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Derek Mahon Biography

Derek Mahonpoet, playwrightBorn: 1941Birthplace: Belfast, Northern Ireland In a survey conducted by the Irish Times in 1999, poet Derek Mahon was among the ten most popular writers (living an…

William MAHONE

Senate Years of Service: 1881-1885; 1885-1887Party: Readjuster; RepublicanMAHONE, William, a Senator from Virginia; born in Southampton County, Va., December 1, 1826; graduated from the Virgini…

Recommended Online Poetry Collections

Poetry resources and poetry in the public domain compiled by David Johnson Follow, poet, follow right To the bottom of the night, With your unconstraining voice Still persuade us t…

Bo Derek

Name at birth: Mary Cathleen CollinsBo Derek was a breakthrough star of 1979 when she played Dudley Moore's lust object in the romantic comedy 10. Bo Derek grew up in California as Mary Cathleen Coll…

Derek Jeter

Derek Jeter was the starting shortstop for the New York Yankees from 1996 until his retirement in 2014. During his celebrated career he joined the likes of Babe Ruth and Mickey Mantle among the most f…

Derek Taylor Biography

Derek TaylorThe Beatles's publicity spokesman, writer Taylor ran the press department of Apple Records, The Beatles's production company, from 1968 to 1970. In addition to The Beatles, Taylor…

Derek Taylor Biography

Derek Taylorpublicist, writerBorn: 5/7/1932Birthplace: Liverpool, England Taylor was the Beatles' press agent for a number of years. He traveled with the group on their 1964 world tour, ghostw…

George Herman MAHON

MAHON, George Herman, a Representative from Texas; born in the village of Mahon, near Haynesville, Claiborne Parish, La., September 22, 1900; moved to Texas in 1908 with his family, who settled…

Thaddeus Maclay MAHON

MAHON, Thaddeus Maclay, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Green Village, Franklin County, Pa., May 21, 1840; pursued an academic course; during the Civil War enlisted as a private in …

John Derek 1998 Deaths

John DerekAge: 71 film actor, director and still photographer credited with “discovering” Mary Cathleen Collins, a.k.a. Bo Derek. Although Derek played supporting roles in such fil…