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About James Randi
James Randi was a Canadian-American magician. The legendary magician co-founded the Committee for Skeptical Inquiry and the James Randi Educational Foundation.
His Guinness World Records
He was encased in a block of ice for 55 minutes and he was in a sealed casket underwater for an hour and 44 minutes, thus breaking Houdini's record in 1926.
He received more than 10 international awards for his contributions, including the 'Garden State Magicians' award, which he received in 1978.
In 1990, the 'American Humanist Association' honored him with the "Humanist Distinguished Service Award". He was also a recipient of the "Richard Dawkins Award".
His Personal Life
In the year 2010, the magician disclosed that he was gay. In 2013 he tied the knot with Deyvi Peña.
The James Randi Educational Foundation is known for offering a prize of 1 million American dollars to applicants who can actually demonstrate a supernatural ability under scientific criteria agreed to by both sides.
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The only difference is that religion is much better organised and has been around much longer, but it's the same story with different characters and different costumes.James Randi
James Randi's Popularity
James Randi was a famous Canadian-American magician, who was born on August 7, 1928. As a person born on this date, James Randi is listed in our database as the 17th most popular celebrity for the day (August 7) and the 22nd most popular for the year (1928).
People born on August 7 fall under the Zodiac sign of Leo, the Lion. James Randi is the 839th most popular Leo.
Aside from information specific to James Randi's birthday, James Randi is the 13th most famous Canadian-American and ranks 18th in famous people born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
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