Ready to sing along to those holiday hits? Let's take a brief look at those classic songs that have become stuck in our brains like sticky sugarplums.
King Louis XVI ascended to the throne on May 10, 1774. We take a more intimate look at the king and his wife Marie Antoinette—the good, the bad, and the naughty.
Happy 70th birthday to the one name that says it all.
Today is the 116th anniversary of Dorothy Gish’s birth. Bio remembers her and other legendary actresses who enchanted moviegoers without ever saying a word.
Without these vigilant scribes, life in the United States might be much different today.
A new six-part film adaptation of 'War and Peace' simulcasts on A&E, Lifetime, and the History Channel starting today. Here is the story behind one of the greatest novels ever written.
Recently restored and re-released in celebration of its 50th anniversary, 'Doctor Zhivago' has come to be regarded as one of cinema’s greatest love stories.
'Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland' was first published 150 years ago this month.
One hundred and 75 years ago today, French sculptor Auguste Rodin was born. We take a look at the story behind his most iconic sculpture of all-time.
On September 3, 1838, Frederick Douglass escaped to freedom and found his calling as a leading voice in the abolitionist movement.
A remembrance of Ingrid Bergman’s life and career on the 100th anniversary of her birth.
With the recent prison escape of El Chapo, one of the world's most notorious criminals, we're taking a look at a rogues' gallery of drug lords, whose brutally violent and ruthless lives are much dirtier than Hollywood could ever depict.
On the 35th anniversary of the release of 'The Blues Brothers,' Bio recalls the genesis of this landmark movie comedy.
As Queen Latifah steps into the role of Bessie Smith in HBO's biopic "Bessie," which airs this Saturday, we're taking a look at how Smith's meeting with "The Mother of the Blues" early in her career would change her life forever.
In commemoration of what would have been her 88th birthday on April 27th, Bio remembers Coretta Scott King and other famous wives who made a difference.
Thirty-three years ago today, comedian John Belushi died at age 33. He’s just one of many great comedians who exited the stage too early.
One of Hollywood’s greatest romances would never have happened if a certain baby hadn’t been born on December 25th