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Frank Baum - Imaginative storyteller   Frank Baum wrote The Wizard of Oz
[1856 - Lyman Frank Baum, newspaperman, author, born in Chittenango, New York]

Writer Katherine Anne Porter    Katherine Anne Porter - Ship of Fools
[1890 - Katherine Anne Porter, Pulitzer Prize-winning writer, born in Indian Creek, Texas]

Writer Clifton Fadiman
[1902 - Clifton Fadiman, writer, critic, editor, moderator, born in Brooklyn]

Actor Joseph Cotten
[1905 - Joseph (Cheshire) Cotten, actor,
born in Petersburg, Virginia]

Actor James Mason
[1909 - James (Neville) Mason, actor, born in Huddersfield in the West
Riding of Yorkshire, England]

Goalie Turk Broda
[1914 - Walter Edward "Turk" Broda, NHL Hall of Fame
Goalie, born in Brandon, Manitoba, Canada]

Singer, Songwriter Eddy Arnold
[1918 - Eddy (Richard Edward) Arnold, Country Music
Hall of Famer, born near Henderson, Tennessee]

Actor Joseph Wiseman
[1918 - Joseph Wiseman, actor, born in Montreal, Quebec]

Photographer Richard Avedon   Avedon's In The American West
[1923 - Richard Avedon, photographer, born in New York City]

War Admiral - Beautiful Horse
[1937 - In 63rd Preakness Charley Kurtsinger aboard War Admiral wins in 1:58.4]

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