Charles Elwood Yeager is a retired United States Air Force officer, flying ace, and record-setting test pilot. In 1947, he became the first pilot in history confirmed …
|Date of Birth||1981-07-28|
|Place of Birth||Wallsend,
About Michael Carrick
English defender who joined Manchester United in 2006 after spending two years at Tottenham Hotspur; he became a member of the English national team in 2001.
Early Life of Michael Carrick
He began his youth career with West Ham United at age 16 and made his senior debut with them in 1999.
He was named Manchester United Players’ Player of the Year in 2012-13.
He fathered two children, Jacey and Louise, with Lisa Roughead, whom he married in 2007. He has a brother named Graeme who also played for West Ham.
He became teammates with Wayne Rooney on Manchester United in 2006.
|Date of Birth||1970-01-01|
|Place of Birth||San Francisco, CA|
About Clint Eastwood
First gained fame as an iconic actor in such classic Western films as A Fistful of Dollars and The Good, the Bad and the Ugly and as Detective Harry Callahan in the Dirty Harry franchise. He later became a renowned director, receiving the Academy Awards for Best Director and Best Picture for his films Unforgiven and Million Dollar Baby.
Early Life of Clint Eastwood
He worked as a lifeguard, a caddy, and a grocery clerk while growing up. He became a household name after playing Rowdy Yates on the long-running CBS Western series Rawhide.
In 2006, he released a pair of films about the 1945 Battle of Iwo Jima: Flags of Our Fathers, which told a story of American soldiers, and Letters from Iwo Jima, which focused on Japanese soldiers.
He married Maggie Johnson on December 19, 1953. He was later married to Dina Eastwood from 1996 to 2013. He has seven children: Morgan, Scott, Francesca, Kyle, Alison, Kimber Lynn and Kathryn. Francesca’s mother is actress Frances Fisher.
His film career began to take off with the Sergio Leone Western films of the 1960s, in which he played the mysterious gunslinger known as The Man With No Name.
|Date of Birth||1963-02-17|
|Place of Birth||Brooklyn, NY|
About Michael Jordan
Former high-flying Chicago Bulls shooting guard known as “Air Jordan.” He is considered by many to be the greatest basketball player of all-time. He was a 6-time NBA champion, 6-time NBA Finals MVP, and 5-time NBA MVP.
Early Life Experience of Michael Jordan
He didn’t make the varsity squad as a sophomore at Emsley A. Laney High School in Wilmington, North Carolina because he was only 5’11”.
He was a noted product endorser and famously dunked from the free-throw line during a slam-dunk competition, leading Gatorade to launch a marketing campaign with the slogan Like Mike.
Family Life and Relationship
His father was tragically murdered in July 1993, causing Jordan to enter his first retirement from basketball in October. He had two sons, Jeffrey and Marcus, and a daughter, Jasmine, with his first wife, Juanita Vanoy. He then had two daughters, Victoria and Ysabel, with his second wife, Yvette Prieto.
He had a longstanding friendship with Charles Barkley. Jordan’s Bulls defeated Barkley and the Phoenix Suns in the 1993 NBA finals.
|Date of Birth||1931-02-08|
|Place of Birth||Marion, IN|
About James Dean
Starred in Rebel Without a Cause and East of Eden, then died in a 1955 car crash at a tragically young age. He became an icon of the disillusioned teenager.
Early Life Experience of James Dean
He was successful at baseball, basketball and forensics in high school. He attended UCLA and became a cultural icon well before he died in a car crash at age 24.
He became the first actor to have received multiple posthumous acting nominations.
Family Life and Relationship
He became romantically involved with actress Pier Angeli after meeting her on his Warner Studios movie sets.
He starred in the 1955 film Rebel Without a Cause with Sal Mineo.