Most South American countries were largely colonized by the Spanish, but it is estimated that 80% of the Brazilian population has at least one Portuguese ancestor. There is also significant African, Arabic, Italian, German, Japanese, and Spanish influence as can be seen in the most common surnames in Brazil.
Here are the emperors and empresses that have ruled Japan over the past 600 years. These are not their personal names but the names they are given posthumously. The current Emperor, Kinjo, will likely be renamed Emperor Heisei after his death.
Time magazine was first published in 1923 and making the cover of Time has usually been an indicator of a person’s notability, fame or notoriety. Here are the first twenty-six people that graced the cover of Time magazine. How many of these names do you recognize?
Since 1911, the Indianapolis 500 has been held every year on Memorial Day weekend except for a total of six years when the race was not held due to WWI and WWII. The most wins by one driver is four with only eighteen drivers winning more than once in its nearly one hundred year history.
“The Love Boat” aired from 1977 – 1986 with hundreds of guest stars over the seasons. Here are twenty-five of the more famous male actors who guest starred at some time during those nine seasons.
“The Love Boat” aired from 1977 – 1986 with hundreds of guest stars over the seasons. Here are twenty-five of the more famous female actors who guest starred at some time during those nine seasons.