As Donald Trump signed a defense spending bill named in honor of John McCain, the president didn’t mention the 81-year-old Arizona senator once. Trump even thanked Congresswoman Elise Stefanik, among others -- a snub which McCain chose not to mention on his website.
Former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens, known for being moderately liberal, called for the repeal of the U.S. Constitution's Second Amendment giving Americans the right to bear firearms in response to student protests. President Trump replied it “will never be repealed.”
Jimmy Carter said President Trump made “one of the worst mistakes” of his term in hiring John Bolton as national security adviser, adding Bolton is “a warlike figure” with catastrophic policies. The former president is among few U.S. leaders who has met with Kim Jong Un in North Korea
Academy Award-winning Scottish actor Sean Connery is best known for playing 007 in the first James Bond spy movies. He has also starred in an array of other projects, including 'Robin and Marian,' 'The Name of the Rose,' 'The Untouchables,' 'The Hunt for Red October' and 'Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade.'
Yogi Berra is best known as a Yankees player who was widely considered one of the best catchers of all-time. Later in life, he managed the team, becoming only one of six managers to lead both National and American League teams to the World Series.
Trump allowed the immediate release of 2,800 records by the National Archives. However thousands of other papers on JFK’s untimely death were withheld for “national security, law enforcement, and foreign affairs concerns.”
Jacques Cousteau was a French undersea explorer, researcher, photographer and documentary host who invented diving and scuba devices, including the Aqua-Lung. He also conducted underwater expeditions and produced films and television series, including the Undersea World of Jacques Cousteau.
British navigator James Cook discovered and charted New Zealand and Australia's Great Barrier Reef on his ship HMB Endeavour, and later disproved the existence of the fabled southern continent Terra Australis. His voyages provided the first accurate map of the Pacific.