BTS, an acronym of Bangtan Sonyeondan or “Beyond the Scene”, is a South Korean boyband that has been capturing the hearts of millions of fans globally. The members of BTS are RM, Jin, SUGA, j-hope, Jimin, V and Jung Kook. After bringing together the seven young artists, Big Hit Entertainment’s Bang Si-hyuk first debuted BTS to the world in 2013 with their first album 2 Cool 4 Skool and lead single “No More Dream” to moderate success. They also entered the Japanese market with a Japanese-language version of their single. BTS continued to release albums in Korean and Japanese and to tour Asia over the following years, with a few stops in the U.S. in 2015 for KCON.
Joe Burrow (also know as Joseph Lee Burrow), was born 10 December 1996. Parents are Robin and Jimmy Burrow. His dad, along with his two older brothers, Jamie and Dan, all played football at Nebraska. The Cincinnati Bengals selected former Louisiana State University quarterback Joe Burrow with the first overall pick in the 2020 NFL Draft, which was held virtually for the first time ever. Here’s Joe Burrow Biography and Profile.
Manu Dibango, Cameroonian singer, best known for his hit single “Soul Makossa,” was born 12 December 1933. Dibango achieved a considerable success following in the U.K. with the disco hit “Big Blow,” and in 1998 he recorded the album CubAfrica with Cuban artist Eliades Ochoa. Manu Dibango died on Tuesday, March 24, 2020 after contracting the new coronavirus, his representatives have confirmed. Dibango was “a fatherly figure who was always ready to advise, hold the hand of younger musicians and lead them to success,” fellow musician and journalist Ateh Francis, also known as Bazore, said. Here’s Manu Dibango Biography and Profile.
Marielle Franco, human rights activist, was born July 27, 1979. She was assassinated 14 March 2018.
“I am not free while any woman is unfree, even when her chains are very different from my own,” Marielle Franco said to the mixed crowd of activists fighting to build a better life in the South American country.
Here’s Marielle Franco Biography and Profile.
Grace Ntombizodwa Mugabe (Grace Mugabe), born 23 July 1965, an entrepreneur, politician, Zimbabwe First Lady, and the widow of the late Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe. By the time she was in her 20s, she had married an air force pilot named Stanley Goreraza, with whom she had a son, Russell. She was first secretary to the President Mugabe, before becoming his mistress and eventually rising to become Zimbabwe’s First Lady in 1996. Here’s Grace Mugabe Biography and Profile.
Jamie Foxx (Eric Morlon Bishop), was born on December 13, 1967, in Terrell, Texas. Jamie Foxx emerged as one of the most diversely talented entertainers of his generation. In 2005, Jamie Foxx became the first person to be nominated for three acting awards at the Golden Globes in the same year, for his performances in Ray, Collateral and Redemption. Here’s Jamie Foxx Biography and Profile.
Ian Paisley, born 6 April 1926, was probably the most fiery, uncompromising and bellicose Ulster politician throughout the North’s Troubles. Ian Richard Kyle Paisley, Baron Bannside PC, was a loyalist politician and Protestant religious leader from Northern Ireland. Here’s Ian Paisley Biography and Profile.
Kirk Douglas, Hollywood actor and father of Michael Douglas was born on 9 December 1916. Kirk Douglas rose to prominence during Hollywood’s “golden age”, earning his first Oscar nomination for the 1949 film Champion. Douglas was himself nominated for an Oscar three times – for Champion (1949), The Bad and the Beautiful (1952), and Lust for Life (1956). Kirk Douglas was born Issur Danielovitch, a ragman’s son. He died Kirk Douglas, a Hollywood king. Here’s Kirk Douglas Biography and Profile.
Diana Ross was born March 26, 1944, in Detroit, Michigan. Diana began singing with friends as a teenager, and eventually formed the groundbreaking 1960s trio the Supremes. Diana Ross & the Supremes top 10 best songs: Buttered Popcorn, Baby Love, Stop! In the Name of Love, You Keep Me Hanging On, Reflections, Someday We’ll Be Together, Bill, When Are You Coming Back?, Stoned Love, Nathan Jones, Bad Weather. Here’s Diana Ross Biography and Profile.