On this day…in 1979

To the New York City Police Department and Medical Examiner’s Office, he was John Simon Ritchie, a 22-year-old Englishman under indictment for murder but now dead of a heroin overdose in a Greenwich Village apartment. To the rest of the world, he was Sid Vicious, former bassist for the notorious Sex Pistols and the living … [Read the full story]

Man has stroke, wakes up, and speaks fluent Welsh

Englishman Alun Morgan left doctors lost for words when he came to after a stroke…speaking Welsh. Alun Morgan, 81, was evacuated to Wales in World War II as a child and had never learned the language. But when he regained consciousness after the serious stroke…he was fluent in it. Alun fell ill while watching the … [Read the full story]

Brian Johnson wants to race V8 Supercars

AC/DC front man Brian Johnson has stated that he would like to compete in an Australian motorsport category, possibly the V8 Supercars. The Englishman is a regular competitor in historic races (races featuring classic cars) in the US where he currently lives, but Johnson says that former Formula 1 driver David Coulthard advised him to … [Read the full story]

Lee Westwood is the best golfer in the world

Lee Westwood is the first European to hold the world golf number 1 spot in over 15 years. After Martin Kaymer failed to secure a top-two finish at the Andalucia Masters in Spain, Englishman Westwood will end Tiger Woods’ 281-week reign as world number one. Kaymer finished with a disappointing 75 at Valderrama on Sunday … [Read the full story]