Famous People Born in 1978
Basketball Player / 1978 -
Kobe Bryant is an NBA athlete who's one of the leading players in career points, having earned multiple championship rings. He has also won two Olympic gold medals with the U.S. basketball team.
Brooke Ellison became a quadriplegic after she was struck by a car as a seventh-grader. In 2002, her inspirational life story was published in Miracles Happen: One Mother, One Daughter, One Journey.
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Daryl Hall and John Oates met while both were studying music in Philadelphia, and soon formed the popular musical duo Hall & Oates. Blending genres of soul, rock and pop to create a uniquely catchy brand of sound, the two quickly became lauded as pop music's most successful duo, known for hits like "Sara Smile," "Private Eyes," "Out of Touch," "Kiss on My List," "Maneater," "One on One" and "Family Man."
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For some athletes, the risk of losing—or even being less than the best—is worse than the many consequences of doping in professional sports, and for decades, performance-enhancing drug controversies have made headlines around the world. Other athletes have garnered media attention, criminal charges and sporting suspensions for their recreational drug use. Biography.com examines some of the world's greatest athletes to ever fall from fame, whose names have been tarnished by drugs scandals, including Barry Bonds, Jose Canseco, Marion Jones, Andre Agassi, Floyd Landis and Lance Armstrong.
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