Monthly Archives: June, 2015

Chris Squire (Yes XYZ, Conspiracy)

Being a big Yes Fan I was saddened to hear that Chris Squire, the bass player, vocalist, and founding member of Progressive Rock bands Yes, XYZ and Conspiracy, sadly died Saturday 27 June 2013 at the age of 67, following his battle with Acute Erythroid Leukemia, with which he was diagnosed in 2015. Born 4 …

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Peter Paul Rubens

Prolific Baroque Flemish painter Peter Paul Rubens was born 28th June 1577. His paintings emphasised movement, colour, and sensuality, he also did Counter Reformation altarpieces, portraits, landscapes, and history paintingso mythological and allegorial subjects. He had a studio in Antwerp that produced paintings popular with nobility and art collectors throughout Europe, Rubens was a classically educatd …

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Charlie Clouser (Nine Inch Nails)

American singer-songwriter, composer, and record producer Charlie Clouser was born 28th June 1963. He is an American keyboardist, composer, record producer, and remixer and was a member of the industrial rock band Nine Inch Nails from 1994–2000, and is a composer for film and television. Clouser was nominated for two Grammy Awards for Best Metal …

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Clint Boon (Inspiral Carpets)

English musician and D.J.Clint Boon was born 28th June 1959 , He originally rose to notability as the keyboards player (and sometimes vocalist) with alternative rock band Inspiral Carpets who were formed by Graham Lambert and Stephen Holt in 1983. The band is named after a clothing shop on their Oldham estate. Their sound is …

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John Entwistle (The Who)

The Late great John Entwistle, English singer-songwriter, musician, and producer and bass Player with The Who, sadly passed away 27 June 2002. Formed in 1964 by Roger Daltrey (lead vocals, harmonica and guitar), Pete Townshend, John Entwistle (bass guitar, brass and vocals) and Keith Moon (drums and percussion). The Who became known for energetic live …

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Helen Keller Day

Helen Keller Day, is held yearly on 27 June to commemorate inspiring deafblind American author, political activist, and lecturer Helen Adams Keller, who was born June 27, 1880 and overcame her disability and made a huge impact onthe quality of life of deafblind people the world over. The story of how Keller’s teacher, Anne Sullivan, …

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Severn Valley Railway 1940’s weekend

This year the ever popular Severn Valley Railway 1940′s weekend takes place between June 27 & 28 and July 4 & 5 2015. As always there will be an intensive service of evacuation trains moving troops and their families up and down the line all weekend, as well as Costumed re-enactors wondering about all the …

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Armed Forces Day

Armed Forces Day (formerly Veterans’ Day) in the United Kingdom is celebrated annually on  June 27 to commemorate the service of men and women in the British Armed Forces. Veterans’ Day was first observed in 2006. Although an official event, it is not a public holiday in the UK. The name was changed to Armed …

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Glastonbury Festival 2015

This years Glastonbury Festival takes place June 24th – 28th. The Foo Fighters were due to Headline, Unfortunately though Foo Fighters lead singer Dave Grohl recently broke his foot casting their appearance into doubt and the Headline Slot is now being filled by Florence +The Machine. This years lineup also includes Kanye West, Florence + …

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Laurie Lee MBE

English poet, novelist, and screenwriter,Laurence Edward Alan “Laurie” Lee, MBE was born 26 June 1914 Having been born in Stroud, Lee moved with his family to the village of Slad i1917 and went to Marling School, Gloucestershire, At twelve, Laurie went to the CentalBoys’ School in Stroud and left at fifteen to become an errand …

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