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Ground Control to Major Tom : Happy Birthday

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  Happy 73rd Birthday Major Tom aka DAVID BOWIE. Earth still misses you very much. Big time Ground Control to Major Tom Ground Control to Major Tom Take your protein pills and put your helmet on Ground Control to Major Tom (ten, nine, eight, seven, six) Commencing countdown, engines on (five, four, three) Check ignition … Continue reading



Happy (81st) Birthday Dame Maggie Smith CH DBE

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Happy (81st) Birthday Dame Maggie Smith CH DBE who, with 6 Oscar Nominations and 2 Wins and countless other awards (don’t lets forget the 5 BAFTAS), is one of THE leading actresses of her generation, and one of our favorite gay icons of all time.   From “Desdemona”  with Sir Lawrence Olivier  (Oscar Nomination 1965)   to … Continue reading



Happy (90th) Birthday STEPHEN SONDHEIM

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  No better way to celebrate the musical genius’s latest birthday than listening to himself playing the piano last year accompanying Jason Robert Brown and Katrina Lenk.   Ms Lenk sings the haunting ballad “Not While I’m Around‘ from Sondheim’s Sweeney Todd.   The video is from Jason Robert Brown’s  SubCulture concert which featured Sondheim, from … Continue reading



Happy 94th Birthday Dame Angela Lansbury

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  Happy 94th Birthday Dame Angela Lansbury.  You hit Hollywood running up in 1945 by picking up a Best Supporting Actress Oscar Nomination for your performance in GASLIGHT and have never stopped dazzling us ever since. You played both Elvis Presley and Laurence Harvey’s mother in movies even though they were both older than you, … Continue reading



Happy Birthday Alain Delon

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French movie star ALAIN DELON celebrates his 80th Birthday today.   Delon was one of most prominent actors and screen “heart throbs” in the 1960s. He achieved critical acclaim for roles in films such as Rocco and His Brothers (1960), Purple Noon (the original Talented Mr Ripley in 1960), L’Eclisse (1962), The Leopard (1963), Lost Command … Continue reading



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