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Arthur Scargill

British trade-union leader. Elected president of the National Union of Miners (NUM) in 1981, he embarked on a collision course with the Conservative government...

Bill Hayden

Australian Labor politician and leader of the Australian Labor Party between 1977 and 1983, minister of foreign affairs from 1983 to 1988, and Australian...

Bobby Kennedy

1 9 2 5 - 1 9 6 8 Younger brother and close associate of John F Kennedy, Robert Kennedy trained as a lawyer, and entered...

David Ben-Gurion

1 8 8 6 - 1 9 7 3 Israeli statesman and socialist politician. He was one of the founders of the state of Israel...

Edward Heath

1 9 1 6 - 2 0 0 5 Edward Richard George Heath was born at Broadstairs, Kent, in 1916 and was educated at Chatham...

Joh Bjelke-Petersen

1 9 1 1 - 2 0 0 5 Johannes ("Joh") Bjelke-Petersen was an Australian right-wing politician, leader of the Queensland National Party (QNP) and...

Robert Muldoon

1 9 2 1 - 1 9 9 2 New Zealand National Party right-of-centre politician and NZ prime minister from 1975 to 1984. Nicknamed "''Piggy'' Muldoon"...

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Ghosts of Motley Hall, The

1 9 7 6 - 1 9 7 8 (UK) 19 x 30 minute episodes Motley Hall, ancestral home of the Uproar family, is a wonderful, old...

Verdict Is Yours, The (UK)

1 9 5 8 (UK) This series of mock trials from Granada had plots but no scripts. Actors playing witnesses and legal counsel improvised their...

Vapors, The

Led by vocalist/guitarist Dave Fenton, The Vapors were a short-lived new wave guitar group that is best remembered for the pop single Turning Japanese. Fenton formed the first...

You Again?

1 9 8 6 - 1 9 8 7 (USA) 28 x 30 minute episodes This NBC sitcom was created by Eric Chappell, and was based on...

Four Preps, The

The Four Preps met at Hollywood High School. Their first chart single was Dreamy Eyes, just prior to Christmas of 1956. Besides 26 Miles (Santa Catalina) in 1958,...

On the Beach (1959)

In 1964, nuclear war wipes out all of humanity in the northern hemisphere. One American nuclear submarine - the USS Sawfish - was submerged at the...

Rafferty’s Rules

1 9 8 7 - 1 9 9 0 (Australia) Pre-Blue Heelers John Wood took the title role of the tough but fair stipendiary magistrate in this drama series...

Warm Sounds

Warm Sounds were a harmony duo comprising Barry Husband (aka Barry Younghusband), formerly of Tuesday's Children, and Denver Gerrard. The pair teamed up just...