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Shannon Elizabeth

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In March 2008, Elizabeth joined the cast of Dancing with the Stars. Shannon Elizabeth was partnered with Derek Hough and, after five weeks, rumors of ...

Laura Linney

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Linney's film career began in the early 1990s with small roles in Lorenzo's Oil (1992) and Dave (1993). Laura Linney landed the role of Mary ...

Barack Obama

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Obama attended Columbia University, but found New York's racial tension inescapable. Barack Obama became a community organizer for a small Chicago church-based group for three ...

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 ...

Van Morrison

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Morrison has pursued an idiosyncratic musical path. Much of his music is tightly structured around the conventions of American soul and R&B, such as the ...

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George_Buchanan George Buchanan
Biography of George Buchanan: 1509 - George Buchanan was born in February.1520 - George Buchanan was sent by his uncle, James Heriot, to the University of Paris, where, according to him, George Buchanan devoted himself to the writing of verses "partly by liking, partly by compulsion.1522 - His uncle died, and Buchanan was unable ...


David_Dunbar_Buick David Dunbar Buick
Biography of David Dunbar Buick: 1854 - Born on the 17th of September in Arbroath, Angus, Scotland.1869 - When David Dunbar Buick left school David Dunbar Buick started working for a company which made plumbing goods.1890 - Buick developed an interest in internal combustion engines and began to spend his time on experimenting with them. ...


Robert_Burns Robert Burns
Biography of Robert Burns: 1759 - Born on January 25th in Alloway, Ayrshire, Scotland. the national poet of Scotland, who wrote lyrics and songs in the Scottish dialect of English. Robert Burns was also famous for his amours and his rebellion against orthodox religion and morality.1783 - Burns was a conscious craftsman; his entries ...


John_Hill_Burton John Hill Burton
Biography of John Hill Burton: 1809 - Born on August 27th in Aberdeen. Scottish historian, jurist and economist.1839 - His Manual of the Law of Scotland brought him into notice.1846 - John Hill Burton achieved high reputation by his Life of David Hume, based upon extensive and unused MS. material.1847 - John Hill Burton wrote ...


John_Stuart John Stuart
Biography of John Stuart: 1713 - Born on May 25th in Edinburgh, Scotland. Scottish nobleman and politician.1723 - Succeeding to his father's earldom, John Stuart remained aloof from politics.         - John Stuart was educated at Eton and succeeded to the earldom on his father's death.1737 - John Stuart was elected a representative peer ...


John_Cairncross John Cairncross
Biography of John Cairncross: 1913 - John Cairncross was born on the 25th of July in Scotland.1936 - Cairncross joined the Foreign Office.1937 - John Cairncross joined the Communist party.1942 - John Cairncross worked on ciphers at Bletchley Park and MI6.         - John Cairncross recruited by Anthony Blunt to pass British secrets to ...


Jane_Baillie_Welsh_Carlyle Jane Baillie Welsh Carlyle
Biography of Jane Baillie Welsh Carlyle: 1801 - Born in Haddington, East Lothian, Scotland. English woman of letters, an intelligent, attractive, and somewhat temperamental daughter of a well-to-do doctor in Haddington.         - Jane Baillie Welsh Carlyle possessed a genius for letter writing, manifest in the volumes of her published correspondence.1821 - Irving, admirer and suitor, ...


Thomas_Carlyle Thomas Carlyle
Biography of Thomas Carlyle: 1795 - Carlyle Was born in Ecclefechan, Scotland on December 4, 1975. 1813 - Educated at Annan Academy and took up arts and mathematics in Edinburgh University. Upon his graduation Thomas Carlyle became a teacher at Kirkcaldy. 1818 - Commissioned to write articles for the Edinburgh Encyclopedia and for the Edinburgh Review. 1819-1821 ...


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