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Billy Elliot Creator Lee Hall Defends His Latest Work Against Censorship

Who would have thought, in this day and age, that censorship was still an issue? But it is. Just ask Lee Hall, creator of Billy Elliot. He turned up on BBC’s Breakfast defending his latest work from the censors and

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Feb 1, 1908: Portuguese King and Heir Assassinated

On February 1, 1908, King Carlos I of Portugal and his eldest son, Luis Filipe, are assassinated by revolutionaries while riding in an open carriage through the streets of Lisbon, the Portuguese capital. Carlos ascended to the Portuguese throne in

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Jan 23, 1849: First Woman M.D.

Elizabeth Blackwell is granted a medical degree from Geneva College in New York, becoming the first female to be officially recognized as a physician in U.S. history. Blackwell, born in Bristol, England, came to the United States in her youth

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