Anita Nair was born 26 January 1966 in Shoranur, Kerala. She grew up in Chennai and later moved to Kerala, where she did her BA in English language and literature. Nair is the author of several works of fiction and nonfiction: Satyr of the Subway and Eleven Other Stories, The Better Man, Ladies Coupé, Mistress, and Goodnight and God Bless. Anita Nair Biography and Profile.
Who is Dominic Cummings? Born on 25 November 1971 in Durham, northern England, to a father who worked as an oil rig project manager and a mother who was a special needs teacher, Dominic Cummings was privately educated and later attended Oxford University, graduating with a degree in Ancient and Modern History. Cummings is seen by many as the evil genius who delivered Brexit. Dominic Cummings 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.
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.
Naomi Osaka was born 16 October 1997 to a Japanese mother and a Haitian father. In the 2016 US Open, a serve by her was timed at 201.1km/h. At 18, Osaka was the youngest player inside the world’s top 50 when she signed with IMG Tennis in the summer of 2016. Osaka embodies her sport – multiracial, multinational, multilayered. Naomi Osaka Biography and Profile.
Michelle Mone was born on 8 October 1971. As one of the UK’s most renowned entrepreneurs, Lady Michelle Mone has turned her impressive business acumen to a wide range of sectors, from lingerie to interiors, jewellery to property, tech to speaking. Lady Michelle Mone 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.
Joshua Wong, political activist and politician, was born 13 October 1996 in Hong Kong to middle-class Christian parents Grace and Roger Wong, eight months before control of Hong Kong was handed over from the UK to China. His major influence on Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement resulted in his inclusion in TIME magazine’s Most Influential Teens of 2014 and nomination for its Person of the Year 2014, recognition by Fortune magazine as one of the world’s greatest leaders in 2015, and, in 2017, plans for nomination for the Nobel Peace Prize. Joshua Wong Biography and Profile.