Fascinating people making headlines.
August 31, 2012 by Eudie Pak
Biography.com's "Week in Review" highlights interesting people who've made the news this past week—thanks to their endeavors, big ideas, triumphs, importance in history, or magnanimous gaffes. While there were many people to choose from this week, here...also in this article
U.S. Governor / 1962 -
Chris Christie is best known for his combative style as the Republican governor of traditionally Democratic New Jersey.
Film Actress, Entrepreneur, Producer, Philanthropist, Talk Show Host, Television Producer / 1954 -
Billionaire Oprah Winfrey has hosted her own internationally popular talk show since 1986. She is also an actress, philanthropist, publisher, and producer.
August 25, 2012 by Eudie Pak
August 30, 2012 by Eudie Pak
Forty years ago this week, Bobby Fischer became the first American to win the World Chess Championship, dethroning the Soviet Union's Boris Spassky in a nail-biting...also in this article
August 28, 2012 by Eudie Pak
If there aren't any moonwalking flash mobs sliding out all over the world today, then the world has gone crazy. Why? Because today is Michael Jackson's birthday!...also in this article
Dancer, Songwriter, Music Producer, Singer / 1958 - 2009
Singer-songwriter Michael Jackson's award-winning career as the King of Pop transformed the face of pop music and popular culture. He released the best-selling album in history, Thriller, in 1982. He died unexpectedly in 2009.
August 24, 2012 by Eudie Pak
Biography.com's "Week in Review" highlights interesting people who've made the news this past week—thanks to their endeavors, big ideas, triumphs, importance in...also in this article
U.S. Representative / 1947 -
Todd Akin is a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Missouri's 2nd District, best known for his controversial statement on abortion made during his 2012 senate bid.
August 27, 2012 by Kim Gilmorealso in this article
Governor / 1947 -
Former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney made a run for the Republican nomination in the 2008 presidential election, losing to John McCain. He made another run for the presidency in 2012, but was defeated by President Barack Obama.
Television Actor, Music Producer, Singer, Game Show Host, Talk Show Host, Journalist / 1957 -Donny Osmond was the standout performer of his family singing group, the Osmond Brothers. He also hosted the Donny and Marie variety show with his sister.