Tom Hanks, Ellen Degeneres, Bill & Melinda Gates among Obama's last Medal of Freedom recipients
Thursday, 17 November 2016 In one of his final acts in office, President Barack Obama selected key figures in sports, entrepreneurship, philanthropy, activism, academia and entertainment among the 21 people who will be awarded the 2016 Presidential Medal of Freedom - the highest civilian honour in the United States.
Barack Obama has recently named two dozen recipients set to receive America's highest civilian offer and Tom Hanks, Ellen DeGeneres and Robert DeNiro are among the list of honourees for the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY Thomas Jeffrey Hanks was born on July 9, 1956, and turns 63. He was born in Concord, California. The actor made his breakthrough in the 1988 film Big. He went on to win consecutive Best..
Kosovar President Hashim Thaci has given the "Order of Freedom" medal to former US President Bill Clinton today (June 11), and declared that Clinton's intervention into the ethnic cleansing happening..