Good News in History, June 25 – Good News Network

Good News in History, June 25 – Good News Network

Happy Birthday to Carly Simon, who turns 75 today. The singer–songwriter-musician rose to fame in the 1970s and pumped out a string of both original hits—Anticipation, You Belong To Me, Haven’t Got Time for the Pain, The Right Thing to Do—and non-original hits including Nobody Does It Better, from the … Read more

Good News in History, June 6 – Good News Network

Good News in History, June 6 – Good News Network

Happy 53rd Birthday to actor–producer Paul Giamatti who earned an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor in Cinderella Man. His brilliant role as a depressed author and wine aficionado in the film Sideways (see the trailer), nearly brought down the Merlot industry in California—because his character despised the red, … Read more

Good News in History, May 30 – Good News Network

Good News in History, May 30 – Good News Network

Happy 40th Birthday to footballer Steven Gerrard who became English royalty with his stellar career playing midfield for Liverpool, as club captain, and leading the England national team. One of the greatest midfielders of his generation, and of all time, Gerrard was awarded the UEFA Club Footballer of the Year … Read more

Good News on this Day in History – May 24

Good News on this Day in History – May 24

Happy 60th Birthday to the English-French actress Kristin Scott Thomas. After making her film debut at 25 in Under the Cherry Moon, directed by Prince, she earned 5 BAFTA Award nominations—and won in 1994 after performing opposite Hugh Grant in Four Weddings and a Funeral. On stage, she won the … Read more

Good News on This Day in History – May 20

Good News on This Day in History – May 20

Happy 85th Birthday to Uruguay’s Jose Mujica—the ‘World’s most humble president’. The 40th president of Uruguay became legendary for giving 90 percent of his salary to the poor, choosing to live on his austere farm (instead of the presidential palace), and using an old VW Beetle to get around town. … Read more