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Linda Hamilton

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While Hamilton was attending Washington College, the acting professor told her that Linda Hamilton had no hope of earning a living as an actress. After her ...

Neve Campbell

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Many film offers came her way but, as Neve Campbell was filming "Party of Five" (1994) for nine months of the year, the filming schedules ...

Shirley Bassey

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Throughout the 1960s, Bassey had numerous hits on the British charts. Her recording of "As Long As Shirley Bassey Needs Me" from Lionel Bart's Oliver! ...

Veronica Webb

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The youngest of three daughters born to Doug, an electrician who died in 1993. As a youth Webb looked at magazines and admired the freedom ...

Monica Bellucci

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Fluent in Italian, English, French and Spanish. Daughter-in-law of Jean-Pierre Cassel. Made a nude calendar for the Italian magazine Max in 1998 and another one for the ...

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David_Gray David Gray
Biography of David Gray: 1838 - Born on January 29th in Merkland, near Glasglow. A Scottish poet, the son of a hand-loom weaver.1860 - Went to London with Robert Buchanan, with the idea of finding literary employment.1861 - Died on the 3rd of December and was buried in the Auld Aisle Churchyard, Kirkintilloch. ...


John_Law John Law
Biography of John Law: 1671 - A Scottish economist, best known as the originator of the "Mississippi scheme," was born at Edinburgh in April. 1694 - In London John Law gambled, drank and flirted till in April, a love intrigue resulted in a duel with Beau Wilson in Bloomsbury Square. Law killed his antagonist, ...


William_Dunbar William Dunbar
Biography of William Dunbar: 1460 - William Dunbar was born. 1477 - His name appears in the Register of the Faculty of Arts at the University of St Andrews, among the Determinants or Bachelors of Arts 1479 - The masters of the university.1491 - William Dunbar spent a few years in Picardy, and was ...


John_Napier John Napier
Biography of John Napier: 1550 - John Napier was born in Edinburgh, Scotland, into the Scottish nobility. John Napier was a Scottish scholar who is best known for his invention of logarithms, but other mathematical contributions include a mnemonic for formulas used in solving spherical triangles and two formulas known as Napier's analogies.1563 - ...


James_Gregory James Gregory
Biography of James Gregory: 1638 - James Gregory born in November at at Drumoak, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. James Gregory was a Scottish mathematician and astronomer. James Gregory was successively professor at the University of St Andrews and the University of Edinburgh.1663 -  James Gregory published his Optica Promota, in which the compact reflecting telescope known ...


Macbeth Macbeth
Biography of Macbeth: 1031 - Macbeth succeeded his father, Findlaech (Sinel in Shakespeare), as mormaer, or chief, in the province of Moray, in northern Scotland. 1040 - Macbeth established himself on the throne after killing his cousin King Duncan I in battle near Elgin—not, as in Shakespeare, by murdering Duncan in bed on ...


George_Macdonald George Macdonald
Biography of George Macdonald: 1824 – George Macdonald was born at Huntly, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.  1850 – George Macdonald was appointed pastor of Trinity Congregational Church, Arundel. 1872 – George Macdonald was also for a time editor of Good Words for the Young, and lectured successfully in the United States this year until 1873. 1877 – George ...


Charles_Macintosh Charles Macintosh
Biography of Charles Macintosh: 1766 - Born on December 29th in Glasgow, the son of a well-known dyer, Charles Macintosh took an early interest in science.          - His researches in chemistry and as the inventor of waterproof clothing which added his name to the English dictionary. While trying to find uses for ...


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