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.
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.
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. While my mother had to take care of her younger siblings and go to school while my grandparents struggled to manage multiple jobs.
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. After this
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.
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.
Percy L. Julian was born in Montgomery, Alabama on the 11th of April in 1899. He was the grandson of former slaves and didn’t have much respect around his community. He attended school until eighth grade. He was denied high school entry when it came time because of his race and did not
My name is Ethel Waters. I was born in Chester, Pennsylvania on October 31, 1896 as a result of the rape of my teenaged mother, Louise Anderson; she was 13 years at that time. My father John Waters is a pianist and family acquaintance from a mixed-race middle-class background, but he played no role in raising me. I was an American blues, jazz and gospel vocalist and actress. I frequently performed jazz, big band, and pop music, on the Broadway stage and in concerts, although I began my career in the 1920s singing blues.
GREAT TRIBUTE A JUAN GABRIEL: Juan Gabriel , whose real name was Alberto Aguilera Valadez , was born on January 7 1950 in Parácuaro , a town in the state of Michoacan , but as a child his family moved to Juarez in Chihuahua , where he was placed in an orphanage because her mother I could not keep it . It was there where he learned music and years later he could turn around a difficult childhood to become an icon of Mexican music , composer of hundreds of songs over the past four decades have been performed by world-class artists .
Thomas Edward Thomas Edward Ketchum was born in San Saba County, texas. Thomas was born on October 31,1863.His father Green Berry Ketchum died at age 48 when thomas was only 5 years old. Hi mother Temperance Katherine Wydick Ketchum, suffered from blindness before she Past away when Thomas was ten years old. Both of the parents were buried at China Creek cemetery in San Saba county ,texas.
Diego started painting one year after his twin brother died, on the walls of his home at the young age of three. Due to him painting on the walls, Diego’s parents installed chalk boards and canvases on them, for his pleasure. His paintings didn’t get serious until he was 10. Throughout Diego’s life he was married 5 different times. Diego was married twice before he met Frida at the age of 42, about ten years later they got a divorce due to their unfaithfulness to each other but then remarried about a year later.