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Tom Watson

Tom Watson won eight major tournaments in the 1970s and early 1980s, becoming a chief rival to Jack Nicklaus and one of the greatest golfers of that era. Watson graduated from Stanford University in 1…

Doc Watson

Name at birth: Arthel Lane WatsonArthel "Doc" Watson is the blind guitarist who was a pioneer in the distinctive "flat-picking" style of folk and bluegrass guitar. "In a career that spanned seven deca…

James Watson

James Watson and fellow scientist Francis Crick were the first to describe the hidden double-helix structure of DNA molecules. They published their findings in the journal Nature in April of 1953; th…

Emily Watson

Emily Watson made her feature film debut in the 1996 movie Breaking the Waves. Her bold performance drew rave notices and was the first of many strong performances in emotionally-charged dramas. Watso…

Emma Watson

Emma Watson first played Hermione Granger in the 2001 film Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, the original film based on the hit series of books by author J.K. Rowling. Hermione is young Harry Po…

Emily Watson Biography

Emily WatsonactressBorn: 1/14/1967Birthplace: London, England The Shakespearean-trained actress made her screen debut as the religious and erotically obsessed Beth in Lars Von Trier's Breaking the Wav…

Tom Watson

Tom WatsonBorn: Sept. 4, 1949Golfer 6-time PGA Player of the Year (1977-80,82,84); has won 5 British Opens, 2 Masters and a U.S. Open; 4-time Ryder Cup member and captain of 1993 team; 34 PGA …

James WATSON

Senate Years of Service: 1798-1800Party: FederalistWATSON, James, a Senator from New York; born in Woodbury, Conn., April 6, 1750; completed preparatory studies; graduated from Yale College in …

Bell and Watson's Recall

The Question: What were the first U.S. cities linked by a transcontinental phone line? The Answer: On Jan. 25, 1915, the first official transcon…

Thomas Edward WATSON

Senate Years of Service: 1921-1922Party: DemocratWATSON, Thomas Edward, a Representative and a Senator from Georgia; born in Columbia County, near Thomson, Ga., September 5, 1856; attended the …