This Week's Birthdays - Week of August 19

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August 19, 1871 – Orville Wright – The Wright brothers, Orville and Wilbur, were two American brothers, inventors, and aviation pioneers who were credited with inventing and building the world’s first successful airplane.

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Wright Brothers

August 20, 1966 – Darrell Lance Abbott, also known as Diamond Darrell and Dimebag Darrell, was an American guitarist.

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Darrell 'Dimebag' Abbott

August 21, 1967 – Carrie-Anne Moss is a Canadian actress, best known for her role of Trinity in The Matrix trilogy.

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Carrie-Anne Moss

August 22, 1920 – Ray Douglas Bradbury was an American fantasy, science fiction, horror and mystery fiction writer.

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Ray Bradbury

August 23, 1961 – Dean DeLeo is an American guitarist known for his work with rock band Stone Temple Pilots.

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Stone Temple Pilots

August 24, 1929 – Mohammed Yasser Abdel Rahman Abdel Raouf Arafat al-Qudwa al-Husseini , popularly known as Yasser Arafat was a Palestinian leader.

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Yasser Arafat

August 25, 1949 – Gene Simmons is an American rock bassist, singer-songwriter, producer, entrepreneur and actor.

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