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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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Wire Service

1 9 5 6 - 1 9 5 7 (USA) 39 x 60 minute episodes This ABC drama related the adventures of three reporters working for...

Jimmy Stewart Show, The

1 9 7 1 - 1 9 7 2 (USA) 24 x 30 minute episodes Film legend James Stewart made his much-anticipated, highly-publicised series TV debut in...

Mo-Dettes, The

Guitar-wielding expatriate American Kate Korus (real name Katherine Corris) was a founding member of The Slits, who at the time had more enthusiasm for...

Pixies, The

Having dropped out of the University of Massachusetts while on a college exchange program, Frank Black (real name Charles Michael Kitteridge Thompson IV) teamed...

Far Out Space Nuts

1 9 7 5 - 1 9 7 6 (USA) 15 x episodes Bumbling NASA food concessionaires Barney (Chuck McCann) and Junior (Bob Denver) were loading supplies...

Further Adventures of Oliver Twist, The

1 9 8 0 (UK) 13 x 30 minute episodes David Butler carried on the story of Oliver and the Artful Dodger in this ATV series, from the...

Roxette

Swedish export Roxette was more popular in the US than ABBA was. Whereas ABBA were purveyors of pure pop, Roxette specialised in big power...

Crooks In Cloisters (1963)

After pulling off a small train robbery, "Little" Walter (Ronald Fraser) and his gang hide out in a deserted monastery on a remote Cornish...