Pearl S. Buck was an American writer who spent most of her life until 1934 in China. Her novel The Good Earthwas the best-selling fiction book in the U.S. in 1931 and 1932, and won the Pulitzer Prize in 1932. In 1938 Pearl S. Buck was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature, “for her rich and truly epic descriptions of peasant life in China and for her biographical masterpieces.”
Muhammad Ali, born Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr, was born in Louisville, Kentucky on January 17, 1942. Ali’s oustanding boxing career saw him achieve 56 Wins (37 knockouts, 19 decisions), 5 Losses (4 decisions, 1 TKO), 0 Draws.