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June 29, 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...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.
Entrepreneur, Fashion Designer, Model, Singer / 1974 -
Victoria Beckham is a fashion designer and singer chiefly known for her work with the Spice Girls and for being the wife of soccer star David Beckham.
June 17, 2012 by Eudie Pak
Rodney King, the man whose life was thrust into the national spotlight after cameras caught him being beaten by four white Los Angeles Police Department officers...
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Film Actor, Theater Actor, Television Actor, Director, Producer / 1916 -
Actor Kirk Douglas brought his formidable chin and talent to movies like Spartacus and The Bad and the Beautiful. You may also know him as the father of Michael Douglas.
Guest ContributorJune 15, 2012 by Scott Cooperstein
Not every father has a child. Some fathers give birth to technological or artistic advancements, while some pen new philosophies and others fight for freedom. This...also in this article
Activist, Dancer, Songwriter, Singer / 1933 - 2006
James Brown, the "Godfather of Soul," was a prolific singer, songwriter and bandleader, as well as one of the most iconic figures in funk and soul music from 1956 to 2006.
June 26, 2012 by Eudie Pak
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Monday that it's unconstitutional for states to mandate juvenile murderers to life in prison without the possibility of parole, citing...also in this article
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.