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Ken Kesey

Ken Kesey's first book, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1962), is one of the best-known American novels of the 1960s. The tale was made into an Oscar-winning 1975 movie starring Jack Nicholson as R.P…

Ken Kesey

Ken KeseywriterBorn: 9/17/1935Birthplace: La Junta, Colorado counterculture hero who was inspired to write his first novel, One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest, while working as a night attendant …

Ken Kesey 2001 Deaths

Ken KeseyAge: 66 writer and counterculture hero who was inspired to write his first novel, One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest, while working as a night attendant in the psychiatric ward of a Cali…

Ken

or Kiun. An Egyptian goddess similar to the Roman Venus. She is represented as standing on a lion, and holding two serpents in one hand and a flower in the other. (See Amos v. 26.) Source…

Ken Jennings

Ken Jennings won 74 straight games on the TV game show Jeopardy! in 2004. The unprecedented run earned him $2,522,700, at the time the greatest amount ever won by any contestant on an American game sh…

Ken Richardson

inventorBorn: 26 November 1939Best Known as: inventor of the Leukocyte Reduction Filter Ken Richardson invented one of the most important breakthroughs in the h…

Ken Robinson

Ken RobinsonAge: 29 Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher who missed all of 1998 because of shoulder surgery; appeared in major league games as a reliever with Toronto (1995,1997) and Kansas City (1996…

Ken Dryden

Ken DrydenBorn: Aug. 8, 1947Hockey G led Montreal to 6 Stanley Cup titles; playoff MVP as rookie in 1971; won or shared 5 Vezina trophies; 2.24 career GAA.Heike DrechslerD - FDon Drysdale …

Ken Burns

Ken Burns is the wonder boy of modern documentary filmmaking, known for his PBS specials on all-American themes like the U.S. Civil War, baseball and jazz. His 1990 mini-series for public television, …