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
More famous Britons here
All significant truths are private truths. As they become public they cease to become truths; they become facts, or at best, part of the public character; or at worst, catchwords. - T S Eliot
On this day:
Mutiny on the Bounty - 1789, 1st Wembley FA Cup Final - 1923
More dates from British history