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Peggy Lipton

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Peggy Lipton

Margaret Ann Lipton (August 30, 1946 – May 11, 2019) was an American actress, model, and singer. She was well known through her role as flower child Julie Barnes in the counterculture television series The Mod Squad (1968–1973), for which she won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Television Series Drama in 1970. Her five-decade television, film, and stage career[1] included many roles, including Norma Jennings in David Lynch's Twin Peaks. Early life Margaret Ann Lipton was born into an upper middle class Jewish family in New York City on August 30, 1946,[2][3][4][5][6] the daughter of artist Rita Benson (1912–1986) and corporate lawyer Harold Lipton (1911–1999).[7][8] Her paternal grandparents were Russian, and her mother was born in Dublin to Latvian parents.[9][10][11] Lipton was raised on Long Island with her brothers, Robert, who became an actor, and Kenneth. She attended Lawrence Junior High School and the Professional Children's School.[12] Sexually abused by an uncle,[13] Lipton was a nervous



James Charles (Internet personality)

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James Charles (Internet personality)

James Charles Dickinson (born May 23, 1999) is an American Internet personality, beauty YouTuber, and make-up artist. In 2016, he became the first male ambassador for CoverGirl. Personal life Charles is from Bethlehem, New York, and graduated from Bethlehem Central High School in June 2017. Charles is openly gay.[1][2] He is worth an estimated $12 million (£9 million).[3][4] Career Internet personality Charles is most known for his YouTube channel focusing on makeup which he launched on December 1, 2015. At its highest point (May 6, 2019) his channel had 16.6 million subscribers. It currently has 15 million. His channel also has over 1.7 billion views on YouTube. On May 11, 2019, he became the first ever YouTube personality to lose over 1 million subscribers in 24 hours.[5] At the 8th Streamy Awards he won the award for best channel in the Beauty category.[6] Makeup On October 11, 2016, at the age of seventeen, Charles became the first male spokesmodel for cosmetics brand CoverGirl, working alongside b



Avengers: Endgame

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Avengers: Endgame

Avengers: Endgame is a 2019 American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics superhero team the Avengers, produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. It is the sequel to 2012's The Avengers, 2015's Avengers: Age of Ultron, and 2018's Avengers: Infinity War, and the 22nd film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). It was directed by Anthony and Joe Russo, written by Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely and features an ensemble cast including Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Don Cheadle, Paul Rudd, Brie Larson, Karen Gillan, Danai Gurira, Bradley Cooper, and Josh Brolin. In the film, the Avengers and their surviving allies work together to reverse the damage caused by Thanos in Infinity War. The film was announced in October 2014 as Avengers: Infinity War – Part 2. The Russo brothers came on board to direct in April 2015, and by May, Markus and McFeely signed on to script the film. In July 2016, Marvel



Georgios Papanikolaou

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Georgios Papanikolaou

Georgios Nikolaou Papanikolaou (or George Papanicolaou ; Greek: Γεώργιος Ν. Παπανικολάου ; 13 May 1883 – 19 February 1962) was a Greek pioneer in cytopathology and early cancer detection, and inventor of the "Pap smear". After studying medicine in Greece and Germany, he emigrated in 1913 to the United States. He first reported that uterine cancer cells could be detected in vaginal smears in 1928, but his work was not widely recognized until the 1940s. An extensive trial of his techniques was carried out in the early 1950s. In 1961, he was invited to the University of Miami to lead and develop the Papanicolaou Cancer Research Institute there. Life Papanikolaou's house in Kymi Born in Kymi, Greece, Papanikolaou studied at the University of Athens, where he received his medical degree in 1904. Six years later, he received his PhD from the University of Munich, Germany, after he had also spent time at the universities of Jena and Freiburg.[1] In 1910, Papanikolaou returned to Athens and married Andromahi Ma



2019 Philippine Senate election

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2019 Philippine Senate election

The 2019 election of members to the Senate of the Philippines will be the 33rd election of members to the Senate of the Philippines for a six-year term. The seats of 12 senators elected in 2013 will be contested during this election, and the senators elected in this election will serve up to June 30, 2025. The winners in this election will join the winners of the 2016 election to form the 18th Congress of the Philippines. The senators elected in 2016 will serve until June 30, 2022. The Partido Demokratiko Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban), the ruling party headed by President Rodrigo Duterte is expected lead its own administration coalition. The opposition is expected to be led by the Liberal Party, headed by Vice President Leni Robredo, its de facto leader. Other opposition coalitions may be set up. The Senate election is held concurrently with elections to the House of Representatives and local officials above the barangay level. Electoral system Senate elections in the Philippines are conducted via



Game of Thrones

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Game of Thrones

Game of Thrones is an American fantasy drama television series created by David Benioff and D. B. Weiss for HBO. It is an adaptation of A Song of Ice and Fire, George R. R. Martin's series of fantasy novels, the first of which is A Game of Thrones. The show was filmed in Belfast and elsewhere in the United Kingdom, Canada, Croatia, Iceland, Malta, Morocco, Spain, and the United States.[1] The series premiered on HBO in the United States on April 17, 2011, and concluded on May 19, 2019, with 73 episodes broadcast over eight seasons. Set on the fictional continents of Westeros and Essos, Game of Thrones has several plots and a large ensemble cast, and follows several story arcs. One arc is about the Iron Throne of the Seven Kingdoms, and follows a web of alliances and conflicts among the noble dynasties either vying to claim the throne or fighting for independence from it. Another focuses on the last descendant of the realm's deposed ruling dynasty, who has been exiled and is plotting a return to the throne, w



A Song of Ice and Fire

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A Song of Ice and Fire

A Song of Ice and Fire is a series of epic fantasy novels by the American novelist and screenwriter George R. R. Martin. He began the first volume of the series, A Game of Thrones, in 1991, and it was published in 1996. Martin, who initially envisioned the series as a trilogy, has published five out of a planned seven volumes. The fifth and most recent volume of the series published in 2011, A Dance with Dragons, took Martin six years to write. He is currently writing the sixth novel, The Winds of Winter. A Song of Ice and Fire takes place on the fictional continents Westeros and Essos. The point of view of each chapter in the story is a limited perspective of a range of characters growing from nine, in the first novel, to 31 characters by the fifth novel. Three main stories interweave: a dynastic war among several families for control of Westeros, the rising threat of the supernatural Others in the northernmost reaches of Westeros, and the ambition of Daenerys Targaryen, the deposed king's exiled daughter,



Rashida Jones

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Rashida Jones

Rashida Leah Jones [1] (born February 25, 1976)[2][3] is an American actress, writer, and producer. She is known for starring as Ann Perkins on the NBC comedy series Parks and Recreation, for which she received critical acclaim. Jones has also appeared as Karen Filippelli on the NBC comedy series The Office, and as Louisa Fenn on the Fox drama series Boston Public. She is also known for her work in film, including roles in I Love You, Man (2009), The Social Network (2010), Our Idiot Brother (2011), The Muppets (2011), and Celeste and Jesse Forever (2012), the last of which she co-wrote. From 2016 to 2019, she starred as the lead eponymous role in the TBS comedy series Angie Tribeca. As a filmmaker, she directed the first episode of Hot Girls Wanted, a series that focused on the sex industry. She was also executive producer of the series. In 2018, her documentary Quincy, about her father, Quincy Jones, debuted on Netflix; it won the Grammy Award for Best Music Film in 2019. Early life Jones was born in Lo



Emilia Clarke

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Emilia Clarke

Emilia Isobel Euphemia Rose Clarke[1] (born 23 October 1986) is an English[2] actress. She studied at the Drama Centre London, appearing in a number of stage productions, including one by the Company of Angels. After making her screen debut in a short film, her television debut came with a guest appearance in an episode of the British soap opera Doctors in 2009. The following year, she was named as one of the UK Stars of Tomorrow by Screen International magazine for her role in the Syfy film Triassic Attack (2010). Clarke rose to international prominence for her breakthrough role as Daenerys Targaryen in the HBO fantasy television series Game of Thrones (2011–2019). The role has garnered her critical acclaim and several accolades, including three nominations for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series. Clarke made her Broadway debut as Holly Golightly in a production of Breakfast at Tiffany's in 2013. Her film roles include Sarah Connor in the science fiction film Termi



Keanu Reeves

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Keanu Reeves

Keanu Charles Reeves ( kee-AH-noo;[1][2] born September 2, 1964) is a Canadian[a] actor and musician. He gained fame for his starring role performances in several blockbuster films, including comedies from the Bill and Ted franchise (1989–1991); action thrillers Point Break (1991), Speed (1994), and the John Wick franchise (2014–2019); psychological thriller The Devil's Advocate (1997); supernatural thriller Constantine (2005); and science fiction/action series The Matrix (1999–2003). He has also appeared in dramatic films, such as Dangerous Liaisons (1988), My Own Private Idaho (1991), and Little Buddha (1993), as well as the romantic horror Bram Stoker's Dracula (1992). Reeves has earned critical acclaim for his acting. One New York Times critic praised Reeves' versatility, saying that he "displays considerable discipline and range... he moves easily between the buttoned-down demeanor that suits a police procedural story and the loose-jointed manner of his comic roles".[3] However, Reeves has spent much of



2019 Indian general election

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2019 Indian general election

The 2019 Indian general election was held in seven phases from 11 April to 19 May 2019 to constitute the 17th Lok Sabha. The counting of votes took place on 23rd May, and on the same day the results were declared.[1][2][3][4] About 900 million Indian citizens were eligible to vote in one of the seven phases depending on the region. The 2019 elections attracted a turnout of over 67 per cent – the highest ever in the history of Indian general elections,[5] as well the highest recorded participation in Indian elections by women.[6][note 2] The Bharatiya Janata Party won 303 seats, defying expectations by further increasing its substantial majority[8] and the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance won 355 seats.[9] Congress party won 52 seats, and the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance won 91. Other parties and their alliances won 96 seats in the Indian parliament.[10] In order to become the official opposition party in the Lok Sabha, a party must win at least 10 per cent of the total number of seats, or 55





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