Mandy Moore is an American pop singer and actress. Moore grew up in
Florida and came to fame as a teenager in 2000, after the release of
her teen-oriented pop debut album So Real. Moore has branched out into
a film career, starring in 2002's successful teen film A Walk to
Remember and later appearing in the lead roles of less well-received
movies also aimed at teenage audiences. Two of her latest films,
American Dreamz and Saved!, were satires in which Moore portrayed
darker characters than in her previous roles. Moore's private life,
including her relationships with tennis player Andy Roddick and actors
Wilmer Valderrama and Zach Braff, has been much-discussed in the
media. She is scheduled to appear in several films during 2007 and is
completing work on another album, Wild Hope, due for release the same
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Today's selected anniversaries:
Francis Drake completed a circumnavigation of the globe, the first
Englishman to do so.
Twelve nations signed the North Atlantic Treaty, creating NATO.
Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated on the balcony of the
Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee.
Norodom Sihanouk abdicated from the role of leader of Cambodia and was
arrested by the Khmer Rouge.
President Zulfikar Ali Bhutto of Pakistan was executed.
Wikiquote of the day:
He who learns must sufferAnd even in our sleep pain that cannot
forgetFalls drop by drop upon the heart,And in our own despite,
against our will,Comes wisdom to us by the awful grace of God.~