Steve McQueen (1930 – 1980)
McQueen in Wanted: Dead or Alive, 1959
|Born||Terence Steven McQueen
March 24, 1930
Beech Grove, Indiana, U.S.
|Died||November 7, 1980 (aged 50)
Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua, Mexico
Cause of death
|Spouse(s)||Neile Adams (m. 1956–72)
Ali MacGraw (m. 1973–78)
Barbara Minty (m. 1980)
|Relatives||Steven R. McQueen (grandson)|
Terence Steven “Steve” McQueen (March 24, 1930 – November 7, 1980) was an American actor. Called “The King of Cool”, his “anti-hero” persona, developed at the height of the Vietnam War-era counterculture, made him a top box-office draw of the 1960s and 1970s. McQueen received an Academy Award nomination for his role in The Sand Pebbles. His other popular films include The Thomas Crown Affair, Bullitt, The Getaway, andPapillon, as well as the all-star ensemble films The Magnificent Seven, The Great Escape, and The Towering Inferno. In 1974, he became the highest-paid movie star in the world, although he did not act in films again for four years. McQueen was combative with directors and producers, but his popularity placed him in high demand and enabled him to command large salaries
Chastain at the 2011 Toronto International Film Festival
|Born||Jessica Michelle Chastain
March 24, 1977 (age 36)
Sacramento, California, U.S.
|Residence||New York City, New York, U.S.|
|Education||El Camino High School|
Jessica Michelle Chastain (born March 24, 1977) is an American actress. Chastain played guest roles in several television shows before making her feature film debut in the 2008 independent film Jolene. In 2011, she gained wide public recognition for her starring roles in seven film releases; her performance in The Help was particularly well received and she earned an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress nomination, as well asGolden Globe, Screen Actors Guild Award and BAFTA nominations in the same category. For her lead performance in the controversial 2012 military thriller film Zero Dark Thirty, Chastain received wide critical acclaim and won the Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Actress and the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Drama, and received an Academy Award nomination for Best Actress.
In 2012, Time magazine featured her as one of the “100 Most Influential People in the World”. Chastain’s performances in Zero Dark Thirty and in the 2013 horror film Mama led film critic Richard Roeper to describe her as “one of the finest actors of her generation
Park Bom in 2009.
|Also known as||Bom, Bommie, Jenny Park|
|Born||March 24, 1984 (age 29)
Seoul, South Korea
|Genres||K-pop, hip hop, R&B, pop,electropop, dance, rock,electronic dance|
|Occupations||Singer, actress, dancer|
|Instruments||Vocals, cello, flute, piano, harp|
|Associated acts||2NE1, Epik High, Lee Hi, YG Family|
|Revised Romanization||Bak Bom|
Park Bom (Korean: 박봄) (born March 24, 1984), is a South Korean idol singer. Born in Seoul, South Korea, she eventually moved to the United States where she learned English. She is the main vocalist of 2NE1 which is signed to YG Entertainment.
Starting in 2006, Park recorded with labelmates Big Bang, Lexy, Masta Wu and starred with Lee Hyori in her CF, “Anystar” as a co-actress. Later in 2008, she starred as the lead actress in Kim Ji Eun’s music video, “Tell Me Once More”. In 2009, she debuted with 2NE1 as the main vocalist.
Up until now, Park has released two solo singles, namely “You and I” and “Don’t Cry”. Both singles reached number one on the Gaon Chart, the national music chart of Korea. “You and I” also won “Best Digital Single” the Mnet Asian Music Awards in 2010.
Sharon Corr performs at the 2012 Brussels Summer Festival.
|Birth name||Sharon Helga Corr|
|Born||24 March 1970 (age 43)|
|Origin||Dundalk, County Louth,Ireland|
|Genres||Pop, rock, Celtic|
|Occupations||Musician, television personality|
|Instruments||Violin, vocals, piano, guitar|
|Associated acts||The Corrs|
Sharon Helga Corr (born 24 March 1970) is an Irish singer-songwriter, musician and television personality. She is best known as a member of the pop-rock band The Corrs, which she co-founded in 1990 with her elder brotherJim and younger sisters Caroline and Andrea. She plays the violin, piano and guitar, and sings backing vocals. She began learning the violin when she was six years old. She has played in national youth orchestras and is qualified to teach the violin.
The Corr siblings were awarded honorary MBEs in 2005 by Queen Elizabeth II in recognition of both their musical talent and their charitable work raising money for Freeman Hospital in Newcastle upon Tyne, victims of theOmagh Bombing, and other charities.