Tiger Woods The squeaky clean image of the world’s best golfer was tarnished after a conga-line of women claimed to have had sex with him. It tuned out the world’s best golfer had had more birdies off-course than on.
Chesley B. Sullenberger Better known as Sully, the hero of the Hudson River landing, Sullenberger brought 155 people to safety after their aircraft was hit by birds in the US. A fighter pilot and instructor, he told passengers, “Brace for impact.”
Susan Boyle It’s been a bumpy ride but the fairytale is still coming true for the Welsh spinster. From the lampooned frump on Britain’s Got Talent, Boyle’s first record, I Dreamed a Dream, sold more copies in its first week than any other debut album in the UK.
Angela Merkel Ranked by Forbes as the world’s most powerful woman (sorry Hilary), German Chancellor Angela Merkel has punched above her weight by meeting the Dalai Lama, castigating Zimbabwe dictator Robert Mugabe and leaning on Rome to be tough against Holocaust denial.