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The R.M.S. Titanic - In The News - December 2011

29 December 2011

Dateline Hampshire England: Relatives to Retrace Fateful Voyage of Titanic in 2012

The cruise ship Balmoral will depart from Southamton on 8 April 2012, retracing the RMS Titanic's route across the Atlantic. A special memorial ceremoney will be held onboard the Balmoral at 23:40 on 14 April 2012 - the moment marking the 100 the anniversary of the Titanic hitting the iceberg.

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New Trailer released for Titanic Mini-Series by creator Julian Fellowes

28 December 2011

Dateline London: Isabel Suckling (13) sings with Bee Gee Robin Gibb on The Titanic Requiem album.

The album "The Titanic Requiem", a corroboration of Bee Gee Robin Gibb and his Son Robin-John is due to be released in the spring of 2012 marking the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the titanic. The young star from York is slated to join other artists in London to perform "The Titanic Requiem" live near the release date of the album.

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27 December 2011

Dateline Mystic, Connecticut. The Mystic Aquarium will be opening a new Titanic exhibit on 12 April 2012 to coincide with the Titanic Centenial. This Titanic Exhibit entitle "Titanic - 12,450 Feet Below" was created by Walt Disney Imagineer Tim Delaney.

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26 December 2011

Dateline Moscow Russia (TASS). A London based company will take 80 tourists willing to pay $60,000 per passenger to view the Titanic on the floor of the Atantic ocean. Beginning in April 2012, the russian built Mir submersibles will carry two crew and three passengers.

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24 December 2011

Dateline Atlanta, GA. Thousands of Titanic artifacts to on auction block during 2012. Guernsey Auctioneers & Brokers has been chosen to to handle the sale that was valued in 2007 at $189 million.

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Dateline Spartanburg, South Carolina. Spartanburg Little Theatre will be presenting "Titanic: The Musical" beginning March 9th, 2012 running through March 18th. The Tony award wining musical had a run of over 800 perfromances on Broadway.

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22 December 2011

Dateline UK: Titanic Mini-Series expected to be an extraordinary dramatic story.

The highly anticipated four-part mini-series on the Titanic to be aired in April 2012 offers a big budget production in this extraordinary re-telling of that tragic voyage. The mini-series is touted as a unique dramatic portrait focasing on the society at the turn of the 20th century that produced the ultra-luxurious ocean liner, Titanic. The Mini-Series is the creation of Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellowes.

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Dateline UK: James Cameron Defends Remaking Titanic as a 3D Movie.

Destined to be released just before the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic, the new version hits the theaters on 6 April 2012. With over £12 million and 60 weeks in production, the film is expected to garner considerable interest and is expeced to do well in the box office. Below is the Official Trailer for Titanic 3D [HD].

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Dateline UK: Huge interest as over 35,0000 tickets are pre-ordered for new 90 million Titanic visitor centre.

Titanic Belfast is an architectually stunning, six-story iconic building near Belfast, Ireland. Investors and the Irish Government are anticipating not only a great interst in the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic, but in continuing interest for the forseeable future. The Titanic Visitor Centre is reported to be the largest tourism project undertaken in Northern Ireland.

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