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 …..
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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.
Actor Robert Conrad has died of heart failure. He was a fist-fighting TV star in his day, in the 1960s hit The Wild Wild West (which spent decades in reruns) and …..
Former NBA superstar Kobe Bryant has died in a helicopter crash outside of Los Angeles, according to TMZ, ESPN and other sources. His 13-year-old daughter, Gianna Bryant (known as GiGi), …..
Here they come: the big, big birthdays of 2020. Who turns 50 this year? Who turns 100? What about 1400? (And would you be surprised to learn that Spongebob Squarepants is …..