DAY 26:Beyonce Knowles has fashioned a successful career directed by determined and continuous artistic growth. Shrewdly stepping away from the hugely popular R trio Destiny's Child in 2003, the singer's choice as a solo act propelled her crossover status as one of the most influential African-American musicians in Pop Culture today.
Sir Ben Kingsley, CBE (born Krishna Pandit Bhanji; 31 December 1943) is an English actor. In a career spanning over 40 years, he has won an Oscar, Grammy, BAFTA, two Golden Globes and Screen Actors Guild awards. He is perhaps most well known for his starring role as Mohandas Gandhi in the 1982 film Gandhi, for which he won the Academy Award for Best Actor.