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Menem, Carlos Saúl

(Encyclopedia) Menem, Carlos Saúl kär´lōs säo͞ol´ mā´nĕm [key], 1930–, president of Argentina (1989–99). A Peronist (see Juan Domingo Perón ), he served as governor of La Rioja (1973–7...

Alfonsín, Raúl

(Encyclopedia) Alfonsín, Raúl rä-o͞ol´ älfônsēn´ [key] (Raúl Ricardo Alfonsín Foulkes), 1927–2009, president of Argentina (1983–89). A long-time political activist, a member of the Radical par...

Kirchner, Néstor Carlos

(Encyclopedia) Kirchner, Néstor Carlos nā´stôr kär´lōs kērch´nâr [key], 1950–2010, Argentinean politician. A native of Patagonia, he was a lawyer and left-wing Peronist and, after two brief impri...

Perón, Juan Domingo

(Encyclopedia) Perón, Juan Domingo hwän dōmēng´gō pĕrōn´ [key], 1895–1974, president of Argentina (1946–55; 1973–74). Early Career and First Presidency An army officer, Per...

Argentina

(Encyclopedia) Argentina ärjəntē´nə, Span. ärhāntē´nä [key], officially Argentine Republic, republic (2015 est. pop. 43,418,000), 1,072,157 sq mi (2,776,889 sq km), S South America. Argentina is bo...

Néstor Kirchner, 2003 News

Argentine politician, became president in May, after former president Carlos Menem withdrew from the race. The country's sixth president in less than 18 months, Kirchner faces a devastated ec…

Jack Klugman

Jack Klugman was a versatile character actor who appeared on Broadway and in television from the 1950s through the 1990s. He is best known for playing sportswriter Oscar Madison -- the slobby one -- i…

Kevin Sorbo

Actor Kevin Sorbo starred in the 1990s syndicated TV series Hercules: The Legendary Journeys. A high school athlete who stood 6'3" tall, Sorbo brought a wholesome hunkiness to Hercules that helped mak…

John David Washington

Actor John David Washington broke out in 2018 as the star of Spike Lee's movie, BlacKkKlansman, playing an African-American policeman who infiltrates the KKK, a white supremacist group. Washington's …

Charlie Hunnam

English actor Charlie Hunnam is best known for playing the leader of a California biker gang in the TV series Sons of Anarchy. Hunnam began working in television when he was a teenager, and his break…