He was born in Castel-planio to a middle-class family with a strong Catholic background. His mother was headmistress of the primary school, and had served as mayor. His father taught at the Ancona Commercial Navy Institute. Carlo himself was elected a town councillor from 1980 to 1985. He graduated in medicine from the University of ..
Charles Scott Sherrington was born on November 27, 1857, at Islington, London. He was the son of James Norton Sherrington, of Caister, Great Yarmouth, who died when Sherrington was a young child. Sherrington’s mother later married Dr. Caleb Rose of Ipswich, a good classical scholar and a noted archaeologist, whose interest in the English artists ..
Yusuf Islam (born Steven Demetre Georgiou; 21 July 1948), commonly known by his former stage name Cat Stevens, is a British singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, humanitarian, and education philanthropist. Stevens’s 1967 debut album reached the top 10 in the UK, and the album’s title song “Matthew and Son” charted at number 2 on the UK Singles Chart. ..
Carl Sagan was born on the 9th of November 1934 in Brooklyn, New York to Russian Jewish parents. Carl’s father Sam Sagan was a Russian immigrant garment worker while his mother Rachel Molly Gruber was a housewife. Carl got his name in honour of his mother Rachel’s biological mother, Chaiya Clara whom Carl referred to ..
California Gold Rush (1848–1855) began on January 24, 1848, when gold was found by James W. Marshall at Sutter’s Mill in Coloma, California. The gold-seekers, called “forty-niners”, traveled by sailing ship and covered wagon and often faced substantial hardships on the trip. While most of the newly arrived were Americans, the Gold Rush attracted tens ..
Bubble Puppy is a Texan psychedelic rock band originally active from 1967 to 1970. Bubble Puppy was formed in 1966 in San Antonio, Texas, by Rod Prince and Roy Cox who had previously performed together in the rock group called the Bad Seeds. Looking to form a “top gun rock band” based on the concept ..
Brook Benton, born Benjamin Franklin Peay born on September 19, 1931, and died on April 9, 1988. He was an American singer and songwriter who was popular with rock and roll, rhythm and blues, and pop music audiences during the late 1950s and early 1960s, when he scored hits such as “It’s Just A Matter ..