Monthly Archives: June 2010

Françoise-Athénaïs

I know I haven’t blogged in a while, but here is a special post about a great mistress: Françoise-Athénaïs. Françoise-Athénaïs was the mistress to the Sun King himself; Louis XIV of France.  Born on October 5th, 1641 and baptised the day … Continue reading

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Protestant & Heretic

Well the end of Showtimes series, The Tudors draws near. And I have just watched episode 9 today. Yes I know I am behind the times, however there was a woman to write about . . . no not Catherine … Continue reading

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Historic career ended in Controversy

Helen Thomas was born August 4th, 1920. Helen is an American author and a former news service reporter, Hearst Newspapers columnist and member of the White House Press Corps. For the past 57 years Helen served the correspondent, and more … Continue reading

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Vietnam’s picturesque victim: Phan Thi Kim Phuc

Phuc is a Canadian-Vietnamese subject of the Pulitzer Prize picture from the Vietnam War on June 8, 1972. Born in Trang Bang, Vietnam in 1963. Trang Bang was the town that we know now as the site of the napalm … Continue reading

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