Famous People Born in 1959
Music Producer, Reality Television Star / 1959 -
Simon Cowell is a record producer and television personality known for his scathing critical remarks as a judge on the television show, American Idol.
Track and Field Athlete / 1959 - 1998
Olympic gold medalist Florence Joyner brought style to track and field with form-fitting bodysuits, six-inch fingernails and amazing speed. She still holds the world records in the 100- and 200-meter events.
Fashion Designer, Model, Reality Television Star / 1959 -
Michael Kors is an American fashion designer best known for serving as a judge on the popular television show Project Runway. He's also known for designing Michelle Obama's dress for her first official portrait.
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profile name: Magic Johnson profile occupation: Basketball Player, Entrepreneur
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profile name: Florence Joyner profile occupation: Track and Field Athlete
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profile name: John McEnroe profile occupation: Tennis Player
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profile name: Simon Cowell profile occupation: Music Producer, Reality Television Star
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profile name: Marie Osmond profile occupation: Theater Actress, Singer, Television Personality
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profile name: Michael Kors profile occupation: Fashion Designer, Model, Reality Television Star
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