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~ Monday, September 06, 2004
 
MILES OF AISLES

A few famous people born on smaller islands:

Errol Flynn was born on the island of Tasmania in 1909.
The Bee Gees were born on the Isle of Man in 1947 and 1949.
Vijay Singh was born on the island of Fiji in 1963.
Marco Polo was born on the island of Korcula in 1254.
Sappho was born on the island of Lesbos c615BC.
Freddie Mercury was born on the island of Zanzibar in 1946.
Sorley McLean was born on the island of Raasay in 1911.
Lillie Langtry was born on the island of Jersey in 1853.
Chow Yun Fat was born on the island of Lamma in 1955.
Napoleon Bonaparte was born on the island of Corsica in 1769.
El Greco was born on the island of Crete in 1541.
Anthony Minghella was born on the Isle of Wight in 1954.
Pythagoras was born on the island of Samos c580BC.
Joan Armatrading was born on the island of St Kitts in 1950.
VS Naipaul was born on the island of Trinidad in 1932.
Jose Feliciano was born on the island of Puerto Rica in 1945.


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