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July 25, 2011 by Jennifer Ball
In what is being called "the worst massacre by a lone gunman in history," 32-year-old Anders Behring Breivik entered a Labor Party youth camp in Utoya, Norway, on...
September 7, 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
February 14, 2013 by Eudie Pak
Oscar Pistorius, the first double-amputee Olympic sprinter, was charged with the murder of his model girlfriend, Reeva Steencamp, after he shot her multiple times...also in this article
Track and Field Athlete / 1986 -
Oscar Pistorius, the "Blade Runner," is a South African sprint runner who became the first amputee to compete in the Olympics in 2012. In 2013, Pistorius admitted to shooting and killing his girlfriend, South African model Reeva Steenkamp.
May 30, 2012 by Eudie Pak
Want to know where Hollywood Westerns get their quick-draw inspiration? Look no further than the legendary duel between Wild Bill Hickok and Davis Tutt on July 21...
September 28, 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
Singer, Television Personality / 1981 -
Britney Spears has been one of the most successful—and sometimes controversial—solo acts in popular music. More recently, she began hosting The X Factor.
Lawyer, Radio Personality, Television Personality, Journalist / 1961 -
Conservative commentator Ann Coulter has insulted Jews, 9/11 widows and a variety of Democratic politicians, yet she continues to have a loyal fan base.
March 15, 2012 by Josh Mapes
On March 15, 1972, The Godfather opened in New York City, restoring the public’s fascination with the Mafia and organized crime. Mobster movies of the 1930s, such...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.
Film Actor, Television Actor, Television Personality / 1954 -
American actor Ray Liotta is best known for his on-the-edge tough-guy characterizations in films like Martin Scorsese's Goodfellas (1992) and No Escape (1994).
Film Actor, Theater Actor, Director / 1943 -
Legendary award-winning actor Robert De Niro has starred in such films as Taxi Driver, Raging Bull, The Godfather: Part II and Silver Linings Playbook.