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Les plus grandes aventures sont intérieures

Georges Prosper Rémy, better known to millions of Tintin fans as Hergé, was born on May 22, 1907 in Belgium. His nickname is the French pronunciation of his initials, last name first, RG (air jay). In Europe, comic books, or … Continue reading

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Cacher son âge, c’est supprimer ses souvenirs

Arletty, the French actress, was born on May 15, 1898, in a working-class suburb of Paris. If your real name was Léonie Marie Julie Bathiat you, too, might seek a nickname.  She was a secretary and then a model before … Continue reading

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Ce n’est pas la mer à boire

French crooner and songwriter, Charles Trenet (May 18, 1913 – February, 19, 2001) wrote and sang the songs that represented the hopes and joys of the new middle class. One of his biggest hits, La Mer, was about the joy … Continue reading

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