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Philip Emeagwali

Philip Emeagwali won the Gordon Bell supercomputing prize in 1989 for applying the power of networked computers to analysis of oil field reserves. The award came with a $1000 prize. The child of a po…

Philip Glass

Philip Glass is a New York-based composer of avant-garde music, known for an elaborately structured and repetitive style that has been ironically dubbed "minimalist." Trained on violin as a child, he…

Philip

(Philip Mountbatten) Duke of EdinburghBirthplace: Corfu, GreeceBorn: 6/10/21

Julia Child

Name at birth: Julia McWilliamsJulia Child was America's most famous chef in the 1960s, thanks to her jolly TV cooking show The French Chef. Julia Child began studying French cooking while living in …

Destiny's Child

Survivor Columbia While their new album title may be a cliché, in this case, Destiny's Child can be forgiven. After surviving soap opera headlines, lawsuits, firings, bickering, and all…

Bless the Child

Director:Chuck RussellWriters:Tom Rickman, Clifford Green, Ellen GreenParamount; R; 110 minutesRelease:8/00Cast:Kim Basinger, Jimmy Smits, Angela Bettis The big-budget dark side of America's i…

Timothy CHILDS

CHILDS, Timothy, a Representative from New York; born in Pittsfield, Mass., in 1785; moved to Rochester, N.Y.; was graduated from Williams College, Williamstown, Mass., in 1811; studied law; wa…

Prince Philip

Prince Philip has been the official consort to Queen Elizabeth II since her ascension to throne in 1952. Born into the royal family of Greece, Philip Mountbatten served in the British Royal Navy duri…

Philip Marlowe

Philip Marlowe is the most famous fictional detective and icon from the "hard-boiled" school of 20th-century mystery writing. The creation of author Raymond Chandler, Philip Marlowe is a private dete…

Philip Roth

American writer Philip Roth spent more than five decades as the prolific and provocative writer of novels and short stories before his death at age 85 in 2018. His themes often involved Jewish-America…