(1909 – 1983) Kron (Kerin) Alexander Alexandrovich (1909 – 1983), prose writer, playwright. He was born on June 30 (July 13, 2001) in Moscow to the composer’s family. During the civil war he got into a children’s correctional colony near Moscow, where he studied and acquired a specialty. Have worked. In 1930 he graduated from the Faculty of History and Philosophy of Moscow University. As a student, he wrote for 20 days the play “Rifle No. 492116”, dedicated to the problem of child homelessness during the Civil War. The play was staged at the Leningrad Theater. In 1930 – 31 he worked in Baku. InRead More →

Phil Mickelson – a golfer, was born in the year of San Diego, California. He is best known as the winner of the competitions of golf masters of 2005, and also of the year 2006. Known among fans as “Lefty”, Phil Mickelson is one of the most successful players of the Professional Golf Association since 1992. In 1991, in the biography of Phil Mickelson, the Northern Telecom championship was won. Then the sportsman was still an amateur. Professional sports he took up in 1992. Already in 1996, Mickelson attracted the attention of the public by winning four competitions, including the NEC World Championships in Golf.Read More →

Harutyun A. Hakobyan – artist, magician, was born on April 26, 1918 in Yerevan. At the beginning of the biography of Harutyun Hakobyan, a choreographic education was received at the local school. Then, thanks to the will of his father, he leaves the dance ensemble for training in a construction technical school. The next stage in the life of Hakobyan was also not connected with the stage: he entered the land management institute in Moscow. Once, while studying, when he saw the performance of the magician, Hakobyan caught fire by learning this skill. Necessary requisites were made by himself, analyzed the performances of artists forRead More →

(1860 – 1904) (1860-1904), Russian writer, honorary academician of the St. Petersburg Academy of Sciences (1900-02). He began as an author of feuilletons and short humorous stories (the pseudonym of Antosh Chehonte and others). The main themes of creativity are the intellectual aspirations of the intelligentsia, dissatisfaction with the philistine existence of some, spiritual “humility” over the vulgarity of others’ lives (The Boring Story, 1889, The Duel, 1891, The House with the Mezzanine, 1896, Ionich, 1898; with a dog “, 1899). In the stories “Indian kingdom” (1894), “Guys” (1897), “In the ravine” (1900) showed the savagery and cruelty of village life. The great strength ofRead More →

Pancho Gonzales is an American tennis player, was born in Los Angeles, has Mexican roots. At birth, in the biography of Pancho Gonzales, the name Richard Alonzo Gonzales was received. After two consecutive victories in the US competitions on a clay court, Pancho managed to gain international fame as a member of the national team in the Davis Cup. Then the team won the competition, speaking against Australia. At that time, the athlete was noted for his exquisite skills, a strong game on the court. Gonzales was engaged in professional tennis in 1949. After an unsuccessful national tour, he temporarily left the sport. Pancho managedRead More →

Landon Donovan – footballer, was born on March 2, 1982 in the city of Ontario, California. Best known as the center player of “Los Angeles Galaxy”. By the age of 24 in his biography Landon Donovan had played in two world cups, won three titles in the Main Football League, and was also named three times player of the year in the USA. An unusually fast football player with a sense of how best to accomplish the goal, Donovan was considered a sport phenomenon. He was elected to the US national team in 1999 at the age of 17. The same year, Landon signed aRead More →

Wayne Gretzky – hockey player, was born January 26 in Brantford, Ontario, Canada. Biography Gretzky is best known as the history of the legend of the National Hockey League, as well as nine times the owner of the title of the most valuable player. Wayne was named the greatest NHL player by the version of “The Hockey News” in 1998. Among the assets of Gretzky: the first player by the number of points in the NHL, nine times the most valuable player. Five years from 1984 to 1988, Wayne led his team “Edmonton Oilers” to own the Stanley Cup. Gretzky helped make hockey as popularRead More →

(1870-1937) Chapigin Alexey Pavlovich (1870 – 1937), the prose writer. He was born on October 5 (17 century) in the village of Bolshoi Ugol Olonets province in a peasant family. He received his primary education in the Zemstvo school. In 1883 he came to St. Petersburg, where he began to study “painting and painting crafts”. Worked as an apprentice. I took up self-education, read a lot, tried to compose. In 1903 he published his first essay “Visible”. Begins to write stories, the heroes of which are artisans, tramps, village people who came to the city in search of earnings. Later with gratitude write about V.Read More →

Barry Bonds is a baseball player, born July 24, 1964 in Riverside, California. He is best known as the best homeland player in the main baseball league. In the biography of Barry Bonds 756 kick in the game on August 7, 2007 set a new record. This Bonds has surpassed Hank Aaron – the man who has the largest number of home runs in the history of American baseball. Bonds also set a new home run record for one season. During the 2001 season, the athlete made 73 home runs, defeating Mark McGuire’s record. Bonds is known for his strength and comprehensive talent. “Sporting News”Read More →

(9/10/1935 – 20/10/1973) Gabay Ilya Yankelevich (9.10.1935, Baku – 20.10.1973, Moscow). He grew up in a patriarchal Jewish family. In 1962 he graduated from the Moscow Pedagogical Institute. Of VI Lenin. He taught literature – first in the provinces, then in Moscow (in particular, at the school for deaf-mute children, where he worked on new methods of surdopedagogy). He wrote poetry and, together with his friend M. Kharitonov, tried himself in prose. Twice took part in public protests: in the “meeting of glasnost” on 5.12.1965 and in the demonstration on 22.01.1967. The latter did not go to waste: 26.01.1967 G. was arrested. He was chargedRead More →

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