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Postby waggawerewolf27 » Aug 28, 2019 3:38 pm

Lady Diana Frances Spencer who, until her divorce on 28/8/1996, became Princess of Wales, Duchess of Cornwall, Duchess of Rothesay, Countess of Carrick, Baroness Renfrew. When she died a year later, in a Paris car crash she was commemorated as Princess of Wales, the People's Princess.
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Postby Wunderkind_Lucy » Aug 28, 2019 4:42 pm

Sarah Brightman, an English classical crossover soprano.

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Postby waggawerewolf27 » Aug 29, 2019 5:24 am

Bing Crosby, an American crooner who inflicted on the world a song which went "I'm dreaming of a White Christmas, just like the ones I used to know..... Regardless whether we have snow or even winter at Christmas. And which therefore drives Australians up the wall. :((
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Postby Wunderkind_Lucy » Aug 29, 2019 9:23 am

Awww. I haven't had a white Christmas in nearly 2 decades. When we do get snow, it's quite an event, complete with a state of emergency!

Charles Dickens, author of many classics such as A Tale of Two Cities, Bleak House, and Little Dorrit.

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Postby waggawerewolf27 » Aug 30, 2019 7:13 pm

Dick Whittington, a real-life merchant & politician who lived 1354–1423 in London, where he was four times Mayor, & sheriff of the town. He is known by the folk tale of Dick Whittington & his cat.
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Postby coracle » Aug 31, 2019 10:50 am

Wilfred Owen, a World War 1 soldier famous for his anti-war poetry, and died before the war ended.
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Postby Wunderkind_Lucy » Aug 31, 2019 4:12 pm

Oceanus Hopkins, the only child born on the Mayflower during its historic voyage which brought the Pilgrims to America

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Horatio Nelson, the great Admiral who died at Trafalgar fighting Napoleon Bonaparte
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Postby coracle » Sep 01, 2019 11:55 am

Ngaio Marsh (Dame Ngaio) a woman famous around the world for her detective stories (Inspector Alleyn Mysteries) and in her native New Zealand for resurrecting live theatre (especially Shakespeare).
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Postby Wunderkind_Lucy » Sep 01, 2019 1:18 pm

Margaret Thatcher, the first female prime minister of the UK.

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Thomas Tallis, 16th century composer
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Tom Hanks, actor
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Postby waggawerewolf27 » Sep 04, 2019 3:39 pm

Hugh Jackman, Australian actor.
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Postby Wunderkind_Lucy » Sep 04, 2019 4:27 pm

Jesse James, a famous American outlaw.

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Postby ValiantArcher » Sep 04, 2019 6:12 pm

Janet Evans
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Some days you just make soup.
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Postby Cleander » Sep 04, 2019 6:12 pm

Edward Gibbon, chronicler of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire
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