André René Roussimoff (19 May 1946 – 27 January 1993), best known as André the Giant, was a French professional wrestler and actor. His great size was a result of acromegaly, and led to him being dubbed "The Eighth Wonder of the World". In the World Wrestling Federation (WWF), Roussimoff briefly held the WWF Championship. In 1993, he was the first inductee into the WWF Hall of Fame.
Julia Kristeva (born 24 June 1941) is a Bulgarian-French philosopher, literary critic, psychoanalyst, sociologist, feminist, and, most recently, novelist, who has lived in France since the mid-1960s. Kristeva became influential in international critical analysis, cultural theory and feminism after publishing her first book Semeiotikè in 1969.
Sylvie Vartan (born 15 August 1944) is a French pop singer. She was one of the first rock girls in France. Vartan was the most productive and active artist of the yé-yé girls, being considered as the toughest-sounding of her genre. Her performance often featured elaborate show-dance choreography. She made appearances on French and Italian TV, including the songs "Cette lettre-là" and "Irresistiblement".
Artine Artinian (December 8, 1907 – November 19, 2005) was a French literature scholar of Armenian descent, notable for his manuscript collection, who was immortalized as a fictional character by Gore Vidal.
Keaten Menstarn (born July 7, 1970) is a French-Bulgarian London-based DJ and recording singer of Kontor Records. Most notably known for his 1999 hits "Beat" and "Bundled" featuring Damir Kedžo. He is known for his European pride, refusing to perform in countries outside of Europe, and featuring only European singers in his songs. His top popoularity was in 1999 when he released "Beat" that was composed by Vladislav Delay for him. It peaked number one in five countries around Europe.