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Walking with Dinosaurs

I have recently watched the six-part documentary television seriesWalking with Dinosaurs. Narrated by Kenneth Branagh the program uses computer -generated imagery and animatronics in order to explore ancient life of the Mesozoic Era, portraying dinosaurs and their contemporaries in the style of a traditional nature documentary. The series received critical acclaim, winning two BAFTA Awards, …

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World Digestive Health Day

The World Gastroenterology Organisation celebrates World Digestive Health Day (WDHD) annually every May 29. The World Gastroenterology Organisation (WGO) is an international federation of over 100 national GI societies and 4 regional associations of gastro enterology representing over 50,000 individual members. The World Gastroenterology Organisation can trace its roots back to Georges Brohée (1887–1957), a …

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Simon Jones (The Verve)

English Bass player Simon Robin David Jones was born 29 July 1972. He played bass and provided occasional backing vocals for the English band The Verve. Jones attended Rudston Road primary school in Childwall, Liverpool and moved to Wigan when he was 13 years old. English rock band The Verve were formed in Wigan in 1990 …

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Noel Gallagher (Oasis, High Flying Birds)

English musician and singer-songwriter Noel Gallagher was born 29 May 1967. Formerly the lead guitarist, occasional lead singer and principal songwriter of the rock band Oasis. He is currently fronting his solo project, Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds. Raised in Burnage, Manchester with Liam, Noel began learning guitar at the age of thirteen. After a …

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Francis Rossi OBE (Status Quo)

Best known for being a co-founder of the English rock band Status Quo , British singer and Guitarist Francis Rossi, OBE was born 29th May 1949. Status Quo were orignially called The Spectres & were founded by schoolboys Francis Rossi and Alan Lancaster in 1962. After a number of lineup changes, the band became “The …

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Mel Gaynor (Simple Minds)

English Musician Mel George Gaynor was born 29 May 1959 in Balham, London, England. He is best known as the longtime drummer for the rock band Simple Minds. Gaynor was born to a Jamaican father and an Afro-Brazilian mother. Gaynor began drumming at age 11 and had his first professional engagement at age 14. Gaynor …

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G.K.Chesterton

Prolific English writer G.K Chesterton was born 29th May 1874. He published works on philosophy, ontology, poetry, plays, journalism, public lectures and debates, literary and art criticism, biography, Christian apologetics, and fiction, including fantasy and detective fiction. Chesterton has been called the “prince of paradox”. Time magazine, in a review of a biography of Chesterton, …

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International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers

The “International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers”, Takes place annually May 29, “to pay tribute to all the men and women who have served and continue to serve in United Nations peacekeeping operations for their high level of professionalism, dedication, and courage and to honor the memory of those who have lost their lives in …

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Ian Fleming

English author, journalist and Naval Intelligence Officer Ian Fleming was born 28 May 1908 in Mayfair . He is best known for creating the fictional spy James Bond and the series of twelve novels and nine short stories about the character. Fleming was from a wealthy family, connected to the merchant bank Robert Fleming & …

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Anne Bronte

British novelist and poet Anne Brontë sadly died 28 May 1849 of Pulmonary Tuberculosis aged 29. She 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 …

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