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Cultural events throughout the world

Actress Patty Duke dead at 69

HOLLYWOOD, California – (ABC News) – Patty Duke, Oscar-winning actress and the star of an eponymous TV show, died this morning, ABC News has confirmed.



According to her rep, Mitchell Stubbs, the cause of death was sepsis from a ruptured intestine.



The actress, whose real name was Anna Pearce, was 69.



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Religion Will Become Extinct in Nine Countries, study says

Religion Will Become Extinct in Nine Countries, study says

Letter written by John Lennon, aged 11, expected to reach $50,000 or More

The earliest known letter written by John Lennon is expected to fetch more than $50,000 at auction next month.

The 11-year-old Lennon put pen to a fold-out note card shortly after Christmas 1951 to thank his Aunt Harriet for the presents she gave him including a book about famous ships.

Lennon regularly wrote to his … Continue Reading ››

World’s Largest “Guan Gong” Bronze Statue Nears Completion in Hubei Province, China

<img src=”http://thatsthewayitis.net/wp-content/uploads/Guan-Statue-600×400.jpg” alt=”Guan Statue” class=”wp-image-3253″ height=”367″ width=”550″ /> World’s Largest “Guan Gong” Bronze Statue Nears Completion in Hubei Province, China – www.thatsthewayitis.net<p>HUBEI, CHINA – The world’s largest Guan Gong bronze statue is nearing completion in <a href=”https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hubei”>Hubei province</a>. It will be 58 metres tall and weigh over 1200 tons.</p><p>Guan Gong, who is the historical figure of … Continue Reading ››

One of the Greats In the Art Collecting World – Sheikh Saud bin Mohammed Al-Thani – Dies Unexpectedly at Age 48

 

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Sheikh Saud bin Mohammed Al-Thani – A Personal Image of a Great Man Gone far to Young

 

One of the Great in the Art Collecting World – Passes Away

 

Widely regarded at one of the world’s richest and most powerful … Continue Reading ››