Joe Melvin “Mel” Daniels was born July 20, 1944 in Detroit, Michigan, has died – October 30, 2015, Sheridan, Indiana. Mel Daniels – American professional basketball player, considered one of the best players in the American Basketball Association, played eight of the nine seasons of its existence the association. He was the top rebounder in the history of the ABA. Mel was twice the most valuable player of the ABA and three-time champion in the club, “Indiana Pacers”. One of the thirty members symbolic ABA All-Time Team in 1997 and a member of the Basketball Hall of Fame in 2012. Read more
Josh Bell Edwards was born September 16, 1966 in Louisiana. John Edwards – American politician, a Democrat. Appointed governor of Louisiana from 11 January 2016.
He graduated from the US Military Academy in 1988, and in 1999 he received a doctorate in law from the University of Louisiana. John Edwards has served eight years in the US Army. After the army was engaged in the practice of law. Since 2007, John Edwards was a member of the Louisiana House of Representatives. Read more
Dave Erickson – American television producer and writer. He became known as the creator of the series “The Walking Dead Fear” Robert Kirkmanom, where he is now the showrunner. His brainchild, I also TV’s “Law of Canterbury.” Dave Erickson is a writer and producer of the television series “Sons of Anarchy”, “Marco Polo” and “Low Winter Sun”. Read more
Arne Duncan January 1, 2016 a politician, a psychologist, the 9th US Secretary of Education
Arne Duncan was born in Chicago’s Hyde Park 1 January 2016. Arne has Norwegian, Scottish, German, Swedish and English roots. Childhood friends Arne calls actor Michael Clarke Duncan and singer R. Kelly.
He studied at the University of Chicago and then moved to Harvard. He graduated from the formation in 1987, a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the award magna cum laude. The topic of his thesis was “The values, aspirations and opportunities of urban lower strata.”
At Harvard, Duncan played for the basketball team, “the Harvard Crimson.” In Tasmania, where he acted as a player of the basketball team, he met his future wife Karen Duncan Luann. Now the family lives in Arlington, Virginia, have two children, Claire and Ryan. Read more
Official biography. US Citizen R.Fletcher spent seven years of his childhood in Alaska with her mother, stepfather and two brothers. Initially, Alaska belonged to Russia, and so far there is strongly felt its influence. In a city where Robert grew up, in each district were Russian Orthodox church, and the school where he studied, called “Cossacks conquerors.” When he was 14 years old, I started working on the fish-canning factory, and in his room organized a workshop for the manufacture of leather goods. When Robert was 16, he moved to Washington to his father. While in high school, I worked in a “McDonald’s”, receiving the minimum wage. Once he got to the big sales seminar. There he saw a successful coach, who claimed to have earned a million dollars per year, traveling the world and teaching people how to make money. After the seminar, Robert asked his father if he could teach him how to become a millionaire. To which the father replied, “No, I can not because I’m not a millionaire and I do not know how to be only a millionaire can teach others how to make millions, but I have contacts with people who can you teach it…” Read more
Sir Alexander Chapman Ferguson (born December 31, 1941 in Glasgow, Scotland), better known as Alex Ferguson Sir Alex Ferguson or SAF – Scottish football player and manager. C 1986 to 2013 was the head coach of “Manchester United” of the English club. He is the most decorated coach in the history of British football. Recognized as one of the greatest coaches in the history of world football. It occupies the fourth place in the list of the best coaches in the post-war period, according to the newspaper The Times, as well as first place in the list of the best coaches of all time according to World Soccer ESPN FC.
Ferguson was the head coach of Scottish club “East Stirlingshire” and “St Mirren”, then he coached the “Aberdeen”, achieving great success with the club. He briefly led the Scotland national team – after the death of Jock Stein – after which he was appointed head coach of “Manchester United” in November 1986. Read more
Frederick George Peter Ingle Finch (September 28, 1916 – January 14, 1977) – Australian actor, one of the two actors, was posthumously awarded the “Oscar” (for the film “Television Network”). Finch was born in London, with ten years of living in Sydney. After graduating from high school a few times changed jobs, eventually becoming an actor. In 1935, he began playing in the theater and work on the radio. Finch’s first film was the mediocre comedy Dave and his father is coming to town
Finch was married three times. Read more
Robert James “Bobby” Fischer (March 9, 1943, Chicago, USA – January 17, 2008 in Reykjavik, Iceland) – American chess player and the eleventh World Champion (1972-1975). From the outset, the aim was to win the title of Fisher’s world champion, for this he worked hard, doing everything possible. To maintain the health and fitness he was involved not only in chess, but also swimming, tennis, skiing and skating. At home, Fisher was completely inaccessible. 8-time US champion. 1963/64 US Championship win with a perfect result. He headed the US team at the World Olympic Games 1960, 1962, 1966, 1970, where he played 65 games against top players in the world, winning 40, losing only 7 and 18, bringing in a draw. Read more
Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald (1896-1940) – American writer, the leading representative of the so-called “lost generation” in the literature. The most famous Fitzgerald brought the novel “The Great Gatsby”, published in 1925, as well as a number of novels and short stories about the American “jazz era” of the 1920s. The term “jazz era” or the “Jazz Age” was coined by Fitzgerald and designated period of American history since the end of the First World War to the Great Depression of the 1930s. Read more
Challans Flannagan – American athlete, long distance runner.
Three-time winner of the National Collegiate Athletic Association in cross-country and at distances of 3000 and 5000 meters. Bronze medalist of the 2008 Olympic Games at a distance of 10 000 meters. Bronze medalist at the 2011 World Cross Country Championship in the individual championship. 2nd place at the New York Marathon 2010 with a time of 2: 28.40. It has the United States records at distances of 5000 meters in the open air – 30.22,22 and 3,000 meters indoors – 8.33,25. The winner of the Lisbon Half Marathon in 2012 with a score of 1.08,52.
At the Olympic Games in 2012 it took 10th place in the marathon. Read more