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Julio Palmaz

Julio Palmaz Born: 1945 Birthplace: Argentina, Palmaz Intravascular Stent—The Palmaz® Stent was the …

Julio Cesar Chavez

Julio Cesar ChavezBorn: July 12, 1962Mexican boxer world jr. welterweight champ (1989-94); also held titles as jr. lightweight (1984-87) and lightweight (1987-89); won over 100 bouts; 90-bout …

1967 National Book Awards

Arts and LettersMr. Clemens and Mark Twain: A Biography, Justin KaplanFictionThe Fixer, Bernard MalamudHistory and BiographyThe Enlightenment, Vol. I: An Interpretation: The Rise of Modern Pag…

Nicolaus August Otto

Nicolaus August Otto Born: 1832 Birthplace: Holzhausen, Germany Gas motor engine—Otto introduced the fou…

Michael Chang

Michael Chang Born: Feb. 22, 1972Tennis won the 1989 French Open , becoming the youngest men's champion of a grand slam event (17 years, 3 months.); went 11 consecutive years (1988-98) with …

Amy Chow

Amy ChowBorn: May 15, 1978Gymnast member of the “Magnificent Seven” U.S. women's team that won the gold medal at the 1996 Olympics; also won silver in the uneven bars in 1996; U.S.…

Lovers of the Arctic Circle

Director: Julio MedemFine Line Features; R; 112 minutesRelease: 4/99Cast: Fele Martinez, Najwa Nimri Amid a season of romantic comedies, Lovers of the Arctic Circle provides a much-needed brea…

Louis W. Parker

Louis W. Parker Born: 1906 Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary Television receiver—Parker is best known for th…

Ernest Gallo

vinterDied: March 6, 2007 (Modesto, California) Best Known as: vintner With little more than a high-school education, Gallo created one of the world’s …

1998 Dance Magazine Awards

Jeraldyne Blundenfounder, Dayton Contemporary Dance CompanyJulio Boccadancer, American Ballet Theatre and Ballet ArgentinoSuki Schorerteacher, School of American BalletDame Ninette de Valoisfo…