Ted Bundy American Serial Killer (1946-1989) Ted Bundy, who was born in Vermont, grew up thinking his mother was his sister, a pretense created by her family so she could avoid the shame of being an unmarried mother....
Elvis Presley – American Entertainer (1935-1977) Famed as much for his image and charismatic, overtly sexual performing style, rock and roll singer Elvis Aron Presley changed the face of the popular culture of his day....Read More
Edgar Allan Poe – American Author, Poet (1809-1849) Edgar Allan Poe was born in Boston to parents who were traveling stage actors. Orphaned at two, he was sent to live with the Allans, who gave him his middle name but...Read More
Marilyn Monroe – Actress (1926-1962) Norma jean Baker was raised in a series of foster homes. She later became a photographer’s model, which led to a small part in her first movie in 1948. She changed her name and...Read More
John Hancock – Revolutionary Leader (1737-1793) John Hancock was born in Massachusetts. He graduated from Harvard and went to work for a wealthy uncle. Active in the politics of his day, he served as a selectman and member...Read More
Charles Darwin – English Naturalist (1809-1882) Charles Darwin studied classics, medicine, and theology, but it was not until he took a position as a naturalist on the HMS Beagle in 1831 that he found his true calling....Read More