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Leila Taha is a regular contributor for BIO Now. She would love for Michael Jackson's ghost to haunt her house.
February 9, 2012 by Leila Taha
This Sunday, February 12, is the 54th Annual Grammys. Each year, the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences honors outstanding achievements in the music...also in this article
Film Actress, Television Actress, Singer / 1982 -Country singer LeAnn Rimes's album Light Up My Life became the first to debut at number one on the pop, country and contemporary Christian Billboard charts.
Entrepreneur, Inventor / 1847 - 1931
Inventor Thomas Edison created such great innovations as the electric light bulb, the telephone and the phonograph. A savvy businessman, he held more than a 1,000 patents for his inventions.
January 31, 2012 by Leila Taha
Baseball, American's national past-time, has a complicated history. Like much of American society in the 1940s, professional baseball was originally segregated...also in this article
Civil Rights Activist, Business Leader / 1881 - 1965
Branch Rickey was an innovative baseball executive known for his groundbreaking 1945 decision to bring Jackie Robinson into the major leagues, thereby breaking the color barrier.
September 16, 2011 by Leila Taha
Britain showed some respect for the Fonz on Thursday. Actor Henry Winkler has been appointed an honorary member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire...also in this article
Film Actor, Television Actor, Director, Producer, Television Personality / 1954 -
Ron Howard is best known for his roles on the shows Happy Days and The Andy Griffith Show, and as the director for films, including A Beautiful Mind and Apollo 13.
December 16, 2011 by Leila Taha
We usually think of celebrities as extravagantly rich and successful, but their backgrounds are often far less glamorous. Many celebrities come from very humble...also in this article
Animal Rights Activist, Film Actress, Television Actress / 1974 -
Hilary Swank is an American actress who has won Academy Awards for her starring roles in the films Million Dollar Baby and Boys Don't Cry.
Film Actress, Entrepreneur, Producer, Philanthropist, Talk Show Host, Television Producer / 1954 -
Billionaire Oprah Winfrey has hosted her own internationally popular talk show since 1986. She is also an actress, philanthropist, publisher, and producer.