Future president Barack Obama lived in a basement apartment in Somerville, Massachusetts while he attended Harvard Law School — living in a not-so-fancy part of town to save money, as …..
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2020 has been a rough year for the women of Goldfinger, and now it’s officially a rough year for Sir Sean Connery, too. The fabled actor died overnight in The …..
2020 has been rough for everyone, but especially rough for the women of the James Bond film Goldfinger. First came the death of Honor Blackman, a good egg who played Pussy …..
Good news for businessman Bill Gates: he can at last relax and take life easy as he reaches the traditional retirement age of 65 this month. His exact birthday is …..
While mourning the sudden death of star Chadwick Boseman, executives at Disney are also struggling to find a way forward for their vibrant Black Panther franchise. The studio is looking …..
“I don’t have a lot of ghosts. I don’t have any bad memories that affect my life. It’s all good. Sure, I think of Mom and Dad and [sister] Barbara …..
Now, there’s a headline writer who went home with a sense of a job well done. Noted the article: Trump was the lone living president to play no official role in …..
Rosalind Franklin played a key role in understanding the structure of DNA and viruses. On her 100th birthday, an appreciation of her many accomplishments, now getting the recognition they deserve.
Congressman John Lewis has died at age 80. A towering civil rights figure who survived having his skull fractured by Alabama state police on “Bloody Sunday” in 1965, Lewis had …..
Five months ago, Patrick Mahomes won the Super Bowl — and at age 24, was named Super Bowl MVP. Today he got the payoff: a record-smashing contract extension good for 10 …..
In our recent post about the death of comedy legend Carl Reiner, we noted that his passing must have been rather sudden, since he’d been tweeting that same afternoon. Now …..
Comedy legend Carl Reiner has died at age 98. For once, the term “legend of comedy” clearly applies: Nine-time Emmy Award winner, recipient of the Mark Twain Prize for American …..
Veteran filmmaker Joel Schumacher has died at age 80. The director of hits like St. Elmo’s Fire and Batman Forever had been fighting cancer for a year, according to Variety. Joel …..
With astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley blasting into space aboard their NASA/SpaceX flight, this is the perfect time to introduce a fun new feature from Who2: GIANT LEAPS: Heroes …..
Honor Blackman — better known as Pussy Galore from the 1964 James Bond film Goldfinger — has died at the robust age of 94. It’s a surprise to learn that she …..
The John F. Kennedy Museum in Boston has just released a new batch of digitized photos, adding to the wonderful group of 30,000 still photos in their White House Photographs …..
In the 20th-century, a virus terrorized Americans, and then medical science came up with a cure. Dr. Jonas Salk was the hero.
Malcolm X was murdered 55 years ago, on February 21, 1965. He had just begun speaking on stage in the Audubon Ballroom of the Hilton Hotel in New York when …..
Author and famous-friend-of-the-famous A.E. Hotchner has died at his home in Connecticut. Born in St. Louis during World War I, he was 102 years old. He was still writing until …..
When war broke out, black Americans fought in segregated units to serve their country. The breath of freedom they experienced in Europe flamed the fight for equality when they returned home.