March 4

American actress Paula Prentiss was born in 1938 in San Antonio, Texas. She first became known in Where the Boys Are in 1960. She was tall for an actress and was paired in four films with 6’5” Jim Hutton. Other notable films include Man’s Favorite Sport? (1964) and The Parallax View (1974).

Texas governor Rick Perry was born in Paint Creek, Texas in 1950. He became the governor in 2000 following the resignation of George W. Bush and was elected on his own in 2002. Prior to being governor, Perry served as a member of the Texas House of Representatives, the Commissioner of Agriculture for Texas, and the Lieutenant Governor. The Conservative Republican made a presidential bid for the 2012 election.

In 1958, actress Patricia Heaton was born in Bay Village, Ohio. Her most famous role was as Debra Barone in the comedy series Everybody Love Raymond. Heaton got her start on Broadway and had some minor roles in television before starring in Everybody Loves Raymond from 1996 0 2005. She is a winner of two Emmy Awards and one Screen Actor Guild Award. Since 2005, Heaton has starred in several television films as well as stage productions.

Khaled Hosseini is an Afghan born American novelist and physician. He was born in Kabul, Afghanistan in 1965. All three of his novels The Kite Runner (2003), A Thousand Splendid Suns (2007), and And the Mountains Echoed (2013) all became best-sellers. Hosseini, his wife, and their two children now live in Northern California.

People magazine  was published for the first time in 1974 as People’s Weekly. It is a weekly magazine of celebrity and human interest stories. It was named Magazine of the Year by Advertising Age in 2005. The magazines selects a “Sexiest Man of the Year” and “The 25 Most Intriguing People of the Year. ” The magazine ranks 9th in circulation in the United Sates with a circulation of about 3.5 million.

 

Larry Moskal began his career as a Social Studies teacher in 1971. He graduated from the University of Buffalo with degrees in history and education. Larry taught Social Studies for the Ken-Ton School system, a suburban school system north of Buffalo, New York until 2005, and then taught and was the Dean of Students at San Miguel High School in Tucson. At Ken-Ton, he pioneered several online courses for high school students. In the 1980s, he spent three years teaching in Colombia, South America and spent four years at Lewiston-Porter High School. He currently is the PowerSchool Administrator for San Miguel accomplishing his work over the Internet.