Fascinating people making headlines.
December 31, 2012 by Andrew Cannizzaro
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. While we're digging through these archives, we often come across amazing photos that we're...also in this article
Guest ContributorDecember 18, 2012 by Katie Uva
This month not only marked the 71st anniversary of the bombing of Pearl Harbor but also the release of Hyde Park on Hudson, which recounts the weekend the King and...also in this article
Diplomat, U.S. First Lady / 1884 - 1962
The wife of President Franklin D. Roosevelt, Eleanor Roosevelt changed the role of the first lady through her active participation in American politics.
December 27, 2012 by Eudie Pak
2012 has been marked with exhilarating highs and unfathomable lows. From partisan politics, juicy tabloid scandals, inspirational record breakers, and unimaginable...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.
Cyclist, Philanthropist / 1971 -
Lance Armstrong is a professional American cyclist and testicular cancer survivor who, in 2012, was stripped of the seven Tour de France titles he won from 1999 to 2005 due to evidence of performance-enhancing drug use.
Film Actress, Singer / 1963 - 2012
Whitney Houston was an American singer and actress whose first four albums, released between 1985 and 1992, amassed global sales in excess of 86 million copies.
Guest ContributorDecember 23, 2012 by B. Myint
This Christmas marks the opening of Django Unchained, or Quentin Tarantino’s film equivalent of the most awkward Secret-Santa gift ever. For those of you looking...also in this article
Film Actor, Television Actor, Director, Producer, Screenwriter / 1963 -
Quentin Tarantino jolted onto the Hollywood scene with his screenplay for True Romance, before directing the early 1990s films Reservoir Dogs and Pulp Fiction.
December 19, 2012 by Kim Gilmore
December 22 marks what would have been the 100th birthday of one of the United States' most beloved First Ladies. Born Claudia Taylor in Karnack, Texas in 1912, she became well-known to the world as Lady Bird Johnson, wife of President Lyndon Johnson...also in this article