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Published Date: 12/22/2014
As lead singer for the Clash, Joe Strummer helped shape the future of the music world. Part of the first wave of British punk, the Clash have influenced almost 40 years of alternative rockers with their music, loud and exciting and steeped in political awareness, as...
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Published Date: 12/21/2014
Actress Stella Adler began her career on Broadway and in the movies, but then she found her calling in teaching others to act. The Stella Adler Studio of Acting became one of the most famous schools of its type, with some of the greats of the 20th century learning...
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Published Date: 12/20/2014
Carl Sagan is one of the best-known scientists in history, thanks in large part to his friendly, appealing approach to educating the public about science. As host of the award-winning Public Broadcasting Service series Cosmos: A Personal Voyage, he brought difficult...
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Published Date: 12/19/2014
Hope Lange found stardom in her performance as Selena Cross in Peyton Place, earning her first Oscar and Golden Globe nominations and making a name for herself in Hollywood. We remember her life today, as well as other notable people who died on this day in history.
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Published Date: 12/18/2014
Actress Majel Barrett-Roddenberry was a staple of the Star Trek universe, so much so that she was sometimes known as the first lady of Star Trek, and she was the wife of Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry. In the original series, she played nurse Christine Chapel; she...
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Published Date: 12/17/2014
Jennifer Jones won an Oscar for her portrayal of Christian mystic Bernadette Soubirous in 1943's "The Song of Bernadette." It was just one highlight of a career that included many great films, such as "Duel in the Sun," "A Farewell to Arms" and "The Towering Inferno."...
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