Class Assignment: Famous People
Oprah Winfrey was born in 1954 in Mississipi. She is best known for her multi-award-winning talk show The Oprah Winfrey show. She has been ranked the richest African-American of the 20th century. In 1993, Winfrey hosted a rare prime-time interview with Michael Jackson, which became the fourth most watched event in American television history as well as the most watched interview ever, with an audience of 36.5 million.