Carl Sagan, US scientist; leading American scientist and author. Born 1934, in New York; educated at the University of Chicago. Sagan has worked at Harvard as the Assistant Professor of Astronomy; at the Smithsonian Astrophysist, and in numerous universities as a visiting lecturer. A major contributor to scientific periodicals and major space debates, he is best known in many countries for his television series "Cosmos" ..
Pop newcomers "Rich Street" met up at the London Pavilion Rock Waxworks to promote their new single "I'll make Tomorrow My Own." Proceeds go to the Children's Society.
Left to right: Richard Traviss, Nico and Robert Kelly with their hero John Lennon. ..
Captain Frank Mann (Born: 3 March 1888-Died: 6 October 1964) Francis Thomas "Frank" Mann was an English cricketer. He played for the Malvern XI, Cambridge University, Middleseks and England. Mann captained England on the 1922–23 tour of South Africa, winning the five match series 2–1. Mann was born in Winchmore Hill, Middleseks. ..
Kristin Scott Thomas is an English actress. Five times a BAFTA Award nominee and five-times Olivier Award nominee, she won the BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role for Four Weddings and a Funeral and the Olivier Award for Best Actress in 2008 for the Royal Court revival of The Seagull. ..
Edward John Smith (27 January 1850 – 15 April 1912)
RMS Titanic was a British passenger liner that sank in the North Atlantic Ocean in 1912 after the ship struck an iceberg during her maiden voyage from Southampton to New York City...
Vi på Saltkråkan (We on Seacrow Island) is a Swedish TV series in 13 25-minute episodes from 1964. The script for the series was written by Astrid Lindgren, who later re-wrote it as a book, also titled Vi på Saltkråkan (published in English as Seacrow Island in 1964). Astrid Lindgren was closely involved in the filming and editing of the series, which took place on Norröra in the Stockholm archipelago. The series was produced and directed by Olle Hellbom.
The popularity of the series led to the..
Orenthal James Simpson, nicknamed "the Juice", is an American former football running back, broadcaster, actor, advertising spokesman, and defendant in what has been described as the "trial of the century"...
The Cromwell tank, official name Cruiser, Mk VIII was one of the series of cruiser tanks from Britain in WW2. Named after the English Civil War leader Oliver Cromwell.
The Cromwell first saw action in the Battle of Normandy in June 1944 and was in use throughout the rest of the war. After the war it was in use in the Portugese, Greek and Israel armies...
Winston Churchill was a British politician who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1940 to 1945 and again from 1951 to 1955. Widely regarded as one of the greatest wartime leaders of the 20th century, Churchill was also an officer in the British Army, a historian, a writer (as Winston S. Churchill), and an artist. He won the Nobel Prize in Literature, and was the first person to be made an honorary citizen of the United States. After the Conservative Party lost the 1945 election, h..
The MGA is a sports car that was produced by MG from 1955 to 1962.
The MGA replaced the MG TF 1500 Midget and represented a complete styling break from MG's earlier sports cars. Announced on 26 September 1955 the car was officially launched at the Frankfurt Motor Show. A total of 101,081 units were sold through the end of production in July 1962, the vast majority of which were exported. Only 5869 cars were sold on the home market, the lowest percentage of any British car. It wa..
Jane and the Lost City was a 1987 UK film, based on the British newspaper strip Jane by Norman Pett. An adventure comedy set during World War II, the film was directed by Terry Marcel, and stars Kirsten Hughes in the title role, Sam Jones, Maud Adams, Jasper Carrott and Robin Bailey. ..
Tony Armstrong-Jones, who is a professional photographer looks on as his fiancee Princess Margaret take cards at the Badminton Horse TrialsEnglish royal family, Princess Margaret, Antony Armstrong-Jones, Earl of Snowdon..
Margaret Thatcher Margaret Hilda Thatcher Baroness Thatcher LG OM DStJ PC FRS HonFRSC n e Roberts 13 October 1925 8 April 2013 was a British stateswoman who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1979 to 1990 and Leader of the Conservative Party from 1975 to 1990. She was the longest serving British prime minister of the 20th century and the first woman to hold that office. A Soviet journalist dubbed her The Iron Lady a nickname that became associated with her uncompr..