Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Vote for TIME’s Person of the Year: Steve Jobs among 7 candidates

"Apple CEO Steve Jobs is one of the few remaining candidates for Time's Person of the Year 2009 award, the magazine has announced," MacNN reports.

"First nominated earlier this month, Jobs is now one of just seven candidates remaining," MacNN reports.

Read the complte article here.

TIME Magazine's "Person of the Year" (formerly "Man of the Year") annually features a man, woman, couple, group, or even an idea, place, or machine that "for better or for worse has done the most to influence the events of the year." Past choices include: 1930: Mohandas Gandhi; 1938: Adolf Hitler; 1939: Joseph Stalin; 1940: Winston Churchill; 1941: Franklin D. Roosevelt; 1952: Queen Elizabeth II; 1961: John F. Kennedy; 1963: Martin Luther King Jr.; 1966: 25-and-under generation; 1971: Richard M. Nixon; 1975: American women; 1976: Jimmy Carter; 1980: Ronald Reagan; 1982: The computer; 1989: Mikhail Gorbachev; 1992: Bill Clinton; 1994: Pope John Paul II; 2000: George W. Bush; 2001: Rudolph Giuliani; 2006: You; 2007: Vladimir Putin.

TIME Magazine's seven "Person of the Year" candidates for 2009:
• Steve Jobs
• Ben Bernanke
• The Chinese worker
• Nancy Pelosi
• Stanley McChrystal
• Usain Bolt
• Barack Obama

TIME's POTY will be revealed live on NBC's "Today Show" on Wednesday, Dec. 16.

Cast your vote here.


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