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15 August 1947 Day

The First Stamp of Independent India with National Flag 3 1/2 Annas Dated 15 August 1947 Independence release date 21 November 1947 MINT -- The First Stamp of Independent India was issued on 21 November 1947. It depicts the Indian Flag with the patriots' slogan, Jai Hind (Long Live India), on the top right hand corner. It was valued at three and one-half annas.

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from Rolling Stone

David Bowie's 'Ziggy Stardust' Gets 40th Anniversary Reissue

David Bowie's 'Ziggy Stardust' Gets 40th Anniversary Reissue --Rolling Stone

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from Mail Online

The real drama: Scandal and lost love at Downton's stately pile

The wedding of Almina's son, the 6th Earl of Carnarvon, in 1922. The 5th Earl and Almina had two children: Henry George Herbert, 6th Earl of Carnarvon (1898|1987) married Anne Catherine Tredick Wendell (d.1977) and had one son, the 7th. Earl and a daughter. They divorced in 1936 and from 1939 to 1947, he was married to actress/dancer Tilly Losch. Lady Evelyn Leonora Almina Herbert (15 August 1901 – 1980) married Sir Brograve Beauchamp, 2nd Baronet and had issue.

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In the minutes before the clock struck midnight on August 14-15 1947, Jawaharlal…

Happy Birthday, James Hunt. (29 August 1947 – 15 June 1993) Even if you're not an F1 fan, you'll recognize his name from the Ron Howard film "Rush". This photo was taken right before James Hunt would drive Car Number 27, a March 731, qualified fourth and finished second in the 59 laps race at the 1973 United States Grand Prix Watkins Glen. Photographer - Eric della Faille #F1 #Formula1 #Driver #RaceCar #Racer #GP #GrandPrix #Celebrity #Hesketh #HuntTheShunt #McLaren #March731 #Hollywood…