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Sir Richard. born 1950, British entrepreneur. In 1969 he founded the Virgin record company, adding other interests later, including Virgin Atlantic Airways (1984), Virgin Radio (1993), and the Virgin Rail Group (1996): made the fastest crossing of the Atlantic by boat (1986) and the first of the Pacific by hot-air balloon (1991)
Contemporary Examples

‘Borgen,’ ‘Girls,’ ‘Parenthood,’ ‘Mad Men’ & More: Ten Best TV Shows of 2012 Jace Lacob, Maria Elena Fernandez December 17, 2012
What Downton’s Fashion Really Means Katie Baker January 1, 2015
Princess Beatrice Gives Up Her Virgin Galactic Dream Tom Sykes November 2, 2014
Tycoons in Space: One in Orbit and One Still Grounded Clive Irving October 4, 2014
Can Anyone Make Space Safe for Civilians? Clive Irving November 3, 2014

Historical Examples

King of Ranleigh F. S. (Frederick Sadlier) Brereton
Rossmoyne Unknown
Baltimore Hats William T. Brigham
The Middle Period 1817-1858 John William Burgess
The Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, 1995, Memorial Issue Various


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