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Layne Staley

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During the band's appearance on MTV Unplugged, Staley was visibly weak and emaciated and had problems singing at times, including stopping songs due to forgetting ...

Madeleine Stowe

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She went to University of Southern California and studied cinema and journalism before taking up acting at Beverly Hills' Solaris Theater. Madeleine Stowe made a ...

Sophie Dahl

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As a child, Dahl was the inspiration for the character Sophie (the giant's helper) in her grandfather Roald Dahl's The BFG. Later Sophie Dahl became ...

Michael Jackson

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Michael began his musical career at the age of 5 as the lead singer of the Jackson 5 who formed in 1964. In these early ...

Luciano Pavarotti

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Popular stardom came at the 1990 World Cup in Italy with the performances of Nessun Dorma,sample (help·info) from Turandot and as one of The Three ...

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Horatius_Bonar Horatius Bonar
Biography of Horatius Bonar: 1808 - Bonar was born on the 19th of December in Edinburgh. 1843 - Horatius Bonar married Jane Catherine Lundie. 1848-1873 - Served as the editor for "The Quarterly journal of Prophecy". 1853 - Earned the Doctor of Divinity degree at the University of Edinburgh Aberdeen. He entered the Ministry of the Church of ...


Sir_Muirhead_Bone Sir Muirhead Bone
Biography of Sir Muirhead Bone: 1876 - Born on March 23rd in Glasgow, Scotland. Scottish artist who is best known as an etcher and drypoint engraver of architectural subjects.1898 - Bone first studied architecture and then art at the Glasgow School of Art.1899-1911 - Attracted to the picturesque aspect of buildings, Sir Muirhead Bone began ...


John_Boyd_Orr John Boyd Orr
Biography of John Boyd Orr: 1880 - John Boyd Orr was born on the 23rd of September.1914 - John Boyd Orr became director of the Institute of Animal Nutrition at the University of Aberdeen.1929 - John Boyd Orr founded the Imperial Bureau of Animal Nutrition there.1945 - John Boyd Orr became rector of the University ...


Zachary_Boyd Zachary Boyd
Biography of Zachary Boyd: 1585 - Zachary Boyd was born.         - Zachary Boyd belonged to the family of Boyd of Pinkhill, Ayrshire and was educated at Glasgow and at Saumur.          - Zachary Boyd translated many parts of Scripture into uncouth verse. Among his works are The Garden of Zion and Zion's ...


Thomas_Braidwood Thomas Braidwood
Biography of Thomas Braidwood: 1717 - Thomas Braidwood was born at Hillhead Farm, Covington, Lanarkshire, Scotland. Thomas Braidwood was the son of Thomas Braidwood and Agnes Meek.1760 - Thomas Braidwood opened 'Braidwoods Academy' in Edinburgh, the first school for the Deaf in Britain.1783 - Thomas Braidwood moved with his family to London and established ...


Sir_David_Brewster Sir David Brewster
Biography of Sir David Brewster: 1781 - Born on December 11th in Jedburgh, Roxburghshire, Scotland. Scottish physicist noted for his experimental work in optics and polarized light—i.e., light in which all waves lie in the same plane.         - Brewster was educated for the ministry at the University of Edinburgh, but his interest in science ...


Sir_Thomas_Makdougall_Brisbane Sir Thomas Makdougall Brisbane
Biography of Sir Thomas Makdougall Brisbane: 1773 - Sir Thomas Makdougall Brisbane was born at Largs in Ayrshire, Scotland on the 23rd of July.         - Sir Thomas Makdougall Brisbane was educated in astronomy and mathematics at the University of Edinburgh. 1789-1793 - Sir Thomas Makdougall Brisbane joined the British Army and had a distinguished career ...


William_Brodie William Brodie
Biography of William Brodie: 1741 - William Brodie was born.          - Brodie was a respectable businessman, member of the burgh council and deacon (or president) of the Incorporation of Wrights and Masons.          - Brodie became a burglar and thief. William Brodie used his daytime job as a way to gain ...


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