She was promoted to third grade after that year. At six years old Winfrey was sent away to join her mother and two half-brothers in a ghetto, an extremely poor and dangerous neighborhood. At twelve years old she was sent to live with her father in Nashville, Tennessee. Feeling secure and happy for a brief period she began making speeches at social gatherings and churches, and one time earned five hundred dollars for a speech. She knew then that she wanted to be "paid to
Michael Jackson was born on August 29, 1958 in Gary Indiana. Michael Jackson was born into a large working class family, Michael’s mother was a homemaker and she was also involved with Jehovah’s witness. But his father was once a guitarist but became a crane operator to provide for his wife and his kids(5). Michael started performing locally when he was just five years old. But in 1968, five of the jackson kids signed with Motown Records as the Jackson Five(4).
In 1962 Bennett came back to the spotlight with the song ¨I Left My Heart in San Francisco¨. This Taylor 2 is the recording that really caught the public’s attention, it also led to Bennett’s first Grammy Award (Biography.com Editors). On February 12, 1952 Tony married Patricia Beech. Two years later they gave birth to their first son D’Andrea and the next year they had their second son Deagal (“Tony Bennett Biography”). In 1944 Tony’s marriage became strained for all the stress on the road so he and his wife divorced.
Yvette Thompson was born in 1993 on November 12th at Our Lady of Mercy in the Bronx, New York. Her mother was a young twenty-year-old desperate to be on her own and move out of her parents’ home. She accomplished graduating from high school and attending college only for a semester until the death of her oldest brother and sister. Which caused her to have to find a job to help support her family. Her father was a twenty-seven-year-old man establishing himself in the work force.
At just the age of sixteen my father had to leave behind all he knew and start a new life in the United States after his mother, my grandmother past away suddenly. My mother came when she was just twelve years old to join my grandfather who had been working in the United States two years prior. Both were put in this completely different world where they could barely communicate because they didn’t know the language. Life wasn’t easy for my mother and my father. Throughout my father’s teenage years, he had to work hard at school as well as have full time job to help support his family.
He had two siblings Christine King Farris and A. D. King. (Source #5) Martin Luther King Jr real name is Michael King Jr.(Source #2) After his father changed his name Michel became inspired and changed his name as well. To honor Martin Luther. (Source #2 Video) When martin began school the school board would not let him go to the same school as his white friends.
Famous American Abraham Lincoln was born February 12, 1809 in Hodgenville, Kentucky, to parents Thomas and Nancy Hanks Lincoln. Lincoln moved with his family to Indiana in 1817 due to hard times. Abraham was 9 years old when on the 5th of October, 1818, his mother, Nancy Hanks Lincoln died of tretmol, milk sickness. In December of 1819 his father remarried to Sarah Bush Johnston, a widow with three children. Abe quickly formed a close attachment to his stepmother.
Elvis Aaron Presley was born on January 8, 1935, in Tupelo, Mississippi. Brought up with working-class parents meant for little money and various times of relocation. However, Elvis was profoundly dedicated to his parents, whom raised Presley to maintain a solid belief at the Assembly of God Church in which gospel was an influence. Presley’s youth included other influences enjoyed by his family and himself such as country music radio programs. October 3rd 1945, Elvis stands sings "Old Shep" in a youth talent contest at the Mississippi-Alabama Fair and Dairy Show where the talent show is broadcast over WELO Radio in which Presley received $5.00 in fair ride tickets.
Mahler’s Fifth Symphony famously includes a love-poem and declaration of adoration for his wife Alma Schindler. The couple met on November 7, 1901 and after only three weeks the composer proposed marriage. They were married in less than four months. The central
After I moved and started going to school on the south side of Milwaukee, I started to flunk all of my classes and not care about school. I didn 't listen to my mom or listen to anybody that was around me, not even my teachers. A few months later me my mom and my little brother moved back in with her boyfriend that we moved away from. I started doing better in school when we moved back. Two years after we moved back myself, and my mom moved out and into an apartment in Watertown where we were living.