She is an American writer whose works explore mother-daughter relationships and the Chinese American experience.
He was a South African anti-apartheid revolutionary, political leader, and philanthropist who served as President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999.
Lyrics from We are the World. Dubbed the "King of Pop", Jackson was an American singer, songwriter, and dancer.
She was an American aviation pioneer and author. She set many aviation records and wrote best-selling books about her flying experiences. Learn More
He was a British American petrol-industrialist and the patriarch of the Getty family. He founded the Getty Oil Company. Learn More
She is an American film and stage actress. She had starring roles in some of the most popular films of the 1960s and 1970s, including The Graduate (1967) for which she received a nomination for an Academy Award.
He is an American filmmaker. He is considered one of the founding pioneers of the New Hollywood era and one of the most popular directors and producers in film history.
With his brother, Wilbur, they were two American aviators, engineers, inventors, and aviation pioneers who are generally credited with inventing building and flying the world's first successful airplane.
He was a Norwegian explorer of polar regions. Amundsen was the first person, without dispute, to reach both poles.
He was a British archaeologist and Egyptologist who became world-famous after discovering the intact tomb of the 18th Dynasty Pharoh, Tutankhamun.