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March 30th, 1968 – Celine Dion’s birthday

This time I won’t write less known things, as I’ve done until now. I’ve thought to write only about duets in case of Celine Dion and her famous collaborations along her career. Famous duets, some of them are known others are less known, the idea is that they are exceptional. There are a few collaborations I haven’t known until now. “The Prayer”: – a duet with Andrea Bocelli and Josh Groban. Both versions are special, but that with Josh Groban has a special sensitivity. “I Belive In You”– duet with Il Divo, the song is recorded on Celine Dion’s album, “On ne cange pas”, and it was selected as the official song of the 2006 FIFA World Cup, Germany. “Vois comme c’est beau”– duet with her sister, Claudette Dion, she is also a singer, but less well-known in the world of music. In 1985 the two sisters released a duet of this song

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March 25th, 1947 Elton John’s birthday

As I like it, I’m trying to find new and special things about the artists I’m writing about. Some things are familiar to me, some are new. Today it’s about Sir Elton John. In 1979, Elton was the first Western rock star who performed in both countries Israel and USSR. Before using the name Elton, he failed his lead vocalist auditions for King Crimson, they chose Emerson, Lake & Palmer(Greg Lake – founder). He helped Eminem to fight his drug problems; It was unlikely that two opposite personalities to become good friends. They performed together Eminem’s song “Stan” at 2001 Grammy Awards; later on, Eminem recognized that Sir Elton helped him to get off the drug addiction. Eminem admitted to having a problem with prescription drugs and was treated for a near-fatal methadone overdose. As we all know, Elton is famous for his collaborations with many artists. In 1993 he released the album “Duets”; the

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March 14th, 1879 Albert Einstein ’s birthday

It’s pointless to tell you now that Einstein was the one who developed the theory of relativity and one of the most important scientists, but I could tell you that he influenced Yoda’s aspect in Star Wars. Because I don’t want to borrow you, I let you here some interesting things, probably less known by most of us, about Albert Einstein the genius. childhood: due to the fact that he was born with a large and irregular shaped head, he was considered a deformed child. But, although after a few weeks, the size of his head was normal, he was always considered as having a mental abnormality, he had speech problems before the age of 9 years (he had hard time pronouncing words, he said a sentence only in the moment he was absolutely sure of pronouncing it correctly, all that process was happening in his mind). He was considered a mentally retarded child

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November 30 – Jonathan Swift, Mark Twain, Winston Churchill, Billy Idol birthadays

Which name should I start with? I think the right method is the chronological order.  Maybe an enumeration would be useful too: Jonathan Swift, Mark Twain, Winston Churchill, Billy Idol. You will tell me now that Billy Idol has no place among the others; my answer is: I think that each one of them with his business in his time. Jonathan Swift 1667 – Jonathan Swift is known especially for his novel “Gulliver’s Travels”. I was fascinated by this novel, I read it with the flashlight under the covers late in the night, excited to discover each adventure and of course the end of the story. The animated movie, produced in 1939, is very well made and very funny.  I’ve watched the movie with a great pleasure (because I’ve tried to find it on internet to post it on my blog), although I am not a child anymore. If you

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21st of April – The Queen’s Birthday

my words don’t make any sense. I choose some relevant articles and videos from The Telegraph. they did a really great job. just read and watch! you can see why does the Queen has two birthdays; Queen’s 90th birthday: when is it and how will it be celebrated?; the  Queen’s birthday: 90 years in 90 seconds or 8 things you didn’t know about the Queen. Happy Birthday! I am grateful that I have the opportunity to live in the U.K. image source

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