Oprah Winfrey Turns 59! Read Her Bio.

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ON THIS DAY
January 29
On This Day: January 29

Oprah Winfrey

Born: January 29, 1954
Age: 59 years old
Birthplace: Kosciusko, MI, United States
Occupation: Film Actress, Philanthropist, Talk Show Host, Television Producer

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Events
1845
168 years ago
Edgar Allan Poe’s most famous poem The Raven is published in the New York Evening Mirror.
Edgar Allan Poe’s biography >>

1936
77 years ago
Babe Ruth and Ty Cobb are among the first inductees to the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York.
Babe Ruth’s biography >>

1958
55 years ago
Paul Newman marries Joanne Woodward. Their relationship lasted 50 years until Newman’s death in 2008.
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2002
11 years ago
President George W. Bush delivers his "axis of evil" speech, in which he denounces countries suspected of developing weapons of mass destruction.
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Born On This Day
Oprah Winfrey
Born: January 29, 1954
Age: 59 years old
Birthplace: Kosciusko, MI, United States
Occupation: Film Actress, Philanthropist, Talk Show Host, Television Producer
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Tom Selleck
Born: January 29, 1945
Age: 68 years old
Birthplace: Detroit, MI, United States
Occupation: Film Actor, Theater Actor, Television Actor
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W C Fields
Born: January 29, 1880
Age: 66 years old
Birthplace: Philadelphia, PA, United States
Occupation: Film Actor, Comedian
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Died On This Day
Margaret Truman
Died: January 29, 2008
Age: 84 years old
Place: Chicago, IL, United States
Occupation: Singer, Writer
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Jimmy Durante
Died: January 29, 1980
Age: 86 years old
Place: Santa Monica, CA, United States
Occupation: Film Actor, Theater Actor, Comedian, Pianist, Singer, Television Personality
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Robert Frost
Died: January 29, 1963
Age: 88 years old
Place: Boston, MA, United States
Occupation: Educator, Poet
Best Known For >>

Group Of The Day
Silent Screen Stars >> On This Day: January 29
In the early years of motion pictures, actors were recruited from the stage, resulting in larger-than-life performances that seemed jarring when blown up to the size of a movie screen.
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