Richard Nixon Biography

Nixon ran for president in 1960 but lost to magnetic Massachusetts senator John F. Kennedy. Undeterred, Nixon return to the race eight years after and won the White House with a strong margin. In 1974, he resigned rather than be impeached for covering up illegal actions of party members in ...

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Park Geun-hye Biography

After earning an engineering degree from theSogang Universityin 1974, Park’s mom was killedduring an assassination attempt on Park Chung-hee. In 1998, she was named vice chairperson of the recently recognized Grand National Party, and six years after, she won election as the Party’s chairperson. She was inaugurated in February 2013. ...

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Norman Lear Biography

Norman Lear was born in New Haven, Connecticut on July 27, 1922. Norman dropped out of Emerson College to join up with the U.S. Army Air Force during World War II. Norman left the Army in 1945 and started composing comedy, which finally transformed into screenwriting and producing for television ...

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Nicolás Maduro Biography

After Venezuelan President Hugo Chvez won a third term in October 2012, he picked Maduro to serve as vice president. Maduro worked alongside the blunt president until Chvez’s departure in March 2013. Prior to his passing, Chvez freely named Maduro his successor. In April 2013, Maduro won the Venezuelan presidency ...

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Narendra Modi Biography

Narendra Modi grew up poor in northern India, the son of a road retailer. He entered politics as a youth and rapidly climbed through the ranks of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, a Hindu nationalist political party. Narendra Modi was born in the little town of Vadnagar, in northern Gujarat, India. His ...

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Mýa Biography

Other hits have followed, such as the No. 1 remake of “Lady Marmalade,” with the vocalist also pursuing a screen profession with jobs like Chicago, Shall We Dance? and Dancing with the Stars. Produced on October 10, 1979, in the Washington, D.C., place to a musical family, Ma Marie Harrison ...

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Mia Hamm Biography

Mia Hamm – Mini Biography (TVPG; 2:32) Mia Hamm is mainly considered the greatest female soccer player in history. She played with the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team for 17 years, building one of the largest fan bases of any American sportsman. Produced Mariel Margaret Hamm on March 17, 1972, ...

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Merv Griffin Biography

Merv Griffin was an American television host and business magnate. From a love of puzzles and games, he assembled an empire. His game shows, talk show, resorts, as well as other media commodities made him one of the wealthiest guys on the planet. He first conceived the show Jeopardy! in ...

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Mark-Paul Gosselaar Biography

Produced in Panorama City, California, on March 1, 1974, actor Mark-Paul Gosselaar is famous for playing the lead character of Zack Morris on the success adolescent Saturday morning show Saved by the Bell. More lately, he is become known for characters on the television series NYPD Blue, Commander in Chief ...

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Lil’ Kim Biography

Lil’ Kim was born on July 11, 1975, in Brooklyn, Ny. The rapper debuted as element of Biggie Smalls’s group Junior M.A.F.I.A and released her solo debut record, Hard Core, in 1996. Kim served prison time in 2005-2006 for perjury, after releasing mixtapes and doing reality television work. Rapper Lil’ ...

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