- (Enoch) Arnold,1867–1931, English novelist.
- Floyd,1890–1928, U.S. aviator.
- James Gordon,1795–1872, U.S. journalist.
- Richard Bedford,1870–1947, Canadian statesman: prime minister 1930–35.
- Robert Russell,1894–1981, U.S. composer and conductor.
- TonyAnthony Dominick Benedetto, born 1926, U.S. singer.
- William A(ndrew) C(ecil),1900–79, Canadian political leader: premier of British Columbia 1952–72.
- Also Ben·net. a male given name, form of Benedict.
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“Michael, I was able to look at this movie last night,” wrote Bennett.
But an email dated July 10 from Ambassador King to Bennett (who then forwarded it to Lynton), says otherwise.
“Americans thought then we were at the cutting edge figuring out typhus and yellow fever,” says Bennett.How Presidents Handle Pandemics
October 16, 2014
“Nighttime was the worst,” Bennett wrote in his autobiography.
In 1944, Bennett (then Anthony Benedetto) was drafted as a teenager into the Army in the closing year of World War II.
Don't hesitate to laugh, Mr. Bennett, if you happen to feel that way!Chip, of the Flying U
B. M. Bower
Bring in a basketful o' them Rome Beauties for Mr. Bennett to take home with him.Si Klegg, Book 5 (of 6)
Bennett joined him at the piano, and the two began to romp like schoolboys.
Bennett and David also prepared to leave, and I rose with them.
"I was thinking that we are in the garden of Eden," said Bennett, oracularly.
- Alan . born 1934, British actor and playwright. His plays include Forty Years On (1968), The Old Country (1977), The Madness of George III (1991), The History Boys (2004), and the monologues for television Talking Heads (1987, 1998)
- (Enoch) Arnold . 1867–1931, British novelist, noted for The Old Wives' Tale (1908), Clayhanger (1910), and other works set in the Staffordshire Potteries
- James Gordon . 1837–1931, US newspaper editor, born in Scotland. He founded (1835) the New York Herald and introduced techniques of modern news reporting
- Jill . 1931–90, British actress
- Richard Bedford, 1st Viscount. 1870–1947, Canadian Conservative statesman; prime minister (1930–35)
- Sir Richard Rodney. born 1936, British composer, noted for film music and his operas The Mines of Sulphur (1965) and Victory (1970)
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