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Tom Coyne (music engineer)

Tom Coyne was an American mastering engineer. He was known for his works in Adeles 21 and 25 albums and Taylor Swifts album 1989. Coyne was born in Union, New Jersey. He graduated from Roselle Catholic High School in 1972. He attended Kean Colleg ...

                                               

William J. Coyne

William Joseph Coyne was an American politician. He was a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives from Pennsylvania. Coyne was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He graduated from Central Catholic High School in 1954, and r ...

                                               

Paul Craft

Paul Craft was an American singer-songwriter. He was known as the songwriter for Mark Chesnutts single "Brother Jukebox" and for "Its Me Again, Margaret". Craft was born in Memphis, Tennessee. He was raised in Little Rock, Arkansas. His song "Kee ...

                                               

Phil Crane

Philip Miller "Phil" Crane was a former American politician. He was a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives from 1969 to 2005. He was representing the 8th District of Illinois in the northwestern suburbs of Chicago. At t ...

                                               

Stephen Crane

Stephen Townley Crane was an American writer. He was born on November 1, 1871 in Newark, New Jersey to Jonathan Townley Crane, a clergyman, and Mary Helen Peck Crane. He attended Syracuse University in Syracuse, New York, but did not graduate. He ...

                                               

Frances Cress Welsing

Frances Cress Welsing was an American afrocentrist and psychiatrist. She was born in Chicago, Illinois. Welsing is known for her views on white supremacy. According to Welsing, White people are the result of genetic mutation and are the children ...

                                               

Bob Crewe

Stanley Robert Bob Crewe was an American singer-songwriter, dancer, manager, record producer and fine artist. His main genre of musical work was rock, pop, R&B and soul. He was best known for his work with Jersey Boys and The Four Seasons. Hi ...

                                               

Michael Crichton

Michael Crichton was an American author of many books. His books were usually in the science fiction, medical fiction, and thriller genres. He was also a producer, director, and doctor. Crichton is well known for writing novels that later became ...

                                               

Barry Crimmins

Barry Crimmins was an American stand-up comedian and political satirist. He was the author of Never Shake Hands with a War Criminal. Crimmins founded two comedy clubs, The Ding Ho and Stitches, in the 1980s in Boston. Shows at these clubs, produc ...

                                               

Jim Crockett Jr.

James Allen Crockett Jr. was an American professional wrestling promoter. From 1977 to 1989, he was part owner of Jim Crockett Promotions. From 1976 to 1977, Jim Crockett Promotions also owned the Charlotte Orioles. He was born in Charlotte, Nort ...

                                               

Fanny Crosby

Frances Jane Crosby was an American poet and lyricist. She wrote Protestant hymns. She was a lifelong Methodist. She wrote over 8.000 hymns in her life, even though she became blind shortly after she was born. She was also known for her preaching ...

                                               

Andrae Crouch

Andrae Edward Crouch was an American gospel singer, songwriter, arranger, recording artist, record producer, and pastor. He was known for his compositions The Blood Will Never Lose Its Power, My Tribute, and Soon and Very Soon. In the 1980s, he l ...

                                               

Frances Crowe

Frances Crowe was an American peace activist and pacifist. She was born in Carthage, Missouri. In 1967, during the Vietnam War, she worked as a draft counselor. Crowe was known for her works in the movement against nuclear power and for safe ener ...

                                               

Virginia Cruzon

Virginia Cruzon was an American actress and model. She began her career in show business, in the early 1940s, by doing "extra work" and "hand inserts" in movies. Cruzon worked as a "Glamour Lovely" at the Earl Carroll Theater in Hollywood. She wa ...

                                               

Lester Crystal

Lester M. Crystal was an Emmy Award-winning American television news executive. He was born in Duluth, Minnesota. He was best known for being executive producer of the nation’s first hour-long nightly newscast, The MacNeil/Lehrer NewsHour. He joi ...

                                               

Frank Cullotta

Frank Cullotta was an American mobster for the Chicago Outfit. He was a member of the "Hole in the Wall Gang" in Las Vegas with friend and mobster Tony Spilotro. After his arrest in 1982, he became a government witness, and entered the witness pr ...

                                               

John Culver

John Chester Culver was an American politician, writer and lawyer. He represented Iowa in both the United States House of Representatives from 1965 to 1975 and the United States Senate from 1975 to 1981. He was a member of the Democratic Party. H ...

                                               

E. E. Cummings

Edward Estlin Cummings or best known as E. E. Cummings was an American poet. He is also known for his works as a painter, essayist, author, and playwright. He had created about 2.900 poems, two autobiographical novels, four plays and several essa ...

                                               

Nicholas Cummings

Nicholas Andrew Cummings was an American psychologist and author. He was born in Salinas, California. Cummings was Chief of Mental Health with the Kaiser Permanente Health Maintenance Organization 1959–1979 and founding president of the Californi ...

                                               

Bill Cunningham

William John Bill Cunningham Jr. was an American fashion photographer for The New York Times. He was born in Boston, Massachusetts. Cunningham was known for his candid and street photography. He first became known as a designer of womens hats bef ...

                                               

Mario Cuomo

Mario Matthew Cuomo was an American politician and member of the Democratic Party. He served as the Secretary of State of New York from 1975 to 1978, as the Lieutenant Governor of New York from 1979 to 1982 and as the 52nd Governor of New York fo ...

                                               

Phyllis Curtin

Phyllis Curtin was an American classical soprano. She had an active career in operas and concerts from the early 1950s through the 1980s. She was known for her creation of new roles such as the title role in the Carlisle Floyd opera Susannah, Cat ...

                                               

Charles Curtis

Charles Curtis was a Representative and a Senator from Kansas as well as the thirty-first Vice President of the United States, under President Herbert Hoover. Curtis is the only Native American vice president in history. Curtis was a member of th ...

                                               

Cyrus West Field

Cyrus West Field was an American businessman and financier who, along with other entrepreneurs, created the Atlantic Telegraph Company and laid the first telegraph cable across the Atlantic Ocean in 1858. Field was born in Stockbridge, Massachuse ...

                                               

Sandy DAlemberte

Talbot Sandy DAlemberte was an American lawyer, professor, politician and educational administrator. He served as a member of the Florida House of Representatives from 1966 to 1972. He was the president of the American Bar Association between 199 ...

                                               

Delbert Daisey

Delbert Lee "Cigar" Daisey, known as "Cigar" Daisey, was an American waterfowl wood carver and decoy maker. He was born in Chincoteague, Virginia. He lived at the Refuge Waterfowl Museum. His decoy carvings are recognized for both their artistic ...

                                               

Dick Dale

Richard Anthony Monsour, known professionally as Dick Dale, was an American rock guitarist. He was known as "The King of the Surf Guitar", which was also the title of his second studio album. He was born in Boston, Massachusetts. Dale died in Lom ...

                                               

Richard J. Daley

Richard Joseph Daley was an American politician who served for 21 years as the mayor of Chicago. He was one of the biggest bosses of the Democratic Party in the United States. At his time while being the mayor, he was one of the most well-known I ...

                                               

Father Damien

Father Damien, also Saint Damien of Molokai, born as Joseph de Veuster in Belgium on January 3, 1840 and died on April 15, 1889, was a Roman Catholic Priest and missionary. He was known for helping people with leprosy in the colony of Kalaupapa o ...

                                               

Warrel Dane

Warrel Dane was an American heavy metal singer-songwriter, musician and actor. He was the lead singer for the metal bands Sanctuary and Nevermore. He was a natural baritone, though he was known for his high-pitched vocals with Serpents Knight and ...

                                               

Daniel Berrigan

Daniel Joseph Berrigan, S.J., was an American Jesuit priest, anti-war activist, and poet. He moved to Syracuse, New York at age five. He was known for protesting against the Vietnam War during the 1970s. It also landed him on the FBIs "most wante ...

                                               

William E. Dannemeyer

William Edwin Dannemeyer was a conservative American politician, activist, and author. He was known for his criticism of homosexuality. He was the honorary national chairman of Citizens For a Better America. He served as U.S. Representative from ...

                                               

Adam Darius

Adam Darius was an American dancer, mime artist, writer and choreographer. As a performer, he appeared in over 85 countries across six continents. As a writer, he published 19 books and wrote 22 plays. He was born in New York City. He was known f ...

                                               

Alvin Dark

Alvin Ralph "Al" Dark, nicknamed "Blackie" and "The Swamp Fox", was an American baseball player. He was a shortstop and manager in Major League Baseball and played for five National League teams from 1946 to 1960. Dark was born in Comanche, Oklah ...

                                               

Dimebag Darrell

Darrell Lance Abbott, also called Diamond Darrell and Dimebag Darrell, was an American heavy metal musician. He was best known for performing with the bands Pantera and Damageplan. He was #92 in Rolling Stone magazines 100 Greatest Guitarists and ...

                                               

Clarence Darrow

Clarence Darrow was an American lawyer and leading member of the American Civil Liberties Union. He was the son of Eddy and Amirus Darrow, a furniture manufacturer and dealer Amirus Darrow had originally trained as a minister,but just before his ...

                                               

Daryl (magician)

Daryl Easton known professionally as Daryl and born Daryl Martinez, was an American magician. He was born in Las Vegas, Nevada. He would call himself "The Magicians Magician." Daryl usually went by his forename only. He specialized in card tricks ...

                                               

Arthur Davidson

Arthur Davidson is one of the four co-founders of Harley-Davidson Motorcycles. He and his wife died in a car accident in 1950. Arthur, his two brothers Walter and William started the company in 1903 with William Harley. Arthur was mainly in charg ...

                                               

John Davies (swimmer)

John Griffith Davies was an Australian-American breaststroke swimmer and politician. Davies won a gold medal in the 200-metre breaststroke at the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki and set a world record in the 200 yard breaststroke short course an ...

                                               

Jack Davis

John Burton Jack Davis, Jr. was an American cartoonist and illustrator. He was born in Atlanta, Georgia. He was known for his advertising art, magazine covers, movie posters, record album art and numerous comic book stories. He was one of the fou ...

                                               

Howard Davis, Jr.

Howard Edward Davis, Jr. was an American amateur and professional boxer. He was born in Glen Cove, New York, but raised in Long Island, New York. After being inspired by a movie about Muhammad Ali, Davis began his amateur career in boxing. He won ...

                                               

Darryl Dawkins

Darryl Dawkins was an American professional basketball player. He was known for his days with the NBAs Philadelphia 76ers and New Jersey Nets. He also played briefly for the Detroit Pistons and Utah Jazz late in his career. His nickname was "Choc ...

                                               

Manuel de la Torre (golfer)

Manuel de la Torre was a Spanish-born American golf teacher. He was thought as being one of golfs top teachers. His career includes playing on tour, head golf professional at Milwaukee Country Club one of Americas most famous golf clubs, and a ca ...

                                               

Death of Gloria Ramirez

Gloria Ramirez was an American woman dubbed "the Toxic Lady" by the media when several hospital workers became ill after exposure to her body and blood. She was from Riverside, California. Ramirez had been admitted to the ER while suffering from ...

                                               

Rosemary DeCamp

Rosemary DeCamp was an American actress. She was born in Prescott, Arizona. Her career lasted from 1937 to 1989. Her first movie role was in Cheers for Miss Bishop and appeared in many Warner Bros. movies, including Eyes in the Night, Yankee Dood ...

                                               

John Deere

John Deere was an American blacksmith and inventor. He started Deere & Company, which is a big company that makes farm equipment. In 1837, he invented the first successful steel plow. This worked better with the tough soil of the Midwestern Unite ...

                                               

Frank Deford

Benjamin Franklin "Frank" Deford III was an American sportswriter, novelist and health activist. Over his 40 year career, he was a regular sports commentator on NPRs Morning Edition radio program. Deford was born in Baltimore, Maryland. He studie ...

                                               

Gene Deitch

Eugene Merril "Gene" Deitch was an American illustrator, animator and film director. His movie Munro won an Academy Award for Animated Short Film in 1961. It was the first short made outside of the United States to receive an Oscar. Deitch was bo ...

                                               

Bryce Dejean-Jones

Bryce Alexander Dejean-Jones was an American professional basketball player. He was born in Los Angeles, California. He played college basketball for Iowa State University. He played professionally for the New Orleans Pelicans of the National Bas ...

                                               

Tony DeLap

Truman Henry "Tony" DeLap was an American artist who worked mainly in California. He was known for his abstract sculpture using illusionist techniques and craftsmanship. His works were important in the West Coast minimalism and Op Art field. DeLa ...