Her swim across the frigid Bering Strait was considered an important moment in the thawing of tensions between the long-time rival Cold War nations.
A four-time Emmy Award winner, she is best known for starring in the groundbreaking sitcom, “I Love Lucy.”
She brought worldwide attention to the Motorwagen, the precursor to modern-day automobiles.
As a royal, Duchess Meghan is set to continue her important philanthropic work while remaining a fashion tastemaker for women around the world.
The domestic-arts guru ranks as one of the most influential women of the twenty-first century.
As one of the original “Saturday Night Live” cast members, she was known for her larger-than-life, zany characters and over-the-top physical comedy gags.
Each episode of their Emmy-nominated show included playful banter between the pair, comedy sketches and, of course, a performance of their signature classic, “I Got You Babe.”
Rowling went from being a struggling single mother to the world’s first billionaire author.
"I’ve been on the treadmill of success for a long time. I really feel that finally in my life, I am happy in the skin I’m in.”
Over 750 million people around the world tuned in to watch their fairytale wedding.