Fascinating people making headlines.
June 8, 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...also in this article
Civil Rights Activist, Lawyer, U.S. President, U.S. Representative / 1809 - 1865
Abraham Lincoln was the 16th president of the United States. He preserved the Union during the U.S. Civil War and brought about the emancipation of slaves.
Director, Producer / 1937 -
Ridley Scott is an English director and producer, whose notable hits include Thelma and Louise, Gladiator and Black Hawk Down. He is also recognized as the older brother of director Tony Scott, who committed suicide in August 2012.
June 26, 2012 by Eudie Pak
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Monday that it's unconstitutional for states to mandate juvenile murderers to life in prison without the possibility of parole, citing...also in this article
June 3, 2012 by Eudie Pakalso in this article
Guest ContributorJune 28, 2012 by Natana Jules
It’s officially Grand Slam season, and after a 2012 French Open full of upsets, records, and surprising wins, tennis players and fans have their eyes set on Wimbledon...also in this article
June 22, 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
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Film Actor, Theater Actor, Television Actor, Director, Producer / 1916 -
Actor Kirk Douglas brought his formidable chin and talent to movies like Spartacus and The Bad and the Beautiful. You may also know him as the father of Michael Douglas.