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Guest ContributorMay 23, 2012 by Scott Cooperstein
For us at Bio.com, May has been a celebration of American West legends—both historical and cinematic. And when it comes to the Hollywood cowboy, Marion Mitchell Morrison—more commonly known as John Wayne—is one of the most widely recognized, due to his...
March 22, 2012 by Josh Mapes
During the time when women were fighting for the right to vote in the United States, Martha Graham began to study dance when she was well into her 20s. Though she...
May 4, 2012 by Kayla Arias
Priscilla Presley was born in Brooklyn, New York, in 1945. Her West Coast lookalike, Tiffani Thiessen, was born twenty-nine years later in Long Beach, California...also in this article
April 23, 2012 by Julien McNab
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...
March 16, 2012 by Leila Taha
Despite the fact that Ireland is more than 3,000 miles away from New York City, Saint Patrick's Day is widely celebrated in the United States. That's because Irish...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.
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.
April 11, 2012 by Kim Gilmore
There were over 700 survivors of the Titanic disaster, and each one had a unique story. Among the most poignant tales is that of Michel and Edmond Navratil, who were known as the "Titanic orphans." The two boys were only two and four years old at the...