Nevil Shute Norway 1899 –1960) was a popular British-Australian novelist and a successful aeronautical engineer. He used his full name in his engineering career, and 'Nevil Shute' as his pen name, in order to protect his engineering career from any potential negative publicity in connection with his novels.Amongst his better known books is A Town Like Alice released in 1950
Nadia Comaneci was a 14 year old Romanian who was the most acclaimed athlete of the 1976 Olympic Games in Montreal.
Brazil occupies almost half the land area of South America.
Sodium hydroxide is the chemical name for caustic soda.
In 1926, Queen Elizabeth’s father, King George VI played championship tennis at Wimbledon.
Cynophobia is the fear of dogs.
The 1964 hit Oh, Pretty Woman was recorded by Roy Orbison and was featured in the 1990 movie Pretty Woman starring Richard Gere and Julia Roberts.
International Woman’s Day is celebrated on 08 March annually.
The play The Importance of Being Earnest, A Trivial Comedy for Serious People is a play by Oscar Wilde and was first performed on 14 February 1895 at St. James's Theatre in London.
Queen Elizabeth II first paid tax in 1994 as a direct action on her part.