Daily Archives: June 1st, 2017

The tale of Beren and Luthien

The Tale of Beren and Lúthien by J.R.R. Tolkien is being released 1 June 2017. It is the epic story of the love and adventures of the mortal Man Beren and the immortal Elf-maiden Lúthien and is set during the First Age of Middle-earth, about 6500 years before the events of The Lord of the …

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Simon Gallup (The Cure)

English musician and bassist of the post-punk band The Cure Simon Gallup was born 1 June 1960 in Duxhurst, Surrey. After moving to Horley, Surrey in 1961 he attended Horley Infants and Junior Schools between 1961 and 1971, followed by Horley Balcombe Road Comprehensive from 1971-1976. Between 1976 and 1978 he worked in a plastics …

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Ronnie Wood (Rolling Stones, The Faces, Jeff Beck)

English rock guitarist and bassist Ronnie Wood was born 1 June 1947. He is best known as a former member of The Jeff Beck Group, Faces, and a member of The Rolling Stones since 1975. He also plays lap and pedal steel guitar. Wood began his career in 1964, when he joined The Byrds on …

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Focke Wulf FW190

The maiden flight of the German Focke-Wulf Fw 190 fighter-bomber airplane took place 1 June 1939. The Focke-Wulf Fw 190 Würger (English: Shrike) is a German single-seat, single-engine fighter aircraft designed by Kurt Tank in the late 1930s and widely used during World War II. Along with its well-known counterpart, the Messerschmitt Bf 109, the …

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Alan Wilder (Depeche Mode)

Alan Wilder, British musician with Electronic Band Depeche Mode was Born 1st June 1959. Depeche Mode were formed in 1980 in Basildon, Essex The group’s original line-up consisted of Dave Gahan (lead vocals), Martin Gore (keyboards, guitar, vocals, chief songwriter after 1981), Andy Fletcher (keyboards) and Vince Clarke (keyboards, chief songwriter 1980–81). Vince Clarke left …

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Marilyn Monroe

American actress, model, and singer Marilyn Monroe, was born 1st June in 1926. She became a major sex symbol, starring in a number of commercially successful motion pictures during the 1950s and early 1960s.Born Norma Jeane Mortenson (soon after changed to Baker), she spent much of her childhood in a succession of foster homes. It …

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Mike Joyce (The Smiths)

English Drummer Michael Adrian Paul “Mike” Joyce was born 1 June 1963 in Manchester to Irish Catholic parents. He attended St Gregory’s Grammar School in the city., he had previously drummed for Manchester band The Hoax and Irish punk rock group Victim. Joyce then joined The Smiths alongside vocalist Morrissey, guitarist Johnny Marr, bassist Andy …

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Sir Frank Whittle OM KBE CB FRSHon FRAeS

British Royal Air Force (RAF) engineer officer and Air Commodore Sir Frank Whittle, OM, KBE, CB, FRS, Hon FRAeS was born 1st June 1907 . He is credited with independently inventing the turbojet engine (some years earlier than Germany’s Dr. Hans von Ohain) and is regarded by many as the father of jet propulsion. The …

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Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band

The Seminal album Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band by the Beatles was released on 1 June 1967 in the United States. Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band was the eighth studio album by English rock band the Beatles. Released on 26 May 1967 in the United Kingdoms, On release, the album was lauded by …

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