On September 20, 1941 George and Viola Chihuly gave birth to their second son, Dale Chihuly, in Tacoma, Washington. As a kid, Dale Chihuly quickly took interest in the two things: glass, and light. He was amazed by how light could pass through a small piece of stained glass, and would stretch as far as 300ft. In 1956, his older brother and only sibling, George, died in a Navy Air Force training accident in Pensacola, Florida. A year later in 1957 his Father, George Chihuly who work as a meatpacker and a union organizer died of a heart attack.
Leonardo DiCaprio, although brilliant in movies such as Titanic and The Wolf Of Wall Street, lacked the depth needed to play a character as mysterious and complex as Gatsby. Part of the blame, however, lies with the directors of the 2013 edition of The Great Gatsby, who allowed the audience to see Gatsby’s face long before we are introduced to him in the movie. The mystery of who Gatsby was pervaded more clearly through the beginning of the older version of the
Although the American Dream seemed more attainable than ever in the 1920’s, F. Scott Fitzgerald’s, The Great Gatsby demonstrates how materialism and the demise of moral values in society leads to the corruption and impossibility of the American Dream. This is accomplished through the use of symbols such as the Valley of Ashes, The Eyes of Dr. T.J. Eckleburg, and The Green Light. These 3 symbols play a huge roll in the novel for each of them are massively important in their own ways. Mid-way between New York City and West Egg, lies the Valley of Ashes. The Valley of Ashes is a dreary place symbolizing the moral descent of society.
Johnny Depp – Childhood and Family John Christopher «Johnny» Depp II father, a namesake of his son, was a civil engineer. The actor’s mother, Betty Sue Palmer, had worked as a waitress for 14 years. Before she met Johnny’s father, she was already married, and got two sons, Debbie and Daniel. Johnny Depp has only one sister. Her name is Christy.
The first boy Anne ever loved, and perhaps her only friend in hiding, Peter Van Pels, died in Mauthausen, May 1945. Hermann Van Pels, Peters father, passed in Spring, most-likely in Theresienstadt. Fritz Pfeffer died of illness in Neuengamme late December 1944. Anne’s father, Otto Frank, was liberated from Auschwitz on January 27, 1945. Otto later discovered he was the only survivor, and passed August 19, 1980.
Man should never be allowed to play god, but creating life is something that has always been an enticing concept (American Scientist). In order to feed our fantasies about cloning and producing life, we turn to fiction novels to amaze, and sometimes to scare us. One of the best-known archetypes of this is Mary Shelley’s novel Frankenstein. Hailed as the eighth most popular English novel in history (The Guardian), the classic story of a mad scientist named Dr. Victor Frankenstein has been the basis of countless movies and parodies (Romantic Circles). Though the name Frankenstein has become very well known, the original story as penned by Mary Shelley has been overwhelmed by the numerous derivatives that were published afterward in different forms of media including movies, plays, and even comic books.
He was the second one born out of 12 brothers and sisters. That is a lot of kids! His family were also puritans. His dad had a thriving livestock business, but his mom died when he was young though. He graduated from Yale and went to college at 14.
Illness vs Power Born in Braunau am Inn, Australia on April 20, 1889, Adolf Hitler was born fourth out of six siblings. Hitler’s two eldest siblings passed due to diptheria while the third child passed shortly after birth. Three years after Hitler had been born, his father and mother had another baby boy. Not long after, Hitler received a baby sister. Hitler was a very unhappy child.
Shakespeare was born on April 23, 1564, the same year the Black Plague struck his town. Shakespeare 's parents were John and Mary Shakespeare. He was the third child, but their first son. Since not a tremendous amount about his early life is known, those years are called the “Lost Years.”
Calvin Coolidge He was born in 1872 on July 4 in a small village in Plymouth notch, Vermont. He died on January 5th 1933 from coronary thrombosis and that is a blood clot in the heart. Calvin Graduated from Black River Academy in 1895. Calvin took office in 1923-1929. He was the 30th president of the united states.
Eleanor Roosevelt was on october 11, 1884 in New York City. Daughter of Elliott Bulloch Roosevelt her father and Anna Rebecca Hall her mother. Also, preferred to be call by her second name Eleanor, was the oldest children. They were three children include her two brothers, Elliott Bulloch Jr. and Gracie Hall Roosevelt. In addition, she had a step-brother named Elliott Roosevelt Mann, born by a liaison between her father and an family employee Katy Mann.
Samuel Truett Cathy was born on March 14, 1921 in Eatonton, GA to Lilla James and Joseph Benjamin Cathy. He was the 6th of 7 children with 4 older sisters, an older brother and a younger brother. Cathy attended Boys High School (known today as Henry W. Grady High school) in Atlanta, GA. Cathy married Jeanette Cathy and together they had 3 children; Trudy, Bubba, and Dan. During the time of World War II, Cathy had gone and served in the war. Upon return and a few years after the war and the Great Depression had ended, using his business philosophies and biblical background, Cathy opened up a restaurant called the “ Dwarf Grill” in the Atlanta suburb of Hapeville in 1946.
Almost everybody at one point in life has wondered how things will change in the future, which can mean ten years from now or one hundred years from now. Ray Bradbury, fully known as Raymond Douglas Bradbury, was born in Waukegan, Illinois on August 22, 1920, and is a Pulitzer Prize winning author. from a young age, Ray Bradbury loved writing, reading, and acting. Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451 showed his depiction of what will happen if society becomes overly consumed within, and highly dependant on the use of technology. He knew that technology was a marvelous thing, but too much of it would drive society to not be creative, along with people acting as if they can not live without the many technological advances.
Dwight D. Eisenhower was born on October 14, 1890, in Denison, Texas. His parents, David Jacob Eisenhower and Ida Stover Eisenhower. Dwight was the third of his parents seven sons; he had two older brothers, Arthur and Edgar, and three younger ones, Roy, Earl, and Milton. They all lived in a tiny house in Denison, Texas while his dad was cleaning train engines. Dwight was just a year and half old when his family moved backed to Abilene, Kansas, for his farther David could take a better job.