Sunday, April 6, 2014

Remarkable Lives – Royal Mail First Day Cover

The new stamps published by Royal Mail is entitled ‘Remarkable Lives’. These stamps mark the achievements of ten individuals, who all share a centenary of birth in 2014. This list includes: Roy Plomley (1914-1985) Broadcaster and Writer, Barbara Ward (1914-1981) Economist and Broadcaster, Joe Mercer (1914-1990) Football Player and Manager, Kenneth More (1914-1982) Stage and Screen Writer, Dylan Thomas (1914-1953) Poet and Writer, Sir Alec Guinness (1914-2000) Stage and Screen Actor, Noorunissa Inayat Khan (1914-1944) SOE Agent in Occupied France, Max Perutz (1914-2002) Molecular Biologist and Nobel Laureate, Joan Littlewood (1914-2002) Theatre Director and Writer and Abram Games (1914-1996) Graphic Designer. 



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