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"If you don't ask, you don't get."

- Stevie Wonder

He is an American singer, songwriter, musician, record producer, and multi-instrumentalist considered to be one of the most successful musical performers of the late 20th century. Learn More

He was an American statesman, politician, conservationist, naturalist, and writer who served as the president of the United States from 1901 to 1909.

"Although you cross the Atlantic for years and have ice reported and never see it, at other times it's not reported and you de see it."

- Charles Lightoller

He was the second officer on board the RMS Titanic and a decorated Royal Navy officer. He was the most senior member of the crew to survive the Titanic disaster. Learn More

He was an American statesman, politician, and lawyer who served as the 16th president of the United States from 1861 until his assassination in April 1865.

She is an American singer and actress. She is commonly referred to by the media as the Goddess of Pop.

He was an American short story writer. His stories are known for their surprise endings.

He is the heir apparent to the British throne as the eldest child of Queen Elizabeth II. He is the oldest and longest serving heir apparent in British history.

He is an American filmmaker, painter, musician, actor, and photographer. He has been described by The Guardian as "the most important director of his era".

He was a British politician, army officer, and writer. Churchill represented five constituencies during his career as a Member of Parliament (MP).

He was an American Baptist minister and activist who became the most visible spokesperson and leader in the civil rights movement.

He was an American scout, bison hunter, ad showman. He started working at the age of eleven, after his father's death, and became a rider for the Pony Express at age 15.

He was the head of the Catholic Church and sovereign of the Vatican City State from 1978 to 2005.


- Babe Ruth

He was an American professional baseball player Nicknamed "The Bambino" and "The Sultan of Swat", considered by many to be the greatest baseball player of all time. Learn More

"It's not unusual to be loved by anyone,

it's not unusual to have fun with anyone.

But when I see you hanging about with anyone,

it's not unusual to see me cry."

                                                                - Tom Jones

Sir Thomas John Woodward, known professionally as Tom Jones, is a Welsh singer whose career has spanned six decades. Learn More

He was a San Francisco journalist whose daily column of local goings-on appeared in the San Francisco Chronical for almost sixty years.


He was an American chef and inventor known for his use of molecular gastronomy.

He was an American fiction writer whose works helped to illustrate the flamboyance and excess of the Jazz Age.

She is an Icelandic singer, songwriter, composer, actress, record producer, and DJ with a four-decade career.

He was an American author. His books consisted primarily of Western novels; however, he also wrote historical fiction, science fiction, non-fiction, as well as poetry and short stories.

He is an American computer programmer and Internet entrepreneur who is co-founder and CEO of Twitter, and founder and CEO of Square, a mobile payments company.

She was an American abolitionist and author. She is best known for her novel Uncle Tom's Cabin (1852), which depicts the harsh conditions for enslaved African Americans.

He is an American singer-songwriter, author, and visual artist who has been a major figure in popular culture for six decades.

He was an American novelist, poet, short-story writer, art critic, and literary critic. He is one of only three writers to win the Pulitzer Prize for fiction more than once.

He is an American film director, producer, screenwriter and film composer. He was a central figure in the New Hollywood wave of filmmaking.

He was a German-born theoretical physicist who developed the theory of relativity. He was a pillar of modern physics.

She is a planetary astronomer who has extensively studied Neptune and Uranus. She was part of the team imaging Neptune from Voyager 2 in 1989.

He was an American stand-up comedian, actor and social critic. Pryor was known for uncompromising examinations of racism and topical contemporary issues.

He is an English singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and composer. He gained worldwide fame as the bass guitarist and singer for the rock band the Beatles.

He is an American actor. Livingston is known for his starring roles in the films Office Space, and Band of Brothers.

He was a Scottish-born scientist, inventor, engineer, and innovator who is credited with inventing and patenting the first practical telephone.

He was an American comedian, writer, stage, film, radio, and television star. A master of quick wit, he is widely considered one of America's greatest comedians.

She was an American country music singer and part of the Nashville sound during the late 1950s and early 1960s.

He is an Afghan-born American novelist and physician. After graduating from college, he worked as a doctor in California. He has published three novels.

She is an artist and engineer whose background includes studies in biochemistry, physics, neuroscience, and precision engineering.

He was an American actor and director whose television and film career spanned six decades.

She is an American singer, best known for the disco era hits "I Will Survive", "Never Can Say Goodbye", "Let Me Know (I Have a Right)", and "I Am What I Am".


He was an American pianist and singer-songwriter. One of the pioneers of rock and roll music, Domino sold more than 65 million records and had eleven Top 10 hits.

He was an American playwright considered to be among the foremost playwrights of the 20th-century American drama.

She is an American actress, producer, director, author, model, and entrepreneur. She is a member of the Barrymore family of actors.

She was a Swedish-American film actress. Garbo was nominated three times for the Academy Award for Best Actress and received an Academy Honorary Award in 1954.

He is an English pianist, bandleader, singer, composer and television presenter. He was an original member of the band Squeeze.

She is an American writer whose works explore mother-daughter relationships and the Chinese American experience.

He is an American engineer and planetary scientist. He is the principal investigator of the New Horizons mission to Pluto and the Chief Scientist at Moon Express.

He is an American writer, actor, and comedian whose career spans more than six decades.

He was an American gangster and businessman who attained notoriety during the Prohibition era as the co-founder and boss of the Chicago Outfit.

He was an American journalist, novelist, and short-story writer. His economical and understated style had a strong influence on 20th-century fiction.

She is an American writer of children's and young adult (YA) fiction.

He was a South African anti-apartheid revolutionary, political leader, and philanthropist who served as President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999.

He is an American novelist, attorney, politician, and activist, best known for his popular legal thrillers.

She was an American jazz and popular music singer, songwriter, composer, and actress, in a career spanning six decades.

He was an American author. He has been called "a giant of American letters," and many of his works are considered classics of Western Literature.

He was an English film and stage director and actor. He won an Academy Award for Best Director for Midnight Cowboy, and was nominated for two other films.

He was an American comic book writer, editor, publisher, and producer. He was Marvel Comics' primary creative leader for two decades.

He is an American author and historian of science whose work has chronicled the cultural impact of modern technology.

She is a Moscow-based McDonald's spokeswoman.

He is an American journalist.

She was the first queen regent and the last sovereign monarch of the Kingdom of Hawai'i, ruling from 1891, until the overthrow of the Kingdom of Hawai'i in 1893.

Lyrics from We are the World. Dubbed the "King of Pop", Jackson was an American singer, songwriter, and dancer.