Jessi Combs was born 27 July 1983, Black Hills of Rapid City, SD. With a lifelong desire to become a race car driver. Jessi is somewhat of an artist. She loves metal working, leather craft and photography. She was an independent and adventurous spirit, boasting, “I will try everything at least twice… I wouldn’t want to be jaded by the first attempt.” Jessi Combs Biography and Profile.
Scarlett Johansson was born in New York City on November 22, 1984. Johansson played the super agent Black Widow in Iron Man 2 (2010) opposite Robert Downey, Jr. and Mickey Rourke. In March 2018, it was announced that Johannson was attached to director Taika Waititi’s Jojo Rabbit, as the mother of a 10-year-old boy in Nazi Germany. Scarlett Johansson Biography and Profile.
Missy Elliott was born Melissa Arnette Elliott on July 1, 1971, in Portsmouth, Virginia. In 2001, Elliott produced a thumping, cowbell-accented rework of Labelle’s 1974 hit, “Lady Marmalade”. In May 2019, Elliott received an honorary doctorate from the Berklee College of Music. She was then admitted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in June. Melissa Arnette Elliott Biography and Profile.
Alice Munro was born in Wingham, Ontario, Canada on July 10, 1931. Alice Munro has also written television scripts. In October 2013, just after Munro’s Nobel Prize in Literature was announced, the New Yorker republished her “The Bear Came Over the Mountain” (1999–2000) as a tribute to one of its own. Alice Laidlaw Munro Biography and Profile.
Paul Anka, born July 30, 1941 into a tight-knit Canadian family. He sang in the choir at Church and studied piano. Songwriting and performing “are what gave me the confidence to keep going,” he says. Anka co-wrote Michael Jackson’s posthumous #1 worldwide hit, “This Is It.” Paul Albert Anka Biography and Profile.
Nicole Galloway, an American politician and member of the Democratic Party, was born June 13, 1982. Nicole received a Master of Business Administration from the University of Missouri and degrees in Applied Mathematics and Economics from the Missouri University of Science and Technology. Sworn in as auditor in April 2015, Nicole’s audits have already shown results for Missouri taxpayers. Nicole Galloway Biography and Profile.
Megan Rapinoe, born July 5, 1985, grew up in Redding, California with her parents, Jim and Denise, and five siblings, including her fraternal twin, Rachael Rapinoe. Rapinoe has been involved in the women’s team’s equal pay complaint to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission since at least 2016. In the final of the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup on July 7, Rapinoe scored the opening goal from a penalty kick as the United States defeated the Netherlands by a score of 2–0. Mega Anna Rapinoe Biography and Profile.
Willie Nelson, country singer and songwriter, born April 29, 1933, in Texas in 1933 rose to prominence at the end of the 1960s and contributed to the “outlaw country” subgenre, which challenged the conservatism of Nashville. Willie Nelson wrote some of the most popular and memorable country songs of all time. Willie Nelson Biography and Profile.
Philip Roth was born on March 19, 1933 to Herman Roth and Bess (Finkel) Roth in Newark, New Jersey, where he and his older brother, Sandy, grew up. His father, the American-born son of Jewish immigrants from the eastern European region of Galicia (currently occupied by Poland and Ukraine).Roth restored his career during the late 1960s, when he began teaching literature at the University of Pennsylvania, where he remained on the faculty for about 11 years. Philip Milton Roth biography and profile.