Monthly Archives: February, 2014

Great British Locomotives

Being fascinated by Steam Engines and living near the Severn Valley Railway, I have developed a taste for Steam Locomtives. so I have decided I would like to get Great British Locomotives which builds into an encyclopaedia detailing the histories, development and specifications of many well known British Locomotives. Starting from the the development of …

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Rare Disease Day

Rare Disease Day is held on the last day of February to raise awareness for rare diseases and improve access to treatment and medical representation for individuals with rare diseases and their families. It was established in 2008 because, according to the European Organization for Rare Diseases (EURORDIS), treatment for many rare diseases is insufficient, …

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Brian Jones (The Rolling Stones)

The late, great Brian Jones, former member of the rock group The Rolling Stones was born 28th February 1942. The Rolling Stone were formed in London in 1962 When Keith Richards and Mick Jagger who were childhood friends and classmates, discovered that they shared a common intereest in the music of Chuck Berry and Muddy …

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I would like to watch Gravity again which is hotly tipped to win anOscar or two at this years Academy Awards and it is also released on DVD ON Monday 3 March 2014. It stars Sandra Bullock, as Bio-medical engineer Dr. Ryan Stone, a Mission Specialist on her first space shuttle mission, STS-157, who is accompanied …

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Neal Schon (Journey, Bad English and Santana)

American guitarist, songwriter and vocalist Neal George Joseph Schon (born February 27, 1954. He is best known for his work with the bands Journey and Bad English. He is Journey’s only constant member, having participated in every album and tour to date. He was also a member of the rock band Santana before forming Journey.Schon was inducted into the Oklahoma Music Hall of …

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Oscar nominations 2014 (Academy of Motion Pictures, Arts and Sciences)

The Academy of Motion Picture, arts and Sciences Awards (The Oscars) takes place on Sunday 2 March 2014. The full list of Oscar nominations for 2014 is as follows. BEST PICTURE: 12 Years a Slave, Captain Phillips, Barnebys Gravity, Philomena The Wolf of Wall Street Nebraska, American Hustle, Dallas Buyers Club. BEST DIRECTOR: David O Russell – …

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Ronnie Van Zant (Lynyrd Skynyrd)

Ronnie van Zant, the lead singer with Lynyrd Skynyrd was born 27th February 1959. Best known for popularizing the Southern hard rock genre during the 1970s Lynyrd Skynyrd were Originally formed In the summer of 1964, when teenage friends Ronnie Van Zant, Allen Collins, and Gary Rossington formed the band “The Noble Five” in Jacksonville, …

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John Steinbeck

American author John Ernst Steinbeck, Jr. was Born February 27, 1902 in Salinas California, He is widely known for the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel The Grapes of Wrath (1939) and East of Eden (1952) and the novella Of Mice and Men (1937). As the author of twenty-seven books, including sixteen novels, six non-fiction books and five …

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The Wind Rises

Having enjoyed Spirited Away, Laputa:Castle in the Sky, Howl’s Moving Castle and all the other Studio Ghibli films, I have become a huge fan of anime legend Hayao Miyazaki, and would like to see his latest film The Wind Rises. Miyazaki is a world-class master at hand-drawn animation, and is hinting that The Wind Rises …

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Adrian Smith (Iron maiden)

Adrian Smith, Guitarist with splendidly noisy English HeaVY metaL band Iron Maiden was born 27th February 1957. Iron Maiden hail from Leyton in east London and were formed in 1975 by bassist and primary songwriter, Steve Harris. Since their inception, the band’s discography has grown to include a total of thirty-six albums: fifteen studio albums; …

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