Leymah Gbowee was born on 1 February 1972 in central Liberia, as one of the four daughters born to her parents. She had a normal childhood and dreamed of becoming a doctor in future. She had freshly graduated from high school and was looking forward to attending the university in 1989 when the First Liberian ..
Leo Tolstoy, was a Russian novelist, short story writer, philosopher and playwright who first and foremost wrote novels and short stories. Tolstoy was a master of realistic fiction and is widely considered one of the greatest novelists of all time. Tolstoy is equally known for his complicated and paradoxical persona and for his extreme moralistic ..
Irving Lee Dorsey (December 24, 1924 – December 1, 1986) was an African American pop and R&B singer during the 1960s. His biggest hits were “Ya Ya” (1961) and “Working in the Coal Mine” (1966). He served in the United States Navy in World War II and then began a career in prizefighting. Boxing as ..
Larry Richard Csonka (born December 25, 1946) is a former college and professional American football fullback and a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Csonka began his football career at Stow High School as the starting tailback on the 1963 Stow Bulldogs squad that won the Metropolitan League of the Akron-area championship under ..
Born as Larisa Semyonovna Diriy in Ukraine, she first practiced ballet, but turned to gymnastics after her choreographer moved out of Kherson. She graduated from high school in 1953 and moved to Kiev to attend the Lenin Polytechnic Institute and continue training, where she trained at the Burevestnik Voluntary Sports Society. Between 1956 and 1964 ..
Labor history of the United States describes the history of organized labor, as well as more general history of working people, in the United States. Pressures dictating the nature and power of organized labor have included the demand for exclusive worker control of the workplace, seeking higher wages and shorter hours, electing favorable politicians, and ..
Kraftwerk are a German electronic music band formed by Ralf Hütter and Florian Schneider in 1970 in Düsseldorf, and fronted by them until Schneider’s departure in 2008. In the 1970s and early 1980s, Kraftwerk’s distinctive sound was revolutionary, and has had a lasting effect across many genres of modern music. According to The Observer, “no ..