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He is the 45th president of the United States, a Real estate mogul, and a billionaire. He was also host of the NBC reality series 'The Apprentice.'Donald Trump
She was the first woman to head the conservative party and the first to become prime minister of the UK with a tenure lasting from 1979-1990.Margaret Thatcher
International fame came with two successive box-office hits, Saturday Night Fever (1977) and Grease (1978). He earned an Oscar nod for his role in the former, and became an icon.John Travolta
She is an R&B singer who started her career in the 1960s, performing with her husband Ike. After divorce, she had great success as a solo performer.Tina Turner
He gained wild popularity from his inventive fantasy novels, including 'The Hobbit' and 'The Lord of the Rings.'J.R.R. Tolkien
He got his start on The Mickey Mouse Club and made it big with the boy band 'N Sync before becoming a solo singer and budding actor. Justin Timberlake
Known for her ringlet curls, she was a child film star in the 1930s. She received a special Academy Award at the age of seven.Shirley Temple
He jolted onto the Hollywood scene with his screenplay for 'True Romance,' before directing 'Reservoir Dogs' and 'Pulp Fiction.'Quentin Tarantino
He is best known as the author of 'War and Peace' and 'Anna Karenina,' which are commonly regarded as among the finest novels ever written.Leo Tolstoy
He has served as the host of 'Jeopardy!,' one of the most popular game shows in television history, for which he has won several Daytime Emmy Awards.Alex Trebek
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She escaped slavery to become a leading abolitionist. She led hundreds of enslaved people to freedom along the route of the Underground Railroad.Harriet Tubman
She is a South African actress, film producer, and former model, well-known for portraying the serial killer Aileen Wuornos in the film 'Monster.'Charlize Theron
She was murdered while eight months pregnant with Polanski's child by a group run by Charles Manson.Sharon Tate
He was the founder of the hamburger chain Wendy's and was their TV spokesman starting in 1989.Dave Thomas
An American essayist, poet, and practical philosopher, he was a New England Transcendentalist and author of the book 'Walden.'Henry David Thoreau
He is a South African Anglican cleric who is known for his role in the opposition to apartheid in South Africa.Desmond Tutu
She is a Chinese-American novelist who wrote the New York Times-bestselling novel 'The Joy Luck Club.'Amy Tan
He is best known as the guitarist and songwriter for the band The Who as it grew to be one of the most influential bands of the 60s and 70s.Pete Townshend
He created gonzo journalism, a highly personal style of reporting that made him a counterculture icon.Hunter S. Thompson
He was a French comedic actor and film director who is well-remembered for his signature character Monsieur Hulot, a gentle, pipe-smoking man.Jacques Tati
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