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Jack Edward Oliver

John Edward Oliver (19 June 1942 – 26 May 2007) was a British cartoonist. He is more usually known as J. Edward Oliver or JEO, and to his friends he was Jack.

Biography

He originally achieved fame in late 1970 with a long-running strip in the UK music paper Disc (and Music Echo), later Record Mirror. The strip had many fans including John Lennon and Yoko Ono. It included characters from TV, film and music, with a large section for readers' contributions (Win a Plastic Warthog). Jack provided other material, including a pop-based strip called The Nose, stories and numerous graphics.

One character proved particularly enduring, a dinosaur called Fresco-Le-Raye. Up to his death, J Edward Oliver continued to create Fresco strips which can be seen on his official website. (The site also features other strips, such as The Invisible Man, a staple of his Record Mirror years, with Young Julie, The Invisible Woman and more.)

In November 1977, the Record Mirror strip was deemed not contemporary enough and was ended. Oliver went to work for IPC Magazines Ltd, creating comic strips including Buster's Master Mind (1980-1983), Cliff Hanger (1983-1987) and Vid Kid, as well as drawing The Champ in Whizzer and Chips from 1979 to 1981. Many of his strips included puzzles and games. In 1984, Oliver also wrote the words for a musical called Swan Esther which was performed at London's Young Vic and on BBC radio.

When Buster ceased publication at the beginning of 2000, Oliver was the last artist left, and drew the only non-reprint material in the comic's final issue ("How It All Ends", which looked back at how all the Buster characters ended). With Buster gone, Oliver investigated other work, including newspaper strips and first day covers. In 2000, with his cousin [Steve Oliver], and together they created Phil Stamp Covers for stamp collectors. Other work included promotional art for a single by Terry Dactyl and the Dinosaurs.

Among Oliver's trademarks in his strips were little signs reading "Abolish Tuesdays" and regular sightings of a tiny cube with a crank handle attached. The latter was never explained. Oliver also had something of an obsession with the British actress Madeline Smith, drawing several appearances by her into his work, which she later complained about. Oliver reacted characteristically, producing a strip about her complaint.

In 2000, a website about Oliver's work revived interest in it. The site was originally created as a celebration of JEO's work in Disc and Record Mirror but JEO contributed new material, as well as obscure historical stuff and a new, e-mailed (and free) weekly strip involving Fresco-Le-Raye, which eventually had hundreds of subscribers and ran for several hundred episodes, eventually developing from black-and-white to colour.

In 2007 Oliver announced he was suffering from cancer, but he continued to create new material. In March 2007 he married his girlfriend of many years, Liz Hales. He died peacefully on 26 May 2007.[1]

JEO's website continues, with much unpublished material finally seeing the light of day.

Archaeological find

A rare collection of early Middle Bronze Age (c. 13th century B.C.) tools and weapons was discovered by John Oliver whilst digging the footings of an extension to his home in Tredegar Road, Dartford, in 1986. The four implements comprised two axe-heads, a knife and a tanged shaving razor and are known as the Leyton Cross Bronzes. The items were purchased by and are on display in Dartford Museum.

References
  1. "A to Z". www.bustercomic.co.uk. Retrieved 1 December 2017.
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Jack Edward Oliver

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Jack Edward Oliver

John Edward Oliver (19 June 1942 – 26 May 2007) was a British cartoonist. He is more usually known as J. Edward Oliver or JEO, and to his friends he was Jack. Biography He originally achieved fame in late 1970 with a long-running strip in the UK music paper Disc (and Music Echo), later Record Mirror. The strip had many fans including John Lennon and Yoko Ono. It included characters from TV, film and music, with a large section for readers' contributions (Win a Plastic Warthog). Jack provided other material, including a pop-based strip called The Nose, stories and numerous graphics. One character proved particularly enduring, a dinosaur called Fresco-Le-Raye. Up to his death, J Edward Oliver continued to create Fresco strips which can be seen on his official website. (The site also features other strips, such as The Invisible Man, a staple of his Record Mirror years, with Young Julie, The Invisible Woman and more.) In November 1977, the Record Mirror strip was deemed not contemporary enough and was ended. O ...more...



Jack Oliver

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Jack Oliver

Jack Oliver may refer to: Jack P. Oliver, former Republican member of the Ohio House of Representatives Jack Edward Oliver (1942–2007), British cartoonist Jack Ertle Oliver (1923–2011), American geophysicist Jack Oliver (record executive), British president of Apple Records, 1969–1971 Jack Oliver (weightlifter) (born 1991), British weightlifter See also Keith Jack Oliver, better known as Jackie Oliver (born 1942), British former Formula One driver and team-owner John Oliver (disambiguation) ...more...



Swan Esther

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Swan Esther

Swan Esther Swan Esther is a musical based on the Book of Esther. It was written in 1982 by Jack Edward Oliver (words) and Nick Munns (music). A professional production was staged by the Young Vic in January 1984. Swan Esther has also been performed by a number of amateur companies. The original soundtrack was published on CD in May 2014 on the Stage Door record label. References Swan Ester, Guide to Musical Theatre Swan Esther, Stage Door Records Swan Esther Swan Esther is a musical based on the Book of Esther. It was written in 1982 by Jack Edward Oliver (words) and Nick Munns (music). A professional production was staged by the Young Vic in January 1984. Swan Esther has also been performed by a number of amateur companies. The original soundtrack was published on CD in May 2014 on the Stage Door record label. References Swan Ester, Guide to Musical Theatre Swan Esther, Stage Door Records ...more...



Lazy Bones

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Lazy Bones

Lazy Bones was originally a comic strip in the British comic Whizzer and Chips. It made its first appearance in 1978. The strip was about a boy called Benny Bones, who would constantly fall asleep everywhere, much to the annoyance of his parents. Until 1986, the strip was drawn by Colin Whittock,[1] and moved to Buster in 1990 after Whizzer and Chips ended. Here it stayed, surviving on reprints, until the final issue. Artist Jack Edward Oliver included Benny in the last page of that issue, revealing how all the characters in the comic came to an end. It featured Benny explaining to a doctor that he's suffering from insomnia. Colin Whittock Colin Whittock, the original artist of Lazy Bones, is the head cartoon illustrator for http://www.aquarterof.co.uk, an online sweetshop inspired by Whizzer and Chips.[1] Sources "Colin Whittock". lambiek.net. Retrieved 20 September 2017. ...more...



Oliver (surname)

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Oliver (surname)

Oliver is a surname derived from the Old French personal name Olivier. The Oliver surname seems to be French Norman in origin. The Scottish Oliver family was a sept of the Scotland Highlands' powerful Clan Fraser of Lovat. People A Adam Oliver (1823–1882), Canadian businessman-politician Al Oliver (born 1946), baseball player Alan Oliver, English sports journalist Allen J. Oliver (1903–1953), New York state senator Andrew Oliver (1706–1774), Massachusetts merchant and public official Alexander Oliver (1744–1828), American soldier Anton Oliver (born 1975), New Zealand rugby player B Barret Oliver (born 1973), American actor Bernard M. Oliver (1919–1995), eminent American scientist and SETI advocate Bob Oliver (born 1943), baseball player Brian Oliver (disambiguation), multiple people C Carl Oliver (born 1969), Bahamian sprinter and Olympic medallist Catriona Oliver (born 1980), Australian Olympic rower Chad Oliver (1928–1993), science-fiction novelist Christian Oliver (born 1 ...more...



JEO

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JEO

Look up jeo in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. JEO may refer to: Jack Edward Oliver (1942–2007), British cartoonist Jovian Europa Orbiter, an ESA feasibility study Jupiter Europa Orbiter, a proposed NASA orbiter probe Justices examination order ...more...



Cliff Hanger (comic strip)

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Cliff Hanger (comic strip)

Cliff Hanger is the name of two different 1983 comic strips, one published in the United Kingdom and the other in the United States. The British Cliff Hanger was written and drawn by Jack Edward Oliver. It first appeared in the 25 June 1983 issue of the comic Buster. Watching a television show called 'Now Get Out of This' (a parody of Now Get Out of That), Cliff remarks that he thinks he could get out of everything. This is overheard by the Evil Spies, agents of M.E.S.S. (the Mysterious Evil Spies Society). They tell Cliff that he's now a guinea pig in their traps, and if he doesn't survive, they'll know the traps will be good enough to use against secret agents. From then on, the premise of the strip every week would be that Cliff is suddenly transported into a dangerous situation by the spies, using the Atomic Matter Transmitter. Three options would be presented to the readers, who would select one by ticking one of the boxes, and turning to another page to see whether their choice was correct or not. Fo ...more...



Jack Oliver (scientist)

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Jack Oliver (scientist)

John "Jack" Ertle Oliver (September 26, 1923 – January 5, 2011) was an American scientist. Oliver, who earned his PhD. at Columbia University in 1953, studied earthquakes and ultimately provided seismic evidence supporting plate tectonics. In the 1960s, Oliver and his former graduate student, Bryan Isacks, set up seismographic stations in the South Pacific to record earthquake activity, and the data collected led to the insight that part of the ocean floor was being pushed downward. Early life and years at Columbia Jack Oliver was born in Massillon, Ohio, and was a member of the Massillon Washington High School football team coached by future Pro Football Hall of Fame coach Paul Brown. He attended Columbia on a football scholarship, interrupted by his service with the United States Navy as a Seabee in the South Pacific during World War II. After completing his military service, he returned to Columbia, earning his bachelor's degree in 1947. He then went on to earn a master's degree in physics there and, in 1 ...more...



May 26

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May 26

May 26 is the 146th day of the year (147th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 219 days remaining until the end of the year. Events 47 BC – Julius Caesar visits Tarsus on his way to Pontus, where he meets enthusiastic support, but where, according to Cicero, Cassius is planning to kill him at this point. AD 17 – Germanicus returns to Rome as a conquering hero; he celebrates a triumph for his victories over the Cherusci, Chatti and other German tribes west of the Elbe. 451 – Battle of Avarayr between Armenian rebels and the Sasanian Empire takes place. The Sasanids defeat the Armenians militarily but guaranty them freedom to openly practice Christianity. 946 – King Edmund I of England is murdered by a thief whom he personally attacks while celebrating St Augustine's Mass Day. 961 – King Otto I elects his 6-year-old son Otto II as heir apparent and co-ruler of the East Frankish Kingdom. He is crowned at Aachen, and placed under the tutelage of his grandmother Matilda. 1135 – Alfonso ...more...



Fuss Pot

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Fuss Pot

Fuss Pot was a British humoristic comic strip which ran from 1971 until 2000.[1] History Fuss Pot was first published in Issue 1 of the magazine Knockout, dated 12 June 1971. The strip was about a teenage girl with a pointy nose of the same name, who fussed about everything and everyone in her path. At one stage the full title was: "Fuss Pot, the Fussiest Girl of the Lot!" Fuss Pot joined Whizzer and Chips in 1973 after Knockout merged with it and became a Chip-ite. She then joined Buster in 1990 after Whizzer and Chips merged with that. Through the medium of reprints, the strip stayed with Buster until the end. Although the strip was mainly drawn by Norman Mansbridge, replaced in the 1990s by Trevor Metcalfe whose strips introduced Fuss Pot's cousin Scruff Pot. Artist Jack Edward Oliver included Fuss Pot on the last page of Buster's final issue, revealing how all the characters in the comic came to an end. Fuss Pot's excuse was that she was too fussy to appear in the comic. Sources http://www.comicvi ...more...



List of cartoonists

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List of cartoonists

This is a list of cartoonists, visual artists who specialize in drawing cartoons. This list includes only notable cartoonists and is not meant to be exhaustive. Notable cartoonists Charles Addams, macabre cartoons featured in The New Yorker and elsewhere Attila Adorjany Barry Appleby Sergio Aragonés, known for his contributions to Mad Arotxa (Rodolfo Arotxarena) Jim Bamber, cartoonist of Autosport, magazine specialising in motor sports Edgar Henry Banger Carl Barks, inventor of Duckburg and many of its characters like Scrooge McDuck and Gladstone Gander; Fantagraphics Books called him "the Hans Christian Andersen of comic books."[1] Sumanta Baruah Niko Barun Darrin Bell, Candorville and Rudy Park Steve Bell, The Guardian (UK) Stephen Bentley, "Herb and Jamaal" Oscar Berger, Aesop's Foibles (1947); active 1920s–1960s Mark Beyer, Amy and Jordan, Agony Berkeley Breathed, Bloom County and Outland Frédéric-Antonin Breysse Ed Brubaker Tom Bunk, cartoonist for Mad Mark Burrie ...more...



Master Mind (comics)

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Master Mind (comics)

Master Mind was a comic strip in the British comic magazine Buster. It made its first appearance in the issue dated 8 November 1980, and ran until 1983 when it was replaced with Cliff Hanger. It was written and drawn by Jack Edward Oliver. Alf Witt was a boy who lived in the town of Flittem, and wasn't very clever. After falling into a hole, he met a wizard called Madness Madnesson (a reference to Magnus Magnusson, who hosted the television show Mastermind at this time) who gave him super powers. By getting into a telephone booth and saying the mystic word "Pass", Alf Witt would transform into a superhero called Master Mind. In the strip he would come across a supervillain and ask the readers for help on how to defeat him, this would usually involve puzzles such as anagrams, join the dots, and many others. Master Mind also had a dog that would accompany him, called Bones. ...more...



Bobby's Ghoul

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Bobby's Ghoul

Bobby's Ghoul was a comic strip originally appearing in the British comic Whizzer and Chips, and later Buster after the two comics merged. The story revolved around a boy, Bobby, and his girlfriend, who happened to be a ghost. As such, she was able to fly, pass through walls, and do all sorts of ghostly things, causing great hilarity and hi-jinks. The title of the comic is probably a pun on Bobby's Girl, which was a hit in the 1960s for the singer Susan Maughan. Artist Jack Edward Oliver included the characters on the last page of Buster's final issue, revealing how all the characters in the comic came to an end. Bobby's girlfriend breaks up with him because while she has remained young (due to being a ghost), he has aged and become a bald, wrinkled, toothless old man. ...more...



Sweet Tooth (comics)

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Sweet Tooth (comics)

Sweet Tooth was a British comic strip, created by Trevor Metcalfe in January 1973 and first published in the magazine Whizzer and Chips. When the magazine merged with Buster in 1990 the series continued until the magazine was disestablished in 2000. Concept The comic centers around a boy, Sweet Tooth, who enjoys eating sweets so much that he has only one tooth left. He is frequently bullied by another boy, Bully Bloggs (Greedy Greg in later stories), who often steals his sweets away. Sweet Tooth always manages to get his humorous revenge in the end. Though other artists, including Vic Neill drew strips from time to time, Trevor Metcalfe was the main artist throughout, though Jack Edward Oliver included Sweet Tooth on the last page of the final issue of Buster in January 2000, explaining that Sweet Tooth's "sweet tooth" eventually went bad from all the sweet eating. Sources ...more...



List of comics creators

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List of comics creators

This is a list of comics creators. Although comics have different formats, this list mainly focuses on comic book and graphic novel creators. However, some creators of comic strips are also found here, as are some of the early innovators of the art form. The list is sorted by the country of origin of the authors, although they may have published, or now be resident in other countries. Argentina Horacio Altuna (El Loco Chavez) Ricardo Barreiro (As de Pique, El Eternauta, Bárbara) Alberto Breccia (born in Uruguay) (Mort Cinder, El Eternauta) Enrique Breccia (La Vida del Che, Swamp Thing) Copi (La Femme Assise, Les Poulets N'ont Pas de Chaise) Cristian Dzwonik (Gaturro) Roberto Fontanarrosa Nestor Gonzalez Fossat - (Jimmy y su Pupilo, Aventuras de Menucho, Firulete y Retacón, Goyito y Goyita) [1] Marcelo Frusin (Hellblazer, Loveless) Juan Gimenez Arturo Lanteri (Les Aventuras de Negro Raúl, Don Pancho Talero and Anacleto).[2] Liniers (Macanudo) Francisco Solano López (El Eternauta, Ja ...more...



Trevor Metcalfe

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Trevor Metcalfe

Trevor Metcalfe born May 1939 in Brotton, Yorkshire is a British illustrator and comic book artist. Known for his comic strips in IPC Magazines comics such as Sweet Tooth and Junior Rotter in Whizzer and Chips. Influences include Leo Baxendale, Reg Parlett and Walt Disney. Biography Metcalfe became interested in drawing at age eight during a stay in hospital. His main influence being sports cartoonist Tom Webster.[1] He first submitted work to his local newspaper alongside art school mate Robert Nixon.[2] After his National Service he obtained work for DC Thomson drawing his own strip Babes and Bullies for The Dandy Annual.[3] In Whizzer and Chips he drew for many years his most famous characters Junior Rotter The strip was about a boy called Junior Rotter (or J.R.) who is always scheming up plans which generally fail. The character is loosely based on the character of the same name from the television soap opera Dallas. His sister in the comic strip was called Sue Helen who, in contrast to her brother, wa ...more...



Wow! (comic)

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Wow! (comic)

Issue 3 of Wow! comic Wow! is a British comic book magazine running from 5 June 1982 to 25 June 1983, when it merged with Whoopee!. Its strips included: Comic strips Adam and his Ants, comic strip about a boy and his army of ants. Drawn by Sid Burgon. This was originally a comic strip from Cor!! comic, called 'Andy and his Ants'. Two issue of Wow! feature reprints of old Cor!! strips. Barney's Badges, comic strip about a boy whose jacket is covered in magical pin badges given to him by a jumble sale stallholder one morning. Drawn by Terry Bave Bill and Coo, comic strip about a boy and his pet pigeon. Drawn by Trevor Metcalfe. Although issue 56 was the last to regularly feature the characters, new story's were printed in the Wow Annual 1986 (printed and distributed in 1985) and the summer specials until 1985. In this last story we see Coo piloting a model plane for a competition. Bleep!, comic strip about a robot. Drawn by Jim Barker, survived merger with Whoopee Boy Boss, comic strip about a boy ...more...



Sweeny Toddler

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Sweeny Toddler

Sweeny Toddler (sometimes titled Help! It's Sweeny Toddler) was a British comic strip by Leo Baxendale, which originally appeared in the British magazines Shiver and Shake, Whoopee!, Whizzer and Chips and finally Buster between 1973 and 2000. It was a gag-a-day about a little mischievous toddler. The name is a play on Sweeney Todd. Concept Originally drawn by Leo Baxendale, Sweeny was a two-year-old 'toddler from hell'. With his pet dog Henry, he caused havoc around town, the outcome of which would usually involve being caught by his parents and punished with the slipper. Tom Paterson took over from Baxendale quite early on, Paterson becoming easily the most famous and longest running artist to draw the strip. Publication history The character first appeared in issue 1 of Shiver and Shake, dated 10 March 1973 in the "Shiver" section. Always a popular character, Sweeny survived Shiver and Shake's merger with Whoopee! in 1974. The early 1980s saw Graham Exton become the writer, and in 1984 (issue dated 7 Apri ...more...



List of lakes of Minnesota

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List of lakes of Minnesota

This is a list of lakes of Minnesota. Although promoted as the "Land of 10,000 Lakes," Minnesota has 11,842 lakes of 10 acres or more.[1] The 1968 state survey found 15,291 lake basins, of which 3,257 were dry.[2] If all basins over 2.5 acres were counted, Minnesota would have 21,871 lakes.[3] The prevalence of lakes has generated many repeat names. For example, there are more than 200 Mud Lakes, 150 Long Lakes, and 120 Rice Lakes.[4] All but four Minnesota counties (Mower, Olmsted, Pipestone and Rock) contain at least one natural lake.[1] Minnesota's lakes provide 44,926 miles of shoreline, more than the combined lake (~32,000 mi) and coastal (3,427 mi) shorelines of California.[5][6] Lake County Nearby town Size (acres) Littoral zone (acres) Max depth (ft) Water clarity (ft) Aaron Douglas Millerville 545 417 16 8 Abbey Becker Detroit Lakes 269 269 7 N/A Acorn Becker Frazee 154 51 55 9.4 Ada Cass Backus 974 424 60 15 Adelman's Pond Hennepin Bloomington 5 5 12 7 Adley Otter Tail Parkers Prai ...more...



Oliver Twist (character)

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Oliver Twist (character)

Oliver Twist is the title character and protagonist of the novel Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens. He was the first child protagonist in an English novel.[1] Background Based in the 1820s, the orphan, young Oliver is born in a parish workhouse in an unnamed town.[2] His unmarried mother dies during labour.[3] Old Sally, who was present at the birth, takes from the dying woman a locket and ring. Mr Bumble, the Beadle, names the boy Oliver Twist. Oliver is sent to an orphanage, run by Mrs. Mann, until he is nine years old, when he is returned to the workhouse . The orphans at the workhouse are starving because of their cruel treatment. They cast lots to decide who will ask for more gruel for them all, and Oliver is chosen. At evening supper, once the gruel is dished out and eaten, Oliver goes to the master and makes his famous request, "Please Sir. I want some more". He is then branded a troublemaker and offered as an apprentice to anyone willing to take him, and he is eventually apprenticed to Sowerberry, the ...more...



X-Ray Specs (comic strip)

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X-Ray Specs (comic strip)

X-Ray Specs was a British comic strip illustrated by Mike Lacey that appeared in the first issue of the British comic Monster Fun on 14 June 1975. It features a young boy who acquired a set of X-Ray spectacles with whom he could see through everything. Premise X-Ray Specs followed the adventures of a boy called Ray and his square-shaped spectacles, which were lent to him by I.Squint, the optician. These spectacles gave Ray x-ray vision with which he could see through everything. Ray could adjust the power of this vision at will; it could range from a view under people's clothes (such as for spotting stolen goods from under a man's jacket), to skeletons and walls. Ray later discovered that if he turned the spectacles around and looked through the front of the lenses, he could see a living person from his skeleton — a kind of reverse x-ray with the added dimension of time. In issues 15 (20 September 1975) and 20 (25 October 1975), Ray was the cover star of the comic, and the strip was retained in Buster's firs ...more...



Oliver!

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Oliver!

Oliver! is an English musical, with music and lyrics by Lionel Bart. The musical is based upon the novel Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens. It premiered in the West End in 1960, enjoying a long run, and successful long runs on Broadway, tours and revivals, after being brought to the US by producer David Merrick in 1963. Major London revivals played from 1977–80, 1994–98, 2008–11 and on tour in the UK from 2011-13. Additionally, its 1968 film adaptation, directed by Carol Reed, was highly successful, winning six Academy Awards including Best Picture. A prominent musical in British popular culture, Oliver! received thousands of performances in British schools, particularly in the 1970s, when it was by far the most popular school musical. In 1963 Lionel Bart received the Tony Award for Best Original Score. Many songs are well known to the public. Background Oliver! was the first musical adaptation of a famous Charles Dickens work to become a stage hit. There had been two previous Dickens musicals in the 1950s, ...more...



Oliver Campbell

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Oliver Campbell

Oliver Edward Michael Campbell (February 25, 1871 – July 11, 1953) was an American male tennis player who won the three consecutive singles titles at the U.S. Championships from 1890 through 1892. Career For over a century, Campbell had the honour of being the youngest male player to win the U.S. singles title. He did it as a 19-year, 6 months and 9 days old student in 1890. That record went to fellow American Pete Sampras, 19 years and 28 days, when he won the title in 1990. Campbell defended his title in the challenge round matches in 1891, defeating Clarence Hobart, and in 1892, defeating Fred Hovey, but did not defend it in 1893 and thereby defaulted the title to Robert Wrenn. The challenge round against Clarence Hobart was the first title match played over five sets. In addition to his singles titles Campbell won the men's doubles titles at the U.S. National Championships in 1888, 1891 and 1892. Campbell was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 1955. Grand Slam finals Singles ( ...more...



List of Last Week Tonight with John Oliver episodes

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List of Last Week Tonight with John Oliver episodes

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver is an American late-night talk show created and hosted by John Oliver for HBO. The show takes a satirical look at the week in news, politics and current events.[1] The fifth season of the show premiered on February 18, 2018. As of May 13, 2018, 130 episodes of Last Week Tonight with John Oliver have aired.[2] Series overview Season Episodes Originally aired First aired Last aired 1 24 April 27, 2014 November 9, 2014 2 35 February 8, 2015 November 22, 2015 3 30 February 14, 2016 November 13, 2016 4 30 February 12, 2017 November 12, 2017 5 30[3] February 18, 2018[2] TBA EpisodesSeason 1 (2014) No. overall No. in season Main segment Original air date U.S. viewers (millions) 1 1 POM Wonderful LLC v. Coca-Cola Co. April 27, 2014 1.11[4] Other segments: Indian general election, 2014 and the NSAGuest: Keith B. Alexander 2 2 Capital punishment May 4, 2014 1.19[5] Other segments: Hassanal BolkiahGuest: Simon Ostrovsky 3 3 Global warmi ...more...



Meanings of minor planet names: 7001–8000

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Meanings of minor planet names: 7001–8000

This is a partial list of meanings of minor planet names. See meanings of minor planet names for a list of all such partial lists. As minor planet discoveries are confirmed, they are given a permanent number by the IAU's Minor Planet Center, and the discoverers can then submit names for them, following the IAU's naming conventions. The list below concerns those minor planets in the specified number-range that have received names, and explains the meanings of those names. Besides the Minor Planet Circulars (in which the citations are published), a key source is Lutz D. Schmadel's Dictionary of Minor Planet Names.[1][2][3] Meanings that do not quote a reference (the "†" links) are tentative. Meanings marked with an asterisk (*) are guesswork, and should be checked against the mentioned sources to ensure that the identification is correct. 7001–7100 Named minor planet Provisional This minor planet was named for... Ref · Catalog 7001 Noether 1955 EH Emmy Noether (1882–1935), German mathematician JP ...more...



Edward Norton

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Edward Norton

Edward Harrison Norton (born August 18, 1969) is an American actor and filmmaker. He has been nominated for three Academy Awards for his work in the films Primal Fear (1996), American History X (1998) and Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (2014). He also starred in other roles, such as The People vs. Larry Flynt (1996), Fight Club (1999), Red Dragon (2002), 25th Hour (2002), Kingdom of Heaven (2005), The Illusionist (2006), Moonrise Kingdom (2012) and The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014). He has also directed and co-written films, including his directorial debut, Keeping the Faith (2000). He has done uncredited work on several scripts, including The Score (2001), Frida (2002) and The Incredible Hulk (2008). Alongside his work in cinema, Norton is an environmental and social activist, and is a member of the board of trustees of Enterprise Community Partners, a non-profit organization for developing affordable housing founded by his grandfather James Rouse. Norton is president of the American branch o ...more...



List of Dandy comic strips

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List of Dandy comic strips

Over the years the British comic magazine The Dandy has had many different strips ranging from humour strips to adventure strips to prose stories. However eventually the Dandy changed from having all these different types of strips to having only humour strips. Prose stories were the first to go being phased out in the 1950s. Adventure strips were phased out in the 1980s. The Dandy Strip Title [1] Notes Original Artist [1] Other Notable Artists [1] Start Date [1] End Date [1] Genre [1] Korky the Cat Original run from 1937 to 2005. Made sporadic appearances thereafter before returning in 2010. James Crichton Charles Grigg, David Gudgeon, Robert Nixon, David Sutherland, Paul Palmer, Dave Windett, Henry Davies, Phil Corbett 1937 2012 Comic Keyhole Kate Original run from 1937 to 1955. Later ran from 1989-1993, 1998-1999 and reprinted in 2012. Also appeared in Sparky Allan Morley Sid Burgon Tom Paterson 1937 2012 Comic Desperate Dan Dudley Watkins Peter Davidson, Ken H. Harrison, Caluori, D ...more...



Albert Spencer, 7th Earl Spencer

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Albert Spencer, 7th Earl Spencer

Albert Edward John Spencer, 7th Earl Spencer KStJ, TD, DL, FSA, FRSA, (23 May 1892 – 9 June 1975), styled The Honourable Albert Spencer until 1910 and as Viscount Althorp from 1910 to 1922, and known less formally as "Jack" Spencer, was a British peer. He was the paternal grandfather of Diana Spencer, who was just under 14 years old at the time of his death. Diana would go on to marry Charles, Prince of Wales, heir to the British throne, six years later. Early life Lord Spencer was born in London, the son of Charles Spencer, 6th Earl Spencer, and his wife, the former Margaret Baring, second daughter of Edward Baring, 1st Baron Revelstoke.[1] His godparents included King Edward VII.[2] He was educated at Harrow School and Trinity College, Cambridge,[3] where he was a friend of Lionel Lupton, who studied the same subject at Trinity. They signed up together to fight in World War I. Lupton's sister Olive Middleton was the great grandmother of Kate Middleton[4] who married the great-grandson of Lord Spencer, Pri ...more...



List of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer films

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List of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer films

This is a list of feature films originally released and/or distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (to include MGM/UA Entertainment Co., MGM/UA Communications Co., MGM–Pathe Communications Co. and MGM/UA Distribution Co.). This list does not include films from United Artists before MGM distributed their films (except for co-productions), nor does it include films originally released by other companies (e.g. Orion Pictures, Cannon Films) which MGM has subsequently bought and/or acquired distribution rights to. Please note that the vast majority of pre-May 1986 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer titles are currently the property of Turner Entertainment Co. and are thus currently distributed by their Time Warner sister company Warner Bros. 1920s Release date Title Notes April 14, 1924 Mademoiselle Midnight Distribution only; produced by Tiffany Productions The first film released by MGM. April 14, 1924 April 21, 1924 Sherlock Jr. Distribution only; produced by Joseph M. Schenck June 23, 1924 Revelation July 21, 1924 ...more...



List of Columbia Pictures films

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List of Columbia Pictures films

This following is a list of films produced and/or released by Columbia Pictures. It is one of the Big Six film studios. Columbia Pictures is a subsidiary of Japanese conglomerate Sony. 1920s Release date Title Notes January 15, 1924 Discontented Husbands Columbia's first release May 23, 1924 Traffic in Hearts First Columbia release to feature the 1924-1928 logo June 1, 1924 The Midnight Express August 8, 1924 Racing for Life August 15, 1924 The Foolish Virgin September 1, 1924 The Fatal Mistake September 15, 1924 The Price She Paid October 1, 1924 The Beautiful Sinner November 1, 1924 Women First December 1, 1924 One Glorious Night January 1, 1925 A Fool and His Money February 1, 1925 Who Cares February 8, 1925 Charley's Aunt March 1925 Justice of the Far North June 1, 1925 An Enemy of Men June 16, 1925 After Business Hours June 28, 1925 Fighting Youth July 1, 1925 The Danger Signal July 15, 1925 Speed Mad Co-production with Perfection Pictures August ...more...



Oliver Twist (2005 film)

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Oliver Twist (2005 film)

Oliver Twist is a 2005 drama film directed by Roman Polanski. The screenplay by Ronald Harwood is based on the 1838 novel of the same name by Charles Dickens. The film was preceded by numerous adaptations of the Dickens book, including several feature films, three television movies, two miniseries, and a stage musical that became an Academy Award-winning film. The film premiered at the 2005 Toronto International Film Festival on 11 September 2005 before going into limited release in the United States on 23 September. Plot In the 1800s, young orphan (Oliver Twist) is forcibly brought to a workhouse in an unidentified town In England on his ninth birthday. He and the other resident children are treated poorly and given very little food. Facing starvation, the boys select Oliver through a lottery to ask for more food at the next meal, which he does. This results in Oliver being chastised, and the workhouse officials, who are wealthy, well-fed, hypocritical men, decide to get rid of him. After nearly being sol ...more...



Colin Trevorrow

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Colin Trevorrow

Colin T. Trevorrow[1] (US: ;[2] born September 13, 1976) is an American film director and screenwriter. He directed the indie film Safety Not Guaranteed (2012) and the blockbuster film Jurassic World (2015), which he also co-wrote. Early life Trevorrow was born on September 13, 1976[1] in San Francisco, California.[3] He was raised in Oakland, California.[3][4][5][6] His father was a musician in a country rock band and his mother was a photographer who also operated a day-care center.[4] He is Jewish on his mother's side.[7] As a boy, he sang in the chorus of the San Francisco Opera.[4] As a teenager, Trevorrow won awards from the Mill Valley Film Festival and the San Francisco Youth Film Festival.[8] Trevorrow graduated from Piedmont High School in Piedmont, California,[8][9] and later graduated from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts in 1999.[10] Career In 2002, he wrote and directed his first short film, Home Base; as of 2012, it had received over 20 million hits online.[11] Trevorrow also d ...more...



Colin Hanks

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Colin Hanks

Colin Lewes Hanks (born Colin Lewes Dillingham;[1] November 24, 1977)[2] is an American actor and documentary filmmaker. He is known for starring as characters in films such as Shaun Brumder in Orange County, Preston in King Kong, Oliver in The House Bunny, and Troy Gable in The Great Buck Howard. His television roles include Alex Whitman in Roswell, Hank Jones in Band of Brothers, Travis Marshall in Dexter, officer Gus Grimly in Fargo, Jack Bailey in The Good Guys, and Greg Short in Life in Pieces. He is the eldest son of actor Tom Hanks. In the Talking Tom and Friends animated series, he voices Tom, who is the title character. Early life Hanks was born and raised in Sacramento, California,[3] the eldest son of actor Tom Hanks and his first wife, producer and actress Susan Dillingham (known professionally as Samantha Lewes),[2] who died of bone cancer on March 12, 2002. His surname was changed to Hanks after his parents married in 1978. He has a younger sister, Elizabeth (born 1982), and two younger paterna ...more...



Gregory Jbara

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Gregory Jbara

Gregory Jbara (; born September 28, 1961) is an American film, television and stage actor, and singer. Early life and education Jbara was born in Nankin Township (now Westland), Michigan, the son of an advertising office manager[1] and an insurance claims adjuster.[2] He is of Lebanese and Irish descent.[3][4] After graduating from Wayne Memorial High School in Wayne, Michigan,[5] Jbara attended the University of Michigan from 1979 to 1981. He majored in Communication Studies and took classes in Theatre and Musical Theatre. He left Michigan to attend the Juilliard School's drama division (1982–1986, Group 15),[6] where he received his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree.[2][7] Both of Jbara's brothers also have careers in the entertainment industry. Mike, formerly President and CEO, WEA Corp.,[8][9] was named President of Alternative Distribution Alliance worldwide in June 2013.[10] Brother Dan has made his career primarily as a reality show producer.[11][12] Jbara also has a sister, Judy, who is Director of Clien ...more...



Edward Snowden

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Edward Snowden

Edward Joseph Snowden (born June 21, 1983) is an American computer professional, former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) employee, and former contractor for the United States government who copied and leaked classified information from the National Security Agency (NSA) in 2013 without authorization. His disclosures revealed numerous global surveillance programs, many run by the NSA and the Five Eyes Intelligence Alliance with the cooperation of telecommunication companies and European governments. In 2013, Snowden was hired by an NSA contractor, Booz Allen Hamilton, after previous employment with Dell and the CIA.[1] On May 20, 2013, Snowden flew to Hong Kong after leaving his job at an NSA facility in Hawaii, and in early June he revealed thousands of classified NSA documents to journalists Glenn Greenwald, Laura Poitras, and Ewen MacAskill. Snowden came to international attention after stories based on the material appeared in The Guardian and The Washington Post. Further disclosures were made by other p ...more...



Last Week Tonight with John Oliver

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Last Week Tonight with John Oliver

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (often abridged as Last Week Tonight) is an American late-night talk and news satire television program hosted by comedian John Oliver.[4] The half-hour-long show premiered on Sunday, April 27, 2014, on HBO.[5] Last Week Tonight shares some similarities with Comedy Central's The Daily Show (where Oliver was previously featured as a correspondent and fill-in host), as it takes a satirical look at news, politics and current events, but on a weekly basis.[4] Oliver has stated that he has "full creative freedom, including free rein to criticize corporations." His initial contract with HBO was for two years with an option for extension.[6] The fifth season premiered on February 18, 2018. In September 2017, HBO announced that the show had been renewed for three additional seasons of 30 episodes each, keeping the show on the air through 2020.[7] Production Oliver described his preparations for the show to an interviewer for The Wire: "... I basically have to watch everything. Th ...more...



Theatre of Blood

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Theatre of Blood

Theatre of Blood (also known in the United States as Theater of Blood) is a 1973 comedic horror film starring Vincent Price as vengeful actor Edward Lionheart and Diana Rigg as his daughter Edwina. The cast includes distinguished actors Harry Andrews, Coral Browne, Robert Coote, Jack Hawkins, Ian Hendry, Michael Hordern, Arthur Lowe, Joan Hickson, Robert Morley, Milo O'Shea, Diana Dors and Dennis Price. It was directed by Douglas Hickox. Plot After being humiliated (as he perceives it) at a coveted awards ceremony, Shakespearean actor Edward Lionheart (Vincent Price) is seen committing suicide by diving into the Thames from a great height. Unbeknownst to the public, Lionheart survives and is rescued by a group of vagrants. Two years later, on 15 March, Lionheart sets out to exact vengeance against the critics who failed to acclaim his genius, killing them one by one in a manner very similar to murder scenes from Shakespeare's plays. One critic is murdered by a mob of homeless people. One critic is electroc ...more...



Leyland cypress

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Leyland cypress

The Leyland cypress, Cupressus × leylandii, often referred to simply as leylandii, is a fast-growing coniferous evergreen tree much used in horticulture, primarily for hedges and screens. Even on sites of relatively poor culture, plants have been known to grow to heights of 15 metres (49 ft) in 16 years.[2] Their rapid, thick growth means they are sometimes used to achieve privacy, but such use can result in disputes with neighbours whose own property becomes overshadowed.[3] The tree is a hybrid, almost always sterile, and propagated mainly from cuttings. History Parent species of the Leyland cypress Monterey cypress, Cupressus macrocarpa Nootka cypress, Cupressus nootkatensis In 1845, the Leighton Hall, Powys estate was purchased by the Liverpool banker Christopher Leyland. In 1847, he gave it to his nephew John Naylor (1813–1889).[4] Naylor commissioned Edward Kemp to lay out the gardens, which included redwoods, monkey puzzle trees and two North American species of conifers in close proximit ...more...



Pat Corley

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Pat Corley

Pat Corley (June 1, 1930 – September 11, 2006) was an American actor. He was known for his role as bar owner Phil on the CBS sitcom Murphy Brown from 1988–96. He also had a recurring role as Chief Coroner Wally Nydorf on the television drama Hill Street Blues (1981–1987). Additionally, he had supporting roles in a number of films, including Night Shift (1982), Against All Odds (1984), and Mr. Destiny (1990). Early life Corley was born Cleo Pat Corley in Dallas, Texas, the son of Ada Lee (née Martin) and R.L. Corley. He got his start in the entertainment business as a teenage ballet dancer for the Stockton Ballet where he performed for three seasons. While serving in the U.S. Army during the Korean War, Corley helped put on entertainment shows for the brass while stationed in France. After his honorable discharge, he entered Stockton College on the G.I. Bill where he met his future second wife, Iris Carter, a younger student, champion debater and a locally acclaimed actress. Career After moving to New York C ...more...



List of British and Irish Lions players

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List of British and Irish Lions players

As of 26 June 2017, 835 players have made an appearance for the British and Irish Lions, a rugby union team selected from players eligible for any of the Home Nations – the national sides of England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales. The Lions generally select international players, but they can pick uncapped players available to any one of the four unions. Despite the Lions team name only being used officially since 1950, tours since 1910 by combined teams have been undertaken with the support of the four home unions, and these along with other tours since 1888 by combined teams have been recognised retrospectively as Lions tours. Eligible players in these tours are included in this list. Unlike the majority of international sides, who will only recognise people that have participated in test matches against international opposition, the Lions consider an appearance for the team against any opposition sufficient to be recognised as a Lions player. This includes players who have appeared as a replacement during a ...more...



Eleanor Audley

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Eleanor Audley

Eleanor Audley (born Eleanor Zellman; November 19, 1905 – November 25, 1991) was an American actress who had a distinctive voice in radio and animation, in addition to her TV and film roles. She is best remembered on television as Oliver Douglas's mother, Eunice Douglas, on the CBS sitcom, Green Acres (1965–69); and for providing Disney animated features with the villainess voices of Lady Tremaine, Cinderella's evil stepmother, from Cinderella (1950); and the evil fairy, Maleficent, from Sleeping Beauty (1959). She was known in her career for mostly playing characters with snobbish and mean attitudes. Audley provided the voice of Madame Leota, the spirit medium, from Disney's Haunted Mansion attractions. Stage and radio Audley was born Eleanor Zellman in New York on November 19, 1905. She made her acting debut in the 1926 broadway production of Howdy, King. Other stage appearances include: On Call (1928)[1]; Pigeons and People (1933)[1]; Thunder on the Left (1933); Kill That Story (1934); Ladies' Money (1934 ...more...



John Oliver

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John Oliver

John William Oliver (born 23 April 1977) is an English comedian, writer, producer, political commentator, actor, and television host. Oliver started his career as a stand-up comedian, both in the United Kingdom and United States. He came to wider attention for his work on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart as its senior British correspondent from 2006 to 2013. Oliver won three Primetime Emmy Awards for his work as a writer on The Daily Show and was its guest host for an eight-week period in 2013. In addition to The Daily Show, Oliver co-hosted the satirical comedy podcast The Bugle (2007–2015) with Andy Zaltzman, with whom Oliver had previously co-hosted the radio series Political Animal, and hosted John Oliver's New York Stand-Up Show on Comedy Central from 2010 to 2013. He has also acted on television, most notably in a recurring role as Ian Duncan on the NBC sitcom Community. Since 2014, Oliver has been the host of the HBO series Last Week Tonight with John Oliver. He has received widespread critical and po ...more...



Stuart Wilson (actor)

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Stuart Wilson (actor)

Stuart Conan Wilson (born 25 December 1946) is an English film and television actor, best known for his roles as Don Rafael Montero in The Mask of Zorro and Jack Edward Travis in Lethal Weapon 3. Early life Wilson was born in Guildford, Surrey, to an RAF family, and consequently had a varied educational history. Having moved to London, he trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. After leaving RADA he played in theatres during the 1960s and 1970s. He has played major roles with the Royal Shakespeare Company,[1] the Royal Court Theatre, London's West End, regional, touring and many Fringe productions, most particularly at London's Bush Theatre.[2] Career Wilson got his first big break when chosen for the leading role of Johann Strauss II in the 1972 ITV costume drama The Strauss Family. He subsequently made many appearances on British television, his credits including Space: 1999, I, Claudius, The Sweeney, Return of the Saint, The Pallisers, Anna Karenina, The Professionals, Tales of the Unexpected, The ...more...



Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery

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Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery

Pierce Brothers Westwood Village Memorial Park & Mortuary is a cemetery and mortuary located in the Westwood Village area of Los Angeles. It is located at 1218 Glendon Avenue in Westwood, with an entrance from Wilshire Boulevard. The cemetery was established as Sunset Cemetery in 1905, but had been used for burials since the 1880s and was renamed with current name in 1926.[1] Although it is the resting place of some of the entertainment industry's greatest names, it also contains the graves of many uncelebrated people. For example, when Marilyn Monroe died in 1962, Joe DiMaggio, responsible for Monroe's arrangements, chose Westwood not because of its celebrities but because it was the resting place of Monroe's mother's friend, Grace Goddard, and Goddard's aunt, Ana Lower, both of whom had cared for Monroe as a child.[2] Notable burialsA Milton Ager (1893–1979), musician, composer Charles Aidman (1925–1993), actor Eddie Albert (1906–2005), actor[3] Margo Albert (1917–1985), actress, wife of E ...more...



List of Paramount Pictures films

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List of Paramount Pictures films

This is a list of films produced and/or distributed by Paramount Pictures. 1910s Release date Title Notes July 12, 1912 The Loves of Queen Elizabeth Paramount's first film (as Famous Players Film Company) survives October 1912 Resurrection lost February 18, 1913 The Prisoner of Zenda survives September 1, 1913 Tess of the d'Urbervilles fragment September 10, 1913 In the Bishop's Carriage lost September 20, 1913 Chelsea 7750 survives October 20, 1913 An Hour Before Dawn lost October 1913 His Neighbor's Wife survives November 1, 1913 The Count of Monte Cristo extant November 10, 1913 Caprice lost November 20, 1913 The Port of Doom lost December 7, 1913 The Sea Wolf Lost. It is debatable whether this film has anything to do with Adolph Zukor or Famous Players. December 10, 1913 Leah Kleschna lost December 20, 1913 The Daughter of the Hills lost December 27, 1913 A Lady of Quality lost January 10, 1914 An American Citizen lost January 20, 1914 The Day of Days lost February 1 ...more...



List of United States counties and county equivalents

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List of United States counties and county equivalents

An enlargeable map of the 3,142 counties and county equivalents of the United States This is a complete list of the 3,142 counties and county equivalents of the United States as of July 1, 2013. For more detailed information, see the individual state lists shown below. In the United States, a county is a political and geographic subdivision of a state.[1] Of the 50 U.S. states, 48 states are divided into a total of 3,007 counties.[2] The number of counties per state ranges from the three counties in Delaware to the 254 counties in Texas. The five counties in Rhode Island, the eight counties in Connecticut, and eight of the 14 counties in Massachusetts do not have a functional county government, but still exist as legal and census entities. Instead of counties, Louisiana is divided into 64 parishes which are functionally similar to counties. Alaska is divided into 19 organized boroughs and a single Unorganized Borough. The United States Census Bureau has divided the Unorganized Borough of Alaska into 10 ce ...more...



List of last stands

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List of last stands

A last stand is a military situation where a (normally) small defensive force holds a position against a significantly more powerful attacking force, often (though not necessarily) as their final act before being defeated. The defending force usually takes heavy casualties. This can take the form of a rearguard action, holding a defensible location, or simply by refusing to give up a position. Last stands are a last resort tactic used when retreat or surrender is either impossible, or when fighting is essential to the success of their cause. While the defending force will most likely be defeated, they sometimes survive long enough for reinforcements to arrive and force the retreat of the attackers, or even force the enemy away by themselves. List of land-based last stands Name Year Defenders Attackers Description Outcome Battle of Thermopylae 480 BC Greek City-States Persian Empire A force of 7,000 allied Greek soldiers blocked the pass of Thermopylae from the invading Persian army numbering between 70,0 ...more...



Ouzo

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Ouzo

An ouzo bottle Ouzo (Greek: ούζο, IPA: ) is a dry anise-flavoured aperitif that is widely consumed in Greece, Cyprus, Lebanon and Palestine. Its taste is similar to other anise liquors like pastis and sambuca. Other spirits of the region may or may not include anise: arak, rakı, and mastika. History Ouzo has its roots in tsipouro, which is said to have been the work of a group of 14th-century monks on Mount Athos. One version of it was flavoured with anise. This version eventually came to be called ouzo.[1] Modern ouzo distillation largely took off in the beginning of the 19th century following Greek independence. The first ouzo distillery was founded in Tyrnavos in 1856 by Nikolaos Katsaros, giving birth to the famous ouzo Tyrnavou. When absinthe fell into disfavour in the early 20th century, ouzo was one of the products whose popularity rose to fill the gap; it was once called "a substitute for absinthe without the wormwood".[2] In 1932, ouzo producers developed a method of distillation using copper sti ...more...



Jack Reacher: Never Go Back

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Jack Reacher: Never Go Back

Jack Reacher: Never Go Back is a 2016 American action thriller film, directed by Edward Zwick and written by Zwick, Richard Wenk and Marshall Herskovitz, and based on the novel Never Go Back by Lee Child. A sequel to the 2012 film Jack Reacher: One Shot, the film stars Tom Cruise, Cobie Smulders, Patrick Heusinger, Aldis Hodge, Danika Yarosh, and Holt McCallany. The plot follows Reacher going on the run with an Army Major who has been framed for espionage, as the two reveal a dark conspiracy. Principal photography began on October 20, 2015, in New Orleans, and the film was released on October 21, 2016, in IMAX and conventional formats.[4] It grossed $162 million worldwide and received mixed reviews from critics. Plot After dismantling a human trafficking ring, former military investigator turned vigilante drifter Jack Reacher returns to his old military headquarters to meet Major Susan Turner, whom he has been working with during his travels and his closest friend – only to learn from Colonel Sam Morgan tha ...more...



Roy O. Disney

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Roy O. Disney

Roy Oliver Disney (June 24, 1893 – December 20, 1971)[1] was an American businessman, becoming the partner and co-founder, along with his younger brother Walt Disney, of Walt Disney Productions, since renamed The Walt Disney Company. Early life Roy was born to Irish-Canadian Elias Charles Disney and English-German-American Flora Call Disney in Chicago, Illinois. On July 1, 1911, Elias purchased a newspaper delivery route for The Kansas City Star. It extended from Twenty-seventh Street to the Thirty-first Street, and from Prospect Avenue to Indiana Avenue. Roy and Walt were put to work delivering the newspapers. The Disneys delivered the morning newspaper The Kansas City Times to about 700 customers, and the evening and Sunday The Kansas City Star to more than 600. The number of customers served increased with time.[2] Roy graduated from the Manual Training High School of Kansas City in 1912. He left the paper delivery route and worked on a farm over the summer. He then found employment as a bank clerk along ...more...




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