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Barker

A pistol, which barks or makes a loud report. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894BarktanBark A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W …

Bob Barker

Bob Barker hosted the TV game show The Price is Right for a remarkable 35 years, from 1972-2007. Bob Barker was already a veteran game show host: he had been the host of TV's Truth or Consequences fo…

Clive Barker

Clive Barkerwriter, directorBorn: 10/5/1952Birthplace: Liverpool, England Barker represents one of popular fiction's rarest combinations, a best-selling author who is also praised by his peers…

Barker BURNELL

BURNELL, Barker, a Representative from Massachusetts; born in Nantucket, Mass., January 30, 1798; member of the State house of representatives in 1819; member of the Massachusetts Constitutiona…

Joseph BARKER

BARKER, Joseph, a Representative from Massachusetts; born in Branford, Conn., October 19, 1751; attended the common schools in Branford, Harvard College for two years, and was graduated from Ya…

Barker, Elsa

Barker, Elsa[1869-1954](2)Born at Leicester, Vermont. Received her early education in that State. After a short period of teaching, she became a newspaper writer and contributed to various pe…

Cliff Barker 1998 Deaths

Cliff BarkerAge: 77 a member of Kentucky's "Fabulous Five" which went 36-3 and won the school's first NCAA men's basketball championship in 1948; later that summer Barker and his four teammat…

Abraham Andrews BARKER

BARKER, Abraham Andrews, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Lovell, Oxford County, Maine, March 30, 1816; attended the common schools; engaged in agricultural pursuits and also in the …

Pat Nixon

Name at birth: Thelma Catherine RyanPat Nixon was the wife of U.S. president Richard Nixon and served as First Lady from 20 January 1969 to 8 August 1974. She grew up in southern California, taking on…

Pat Sajak

Pat Sajak and Vanna White are the longtime hosts of the TV game show Wheel of Fortune. Sajak joined the U.S. Army in 1968 and spent time in Saigon broadcasting for Armed Forces Radio. After his disc…