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Muriel Spark 2006 Deaths

Muriel SparkAge: 88 writer of more than 20 often satirical novels, including the acclaimed The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, which was adapted for the stage and film. She also wrote short stories…

Jordin Sparks

singerBorn: December 22, 1989Birthplace: Staten Island, New YorkBest Known as: American Idol winner, 2007 Jordin Sparks has been singing since she was 18 months old, …

Fairy Sparks

The phosphoric light from decaying wood, fish, and other substances. Thought at one time to be lights prepared for the fairies at their revels. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. …

Muriel Buck HUMPHREY

Senate Years of Service: 1978-1978Party: DemocratHUMPHREY, Muriel Buck, (wife of Hubert Horatio Humphrey, Jr., later Muriel Humphrey Brown), a Senator from Minnesota; born Muriel Fay Buck in Hu…

Muriel Mickey Siebert

Muriel “Mickey” SiebertstockbrokerBorn: 1932Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio Siebert attended Western Reserve University (now known as Case Western) but dropped out after two years when…

Meet Wally Sparks

Director: Peter BaldwinWriters: Rodney Dangerfield and Harry BasilDirector of Photography:Richard H. KlineEditor:Paul DavalosMusic:Michel ColombierProduction Designer:Bryan JonesProducers:Harr…

Spark Masayuki MATSUNAGA

Senate Years of Service: 1977-1990Party: DemocratMATSUNAGA, Spark Masayuki, a Representative and a Senator from Hawaii; born in Kukuiula, Kauai, Hawaii, October 8, 1916; graduated, University o…

William Andrew Jackson SPARKS

SPARKS, William Andrew Jackson, a Representative from Illinois; born near New Albany, Ind., November 19, 1828; moved with his parents to Illinois in 1836; attended the public schools; taught sc…

Charles Isaac SPARKS

SPARKS, Charles Isaac, a Representative from Kansas; born on a farm near Ontario, in Jackson Township, Boone County, Iowa, December 20, 1872; educated in the rural schools and Simpson College, …

Vital Spark of Heavenly Flame

(Pope.) Heraclitus held the soul to be a spark of the stellar essence. (Macrobius: In Somnium Scipionis, i. 14.) Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894VitelliusVis…