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subsidence

(Encyclopedia) subsidence, lowering of a portion of the earth's crust. The subsidence of land areas over time has resulted in submergence by shallow seas (see oceans). Land subsidence can occur…

Nicolas Cage Biography

Nicolas Cage(Nicolas Coppola)actorBorn: 1/7/1964Birthplace: Long Beach, California Academy Award-winning actor whose credits range from serious dramas to wacky comedies to action-adventure films.…

Tiffani-Amber Thiessen Biography

Tiffani-Amber ThiessenactressBorn: 1/23/1974Birthplace: Long Beach, California The 1987 winner of the Miss Junior America pageant, Thiessen was a member of the cast of Saved by the Bell (1989–93) and…

Jesse G. James

As the muscular chief gearhead of the reality TV show Monster Garage, Jesse James chopped and welded a Lincoln Town Car into a custom fire truck and turned a Ford Mustang into a high-speed lawnmower…

Sally Kellerman

Sally KellermanactressBorn: 6/2/1938Birthplace: Long Beach, California Sally Kellerman made her film debut in Reform School Girl (1959), soon developing a following through a series of…

Snoop Dogg Biography

Snoop Dogg (Calvin Broadus)musicianBorn: 10/20/1971Birthplace: Long Beach, California Leading rap artist whose debut album Doggystyle (1993) vaulted to the top of the charts while the artist…

Sally Kellerman Biography

Sally KellermanactressBorn: 6/2/1938Birthplace: Long Beach, California Sally Kellerman made her film debut in Reform School Girl (1959), soon developing a following through a series of…

Snoop Dogg

Name at birth: Cordozar BroadusSnoop Dogg is a hip-hop star who shot to fame after being a featured rapper on Dr. Dre's 1992 album The Chronic. A native of Long Beach, California, Broadus was a…

October 2019 Current Events: US News

Top of Page World News | Science & Technology News | Disaster News The world is a very busy place, and it's hard to stay on top of everything. Infoplease has got you covered. Here are the world…