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Josh Mapes is the Video Manager for BIO.com. He'd like the ghost of Julia Child to haunt his house, so there would always be butter melting on the stove.
June 22, 2012 by Josh Mapes
On June 22nd, 1969, Judy Garland died from an overdose of barbiturates in her London hotel, just weeks after she'd celebrated her 47th Birthday. Though Judy Garland's
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 a flamboyant, androgynous British singer 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.
April 5, 2012 by Josh Mapesalso in this article
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...
March 2, 2012 by Josh Mapesalso in this article
Educator, Activist, Journalist / 1880 - 1968
American educator Helen Keller overcame the adversity of being blind and deaf to become one of the 20th century's leading humanitarians, as well as co-founder of the ACLU.
February 2, 2012 by Josh Mapes
Whether it's Chariots of Fire, Raging Bull or Brian's Song, the best sports movies are often based on true stories. Films that showcase athletes using their strength...also in this article
Film Actor / 1954 -
Former star of the hit TV drama St. Elsewhere, actor/director Denzel Washington has earned popular and critical acclaim for his roles in several feature films, including Training Day and American Gangster.