Next to Liv Tyler, Angelina Jolie is the only actress of her generation who can thank her famous father for the lips that have become her trademark. Angelina Jolie Voight was born on June 4, 1975 to actors Jon Voight and Marcheline Bertrand; their second child, after the birth of a son, James Haven Voight, two years earlier.
Anything but ordinary. That’s putting it slightly when explaining Avril Lavigne. A skater-punk, a active soul, an exact mad child. One of those extraordinary beings who started wowing people with her voice and nature at around age 2. A village kid who couldn’t sit still in class but had the self-belief and willpower to take off, virtually on her own, to hone her songwriting skills in Los Angeles and New York City.
Bollywood is the informal term popularly used for the Hindi-language film industry based in Mumbai (formerly Bombay), Maharashtra, India. The term is often misused to refer to all of Indian cinema.
Born in San Diego, CA, on August 30, 1972, Diaz left school at 16 to become a model. For the next five years, she traveled the globe, working in Japan, Australia, Mexico, Morocco, and Paris. As a model for the Elite Agency, she did commercial work for such products as Coke, Nivea, and L.A. Gear.
Channing Tatum was born on April 26, 1980 in a small town called Cullman outside of Birmingham, Alabama. Growing up he was full of energy and somewhat troublesome, so his parents decided to enroll him in different sports such as Track, Baseball, Soccer, Football to keep him out of trouble.
Eminem, born Marshall Bruce Mathers III, October 17, 1973, Kansas City, Missouri, USA. This white rapper burst onto the U.S. charts in 1999 with a controversy over the horrorcore genre. Mathers endured an itinerant childhood, living with his mother in various states before eventually end up in Detroit at the age of 12 years.
A fiercely independent actress who refuses to be pressed into a conventional mode or typecast, Eva Mendes was studying marketing in the late ’90s when an agent stumbled across her photo while perusing Mendes’s neighbor’s portfolio. Soon appearing in an Aerosmith video and making her film debut in Children of the Corn V: Fields of Terror, Mendes worked her way through the gamut of aspiring actors to appear in such high-profile films as Urban Legends: Final Cut and Once Upon a Time in Mexico.
Even by Hollywood standards, Keira Knightley’s rise to stardom has been meteoric. For this she has to thank her role as a soccer-mad tomboy in Brit smash Bend It Like Beckham, and now the 18-year-old has returned to Blighty to take a role in Love Actually, comedy from the makers of Four Weddings and Notting Hill…
Orlando Bloom began reading J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings trilogy as a teenager before abandoning the books in favor of sports and girls. He did not complete the three volumes until his early twenties: first in print, and then on camera as one of a handful of actors carefully selected for New Line Cinema’s highly anticipated, $270 million, three-film screen adaptation of Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings.
Following the 1964 release of the Beatles’ early records in America and their subsequent appearance on “The Ed Sullivan Show” in February of that year, the Beatles remained the most popular band in the Western world until their breakup in 1970.
Finance and Money
Money and Origins
Many economic principles can be dealt with best in the first place on the assumption that when a change is observed in the price of a particular commodity or service it means a change of value peculiar to that one kind of commodity or service, and is not merely a part of a general change in the level of prices, which is only another name for a change in the value of money.
Money and Profit Economy
We do not live in a simple world. How far from simple the economic world of our time has become, we can best comprehend from a study of the day-by-day life of a pioneer, such as Knut Hamsun has given us in a remarkable book,
It is not difficult to list buying practices that reduce either the buyer’s or the seller’s time or both. The buyer reduces her own time when she buys at a near-by store and when she orders over the telephone or by mail.
These days there is no need for any woman to spend the second half of her life with a lower standard of living. Yet many still do. This is because they continually defer the decision to do something about preparing for their financial future until it is too late.