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April 24, 2012 by Josh Mapes
Barbra Streisand, the best-selling female recording artist in the United States and winner of the Academy Award for Best Actress, celebrates her 70th birthday today. Born in Brooklyn in 1942, she commuted into Manhattan to study acting in her early teens...
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April 23, 2012 by Julien McNab
The producers at BIO.com review hundreds of photos of famous figures each week, from award-winning actors and popular singers, to headliners and scandal-makers...
April 23, 2012 by Libby O'Connell
At her birth in 1913, Hedy Lamarr was named Hedwig Eva Maria by her parents, Emil and Gertrude Kiesler, a prosperous Jewish couple in Vienna, as the days of the...
April 20, 2012 by Eudie Pak
Sometimes it’s just not enough to have a street, a building or even a day named after you when you’re famous. The real test to achieving immortality is when your...also in this article
Lawyer, U.S. President, U.S. Representative / 1961 -
Barack Obama is the 44th and current president of the United States, and the first African American to serve as U.S. president. First elected to the presidency in 2008, he won a second term in 2012.
Film Actress, Entrepreneur, Singer / 1981 -
Beyoncé Knowles is a multi-platinum, Grammy Award-winning recording artist who's acclaimed for her thrilling vocals, videos and live shows.
April 20, 2012 by Leila Taha
April 22 is Earth Day. Celebrated in more than 175 countries, Earth Day is a day for appreciating nature and raising awareness of how we can help preserve it. Environmentalism has lately become a popular cause in Hollywood where A-listers use their star...also in this article
Environmental Activist, Warrior, Governor, U.S. President / 1858 - 1919
A New York governor who became the 26th U.S. president, Theodore Roosevelt is remembered for his foreign policy, corporate reforms and ecological preservation.