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Listen: We’re not ones to buy into weird conspiracy theories about the illuminati and secret societies and time travel and all that, but these uncanny resemblances between modern-day stars and famous figures of old just may have us looking the other way.

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bruce willis & general douglas macarthur

Something tells us never to ask Bruce Willis about his thoughts on communism.

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serena williams & betty shabazz

Nothing like frequent grand slams to make the civil-rights movement proud.

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Tommy Lee Jones & Andrew Johnson

Former president of the United States. Former Al Gore roommate. Same diff.

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dustin diamond & joseph pulitzer

Only slightly different legacies in the media.

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Ellen Degeneres & Henry David Thoreau

No words.

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Shia Labeouf & Young Albert Einstein 

Shia wishes.

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maggie gyllenhaal & rose wilder lane

These two are both from famous families: Lane's mom was Laura Ingalls Wilder.

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Keanu Reeves & Paul Mounet

One was a French actor born in 1847; the other was in The Matrix. Both look perpetually broody.

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Zach Galifianakis & Louis Vuitton

Style or a sense of humor: Take your pick.

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Chuck Norris & Vincent Van Gogh

Both insinuate pain--but in very different ways.

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Alec Baldwin & Millard Fillmore

What would America’s last Whig president have thought of Jack Donaghy’s politics?

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Paul Giamatti & William Shakespeare

Straight Outta Verona, coming soon to a theater near you.

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