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MILESTONES: June 10, birthdays for Kate Upton, Linda Evangelista, Doug McKeon

June 10, 2019 Brooklyn Eagle

NOTABLE PEOPLE BORN TODAY INCLUDE attorney F. Lee Bailey, who was born in 1933; former Sen. John Edwards, who was born in 1953; model Linda Evangelista, who was born in 1965; author and journalist Jeff Greenfield, who was born in 1943; actress Elizabeth Hurley, who was born in 1965; Olympic figure skater Tara Lipinski, who was born in 1982; actor Doug McKeon, who was born in 1966; Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, who was born in 1921; actress Leelee Sobieski, who was born in 1983; actress Jeanne Tripplehorn, who was born in 1963; and model Kate Upton, who was born in 1992.

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KNOWN FOR HIS IMMORTAL CHILDREN’S BOOKS, “Where the Wild Things Are” and “In the Night Kitchen,” author-illustrator Maurice Sendak was born on this date in Brooklyn in 1928. Sendak was widely recognized for his contributions to children’s literature, winning the Caldecott Medal in 1964, the Hans Christian Andersen Award in 1970 and the Laura Ingalls wilder Medal in 1983. Sendak died on May 8, 2012 in Danbury, Connecticut.

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THE FIRST AFRICAN-AMERICAN to win an Oscar, actress Hattie McDaniel was born on this date in 1895. McDaniel snagged the Academy Award in 1940 for her portrayal of Mammy in “Gone with the Wind,” which came out the prior year. McDaniel died on Oct. 26, 1952 in Los Angeles.

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ANOTHER ACTRESS to make a splash in a 1939 film, the star of “The Wizard of Oz” Judy Garland was born on this date in 1922. Born Frances Gumm, Garland won both hearts and critical acclaim as Dorothy Gale, who is tossed by a tornado into Oz. She died in London on June 22, 1969.

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NOVELIST SAUL BELLOW was born on this date in 1915 in Lachine, Quebec, Canada. Among his notable works were “The Adventures of Augie March,” “Herzog” and “Mr. Sammler’s Planet.” Bellow won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1976. He died in Brookline, Massachusetts on April 5, 2005.

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And now,” cried Max, “let the wild rumpus start!” — Maurice Sendak, who was born on this date in 1928

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