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Three Famous Sisters (2015)

1. Olsen Twins.
2. Venus & Serena Williams.
3. Princess Elizabeth & Margaret.
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“A Royal Night Out”, in which to dive-

Back to 1945.

Poetry

21st August - On This Day In History

Born:

1930 Princess Margaret (sister to Queen Elizabeth II)

Died:

1992 Lucile Brown (actress)

On This Day:

1959 Hawaii becomes the 50th State of the USA… 11 more words

August 21 in history

1192  Minamoto Yoritomo became Seii Tai Shōgun and the de facto ruler of Japan.

1680  Pueblo Indians captured Santa Fe from Spanish during the Pueblo Revolt… 552 more words

History

"It is not enough to succeed, others must fail"

This splendidly waspish remark is attributed to the writer, Gore Vidal. He was, himself, immensely successful, though acclaimed more for his ‘unserious’ writing than for his political novels, which I find, frankly, quite indigestible. 486 more words

Turquoise

Turquoise has been in use since ancient times adorning the rulers of many cultures including the Egyptians, Aztecs, and Persia amongst others. Although it is one of the oldest gems and it having been introduced to Europe, possibly through Turkey, it did not gain popularity with the wealthy until after the influence of the Catholic Church began to decline around the 14th Century. 188 more words

United Kingdom

What the queen’s Nazi salute says about British high society in the 1930s (COMMENTARY)

(RNS) A London tabloid recently published a still from a 1933 black and white film taken at Scotland’s Balmoral Castle showing 7-year-old Princess Elizabeth, the future queen of England, extending her right arm upward in the notorious Nazi German salute. 679 more words

National News

Hat From the Past

  A pair of 70s hats that appeared at Ascot thirty seven years ago today. It feels that the mustard floral print on the Queen Mother’s hat must have appeared on a number of sofas as well. 9 more words

Great Britain