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1936 – Bird was born in Nottingham, England on the 22nd of November. 1956 – Studied at Cambridge University and, while there, joined the Royal Court Theatre, London, as assistant to the director. He later became associate artistic director of the Royal Court Theatre. 1988 – Bird was given the role of the Director of ..

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1965 – Morris born in Bristol, England on September 5, 1965. 1985 – Morris was educated at Stonyhurst College and studied zoology at the University of Bristol. Upon graduating, He took up a traineeship with BBC Radio Cambridgeshire, where he was able to have the advantage of the free access to editing and recording equipment ..

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1873 – Domanovic was born in a village Ovsiste on February 4, 1873. 1890-1894 – Domanovic studied at the history and philology department of the Great School in Belgrade. He read some of his first works to the members of a student organization Pobratimstvo. He published his first work, a short story "Na meseèini" ("In ..

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1905 – Kharms was born in Saint Petersburg on December 30, 1905.   1924 – Entered Leningrad Electrotechnicum, but eventually expelled for lack of interest in social activities. After his expulsion, he devoted himself entirely to literature.   1927 – Invited to be a member of the newly formed Association of Writers of Children’s Literature. ..

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1934 – Bron was born in Stanmore, London on March 14, 1934. 1958 – Bron attended North London Collegiate School and Newnham College, Cambridge. 1959 – Began her career in the Cambridge Footlights, entitled The Last Laugh. 1965 – Bron appeared in the movie, Help! with the Beatles. 1967 – Bron landed a role in ..

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1653 – Oldham was born in Shipton Moyne, Gloucestershire on August 9, 1653.   1674 – Oldham received his B.A. degree from the University of Oxford. Became an usher at Croyden School, where the Earl of Rochester visited him to complimeny him on his poetry.   1678 – Oldham was best known for his works: ..

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1862 – Born on the 27th of May in Yonkers, New York City. 1880-1883 – Went to Columbia University where he became editor of Columbia’s literary magazine and contributed short anonymous pieces to humor magazines. 1883-1884 – After graduation in 1883, Bangs entered Columbia Law School but left in 1884 to become Associate Editor of ..

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1903 – Lagin was born in Vitebsk on December 4, 1903. 1918 – Participated in the Civil War at the age of fifteen. 1937 – Lagin was best known for his book "Old man Hottabych". 1942 – Lagin was in action during World War II, serving on Black Sea Fleet and finishing the war with ..

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1938 – Coren was born in London on June 27, 1938. 1958 – Attended Wadham College, Oxford, Yale University and University of California, Berkeley. 1978-1987 – Coren was editor of Punch for ten years. 1987-1989 – Became editor of The Listener for ..

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1928 – Sharpe was born in London on March 30, 1928. 1948 – Educated at Lancing College and Pembroke College, Cambridge. 1951 – Sharpe finish his National Service in the Marines before going to South Africa, where he did some social work and teaching in Natal. 1957-1961 – Sharpe had a photographic studio in Pietermaritzburg. ..

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