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19 May 2015 09:31 #256520 by Calypso
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Congrats to Kwams on his ton .......... even though Ketch did most of the heavy lifting !!!

Nice thread !!

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19 May 2015 09:36 #256521 by ketchim
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Hahahahaha : Kwami should open a Calypso " Girls"  thread  ;)


I had posted this young lady under the tree when John Hopkins awarded her :

Dr. Deborah Persaud, MD

Associate Professor, Pediatric Infectious Diseases at Johns Hopkins Children's Center - B.A, M.D.

Born in Guyana, on August 23, 1960, Dr. Persaud headed the research team that made headlines around the world

with curing a baby of the AIDS virus. 8)

                               



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19 May 2015 09:43 #256522 by ketchim
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Carmen Munroe :

we should post Norman Beaton as well  ;)

She is best known for her role as Shirley, the wife of eponymous barber Desmond Ambrose, played by Norman Beaton,

in the British TV sitcom Desmond's (1989 to 1994).

She was awarded the O.B.E. (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) in the 2007 Queen Elizabeth's Birthday Honors List

Born in Berbice, Guyana in 1932
                                                 
                 

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19 May 2015 09:49 #256523 by ketchim
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Norman Beaton Norman Lugard Beaton was born in Georgetown, Guyana on October 31,  1934.

Beaton taught School and played with the calypso band The Four  Bees before leaving Guyana when he landed a job as  a

teacher in Liverpool, becoming the first black teacher to be employed by the Liverpool Education Authority.

In 1975, he helped to establish the Black Theatre of Brixton. In 1976, Beaton broke into television in the series The Fosters,

however it was his 6 year run (starting in 1988) on Desmonds as the title character that would become his most well known

                                    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LBQSUjIt0ds

                         

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19 May 2015 10:03 #256524 by ketchim
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Ram John Holder

Born in Guyana in 1934, he began his performing career as a folk  singer in New York.

Holder  played the role of Porkpie in the situation comedy Desmond's,

which was written by Trix Worrell and broadcast on Channel 4 from 1989  until 1994.

                                    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B_8lUHAQT6s
                                 

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19 May 2015 10:16 #256525 by mapoui
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I discovered Carmen Munro yesterday but hesistated...

she is 82 living in england another long-lived Guyanan.  but home come.. there is no fig in Britain..unless she getting a steady supply straight from home ::LOL:: ::LOL:: ::LOL::

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19 May 2015 10:17 #256526 by Calypso
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Haha  ;D........... was just going to post Ram John Holder aka Pork Pie ......absolutely hilarious !!!

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19 May 2015 10:18 #256527 by mapoui
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this thread got it's full treatment


great move Ketch for educating them


and there is still tons more


no two island chutney gimmicks


hush yuh mout' captain.  doh mek mih staart mih Trinny thread here yuh hear.  put this grocery list to shame
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19 May 2015 10:20 #256528 by mapoui
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but I wanted to see 2 good pictures here...

mih bwoy Eddie Grant and mister ugly himself, King Fighter
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19 May 2015 10:24 #256529 by ketchim
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Eddie Grant is the first couple posts on page 1 by dillinger : including Top Of The Pops chart !    ;)

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