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Famous people of english speaking countries
Transcript of Famous people of english speaking countries
*1960 till now
U2 (singer, wrote all lyrics), humanitarianism
Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize
Granted knighthood by the Queen Elisabeth II. "The less you know, the more you believe." "Before anything else, preparation is the key to success." Alexander Graham Bell 19/20 cent. (1847-1922)
Work with the deaf (mother, wife, students)
Gained patent earlier than Elisha Gray (1h)
“Watson, come here; I want you.” - first transmission ALECK
2|555|33|222|55 Oscar Wilde "Women are made to be loved, not understood" "Men marry because they are tired; women, because they are curious; both are disappointed" 19 cent. (1854-1900) Dylan Moran “I don't do drugs. If I want a rush I just stand up when I'm not expecting it.” *1971 till now 2|555|33|222|55 Writer, poet, playwright (Picture of Dorian Gray) Jaroslav Šmolík, 4B
firstname.lastname@example.org William Shakespeare "A fool thinks himself to be wise, but a wise man knows himself to be a fool. " 16/17 cent. (1564 - 1616)
Playwright, poet, actor "Trust should be the basis for all our moral training." Robert Baden-Powell 19/20 cent. (1857-1941)
Founder of WOSM (sister WAGGGS)
Siege of Mafeking
tile Lord and numerously distinguished Sir Terry Pratchett "In the beginning there was nothing, which exploded." *1948 till now
granted knighthood ("sir")
euthanasia - Alzheimer's disease J.R.R. Tolkien 19/20 cent. (1892 - 1973)
Inventor of Arda (Middle-Earh)
Some published by his son "Faithless is he that says farewell when the road darkens." "A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life." Charles Darwin 19. cent. (1809-1882)
Evaluational theory Pink Floyd "Hey you, don't tell me there's no hope at all, together we stand, divided we fall." Britons worth a mention... Sir Winston Churchill, Elizabeth II., the Beatles, J.K.Rowling, Monty Python, James Watt, William Blake, Lord Byron, Sir Isaac Newton, David Beckham, Agatha Christie, the Queen, David Bowie, Mark Zuckerberg, Tim Berners-Lee, Bear Grylls Russel Crowe
(Gladiator) Hugh Jackman
(The Prestige) Angus Young
(ACxDC) Paul Hogan
(Crocodile Dundee) Mel Gibson
(Brave Heart) Nicole Kidman
(Golden Compass) *1984 till now
Won a radio competiotion at age of 12
Played hockey when she was younger Avril Lavigne "I don't fight. I don't believe in it." "It's better to burn out, than to fade away" *1945 till now
Experimenting >> Folk & Hard Rock
Guitar, piano, harmonica
Remains Canadian Neil Young "I am not handsome or sexy. Of course, it's not like I am hopeless." "It is great to be a blonde. With low expectations it's very easy to surprise people." Keenau Reeves
(Matrix) Pamela Anderson
(BayWatch) Leonard Cohen *1939 till now
Songwriter, performer, prosaic, poet
Hugely covered ("Hallalujah") Mohamed Ali Neil Armstrong "Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works." Steven Jobs Bill Gates "If you can't make it good, at least make it look good." James Cameron "The film industry is about saying 'no' to people, and inherently you cannot take 'no' for an answer." Marshall Bruce Mathers III – 1972 till now
Failed 9th grade 3x, then dropped out
Holds Guinness record for the fastest selling hip-hop artist
Dictionary learning .-)
8 mile Eminem "Every moment is another chance" "I believe every human has a finite number of heartbeats. I don't intend to waste any of mine." Gained pilot license earlier than the driving one (age 16)
First man to walk the moon
Boyscout Jimi Hendrix "When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace." Bob Dylan "No one is free, even the birds are chained to the sky." "It's just a job. Grass grows, birds fly, waves pound the sand. I beat people up." Muslim (military duty refusal)
3x heavy weight champion
Very proud and self-confident Luis Armstrong, Al Capone, Walt Disney, Thomas Alva Edison, Ernest Thompson Seton, Michael Jordon, Michael Jackson; M.L.King jr, M. Monroe, Elvis Presley, Wright Brothers, Henry Ford, Benjemin Franklin, Madonna, Nirvana, Bruce Springsteen, Dan Brown, Duke Elington, George Washington, Barack H. Obama Other Famous Americans "There is a crack in everything, that's how the light gets in." I done wrestled with an alligator, I done tussled with a whale, only last week I murdered a rock, injured a stone, hospitalized a brick. I'm so mean I make medicine sick!
(Muhammad Ali) I'm so fast that last night I turned off the light switch in my hotel room and was in bed before the room was dark!
(Muhammad Ali) If you dream of beating me, you'd better wake up and apologize.