James Watson vs James Taylor

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Molecular Biologist
Net worth 2018
$60 Million
Scientists
Industry
Singers
Chicago
Residence
Boston
United States
Country
United States
06/04/1928
BirthDay
12/03/1948
Height
1.9 m
1950 - Indiana University, 1947 - University of Chicago, Clare College, Cambridge, South Shore High School, Horace Mann Grammar School
Education
Milton Academy
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2007

He was suspended from Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) following his remarks on race and intelligence in October 2007

1990

The National Institutes of Health appointed him as the Head of the Human Genome Project in 1990

1976

He received several promotions over the years to finally become the full professor of biology and remained on the faculty till 1976

1968

James Watson married Elizabeth Lewis in 1968 and together they have two sons, Rufus Robert Watson and Duncan James Watson

1962

In 1962, the trio of James Dewey Watson, Francis Crick and Maurice Wilkins received the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for their discovery

1956

In 1956, he became the assistant professor of biology at Harvard University

1953

James Dewey Watson co-discovered the double-helical structure of the DNA molecule in 1953

1951

In 1951 he visited the Stazione Zoologica ‘Anton Dohrn’ in Naples

1943

For further education he went to the University of Chicago on a tuition scholarship in 1943

1928

James Watson was born on April 6, 1928 in Chicago, Illinois

20

The discovery is considered to be one of the most important discoveries of the 20th century

2010

In March 2010, he commenced on the Troubadour Reunion Tour with Carole King and members of his original band, including Russ Kunkel, Leland Sklar, and Danny Kortchmar

2009

He was the last musician who performed in the final episode of ‘The Tonight Show with Jay Leno’ on May 29, 2009

2003

A permanent exhibit was dedicated to him in the Chapel Hill Museum in North Carolina in 2003

2002

He released two albums during the new millennium—‘October Road’ (2002) and ‘Covers’ (2008)—both of which reached No

2001

In February 2001, Taylor wed for the third time marrying Caroline ‘Kim’ Smedvig

1997

His career saw a resurgence in 1997 with the release of ‘Hourglass’

1985

He remarried in December 1985 to actress Kathryn Walker in New York

1981

He released only a few albums during the decade including ‘Dad Loves His Work’ (1981)

1980

During the 1980’s he became embroiled in several personal problems which kept him away from the musical scenario

1977

In 1977, he signed with Columbia Records and released ‘JT’ which gave him a Grammy nomination for The Album of the Year

1975

The next few albums like ‘One Man Dog’, and ‘Walking Man’, didn’t do well, but Taylor bounced back with ‘Gorilla’ in 1975

1972

Taylor got married to his fellow singer-songwriter Carly Simon in 1972

1971

His 1971 album ‘Mud Slide Slim And The Blue Horizon’ was a even bigger hit than ‘Sweet baby James’

1970

His next release called ‘Sweet Baby James’ (1970) resulted in a major success triggered by the hit single ‘Fire and Ice’ which was a song about his experiences in the psychiatric institution

1969

After an unfortunate accident in July 1969 which forced him to take a break from playing music, he signed a new deal with Warner Bros

1967

They released one single, ‘Brighten Your Night with My Day’ written by Taylor but it did not do well and the band broke up in the spring of 1967

1966

In 1966, he formed a new group called The Flying Machines, with Kortchmar and Joel O’ Brien

1965

He fell into a depression when he started applying for colleges and checked himself into McLean Hospital in Massachusetts in 1965, a stay that inspired many of his early songs

1963

He started attending a prep school called Milton Academy in 1963 where he met fellow guitarist from New York, Danny ‘Kootch’ Kortchmar