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May 27, 2012 by Leila Taha
Do you have the need for speed? May 27th is one of the biggest days on the auto racing calendar. The Indianapolis 500, a race that draws over 400,000 people, is called "The Greatest Spectacle in Racing." You can bet that in addition to the world's most...also in this article
Film Actor, Theater Actor, Television Actor, Race Car Driver, Entrepreneur / 1925 - 2008
Paul Newman came to be known as one of the finest actors of his time. He also started the Newman's Own food company, which donates all profits to charity.
April 5, 2012 by Josh Mapesalso in this article
May 17, 2012 by Eudie Pak
Fifty years ago on May 19, 1962, a crowd of 15,000 at New York City’s Madison Square Garden waited patiently to see what would become one of the final public appearances...also in this article
Civil Rights Activist, U.S. President, U.S. Representative / 1917 - 1963
John F. Kennedy, the 35th U.S. president, negotiated the Nuclear Test-Ban Treaty and initiated the Alliance for Progress. He was assassinated in 1963.
May 9, 2012 by Libby O'Connell
This month Biography.com is highlighting legendary figures from America's West, and this week we’re featuring the life of Buffalo Bill Cody. The iconic cowboy shone...also in this article
Theater Actor, Folk Hero, Military Leader / 1846 - 1917Hunting and killing over 4,000 buffalo earned Buffalo Bill Cody his nickname, and his status as an Old West legend was cemented with his traveling Wild West show.
March 2, 2012 by Josh Mapesalso in this article
Educator, Activist, Journalist / 1880 - 1968
American educator Helen Keller overcame the adversity of being blind and deaf to become one of the 20th century's leading humanitarians, as well as co-founder of the ACLU.
April 30, 2012 by Eudie Pak
Do any of you miss the Huxtables? We sure do—especially, the eye-rolling, long-faced wisdom-in-spurts character of Dr. Cliff Huxtable. (Hey, if Dallas can get a reboot, then bring back the The Cosby Show!)
After eight fun-filled seasons of watching...also in this article
Film Actor, Television Actor, Comedian, Television Producer / 1937 -
Bill Cosby is an American comedian, actor and producer, who has played a major role in the development of more positive portrayal of African-Americans on television.
Television Actress, Television Personality / 1973 -
Actress Tempestt Bledsoe is best known for her role as Vanessa Huxtable on the NBC sitcom The Cosby Show. In 2010 she became the host of the Style Network's Clean House.