Monthly Archives: November, 2016

Suicide Squad

The Suicide Squad is out on DVD IT takes place in the aftermath of Superman’s death. It features a US intelligence officer Amanda Waller assembles Task Force X, a team of dangerous criminals imprisoned at Belle Reve Prison, to be used as disposable assets in high-risk missions for the United States government reasoning that they’re …

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Hollow City by Ransom Riggs

Having read Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs I would like to read the thrilling follow-up “Hollow City”. It follows on from Miss Peregrine’s home for Peculiar Children and features ten peculiar children, including Jacob Portman, Hugh, Emma Bloom and Millard, who have managed to escape the destruction of Miss Peregrine’s Home …

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Cities for Life Day

Cities for Life Day is held annually on November 30 to celebrate the first abolition of the death penalty by a European state, which was decreed by Leopold II, Holy Roman Emperor of Habsburg-Lorraine in 1786 for his Grand Duchy of Tuscany. On this occasion the participating cities show their commitment for life and against …

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Thriller by Michael Jackson

Thriller by Michael Jackson was released 30 November 1982. It became—and currently remains—the world’s best-selling album, with estimated sales surpassing 65 million copies.It is the best-selling album in the United States and the first album to be certified 32x multi-platinum, having shipped 32 million album-equivalent units. The album won a record-breaking eight Grammy Awards in …

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The Wall by Pink Floyd

The classic album The Wall , was released as a double album by Progressive Rock band Pink Floyd on 30 November 1979. It was their eleventh album and last album released with the line-up of guitarist David Gilmour, bass guitarist and lyricist Roger Waters, keyboardist Richard Wright, and drummer Nick Mason before Wright was fired …

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Saint Andrew’s Day

Saint Andrew (Greek: manly, brave, from ἀνδρεία, Andreia, “manhood, valour”), is the patron saint of Scotland, and St. Andrew’s Day (Scots: Saunt Andra’s Day, Scottish Gaelic: Latha Naomh Anndra) takes place on 30th November & is Scotland’s official national day. Although most commonly associated with Scotland, at least in the English-speaking world, Saint Andrew is …

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Mark Twain

American Author Mark Twain (Samuel Langhorne Clemens) was Born November 30, in 1835. He wrote, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876), and its sequel, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1885), the latter often called “the Great American Novel.” Mark Twain was born during a visit by Halley’s Comet, and he predicted that he would “go out …

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Jonathan Swift

Satirist, essayist, poet and cleric Jonathan Swift was born 30 November 1667. He is remembered for works such as Gulliver’s Travels, A Modest Proposal, A Journal to Stella, Drapier’s Letters, The Battle of the Books, An Argument Against Abolishing Christianity, and A Tale of a Tub. Swift’s family had several interesting literary connections: His grandmother, …

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LNER 4472 Flying Scotsman

On November 30 1934 The LNER Class A3 Pacific steam locomotive No. 4472 Flying Scotsman became the first Steam Locomotive to officially exceed 100mph. The Flying Scotsman was built in 1923 for the London and North Eastern Railway (LNER) at Doncaster Works to a design of H.Nigel Gresley. It was employed on long-distance express trains …

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Oscar Wilde

Prolific Irish writer and poet Oscar Wilde Sadly died destitute in Paris at the age of forty-six on 30th November 1900. Born 16 October 1854. He became one of London’s most popular playwrights during the early 1890s. Today he is remembered for his epigrams and plays, and the circumstances of his imprisonment which was followed …

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