George Lucas is undoubtedly one of the people who helped shape the filmmaking industry. He is most known for his two films, “Star Wars” and “Indiana Jones,” both of which have gained cult followings over the years since their release. He is also among the American film industry’s most successful and financially wealthy directors and producers. George Lucas’ film franchises have greatly influenced the development of science fiction movies that today, many film directors cite him as an inspiration in their own films.
Gangnam Style singer Psy has achieved the extraordinary: the most downloaded YouTube video in history within an incredibly short space of only five months! As of December the 2nd, Gangnam Style had over 874 million downloads, sparked by parodies from as far right as conservative political parties and the United Nations, to people in cities all over the globe making their own version of Gangnam Style videos.
Yusuf Islam, previously known as Cat Stevens, was born Steven Georgiou. He is a hall of famer songwriter, humanitarian, global peace worker, university lecturer, bestselling author, musician, famous for his songs, such as “Moon Shadow,” “Matthew & Son,” and “Peace Train.” He turned his back on the music industry and his fans after reaching the heights of music success in 1977. He converted to Islam and, to the disbelief of the music world, ceased music recording to focus on his faith.
Jim Carrey exploded onto movie screens around the world with his extreme facial expressions, impersonations, hyperactivity, clowning around routines, and his waxing and satirical improvisations of other famous Hollywood Actors.
Gloria Estefan born Gloria María Milagrosa Fajardo García is a multi–Grammy Award-winning Cuban–American singer and songwriter. She is one of the most successful Latin music singers in the world. To date, her albums have sold over 90 million copies worldwide, leading to her being widely acknowledged as one of the top 100 worldwide bestselling music artists ever.
Marlee Matlin is an Academy Award and Golden Globe Award recipient at the age of 21 because of her revolutionary role in “Children of a Lesser God.” She is currently a cast member of the hit drama TV series, “Switched at Birth.” She has been on many roles and starred in a lot of films and made a lot of guest star appearances on multiple television series such as “The L Word,” “Picket Fences,” and many more.
Most of what we hear about Bob Geldof—the lead singer of Boomtown Rats, ONE Campaign adviser, and co-founder of Band Aid—are delusional accounts of people who don’t like him very much. Well, Bob is not offering much help in order to, at the very least, do something about it. We can’t really blame him for being himself, can we? And if you’re preoccupied with more important stuff—like alleviating poverty in Africa for instance—the last thing you would focus on is publicity. That is where Bob is coming from.
Three thousand songs—that numbers the compositions of Dolly Parton in her 66 years of existence. She must have a lot of things to say about anything to write down that many songs. Her dedication to contribute for the good of the music industry is unparalleled. A composer with a voice so sweet it could put anyone suffering from insomnia to sleep aptly describes Dolly Parton, the artist. Now add to that her petite but voluptuous frame—and that gives us a picture of Dolly Parton, the celebrity.
Martha’s success story is special not because she made a fortune in homemaking, but because of the way she handled failure. Belonging to a family of eight, Martha was pretty much on her own when she went to college. There was no hope of finishing school because they cannot afford it. But Martha managed to get herself a scholarship and a steady income to finance her education. Rather than sulk and feel sorry for herself, Martha did everything she could to make her future look brighter.
If you look up the synonyms of the word dance it will give you “hop” and “leap.” Essentially, the words—hop, leap, dance—involve movements that put so much strain on the legs. For “hop” and “leap,” there’s no need to be graceful. Now, dance would require a great deal of graceful body movements; otherwise it would not be a dance at all. Walking with one foot—yes a lot of people do that; but dancing? It does not look easy, does it?