On this day in 1892, J.R.R. Tolkien was born in Bloemfontein, South Africa. An English writer, poet, philologist, and academic is best known as the author of the fantasy works The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, and The Silmarillion.
As he said, "all we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given to us". Since today would be his 130th birthday, BRAMS Institute offers to either read or reread one of his works or watch a film based on one of his fantasy books.
Legendary Georgian, a true gentleman, and the unique Olympic sportsman of the 20th century passed away.
Viktor Saneyev, 76, died of a heart attack in Sydney, Australia, far away from his beloved homeland and the people who hearted Viktor Saneyev during his lifetime and will forever cherish the memory of this incomparably great person.
Queen Elizabeth II delivered her 69th Christmas address to the United Kingdom this afternoon.
One of the most popular and eagerly-anticipated British traditions of Christmas Day, the Queen's royal message was aired on BBC One, ITV, Sky One, and Sky News at 3 PM GMT. It was also available to listeners on BBC Radio 4. Additionally, the audience could watch her address online through the Royal Family's YouTube channel and on the RF Facebook page.