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1943 – Born on October 10th in Houston, Texas. American writer of short stories and novels featuring characters who are shaped by the impersonal suburban environments in which they live. 1970 – ‘Rangoon’, a collection of his surreal short fiction, drawings, and photographs, was published. 1971 – He wrote his novel ‘War & War’. 1977 ..

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1932 – Born – Jan 19th- Philadelphia, Pennsylvania   1947 – He was something of a child prodigy, and at 15 began studies at the University of Pennsylvania, where he first developed an interest in British film, particularly Ealing comedies.   1953 – Lester moved to London and began work as a director in independent television. A variety ..

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1862 – Born on August 11th in Janesville, Wisconsin. American composer-author of sentimental art songs that attained great popularity.          – Bond as a child learned to play the piano. 1894 – During her second marriage, she began to write songs, and in December, two of them, “Is My Dolly Dead?” and “Mother’s Cradle ..

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1947 – Born on September 8th in Washington, D.C. American writer of short stories and novels whose characters, having come of age in the 1960s, often have difficulties adjusting to the cultural values of later generations. 1969-1970 – Beattie graduated from the American University in Washington, D.C. and received a Master of Arts degree from ..

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1901 – Born on September 28th in Chicago, Illinois. American broadcaster who served as the Columbia Broadcasting System’s president, chairman of the board, founder chairman, acting chairman, and chairman. For more than half a century he personified the power and influence of CBS. 1922 – The family moved to Philadelphia when Paley was ready for ..

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1949 – Noli de Castro was born on the 6th of July in the town of Pola, Oriental Mindoro. 1971 – Graduated from the University of the East with a degree in Bachelor of Commerce, majoring in Banking and Finance. 1982 – 1986 – He became a radio announcer in RPN’s DWWW station. 1987 – ..

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John C. Caldwell was born in Sydney, Australia.   1946 He was educated at Sydney University and Sydney Teachers College (1948), University of New England (1955-1958)   1961 He completed his PhD at The Australian National University, started in 1959 with a study of the demography of Malaysia and Singapore.   His 1976 paper Restatement ..

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Giannina Braschi is one of Puerto Rico’s most influential contemporary poets who writes experimental and politically-charged works in English, Spanish, and Spanglish. Her best known titles include the phantasmagorical trilogy "Empire of Dreams," the bilingual comic novel "Yo-Yo Boing!," and "United States of Banana". She lives in New York City, the site and subject of much ..

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  1965: Born on October 13th 1965 in Singapore.   1972 – 1977: Attended Anglo-Chinese Primary School, Singapore.   1978 – 1981: Attended Anglo-Chinese Secondary School, Singapore.   1982 – 1983: Attended Hwa Chong Junior College, Singapore.   1984 – 1986: Served in the Singapore Armed Forces, Singapore.     1986 – 1989: National University of ..

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1934 – John Caine, born in Salford, Lancashire. He was newsreader and presenter at Granada Televison, in Manchester. He was educated at Salford Grammar School. After National Service as Lieutenant in Malaya, he returned to the UK where he joined Granada Television as a newscaster and presenter. He was artistic director and then Chairman of ..

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