January 29, 2019 ON THIS DAY

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January 29, 2019 ON THIS DAY


Byline: Compiled by ETAN SMALLMAN and ADAM JACOT DE BOINOD

FROM THE DAILY MAIL ARCHIVE JANUARY 29, 1945 BBC announcers are coming in for criticism. It seems listeners are bored by hearing the same voices, many dislike what they call 'the announcers' superciliousness', and many dislike the apparent 'tiredness'.

JANUARY 29, 1962 BRITAIN'S arbiter of manners, Nancy Mitford, wishes she had never invented the U and non-U code - setting people in their social class by the words they use. The writer, who decreed that to be U [upper class], it is necessary to say looking-glass but not mirror, table napkin but not serviette, and writing paper but not notepaper, says: 'I started it as a joke with an article I wrote, but it has rebounded on me - horribly.'

HAPPY BIRTHDAY GERMAINE GREER, 80. The Australian feminist pioneer (right), author of The Female Eunuch, loathes her own biographers, calling one of them a 'tapeworm'. Greer, at 6ft, said she did not fit in as a youngster because she was 'too tall, too clever, too noisy'. She has dated filmmaker Federico Fellini, Warren Beatty and Martin Amis, is known for her outspoken remarks, and was once arrested (in New Zealand in 1972) for swearing during a speech.

HUGH GROSVENOR, 28. The 7th Duke of Westminster became the youngest billionaire in the UK and the 68th wealthiest person in the world after inheriting most of his father's PS8.3 billion fortune in 2016. He owns 300 acres of London's Mayfair and Belgravia, 165,000 acres of British countryside - and was said to have spent PS5 million on his 21st birthday party.

BORN ON THIS DAY LINDA SMITH (1958-2006). The comedian, from Kent, was voted the 'Wittiest Living Person' by listeners to Radio 4. …

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