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Venus
   is the Roman God of   
Love
Venus and Adonis
   is a   
Poem
Venus and Adonis
   begins   
"'Vilia Miretur Vulgus;"
'Vilia miretur vulgus; mihi flavus Apollo Pocula Castalia plena ministret aqua.'
2000
   Wimbledon Ladies' Singles champion was   
Venus Williams
2001
   Wimbledon Ladies' Singles champion was   
Venus Williams
2005
   Wimbledon Ladies' Singles champion was   
Venus Williams
Jean-Louis Murat
   released the album   
Venus (1993)
2000
   winner of the US Open Women's Singles was   
Venus Williams
2001
   winner of the US Open Women's Singles was   
Venus Williams
Venus
      
Is the Brightest in Our Sky
Brightest of all objects in the sky except for the sun and moon
Sandro Botticelli
   painted   
The Birth of Venus
1486; Italian; High Renaissance; Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence
Bananarama
   performed   
Venus
1986 September 20. 7 weeks.
Shocking Blue
   released the single   
Venus
1970; 1 week as #1 on the Billboard Hot 100
Venus
      
Is the Hottest Planet
Though Mercury is closer, it has no atmosphere to contain the sun's heat
Temple of Venus and Rome
   was designed by   
Hadrian
Ancient Roman Classical Corinthian period, 123-135, built in Rome, Italy
2007
   Wimbledon Ladies' Singles champion was   
Venus Williams
Titian
   painted   
Venus and Adonis
1553, oil on canvas, Museo del Prado, Madrid, Spain
Venus & Adonis, The Rape of Lucrece, A Lover’s Complaint
   are all   
Narrative Poems by Shakespeare
Hyperballad, Venus As a Boy, Generous Palmstroke
   are all   
Songs by Bjork
François Boucher
   painted   
The Toilet of Venus
1751, Metropolitan Museum of Art
Adolphe-William Bouguereau
   painted   
The Birth of Venus
1879 - Musee d'Orsay, Paris
Venus Williams
   is famous for being a   
Tennis Player
Williams has won 57 titles, which includes 18 Grand Slam titles - seven in singles, nine in women's doubles, and two in mixed doubles.
Martha Stewart Jailed, George Bush Re-elected, Transit of Venus
   are all   
Major Events of 2004
The first transit of Venus since 1882 occurs; the next one will occur in 2012.
Band on the Run, Venus & Mars, Back to the Egg
   are all   
Albums by Wings
Antonio Canova
   created the sculpture   
Pauline Bonaparte As Venus Victrix, 1808
2008
   Wimbledon Ladies' Singles champion was   
Venus Williams
Defeated her younger sister Serena Williams 7-5, 6-4 to claim her 5th singles title.
Venus
      
Was Named After the Roman Goddess of Love
She Had the Body of a Venus
      
Lord, Imagine My Surprise
"Dude Looks Like a Lady" by Aerosmith
Blonde Venus (1932)
   Cary Grant appeared as   
Nick Townsend
Film also stars Marlene Dietrich and Herbert Marshall.
Venus of Willendorf
   was made in   
Austria
Painted limestone, c. 25,000 BC; Naturhistorisches Museum, Vienna
Brassempouy Venus
   was made in   
France
Mammoth ivory, c. 23,000 BC; National Archaeological Museum, Saint-Germaine-en-Laye, France
Venus of Lespugue
   was made in   
France
Mammoth ivory, c. 23,000 BC; Museum of Man, Paris
Venus of Laussel
   was made in   
France
Limestone, c. 23,000 BC; Museum of Aquitaine, Bordeaux
Colonna Venus
   was made in   
Greece
Marble, c. 345 BC; Musei Vaticani, Rome
Alexandros of Antioch,
   created the sculpture   
Venus Di Milo, C. 100 BC
Marble, Musée du Louvre, Paris
Venus Williams
   won gold medals in   
Tennis
United States -- 2000-2008 -- 3/0/0=3
John Gray
   wrote   
Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus
1993. Psychology
Blonde Venus
   the femme fatale was   
Marlene Dietrich
Frankie Avalon
   reached no. 1 in the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 with   
Venus
1959 for 5 weeks as #1 on the Billboard Hot 100
Agnese Tirabassi
   is played by Sophia Loren in   
The Sign of Venus (1955)
Sandro Botticelli
   painted   
Venus and Mars
1483, tempera on panel; National Gallery, London
Diego Velázquez
   painted   
Rokeby Venus (The Toilet of Venus)
C. 1647-1651, oil on canvas; National Gallery, London
Antonio Da Correggio
   painted   
Venus With Mercury and Cupid
"The School of Love", about 1525, oil on canvas; National Gallery, London
Jacques-Louis David
   painted   
Mars Being Disarmed by Venus
1824, oil on canvas; Musées royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, Brussels
Jimmy Clanton
   performed   
Venus In Blue Jeans
1962, US #7
Mother’s Milk
   features   
Subway to Venus
1989
Venus
   is missing from the title of   
Nightflight to ____
Boney M (1978) - their biggest -selling album
Luci Baines Johnson
   had the Secret Service codename   
Venus
Daughter of President Lyndon Johnson
Marguerite Eymery
   wrote   
Mister Venus
Nom de plume, Rachilde; 1884
John Gray
   wrote   
Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus
One of the best-selling books of the 90's






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