Monthly Archives: October, 2013

Tribute to novellist Dick Francis

British steeplechase jockey and crime writer, Richard Stanley “Dick” Francis CBE FRSL Was born 31 October 1920   in Coedcanlas, Pembrokeshire, Wales.Some sources report his birthplace as the inland town of Lawrenny, but at least two of his obituaries stated his birthplace as the coastal town of Tenby.His autobiography says that he was born at his maternal grandparents’ farm at Coedcanlas on the estuary of …

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Halloween

Halloween or Hallowe’en (a contraction of “All Hallows’ Evening”), also known as All Hallows’ Eve, is a yearly celebration observed in a number of countries on October 31, the eve of the Western Christian feast of All Hallows (or All Saints). According to many scholars, it was originally influenced by western European harvest festivals and …

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Larry Mullen jnr (U2 )

Larry Mullen jnr was born 31 October 1961  . He attended Mount Temple Comprehensive School in Dublin, where he met fellow bandmates Adam Clayton and Bono (Paul Hewson) and was reunited with his boyhood friend Dave “The Edge” Evans. Mullen had posted an advertisement on the school bulletin board for musicians to form a band with him; Clayton …

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Ad Rock (The Beastie Boys)

Ad Rock from tha Beastie Boys was born 31 october 1966 The Beastie Boys were an American hip hop band from New York City, formed in 1981. the group consisted of three MCs and musicians Michael “Mike D” Diamond (vocals, drums), Adam “MCA” Yauch (vocals, bass) and Adam “Ad-Rock” Horovitz (vocals, guitar).Originally formed as a four-piece hardcore punk band in 1981 by Michael Diamond (vocals), John …

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Tribute to John Keats

English Romantic poet John Keats was born 31 October 1795. He was one of the main figures of the second generation of Romantic poets along with Lord Byron and Percy Bysshe Shelley, despite his work only having been in publication for four years before his death. Although his poems were not generally well received by critics during his life, …

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More Horror for Halloween

Originally posted on whizzbang 1698:
Witchfinder General

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Halloween 2012

Originally posted on whizzbang 1698:
Halloween is nearly upon us. So to get you in the mood here are some suitably spooky movies Texas Chainsaw Massacre The Omen Halloween Amityville Carrie

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War of the Worlds

Orson Welles broadcast his radio play of H. G. Wells’s The War of the Worlds, causing anxiety in some of the audience in the United States on 30 October 1938. The War of the Worlds is an episode of the American radio drama anthology series The Mercury Theatre on the Air. It was performed as a Halloween episode of the series and aired over …

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Denny Laine (Moody Blues)

Denny Laine, English singer-songwriter and guitarist (Moody Blues, Ginger Baker’s Air Force, and Wings) Was born 29 october 1944. The Moody Blues formed on 4 May 1964, in Erdington, Birmingham, England containing Ray Thomas, John Lodge, Graeme Edge and Michael Pinder The name was a a subtle reference to the Duke Ellington song, “Mood Indigo. They released …

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Peter Green (FIeetwood Mac)

English singer-songwriter and guitarist Peter Green was born 29 october 1946 (Fleetwood Mac, Peter Green Splinter Group, and John Mayall & the Bluesbreakers). Fleetwood Mac were formed in 1966 in London. Fleetwood Mac were originally named The Bluesbreakers and Founder Peter Green named th group by combining he surnames of two ofhis bandmates (Fleetwood and McVie). Christine Mcvie joined …

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