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    (CNN)Here is a look at the life of Sidney Poitier, award winning actor and civil rights activist.PersonalBirth date: February 20, 1927 Birth place: Miami, FloridaBirth name: Sidney PoitierRead MoreFather: Reginald Poitier, tomato farmerMother: Evelyn (Outten) PoitierMarriages: Joanna Shimkus (January 23, 1976-present); Juanita Marie Hardy (April 29, 1950-July 9, 1965, divorced)Children: with Joanna Shimkus: Sydney and...
    (CNN)Here's a look at the life of physician Conrad Murray, convicted of involuntary manslaughter in the death of Michael Jackson.PersonalBirth date: February 19, 1953 Birth place: St. Andrews, GrenadaBirth name: Conrad Robert MurrayRead MoreFather: Rawle Andrews, physicianMother: Milta MurrayMarriages: Blanche (Bonnick) Murray (date unavailable publicly-present); Zufan Tesfai (October 17, 1984-August 26, 1988)Children: with Blanche (Bonnick)...
    YouTube/LAPD Elisa Lam Elisa Lam was a young woman who died mysteriously at the Cecil Hotel in 2013. Her tragic death became fodder for conspiracy theories and Internet sleuths after police released footage of her behaving strangely in an elevator in hopes of piecing together what happened to Lam. Crime Scene: The Vanishing...
    Courtesy Michael Salzhauer Eva Zafira Zion and Dr. Michael Salzhauer Dr. Miami is one of the most famous celebrity plastic surgeons in the country, but it’s his better half who keeps him grounded. Dr. Michael Salzhauer, who is the subject of the Discovery+ documentary They Call Me Dr. Miami, has been married to...
    (CNN)Here's a look at basketball legend and NBA superstar Michael Jordan.PersonalBirth date: February 17, 1963 Birth place: Brooklyn, New YorkBirth name: Michael Jeffrey JordanRead MoreFather: James Jordan, business ownerMother: Deloris (Peoples) JordanMarriages: Yvette Prieto (April 27, 2013-present); Juanita Vanoy (September 2, 1989-December 29, 2006, divorced) Children: with Yvette Prieto: Victoria and Ysabel, twins; with Juanita...
    Getty Rep. Jamie Raskin and wife Sarah Bloom Raskin. Sarah Bloom Raskin is a lawyer and civil servant married to Representative Jamie Raskin, who is serving as the lead impeachment manager in the Senate trial against former President Donald Trump. Bloom and Raskin have been married for more than 30 years and raised...
    (CNN)Here's a look at the life of former Indianapolis Colts and Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning.PersonalBirth date: March 24, 1976 Birth place: New Orleans, LouisianaBirth name: Peyton Williams ManningRead MoreFather: Archie Manning, former NFL quarterbackMother: Olivia (Williams) ManningMarriage: Ashley (Thompson) Manning (March 2001-present) Children: twins Marshall and MosleyEducation: University of Tennessee, B.A., 1997Other FactsFourteen NFL...
    Getty Attorney Bruce Castor is representing Donald Trump during the impeachment trial. Bruce Castor is one of the defense attorneys representing former President Donald Trump during his second impeachment hearing. Castor’s career has included time spent as Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, district attorney and as Pennsylvania solicitor general. Castor has been married to...
    (CNN)(CNN) - Here is a look at the life of North Korean government official Kim Yo Jong, sister of Kim Jong Un. Although, little is known about her as the family is notoriously secretive.PersonalBirth Date: September 26, 1987 or 1988 (Widely believed to be in her early 30s, though her birth year varies.) Father: Kim...
    Kaplan Hecker & Fink Joshua Matz. Joshua Matz is a constitutional lawyer and one of the attorneys brought on to represent the House of Representatives during former President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial. Matz, along with fellow Impeachment Counsel Barry Berke, worked with the House Judiciary Committee during Trump’s first impeachment trial. Both took...
    ABC Matt James and Katie Thurston on an episode of The Bachelor. Katie Thurston made one of the most memorable entrances ever on The Bachelor when she showed Matt James her trusty vibrator that has helped her through the pandemic. But in the weeks since her bold entrance aired on ABC, Thurston has...
    Discovery The cast of 'Alaskan Bush People'. Billy Brown was the patriarch of the Discovery Channel’s Alaskan Bush People. It was announced today that he died at the age of 68. Brown’s son Bear confirmed the news on his private Instagram account, reported People. “We are heartbroken to announce that our beloved patriarch...
    YouTube The Opening Credits of "Star Trek: The Original Series" Bjo Trimble, along with husband John, have made huge contributions to Star Trek and the Trek fandom over many decades. The couple is credited with spearheading a letter-writing campaign to “Save Star Trek” when the show was facing cancellation after its second season....
    Getty Bella Hadid in 2020 In August 2019, The Weeknd, whose real name is Abel Tesfaye, put an “end” to his relationship with model Bella Hadid. The two have had an off-again-on-again relationship since 2015 after they were first spotted together at Coachella. However, the couple appears to have finally called it quits....
    Getty The Weeknd attends the Los Angeles Premiere of "Uncut Gems" on December 11, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. The Weeknd’s dating life makes headlines almost as much as his music. The 30-year-old singer,  whose real name is Abel Tesfaye, has been linked with models and A-list singers, but his relationship timeline has...
    Getty Mila Kunis (L) and Ashton Kutcher at the Zoe Saldana Walk Of Fame Star Ceremony on May 3, 2018 in Hollywood, California Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis played boyfriend and girlfriend Michael Kelso and Jackie Burkhart on the TV sitcom That ‘70s Show, but today they are married with children. The celebrity...
    Facebook Warren 'Wawa' Snipe. Warren “Wawa” Snipe is a deaf rapper and recording artist who will perform at this year’s Super Bowl. The Washington, D.C. native will perform “The Star-Spangled Banner” and “America the Beautiful” in American Sign Language ahead of Super Bowl 55 on February 7 in Tampa, Florida, which will air...
    Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images Publisher Katherine Church (L) and singer Eric Church arrive for the 45th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on April 18, 2010 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Who is Eric Church married to, and how long have they been together? Here’s everything you need to...
    Getty H.E.R. H.E.R. is a singer and songwriter performing at this year’s Super Bowl. The Grammy-award-winner will sing “America the Beautiful” ahead of Super Bowl 55 on February 7, which will lair on CBS. H.E.R., which stands for Having Everything Revealed, is known for her contemporary R&B tunes, AllMusic disclosed. The 23-year-old anonymously...
    Karl Walter/Getty Images for Coachella Singer Abel Tesfaye, aka The Weeknd, performs at Coachella . Canadian superstar The Weeknd will perform at the Super Bowl Halftime show. Here is what you need to know about his parents and family, as well as the people he has close ties with. 1. The Weeknd’s Parents...
    Rick Diamond/Getty Images Eric Church and his wife Katherine Church in 2009. Eric Church is a mega-star, but his family is often out of the limelight. Here is what you need to know about this Super Bowl performer’s wife, kids, parents and siblings. 1. Eric Church Has Been Married Since 2008 Jason...
    Getty The Weeknd attends the premiere of A24's "Uncut Gems" The Weeknd is the halftime performer for Super Bowl LV between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday, February 7, 2021. The Weeknd was born Abel Makkonen Tesfaye on February 16, 1990, in Toronto, the son of Ethiopian immigrants,...
    Getty Kelly Preston, John Travolta and Ella Bleu Travolta attend a party in Honour of John Travolta's receipt of the Inaugural Variety Cinema Icon Award during the 71st annual Cannes Film Festival at Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc on May 15, 2018 in Cap d'Antibes, France. Ella Travolta appeared in a Super Bowl commercial with...
    Getty American poet Amanda Gorman reads a poem during the the 59th inaugural ceremony on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol on January 20, 2021 in Washington, DC. Amanda Gorman’s success as a nationally renowned poet began with her mother – a single mom and teacher who enrolled Gorman and her twin...
    Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images An aerial view of Raymond James Stadium ahead of Super Bowl LV. Curious about this year’s Super Bowl Halftime show? Here are the essential facts you need to know about the performer, the possible guest appearances, and whether the event will be truly “live”.1. The Weeknd Is Headlining the Halftime...
    (CNN)Here's a look at the International Criminal Court (ICC), a court comprised of 123 states from around the world. FactsAlthough created by the Rome Statute, a treaty first brought before the United Nations, the ICC operates as an independent entity. The court is located in The Hague, Netherlands. The ICC is the "court of last...
    (CNN)Here is a look at the life of David Geffen, producer, studio executive and philanthropist. PersonalBirth date: February 21, 1943 Birth place: Brooklyn, New YorkBirth name: David Lawrence GeffenRead MoreFather: Abraham Geffen, pattern maker Mother: Batya (Volovskaya) Geffen, shopkeeper Education: Attended University of Texas, Austin; Brooklyn College, City University of New York; and Santa Monica...
    (CNN)Here's a look at Boko Haram, a militant Islamic group working out of Nigeria, whose purpose is to institute Sharia, or Islamic law. FactsIn the local Hausa dialect, Boko Haram means "Western education is forbidden."The group also refers to itself as Jama'atu Ahlis Sunna Lidda'awati Wal-Jihad, meaning "People Committed to the Propagation of the Prophet's...
    (CNN)Here is a look at the life of Baseball Hall of Fame player Hank Aaron.PersonalBirth date: February 5, 1934 Death date: January 22, 2021Birth place: Mobile, AlabamaRead MoreBirth name: Henry Louis AaronFather: Herbert AaronMother: Estella (Pritchett) AaronMarriages: Billye Williams (1973-January 22, 2021, his death); Barbara Lucas (1953-1971, divorced)Children: with Billye Williams: adopted her daughter, Ceci;...
    Getty Whitney Houston's daughter Bobbi Kristina attends the concert of Whitney Houston held at Mediolanum Forum. Bobbi Kristina Brown, the only daughter of singers Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown, died on July 26, 2015. Her cause of death was lobar pneumonia, the Washington Post reported. According to the BBC, cannabis, alcohol and medication...
    ABC Entrepreneur Peter Arlein took his product, MountainFlow Eco-Wax to the Sharks on ABC’s hit program Shark Tank to see if he could get a deal from one of the investors on the reality show. According to the episode synopsis, Arlein “shows the Sharks how they can shred the slopes sustainably with his eco-friendly product”...
    ABC/Christopher Willard Entrepreneur Nancy Kalish took her snack company, Rule Breaker Snacks to the Sharks on ABC’s Shark Tank to see if she could get a deal from one of the investors on the show. According to the episode synopsis, the entrepreneur from Brooklyn, New York “breaks all the rules with her guilt-free vegan treats.”...
    ABC/Christopher Willard Entrepreneurs Shirah Benarde and Michael Benarde took their product, the Nightcap Scrunchie, to the Sharks on ABC’s Shark Tank to see if they could get a deal from one of the investors on the show. According to the episode synopsis, the brother-and-sister duo from West Palm Beach, Florida “have invented a way to...
    ABC Entrepreneurs and inventors Michael Green and Bob Mackey took their company, Yono Clip, to the Sharks on ABC’s Shark Tank to see if they could get a deal from one of the investors on the show. According to the episode synopsis,  the entrepreneurs “believe they have a simple product that everyone could use...
    Getty Pat Morita acknowledging applauds at the Democratic National Convention Pat Morita was a Japanese-American actor best known for his roles as Arnold on Happy Days and Mr. Miyagi in The Karate Kid franchise. Morita was born in Sacremento County, California in 1932. His parents emigrated to the United States from the Japanese...
    MARK RALSTON/AFP via Getty Images Christopher Plummer and William Shatner pose for a photo as Plummer is honored with a Hand and Footprint Ceremony outside the TCL Chinese Theatre. Christopher Plummer died in February 2021. Prior to his death, the actor enjoyed a decades-long friendship with William Shatner. Here are the details of...
    Getty Christopher Plummer & Elaine Taylor Christopher Plummer, an icon in the world of entertainment, has died at age 91. Plummer was married to English actress Elaine Taylor for 53 years, and, according to Deadline, she was by his side when he passed. In a statement, Lou Pitt, Plummer’s friend, and manager shared,...
    Getty US actor Christopher Plummer arrives at the premiere of his film "The Insider" with his daughter Amanda. Christopher Plummer passed away on Friday, February 5 at the age of 91. The legendary actor, known for his decades-long career in films including The Sound of Music and Knives Out, was at his home...
    Getty Paige DeSorbo in 2019 During the past few seasons of Bravo’s Summer House, Paige DeSorbo has quickly become a fan favorite as she has shown off her luxurious lifestyle living in both New York City and The Hamptons. So, just how much is this Bravo star worth? According to The Cinemaholic, DeSorbo’s...
    (CNN)Here's a look at crude oil reserves and production around the world. FactsCrude oil is a form of liquid petroleum, extracted from rock formations and used for fuel and other purposes. Members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) produce about 39% of the world's crude oil, and possess almost 79.4% of the...
    LOVE PROJECT FILMS Pat Morita waves to the camera. As fans of the Karate Kid franchise are aware, Noriyuki “Pat“ Morita famously portrayed Daniel LaRusso’s mentor Mr. Miyagi. The role even “earned him an Academy Award nomination for best supporting actor” in 1984, as reported by The New York Times. The publication also...
    (CNN)Here is a look at the life of Melania Trump, wife of 45th US President Donald Trump.PersonalBirth date: April 26, 1970 Birth place: Novo Mesto, Yugoslavia (now Slovenia)Birth name: Melanija KnavsRead MoreFather: Viktor KnavsMother: Amalija (Ulcnik) KnavsMarriage: Donald Trump (January 22, 2005-present) Children: BarronEducation: University of Ljubljana, Yugoslavia (now Slovenia)Other FactsChanged the spelling of her...
    (CNN)Here's a look at the life of Mike Pence, the 48th vice president of the United States.PersonalBirth date: June 7, 1959 Birth place: Columbus, IndianaBirth name: Michael Richard PenceRead MoreFather: Edward Pence, gas station ownerMother: Nancy Pence-FritschMarriage: Karen Pence (1985-present) Children: Michael, Charlotte and AudreyEducation: Hanover College (Indiana), B.A., 1981; Indiana University School of Law,...
    (CNN)Here is a look at the Screen Actors Guild Awards. April 4, 2021 - The 27th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards is scheduled to take place.January 19, 2020 - The 26th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards are held.AboutThe nominees and winners are chosen by the members of the Screen Actors Guild.Read MoreTwo panels (film and...
    (CNN)Here's a look at Malaysia, a country located in Southeast Asia. Neighboring regions include Thailand, Borneo, Indonesia, Brunei and the South China Sea. About Malaysia(from the CIA World Factbook)Area: 329,847 sq km Population: 33,519,406 (July 2021 est.)Median age: 29.2 yearsRead MoreCapital: Kuala LumpurEthnic Groups: Malay and indigenous 62%, Chinese 20.6%, Indian 6.2%, other 0.9%,...
    (CNN)Here's a look at the life of Emperor Naruhito of Japan, the 126th Emperor to ascend to Japan's Chrysanthemum Throne.PersonalBirth date: February 23, 1960 Birth place: Tokyo, JapanPrevious name: Hironomiya NaruhitoRead MoreFather: Emperor Emeritus AkihitoMother: Empress Emerita MichikoMarriage: Masako Owada (June 9, 1993-present)Children: Princess AikoEducation: Gakushuin University, B.A., 1982; Attended Merton College at the University...
    (CNN)Here is a look at the life of Bill Frist, heart and lung transplant surgeon and former Senate majority leader.PersonalBirth date: February 22, 1952 Birth place: Nashville, TennesseeBirth name: William Harrison FristRead MoreFather: Thomas Frist Sr., physicianMother: Dorothy (Cate) FristMarriages: Tracy (Roberts) Frist (2015-present); Karyn (McLaughlin) Frist (1981-December 2012, divorced)Children: Bryan Edward, 1987; Jonathan...
    Getty A photo of actor Pat Morita and his wife Evelyn Guerrero is displayed during a memorial service for him at the Palm Mortuary & Memorial Park November 30, 2005 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Everyone knows Pat Morita as Mr. Miyagi, but what do we know about his personal life? Was the man...
    (CNN)Here's a look at the Super Bowl, the championship game of the National Football League. February 7, 2021 - Super Bowl LV is scheduled to take place in Tampa, Florida, where the Kansas City Chiefs will play the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. It is the first time ever a Super Bowl team will play in their...
    (CNN)Here's a look at nightclub fires worldwide including the 2003 fire at The Station nightclub in West Warwick, Rhode Island, that killed 100 people and injured 200.A list of nightclub fires worldwideThis list includes nightclub fires with victims of 50 or more (the list is not exhaustive). April 23, 1940 - Natchez, Mississippi - More...