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Alice Munro

Alice Munro won the Nobel Prize for literature in 2013 and is a three-time winner of the Governor General's Award, one of the most prestigious literary awards in Canada. Known for short stories that e…

Daniel Munroe FORNEY

FORNEY, Daniel Munroe, (son of Peter Forney and uncle of William Henry Forney), a Representative from North Carolina; born near Lincolnton, Lincoln County, N.C., in May 1784; attended the publi…

Alice Childress

Playwright and novelist Alice Childress is best known for her young adult book, 1973's A Hero Ain't Nothin' but a Sandwich. Alice Childress began her career as an actress with the American Negro Thea…

Alice Cooper

Alice Cooper(Vincent Furnier)musicianBorn: 2/4/1948Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan Rock musician known for his hard-rock teen anthems and theatrical live shows featuring shocking stunts and props. The …

Alice Walker

Alice Walker wrote The Color Purple, the 1982 novel that won the Pulitzer Prize and was made into a Steven Spielberg movie starring Oprah Winfrey and Whoopi Goldberg. Walker was a civil rights activis…

Alice Marble

Alice MarbleBorn: Sept. 28, 1913Tennis 4-time U.S. champion (1936,38-40); won Wimbledon in 1939; swept U.S. singles, doubles and mixed doubles from 1938-40. Died: Dec. 13, 1990Pete MaravichK -…

Alice Coachman

Alice CoachmanBorn: Nov. 9, 1923Track & Field became the first black woman to win an Olympic gold medal with her win in the high jump in 1948 (London); broke the high school and college hi…

Alice Ghostley

Alice Ghostley actress Born: 8/14/1928 Birthplace: Eve, Missouri Actress adept at addin…

Alice Mary ROBERTSON

ROBERTSON, Alice Mary, a Representative from Oklahoma; born at Tullahassee Mission, Creek Nation, Indian Territory (now Tullahassee, Okla.), January 2, 1854; self-taught in early life under the…

Ralph and Alice Kramden

TV's gruff but loveable "Honeymooners" by David Johnson In the early 1950s, "The Honeymooners" appeared as a segment of The Jackie Gleason Show and became an instant success. In 1…