Daily Archives: January 17th, 2017

Game of thrones (Season One)

I have recently finished watching Game of Thrones, series one, which is based upon the epic Fantasy novel A Song of Ice and Fire by George R.R. Martin. It begins with Eddard “Ned” Stark (Sean Bean) being asked to Travel to Kings Landing (The capital of Westeros) to become the chief advisor (the Hand of the …

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Ricky Wilson (Kaiser Chiefs)

English singer-songwriter, and the frontman of five-piece band Kaiser Chiefs Charles Richard “Ricky” Wilson was born 17 January 1978 in Keighley, West Yorkshire, He attended Leeds Grammar School after Ghyll Royd primary school, and later attended Leeds Metropolitan University and completed his BA (Hons) degree in Graphic Arts and Design in 2000. He then taught at …

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Andy Rourke (The Smiths)

Best known as the bass player for the Smiths, English Musician Andrew Michael “Andy” Rourke was born 17 January 1964. The Smiths were formed in Manchester in 1982. The band consisted of vocalist Morrissey, guitarist Johnny Marr, Rourke and drummer Mike Joyce. Rourke received an acoustic guitar from his parents when he was seven years …

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Muhammad Ali

Former American Professional Boxer Muhammad Ali was born Cassius Marcellus Clay, Jr. On January 17, 1942. He is generally regarded as the most significant heavyweight in the history of the sport. Early in his career, Ali was known for being an inspiring, controversial and polarizing figure both inside and outside the boxing ring. He is …

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Anne Bronte

British novelist and poet Anne Brontë was born 17 January 1820. The daughter of a poor Irish clergyman in the Church of England, Anne Brontë was the youngest member of the Brontë literary family and lived most of her life with her family at the parish of Haworth on the Yorkshire moors. For a couple …

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Mick Taylor (John Mayall’s Bluesbreakers, Rolling Stones)

Mick Taylor, British musician with John Mayall’s Bluesbreakers and Ex bass player for the The Rolling Stones was born 17th January 1949. The Rolling Stones 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 …

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Richard Burns

Late great English rally driver Richard Burns was Born in Reading, Berkshire on 17 January 1971. He started driving at the age of eight, in his father’s old Triumph 2000. At eleven Burns joined the Under 17 Car Club, where he became driver of the year in 1984. Two years later Burns drove a Ford …

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