Fascinating people making headlines.
June 1, 2012 by Josh Mapes
Born on June 1, 1926, Marilyn Monroe still fascinates the public almost a century later. Within the last year, her life was the subject of the movie My Week with Marilyn, as well as NBC's television drama, Smash, which revolves around the creation of...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.
Singer / 1961 -Boy George a flamboyant, androgynous British singer who once fronted the band Culture Club.
Murderer, Thief / 1910 - 1934
Half of the notorious Bonnie and Clyde, Bonnie Parker became one of America's most famous outlaws. She and partner Clyde Barrow robbed banks and small businesses, leaving a bloody train of murder victims in their wake.
Women's Rights Activist, Editor, Publisher / 1838 - 1927
Victoria Woodhull was a spiritualist, activist, politician and author who was the first woman to run for the presidency of the United States.
June 12, 2012 by Kim Gilmore
On May 14, 1979, Margaret Thatcher appeared on the cover of Time magazine with the title “Britain’s Fighting Lady.” She was Britain’s first female prime minister...also in this article
Prime Minister / 1925 - 2013
The first female prime minister of Britain, Margaret Thatcher was a controversial figurehead of conservative ideology during her time in office.
June 15, 2012 by Eudie Pak
Rock 'n' Roll was never as visually
obsceneoutrageous as it was in the 80s and 90s—with its suggestive lyrics, skintight leather, cross-gender friendly use of...also in this article
June 12, 2012 by Kayla Arias
Anthony Bourdain's career took off after his article "Don't Read Before Eating This" appeared in the New Yorker back in 1997. Since then he has gained popularity...also in this article