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1659 – Dunton was born at Graffham, Huntingdonshire on May, 4 1659. 1674 – Dunton at the age of fifteen, he became an apprentice to Thomas Parkhurst, a bookseller. 1688 – Dunton was appointed as the treasurer of the Whig apprentices, became a bookseller at The Sign of the Raven. He married Elizabeth Annesley. Elizabeth ..

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1779 – Smith was born in London on December 31, 1779. 1799 – Smith was educated at Chigwell School. 1812 – He and his brother James produced a popular literary parody connected to the Drury Lane Theatre which was burnt down by fire. The managers offered a prize of 50 pounds for each address to ..

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1948 – Clarke was born in Palmerston North, New Zealand on the 29th of July. 1970 – Clarke first became known during the mid-to-late 1970s for portraying a laconic farmer called Fred Dagg on stage, film and television. Gumboot and singlet-clad, Dagg was supposedly attended by numerous associates all named ‘Trev’. Clarke also recorded a ..

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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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1959 – Elton was born in Catford, London on May 3, 1959. 1979 – Elton studied at Godalming Grammar School and the University of Manchester. 1980 – After leaving the university, Elton became a stand-up comedian and comedy writer. 1981 – Elton joined Rik Mayall and Adrian Edmondson at the Comedy Store in London. He ..

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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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1977 – Corddry was born in Weymouth, Massachusetts on September 8, 1977. 1995 – Corddry attended Weymouth High School then went to Colby-Sawyer College where he majored in Communications. 2005 – Corddry made his first appearance on The Daily Show as a correspondent on October 4, 2005. He also appeared in a television advertisement for ..

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1961 – Lutazzi born in Rimini, Italy on January 26, 1961. 1994 – Became famous in doing funny characters in the popular comedy show "Never say Goal" which was aired in Italia 1. He did monologues about the recent news, interviews and skits addressed to an adult audience. 2001 – On March 14, 2001, Lutazzi ..

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1939 – Fortune was born in Bristol on June 30, 1939. 1955 – Fortune was educated at King’s College in Cambridge where he was to met and formed a lasting friendship with John Bird. 1962 – Fortune contributed some of his writings to Peter Cook’s Establishment Club team, which included Eleanor Bron and John Bird. ..

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1985 – Graduated in fine arts and film from London’s Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design. He is Editor of Roguishness for the dandified and revolution based satirical magazine "The Chap". Began as the magazines Grooming Editor and As Flux Magazine’s Paranormal Investigations Editor, his satirical series Atters Attree’s Temple of Arcane explores ..

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