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Sting

Sting

Oscar-nominated Grammy-winning English musician from Wallsend in North Tyneside. Prior to starting his solo career, Sting was the principal songwriter, lead singer and bass guitar ...

Sharon Stone

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Sharon Stone was born and raised in Meadville, a small town in Pennsylvania. Her strict father was a factory worker and her mother was a ...

Zac Efron

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He began acting in the early 2000s, and became known to young audiences after his roles in the Disney Channel Original Movie High School Musical, ...

Liv Tyler

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A year was enough of the modeling grind, and Liv Tyler decided to become an actress. Liv Tyler was offered the part of Callie in ...

Shakira

Shakira

Shakira's debut album, Magia, was recorded with Sony Music in 1991, when Shakira was only thirteen years old. Though it fared well on Colombian radio ...

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John_Pettie John Pettie
Biography of John Pettie: 1839 - born in Edinburgh on the 17th of March.1858-1859 - His first exhibits at the Royal Scottish Academy were A Scene from the Fortunes of Nigel one of the many subjects for which John Pettie sought inspiration in the novels of Sir Walter Scott and two portraits, followed by ...


James_Thomson James Thomson
Biography of James Thomson: 1700 - Born at Ednam in Roxburghshire on the 11th of September. 1725 - James Thomson went to London, living first in East Barnet.1730 - His collected poetry was published as The Seasons, addressed to George Lyttelton, and James Thomson became tutor to the son of Sir Charles Talbot, then ...


Charles_Melville_McLaren Charles Melville McLaren
Biography of Charles Melville McLaren: British industrialist ...


Margaret_Oliphant_Oliphant Margaret Oliphant Oliphant
Biography of Margaret Oliphant Oliphant: 1828 - Margaret Oliphant Oliphant, born on the 4th of April in Wallyford, near Musselburgh, East Lothian. Margaret Oliphant Oliphant was a Scottish novelist and historical writer, daughter of Francis Wilson.1849 - Published her first novel Passages in the Life of Mrs Margaret Maitland.1851 - Margaret Oliphant Oliphant published Caleb ...


James_Robertson James Robertson
Biography of James Robertson: 1958 – James Robertson was born on this year in Scottland. James Robertson grew up in Bridge of Allan, Stirlingshire. 2006 – James Robertson was awarded as Man Booker Prize. ...


Sir_William_Wallace Sir William Wallace
Biography of Sir William Wallace: 1270 - Sir William Wallace, born in Elderslie, near Paisley in Renfrewshire, although it has been suggested that his birthplace was closer to Rowlands Gill, an alternative name for Derwent Park, near Hurlford and Kilmarnock in Ayrshire. Sir William Wallace was a knight and Scottish patriot who led a resistance ...


James_Watt James Watt
Biography of James Watt: 1736 - James Watt Inventor, born in Greenock, Inverclyde, WC Scotland, UK on the 19th of January.1754 - James Watt went to Glasgow to learn the trade of mathematical-instrument maker, and there, after a year in London, James Watt set up in business. 1759 - James Watt was studying steam ...


Alexander_Ross Alexander Ross
Biography of Alexander Ross: 1783 - Alexander Ross, born on the 9th of May in Scottland. Alexander Ross was a fur trader and author.1805 - Alexander Ross emigrated to Upper Canada, Ontario, from Scotland.1811 - Working for John Jacob Astor's Pacific Fur Company, Alexander Ross took part in the founding of Astoria, a fur-trading ...


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