Monthly Archives: January, 2013

Happy Birthday Marcus Mumford

Marcus Mumford, the lead singer with the incredibly lively folk rock band Mumford and Sons was born 31st January 1987. The earliest memories of the band performing together are within the close confines of a rehearsal room in Putney, and street-side jamming sessions on the pavement ahead of a show. It was a scene already …

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Avatar

On 31st January 2010 the epic science fiction film Avatar became the first film to gross over $2 billion worldwide. and it was also one of the films I watched during my recent break form the Internet. written and directed by James Cameron, and starring Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, Stephen Lang, Michelle Rodriguez, Joel David Moore, Giovanni Ribisi …

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Life on Earth (Part 1)

I am currently watching the highly acclaimed and fascinating twelve part television natural history series Life on Earth: A Natural History by David Attenborough, in which Sir David Attenborough travels the globe in order to trace the story of the evolution of life on the planet. it is the first in Attenborough’s ‘Life’ series of …

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Tribute to George Jackson Churchward

Best Known for designing GWR 3440 City of Truro, which held the unofficial record for the first steam locomotive to travel at over 100 miles per hour, British railroad engineer George Jackson Churchward was Born 31st January 1857. Apprenticed in the Newton Abbot works of the South Devon Railway in the GWR’s Swindon Works, he …

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Happy Birthday Chad Channing

Chad Channing, American ex-musician with Seattle Grunge band Nirvana was born born 31st January 1967.Nirvana were formed by singer/guitarist Kurt Cobain and bassist Krist Novoselic in Aberdeen, Washington in 1987. Nirvana went through a succession of drummers, the longest-lasting being Dave Grohl, who joined the band in 1990.In the late 1980s Nirvana became established as …

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Happy Birthday John Lydon

John Lydon, A.K.A Johnny Rotten vocalist with The Sex Pistols was born 31st January 1956.  formed in London in 1975 The Sex Pistols were responsible for initiating the punk movement in the United Kingdom and inspiring many later punk and alternative rock musicians. Although their initial career lasted just two-and-a-half years and produced only four singles …

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The Ramones

Tommy Ramone was born 29th January 1952. The Ramones were one of the worlds most influential Punk Rock Band, Formed in the New York City neighborhood of Forest Hills, Queens, in 1974, they  are often cited as the first punk rock group, and despite achieving only limited commercial success, the band was a major influence on …

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Happy Birthday Phil Collins

Best known as a drummer and vocalist for British progressive rock groups Genesis and Brand X, as well as being a  popular solo artist, the English singer-songwriter, drummer, pianist producer and actor Phil Collins LVO celebrates his birthday on 30th January. Collins’s professional music career began as a drummer, first with Flaming Youth and then more …

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The Dark Knight Rises

I’ve recently watched The Dark Knight Rise agains, which is the fnal part in director Christopher Nolan’s trilogy and stars Christian Bale as Batman, Gary Oldman as Commissioner Gordon, Tom Hardy as a masked terrorist named Bane, Anne Hathaway as Catwoman and Joseph Gordon-Levitt as police officer, John Blake. The film starts eight years after …

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Avengers Assemble

Directed by Joss Whedon (Buffy the Vampire Slayer), I’ve recently watched Avengers Assemble again, which features Robert Downey Jnr as Iron Man, Chris Evans as Captain America, Chris Hemsworth as Thor, Mark Ruffalo as the Hulk, Scarlett Johansson as Black Widow, Jeremy Renner as Hawkeye and Samuel L Jackson as Nick Fury. It starts with …

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