Fascinating people making headlines.
Kim Gilmore is Historian and Director of Corporate Outreach at A+E Networks. Her favorite people featured on the BIO website are Frederick Douglass, Pocahontas and F. Scott Fitzgerald.
February 3, 2013 by Kim Gilmore
“We received a call upon arrival the bus driver said he had a colored female sitting in the white section of the bus, and would not move back.” These words, from...also in this article
September 5, 2012 by Kim Gilmore
The man who became known as “Freddie Mercury” was born in Stone Town, Zanzibar (later Tanzania), on September 5, 1946. As lead vocalist for the rock band Queen,...
December 19, 2012 by Kim Gilmore
December 22 marks what would have been the 100th birthday of one of the United States' most beloved First Ladies. Born Claudia Taylor in Karnack, Texas in 1912,...also in this article
August 27, 2012 by Kim Gilmorealso in this article
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.
Television Actor, Music Producer, Singer, Game Show Host, Talk Show Host, Journalist / 1957 -Donny Osmond was the standout performer of his family singing group, the Osmond Brothers. He also hosted the Donny and Marie variety show with his sister.
October 18, 2012 by Kim Gilmore
"I am Dracula...I bid you welcome."
Bela Lugosi, the Hungarian-born actor, became Dracula in the eyes of moviegoers through infamous lines like these. Lugosi's...
July 23, 2012 by Kim Gilmore
Of all the American female aviators in history, Amelia Earhart has captured the world’s imagination the most. The longevity of her story, perhaps, can be credited...