Famous People Born in 1951
Surgeon, Philanthropist, Journalist / 1951 -
Ben Carson overcame his troubled youth in inner-city Detroit to become a gifted neurosurgeon famous for his work separating conjoined twins.
Queen Noor of Jordan
Educator, Astronaut, Physicist / 1951 - 2012
In 1983, astronaut and astrophysicist Sally Ride became the first American woman in space aboard the space shuttle Challenger. Ride died on July 23, 2012 at the age of 61, following a battle with pancreatic cancer.
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profile name: Ben Carson profile occupation: Surgeon, Philanthropist, Journalist
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profile name: Mark Harmon profile occupation: Film Actor, Television Actor
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profile name: Sally Ride profile occupation: Educator, Astronaut, Physicist
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