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September 13
On This Day: September 13

Roald Dahl
Born: September 13, 1916
Died: November 23, 1990
Age: 74 years old
Birthplace: Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
Occupation: Author

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Born: September 13, 1969
Age: 43 years old
Birthplace: New Orleans, LA, United States
Occupation: Film Actor, Director, Producer
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Roald Dahl
Born: September 13, 1916
Died: November 23, 1990

Age: 74 years old
Birthplace: Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
Occupation: Author
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Claudette Colbert
Born: September 13, 1903
Died: July 30, 1996
Age: 92 years old
Birthplace: Saint-Mandé, France
Occupation: Film Actress, Theater Actress
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Died: September 13, 1996
Age: 25 years old
Place: Las Vegas, NV, United States
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Ann Richards
Died: September 13, 2006
Age: 73 years old
Place: Austin, TX, United States
Occupation: U.S. Governor
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Age: 58 years old
Place: Philadelphia, PA, United States
Occupation: Military Leader
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