This Week's Birthdays - Week of December 17

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Monday, Dec 17 2012 by

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.

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Eddie Kendricks

December 18, 1963 – William Bradley “Brad” Pitt (born December 18, 1963) is an American actor and film producer.

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Brad Pitt

December 19, 1849 – Henry Clay Frick was an American industrialist, financier, and art patron.

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Henry Clay Frick

December 20, 1922 – Mahlon Newton “Mal” Duckett is a former African-American baseball infielder in the Negro Leagues.

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Mahlon Duckett

December 21, 1948 – Samuel Leroy Jackson is an American film and television actor and film producer.

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Samuel L. Jackson

December 22, 244 – Diocletian, Roman Emperor (d. 311)

Diocletian's Palace (StreetView)
Diocletian's Palace

December 23, 1856 – James Buchanan Duke was a U.S. tobacco and electric power industrialist best known for his involvement with Duke University.

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James B. Duke