April 24, 2009

Born on this Day: Barbra Streisand

Filed under: Entertainment — hypeplug @ 6:20 pm


April 24

Barbra Streisand
Born Barbara Joan Streisand on April 24, 1942 in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, to Diana Rosen and Emanuel Streisand. Streisand’s father was a high school English teacher who died from complications of an epileptic seizure when Barbra was only 15 months old. Her mother raised Barbra and her older brother, Sheldon, by…

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