Fascinating people making headlines.
July 13, 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, here...also in this article
U.S. Representative / 1940 -
Barney Frank is the first U.S. Congressman to voluntarily announce his homosexuality. He is also known for his work on the 2008 American Housing Rescue and Foreclosure Prevention Act.
Songwriter, Singer / 1945 - 1981
Jamaican singer, musician and songwriter Bob Marley served as a world ambassador for reggae music and sold more than 20 million records throughout his career—making him the first international superstar to emerge from the so-called Third World.
July 9, 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...
July 11, 2012 by Josh Mapes
Lady Bird Johnson died on July 11th, 2007, leaving behind a legacy of conservation and beautification. A Texas native, she always had a love of the outdoors, and...
July 11, 2012 by Eudie Pak
Do you’ve got the moves like Jagger? Do you’ve got the moves like Jagger? Do you’ve got the moo-oo-oo-oo-ves like Jagger?
July 12th marks the 50th anniversary...also in this article
July 9, 2012 by Eudie Pak
Actor Ernest Borgnine, known for his Academy Award-winning performance in Marty, as well as his TV role in the 1960s sitcom McHale's Navy, died Sunday from kidney...also in this article
Film Actor, Theater Actor, Television Actor / 1917 - 2012
Actor Ernest Borgnine’s role in the film Marty transformed him from a stereotyped character actor to a leading man, earning him an Academy Award as Best Actor.
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Television Actor / 1966 -
Actor Luke Perry was born October 11, 1966, in Fredericktown, Ohio. In 1990, he landed his breakthrough role as the rebellious teen heartthrob Dylan McKay on Aaron Spelling’s dramatic TV series Beverly Hills 90210. In the years since, he has enjoyed