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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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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Long, Hot Summer, The (1958)

Blue-eyed heartthrob Paul Newman first came to prominence in Martin Ritt’s The Long Hot Summer, an adaptation of three short stories by William Faulkner, one...

Spy-Catcher

1 9 5 9 - 1 9 6 1 (UK) Starred Army Intelligence interrogator Colonel Oreste Pinto, played by Bernard Archer. Another series of spy-catching and...

Tiny Tim

Tiny Tim was born Herbert Khaury in 1932 and grew up convinced he would be a singing star. There was definitely something peculiar about this...

Champs, The

The Champs evolved from a group of Texan session musicians hired by Gene Autry for his fledgeling Challenge Records label in Hollywood. Tequila was their first...

Salem’s Lot (1979)

Ben Mears (David Soul of Starsky & Hutch fame) is a writer who has returned to his hometown of Jerusalem's Lot in New England (abbreviated...

ALF

1 9 8 6 - 1 9 9 0 (USA) 102 x 30 minute episodes 2 x 60 minute episodes Long before 3rd Rock From the Sun (but long after My...

Flaming Hands

Led by singer Julie Mostyn and astute songwriter/guitarist Jeff Sullivan, the Flaming Hands were one of the great inner-city Sydney (Australia) bands of the...

Daddy’s Girls

1 9 9 4 (USA) Daddy just got a divorce. Now he only has three women telling him what to do . . . Scar Phil Buckman Dennis Sinclair Harvey...