November 13, 1955
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Caryn Elaine Johnson (born November 13, 1955), known professionally by her stage name, Whoopi Goldberg. One of only five entertainers who have won an Emmy Award, a Grammy Award, an Oscar, and a Tony Award.
"I used my imagination to make the grass whatever color I wanted it to be."
October 4, 1946
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Susan Abigail Sarandon (October 4, 1946) an American actress, Academy Award and BAFTA Award winner who is also known for her social and political activism for a variety of causes. She was appointed a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador in 1999 and received the Action Against Hunger Humanitarian Award in 2006.
"When you start to develop your powers of empathy and imagination, the whole world opens up to you."
September 27, 1934
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Brigitte Anne-Marie Bardot (born 28 September 1934) is a former French fashion model, actress, singer and animal rights activist. She was one of the best-known sex symbols of the 1960s.
Starting in 1969, Bardot's features became the official face of Marianne (who had previously been anonymous) to represent the liberty of France.
September 7, 1933
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Ela R. Bhatt, (September 7, 1933) a lawyer, is widely recognized as one of the world's most remarkable pioneers and entrepreneurial forces in grassroots development. Known as the "gentle revolutionary," she has dedicated her life to improving the lives of India's poorest and most oppressed citizens.
"It is the women who are the leaders in change and without their participation poverty can never be removed."
September 2, 1966
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Salma Valgarma Hayek Jiménez-Pinault (born September 2, 1966) is a Mexican-born American actress of Lebanese descent; she is also a director and producer.
Hayek is the first Mexican national to be nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress. She is one of the most prominent Mexican figures in Hollywood.