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Larry King

Author: Lida added 28-10-2012, 04:46
Larry King
Larry King was born on November 19, 1933. He is an American television and radio host whose work has been recognized with awards including two Peabodys and ten Cable ACE Awards.

Larry King began as a local Florida journalist and radio interviewer in the 1950s and 1960s and became prominent as an all-night national radio broadcaster starting in 1978. From 1985 to 2010, he hosted the nightly interview TV program Larry King Live on CNN.

King was born Lawrence Harvey Zeiger in Brooklyn, New York City, to an Austrian immigrant Edward Zeiger, a restaurant owner and defense plant worker, and his wife Jennie Gitlitz, a garment worker, who emigrated from Belarus.

David Sarnoff

Author: Lida added 27-10-2012, 06:19
David Sarnoff
David Sarnoff was a Belarusian-born American businessman and pioneer of American radio and television. He is extremely unusual, ahead of his time shrewd businessman. Before leaving for New York he was called David Sarnow and lived in the Belarusian village Uzlyany.

David Sarnoff was born in a Jewish family on February 27, 1891 in Belarus, to Abraham and Leah Sarnoff. He emigrated to the United States and raised funds to bring the family. Sarnoff spent much of his early childhood in a cheder studying and memorizing the Torah. He immigrated with his mother and three brothers and one sister to New York City in 1900, where he helped support his family by selling newspapers before and after his classes at the Educational Alliance.

Belarusian Oleg Novitsky launched into space

Author: Lida added 23-10-2012, 23:31
Belarusian Oleg Novitsky launched into space
Cosmic expedition headed by Belarusian Oleg Novitsky takes off from Baikonur onboard Soyuz Vehicle today, October 23, 2012 at 1:51 p.m. Minsk time.

The State Commission approved the candidature of Belarusian cosmonaut Oleg Novitsky as a head of the International Space Station (ISS). Together with Oleg Russian cosmonaut Yevgeny Tarelkin and astronaut Kevin Ford (USA) will fly off to the space on board of Soyuz TMA-06M. The coupling is due on October 25. The flight will last approximately 148 days (it is about five months). The crew has to carry out 40 experiments and meet several cosmic "trucks". The astronauts also promised to keep a photo blog from space.

Catherine Vandareva

Author: Lida added 21-10-2012, 12:31
Catherine Vandareva
Belarusian Catherine Vandareva is the world and European champion in Thai boxing, which is one of the most severe and bloody sport. She believes that beauty and martial arts can not be separated, and tries to set an example to prove it.

Vandareva Catherine was born on 20 January 1991. Her nickname is Barbie.

Lisa Kudrow

Author: Lida added 21-10-2012, 08:07
Lisa Kudrow
Lisa Kudrow (born July 30, 1963) is an American actress, comedian and producer. She gained worldwide recognition for her ten season run as Phoebe Buffay in the television sitcom Friends, for which she received many accolades including an Emmy Award and two Screen Actors Guild Awards.

Lisa Kudrow was born in Encino, Los Angeles, California, the daughter of Nedra S., a travel agent, and Dr. Lee N. Kudrow (born 1933), a headache specialist and physician. She is the niece of composer/conductor Harold Farberman. Kudrow was raised in a middle-class Jewish family. Her ancestors emigrated from Belarus and lived in the village of Ilya, in the Minsk area, and her great-grandmother was murdered in the Holocaust.

Dmitry Sholokhov, Designer from Belarus, Celebrates His ‘Project Runway’ Season 10 Victory

Author: Lida added 20-10-2012, 16:33
Dmitry Sholokhov, Designer from Belarus, Celebrates His ‘Project Runway’ Season 10 Victory
Dmitry Sholokhov won the 10th season of the popular American TV show "Project Runway," in which fashion designers compete.

As part of the winner’s prize package, this season’s victorious designer received $100,000 from L’Oréal Paris to start his own line, a fashion spread in Marie Claire magazine, a 2013 Lexus GS 350, a $50,000 technology suite by HP and Intel to create his own vision and run his business and the opportunity to design and sell an exclusive collection at Lord & Taylor.

Maria Sharapova

Author: Lida added 13-10-2012, 07:05
Maria Sharapova
Maria Sharapova was born on April 19, 1987. She is a Russian professional tennis player. She was born in the Siberian town of Nyagan, where her parents moved from Gomel to escape from the consequences of the Chernobyl disaster. Concerned about the regional effects of the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear accident, they left their homeland shortly before Sharapova was born. Old grandmother of the tennis-player Galina Demjanovna Sharapova lives in Gomel to the present time.

Barys Kit

Author: Lida added 10-10-2012, 23:57
Barys Kit
Barys Kit is a Belarusian mathematician, physicist, chemist and developer of space fuel.

Kit was born on April 6, 1910 in Saint Petersburg, Russian Empire in the family of the Post and Telegraph Department employee, a Belarusian in origin. In 1918 Kit’s family moved to Belarus, to their native village Aharodniki (now merged with the town of Karelichy, Hrodna Region).

After graduation from Navahrudak Belarusian Lyceum in 1928 Kit entered the physics and mathematics faculty of Vilnius University. After graduation

Azarenka is the champion of China!

Author: Lida added 7-10-2012, 23:37
Azarenka is the champion of China!
The best tennis player of the planet Belarusian Victoria Azarenka won on October 7, 2012 in Beijing her next title.

At the end of the open championship of China (prize fund $ 4 million 828 thousand), she defeated once again the second-ranked Maria Sharopova - 6:3, 6:1.

Isaac Asimov

Author: Lida added 7-10-2012, 09:13
Isaac Asimov
Isaac Asimov was an American author and professor of biochemistry at Boston University, best known for his works of science fiction and for his popular science books. Asimov was one of the most prolific writers of all time, having written or edited more than 500 books and an estimated 90,000 letters and postcards.

Writer Isaac Asimov was born sometime between October 4, 1919 and January 2, 1920 in the village Petrovichi, Mogilev region (Belarus) and at birth was named Isaac Ozimov.