Monthly Archives: July, 2015

Bill Berry (REM)

Bill Berry the drummer with Alternative Rock Band R.E.M was born 31st July 1958. REM First emerged in 1980s from the college radio scene, and at first they were scrappy and lo-fi, abrasive but somehow beautiful, and the development of this sound helped them become bona-fide stadium-fillers later on in their their career. They played …

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Peter Benenson (Amnesty International)

British lawyer and the founder of human rights group Amnesty International Peter Benenson was Born 31st July 1921 in London. Benenson was tutored privately by W. H. Auden before going to Eton. At the age of sixteen he helped to establish a relief fund with other schoolboys for children orphaned by the Spanish Civil War. …

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Will Champion (Coldplay)

Will Champion, English drummer and singer with the band Coldplay was born 31 July 1978. Coldplay were formed in 1996 by lead vocalist Chris Martin and lead guitarist Jonny Buckland at University College London. After they formed under the name Pectoralz, Guy Berryman joined the group as a bassist and they changed their name to …

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J.K.Rowling

Best known as the author of the Harry Potter fantasy series, the British novelist Joanne “Jo” Rowling, OBE, (J. K. Rowling) was born 31 July 1965. The Harry Potter books have gained worldwide attention, won multiple awards, sold more than 400 million copies to become the best-selling book series in history and been the basis …

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Runaway by Peter May

I would like to read the entertaining Mystery thriller Runaway by Peter May. The novel begins in 1965, When teenage schoolboy Jack Mackay is expelled from school, so he decides to run away to London. He tells his friends, the other four members of the band he plays in, and they decide to go with …

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Emily Brontë

Best remembered for her classic novel, Wuthering Heights, the English novelist Emily Brontë was born 30th july1818 in Thornton, near Bradford in Yorkshire She was the third eldest of the four surviving Brontë siblings, between the youngest Anne and her brother Branwell. She published under the pen name Ellis Bell, and was the younger sister …

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Sir Clive Sinclair

English entrepreneur and inventor Sir Clive Marles Sinclair was born 30 July 1940. He is most commonly known for. his work in consumer electronics in the late 1970s and early 1980s. Sinclair’s micro Kit was formalised in an exercise book dated 19 June 1958 three weeks before his A-levels. Sinclair drew a radio circuit, Model …

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Private India by James Patterson and Ashwin Sanghi

I would also like to read the exciting crime thriller “Private India” by James Patterson and Ashwin Sanghi. It features Private Detective Jack Morgan whose exclusive LA based private investigation agency has spread to Mumbai, where it is headed by investigator Santosh Wagh, who was brought to Jack Morgan’s attention following a coordinated terrorist railway bombing …

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Burn by James Patterson

I would like to read the crime thriller Burn by James Patterson, which features Detective Michael Bennett of the Major Crime Division. It begins with Bennett finally being able to move back home to New York City with his family, after being forced into hiding by the ruthless Sun King drug Cartel and Crime lord …

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Vincent van Goch

Dutch post-Impressionist painter Vincent Willem van Gogh sadly passed away 29 July 1890 at the age of 37 years old in Auvers-sur-Oise, France. Van Goch was born 30th March 1853, his work is notable for its rough beauty, emotional honesty and bold color, had a far-reaching influence on 20th-century art. After years of painful anxiety …

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