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Published Date: 10/5/2015
Steve Jobs was a pioneer of the home-computing revolution and one of the best-known and best-loved entrepreneurs of our time. As the co-founder of Apple, he brought computers into our homes and, eventually, into our pockets as he introduced the wildly popular iPhone....
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Published Date: 9/28/2015
Jazz trumpeter Miles Davis was one of the most influential musicians of the 20th century. Not just fellow jazz musicians were inspired by his music (though plenty were, and continue to be) – his music also influenced the development of rock 'n' roll. His 1959 classic...
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Published Date: 9/23/2015
Ray Charles was one of the greats of soul, belting out some of the greatest hits of the 20th century while accompanying himself flawlessly on piano. The fact that he learned to play piano and compose music using braille, having been blind since childhood, is just a...
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Published Date: 9/17/2015
Red Skelton was one of the top entertainers of the 20th century, a comic with a career that spanned 70 years. He got his start in vaudeville, where he honed his sketch comedy skills with routines like the now-famous "Doughnut Dunkers." He brought those skills to...
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Published Date: 9/5/2015
The Blessed Teresa of Calcutta, MC, also known as Mother Teresa, became a worldwide symbol of peace and humanity in the 20th century. She worked extensively in India with her congregation, Missionaries of Charity, running hospices and care centers for people afflicted...
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Published Date: 8/26/2015
Mother Teresa is a household name, but who was this "Blessed" woman? Here are 20 facts about her life and work...
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