Grumpy old fart!!!

"If you talk to God you're religious. If God talks to you, you're psychotic."

Deanna Durbin

Deanna Durbin, born on 4th December 1921 – 17th April 2021 (aged 91)

@deannadurbins

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Olive Thomas born 20th October 1894

Olive Thomas born 20th October 1894

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Ingrid Bergman

 

Ingrid Bergman (29th August 1915 – 29th August 1982)

August 29, 2021 Posted by | Social History, Uncategorized | , , , , | Leave a comment

Barbara Windsor

Remembering Barbara Windsor on what would be her 84th Birthday, born 6th August 1937.

A huge fan of Music Hall, she played Marie Lloyd on numerous occasions throughout her career,

including ‘Sing A Rude Song’ seen above.

 

August 6, 2021 Posted by | Social History, Uncategorized | , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Olivia de Havilland – 1938

 

 

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Happy Birthday Oliver Cromwell

 

Oliver Cromwell was born on 25th April 1599 in Huntingdon, and resided in St Ives between 1631 and 1636.

24th April 1645 Oliver Cromwell advanced through Oxfordshire, defeating Royalist cavalry at Islip & accepting the surrender of Bletchington House;

its Royalist commander Francis Windebank was shot on his return to Oxford for dereliction of duty

April 25, 2021 Posted by | Social History, Uncategorized | , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Elizabeth Taylor

Born this day in 1932

@Renown_Pictures

February 27, 2021 Posted by | Social History, Uncategorized | , , , , | Leave a comment

Janis Joplin – Happy Birthday

 

Janis Joplin born 19th January 1943

January 19, 2021 Posted by | Social History, Uncategorized | , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Barbara Stanwyck

 

Barbara Stanwyck – born 16th July 1907 – 20th January 1990

@CaftanWoman

July 16, 2020 Posted by | Social History, Uncategorized | , , , , , | Leave a comment

Stan Laurel

Stan Laurel holding his honorary Oscar in 1961, born 130 years ago today, 16th June 1890

Robert Ross

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