Barry White was an American musician, composer, singer-songwriter, and record producer. Renowned for his bass-baritone voice, White was one of the most popular vocalists of his generation. Having sold more than 100 million records worldwide, Barry White is counted among the best-selling musicians of all time.
Jack Johnson was an American boxer and one of the most dominant champions of his generation. Considered one of the most influential boxers ever, Jack Johnson became the first African American to win the world heavyweight championship at the peak of the Jim Crow era. He is often credited with influencing popular boxers like Muhammad Ali.
Tina Knowles is an American fashion designer and businesswoman. In 2004, she launched House of Deréon, a now-defunct ready-to-wear fashion line. While her fashion brands, such as Miss Tina and House of Deréon, have been generally regarded as one of her most important contributions, her biggest contribution to the society is letting her daughters, Beyoncé and Solange ,follow their passion.
Often described by tabloids as the "thinking man’s sex symbol," Valerie Perrine won a BAFTA for her role of Honey Bruce in Lenny. Fans also loved her as Eve Teschmacher in the Superman franchise. Famous for her voluptuous figure, Perrine had started her career as a Vegas show girl.
Jonathan Pollard is a former intelligence analyst hired by the US government. In 1987, he pleaded guilty for providing classified information to Israel. Subsequently, he was sentenced to life in prison, making him the only American to be sentenced for life for passing top-secret information to an ally of the United States. His story inspired the French film, The Patriots.