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Jesse Owens

Track star Jesse Owens defiantly bucks Hitler by Mike Morrison Jesse Owens at the Berlin Olympics in 1936. (Source:AP) Related Links Olympics Overview 2012Track & Field Previe…

Common Prayer

The Book of Common Prayer. The book used by the Established Church of England in “divine service.” Common, in this case, means united. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable,…

Gourmand's Prayer

(The). “O Philoxenos, Philoxenos, why were you not Prometheus?” Prometheus was the mythological creator of man, and Philoxenos was a great epicure, whose great and constant wish…

Jesse Owens

Name at birth: James Cleveland OwensJesse Owens is remembered for one stunning week in 1936, when he won four track and field gold medals at the Summer Olympics in Berlin. Jesse Owens was born in Ala…

Wilfred Owen

Name at birth: Wilfred Edward Salter OwenWilfred Owen is considered one of the great English poets of World War I, inspired by his experiences on the front lines in France to write about the morbid ab…

Terrell Owens

Terrell Owens was a flamboyant wide receiver of the National Football League (NFL) from 1996 to 2011. Owens was drafted into the NFL by the San Francisco 49ers (1996) after an outstanding career at th…

Michael Owen

Michael Owen made England's 1998 World Cup squad at age 18, becoming the youngest national team member in 100 years. His mad goal-scoring dash through the Argentina defense was England's proudest mome…

Clive Owen

Clive Owen is a rugged and intense leading man of films who made a splash as the title character of Croupier (1998). Owen studied acting at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in the late 1980s, and af…

Steve Owen

Steve OwenBorn: Apr. 21, 1898Football All-Pro guard (1927); coached NY Giants for 23 years (1931-53); won 153 career games and 2 NFL titles (1934,38).Died: May 17, 1964Francis OuimetN - QJesse…