Mao Tse-Tung - Chinese Leader. Mao Zedong or Mao Tse-tung, was founder of the People's Republic of China. In the center of Tiananmen Square is the Monument to the People's Heroes, erected in 1958. The building in the background is the Mao Zedong Mausoleum, which opened in 1977. Five million visitors a year come to view Mao's preserved remains. By midmorning, the line of visitors stretches out for a few hundred yards, but it continuously moves along at a very slow, strolling pace.
Agatha Christie - Author. She wrote over 70 novels and short story collections, including "The Murder of Roger Ackroyd" (1926), "Murder on the Orient Express" (1934), and "Death on the Nile" (1937), over a dozen plays, including "The Mousetrap", and six romantic novels under the pseudonym ‘Mary Westmacott.' Her books, which have sold over a billion copies in the English language and over a billion in foreign languages, have only been outsold by the Bible and Shakespeare.
Dame Elizabeth Rosemond "Liz" Taylor -British-American actress. From her early years as a child star with MGM, she became one of the great screen actresses of Hollywood's Golden Age. As one of the world's most famous film stars, Taylor was recognized for her acting ability and for her glamorous lifestyle, beauty, and distinctive violet eyes.