Saturday, April 16, 2011

April 16, 1889 - December 25, 1977

Charlie Chaplin

Charlie Chaplin gets birthday 'doodle' from Google   CNN - April 15, 2011

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Charlie Chaplin was the most famous actor in early to mid Hollywood cinema and later also a notable director. His principal character was "The Tramp" - a vagrant with the refined manners and dignity of a gentleman who wears a tight coat, oversized pants and shoes, a derby or bowler hat, a bamboo cane, and his signature square mustache. Chaplin was one of the most creative personalities in the silent film era; he acted in, directed, scripted, produced, and eventually scored his own films. Filmography

In the end, everything is a gag.

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April 16, 1927

Pope Benedict XVI

Pope Benedict XVI is the 265th and reigning Pope, by virtue of his office of Bishop of Rome, the spiritual head of the Roman Catholic Church, and as such, Sovereign of the Vatican City State. He was elected on April 19, 2005 in a papal conclave, celebrated his Papal Inauguration Mass on 24 April 2005, and took possession of his cathedral, the Basilica of St. John Lateran, on May 7, 2005. Pope Benedict XVI has both German and Vatican citizenship. He succeeded Pope John Paul II.

Society and public institutions must rediscover their soul,

and their moral and spiritual roots.

Pope Benedict XVI (2011)