Who Is Dwayne Johnson? Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, American actor, producer, wrestler, was born on 2 May 1972. An injury ended his college football career, so he entered the ring with the Word Wrestling Federation. Dwayne Johnson made his WWF debut as Rocky Maivia in 1996 and won the WWF Intercontinental Championship from Hunter Hearst Helmsley. Dwayne Johnson appeared in The Fast and the Furious film series. Dwayne Douglas Johnson Biography and Profile.
Roger Waters was born in Surrey, England, in 6 September 1943. While studying architecture in London, he formed the now legendary rock group Pink Floyd and recorded The Dark Side of the Moon (1973), Wish You Were Here (1975) and The Wall (1979). In 1985 Waters left Pink Floyd to pursue a solo career. Waters’s son Harry is a pianist who has played on tour with Waters. Roger Waters Biography and Profile.
Gou Tai-ming, also known as Terry Gou, (born October 8, 1950 in Banqiao Township, Taipei County) is a Taiwanese tycoon who is the founder and chairman of Foxconn. Gou’s hunger and principles are products of his upbringing. His parents were immigrants from mainland China. His father never moved from his tiny home, even when his children became the richest people in Taiwan. Gou Tai-ming Biography and Profile.
Sadaf Khadem, born in 1995, and she is the first Iranian woman ever to take part in an official boxing match. Some women fight but the bouts are illegal and being held in Turkey with no medical insurance. Little by little she became Iran’s only professional female boxer. “My parents were worried when I started boxing but they saw I was really loving it so now they are supporting me. I’m now steaming ahead,” said Khadem. Sadaf Khadem Biography and Profile.
Pete Buttigieg was born 19 January 1982. In 2015 he received the New Frontier Award from the John F. Kennedy Library Foundation and the Harvard University Institute of Politics, and in 2016 he won the U.S. Department of Transportation Mayors’ Challenge Pedestrian and Bicycle Awards for the City’s work on Smart Streets. Pete Buttigieg officially launched his bid to become the Democratic Party nominee for the 2020 presidential election and challenge Donald Trump for the White House. Peter Paul Montgomery Buttigieg Biography and Profile.
Selena Quintanilla was born on April 16, 1971, in Lake Jackson, Texas. Selena was considered the “Queen of Tejano,” a type of Mexican music that incorporated other styles, such as country and western. She was also sometimes referred to as the “Mexican Madonna” for her sexy outfits and dance moves. Selena began performing as a child. Selena Quintanilla-Pérez biography and profile.
Georgy Konstantinovich Zhukov, born 1 December 1896. He was conscripted into the Russian Imperial Army in 1915. From 1918 to 1920, he fought for the Red Army in the Russian Civil War. Stalin regarded Zhukov as a threat and demoted him to command the Odessa military district, far away from Moscow. After Stalin’s death, Zhukov returned to favour. Georgy Konstantinovich Zhukov Biography and Profile.
Christopher Columbus was born in Genoa between August and October 1451. His father was a weaver and small-time merchant. Columbus has a controversial legacy—he is remembered as a daring and path-breaking explorer who transformed the New World, yet his actions also unleashed changes that would eventually devastate the native populations he and his fellow explorers encountered. Christopher Columbus biography and profile.
Gore Vidal, 3 October 1925, American writer, known for many popular screenplays, plays and novels, as well as other literary works. In 1958, his play The Death of Billy the Kid was adapted for the screenplay of The Left Handed Gun. Two years later, Vidal wrote the popular play The Best Man (1960). Among Vidal’s most famous works are his 1960s books Julian and Myra Breckinridge. He won the National Book Award; and 1995 memoir, Palimpsest. Gore Vidal Biography and Profile.