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August 24, 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
U.S. Representative / 1947 -
Todd Akin is a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Missouri's 2nd District, best known for his controversial statement on abortion made during his 2012 senate bid.
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.
Guest ContributorAugust 7, 2012 by Scott Cooperstein
Dating back to ancient Greece, the Olympics have long been a theater for humanity’s greatest feats and have inspired some of the most historic athletic achievements...also in this article
Basketball Player / 1984 -
LeBron James, one of the NBA's leading players, is the youngest player to win the Rookie of the Year Award, among several other distinctions. He led the Miami Heat to an NBA champion victory in 2012.
January 26, 2012 by Leila Taha
Believe it or not, even celebrities get older, despite the nips and tucks. A whole group of energetic, famous individuals are turning 50 this year. You might be...also in this article
June 15, 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...also in this article
Cyclist, Philanthropist / 1971 -
Lance Armstrong is a professional American cyclist and testicular cancer survivor who, in 2012, was stripped of the seven Tour de France titles he won from 1999 to 2005 due to evidence of performance-enhancing drug use.
December 31, 2011 by Jennifer Ball
For the rich, famous and notable, it's not enough to be good—you need to be the best to truly set yourself apart in your chosen field. From jumping jacks to YouTube...also in this article
Songwriter, Singer / 1986 -
Pop icon Lady Gaga's debut album The Fame included hits "Just Dance" and "Poker Face." Her follow-up, The Fame Monster, was nominated for six Grammys.