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Garfield Sobers

Sir Garfield St Aubrun Sobers is a former West Indian cricketer. He is often known as Garry. Sobers was a very good batsman and highly effective bowler. He was able to bowl both fast and as a spinner. Sobers is widely regarded as the greatest all rounder of all time and, with Sir Donald Bradman, as one of the greatest cricketers of any type.


The A-Team

The A-Team is an American action television series which ran from 1983 - 1987. It is set in Los Angeles. It is about four former US Army commandos who are running from the military and make money by helping people with their problems.


Angels & Airwaves

Angels and Airwaves is an American alternative rock band. It was formed by former Blink-182 singer and guitarist, Thomas DeLonge. The members of the band were Atom Willard, former Offspring drummer; Matt Wachter, former bassist of 30 Seconds to Mars; and David Kennedy, former guitarist of Hazen Street and Boxcar Racer. DeLonge created the band angels and airwaves to bring good music to people ears. The band performed amazing live performances and was well liked by Delonges fans. Most of the songs have long built up intros with guitars, synthesizer, drums and keyboards. Delonge showed over ...


Zoey 101

Zoey 101 is an American television series. It was on Nickelodeon from 9 January 2005 until 2 May 2008. It is about on the lives of teenagers at a boarding school, Pacific Coast Academy. The main character is Zoey Brooks, played by Jamie Lynn Spears. The series was created by Dan Schneider. It was nominated for an "Outstanding Childrens Program" Emmy Award in 2005. Zoey 101 was the most expensive production ever for Nickelodeon series. It was shot completely on location in Malibu. It was also Nickelodeons best performance for a series premiere in almost eight years. However, many critics ha ...


Easington Community Science College

Easington Community Science College is a multi-gender comprehensive school for ages 11–16. It is in the village of Easington, in County Durham, north east England. It specialises in science but also teaches English, maths, modern foreign languages, information communication technology, drama, physical education, history, geography, religious education, design and technology, statistics, media, art and music. It has about 70 classrooms. Many former students of this school have become famous, like Matt Baker and Adam Johnson. The school has a very good history for P.E. Lots of their former s ...


Paso doble

The Paso doble is a dance and music based on the Spanish bullfight. It is the music played at bullfights at the procession of the bullfighters, between stages, and at the end of each session. The dance is based on the way matadors perform in the ring.



Bamberg is a town in the region of Upper Franconia, Bavaria, and the seat of the district administration Bamberg. The town has about 70.000 inhabitants. Bamberg is an university city and administrative city. Its Lord Mayor is Andreas Starke SPD. Beside being a modern regional centre, the city also has a cultural and historical side. Bamberg is a famous town because it has many buildings which are very old. The basic structure of the town remained untouched through the centuries. Unlike most other German towns such as Nurnberg, it was little damaged in World War II. Only 4.6% was totally ru ...


Ruslan Ponomariov

In 2002 he beat his fellow countryman Vassily Ivanchuk in the final of the FIDE World Championship 2002 by a score of 4½–2½. This made him FIDE world champion at the age of 18, the first teenager and youngest person to win this form of the title. However, he is not the youngest undisputed world champion because the traditional World Chess Championship was still held by Vladimir Kramnik. In the same year he finished second in the very strong Linares tournament, behind Garry Kasparov. His result in the strong 2003 Corus tournament at Wijk aan Zee was not as good – despite having the third hi ...


Pipe organ

The pipe organ is a keyboard instrument in which the sound is made by air blowing through pipes. A person who plays the organ is called an organist. The organist plays the instrument using both the hands and the feet. The hands play the keyboards, while the feet play pedals which also make notes. Organs have been made for many centuries. They are usually found in places for Christian worship such as churches and cathedrals, although they may also be found in places like town halls and concert halls or even large private houses. Very small organs can be called" chamber organs”. Organs in la ...


One Direction

One Direction are a boy band from England and Ireland. It began with Niall Horan, Zayn Malik, Liam Payne, Harry Styles and Louis Tomlinson. They finished third on the seventh series of The X Factor. They each auditioned for The X Factor separately. Simon Cowell put them together in 2010 because he thought they were too good to lose.


Tony Miles

In 1973 Miles won the silver medal at the World Junior Chess Championship at Teesside, his first important event against international competition. He won the title next year in Manila. Miles entered the University of Sheffield to study mathematics, but dropped out to concentrate on chess.


Auckland Grammar School

Auckland Grammar School is a public school in Auckland New Zealand. It teaches boys from age thirteen to eighteen. The school also has some places near the school where students who come from distant places can live. It is one of the biggest schools in New Zealand. The school has more than two thousand students. The Schools motto is Per Angusta Ad Augusta ". It means "Through difficulties to greatness". This motto is most often reiterated within the school. The current Headmaster is Tim OConnor.