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Martin

One of the swallow tribe. Dies derives the word from St. Martin, but St. Martin's bird is the raven. Martin. The ape, in the tale of Reynard the Fox. Martin A jackass is so called from…

Martine

A sword. (Italian.) “Quiconque aura affaire à moy, il faut quill ait affaire a Martine que me voyla au coste (appellant son espee `Martine').” —Brantome: 1 odomontade…

Ricky Martin

Name at birth: Enrique Martin MoralesRicky Martin's exuberant 1999 single "Livin' La Vida Loca" made him an avatar of dancable, hip-swiveling Latin pop. Martin got his start with the all-boy pop group…

Trayvon Martin

Name at birth: Trayvon Benjamin MartinFlorida teen Trayvon Martin was killed 26 February 2012 by George Zimmerman, a 28 year-old volunteer for the area's neighborhood watch. The incident touched off a…

Ricky Martin

Ricky MartinsingerBorn: 12/24/1971Birthplace: San Juan, Puerto Rico Latin singer who burst onto the U.S. music scene after his hip-shaking performance at the 1999 Grammy Awards. At age 12 Mart…

George Martin

Sir George Martin CBE was the composer and producer who signed The Beatles to a record deal with EMI and then proceeded to arrange, produce and assist dozens of hit songs as they became the most famou…

Dean Martin

Name at birth: Dino CrocettiDean Martin had a long career in music and comedy, mostly in the guise of a bemused and handsome crooner of ballads. With his Italian good looks, wavy hair and velvety voic…

Judith Martin

Judith Martin“Miss Manners”columnistBorn: 9/13/1938Birthplace: Washington, D.C. Judith Sylvia Perlman lived in various foreign capitals as a child, as her father, a United Nations …

Mary Martin

Name at birth: Mary Virginia MartinMary Martin was a Broadway superstar in the 1950s, when she played spunky characters like Peter Pan and Maria von Trapp and won four Tony Awards over 13 years. Mary …

Steve Martin

Steve Martin is Hollywood's most talented comedian-actor-writer-director-banjo player. Steve Martin got started as a zany and absurdist stand-up comedian in the 1970s. He told jokes, played the banjo…