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.
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.
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...
June 12, 2012 by Kim Gilmore
On May 14, 1979, Margaret Thatcher appeared on the cover of Time magazine with the title “Britain’s Fighting Lady.” She was Britain’s first female prime minister...also in this article
Prime Minister / 1925 - 2013
The first female prime minister of Britain, Margaret Thatcher was a controversial figurehead of conservative ideology during her time in office.
May 31, 2012 by Kim Gilmore
In celebration of her 60 years on the throne, Queen Elizabeth II is being honored with her Diamond Jubilee starting on June 2. Her Majesty reigns over the United...also in this article
Philanthropist, Political Leader, Princess / 1930 - 2002Princess Margaret was the youngest daughter of Queen Elizabeth and George VI. Her troubled private life aroused worldwide sympathy and constant controversy.
May 21, 2012 by Kim Gilmore
“Heeeeeerre’s Johnny!” For decades, TV viewers waited for this rousing introduction by sidekick Ed McMahon, who announced the talk show host in grand style each...also in this article