American Singer

Ethel Waters

  • Oct 31, 1896 - Sep 01, 1977 (age 80)
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2014
SongDec 17, 2014

I Got Rhythm
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Live On the Air
AlbumNov 18, 2014

Live On the Air

Live On the Air released.
2006
SongSep 12, 2006

Suppertime
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Award2006

Grammy Hall of Fame

Won Grammy Hall of Fame.
2004
SongJan 1, 2004

Jeepers Creepers
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Am I Blue: 1921-1947
AlbumJan 1, 2004

Am I Blue: 1921-1947

Am I Blue: 1921-1947 released.
2003
Diva
AlbumJan 27, 2003

Diva

Diva released.
2002
Award2002

Grammy Hall of Fame

Won award for "Love Is The Thing / Stormy Weather".
2001
Cocktail Hour
AlbumJul 10, 2001

Cocktail Hour

Cocktail Hour released.
Jazz
TV ShowJan 8, 2001

Jazz

Jazz is a 2001 television documentary miniseries, …
Jazz is a 2001 television documentary miniseries, directed by Ken Burns. It was broadcast on PBS in 2001, and was released on DVD and VHS on January 2, 2001 by the same company. Its chronological and thematic episodes provided a history of jazz, emphasizing innovative composers and musicians and American history. Swing musicians Louis Armstrong and Duke Ellington are the central figures. Several episodes discussed the later contributions of Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie to bebop, and of Miles Davis, Ornette Coleman, and John Coltrane to free and cool jazz. Nine episodes surveyed forty-five years (1917–1961), leaving the final episode to cover forty years (1961–2001). The series was produced by Florentine Films in cooperation with the BBC and in association with WETA-TV, Washington.
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1999
Am I Blue?
AlbumNov 16, 1999

Am I Blue?

Am I Blue? released.
1998
1931-1940
AlbumOct 27, 1998

1931-1940

1931-1940 released.
1929-1939
AlbumAug 21, 1998

1929-1939

1929-1939 released.
1997
SongMar 5, 1997

A Hundred Years From Today
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American Legend
AlbumMar 5, 1997

American Legend

American Legend released.
Award1997

Grammy Hall of Fame

Won Grammy Hall of Fame.
1996
1921-1923
AlbumNov 19, 1996

1921-1923

1921-1923 released.
Cabin in the Sky [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]
AlbumJan 23, 1996

Cabin in the Sky [Original Motion Pict…

Cabin in the Sky [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack] released.
1995
Push Out: 1938/1939
AlbumAug 1, 1995

Push Out: 1938/1939

Push Out: 1938/1939 released.
Ethel Waters on Stage and Screen (1925-1940)
AlbumMay 4, 1995

Ethel Waters on Stage and Screen (1…

Ethel Waters on Stage and Screen (1925-1940) …
Ethel Waters on Stage and Screen (1925-1940) released.
1993
SongNov 13, 1993

Harlem on My Mind
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1977
Ethel Waters
PersonalSeptember 1977

Ethel Waters

Ethel Waters passed away.
1971
Owen Marshall, Counselor at Law
TV ShowSep 16, 1971

Owen Marshall, Counselor at Law

Owen Marshall, Counselor …
Owen Marshall, Counselor at Law is an American legal drama, jointly created by David Victor and former law professor Jerry McNeely, that starred actor Arthur Hill. The series was broadcast on ABC from 1971 to 1974. A two-hour pilot movie had aired as a 1971 ABC Movie of the Week entry prior to the series run.
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1968
The Dick Cavett Show
TV ShowMar 4, 1968

The Dick Cavett Show

This particular series combines several "The Dick Cavett …
This particular series combines several "The Dick Cavett Show" on ABC: ABC This Morning/The Dick Cavett Show ABC Daytime March 1968 - January 1969 The Dick Cavett Show ABC Primetime May 1969 - September 1969 The Dick Cavett Show ABC Late Night December 1969 - January 1975 The Dick Cavett Show ABC Late Night September - December 1986
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1967
The Joey Bishop Show
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TV ShowApr 17, 1967

The Joey Bishop Show

The Joey Bishop Show is an American talk show that …
The Joey Bishop Show is an American talk show that had its first broadcast on ABC on April 17, 1967, hosted by Joey Bishop and featuring Regis Philbin in his first ongoing role with national television exposure, as Bishop's sidekick/announcer (similar to Ed McMahon's job with Johnny Carson). Created to challenge The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, the show lasted 33 months, with the last show airing on December 26, 1969.
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1964
Daniel Boone
TV ShowSep 24, 1964

Daniel Boone

Daniel Boone is an American action-adventure television …
Daniel Boone is an American action-adventure television series starring Fess Parker as Daniel Boone that aired from September 24, 1964, to May 7, 1970, on NBC for 165 episodes, and was produced by 20th Century Fox Television, Arcola Enterprises, and Fespar Corp. Ed Ames co-starred as Mingo, Boone's Cherokee friend, for the first four seasons of the series. Albert Salmi portrayed Boone's companion Yadkin in season one only. Country Western singer-actor Jimmy Dean was a featured actor as Josh Clements during the 1968–1970 seasons. Actor and former NFL football player Rosey Grier made regular appearances as Gabe Cooper in the 1969 to 1970 season. The show was broadcast "in living color" beginning in fall 1965, the second season, and was shot entirely in California and Kanab, Utah.
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The Hollywood Palace
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TV ShowJan 4, 1964

The Hollywood Palace

The Hollywood Palace is an hour-long American …
The Hollywood Palace is an hour-long American television variety show that was broadcast weekly Saturday nights (except September 1967 to January 1968, when it was seen Monday nights) on ABC from January 4, 1964, to February 7, 1970. Titled The Saturday Night Hollywood Palace during its first few weeks, it began as a midseason replacement for The Jerry Lewis Show, another variety show, which had lasted only three months.
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1963
The Great Adventure
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TV ShowSep 27, 1963

The Great Adventure

The Great Adventure is a historical anthology series …
The Great Adventure is a historical anthology series that appeared on CBS for the 1963–1964 television season. The series, narrated each week by Van Heflin, and featuring theme music by Richard Rodgers, presented a weekly one-hour dramatization of the lives of famous Americans and important historical events in American History.
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1962
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson
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TV ShowOct 1, 1962

The Tonight Show Starring Johnny C…

The Tonight Show Starring …
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson is an American talk show hosted by Johnny Carson under the Tonight Show franchise that aired on NBC from October 1, 1962 through May 22, 1992. It originally aired during late-night. For its first decade, Johnny Carson's The Tonight Show was based at 30 Rockefeller Plaza, New York City, with some episodes recorded at NBC's West Coast studios in Burbank, California; on May 1, 1972, the show moved to Burbank as its main venue and remained there exclusively after May 1973 until Carson's retirement. In 2002, The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson was ranked No. 12 on TV Guide's 50 Greatest TV Shows of All Time, and in 2013 it was ranked No. 22 on their list of 60 Best Series.
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Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie
Nomination1962

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limite…

Nominated for "Route 66".
Outstanding Single Performance By An Actress In A Leading Role
Nomination1962

Outstanding Single Performance By A…

Nominated for "Route 66".
Primetime Emmy Award
1961
The New Steve Allen Show
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TV ShowSep 27, 1961

The New Steve Allen Show

It was a show basically …
It was a show basically about laughing until you were in tears, or just falling down, doubling over with laughter...a show for the whole family, with some of the funniest comic people on ...
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1960
Route 66
TV ShowOct 7, 1960

Route 66

Route 66 is an American drama television that premiered …
Route 66 is an American drama television that premiered on CBS on October 7, 1960, and ran until March 20, 1964, for a total of 116 episodes. The series was created by Herbert B. Leonard and Stirling Silliphant, who were also responsible for the ABC drama Naked City, from which Route 66 was indirectly spun off. Both series employed a format with elements of both traditional drama and anthology drama, but the difference was where the shows were set: Naked City was set in New York City, while Route 66 had its setting change from week to week, with each episode being shot on location.
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1959
The Sound and the Fury
MovieMar 27, 1959

The Sound and the Fury

Loosely based on the …
Loosely based on the William Faulkner novel, this movie follows the lives and passions of the Compsons: a once-proud Southern family now just barely scraping by both financially and emotionally. Howard passes the time in a bottle; his brother Bengy is child in a man's body; sister Caddy has come crawling home after years of being kept by a string of "admirers". Only Jason, the cruel, cold-hearted adopted head of the family, and Quentin, who was abandoned at birth by Caddy, have the fire and the fury needed to put the family back on its feet again.
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1957
Whirlybirds
TV ShowFeb 4, 1957

Whirlybirds

Whirlybirds (sometimes called The Whirlybirds or Copter …
Whirlybirds (sometimes called The Whirlybirds or Copter Patrol) is a syndicated American drama/adventure television series, which aired for 111 episodes — broadcast from February 4, 1957, through January 18, 1960. It was produced by Desilu Studios.
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1956
Saturday Spectacular: Manhattan Tower
MovieOct 27, 1956

Saturday Spectacular: Manhattan To…

Gordon Jenkins' record …
Gordon Jenkins' record album "Manhattan Tower" was a best seller for 12 years and this spectacular is based on it, with book, music and lyrics by Jenkins, produced and staged by him as well...
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Carib Gold
MovieSep 20, 1956

Carib Gold

The hard-working but struggling crew of a shrimp boat …
The hard-working but struggling crew of a shrimp boat discover a sunken treasure. Trouble ensues in this dramatic black-cast production.
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The Steve Allen Show
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TV ShowJun 24, 1956

The Steve Allen Show

The Steve Allen Show was an American variety show …
The Steve Allen Show was an American variety show hosted by Steve Allen from June 1956 to June 1960 on NBC, from September 1961 to December 1961 on ABC, and in first-run syndication from 1962 to 1964.
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1954
Climax!
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TV ShowOct 7, 1954

Climax!

Climax! (later known as Climax Mystery Theater) is an …
Climax! (later known as Climax Mystery Theater) is an American television anthology series that aired on CBS from 1954 to 1958. The series was hosted by William Lundigan and later co-hosted by Mary Costa. It was one of the few CBS programs of that era to be broadcast in color (using the massive TK-40A color cameras pioneered and manufactured by RCA, and used primarily by CBS' arch-rival network, NBC). Many of the episodes were performed and broadcast live, and although the series was transmitted in color, only black-and-white kinescope copies of some episodes survive to the present day. The series finished at #22 in the Nielsen ratings for the 1955-1956 season and #26 for 1956-1957.
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General Motors Theatre
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TV ShowOct 5, 1954

General Motors Theatre

General Motors Theatre …
General Motors Theatre (also known as CBC Theatre and General Motors Presents) was a Canadian television anthology series, which ran on CBC Television under its various titles from 1953 until 1961. First transmitted under the sponsored title on October 5, 1954, a new 60-minute drama would be presented each week. As suggested by the title, the programme was sponsored by the General Motors automobile company. It was effectively the same series as the unsponsored CBC Theatre, which had run its first season from December 1, 1953 to April 20, 1954, with General Motors becoming title sponsor for the second season.
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Home
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TV ShowMar 1, 1954

Home

Home was an American daytime television program hosted …
Home was an American daytime television program hosted by Arlene Francis. Intended for an audience of women, it debuted in 1954 as one of NBC's three major non-primetime shows. While the other two shows—Today and Tonight—are still being produced 60 years later, Home was cancelled in 1957.
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1953
Person to Person
TV ShowOct 2, 1953

Person to Person

Person to Person is a popular television program in the …
Person to Person is a popular television program in the United States that originally ran from 1953 to 1961, with two episodes of an attempted revival airing in 2012. Edward R. Murrow hosted the original series from its inception in 1953 until 1959, interviewing celebrities in their homes from a comfortable chair in his New York studio (his opening: "Good evening, I'm Ed Murrow. And the name of the program is 'Person to Person'. It's all live – there's no film"). In the last two years of its original run, Charles Collingwood was the host.
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General Electric Theater
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TV ShowFeb 1, 1953

General Electric Theater

General Electric Theater …
General Electric Theater was an American anthology series hosted by Ronald Reagan that was broadcast on CBS radio and television. The series was sponsored by General Electric's Department of Public Relations.
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1952
The Member of the Wedding
MovieDec 25, 1952

The Member of the Wedding

A young tomboy named …
A young tomboy named Frankie is forced to face her own immaturity as a result her older brother's wedding.
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The Jackie Gleason Show
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TV ShowSep 20, 1952

The Jackie Gleason Show

The Jackie Gleason Show …
The Jackie Gleason Show is the name of a series of American network television shows that starred Jackie Gleason, which ran from 1952 to 1970, in various forms.
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1950
What's My Line?
TV ShowFeb 2, 1950

What's My Line?

What's My Line? is a panel game show that originally ran in …
What's My Line? is a panel game show that originally ran in the United States on the CBS Television Network from 1950 to 1967, originally in black and white, with subsequent U.S. revivals. The game uses celebrity panelists to question contestants in order to determine their occupation, i.e. "line [of work]", with panelists being called on to question and identify a weekly celebrity "mystery guest" while blindfolded. It is the longest-running U.S. primetime network television game-show. Moderated by John Charles Daly and with regular panelists Dorothy Kilgallen, Arlene Francis, and Bennett Cerf, What's My Line? won three Emmy Awards for "Best Quiz or Audience Participation Show" in 1952, 1953, and 1958 and the Golden Globe for Best TV Show in 1962.
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1949
Pinky
MovieSep 29, 1949

Pinky

Pinky, a light skinned black woman, returns to her …
Pinky, a light skinned black woman, returns to her grandmother's house in the South after graduating from a Northern nursing school. Pinky tells her grandmother that she has been "passing" for white while at school in the North. In addition, Pinky has fallen in love with a young white doctor, Dr. Thomas Adams, who knows nothing about her black heritage. Pinky says that she will return to the North, but Granny Johnson convinces her to stay and treat an ailing white woman, Miss Em. Meanwhile, Dr. Canady, a black physician from another part of the state, visits Pinky and asks her to train some African American students, but she declines. Pinky nurses Miss Em but is resentful because she seems to feel that she is doing the same thing her grandmother did. Pinky and Miss Em slowly develop a mutual respect for one another. Mrs. Em leaves Pinky her property when she dies, but relatives of the deceased woman contest the new will in court. To raise money for the court fees, Pinky washes clothes by hand with her grandmother. The court rules in Pinky's favor and she keeps the land. Tom wants her to resume her life as a white woman and to marry him, but she refuses. Pinky decides to use the house and land for Miss Em's Clinic and Nursery School.
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Shades of Blue
AlbumMay 6, 1949

Shades of Blue

Shades of Blue released.
Best Supporting Actress
Nomination1949

Best Supporting Actress

Nominated for "Pinky".
Academy Award
1948
The Perry Como Show
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TV ShowDec 24, 1948

The Perry Como Show

Perry Como was an American Singer, who got his start …
Perry Como was an American Singer, who got his start on NBC Radio. In 1948, Because of his popularity, The cameras were simply brought into the radio studio to televise the radio broadcast ...
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The Ed Sullivan Show
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TV ShowJun 20, 1948

The Ed Sullivan Show

The Ed Sullivan Show was an American television variety …
The Ed Sullivan Show was an American television variety show that ran on CBS from June 20, 1948, to June 6, 1971, and was hosted by New York entertainment columnist Ed Sullivan. It was replaced in September 1971 by the CBS Sunday Night Movie.
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Texaco Star Theatre
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TV ShowJun 8, 1948

Texaco Star Theatre

Texaco Star Theatre was an American comedy-variety …
Texaco Star Theatre was an American comedy-variety show, broadcast on radio from 1938 to 1949 and telecast from 1948 to 1956. It was one of the first successful examples of American television broadcasting, remembered as the show that gave Milton Berle the nickname "Mr. Television".
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1945
House Party
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TV ShowJan 15, 1945

House Party

House Party is an American radio daytime variety/talk …
House Party is an American radio daytime variety/talk show that aired on CBS Radio and on ABC Radio from January 15, 1945 to October 13, 1967. The show had an equally long run on CBS Television as Art Linkletter's House Party and, in its final season, The Linkletter Show, airing from September 1, 1952 to September 5, 1969.
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1943
Stage Door Canteen
MovieJun 24, 1943

Stage Door Canteen

"Dakota" Smith (William Terry), a young soldier on a pass in …
"Dakota" Smith (William Terry), a young soldier on a pass in New York City, visits the famed Stage Door Canteen, where famous stars of the theatre and movies appear and host a recreational center for servicemen during the war. Dakota meets a pretty young hostess, Eileen Burke (Cheryl Walker), and they enjoy the many entertainers and a growing romance.
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Cabin in the Sky
MovieMar 27, 1943

Cabin in the Sky

A compulsive gambler dies during a shooting, but he'll …
A compulsive gambler dies during a shooting, but he'll receive a second chance to reform himself and to make up with his worried wife.
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1942
Cairo
MovieAug 17, 1942

Cairo

Reporter Homer Smith accidentally draws Marcia …
Reporter Homer Smith accidentally draws Marcia Warren into his mission to stop Nazis from bombing Allied Convoys with robot-planes.
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Tales of Manhattan
MovieAug 5, 1942

Tales of Manhattan

An actor, Paul Orman, is accidentally told that his …
An actor, Paul Orman, is accidentally told that his new, custom made tail coat has been cursed and it will bring misfortune to all who wear it. As the 4 succeeding wearers of the coat discover, misfortune can often lead to truth.
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1938
Ed Mallory
Marriage1938

Ed Mallory

Married Ed Mallory.
1934
Gift of Gab
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MovieSep 1, 1934

Gift of Gab

A small-time street huckster becomes a radio …
A small-time street huckster becomes a radio personality, making a name for himself by broadcasting a football despite efforts to keep him out. He loses favor when he fakes a broadcast interview, so desperately tries a new stunt, trying to reach crash survivors in a remote forest during a live transmission.
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Bubbling Over
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MovieApr 20, 1934

Bubbling Over

A family play on the nerves of a hard working housewife, …
A family play on the nerves of a hard working housewife, but they soon get busy when a rich relative is due to arrive.
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1933
Change Your Luck
MovieDec 5, 1933

Change Your Luck

Change Your Luck released.
Rufus Jones for President
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MovieSep 9, 1933

Rufus Jones for President

Rufus Jones, a black child, …
Rufus Jones, a black child, is elected President of the United States in this short musical comedy. The film features song and dance numbers by a seven year old Sammy Davis Jr..
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1929
On with the Show!
MovieMay 28, 1929

On with the Show!

A musical advertised as the first 100% natural color, all …
A musical advertised as the first 100% natural color, all-singing production. The plot concerns a wide-eyed former hatcheck girl who takes the place of a rebellious star.
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Clyde Edward Matthews
Marriage1929

Clyde Edward Matthews

Married Clyde Edward Matthews.
1910
Merritt Purnsley
Marriage1910

Merritt Purnsley

Married Merritt Purnsley.
1896
Ethel Waters
BirthOctober 1896

Ethel Waters

Ethel Waters was born.
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