The late great Jackie Robinson once wisely wrote, “It’s an old saying — but a true one — that behind every successful man there is usually a woman who deserves much credit for his success.”
‘Much’, some, most… whatever the amount of credit due, it’s rarely ever publicly given to such deserved wives, friends, lovers, mothers, sisters, and daughters.
But from pop culture to politics, this old saying holds true across the board. While we certainly have our favorite small screen dynamic duos like Martin and Gina, Fitz and Olivia, or Cliff and Clair, here are the contributions of the real life women beside men who made history.
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