Moms & Dads Who Raised U.S. Presidents

What sort of parents produce children who lead a nation?
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Born February 17

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Gene Pitney  (Photo by David Redfern/Redferns)

Gene Pitney had the misfortune of being an American rock 'n' roller during the British Invasion … but his strength as a singer and songwriter kept him at the to

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Died February 5

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Maharishi Mahesh Yogi (Getty/Rolls Press/Popperfoto)

Maharishi Mahesh Yogi was known as the Giggling Guru, a genial spiritual leader who gathered famous followers around himself as he laughed his way through

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Died February 8

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Anna Nicole Smith burst into American popular culture from the pages of Playboy magazine with dreams of being the next Marilyn Monroe

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Died February 6

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Arthur Ashe (Getty/Popperfoto/Ed Lacey)

Arthur Ashe was one of the all-time greats of the tennis world, racking up an impressive string of wins and accolades in his 17-year career

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Died February 1

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Don Cornelius

Don Cornelius taught America how to dance every week on the nationally syndicated hit "Soul Train."  We remember his life today as well as the lives of oth