Bea Arthur Shelter For LGBT Homeless Youth In NYC To Open In Early 2017
In early 2017, homeless LGBT youth in New York City will be thanking late "Golden Girls" star Bea Arthur for being a friend when an 18-bed shelter operated by the Ali Forney Center opens in the East V...
Winston Churchill paintings accepted for nation in lieu of tax
Churchill discovered painting when he was 41 and, his daughter once wrote, it “literally grabbed him, thereafter playing an increasing and abiding role in his life, renewing the source of his great in...
22 Incredible Facts About The Life and Career Of Sir Christopher Lee
If Sir Christopher Lee had just been a movie star, he would still have been an icon. But the late actor, who passed away last week, had an amazing life even beyond his incredible body of work. Whether...
Ruby Dee, actress and civil rights activist, dies at 91
Ruby Dee, an actress who defied segregation-era stereotypes by landing lead roles in movies and on Broadway while maintaining a second high-profile career as a civil rights advocate, including emceein...
Grigoris Bithikotsis - Bithikotsis, Theodorakis - Ena to helidoni (1977)
Live at Lycabetus Theater. Part of Theodorakis' excellent Axion Esti, which is based on the Nobel winning poem of Odysseas Elytis.
Bea Arthur Shelter For LGBT Homeless Youth In NYC To Open In Early 2017
In early 2017, homeless LGBT youth in New York City will be thanking late "Golden Girls" star Bea Arthur for being a friend when an 18-bed shelter operated by the Ali Forney Center opens in the East V...
César Montenegro Paniagua
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Peter Havard-Williams
Peter Havard-Williams (11 July 1922 – 16 August 1995) was a Welsh librarian and library educator. In the mid 1980s, he served as Chief Librarian to the Council of Europe.
Havard-Williams received...
John Louis Coffey
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Yadunath Thatte
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Robert Chapatte
Robert Chapatte (born 14 October 1922, Neuilly-sur-Seine, France, d. 19 January 1997, Paris) was a former Tour de France rider, the voice of the race on television and radio and the inventor of Chapat...
Karl H. Timmermann
Karl Heinrich Timmermann (June 19, 1922 – October 21, 1951) was the first American Officer to cross the Rhine River in Germany during World War II after directing the assault across the bridge,...
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Jostein Goksøyr
Jostein Goksøyr (1922 – 2000) was a Norwegian microbiologist.He was born in Kopervik, and took the dr.philos. degree in 1955. He was hired as a lecturer at the University of Bergen in 1956, and ...
Dick King-Smith
Ronald Gordon King-Smith OBE, Hon.MEd (27 March 1922 – 4 January 2011), was a prolific English writer of children's books, primarily using the pen name Dick King-Smith. He is best known for The Sheep-...
22 Incredible Facts About The Life and Career Of Sir Christopher Lee
If Sir Christopher Lee had just been a movie star, he would still have been an icon. But the late actor, who passed away last week, had an amazing life even beyond his incredible body of work. Whether...
Ruby Dee, actress and civil rights activist, dies at 91
Ruby Dee, an actress who defied segregation-era stereotypes by landing lead roles in movies and on Broadway while maintaining a second high-profile career as a civil rights advocate, including emceein...
José Froilán González
José Froilán González (October 5, 1922 – June 15, 2013) was an Argentine racing driver, particularly notable for scoring Ferrari's first win in a Formula One World Championship race at the 1951 Britis...
José Froilán González - Wikipedia
Wim Meuldijk
Wim Meuldijk (8 June 1922 – 27 December 2007) was a Dutch writer, illustrator, and screenwriter. He is the creator of Ketelbinkie, one of the most popular Dutch comics after World War II, and of Pipo ...
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Otto Newman
Otto Newman (born Otto Neumann) is an Adjunct Professor of Sociology at San Diego State University, where he has been since 1987. His extensive writings have been published on four continents. His mai...
Thomas Joseph Connolly
Thomas Joseph Connolly (July 18, 1922 – April 24, 2015) was an American prelate of the Roman Catholic Church. He served as Bishop of Baker in Oregon from 1971 to 1999.
Connolly was born in T...
Joan Tate
Joan Tate (23 September 1922 – 6 June 2000) was a prolific translator, translating works by many leading Swedish and Swedish-speaking Finnish writers into English.Tate's translations from the Sw...
Georges Yhambot
Georges Yhambot (born February 22, 1922) was a Congolese planter and politician. He was elected to the Congolese Territorial Assembly in 1957, as a candidate of the African Socialist Movement (MSA). S...
Allan Prior
Allan Prior (13 January 1922, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, – 1 June 2006) was an English television scriptwriter and novelist, who wrote over 300 television episodes from the 1950s onwar...
Rhona and Rhoda Wurtele
Rhona and Rhoda Wurtele (born January 21, 1922) are identical twins and Canada's women's skiing pioneers and champions of the 1940s and 1950s. Together they made up the entire 1948 Olympic Women’s Alp...
P. J. Honey
Patrick James Honey (16 December 1922 – 17 August 2005) was an Irish-born Vietnamese language scholar and historian.
Honey was born in Navan, County Meath, Ireland. He went to Cardinal Vaughan Mem...
Vahé Oshagan
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Vahé Oshagan was born in 1922. His father, Hagop Oshagan, was a prom...
Wiesław Michnikowski
Wiesław Michnikowski (born June 3, 1922 in Warsaw) is a Polish stage and film actor.Popular artist of satirical theaters (cabarets): Kabaret Wagabunda, Kabaret Starszych Panów, Kabaret Dudek.
Marian Winters
Marian Winters (April 19, 1924 – November 3, 1978) was an American actress of stage, film, and television.
Born in New York City to a Jewish-American family, Winters made her debut in summer stock...
Laurie Main
Laurence George "Laurie" Main (29 November 1922 - 8 February 2012) was an Australian actor best known for hosting and narrating the children's series Welcome to Pooh Corner, which aired on The Disney ...
Mario Recordón
Mario Recordón Burnier nicknamed The Tiger of Osorno (1922–1994) was a Chilean architect, athlete and educator.