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1971 – Born on Wednesday 10 March in Nbawsi, Abia State, Nigeria to Sylvia Ada and Madu Kennedy Wachuku – both historians, teachers and education administrators.   1975 – Began primary school at an early age of four.    1982 – Entered Ngwa High School Aba, Abia State, Nigeria where he founded a press club ..

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RAY BUTTIGIEG [Composer/Producer/Poet] Ray Buttigieg (pronounced /beauty-gig/, with hard "g" as in "go") was born on the island of Gozo, the second largest island of the Maltese Islands on May 1, 1955. In a small picturesque village in the town of Qala, overlooking Mount Etna in the distant haze some fifty miles away, towering over ..

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1884 – Cuppy was born in Auburn, Indiana on August 23, 1884. 1902 – Cuppy graduated from Auburn High School and went on to the University of Chicago. He was a member of Phi Gamma Delta, acted in amateur theater and worked as a campus reporter for the Record-Herald and the Daily News. 1907 – ..

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1653 – Oldham was born in Shipton Moyne, Gloucestershire on August 9, 1653.   1674 – Oldham received his B.A. degree from the University of Oxford. Became an usher at Croyden School, where the Earl of Rochester visited him to complimeny him on his poetry.   1678 – Oldham was best known for his works: ..

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1938 – Coren was born in London on June 27, 1938. 1958 – Attended Wadham College, Oxford, Yale University and University of California, Berkeley. 1978-1987 – Coren was editor of Punch for ten years. 1987-1989 – Became editor of The Listener for two years. 2.6 / 5 (..

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1908 – Guareschi was born in Parma, Italy on May 1, 1908. 1926 – His family went bankrupt and he could not continue his studies in the University of Parma. He started to write for a local newspaper. 1929 – Became editor of the satirical magazine "Corriere Emiliano". 1936-1943 – Became chief editor of a ..

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1582 – Barclay was born in Lorraine, France on January 28, 1582. 1601 – Obtained his early education at the Jesuit College. At the age on nineteen, he was able to write a commentary on the Thebais of Statius. 1605 – Barclay married a french girl, Louise Debonaire. 1609 – Edited the "De Potestate Papae", ..

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1935 – Donaldson was born in Sunningdale, Berkshire on January 4, 1935. He was the son of a shipping magnate. 1955 – Donaldson was educated at Winchester College and during his national service he met Julian Mitchell, who later introduced him to art galleries. He became an orphan while taking up English Studies at Magdalene ..

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1905 – Kharms was born in Saint Petersburg on December 30, 1905.   1924 – Entered Leningrad Electrotechnicum, but eventually expelled for lack of interest in social activities. After his expulsion, he devoted himself entirely to literature.   1927 – Invited to be a member of the newly formed Association of Writers of Children’s Literature. ..

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