Director Drew Barrymore on the set of Whip It, 2009.
- 1810: Miguel Hidalgo’s Grito de Dolores marks the beginning of Mexico’s fight for independence from Spain.
- 1874: Mexican revolutionary Ricardo Flores Magón is born in Oaxaca.
- 1898: Puerto Rican nationalist Ramón Emeterio Betances dies in France at age 71.
- 1955: A group…
Top: Leaving his prosthetic leg behind, Poland’s Lukasz Mamczarz starts his run up during the men’s high jump F42 final on Sept. 3. PHOTO: REUTERS/Andrew Winning
Left: Brazil’s Terezinha Guihermina doesn’t yet know that she’s just won the gold in the women’s 100m T11 final, but her guide, Guilherme Soares, sure does. PHOTO: AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti
Right: Natalia Partyka of Poland, who was born without a right hand and forearm, serves during the table tennis women’s singles C10 classification match against Turkey on Aug. 30. PHOTO: REUTERS/Toby Melville
Darren Aronofsky & Natalie Portman on set of Black Swan