Uma Thurman is an American model and Oscar-nominated film actress.
Thurman began her career as a model and modeled professionally
throughout the late 1980s before moving to acting in 1988. Thurman
performs predominantly in leading roles in a variety of low-budget
major studio films, ranging from romantic comedies and drama to
science fiction and action thrillers. She is best known for her
released in the 1990s and 2000s, specifically those with director
Quentin Tarantino. Her most popular films include Dangerous Liaisons
(1988), Pulp Fiction (1994), Gattaca (1997), and Kill Bill (2003–04).
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Today's selected anniversaries:
Stand Watie was the last Confederate general to surrender in the
United States Civil War.
Colonel George Armstrong Custer is killed at the Battle of the Little
The Korean War, between North and South Korea, began.
Croatia and Slovenia declared their independence from Yugoslavia.
The Khobar Towers bombing in Al-Khobar, Saudi Arabia, left 19 U.S.
Wikiquote of the day:
"The nationalist not only does not disapprove of atrocities committed
by his own side, but he has a remarkable capacity for not even
about them." -- George Orwell