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Prince Charles, Princess Diana and Camilla Parker Bowles - Top 10 Love Triangles. Roughly 750 million people watched Prince Charles tie the knot with Lady Diana Spencer in July 1981.

Prince Charles, Princess Diana and Camilla Parker Bowles - Top 10 Love Triangles

Despite all the horse-drawn carriages and oversize dresses, the relationship didn't prove to be a fairy tale. By 1986, Charles had rekindled a romance with Camilla Parker Bowles, whom he had first met at a polo match in 1970 and whom Diana privately referred to as "the Rottweiler. " In 1993, the tabloids leaked an intimate recording in which Charles told Camilla that he longed to be her tampon. The royal couple separated and Diana publicly blamed Camilla for her relationship woes.

"Well, there were three of us in this marriage, so it was a bit crowded," she said in a 1995 interview with the BBC. Next Jules et Jim (et Catherine) Timeline: Prince Charles and Camilla Parker Bowles. Ferdinand (1452–1516) and Isabella° (1451–1504) FERDINAND (1452–1516) and ISABELLA° (1451–1504), the monarchs whose marriage created the union of Castile and Aragon which formed the Kingdom of *Spain.

Ferdinand (1452–1516) and Isabella° (1451–1504)

Because of their religious zeal, they became known as the "Catholic monarchs. " Isabella and Ferdinand of Spain 1474-1516 a Re-Assessment - History Review. Ferdinand and Isabella. Yoko Ono Writes Moving Tribute to John Lennon. John Lennon's widow Yoko Ono has written an elegant eulogy for her late husband on her blog.

Yoko Ono Writes Moving Tribute to John Lennon

The post, called "The Teamaker," opens with a memory of the former Beatle teaching his wife how to make tea, and the subsequent realization that he had been doing it wrong all along. "On this day," she writes, "the day he was assassinated for being a truth seeker and a communicator, what I remember is the night we both cracked up drinking tea. " All of Rolling Stone's John Lennon Coverage Ono continues: "This year would have been the 70th birthday year for John if only he was here. But people are not questioning if he is here or not. "The most important gift we received from him was not words, but deeds. Yoko Ono counts down her favorite John Lennon songs Ono's annual December 8 charity concert, Dream Power John Lennon Super Live, took place on Wednesday at Nippon Budokan in Tokyo.

John Lennon: The Teamaker [ImaginePeace.com, via THR] John Lennon and Yoko Ono uncovered. The iconic couple, who had only been married a few months, staged the eight-day event to protest America’s involvement in the Vietnam war.

John Lennon and Yoko Ono uncovered

John Lennon and Yoko Ono bed-in protest in 1969 Photo-journalist Gerry Deiter was assigned by Life Magazine to document the “happening” in the hotel suite, and stayed for the duration of the event capturing hundreds of images of the couple singing, composing, visiting with friends and talking to the media. Lennon and Ono spoke to some 150 journalists during the press conferences they held daily from their bed. Lennon wrote the song Give Peace a Chance during the “bed-in” and recorded it in the hotel suite. Yoko Ono - Biography - Artist, Anti-War Activist - Biography.com. Yoko Ono is a multimedia artist who became known worldwide in the 1960s when she married Beatles front man John Lennon.

Yoko Ono - Biography - Artist, Anti-War Activist - Biography.com

Synopsis Yoko Ono first met John Lennon of the Beatles in November 1966, when he visited a preview of her exhibition at a gallery in London. They began an affair approximately 18 months later and married in March 1969. The couple collaborated on art, film and musical projects until 1980, when Lennon was shot by a deranged fan. Ono has continued her art career as well as efforts to honor Lennon's memory, including starting the Lennon Ono Grant for Peace Prize in 2002. Early Life. John Lennon and Yoko Ono - Biography.com. Clyde Barrow - Biography - Thief, Murderer - Biography.com. Outlaw Clyde Barrow and his partner, Bonnie, robbed banks and store owners during the Depression and were believed to be responsible for at least 13 murders.

Clyde Barrow - Biography - Thief, Murderer - Biography.com

Synopsis. Bonnie and Clyde - Biography.com. Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow were the most famous gangster couple in history, made more so by the 1967 Oscar-winning film Bonnie and Clyde, starring Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway.

Bonnie and Clyde - Biography.com

Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow were the most famous gangster couple in history, made more so by the 1967 Oscar-winning film Bonnie and Clyde, starring Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway. From 1932 to 1934, during the height of the Great Depression, their gang evolved from petty theives to nationally-known bank robbers and murderers. Bonnie and Clyde. Clyde Champion Barrow and his companion, Bonnie Parker, were shot to death by officers in an ambush near Sailes, Bienville Parish, Louisiana on May 23, 1934, after one of the most colorful and spectacular manhunts the nation had seen up to that time.

Bonnie and Clyde

Barrow was suspected of numerous killings and was wanted for murder, robbery, and state charges of kidnapping. The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), then called the Bureau of Investigation, became interested in Barrow and his paramour late in December 1932 through a singular bit of evidence. A Ford automobile, which had been stolen in Pawhuska, Oklahoma, was found abandoned near Jackson, Michigan in September of that year. At Pawhuska, it was learned another Ford car had been abandoned there which had been stolen in Illinois. A search of this car revealed it had been occupied by a man and a woman, indicated by abandoned articles therein. BBC History - Anne Boleyn. Mary Shelley - British Novelist. Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin, later known as Mary Shelley, was born in Somers Town, London, England, on the 30th of August 1797.

Mary Shelley - British Novelist

She was the daughter of William Godwin, a journalist, philosopher and novelist, and Mary Wollstonecraft, educator and feminist philosopher which was to die only 11 days after her birth, from puerperal fever. She and her four years older half-sister Fanny Imlay, were raised and educated by her father who encouraged them to write from early age. Percy Bysshe Shelley: Meets Mary Godwin. In 1813 Shelley self-published his first major work, the long poem Queen Mab.

Percy Bysshe Shelley: Meets Mary Godwin

Set in a utopian fairyland with a protagonist named after his daughter Ianthe, the poem was an allegory for Shelley's political ideals. Shelley passionately believed that society was capable of perfecting, or at least bettering, itself. Percy Bysshe Shelley and Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin elope to France - Jul 28, 1814. Also on this day Lead Story Following its ratification by the necessary three-quarters of U.S. states, the 14th Amendment, guaranteeing to African Americans citizenship and all its privileges, is officially adopted into the U.S. The Browning Letters. This is an unparalleled collection of correspondence written and received by the Victorian poets Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Browning. Featuring materials from the collection of the Armstrong Browning Library at Baylor University and the holdings of Wellesley College in Wellesley, Massachusetts, the letters in this collection are browsable and searchable by date, author, and first line of text.

The project is funded in part by the Bob and Anna Wright Endowed Fund. The Baylor-Wellesley Collaboration. Love and Robert & Elizabeth Barrett Browning. As we study literature, Robert and Elizabeth Barrett Browning appear as one of most romantic literary couple from the Victorian period. After reading her poems for the first time, Robert wrote to her: "I love your verses with all my heart, dear Miss Barrett--I do, as I say, love these verses with all my heart. " With that first meeting of hearts and minds, a love affair would blossom between the two. Eva Perón - Biography - Women's Rights Activist, Actress - Biography.com. Eva Perón used her position as the first lady of Argentina to fight for women's suffrage and improving the lives of the poor.

Synopsis Eva Perón was born on May 7, 1919, in Los Toldos, Argentina. Biography of Juan Domingo Peron of Argentina. Juan Domingo Peron, Giant of Argentine Politics: Juan Domingo Peron (1895-1974) was an Argentine General and diplomat who was elected to serve as President of Argentina on three occasions (1946, 1951 and 1973). An extraordinarily skilled politician, he had millions of supporters even during his years of exile (1955-1973). King Edward VIII Abdicated to Marry Mrs. Wallis Simpson. History of the Monarchy > The House of Windsor > Edward VIII. Wallis Simpson - Biography - Duchess - Biography.com. Love & Conquest. Scandalous Women: Catherine the Great and Potemkin.

Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. Queen Victoria - Death of Prince Albert - Eminent Women of the Age. Queen Victoria and Prince Albert - Eminent Women of the Age. Pierre Curie. PBS - Napoleon: Napoleon and Josephine. PBS - Napoleon: Napoleon and Josephine. Napoleon and Josephine. Who Really Launched 1000 Ships? Was it Helen of Troy or Aphrodite? History of the Trojan War. Lancelot and Guinevere. Was Guinevere really an adulteress? Cleopatra Seduces Antony, 41 BC. Judges 16 - Samson and Delilah - One day Samson.