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Guest ContributorOctober 5, 2012 by Clarence Haynes
Today marks the one-year anniversary of the death of Steve Jobs, whose technological innovations and shrewd business know-how have revolutionized how people see the world though media.
Biography.com takes a look at his life and the technological legacy...
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
September 11, 2012 by Eudie Pak
Today marks the 11th anniversary of September 11th. As we respectfully pause and reflect on the almost 3,000 innocent lives lost on that day—from Shanksville, Pennsylvania...
August 25, 2012 by Eudie Pak
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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.