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(Quotes source: Brainyquote.com)

American playwright, George Ade, (1866-1944):

Nothing is improbable until it moves into past tense.

Irish dramatist, Brendan Behan, (1923-1964):

Inspirations never go in for long engagements; they demand an immediate marriage to action.”

German artist, b.1932, Gerhard Richter:

Gray is the colour … the most important of all… absent of opinion, nothing, neither / nor

Other birthdays today include British writer Anthony Hope (1863-1933); American poet Amy Lowell (1874-1925); American artist Frank Frazette (b.1928); American author Alice Walker (b.1944), actress Mia Farrow (b.1945) and German astronaut Ulrich Walter (b.1954).

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On this day in 1555 John Hooper (Bishop of Gloucester) was burnt at the stake; in 1964 a record-breaking 73million US television viewers watched The Beatles first appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show; and in 1986 Halley’s Comet last appeared.