This Week's Birthdays - Week of December 12

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This Week's Birthdays - Week of December 12

Monday, Dec 12 2011 by kjfitz
December 12, 1923 - Robert William "Bob" Barker is a former American television game show host. He is best known for hosting CBS's The Price Is Right from 1972 to 2007, making it the longest-running daytime game show in North American television history, and for hosting Truth or Consequences from 1956 to 1975.

Bob Barker's House
December 13, 1989 - Taylor Alison Swift is an American country pop singer-songwriter, musician and actress.

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December 14, 1946 – Michael Ovitz, American film producer.

Michael Ovitz's House
December 15, 1907 - Oscar Ribeiro de Almeida Niemeyer Soares Filho (born December 15, 1907) is a Brazilian architect specializing in international modern architecture. He is a pioneer in exploring the formal possibilities of reinforced concrete solely for their aesthetic impact.

Oscar Niemeyer and Juscelino Kubitchek statue
December 16, 1951 - Amy Wilson Carmichael was a Protestant Christian missionary in India, who opened an orphanage and founded a mission in Dohnavur. She served in India for 55 years without furlough and wrote many books about the missionary work there.

Amy Carmichael Blue Plaque
December 17, 1939 - Eddie Kendricks was an American singer and songwriter. Noted for his distinctive falsetto singing style, Kendricks co-founded the Motown singing group The Temptations, and was one of their lead singers from 1960 until 1971.

Eddie James Kendrick statue
December 18, 1878 – Joseph Stalin, leader of the Soviet Union (d. 1953)

Young Joseph Stalin