Misty Danielle Copeland is an American ballet dancer for American Ballet Theatre (ABT), one of the three leading classical ballet companies in the United States. On June 30, 2015, Copeland became the first African American woman to be promoted to principal dancer in ABT’s 75-year history. source
Lee Jun-fan ( 1940 – 1973), known professionally as Bruce Lee, was a Hong Kong and American actor, film director, martial artist, martial arts instructor, philosopher, and founder of the martial art Jeet Kune Do, one of the wushu or kungfu styles. Bruce Lee is a legend. But behind the smooth statue of the philosopher-fighter
The criteria of physical beauty vary from one generation and one culture to another. Unfortunately, Mary Ann Bevan had the misfortune to live in a time when those who were “different”, without any consideration, rejected by society. Born in 1874 in London, Mary Ann worked as a nurse and married at 29, with a florist
Sir Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle (22 May 1859 – 7 July 1930) was a British writer best known for his detective fiction featuring the character Sherlock Holmes. Originally a physician, in 1887 he published A Study in Scarlet, the first of four novels about Holmes and Dr. Watson. In addition, Doyle wrote over fifty short
Gorgeous celebrity portraits at the Vanity Fair Oscars After-Party 2018, shot by VF photographer Mark Seliger, and meant almost entirely for Instagram. Mark typically documents the year’s Oscar winners, nominees and attendees against various backdrops.
1969 LIFE photo session of Sophia Loren with her son, Carlo Ponti, Jr.
The first issue of the Person of the Year was published in 1927. The magazine chose Charles Lindbergh because he was the fist person to fly a plane on his own on a direct course from New York to Paris with no stops in between. Today that may seem an easy feat, but back then
The Moscow Summit of 1972 was a summit meeting between President Richard M. Nixon of the United States and General Secretary Leonid Brezhnev of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union. It was held May 22–30, 1972. It featured the signing of the Anti-Ballistic Missile (ABM) Treaty, the first Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty (SALT I),