Fascinating people making headlines.
June 4, 2012 by Eudie Pakalso in this article
Songwriter, Guitarist, Singer, Philanthropist / 1941 -
American singer-songwriter Paul Simon is an influential figure in American rock music. He is best known for his long-running success as a musician.
Civil Rights Activist, World Leader, Journalist / 1918 -
Nelson Mandela became the first black president of South Africa in 1994. A symbol of global peacemaking, he won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1993.
June 1, 2012 by Josh Mapes
Born on June 1, 1926, Marilyn Monroe still fascinates the public almost a century later. Within the last year, her life was the subject of the movie My Week with...also in this article
Environmental Activist, Warrior, Governor, U.S. President / 1858 - 1919
A New York governor who became the 26th U.S. president, Theodore Roosevelt is remembered for his foreign policy, corporate reforms and ecological preservation.
Singer / 1961 -
Boy George is a British singer, konwn for his flamboyant and androgynous image, who once fronted the band Culture Club.
Murderer, Thief / 1910 - 1934
Half of the notorious Bonnie and Clyde, Bonnie Parker became one of America's most famous outlaws. She and partner Clyde Barrow robbed banks and small businesses, leaving a bloody train of murder victims in their wake.
Women's Rights Activist, Editor, Publisher / 1838 - 1927
Victoria Woodhull was a spiritualist, activist, politician and author who was the first woman to run for the presidency of the United States.
Guest ContributorJune 3, 2012 by Joe McGasko
David Bowie has long been regarded as one of the most chameleon-like personalities in the music world. Over the course of his lengthy career, he has transformed...also in this article
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.