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MIKE SORRENTINO Who is he? Sorrentino, better known (Credit: Getty Images)

MIKE SORRENTINO

Who is he? Sorrentino, better known as "The Situation," stars on the hit MTV reality show "Jersey Shore."

Born: July 4, 1981

Born on the Fourth of July

Take a look at some famous faces born on Independence Day.

GERALDO RIVERA Who is he? Rivera is an
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GERALDO RIVERA Who is he? Rivera is an attorney, reporter, and former talk show host on Fox News Channel. Born: July 4, 1943

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"ABIGAIL VAN BUREN" & "ANN LANDERS" Who are they? Twins sisters Pauline Phillips, left, and Esther "Eppie" Friedman Lederer used pen names to write the popular advice columns "Dear Abby" and "Ann Landers," respectively. Lederer died in 2002. Born: July 4, 1918

EVA MARIE SAINT Who is she? Saint is
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EVA MARIE SAINT Who is she? Saint is an Academy Award-winning actress who has starred on Broadway and TV. Born: July 4, 1924

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KOKO Who is she? Koko the gorilla is
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KOKO Who is she? Koko the gorilla is famous for her comprehension of American sign language. Born: July 4, 1971

MIKE SORRENTINO Who is he? Sorrentino, better known
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MIKE SORRENTINO Who is he? Sorrentino, better known as "The Situation," stars on the MTV show "Jersey Shore." Born: July 4, 1981

JOHN LLOYD YOUNG Who is he? Young plays
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JOHN LLOYD YOUNG Who is he? Young plays Frankie Valli in "Jersey Boys." Born: July 4, 1975

ISABELI FONTANA Who is she? Fontana is a
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ISABELI FONTANA Who is she? Fontana is a model who has appeared in "The Victoria's Secret Fashion Shows." Born: July 4, 1983

NEIL SIMON Who is he? Simon is a
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NEIL SIMON Who is he? Simon is a famous American writer and playwright. Born: July 4, 1927

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AL DAVIS Who is he? Davis was the
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AL DAVIS Who is he? Davis was the owner of the NFL's Oakland Raiders.
Born: July 4, 1929

GEORGE STEINBRENNER Who is he? Steinbrenner was the
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GEORGE STEINBRENNER Who is he? Steinbrenner was the iconic owner of Major League Baseball's New York Yankees. He died July 13, 2010 and a large monument was erected at Yankee Stadium in his honor. Born: July 4, 1930

PAM SHRIVER Who is she? Shriver is a
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PAM SHRIVER Who is she? Shriver is a five-time Wimbledon doubles champion. Born: July 4, 1962

LEONA HELMSLEY Who is she? Leona Helmsley
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LEONA HELMSLEY Who is she? Leona Helmsley was a billionaire New York City hotel operator and real estate investor who earned the nickname "Queen of Mean." She died in August 2007. Born: July 4, 1920

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