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US (French-born) actress, author, and dramatist. 1819 – Born 5th of March in Bordeaux, France. 1836 – Published a flamboyant verse narrative, Pelayo, or The Cavern of Covadonga which, appearing under the name Isabel. 1837 – Developed symptoms of tuberculosis and went abroad for her health. 1842-1844 – Produced, under various pseudonyms, a formidable miscellany ..

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1622 – Born on January 15, 1622. 1640 – At the age of 18 Poquelin received the title of the "Tapissier du Roi." This put him in frequent contact with King Louis XIV. 1642 – Poquelin became a lawyer in Orleans in 1642. 1643 – In June 1643, together with his lover Madeleine Béjart and ..

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1915 – Born on October 17th in New York City. 1938 – Received his B.A. in Journalism degree from the University of Michigan. 1940 – Married to Mary Grace Slattery on August 5th. 1944-1945 – Miller toured Army camps to collect background material for the screenplay The Story of GI Joe. Miller’s first novel, Focus, ..

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1580 – Born in London and baptized on the 18th of April. 1593-1596- Thomas Middletons entered at Gray’s Inn respectively. 1598-1601 – He wrote and published three long poems in popular Elizabethan styles; none appears to have been especially successful, and one, his book of satires, ran afoul of the Anglican Church’s ban on verse ..

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1970 – An Irish playwright was born on the 26th day of March this year in Camberwell, London.   1996 – He has been awarded London Critics’ Circle Theatre Awards for Most Promising Playwright in this year. He also wrote The Beauty Queen of Leenane this year.   1997 – He wrote “A Skull in ..

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