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History of Phantom of the Opera
By     |    Mar 3, 2010
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History of Phantom of the Opera

Most film and stage play enthusiasts are familiar with the Phantom of the Opera. The French writer Gaston Leroux wrote the novel, whose original title is Le Fantôme de l’Opéra. It first appeared as a series in the French newspaper Le Gaulois in 1909. Other countries that published the original work were those in Europe and North America. Alexander Teixeira de Mattos did the first English translation in 1911. Initial [...]

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History of Mickey Mouse
By     |    Oct 14, 2009
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History of Mickey Mouse

Mickey Mouse is a cartoon character of a talking mouse owned by The Walt Disney Company, and a very strong franchise for the company as well as its main character for promoting the company’s television channel, the various Disney theme parks, and merchandising opportunities. Mickey Mouse is distinctive and quite unique amongst cartoon characters with large black ears and a pointy nose, red shorts with white buttons, and large yellow [...]

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History of Football
By     |    Mar 23, 2009
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History of Football

Football, otherwise known as American Football is a sport involving two opposing teams of players competing for territory on a football field using a ball and set play with the objective being to get the ball to the goal line of the opposing team either by scoring a running touchdown or kicking the ball over the post and between the uprights of the goal. Unlike soccer, football does not have [...]

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History of Sesame Street
By     |    Mar 7, 2009
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History of Sesame Street

Sesame Street is a pre-school TV show produced and filmed in the USA by the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), although the show is very popular outside of the US as well. The show features a group of human actors who interact with puppet characters created by Jim Henson to educate and entertain young children. Sesame Street’s history began back in 1966 when Joan Cooney, a children’s TV education producer, Lewis [...]

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