Listopolis Page

A man can’t have too many lists ….

 

Top Ten Prince Songs (R.I.P. to the greatest pop star of them all)

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  1. U Got the Look
  2. I Would Die for You
  3. My Name is Prince
  4. Kiss
  5. Raspberry Beret
  6. I Could Never Take the Place of Your Man
  7. Batdance
  8. Peach
  9. 1999
  10. When Doves Cry

 

Top Ten Historical Figures

i.e. worth reading/studying, this list is very much from a Western cultural point of view and represents those figures who have sharped that point of view the most, not necessarily always in a good way.

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  1. Alexander the Great 356-323 BC
  2. Napoleon Bonaparte 1769-1821 AD
  3. Augustus Caesar (Octavian) 63 BC – 14AD
  4. Genghis Khan 1162-1227 AD
  5. Plato 423 (?) – 348 (?) BC
  6. Julius Caesar 100-44 BC
  7. Darwin 1809 -1882 AD
  8. Charlemagne 742 (?) – 814 AD
  9. Henry the VIII of England 1491-1547 AD
  10. Abraham Lincoln 1809-1865 AD

In Honour of Terry Pratchett (R.I.P.)

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My Top 10 Discworld Books

1. Pyramids
2. Sorcery
3. The Colour of Magic
4. The Light Fantastic
5. Guards! Guards!
6. The Fifth Elephant
7. Small Gods
8. Going Postal
9. Men at Arms
10. Mort

My Top Ten Sci-fi Movies

1. Empire Strikes Back
2. Logan’s Run
3. Dune
4. Galaxy Quest
5. Hitchhiker Guide to the Galaxy
6. Aliens
7. Battle Beyond the Stars
8. Zardoz
9. Forbidden Planet
10. Iron Sky

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My Top Ten Punk Songs

1. Going Underground – The Jam
2. God Save the Queen – Sex Pistols
3. London Calling – The Clash
4. Orgasm Addict – The Buzzcocks
5. So Messed up – The Damned
6. Alterative Ulster – Stiff Little Fingers
7. Bored Teenagers – The Adverts
8. Eleven + Eleven – Nine Below Zero
9. I Want to be Sedated – The Ramones
10. Borstal Breakout – Sham 69

Top Ten Historic Building in Ireland

(that I have visited)

1. Dunluce Castle (Giants Causeway)
2. Loch Crew
3. Trim Castle & Town
4. Duckett’s Grove House
5. Knocknarea Cairn
6. Castletown House
7. Fort Charles
8. Kilmainham Royal Hospital
9. Kells Priory
10. Fore Village
Bonus 11. Boyne Valley Neolithic sites

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My Top 10 Best written sitcoms of all time

1. Yes Minister
2. Father Ted
3. Fawlty Towers
4. The Young Ones
5. Blackadder
6. Black Books
7. Only Fools and Horse
8. Steptoe and Son
9. Bottom
10. Red Dwarf

Top Ten Cities
(I’ve been to)
1. Rome
2. Obidos (Portugal)
3. Barcelona
4. London
5. Seville
6. Edinburgh
7. Nice
8. Chester
9. Budapest
10. Ephesus (ancient city)

Top Ten Bands
1. The Beatles
2. Led Zeppelin
3. U2
4. The Jam
5. Sex Pistols
6. Velvet Underground
7. Waterboys
8. The Cure
9. The Ramones
10. A-House (yes I know! but it’s my list)

Top Ten Movies
1. Empire Strikes Back
2.This is Spinal Tap
3. Jaws
4. The Producers (original)
5. The Holy Grail
6. The Rebel
7. The Party
8. Muppet Christmas Carol
9. Take the Money and Run
10. The Big Bus

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