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David Dukes 2000 Deaths

David DukesAge: 55 versatile film, television, and stage actor who won wide praise for his performance in Broadway's Bent, in which he played a gay man persecuted by the Nazis. He died while…

Stuart, David, duke of Rothesay

(Encyclopedia) Stuart or Stewart, David, duke of Rothesay rŏth´sē [key], 1378?–1402, Scottish prince; son and heir apparent of Robert III. On his father's accession (…

Richard Dufallo 2000 Deaths

Richard DufalloAge: 67 conductor who championed the works of contemporary composers in the U.S. and Europe. He died of stomach cancer. Died: Denton, Tex., June 16, 2000Pham Van DongA - GDavid…

Joey Dunlop 2000 Deaths

Joey DunlopAge: 48 five-time motorcycle champion who was awarded an OBE, Officer of the Order of the British Empire, for his charity work and an MBE, or Member of the Order of the British…

Ku Klux Klan

(Encyclopedia) Ku Klux Klan ko͞o˝ klŭks klăn [key], designation mainly given to two distinct secret societies that played a part in American history, although other less important…

Louisiana Overview

(Encyclopedia) Louisiana ləwē˝zēăn´ə, lo͞oē˝– [key], state in the S central United States. It is bounded by Mississippi, with the Mississippi River forming about half of the border (E…

Britain: Rulers

See the list of Rulers of England and Great Britain. See the list of British Prime Ministers.Rulers of ScotlandKenneth I, traditional founder of the kingdom of Scotland (c. 843–858)Kenneth…

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Entertainment News from October 2000

4The premiere of the sophomore season of The West Wing lands record ratings, with an estimated 25 million viewers tuning in to the Emmy-winning drama. 6Oscar-nominated actor Richard…