This Week's Birthdays - Week of May 27

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Monday, May 27 2013 by

May 27, 1877 – Angela Isadora Duncan, was an American dancer, considered by many to be the creator of modern dance.

Isadora Duncan (StreetView)
Isadora Duncan

May 28, 1818 – Pierre Gustave Toutant Beauregard was a Louisiana-born American military officer, politician, inventor, writer, civil servant, and the first prominent general of the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War.

P. G. T. Beauregard monument (StreetView)
P. G. T. Beauregard monument

May 29, 1903 – Bob Hope, born Leslie Townes Hope, was an English-born American comedian and actor who appeared on Broadway, in vaudeville, movies, television, and on the radio.

Bob Hope (StreetView)
Bob Hope

May 30, 1876 – Vladimir Nazor was a Croatian poet and president of the National Anti-Fascist Council of the People’s Liberation of Croatia (ZAVNOH) founded in 1943.

Vladimir Nazor's statue (StreetView)
Vladimir Nazor's statue

May 31, 1989 – Pablo Moreno de Alborán y Ferrándiz, popularly known as Pablo Alborán, is a Spanish singer.

Pablo Alborán (StreetView)
Pablo Alborán

June 1, 1926 – Marilyn Monroe was an American actress, model, and singer, who became a major sex symbol, starring in a number of commercially successful motion pictures during the 1950s and early 1960s.

Marilyn Monroe (StreetView)
Marilyn Monroe

June 2, 1983 – Leela James is an American R&B and soul singer-songwriter.

Leela James (StreetView)
Leela James