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Old 24-08-2015, 12:41 AM   #287
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1st edition True Grit by Charles..
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Sarah Hammond Palfrey Danzig (September 18, 1912 – February 27, 1996) was a female tennis player from the US..Palfrey twice won the singles title at the U.S. Championships, the second time in 1945 at the age of 32..Palfrey won 16 Grand Slam championships in women's doubles (11) and mixed doubles (5) inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 1963..Her brother, John Palfrey, also an excellent tennis player and an expert on atomic energy, married Belle "Clochette" Roosevelt Palfrey, a granddaughter of Theodore Roosevelt and a daughter of Kermit Roosevelt..She also had 4 sisters, who were all fine tennis players...


Sarah hiding behind her "Harvard" racquet, circa 1930...


Cabin Fever...

1996 February 27 – Pokémon Red and Green is released in Japan as the first game in the world famous Pokémon series- Mark Waugh scores 126 in World Cup against India/28 -Princess of Wales agrees to give The Prince of Wales a divorce, more than 3 years after separating-Sandra Gregory, a British teacher, is sentenced to 25 years in prison in Thailand for drug smuggling, 3 years after her arrest at Bangkok airport. Her co-accused, Robert Lock, is cleared of the same charge and returns home/March 13 –A gunman kills 16 children, their teacher and himself at a primary school in Dunblane, Stirling..The killer, who wounded 13 other children and another teacher, is quickly identified as 43-year-old former scout leader Thomas Hamilton.. It is the worst killing spree in Britain since the Hungerford massacre in August 1987- 38th Grammy Awards: Jagged Little Pill, Alanis Morisette wins...



As Mattie's tale begins, Chaney is employed on the Ross’s family farm in west central Arkansas, near the town of Dardanelle in Yell County.. Chaney is not adept as a farmhand, and Mattie has only scorn for him, referring to him as "trash", and noting that her kind-hearted father Frank only hired him out of pity...Hailee Steinfeld (berthed December 11, 1996) is an American actress, model and singer known for her portrayal of Mattie for which she was born in the Tarzana neighbourhood of Los Angeles, California, the daughter of Cheri (née Domasin), an interior designer, and Peter Steinfeld, a personal fitness trainer..Steinfeld's father is Jewish and her mother is of part Filipino descent.. She was raised in Agoura Hills and later in Thousand Oaks, California, attending Ascension..Violet, one of the leads in the romance-drama Begin Again was given a limited release in the US on June 27, 2014, grossing $134,064 on its opening weekend; it opened in wide release on July 11..In spring 2014, Steinfeld narrated as the voice of Anne Frank for an exhibition on Frank at the Museum of Tolerance.. She is also friends with singer-songwriter Taylor Swift..Patricia Rosemary Smythe (22 November 1928 – 27 February 1996), most commonly known as Pat Smythe, was one of Britain's premier female showjumpers..Q: Did you ride horses before the movie?...


December 11 – Tung Chee-hwa is appointed to become the new leader of Hong Kong after it reverts to Chinese rule in 1997..A graduate of the University of Liverpool, Tung was known as a conservative businessman with traditional Chinese values and strong connections with the Chinese Government/ Darth – Willie Rushton, English comedian, actor, and cartoonist (b. 1937)..Rushton was born 18 August in 3 Wilbraham Place, Chelsea, London the only son of John and Veronica Rushton, and attended Shrewsbury School, where he was not academically successful but met his future Private Eye colleagues..This meant a move to Switzerland (as he was Swiss) and it was there that many of her books, including several pony books for children, were written..Her mother remained in London working for the Red Cross...
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pat_Smythe
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hailee_Steinfeld
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/True_Grit_(novel)
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sarah_Palfrey_Cooke
http://smg.photobucket.com/user/Nefa...nfeld.jpg.html
http://forum.davidicke.com/showpost....3&postcount=25One of them's a frog, boys..Why don't you say something, froggy!.What the hell does that mean?.To most people, it's an insult..But to you, I'd say it's a compliment...http://forum.davidicke.com/showpost....&postcount=167

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