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Dodi Fayed - Executive Producer of Chariots of Fire - Died August 31, 1997

He died in one of the most famous car accidents in the 20th century.

Dodi Fayed and his friend, Diana, Princess of Wales, were in the back seat of a Mercedes-Benz W140 departing a hotel in Paris. 230 more words

Books

How Chariots of Fire is Still Making a Difference in my Life

By Jennifer Hallmark

Winner of four Academy Awards including Best Picture, Chariots of Fire released the year after I graduated from high school (yes, I am that old). 440 more words

Fiction Writing Prompts

10.40s - The Flying Scotsman

Eric Liddell (1902-1945) was a Scottish athlete, rugby union international player, and missionary. Almost as famous for the race he didn’t run as the one he won when forced to choose between his religious beliefs and competing in the Paris 1924 Olympic 100 metres. 395 more words

100m

New Zealand All Blacks vs USA Eagles - a message from Chargé d'Affaires, Candy Green.

A message from Candy Green, Chargé d’Affaires, U.S. Embassy Wellington, New Zealand ahead of the New Zealand All Blacks vs USA Eagles international rugby match in Chicago. 227 more words

Connecting With Kiwis

The 1924 Winter Olympic Games in Chamoix, France were the first Winter Olympic Games, and was a very successful game for Great Britain. Ethel Muckelt was the only British woman to win a medal in the games, having won bronze in singles figure skating. 96 more words

The 1924 Winter Olympic Games in Chamoix, France were the first Winter Olympic Games, and was a very successful game for Great Britain. A silver medal was won by the four man bobsleigh team. 107 more words

An Olympic Story You Have Never Heard (and worth hearing)

Friday is for Heart Songs

If you didn’t get your Olympic fill with the nearly 24 hour broadcast, maybe this will help. My source is Wikipedia. 365 more words

Friday Is For Heart Songs