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This Week in Geek History July 28 - August 3

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July 28
1887 - Artist Marcel Duchamp mb
1948 - Actress Sally Struthers (All in the Family)

July 29
1869 - Novelist Booth Tarkington (The Magnificent Ambersons)
1892 - Actor William Powell (Thin Man) mb
1941 - Actor David Warner mb mb
1953 - Rush Frontman/Singer/Songwriter/Bassist Geddy Lee mbmb
1954 - Tolkien's The Fellowship of the Ring published mb
1972 - Actor/Gamer/BGG User Wil Wheaton mbmb
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July 30
1818 - Author Emily Bronte mb
1863 - Auto pioneer Henry Ford mb
1890 - Baseball player-manager Casey Stengel mb
1935 - 1st Penguin book published, starting the 'paperback revolution' mb
1947 - Bodybuilder-actor-governor Arnold Schwarzenegger mb
1961 - Actor Laurence Fishburne mb
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July 31
1956 - Actor Michael Biehn mb
1962 - Actor Wesley Snipes (Blade trilogy) mb
1965 - Author JK Rowling mb

August 1
1779 - Francis Scott Key (The Star-Spangled Banner) mb
1819 - Author Herman Melville mb
1942 - Jerry Garcia, co-founder of the Grateful Dead rock group mb
2009 - RPGGeek.com's official birthday (the best site on the internet). Happy 10th Birthday! mb

August 2
1905 - Actress Myrna Loy (Thin Man) mb
1924 - Actor Carroll O'Connor (All in The Family) mb
1932 - Actor Peter O'Toole mb
1939 - Horror film director Wes Craven mb

August 3
1811 - Elisha Graves Otis, inventor of the modern elevator mb
1904 - Sci-fi Author Clifford D Simak (Way Station) mb
1926 - Singer Tony Bennett mb
1940 - Actor Martin Sheen mb
1950 - Director John Landis mb mb
1963 - Singer/songwriter/guitarist James Hetfield mb
1992 - Best Picture winner Unforgiven premieres mb

I'm sure this list is incomplete. Feel free to offer suggestions for this and upcoming weeks. If you want your birthday included just add it to this geeklist: RPG Geek Birthday List
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