Early Life James Eugene Carrey also known as Jim Carrey is son of Percy, an accountant, and Kathleen, a housewife. Carrey was born in Ontario Canada on the 17th January1962. He has three siblings and is the youngest of them all. Jim liked to perform comedy routine s for his parents and family. When Carrey was in junior high school, his teachers quelled his bad behavior by letting him share some of his comedy routines with the class.
He was considered a class clown and struggled academically, although it wasn’t for a lack of intelligence (Driscoll). He dropped out of school at the age of sixteen and worked odd jobs until joining the United States Air Force, where he worked on bomber jets. He was discharged a year later for failure to appear on guard duty, failure to keep his room clean, and driving while intoxicated (Driscoll). After his discharge, Carlin worked as a DJ at stations in Shreveport and Boston (Altschuler and Burns). In the late 1950s, he teamed up with Jack Burns, doing conventional stand-up routines.
Wayne Gretzky started skating at just three years old in the hockey rink his father built in their back yard. Wayne would practice up to four or five hours a day with his brothers. An example from the story “10,000 Hours,” by Malcom Gladwell; Malcom talks about athletes and how it takes ten thousand hours of practice in order to achieve success. Wayne like many other athletes put in many countless hours of practice. It was obvious at a young age that Wayne was no ordinary athlete.
When Homer and his friends fired one of the first rockets off and it crashed into one of the company buildings, Homer's dad said not to shoot anymore rockets on company property. The mining company owns all of Coalwood so they walked eight miles to Snakeroot where they can fire as many rockets as they wanted. They named it Coalwood Missile Agency. They built a fort to stand behind when they fired rockets and a launch pad. They walked there everyday and launched a different rocket and everyday the rockets improved.
He was 17 when he joined Boyzone, having answered an advertisement placed by local entrepreneur Louis Walsh. The fast-talking Walsh had observed the huge success of Take That (an outfit itself modelled on American boyband New Kids On the Block) and was seized with the urge to launch an Irish equivalent. After auditioning 300 hopeful applicants, including future Hollywood star Colin Farrell, Walsh settled on a prototype six-piece line-up. Only a day after their formation, the group were hastily shoved in front of the cameras on RTÉ's The Late Late Show, dancing to a pre-recorded backing track, in a performance that later on brought blushes to the participants' faces. After some reshuffling, Boyzone settled into a stable five-piece format, featuring Gately alongside Ronan Keating, Shane Lynch, Mikey Graham and Keith Duffy.
Tupac always wanted to be an actor and was much focused in school as his mom encouraged. He would read a whole page of the New York Times for every time he misbehaved. "The reason why I could get into acting was because it takes nothing to get out of who I am and go into somebody else." (2PACLegacy.com). On September 7, 1996, after attending the long awaited Mike Tyson-Bruce Seldon bout in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Grease In 1959, the Ryndel High School is filled with unruly, excitement-loving students, and Sandy Dumbrowski enters as the new girl. Sandy and the leader of the Burger Palace Boys, Danny Zuko has had a short love affair the summer previously. As the show continues, the students at Ryndel High have to deal with love, gang violence, teen pregnancy, and friendship. Near the end, Sandy and Danny solve their problems and end up together again. Jim Jacobs wrote the story line, and the characters Sandy and Danny.
Berry Jr. was the seventh of eight children of Bertha and Berry Sr. Love and family ruled for the large Gordy clan. After attending Northeastern High, Berry Jr. chased a dream of becoming a professional boxer. He even once fought on the same card as Joe Louis. He served in the Korean War and returned to Detroit to work at Ford's Mercury plant, earning $85 a week. Bored with his assembly line job, he spent all his free time writing songs.
Innocent Drink Innocent Drink is a prepackaged smoothie and juice company based out of London. It was founded by three Cambridge University students that were friends, Adam Balon, Richard Reed, and John Wright. In 1998 the three men spent about 6 months working out the kinks in the smoothie recipes until they found the perfect mixture for their liking. Although they all three had very successful jobs they put their jobs on the line pending the results of a survey they took at a music festival in London. The three of them organized selling their Innocent Smoothie Drinks at the festival asking their customer upon completion of the drinks to put their containers in the bin marked “Yes” or “No”.
He started writing lyrics in his High School where he also performed at concerts, the concert led to him being signend with Atron Gregory who set him up as a roadie and backup dancer with the young rap group Digital Underground in 1990. Soon people saw his talent and Tupac started rapping on features but his first Solo Album 2Pacalypse did not went well at all. In 1993 him and his friends, including Big Syke formed the group "Thug Life". The group released their only album Thug Life: Volume 1 which went gold and Tupac became known as one of the best rappers in the game. Shakur was also part in the East Coast – West Coast hip hop rivalry in the early 90's where he got involved after the 1994 shooting.