This Week's Birthdays - April 29, 2013

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April 29, 1899 – Edward Kennedy Duke Ellington was an American composer, pianist, and big-band leader.

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Duke Ellington

April 30, 1908 – Eve Arden, American actress (d. 1990)

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Stage Door

May 1, 1944 – Jay Cochrane, “The Prince of the Air,” has been called the greatest skywalker of our generation.

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Jay Cochrane

May 2, 1975 – David Beckham, English footballer.

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David Beckham

May 3, 1933 – James Brown was an American singer, songwriter, musician, and recording artist.

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James Brown

May 4, 1951 – Sigmund Esco “Jackie” Jackson is an American singer and musician, a member of The Jackson 5, and the second child in the Jackson family.

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The Jackson 5

May 5, 1818 – Karl Heinrich Marx was a German philosopher, economist, sociologist, historian, journalist, and revolutionary socialist.

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Statue of Karl Marx