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'There Has To Be a Jail for Ladies' by Thomas Merton
   has the opening lines   
There Has to Be a Jail Where Ladies Go...
When they are poor, without nice things, and with their hair down, When their beauty is taken from them, when their hearts are broken ... (1915-1968), Merton lived as a Trappist monk
"Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night Rage, Rage Against the Dying of the Light"
   are the closing lines of   
Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night by Dylan Thomas
The Thomas Jefferson Memorial
   is situated in   
The U.S.A.
Washington, D.C.
Thomas Jefferson
   is/was the   
U.S. President
1801
Edmonds Cookery Book
   was written by   
Thomas J Edmonds
First published in New Zealand in 1907, Thomas J Edmonds developed his own baking powder with the catchphrase "Sure to rise". The cookbook has sold more than 3 million copies and is the best selling book in New Zealand
Thomas Jefferson
   had the nickname   
The Father of the Declaration of Independence
Thomas Jefferson
   had the nickname   
Little Tom
Thomas Jefferson
   had the nickname   
Mad Tom
John Thomas
   means   
The Penis
An old affectionate term - only used whimsically now
Edison Records
   was named after   
Thomas Edison
Mellon Financial Corporation
   was named after   
Thomas Mellon
Rogers Locomotive and Machine Works
   was named after   
Thomas Rogers
Thomas Cook Travel, Thomas Cook Airlines, Thomas Cook
   was named after   
Elihu Thomson
Tommy Hilfiger Corporation
   was named after   
Thomas Jacob Hilfiger
Wendy's
   was named after   
Dave Thomas' Daughter Melinda "Wendy" Thomas
Mimeograph, Phonograph, Incandescent Electric Light
   are all   
Inventions of Thomas Edison
Sam Rayburn, Thomas O’Neill, Jim Wright, Tom Foley
   are all   
Speakers of the U.S. House of Reps.
Thomas Caxton, Gutenberg, Ben Franklin
   are all   
Printers
Frankie Avalon
   is the stage name of   
Francis Thomas Avallone
American actor, singer and former teen idol
Thomas Edison, Who Invented the Light Bulb, Was Afraid of the Dark
   is   
True
'The Battle of the Baltic' by Thomas Campbell
   has the opening lines   
Of Nelson and the North, Sing the Glorious Day's Renown...
When to battle fierce came forth, All the might of Denmark's crown, And her arms along the deep proudly shone; By each the lighted brand, In a bold determined hand, And the price of all the land, Led them on.
Stagecoach (1939)
   starred   
John Wayne, Claire Trevor, Thomas Mitchell and John Carradine
Director John Ford. The movie that took John Wayne out of "B" movies and launched him to film stardom as The Ringo Kid.
The Thomas Crown Affair (1968)
   featured Steve McQueen in the role of   
Thomas Crown
Crime/drama/thriller/romance, also stars Faye Dunaway, Jack Weston & Paul Burke. Four men pull off a daring daytime robbery at a bank..
George of the Jungle (1997)
   starred   
Brendan Fraser, Leslie Mann and Thomas Haden Church
Director: Sam Wiseman. Also starred Richard Roundtree and Kelly Miller, also John Cleese as voice of Ape
Thomas De Quincey
   wrote   
Confessions Of An English Opium Eater
1821
Thomas Edison, Fransisco Goya, Ludwig Van Beethoven, Gabriel Faure
   are all   
Notable People With Major Hearing Loss
Richard Thomas
   played   
John 'John-Boy' Walton, Jr.
St. Thomas
   is situated in   
American Virgin Islands
Melvin Thomas Ott (1926-47)
   had the nickname   
“Master Melvin”
George Thomas Seaver (1967-86)
   had the nickname   
"Tom Terrific"
Bobby Vee
   is the stage name of   
Robert Thomas Velline
American Pop Singer, had a hit in 1961 'Take Care of My Baby' which went to #1
Walking the Dog
   was released by   
Rufus Thomas
1963 - inducted in 2002
Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939)
   starred   
James Stewart, Jean Arthur, Claude Rains and Thomas Mitchell
IMDB rating 8.3/10. Director Frank Capra. Numerous Oscar nominations. National Film Preservation Board, USA 'National Film Registry Award' 1989.
Thomas Jefferson
   was/were the first   
US President to Be Inaugurated in Washington DC
1801
The Horse Whisperer (1998)
   starred   
Robert Redford and Kristin Scott Thomas
"Sometimes what seems like surrender isn't surrender at all."
Thomas Alsgaard
   has excelled in   
Cross Country Skiing
Olympics - 5 Gold , One Silver, Six World Championship Gold Medals
Thomas Wassberg
   has excelled in   
Cross Country Skiing
Olympics - 4 Gold medals. World Championships - 3 Gold, 3 Silver, 1 Bronze medal.
B. J. Thomas
   reached no. 1 in the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 with   
Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head
4 weeks, 1970
A Man for All Seasons (1966)
   is a film about   
Sir Thomas More
Based on Robert Bolt's play, starring Paul Scofield
Thomas Alva Edison
   was a/an   
Inventor
Scientist and businessman, 1847-1931; considered one of the most prolific inventors in history
Saint Thomas
   was a   
Christian Apostle
One of the twelve, known for his disbelieving Jesus' resurrection
Hans Holbein the Younger
   painted   
Portrait of Sir Thomas More
1527, oil on wood; The Frick Collection, New York
Australia
   had a leader   
Thomas Blamey
Commander of Allied land forces in the South West Pacific
Saint Thomas
   was a   
Christian Apostle
One of the twelve, known for his disbelieving Jesus' resurrection
Thomas Leveritt
   won the award for the book   
The Exchange Rate Between Love And Money
2009
Thomas Gainsborough
   painted   

The Blue Boy (Portrait of Jonathan Buttall); 1770; English; Rococo; Huntington Library, Los Angeles County, California, U.S.A.; oil on canvas; 178 x 122 cm
B.J. Thomas
   released the single   
Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head
1969; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 1999
Dylan Thomas
   was a   
Poet
1914-1953.
2018
   winner of the Tour de France was   
Geraint Thomas
United Kingdom
Thomas Edison
   said   
"I Am Not Discouraged, Because Every Wrong Attempt Discarded is Another Step Forward"
US inventor






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