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Open Jack-o-lanterns

Possibly the single most popular Halloween symbol, the contemporary jack-o’-lantern usually refers to a pumpkin carved into a grinning or malicious

Jackson, Glenda (1936 - )

1936- ♦ English actress and Labour politician She was born in Birkenhead, Cheshire, became a student at RADA, and made her theatrical debut in

Jackson, Mahalia (1911 - 1972)

Gospel Singer Born Mahalia Jackson on October 26, 1912, in New Orleans, Louisiana, she was nicknamed “Halie.” The third of six children, Jackson grew

Jackson, Michael (1958 - 2009)

US singer and songwriter. A pop icon since the 1970s, he was known for his videos and live performances, containing precisely choreographed dance


Style in the arts, influential upon architecture and furniture as well as literature, during the reign of James I (1603–25) in England. In the visual

Jacobi, Derek (George) (1938 - )

English actor. His powerful and sensitive talent has ensured a succession of leading roles in Shakespearean and other mainly serious drama on stage,

Open Jade

common name for either of two minerals used as gems. The rarer variety of jade is jadeite, a sodium aluminum silicate, NaAl(SiO 3 ) 2 , usually white

Jagger, Mick Michael Philip Jagger. (1943 - )

1943- ♦ English rock singer and songwriter He was born in Dartford, Kent, and reinvented himself from a rather shy middle-class student to a strutting

Jamal, Ahmad Fritz Jones (Jul 2, 1930 - )

1930–, American jazz pianist, b. Pittsburgh, Pa. He started playing the piano at the age of three and became interested in jazz during the bop era. He

James, Clive (1939 - )

1939- ♦ Australian broadcaster and writer Born in Sydney, he studied at the universities of Sydney and Cambridge, and began his career as a television