Category: 16 Jan

16 January: Remembering Katy Jurado on Birthday

Katy Jurado (16 January 1924 – 5 July 2002) was a Mexican-American actress who appeared in over 80 films and television shows during her career. She began her acting career in her native Mexico before moving to Hollywood in the 1950s, where she became one of the first Latinx actresses to gain recognition in Hollywood.

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16 January: Remembering Dian Fossey on Birthday

Dian Fossey (16 January 1932 –  26 December 1985) was an American zoologist and conservationist who is best known for her extensive study of mountain gorillas in Rwanda. She spent 18 years studying and protecting the gorillas, and her work was instrumental in increasing understanding of the species and raising awareness of their conservation needs.

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