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Born Carlo della Torre di Rezzonico, he was Pope from 16 July 1758 to 2 February 1769. He was known for his… [More] meekness and upright, moderate character. Also, scholars say he ruled hat there was no substance to the claim that Jews used blood in the preparation of their unleavened bread. During his papacy, the ideas of the Enlightenment were growing in Europe. [Less]
1942: Michael Eisner
Eisner is a Jewish-American businessman. He was the chief executive officer of The Walt Disney… [More] Company from 1984 until 2005. On October 7, 2005, Eisner hosted The Charlie Rose Show, filling in for Rose. His guests were John Travolta and his ex-boss, Barry Diller. Impressed with Eisner’s performance, CNBC President Mark Hoffman hired Eisner in early 2006 to host his own talk show, Conversations with Michael Eisner. The show mostly features CEOs, political leaders, artists and actors. Eisner is also an executive producer of the show. [Less]
1970: Rachel Weisz
Weisz is a Jewish-English film and theatre actress and former model. She is also the recipient of an Academy… [More] Award. She started her acting career at Trinity Hall, Cambridge, where she co-founded the theatrical group Cambridge Talking Tongues. She has starred in many movies, including “Mummy,” “The Constant Gardener,” and “stealing Beauty.” She was romantically involved with director Darren Aronofsky for some eight years. She is now married to British actor Daniel Craig, who starred in James Bond. [Less]