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Bacon

The Bacon of Theology. Bishop Butler, author of the Analogy. (1692–1752.) Bacon's brazen head. (See Brazen.) To baste your bacon. To strike or scourge one. The Saxons were called &…

Kevin Bacon

Now known for dramatic and even dark movie roles, Kevin Bacon first became a box-office star as a gotta-dance rebel in the MTV-styled hit Footloose (1984). Bacon started his acting career on the New …

Sizzlin' Bacon

by Beth Rowen Kevin BaconSource: Archive Photos If Hollywood were to throw a birthday bash for one of its own, which star would likely boast the longest guest list? Jack Nicholson? Le…

Kevin Bacon

Kevin Bacon actor Born: 7/8/1958 Birthplace: Philadelphia After his movie debut in National Lampoon's Animal House (1978), he did a couple of stints on soaps Search For Tomorrow (1979)…

Ezekiel BACON

BACON, Ezekiel, (son of John Bacon and father of William Johnson Bacon), a Representative from Massachusetts; born in Boston, Mass., September 1, 1776; received a liberal schooling and was grad…

John BACON

BACON, John, (father of Ezekiel Bacon and grandfather of William Johnson Bacon), a Representative from Massachusetts; born in Canterbury, Conn., April 5, 1738; was graduated from Princeton Coll…

Sizzlin' Bacon

by Beth Rowen Born in Philadelphia in 1958, Bacon enrolled in New York's prestigious Circle in the Square Theater School at age 17, becoming one the youngest actors ever to gain admission. …

Henry BACON

BACON, Henry, a Representative from New York; born in Brooklyn, N.Y., March 14, 1846; attended the Mount Pleasant Academy in Sing Sing, the Episcopal Academy in Cheshire, Conn., and was graduat…

Pull Bacon

(To). To spread the fingers out after having placed one's thumb on the nose. “The officers spoke to him, when the man put his fingers to his nose and pulled bacon.” —Leeds…

William Johnson BACON

BACON, William Johnson, (son of Ezekiel Bacon and grandson of John Bacon), a Representative from New York; born in Williamstown, Mass., February 18, 1803; moved with his parents to Utica, N.Y.,…