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WHO WERE THEY? Follow the clues and guess who these famous people were!


He was a singer.  He was born in the States.  He danced very well.  He became really famous in the 80s.  He was also an actor in a film by Coppola.  He first sang with his family.  He was a bit eccentric.  During a performance he accidentally burnt his hair.  He wrote his autobiography. 

Who

was he?


Michael Jackson


She was born in England.  She wrote novels.  She married a colonel but they got divorced.  She worked in a hospital during the World War I.  She learnt about poisons.  She used this knowledge in her novels.  She liked mystery and suspense.  Poirot was one of her famous characters. 

Who

was she?


Agatha Christie


He was a politician.  He was a vegetarian. He ate vegetables. He didn’t eat meat.  He studied in England but he wasn’t English.  He became a national hero.  He supported the philosophy of non-violence.  Someone killed him.  He died in New Delhi. 

Who

was he?


Mahatma Gandhi


She was born in Belgium.  She was an actress.  She went to a ballet school in London.  She began her career as a model.  She was very elegant.  She won an Academy Award.  She devoted her free time to charity.  She received nominations for ‘ Breakfast at Tiffany’s.  She died in 1992 from cancer. 

Who

was she?


Audrey Hepburn


He was German.  His parents were Jewish.  He was a very important scientist.  He got the Nobel Prize in Physics.  He went to the USA.  He was a teacher there.  He invented the theory of relativity. 

Who

was he?


Albert Einstein


She was Albanian.  She died when she was 85.  She helped poor people.  She won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1979.  She was a nun.  She founded the Missionaries of Charity. 

Who

was she?


Mother Teresa of Calcutta


He was an artist.  He painted pictures.  He lived in Spain and France.  He took photos, too.  He got married.  He moved to New York with his wife.  He was a surrealist.  He was from Figueres where there is a museum with his pictures. 

Who

was he?


Salvador DalĂ­


She was born in Spain.  She was a singer.  Her children became singers, too.  She married a guitarist.  She appeared in films, too.  She died in 1995.  Shortly after her death, her son died, too. 

Who

was she?


Lola Flores


He was a basketball player.  He was born in Madrid.  He first played for Estudiantes.  Then he played for NBA.  He had a car accident in 1989 and he died.  He was 27 years old when he died. 

Who

was he?


Fernando MartĂ­n


They were American.  They liked machines.  They didn’t study much.  They invented the first successful airplane.  They flew an airplane for the first time in history. 

Who

were they?


The Wright brothers


She was Polish.  She moved to Paris to study.  She was the first woman professor at Paris University.  She received two Nobel prizes.  She married a physicist.  She studied the radioactivity. 

Who

was she?


Marie Curie

Who were they?  

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