The Czech Republic or Czechia is a landlocked country in Central Europe. Its neighbors are Austria, Germany, Poland, and Slovakia. Czech cuisine has been influenced by Austrian and Hungarian cuisines. The national cuisine is based on ingredients that can be grown domestically such as cereals, leguminous plants, and potatoes. These are usually served with pork, beef, or poultry, and in some places, with freshwater fish.
One Old Hollywood star that has greatly impressed me is Greta Garbo, and she is known for her famous line “I want to be alone” when she left Hollywood for good. She was a beautiful Swedish actress with a sexy, husky voice. Her Hollywood debut came in the film The Torrent in 1926.
Western movie fans will recognize this title, and will also remember the popular actor who starred in the movie: Clint Eastwood. However, his claim to fame didn’t come with this movie. It came from his role as San Francisco Police Inspector “Dirty” Harry Callahan. Clint Eastwood was born in San Francisco, California on May 21, 1930, and is not only a famous actor, but also an Oscar-winning filmmaker.
Bob Hope was among my favorite actors and performers. He was never what you could call a handsome movie star, but he was very likable. I enjoyed watching him in the movies and on TV, and his smile was always infectious. On May 29, 2003 this wonderful personality celebrated his 100th birthday. There were about 35 US states which declared this to be Bob Hope Day.
George Harrison became popular as one of The Beatles. He was an English musician, a singer, and a songwriter. During his time with The Beatles, he composed some of their compositions, such as, “While My Guitar Gently Weeps,” “Here Comes the Sun,” and “Something.” In 196, he was very much into folk rock and Indian classical music. He played the sitar in The Beatles' song, “Norwegian Wood (This Bird Had Flown)."