Mary Tyler Moore

American actor, producer, & social advocate known for her TV sitcom The Mary Tyler Moore Show.

Janis Joplin

American singer-songwriter known for her 60s hits incl. “Piece of My Heart,” “Cry Baby”, & “Bobby McGee”.

Carolyn Bessette

American publicist & wife of John F. Kennedy, Jr. born in 1966. The couple died in a plane crash in 1999.

Eartha Kitt

American singer, actor, activist, author, & songwriter known for hits incl. “Santa Baby” & “I Want to Be Evil”.

Jean Delville

Belgian symbolist painter, author, poet, polemicist, teacher, & Theosophist born in 1867.

Isaac Newton

English mathematician & physicist who developed the laws of motion, the theory of gravity, & calculus.

Marie Duplessis

French courtesan & salon hostess born in 1824. Inspiration for Alexander Dumas’ character Marguerite Gautier.

Ruth Chatterton

American stage, film, & TV actor, aviatrix, & novelist born in 1892.

Jacques Mesrine

French criminal known as “The Man of a Thousand Faces” for his ability to evade capture after escape.

Phil Spector

American record producer, musician, songwriter, creator of the Wall of Sound, & convicted murderer.