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Benjamin Britten
   composed the opera   
Billy Budd
Based on the Herman Melville novel; first performed in London in December, 1951
Benjamin Britten
   composed the opera   
Peter Grimes
The first of Britten's operas to be a critical and popular success (1945)
Benjamin Britten
   composed the opera   
Albert Herring
Comic chamber opera written as a companion piece for "The Rape of Lucretia"
$100 Note
   shows   
Benjamin Franklin
Statesman
Benjamin Frankel
   wrote music for   
The Importance of Being Earnest (1952)
Capt. Benjamin Franklin "Hawkeye" Pierce, M.D.
   is a fictional doctor in   
M*A*S*H
Surgeon in the novels, movie, and TV series
Benjamin Franklin
   invented   
The Lightning Rod
1752
Benjamin
   was the   
Son of Jacob (Israel) and Rachel
Benjamin
   means   
Favorite Son
Origin Hebrew
Benjamin 'Lefty' Ruggiero
   was played by Pacino in   
Donnie Brasco (1997)
Benjamin Braddock
   was played by Dustin Hoffman in   
The Graduate
1967
Benjamin Franklin
   wrote   
Memoirs of the Private Life of Benjamin Franklin
Published 1791
Benjamin Harrison
   is/was the   
U.S. President
1889
Benjamin Franklin
   invented   
The Bifocal Lens
1784; Philadelphia, PA; United States. Ben had poor vision and needed glasses to read. He got tired of constantly taking them off and putting them back on, so he decided to figure out a way to make his glasses let him see both near and far. He had two pairs of spectacles cut in half and put half of each lens in a single frame.
Benjamin Franklin
   said   
"In This World Nothing Can Be Said to Be Certain, Except Death and Taxes"
American statesman and scientist
Benjamin Harrison
   had the nickname   
Kid Gloves Harrison
Benjamin Harrison
   had the nickname   
Little Ben
Benjamin Siegel
   has the nickname   
Bugsy
Benjamin Franklin
   said   
"A Penny Saved is a Penny Earned"
US author, diplomat, inventor, physicist, politician & printer
FranklinCovey
   was named after   
Benjamin Franklin and Stephen Covey.
The company was formed in a 1997 merger of FranklinQuest and the Covey Leadership Center. FranklinQuest was best known for selling personal management systems inspired by the writings of Benjamin Franklin.
Goodrich Corporation
   was named after   
Benjamin Goodrich
Benjamin Franklin
   invented   
The Franklin Stove
(1706-1790), USA. His invention of an iron furnace stove allowed people to warm their homes less dangerously and with less wood.
Ben Affleck
   is the stage name of   
Benjamin Geza Affleck
Academy Award winner, Good Will Hunting 1998 as screenwriter
Double Jeopardy (1999)
   starred   
Tommy Lee Jones, Ashley Judd and Benjamin Weir
Director: Bruce Beresford
Catwoman (2004)
   starred   
Halle Berry, Benjamin Bratt and Sharon Stone
Director: Pitof
Love in the Time of Cholera (2007)
   starred   
Javier Bardem, Salvatore Basile and Benjamin Bratt
Director: Mike Newell
Miss Congeniality (2000)
   starred   
Sandra Bullock, Michael Caine, Benjamin Bratt and Candice Bergen
Director: Donald Petrie
Judy Benjamin in the Film Private Benjamin (1980)
   is played by   
Goldie Hawn
Starred with Eileen Brennan. Received and Oscar nomination for this leading role.
Love at First Bite (1979)
   starred   
George Hamilton, Susan Saint James and Richard Benjamin
Director: Stan Dragoti. Also starred Dick Strawn, Arte Johnson & Sherman Hemsley. Plot: This vampire spoof has Count Dracula (Hamilton) moving to New York to find his Bride, after being forced to move out of his Transylvanian castle...
Warren Beatty
   was considered for the role of   
Benjamin Braddock in The Graduate (1967)
Dustin Hoffman got the part
Jack Nicholson
   was considered for the role of   
Benjamin Braddock in The Graduate (1967)
Dustin Hoffman got the part
Benjamin Paul Akers
   created the sculpture   
Dead Pearl Diver, 1858
Benjamin Robert Haydon
   represents   
Romanticism
English Painter
Westworld (1973)
   starred   
Yul Brynner, Richard Benjamin and James Brolin
Director: Michael Crichton. Also starred Norman Bartold, Alan Oppenheimer & Victoria Shaw. Plot: A amusement park for rich vacationers. The park provides its customers a way to live out their fantasies...
'Spring Symphony'
   was composed by   
Benjamin Britten
1949
Benjamin Britten
   was born in   
England
1913-1976; composer of opera and The War Requiem
Benjamin Britten
   composed   
"Our Hunting Fathers"
Op. 8; 5 song cycle
Benjamin Britten
   composed   
"Winter Words"
Op. 52; eight song cycle to texts by Thomas Hardy
Henry Billings Brown
   was appointed by   
Benjamin Harrison
1891-1906, retired
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008)
   starred   
Brad Pitt, Cate Blanchett and Julia Ormond
IMDB:8.3/10. Director: David Fincher. Won 3 minor Oscars and 3 minor Baftas
Benjamin West
   painted   
The Death of General Wolf
1770, oil on canvas; National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa
Benjamin West
   painted   
Saul and the Witch of Endor
1777, oil on canvas; Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, Conn
Westworld (1973)
      
Yul Brynner, Richard Benjamin and James Brolin
Westworld... where robot men and women are programmed to serve you.
Benjamin Franklin
   is played by Orson Welles in   
La Fayette (1961)
Benjamin Brain
   fought out of   
England
Pioneer. Inducted 1994
The character Pvt. Judy Benjamin was played by Goldie Hawn
Private Benjamin (1980)
Benjamin Franklin
   is buried in   
Christ Church Burial Ground, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Inventor, statesman, diplomat
Benjamin Button
   was played by Brad Pitt in   
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008)
Director, David Fincher
Benjamin Spock
   was an   
Author
Pediatrician, author of Baby and Child Care, one of the biggest best-sellers of all-time
Benjamin Britten
   was a   
Composer
1913-1976.






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