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29/05/1903 American comedian Bob Hope is born

Leslie Townes "Bob" Hope was an American stand-up comedian, vaudevillian, actor, singer, dancer, athlete, and author. With a career that spanned nearly 80 years, Hope appeared in more than 70 short and feature films, with 54 feature films with Hope as the star, including a series of seven "Road" musical comedy movies with Bing Crosby as Hope's top-billed partner.


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