (now Shenzhen Bao'an International Airport), Guangdong Province, China that crashed while attempting to land in a thunderstorm.

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Chinmayananda Saraswati

Swami Chinmayananda Saraswati (born Balakrishna Menon; 8 May 1916 – 3 August 1993) was a Hindu spiritual leader and teacher who inspired the formation of Chinmaya Mission, a worldwide nonprofit organisation, to spread the knowledge of Advaita Vedanta, the nondual system of thought found in the Upanishads, which epitomise the philosophical teachings of the Vedas.

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Chris Frantz

Chris Frantz (born Charlton Christopher Frantz, May 8, 1951) is an American musician and record producer.

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Chris Lighty

Chris Lighty (May 8, 1968 – August 30, 2012) was an American music industry executive.

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Christina Cole

Christina Cole (born 8 May 1982) is an English actress known for portraying Cassie Hughes in the Sky One supernatural television series Hex.

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Chuck Huber

Charles Cody "Chuck" Huber (born May 8, 1971) is an American voice actor, ADR director and ADR script writer primarily known for his work for Funimation/OkraTron 5000.

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Chumy Chúmez

Jose María González Castillo, more known as Chumy Chúmez, (May 8, 1927 - April 10, 2003) was a Spanish cartoon humorist, writer and film director.

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Cinderella (band)

Cinderella is an American glam metal and hard rock band from the suburbs of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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Claes Rålamb

Claes Rålamb (8 May 1622 – 14 March 1698) was a Swedish statesman.

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Claude Castonguay

Claude Castonguay, (born May 8, 1929) is a Canadian politician, educator and businessman.

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Claude Louis Hector de Villars

Claude Louis Hector de Villars, Prince de Martigues, Marquis then Duc de Villars, Vicomte de Melun (8 May 1653 – 17 June 1734) was the last great general of Louis XIV of France and one of the most brilliant commanders in French military history, one of only six Marshals who have been promoted to Marshal General of France.

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Cláudio Taffarel

Cláudio André Mergen Taffarel (born 8 May 1966) is a Brazilian retired footballer who played as a goalkeeper, and the current goalkeeping coach of Galatasaray SK and the Brazilian national team.

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Coca-Cola

Coca-Cola is a carbonated soft drink.

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Cocos (Keeling) Islands

The Territory of the Cocos (Keeling) Islands, also called Cocos Islands and Keeling Islands, is a territory of Australia, located in the Indian Ocean, southwest of Christmas Island and approximately midway between Australia and Sri Lanka.

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Cocos Islands mutiny

The Cocos Islands mutiny was a failed mutiny by Ceylonese (Sri Lankan) soldiers against British officers, on the Cocos (Keeling) Islands on May 8, 1942, during the Second World War.

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Columbus, Mississippi

Columbus is a city in Lowndes County, Mississippi that lies primarily east, but also north and northeast of the Tombigbee River, which is also referred to as the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway.

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Commonwealth of Nations

The Commonwealth of Nations, commonly known as the Commonwealth (formerly the British Commonwealth), is an intergovernmental organization of 53 member states that were mostly territories of the former British Empire.

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Confederate States of America

The Confederate States of America (CSA or C.S.), commonly referred to as the Confederacy, was a confederation of secessionist American states existing from 1861 to 1865.

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Connellsville, Pennsylvania

Connellsville is a city in Fayette County, Pennsylvania, USA, 57 miles (92 km) southeast of Pittsburgh on the Youghiogheny River, a tributary of the Monongahela River.

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Corine Rottschäfer

Corine Spier-Rottschäfer (born 8 May 1938) is a Dutch model and beauty queen who won the 1959 Miss World contest, representing the Netherlands.

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Crimea

The Crimean Peninsula (Кры́мский полуо́стров, Кри́мський піво́стрів, Къырым ярымадасы), also known simply as Crimea (Крым, Крим, Къырым), is a major land mass on the northern coast of the Black Sea that is almost completely surrounded by water.

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Cross of Valour (Canada)

The Cross of Valour (Croix de la vaillance) is a decoration that is, within the Canadian system of honours, the second highest award (superseded only by the Victoria Cross), the highest honour available for Canadian civilians, and the highest of the three Canadian Bravery Decorations.

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Cynthia Deyanira Rodríguez Ruiz

Cynthia Deyanira Rodríguez Ruiz (born May 8, 1984 in Monclova, Coahuila, Mexico) is a Mexican singer and reality television personality.

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Dan Brouthers

Dennis Joseph "Dan" Brouthers (May 8, 1858 – August 2, 1932) was an American first baseman in Major League Baseball whose career spanned the period from to, with a brief return in.

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Dana Plato

Dana Michelle Plato (November 7, 1964 – May 8, 1999) was an American actress, notable for playing the role of Kimberly Drummond on the U.S. television sitcom Diff'rent Strokes from 1978 to 1986.

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Darren Hayes

Darren Stanley Hayes (born 8 May 1972) is an Australian singer-songwriter.

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Davao del Norte

Davao del Norte (Hilagang Dabaw), and once known simply as Davao, is a province of the Philippines located in the Davao Region in Mindanao.

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Davao del Sur

Davao del Sur (Filipino: Timog Dabaw) is a province of the Philippines located in the Davao Region in Mindanao.

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Davao Oriental

Davao Oriental (Silangang Dabaw, Cebuano: Sidlakang Dabaw) is a province of the Philippines located in the Davao Region in Mindanao.

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Dave Rowntree

David Alexander De Horne Rowntree (born 8 May 1964) is an English musician, as well as a solicitor, animator, and political activist.

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David Aleksander Sjølie

David Aleksander Sjølie (born 7 May 1988 in Oslo, Norway) is a Norwegian jazz guitarist, known from bands like Mopti, engaged to the jazz singer Anja Eline Skybakmoen.

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David Attenborough

Sir David Frederick Attenborough (born 8 May 1926) is an English broadcaster and naturalist.

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David Keith

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David King (figure skater)

David King (born 8 May 1984) is an English pair skater who represents Great Britain.

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David Manners, 11th Duke of Rutland

David Charles Robert Manners, 11th Duke of Rutland (born 8 May 1959), styled as the Marquess of Granby until 1999, is a British peer and landowner.

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David Vines

David Anthony Vines (born 8 May 1949), is an Australian economist teaching at Oxford University.

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David Williamson, Baron Williamson of Horton

David Francis Williamson, Baron Williamson of Horton, GCMG, CB, PC (8 May 1934 – 30 August 2015) was a senior British and European civil servant, as well as a member of the House of Lords.

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David Winning

David Winning (born May 8, 1961) is a Canadian and American dual Citizen film and television director, screenwriter, producer, editor, and occasional actor.

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Dédé Fortin

André "Dédé" Fortin (17 November 1962 – 8 May 2000) was a founding member, frontman, and vocalist of the Québécois band Les Colocs, formed in 1990.

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Deliberative assembly

A deliberative assembly is an organization comprising members who use parliamentary procedure to make decisions.

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Denis Lortie

Denis Lortie (born March 10, 1959) is a former Canadian Forces corporal.

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Deputy First Minister for Wales

The Deputy First Minister for Wales (Dirprwy Brif Weinidog Cymru) is the deputy leader of the Welsh Government, the devolved administration for Wales.

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Deputy Premier of Quebec

This is a list of the Deputy Premiers of Quebec.

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Desideratus

Desideratus (died 550) was a French saint in the Christian church from Soissons.

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Devon Soltendieck

Devon Soltendieck (born May 8, 1985 in Montreal, Quebec) is a Canadian television entertainment reporter.

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Dinesh Patel

Dinesh Kumar Patel (born May 8, 1989 in Lucknow, India) is an Indian right-handed baseball pitcher who played in the Pittsburgh Pirates organization.

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Dirk Bogarde

Sir Derek Jules Gaspard Ulric Niven van den Bogaerde, known as Dirk Bogarde (28 March 1921 – 8 May 1999) was an English actor and writer.

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Dmitri Ustritski

Dmitri Ustritski (born 8 May 1975 in Tallinn) is a former Estonian professional footballer.

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Dolph Sweet

Adolphus Jean "Dolph" Sweet (July 18, 1920 – May 8, 1985) was an American actor, credited with nearly 60 television and film roles as well as several roles in stage productions before his death from cancer in 1985.

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Dom DiMaggio

Dominic Paul "Dom" DiMaggio (February 12, 1917 – May 8, 2009), nicknamed "The Little Professor", was an American Major League Baseball center fielder.

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Don Rickles

Donald Jay "Don" Rickles (born May 8, 1926) is an American stand-up comedian and actor.

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Doris Stokes

Doris May Fisher Stokes (6 January 1920 – 8 May 1987), born Doris Sutton, was a British spiritualist and professional medium.

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Downtime

The term downtime is used to refer to periods when a system is unavailable.

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Drag queen

A drag queen is a person, usually male, who dresses in drag and often acts with exaggerated femininity and in feminine gender roles.

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Ducks Deluxe

Ducks Deluxe are an English pub rock band of the 1970s, who continue to tour and record new material.

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Earth, Wind & Fire

Earth, Wind & Fire is an American band that has spanned the musical genres of R&B, soul, funk, jazz, disco, pop, rock, Latin and African.

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Eastern Orthodox Church

The Eastern Orthodox Church, officially the Orthodox Catholic Church, also referred to as the Orthodox Church, Eastern Orthodoxy, and Orthodoxy, is the second largest Christian Church in the world, with an estimated 225–300 million adherents.

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Ed Gilbert

Ed Gilbert (born Edmund Frank Giesbert on June 29, 1931 – May 8, 1999) was an American actor, with extensive credits in both live action roles and voice work in animation, although he was better known for the latter.

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Edd Roush

Edd J. Roush (May 8, 1893 – March 21, 1988) was a Major League Baseball player who was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1962.

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Eddy Arnold

Richard Edward "Eddy" Arnold (May 15, 1918 – May 8, 2008) was an American country music singer who performed for six decades.

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Edict

An edict is an announcement of a law, often associated with monarchism.

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Edmund G. Ross

Edmund Gibson Ross (December 7, 1826May 8, 1907) was a politician who represented Kansas after the American Civil War and was later governor of the New Mexico Territory.

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Edmund Wilson

Edmund Wilson (May 8, 1895 – June 12, 1972) was an American writer, literary and social critic, and man of letters.

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Edward Foxe

Edward Foxe (c. 1496 – 8 May 1538) was an English churchman, Bishop of Hereford.

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Edward George Honey

Edward George Honey (1885–1922) was an Australian soldier and journalist who suggested the idea of a moment of silence on Armistice Day (now known as Remembrance Day).

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Edward Tompkins

Edward Tompkins (1815–1872) was an American lawyer.

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Elizabeth Whitmere

Elizabeth Whitmere is a Canadian actress working in the United States and Canada.

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Elvira Pagã

Elvira Olivieri Cozzolino, better known by her stage name Elvira Pagã (1920–2003), was a Brazilian vedette and actress, singer, writer and painter.

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Elyes Gabel

Elyes Cherif Gabel (born 8 May 1983) is an English actor.

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Emancipation Day

Emancipation Day is celebrated in many former British colonies in the Caribbean and areas of the United States on various dates in observance of the emancipation of slaves of African descent.

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Emil Christian Hansen

Emil Christian Hansen (May 8, 1842 – August 27, 1909) was a Danish mycologist and fermentation physiologist.

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Emilio Delgado

Emilio Delgado (born April 8, 1940) is a Mexican American actor, singer and voice-artist.

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Emperor Duanzong

Emperor Duānzōng (Chinese: 端宗) (1268 – 8 May 1278) was the eighth and penultimate emperor of the Southern Song Dynasty of China who reigned from 1276 to 1278 and died at the early age of ten.

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Enrique Iglesias

Enrique Miguel Iglesias Preysler (born May 8, 1976), simply known as Enrique Iglesias, is a Spanish singer, songwriter and actor.

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Eric Brittingham

Eric Brittingham (born May 8, 1960) is an American bass guitarist best known for playing in the band Cinderella.

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Ernle Bradford

Ernle Dusgate Selby Bradford (11 January 1922, Cole Green, Norfolk, England – 8 May 1986) was a noted 20th-century British historian specializing in the Mediterranean world and naval topics.

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Esther Hoffe

Ilse Esther Hoffe (May 8, 1906 – September 2, 2007) was a Jewish woman known for being the secretary and presumed mistress of writer Max Brod.

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Estonia

Estonia (Eesti), officially the Republic of Estonia (Eesti Vabariik), is a country in the Baltic region of Northern Europe.

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Ethan Gage

Ethan Gage (born May 8, 1991) is a Canadian soccer player who currently plays for Bærum SK.

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Evgeny Lebedev

Evgeny Alexandrovich Lebedev (born 8 May 1980) is the Russian-born British chairman and owner of Evening Standard ltd, the publisher of the Evening Standard, which he bought in January 2009 and of Independent Print Ltd, publisher of the Independent, the i and the Independent on Sunday, which he bought in March 2010.

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Father's Day

Father's Day is a celebration honoring fathers and celebrating fatherhood, paternal bonds, and the influence of fathers in society.

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Felicity Lott

Dame Felicity Ann Emwhyla Lott, DBE, FRAM, FRCM (born 8 May 1947) is an English soprano.

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Felix Jones

Felix Jones, Jr. (born May 8, 1987) is a former American football running back.

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Ferme générale

The Ferme générale was, in ancien régime France, essentially an outsourced customs, excise and indirect taxes operation which collected duties on behalf of the King (plus hefty bonus fees for themselves), under renewable six-year contracts.

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Fernandel

Fernand Joseph Désiré Contandin (8 May 1903 – 26 February 1971), better known as Fernandel, was a French actor and singer.

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Field marshal (United Kingdom)

Field marshal has been the highest rank in the British Army since 1736.

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Fleetwood Mac

Fleetwood Mac are a British-American rock band formed in July 1967, in London.

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Fox Theatres

Fox Theatres was a large chain of movie theaters in the United States dating from the 1920s either built by Fox Film Corporation studio owner William Fox, or subsequently merged in 1929 by Fox with the West Coast Theatres chain, to form the Fox West Coast Theatres chain.

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François Coli

François Coli (June 5, 1881 - presumably on or after May 8, 1927) was a French pilot and navigator best known as the one-eyed flying partner of Charles Nungesser in their doomed attempt to fly the Atlantic Ocean on the aircraft known as The White Bird.

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François Sterchele

François Sterchele (14 March 1982 – 8 May 2008) was a Belgian footballer who played for Germinal Beerschot and Club Brugge.

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Francis Ouimet

Francis DeSales Ouimet (May 8, 1893 – September 2, 1967) was an American amateur golfer who is frequently referred to as the "father of amateur golf" in the United States.

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Franco Baresi

Franco Baresi (born 8 May 1960 in Travagliato, Italy) is an Italian football youth team coach and a former player and manager.

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Frederick I, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach

Frederick I of Ansbach and Bayreuth (also known as Frederick V; Friedrich II. or Friedrich der Ältere; 8 May 1460 – 4 April 1536) was born at Ansbach as the eldest son of Albert III, Margrave of Brandenburg by his second wife Anna, daughter of Frederick II, Elector of Saxony.

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French Revolution

The French Revolution (Révolution française) was an influential period of social and political upheaval in France that lasted from 1789 until 1799, and was partially carried forward by Napoleon during the later expansion of the French Empire.

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Friedrich Hayek

Friedrich Hayek CH (8 May 189923 March 1992), born in Austria-Hungary as Friedrich August von Hayek and frequently referred to as F. A. Hayek, was an Austrian and British economist and philosopher best known for his defence of classical liberalism.

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Fulton J. Sheen

Venerable Fulton John Sheen (born Peter John Sheen, May 8, 1895 – December 9, 1979) was an American bishop (later archbishop) of the Catholic Church known for his preaching and especially his work on television and radio.

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Furry Dance

The Furry Dance (pronounced to rhyme with "hurry"), also known as The Flora (or incorrectly as the Floral Dance or the Cornish Floral Dance), takes place in Helston, Cornwall, England, UK.

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Galen Rupp

Galen Rupp (born May 8, 1986) is an American long-distance runner.

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Garth Williams

Garth Montgomery Williams (April 16, 1912 – May 8, 1996) was an American artist who came to prominence in the American postwar era as an illustrator of children's books.

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Gary Glitter

Paul Francis Gadd (born 8 May 1944), known by the stage name Gary Glitter, is an English former glam rock singer-songwriter and musician who achieved great popular success between the early 1970s and mid-1980s.

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Gary Lunn

Gary Vincent Lunn, PC (born May 8, 1957, Trail, British Columbia) is a former Canadian Member of Parliament for the British Columbia riding of Saanich—Gulf Islands.

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Gary Snyder

Gary Snyder (born May 8, 1930) is an American man of letters.

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Gastón Mazzacane

Gastón Hugo Mazzacane (born 8 May 1975) is an Argentine racing driver.

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Geoffrey Baker

Field Marshal Sir Geoffrey Harding Baker (20 June 1912 – 8 May 1980) was Chief of the General Staff, the professional head of the British Army.

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George Bruce Malleson

George Bruce Malleson (8 May 1825 – 1 March 1898) was an English officer in India and an author, born in Wimbledon.

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George Peppard

George Peppard, Jr. (October 1, 1928 – May 8, 1994) was an American film and television actor.

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George Woodcock

George Woodcock (May 8, 1912 – January 28, 1995) was a Canadian writer of political biography and history, an anarchist thinker, an essayist and literary critic.

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German Instrument of Surrender

The German Instrument of Surrender ended World War II in Europe.

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Gert Kruys

Gert Kruys (born May 8, 1961 in Utrecht) is a Dutch football manager and former player.

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Gilles Villeneuve

Joseph Gilles Henri Villeneuve (January 18, 1950 – May 8, 1982), known as Gilles Villeneuve, was a Canadian racing driver.

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Gino Bianco

Luigi Emilio Rodolfo Bertetti Bianco, better known as Gino Bianco (July 22, 1916 – May 8, 1984) was a racing driver from Brazil.

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Giovanni Antonio Scopoli

Giovanni Antonio Scopoli (sometimes Latinized as Johannes Antonius Scopolius) (3 June 1723 – 8 May 1788) was a Tyrolean physician and naturalist.

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Girija Devi

Girija Devi (born,May 8, 1929) is an Indian classical singer of the Banaras gharana.

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Global Positioning System

The Global Positioning System (GPS) is a space-based navigation system that provides location and time information in all weather conditions, anywhere on or near the Earth where there is an unobstructed line of sight to four or more GPS satellites.

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Gonçalo Abecasis

Gonçalo Rocha Abecasis (born 1976) is a Portuguese American biomedical researcher at the University of Michigan and chair of the Department of Biostatistics in the School of Public Health.

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Gordon McClymont

Gordon Lee (Bill) McClymont, AO (8 May 1920 – 6 May 2000), was an Australian agricultural scientist, ecologist, and educationist.

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Governor of Kansas

The Governor of the State of Kansas is the head of state for the State of Kansas, United States.

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Greek War of Independence

The Greek War of Independence, also known as the Greek Revolution (Ελληνική Επανάσταση, Elliniki Epanastasi; Ottoman: يونان عصياني Yunan İsyanı Greek Uprising), was a successful war of independence waged by the Greek revolutionaries between 1821 and 1832 against the Ottoman Empire.

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Guillotine

A guillotine is an apparatus designed for carrying out executions by beheading.

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Gustave Flaubert

Gustave Flaubert (12 December 1821 – 8 May 1880) was an influential French novelist who was perhaps the leading exponent of literary realism of his country.

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H & Claire

H & Claire were a pop duo, consisting of former Steps members Claire Richards and Ian "H" Watkins.

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H. Robert Horvitz

Howard Robert Horvitz (born May 8, 1947) is an American biologist best known for his research on the nematode worm Caenorhabditis elegans.

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H.O.T. (band)

H.O.T. (Hangul: 에이치오티) was a popular five-member South Korean boy band in the mid to late 1990s.

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Haakon V of Norway

Haakon V Magnusson (10 April 1270 - 8 May 1319) (Old Norse: Hákon Magnússon; Norwegian: Håkon Magnusson) was king of Norway from 1299 until 1319.

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Halifax riot

The Halifax VE-Day riots, 7–8 May 1945 in Halifax and Dartmouth, Nova Scotia began as a celebration of the World War II Victory in Europe.

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Halifax, Nova Scotia

Halifax, legally the Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM), is the capital of the province of Nova Scotia, Canada.

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Haljand Udam

Haljand Udam (May 8, 1936 – December 17, 2005) was an Estonian orientalist and translator.

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Hanoi

Hanoi (or; Vietnamese: Hà Nội) is the capital of Vietnam and the country's second largest city.

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Hard Hat Riot

The Hard Hat Riot occurred on May 8, 1970 in Lower Manhattan.

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Harry Gordon Selfridge

Harry Gordon Selfridge, Sr. (11 January 1858 – 8 May 1947) was a United States-born British retail magnate who founded the London-based department store Selfridges.

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Harry S. Truman

Harry S. Truman (May 8, 1884December 26, 1972) was the 33rd President of the United States (1945–53).

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Heather Harper

Heather Harper CBE (born 8 May 1930) is a Northern Ireland-born British operatic soprano.

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Heino Heinrich Graf von Flemming

Heino Heinrich Reichsgraf von Flemming (8 May 1632 – 1 March 1706) was a Saxon, later Brandenburger army leader and Field Marshal and Governor of Berlin.

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Heinrich Berté

Heinrich Berté, born Heinrich Bettelheim (May 8, 1858, in Galgócz, Hungary now Hlohovec, Slovakia) - August 23, 1924, in Perchtoldsdorf, Austria) was an Austria-Hungarian composer of operas and operettas.

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Helena Blavatsky

Helena Petrovna Blavatsky (Еле́на Петро́вна Блава́тская, Yelena Petrovna Blavatskaya; 8 May 1891) was an occultist, spirit medium, and author who co-founded the Theosophical Society in 1875.

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Help Yourself (band)

Help Yourself, known to their fans as "The Helps", Retrieved 18 November 2008 were an English rock band of the early 1970s whose style developed from “American-flavoured country-rock...

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Helston

Helston (Hellys) is a town and civil parish in Cornwall, United Kingdom.

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Henk van Ulsen

Henk van Ulsen (8 May 1927, Kampen – 28 August 2009, Bussum) was a Dutch actor.

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Henry Dunant

Jean Henri Dunant (8 May 1828 – 30 October 1910) also known as Henry Dunant was the founder of the Red Cross, and the first recipient of Nobel Peace Prize.

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Henry Nicols

Henry Joseph Nicols (August 9, 1973 – May 8, 2000) was an American HIV/AIDS activist who became the first American student to intentionally disclose his HIV infection to his community in March 1991.

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Henry VI of England

Henry VI (6 December 1421 – 21 May 1471) was King of England from 1422 to 1461 and again from 1470 to 1471, and disputed King of France from 1422 to 1453.

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Hernando de Soto

Hernando de Soto (c. 1496/98 – May 21, 1542) was a Spanish explorer and conquistador who led the first European expedition deep into the territory of the modern-day United States (Florida, Georgia, Alabama and most likely Arkansas), and the first documented European to have crossed the Mississippi River.

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Hiromu Arakawa

is a Japanese manga artist from Hokkaidō.

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Honorius (emperor)

Honorius (Flavius Honorius Augustus; 9 September 384 – 15 August 423), was Western Roman Emperor from 393 to 423.

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Huế Phật Đản shootings

The Huế Phật Đản shootings were the deaths of nine unarmed Buddhist civilians on 8 May 1963, in the city of Huế, South Vietnam, at the hands of the army and security forces of the Catholic fundamentalist government of Ngô Đình Diệm.

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Hugh J. Silverman

Hugh J. Silverman (August 17, 1945, died on May 8, 2013 Long Island) was an American philosopher and cultural theorist whose writing, lecturing, teaching, editing, and international conferencing participated in the development of a postmodern network.

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Iain Macmillan

Iain Stewart Macmillan (20 October 1938 – 8 May 2006) was the Scottish photographer famous for taking the cover photograph for The Beatles' album Abbey Road in 1969.

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Ian "H" Watkins

Ian "H" Watkins (born 8 May 1976) is a Welsh singer, dancer and stage actor, known for being one of two male singers of the British pop group Steps.

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Ikue Sakakibara

is a Japanese actress and a J-pop singer.

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Illinois Bell

Illinois Bell Telephone Company is the name of the Bell Operating Company serving Illinois.

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Imperial Japanese Navy

The Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN; Kyūjitai: 大日本帝國海軍 Shinjitai: 大日本帝国海軍 or 日本海軍 Nippon Kaigun, literally "Navy of the Greater Japanese Empire") was the navy of the Empire of Japan from 1868 until 1945, when it was dissolved following Japan's defeat and surrender in World War II.

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International observance

An international observance, also known as an international dedication or an international anniversary, is a period of time to observe some issue of international interest or concern.

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International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement

The International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement is an international humanitarian movement with approximately 97 million volunteers, members and staff worldwide which was founded to protect human life and health, to ensure respect for all human beings, and to prevent and alleviate human suffering.

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Irish Literary Theatre

W. B. Yeats, Lady Gregory and Edward Martyn published a "Manifesto for Irish Literary Theatre" in 1897, in which they proclaimed their intention of establishing a national theater for Ireland.

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Irwin Cotler

Irwin Cotler, PC, OC (born May 8, 1940) was the Member of Parliament for Mount Royal from 1999 to 2015.

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Izabela Kloc

Izabela Kloc (born May 8, 1963 in Mikołów) is a Polish politician.

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J. H. C. Whitehead

John Henry Constantine Whitehead FRS (11 November 1904 – 8 May 1960), known as Henry, was a British mathematician and was one of the founders of homotopy theory.

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J. Meade Falkner

John Meade Falkner (8 May 1858 – 22 July 1932) was an English novelist and poet, best known for his 1898 novel, Moonfleet.

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Jack Cade

Jack Cade was the leader of a popular revolt against the government of England in 1450.

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Jack Charlton

John "Jack" Charlton, OBE, DL (born 8 May 1935) is an English former footballer and manager.

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Jacques Heim

Jacques Heim (8 May 1899 – 8 January 1967) was a French fashion designer and costume designer for theater and film, and was a manufacturer of women's furs.

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Jair Rodrigues

Jair Rodrigues de Oliveira (February 6, 1939 – May 8, 2014) was a Brazilian musician and singer.

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James Blyth, Baron Blyth of Rowington

James Blyth, Baron Blyth of Rowington (born 8 May 1940) is a British businessman.

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James H. Kindelberger

James Howard "Dutch" Kindelberger (May 8, 1895 in Wheeling, West Virginia – July 27, 1962) was an American aviation pioneer, a leader of North American Aviation in 1934-60.

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James Traficant

James Anthony Traficant, Jr. (May 8, 1941 – September 27, 2014) was a Democratic, and later independent, politician and member of the United States House of Representatives from Ohio.

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Jan Roothaan

Very Rev.

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Jang Woo-hyuk

Jang Woo-hyuk (born May 8, 1978) is a South Korean rapper.

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Javed Burki

Javed Burki (Urdu: نذیر اللہ برکی, جاوید برکی) (born 8 May 1938) is a former Pakistani cricketer who played in 25 Tests from 1960 to 1969 to eventually become an ICC match referee.

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Jean Carrière

Jean Carrière (born 6 August 1928 Nîmes – 7–8 May 2005 Domessargues near Nîmes) was a French writer.

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Jean Giraud

Jean Henri Gaston Giraud (8 May 1938 – 10 March 2012) was a French artist, cartoonist, and writer, who worked in the Franco-Belgian ''bandes dessinées'' tradition.

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Jean Langlais

Jean Langlais (15 February 1907 – 8 May 1991) was a French composer of modern classical music, organist, and improviser.

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Jeanne Cooper

Wilma Jeanne Cooper (October 25, 1928 – May 8, 2013), best known as Jeanne Cooper, was an American actress, best known for her role as Katherine Chancellor on the CBS soap opera The Young and the Restless (1973–2013).

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Jeff Wincott

Jeff Wincott (born May 8, 1956) is a television and film actor.

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Jennifer Walcott

Jennifer Walcott (born May 8, 1977 in Youngstown, Ohio) is an American glamour model and actress best known as Playboy magazine's Playmate of the Month for August 2001.

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Jerry McMorris

Jerry McMorris (October 9, 1940 – May 8, 2012) was the principal owner of the Colorado Rockies of the National League from through.

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Jesús Arellano

José de Jesús Arellano Alcocer (born May 8, 1973 in Monterrey, Nuevo León), is a retired Mexican football player.

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Jin (Chinese state)

Jin, originally known as Tang (唐), was a major state during the middle part of the Zhou dynasty, based near the center of what was then China, on the lands attributed to the legendary Xia dynasty: the southern part of modern Shanxi.

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Joan I, Countess of Auvergne

Joan I of Auvergne (8 May 1326 – 29 September 1360, Chateau d'Argilly) was the daughter of William XII, Count of Auvergne and Boulogne, by his wife, Margaret, a sister of Philip III of Navarre.

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João Havelange

Jean-Marie Faustin Godefroid "João" de Havelange (born 8 May 1916) is a Brazilian lawyer, businessman, and former athlete who served as the 7th President of FIFA, from 1974 to 1998.

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Joe Bonamassa

Joe Bonamassa (born May 8, 1977) is an American blues rock musician, singer and songwriter.

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Johan Jensen (mathematician)

Johan Ludwig William Valdemar Jensen, mostly known as Johan Jensen, (8 May 1859 – 5 March 1925) was a Danish mathematician and engineer.

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Johan Pehrson

Carl Johan Georg Pehrson (born 8 May 1968) is a Swedish politician with the Liberal People's Party.

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Johannes Kotkas

Johannes Kotkas (February 3, 1915 – May 8, 1998) was an Estonian amateur wrestler who won the gold medal at the 1952 Summer Olympics for the Soviet Union.

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John Anderson, Jr.

John Anderson Jr. (May 8, 1917 – September 15, 2014) was the 36th Governor of Kansas having served from 1961 until 1965.

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John Archer (actor)

John Archer (born Ralph Bowman; May 9, 1915 – December 3, 1999) was an American actor.

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John Beresford (polo player)

John George Beresford (10 June 1847 – 8 May 1925) was an Irish polo player in the 1900 Summer Olympics.

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John Fante

John Fante (April 8, 1909 – May 8, 1983) was an American novelist, short story writer and screenwriter of Italian descent.

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John Fraser (Canadian soccer)

John Alexander Fraser (December 19, 1881 – May 8, 1959) was a Canadian amateur football (soccer) player who competed in the 1904 Summer Olympics.

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John Fred

John Fred Gourrier (8 May 1941 – 14 April 2005), known by the stage name John Fred, was a blue-eyed soul, swamp pop, R&R and R&B performer from Baton Rouge, Louisiana, best known for the song, "Judy in Disguise (With Glasses)".

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John Maine

John Kevin Maine (born May 8, 1981) is an American former professional baseball pitcher.

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John Michael Talbot

John Michael Talbot (born May 8, 1954) is an American Catholic singer-songwriter, guitarist, author, television presenter and founder of a monastic community known as the Brothers and Sisters of Charity.

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John Pemberton

John Stith Pemberton (July 8, 1831 – August 16, 1888) was an American pharmacist, and is best known for being the inventor of Coca-Cola.

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John Reid, Baron Reid of Cardowan

John Reid, Baron Reid of Cardowan (born 8 May 1947) is a British Labour Party politician.

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John Snagge

John Derrick Mordaunt Snagge OBE (8 May 1904 – 25 March 1996) was a long-time British newsreader and commentator on BBC Radio.

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John Stafford, 1st Earl of Wiltshire

John Stafford, 1st Earl of Wiltshire (24 November 1427 – 8 May 1473) was an English nobleman, the youngest son of Humphrey Stafford, 1st Duke of Buckingham.

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John Stark

John Stark (August 28, 1728 – May 8, 1822) was a New Hampshire native who served as an officer in the British Army during the French and Indian war and a major general in the Continental Army during the American Revolution.

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John Stuart Mill

John Stuart Mill (20 May 1806 – 8 May 1873) was a British philosopher, political economist and civil servant.

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John Vianney

Jean-Baptiste-Marie Vianney, T.O.S.F., (8 May 1786 – 4 August 1859), commonly known in English as St John Vianney, was a French parish priest who is venerated in the Catholic Church as a saint and as the patron saint of all priests.

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Jon Mark

Jon Mark (born 8 May 1943) is a British singer-songwriter and guitarist, who is best known for his recordings with Marianne Faithfull, Sweet Thursday, John Mayall and Mark-Almond.

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Jon Tickle

Jonathan "Jon" Tickle (born 8 May 1974 in Norwich, Norfolk) is a television presenter in the UK, who initially rose to fame as a contestant on the fourth series of the British Big Brother.

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Jonathan Dancy

Jonathan Peter Dancy (born 8 May 1946) is a British philosopher, who has worked on epistemology, ethics, and philosophy of action.

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Jonny Searle

Jonathan ("Jonny") William C. Searle MBE (born 8 May 1969) is a British rower.

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Josef Terboven

Josef Antonius Heinrich Terboven (23 May 1898 – 8 May 1945) was a Nazi leader, best known as the Reichskommissar for Norway during the German occupation of Norway.

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Joseph P. Teasdale

Joseph Patrick Teasdale (March 29, 1936 – May 8, 2014) was an American politician from the state of Missouri.

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Josie Maran

Josie Maran (born Johanna Selhorst Maran; May 8, 1978) is an American model, actress, and entrepreneur.

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Joyce Ricketts

Joyce Ricketts (April 25, 1933 – May 8, 1992) was a right fielder who played from through in the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League.

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JtL

JTL (제이티엘) was a South Korean dance music group, consisting of the former H.O.T. members who did not stay with SM Entertainment- Jang Woo Hyuk, Tony An and Lee Jae Won.

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Juan José Muñoz

Juan José Muñoz (3 June 1950 – 8 May 2013) was an Argentine businessman.

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Juan Martin Goity

Juan Martin Goity (born 8 May 1983 in Puerto Madryn) accessed: 26 March 2010 is a German international rugby union player of Argentinian descent, playing for the German national rugby union team.

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Juan Schwanner

Juan Schwanner, János Schwanner (5 February 1921 – 8 May 2015) was a Hungarian–Chilean footballer and football manager.

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Jules Dumont d'Urville

Jules Sébastien César Dumont d'Urville (23 May 1790 – 8 May 1842) was a French explorer, naval officer and rear admiral, who explored the south and western Pacific, Australia, New Zealand and Antarctica.

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Julia Whelan

Julia May Whelan (born May 8, 1984) is an American actress.

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Julian of Norwich

Julian of Norwich (c. 8 November 1342 – c. 1416) was an English anchoress who is regarded as an important Christian mystic.

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Julieta Campos

Julieta Campos (8 May 1932 – 5 September 2007) was a Cuban-Mexican writer.

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Jussi Markkanen

Jussi Markkanen (born May 8, 1975 in Imatra, Finland) is an ice hockey goaltender for SaiPa of the SM-liiga.

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Kamehameha I

Kamehameha I (– May 8 or 14, 1819), also known as Kamehameha the Great, full Hawaiian name: Kalani Paiea Wohi o Kaleikini Kealiikui Kamehameha o Iolani i Kaiwikapu kaui Ka Liholiho Kūnuiākea, conquered the most of the Hawaiian Islands formally establishing the Kingdom of Hawaiokinai in 1810.

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Karl Marx (composer)

Karl Marx (12 November 18978 May 1985) was a German composer, conductor, and educator.

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Kazuo Koike

is a prolific Japanese manga writer (gensakusha), novelist and entrepreneur.

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Keith Jarrett

Keith Jarrett (born May 8, 1945) is an American pianist and composer who performs both jazz and classical music.

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Kemba Walker

Kemba Hudley Walker (born May 8, 1990) is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Charlotte Hornets of the National Basketball Association (NBA).

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Ken Whaley

Ken Whaley (5 November 1946 – 8 May 2013) Obit from Islington Gazette 15 May 2013 was a rock music bass guitar player, best known as a founding member of Help Yourself and Ducks Deluxe, and as a member of Deke Leonard's Iceberg, Man and The Tyla Gang.

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Kent

Kent is a county in South East England and one of the home counties.

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Kerch Peninsula

The Kerch Peninsula is a major and prominent geographic peninsula located at the eastern end of the Crimean Peninsula.

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Kevin Hayes (ice hockey)

Kevin Patrick Hayes (born May 8, 1992) is an American professional ice hockey center currently playing for the New York Rangers of the National Hockey League (NHL).

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Keyon Dooling

Keyon Latwae Dooling (born May 8, 1980) is an American retired professional basketball guard in the National Basketball Association (NBA).

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Kimberlee Peterson

Kimberlee Michelle Peterson (born May 8, 1980) is an American television and film actress.

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Klaipėda Convention

The Klaipėda Convention (or Convention concerning the Territory of Memel) was an international agreement between Lithuania and the countries of the Conference of Ambassadors (United Kingdom, France, Italy, and Japan) signed in Paris on May 8, 1924.

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Klaipėda Region

The Klaipėda Region (Klaipėdos kraštas) or Memel Territory (Memelland or Memelgebiet) was defined by the Treaty of Versailles in 1920 and refers to the most northern part of the German province of East Prussia, when as Memelland it was put under the administration of the Council of Ambassadors.

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Korey Stringer

Korey Damont Stringer (May 8, 1974 – August 1, 2001) was an American college and professional football player who was an offensive tackle in the National Football League (NFL) for six seasons.

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L'Oiseau Blanc

L'Oiseau Blanc (commonly known in the English-speaking world as The White Bird) was a French Levasseur PL.8 biplane that disappeared in 1927, during an attempt to make the first non-stop transatlantic flight between Paris and New York to compete for the Orteig Prize.

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Larry Levis

Larry Patrick Levis (September 30, 1946 – May 8, 1996) was an American poet.

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Lars Eller

Lars Fosgaard Eller (born May 8, 1989) is a Danish professional ice hockey player currently playing for the Montreal Canadiens organization of the National Hockey League (NHL).

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Lawrence Vickers

Lawrence Blanchard Vickers, Jr. (born May 8, 1983) is a former American football fullback.

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László Paskai

László Paskai, O.F.M. (8 May 1927 – 17 August 2015) was a Hungarian cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church, He served as the archbishop of Esztergom-Budapest from 1987 to 2002.

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Lê Tương Dực

Lê Tương Dực (chữ Hán: 黎襄翼; 1495–1516), reigned 1509-1516, was the ninth emperor-king of the later Lê dynasty of Vietnam.

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Lúcio

Lucimar Ferreira da Silva (born 8 May 1978), commonly known as Lúcio, is a Brazilian footballer who plays for FC Goa of the Indian Super League as a central defender.

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Leonard Hoffmann, Baron Hoffmann

Leonard Hoffmann, Baron Hoffmann, PC (born 8 May 1934) is a retired senior British judge.

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Lepo Sumera

Lepo Sumera (8 May 1950 - 2 June 2000) was an Estonian composer and teacher.

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Les Colocs

Les Colocs (The Room-mates) were a rock music group from Québec formed in 1990 in Montreal.

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Lex Barker

Lex Barker (May 8, 1919 – May 11, 1973) was an American actor best known for playing Tarzan of the Apes and leading characters from Karl May's novels.

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Liam Bridcutt

Liam Robert Bridcutt (born 8 May 1989) is a professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Sunderland and the Scotland national team.

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Lila Bell Wallace

Lila Bell Wallace (December 25, 1889 – May 8, 1984) was an American magazine publisher and philanthropist.

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Lionel Rose

Lionel Edmund Rose MBE (21 June 1948 – 8 May 2011) was an Australian bantamweight boxer, the first Indigenous Australian to win a world title.

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List of Governors of Missouri

Following is a list of Governors of Missouri since its territory became part of the United States.

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List of Governors of New Mexico

The following is a list of the Governors of the state of New Mexico and New Mexico Territory.

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List of mayors of Mississauga

This list includes the two mayors of the Town of Mississauga (existing from 1968 to 1973), and the four mayors of the City of Mississauga (1974 to present), collectively the mayors of Mississauga, Ontario.

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List of premiers of New Brunswick

The Canadian province of New Brunswick was a British crown colony before it joined Canada in 1867.

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Lithuania

Lithuania (Lietuva), officially the Republic of Lithuania (Lietuvos Respublika), is a country in Northern Europe.

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Lord Lieutenant of Berkshire

This is a list of people who have served as Lord Lieutenant of Berkshire.

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Lord of the Treasury

In the United Kingdom, there are at least six Lords of the Treasury who serve concurrently.

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles, officially the City of Los Angeles and often known by its initials L.A., is the second-largest city in the United States, the most populous city in the U.S. state of California, and the county seat of Los Angeles County.

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Loughgall

Loughgall is a small village, townland (of 131 acres) and civil parish in County Armagh, Northern Ireland.

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Loughgall ambush

The Loughgall ambush took place on 8 May 1987 in the village of Loughgall, Northern Ireland.

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Louis Moreau Gottschalk

Louis Moreau Gottschalk (May 8, 1829 – December 18, 1869) was an American composer and pianist, best known as a virtuoso performer of his own romantic piano works.

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Lovie Smith

Lovie Lee Smith (born) is the current head coach of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the National Football League.

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Lucania

Lucania (Greek: Λευκανία, Leukania) was an ancient district of Southern Italy, extending from the Tyrrhenian Sea to the Gulf of Taranto.

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Lucius Cary, 15th Viscount Falkland

Lucius Edward William Plantagenet Cary, 15th Viscount Falkland (born 8 May 1935) is a British nobleman and politician.

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Luftwaffe

The Luftwaffe was the aerial warfare branch of the German Wehrmacht during World War II.

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Luigi Nono

Luigi Nono (29 January 1924 – 8 May 1990) was an Italian avant-garde composer of classical music and remains one of the most prominent composers of the 20th century.

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Luis Enrique (footballer)

Luis Enrique Martínez García (born 8 May 1970), known as Luis Enrique, is a Spanish former footballer, and the current manager of FC Barcelona.

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Luis Miguel Dominguín

Luis Miguel González Lucas (November 9, 1926 – May 8, 1996) was a famous bullfighter from Spain, better known as Luis Miguel Dominguín.

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Lutheranism

Lutheranism is a major branch of Protestant Christianity that identifies with the theology of Martin Luther—a German friar, ecclesiastical reformer, and theologian.

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Magdalene of Canossa

St.

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Mahatma Gandhi

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (2 October 1869 – 30 January 1948) was the preeminent leader of the Indian independence movement in British-ruled India.

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Mahmoud Ahmed

Mahmoud Ahmed (born May 18, 1941) (Amharic: መሀሙድ አህመድ) is an Ethiopian singer of Gurage ancestry.

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Maicon Pereira de Oliveira

Maicon Pereira de Oliveira (8 May 1988 – 8 February 2014) commonly known as Maicon, was a Brazilian footballer who played for the Ukrainian club Illichivets on loan from Shakhtar Donetsk.

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Man (band)

Man are a rock band from South Wales whose style is a mixture of West Coast psychedelia, progressive rock, blues and pub rock.

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Mando Diao

Mando Diao is a rock and pop band from Borlänge, Sweden.

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Manvel Gamburyan

Manvel "Manny" Gamburyan (Մանվել Գամբուրյան; born May 8, 1981) is an Armenian mixed martial artist currently competing in the UFC's Bantamweight division.

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Marcus Brigstocke

Marcus Alexander Brigstocke (born 8 May 1973) is an English comedian, actor and satirist who has worked extensively in stand-up comedy, television, radio and in 2010-2011 musical theatre.

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Marge Kõrkjas

Marge Kõrkjas (born 8 May 1974) is an Estonian Paralympic swimmer with a vision impairment, who has won seven medals at four Paralympics.

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Marie Myriam

Marie Myriam (born Myriam Lopes, 8 May 1957, Luluabourg/Kananga, Belgian Congo, now Democratic Republic of the Congo) is a French singer of Portuguese descent.

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Mark Noble

Mark James Noble (born 8 May 1987) is an English footballer who plays as a central midfielder and is captain of West Ham United.

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Mark-Almond

Mark–Almond were an English band of the late 1960s and early 1970s, who worked in the territory between rock and jazz.

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Marta Sánchez

Marta Sánchez López (born 8 May 1966) is a Spanish vocalist who is often cited as the Queen of Spanish pop.

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Martha Wainwright

Martha Wainwright (born May 8, 1976) is a Canadian-American folk-rock singer-songwriter.

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Martin Compston

Martin Compston (born 8 May 1984) is a Scottish actor and former professional footballer.

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Martin Dobkin

Martin Lyon Dobkin (born May 8, 1942) is a former politician in Ontario, Canada.

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Martinique

Martinique is an island in the Lesser Antilles in the eastern Caribbean Sea, with a land area of and a population of 386,486 inhabitants (as of January 2013).

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Marvell Wynne (soccer)

Marvell Wynne (born May 8, 1986) is an American soccer player who plays professionally for the San Jose Earthquakes in Major League Soccer.

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Mary Lou Williams

Mary Lou Williams (born Mary Elfrieda Scruggs; May 8, 1910 – May 28, 1981) was an American jazz pianist, composer, and arranger.

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Mary Q. Steele

Mary Quintard Govan Steele (May 8, 1922 – July 6, 1992) was a noted American author and naturalist.

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Mascha Müller

Mascha Müller (born May 8, 1984 in Munich, Germany) is a German actress and best known for her role as Luise von Waldensteyck on the soap opera Verbotene Liebe (Forbidden Love).

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Mason Proffit

Mason Proffit was a folk rock band from Chicago, Illinois that released five albums between 1969 and 1973.

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Matt Willis

Mathew James Willis (born 8 May 1983) is an English musician, singer-songwriter, television presenter and actor, best known as a founding member of pop rock band Busted from 2001 until their split in 2005.

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Matthew Davis

Matthew W. "Matt" Davis (born May 8, 1978), also professionally known as Matt Davis, is an American actor who is known for his roles as Adam Hillman on the ABC comedy-drama What About Brian from 2006 to 2007 and Alaric Saltzman on The CW fantasy drama The Vampire Diaries from 2009 to 2012.

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Maurice Norman

Maurice Norman (born 8 May 1934) is an English former footballer who played nearly 400 times in the Football League as a centre half for Norwich City and Tottenham Hotspur.

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Maurice Sendak

Maurice Bernard Sendak (June 10, 1928 – May 8, 2012) was an American illustrator and writer of children's books.

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Mauro Giuliani

Mauro Giuseppe Sergio Pantaleo Giuliani (27 July 1781 – 8 May 1829) was an Italian guitarist, cellist, singer, and composer.

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Max Brod

Max Brod (Hebrew: מקס ברוד; May 27, 1884 – December 20, 1968) was a German-speaking Czech Jewish, later Israeli, author, composer, and journalist.

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May 8 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)

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

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Mayor of New York City

The mayor of New York City, officially known as the Mayor of the City of New York, is head of the executive branch of New York City's government.

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McBusted

McBusted are an English pop rock supergroup composed of members from bands McFly (Tom Fletcher, Danny Jones, Dougie Poynter and Harry Judd) and Busted (James Bourne and Matt Willis).

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Meles Zenawi

Meles Zenawi Asres (Ge'ez: መለስ ዜናዊ አስረስ mäläs zenawi asräs; 9 May 1955 – 20 August 2012, born Legesse Zenawi Asres) was the Prime Minister of Ethiopia from 1995 until his death in 2012.

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Melissa Gilbert

Melissa Ellen Gilbert (born May 8, 1964) is an American actress, television director, and 2016 Democratic candidate for Michigan's 8th congressional district.

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Menashe Kadishman

Menashe Kadishman (Hebrew: מנשה קדישמן; August 21, 1932 - May 8, 2015) was an Israeli sculptor and painter.

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Metin Tekin

Metin Tekin (born 1964 in İzmit, Turkey) is a legendary Turkish professional football player of Besiktas JK.

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Mexican–American War

The Mexican–American War, also known as the Mexican War, the U.S.–Mexican War or the Invasion of Mexico, was an armed conflict between the United States and the Centralist Republic of Mexico (which became the Second Federal Republic of Mexico during the war) from 1846 to 1848.

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Mich Dulce

Mich Dulce (born Michelle Dianne Lopez Dulce on May 8, 1981) is a Filipina fashion designer, milliner, corsetiere, actress and vocalist of bands Death By Tampon and Us-2 Evil-0.

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Michael Bevan

Michael Gwyl Bevan (born 8 May 1970, Belconnen, Australian Capital Territory) is a former Australian left-handed cricket batsman and a slow left arm chinaman bowler.

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Michel Gondry

Michel Gondry (born 8 May 1963) is a French film director, screenwriter, and producer.

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Michelle McManus

Michelle McManus (born May 8, 1980) is a Scottish singer-songwriter, actress, columnist, radio DJ and television presenter, who rose to fame after winning the second series of the UK talent show Pop Idol.

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Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla

Don Miguel Gregorio Antonio Ignacio Hidalgo-Costilla y Gallaga Mandarte Villaseñor (8 May 1753 – 30 July 1811), more commonly known as Don Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla or simply Miguel Hidalgo, was a Mexican Catholic priest and a leader of the Mexican War of Independence.

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Mike Cuellar

Miguel Ángel Cuellar Santana (May 8, 1937 – April 2, 2010) was a Cuban left-handed starting pitcher who spent fifteen seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB) with the Cincinnati Reds, St. Louis Cardinals, Houston Astros, Baltimore Orioles and California Angels.

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Mike D'Antoni

Michael Andrew "Mike" D'Antoni (born May 8, 1951) is an Italian-American professional basketball head coach who was formerly a professional basketball player.

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Mike German, Baron German

Michael James German, Baron German, OBE (born 8 May 1945), usually known as Mike German, is a member of the House of Lords and former member of the National Assembly for Wales for the South Wales East Region.

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Milton Meltzer

Milton Meltzer (May 8, 1915 – September 19, 2009) was an American historian and author best known for his history nonfiction books on Jewish, African-American and American history.

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Minister of Defence (Estonia)

The Minister of Defence (Estonian: Kaitseminister) is the senior minister at the Ministry of Defence (Kaitseministeerium) in the Estonian Government.

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Minister of Defence (France)

The Minister of Defence (Ministre de la Défense) is the French cabinet member charged with running the military of France.

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Minister of Justice (Canada)

The Minister of Justice is the Minister of the Crown in the Canadian Cabinet who is responsible for the Department of Justice and is also Attorney General of Canada.

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Minister of Natural Resources (Canada)

The Minister of Natural Resources is the Minister of the Crown in the Canadian Cabinet who is responsible for Natural Resources Canada.

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Ministry of Police of the Russian Empire

Ministry of Police of Imperial Russia was created in the course of Government reform of Alexander I in 1810 and existed till 1819.

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Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations (Netherlands)

The Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations (Ministerie van Binnenlandse Zaken en Koninkrijksrelaties; BZK) is the Dutch Ministry responsible for Home Affairs, Civil service, Intelligence and the relations with the other countries in the Kingdom of the Netherlands.

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Miss World

The Miss World pageant is the oldest surviving major international beauty pageant.

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Mississippi River

The Mississippi River is the chief river of the largest drainage system on the North American continent.

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Missouri

Missouri (see pronunciations) is a state located in the Midwestern United States.

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Miyoshi Umeki

was a naturalized American actress and standards singer.

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Mladen Markač

Mladen Markač (born 8 May 1955) is a Croatian retired general.

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Mopti (band)

Mopti (established 2008 in Oslo, Norway) is a Norwegian experimental jazz band.

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Mordechai Anielewicz

Mordechai Anielewicz (1919 – 8 May 1943) was the leader of Żydowska Organizacja Bojowa (Jewish Combat Organization), also known as ŻOB, during the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising from January to May 1943.

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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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Motif (band)

Motif (established 1999 in Trondheim, Norway) is an experimental jazz band, still polishing the personal sound they have been meticulously shaping since the beginning, with a Frank Zappa influence all around it (also present in the humouristic side of this proposal), a sound labeled as "a remarkable combination of powerful writing, simpatico free play, and stylistic cross-pollination" (John Kelman, Allaboutjazz).

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Moulay Hassan, Crown Prince of Morocco

Prince Moulay Hassan (born 8 May 2003) is the current heir apparent to the Moroccan throne.

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Mount Everest

Mount Everest, also known in Nepal as Sagarmāthā and in Tibet as Chomolungma, is Earth's highest mountain.

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Mount Pelée

Mount Pelée (Montagne Pelée "Bald Mountain") is an active volcano at the northern end of Martinique, an island and French overseas department in the Lesser Antilles island arc of the Caribbean.

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Mwepu Ilunga

Joseph Mwepu Ilunga (22 August 1949 – 8 May 2015) was a football defender from Zaire (now the Democratic Republic of the Congo).

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Nadine Chandrawinata

Nadine Chandrawinata (born May 8, 1984) was Puteri Indonesia (Miss Indonesia Universe) or literally Princess Of Indonesia 2005, and a delegate representing Indonesia in the 2006 Miss Universe Pageant.

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Naked Beggars

Naked Beggars are a rock & roll band featuring Cinderella veteran Eric Brittingham.

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Namosh

Namosh or Namosh E. Arslan (born May 8, 1981) is a German singer, musician, performance artist, actor and DJ.

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Nancy Malone

__notoc__ Nancy Malone (born Anne Josefa Maloney March 19, 1935 – May 8, 2014) was an American television actress from the 1950s to 1970s, who later moved into producing and directing in the 1980s and 1990s.

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Naomi Klein

Naomi Klein (born May 8, 1970) is a Canadian author, social activist, and filmmaker known for her political analyses and criticism of corporate globalization and of corporate capitalism.

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Natalia Molchanova

Natalia Vadimovna Molchanova (Наталья Вадимовна Молчанова; 8 May 1962 – 2 August 2015) was a Russian champion free diver, multiple world record holder, and the former president of the Russian Free Dive Federation.

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Natalie of Serbia

Natalie, Queen of Serbia (Serbian: Наталија Обреновић; Natalija Obrenović, born Natalia Keșcu/Keșco/Keschko/Cheșcu, 15 May 1859 – 8 May 1941) was the Princess consort of Serbia from 1875 to 1882 and then Queen consort of Serbia from 1882 to 1889, as the wife of Milan I of Serbia.

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Nathalie Normandeau

Nathalie Normandeau (born May 8, 1968 in Maria, Quebec) is a Quebec politician.

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Nathalie Roy

Nathalie Roy (born 8 May 1964) is a Canadian politician.

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Nathaniel Dance-Holland

Sir Nathaniel Dance-Holland, 1st Baronet RA (8 May 1735 – 15 October 1811) was a notable English portrait painter and later a politician.

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National Assembly of Quebec

The National Assembly of Quebec (Assemblée nationale du Québec) is the legislative body of the Province of Quebec in Canada.

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Naval mine

A naval mine is a self-contained explosive device placed in water to damage or destroy surface ships or submarines.

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Neil Bogart

Neil E. Bogart (February 3, 1943 – May 8, 1982) was an American record executive.

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Ngo Dinh Diem

Ngô Đình Diệm (3 January 1901 – 2 November 1963) was the first president of South Vietnam (1955–1963).

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Nicolás Vuyovich

Nicolás Vuyovich (Orán, Salta, June 29, 1981 – Córdoba, Argentina, 8 May 2005) was a sportscar driver from Argentina.

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Niels Juel

Niels Juel (8 May 1629 – 8 April 1697) was a Danish admiral.

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Nikolai Reek

Nikolai Reek VR I/2, VR II/2, VR II/3 (born Nikolai Bazykov; in Tallinn, Estonia – 8 May 1942 Ussolye, Perm Oblast, Soviet Union) was the Estonian military commander during the Estonian War of Independence.

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Ninja Sarasalo

Ninja Bettina Elisabeth Sarasalo (born May 8, 1982 in Helsinki) is a Finnish model and singer.

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Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences

The Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences (officially Sveriges riksbanks pris i ekonomisk vetenskap till Alfred Nobels minne, or the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel), commonly referred to as the Nobel Prize in Economics, and as a "category of the Nobel Prize" by the Nobel Foundation itself, which owns the name Nobel Prize, though the Foundation itself does not refer to it as such.

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Nobel Peace Prize

The Nobel Peace Prize (Norwegian and Swedish: Nobels fredspris) is one of the five Nobel Prizes created by the Swedish industrialist, inventor, and armaments manufacturer Alfred Nobel, along with the prizes in Chemistry, Physics, Physiology or Medicine, and Literature.

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Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (Nobelpriset i fysiologi eller medicin) administered by the Nobel Foundation, is awarded once a year for outstanding discoveries in the fields of life sciences and medicine.

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Norman Lamont

Norman Stewart Hughson Lamont, Baron Lamont of Lerwick, PC (born 8 May 1942) is a British politician and former Conservative MP for Kingston-upon-Thames.

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North Vietnam

The Democratic Republic of Vietnam (DRV; Việt Nam Dân chủ Cộng hòa), commonly known in English as North Vietnam, was a Marxist–Leninist government founded in 1945, laying claim to all of Vietnam yet comprising most of North Vietnam from September 1945 to December 1946, controlling pockets of territory throughout the country until 1954, and governing territory north of the 17th parallel until 1976, when the government led by the Communist Party reunified with the Southern Provisional Government governed from Hanoi.

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Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland (Tuaisceart Éireann.; or Ulster Scots: Norlin Airlann) is a part of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland in the northeast of the island of Ireland.

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Nottingham Blitz

The Nottingham Blitz was an attack by the German Luftwaffe on Nottingham during the night of 8–9 May 1941.

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Ole Morten Vågan

Ole Morten Vågan (born 8 May 1979, Brønnøysund) is a Norwegian jazz musician (upright bass), and the older brother of guitarist Petter Vågan.

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Opposition to United States involvement in the Vietnam War

The movement against the involvement of the United States in the Vietnam War began in the U.S. with demonstrations in 1964 and grew in strength in later years.

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Oscar Hammerstein I

Oscar Hammerstein I (8 May 18461 August 1919) was a Polish-born businessman, theater impresario and composer in New York City.

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Oswald Spengler

Oswald Arnold Gottfried Spengler (29 May 1880 – 8 May 1936) was a German historian and philosopher of history whose interests included mathematics, science, and art.

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Ottokar IV, Duke of Styria

Ottokar IV (1163 – May 8, 1192) was Margrave of Styria and Duke from 1180 onwards, when Styria, previously a margraviate subordinated to the duchy of Bavaria, was raised to the status of an independent duchy.

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Pam Arciero

Pam Arciero (born May 8, 1954), is a puppeteer and voice-over artist who portrays Oscar the Grouch's girlfriend, Grundgetta, on the PBS children's television series Sesame Street.

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Panagiotis Kafkis

Panagiotis Kafkis (alternate spelling: Panayiotis) (Greek: Παναγιώτης Καυκής; born May 8, 1980 in Athens, Greece) is a Greek professional basketball player.

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Pandurang Vaman Kane

Dr.

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Paradox (Canadian band)

Paradox was a Canadian band formed in the 1980s by singer/guitarist Sylvain Cossette.

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Paramount Pictures

Paramount Pictures Corporation (commonly known as Paramount Studios or simply Paramount, and formerly known as Famous Players-Lasky Corporation) is a film studio, television production company and motion picture distributor, consistently ranked as one of the "Big Six" film studios of Hollywood.

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Parents' Day

Parents' Day is a holiday similar to a combination of Father's Day and Mother's Day.

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Parlement

A parlement was a provincial appellate court in Ancien Régime France.

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Pat Barker

Patricia Mary W. "Pat" Barker CBE, FRSL (née Drake; born 8 May 1943) is an English writer and novelist.

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Pat Cummins

Patrick James Cummins, popularly as Pat Cummins, (born 8 May 1993 on Cricinfo) is an Australian cricketer.

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Patent medicine

A patent medicine is a product that is promoted and sold as a medical cure, but that does not provide the promised relief.

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Paul Drayton (athlete)

Otis Paul Drayton (May 8, 1939 – March 2, 2010) was an American sprint runner.

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Paul Gauguin

Eugène Henri Paul Gauguin (7 June 1848 – 8 May 1903) was a French Post-Impressionist artist who was not well appreciated until after his death.

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Paul Samwell-Smith

Paul Samwell-Smith (born Paul Smith, 8 May 1943, in Richmond, Surrey) is best known as a founding member and bassist of the 1960s English band The Yardbirds, a group that spawned such noteworthy musicians as Jeff Beck, Eric Clapton, and Jimmy Page.

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Päivi Alafrantti

Päivi Jaana Maarit Alafrantti (born 8 May 1964 in Tervola, Lapland) is a retired female javelin thrower from Finland.

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Pemra Özgen

Pemra Özgen (born 8 May 1986 in Istanbul) is a Turkish tennis player.

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Peng Zhaoqin

Peng Zhaoqin (Simplified: 彭肇勤; born May 8, 1968 in Guangzhou, Guangdong) is a female Chinese chess player, who has resided in the Netherlands since 1996.

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Pennsylvania Attorney General

The Pennsylvania Attorney General is the chief law enforcement officer of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

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Peter Benchley

Peter Bradford Benchley (May 8, 1940 – February 12, 2006) was an American author, best known for his novel Jaws and its subsequent film adaptation, the latter co-written by Benchley (with Carl Gottlieb) and directed by Steven Spielberg.

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Peter Canisius

Peter Canisius, S.J. (Pieter Kanis, 8 May 1521 – 21 December 1597) was an important Jesuit Catholic priest who supported the Catholic faith during the Protestant Reformation in Germany, Austria, Bohemia, Moravia, and Switzerland.

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Peter Habeler

Peter Habeler (born 22 July 1942) is an Austrian mountaineer.

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Peter McNab

Peter Maxwell McNab (born May 8, 1952, in Vancouver, British Columbia) is a retired American professional ice hockey player who appeared in 954 NHL regular season games between 1973 and 1987.

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Peter of Tarentaise

Peter of Tarentaise (1102–1174) was a Roman Catholic abbot and bishop.

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Philip Bailey

Philip Bailey (born May 8, 1951) is an American R&B, soul, gospel and funk singer, songwriter, percussionist and actor, best known as an original member, and one of the two lead singers (along with group founder Maurice White) of the band Earth, Wind & Fire.

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Philip R. Craig

Philip R. Craig (December 10, 1933 – May 8, 2007) was a writer known for his Martha's Vineyard mysteries.

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Philippines

The Philippines (Pilipinas), officially known as the Republic of the Philippines (Republika ng Pilipinas), is a sovereign island country in Southeast Asia situated in the western Pacific Ocean.

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Phyllida Law

Phyllida Ann Law, (born 8 May 1932), is a Scottish actress.

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Picenum

Picenum (Πικηνόν, Πικεντίνη) was a region of ancient Italy.

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Pierre Morency

Pierre Morency, (born 8 May 1942) is a French Canadian writer, poet and playwright.

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Pietro Longhi

Pietro Longhi (1702 or November 5, 1701 – May 8, 1785) was a Venetian painter of contemporary genre scenes of life.

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Pine Ridge Indian Reservation

The Pine Ridge Indian Reservation (Wazí Aháŋhaŋ Oyáŋke in Lakota, also called Pine Ridge Agency) is an Oglala Lakota Native American reservation located in the U.S. state of South Dakota.

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Pita Amor

Guadalupe Teresa Amor Schmidtlein (May 30, 1918 – May 8, 2000), who wrote as Pita Amor, was a Mexican poet.

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Pope Benedict II

Pope Benedict II (Benedictus II; 635 – 8 May 685) was Pope from 26 June 684 to his death in 685.

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Pope John II

Pope John II (Ioannes II; 470 – 8 May 535) was Pope from 2 January 533 to his death in 535.

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Prague uprising

The Prague uprising (Pražské povstání) was an attempt by the Czech resistance to liberate the city of Prague from German occupation during World War II.

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President of Tanzania

The President of the United Republic of Tanzania is the head of state and head of government of Tanzania.

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President of the United States

The President of the United States of America (POTUS) is the elected head of state and head of government of the United States.

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Prime Minister of Ethiopia

The Prime Minister of Ethiopia is the head of the Ethiopian government and the most powerful figure in Ethiopian politics.

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Prime Minister of France

The French Prime Minister (Premier ministre français) in the Fifth Republic is the head of government and of the Council of Ministers of France.

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Prime Minister of Myanmar

The Prime Minister of Myanmar was the head of government of Myanmar (also known as Burma) from 1948 to 2011.

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Prime Minister of Portugal

Prime Minister (Portuguese: primeiro-ministro) is the current title of the head of government of Portugal.

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Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

The Prime Minister of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is the head of Her Majesty's Government in the United Kingdom.

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Princess Elisabeth of Denmark

Princess Elisabeth of Denmark, (Elisabeth Caroline-Mathilde Alexandrine Helena Olga Thyra Feodora Estrid Margrethe Désirée; born 8 May 1935 in Copenhagen) is the daughter of Hereditary Prince Knud and Hereditary Princess Caroline-Mathilde of Denmark, and is a first cousin of the present Danish monarch, Queen Margrethe II.

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Province of Viterbo

The province of Viterbo (provincia di Viterbo) is a province in the region of Lazio in Italy.

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Provisional Irish Republican Army

The Provisional Irish Republican Army (IRA or PIRA) was an Irish republican paramilitary organisation that sought to remove Northern Ireland from the United Kingdom and bring about an independent republic encompassing all of Ireland.

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Public holidays in Belarus

National holidays in Belarus are classified into state holidays and other holidays and commemorative days, including religious holidays.

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Public holidays in Mexico

In Mexico there are three major kinds of holidays.

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R. Douglas Stuart, Jr.

Robert Douglas Stuart, Jr., referred to as R. Douglas Stuart, Jr. when young and as Robert D. Stuart, Jr. when older (April 26, 1916 – May 8, 2014).

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Rabindra Bharati University

Rabindra Bharati University is a university in Kolkata, India.

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Ray Whitney (ice hockey)

Raymond D. Whitney (born May 8, 1972) is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey player in the National Hockey League (NHL).

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Reader's Digest

Reader's Digest is an American general-interest family magazine, published monthly (except for between 2010 and 2012 when the American edition was published ten times a year).

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Reccared I

Reccared (or Recared; Reccaredus; Recaredo) I (559–601) (reigned 586–601) was Visigothic King of Hispania, Septimania and Galicia.

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Red Nichols

Ernest Loring "Red" Nichols (May 8, 1905 – June 28, 1965) was an American jazz cornettist, composer, and jazz bandleader.

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Reign of Terror

The Reign of Terror (5 September 1793 – 28 July 1794), also known as The Terror (la Terreur), was a period of violence that occurred after the onset of the French Revolution, incited by conflict between two rival political factions, the Girondins and the Jacobins, and marked by mass executions of "enemies of the revolution".

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Reims

Reims (also spelt Rheims), a city in the Champagne-Ardenne region of France, lies east-northeast of Paris.

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Reinhold Messner

Reinhold Messner (born 17 September 1944) is an Italian mountaineer, adventurer, explorer, and author from the autonomous Italian province of South Tyrol.

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Remington Kellogg

Remington Kellogg (5 October 1892 – 8 May 1969) was an American naturalist and a director of the United States National Museum.

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René Jalbert

René Marc Jalbert, (20 February 1921 – 21 January 1996) was a Canadian soldier and sergeant-at-arms of the National Assembly of Quebec, known for his role in ending Denis Lortie's killing spree in the Parliament Building on 8 May 1984.

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René Maltête

René Maltête (1930–2000) was a French photographer and poet.

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Revolution (Six Flags Magic Mountain)

The Revolution, formerly known as Great American Revolution and La Revolución, is a steel roller coaster manufactured by Anton Schwarzkopf of Germany and designed by Werner Stengel.

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Richard Jago

Richard Jago (1 October 1715 – 8 May 1781) was an English clergyman poet and minor landscape gardener from Warwickshire.

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Richard Nixon

Richard Milhous Nixon (January 9, 1913 – April 22, 1994) was the 37th President of the United States, serving from 1969 to 1974 when he became the only U.S. president to resign the office.

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Richmond, Virginia

Richmond is the capital of the Commonwealth of Virginia, in the United States.

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Rick Zombo

Richard James Zombo (born May 8, 1963 in Des Plaines, Illinois) is an American former professional ice hockey defenseman who played in the National Hockey League (NHL) for 12 seasons between 1984 and 1996.

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Ricky Nelson

Eric Hilliard Nelson (May 8, 1940 – December 31, 1985) – known as Ricky Nelson, later also as Rick Nelson – was an American actor, musician and singer-songwriter.

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Rino Katase

is a Japanese actress.

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Rio Grande

The Rio Grande (or; Río Bravo del Norte, or simply Río Bravo) is one of the principal rivers in the southwest United States and northern Mexico (the other being the Colorado River).

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Robert A. Heinlein

Robert Anson Heinlein (See also the biography at the end of For Us, the Living, 2004 edition, p. 261. July 7, 1907 – May 8, 1988) was an American science fiction writer.

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Robert Conley (reporter)

Robert Conley (May 8, 1928 – November 16, 2013) was an American newspaper, television and radio reporter.

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Robert Johnson

Robert Leroy Johnson (May 8, 1911 – August 16, 1938) was an American singer-songwriter and musician.

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Robert Mugge

Robert Mugge (born May 8, 1950, Chicago, Illinois, United States) is an American documentary film maker.

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Roberto Rossellini

Roberto Gastone Zeffiro Rossellini (8 May 1906 – 3 June 1977) was an Italian film director and screenwriter.

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Roberto Vitiello

Roberto Vitiello (born 8 May 1983) is an Italian footballer who plays as a right back for Palermo.

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Robin Hobbs

Robin Nicholas Stuart Hobbs (born May 8, 1942) is a former English cricketer, who played in seven Tests for England from 1967 to 1971.

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Roddy Doyle

Roddy Doyle (born 8 May 1958) is an Irish novelist, dramatist and screenwriter.

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Roger L. Easton

Roger Lee Easton, Sr. (April 30, 1921 – May 8, 2014) was an American scientist who was the principal inventor and designer of the Global Positioning System (GPS).

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Roman Totenberg

Roman Totenberg (1 January 1911 – 8 May 2012) was a Polish-American violinist and educator.

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Romania

RomaniaIn English, Romania was formerly often spelled Rumania or sometimes Roumania.

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Ronnie Lott

Ronald Mandel "Ronnie" Lott (born May 8, 1959) is a former American college and professional football player who was a cornerback, free safety, and strong safety in the National Football League (NFL) for fourteen seasons during the 1980s and 1990s.

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Ross Barnes

Charles Roscoe Barnes (May 8, 1850 – February 5, 1915) was one of the stars of baseball's National Association (1871–75) and the early National League (1876–81), playing second base and shortstop.

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Rudolf Serkin

Rudolf Serkin (28 March 1903 – 8 May 1991) was a Bohemian-born pianist.

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Ruthenian Catholic Church

The Ruthenian Catholic Church, also in America commonly referred to as the "Byzantine Catholic Church," uses the Byzantine Rite and is one of the 23 Eastern Catholic Churches in full communion with Rome.

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S. Vithiananthan

Professor Suppiramaniam Vithiananthan (8 May 1924 – 22 January 1989) was a Sri Lankan Tamil writer, academic and the first vice-chancellor of the University of Jaffna.

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Sabena Flight 571

Sabena Flight 571 was a scheduled passenger flight from Vienna to Tel Aviv operated by the Belgian national airline, Sabena.

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Saint-Pierre, Martinique

Saint-Pierre is a town and commune of France's Caribbean overseas department of Martinique, founded in 1635 by Pierre Belain d'Esnambuc.

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Samnium

Samnium (Sannio) is a Latin exonym for a region of Southern Italy anciently inhabited by the Samnites.

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Samuel Chandler

Samuel Chandler (1693 – 8 May 1766) was an English Nonconformist minister.

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Samuel Leonard Tilley

Sir Samuel Leonard Tilley, PC, KCMG (May 8, 1818 – June 25, 1896) was a Canadian politician and one of the Fathers of Confederation.

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Sarah Vaillancourt

Sarah Marie Vaillancourt (born May 8, 1985) is a Canadian women's ice hockey player.

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Saul Bass

Saul Bass (May 8, 1920 – April 25, 1996) was an American graphic designer and Academy Award winning filmmaker, best known for his design of motion picture title sequences, film posters, and corporate logos.

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Savage Garden

Savage Garden was an Australian pop duo consisting of Darren Hayes as vocalist and Daniel Jones as instrumentalist.

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Sayeret Matkal

Sayeret Matkal (סיירת מטכ"ל, General Staff Reconnaissance Unit) is a special forces unit of the Israel Defense Forces (IDF).

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Sétif and Guelma massacre

The Sétif massacre refers to widespread disturbances and killings in northern Africa in and around the Algerian market town of Sétif, located to the west of Constantine, in 1945.

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Schutzstaffel

The Schutzstaffel (abbreviated as SS), "protection squadron" or "defence corps"; also with stylized "Armanen" ''sig'' runes) was a major paramilitary organization under Adolf Hitler and the Nazi Party (NSDAP). It began with a small, permanent guard unit known as the "Saal-Schutz" (Hall-Protection) made up of NSDAP volunteers to provide security for Nazi Party meetings in Munich. Later, in 1925, Heinrich Himmler joined the unit, which had by then been reformed and renamed the "Schutz-Staffel". Under Himmler's leadership (1929–45), it grew from a small paramilitary formation to one of the largest and most powerful organizations in the Third Reich. Built upon the Nazi ideology, the SS under Himmler's command was responsible for many crimes against humanity during World War II (1939–45). The SS, along with the Nazi Party, was declared a criminal organization by the International Military Tribunal, and banned in Germany after 1945.

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Sebastião José de Carvalho e Melo, 1st Marquis of Pombal

D. Sebastião José de Carvalho e Melo, 1st Marquis of Pombal, 1st Count of Oeiras (13 May 1699 – 8 May 1782) was an 18th-century Portuguese statesman.

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Secretary of State for Defence

Her Majesty's Principal Secretary of State for Defence (Defence Secretary) is an official within Her Majesty's Government and head of the Ministry of Defence.

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Selfridges

Selfridges, also known as Selfridge & Co., is a chain of high end department stores in the United Kingdom.

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Serjeant-at-arms

A serjeant-at-arms or sergeant-at-arms is an officer appointed by a deliberative body, usually a legislature, to keep order during its meetings.

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Shenzhen Bao'an International Airport

Shenzhen Bao'an International Airport (formerly Shenzhen Huangtian Airport) is located near Huangtian and Fuyong villages in Bao'an District, Shenzhen, Guangdong, China.

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Sid James

Sid James (born Solomon Joel Cohen; 8 May 191326 April 1976) was a South African-born English actor and comedian.

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Silvia Stroescu

Silvia Alexandra Stroescu (born May 8, 1985 in Bucharest, Romania) Silvia Stroescu is a Romanian artistic gymnast.

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Simone Kleinsma

Simone Kleinsma (born 8 May 1958) is an award winning musical theatre actress in the Netherlands.

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Six Flags Magic Mountain

Six Flags Magic Mountain is a theme park located in Valencia, California, north of Los Angeles.

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Sloan Wilson

Sloan Wilson (May 8, 1920 – May 25, 2003) was an American author.

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Smallpox

Smallpox was an infectious disease caused by either of two virus variants, Variola major and Variola minor.

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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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Special Air Service

The Special Air Service (SAS) is a unit of the British Army founded in 1941 as a regiment, and later reconstituted as a corps in 1950.

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Spring and Autumn period

The Spring and Autumn period was a period in Chinese history from approximately 771 to 476 BC (or according to some authorities until 403 BC).

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Stacy Robinson

Stacy Ladell Robinson (February 19, 1962 – May 8, 2012) was a professional American football wide receiver in the NFL for the New York Giants.

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Stephen Amell

Stephen Adam Amell (born May 8, 1981) is a Canadian actor.

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Stephen Furst

Stephen Furst (born Stephen Nelson Feuerstein; May 8, 1955) is an American actor and film and television director.

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Stephen Stohn

John Stephen Stohn (born May 8, 1948) is a Canadian-based, American-born entertainment lawyer and television producer.

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Steps (group)

Steps are a British dance-pop group consisting of Claire Richards, Faye Tozer, Lisa Scott-Lee, Ian "H" Watkins and Lee Latchford-Evans.

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Steve Braun (baseball)

Stephen Russell Braun (born May 8, 1948) is a former Major League Baseball outfielder, third baseman, and designated hitter.

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Superior General of the Society of Jesus

The Superior General of the Society of Jesus is the official title of the leader of the Society of Jesus—the Roman Catholic religious order, also known as the Jesuits.

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Sweet Thursday

Sweet Thursday is a 1954 novel by John Steinbeck.

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Sylvain Cossette

Sylvain Cossette (born May 8, 1963) is a French-Canadian singer-songwriter from Grand-Mère, Quebec (located in the Mauricie region).

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T. Rex (band)

T.

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Talking Heads

Talking Heads was an American rock band formed in 1975 in New York City and active until 1991.

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Tanel Kurbas

Tanel Kurbas (born May 8, 1988) is an Estonian professional basketball player who currently plays for basketball club Tartu Ülikool/Rock.

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Tatyana Dektyareva

Tatyana Valeryevna Dektyareva (Татьяна Валерьевна Дектярева; born 8 May 1981 in Yekaterinburg) is a Russian track and field athlete who specialises in the 100 metres hurdles.

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Tax collector

A tax collector or a taxman is a person who collects unpaid taxes from other people or corporations.

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Taylor Mead

Taylor Mead (December 31, 1924 – May 8, 2013) was an American writer, actor and performer.

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Ted Sorensen

Theodore Chaikin "Ted" Sorensen (May 8, 1928 – October 31, 2010) was an American presidential adviser, lawyer, and writer, best known as President John F. Kennedy's special counsel, adviser, and legendary speechwriter.

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Teddy Wakelam

Captain Henry Blythe Thornhill (Teddy) Wakelam (May 8, 1893 - July 10, 1963) was an English sports broadcaster and rugby union player.

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Teet Kask

Teet Kask (born 8 May 1968 in Pärnu) is an Estonian choreographer.

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Teresa Demjanovich

Miriam Teresa Demjanovich, S.C. (March 26, 1901–May 8, 1927), was an American Ruthenian Catholic Sister of Charity, who has been beatified by the Catholic Church.

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Teresa Teng

Teresa Teng (January 29, 1953 – May 8, 1995) was a Taiwanese pop singer.

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Terry Neill

William John Terence "Terry" Neill (born 8 May 1942) is a Northern Ireland former football player and manager.

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Thames Barrier

The Thames Barrier is located downstream of central London.

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The Ailerons

The Ailerons are an indie rock band featuring Charity Hair, Daniel Beattie, Dave Rowntree, Grog Prebble and Mike Smith.

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The California Ramblers

The California Ramblers were a popular and prolific jazz group from the 1920s, that recorded hundreds of songs under many different record labels throughout the 1920s.

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The Cockroaches

The Cockroaches are an Australian pub rock group active throughout the 1980s.

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The Imperial Show Band

Tim Whitsett's Imperial Show Band was a popular national live act in the 1960s.

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The Lilly Brothers

The Lilly Brothers, (Bea Lilly, born Michael Burt Lilly, December 15, 1921 – September 18, 2005 and brother Everett Lilly, born July 1, 1924 - May 8, 2012) were bluegrass musicians born in Clear Creek, West Virginia.

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The Wiggles

The Wiggles are an Australian children's music group formed in Sydney, New South Wales, in 1991.

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The Yardbirds

The Yardbirds are an English rock band formed in London in 1963 that had a string of hits during the mid-1960s, including "For Your Love", "Over Under Sideways Down" and "Heart Full of Soul".

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Themistoklis Diakidis

Themistoklis Diakidis (Θεμιστοκλής Διακίδης), (August 22, 1882 – May 8, 1944) was a Greek track and field athlete who competed in the high jump.

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Theodore Sturgeon

Theodore Sturgeon (born Edward Hamilton Waldo; February 26, 1918 – May 8, 1985) was an American science fiction and horror writer and critic.

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Theodoros Papaloukas

Theódoros "Teó" Papaloukás (Greek: Θεόδωρος "Τεό" Παπαλουκάς; born May 8, 1977) is a retired Greek professional basketball player.

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Theosophy

Theosophy (from Greek θεοσοφία theosophia, which comes from the combination of words θεός theos, God + σοφία sophia, wisdom; literally "God's wisdom") refers to systems of esoteric philosophy concerning, or seeking direct knowledge of, presumed mysteries of being and nature, particularly concerning the nature of divinity.

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Third Council of Toledo

The Third Council of Toledo (589) marks the entry of Visigothic Spain into the Catholic Church, and the introduction of the filioque clause into Western Christianity.

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Thomas B. Costain

Thomas Bertram Costain (May 8, 1885 - October 8, 1965) was a Canadian journalist who became a best-selling author of historical novels at the age of 57.

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Thomas Pynchon

Thomas Ruggles Pynchon, Jr. (commonly; born May 8, 1937) is an American novelist.

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Time of Remembrance and Reconciliation for Those Who Lost Their Lives during the Second World War

The Time of Remembrance and Reconciliation for Those Who Lost Their Lives during the Second World War (May 8 and May 9) is an annual international day of remembrance designated by of the United Nations General Assembly on November 22, 2004.

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Tom of Finland

Touko Laaksonen (8 May 1920 – 7 November 1991), best known by his pseudonym Tom of Finland, was a Finnish artist notable for his stylized homoerotic fetish art and his influence on late twentieth century gay culture.

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Tom Tom Club

Tom Tom Club is an American new wave band founded in 1981 by husband-and-wife team Tina Weymouth and Chris Frantz, both also known for being members of Talking Heads.

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Tommaso Ciampa

Tommaso Whitney (born May 8, 1985) is an American professional wrestler, better known by the ring name Tommaso Ciampa.

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Toni Tennille

Cathryn Antoinette "Toni" Tennille (born May 8, 1940) is an American singer-songwriter and keyboardist, best known as one-half of the 1970s duo Captain & Tennille with her husband Daryl Dragon; their signature song being "Love Will Keep Us Together".

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Tore Svennberg

Olof Teodor "Tore" Svennberg (28 February 1858 – 8 May 1941) was a Swedish actor and theatre director whose career spanned more than five decades.

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Transatlantic flight

Transatlantic flight is the flight of an aircraft across the Atlantic Ocean, from Europe, Africa or Middle East to North America, Central America or South America, or west-to-east.

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Trần Cảo Rebellion

The Trần Cao rebellion in 1516 is the best documented rebellion in Vietnam in the 16th century against the Lê Dynasty led by Trần Cảo (陳暠) and is regarded as the most important.

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Truman Day

Truman Day is a commemorative holiday to celebrate the birth of Harry S. Truman, the 33rd President of the United States.

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Tug of war

Tug of war (also known as war of tug, tug o' war, tug war, rope war, rope pulling, ropey ropey pull pull or tugging war) is a sport that directly puts two or more teams against each other in a test of strength: teams pull on opposite ends of a rope, with the goal being to bring the rope a certain distance in one direction against the force of the opposing team's pull.

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Turkey Stearnes

Norman Thomas "Turkey" Stearnes (May 8, 1901 – September 4, 1979) was an African American outfielder in the Negro leagues.

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U Saw

U Saw aka Galon U Saw (ဦးစော or ဂဠုန်ဦးစော,; 1900–8 May 1948) was a leading Burmese politician and Prime Minister during the colonial era before the Second World War.

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United States Ambassador to Norway

Since the United States was recognized as an independent country in 1783, it first established diplomatic relations with Norway in 1818 when Jonathan Russell was accepted as the Minister Plenipotentiary to Sweden and Norway.

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United States Navy

The United States Navy (USN) is the naval warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the seven uniformed services of the United States.

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Uri Zvi Greenberg

Uri Zvi Greenberg (אורי צבי גרינברג; September 22, 1896 – May 8, 1981) was an acclaimed Israeli poet and journalist who wrote in Yiddish and Hebrew.

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Usama Young

Usama Young (born May 8, 1985) is an American football safety who is currently a free agent.

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Valentijn Lietmeijer

Valentijn Lietmeijer (born May 8, 1991) is a Dutch professional basketball player for SPM Shoeters in the Dutch Basketball League.

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Vallo Reimaa

Vallo Reimaa (born 8 May 1961 in Kose, Harjumaa) is an Estonian politician of the Pro Patria and Res Publica Union.

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Van Halen

Van Halen is an American rock band formed in Pasadena, California, in 1972.

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Vedette (cabaret)

Vedette is the term used in Hispanic American countries to describe female entertainers with multiple talents for singing, dancing, or acting.

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Versailles rail accident

The Versailles rail accident occurred on 8 May 1842 in the cutting between Meudon and Bellevue stations on the railway between Versailles and Paris.

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Vesak

Vesākha (Pali;Vaiśākha, Devanagari: वैशाख, Sinhala:වෙසක්), Wesak or Vesak, also known as Buddha Purnima and Buddha Day, is a holiday observed traditionally by Buddhists on different days in Sri Lanka, Nepal, Tibet, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, and the South East Asian countries of Indonesia, Philippines, Singapore, Vietnam, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Malaysia and Myanmar, and other places all over the world.

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Veterans Day (Norway)

Veterans Day (Veterandagen) in Norway on May 8 was first observed in 2011.

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Vice President of Bulgaria

The vice-president of the Republic of Bulgaria is a position, established by the Constitution of Bulgaria, and the only vice-presidential office in the European Union (EU).

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Vickie Rushton

Vickie Marie Milagrosa Rushton is a Filipino-British beauty pageant titleholder and fashion model who was crowned Mutya ng Pilipinas 2011.

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Victor Amadeus I, Duke of Savoy

Victor Amadeus I (Vittorio Amedeo I di Savoia; 8 May 1587 – 7 October 1637) was the Duke of Savoy from 1630-37.

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Victory in Europe Day

Victory in Europe Day, generally known as V-E Day, VE Day or simply V Day was the public holiday celebrated on 8 May 1945 (7 May in Commonwealth realms) to mark the formal acceptance by the Allies of World War II of Nazi Germany's unconditional surrender of its armed forces.

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Vietnam War

The Vietnam War (Chiến tranh Việt Nam), also known as the Second Indochina War, and also known in Vietnam as Resistance War Against America (Kháng chiến chống Mỹ) or simply the American War, was a Cold War-era proxy war that occurred in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia from 1 November 1955 to the fall of Saigon on 30 April 1975.

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Violator (company)

Violator is a company, record label, marketing group, and multi-media entertainment conglomerate founded and operated by Chris Lighty until his death on August 30, 2012.

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Visigoths

The Visigoths (UK:; US:, Visigothi, Wisigothi, Vesi, Visi, Wesi, or Wisi) were branches of the nomadic tribes of Germanic peoples referred to collectively as the Goths.

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Vital Brazil

Vital Brazil Mineiro da Campanha, known as Vital Brazil (April 28, 1865 in Campanha, Minas Gerais, Brazil – May 8, 1950) was a Brazilian physician, biomedical scientist and immunologist, internationally renowned for the discovery of the polyvalent anti-ophidic serum used to treat bites of venomous snakes of the Crotalus, Bothrops and Elaps genera.

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Viviana Durante

Viviana Durante (born 8 May 1967) is a currently retired English-trained Italian ballet dancer, who is widely acknowledged as being one of the finest and most dramatic prima ballerinas of her time.

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Walias Band

Walias Band (sometimes spelled Wallias Band; ዋሊያስ ባንድ) were an Ethiopian Jazz and funk band active from the early 1970s until the early 1990s.

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Wall Street

Wall Street is a street running eight blocks, roughly northwest to southeast, from Broadway to South Street on the East River in the Financial District of lower Manhattan, New York City.

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Wally Hardinge

Harold Thomas William "Wally" Hardinge, born 25 February 1886, and died at Cambridge on 8 May 1965, was a cricketer who played for Kent and England.

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Wesley Coe

Wesley William Coe, Jr. (May 8, 1879 – December 24, 1926), sometimes listed as William Wesley Coe, Jr., was an American track and field athlete who competed principally in the shot put and also in the hammer throw, discus throw, and tug of war.

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Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show

The Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show is a two-day, all-breed benched conformation show that takes place at Madison Square Garden in New York City annually.

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White House Counsel

The White House Counsel is a staff appointee of the President of the United States whose role is to advise the President on all legal issues concerning the President and his/her Administration.

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White Lotus Day

White Lotus Day is a celebration of Theosophists.

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Wilhelm Friedrich de Gaay Fortman

Wilhelm Friedrich "Gaius" de Gaay Fortman (8 May 1911 – 29 March 1997) was a Dutch politician of the Anti Revolutionary Party (ARP).

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Wilhelm Rediess

Wilhelm Rediess (10 October 1900 – 8 May 1945) was the SS and Police Leader during the German occupation of Norway in the Second World War.

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William Cavendish, 4th Duke of Devonshire

William Cavendish, 4th Duke of Devonshire (8 May 1720 — 2 October 1764), styled Lord Cavendish before 1729 and Marquess of Hartington between 1729 and 1755, was a British Whig statesman who was briefly nominal Prime Minister of Great Britain.

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William Fox (producer)

William Fox (January 1, 1879 - May 8, 1952) was a pioneering American motion picture executive, who founded the Fox Film Corporation in 1915 and the Fox West Coast Theatres chain in the 1920s.

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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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World Fair Trade Organization

The World Fair Trade Organization (WFTO), formerly the International Federation of Alternative Traders ("IFAT"), was created in 1989 and is a global association of 324 organizations in over 70 countries.

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World Health Organization

The World Health Organization (WHO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations (UN) that is concerned with international public health.

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World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day

World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day is an annual celebration of the principles of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement.

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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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Wounded Knee incident

The Wounded Knee Incident began on February 27, 1973, when approximately 200 Oglala Lakota and followers of the American Indian Movement (AIM) seized and occupied the town of Wounded Knee, South Dakota, on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation.

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Wounded Knee, South Dakota

Wounded Knee (Lakota: Čaŋkpé Opí) is a census-designated place (CDP) in Oglala Lakota County, South Dakota, United States.

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Yago Lamela

Santiago ("Yago") Lamela Tobío (July 24, 1977 – May 8, 2014) was a Spanish athlete competing in the long jump.

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Yara Sofia

Gabriel Burgos Ortiz (born May 8, 1984), better known as Yara Sofia, is a Puerto Rican drag queen, professional make-up artist, and reality television personality.

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Yasuko Tajima

(born 8 May 1981 in Kanagawa) is a former medley swimmer from Japan.

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Zachary Taylor

Zachary Taylor (November 24, 1784 – July 9, 1850) was the 12th President of the United States, serving from March 1849 until his death in July 1850.

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Zeki Alasya

Zeki Alasya (18 April 1943 – 8 May 2015) was a Turkish actor and film director.

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Zhao (state)

Zhao (Old Chinese: &#42) was one of the seven major states during the Warring States period of ancient China.

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1192

Year 1192 (MCXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.

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11th Army (Wehrmacht)

The 11th Army (11.) was a World War II field army.

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1278

Year 1278 (MCCLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.

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1319

Year 1319 (MCCCXIX) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.

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1326

Year 1326 (MCCCXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.

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1450

Year 1450 (MCDL) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.

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1460

Year 1460 (MCDLX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.

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1473

Year 1473 (MCDLXXIII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.

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1516

Year 1516 (MDXVI) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.

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1521

Year 1521 (MDXXI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.

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1538

Year 1538 (MDXXXVIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.

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1541

Year 1541 (MDXLI) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.

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1587

Year 1587 (MDLXXXVII) 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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1622

Year 1622 (MDCXXII) 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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1628

Year 1628 (MDCXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar and a leap year starting on Tuesday of the 10-day slower Julian calendar.

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1629

Year 1629 (MDCXXIX) 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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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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1653

Year 1653 (MDCLIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Saturday of the 10-day slower Julian calendar.

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1668

Year 1668 (MDCLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar and a leap year starting on Wednesday of the 10-day slower Julian calendar.

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1670

Year 1670 (MDCLXX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Saturday of the 10-day slower Julian calendar.

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1720

Year 1720 (MDCCXX) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar and a leap year starting on Friday of the 11-day slower Julian calendar.

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1735

Year 1735 (MDCCXXXV) 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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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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1753

Year 1753 (MDCCLIII) 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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1766

Year 1766 (MDCCLXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Sunday of the 11-day slower Julian calendar.

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1773

Year 1773 (MDCCLXXIII) 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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1781

Year 1781 (MDCCLXXXI) 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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1782

Year 1782 (MDCCLXXXII) 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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1785

Year 1785 (MDCCLXXXV) 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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1786

Year 1786 (MDCCLXXXVI) 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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1788

Year 1788 (MDCCLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar and a leap year starting on Saturday of the 11-day slower Julian calendar.

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1794

Year 1794 (MDCCXCIV) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Sunday of the 11-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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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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1819

Year 1819 (MDCCCXIX) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) in the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Wednesday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar.

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1821

Year 1821 (MDCCCXXI) 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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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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1825

Year 1825 (MDCCCXXV) 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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1828

The year 1828 (MDCCCXXVIII) 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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1829

Year 1829 (MDCCCXXIX) 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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1835

Year 1835 (MDCCCXXXV) 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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1837

Year 1837 (MDCCCXXXVII) 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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1839

Year 1839 (MDCCCXXXIX) 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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1842

Year 1842 (MDCCCXLII) 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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1846

Year 1846 (MDCCCXLVI) 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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1847

Year 1847 (MDCCCXLVII) 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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1850

Year 1850 (MDCCCL) 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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1853

Year 1853 (MDCCCLIII) 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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1858

Year 1858 (MDCCCLVIII) 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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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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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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1873

Year 1873 (MDCCCLXXIII) 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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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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1879

Year 1879 (MDCCCLXXIX) 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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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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1891

Year 1891 (MDCCCXCI) 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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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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1893

Year 1893 (MDCCCXCIII) 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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1895

Year 1895 (MDCCCXCV) 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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1898

Year 1898 (MDCCCXCVIII) 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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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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1901

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1902

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1903

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1904

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1905

As the second year of the massive Russo-Japanese War began, more than 100,000 died in the largest world battles of that era, and the war chaos lead to a revolution against the Tsar.

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1906

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1907

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1910

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1911

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1912

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1913

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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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1919

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1920

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1922

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1924

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1925

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1926

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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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1932

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1933

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1934

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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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1942

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

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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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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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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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1984 Summer Olympics

The 1984 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXIII Olympiad, was an international multi-sport event held in Los Angeles, California, United States in 1984.

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1984 Summer Olympics boycott

The boycott of the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles was a follow-up to the U.S.-led boycott of the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow.

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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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1988

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

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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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1990

Important events of 1990 include the Reunification of Germany and Yemeni unification, the formal beginning of the Human Genome Project (finished in 2003), the launch of the Hubble Space Telescope, the separation of Namibia from South Africa, and the Baltic states declaring independence from the Soviet Union amidst Perestroika.

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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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1ESS switch

The Number One Electronic Switching System (1ESS) was the first large-scale stored program control (SPC) telephone exchange or electronic switching system in the Bell System.

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2000

2000 was designated as.

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2003

2003 was designated the.

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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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2011

2011 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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2014

2014 was designated as.

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2015

2015 has been designated the International Year of Light and the International Year of Soils by the sixty-eighth session of the United Nations General Assembly.

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413

Year 413 (CDXIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.

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453 BC

Year 453 BC was a year of the pre-Julian Roman calendar.

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535

Year 535 (DXXXV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.

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589

Year 589 (DLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.

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685

Year 685 (DCLXXXV) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/May_8

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