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1931 – Born in Bow, London on January 10, 1931. 1951 – Attended Marling School in Stroud, Gloucestershire. 1968 – Achieved fame with his baroque comedy, The Ruling Class, which debuted at the Nottingham Playhouse. 1969 – Portrayed Da Vinci being prematurely declared dead in the play, "Leonardo’s Last Supper". 1978 – The play "Laughter!" ..

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1928 – Sharpe was born in London on March 30, 1928. 1948 – Educated at Lancing College and Pembroke College, Cambridge. 1951 – Sharpe finish his National Service in the Marines before going to South Africa, where he did some social work and teaching in Natal. 1957-1961 – Sharpe had a photographic studio in Pietermaritzburg. ..

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1934 – Johnson was born in Moline, Illinois on April 28, 1934. 1957 – Got her BA at the University of Utah. 1966 – Got her Master’s degree at the University of California, Los Angeles. 1968 – Finished her PhD at the University of California, Los Angeles. 1968-1987 – Taught english at the University of ..

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1951 – Bell was born on the 26th of February in Walthanmstow, London. 1970 – Bell took a degree course in Fine Arts at Leeds University. 1974 – Graduated with a degree in Fine Arts. Worked in a bookshop and other jobs and occasional day’s teaching drawing and doing video projects at Jacob Kramer College. ..

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1775 – James Smith was born in London on February 10, 1775. 1795 – Smith was educated at Chigwell School. 1812 – James and his brother Horace produces a literary parody connected to the Drury Lane that was burnt down by fire, which is titled "The Rejected Addresses". He was reputed one of the best ..

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1962 – Palahniuk was born in Pasco, Washington on February 21, 1962. 1982 – Attended the University of Oregon taking up Journalism. While studying, he worked as an intern for National Public Radio’s KLCC in Eugene, Oregon. 1986 – Graduated with a degree in Journalism at the University of Oregon. 1988 – Quit his job ..

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1934 – Bennett was born in Leeds, Yorkshire on May 9, 1934. 1946-1952 – Attended Leeds Modern School. 1954-1957 – Bennett attended and got his bachelor’s degree at Exeter College in Oxford. 1957-1959 – Attended the National service with Joint Services School for Linguists, Cambridge and Bodmin. 1960-1962 – Bennett was a temporary junior lecturer ..

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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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1936 – Bird was born in Nottingham, England on the 22nd of November. 1956 – Studied at Cambridge University and, while there, joined the Royal Court Theatre, London, as assistant to the director. He later became associate artistic director of the Royal Court Theatre. 1988 – Bird was given the role of the Director of ..

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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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