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Greenspan is an American economist who served as Chairman of the Federal Reserve of the United States from… [More] 1987 to 2006. He is married to Andrea Mitchell, a TV news journalist. Greenspan was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2005 and was known to have been a long-time friend of writer Ayn Rand, who reportedly influenced his economic policies. He was an objectivist. [Less]
1930: Lorin Maazel
Maazel is a conductor, violinist, and composer. He was born to Jewish-American parents of Russian… [More] origin in Neuilly-sur-Seine, France and brought up in the United States. He began his tenure at the Cleveland Orchestra in 1972. A notable achievement during that time was the first complete recording of George Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess, in stereo and using an all-African-American cast (except for the chorus). Maazel has conducted and worked in other orchestras around the world, including Pittsburgh, Vienna and Valencia, and has many musical recordings. [Less]
1959: Tom Arnold
Arnold is an American actor and comedian, who played in the film “True Lies.” Although he… [More] had Jewish ancestors, Arnold was not Jewish until he married Roseanne Barr and converted to Judaism in 1990. The couple’s relationship was heavily followed by the media but ultimately ended in divorce. [Less]