On March 23 Elizabeth Taylor passed away…

On March 23, 2011 Elizabeth Taylor passed away due to congestive heart failure. She is often remembered as one of the last surviving members of Hollywood’s Golden Age of stars, as well as for her many marriages. She won two Academy Awards, one for Best Actress for 1960’s “Butterfield 8,” and another one for Best…

On March 4 the first issue of People magazine was released…

On March 4, 1974 the first issue of People magazine was released. The magazine, featuring celebrity and human-interest stories, has a readership of over 46 million adults. In addition, the magazine has revenue of over $1 billion. Aside from its weekly issues, the magazine is best known for its special issues: “Best & Worst Dressed,”…

On June 12 Anne Frank was born…

On June 12, 1929 Anne Frank was born. “Since her death, The Diary of Anne Frank has been published in over 60 languages and has inspired movies, plays, and generations of girls and boys for whom keeping a diary wasn’t a cliché but a means to survival. Frank, only age 15 at her death from…

On December 10 Emily Dickinson was born…

On December 10, 1830 American poet Emily Elizabeth Dickinson was born. She is known to have lived a mostly introverted and reclusive life in Amherst, Massachusetts. She had a penchant for wearing white clothes, and on occasion seen as eccentric by her community. She often at times would be reluctant to meet her guests, with…

On October 5 the novel “Twilight” was released…

Today on October 5, 2005 the book that started the Twilight phenomena and gave birth to Twihards, “Twilight,” was released. The young-adult novel, the first of four (collectively known as the “Twilight series), written by Stephenie Meyer, introduces the world to Isabella Swan (aka Bella) as she begins her love affair with vampire Edward Cullen…

On June 12 Anne Frank was born…

On June 12, 1929 Anne Frank was born. “Since her death, The Diary of Anne Frank has been published in over 60 languages and has inspired movies, plays, and generations of girls and boys for whom keeping a diary wasn’t a cliché but a means to survival. Frank, only age 15 at her death from…