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Old 22-11-2013, 09:17 PM   #70
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55 Days at Peking is a dramatization of the siege of the foreign legations' compounds in Peking (now Beijing) during the Boxer Rebellion which took place in 1900 China. It is based on the book by Noel Gerson (1913-1988) was an American author who wrote 325 books..Eventually, the forces of the Eight-Nation Alliance arrive to put down the rebellion and relieve the siege of the foreign compounds following the Battle of Peking. These events foreshadowed the coming demise of the Qing Dynasty which had ruled China for two and a half centuries.. It was preceded by the Ming Dynasty and succeeded by the Republic of China...

When the siege has ended in defeat for the Boxers, the Empress is seen at the Dragon throne, in distress and without her robes of state: "The dynasty is finished", she repeats to herself...Released 6 May 1963 (UK)..May – The Duke of Edinburgh opens the Rootes Group's new car plant at the town of Linwood, Renfrewshire, for the production of its new rear-engined mini-car – the Hillman Imp – to rival BMC's Mini.. It has an economical 875cc engine and is expected to be developed into luxury Singer and sporty Sunbeam variants in the near future.. It is the first car to be produced in Scotland for thirty years /2 – The Beatles reach number one in the singles chart for the first time with "From Me To You"\ 4 – The Le Monde Theater fire in Dioirbel, Senegal kills 64/8 -Dr. No, the first James Bond film, is shown in U.S. theaters + Huế Phật Đản shootings: The Army of the Republic of Vietnam opens fire on Buddhists who defy a ban on the flying of the Buddhist flag on Vesak, the birthday of Gautama Buddha, killing nine.. (Earlier, President Ngo Dinh Diem allowed the flying of the Vatican flag in honour of his brother,Archbishop Ngo Dinh Thuc.) Start of Buddhist crisis in South Vietnam... you touch his heart, there's nothing he wouldn't do for you...Tell me about the Golden Child..Every thousand generations, a perfect child is born, a Golden Child. He has come to rescue us..Rescue us from what + From ourselves..Ah..He is the bringer of compassion. If he dies, compassion will die with him...

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