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1927, October 18
Birthplace of George C. Scott, Academy Award winning actor, star of stage & screen. (1927-1999) "Appeared in the films, "The Hustler," "Dr. Strangelove," "The Flim Flam Man, and starred in "Patton." George Campbell Scott, the grandson of a coal miner, was born on Oct. 18, 1927, in the Appalachian coal town, Wise, Va. Facing the Depression, his father moved his family to Detroit. (New York Times, Obituary - 1999 24 September)


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