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Romy Schneider: The Star Who Should Have Lived

In her early films she was the little girl from Vienna, where she was born into a family of actors. Even her great-grandfather was in the ‘business’. What she wrote into her diary while attending a boarding school for girls as a teenager might have been dictated by her genes: “I need to become an actress. I just have to.”
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Walter Scheel: The Man who Changed Horses in Bonn

It was in 1969 when Walter Scheel made history. Obviously, it took him some effort to convince his party to change horses in 1969. He wanted the FDP to join the Social Democrats (SPD) in a center-left government coalition. His plan was implemented on October 22nd, 1969, when Scheel became Foreign Minister and Vice Chancellor under Willy Brandt.
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