Michael Palin Quotes
'I always wanted to be an explorer, but - it seemed I was doomed to be nothing more than a very silly person.'
'One of the most important days of my life was when I learned to ride a bicycle'
Born in Sheffield, South Yorkshire
More about Michael Palin
http://www.pythonline.com/plugs/palin/index.shtml Python Bio
http://www.palinstravels.co.uk/ Palins travels
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We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average star. But we can understand the Universe. That makes us something very special. - Stephen Hawking
On this day:
Spanish Armada defeated - 1588, First International Title Fight - 1751, Opening Ceremony of 1948 Olympics - 1948, First Regular TV Weather Forecasts - 1949, Wedding of Charles and Diana - 1981
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