Elbert Joseph Higgins, born December 8, 1944, was an American singer-songwriter. Bertie Higgins was raised in Tarpon Springs, Florida, and is of Portuguese, Irish and German descent. In 1982, Higgins had a Top 40 album with Just Another Day in Paradise. It spawned the #1 Billboard romantic classic ballad “Key Largo”. Elbert Joseph Higgins Biography and Profile.
Name: Simone Biles. Sport: Gymnastics. Discipline(s): Artistic Gymnastics. Event(s): Team. Height: 4-8. Weight: 105. DOB: 3/14/1997. Birthplace: Columbus, Ohio. Hometown: Spring, Texas. High School: Homeschooled (Spring, Texas) ‘15. Team/Club: World Champions Center. Coach(es): Aimee Boorman. Olympic Experience: Olympian (2016); five-time Olympic medalist (4 gold, 1 bronze). Rio 2016 Olympic Games, gold (team, all-around, vault, floor); bronze (beam). Simone Biles Biography and Profile.
Stan Lee, Writer, Editor, Publisher, Producer, was born on December 28, 1922, in New York City to Romanian immigrants Celia and Jack Lieber. Marvel Comics became a highly popular franchise, and Stan Lee was promoted to editorial director and publisher in 1972. Stanley Martin Lieber Biography and Profile.
Demi Moore was born Demetria Guynes on November 11, 1962, in Roswell, New Mexico. Her parents split up before she was born, and she was raised by her mother and stepfather, Virginia and Danny Guynes, both of whom drank heavily. Moore has never been far from the spotlight. Demi Moore Biography and Profile.
Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, Jamaican track and field Sprinter, was born on December 27th, in 1986. She rose to the limelight in her sports career during the 2008 Olympic Games. In 2013 in Kingston, Fraser-Pryce launched the Pocket Rocket Foundation. Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce Biography and Profile.
Born on May 11, 1906, Richard Overton was a World War II veteran who served in the U.S. Army. When he celebrated his 111th birthday on May 11th, his community renamed the street he’s lived on for seven decades as Richard Overton Avenue. Richard Arvin Overton, America’s oldest World War II veteran and the third-oldest man in the world, died Thursday December 27, 2018 afternoon from pneumonia. He was 112 years old. Richard Arvin Overton Biography and Profile.
Emily Dunning Barringer was born 27 September 1876 in Scarsdale, New York, to Edwin James Dunning and Frances Gore Lang. She grew up in a well-to-do New York family that fell on financial hard times when she was about ten years old, forcing her father to seek his fortune in Europe. Dr. Emily Barringer was the first woman ambulance physician at New York City’s Gouverneur Hospital. Dr. Barringer died on April 8, 1961 in New Milford, Conn. Emily Dunning Barringer Biography and Profile.
Patrick Swayze was born on August 18, 1952, Texas. He and his four siblings were raised by parents Patsy and Jesse Swayze. Dirty Dancing (1987) brought Swayze instant celebrity and established him as Hollywood’s newest heartthrob. Swayze and Lisa Niemi were married in 1975. Swayze passed away on September 14, 2009, after more than 20 months spent battling his illness. Patrick Wayne Swayze Biography and Profile.