History - Mayflower Replica - Brixham
The Mayflower II, which is a replica of the 17th-century ship Mayflower, celebrated for transporting the Pilgrims to the New World. The replica was built in Devon, England, in a collaboration between Englishman Warwick Charlton and Plimoth Plantation, an American museum. The men worked from reconstructed ship blueprints held by the American museum, with hand construction by English shipbuilders using traditional methods. It was built at the Upham Shipyard in Brixham and financed by private donations in England and the Plimouth Plantation. The ship represented the alliance between the United Kingdom and the USA for collaboration in World War II.
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Stanley Matthews Blackpool 1951
Blackpool football player Stanley Matthews taking a corner, during the First Division football match against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge, London. 23/02/2000 : Matthews dies, aged 85. * 17/10/00: Up to 500 items belonging to the estate of Sir Stanley including a gold replica of his 1953 FA Cup medal were being sold at auction at Stoke City's Britannia Stadium . * 31/08/2001: The FA Cup Winner's medal presented to him after the 1953 final is to be sold at auction and could fetch up to 30, 000, it was revealed. The nine-carat gold medal was presented to the former England winger after his side's 4-3 win over Bolton Wanderers. Sotheby's, which hosts the sale in London, have given it a 20, 000 to 30, 000 asking price. The proceeds will go to the Professional Footballers' Association benevolent fund. Sir Stanley, who died aged 85 following a short illness, is best remembered for his outstanding contribution to the match, in which his team-mate Stan Mortensen scored three times.
Film - Arnold Schwarzenegger - London
Muscleman turned actor, Austrian Arnold Schwarzenegger. 6ft 2in, and 16 stone, once dubbed the most beautiful man in the world, the six times Mr Olympia, five times Mr Universe has now achieved fame in Hollywood as 'Conan the Barbarian' and 'Conan the Destroyer'. An earlier film, 'Pumping Iron' was a feature about bodybuilding, his next film is 'Terminator'. The bachelor, with a degree in economics and business studies, is involved in seven real estate corporations in Southern California.
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