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On September 23 Ray Charles was born …

On September 23, 1930, Ray Charles was born. The singer-songwriter, whose career spanned close to 60 years, was considered a pioneer of soul music, attaining over 30 Top 40 singles in the United States, being featured in over 250 albums, as well as being a 17-time-Grammy-award winning artist. Some of his most popular songs include…

Sophia Loren in 2014
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On September 20 Sophia Loren was born …

On September 20, 1934, Sophia Loren was born. The international film star, hailing from Italy, began her career in the world of beauty pageants at the age of 14, before achieving stardom with a movie contract deal with Paramount Studios in the 1950s. Further acclaim occurred with Loren won the 1962 Academy Award for Best…