Fascinating people making headlines.
October 26, 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
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.
Governor / 1947 -
Former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney made a run for the Republican nomination in the 2008 presidential election, losing to John McCain. He made another run for the presidency in 2012, but was defeated by President Barack Obama.
Film Actor, Singer / 1981 -
Singer Justin Timberlake got his start on The New Mickey Mouse Club and made it big with boy band 'N Sync, before becoming a solo singer and budding actor.
Singer / 1989 -
Singer/songwriter Taylor Swift is one of country music's top recording artists, having crossed over into pop and winning many awards.
Songwriter, Singer / 1986 -
Pop icon Lady Gaga's debut album The Fame included hits "Just Dance" and "Poker Face." Her follow-up, The Fame Monster, was nominated for six Grammys.
October 22, 2012 by Andrew Cannizzaro
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...
October 24, 2012 by Kayla Arias
Henry Ward Beecher was an American clergyman and social reformer who was accused of having an affair with a friend’s wife, resulting in one of the most high-profile...also in this article
October 22, 2012 by Eudie Pak
George S. McGovern, liberal Democratic leader and three-term South Dakota senator, died Sunday night in hospice care in Sioux Falls, S.D., at the age of 90, reports...
Guest ContributorOctober 23, 2012 by Collin David
Some of the most well-known and respected actors in the history of cinema are men whose faces we barely know. In 1923, Universal Studios began releasing an extensive series of monster movies, featuring creatures that would soon become iconic, including...also in this article