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  • Idina Sackville, Privilege, Marriages and Orgies
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    Idina Sackville, Privilege, Marriages and Orgies

    2 years ago

    Idina Sackville lived a quite extraordinary life. She was born into an aristocratic and privileged English family and lived most of her adult life in Kenya. In an age when appearances were all, she cared not one jot what people thought of her. She...

  • Unity Mitford, The English Society Girl Who Loved Hitler
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    Unity Mitford, The English Society Girl Who Loved Hitler

    4 years ago

    Unity Mitford was a member of a family of modern-thinking, high achieving girls, who scandalized and titillated the establishment with an exciting concoction combining British hauteur, sublime literary skill and wild and extreme political activities.

  • 1930s Movie Actresses Who Should Not Be Forgotten
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    1930s Movie Actresses Who Should Not Be Forgotten

    4 years ago

    It is strange and sad how some actresses of the 1930's are still remembered and their careers celebrated whilst others fall into disuse. So we remember Jean Harlow, Greta Garbo, Myrna Loy, but tend to overlook the likes of Ruby Keeler (pictured, left), Mary Astor, Joan Leslie and Joan Bennet. In...

  • Family Feud Quiz: Free Questions (and Answers)
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    Family Feud Quiz: Free Questions (and Answers)

    2 years ago

    One of the most popular television game shows in the U.S. and the U.K., Family Feud is fun to play at home as well. You'll find fun questions and answers, plus ideas for how to play a group game.

  • Betty Grable, A Nation's Sweetheart
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    Betty Grable, A Nation's Sweetheart

    2 years ago

    Betty Grable typified the girl-next-door, and honest, home-grown beauty and she became one of the most successful movie actresses of the 1940's becoming, at one time, the highest paid woman in the United States.

  • Johnny Weissmuller, Cinema's Favorite Tarzan
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    Johnny Weissmuller, Cinema's Favorite Tarzan

    2 years ago

    Johnny Weissmuller was a top class Olympic swimmer as well as an iconic Hollywood actor. During the 1920's he won five Olympic gold medals and one bronze medal and set no less than 67 world records.

  • Cricket Explained for Dummies
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    Cricket Explained for Dummies

    2 years ago

    Like all great world sports, cricket is at heart, a very simple game. One player throws a ball, another tries to hit it. But, like all sports, it has to have a set of rules to play by, which have to be learned, and specific terminology which can be...

  • Ava Gardner
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    Ava Gardner

    2 years ago

    Ava Gardner was the fabled Hollywood beauty who married Frank Sinatra and helped his career restart. She also married actor Micky Rooney and bandleader Artie Shaw, but there was more to her than famous husbands. She gave us many memorable performances during her 45-year acting career and many fans...

  • Howard Hughes, Hollywood's Richest Hermit
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    Howard Hughes, Hollywood's Richest Hermit

    3 years ago

    Howard Hughes, one of the world's richest men, died from dehydration, malnutrition and neglect. Even now, a generation after his death, he remains one of Hollywood's most intriguing figures.

  • Greta Garbo, the most beautiful woman who ever lived
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    Greta Garbo, the most beautiful woman who ever lived

    3 years ago

    Greta Garbo was a charismatic, breathtakingly beautiful Nordic actress who set her own standards and became a legend in her own lifetime.

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