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May 31, 2012 by Kayla Ariasalso in this article
Academic, Supreme Court Justice, U.S. President / 1857 - 1930
William Howard Taft, the 27th president of the United States, fulfilled a lifelong dream when he was appointed chief justice of the Supreme Court, becoming the only person to have served as both a U.S. chief justice and president.
Film Actress, Theater Actress, Television Actress / 1948 -
Award-winning actress Kathy Bates starred as a deranged fan opposite James Caan in Misery, and as a comically emancipated housewife in Fried Green Tomatoes.
May 29, 2012 by Eudie Pak
The stories of heroism, tenacity, and courage of the American West weren’t just reserved for the cowboy: long before him was the Native American, whose cultural...also in this article
May 31, 2012 by Kim Gilmore
In celebration of her 60 years on the throne, Queen Elizabeth II is being honored with her Diamond Jubilee starting on June 2. Her Majesty reigns over the United...also in this article
Philanthropist, Political Leader, Princess / 1930 - 2002Princess Margaret was the youngest daughter of Queen Elizabeth and George VI. Her troubled private life aroused worldwide sympathy and constant controversy.
May 28, 2012 by Kim Gilmore
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...also in this article
May 30, 2012 by Eudie Pak
Want to know where Hollywood Westerns get their quick-draw inspiration? Look no further than the legendary duel between Wild Bill Hickok and Davis Tutt on July 21, 1865, in Springfield, Missouri. The trigger-happy event was one of those rare instances...