John Adedayo Adegboyega, actor known for playing Finn in the 2015 film Star Wars, was born March 17, 1992, in Peckham, London, to Nigerian parents Samson and Abigail. In 2013, Boyega acted alongside Chiwetel Ejiofor and Thandie Newton in the historical drama Half of a Yellow Sun. John Adedayo Adegboyega studied dance. John Boyega Biography and Profile.
Olusegun Obasanjo, former Nigeria’s President Olusegun Obasanjo, was born 5 March 1937. He was appointed by the UN as a special envoy for Africa in 2008. President Obasanjo is also Founder of the Olusegun Obasanjo Foundation, a UK based charity that has a mission of advancing Human Security for All. More about Olusegun Obasanjo Biography and Profile.
Edward Enninful was born 22 February 1972, Ghana, grew up in London and at 16 was scouted as a model on the train. He soon began assisting stylists at shoots, becoming fashion director under Terry Jones at i-D at age 18. The British Vogue editor-in-chief, Enninful succeeded Alexandra Shulman , who resigned in January 2017, in August of the same year. Edward Enninful 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.
Chief Obafemi Awolowo, Nigerian Politician, Nationalist, and Statesman, was born in Ikenné, Western State, Nigeria, on March 6, 1909. Chief Awolowo’s journey began when his parents wanted him to go to school, an education that came with Spartan discipline at the slightest of mistake. Chief Obafemi Awolowo Biography and Profile.
Robert Mugabe, Prime Minister and later President of Zimbabwe, was born on February 21, 1924. He was a studious child known to carry a book even while tending cattle in the bush. The former school teacher, first came to prominence after waging a bloody guerrilla war against the white colonial rulers who jailed him for 10 years over a “subversive speech” he made in 1964. Robert Mugabe married Ghanaian Sally Hayfron who died of a kidney disease in 1992. In 1996, Robert Mugabe married Zimbabwe’s First Lady, Grace Mugabe. Mugabe leaves two sons and a daughter by second wife Grace. Robert Gabriel Mugabe Full 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.
Gloria Vanderbilt was born into wealth on February 20, 1924, in New York City. Her father, Reginald Vanderbilt, was the great-grandson of Cornelius Vanderbilt. Her mother, Gloria Morgan, was a young woman who loved parties more than parenthood. Gloria Laura Vanderbilt was only 10 when she became an unwilling tabloid sensation. Gloria Laura Vanderbilt Biography and Profile.
Cori Gauff was born in Delray Beach, Fla., on March 13, 2004. Cori Gauff, the 15-year-old sensation, made one of the most memorable Wimbledon debuts in recent memory by beating Venus Williams. And she didn’t stop there: she won two more matches and is now the youngest woman to reach the second week of a Grand Slam tournament since 15-year-old Jennifer Capriati at Wimbledon in 1991. Cori Gauff biography and profile.