Famous novelist, Jane Austen, was born this day in 1775 in Winchester, Hampshire. Her novels have been turned into successful films such as Pride and Prejudice and Sense and Sensibility. Here are a few women who have played in these films:
Kate Winslet - Sense and Sensibility 1995
Emma Thompson - Sense and Sensibility 1995
Gwyneth Paltrow - Emma 1996
Keira Knightley - Pride & Prejudice 2005
Rosamund Pike - Pride & Prejudice 2005
Judy Dench -Pride & Prejudice 2005
Lily James - Pride & Prejudice 2016
Kate Beckinsale - Love & Friendship 2016
and who can forget Colin Firth in Pride and Prejudice:
Yesterday we played to the staff at The Old Fire Station which went down really well. Today we are at the main Talbot Campus playing to the students. Please come along and help raise money for such a good cause.
Saturday afternoon was spent viewing material from the wreck of HMS Invincible. The ship was built in France in 1744 and captured by the British on the 3rd May1747. Bournemouth University has been assisting the Maritime Archaeology Sea Trust with the recovery, conversation and display of finds from the wreck which is located in The Solent.
It was said that this song was supposed to have been sung by Ronnie Spector but she was not able to put in as much emotion as the song required. In 2010, Rolling Stone ranked this song first for The Greatest Rock and Roll Christmas Songs.
Mariah Carey's All I Want for Christmas is You was released on 1st November 1994.
Santa Baby was originally sung by Eartha Kitt in 1963. Madonna and Kylie have also had hits with this as well.