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1. Short Funny Monologues
Short Funny Monologues
Short Funny Monologues -It's an art to be funny. With these short funny monologues on audio you will be able to emulate some of the greatest comedians and comics there are. Some of these short funny monologues are available for FREE: Very Best of BBC Comedy - The Free Audio book - Click to downlo...
Entertainment & Media - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 03:41:32
2. Sarah Brightman
Sarah Brightman
Sarah Brightman is an English classical soprano, actress and dancer. She was married with Andrew Lloyd Webber, later divorced and married Frank Peterson. Sarah Brightman has sold more than 30 million albums, with over 8 million (Platinum x 5, Gold x 6) in album sales in the US.and over 2 millio...
Music - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 03:42:23
3. Mark Twain Biography
Mark Twain Biography
Mark Twain (1835-1910) - pseudonym of Samuel Langhorne ClemensAmerican writer, journalist, and humorist..Genre(s): Novels; humor/satire; short stories;plays; essays; letters.Birth: November 30, 1835 in Florida, Missouri, USADeath: April 21, 1910 in Redding, comté de Fairfield, Connecticut, USAFat...
Books, Poetry & Writing - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 03:44:32
4. Elvis Presley Funeral
Elvis Presley Funeral
ELVIS PRESLEY GRACELAND. GRACELAND IN MEMPHIS. THE KING OF ROCK N ROLL Elvis Aron Presley Born 8 January 1935 Tupelo, Mississippi Elvis died 16 August 1977, in Graceland Memphis Tennessee. He was 42 years oldFuneral August 18, 1977 at 2pm in GracelandEvery year on 16 August the "ELVIS WEEK" vigil...
Music - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 03:40:30
5. Ernest Hemingway Biography
Ernest Hemingway Biography
Ernest Hemingway, Writer. The Nobel Prize in Literature 1954.    * Born: 21 July 1899    * Birthplace: Oak Park, Illinois    * Died: 2 July 1961 (suicide)    * Best Known As: Famously manly author of For Whom the Bell TollsHemingway was the second of Dr. Clarence and Grace Hall Hemingway's six ch...
Books, Poetry & Writing - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:53:05
6. Ray Charles Biography
Ray Charles Biography
Ray Charles Biography (1930-2004)... we still miss you!!!! Ray Charles Robinson was born September. 23, 1930, in Albany, Georgia.Ray Charles died June 11, 2004 (At his home in Beverly Hills, California.He was 73)His parents were simple but hard working people who raised their son to become an ind...
Music - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 03:43:21
7. Mahatma Gandhi
Mahatma Gandhi
Mahatma Gandhi - Gandhi is best known for his great courage and the civil disobedience campaings he organized to bring the British colonial rule in India to an end. Gandhi first employed civil disobedience in South Africa and then brought this philosophy to India.
Culture & Society - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 03:43:21
8. Jose Carreras
Jose Carreras
Jose Carreras is a Spanish operatic tenor. He is spcifically known for his excellent performances in the operas of Verdi and Puccini. Joswe Carreras is one of The Three Tenors, together with Plcido Domingo and Luciano Pavarotti.
Music - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 03:43:21
9. Isaac Newton Biography
Isaac Newton Biography
Sir Isaac Newton, President of the Royal Society was an English mathematician, physicist, astronomer, alchemist, and natural philosopher who is generally regarded as one of the greatest scientists and mathematicians in history. Born: 25 December 1642 in Woolsthorpe, Lincolnshire, England (Isaac ...
Culture & Society - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 08:04:22
10. Hillary Clinton Biography
Hillary Clinton Biography
Hillary Diane Rodham was born on October 26, 1947 at Edgewater Hospital - Chicago - Illinois. She was raised in a Methodist family in Park Ridge, Illinois.During the 1992 presidential campaign, she observed :"Our lives are a mixture of different roles. Most of us are doing the best we can to find...
Culture & Society - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 08:00:35
11. Leonardo Da Vinci
Leonardo Da Vinci
Leonardo di ser Piero da Vinci  (April 15, 1452 to May 2, 1519) , usually simply refered to as 'Leonardo da Vinci' was an exceptional artist, scientist and visionary who was way ahead of his time.
Arts & Design - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 03:41:32
12. Patricia Cornwell Biography
Patricia Cornwell Biography
Born: 9 June 1956, Miami, Florida, United StatesBirth Name: Patricia Carroll DanielsNickname: PatsyFather: Sam Daniels, appellate attorneyMother: Marilyn Daniels, secretaryBrothers: Jim Daniels (1955) and John Daniels (1959)Husband: Charles Cornwell (her former English professor - Married him Jun...
Books, Poetry & Writing - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:54:06
13. Cleopatra Biography
Cleopatra Biography
Cleopatra Biography - Queen Cleopatra of EgyptCleopatra was the last ruler of the Ptolemaic dynasty in Egypt.Born: 69 B.C. Birthplace: Egypt Died: 30 B.C. (Suicide, possibly by snake)Daughter of Ptolemy XII Auletes.  Cleopatra's mother was probably Auletes's sister, Cleopatra V Tryphaena. (It was...
Culture & Society - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 03:41:32
14. Richard Tauber
Richard Tauber
Richard Tauber was an Austrian tenor. By many, Richard Tauber is considered to be one of the greatest singers of the 20th century. Richard Tauber produced more than 700 grammophone records, mainly for the Odeon Records label.
Music - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 08:03:20
15. Cecilia Bartoli
Cecilia Bartoli
Cecilia Bartoli is an Italian opera singer and recitalist. She sings mezzo-soprano. Her speciality are the works and interpretation of the music of Mozart and Rossini. Cecilia Bartoli also frequently performs lesser-known Baroque and classical music to revive these pieces.
Music - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:55:19
16. Salvador Dali Biography
Salvador Dali Biography
Famous surrealist Artist Salvador Dali born Salvador Felip Jacint Dali Domenech May 11, 1904: He was born as "Salvador Domenec Felip Jacint Dalí Domenech" (known as "Salvador Dali") in Figueres, Catalonia, Spain January 23, 1989: He died in Figueres, Catalonia, Spain His father  was "Salvador Dal...
Arts & Design - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 08:02:26
17. Beatles Lyrics
Beatles Lyrics
As producer George Martin said recently: "I wouldn't have believed at the time that 40 years later I'd still be talking about the phenomenon of The Beatles."The Beatles are the greatest pop stars of the 20th century, if we measured it on purely commercial and popularity success. Their impact will...
Music - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 03:41:32
18. Jimi Hendrix Biography
Jimi Hendrix Biography
1942 - 1970: Guitarist, singer, and songwriter. November 27, 1942: Jimi Hendrix was born Johnny Allen Hendrix at Seattle's King County Hospital at 10:15 a.m. August 17, 1970: he died at the age of 27 in London (the day before he took some sleeping pills and some drinks and suffocated in his sleep...
Music - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 03:44:31
19. Placido Domingo
Placido Domingo
Placido Domingo is an operatic tenor. He is considered as one of the most talented and hardest working musicians with a repertoire of over 120 different  music pieces. His birth name is Jos Plcido Domingo Embil, but everybody knows him under the shorter name of Placido Domingo. Placido Domingo ...
Music - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 03:42:24
20. Muhammad Yunus
Muhammad Yunus
Muhammad Yunus is a banker -and he is a banker with foresight and great social conscience. If you have heared of micro loans and Grameen Bank in Bangladesh, then you know already a little about this great man. Muhammad Yunus has received the 2006 Nobel Peace Prize in appreciation of his merits in...
Business & Work - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 08:00:35
21. Enrico Caruso
Enrico Caruso
Enrico Caruso was an Italian opera singer and  tenor. Enrico Caruso was an avid recording artist. He made approximately 290 commercially released recordings from 1902 to 1920. All of these recordings, which span most of his stage career, are available today on CDs and as digital downloads.
Music - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 03:42:23
22. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Biography
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Biography
Henry Wadsworth LongfellowAmerican poet, educator, linguistBorn: February 27, 1807, Portland, MaineDied: March 24, 1882, Cambridge, MassachusettsIn London his marble image is seen in Westminster Abbey, in the Poet's CornerFather: Stephen Longfellow was a Portland lawyer and congressmanMother: Zil...
Culture & Society - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 08:01:25
23. John Adams Biography
John Adams Biography
John Adams (1735 - 1826) was the second president of the United States. Member of the Continental Congress, diplomat, vice president and second president of the United States (1797-1801). Revolutionary War Figure. John Adams, son of Deacon John Adams and Susanna Boylston, was the fifth generation...
Culture & Society - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:54:06
24. Chesley Sullenberger - Pilot of US Airways AWE1549
Chesley Sullenberger - Pilot of US Airways AWE1549
Chesley Sullenberger is the American commercial airline pilot who successfully made an emergency water landing of US Airways Flight 1549 on the Hudson River, in Manhattan, New York City on January 15, 2009. In his first interview on Feburary 8th 2009 with Katie Couric on 60 Minutes, Captain Ches...
Travel & Places - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 03:41:32
25. Charles Darwin Biography
Charles Darwin Biography
Charles Darwin (1809-1882)British naturalist who laid the foundations of the theory of evolution and transformed the way we think about the natural world.Darwin's "On The Origin Of Species By Means Of Natural Selection, or "The Preservation Of Favoured Races In The Struggle Of Life", was publishe...
Culture & Society - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 03:44:32
26. Milarepa
Jetsun Milarepa - Milarepa was a Tibetan Buddhist renunciate who roamed the northern slopes of the Himalayas 900 years ago. The easy-going narrative is like a talking meditation, and takes the listener through the stages of his fascinating life, such as: the suffering of his childhood and the ext...
Culture & Society - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 08:00:35
27. Winston Churchill Biography
Winston Churchill Biography
Winston Churchill won The Nobel Prize in Literature 1953. He was born on 30 November 1874 at Blenheim Palace, Oxfordshire and he died on 24 January 1965 28 Hyde Park Gate, London He studied at  Harrow (1888) and Royal Military College, Sandhurst (graduated in 1894) Family:  His father was, Lord R...
Culture & Society - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:55:19
28. Jimmy Carter Biography
Jimmy Carter Biography
Jimmy Carter ( full name James Earl Carter, Jr.) -  39th President of the United States -1977 - 1981.He was the first Georgian to be elected President and the first President elected from the deep South since 1848.The Nobel Peace Prize 2002 "for his decades of untiring effort to find peaceful sol...
Culture & Society - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:51:27
29. Michael Palin
Michael Palin
MICHAEL PALIN is a scriptwriter, comedian, novelist, television presenter, actor and playwright. He established his reputation with Monty Python's Flying Circus and Ripping Yarns. His work also includes several famous films with Monty Python, as well as The Missionary, A Private Function, an awar...
Books, Poetry & Writing - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:53:05
30. Martin Luther King Biography
Martin Luther King Biography
Martin Luther King won the Nobel Peace Prize 1964. He did most probably more for the end of racial discriminaton than any other man. Martin Luther King, Jr., (January 15, 1929-April 4, 1968) was born Michael Luther King, Jr., but later changed his name to Martin. Some people refer to him as MLK. ...
Culture & Society - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 03:40:31
31. Madagascar - My childhood
Madagascar - My childhood
My parents are French, but dis duty brought my father to Madagascar, where I was born and lived. A white kid among lot's of black kids. Madagascar used to be a French colony at that time, so we were expats, but as I was a kid, to me things seemed quite natural. The towns shown below are the town...
Travel & Places - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:55:19
32. Emily Wilding Davison Biography
Emily Wilding Davison Biography
Emily Wilding Davison is one of the most famous of the Suffragettes. It was Emily Wilding Davison who threw herself under the king's horse at the Derby of 1913 thus making her mark in history. Emily Davison (1872 - 1913): Born: 11 October 1872 - Blackheath (southeast London) Died: 8 June 1913 (f...
Culture & Society - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 08:04:22
33. Marie Curie Biography
Marie Curie Biography
Marie Curie (née Maria Sklodowska) was born in Warsaw on November 7, 1867. She died on July 4, 1934 in Sallanche, Savoy, France. 1903 : Won the Nobel Prize in Physics 1911 : Won her second Nobel Prize in Chemistry She discovered the mysterious element radium. It opened the door to deep changes in...
Culture & Society - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:51:26
34. Ella Fitzgerald Biography
Ella Fitzgerald Biography
Ella Fitzgerald Jazz Singer Best known as: Jazz vocalist known for "scat singing" She is the most popular female jazz singer in the United States for more than half a century. She won 13 Grammy awards and sold over 40 million albums. She worked with all the greatest jazzmen, from Duke Ellington, ...
Music - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:53:05
35. Thomas Jefferson Biography
Thomas Jefferson Biography
  Thomas Jefferson  Third President of the United States 1743 - 1826 Born: April 13, 1743 in Shadwell in Albemarle county, Virginia. Died: July 4, 1826 in Monticello in Virginia on the 50tz anniversary of the Declaration of Independence. Inherited a considerable landed estate from his father whic...
Culture & Society - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:53:05
36. Abraham Lincoln Biography
Abraham Lincoln Biography
He was the son of Thomas and  Nancy Hanks Lincoln, and he was named for his paternal grandfather. February 12, 1809 : Lincoln was born in a log cabin in Hardin (now Larue) County, Kentucky. April 14, 1865 : Ford Theater : At 10.13, he was shot in the back of his head by Southern fanatic John Wilk...
Culture & Society - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:55:19
37. Biography Julius Caesar
Biography Julius Caesar
Gaius Julius Caesar (13 July 100 - 15 March 44 BCE). Julius Caesar, Emperor, military leader, roman statesman, general and author, famous for the conquest of Gaul (modern France and Belgium). He changed the Roman republic into a monarchy and a truly Mediterranean empire. Born: 100 B.C.:Birthplace...
Culture & Society - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 08:01:25
38. William J. Clinton Biography
William J. Clinton Biography
William Jefferson Clinton (better known under the name of Bill Clinton). 42nd president of the United States - 1993-2001. During his administration , the U.S. enjoyed more peace and economic well being than at any time in its history. He was the first Democratic president since Franklin D. Roosev...
Culture & Society - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:55:18
39. Biography of Edgar Allen Poe
Biography of Edgar Allen Poe
Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849), the father of modern mystery.Edgar Poe was born on 19 January 1809 in Boston, Massachusetts. He died on 7 October 1849 in Baltimore, Maryland. He is burried in an unmarked grave in the Old Westminster Burying Ground of Baltimore, Maryland.Father : David Poe (1784 - 18...
Books, Poetry & Writing - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:54:06
40. Charles Dickens Biography
Charles Dickens Biography
Name: Charles DickensBirthname: Charles John Huffam Dickens (early alias: Boz)Born: Friday, February 7, 1812, No. 1 Mile End Terrace, Landport,Portsmouth, Hampshire, EnglandDied: Thursday, June 9, 1870 (stroke), Gadshill, EnglandBurried: Poet's Corner, Westminster Abbey, London, EnglandParents: F...
Books, Poetry & Writing - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:54:06
41. Biography of Famous People
Biography of Famous People
Biographies of famous people. A biography can be many things: A biography is a picture the outside world has of a person, or the historical view that we have today of a person who lived earlier. An autobiography on the contrary is often a way to justify and defend decisions made by a public perso...
Culture & Society - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:52:37
42. Bob Dylan Biography
Bob Dylan Biography
Bob Dylan (born Robert Allen Zimmerman May 24, 1941, Duluth, Minnesota, USA) is widely regarded as America's greatest living popular songwriter. Bob Dylan and Sara Lowndes (married in 1965 and divorced in 1977) had four children together: Jesse, Anna, Samuel, and Jakob. (Dylan also adopted Lownde...
Music - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:54:06
43. Jane Austen Biography
Jane Austen Biography
Jane Austen  1775-1817Born : 16 December, 1775 in Steventon , near Basingstoke, Hampshire Died : 18 July, 1817 in Winchester, Hampshire. She was 41 years old.Buried :in Winchester Cathedral, Hampshire.Later her sister Cassandra Austen wrote :"It is a satisfaction to me to think that [she is] to l...
Books, Poetry & Writing - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:54:06
44. John F. Kennedy Biography
John F. Kennedy Biography
KENNEDY, John Fitzgerald, (1917 - 1963)1917, May 29: Born in Brookline, Massachusetts1963, November 22: Died in Dallas (shot to death by Lee Harvey Oswald)Father: The indomitable Joseph Kennedy (Was Ambassador to Great Britain 1937-1940)Mother: Rose Fitzgerald (Boston socialite)Brothers/Sisters :...
Culture & Society - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:52:37
45. Agatha Christie Biography
Agatha Christie Biography
Agatha Christie 1890-1976Agatha Mary Clarissa Miller was born in Torquay, England on September 15, 1890. She died peacefully at home on January 12, 1976 after a short cold.Agatha Christie  wrote also as Mary Westmacott.In 1914 she married Colonel Archibald Christie, an aviator in the Royal Flying...
Books, Poetry & Writing - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 03:44:32
46. John Updike Biography
John Updike Biography
John Updike - Two Pulitzer Prizes for Fiction Born: John Hoyer Updike March 18, 1932 in Reading, Pennsylvania, United States. Spent his first years in nearby Shillington. Father: Wesley Russel Updike - High school science teacher. Mother: Linda Grace Hoyer Updike - Had a master's degree from Corn...
Culture & Society - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 08:03:20
47. Biography Audio Books
Biography Audio Books
Biography Audio Books (and Autobiography Books too...) are great! I love biographies, and often in biography audio books you can hear the person you learn about in the original voice, telling about his / her life, or a famous speech etc. Biography audio books come to life like this in a way that ...
Books, Poetry & Writing - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:53:05
48. Benjamin Franklin Biography
Benjamin Franklin Biography
Benjamin Franklin, Revolutionary War Figure / Inventor / Writer    * Born: 17 January 1706    * Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts    * Died: 17 April 1790 (pleurisy and old age)    * Best Known As: The Founding Father who wrote Poor Richard's AlmanachHe was the tenth son of soap maker, Josiah Fra...
Culture & Society - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:53:05
49. Yo-Yo Ma
Yo-Yo Ma
Yo-Yo Ma is an French-born American cellist. Before he started to play the collo at the age of four(!) he had already been studying the violin, and later viola. Yo-Yo Ma has won many Grammy Awards and the National Medal of Arts in 2001.
Music - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:53:05
50. William Shakespeare Biography
William Shakespeare Biography
William Shakespeare Biography - The life and work of The Bard: William Shakespeare is the most important writer in the English language. He still inspires and he still is good for literary discussions and interpretations. .
Books, Poetry & Writing - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:51:27
51. Stephen King Biography
Stephen King Biography
Stephen King Biography: Stephen Edwin King (born 21st September 1947) is an American author of over 200 stories including over 50 bestselling horror novels. King was the 2003 recipient of The National Book Foundation's Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters.
Books, Poetry & Writing - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 08:01:25
52. Dalai Lama
Dalai Lama
Dalai Lama - His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso, was born in 1935 to a peasant family in northeastern Tibet and was recognized at the age of two as the reincarnation of his predecessor, the Thirteenth Dalai Lama. The world's foremost Buddhist leader, he travels extensively, speaking ...
Culture & Society - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:52:37
53. Luciano Pavarotti
Luciano Pavarotti
Luciano Pavarotti was an Italian tenor. He was one of the most commercially successful tenors of all time, being very popular both in the classical music scene as well as in the pop music scene. Luciano Pavarotti was one of The Three Tenors.
Music - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:54:06
54. Emily Dickinson Biography
Emily Dickinson Biography
Emily Dickinson Biography (1830 - 1886)With full name Emily Elizabeth Dickinson, Born on 10th December 1830 in Amherst, western Massachusetts, USA, in a house called the Homestead, built by her grandfather. This house was sold to somebody outside of the family in 1833 and re-purchased by her fath...
Books, Poetry & Writing - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 03:40:30
55. Andrea Bocelli
Andrea Bocelli
Andrea Bocelli  is a blind polylingual Italian singer and tenor. Andrea Bocelli won the Newcomers section of the Sanremo Music Festival in 1994 and has recorded 13 solo studio albums, of both pop and classical music, two greatest hits albums, and eight complete operas. His albums were sold more ...
Music - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:52:37
56. John McCormack
John McCormack
John McCormack was a world-famous Irish tenor. To many people the highlight of McCormack's Irish career was his singing of Csar Franck's Panis Angelicus to the thousands who thronged Dublin's Phoenix Park for the 1932 Eucharistic Congress. His version of "It's a Long Way to Tipperary" is the mo...
Music - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:51:26

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