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TLBSPEDIA: PRINCESS DIANA

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British royalty Princess Diana Spencer was born on July 1 1961, near Sandringham, England. Diana, Princess of Wales, was one of the most adored members of the British royal family. She was the daughter of Edward John Spencer, Viscount Althorp, and Frances Ruth Burke Roche, Viscountess Althorp (later known as the Honorable Frances Shand Kydd). Her parents divorced when Diana was young, and her father won custody of the children. Following her initial education at home, Diana attended Riddlesworth Hall School and then West Heath School.

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TLBSPEDIA: MARY SHELLEY

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Writer Mary Shelley was born Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin on August 30 1797, in London, England. She was the daughter of philosopher and political writer William Godwin and famed feminist Mary Wollstonecraft, the author of ‘The Vindication of the Rights of Woman’ (1792). Sadly for Shelley, she never really knew her mother who died shortly after her birth. Her father William Godwin was left to care for Shelley and her older half-sister Fanny Imlay. Imlay was Wollstonecraft’s daughter from an affair she had with a soldier.

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MOVIES RELEASE DATES: SEPTEMBER 2017

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TV PREMIERE DATES: SEPTEMBER 2017

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Source: ABC

– Friday, Sept. 1
Narcos (Netflix)

– Tuesday, Sept. 5
American Horror Story: Cult (FX)

– Wednesday, Sept. 6
You’re the Worst (FXX)

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CURIOSITIES ABOUT ‘DIRTY DANCING’

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In August 21 1987, was released one classic movie of the 80’s, ‘Dirty Dancing’. The movie is about Frances Houseman, known as Baby, who is vacationing with her family at a resort in the Catskills at Kellermans Holiday Camp. One day, helping Bob carry watermelons, she discovers where the hotel’s employees play and dance. There she meets Johnny Castle, the hotel dance instructor and dancer, and ends up falling in love with him. When Penny, Johnny’s dance partner, gets pregnant while getting involved with one of the waiters, Robbie asks Lisa, Baby’s sister, for her sister to dance instead. But Frances’s father, Jake, does not approve, considering Johnny as irresponsible. And this for allegedly having impregnated Penny, stolen wallets and also asked to have an abortion.

Stars: Patrick Swayze, Jennifer Grey, Jerry Orbach
Director: Emile Ardolino

To celebrate the 30th anniversary, here are some of the curiosities about this movie.

  • Patrick Swayze had to convince Jennifer Grey to be in this film, because she had disliked him so much while filming Red Dawn (1984).

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MUSIC TIP: ELVIS PRESLEY

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Musician and actor Elvis Aron Presley was born on January 8 1935, in Tupelo, Mississippi. Presley was supposed to be a twin, but his brother, Jesse Garon was stillborn. From very humble beginnings, Elvis Presley grew up to become one of the biggest names in rock ‘n’ roll.

Raised by loving, working-class parents, Presley’s family had little money, and they moved from place to place frequently. He was deeply devoted to his parents, especially his mother, Gladys, and was raised to have a strong faith in God. Presley attended the Assembly of God Church with his parents, where gospel music became an important influence for him.

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THE BEAUTIFUL RENÉ MAGRITTE PAINTINGS

René François Ghislain Magritte was a Belgian surrealist artist. He became well known for a number of witty and thought-provoking images. Often depicting ordinary objects in an unusual context, his work is known for challenging observers’ preconditioned perceptions of reality. To celebrate the 50th anniversary of his death, here are some of his most beautiful and important artworks:

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Golconda, 1953.

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CURIOSITIES ABOUT ‘SOUTH PARK’

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In August 13 1997, was released one classic tv show of all time, ‘South Park’. The cartoon is about the curious, adventure-seeking, fourth grade group of boys, Stan, Kyle, Cartman, and Kenny, all join in in buffoonish adventures that sometimes evolve nothing. Sometimes something that was simple at the start, turns out to get out of control. Everything is odd in the small mountain town, South Park, and the boys always find something to do with it.

Stars: Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Isaac Hayes
Creators: Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Brian Graden

To celebrate the 20th anniversary, here are some of the curiosities about this show.

  • Cartman’s mom is named Liane after Trey Parker’s former fiancée. He caught her with another man, and so he named the promiscuous character after her.

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TLBSPEDIA: ERWIN SCHRÖDINGER

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Erwin Schrödinger was born on August 12 1887, in Vienna, Austria, the only child of botanist and oil cloth factory owner Rudolf Schrödinger and Georgine Emilia Brenda, daughter of Alexander Bauer, Rudolf’s professor of chemistry at the Technical College of Vienna (Technische Hochschule Vienna). Erwin was taught at home by private teachers until he was 11 years old, and then attended Vienna’s Akademisches Gymnasium. He went on to enter the University of Vienna, where he focused primarily on the study of physics and was strongly influenced by another young physicist, Fritz Hasenöhrl, and graduated with a Ph.D. in physics in 1910. Afterward, he worked for a few years at the institution as an assistant, but was drafted into World War I in 1914, serving with Austro-Hungarian military forces in Italy as an artillery officer.

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