This Week's Birthdays - Week of March 25

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Monday, Mar 25 2013 by

March 25, 1942 – Aretha Louise Franklin is an American musician, singer, songwriter, and pianist. In a recording career that has spanned over half a century, Franklin’s repertoire has included gospel, jazz, blues, R&B, pop, rock and funk.

Aretha Franklin (StreetView)
Aretha Franklin

March 26, 1914 – William Childs Westmoreland was a United States Army General, who commanded US military operations in the Vietnam War at its peak (1964–68), during the Tet Offensive.

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William Westmoreland

March 27, 1893 – Ugo Agostoni is a former Italian professional road bicycle racer.

Ugo Agostoni (StreetView)
Ugo Agostoni

March 28, 1935 – Sir Michael Parkinson, CBE is an English broadcaster, journalist and author.

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Michael Parkinson

March 29, 1906 – Edward George Power Biggs, more familiarly known as E. Power Biggs, was a British-born American concert organist and recording artist.

E Power Biggs (StreetView)
E Power Biggs

March 30, 1962 – Stanley Kirk Burrell, better known by his stage name MC Hammer (or simply Hammer), is an American rapper, entrepreneur, spokesman and actor.

MC Hammer (StreetView)
MC Hammer

March 31, 1927 – Cesar Chavez was an American farm worker, labor leader and civil rights activist, who, with Dolores Huerta, co-founded the National Farm Workers Association (later the United Farm Workers union, UFW).

César Chávez Memorial - Solar Calendar (Birds Eye)
César Chávez Memorial - Solar Calendar